Category: Pokemon Analysis

Analysis of various Pokemon in both competitive action and the main line adventure games.

Is Dudunsparce a Good Pokemon in Scarlet and Violet?

The most original name for a Pokemon evolution goes to Dudunsparce, the evolution for Dunsparce. To quote the Angry Video Game Nerd, “What were they thinking!?” The question now, of course, is if adding a single section to Dudunsparce when it evolves actually does much for its base stat totals. It turns out that yes, […]

Is Quaquaval a Good Pokemon in Scarlet and Violet?

Quaquaval is the final stage evolution of Quaxly, and as many fans were anticipating, its design is at least loosely based on the legend of Don Quixote. This Pokemon is Water/Fighting type, reminiscent of Poliwrath. Its base stats are fairly well balanced, with physical Attack being the outlier as a strong 120 base stat. So, […]

Is Skeledirge a Good Pokemon in Scarlet and Violet?

Skeledirge is the final stage evolution of Fuecoco, with Crocalor in between. It is a Fire/Ghost type in the vein of Hisuian Typhlosion. Known as the Singer Pokemon, Skeledirge has an interesting base stat distribution that may take good advantage of its typing. With Hisuian Typhlosion not entering Generation 9 competitive play until HOME connectivity […]

Is Meowscarada a Good Pokemon in Scarlet and Violet?

Meowscarada is the final stage evolution of Sprigatito, with Floragato in between. It is a Grass/Dark type, a typing it shares with Cacturne, Shifty, and Zarude. There are both positives and negatives to this dual typing: it’s a fantastic offensive combination, but comes with the drawback of many weaknesses on defense. Grass/Dark types are weak […]

Is Clodsire a Good Pokemon in Scarlet and Violet?

The evolution of Paldean Wooper, Clodsire is the regional evolution form of Quagsire. Like most regional forms, Clodsire retains the same base stat total. But, unlike Paldean Wooper which has the same pitiful stats as normal Wooper, Clodsire has entirely different base stats in their distribution. Will this new spread make Clodsire better or worse […]

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