- Close Combat ftbplyr981 6 years ago #1. what are the best move sets, EVs, and natures for Mega Lucario? Also, run nasty plot or swords dance, depending on if you use special or physical. Offense. Modest Nature Atk faster. - Crunch: To take care of Ghosts - Swords Dance: Boost attack by 2 stages Lucario @ Lucarionite - Dark Pulse: Flinch chance, 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. - Crunch / Earthquake. Close Combat- STAB, really no reason not to have it. - Bullet Punch EVs: 252 SpA / 252 Spe / 4 HP I couldn't make up my mind when picking moves. - Close Combat One of my Lucarios runs a special and my other is physical. EVs: 252 Atk / 252 Spe / 4 HP Ability: Steadfast Nature: Calm, Hope this one's good. - Agility, Lucario @ Focus Sash In this case, Aura Sphere is a must, while Flash Cannon is also necessary once the TM for it comes out. EVs: 4 HP / 252 Atk / 252 Spe Thanks, Jurius64! Ability: Steadfast EVs: 252 Spe / 252 Atk / 4 HP - Meteor Mash (STAB). EV's: 252 Atk / 252 Spe / 4 Def Nature: Adamant (+Attack, -Special Attack) EVs: 4 HP / 252 Atk / 252 Spd Shadow Ball is good coverage and power, same with Dragon Pulse and Dark Pulse. - Dragon Pulse Access the full list of guidelines here. Ability: Justified / Steadfast Close Combat is your most powerful STAB, never misses which is neat. Unfortunately, the special variant does not benefit from Max Knuckle's attack increase, so make sure to target Pokemon with relatively weak Sp. If you have a good competitive moveset for Lucario, post an answer below and upvote the best ones. After a Swords Dance, even defensive Skarmory is OHKOed by Close Combat, assuming Stealth … 4ev special defence. Lucario is a Fighting/Steel type with poor bulk but plenty of resistances. Be sure to include full set details in your post, e.g. Bone Rush - For Fire and ground types. Jolly Nature In Pokémon Mystery Dungeon, Lucario is known as the greatest rescue leader. Lucaro @ Life Orb / Lucarionite - Aura Sphere If for some reason it doesn't, go to the move relearner in the Battle Coloseum. It is also Lucario's only means of hitting common Ghost-types such as Marshadow, Mega Gengar, and both Giratina formes. EVs: 252 Spe / 252 SpA / 4 HP Just covering resists. Flash Cannon- Once you get that Mega Evolution in, Flash Cannon is a real threat. Earthquake and Stone Edge are the strongest. This is my first post. Which move is better for Lucario; Drain Punch or Close Combat? This mon's STABs are so powerful, you don't need to focus on covering weaknesses. - Drain Punch / Bullet Punch Crunch- You know the Psychics are coming for you. 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. l know that Lucario is in UU, but my Lucario checks an Uber team with Landorus-T, Xerneas and O-Pulse Kyogre! Naive Nature EVs: 252 Atk / 252 Spd / 4 HP EVs: 98 Def / 126 SpA / 24 SpD / 252 Spe The best moves for Lucario are Counter and Aura Sphere when attacking Pokémon in Gyms. In White 2, what is a good nature and moveset for a Lucario you want to EV train in SOLELY Special Attack? Earthquake is good against Poison, Rock, Steel, Fire, and Electric. Crunch is to hit Aegislash, who would be immune to Close Combat and resist Meteor Mash and Stone Edge. It can learn moves from a variety of types, so you can configure his moveset to handle the types you want to counter and match him easily with other Pokemon in your party. Ability: Justified It’s for people who rely on 100+ power and 80- accuracy moves. View strategies and more for Lucario on the Smogon Strategy Pokedex. Ability: Justified/ Inner Focus I love Lucario. - Shadow Ball or Psychic: Shadow Ball is better than Dark Pulse in few ways. Both Shadow Ball and Close Combat are extremely workable. In addition to that, Lucario has access to a STAB priority move as well. Movesets for any of its pre-evolutions can also be shared on this thread. Which moveset from these is the best for Lucario? Lucario is a bipedal, canine-like Pokémon, with fur that is predominantly blue and black. If you want a good fast set go with Adamant Scarf or Jolly Band. Which type of attacker would you guys pick? 