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Date Reviewed: 02.16.06

Ratings & Reviews Summary: 3

Ratings are based on a 1 to 5 scale.
1 being the worst.  3 ... average.  5 is the highest rating.

Hey welcome to pokémon of the week,This pokemon of the week is Flygon, is to be reviewed today he's a vey good pokémon with the pokebody levitate so he can not get hit by ground moves his dragonon and flying traits are good in battle and he also has some ground moves from Trapinch.

Groudon's Pokedex observation.

In pokémon ruby/sapphire/emerald you can only get Flygon by raising a Trapinch you catch trapinch in the desert on route 119. 
In pokrmon Firered/leafgreen you can only trade for one off of pokemon Emerald/ruby/sapphire. 
Evo Line- Trapinch- Lv 35 Vibrava lv 45 Flygon

Brown Bomber
Flygon is a slightly underrated Pokemon in the current metagame.

Overshadowed by Salamence as the dominant Dragon, Flygon has been shunned since it is just another Dragon with a quadruple weakness to Ice. However, Flygon possesses nice resistances to Earthquake and Thunder Wave due to its Ground typing and

Levitate trait, and has several effective movesets to work with.

Flygon (M) @ Choice Band
Trait: Levitate
EVs: 4 HP / 252 Atk / 252 Spd
Adamant Nature (+Atk, -SAtk)
- Earthquake
- Rock Slide
- Hidden Power [Bug]/Hidden Power [Flying]
- Quick Attack/Fire Blast

The standard Flygon. Flygon can switch easily into Earthquakes and Rock Slides and begin attacking. Hidden Power Bug is for Celebi, while Hidden Power Flying is for Fighters such as Breloom and Heracross. Quick Attack takes out annoying Reversal Pokemon and weakened Pokemon, while Fire Blast catches a Skarmory or Forretress that thinks it can switch into Flygon safely. Since Flygon is a Choice Bander, it needs Speed to sweep and muscular Attack to harm the opposing Pokemon, so a simple 252/252/4 spread will suffice. If you are using Hidden Power Bug, use 31/30/30/31/31/30 IVs for maxed Speed so that you can tie with other base 100 Pokemon such as Salamence; if using Hidden Power Flying, use 30/30/30/31/30/30 IVs for maxed Speed.

Flygon (M) @ Leftovers
Trait: Levitate
EVs: 16 HP / 252 Atk / 44 Def / 196 Spd
Adamant Nature (+Atk, -SAtk)
- Earthquake
- Rock Slide
- Screech
- Quick Attack

Screech Flygon is a nice alternative to the standard Choice Band set if you aren't too keen with prediction. Use Screech to lower your opponent's Defense; this will force a switch or cause the Pokemon staying in to take a STAB Earthquake with its Defense dropped two levels. If you use Screech on a weakened Milotic or Suicune that switches in, you can finish it off easily with an Earthquake.
With some flinch "haxes" from Rock Slide, you may be able to take out Skarmory if it stays in (however, it's doubtful that you'll be able to take out Skarmory).
Flygon has 285 Speed to outspeed base 80 Pokemon such as Flygon, maxed Attack to maximize the effectiveness of Screech, and the rest of the EVs are spread between its HP and Defenses to take random physical attacks.

An alternative EV spread is:
EVs: 16 HP / 252 Atk / 240 Spd

This EV spread gives Flygon 296 Speed, allowing it to outspeed base 85 Pokemon such as Heracross and have 1 more HP than a multiple of 16 for maximum Leftovers recovery.

Flygon (M) @ Leftovers
Trait: Levitate
EVs: 16 HP / 132 Atk / 108 Spd / 252 SAtk Rash Nature (+SAtk, -SDef)
- Crunch
- Fire Blast
- Dragon Claw/Giga Drain
- Earthquake

Special Flygon; this Flygon isn't as predominant as the physical sets, but it is a nice alternative. Use Crunch to catch Psychics such as Alakazam and Celeb and Fire Blast to catch Skarmory and Forretress by surprise. Dragon Claw can take out weakened Dragons (unfortunately, it can't OHKO Dragons); Giga Drain works on Swampert and bulky waters, and is shocking since most people don't know that Flygon can learn Giga Drain. Earthquake is a STAB attack for sponges such as Blissey and Snorlax that resist special attacks.

Flygon has maxed out Special Attack and 263 Speed to outspeed base 70 Pokemon such as Breloom and Magneton. 132 Attack EVs allow Earthquake to 3HKO a maximum HP, maximum Defense Calm Blissey with Leftovers recovery sometimes, while the rest of the EVs are placed in HP.

