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If you have a good competitive moveset for Scolipede, post an answer below and upvote the best ones. Movesets for its pre-evolutions, if any, can also be shared on this thread.

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Likely tier: Neverused
Actual tier: RU
actual tier: NU :D
Really? Guess I need updated on my tier changes. But that comment of trachy's needs changed, this thing is NU, not Never Used.

If ya get what I'm saying ;)
Well Scolipede is now BL because it is very OP in UU. I guess people have not realized that because Scolipede doos not see a loot of play.
This thing is completely walled by Chesnuaght.
Not exactly completely....a few people carry Poison Jab for that reason and that reason alone.

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Ohhh, the AI controlled Scolipedes gave me so much struggle with their banger movesets! Here's one, slightly improved (however, during the battle, the EVs and Nature stayed unknown):
Held Item: Expert Belt
Ability: Speed Boost
Nature: Any that boosts Attack, except Brave because of its -Speed (Lonely, Adamant, Naughty)
EVs: 252 Attack, 252 Speed

  • Megahorn
  • Poison Jab
  • Earthquake
  • Rock Slide

Earthquake and Rock Slide gives wide coverage, powering up the Expert Belt, Megahorn is just a banger STAB move, while Poison Jab also can poison. Enjoy the sweeping with Speed Boost! ^_^

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Scolipede @ Focus Sash
Ability: Speed Boost
Shiny: Yes
EVs: 4 HP / 252 Atk / 252 Spe
Adamant Nature
- Swords Dance
- Protect
- Poison Jab
- Earthquake

Okay. first turn nets you a guarenteed speedboost, and either a swords dance, or protect if you see a fake-out coming. Focus Sash also guarantees you AT LEAST one swords dance as well. Poison STAB works well, and EQ hits steel, fire, and rock types who may try to switch in to resist what they predict will be your dual stabs.

Priority moves at sash will certainly take this thing out but lemme tell ya, I've swept many a team with a 3x attack Scolipede. How is this thing not used more, it's awesome!?