Competitive Information for Flygon [X/Y]

Competitive Pokemon X/Y Movesets and Strategies for Flygon flygon
Base Stats for Flygon

Ground / Dragon

Abilities:
LevitateLevitate: This Pokemon is immune to Ground; Gravity/Ingrain/Smack Down/Iron Ball nullify it.


Evolutions / Family:
Trapinch
Vibrava
Flygon

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

Movesets for Singles


What is a good competitive moveset for Flygon? 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.


Flygon is popular Ground and Dragon-typed Pokemon. Flygon are common Pokemon to see in the XY metagame. Flygon is weak to Dragon, Fairy, and Ice-typed attacks.


Species: Flygon
Item: Life Orb / Dragon Fang
Ability: Levitate
Nature: Adamant (+Atk, -SpA)
EVs: 12 Hp / 252 Atk / 244 Spe
Moveset:
- Outrage / Dragon Claw
- Earthquake / Bulldoze
- Superpower
- Double-Edge / Return

Physical Sweeper Flygon (Levitate)

Flygon is an awesome Physical Sweeper. It's primary goal is to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. White Herb will reset Flygon's negative stat changes once (specifically for when it uses Superpower). Life Orb boosts the power of Flygon's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. With Levitate, Flygon is immune to ground; gravity/ingrain/smack down/iron ball nullify it.

Outrage is a physical STAB-boosted 120-base power Dragon-type move (lasts 2-3 turns. confuses your Flygon afterwards).
Dragon Claw is a physical STAB-boosted 80-base power Dragon-type move that deals a substantial amount of damage.
Earthquake is a physical STAB-boosted 100-base power Ground-type move (hits adjacent pokemon).
Bulldoze is a physical STAB-boosted 60-base power Ground-type move (100% chance lower adjacent pkmn speed by 1 stage).
Superpower is a physical 120-base power Fighting-type move (lowers your Flygon's attack and defense by 1 stage).
Double-Edge is a physical 120-base power Normal-type move (has 33% recoil).
Return is a physical 0-base power Normal-type move (max 102 power at maximum happiness).



Species: Flygon
Item: Life Orb / Dragon Fang
Ability: Levitate
Nature: Modest (+SpA, -Atk)
EVs: 12 Hp / 252 SpA / 244 Spe
Moveset:
- Draco Meteor / Dragon Pulse
- Boomburst / Hyper Beam
- Earth Power / Mud Shot
- Flamethrower / Heat Wave

Special Sweeper Flygon (Levitate)

Flygon is a phenomenal Special Sweeper. It tries to take down the opponent's team with high-damaging special attacks. White Herb will reset Flygon's negative stat changes once (specifically for when it uses Draco Meteor). Life Orb boosts the power of Flygon's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. With Levitate, Flygon is immune to ground; gravity/ingrain/smack down/iron ball nullify it.

Draco Meteor is a special STAB-boosted 130-base power Dragon-type move (lowers your Flygon's special attack by 2 stages).
Dragon Pulse is a special STAB-boosted 85-base power Dragon-type move that deals a decent amount of damage.
Boomburst is a special 140-base power Normal-type move (no additional effect. hits adjacent pokemon).
Hyper Beam is a special 150-base power Normal-type move (Flygon cannot move next turn).
Earth Power is a special STAB-boosted 90-base power Ground-type move (10% chance to lower the target's special defense by 1 stage).
Mud Shot is a special STAB-boosted 55-base power Ground-type move (100% chance to lower the target's speed by 1 stage).
Flamethrower is a special 90-base power Fire-type move (10% chance to burn the target).
Heat Wave is a special 95-base power Fire-type move (10% chance to burn the foes).


Movesets for Doubles


What is a good doubles moveset for Flygon? 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: Flygon
Item: Life Orb / Soft Sand
Ability: Levitate
Nature: Adamant (+Atk, -SpA)
EVs: 12 Hp / 252 Atk / 244 Spe
Moveset:
- Earthquake / Bulldoze
- Outrage / Dragon Claw
- Rock Slide
- Superpower

Doubles Physical Sweeper Flygon (Levitate)

Flygon is a pretty decent Physical Sweeper. The purpose of this moveset is to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. White Herb will reset Flygon's negative stat changes once (specifically for when it uses Superpower). Life Orb boosts the power of Flygon's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. With Levitate, Flygon is immune to ground; gravity/ingrain/smack down/iron ball nullify it.

