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If you have a good competitive moveset for Darmanitan, 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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Darmanitan Pokédex and learnset for reference.


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Bulbapedia says it does revert once the HP goes back above half.
Likely tier: Underused
With Daruma Mode: Neverused
Wow. UU and NU before 9 month. Now is the most OU pokemon ever.

21 Answers

–2 votes

Ability: Sheer force
Item: Life ord
- Thrash
- Solar beam
- Flamethrower
- Superpower

You need Natures and EVs. Also Thrash is a bad move and Solar Beam and Flamethrower are awful on Darm because of it's super low Special Attack.
I guess this team can easily thrash a beginner player, but you need a nature. Plus, Solar Beam, Thrash, and Superpower give it no STAB, and Flamethrower is good only when you have Zen Mode(because of the Sp. Atk. boost)
but superpower is good coverage