Competitive Information for Wormadam (trash) [X/Y]

Competitive Pokemon X/Y Movesets and Strategies for Wormadam-trash wormadam-trash
Base Stats for Wormadam-Trash

Bug / Steel

Abilities:
AnticipationAnticipation: On switch-in, this Pokemon shudders if any foe has a supereffective or OHKO move.
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OvercoatOvercoat: This Pokemon is immune to powder moves and damage from Sandstorm or Hail.


Evolutions / Family:
Wormadam

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

Movesets for Singles


What is a good competitive moveset for Wormadam-trash? 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.


Wormadam is a phenomenal Bug and Steel-typed Pokemon. It's a not-uncommon sight to see Wormadam out in the 6th generation battlefield. Wormadam's only type-related weakness is Fire.


Species: Wormadam-Trash
Item: Occa Berry / Life Orb
Ability: Overcoat
Nature: Adamant (+Atk, -SpA)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 Atk / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Iron Head / Gyro Ball
- Frustration / Return
- Bug Bite
- Sucker Punch / Thief

Physical Sweeper Wormadam-Trash (Overcoat)

Wormadam is an interesting Physical Sweeper. It's designed to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. Life Orb boosts the power of Wormadam's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. With Overcoat, Wormadam is immune to powder moves and damage from sandstorm or hail.

Iron Head is a physical STAB-boosted 80-base power Steel-type move (30% chance to flinch the target).
Gyro Ball is a physical STAB-boosted 0-base power Steel-type move (more power the slower your Wormadam than the target).
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).
Bug Bite is a physical STAB-boosted 60-base power Bug-type move (Wormadam steals and eats the target's berry).
Sucker Punch is a physical priority-increased 80-base power Dark-type move (usually goes first. fails if target is not attacking).
Thief is a physical 60-base power Dark-type move (if your Wormadam has no item, it steals the target's).



Species: Wormadam-Trash
Item: Occa Berry / Life Orb
Ability: Overcoat
Nature: Modest (+SpA, -Atk)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 SpA / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Flash Cannon
- Signal Beam / Struggle Bug
- Psychic / Psybeam
- Shadow Ball

Special Sweeper Wormadam-Trash (Overcoat)

Wormadam is a remarkable Special Sweeper. The purpose of this moveset is to take down the opponent's team with high-damaging special attacks. Life Orb boosts the power of Wormadam's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. With Overcoat, Wormadam is immune to powder moves and damage from sandstorm or hail.

Flash Cannon is a special STAB-boosted 80-base power Steel-type move (10% chance to lower the target's special defense by 1 stage).
Signal Beam is a special STAB-boosted 75-base power Bug-type move (10% chance to confuse the target).
Struggle Bug is a special STAB-boosted 50-base power Bug-type move (100% chance to lower the foes special attack by 1 stage).
Psychic is a special 90-base power Psychic-type move (10% chance to lower the target's special defense by 1 stage).
Psybeam is a special 65-base power Psychic-type move (10% chance to confuse the target).
Shadow Ball is a special 80-base power Ghost-type move (20% chance to lower the target's special defense by 1 stage).


Movesets for Doubles


What is a good doubles moveset for Wormadam-trash? 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: Wormadam-Trash
Item: Occa Berry / Life Orb
Ability: Overcoat
Nature: Adamant (+Atk, -SpA)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 Atk / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Iron Head / Gyro Ball
- Frustration / Return
- Bug Bite
- Sucker Punch / Thief

Doubles Physical Sweeper Wormadam-Trash (Overcoat)

Wormadam is a fabulous Physical Sweeper. It is designed to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. Life Orb boosts the power of Wormadam's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. With Overcoat, Wormadam is immune to powder moves and damage from sandstorm or hail.

Iron Head is a physical STAB-boosted 80-base power Steel-type move (30% chance to flinch the target).
Gyro Ball is a physical STAB-boosted 0-base power Steel-type move (more power the slower your Wormadam than the target).
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).
Bug Bite is a physical STAB-boosted 60-base power Bug-type move (Wormadam steals and eats the target's berry).
Sucker Punch is a physical priority-increased 80-base power Dark-type move (usually goes first. fails if target is not attacking).
Thief is a physical 60-base power Dark-type move (if your Wormadam has no item, it steals the target's).



