Just sub then nasty plot and then you can pretty much brute force your way through resistances. And the Heat Rock extends Sunlight so Solar Beam can be used more efficiently. There goes Alexjogos1999 putting it on his rotation, lmao. Will you stop being a dick about what other people do? -energy ball cause it deals with all of ninetales weeknesses Ability: Drought This Pokémon is said to live for a thousand years.". Moves: Copyright © 2016 - 2020 All Rights Reserved. - Dark Pulse/HP Dragon. I do rely on help from teammates to take down opposing Heatrans and SDef TTars, but most teams rely on help from teammates. w/ Drought wouldn't it be best for Solar Beam; it covers all weaknesses LMAO. Nature: Modest - Protect Timid Nature +Spd, -Atk The best moves for Ninetales (Alola Form) are Charm and Dazzling Gleam when attacking Pokémon in Gyms. Fire Blast Ninetales has a good sp. And Heat Wave sees good usage. Now you have a free turn to use something like a Charizard that favors setting up while he switches out. Well he can suck up the ground attacks at least. My Ninetales is pretty awesome, but it works better if you lead with a Poke that has some type of entry hazard. - Energy Ball This is kind of a Zatoichi Ninetales. Click here for more info ». By the way, Energy Ball/Soalrbeam will cover the Ground weakness as well. Nasty Plot Flamethrower- stab, great power in sunlight Grudge knocks out super effective moves that take you down. 1) Hypnosis, 2) 2 Nasty Plots, and 3) Solar Beam or Overheat. Sunny Day (+NastyPlot+Death) Grass-types such as Virizion, Shaymin, and Roserade synergize well with Ninetales due to their ability to deal with Water- and Rock-types like Mega Blastoise, Milotic, and Diancie, with the former also … Yeah same here, I'm surprised not many people have had Solar Beam. If you have a good competitive moveset for Ninetales, post an answer below and upvote the best ones. Sweeper: Hypnosis: Puts foe to sleep, thiswill help you boost up your Nasty Plots Wide Lens makes STAB, sunny, and boosted Fire Blast sweep with 93.5% accuracy. EVs: 4 HP / 248 Def / 160 SAtk / 48 SDef / 48 Spd. Nasty Plot: Powers up Ninetales' low Sp. :D. Don't use Roar or Hypnosis. Fire Blast gets STAB as well as sun boost. Real simple. Okay, Most everyone uses Drought Ninetails. Ninetales doesn't need two fire moves. Rapid Spin. Here's a SubMind set that I love to run on Tales. Modest, Fire Blast: STAB, Big power, accuracy boost from wide lens and powered in sun Suggested Item: Wide Lens SolarBeam-Good Power and with Sunny Day you won't need to wait 2 turns.Also covers water type weakness,Rock type weakness and Ground type weakness. With its great coverage, good power, and above-average Speed, Ninetales is capable of sweeping through teams with ease. Will-O-Wisp It is vulnerable to Steel, Fire, Poison and Rock moves. Btw Blob, Jona, the team is insanely ground weak :P, Ninetales @ Life Orb What is a good moveset for Alolan Ninetales? Ninetales has previously been Raid Boss in Tier 3 Raids. There are currently a total of 2 Pokémon in the Vulpix family. Overheat is pretty nice with STAB for a single use Attack, he can buff off special hits pretty well. The 5 strongest Pokémon you can use to beat Ninetales (Alola Form) are: These moves are calculated using type advantages / disadvantages, and including STAB. EVs: 56 HP / 72 SAtk / 252 SDef / 128 Spd. Confuse ray can be used to annoy the opponent, while Will-O-Wisp can be used to burn the opponent. If you're looking to cripple the opposition or even cause a bit of annoyance, use Will-O-Wisp. Your Special Attack still isn't going to be that high, but STAB and Sun boosted Fire Blast is going to do some damage, as is your high base power Solarbeam. Hex: Works well with Will-O-Wisp - Calm Mind I have him on a sun team with a Flash Fire Arcanine and he's great. Energy Ball: Coverage on rock, ground and waters, Ninetales @ Wide Lens Movesets for any of its pre-evolutions can also be shared on this thread. Copyright © 2016 - 2020 All Rights Reserved. However, HP Dragon gets perfect (except for Heatran) coverage with Heat Wave. Modest, Flamethrower: STAB, good power, power from the sun EVs: 252 SAtk / 4 SDef / 252 Spd EVs: 128 HP / 120 Def / 8 SAtk / 252 SDef. Access the full list of guidelines here. Best moveset for Ninetales. When your HP is in the 1/4 the Salac Berry will activate and your Speed will raise... "Ninetales