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Guide on which Urshifu's form (style) is better in Pokemon Sword and Shield Isle Of Armor Expansion Pass DLC. Learn the difference between Single Strike Style and Rapid Strike Style.

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Urshifu - Which Form (Style) Is Better?

Rapid Strike Style Has Better Type Advantages

Rapid Strike Style Has Better Types

Rapid Strike Urshifu can halve damage of 7 types, making it a very intimidating opponent in battle while Single Strike Style Urshifu is very weak against Fairy-type.

Rapid Strike Urshifu Type Chart

MultiplierType
×4None
×2GrasselectricFlyingPsychicFairy
×0.5firewaterIcebugRockdarkSteel
×0.25None
No EffectNone

Single Strike Urshifu Type Chart

MultiplierType
×4Fairy
×2Fighting IconFlying
×0.5Rockdark
×0.25Ghost
No EffectPsychic

Single Strike Style Is Strong Against Ghost Type

Single Strike Style does have advantage too. For example, its Dark-type attacks are effective against Ghost-type Pokemon. It could be a potential counter of Dragapult which you see often in the competitive matches.

Evolution Style & Type Changes In Gameplay

Evolution Style & Type Changes In Gameplay

According to the official site, Kubfu evolves into a certain style and Type of Urshifu depending on the decisions you make in your game. The evolution does not change according to your game version.

Check Out Isle Of Armor Story Walkthrough!

Usable In Competitive Play

Information from the Nintendo Direct has shown that Urshifu will be usable in competitive online ranked play!

Check Out Competitive Ranked Battles Info!

Urshifu Forms - Styles & Types

Difference In Two Types

Difference In Two Types
Single Strike Rapid Strike
Fighting Icondark Icon Fighting Iconwater Icon

Single Strike is Fighting & Dark-type while Rapid Strike is Fighting & Water-type. Each Urshifu has their own unique move and Dynamax forms!

> Single Strike - Tower Of Darkness

> Rapid Strike - Tower Of Waters

Unique Moves Are Different

Single Strike Rapid Strike
Unique Move Surging Strikes Wicked Blow
Type Water Dark
Power 25x3(=75) 80
Effect - 3 hits in a row
- Critical hit
- Critical hit

Both moves can result in critical hit and Surging Strikes can do 3 hits in a row. Wicked Blow has larger damage but there is not much difference between the two moves.

Two Forms For Gigantamax Urshifu

Two Forms For Gigantamax Urshifu

When Gigantamaxed, Urshifu will also have two forms - Single Stirike Style & Rapid Strike Style. Their forms will depend on what type of Urshifu you have in your party.

Check Out What Is Gigantamax Here!

How to Get Urshifu - Legendary Pokemon

Complete Tower Of Two Fists

Complete Tower Of Two Fists

To evolve Kubfu to Urshifu, you need to choose between the Tower of Waters or Tower of Darkness. Battle Mustard at the top floor and beat him to evolve your Kubfu.

> Expansion Pass Details

> Isle Of Armor Story Walkthrough

> How To Evolve Kubfu To Urshifu

> Get Kubfu & Urshifu With Best IVs

Get Kubfu Dynamax After Story

Urshifu can Dynamax in the game, however, you'll only be able to get its Dynamax after you've completed the Isle of Armor main story!

Check Out What Is Dynamax Here!

(IMPORTANT!) Cannot Re-Choose A Tower

Cannot Go Back To Other Tower

Once you've chosen either of the two towers in Isle of Armor, you cannot return to complete the other one. For example, if you chose Tower of Darkness, you cannot fight through Tower of Waters anymore.

Check Out How To Beat Tower Of Two Fists!

2nd Kubfu Evolution Is Unconfirmed

Even if you receive another Kubfu via trade with other players, there is no guarantee you will be able to evolve them to Urshifu due to the locked towers.

Introduced In Pokemon Direct

Introduced In Pokemon Direct

In January 2020, there was a Pokemon Direct showcase which can be found on Youtube. Many DLC features are introduced in the video, including Kubfu.

More Info About Pokemon Direct Summary Here!

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