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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 Pokedex and learnset for reference.

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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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(LC) Froakie

Froakie (M) @ Life Orb
Ability: Protean
EVs: 68 Atk / 68 Def / 184 SpA / 188 Spe
Hasty Nature
- Hydro Pump
- Ice Beam
- U-Turn
- Hidden Power [Ground]

- Hydro Pump Is your high power STAB and does respectable damage to many foes.
- Ice Beam Provides much-needed coverage against Grass and Flying types, like Cottonee and Vullaby.
- U-Turn Scouting, pivoting, and momentum.
- Hidden Power [Ground] Coverage against common threats like Magnemite, and Chinchou, with the added benefit of being immune to Volt Switch thanks to Protean.

"Froakie has an extremely unique ability in Protean as well as decent Speed and amazing coverage. Froakie depends on OHKOing foes before taking damage, as it is very frail and outran by the likes of Gastly and Staryu, despite it having decent Speed. This set attempts to make Froakie become an offensive pivot with its decent coverage and U-turn. Froakie should function as a cleaner that can pick off most weakened foes, as if it attempts to KO a foe at full health and fails, it risks being KOed in return. Froakie also should come in via either a slow U-turn or Volt Switch or after a teammate has fainted, as Froakie cannot take any sort of hit. Froakie should also pick up momentum with U-turn when needed. Lastly, Ice Beam should be the most used attack, as it has perfect accuracy, unlike Hydro Pump."

Source: https://www.smogon.com/dex/xy/pokemon/froakie/

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