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How to use Venusaur in Pokémon Sword & Shield VGC

Venusaur is one of the strongest Grass-type Pokémon in VGC. Its famous Ability, Chlorophyll, doubles its Speed stat in harsh sunlight. This is great since Pokémon like Groudon and Torkoal can set up said sunlight to boost Venusaur’s Speed for free! With its Speed stat doubled, Venusaur can even outspeed Regieleki (who is one of the fastest Pokémon there is under normal circumstances)! In VGC, Venusaur is also capable of using G-Max Vine Lash. In addition to dealing damage, the move saps enemies of 1/6 their maximum HP at the end of each turn. Not only can Venusaur dish out damage, it can also immobilize opponents with Sleep Powder. This Pokémon is a great choice for your team, even if you don’t have a sun setter — it can take advantage of opposing sun teams either way.

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