Competitive Information for Toxel [Sword/Shield]

Competitive Pokemon Sword/Shield Movesets and Strategies for Toxel toxel
Base Stats for Toxel

Electric / Poison

Abilities:
StaticStatic: 30% chance a Pokemon making contact with this Pokemon will be paralyzed.
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KlutzKlutz: This Pokemon's held item has no effect, except Macho Brace. Fling cannot be used.
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RattledRattled: Speed is raised 1 stage if hit by a Bug-, Dark-, or Ghost-type attack, or Intimidated.

Weakness Chart for Electric/Poison-type:
Bug
Dark
Dragon
Electric
Fairy
Fighting
Fire
Flying
Ghost
0.5x
  
  
0.5x
0.5x
0.5x
  
0.5x
  
Grass
Ground
Ice
Normal
Poison
Psychic
Rock
Steel
Water
0.5x
4x
  
  
0.5x
2x
  
0.5x
  
¼x
½x
2x
4x


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Movesets for Singles


What is a good competitive moveset for Toxel? These builds have been optimized for Pokemon competing in Sword/Shield Single Battles. The movesets and EVs have been specifically calibrated to deal the most amount of damage to the largest group of potentially common opponents and typing threats for the Sword/Shield generation metagame.


Toxel is an astounding Electric and Poison-typed Pokemon. Toxel is not a Pokemon anyone usually expects sees on the battlefield. Toxel's only type-related weaknesses are Ground and Psychic.


Species: Toxel
Item: Air Balloon / Life Orb
Ability: Rattled
Nature: Modest (+SpA, -Atk)
EVs: 252 SpA / 4 SpD / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Belch / Acid
- Round / Snore
- Protect
- Substitute

Special Sweeper Toxel (Rattled)

Toxel is an extraordinary Special Sweeper. This moveset attempts to take down the opponent's team with high-damaging special attacks. Focus Sash helps protect Toxel from being one-shotted and allowing it to atleast use a crucial move when brought out. Life Orb boosts the power of Toxel's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. With Rattled, speed is raised 1 stage if hit by a bug- dark- or ghost-type attack or intimidated.

Belch is a special STAB-boosted 120-base power Poison-type move (cannot be selected until your Toxel eats a berry).
Acid is a special STAB-boosted 40-base power Poison-type move (10% chance to lower the foes special defense by 1 stage).
Round is a special 60-base power Normal-type move (power doubles if others used round this turn).
Snore is a special 50-base power Normal-type move (Toxel must be asleep. 30% chance to flinch target).
Protect is a status move (prevents moves from affecting your Toxel this turn).
Substitute is a status move (Toxel takes 1/4 its max hp to put in a substitute).



Movesets for Doubles


What is a good doubles moveset for Toxel? These builds have been optimized for Sword/Shield Double Battles. They have movesets and EVs specifically calibrated to generally work best versus multiple Pokemon at once as well as helping to support other team members and allys in the Sword/Shield generation metagame.


Species: Toxel
Item: Air Balloon / Life Orb
Ability: Rattled
Nature: Modest (+SpA, -Atk)
EVs: 252 SpA / 4 SpD / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Belch / Acid
- Round / Snore
- Protect
- Substitute

Doubles Special Sweeper Toxel (Rattled)

Toxel is an awesome Special Sweeper. It's goal is to take down the opponent's team with high-damaging special attacks. Focus Sash helps protect Toxel from being one-shotted and allowing it to atleast use a crucial move when brought out. Life Orb boosts the power of Toxel's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. With Rattled, speed is raised 1 stage if hit by a bug- dark- or ghost-type attack or intimidated.

Belch is a special STAB-boosted 120-base power Poison-type move (cannot be selected until your Toxel eats a berry).
Acid is a special STAB-boosted 40-base power Poison-type move (10% chance to lower the foes special defense by 1 stage).
Round is a special 60-base power Normal-type move (power doubles if others used round this turn).
Snore is a special 50-base power Normal-type move (Toxel must be asleep. 30% chance to flinch target).
Protect is a status move (prevents moves from affecting your Toxel this turn).
Substitute is a status move (Toxel takes 1/4 its max hp to put in a substitute).



Movepool


Wondering what moves can Toxel learn? Here is the list of moves this Pokemon can learn in this selected generation.
Sort and organize the learnset by move type, category, accuracy, and power. Bolded moves will gain the same-type attack bonus (STAB) if this Pokemon uses them.


Cat
Type
Movename
Damage
Accuracy
PP
Effect
Acid
40
100%
30
10% chance to lower the foe(s) Sp. Def by 1.
Belch
120
90%
10
Cannot be selected until the user eats a Berry.
Round
60
100%
15
Power doubles if others used Round this turn.
Snore
50
100%
15
User must be asleep. 30% chance to flinch target.
Endeavor
--
100%
5
Lowers the target's HP to the user's HP.
Facade
70
100%
20
Power doubles if user is burn/poison/paralyzed.
Flail
--
100%
15
More power the less HP the user has left.
Nuzzle
20
100%
20
100% chance to paralyze the target.
Power-Up Punch
40
100%
20
100% chance to raise the user's Attack by 1.
Attract
--
100%
15
A target of the opposite gender gets infatuated.
Encore
--
100%
5
Target repeats its last move for its next 3 turns.
Endure
--
--
10
User survives attacks this turn with at least 1 HP.
Growl
--
100%
40
Lowers the foe(s) Attack by 1.
Metal Sound
--
85%
40
Lowers the target's Sp. Def by 2.
Protect
--
--
10
Prevents moves from affecting the user this turn.
Rest
--
--
10
User sleeps 2 turns and restores HP and status.
Sleep Talk
--
--
10
User must be asleep. Uses another known move.
Substitute
--
--
10
User takes 1/4 its max HP to put in a substitute.
Tearful Look
--
--
20
Lowers the target's Attack and Sp. Atk by 1.

Combo List


These are a list of several common move combinations Toxel can perform in Sword/Shield. Not every combo going to be game-changing, but some can be pretty fun to play with. Sometimes these can be easily overlooked or forgotten, hence why we find and list them here. Discover what items, abilities, and moves this Pokemon can use in combination with each other to gain a strategic advantage in competitive battles.


Competitive SS Move and Ability Combos for Toxel

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