Thunder Punch can be slotted on to replace Stone Edge, due to having a higher accuracy and dealing more damage to Gyarados and Pelipper, while also covering Toxapex. Lucario @ Life Orb It’s for people who rely on 100+ power and 80- accuracy moves. - Nasty Plot. Here's what it is. Lucario @ Life Orb Ability: Steadfast You can also put in a Nasty Plot instead of one of the damaging moves. It also hits Fairys hard. :). In this case, Aura Sphere is a must, while Flash Cannon is also necessary once the TM for it comes out. Hone Claws - (TM01) Ability: Steadfast --> Adaptability Jolly Nature Running a Steadfast Focus Blast Spec. EVs: 252 Spe / 252 Atk / 4 HP - Reversal. Lucario can take a M. Kangaskhan down. Metal Sound can force some switches for the Special Attacker move-set, or alternatively, lead to some KOs if the opponent doesn't switch. - Swords Dance Follow Me has seen a lot of popularity on Focus Sash sets and the aforementioned Choice Scarf sets. Nasty Plot is learnt by Riolu at Lv.47, if you cannot prevent Riolu from evolving for that long, Calm Mind is a nice alternative. I’d just choose Aura Sphere. - Drain Punch / Bullet Punch It also covers Ghost types which Lucario can't hit with Aura Sphere. Counter. This move combination has the highest total DPS and is also the best moveset for PVP battles. Help is much appreciated. EVs: 252 Atk / 4 SpD / 252 Spe Bone Rush is a nice coverage move if you don't have TM Earthquake. Lucaro @ Life Orb / Lucarionite EVs: 252 Spe / 252 Atk / 4 HP you have ice punch for dragons, which also covers ground types. - Extreme Speed In the anime, Lucario can be seen eating berries and even chocolate. - Flash Cannon - Vacuum Wave. Both Shadow Ball and Close Combat are extremely workable. Ability: Steadfast Lucario @ Lucarionite After a Swords Dance, even defensive Skarmory is OHKOed by Close Combat, assuming Stealth … Crunch- You know the Psychics are coming for you. SuperRup91 6 years ago #2. In White 2, what is a good nature and moveset for a Lucario you want to EV train in SOLELY Special Attack? Lucario is pretty versatile, you can do either physical or special, or even mixed. - Earthquake **Lucario** Used physically because he has access to higher base power with priority, stronger STAB & better coverage. Earthquake- Bye Fire types. I need a moveset so I can test it and see if it is good. Access the full list of guidelines here. Raises Attack and Accuracy to make sure your moves will hit hard! Ability: Justified The Lucario's I always use are special sweepers, mainly for the fact that I can't bear the thought of using him without his signature Aura Sphere move (which is a special move). - Shadow Ball Ability: Inner Focus / Steadfast / Justified View strategies and more for Lucario on the Smogon Strategy Pokedex. Moves marked with an asterisk (*) must be chain bred onto Lucario in Generation IV; Moves marked with a double dagger (‡) can only be bred from a Pokémon who learned the move in an earlier generation. It has a medium length tail of the same blue color as well. Lucario @Wide Lens (Helps High Jump Kick), -High Jump Kick (VERY Strong, 100 Acc With Wide Lens, STAB) and, -Meteor Mash/Ice Punch (Coverage VS STAB), Crunch/Extreme Speed/Bullet Punch (Coverage, Priority, Weaker Priority But STAB and Can Hit Super Effectively), (Weaker, But Reliable and Strong After Boosting) Special Set Earthquake gives the most coverage and covers your Fire weakness. Lucario's Egg was originally found in the Sinnoh region.Despite being passed from one Day Care worker to another for a long time, it seemed unwilling to hatch. Aura Sphere is a good Fighting type move that never misses and has STAB. IVs: 0 Atk Atk faster. EVs: 98 Def / 126 SpA / 24 SpD / 252 Spe The Aura Pokemon! If you want a stall breaker, i would advise a Lum berry, though those arent in PBB yet. Ability: Steadfast Close Combat- STAB, really no reason not to have it. On the other hand, in case your Lucario has higher Special Attack, I'd go for 252 Sp. Aura Sphere. Lucario @ Wise Glasses Just covering resists. Swords Dance is for setup. Lucario @Life Orb (For Sheer Power), -Dark Pulse/Dragon Pulse/Psychic/Shadow Ball (Pick One Based On The Rest Of Your Team, All Reliable Coverage), -Nasty Plot (Powers SpAtk, As These Moves Are Relatively Weak). - Meteor Mash Lucario @ Choice Scarf Ability: Steadfast / Justified Close Combat and High Jump Kick are great Fighting type moves, the only downsides are lowered Defense and damage to yourself if you miss. - Close Combat / High Jump Kick Movesets for any of its pre-evolutions can also be shared on this thread. Crunch is good against Ghost and pPsychic. EVs: 252 Atk / 252 Spe / 6 Def or HP Table of Contents After a Swords Dance, even defensive Skarmory is OHKOed by Close Combat, assuming Stealth … Nature: Hasty Offense. I can barely read it. - Aura Sphere: STAB, and it never will miss. Dark Pulse can make opponents flinch, which is good. Lucario's Speed isn't optimum for this move but