Best Dragapult Build for Ranked Battle in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet

Players are happy with adding the new Pokémon Scarlet and Violet characters to the game. In the game, there are numerous characters of various types. One of them is Dragapult. It is a dragon/ghost-type pokemon that appears in the game and has some fantastic moves and builds. However, players are still puzzled about its moves and the best builds.

If you are unaware, the Pokémon Scarlet and Violet game was released some time ago, and players are currently exploring the types, moves, and builds of the pokemon to use them in the game. We hope that you all know that without having the proper build and move, you will not be able to win any ranked battle.

It is unsuitable for any player to use Pokemon without learning about it. As a result, we have created a guide to list the Dragapult Movesets, and Best Builds that you can use in the game. So, let’s get started.

Pokémon Scarlet and Violet

Pokemon Dragapult Stats

Dragapult is a ghost/dragon-type pokemon in the game. It is one of the strongest pokemon that you should have in your team for the ranked battle. There are a lot of powers and moves of it that can help you in winning the ranked battle easily. But before that, we are here with the stats of Dragapult that you must know before using this pokemon in the game.

  • Pokemon Type: Dragon/Ghost
  • Abilities:
    • Clear Body
    • Infiltrator
    • Cursed Body
  • Best Nature: Jolly, Timid
  • Immune: Fighting and Normal
  • Resistant to: Fire, Grass, Water, Electric, Poison, Bug
  • Takes Damage: Ground, Flying, Psychic, Rock, Steel
  • Weakness: Ghost, Ice, Dragon, Dark, Fairy
  • Base Stats:
    • HP: 88
    • Attack: 120
    • Defence: 75
    • Special Attack: 100
    • Special Defence: 75
    • Speed: 142
    • Total: 600
  • Builds: Physical Dragapult, Hybrid Dragapult, Special Attacker Dragapult, Support Dragapult, and Leftovers Dragapult

Best Dragapult Builds in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet


There are five builds available for the Dragapult, but we will consider that you should use the two listed builds because it is much more efficient. We hope that the below-listed builds will definitely help you in winning the ranked battles.

1. Physical Dragapult (Best)

This is the first build of Dragapult that you can use for the ranked battle in the game. It is very efficient and helps Dragapult in boosting the stats.

  • Nature: Jolly (+Spe, -Sp. Atk)
  • EV Spread:
    • HP: 4
    • Atk: 252
    • Spe: 252
  • Final Stat Values:
    • HP: 164
    • Atk: 172
    • Def: 95
    • Sp. Def: 95
    • Spe: 213
  • Ability:
    • Clear Body: It is an ability of the pokemon which prevents the opponent pokemon from lowering the user’s stats.
  • Tera Type: Ghost
  • Held Item: 
    • Life Orb: With this item, the damage of the holder’s move increases by 30%. However, the holder loses 10% of its max health after using the damage moves.
  • Moveset:
    • Dragon Darts: Through this, the pokemon attacks the opponent in single battles. And in the double battles, the pokemon attacks each opponent one time. If the opponent is using any type of defence or protection, then the pokemon hits the opponent who is not protected.
    • Tera Blast: Using this move will increase the attacking power of the pokemon. Also, it will become a special move if the special attack stat is higher than the attack’s stat.
    • Sucker Punch: The pokemon will give damage the opponent if it is using any damaging moves. It will not work if the move is performed or stopped.
    • Dragon Dance: It will increase the attack and speed by one stage.

2. Special Attacker Dragapult (Best)

It is another best builds that you can use as the build for Dragapult.

  • Nature: Timid (+Spe, -Atk)
  • EV Spread:
    • Sp. Def: 4
    • Spe: 252
    • Sp. Atk: 252
  • Final Stat Values:
    • HP: 163
    • Def: 95
    • Sp. Atk: 152
    • Sp. Def: 96
    • Spe: 213
  • Ability:
    • Infiltrator: The pokemon ignores the enemy’s protective moves and stat boosts from the moves.
  • Tera Type: Dragon
  • Held Item: 
    • Choice Specs: With this item, the damage of the holder’s special attack moves increases by 50%.
  • Moveset:
    • Draco Meteor: It lower’s the special attack by two stages.
    • Shadow Ball: With this move, you can lower the special defence of the opponent by one stage. But the chance to do this is 20%.
    • Thunderbolt: It paralyzes the opponent but the chance is 10% only.
    • Flamethrower: It can be used to burn opponents.

Wrapping Up

The users are exploring the different types of pokemon that are present in the Pokémon Scarlet and Violet. They are just looking for the correct pokemon which can help in winning the matches. For this, the players will need to understand their best moves and builds which we listed in the guide for the Dragapult pokemon. It is one of the best dragon pokemon that you can use in your team.

That’s all for this guide, see you in the next one.

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