Earthquake is a physical STAB-boosted 100-base power Ground-type move (hits adjacent pokemon).
Bulldoze is a physical STAB-boosted 60-base power Ground-type move (100% chance lower adjacent pkmn speed by 1 stage).
Outrage is a physical STAB-boosted 120-base power Dragon-type move (lasts 2-3 turns. confuses your Flygon afterwards).
Dragon Claw is a physical STAB-boosted 80-base power Dragon-type move that deals a decent amount of damage.
Rock Slide is a physical 75-base power Rock-type move (30% chance to flinch the foes).
Superpower is a physical 120-base power Fighting-type move (lowers your Flygon's attack and defense by 1 stage).



Species: Flygon
Item: Life Orb / Silk Scarf
Ability: Levitate
Nature: Modest (+SpA, -Atk)
EVs: 12 Hp / 252 SpA / 244 Spe
Moveset:
- Boomburst
- Draco Meteor / Dragon Pulse
- Heat Wave / Incinerate
- Earth Power / Mud Shot

Doubles Special Sweeper Flygon (Levitate)

Flygon is a stupendous Special Sweeper. It's primary goal is to take down the opponent's team with high-damaging special attacks. White Herb will reset Flygon's negative stat changes once (specifically for when it uses Draco Meteor). Life Orb boosts the power of Flygon's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. With Levitate, Flygon is immune to ground; gravity/ingrain/smack down/iron ball nullify it.

Boomburst is a special 140-base power Normal-type move (no additional effect. hits adjacent pokemon).
Draco Meteor is a special STAB-boosted 130-base power Dragon-type move (lowers your Flygon's special attack by 2 stages).
Dragon Pulse is a special STAB-boosted 85-base power Dragon-type move that deals a decent amount of damage.
Heat Wave is a special 95-base power Fire-type move (10% chance to burn the foes).
Incinerate is a special 60-base power Fire-type move (destroys the foes berry/gem).
Earth Power is a special STAB-boosted 90-base power Ground-type move (10% chance to lower the target's special defense by 1 stage).
Mud Shot is a special STAB-boosted 55-base power Ground-type move (100% chance to lower the target's speed by 1 stage).


