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If you have a good competitive moveset for Swampert, 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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Swampert @ Choice Band
Ability: Torrent
EVs: 252 HP / 252 Atk / 4 SpD
Brave Nature
IVs: 0 Spe
- Aqua Tail
- Earthquake
- Hammer Arm
- Flip Turn

This set is to be used in Trick Room. Aqua Tail is STAB. Earthquake is STAB. Hammer Arm is to lower you're speed in Trick Room to outspeed opponents that are faster than you in Trick Room. Flip Turn is for pivoting.

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Swampert (M)
hold item: Swampertite
nature: Naive (+Speed, -Special defense)
EVs: 248 HP / 252 Def / 8 SpD or 248 HP / 8 Def / 252 SpD

CAUTION: this moveset is anti-grass type moveset

  • Waterfall (physical attack + STAB)
  • sludge wave ( for chesnaught and breloom)
  • ice punch or avalanche ( physical attack and For torterra, tropius, mega Sceptile )
  • brick break ( physical attack and for ferrothorn)
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Swampert @ Leftovers / Rindo Berry
Ability: doesn't matter
EVs: 252 HP / 212 SpD / 24 Atk / 22 Def
Impish Nature

  • Stealth Rock
  • Flip Turn
  • Earthquake
  • Roar / Toxic / Protect

Stealth Rock needs no explanaton. Flip Turn to pivot, STAB. Earthquake is STAB and hits a lot of the metagame super-effectively, notably Heatran and Toxapex. Roar to derail set-up sweepers like Dragapult, Hydreigon, Clefable, and chains Stealth Rock damage. Toxic to stall. Protect to scout for Grass type moves.

hey it is me again, how are you gonna defend yourself from grass pokemon? i see that you have roar/protect/toxic but you cannot use that all in one base on your moveset the other moves are also not effective on grass pokemons whatever type combined to them
Used as bulky support, not to deal damage. If there's a Grass type Swampert can probably take a hit with the Rindo Berry which halves damage from grass types, and then Roar the Grass type