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If you have a good Little Cup moveset for Froakie, post an answer below and upvote the best ones.

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Froakie @ Life Orb
Ability: Protean
Level: 5
EVs: 180 SpA / 84 SpD / 188 Spe
Timid Nature
- Hydro Pump / Scald / Surf
- Ice Beam
- U-turn
- Toxic

Hydro Pump is Froakie's most powerful Water option. Scald can be used to fish for burns, while Surf is more reliable. Ice Beam is solid coverage. Toxic can help cripple an opponent that your team may not be able to beat. U-turn allows Froakie to pivot nicely.

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Ability: Protean
EVs: 252 SpAtk, 252 Spd, 4 HP
Modest Nature

•Ice Beam
•Dark Pulse
•Hidden Power (Fighting)

Scald is, in my opinion, Froakie's best option for STAB moves. Surf and Hydro Pump are stronger, but Hydro Pump can miss and neither can inflict burns, which can quickly cripple a foe. Ice Beam is coverage, and will occasionally freeze your opponent (don't use Scald if it does), effectively negating one of their team members for a given amount of time. Dark Pulse is more coverage, with the added bonus of flinching. Froakie is pretty fast for LC, so this might come in handy quite a lot. Lastly, Hidden Power covers four types that Froakie lacked a super-effective move on (those being steel, normal, ice and dark) as well as just providing a fairly decent type that would be not-very-effective against ant types that Froakie doesn't already cover (Flying is covered by Ice Beam, Ghost and Psychic by Dark Pulse, Poison and Bug don't resist the other three, Fairy only resists one other).