Read this article to find out what builds to use for competitive ranked online battles in Pokemon Sword and Shield. Get tips on movesets, abilities, natures, EV spreads, & more!Check Out Our Tier List For Ranked Battles Here!
List Of Competitive Builds
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|Galarian Darmanitan||Gorilla Tactics|
|Galarian Corsola||Cursed Body|
What Is A Competitive Build?
A Build Usable In Online Ranked Battles
Competitive Pokemon builds are ones which train your Pokemon to their maximum potential and make them viable for use in online ranked battles.
There Are Limitless Possibilities
In Pokemon, there are as many strategies as there are competitive trainers. Although we can clearly say that a particular build is strong in general, the details of customization (EVs, moves, etc) vary from person to person. We encourage you to experiment with and customize these builds to your liking!
A Showcase Of Currently Popular Builds
What we've done here is compile a list of builds which are frequently used in competitive online play. However, it is important to note that often in Pokemon, there is no clear right or wrong answer.