Competitive Information for Toxtricity [Sword/Shield]

Competitive Pokemon Sword/Shield Movesets and Strategies for Toxtricity toxtricity
Base Stats for Toxtricity

Electric / Poison

Abilities:
PlusPlus: If an active ally has this Ability or the Minus Ability, this Pokemon's Sp. Atk is 1.5x.
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TechnicianTechnician: This Pokemon's moves of 60 power or less have 1.5x power. Includes Struggle.
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Punk RockPunk Rock: This Pokemon receives 1/2 damage from sound moves. Its own have 1.3x power.

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 Toxtricity? 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.


Common single-battle team mates for Toxtricity in Pokemon Sword/Shield:

TogekissIncineroarWhimsicottGrimmsnarlDragapultDracovishDuraludonButterfreeHitmontopConkeldurr


Toxtricity is an astounding Electric and Poison-typed Pokemon. It's a pretty usual sight to see Toxtricity out in the 8th generation battlefield. Toxtricity's only type-related weaknesses are Ground and Psychic.


Species: Toxtricity
Item: Throat Spray / Choice Specs
Ability: Punk Rock
Nature: Modest (+SpA, -Atk)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 SpA / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Boomburst / Hyper Voice
- Sludge Bomb / Sludge Wave
- Overdrive / Volt Switch
- Protect

Special Sweeper Toxtricity (Analytic)

Toxtricity is an outstanding Special Sweeper. It tries to take down the opponent's team with high-damaging special attacks. Choice Specs will increase the damage of Toxtricity's special moves by 1.5x but will lock you into the first move you pick. With Punk Rock, Toxtricity receives 1/2 damage from sound moves. its own have 1.3x power.

Boomburst is a special 140-base power Normal-type move (no additional effect. hits adjacent pokemon).
Hyper Voice is a special 90-base power Normal-type move (no additional effect. hits adjacent foes).
Sludge Bomb is a special STAB-boosted 90-base power Poison-type move (30% chance to poison the target).
Sludge Wave is a special STAB-boosted 95-base power Poison-type move (10% chance to poison adjacent pokemon).
Overdrive is a special STAB-boosted 80-base power Electric-type move that deals a nice amount of damage.
Volt Switch is a special STAB-boosted 70-base power Electric-type move (Toxtricity switches out after damaging the target).
Protect is a status move (prevents moves from affecting your Toxtricity this turn).




Species: Toxtricity
Item: Air Balloon / Life Orb
Ability: Punk Rock
Nature: Adamant (+Atk, -SpA)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 Atk / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Wild Charge / Thunder Punch
- Poison Jab
- Throat Chop
- Fire Punch

Physical Sweeper Toxtricity (Punk Rock)

Toxtricity is an outstanding Physical Sweeper. This moveset is designed to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. Focus Sash helps protect Toxtricity from being one-shotted and allowing it to atleast use a crucial move when brought out. Life Orb boosts the power of Toxtricity's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. With Punk Rock, Toxtricity receives 1/2 damage from sound moves. its own have 1.3x power.

Wild Charge is a physical STAB-boosted 90-base power Electric-type move (has 1/4 recoil).
Thunder Punch is a physical STAB-boosted 75-base power Electric-type move (10% chance to paralyze the target).
Poison Jab is a physical STAB-boosted 80-base power Poison-type move (30% chance to poison the target).
Throat Chop is a physical 80-base power Dark-type move (for 2 turns, the target cannot use sound moves).
Fire Punch is a physical 75-base power Fire-type move (10% chance to burn the target).




Species: Toxtricity
Item: Air Balloon / Life Orb
Ability: Punk Rock
Nature: Modest (+SpA, -Atk)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 SpA / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Belch / Sludge Wave
- Boomburst / Hyper Voice
- Thunderbolt / Overdrive
- Hex

Special Sweeper Toxtricity (Punk Rock)

Toxtricity is a pretty decent Special Sweeper. This moveset is designed to take down the opponent's team with high-damaging special attacks. Focus Sash helps protect Toxtricity from being one-shotted and allowing it to atleast use a crucial move when brought out. Life Orb boosts the power of Toxtricity's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. With Punk Rock, Toxtricity receives 1/2 damage from sound moves. its own have 1.3x power.

