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.
Rillaboom is one of the best Pokémon in competitive play because of its Ability and access to Grassy Glide. Rillaboom’s Ability is Grassy Surge, which sets up Grassy Terrain that heals every Pokémon (that isn’t Flying-type or levitating) by 1/16th of their HP and boosts the power of Grass-type moves. This means Rillaboom gives itself (and a potential teammate) free health recovery while retaining its access to powerful Grass attacks. Rillaboom is proficient both in Singles and Doubles formats, making it a great choice to add to your team!
Palkia is Pokémon Shining Pearl’s mascot and – in our opinion – the most well-designed Legendary Pokémon in the fourth generation. Unfortunately, our praises end there: while Palkia is rather strong in Singles, it can’t do all that much in Doubles and is generally rather outclassed. If you’re playing Shining Pearl and want to learn more about Legendary Pokémon, check out our corresponding guide. Otherwise, let’s jump right into today’s moveset guide!
Dialga is Pokémon Brilliant Diamond’s signature Legendary Pokémon. As you might expect, you can only obtain the Temporal Pokémon in that game! For more information, check out our Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl version exclusives guide. As a Legendary Pokémon, Dialga is one of the strongest party members in BDSP. It boasts a wealth of helpful strengths, including a solid defensive typing and a wide movepool. Without further ado, then, let’s jump right into today’s moveset guide! Continue reading Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl – Dialga Moveset Guide