Species: Wormadam-Trash
Item: Occa Berry / Life Orb
Ability: Overcoat
Nature: Modest (+SpA, -Atk)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 SpA / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Struggle Bug / Signal Beam
- Flash Cannon
- Electroweb
- Psychic / Psybeam

Doubles Special Sweeper Wormadam-Trash (Overcoat)

Wormadam is a marvelous Special Sweeper. It was designed to take down the opponent's team with high-damaging special attacks. Life Orb boosts the power of Wormadam's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. With Overcoat, Wormadam is immune to powder moves and damage from sandstorm or hail.

Struggle Bug is a special STAB-boosted 50-base power Bug-type move (100% chance to lower the foes special attack by 1 stage).
Signal Beam is a special STAB-boosted 75-base power Bug-type move (10% chance to confuse the target).
Flash Cannon is a special STAB-boosted 80-base power Steel-type move (10% chance to lower the target's special defense by 1 stage).
Electroweb is a special 55-base power Electric-type move (100% chance to lower the foes speed by 1 stage).
Psychic is a special 90-base power Psychic-type move (10% chance to lower the target's special defense by 1 stage).
Psybeam is a special 65-base power Psychic-type move (10% chance to confuse the target).


Movepool


Wondering what moves can Wormadam-trash 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
Confusion
50
100%
25
10% chance to confuse the target.
Dream Eater
100
100%
15
User gains 1/2 HP inflicted. Sleeping target only.
Electroweb
55
95%
15
100% chance to lower the foe(s) Speed by 1.
Flash Cannon
80
100%
10
10% chance to lower the target's Sp. Def by 1.
Hyper Beam
150
90%
5
User cannot move next turn.
Infestation
20
100%
20
Traps and damages the target for 4-5 turns.
Mirror Shot
65
85%
10
30% chance to lower the target's accuracy by 1.
Psybeam
65
100%
20
10% chance to confuse the target.
Psychic
90
100%
10
10% chance to lower the target's Sp. Def by 1.
Round
60
100%
15
Power doubles if others used Round this turn.
Shadow Ball
80
100%
15
20% chance to lower the target's Sp. Def by 1.
Signal Beam
75
100%
15
10% chance to confuse the target.
Snore
50
100%
15
User must be asleep. 30% chance to flinch target.
Struggle Bug
50
100%
20
100% chance to lower the foe(s) Sp. Atk by 1.
Uproar
90
100%
10
Lasts 3 turns. Active Pokemon cannot fall asleep.
Venoshock
65
100%
10
Power doubles if the target is poisoned.
Bug Bite
60
100%
20
User steals and eats the target's Berry.
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.
Frustration
--
100%
20
Max 102 power at minimum Happiness.
Giga Impact
150
90%
5
User cannot move next turn.
Gunk Shot
120
80%
5
30% chance to poison the target.
Gyro Ball
--
100%
5
More power the slower the user than the target.
Iron Head
80
100%
15
30% chance to flinch the target.
Natural Gift
--
100%
15
Power and type depends on the user's Berry.
Return
--
100%
20
Max 102 power at maximum Happiness.
Secret Power
70
100%
20
Effect varies with terrain. (30% paralysis chance)
Sucker Punch
80
100%
5
Usually goes first. Fails if target is not attacking.
Tackle
50
100%
35
No additional effect.
Thief
60
100%
25
If the user has no item, it steals the target's.
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.
Double Team
--
--
15
Raises the user's evasiveness by 1.
Endure
--
--
10
User survives attacks this turn with at least 1 HP.
Flash
--
100%
20
Lowers the target's accuracy by 1.
Iron Defense
--
--
15
Raises the user's Defense by 2.
Magnet Rise
--
--
10
For 5 turns, the user has immunity to Ground.
Metal Sound
--
85%
40
Lowers the target's Sp. Def by 2.
Protect
--
--
10
Prevents moves from affecting the user this turn.
Psych Up
--
--
10
Copies the target's current stat stages.
Rain Dance
--
--
5
For 5 turns, heavy rain powers Water moves.
Rest
--
--
10
User sleeps 2 turns and restores HP and status.
Safeguard
--
--
25
For 5 turns, protects user's party from status.
Skill Swap
--
--
10
The user and the target trade Abilities.
Sleep Talk
--
--
10
User must be asleep. Uses another known move.
Stealth Rock
--
--
20
Hurts foes on switch-in. Factors Rock weakness.
String Shot
--
95%
40
Lowers the foe(s) Speed by 2.
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.
Toxic
--
90%
10
Badly poisons the target. Poison types can't miss.

Combo List


These are a list of several common move combinations Wormadam-trash 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 Wormadam-trash

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