Competitive Information for Tropius [X/Y]

Competitive Pokemon X/Y Movesets and Strategies for Tropius tropius
Base Stats for Tropius

Grass / Flying

Abilities:
ChlorophyllChlorophyll: If Sunny Day is active, this Pokemon's Speed is doubled.
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Solar PowerSolar Power: If Sunny Day is active, this Pokemon's Sp. Atk is 1.5x; loses 1/8 max HP per turn.
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HarvestHarvest: If last item used is a Berry, 50% chance to restore it each end of turn. 100% in Sun.


Evolutions / Family:
Tropius

Weakness Chart for Grass/Flying-type:
Bug
Dark
Dragon
Electric
Fairy
Fighting
Fire
Flying
Ghost
  
  
  
  
  
0.5x
2x
2x
  
Grass
Ground
Ice
Normal
Poison
Psychic
Rock
Steel
Water
0.25x
0x
4x
  
2x
  
2x
  
0.5x
¼x
½x
2x
4x


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Movesets for Singles


What is a good competitive moveset for Tropius? 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.


Tropius is an astounding Grass and Flying-typed Pokemon. Tropius is a frequent Pokemon to see in Generation 6. Tropius is weak to Fire, Flying, Ice, Poison, and Rock-typed attacks.


Species: Tropius
Item: Life Orb
Ability: Chlorophyll
Nature: Adamant (+Atk, -SpA)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 Atk / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Leaf Blade / Seed Bomb
- Double-Edge / Return
- Outrage
- Earthquake

Physical Sweeper Tropius (Chlorophyll)

Tropius is a spectacular Physical Sweeper. It's goal is to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. Life Orb boosts the power of Tropius's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. With Chlorophyll, if sunny day is active Tropius's speed is doubled.

Leaf Blade is a physical STAB-boosted 90-base power Grass-type move (high critical hit ratio).
Seed Bomb is a physical STAB-boosted 80-base power Grass-type move that deals a considerable amount of damage.
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).
Outrage is a physical 120-base power Dragon-type move (lasts 2-3 turns. confuses your Tropius afterwards).
Earthquake is a physical 100-base power Ground-type move (hits adjacent pokemon; Note: Earthquake does double damage on Pokemon using dig).




Species: Tropius
Item: Life Orb / White Herb
Ability: Chlorophyll
Nature: Modest (+SpA, -Atk)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 SpA / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Leaf Storm / Energy Ball
- Air Slash / Air Cutter
- Dragon Pulse
- Hyper Beam

Special Sweeper Tropius (Chlorophyll)

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

Leaf Storm is a special STAB-boosted 130-base power Grass-type move (lowers your Tropius's special attack by 2 stages).
Energy Ball is a special STAB-boosted 90-base power Grass-type move (10% chance to lower the target's special defense by 1 stage).
Air Slash is a special STAB-boosted 75-base power Flying-type move (30% chance to flinch the target).
Air Cutter is a special STAB-boosted 60-base power Flying-type move (high critical hit ratio. hits adjacent foes).
Dragon Pulse is a special 85-base power Dragon-type move that deals a mighty amount of damage.
Hyper Beam is a special 150-base power Normal-type move (Tropius cannot move next turn).




Species: Tropius
Item: Leftovers
Ability: Chlorophyll
Nature: Naughty (+Atk, -SpD)
EVs: 225 Hp / 225 Atk / 60 Def
Moveset:
- Dragon Dance
- Safeguard
- Outrage
- Earthquake

Tropius Physical Tank (Safeguarding Teh Bananas)

Tropius is a remarkable Physical Tank. It is meant to take a good amount of physical hits while dealing some decent damage. Leftovers are always a great recovery option to ensure Tropius last longer regaining it's healthiness every turn. With Chlorophyll, if sunny day is active Tropius's speed is doubled.

Dragon Dance is a status move (raises your Tropius's attack and speed by 1 stage).
Safeguard is a status move (for 5 turns, protects Tropius's party from status).
Outrage is a physical 120-base power Dragon-type move (lasts 2-3 turns. confuses your Tropius afterwards).
Earthquake is a physical 100-base power Ground-type move (hits adjacent pokemon; Note: Earthquake does double damage on Pokemon using dig).




