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 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
Single Strike Urshifu Type Chart
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
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
|Single Strike||Rapid Strike|
Single Strike is Fighting & Dark-type while Rapid Strike is Fighting & Water-type. Each Urshifu has their own unique move and Dynamax forms!
Unique Moves Are Different
|Single Strike||Rapid Strike|
|Unique Move||Surging Strikes||Wicked Blow|
|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
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
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.
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
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!