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If you have a good competitive moveset for Morpeko, 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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Tier: RU

Scout (Morpeko) @ Life Orb
Ability: Hunger Switch
EVs: 4 HP / 252 Atk / 252 Spe
Adamant Nature
- Aura Wheel
- Parting Shot
- Protect
- Psychic Fangs

Although this is only one different move from NebbyY's, I prefer a more offense-based Morpeko, but I like the idea of being able to switch what Aura Wheel I want, whenever I want. And whenever immunities or defensive matchups present a challenge, Parting Shot is your escape route. The difference here is Psychic Fangs will do considerable damage to Virizion and Vileplume. With a little prediction magic, you should be able to subdue these threats by first throwing an Aura Wheel in anticipation and following with a Psychic Fang. It also OHKOs Hitmonlee if they're gutsy enough to switch into your Dark Aura Wheel.

Alternatively, you could use Seed Bomb to nuke Gastrodon, but it helps less with other Pokemon throughout the tier (it even does surprisingly little to Rhydon, who has a 4x weakness to Grass). It hits Mudsdale super-effectively as well, but it's not ideal given they all run Stamina. You could Parting Shot it afterward if that happened. Anyway, I prefer Psychic Fangs. Let me know if you guys like it - I know it looks situational, but I have confidence that if you play RU you know what I'm going after.

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Morpeko @ Leftovers
Ability: Hunger Switch
EVs: 248 HP / 8 Atk / 252 Spe
Jolly Nature
- Aura Wheel
- Parting Shot
- Protect
- Rapid Spin

A bulky Morpeko that can get rid of hazards. Aura Wheel for STAB. Parting Shot for fast pivoting. Protect for Leftovers recovery and to change to the desired form. Rapid Spin to spin away hazards.

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Morpeko @ Leftovers / Shell Bell
Adamant (+Atk, -SpAtk)
252 Atk, 252 Spd, 4 HP

Aura Wheel - Two types of moves in one, +Speed
Protect - Get the type of Aura Wheel you want
Brick Break - Coverage against Rock, Steel, Ice, and Dark, + Atk when Dynamax
Ice Fang/Psychic Fangs - Coverage against Appletun or Fighting weakness

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Morpeko @ Choice Band
ABILITY: Hunger Switch
NATURE: Adamant (+Atk -SpAtk)
EVs: 252 Atk/252 Spd/4 HP

Aura Wheel
Brick Break
Seed Bomb
Fire Fang

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Ability: Hunger Switch
EVs: Attack and speed
Nature: Adamant
Item: Sitrus Berry
Moveset:
Aura Wheel-STAB
Crunch-STAB
Seed Bomb-Coverage
Psychic Fangs-Coverage and screen breaker

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[email protected] Band
Trait: Hunger Switch
Nature: Jolly (+Speed, -Sp. Attack)
Or Adamant (+Attack, -Sp. Attack)
EVs: 252 Speed, 252 Attack, 4 HP
Role: Physical Sweeper

Moves:

  • Aura Wheel
  • Thunder Punch
  • Crunch
  • Psychic Fangs
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Mad electic rat(morpeko)@focus sash/life orb
Ability: hunger switch
Jolly nature
252atk/252spe/4hp
Poor defense but decent offense
Moves:
- protect
- aura wheel
- outrage
- elemental fangs/psychic fangs/super fang/Subsitute
Outrage is the mad part. Biting coverage or hide behind sub

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Gen 8 (SwSh)

Morpeko

Morpeko @ Focus Sash
Ability: Hunger Switch
EVs: 252 SpA / 4 SpD / 252 Spe
Modest Nature
- Nasty Plot
- Thunderbolt
- Dark Pulse
- Agility

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