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What is a good moveset for Pelipper?

2 votes

You know the drill
Im currently using
Ice Beam(u no Y!)
Surf(do I really have to say?)
Toxic(eats fows health)
Fly(STAB fairly powerful even with lower attack)

pelipper learnser

asked Jul 20, 2010 by Swampert
edited Jul 1, 2011 by DarkTyphlosion
Pelipper (M) @ Leftovers
Trait: Rain Dish
EVs: 252 HP / 56 Def / 200 SDef
Calm Nature (+SDef, -Atk)
- Boil Over
- Stockpile
- Protect
- Roost
Likely tier  nu
That's for when people didn't know the tiers.... That's just useless.

6 Answers

2 votes

Replace Fly with either of these moves:

Protect: Great when used with Toxic.

Roost: Great healing move that helps lower weakness to electric.

Air Cutter: If your Sp. Attack is high enough, this is a good move to use. It also has a good chance to deal a critical hit. Get it from Move Tutor.

I would choose Protect, it's my favorite move to teach Pelliper.

answered Jul 20, 2010 by trachy
Ok, but this is for pokemon ruby so I cant use air cutter, but I will get protect!
I had a Pelliper in my Ruby version too until I finaly got a Milotic (so hard to get.) So yeah, all of my suggestions except for Protect were useless.
I felt this was too short to add as an answer. =3

Two words: Shock. Wave.
Protect is a lot better with Toxic. My Pelliper in HG knows:

Toxic, Protect, Surf, and Air Cutter.

Always teach Pelliper Protect and Toxic, otherwise you can't really call it a Pelliper.
1 vote


Item: Leftovers
Ability: Rain-dish
Nature: Calm
EVs: 252 Defense, 252 S.Defense, 6 S.Attack


Roost
Stock-pile
Scald
Toxic/Ice-beam


Roost is healing. Stock-pile is boosting. Scald is STAB and sometimes status. Toxic is Stalling, while Ice-beam would be coverage.

answered Feb 2, 2012 by Speed freak
edited Feb 3, 2012 by Speed freak
I know why no-one uses him. Not because he does not have very high stats, but because he looks ugly.
Stockpile makes great coverage. :P
Fixed, thanks trachy.
1 vote


Pelipper @ Lefties/Life Orb

EVs: 248 HP / 8 Def / 252 SpA

Modest Nature (+SpA, -Atk)

  • Hydro Pump/Surf/Scald
  • Ice Beam
  • Hidden Power Grass
  • Roost

Tank.
The EVs allow Pelipper to switch in 4 times without fainting while SR is up.
Hydro Pump is a bit more powerful than Surf, but has 80 accuracy and lower PP. So Surf becomes a solid alternative. Scald is an alternative as well if you want to fish for the burn. All three are of course STAB.
Ice Beam is used to hit Grass- and Flying-types, mainly.
Hidden Power Grass hits Water types.
And Roost heals it.

answered Mar 1, 2012 by Hex
edited Mar 1, 2012 by Hex
Why not Scald? That would be great for him.
Surf and Hydro Pump are move offensive, but I put it as an option.
0 votes

Gen V

Pelipper (M) @ Leftovers
Trait: Keen Eye
EVs: 252 Def / 252 SAtk / 4 SDef
Bold Nature (+Def, -Atk)
- Toxic
- Protect
- Aqua Ring
- Surf

answered Apr 28, 2011 by trachy
Wouldn't it be more effective to have the Rain Dish ability and to replace aqua ring with rain dance? Because then you would get healed and you power up surf.
YOU HIT THE MARK THERE DR_CLOCK!
But then he would have to waste more turns activating Rain-dance again.
I personally don't prefer aqua ring, I would replace it with roost for the turns that you can't use protect.
0 votes

With a little bit of setup Pelipper can be very bulky.

This set lets Pelipper be a bulky Rain Abuser.
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Pelipper @ Leftovers/ Rocky Helmet
Ability: Rain Dish
EVs: 252 HP / 52 Def / 204 SpD
Calm Nature
- Hurricane
- Roost
- Rain Dance
- Stockpile

Hurricane will never miss in the rain and is your STAB(Also may confuse the opponent making them a little less likely to hit you.)

Roost recovers your HP of course(Also Roost works well with Rocky Helmet, but Leftovers is a better choice with Rain Dish in my opinion.)

Rain Dance lets your Rain Dish ability recover your HP and makes Hurricane never miss.(Rain Dish + Leftovers + Roost will let you recover monstrous amounts of HP.)

Stockpile is the most important move on this move set because after using it twice you will double your Defense and Special Defense.

Now your biggest threat in this set is Electric type moves, but after 3x Stockpiles they shouldn't do enough damage to make you faint.

Also if you want you could throw a few PP ups on Hurricane or Roost. It wouldn't hurt if you did. (Also it would help Pelipper if it has good IVs in HP, Sp. Attack, Defense, Sp. Defense, and Speed.)

answered 2 days ago by DocVenture1
0 votes

Pelipper may be slow, but he has enough speed to be a decent scarfer!


Pelipper @ Choice Scarf
Trait: Rain Dish
Naive Nature
EVs: 252 SpA, 252 Spe, 4 Atk
Moves:
~Knock Off
~Air Slash
~Scald
~Ice Beam

answered 2 days ago by The Trapinchinator