Mega Swampert

Mega Swampert
ラグラージ
Mega Swampert.png
Swampert < Mega Swampert > Poochyena
Species
Type
Mudfish Pokémon
Water.gif Ground.gif
Number
Ability
#260
Height
Weight
6'2" (1.9m)
225.4 lbs (102.2 kg)
Gender Ratio
Male: 87.5%
Female: 12.5%
Evolves From
Evolves Into
N/A
Egg Group
Catch Rate
45
Tier
EV Yield
260m.gif

Mega Swampert (ラグラージ) is a Water/Ground-Type Mega Evolution that made its debut in Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire.

Mega Swampert uses the Swift Swim Ability, which doubles its Speed during periods of Heavy Rain, but this doesn't take effect on the same turn in which the weather changes to Heavy Rain.

It was revealed on June 7, 2014 after a leak of the July Edition of CoroCoro, alongside Mega Sceptile and Mega Diancie.

Contents

Biology

Physiology

After undergoing Mega Evolution, Mega Swampert takes on a much different appearance. It appears to be bipedal with a significant increase in muscle mass throughout, most notably in its arms and torso. Its head fins are stream-lined and there are now three instead of two. Mega Swampert's face whiskers extend outward from its cheeks, forming three sets of horn-like spikes on the sides and a fourth set of smaller, horn-like spikes facing down.

Gender Differences

Mega Swampert doesn't appear to have any visible differences to differentiate between male and female.

Game Information

Original Games

A Mega Swampert can be obtained in battle by having a Swampert hold a Swampertite, then using the Mega Stone to have it Mega Evolve into Mega Swampert, however this will only work in Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire.

Spin-Off Games

Mega Swampert has yet to appear in a Spin-Off game as of writing.

Trading Card Game

Mega Swampert has yet to appear in the Trading Card Game as of writing.

Anime/Manga Information

Anime

During the second Mega Evolution special that aired in Japan, a Swampert owned by May would Mega Evolve into Mega Swampert during battle.

Movies

Mega Swampert has yet to appear in any of the films as of writing.

Manga

Mega Swampert has yet to appear in the Manga as of writing.

Pokémon Information

Competitive Battling

Mega Swampert is in the Underused (UU) tier of competitive battling where it is among the best Pokémon in the tier. With a high 150 base Attack and access to Swift Swim, Mega Swampert is an ideal Rain Dance sweeper that can prove to be dangerous with strong wallbreaking capabilities and sweeping power with doubled Speed. Mega Swampert's balanced 100/110/110 defenses allow for many opportunities to set-up, while its rain-boosted Waterfalls and solid overall coverage with Earthquake and Ice Punch allow for it to be effective after getting rid of physical walls. Due to its overall good defenses, Mega Swampert is a candidate for an offensive Stealth Rock setter which has good tanking prowess while being able to dish out some strong hits of its own. While a physically defensive set faces competition from base form Swampert, Mega Swampert can use its higher defenses to check certain threats that base form Swampert cannot do as reliably, such as Choice Band Krookodile. Mega Swampert can also use a Curse set that makes it hard to take down due to heavy Special Defense investment and accumulated Defense boosts. The flaws with Mega Swampert are that it lacks any form of reliable recovery, having to rely on the Rest and Sleep Talk combination, and that it has a crippling weakness to Grass-type attacks.

Mega Swampert is also a viable option in the Overused (OU) tier of competitive battling. Thanks to its immunity to Thunder Wave, Mega Swampert can find a great niche on rain teams as a Pokémon that is not instantly crippled by rain nuisances like Thundurus and Klefki. Mega Swampert is a very powerful Pokémon under rain with a great Speed thanks to Swift Swim, strong rain-boosted Waterfalls, and good overall coverage. However, Mega Swampert does not get a Swift Swim boost on the turn it Mega Evolves, so it is slow for a turn. Its speed also does not allow for it to outspeed some Choice Scarf users like Keldeo even when under rain.

Area Locations

Game Rarity Location
Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire None Evolve Swampert

Statistics

Base Stats Min- Min Max Max+
HP
100
. 310 404 .
Atk
150
274 305 399 438
Def
110
202 225 319 350
Sp. Atk
95
175 195 289 317
Sp. Def
110
202 225 319 350
Speed
70
130 145 239 262

Moves

Via Level-Up

Level Up
Level Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Start
63
Hammer Arm Fighting.gif 100 90 Physical.png
Start Tackle Normal.gif 50 100 Physical.png
Start Growl Normal.gif N/A 100 Other.png
Start
4
Water Gun Water.gif 40 100 Special.png
Start
9
Mud-Slap Ground.gif 20 100 Special.png
12 Foresight Normal.gif N/A N/A Other.png
16 Mud Shot Ground.gif 55 95 Special.png
18 Bide Normal.gif ?? N/A Physical.png
22 Mud Bomb Ground.gif 65 85 Special.png
28 Rock Slide Rock.gif 75 90 Physical.png
32 Protect Normal.gif N/A N/A Other.png
39 Muddy Water Water.gif 95 85 Special.png
44 Take Down Normal.gif 90 85 Physical.png
51 Earthquake Ground.gif 100 100 Physical.png
56 Endeavor Normal.gif ?? 100 Physical.png