Flygon is an awesome Pokemon. It demolishes standards such as Metagross and Tyranitar, is immune to sandstorms, can counter Reversal Pokemon, and surprises your opponent with the special set. If you're looking for a Pokemon to counter standards and are sick of slapping Salamence on your team, try Flygon; it can switch in fairly easily and proceed to sweep your opponent.

RSEFRLG Rating: 4.0

Peace Out,
Brown Bomber

I admit I am biased toward flygon......

OK type ground/dragon?!?!!?

Strange combo no inherit advantages immune to eltric? Well, it doesn't really matter cause its part dragon... Its ability levitate so basically its immune to ground type moves cool.

Ok an abilities it has ok def. and special attk and Specail Def but it excludes in normal attack and speed it is better at. This means it meant to hit hard and fast and since its ground it has one of my favorite ovens. Earthquake this makes it a wicked sweeper or a Poke'mon meant to knock at the weakened ones your opponent withdrew form battle

It learns some good move and its type are OK but watch out for ice or it will die!


5/5 Its part of my team so I am biased real score 3.5/5 just need some more attk :)
Artemis Kuiper At a glance, Flygon may not seem like much. It has pretty good attack and speed, although nothing to write home about, and the rest of his stats are about average. His typing allows him to get STAB on Earthquake, which is nice. His movepool is a bit baren; unlike Salamence and Altaria, his fellow Dragons, he doesn't learn Dragon Dance.

What makes Flygon really exceptional is his typing. He has a ground type paired with Levitate. Taking all of this into account, he only has two weaknesses: Dragon and Ice. Ice is really the only threat in standard format, and something he should definitely be kept away from. He gets a handy resistance to Fire and Poison, as well as Rock, and he gets two type immunities: Ground and electric.

Flygon is one of two Pokemon in the game to resist both Rock and Ground. This makes him a great counter for those whose primary form of attack is Earthquake and Rock Slide, like Donphan, Dragon Dance Tyranitar, and Dugtrio. His electric immunity is also very nice, giving him the ability to counter Raikou, Jolteon, and especially Zapdos, assuming they don't carry Hidden Power Ice.

As for moves, all that Flygon has to work with besides damaging attacks is Screech, really. Choice Band Flygon is the current standard, taking advantage of Earthquake and Rock Slide. The last two slots are whatever your team needs. Quick Attack can work if you don't have a Tyranitar, Fire Blast/Flamethrower is good for hitting Skarmory, Hidden Power Bug is great for nailing Celebi switch-ins, and Dragon Claw paired with Fire Blast can actually give you some decent type coverage on the special end. Crunch is also an interesting move, and coupled with Fire Blast can actually allow you to pull of some nifty tricks against Pokemon like Claydol.

EVs on Flygon shouldn't be too hard to do. Since he doesn't "suffer" from an excessively high attacking base stat, you really should be putting half of your EVs there. You don't necessarily have to max speed, although I would recommend having at least enough to outspeed Heracross, 240 EVs with a perfect speed IV should put you at 296 speed. If you're using a speed raising nature, you should probably just stick with 300 speed, 148 EVs plus perfect speed IV will do that. The leftovers can go wherever you want them. If Flygon is your primary Hidden Power Grass Zapdos counter, then you'll definitely want enough special defense EVs to survive three hits. Otherwise, I'd recommend putting them into defense, to better absorb Rock Slide, but really, it's your prerogative.

Overall, Flygon really is an excellent Pokemon with decent defenses and one of the best sets of resistance in the game. As a side note, the fact that you have Levitate rather than a flying type is something you really should be aware off, so don't be too suprised when your Earthquake can't hit stuff with Trace.

Rating: 4.0, standard
pokemon boy #118 flygon
type 1: dragon
type 2: ground

dragon claw
toxic or sandstorm flygon is an alright pokemon but because of its ground trait it has more weaknesses than a salamence. Because of its ground type it attracts the water weakness. And most good water pokemon have the icebeam attack.

Flygon has good attack and good speed so physical moves are best.

Flygon could be used as a special sweeper but it is better at the physical sweeping. You could put the sunnybeamer combo to get rid of water pokemon but at most it would only put them into red health.

r/s/e/fr/lg 3.5
hi Ah, yes, Flygon. A very good Dragon- Type with average Speed and Special Attack for a Dragon-. Although it is Ground-Type and Dragon- Type, it has a 4x weakness to Ice- Type attacks. Its Levitate ability practically gives another type: Flying-.

Flygon- Dragon/Ground

Base Stats- 80Hp 100Atk 80Def 80Sp.Atk 80Sp.Def 100Spd

Use a different dragon type like Salamence this one is not all that great.

Overall Rating- 1.5/5

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