Competitive Information for Bunnelby [X/Y]

Competitive Pokemon X/Y Movesets and Strategies for Bunnelby bunnelby
Base Stats for Bunnelby

Normal

Abilities:
PickupPickup: If this Pokemon has no item, it finds one used by an adjacent Pokemon this turn.
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Huge PowerHuge Power: This Pokemon's Attack is doubled.
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Cheek PouchCheek Pouch: If this Pokemon eats a Berry, it restores 1/3 of its max HP after the Berry's effect.


Evolutions / Family:
Bunnelby
Diggersby

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


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Movesets for Singles


What is a good competitive moveset for Bunnelby? These builds have been optimized for Pokemon competing in X/Y 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 X/Y generation metagame.


Bunnelby is a pretty decent Normal-typed Pokemon. Bunnelby is not a Pokemon anyone usually expects sees on the battlefield. Bunnelby's only type-related weakness is Fighting.


Species: Bunnelby
Item: Eviolite / Life Orb
Ability: Huge Power
Nature: Adamant (+Atk, -SpA)
EVs: 252 Atk / 4 SpD / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Return / Strength
- Earthquake
- Wild Charge
- Iron Head

Physical Sweeper Bunnelby (Huge Power)

Bunnelby is a pretty decent Physical Sweeper. This moveset attempts to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. Bunnelby is not a Pokemon anyone usually expects sees on the battlefield until Eviolte was added to the mix. If Eviolite is held by a Pokémon that is not fully evolved, it will raises the Defense and Special Defense of that Pokemon by 50%. Focus Sash helps protect Bunnelby from being one-shotted and allowing it to atleast use a crucial move when brought out. Life Orb boosts the power of Bunnelby's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. With Huge Power, Bunnelby's attack is doubled.

Return is a physical STAB-boosted 0-base power Normal-type move (max 102 power at maximum happiness).
Strength is a physical STAB-boosted 80-base power Normal-type move that deals a considerable amount of damage.
Earthquake is a physical 100-base power Ground-type move (hits adjacent pokemon; Note: Earthquake does double damage on Pokemon using dig).
Wild Charge is a physical 90-base power Electric-type move (has 1/4 recoil).
Iron Head is a physical 80-base power Steel-type move (30% chance to flinch the target).




Species: Bunnelby
Item: Eviolite / Life Orb
Ability: Cheek Pouch
Nature: Modest (+SpA, -Atk)
EVs: 252 SpA / 4 SpD / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Surf
- Sludge Bomb
- Round / Snore
- Mud Shot

Special Sweeper Bunnelby (Cheek Pouch)

Bunnelby is an interesting Special Sweeper. It's primary goal is to take down the opponent's team with high-damaging special attacks. Bunnelby is not a Pokemon anyone usually expects sees on the battlefield but Eviolite changes that. If Eviolite is held by a Pokémon that is not fully evolved, it will raises the Defense and Special Defense of that Pokemon by 50%. Focus Sash helps protect Bunnelby from being one-shotted and allowing it to atleast use a crucial move when brought out. Life Orb boosts the power of Bunnelby's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. With Cheek Pouch, if Bunnelby eats a berry it restores 1/3 of its max hp after the berry's effect.

Surf is a special 90-base power Water-type move (hits adjacent pokemon. double damage on dive).
Sludge Bomb is a special 90-base power Poison-type move (30% chance to poison the target).
Round is a special STAB-boosted 60-base power Normal-type move (power doubles if others used round this turn).
Snore is a special STAB-boosted 50-base power Normal-type move (Bunnelby must be asleep. 30% chance to flinch target).
Mud Shot is a special 55-base power Ground-type move (100% chance to lower the target's speed by 1 stage).



Movesets for Doubles


What is a good doubles moveset for Bunnelby? These builds have been optimized for X/Y 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 X/Y generation metagame.


Species: Bunnelby
Item: Eviolite / Life Orb
Ability: Huge Power
Nature: Adamant (+Atk, -SpA)
EVs: 252 Atk / 4 SpD / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Return / Strength
- Earthquake
- Rock Slide
- Wild Charge

Doubles Physical Sweeper Bunnelby (Huge Power)

Bunnelby is a marvelous Physical Sweeper. This moveset is designed to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. Bunnelby is not a Pokemon anyone usually expects sees on the battlefield until Eviolite was attached to it. If Eviolite is held by a Pokémon that is not fully evolved, it will raises the Defense and Special Defense of that Pokemon by 50%. Focus Sash helps protect Bunnelby from being one-shotted and allowing it to atleast use a crucial move when brought out. Life Orb boosts the power of Bunnelby's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. With Huge Power, Bunnelby's attack is doubled.

Return is a physical STAB-boosted 0-base power Normal-type move (max 102 power at maximum happiness).
Strength is a physical STAB-boosted 80-base power Normal-type move that deals a hefty amount of damage.
Earthquake is a physical 100-base power Ground-type move (hits adjacent pokemon; Note: Earthquake does double damage on Pokemon using dig).
Rock Slide is a physical 75-base power Rock-type move (30% chance to flinch the foes).
Wild Charge is a physical 90-base power Electric-type move (has 1/4 recoil).




