It is vulnerable to Ice, Rock, Psychic and Electric moves. Zubat's strongest move set is Quick Attack & Sludge Bomb, and it has a Max CP of 667.
If you are looking for the best ways to defeat Cuba in Pokemon, you've come to the right place! This guide will teach you how to successfully win battles againstZubat by exploiting its Type weakness(BS). In addition, it is equally important to choose the optimal Pokémon and Move sets to take advantage of those weaknesses.
This will allow you to deal maximum damage during battle and defeat Cuba quickly and easily. How to Beat Cuba To defeat Cuba in Pokemon you must take advantage of its Type Weakness(BS).
Being a Poison/Flying Type, Cuba is vulnerable against Electric, Rock, Ice and Psychic Type Moves. This guide lists the best Pokemon and best Move sets you should use in order to defeat Cuba as effectively and as efficiently as possible. If you would like more information surrounding terminology, specific Pokémon, Move sets, DPS, etc.
Feel free to check out the rest of this guide.5 Simple Tips to Defeat Cuba Tip #1. CP (Combat Power) AdvantageChoose Pokémon with equal or higher CP than that of the Cuba you are battling.
If your CP advantage is high enough, the next steps will not be as important in battle. Use Move Types Cuba is Weak Against Taking advantage of the Type Weakness(BS) of Cuba will allow you to deal more damage during battle.
Cuba is weak against the following Types: ElectricRockIcePsychic You can find out more about damage mechanics at the end of this page. Tip #4.
Choose the Best Type(s) of Pokémon Dealing additional damage, while taking reduced damage is important in defeating Cuba. Avoid using Types of PokemonZubat Moves are Super Effective against, instead try to use Types of Pokémon of which Cuba Moves are Not Very Effective against. MoveX Cuba Moves are Super Effective Against Bite.
Move Cuba Moves Not Very Effective Against Bite Use High DPS Move sets for Max DamageTaking advantage of the Type Weakness(BS) of Cuba and the STAB (Same Type Attack Bonus) of your own Pokémon will allow you to deal a great amount of damage during battle.
Cuba will go down quickly if the optimal Pokémon & Move sets are used. You can learn more about high damage Move sets at the end of this guide: Section IV. Best Pokemon & Move sets to use againstZubat in battle.
If you would like further or more detailed information on how to defeat Cuba please continue reading the rest of this guide. If you have questions, comments, or tips of your own, feel free to leave a message in the comment section at the end of this guide! I.
Cuba Type Weaknesses defeat Cuba you must first learn its Type weaknesses. Using specific Types of Moves that Cuba is weak against will result in those Moves dealing Super Effective damage (25% damage bonus).
Cuba is a Poison/Flying Type Pokémon, which means it is weak against the following Move Type(s) and will be vulnerable to the following damage multipliers: ElectricRockIcePsychic Utilizing Benefit of Super Effective Movement we must identify Moves of the above Types.
This is important as Moves that are Super Effective deal 25% additional damage. If a Pokémon has a double weakness, the Move will deal 56% additional damage. In order to defeat Cuba you will want to choose a Pokémon with Move Types Cuba is vulnerable against.
The moves of these types are shown below:Move Names/ ChargeTypePowerSec. EnergyDPS DischargeCharge Electric 352.50-3314.00 Sparkiest Electric 70.70410.00 Undercharge Electric 1004.30-10023.26 Thunder PunchCharge Electric 402.40-3316.67 Thunder Shocks Electric 50.6078.33 ThunderboltCharge Electric 552.70-5020.37Move Names/ ChargeTypePowerSec. EnergyDPS Ancient Overcharge Rock 353.60-259.72 Power Recharge Rock 402.90-3313.79 Rock Slideshare Rock 503.20-3315.63 Rock Throat Rock 121.3678.82 Rock Turbocharge Rock 303.40-258.82 Stone Discharge Rock 803.10-10025.81Move Names/ ChargeTypePowerSec. EnergyDPS BlizzardCharge Ice 1003.90-10025.64 Frost Breakfast Ice 90.81711.11 Ice Recharge Ice 653.65-5017.81 Ice PunchCharge Ice 453.50-3312.86 Ice Hardest Ice 151.40710.71 Icy Discharge Ice 253.80-206.58Move Names/ ChargeTypePowerSec. EnergyDPS Confusions Psychic 151.5179.93 PsybeamCharge Psychic 403.80-2510.53 PsychicCharge Psychic 552.80-5019.64 Psycho Outcast Psychic 70.57712.28 PsyshockCharge Psychic 402.70-3314.81 Zen Headbutts Psychic 121.05411.43III. Pokémon Weakness(BS) vs. Cuba Before we go any further, please take a minute to consider the following.
