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What is a good moveset for Smeargle?

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I'm trying to fine a good move list for smeargle need some good ideas right now it got transform, milk drink, tri attack and roar of time.

Smeargle learnset

asked Jul 1, 2010 by darkpokemon
edited Aug 29, 2012 by DarkTyphlosion
According to Bulbapedia, there are 559 moves in the game. Smeargle can sketch all but struggle and chatter. He also probably wouldn't carry sketch for a battle, so I won't count that. That leaves 556 moves total for him to learn. nCr=n!/(r!(n-r)!). n=556 and r=4, making 3,939,049,415 possible combinations for a smeargle moveset.
4 billion move combinations sounds impressive but half of them would be completely useless. Splash, anyone?
True, but having that many possible combinations is still cool.
Smeargle (M) @ Leftovers
Trait: Technician
EVs: 252 Def/ 252 SDef/ 4 Spd
Adamant Nature (+Atk, -SAtk)
 - Sketch
 - Sketch
 - Sketch
 - Sketch

Best moveset ever ;P
lol (filler)
Why does the Smeargle learnset link bring me to a YouTube video?
Because he learns every single move in the game. It's over 9000.
Not chatter

27 Answers

0 votes

Gen VI

Smeargle @ Focus Sash

Ability: Own Tempo
EVs: 252 HP / 4 SDef / 252 Spd
Timid Nature
- Spore
- Magic Coat
- Stealth Rock / Spikes
- Sticky Web

answered Nov 27, 2013 by JarJar~
0 votes

Any speed-raising nature

Stealth Rock-Set up some entry hazards
Spore-Put them to sleep before setting up
Toxic spikes-wear down entering targets
Sticky web-Have your slower pokes go before entering pokes

This guy is done if taunted, so watch out.

answered Nov 28, 2013 by Pikajew59
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Pain (Smeargle) (M) @ Focus Sash
Ability: Own Tempo
Shiny: Yes
EVs: 96 HP / 120 Def / 40 SDef / 252 Spd
Timid Nature
- Spore
- Stealth Rock
- Spikes
- Rapid Spin

answered Dec 1, 2013 by razorfish
0 votes

Smeargle @ Focus sash
EVs: 252 Speed, 252 HP, 4 Defense
Nature: Any that lowers attack/sp.attack

Stat boost (Agility/Recover advised)
Stat boost
Batton Pass

Spore to sleep your opponent so you can boost your stats with the stat boost moves. Spore when you predict your opponent to wake up or has woken up (if you outpace them). If your opponent hits you, activating the focus sash or they will KO you next turn, use baton pass to pass your stat boosts on. Agility is advised, as if your opponent is faster than you, they will KO you. If you are slower than your opponent, switch out so you stay safe. You can use recover to heal yourself from the damage taken while your opponent is asleep.

answered May 12, 2014 by Lobster44
0 votes

Smeargle@Focus Sash
Own Tempo
252 Speed 252 HP 4 Defense
-Sticky Web
-Stealth Rocks
-Spikes/Destiny Bond

This set really just sets up hazards onto your opponents team. Spore will give you a chance to make your opponent go to sleep and let you have a chance to set up hazards. If you don't choose to have Spikes, then go for Destiny Bond. At least your opponent will die with you lol.

answered May 20, 2014 by ~Wolf~
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I have 2 move sets.
Smeargle @ Shell Bell
Ability- Own Tempo
Nature- Jolly + sp - special attack
Evs 252 sp 252 attack 4 hp
- Belly Drum
- Spore
- Drain Punch
- Earthquake
Belly Drum to max out attack.
Spore to set up belly drum.
Drain Punch th heal hp after Belly Drum.
Earthquake as a sweep move.
Smeargle @ Leftovers
Ability- Own Tempo
Nature- Bold +defence - attack
Evs 252 sp 84 defence 84 hp 84 special defence
- Spore/Sticky web/Thunder
- Spikes
- Toxic Spikes
- Stealth Rocks
Spore to set up entry hazards or sticky web as an entry hazard. Thunder is for flying types.
The rest are entry hazards.
Hope it helped!

answered Aug 30, 2014 by destructor donphan
edited Aug 31, 2014 by destructor donphan
Flying types tho
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This is what I did to mine. I had sketch on it and with sketch I made it learn...

• Geomancy (For a big power up so you can KO)
•Dark Void (Nighty night to everyone on the field!)
•Sticky Web (Gotta slower those speeds!)
•Baton Pass(To pass the Geomancys on)

And I gave it a foucus sash so if it's now fast enough nothing will KO it. The only thing I'd train it in is speed and maybe HP!

answered Feb 22 by Mewnine9