Movepool


Wondering what moves can Flygon 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
Air Cutter
60
95%
25
High critical hit ratio. Hits adjacent foes.
Boomburst
140
100%
10
No additional effect. Hits adjacent Pokemon.
Bug Buzz
90
100%
10
10% chance to lower the target's Sp. Def by 1.
Draco Meteor
130
90%
5
Lowers the user's Sp. Atk by 2.
Dragon Breath
60
100%
20
30% chance to paralyze the target.
Dragon Pulse
85
100%
10
No additional effect.
Earth Power
90
100%
10
10% chance to lower the target's Sp. Def by 1.
Fire Blast
110
85%
5
10% chance to burn the target.
Flamethrower
90
100%
15
10% chance to burn the target.
Giga Drain
75
100%
10
User recovers 50% of the damage dealt.
Gust
40
100%
35
Power doubles during Bounce, Fly, and Sky Drop.
Heat Wave
95
90%
10
10% chance to burn the foe(s).
Hyper Beam
150
90%
5
User cannot move next turn.
Incinerate
60
100%
15
Destroys the foe(s) Berry/Gem.
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.
Ominous Wind
60
100%
5
10% chance to raise all stats by 1 (not acc/eva).
Round
60
100%
15
Power doubles if others used Round this turn.
Signal Beam
75
100%
15
10% chance to confuse the target.
Silver Wind
60
100%
5
10% chance to raise all stats by 1 (not acc/eva).
Snore
50
100%
15
User must be asleep. 30% chance to flinch target.
Solar Beam
120
100%
10
Charges turn 1. Hits turn 2. No charge in sunlight.
Sonic Boom
--
90%
20
Always does 20 HP of damage.
Struggle Bug
50
100%
20
100% chance to lower the foe(s) Sp. Atk by 1.
Swift
60
--
20
This move does not check accuracy. Hits foes.
Twister
40
100%
20
20% chance to flinch the foe(s).
Uproar
90
100%
10
Lasts 3 turns. Active Pokemon cannot fall asleep.
Aerial Ace
60
--
20
This move does not check accuracy.
Bide
--
--
10
Waits 2 turns; deals double the damage taken.
Bite
60
100%
25
30% chance to flinch the target.
Body Slam
85
100%
15
30% chance to paralyze the target.
Bug Bite
60
100%
20
User steals and eats the target's Berry.
Bulldoze
60
100%
20
100% chance lower adjacent Pkmn Speed by 1.
Crunch
80
100%
15
20% chance to lower the target's Defense by 1.
Dig
80
100%
10
Digs underground turn 1, strikes turn 2.
Double-Edge
120
100%
15
Has 33% recoil.
Dragon Claw
80
100%
15
No additional effect.
Dragon Rush
100
75%
10
20% chance to flinch the target.
Dragon Tail
60
90%
10
Forces the target to switch to a random ally.
Earthquake
100
100%
10
Hits adjacent Pokemon. Double damage on Dig.
Facade
70
100%
20
Power doubles if user is burn/poison/paralyzed.
Feint
30
100%
10
Nullifies Detect, Protect, and Quick/Wide Guard.
Feint Attack
60
--
20
This move does not check accuracy.
Fire Punch
75
100%
15
10% chance to burn the target.
Fissure
--
30%
5
OHKOs the target. Fails if user is a lower level.
Flail
--
100%
15
More power the less HP the user has left.
Fly
90
95%
15
Flies up on first turn, then strikes the next turn.
Frustration
--
100%
20
Max 102 power at minimum Happiness.
Fury Cutter
40
95%
20
Power doubles with each hit, up to 160.
Giga Impact
150
90%
5
User cannot move next turn.
Headbutt
70
100%
15
30% chance to flinch the target.
Iron Tail
100
75%
15
30% chance to lower the target's Defense by 1.
Natural Gift
--
100%
15
Power and type depends on the user's Berry.
Outrage
120
100%
10
Lasts 2-3 turns. Confuses the user afterwards.
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.
Sand Tomb
35
85%
15
Traps and damages the target for 4-5 turns.
Secret Power
70
100%
20
Effect varies with terrain. (30% paralysis chance)
Steel Wing
70
90%
25
10% chance to raise the user's Defense by 1.
Stone Edge
100
80%
5
High critical hit ratio.
Strength
80
100%
15
No additional effect.
Superpower
120
100%
5
Lowers the user's Attack and Defense by 1.
Thunder Punch
75
100%
15
10% chance to paralyze the target.
U-turn
70
100%
20
User switches out after damaging the target.
Attract
--
100%
15
A target of the opposite gender gets infatuated.
Captivate
--
100%
20
Lowers the foe(s) Sp. Atk by 2 if opposite gender.
Confide
--
--
20
Lowers the target's Sp. Atk by 1.
Defog
--
--
15
-1 evasion; clears user and target side's hazards.
Double Team
--
--
15
Raises the user's evasiveness by 1.
Endure
--
--
10
User survives attacks this turn with at least 1 HP.
Focus Energy
--
--
30
Raises the user's critical hit ratio by 2.
Hone Claws
--
--
15
Raises the user's Attack and accuracy by 1.
Mimic
--
--
10
The last move the target used replaces this one.
Protect
--
--
10
Prevents moves from affecting the user this turn.
Rest
--
--
10
User sleeps 2 turns and restores HP and status.
Roost
--
--
10
Heals 50% HP. Flying-type removed 'til turn ends.
Sand Attack
--
100%
15
Lowers the target's accuracy by 1.
Sandstorm
--
--
10
For 5 turns, a sandstorm rages.
Screech
--
85%
40
Lowers the target's Defense by 2.
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.
Sunny Day
--
--
5
For 5 turns, intense sunlight powers Fire moves.
Supersonic
--
55%
20
Causes the target to become confused.
Swagger
--
90%
15
Raises the target's Attack by 2 and confuses it.
Tailwind
--
--
15
For 4 turns, allies' Speed is doubled.
Toxic
--
90%
10
Badly poisons the target. Poison types can't miss.

Combo List


These are a list of several common move combinations Flygon 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 Flygon

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