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What is a good moveset for Scizor?

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Mine has the ability Swarm. It knows:

Swords Dance: Increases its already great attack even more.

Iron Head: Good power, high accuracy, good chance to cause flinching, STAB.

X-Scissor: Good power, high accuracy, STAB.

Night Slash: Decent power, high accuracy, good chance for critical hit.

Scizor Learnset

asked Jul 20, 2010 by trachy
edited Jul 1, 2011 by DarkTyphlosion
I think you should throw in an aerial ace instead of swords dance can be handy if your opponent will have good evasion!! I agree with all the other attacks but strenght
Scyther (M) @ Life Orb
Trait: Technician
EVs: 252 Atk / 4 Def / 252 Spd
Jolly Nature (+Spd, -SAtk)
- Fury Cutter
- Aerial Ace
- Pursuit
- Swords Dance
Scizor (M) @ Life Orb
Trait: Technician
EVs: 80 HP / 252 Atk / 176 Def
Adamant Nature (+Atk, -SAtk)
- U-turn
- Bullet Punch
- Pursuit
- Superpower
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Bug Bite has a higher power than X-scissor because of Technician plus it eats their berry

34 Answers

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Scizor can be a beast, but it also is fragile if you're not careful. After all, it may only be weak to Fire, but Fire-Types and Fire-Type attacks can be out there to hurtcha. So here;s something I got for a Technician build;

Nature: Adamant or Jolly
Ability: Technician
EVs: Attack, Speed, and HP
Attacks:Fury Cutter or Bug Bite/Bullet Punch/Aerial Ace/Pursuit
Held Item: Life Orb or Muscle Band

answered Aug 16, 2012 by Bryon
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Scizor- w/ technician and no item and is adamant (nature)

bullet punch (ability+STAB)
acrobatics(ability+ no item)
iron head(STAB)
x-scissor(STAB)

answered Aug 22, 2012 by tennisperson
Instead of no item, go with Flying Gem
Flying Gem is Unreleased.
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Banded Scizor+Bullet punch+Technician=GEEZUS

Scizor@choice band
252 atk 128 def 128 spd
Adamant
-bullet punch
-bug bite
-double hit
-pursuit

answered Dec 31, 2012 by Generekt
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Scizor moveset.

@BrightPowder Adamant Nature.

  • X-Scissor: STAB. Decent power , used on Swords Dance.

  • Bullet Punch: STAB. Decent power on Swords Dance.

  • Swords Dance: HAX on X-Scissor and Bullet Punch.

Least but not least....

  • Baton Pass: Use it for atleast a Fire Type.

This is the moveset you might need.

answered Jan 1, 2013 by inferapemaster
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Scizor @ Iron Plate
Trait: Technician
Nature: Adamant (+Attack -Special Attack)
EVs: 252 Attack 252 HP 4 Special Defence

-Roost/Protect Depends on what suits you better
-Swords Dance You would not believe how many sweeps I have done with a +6 Scizor
-Bullet Punch STAB + Priority
-Bug Bite/Ariel Ace Once again depends on what suits you better. For STAB, go for BB. To
counter fighting types, use AA. Both get a technician boost.

answered Dec 28, 2013 by FrenzyTorterra
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Scizor
Item: Scizorite
Nature: Adamant
EVs: 200 HP/ 252 Att/ 56 SpD
Swords Dance
Bullet Punch
Bug Bite/ U-turn
Pursuit/Superpower

answered Apr 5, 2014 by Purple
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Scizor@Choice Band
Trait: Technician
Nature: Adamant
EVs: 252 atk, 252 spd, 4 sp. def

• Fury Cutter
• Bullet Punch
• Aerial Ace
• Double Hit

answered Apr 29, 2014 by Almighty Derpados
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Powerhouse Scizor

Rozics @ Life Orb/ Occa Berry
Trait: Technician
Nature: Adamant

  • Superpower (Deals with normal, steel, rock, dark and ice types)
  • Iron Head (STAB)
  • Bullet Punch (STAB + with technician makes about base 90 + priority)
  • X-Scissor (STAB + Deals with Grass and Psychic types)
answered Apr 30, 2014 by Ayyar
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Defog support Scizor
Scizor

