Pokémon Scarlet & Violet has been out for about two weeks now, and you will be able to play the game on your Nintendo Switch. In this guide, we will take you through the process of how to build a Weather Team in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet.
Pokemon Scarlet and Violet: Weather Team Building Guide
Some players might want to try their hand out at Competitive Ranked Battles in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet, which are great if you like to build teams and plan out strategies. First, you will need to be familiar with the types of teams that you can build in the game.
One of the builds that you can make is a Weather team. This is regarded as one of the most influential team builds in the game, as long as the player can take advantage of the unique mechanics that work behind the build. You will need to use specific Pokemon if you want to use this team and win Competitive Ranked Battles in Pokemon Scarlet and Violet.
Weather Teams were first introduced in Generation II and further expanded in Generation III, and there are four types of weather that you will need to learn about. These have different effects, which are mentioned below. You will also get to know which Pokemon you should use for each type of weather.
- Damage of Fire Type moves increases by 1.5x.
- Damage of Water Type moves decreases by 0.5x.
- Pokemon: Torkoal, Lilligant, Sunflora
- Damage of Water Type moves increases by 1.5x.
- Damage of Fire Type moves decreases by 0.5x.
- Pokemon: Pelipper, Golduck, Drednaw
- Special Defense of Rock Type Pokemon increases by 1.5x.
- Pokemon that are not Ground, Rock or Steel Type take damage which is 6.25% of their maximum HP.
- Pokemon: Tyranitar, Dugtrio, Hippowdon
- Defense of Ice Type Pokemon increases by 1.5x.
- Pokemon: Abomasnow, Glaceon, Cetitan