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

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Toxtricity Pokédex and learnset for reference.

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Special

Toxtricity (either form works) @ Choice Specs
Ability: Punk Rock
Nature: Timid
EVs: 252 SpA/252 Spe/4 HP

  • Overdrive
  • Sludge Wave
  • Boomburst
  • Volt Switch

Mixed

Toxtricity-Amped @ Throat Spray
Ability: Punk Rock
Nature: Naive/Hasty
EVs: 252 SpA/252 Spe/4 Attack

  • Shift Gear (only amped form)
  • Overdrive
  • Sludge Wave
  • Fire Punch (helps 1v1 ferrothorn)

Physical

Toxtricity-Amped @ Zap Plate / Magnet / Life Orb
Ability: Punk Rock
Nature: Jolly
EVs: 252 Attack/252 Spe/4 HP

  • Shift Gear
  • Thunder Punch/Wild Charge
  • Poison Jab
  • Fire Punch/Throat Chop
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You could do power up punch  or drain punch instead of sift gear
@Redvolt77 drain punch is a good option. I wouldn't say power-up punch because shift gear boost attack as well as doubles speed, but doesn't do any damage.
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Toxtricity (Amped Form) @ Throat Spray
Ability: Punk Rock
EVs: 56 Atk / 200 SpA / 252 Spe
Naive Nature
- Boomburst (Very strong, and gets a boost from punk rock)
- Shift Gear (doubles speed and gives an attack boost)
- Drain Punch (damages the opponent, heals you)
- Overdrive (punk rock boost and STAB)

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Weakness Policy

Toxtricity @ Weakness Policy
Ability: Punk Rock
EVs: 252 SpA / 4 SpD / 252 Spe
Timid Nature
IVs: 0 Atk
- Endure
- Shift Gear
- Boomburst / Stored Power / Sludge Wave
- Overdrive

Endure is to take the super effective hit and activate Weakness Policy. Shift Gear is for when you need to speed up and to boost Stored Power. Third moveslot can be Boomburst for raw Punk Rock boosted damage, Stored Power for niche coverage and when a Weakness Policy/Shift Gear is set up it will have a base power of 160, and Sludge Wave is STAB. Overdrive is a standard STAB boosted by Punk Rock.

thing is, Toxtricity only has 2 weaknesses and 8 resistances. :P

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Toxtricity @ Throat Spray
Ability: Punk Rock
EVs: 252 SpA / 4 Def / 252 Spe
Timid / Modest Nature

  • Overdrive
  • Boomburst
  • Stored Power
  • Shift Gear
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Toxtricity @ Throat Spray
Ability: Punk Rock
EVs: 4 HP, 252 SpAtk, 252 Spe
Nature: Timid
IVs: 0 Atk
- Overdrive
- Sludge Wave
- Boomburst
- Snarl

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why snarl?
boosted by punk rock and activates throat spray
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Assault Vest

Toxtricity @ Assault Vest
Ability: Punk Rock
EVs: 252 HP / 252 SpA / 4 Spe
Modest Nature
- Nuzzle
- Overdrive
- Sludge Wave / Volt Switch
- Boomburst

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Belch

Toxtricity @ Salac Berry / Petaya Berry
Ability: Punk Rock
EVs: 252 SpA / 4 SpD / 252 Spe
Timid/Modest Nature
IVs: 0 Atk
- Endure
- Belch
- Overdrive
- Boomburst

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Ah, I see you're a man of culture, like me.
nice set
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[email protected] spray
Timid, Punk rock
252 spa, 252 spe, 4hp
-Overdrive
Punk rock + STAB + throat spray=power
-Boomburst
Power!!!
-Acid spray
Cheap damage to power up other moves
-Thunder wave/ toxic/Sludge wave/bomb/thunderbolt/thunder

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No overdrive? cid spray is preferred over sludge bomb/wave? Only 3 move slots? You recommend toxic on an offensive mon? This is all around trash.
I did put Overdrive(as the first move) and btw acid spray is just a preference u can always swap it out for any other move
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Toxtricity @ Choice Specs
ABILITY: Punk Rock
NATURE: Timid (+Spd -Atk)
EVs: 252 SpAtk/252 Spd/4 HP