Belch is a special STAB-boosted 120-base power Poison-type move (cannot be selected until your Toxtricity eats a berry).
Sludge Wave is a special STAB-boosted 95-base power Poison-type move (10% chance to poison adjacent pokemon).
Boomburst is a special 140-base power Normal-type move (no additional effect. hits adjacent pokemon).
Hyper Voice is a special 90-base power Normal-type move (no additional effect. hits adjacent foes).
Thunderbolt is a special STAB-boosted 90-base power Electric-type move (10% chance to paralyze the target).
Overdrive is a special STAB-boosted 80-base power Electric-type move that deals a considerable amount of damage.
Hex is a special 65-base power Ghost-type move (power doubles if the target has a status ailment).



Movesets for Doubles


What is a good doubles moveset for Toxtricity? 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.


Common double-battle team mates for Toxtricity in Pokemon Sword/Shield:

GrimmsnarlCloysterKommo-oBisharpExcadrillMewCinderaceObstagoonLucarioNinetales-AlolaCorsola-Galar


Species: Toxtricity
Item: Air Balloon / Life Orb
Ability: Plus
Nature: Adamant (+Atk, -SpA)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 Atk / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Wild Charge / Thunder Punch
- Poison Jab
- Throat Chop
- Fire Punch

Doubles Physical Sweeper Toxtricity (Plus)

Toxtricity is a decent Physical Sweeper. It is meant to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. Focus Sash helps protect Toxtricity from being one-shotted and allowing it to atleast use a crucial move when brought out. Life Orb boosts the power of Toxtricity's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. With Plus, if an active ally has this ability or the minus ability Toxtricity's sp. atk is 1.5x.

Wild Charge is a physical STAB-boosted 90-base power Electric-type move (has 1/4 recoil).
Thunder Punch is a physical STAB-boosted 75-base power Electric-type move (10% chance to paralyze the target).
Poison Jab is a physical STAB-boosted 80-base power Poison-type move (30% chance to poison the target).
Throat Chop is a physical 80-base power Dark-type move (for 2 turns, the target cannot use sound moves).
Fire Punch is a physical 75-base power Fire-type move (10% chance to burn the target).




Species: Toxtricity
Item: Air Balloon / Life Orb
Ability: Plus
Nature: Modest (+SpA, -Atk)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 SpA / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Sludge Wave / Belch
- Boomburst / Hyper Voice
- Discharge / Thunderbolt
- Snarl

Doubles Special Sweeper Toxtricity (Plus)

Toxtricity is a spectacular Special Sweeper. It's meant to take down the opponent's team with high-damaging special attacks. Focus Sash helps protect Toxtricity from being one-shotted and allowing it to atleast use a crucial move when brought out. Life Orb boosts the power of Toxtricity's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. With Plus, if an active ally has this ability or the minus ability Toxtricity's sp. atk is 1.5x.

Sludge Wave is a special STAB-boosted 95-base power Poison-type move (10% chance to poison adjacent pokemon).
Belch is a special STAB-boosted 120-base power Poison-type move (cannot be selected until your Toxtricity eats a berry).
Boomburst is a special 140-base power Normal-type move (no additional effect. hits adjacent pokemon).
Hyper Voice is a special 90-base power Normal-type move (no additional effect. hits adjacent foes).
Discharge is a special STAB-boosted 80-base power Electric-type move (30% chance to paralyze adjacent pokemon).
Thunderbolt is a special STAB-boosted 90-base power Electric-type move (10% chance to paralyze the target).
Snarl is a special 55-base power Dark-type move (100% chance to lower the foes special attack by 1 stage).