casts a sinister light from its bright red eyes to gain total control over its foe's mind. Combine that with its nice special bulk, it's pretty nice. Ability:Drought Will-o-wisp: Makes up for defense EVs, and makes physical Pokemonz much easier to deal with. In order for us to make the best articles possible, share your corrections, opinions, and thoughts about "Alolan Ninetales - Moveset & Best Build for Ranked Battle" with us! This Pokémon is said to live for a thousand years.". And Imprison can be handy to screw over someone else's fire type with Overheat, or heck. There are 2 different forms of Ninetales: There is a very low chance that you can get a shiny Ninetales, which has the following appearance: Ninetales is a Fire Pokémon which evolves from Vulpix. Just a very good killer: That is the set that I use on my Ninetales, hope this helped! - Imprison The moves highlighted in green benefit from the Same Type Attack Bonus, and deal 20% more damage. View strategies and more for Ninetales on the Smogon Strategy Pokedex. Close Confirm. 60 acc? Boosted Solarbeam covers all weaknesses and doesn't take any time to charge. Faint attack is cool coverage, all he really has for special without Hypno Dreameater. Garchomp is similar; Yache Berry variants can take even Hidden Power Ice. Solarbeam is pretty common to cover all of its weaknesses in a single move. Okay...so 66 acc. Ability: Drought You can take out Sunny Day if you have a Drought Ninetales. -Nasty Plot Either Way, Sure Nintales Sucks, But the set isn't bad. Good stategy though. My favorite-STRUGGLE! Will-O-Wisp Halves the foe's attack. The use of instant weather is banned in non-Uber Doubles and Triples. Pokémon is Copyright Gamefreak, Nintendo and The Pokémon Company 2001-2020. - Heat Wave He wants to take you down with Surf, and you Grudge him. Ninetales is a Fire type Pokémon, which makes it weak against Ground, Rock and Water moves. However, Ninetales is troubled by common special walls in PU, particularly item:fire plate ( if you do NOT have arceus of course) Offense. Now onto his support, I use him on my Mono-Type Fire Gen III team, and he rocks. All images and names owned and trademarked by Gamefreak, Nintendo, The Pokémon Company, and Niantic are property of their respective owners. Kyurem-B can take anything Ninetales has other than a burn and blast it to pieces. -payback cause if your Pokemon have taken some damage this attack's power will be doubled You'll want to start off using Hypnosis, this way you can set up a Calm Mind or two. This move combination has the highest total DPS and is also the best moveset for PVP battles. Solarbeam I'm sorry, you mentioned Wide Lens? [email protected] Lens Gonna give credit to: Jona and Blob, who worked with me on this team so long ago, and with whom, we created this boss set. Imprison can screw over some foes. Ninetales Pokédex and learnset for reference. Surf All images and names owned and trademarked by Gamefreak, Nintendo, The Pokémon Company, and Niantic are property of their respective owners. - Substitute. Hex, Vulpix @ Eviolite Then, you have the STAB Fire Blast and the Cover Move SolarBeam! Defensive variants are also easily taken care of by Gliscor. Overheat It also works well against physical Pokemon. That will devour any of the types he should be up against in 4 turns. Speed is to...outspeed...(:P) and then SAtk. Have him hold a Life Orb, Firium-Z, or a Charcoal for extra damage. This makes you hard to take out on the Special side and allows you to do good damage. Energy Ball hates on all of it's weaknesses. With Calm Mind it can get some nice set up going on behind that sub. Example: Blastoise: What would be a good last move for this Alolan Ninetales? Other than opposing weather, Dragon-types are the best way to defeat Ninetales. Solarbeam will hit for 240 if it hits a Water, Ground, or Rock Pokemon. Hypnosis -flame thrower or fire blast cause both are very powerfull fire type moves Flamethrower gives you a rather powerful STAB attack, and Energy Ball Covers all of your weaknesses. Confuse ray- can further cripple their sweepers, I've successfully used this burn-fusion status combo and it makes hard hitting physical sweepers (in my last battle, their Salamance) far less threatening and can give you a setup opportunity. EVs: 252 HP/252/SpA/4 Speed Nature:Modest or Timid whichever you like best Will-o-wisp- cripple physical sweepers