Bisharp - Moveset & Best Build for Ranked Battle | Pokemon Sword and Shield

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This is a strategy guide for using Bisharp 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 Bisharp, as well as its strengths and weak points.

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Basic Information for Bisharp

Types and Abilities

Pokemon Type 1 Type 2
Dark Type Steel Type
Abilities
Inner Focus The Pokemon is protected from flinching.
Defiant When its stats are lowered its Attack increases.
Pressure (Hidden) The Pokemon raises the foe's PP usage.

Type Defenses

Type
Deals 4x damage
Fighting Image
Deals 2x damage
Fire Image Ground Image
Deals 0.5x damage
Normal Image Grass Image Ice Image Flying Image Rock Image Ghost Image Dragon Image Dark Image Steel Image
Deals 1/4x damage
-
Deals 0x damage
Poison Image Psychic Image

What is Type Effectiveness?

Base Stats

HP Attack Defense Sp. Atk Sp. Def Speed
65 125 100 60 70 70

Best Nature for Bisharp

Best Natures
Adamant (+Atk, -SpAtk)

What are Natures?

Strategies for Bisharp

Anti-Togekiss Occa Berry Moveset & Best Build

Nature Adamant (+Atk, -SpAtk)
EV Spread HP 252 / Atk. 252 / Spd. 4
Final Stat Values HP 172 / Atk. 194 / Def. 120 / Sp.Def. 90 / Spd. 91
Ability Defiant
Held Item Occa Berry
Moveset Sucker Punch
Iron Head
Throat Chop
Swords Dance

These values are from base stats and ideal EVs, excluding external factors.

Alternate Move Choices

Taunt
Brick Break

Focus Band + Metal Burst Moveset & Best Build

Nature Adamant (+Atk, -SpAtk)
EV Spread HP 252 / Atk. 252 / Def. 4
Final Stat Values HP 172 / Atk. 194 / Def. 121 / Sp.Def. 90 / Spd. 90
Ability Defiant
Held Item Focus Band
Moveset Sucker Punch
Metal Burst
Iron Head
Guillotine

These values are from base stats and ideal EVs, excluding external factors.

Alternate Move Choices

Taunt
Brick Break
Swords Dance

How to Use Bisharp Effectively

This section is coming soon.

Counters for Bisharp

Use a Fire-type Pokemon with Physical defense

Best Pokemon to Use

Pokemon Description
Heat Rotom ImageHeat Rotom Ranking: ★★★★★
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Torkoal ImageTorkoal Ranking: ★★★★
Moveset & Best Build for Torkoal

Bear its brunt with a type-advantaged Physical defender

Best Pokemon to Use

Pokemon Description
Corviknight ImageCorviknight Ranking: ★★★★★
Moveset & Best Build for Corviknight
Toxapex ImageToxapex Ranking: ★★★★
Moveset & Best Build for Toxapex

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