Species: Tropius
Item: Life Orb
Ability: Solar Power
Nature: Adamant (+Atk, -SpA)
EVs: 198 Hp / 252 Atk / 58 SpD
Moveset:
- Dragon Dance
- Leaf Blade
- Sunny Day
- Earthquake

Tropius Physical Tank (Dancer Tropius)

Tropius is an extraordinary Physical Tank. It tries to take a hefty amount of physical hits while dealing some decent damage. Life Orb boosts the power of Tropius's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. With Solar Power, if sunny day is active Tropius's sp. atk is 1.5x; loses 1/8 max hp per turn.

Dragon Dance is a status move (raises your Tropius's attack and speed by 1 stage).
Leaf Blade is a physical STAB-boosted 90-base power Grass-type move (high critical hit ratio).
Sunny Day is a status move (for 5 turns, intense sunlight powers fire moves).
Earthquake is a physical 100-base power Ground-type move (hits adjacent pokemon; Note: Earthquake does double damage on Pokemon using dig).




Species: Tropius
Item: Charti Berry
Ability: Harvest
Nature: Adamant (+Atk, -SpA)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 Atk / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Natural Gift
- Roost
- Dragon Dance
- Leaf Blade

Tropius Physical Sweeper (Banana Breath)

Tropius is a remarkable Physical Sweeper. It's purpose is to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. With Harvest, if last item used is a berry 50% chance to restore it each end of turn. 100% in sun.

Natural Gift is a physical 0-base power Normal-type move (power and type depends on your Tropius's berry).
Roost is a status move (heals 50% hp. flying-type removed until turn ends).
Dragon Dance is a status move (raises your Tropius's attack and speed by 1 stage).
Leaf Blade is a physical STAB-boosted 90-base power Grass-type move (high critical hit ratio).



Movesets for Doubles


What is a good doubles moveset for Tropius? 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: Tropius
Item: Life Orb
Ability: Chlorophyll
Nature: Adamant (+Atk, -SpA)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 Atk / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Razor Leaf / Leaf Blade
- Earthquake
- Double-Edge
- Outrage

Doubles Physical Sweeper Tropius (Chlorophyll)

Tropius is an extraordinary Physical Sweeper. It was designed to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. Life Orb boosts the power of Tropius's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. With Chlorophyll, if sunny day is active Tropius's speed is doubled.

Razor Leaf is a physical STAB-boosted 55-base power Grass-type move (high critical hit ratio. hits adjacent foes).
Leaf Blade is a physical STAB-boosted 90-base power Grass-type move (high critical hit ratio).
Earthquake is a physical 100-base power Ground-type move (hits adjacent pokemon; Note: Earthquake does double damage on Pokemon using dig).
Double-Edge is a physical 120-base power Normal-type move (has 33% recoil).
Outrage is a physical 120-base power Dragon-type move (lasts 2-3 turns. confuses your Tropius afterwards).




Species: Tropius
Item: Life Orb / White Herb
Ability: Chlorophyll
Nature: Modest (+SpA, -Atk)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 SpA / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Leaf Storm / Energy Ball
- Air Cutter / Air Slash
- Dragon Pulse
- Razor Wind

Doubles Special Sweeper Tropius (Chlorophyll)

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

Leaf Storm is a special STAB-boosted 130-base power Grass-type move (lowers your Tropius's special attack by 2 stages).
Energy Ball is a special STAB-boosted 90-base power Grass-type move (10% chance to lower the target's special defense by 1 stage).
Air Cutter is a special STAB-boosted 60-base power Flying-type move (high critical hit ratio. hits adjacent foes).
Air Slash is a special STAB-boosted 75-base power Flying-type move (30% chance to flinch the target).
Dragon Pulse is a special 85-base power Dragon-type move that deals a mighty amount of damage.
Razor Wind is a special 80-base power Normal-type move (charges, then hits foes turn 2. high crit ratio).