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 Dragon Pulse- Another special attack, shatters the hopes and dreams of Dragons. If your Lucario has a nature that boosts Physical Attack, I'd agree with what Jinx said. Lucario @ Lucarionite This move combination has the highest total DPS and is also the best moveset for PVP battles. Lucario (M) @ Wise Glasses - Extreme Speed On the other hand, in case your Lucario has higher Special Attack, I'd go for 252 Sp. Also do I real need status boosting moves? Ability: Steadfast - Ice Punch Lucario @ Life Orb / Lucarionite This move combination has the highest total DPS and is also the best moveset for PVP battles. - Swords Dance Ability: Justified --> Adaptability This set is unbeatable. I would go with Flash Cannon. In this case, Aura Sphere is a must, while Flash Cannon is also necessary once the TM for it comes out. firing back an Earthquake at Metagross. It's a very flexible Pokémon that can pull of both a special and physical moveset. 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. Nature: Adamant - Reversal. EVs: 252 Atk / 252 Spe / 4 HP Jolly Nature This, combined with his less-than-stellar mobility, makes Lucario easy pickings at the start of a match. Ability: Steadfast -----> Adaptability Lucario @ Life Orb They are way better than work up. Hasty Nature Me First is an amusing gimmick if the correct situation arises, e.g. Atk and 252 Speed. - Flash Cannon EVs: 252 Spe / 252 Atk / 4 HP Timid Nature Def. Hone Claws - (TM01) Ability: Steadfast / Justified Bone Rush is a nice coverage move if you don't have TM Earthquake. - Close Combat IVs: 0 Atk Best moveset for Lucario. - Rock Slide. I’d just choose Aura Sphere. It possesses a short, round spike on the back of each forepaw, in addition to a third on its chest. My Lucario's moveset so far (level 57) is: Metal Claw - for flying and rock types. - Dark Pulse. Help is much appreciated. 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… In addition to the moves above, you can also have Swords Dance to boost its Phy. 16 dps. EVs: 252 Atk / 4 SpD / 252 Spe This move combination has the highest total DPS and is also the best moveset for PVP battles. 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). Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. With one turn of setup, a 120 Base Power STAB attack, and one of the strongest priority moves available, Swords Dance Lucario is arguably the best late-game sweeper in OU. - Extreme Speed, Lucario (M) @ Life Orb Ice Punch and Rock Slide are just coverage against Ground, Rock and Fire types. Swords Dance- Boost all of your moves - Stone Edge / Thunder Punch On the other hand, in case your Lucario has higher Special Attack, I'd go for 252 Sp. - Close Combat / High Jump Kick Rash Nature I forgot about that! Aura Sphere (Fighting-type) Close Combat (Fighting-tye) Flash Cannon (Steel-type) Power-up Punch (Fighting-type) Shadow Ball … - Close Combat / High Jump Kick ;), Lucario @ Wise Glasses Running a Steadfast Focus Blast Spec. Ability: Inner Focus i dont think lucario can learn doom desire. - Bullet Punch: STAB, Priority You can also put in a Nasty Plot instead of one of the damaging moves. Official MegaInfernape of the Pokemon X and Y boards (Oh yeah they are gonna give him the Infernite) User Info: SuperRup91. - Swords Dance Earthquake gives the most coverage and covers your Fire weakness. (Rock, steel etc.) - Nasty Plot: Increases Special Attack by 2 stages. What are the best EVS and moveset for lucario. Meteor mash STAB with +3 atk is nice). They all provide good coverage. Adamant / Jolly Nature EVs: 252 Atk / 252 Spe / 4 SpA, Close Combat and Meteor Mash are STAB, Psychic and Ice Punch are coverage, Lucario @ Life Orb - Ice Punch / Earthquake / Stone Edge / Crunch. - Shadow Ball Physical Attacker Moveset & Best Build This moveset focuses on Lucario's high Attack and Speed to maximize its potential as a Physical attacker. Calm Mind- To boost your Special Attack and Special Defense to make you dish out a lot and take a lot. Lucario comes on the field with high Speed and sets up with Swords Dance. 