U-turn me on (Scizor) (M) @ Leftovers/Scizorite
Ability: Technician
EVs: 252 HP / 56 Atk / 200 SpD
Adamant Nature
- Roost
- Bullet Punch
- U-turn
- Defog

Unlike most defoggers Scizor has a large amount of resistances, attacks from the physical side, and isn't too afraid of dark or rock types. These reasons and it's abilities as a pivot give it a support niche. Roost allows it to tank repeated hits, while bullet punch and u-turn allow scizor to use the massive attack stat of his. Leftovers can be used for longer staying power, while Scizorite may be used if one desires more offensive ability and does not have another mega on the team

answered Jul 16, 2014 by Dudeicolo
Lol that name
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Scizor is an epic sweeper but quite frail.

hello scizor
Scizor @ Scizorite
Trait:Technician
EVs:252 attack/252 speed/4 hp
Adamant Nature
Moveset:
Bullet Punch
Bug Bite
Swords Dance
Pursuit

answered Jul 16, 2014 by <|Skymin|>
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Bulky Sweeper Set:
Scizor (M) @ Scizorite
Ability: Technician
EVs: 76 HP / 180 Def / 252 SpD
Careful Nature
- Bullet Punch (Stab+Gets boost from Technician)
- Swords Dance (You know, for more power)
- Roost (Get your Bulky sweeper's health back up!)
- U-turn/Bug Bite (Bug Bite gets boost from Technician and U-Turn to deal last minute damage with that Attack Boost)

My first Post Hope you like it. :)

answered Aug 7, 2014 by Neshen
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Scizor @ Flying Gem
Trait: Technician
EVs: 252Atk, 252Def, 6HP
Adamant Nature

Acrobatics: (the Technician boost plus flying Gem boost plus the no item held boost will put the base power of this tech well into the 200s making it one of the most powerfull moves with no set up required. Then add in Scizors natural Atk power and you will sweep most anything. After the first use though the base power will drop to 165)
Bullet Punch (Stab/Priority)
Bug Bite (Stronger Stab than x-scissor when boosted via technician plus eats opponents berry)
Last Slot can go to a couple of different things: roost for survivability, Swords Dance for sweeping, Pursuit for when they switch to get their fire type, or my favorite Thief due to the added power boost from technician plus stealing the opponents held item if you have already used Acrobatics. Hope this helded

answered Sep 18, 2014 by saigechaos
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Ability: Technician 25n evs in attack and speed and 4 in hp. Jolly or Adamant nature.

Swords dance
Bullet Punch
Quick attack
Bug bite

Swords dance for boosting attack. Bullet punch for stab and priority and technician. Quick attack for types that resist steel. Bug bite for stab and technician.

answered Jan 11 by Sachen
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So here is one of the rare mega move sets.

Scizor-Mega @ Scizorite
Ability: Technician
EVs: 252 Atk / 20 Def / 236 SpD
Careful Nature
- Bullet Punch
- Swords Dance
- X-Scissor/Bug Bite
- Roost/Night Slash

Ok, now lets talk about the strategy behind the set. Given it's defense stats, it should be able to take a hit while using Swords Dance. You can go for another (probably) if the opponent switches out. Now you can go for a Bullet Punch, which goes from a base power of 90 damage (x2.25 thank to stab and technician) to an incredible 180 damage, which means you can take out most of the team, if not all. If the opponent is slow, then maybe you can go for something like X-Scissor, Bug Bite or Night Slash. Bug Bite does 90 damage thanks to technician (opposed to an 80 damage X-Scissor, 120 with stab) and 135 damage with stab. Bug Bite also eats the opponent's berry, so it's a better choice than X-Scissor. Roost is there for some nice sustain, and Night Slash is for coverage (I like Roost better though).

I really hoped this helped! I put a lot of effort into this!

answered 4 days ago by wires_and_fires