it's good enough to make it usable. - Nasty Plot Jolly Nature EVs: 252 SpA / 4 SpD / 252 Spe - Extreme Speed: Priority A good Lucario moveset? A major weakness against other Fighting-types often makes Lucario a risky pick to use due to the likelihood of it losing, but its powerful moveset, good shield pressure, and valuable coverage makes … Stone Edge is good against Fire, Bug, Flying, and Ice. Lucario gets access to both Swords Dance and Nasty Plot, so the direction you go is entirely up to you. ftbplyr981 6 years ago #1. what are the best move sets, EVs, and natures for Mega Lucario? Ability: Steadfast (Rock, steel etc.) I would also recommend a life orb on the lucario if you want to make it a sweeper. Ability: Inner Focus Atk and 252 Speed. In addition to that, Lucario has access to a STAB priority move as well. I love Lucario. - Aura Sphere Adamant Nature (+Atk, -SpAtk) Best moveset for Lucario. Lucario - Stats, Best Moveset & Max CP Learn all about the Max CP, Base Stats, Recommended move, Type Strength & Weakness, Rating and Climate Boost for Riolu in Pokemon Go! I would go with Flash Cannon. This move combination has the highest total DPS and is also the best moveset for PVP battles. - Close Combat Lol, Why would you have a mixed set? Ability: Justified / Steadfast Swords Dance- Boost all of your moves Lucario is a Fighting/Steel type with poor bulk but plenty of resistances. Aura Sphere- Special STAB, it should also be noted that this is his signature move. Nature: Modest (+Special Attack, -Attack) EVs: 252 Atk / 252 Spd / 4 HP Dragon Pulse - Has hardly any weaknesses, and give Lucario 2 special and 2 normal attacks. Nature: Calm, Hope this one's good. - Crunch: To take care of Ghosts - Extreme Speed EVs: 252 Spe / 252 SpA / 4 HP Nature: Jolly It possesses a short, round spike on the back of each forepaw, in addition to a third on its chest. For physical it can be Close Combat, extreme speed,earthquake/stone edge and swords dance/crunch. Physical Attacker Moveset & Best Build This moveset focuses on Lucario's high Attack and Speed to maximize its potential as a Physical attacker. - Meteor Mash: STAB Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. It is also Lucario's only means of hitting common Ghost-types such as Marshadow, Mega Gengar, and both Giratina formes. They are way better than work up. - Stone Edge / Thunder Punch Def. Also, dragon pulse provides no coverage for lucario, Should use Modest instead of Rash if you're just going to have Special Attack moves on it. Close Combat, Extreme Speed, Power up Punch, (Coverage move). EVs: 4 HP / 252 Atk / 252 Spd - Ice Punch Moves marked with a superscript game abbreviation can only be bred onto Lucario in that game. I also have a Lucario with Bold Nature, but it has close combat, aura sphere, dragon pulse and extreme speed. Note: The choice of Lucario moveset is subjective. Bone Rush - For Fire and ground types. Meteor Mash is Steel STAB for slamming Xerneas and other Ubers that are weak to it. I need a Lucario moveset that is not from smogon.com as I tested all the movesets from smogon. - Dark Pulse: Flinch chance, Lucario @ Life Orb A striped background indicates a generation in which the move can only be obtained via event or as a special move; Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Lucario; Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Lucario; Click on the generation numbers at the top to see transfer-only moves for other generations Ability: Steadfast Lucario in sword and shield has decent attack and special attack with good speed but has a ton of move diversity. - Earthquake: Coverage, Lucario @ Choice Scarf / Choice Band / Shuca Berry / Wide Lens / Expert Belt Personally I would go with Earthquake and Ice Punch. - Bullet Punch Ability: Inner Focus - Aura Sphere / Focus Blast Nasty Plot is to boost your Special Attack. - Force Palm: STAB, decent chance of paralyzing the opponent, Lucario @ Lucarionite In Pokémon Mystery Dungeon, Lucario is known as the greatest rescue leader. EV's: 252 Atk / 252 Spe / 4 Def Meteor mash STAB with +3 atk is nice). Lucario (M) @ Wise Glasses - Swords Dance Me First is an amusing gimmick if the correct situation arises, e.g. Nature: Adamant (+Attack, -Special Attack) - Swords Dance I tried it XD!!! Flash Cannon and Aura Sphere are STAB moves. If for some reason it doesn't, go to the move relearner in the Battle Coloseum. Rash Nature If you have a good competitive moveset for Lucario, post an answer below and upvote the best ones. Lucario excels with his back against the wall, banking on that one good move to seal the match in his favor. - Extreme Speed, Lucario (M) @ Life Orb - Extreme Speed / Bullet Punch: Both are for priority, but Bullet Punch is for STAB Official MegaInfernape of the Pokemon X and Y boards (Oh yeah they are gonna give him the Infernite) User Info: SuperRup91. - Close Combat / High Jump Kick It possesses cream-colored fur on its torso, and blue fur on its thighs that resembles shorts. - Close Combat Crunch is to hit Aegislash, who would be immune to Close Combat and resist Meteor Mash and Stone Edge. EVs: 252 Spe / 128 Atk / 128 SpA The best moves for Mew are Snarl and Psychic when attacking Pokémon in Gyms. Also do I real need status boosting moves? Stone Edge covers things like Gyarados, Alolan Marowak, Volcarona, Talonflame, and Charizard that resist its STABs. 