Movepool


Wondering what moves can Tropius 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.
Air Slash
75
95%
15
30% chance to flinch the target.
Dragon Pulse
85
100%
10
No additional effect.
Energy Ball
90
100%
10
10% chance to lower the target's Sp. Def by 1.
Giga Drain
75
100%
10
User recovers 50% of the damage dealt.
Grass Knot
--
100%
20
More power the heavier the target.
Gust
40
100%
35
Power doubles during Bounce, Fly, and Sky Drop.
Hyper Beam
150
90%
5
User cannot move next turn.
Leaf Storm
130
90%
5
Lowers the user's Sp. Atk by 2.
Leaf Tornado
65
90%
10
50% chance to lower the target's accuracy by 1.
Magical Leaf
60
--
20
This move does not check accuracy.
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).
Razor Wind
80
100%
10
Charges, then hits foe(s) turn 2. High crit ratio.
Round
60
100%
15
Power doubles if others used Round this turn.
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.
Twister
40
100%
20
20% chance to flinch the foe(s).
Aerial Ace
60
--
20
This move does not check accuracy.
Body Slam
85
100%
15
30% chance to paralyze the target.
Bulldoze
60
100%
20
100% chance lower adjacent Pkmn Speed by 1.
Bullet Seed
25
100%
30
Hits 2-5 times in one turn.
Cut
50
95%
30
No additional effect.
Double-Edge
120
100%
15
Has 33% recoil.
Earthquake
100
100%
10
Hits adjacent Pokemon. Double damage on Dig.
Facade
70
100%
20
Power doubles if user is burn/poison/paralyzed.
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.
Leaf Blade
90
100%
15
High critical hit ratio.
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.
Razor Leaf
55
95%
25
High critical hit ratio. Hits adjacent foes.
Return
--
100%
20
Max 102 power at maximum Happiness.
Rock Smash
40
100%
15
50% chance to lower the target's Defense by 1.
Secret Power
70
100%
20
Effect varies with terrain. (30% paralysis chance)
Seed Bomb
80
100%
15
No additional effect.
Slam
80
75%
20
No additional effect.
Steel Wing
70
90%
25
10% chance to raise the user's Defense by 1.
Stomp
65
100%
20
30% chance to flinch the target.
Strength
80
100%
15
No additional effect.
Attract
--
100%
15
A target of the opposite gender gets infatuated.
Bestow
--
--
15
User passes its held item to the target.
Captivate
--
100%
20
Lowers the foe(s) Sp. Atk by 2 if opposite gender.
Confide
--
--
20
Lowers the target's Sp. Atk by 1.
Curse
--
--
10
Curses if Ghost, else -1 Spe, +1 Atk, +1 Def.
Defog
--
--
15
-1 evasion; clears user and target side's hazards.
Double Team
--
--
15
Raises the user's evasiveness by 1.
Dragon Dance
--
--
20
Raises the user's Attack and Speed by 1.
Endure
--
--
10
User survives attacks this turn with at least 1 HP.
Flash
--
100%
20
Lowers the target's accuracy by 1.
Growth
--
--
20
Raises user's Attack and Sp. Atk by 1; 2 in Sun.
Leech Seed
--
90%
10
1/8 of target's HP is restored to user every turn.
Leer
--
100%
30
Lowers the foe(s) Defense by 1.
Mimic
--
--
10
The last move the target used replaces this one.
Nature Power
--
--
20
Attack depends on terrain (default Tri Attack).
Protect
--
--
10
Prevents moves from affecting the user this turn.
Rest
--
--
10
User sleeps 2 turns and restores HP and status.
Roar
--
--
20
Forces the target to switch to a random ally.
Roost
--
--
10
Heals 50% HP. Flying-type removed 'til turn ends.
Safeguard
--
--
25
For 5 turns, protects user's party from status.
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.
Swagger
--
90%
15
Raises the target's Attack by 2 and confuses it.
Sweet Scent
--
100%
20
Lowers the foe(s) evasiveness by 2.
Swords Dance
--
--
20
Raises the user's Attack by 2.
Synthesis
--
--
5
Heals the user by a weather-dependent amount.
Tailwind
--
--
15
For 4 turns, allies' Speed is doubled.
Toxic
--
90%
10
Badly poisons the target. Poison types can't miss.
Whirlwind
--
--
20
Forces the target to switch to a random ally.
Worry Seed
--
100%
10
The target's Ability becomes Insomnia.

Combo List


These are a list of several common move combinations Tropius 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 Tropius

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