Best Baxcalibur Build for Ranked Battle in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet

 Best Baxcalibur Build for Ranked Battle in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet

Now that Series 1 of Ranked Battle is underway, you would be wondering what the best team to place is. Baxcalibur is a tough Pokémon that doesn’t have many weaknesses. It is a Dragon/Ice Pokémon and has its advantages in battle. In this guide, we will see the best Baxcalibur build for Ranked Battle in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet.

Best Baxcalibur Build for Ranked Battle in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet

Baxcalibur is a versatile Pokémon that has few weaknesses in battle. Here we will see the best Baxcalibur build for ranked battle in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet.

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Let us take a look at some of Baxcalibur’s stats

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  • Type: Dragon/Ice
  • Weakness: Fairy, Fighting, Rock, Dragon, Steel
  • Takes Damage: Bug, Ghost, Dark, Normal, Fire, Ice, Poison, Ground, Flying, Psychic
  • Resistance: Water, Grass, Electric

Best Baxcalibur Build

  • Ability: Thermal Exchange – If attacked by a fire-type move, Baxcalibur’s attack stat increases by 1 stage. Also, Baxcalibur will avoid burning
  • Tera Type: Fire
  • Nature: Jolly
  • Held Item: Lum Berry – Recovers from any status effect
  • EV Spread: ATK – 252 / Speed – 252 / HP – 4
  • Final Stat Values: HP – 191 / ATK – 197 / DEF – 112 / SPL DEF – 106 / Speed – 152

Best Baxcalibur Moveset

  • Glaive Rush
  • Icicle Crash
  • Tera Blast
  • Dragon Dance

Using Tera Blast with Baxcalibur’s tera type will amplify its attack stat, making it a physical move. Its Ability, Thermal Exchange, will give Baxcalibur an attack increase every time it is attacked by a fire-type move. Dragon Dance will further increase Baxcalibur’s attack and speed stat by one stage. Icicle Crash is effective against Grass, Ground, Flying, and Dragon Pokémon, while Glaive Rush is very effective against Dragon-type. You can also swap out Glaive Rush for Dragon Claw, and Icicle Crash can be swapped for Ice Shard. Baxcalibur’s increased speed will assure it gets the first turn, and having Jolly nature will give it an advantage.

Best Baxcalibur Team

  • Offense: Baxcalibur
  • Defense: Wash Rotom
  • Tank: Hippowdon

The three in unison can help have Baxcalibur’s back and protect it against its weaknesses. Since Baxcalibur can handle Water, Grass, and Electric Pokémon, Hippowdon can handle Poison and Rock type Pokemon, and Wash Rotom can take care of the rest.

That’s all there is to know about the best Baxcalibur build for Ranked Battle in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet. If you like this guide you can check out our other guides as well.

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