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 … Lucario @ Life Orb Dragon Pulse - Has hardly any weaknesses, and give Lucario 2 special and 2 normal attacks. Ability: Inner Focus Psychic (Needed coverage for those pesky fighters), Meteor Mash (Ok, so, in gen 8 when Dynamaxing, Aura Sphere becomes Max Knuckle and gives +1 atk, x3 is +3 atk. Ice Punch covers your ground weakness. Swords Dance is for setup. - Aura Sphere Ice Punch is good against Flying, Ground, Grass, and Dragon. With one turn of setup, a 120 Base Power STAB attack, and one of the strongest priority moves available, Swords Dance Lucario is arguably the best late-game sweeper in OU. - Nasty Plot. - Nasty Plot I have no time to make my own, as I am busy with a lot of stuff so can anyone help me? - Extreme Speed Close Combat and High Jump Kick are great Fighting type moves, the only downsides are lowered Defense and damage to yourself if you miss. Lucario excels with his back against the wall, banking on that one good move to seal the match in his favor. When it evolves, it automaticly learns it. Ability: Steadfast Adamant Nature (+Atk, -SpAtk) Jolly nature, 252 ev attack and speed. I can barely read it. 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. - Extreme Speed: Priority Nasty Plot is to boost your Special Attack. Ability: Inner Focus I remember in one of the episodes it using Flash Cannon, but I guess that was before it learned Aura Sphere. Focus Blast has more power but less accuracy. Stone Edge covers things like Gyarados, Alolan Marowak, Volcarona, Talonflame, and Charizard that resist its STABs. Follow Me has seen a lot of popularity on Focus Sash sets and the aforementioned Choice Scarf sets. The Aura Pokemon! Pokémon Brick Bronze Wikia is a FANDOM Games Community. - High Jump Kick / Close Combat: STAB, high power. Hope you enjoy these! A good Lucario moveset? - Nasty Plot The latter option can still be useful, but steel does not have the best coverage. Lol, Why would you have a mixed set? Defense. EVs: 252 Atk / 252 Spe / 6 Def or HP - Meteor Mash You want to be using special moves. Atk and 252 Speed. :). Ability: Inner Focus - Shadow Ball KO them now with Bullet Punch. Giratina (Altered Forme) - Stats, Best Moveset & Max CP Learn all about the Max CP, Base Stats, Recommended move, Type Strength and Weakness, Rating and Climate Boost for Lucario in Pokemon Go! - Meteor Mash: STAB Aura Sphere is a good Fighting type move that never misses and has STAB. best movesets for Mega Lucario; User Info: ftbplyr981. Lucario in sword and shield has decent attack and special attack with good speed but has a ton of move diversity. Use Close Combat (don't worry about Defense drop, continue reading) for instant KO. **Lucario** Used physically because he has access to higher base power with priority, stronger STAB & better coverage. The best moves for Mew are Snarl and Psychic when attacking Pokémon in Gyms. - Extreme Speed / Bullet Punch: Both are for priority, but Bullet Punch is for STAB Lucario is pretty versatile, you can do either physical or special, or even mixed. Ability: Steadfast Meteor Mash is Steel STAB for slamming Xerneas and other Ubers that are weak to it. We won't miss yah. - Dragon Pulse or Flash Cannon: Flash Cannon is STAB, and Dragon Pulse is coverage. If a Pokemon doesn't get KO then it also can't KO you due to Focus Sash. Lucario @ Focus Sash For physical it can be Close Combat, extreme speed,earthquake/stone edge and swords dance/crunch. - Aura Sphere: STAB, great accuracy Alot of pokemon seem to get 1 hit KO'd in the Bttle Colleseum. I need a moveset so I can test it and see if it is good. Lucario @ Lucarionite I would also recommend a life orb on the lucario if you want to make it a sweeper. Raises Attack and Accuracy to make sure your moves will hit hard! It possesses cream-colored fur on its torso, and blue fur on its thighs that resembles shorts. Aura Sphere- Special STAB, it should also be