Via TM/HM

TM/HM - Gen 6
TM/HM No. Move Type Power Accuracy Class
TM05 Roar Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM06 Toxic Poison.gif -- 90 Other.png
TM07 Hail Ice.gif -- -- Other.png
TM10 Hidden Power Normal.gif 60 100 Special.png
TM13 Ice Beam Ice.gif 90 100 Special.png
TM14 Blizzard Ice.gif 110 70 Special.png
TM15 Hyper Beam Normal.gif 150 90 Special.png
TM17 Protect Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM18 Rain Dance Water.gif -- -- Other.png
TM21 Frustration Normal.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
TM26 Earthquake Ground.gif 100 100 Physical.png
TM27 Return Normal.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
TM28 Dig Ground.gif 80 100 Physical.png
TM31 Brick Break Fighting.gif 75 100 Physical.png
TM32 Double Team Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM34 Sludge Wave Poison.gif 95 100 Special.png
TM39 Rock Tomb Rock.gif 60 95 Physical.png
TM42 Facade Normal.gif 70 100 Physical.png
TM44 Rest Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
TM45 Attract Normal.gif -- 100 Other.png
TM48 Round Normal.gif 60 100 Special.png
TM49 Echoed Voice Normal.gif 40 100 Special.png
TM52 Focus Blast Fighting.gif 120 70 Special.png
TM55 Scald Water.gif 80 100 Special.png
TM56 Fling Dark.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
TM68 Giga Impact Normal.gif 150 90 Physical.png
TM71 Stone Edge Rock.gif 100 80 Physical.png
TM78 Bulldoze Ground.gif 60 100 Physical.png
TM80 Rock Slide Rock.gif 75 90 Physical.png
TM87 Swagger Normal.gif -- 90 Other.png
TM88 Sleep Talk Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM90 Substitute Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM98 Power-Up Punch Fighting.gif 40 100 Physical.png
TM100 Confide Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
HM03 Surf Water.gif 90 100 Special.png
HM04 Strength Normal.gif 80 100 Physical.png
HM05 Waterfall Water.gif 80 100 Physical.png
HM06 Rock Smash Fighting.gif 40 100 Physical.png
HM07 Dive Water.gif 80 100 Physical.png

Via Breeding

Via Breeding
Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Ancientpower Rock.gif 60 100 Special.png
Avalanche Ice.gif 60 100 Physical.png
Barrier Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
Bite Dark.gif 60 100 Physical.png
Counter Fighting.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
Curse Ghost.gif -- -- Other.png
Double-Edge Normal.gif 120 100 Physical.png
Ice Ball Ice.gif 30 90 Physical.png
Mirror Coat Psychic.gif  ?? 100 Special.png
Mud Bomb Ground.gif 65 85 Special.png
Refresh Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Sludge Poison.gif 65 100 Special.png
Stomp Normal.gif 65 100 Physical.png
Uproar Normal.gif 90 100 Special.png
Whirlpool Water.gif 35 85 Special.png
Wide Guard Rock.gif -- -- Other.png
Yawn Normal.gif -- -- Other.png

Via Move Tutor

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Aqua Tail Water.gif 90 90 Physical.png
Earth Power Ground.gif 90 100 Special.png
Endeavor Normal.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
Focus Punch Fighting.gif 150 100 Physical.png
Hydro Cannon Water.gif 150 90 Special.png
Ice Punch Ice.gif 75 100 Physical.png
Icy Wind Ice.gif 55 95 Special.png
Iron Tail Steel.gif 100 75 Physical.png
Low Kick Fighting.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
Outrage Dragon.gif 120 100 Physical.png
Snore Normal.gif 50 100 Special.png
Stealth Rock Rock.gif -- -- Other.png
Superpower Fighting.gif 120 100 Physical.png
Uproar Normal.gif 90 100 Special.png
Water Pledge Water.gif 50 100 Special.png
Water Pulse Water.gif 60 100 Special.png

Mudkip Exclusive Moves

Level Up
Level Move Type Power Accuracy Class
20 Mud Sport Ground.gif N/A N/A Other.png
33 Whirlpool Water.gif 35 85 Special.png
41 Hydro Pump Water.gif 120 80 Special.png

Evolution Line

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Level 16
Rare Candy Sprite.png
Level 36
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Mega Swampert

Type Matchups

Type Attack Advantages Attack Disadvantages Defense Advantages Defense Disadvantages
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Fire.gif
Ground.gif
Poison.gif
Rock.gif
Steel.gif
Bug.gif
Dragon.gif
Flying.gif
Grass.gif
Water.gif
Fire.gif
Electric.gif
Poison.gif
Rock.gif
Steel.gif
Grass.gif

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