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What is a good moveset for Talonflame?

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[email protected] Gem
Fire/Flying
Ability: Gale Wings
Jolly/Adamant Nature
EVs: 4 HP/252 Atk/252 Spe
-Flare Blitz
-Acrobatics
-Swords Dance/Roost
-Steel Wing/U-Turn

Talonflame is one of my favorite Pokémon. It is pretty useless without Gale Wings though. You could also run Tailwind, Agility, or Bulk Up. And if you don't like recoil use Flame Charge.

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Talonflame (F) @ Lum Berry
Ability: Gale Wings
EVs: 6 HP, 252 Atk, 252 Speed
Nature: Jolly
- Taunt
- U-Turn
- Brave Bird
- Flare Blitz

Just a Lead, nothing more.

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Talonflame @ Power Herb
Trait: Gale Wings
EVS: 4 HP / 252 Atk / 252 Spe
Adamant Nature
- Fly (gets used straight away with power herb)
- Acrobatics (doubles attack once Power herb's been used)
- Flare Blitz (cover against steel, grass and bugs)
- Swords Dance (when predicted opponent switches out)

Tried and tested - works well.

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I don't like this Talonflame, it made me lose a lot :(
I'm just suggesting, maybe you used it wrongly. It works wonders on my team, but thanks for positive comment when there are dozens that don't work properly like above… flying gem; lol….. doesn't even exist on x/y
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Doubles Support Talonflame
Talonflame
Talonflame @ Sky Plate
Ability: Gale Wings
EVs: 128 HP / 252 Atk / 128 Spe
Adamant Nature
- Taunt/Tailwind
- Brave Bird
- Flare Blitz/U-turn
- Quick Guard/Protect

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Ok........this is a weird one, but at least try it before you insult it

Nature: Jolly (+Spd, -SAtk)

Item: Focus Sash

Ability: Gale Wings

EVs: 252 Atk, 252 Spd

Swords Dance - Doubles attack

Flame Charge - STAB, Increases speed

Acrobatics - STAB, Priority, Amazing power when Sash breaks + Swords Dance

There're two options for the final move. You could go with Steel Wing if you want to deal with Rock types , or Roost if you feel uncomfortable fighting at 1 hp.

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Talonflame @ Sharp Beak
Trait: Gale Wings
Nature: Jolly (+Spe, -SAtk)
EVs: 252 Spe/252 Atk/4 Def
Moveset:

  • Brave Bird
  • Flare Blitz
  • U-turn
  • Roost

Gale Wings gives Brave Bird priority, and it has awesome STAB. Flare Blitz gives Talonflame secondary STAB, dealing with other typings. U-turn is a good way to exit the match-up safely, and Roost provides good healing.

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Alright, recently got a Gale Wings Fletchling and Evolved it after ST-ing it to maxed Attack... So here goes!
Talonflame @ Roseli Berry
Ability: Gale Wings
Nature: Naughty (Sp. Defense for Attack)
EV's: 252 Attack, 252 Speed, 4 HP
Moves:
Brave Bird, every Talonflame should have it, awesome STAB
Roost, Brave Bird recovery+priority recovery
Swords Dance, to boost that Attack to hyper levels
Natural Gift, to pair with Roseli Berry for a Fairy move

You can sub Roseli Berry for a Passho Berry to counter Rock types, but for that I'd use Rindo or Chople Berry. Roseli is good because no one will see it coming. If Talon could learn Recycle, you could sub S-Dance for Recycle, and the trolliest set ever. Sadly, he can't. But that would shove him to Uber in half a second.
Hope this helps!

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Lead
Ability: Gale wings
Item: Focus Sash
EVs: 252 Atk, 252 Spe, 4 HP
Nature: Jolly
Moves:
Taunt
Tailwind
Acrobatics
U-turn
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T-flame is very underrated as a lead to be honest. Tailwind priority combined with access to priority acrobatics has very few Pokemon ever outspeeding it. Taunt to prevent your opponent from setting up on you, and u-turn to escape if Talon can't do much else of anything right now.

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My preferred moveset:
Talonflame @ Life Orb
Ability: Gale WIngs
EVs: 252 Atk/252 Spd/ 4 HP
Adamant Nature
-Flare Blitz
-Brave Bird
-Tailwind
-Protect

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