Species: Bunnelby
Item: Eviolite / Life Orb
Ability: Cheek Pouch
Nature: Modest (+SpA, -Atk)
EVs: 252 SpA / 4 SpD / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Surf
- Sludge Bomb
- Round / Snore
- Mud Shot

Doubles Special Sweeper Bunnelby (Cheek Pouch)

Bunnelby is a spectacular Special Sweeper. The purpose of this moveset is to take down the opponent's team with high-damaging special attacks. Bunnelby is not a Pokemon anyone usually expects sees on the battlefield but Eviolite changes that. If Eviolite is held by a Pokémon that is not fully evolved, it will raises the Defense and Special Defense of that Pokemon by 50%. Focus Sash helps protect Bunnelby from being one-shotted and allowing it to atleast use a crucial move when brought out. Life Orb boosts the power of Bunnelby's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. With Cheek Pouch, if Bunnelby eats a berry it restores 1/3 of its max hp after the berry's effect.

Surf is a special 90-base power Water-type move (hits adjacent pokemon. double damage on dive).
Sludge Bomb is a special 90-base power Poison-type move (30% chance to poison the target).
Round is a special STAB-boosted 60-base power Normal-type move (power doubles if others used round this turn).
Snore is a special STAB-boosted 50-base power Normal-type move (Bunnelby must be asleep. 30% chance to flinch target).
Mud Shot is a special 55-base power Ground-type move (100% chance to lower the target's speed by 1 stage).



Movepool


Wondering what moves can Bunnelby 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
Grass Knot
--
100%
20
More power the heavier the target.
Mud Shot
55
95%
15
100% chance to lower the target's Speed by 1.
Mud-Slap
20
100%
10
100% chance to lower the target's accuracy by 1.
Round
60
100%
15
Power doubles if others used Round this turn.
Sludge Bomb
90
100%
10
30% chance to poison the target.
Snore
50
100%
15
User must be asleep. 30% chance to flinch target.
Surf
90
100%
15
Hits adjacent Pokemon. Double damage on Dive.
Bounce
85
85%
5
Bounces turn 1. Hits turn 2. 30% paralyze.
Brick Break
75
100%
15
Destroys screens, unless the target is immune.
Bulldoze
60
100%
20
100% chance lower adjacent Pkmn Speed by 1.
Cut
50
95%
30
No additional effect.
Dig
80
100%
10
Digs underground turn 1, strikes turn 2.
Double Kick
30
100%
30
Hits 2 times in one turn.
Double Slap
15
85%
10
Hits 2-5 times in one turn.
Earthquake
100
100%
10
Hits adjacent Pokemon. Double damage on Dig.
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.
Fling
--
100%
10
Flings the user's item at the target. Power varies.
Frustration
--
100%
20
Max 102 power at minimum Happiness.
Iron Head
80
100%
15
30% chance to flinch the target.
Iron Tail
100
75%
15
30% chance to lower the target's Defense by 1.
Last Resort
140
100%
5
Fails unless each known move has been used.
Payback
50
100%
10
Power doubles if the user moves after the target.
Power-Up Punch
40
100%
20
100% chance to raise the user's Attack by 1.
Quick Attack
40
100%
30
Usually goes first.
Return
--
100%
20
Max 102 power at maximum Happiness.
Rock Slide
75
90%
10
30% chance to flinch the foe(s).
Rock Smash
40
100%
15
50% chance to lower the target's Defense by 1.
Rock Tomb
60
95%
15
100% chance to lower the target's Speed by 1.
Rollout
30
90%
20
Power doubles with each hit. Repeats for 5 turns.
Secret Power
70
100%
20
Effect varies with terrain. (30% paralysis chance)
Smack Down
50
100%
15
Removes the target's Ground immunity.
Stone Edge
100
80%
5
High critical hit ratio.
Strength
80
100%
15
No additional effect.
Super Fang
--
90%
10
Does damage equal to 1/2 target's current HP.
Tackle
50
100%
35
No additional effect.
Take Down
90
85%
20
Has 1/4 recoil.
Thief
60
100%
25
If the user has no item, it steals the target's.
U-turn
70
100%
20
User switches out after damaging the target.
Wild Charge
90
100%
15
Has 1/4 recoil.
Agility
--
--
30
Raises the user's Speed by 2.
Attract
--
100%
15
A target of the opposite gender gets infatuated.
Bulk Up
--
--
20
Raises the user's Attack and Defense by 1.
Confide
--
--
20
Lowers the target's Sp. Atk by 1.
Defense Curl
--
--
40
Raises the user's Defense by 1.
Double Team
--
--
15
Raises the user's evasiveness by 1.
Leer
--
100%
30
Lowers the foe(s) Defense by 1.
Nature Power
--
--
20
Attack depends on terrain (default Tri Attack).
Odor Sleuth
--
--
40
Fighting, Normal hit Ghost. Evasiveness ignored.
Protect
--
--
10
Prevents moves from affecting the user this turn.
Recycle
--
--
10
Restores the item the user last used.
Rest
--
--
10
User sleeps 2 turns and restores HP and status.
Sandstorm
--
--
10
For 5 turns, a sandstorm rages.
Sleep Talk
--
--
10
User must be asleep. Uses another known move.
Spikes
--
--
20
Hurts grounded foes on switch-in. Max 3 layers.
Substitute
--
--
10
User takes 1/4 its max HP to put in a substitute.
Swagger
--
90%
15
Raises the target's Attack by 2 and confuses it.
Torment
--
100%
15
Target can't select the same move twice in a row.
Toxic
--
90%
10
Badly poisons the target. Poison types can't miss.

Combo List


These are a list of several common move combinations Bunnelby can perform in X/Y. 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 XY Move and Ability Combos for Bunnelby

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