Competitive Information for Seismitoad [X/Y]

Competitive Pokemon X/Y Movesets and Strategies for Seismitoad seismitoad
Base Stats for Seismitoad

Water / Ground

Abilities:
Swift SwimSwift Swim: If Rain Dance is active, this Pokemon's Speed is doubled.
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Water AbsorbWater Absorb: This Pokemon heals 1/4 of its max HP when hit by Water moves; Water immunity.
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Poison TouchPoison Touch: This Pokemon's contact moves have a 30% chance of poisoning.


Evolutions / Family:
Tympole
Palpitoad
Seismitoad

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

Movesets for Singles


What is a good competitive moveset for Seismitoad? 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.


Seismitoad is an awesome Water and Ground-typed Pokemon. Seismitoad are common Pokemon to see in the XY metagame. Seismitoad's only type-related weakness is Grass.


Species: Seismitoad
Item: Life Orb / Soft Sand
Ability: Swift Swim
Nature: Adamant (+Atk, -SpA)
EVs: 184 Hp / 252 Atk / 36 Def / 36 SpD
Moveset:
- Earthquake / Bulldoze
- Frustration / Return
- Knock Off
- Poison Jab

Physical Sweeper Seismitoad (Swift Swim)

Seismitoad is a phenomenal Physical Sweeper. This moveset is designed to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. Life Orb boosts the power of Seismitoad's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. With Swift Swim, if rain dance is active Seismitoad's speed is doubled.

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).
Frustration is a physical 0-base power Normal-type move (max 102 power at minimum happiness).
Return is a physical 0-base power Normal-type move (max 102 power at maximum happiness).
Knock Off is a physical 65-base power Dark-type move (1.5x damage if foe holds an item; Note: This will also remove that item).
Poison Jab is a physical 80-base power Poison-type move (30% chance to poison the target).



Species: Seismitoad
Item: Life Orb / Soft Sand
Ability: Swift Swim
Nature: Modest (+SpA, -Atk)
EVs: 184 Hp / 36 Def / 252 SpA / 36 SpD
Moveset:
- Earth Power / Mud Shot
- Surf / Scald
- Sludge Wave / Sludge Bomb
- Hyper Voice / Hyper Beam

Special Sweeper Seismitoad (Swift Swim)

Seismitoad is a wonderful Special Sweeper. It is designed to take down the opponent's team with high-damaging special attacks. Life Orb boosts the power of Seismitoad's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. With Swift Swim, if rain dance is active Seismitoad's speed is doubled.

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).
Surf is a special STAB-boosted 90-base power Water-type move (hits adjacent pokemon. double damage on dive).
Scald is a special STAB-boosted 80-base power Water-type move (30% chance to burn the target. thaws target).
Sludge Wave is a special 95-base power Poison-type move (10% chance to poison adjacent pokemon).
Sludge Bomb is a special 90-base power Poison-type move (30% chance to poison the target).
Hyper Voice is a special 90-base power Normal-type move (no additional effect. hits adjacent foes).
Hyper Beam is a special 150-base power Normal-type move (Seismitoad cannot move next turn).



Species: Seismitoad
Item: Life Orb
Ability: Water Absorb
Nature: Mild (+SpA, -Def)
EVs: 252 Hp / 110 SpA / 145 Spe
Moveset:
- Scald
- Sludge Wave
- Earth Power / Surf
- Focus Blast

Seismitoad Special Tank (Prince Froggy )

Seismitoad is a remarkable Special Tank. It attempts to take a mighty amount of hits from special attacks while dealing some decent damage. Life Orb boosts the power of Seismitoad's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. With Water Absorb, Seismitoad heals 1/4 of its max hp when hit by water moves; water immunity.

Scald is a special STAB-boosted 80-base power Water-type move (30% chance to burn the target. thaws target).
Sludge Wave is a special 95-base power Poison-type move (10% chance to poison adjacent pokemon).
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).
Surf is a special STAB-boosted 90-base power Water-type move (hits adjacent pokemon. double damage on dive).
Focus Blast is a special 120-base power Fighting-type move (10% chance to lower the target's special defense by 1 stage).