Overdrive
Sludge Bomb
Boomburst
Volt Switch

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Toxtricity (either form works,) @ throat spray
Ability: Punk Rock
Nature: Timid (see below)
EVs: 252 SpA/252 Spe/4 HP

The problem with this Pokemon is that the majority of the good natures for this Pokemon will give you the low key form. That doesn't matter here as this moveset won't utilize either final level-up move. Although I will say the low key move is definitely more niche. If you want amped-up form or to utilize the final level-up move I recommend using a nature that negates itself, such as Hardy. Not the best option but cut your losses somewhere. Anywho moveset time:

1: OverDrive - Nice Stab
2: BoomBurst - Crazy powerful plus more with the ability.
3+4: Toxic + Hex! - I haven't played with this enough but I wanted to get this idea out there so people could try it. Starting with Toxic is always a good idea. Using Hex does double the damage to any Pokemon affected by a status condition.

Kinda different and this won't give you a poison stab move but who knows. I'm open to all suggestions and comments. I've stated this on other posts, but I'm the guys that goes against the grain and tinkers with movesets just to find something new and different.

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Toxic and hex combo? What about toxic and venoshock? Or even better, none of them. Shift gear to raise your mediocre speed and sludge bomb for STAB is just superior
here's my recommendation. Toxtricity is too frail to be using Toxic, since it dies to basically everything, and it has mediocre speed. Instead of Toxic+Hex, you can have another Pokemon set up Toxic Spikes (as long as the opponent doesn't have any poison types) and instead of Hex, you can use Venoshock, since it has the same base power as Hex, and gets STAB due to Toxtricity's posion typing. To replace Toxic, Shift Gear helps boost its speed. But sludge wave is usually more reliable than Venoshock
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Toxtricity (Amped Form) @ Throat Spray
Ability: Punk Rock
Nature: Timid
EVs: 252 SpA/252 Spe/4 SpD

Overdrive - STAB + Ability + Item
Shift Gear - For mediocre Speed
Boomburst - Powerful + Ability + Item
Sludge Bomb - STAB + 30% Poison chance

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Toxtricity with a timid nature is low-key form and low-key can't lear shift gear so what other nature could you use.
You can mint the nature. Minting a Toxtricity's nature does not change its form. Start with an Amped form and change it.
Oh ty I forgot about those
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Stored Power Sweeper:

Toxtricity (Amped Form) @ Throat Spray
Ability: Punk Rock
Nature: Timid (+Spe, -Att)
EVs: 252 SpA / 128 HP / 128 Spe

  • Overdrive
  • Shift Gear
  • Stored Power
  • Boomburst / Sludge Wave / Sludge Bomb / Acid Spray

Using a combination of the Throat Spray item and Shift Gear, it is possible to get Stored Power to deal quite a lot of damage. Firstly, Overdrive is a solid sound move, that deals STAB damage and activates its Throat Spray. Going to the bottom, Boomburst fills a similar role, while the latter three options are used to deal STAB damage, and to have a good option against Soundproof. Shift Gear can be used to set up, and boost the power of stored power. Unfortunately, it increases Attack instead of Special Attack, but it still is helpful for the boost. If Shift Gear is used, the power of Stored Power increases to 80 automatically. If you use two Shift Gears and attack with a sound move once, the power is boosted up to 160! However, Toxtricity needs to be survive to pull this off, so I gave him 128 EVs in HP to help it.

Overall, this set can be used against a wide variety of Pokémon, but may struggle against ground types and Ferrothorn.

Thanks!

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Trait: Punk Rock
Nature: Modest (+Sp. Attack, - Attack) or Timid (+Speed, - Attack)
EVs: 252 Sp. Attack, 252 Speed, 4 HP
Role: Special Sweeper

Moves:

  • Boomburst
  • Belch
  • Overdrive
  • Sludge Bomb
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You cant use Belch without a berry lol
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Toxtricity @ Choice Band
EVs: 252 Atk/252 Spd/4 Sp. Def
Nature: Adamant (+Atk -Sp.Atk)
Ability: Punk Rock
-Sludge Bomb
-Fire Punch
-Drain Punch
-Hex/Wild Charge

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Sludge bomb? It -spa nature and no spa EVs, u are better off running shift gear than sludge bomb
on a banded Toxtricity set?
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Darn it nebbyY, already did a physical toxricity set. We'll here's another one.

