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This is a strategy guide for using Lanturn in competitive play for the games Pokemon Sword and Shield. Read on for tips on the best Nature, EV spreads, Movesets, and Held Items to use with Lanturn, as well as its strengths and weak points.

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Basic Information for Lanturn

Types and Abilities

Pokemon Type 1 Type 2
Water Type Electric Type
Volt Absorb Restores HP if hit by an Electric-type move.
Illuminate Raises the likelihood of meeting wild Pokemon.
Water Absorb (Hidden) Restores HP if hit by an Water-type move.

Base Stats

HP Attack Defense Sp. Atk Sp. Def Speed
125 58 58 76 76 67

Best Nature for Lanturn

Best Natures
Modest (+SpAtk, -Atk)

What are Natures?

Strategies for Lanturn

Special Defender Moveset & Best Build

Nature Modest (+SpAtk, -Atk)
EV Spread Sp.Atk. 252 / Sp.Def. 244 / Spd. 12
Final Stat Values HP 200 / Def. 78 / Sp.Atk. 140 / Sp.Def. 127 / Spd. 89
Ability Volt Absorb
Held Item Assault Vest
Choice Specs
Moveset Volt Switch
Dazzling Gleam

Alternate Move Choices

Ice Beam
Hydro Pump

How to Use Lanturn Effectively

This section is coming soon.

Counters for Lanturn

Nullify its Water and Electric attacks

Best Pokemon to Use

Pokemon Description
Seismitoad ImageSeismitoad Ranking: ★★★★★
Moveset & Best Build for Seismitoad
Gastrodon ImageGastrodon Ranking: ★★★★
Moveset & Best Build for Gastrodon
Quagsire ImageQuagsire Ranking: ★★★
Moveset & Best Build for Quagsire

Wall it with a Special defender

Best Pokemon to Use

Pokemon Description
Ferrothorn ImageFerrothorn Ranking: ★★★★★
Moveset & Best Build for Ferrothorn
Snorlax ImageSnorlax Ranking: ★★★★
Moveset & Best Build for Snorlax

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