Species: Seismitoad
Item: Life Orb
Ability: Swift Swim
Nature: Modest (+SpA, -Atk)
EVs: 98 Hp / 242 SpA / 168 Spe
Moveset:
- Scald
- Earth Power
- Focus Blast
- Rain Dance

Seismitoad Special Sweeper (Swiftswim Seismitoad)

Seismitoad is an outstanding Special Sweeper. It's primary goal is to take down the opponent's team with high-damaging special attacks. Life Orb boosts the power of Seismitoad's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. With Swift Swim, if rain dance is active Seismitoad's speed is doubled.

Scald is a special STAB-boosted 80-base power Water-type move (30% chance to burn the target. thaws target).
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).
Focus Blast is a special 120-base power Fighting-type move (10% chance to lower the target's special defense by 1 stage).
Rain Dance is a status move (for 5 turns, heavy rain powers water moves).



Species: Seismitoad
Item: Assault Vest
Ability: Water Absorb
Nature: Modest (+SpA, -Atk)
EVs: 4 Def / 252 SpA / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Sludge Wave
- Grass Knot
- Earth Power / Surf
- Sludge Bomb

Seismitoad Special Sweeper (Modestoad)

Seismitoad is an awesome Special Sweeper. This moveset is designed to take down the opponent's team with high-damaging special attacks. With Water Absorb, Seismitoad heals 1/4 of its max hp when hit by water moves; water immunity.

Sludge Wave is a special 95-base power Poison-type move (10% chance to poison adjacent pokemon).
Grass Knot is a special 0-base power Grass-type move (more power the heavier the target).
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).
Surf is a special STAB-boosted 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).


Movesets for Doubles


What is a good doubles moveset for Seismitoad? 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: Seismitoad
Item: Life Orb / Soft Sand
Ability: Swift Swim
Nature: Adamant (+Atk, -SpA)
EVs: 184 Hp / 252 Atk / 36 Def / 36 SpD
Moveset:
- Earthquake / Bulldoze
- Rock Slide
- Poison Jab / Return
- Knock Off

Doubles Physical Sweeper Seismitoad (Swift Swim)

Seismitoad is a phenomenal Physical Sweeper. It attempts to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. Life Orb boosts the power of Seismitoad's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. With Swift Swim, if rain dance is active Seismitoad's speed is doubled. Poison Jab was added to provide additional threat coverage.

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).
Rock Slide is a physical 75-base power Rock-type move (30% chance to flinch the foes).
Poison Jab is a physical 80-base power Poison-type move (30% chance to poison the target).
Return is a physical 0-base power Normal-type move (max 102 power at maximum happiness).
Knock Off is a physical 65-base power Dark-type move (1.5x damage if foe holds an item; Note: This will also remove that item).



Species: Seismitoad
Item: Life Orb / Mystic Water
Ability: Swift Swim
Nature: Modest (+SpA, -Atk)
EVs: 184 Hp / 36 Def / 252 SpA / 36 SpD
Moveset:
- Surf / Bubble
- Hyper Voice / Hyper Beam
- Sludge Wave / Sludge Bomb
- Earth Power / Mud Shot

Doubles Special Sweeper Seismitoad (Swift Swim)

Seismitoad is a wonderful Special Sweeper. It tries to take down the opponent's team with high-damaging special attacks. Life Orb boosts the power of Seismitoad's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. With Swift Swim, if rain dance is active Seismitoad's speed is doubled.