Movepool


Wondering what moves can Toxtricity 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.
Acid Spray
40
100%
20
100% chance to lower the target's Sp. Def by 2.
Belch
120
90%
10
Cannot be selected until the user eats a Berry.
Boomburst
140
100%
10
No additional effect. Hits adjacent Pokemon.
Discharge
80
100%
15
30% chance to paralyze adjacent Pokemon.
Electro Ball
--
100%
10
More power the faster the user is than the target.
Hex
65
100%
10
Power doubles if the target has a status ailment.
Hyper Beam
150
90%
5
User cannot move next turn.
Hyper Voice
90
100%
10
No additional effect. Hits adjacent foes.
Overdrive
80
100%
10
No additional effect.
Round
60
100%
15
Power doubles if others used Round this turn.
Shock Wave
60
--
20
This move does not check accuracy.
Sludge Bomb
90
100%
10
30% chance to poison the target.
Sludge Wave
95
100%
10
10% chance to poison adjacent Pokemon.
Snarl
55
95%
15
100% chance to lower the foe(s) Sp. Atk by 1.
Snore
50
100%
15
User must be asleep. 30% chance to flinch target.
Stored Power
20
100%
10
+ 20 power for each of the user's stat boosts.
Swift
60
--
20
This move does not check accuracy. Hits foes.
Thunder
110
70%
10
30% chance to paralyze. Can't miss in rain.
Thunder Shock
40
100%
30
10% chance to paralyze the target.
Thunderbolt
90
100%
15
10% chance to paralyze the target.
Uproar
90
100%
10
Lasts 3 turns. Active Pokemon cannot fall asleep.
Venoshock
65
100%
10
Power doubles if the target is poisoned.
Volt Switch
70
100%
20
User switches out after damaging the target.
Drain Punch
75
100%
10
User recovers 50% of the damage dealt.
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.
Fire Punch
75
100%
15
10% chance to burn the target.
Flail
--
100%
15
More power the less HP the user has left.
Fling
--
100%
10
Flings the user's item at the target. Power varies.
Giga Impact
150
90%
5
User cannot move next turn.
Gunk Shot
120
80%
5
30% chance to poison the target.
Mega Kick
120
75%
5
No additional effect.
Mega Punch
80
85%
20
No additional effect.
Nuzzle
20
100%
20
100% chance to paralyze the target.
Payback
50
100%
10
Power doubles if the user moves after the target.
Poison Jab
80
100%
20
30% chance to poison the target.
Power-Up Punch
40
100%
20
100% chance to raise the user's Attack by 1.
Spark
65
100%
20
30% chance to paralyze the target.
Throat Chop
80
100%
15
For 2 turns, the target cannot use sound moves.
Thunder Punch
75
100%
15
10% chance to paralyze the target.
Wild Charge
90
100%
15
Has 1/4 recoil.
Attract
--
100%
15
A target of the opposite gender gets infatuated.
Charge
--
--
20
+1 SpD, user's Electric move next turn 2x power.
Eerie Impulse
--
100%
15
Lowers the target's Sp. Atk by 2.
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.
Leer
--
100%
30
Lowers the foe(s) Defense by 1.
Metal Sound
--
85%
40
Lowers the target's Sp. Def by 2.
Noble Roar
--
100%
30
Lowers the target's Attack and Sp. Atk by 1.
Protect
--
--
10
Prevents moves from affecting the user this turn.
Rest
--
--
10
User sleeps 2 turns and restores HP and status.
Scary Face
--
100%
10
Lowers the target's Speed by 2.
Screech
--
85%
40
Lowers the target's Defense by 2.
Shift Gear
--
--
10
Raises the user's Speed by 2 and Attack by 1.
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.
Swagger
--
85%
15
Raises the target's Attack by 2 and confuses it.
Taunt
--
100%
20
Target can't use status moves its next 3 turns.
Tearful Look
--
--
20
Lowers the target's Attack and Sp. Atk by 1.
Thunder Wave
--
90%
20
Paralyzes the target.
Toxic
--
90%
10
Badly poisons the target. Poison types can't miss.

Combo List


These are a list of several common move combinations Toxtricity 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 Toxtricity

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