Toxtricity @ Life Orb
Ability: Technician
EVs: 252 Atk / 4 SpD / 252 Spe
Adamant Nature
- Shift Gear
- Gunk Shot/Poison jab
- Drain Punch
- Wild charge
Shift gear is the best setup move in my opinion, and a +2 boost in speed and +1 in attack really helps gunk shot is a risky move, but it can ohko a max defense clefable. Here's the proof:252+ Atk Life Orb Toxtricity Gunk Shot vs. 252 HP / 252+ Def Clefable: 406-478 (103 - 121.3%) -- guaranteed OHKO. Nice huh? On the other hand, poison jab is for if you dont want any risks but it can't ko unless you crit. Drain punch to recover hp from a stab wild charge. And the best thing is, what usually walls it like magnazone and excadrill can be hit by a super effective drain punch, which are normally the best switch is on Toxtricity

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I didn't know it got Gunk Shot
iT dOeS(checks again to make sure. Yea it does)
Can you make a better technician setup? None of these moves would relieve the damage buff that the ability grants to lower power moves.
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Toxtricity(M)@Choice Specs
Rash Nature/ Ability: Punk Rock
EVs (252 SpAtk/252 Spd/6 HP)
-Overdrive
-Throat Chop
-Poison Jab
-Boomburst

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Choice Specs on a mixed Pokemon?
I didn't know pjab was physical but toxtricity still has a pretty solid attack and throat chop is just for some coverage against psychic
Pjab is physical
And so is Throat Chop
sorry I meant to put it down here
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Toxtricity @ Black Sludge
Ability: Technician
EVs: 252 HP / 252 SpA / 4 SpD
Modest Nature
IVs: 0 Atk
- Shock Wave
- Acid Spray
- Snarl
- Swift

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I'm just curious, why no Speed investment?
Smogon recommended no Speed EVs.
Ah, I see.
This is basically useless since punck rock overdrive, sludge bomb, and unck rock boomburst is stronger. While snarl is a tiny bit stronger, that one move compared to three better move isnt good.
I agree with what Dreepy said
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This is going to be a special sweeper.
Toxtricity-Low-Key (M) @ Throat Spray / Any Berry
Ability: Punk Rock
EVs: 252 HP / 4 Atk / 252 SpA
Mild Nature
- Overdrive
- Hex
- Gunk Shot / Belch
- Boomburst
Overdrive is special and Punk Rock and Throat Spray makes the move stronger and it is STAB. Hex is for status. Belch is for a berry and it is STAB. Gunk Shot has 30% chance for poisoning the target and it is STAB. Boomburst gets powered up with the Punk Rock and Throat Spray.

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Toxtricity @ Throat Spray
Ability: Punk Rock
Nature: Modest
Evs: 252 Special Attack 252 Speed 4 Hp

  • Overdrive
  • Sludge Wave
  • Boomburst
  • Noble Roar

Noble roar reduces opponent’s attack and boosts your’s because of throat spray. Overdrive and boomburst both are boosted by punk rock and it boosts your attack. Sludge wave if your opponent tries to use throat chop or soundproof.

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Support-Fighter Mix Toxtricity!
(Either forms work, but I prefer Low-Key since the colors are cooler imo :P)

Toxtricity
Toxtricity (M) @ Throat Spray/Black Sludge
Ability: Punk Rock
Nature: Timid (+Spe, -Atk)
EVs: 224 HP / 114 SpA / 184 Spe

  • Boomburst
  • Discharge/Overdrive
  • Toxic
  • Thunder Wave/Sludge Wave/Drain Punch

Now here, this boy here mixes both as a decent fighter and as a supporter. Throat Spray raises your Sp. Atk after using Boomburst, while Black Sludge heals little by little. What's more, Black Sludge will also poison your foes if they use the Trick/Switcheroo strategy. Boomburst deals a crapload of damage, plus boosted by Punk Rock + Throat Spray if you choose the said item. Discharge/Overdrive is STAB. Both are equally good, though Discharge has a higher chance of Paralyzing (30%). Toxic is of course, to Poison your foes. Thunder Wave is to Paralyze if Discharge doesn't, and Sludge Wave is coverage against Fairy. Drain Punch is also an option, both to inflict damage and heal a bit.

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