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Best Quaquaval Build for Tera Raids in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet

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Quaquaval will see a lot of use in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet, being one of the three starter choices in the Paldea region. It also has great typing, stats, and move pool, making it perfect for end-game content. This may leave you wondering what the best build for Quaquaval is for Tera Raid Battles in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet.

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Best moves for Quaquaval for Tera Raids in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet

Be sure to give Quaquaval these moves in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet.

  • Aqua Step
  • Close Combat
  • Swords Dance
  • Ice Spinner

Related: Pokémon Scarlet & Violet – Quaxly Final Evolution

Your Quaquaval should know the above moves when taking it into Tera Raid Battles in Pokémon Scarlet and Violet. You should also choose the Jolly or Adamant nature to increase either its Attack or Speed, as these are its strongest stats. The Moxie ability is less useful in Raid Battles, so go with Torrent instead. For its held item, go with the Muscle Band to increase its physical strength.

Start the match with Quaquaval using Swords Dance to increase its already high Attack. You should then follow up with its signature move, Aqua Step, to gain a boost to Speed. After getting the boost to Attack and Speed, you can switch to using Close Combat and Ice Spinner, depending on the weakness of your opponent. Alternatively, you can continue to use Aqua Step if it is weak against Water-type attacks.

For more information on Pokémon Scarlet and Violet, check out Which Starter should you choose in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet? and When do Sprigatito, Fuecoco, and Quaxly evolve in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet? on Pro Game Guides.

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