noted that this is his signature move. It’s the first thing you want to go for with a physical setup sweeper. Nature: Jolly (+spd - spatk) Once the player's rescue point count becomes 15,000, the player will be at the rank of Lucario, and a statue of the Pokémon will appear outside of the rescue base. It also hits Fairys hard. - Flash Cannon SuperRup91 6 years ago #2. I need a Lucario moveset that is not from smogon.com as I tested all the movesets from smogon. I also have a Lucario with Bold Nature, but it has close combat, aura sphere, dragon pulse and extreme speed. Psychic does more damage, and covers Lucario's Fighting weakness. - Bullet Punch User Info: Rukario1. Shadow Ball is for coverage. Lucario @ Wise Glasses Aura Sphere. What Is The Best Moveset For Lucario In Pokémon GO? Earthquake- Bye Fire types. - Vacuum Wave. 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. Lucario's Speed isn't optimum for this move but it's good enough to make it usable. Eventually, the Egg made its way to the Kanto region, coming under the care of the Nurse Joy working in Vermilion City.. - Aura Sphere / Focus Blast - Earthquake: Coverage, Lucario @ Choice Scarf / Choice Band / Shuca Berry / Wide Lens / Expert Belt Nature: Modest (+Special Attack, -Attack) you have ice punch for dragons, which also covers ground types. Nature: Hasty EVs: 252 Spe / 126 Atk / 126 SpA / 4 Def or 4 SpD, Lucario @ Leftovers - Extreme Speed. :P So the moveset I always go for is: Aura Sphere Psychic Dark Pulse HP Ice That moveset has a lot of good type coverage. When its mouth is open, two pairs of pointed teeth, one in the upper jaw and one in the lower, can be seen. - Ice Punch His Physical Sets all work around Ghost/Fighting. Lucario gets access to both Swords Dance and Nasty Plot, so the direction you go is entirely up to you. It also covers Ghost types which Lucario can't hit with Aura Sphere. Some detail, including the intended game mode for your set, is also appreciated. Ability: Inner Focus / Steadfast / Justified Timid Nature Nature: Calm Bone Rush (Focus Sash/Focus Band/Sturdy Effect - If one of these activate before the final blow is dealt, the opponent... Aura Sphere (STAB and best Fighting-Type move for a Lucario with that high a Special Attack. - Aura Sphere - Close Combat Aura Sphere - Never misses, for anything weak to fighting. Jolly Nature (+Spd, -SpA) 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). Lucario is able to use Steel Beam, which is a new move introduced in Sword and Shield that has a power of 140. Lucario can take a M. Kangaskhan down. Or should I just EV train two Lucarios? 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. EVs: 84 HP / 76 Atk / 168 SpA / 180 Spe I have tried all of the items and they were all pretty good so go with what you like. - Close Combat: STAB, good power The ideal moveset for Lucario would be Counter paired with Power-Up Punch and Aura Sphere. Can somebody please edit this question? My Riolu has naive nature so I dont really know which to go for. Adamant Nature Lucario @ Life Orb I tried it XD!!! It has red eyes, a long snout and ears. If you want a stall breaker, i would advise a Lum berry, though those arent in PBB yet. Counter. For special it can be aura sphere,dragon pulse, psychic and dark pulse/Flash Cannon/ Shadow Ball (when the Tms are released). After a Swords Dance, even defensive Skarmory is OHKOed by Close Combat, assuming Stealth … - Close Combat, Lemme take a shot at this (first post) 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! Ability: Justified In the anime, Lucario can be seen eating berries and even chocolate. Here's what it is. I would really recommend having this Pokémon. 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. Earthquake can be substituted for Crunch, to hit Aegislash harder. Ability: Steadfast items, abilities, natures and EVs. Lucario! - Close Combat (STAB) Personally I would go with Earthquake and Ice Punch. A good moveset, Extreme Speed is in there for priority. 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