Competitive Information for Xerneas [Sword/Shield]

Competitive Pokemon Sword/Shield Movesets and Strategies for Xerneas xerneas
Base Stats for Xerneas

Fairy

Abilities:
Fairy AuraFairy Aura: While this Pokemon is active, a Fairy move used by any Pokemon has 1.33x power.


Evolutions / Family:
Xerneas

Weakness Chart for Fairy-type:
Bug
Dark
Dragon
Electric
Fairy
Fighting
Fire
Flying
Ghost
0.5x
0.5x
0x
  
  
0.5x
  
  
  
Grass
Ground
Ice
Normal
Poison
Psychic
Rock
Steel
Water
  
  
  
  
2x
  
  
2x
  
¼x
½x
2x
4x


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Movesets for Singles


What is a good competitive moveset for Xerneas? 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.


Xerneas is a stupendous Fairy-typed Pokemon. It's pretty regular to see Xerneas show up as a Sword/Shield opponent. Xerneas's only type-related weaknesses are Poison and Steel.





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Movesets for Doubles


What is a good doubles moveset for Xerneas? 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.





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Movepool


Wondering what moves can Xerneas 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

Combo List


These are a list of several common move combinations Xerneas 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 Xerneas

Create a build


Have an idea in mind for Xerneas that you'd like to test? Customize the IVs, EVs and their Sword/Shield moveset. This area allows you to examine the typing coverages of selected moves and stat variances.



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