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

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Basic Information for Silvally

Types and Abilities

Pokemon Type 1 Type 2
Normal Type
Abilities
RKS System Changes type depending on held item.

Type Defenses

Type
Takes 4x damage
-
Takes 2x damage
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Takes 0.5x damage
-
Takes 1/4x damage
-
Takes 0x damage
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What is Type Effectiveness?

Base Stats

HP Attack Defense Sp. Atk Sp. Def Speed
95 95 95 95 95 95

Best Nature for Silvally

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

What are Natures?

Strategies for Silvally

Special Attacker Moveset & Best Build

Nature Timid (+Spd, -Atk)
EV Spread HP 4 / Sp.Atk. 252 / Spd. 252
Final Stat Values HP 4 / Def. 115 / Sp.Atk. 147 / Sp.Def. 115 / Spd. 161
Ability RKS System
Held Item Memory Items
Life Orb
Moveset Air Slash
Thunderbolt
Flamethrower
Flash Cannon

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

Alternate Move Choices

Grass Pledge
Steel Beam
Ice Beam
U-turn

Physical Attacker Moveset & Best Build

Nature Jolly (+Spd, -SpAtk)
EV Spread HP 4 / Atk. 252 / Spd. 252
Final Stat Values HP 171 / Atk. 147 / Def. 115 / Sp.Def. 115 / Spd. 161
Ability RKS System
Held Item Memory Items
Life Orb
Moveset Multi-Attack
Iron Head
U-turn
Crunch

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

Alternate Move Choices

Swords Dance
Explosion
Aerial Ace
Thunder Fang
Fire Fang

How to Use Silvally Effectively

This section is coming soon.

Counters for Silvally

Weather it with a defensive Pokemon

Best Pokemon to Use

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Excadrill ImageExcadrill Ranking: ★★★★☆
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