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The Hearth-type member of the Elite 4 is a bit loopy and doesn”t notice that he solely has two Hearth-type Pokémon. It is OK, although; he figures out what kind of Pokémon he is speculated to have in his rematches.
Be aware: This information is to your first struggle with Flint. His Pokémon and ranges change in his rematches.
Flint’s less-than-hot crew consists of 5 Pokémon:
- Rapidash – Degree 58
- Strikes: Flame Cost, Iron Tail, Poison Jab, Hypnosis
- Potential: Flame Physique
- Merchandise: Huge Lens
- Steelix – Degree 57
- Strikes: Thunder Fang, Hearth Fang, Iron Tail, Crunch
- Potential: Sheer Drive
- Merchandise: Life Orb
- Drifblim – Degree 58
- Strikes: Energy Sap. Decrease, Baton Go, Will-O-Wisp
- Potential: Unburden
- Merchandise: Sitrus Berry
- Lopunny – Degree 57
- Strikes: Mirror Coat, Excessive Soar Kick, Fast Assault, Hearth Punch
- Potential: Cute Allure
- Merchandise: Leftovers
- Infernape – Degree 61
- Strikes: Hearth Punch, Thunder Punch, Shut Fight, Mach Punch
- Potential: Iron Fist
- Merchandise: Focus Sash
Rapidash holds a Huge Lens, which improves its accuracy. It hopes to have the ability to land Hypnosis (which is barely 60-percent correct) then comply with up with Flame Cost for Velocity boosts or Iron Tail to take out Rock-types. Cope with the Sleep by ready to get up or utilizing an merchandise, then wipe Rapidash out.
Steelix can shock you with its Sheer Drive and Life Orb-buffed Thunder Fang, which has the potential to annihilate even tanky Water or Flying-types. Its different strikes are additionally all harmful, however in the long run, it is a Steelix with out Sturdy. Use a strong particular Water or Hearth transfer to KO it in a single go.
Drifblim is a nightmare. Energy Sap will heal it and drain your Assault, Decrease makes it not possible to hit, Will-O-Wisp chips your HP and cuts your Assault in half, its Unburden skill will increase its Velocity once you lastly handle to drop it under half HP and it eats its Sitrus Berry, after which it will probably go all of its stat buffs over to a different Pokémon (normally Infernape) with Baton Go.
Except you’ve a perfectly robust Ghost, Flying, Ice, Rock, Electrical, or Darkish-type assault that may one-shot the tanky Drifblim, do not plan on having a simple struggle. You might wish to use Drifblim to arrange as a substitute; Velocity and Protection might be your finest pals going ahead when you have a strategy to buff them.
Strikes assured to hit or can negate enemy stat buffs are additionally a God-send.
Lopunny is a jack-of-all-trades. It has Cute Allure, Leftovers, and Mirror Coat to be defensive and the remainder of its assaults are for harm. Its stats actually lean in the direction of assault as effectively, making its defensive components not all that helpful. A strong Combating-type transfer can take care of Lopunny with out a lot bother.
Infernape is harmful, however it’s going to sometimes are available with a myriad of buffs from Drifblim, making it deadly. It even has its hidden skill, Iron Fist, which will increase the ability of Punch strikes. To high all of it off, you may’t one-shot it because it has Focus Sash. It’s a must to stand up to at the least two blows; one from the flip you harm it, then the Mach Punch it’s going to attempt to end you off with the subsequent flip.
When you buffed your Protection, you then’re in good palms. If not, then good luck. Floor and Ghost-type Pokémon might be your finest wager for surviving Infernape.
For assist organising a Steelix of your individual, go try Best nature for Onix and Steelix in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl on Professional Recreation Guides!