Sirfetch'd - Moveset & Best Build for Ranked Battle | Pokemon Sword and Shield


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

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Basic Information for Sirfetch'd

Types and Abilities

Pokemon Type 1 Type 2
Fighting Type
Steadfast Raises Speed each time the Pokemon Flinches.
Scrappy (Hidden) Enables moves to hit Ghost-type Pokemon.

Type Defenses

Deals 4x damage
Deals 2x damage
Flying Image Psychic Image Fairy Image
Deals 0.5x damage
Bug Image Rock Image Dark Image
Deals 1/4x damage
Deals 0x damage

What is Type Effectiveness?

Base Stats

HP Attack Defense Sp. Atk Sp. Def Speed
62 135 95 68 82 65

Best Nature for Sirfetch'd

Best Natures
Adamant (+Atk, -SpAtk) Jolly (+Spd, -SpAtk) Brave (+Atk, -Spd)

What are Natures?

Strategies for Sirfetch'd

Leek Attacker Moveset & Best Build

Nature Adamant (+Atk, -SpAtk)
EV Spread HP 252 / Atk. 252 / Def. 4
Final Stat Values HP 169 / Atk. 205 / Def. 116 / Sp.Def. 102 / Spd. 85
Ability Scrappy
Held Item Leek
Moveset Close Combat
Leaf Blade
Knock Off

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

Alternate Move Choices

Brave Bird
First Impression
Swords Dance
Poison Jab
Night Slash

Assault Vest Attacker Moveset & Best Build

Nature Jolly (+Spd, -SpAtk)
EV Spread HP 228 / Atk. 172 / Spd. 108
Final Stat Values HP 166 / Atk. 177 / Def. 115 / Sp.Def. 102 / Spd. 108
Ability Scrappy
Held Item Assault Vest
Moveset Close Combat
Knock Off
Brave Bird
First Impression

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

Alternate Move Choices

Poison Jab
Steel Wing
Leaf Blade
Quick Attack

How to Use Sirfetch'd Effectively

This section is coming soon.

Counters for Sirfetch'd

Take advantage of its low defenses to take it out with a super effective move

Best Pokemon to Use

Pokemon Description
Mimikyu ImageMimikyu Ranking: ★★★★★
・Its Ability Disguise allows it to weather one hit.
Moveset & Best Build for Mimikyu
Togekiss ImageTogekiss Ranking: ★★★★★
・Fairy and Flying-type, super effective against Sirfetch'd.
・After getting hit by an attack you're weak against, Attack while holding Weakness Policy.
Moveset & Best Build for Togekiss
Gardevoir ImageGardevoir Ranking: ★★★★★
・Flying-type, super effective against Sirfetch'd.
・Will-O-Wisp and Reflect guard against physical attackers.
Moveset & Best Build for Gardevoir
Hatterene ImageHatterene Ranking: ★★★★
・Fairy-type, super effective against Sirfetch'd.
Moveset & Best Build for Hatterene
Corviknight ImageCorviknight Ranking: ★★★★
・Bounces back stat-lowering effects it receives.
・Beware of getting hit first with Sleep.
Moveset & Best Build for Corviknight

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