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What is a good moveset for Scrafty?

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Another interesting and unique type combo. A Fighting type without a Psychic weakness!


asked Oct 14, 2010 by Pokemaster
edited Feb 11, 2011 by Pokemaster
Likely tier: Borderline
Drain punch
Bulk up
I reckon a good moveset for Scrafty is Focus Punch, High jump kick, giga impact and Hyper beam
Scrafty's a cool Pokemon and all, but I don't really understand it that much. Think about it: it punches a ghost and does nothing, it bites a ghost and lands super-effective damage.

31 Answers

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Scrafty(M)@Big Root
Evs:252 atk/252 spd/4 hp
Moves:Drain Punch
Stone Edge
Dragon Dance

answered Apr 26, 2012 by A Very Nice Guy
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over all scrafty is the best physical sweeper I have come across. my moveset follows:

nature : adament
Ability : moxie
EV's : 252 in attack and hp, 4 in speed.
item : chesto berry (or lum)

crunch (stab and good coverage, flinching is nice too)

dragon dance (to set up the speed and attack for the sweep)

brick break/close combat (brick break for secure damage, cc if you wanna play risky yet annialate your opponent)

rest (get your hp back and wake up in the same turn ? yes please)

*now, what you want to do is you want to get a few dragon dances off to get that all important attack and speed up, ( you should be able to take 2 non super-effective hits before resting scrafty's high D and spec D ftw ^.^ ) then rest it off, use another dragon dance if you need, then nail em with crunch/brick break or close combat and let moxie do the rest! (for new people to scrafty best off to practice in the elite 4 before taking it to your friends just to know it's damage/sustain)

answered Oct 18, 2012 by benall08
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Scrafty's defenses are higher than it's attack stats so bulk up can help him stay out longer in battle and attack to help do some serious damage so my move set would be

  • bulk up(look above)
  • high jump kick
  • ice punch(covers flying weakness)
  • dragon claw or crunch 4 pure power.

you could also replace high jump kick with focus punch and bulk up with double team to ensure a powerful combo and add a bright powder to help even more!!!

answered Dec 22, 2012 by samurisceptile
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Mine's a little odd. Introducing: Tank Scrafty.

Ability: Shed Skin
Nature: Careful (-sp atk, +sp def).
EVs: 252 Hp and 128 sp def and def.
Item: Rocky Helmet/Leftovers/Shell Bell
Moves: Bulk Up (boost)
Stone Edge/Zen Headbutt (coverage)
Drain Punch (Stab+Heal)
Toxic/Double Team (Poison or boost)

There's a lot of flexibility for the 4th move. Detect/Protect, Amnesia, round out coverage by having Stone Edge AND Zen Headbutt.

answered Jan 24, 2013 by TheSinful
edited Feb 28, 2013 by TheSinful
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Scrafty right?
Bulk up
Drain punch
Item: Big Root

answered Apr 8, 2013 by Alexjogos1999
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Moveset for Scrafty:

  • Taunt [Dark Move] (So the opponent would be forced to use Physical-based moves like ThunderPunch, X-Scissor or Power Whip)
  • Counter [Fighting Move] (To counter Physical-based moves with twice the power it received)
  • Hi Jump Kick [Fighting Move] (To give it that extra "kick" after giving back the received damage)
  • Hyper Beam [Normal Move] (Just for the hell of it.)
answered Jul 2, 2013 by ϟ EmperorEctoshock ϟ
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Scrafty @ Leftovers
Trait: Moxie
Jolly Nature (+Speed/-Sp.Attack)
EV's Spread: Speed and Attack
-Hi Jump Kick (STAB)
-ThunderPunch (Cover Flying)
-Zen Headbutt (Cover Fighting)
-Dragon Dance (Power UP)

answered Jul 10, 2013 by AP1805
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Nature: Adament
Ability: shedskin
Evs: 252 attk 252 hp 6 spd
Item: big root/ rocky helmet

Drain punch
Dragon dance/ bulk up
Ice punch

Idea is to get a boost and use drain punch, and rest with the idea of shed skin healing also helps against thunder wave which I've seen a lot on x and y

answered Jul 15, 2014 by Lt5urge
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This Pokemon is amazing and this moveset is my scrafty's and works really well I beat my friends, Volcarona, Electrivire, Machamp, Musharana and Blastoise and somebody else. No joke so any way here it is. ( level 50 battle)
Ability : Shed skin
Item :Leftovers
Nature : careful

  • Bulk up : boost that defense and Atack which careful covers Special defense.
  • Drain punch : extra healing powered by bulk up and STAB
  • Payback : STAB good if your the slower Pokemon
  • Protect ; this is handy for leftovers to kick in.
    This guy is BOSS!
answered Jul 17, 2014 by Pumpkaboom!
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Role: Physical sweeper
Ability: Shed Skin
EVs: 248HP, 248speed, 12atk
Item: life orb/chesto berry/leftovers
Drain Punch: Stab and heals back damage
Knock off/Crunch: Knock off does double damage if opponent has held item (it also knocks item off of opponent) or Crunch for 80 power and chance to lower defense.
Dragon Dance: Raises speed and Attack by 1 stage.
Rest: Restores your health completely but makes the user fall asleep ( has a chance to wake up early thanks to shed skin)

answered Apr 14 by nintendogamer639
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Scrafty@Wide lens
EVs 252 HP/80 Attk/ 108 Def/

1: Dragon Dance (egg)
2:High jump kick(STAB)
4:Chip away/Ice punch/Headbutt

answered Jul 19 by MordecaiTheGamer