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


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

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Basic Information for Frosmoth

Types and Abilities

Pokemon Type 1 Type 2
Ice Type Bug Type
Shield Dust Blocks the added effects of attacks taken.
Ice Scales (Hidden) Special moves damage are halved because the Pokemon is protected by ice scales.

Type Defenses

Deals 4x damage
Fire Image Rock Image
Deals 2x damage
Flying Image Steel Image
Deals 0.5x damage
Grass Image Ice Image Ground Image
Deals 1/4x damage
Deals 0x damage

What is Type Effectiveness?

Base Stats

HP Attack Defense Sp. Atk Sp. Def Speed
70 65 60 125 90 65

Best Nature for Frosmoth

Best Natures
Modest (+SpAtk, -Atk) Timid (+Spd, -Atk)

What are Natures?

Strategies for Frosmoth

Special Attacker Moveset & Best Build

Nature Timid (+Spd, -Atk)
EV Spread Sp.Atk. 252 / Sp.Def. 4 / Spd. 252
Final Stat Values HP 145 / Def. 80 / Sp.Atk. 145 / Sp.Def. 111 / Spd. 128
Ability Ice Scales
Held Item Occa Berry
Focus Sash
Heavy-Duty Boots
Moveset Quiver Dance
Ice Beam
Bug Buzz
Air Slash

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

Alternate Move Choices

Giga Drain
Mirror Coat

Assault Vest Moveset & Best Build

Nature Modest (+SpAtk, -Atk)
EV Spread HP 228 / Sp.Atk. 252 / Spd. 28
Final Stat Values HP 174 / Def. 80 / Sp.Atk. 194 / Sp.Def. 110 / Spd. 89
Ability Ice Scales
Held Item Assault Vest
Moveset Ice Beam
Bug Buzz
Air Slash
Giga Drain

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

Alternate Move Choices

Weather Ball
Dazzling Gleam

How to Use Frosmoth Effectively

This section is coming soon.

Counters for Frosmoth

Strike hard with Physical attacks or 4x super effectiveness

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Aegislash ImageAegislash Ranking: ★★★★★
Moveset & Best Build for Aegislash
Coalossal ImageCoalossal Ranking: ★★★★★
Charizard ImageCharizard Ranking: ★★★★★
Moveset & Best Build for Charizard

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