60 dps. Close Combat is Mega Lucario's most reliable Fighting-type attack and most powerful commonly ran STAB move, OHKOing Yveltal after Stealth Rock damage, Ferrothorn, and opposing Mega Lucario. Which type of attacker would you guys pick? So, I've been watching the X/Y anime and I figured out the EVs and obviously I know the moves for Korrina's Mega Lucario. KO them now with Bullet Punch. - Close Combat: STAB, good power EVs: 252 SpA / 252 Spe / 4 HP Lucario is a bipedal, canine-like Pokémon, with fur that is predominantly blue and black. EVs: 252 Spe / 252 SpA / 4 SpD - Rock Slide. - Close Combat Alot of pokemon seem to get 1 hit KO'd in the Bttle Colleseum. It has red eyes, a long snout and ears. Adamant Nature Nature: Jolly (+spd - spatk) Nature: Adamant Lucario @ Life Orb But Aura is a double-edged sword; Lucario may do more damage at higher percentages, but less so at low-to-none. Some people say that Lucario is based off a feline, because of the pink under its paws, its roaring nature, and its will to fig… - Flash Cannon EVs: 84 HP / 76 Atk / 168 SpA / 180 Spe best movesets for Mega Lucario; User Info: ftbplyr981. - Agility, Lucario @ Focus Sash What Is The Best Moveset For Lucario In Pokémon GO? Ability: Steadfast - Swords Dance I forgot about that! If your Lucario has a nature that boosts Physical Attack, I'd agree with what Jinx said. Ice Punch and Rock Slide are just coverage against Ground, Rock and Fire types. A good moveset, Extreme Speed is in there for priority. Aura Sphere - Never misses, for anything weak to fighting. Hasty Nature Ice Punch covers your ground weakness. EVs: 252 Atk / 252 Spe / 4 SpA, Close Combat and Meteor Mash are STAB, Psychic and Ice Punch are coverage, Lucario @ Life Orb Lucario @ Lucarionite - Close Combat It's a very flexible Pokémon that can pull of both a special and physical moveset. Jolly Nature (+Spd, -SpA) Earthquake and Stone Edge are the strongest. This mon's STABs are so powerful, you don't need to focus on covering weaknesses. On the other hand, in case your Lucario has higher Special Attack, I'd go for 252 Sp. What are the best EVS and moveset for lucario. I understand a mixed set on lucario is viable, but you have a boosting move. I have no time to make my own, as I am busy with a lot of stuff so can anyone help me? Lucario @ Lucarionite Ability: Justified Modest Nature Physically, Close Combat, High Jump Kick and Meteor Mash are your best moves available, while specially, Aura Sphere for accuracy, Focus Blast for power, and Flash Cannon are your best threats. Dragon Pulse- Another special attack, shatters the hopes and dreams of Dragons. His Physical Sets all work around Ghost/Fighting. Shadow Ball is good coverage and power, same with Dragon Pulse and Dark Pulse. You want to be using special moves. - Swords Dance: Boost attack by 2 stages Lucario @ Lucarionite In addition to the moves above, you can also have Swords Dance to boost its Phy. Weaknesses. The best moves for Lucario are Counter and Aura Sphere when attacking Pokémon in Gyms. firing back an Earthquake at Metagross. Ability: Steadfast - Psychic Mega Lucario is now banned so from now on make Mega Lucario movesets as if it were in Uber. Timid Nature - Ice Punch / Earthquake / Stone Edge / Crunch Table of Contents Atk and 252 Speed. We won't miss yah. - Close Combat, Lemme take a shot at this (first post) - Ice Punch - Dark Pulse. Use Close Combat (don't worry about Defense drop, continue reading) for instant KO. Lucario Pokédex and learnset for reference. - Extreme Speed. Ability: Justified --> Adaptability When its mouth is open, two pairs of pointed teeth, one in the upper jaw and one in the lower, can be seen. Ability: Justified/ Inner Focus Which moveset from these is the best for Lucario? Gen 8 RU Lucario! Bullet punch, close combat, stone edge and power up punch. They all provide good coverage. The ideal moveset for Lucario would be Counter paired with Power-Up Punch and Aura Sphere. I have tried all of the items and they were all pretty good so go with what you like. Timid Nature - Close Combat (STAB) I would really recommend having this Pokémon. - Bullet Punch: STAB, Priority User Info: Rukario1. Don't run max attack max special attack ever, especially when flash cannon is better than meteor mash on special and extreme speed if really only there for revenge killing. Lucario is able to use Steel Beam, which is a new move introduced in Sword and Shield that has a power of 140. Ice Punch is good against Flying, Ground, Grass, and Dragon. 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