Surf is a special STAB-boosted 90-base power Water-type move (hits adjacent pokemon. double damage on dive).
Bubble is a special STAB-boosted 40-base power Water-type move (10% chance to lower the foes speed by 1 stage).
Hyper Voice is a special 90-base power Normal-type move (no additional effect. hits adjacent foes).
Hyper Beam is a special 150-base power Normal-type move (Seismitoad cannot move next turn).
Sludge Wave is a special 95-base power Poison-type move (10% chance to poison adjacent pokemon).
Sludge Bomb is a special 90-base power Poison-type move (30% chance to poison the target).
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 Seismitoad 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.
Bubble
40
100%
30
10% chance to lower the foe(s) Speed by 1.
Bubble Beam
65
100%
20
10% chance to lower the target's Speed by 1.
Earth Power
90
100%
10
10% chance to lower the target's Sp. Def by 1.
Echoed Voice
40
100%
15
Power increases when used on consecutive turns.
Focus Blast
120
70%
5
10% chance to lower the target's Sp. Def by 1.
Grass Knot
--
100%
20
More power the heavier the target.
Hydro Pump
110
80%
5
No additional effect.
Hyper Beam
150
90%
5
User cannot move next turn.
Hyper Voice
90
100%
10
No additional effect. Hits adjacent foes.
Icy Wind
55
95%
15
100% chance to lower the foe(s) Speed by 1.
Infestation
20
100%
20
Traps and damages the target for 4-5 turns.
Mud Bomb
65
85%
10
30% chance to lower the target's accuracy by 1.
Mud Shot
55
95%
15
100% chance to lower the target's Speed by 1.
Muddy Water
90
85%
10
30% chance to lower the foe(s) accuracy by 1.
Round
60
100%
15
Power doubles if others used Round this turn.
Scald
80
100%
15
30% chance to burn the target. Thaws target.
Sludge Bomb
90
100%
10
30% chance to poison the target.
Sludge Wave
95
100%
10
10% chance to poison adjacent Pokemon.
Snore
50
100%
15
User must be asleep. 30% chance to flinch target.
Surf
90
100%
15
Hits adjacent Pokemon. Double damage on Dive.
Uproar
90
100%
10
Lasts 3 turns. Active Pokemon cannot fall asleep.
Venoshock
65
100%
10
Power doubles if the target is poisoned.
Water Pulse
60
100%
20
20% chance to confuse the target.
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.
Dig
80
100%
10
Digs underground turn 1, strikes turn 2.
Drain Punch
75
100%
10
User recovers 50% of the damage dealt.
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.
Focus Punch
150
100%
20
Fails if the user takes damage before it hits.
Frustration
--
100%
20
Max 102 power at minimum Happiness.
Giga Impact
150
90%
5
User cannot move next turn.
Ice Punch
75
100%
15
10% chance to freeze the target.
Knock Off
65
100%
20
1.5x damage if foe holds an item. Removes item.
Low Kick
--
100%
20
More power the heavier 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.
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.
Secret Power
70
100%
20
Effect varies with terrain. (30% paralysis chance)
Strength
80
100%
15
No additional effect.
After You
--
--
15
The target makes its move right after the user.
Aqua Ring
--
--
20
User recovers 1/16 max HP per turn.
Attract
--
100%
15
A target of the opposite gender gets infatuated.
Confide
--
--
20
Lowers the target's Sp. Atk by 1.
Double Team
--
--
15
Raises the user's evasiveness by 1.
Gastro Acid
--
100%
10
Nullifies the target's Ability.
Growl
--
100%
40
Lowers the foe(s) Attack by 1.
Hail
--
--
10
For 5 turns, hail crashes down.
Mist
--
--
30
For 5 turns, protects user's party from stat drops.
Mud Sport
--
--
15
For 5 turns, Electric-type attacks have 1/3 power.
Protect
--
--
10
Prevents moves from affecting the user this turn.
Rain Dance
--
--
5
For 5 turns, heavy rain powers Water moves.
Refresh
--
--
20
User cures its burn, poison, or paralysis.
Rest
--
--
10
User sleeps 2 turns and restores HP and status.
Sleep Talk
--
--
10
User must be asleep. Uses another known move.
Stealth Rock
--
--
20
Hurts foes on switch-in. Factors Rock weakness.
Substitute
--
--
10
User takes 1/4 its max HP to put in a substitute.
Supersonic
--
55%
20
Causes the target to become confused.
Swagger
--
90%
15
Raises the target's Attack by 2 and confuses it.
Toxic
--
90%
10
Badly poisons the target. Poison types can't miss.

Combo List


These are a list of several common move combinations Seismitoad 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 Seismitoad

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