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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
Takes 4x damage
Pokemon Fighting Image
Takes 2x damage
Pokemon Fire Image Pokemon Ground Image
Takes 0.5x damage
Pokemon Normal Image Pokemon Grass Image Pokemon Ice Image Pokemon Flying Image Pokemon Rock Image Pokemon Ghost Image Pokemon Dragon Image Pokemon Dark Image Pokemon Steel Image
Takes 1/4x damage
-
Takes 0x damage
Pokemon Poison Image Pokemon 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 Effective against physical attackers and defenders.
Brick Break Can break walls, like Reflect and Light Screen.

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 Sash
Moveset Sucker Punch
Metal Burst
Iron Head
Guillotine

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

Alternate Move Choices

Taunt Effective against physical attackers and defenders.
Brick Break Can break walls, like Reflect and Light Screen.
Swords Dance Use to increase Atk, though Sucker Punch KOs in one hit.

How to Use Bisharp Effectively

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Counters for Bisharp

Use a Fire-type Pokemon with Physical Defense

Best Pokemon to Use

Pokemon Description
Heat Rotom ImageHeat Rotom Ranking: ★★★★★
・Can use and burn with Will-O-Wisp
・Attack weak points with Overheat
Moveset & Best Build for Heat Rotom
Torkoal ImageTorkoal Ranking: ★★★★☆
・Can use and burn with Will-O-Wisp
・Attack weak points with Overheat
Moveset & Best Build for Torkoal

Bear Its Brunt with a Type-advantaged Physical Defender

Best Pokemon to Use

Pokemon Description
Corviknight ImageCorviknight Ranking: ★★★★★
・Can recover HP with Roost
・Attack weak spots with Body Press
Moveset & Best Build for Corviknight
Toxapex ImageToxapex Ranking: ★★★★☆
・Can restore HP with Recover
・Aim to burn with Scald
Moveset & Best Build for Toxapex

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