Most of this guide is focused on dealing high amounts of damage in a short period of time, in order to beat Cuba as quickly as possible. However, it is important to note that defensive Type weaknesses play an important role in Pokemon battles as well. First off, Cuba can deal a great amount of damage using Bite and Sludge Bomb.
Power:610Power:302555Sec:0.5 sec1.33 sec Sec:3.3 sec2.4 sec2.6 scenery:77Energy:-25-20-50 DPS: 12.07.5 DPS: 9.110.421.2 STAB: 12.07.5 STAB: 11.413.026.4While Bite and Sludge Bomb is a strong Move set, most of Zubat's Moves will deal additional damage if used against certain Types of Pokémon as they will take increased damage from Cuba. Depending on the particular Move set of the Cuba you are battling against, you will want to try and avoid using Pokémon of the following Types. MoveX Cuba Moves are Super Effective Against Bite.
On the other hand, there are certain Types of Pokémon in Pokemon, that will take less damage from the Moves of Cuba. Therefore, to survive longer during Gym battles you will want to try and use Pokémon of the below Types when battling againstZubat. Move Cuba Moves are Not Very Effective Against Bite.
It is important to note that this is not the only factor in choosing the optimal Pokémon to defeat Cuba. If you have a Pokémon with much higher CP and a high damage Move set vs. Cuba you will obviously want to use that Pokémon.
You will be able to win the battle quickly before your opponent has even had a chance to deal much damage. However, if you are using a Pokémon with average CP and an average move set, choosing the right Type of Pokémon becomes much more important. Benefits of Type Weakness & STAB DamageGetting back to the offensive side of battling, the next step is to identify which Pokémon has the capability of using Super Effective Moves againstZubat. Furthermore, we must identify Pokémon that are the same Type as the Moves they are using.
This will result in an added 25% additional damage bonus, commonly referred to as STAB (Same Type Attack Bonus). If you are new to Pokemon or to the damage mechanics in general, be sure to review the chart below before making your way to Section V. (Best Pokemon Move sets vs. Cuba).
It explains how Pokemon DB determines the best damage Move set/ Pokémon to beat Cuba. The following chart explains the terms used in this guide:Battle Mechanics Terminology (Quick Reference Guide)DP SDPS stands for Damage per Second. The DPS of each Move is calculated by taking the Power of a Move and dividing it by the time (seconds) it takes to actually perform the move (also known as a cooldown).
STABS stands for Same Type Attack Bonus. When a Pokémon uses a Move that is the same Type as itself that Move will deal additional bonus damage.
For example, if a Poison Type Pokémon uses a Poison Type Move it will deal 25% more damage. Generally every Pokémon in Pokemon will have one of two possible Fast Moves.
Generally every Pokémon in Pokemon will have one of three possible Charge Moves. Best Fast Move DPS vs. Subtlest Fast Move DPS vs. Cuba is calculated by taking the Best Fast Move DPS w/ STAB and multiplying that DPS by 1.25 if Cuba has a single weakness to that Type or multiplying that DPS by 1.56 if Cuba has a double weakness to that Type.
Best Charge Move DPS vs. Subtlest Charge Move DPS vs. Cuba is calculated by taking the Best Charge Move DPS w/ STAB and multiplying that DPS by 1.25 if Cuba has a single weakness to that Type or multiplying that DPS by 1.56 if Cuba has a double weakness to that Type. Average Average DPS is simply the average of the Best Fast Move DPS vs. Cuba and the Best Charge Move DPS vs. Cuba. The chart is then sorted by highest Average DPS to lowest. V.
Best Pokemon & Move sets to use againstZubat in battle. The following chart lists the top Pokémon /Move set againstZubat. The list is sorted by highest Average Damage per Second to lowest.
Type Effectiveness and STAB play a big role in increasing the damage that is done to Cuba. If you follow every step in this guide, you will have a much easier time defeating Cuba.
Best Pokemon Move sets vs. Cuba Nickname Best Fast Move Best Charge Movement Move Hypercharge Move Type Best Fast Move DPS vs. Subtlest Charge Move DPS vs. Cuba Average DPS On the flip side, Chuckle, a rock- and bug-type, will take normal damage from fire-type moves, since rock-type is strong against fire-type.
Knowing what Pokémon’s strengths and weaknesses are is an important aspect of raiding and battling. To do the most damage you can, you should make sure that your Pokémon’ moves are strong against what battling.
TYPESET EFFECTIVE (ATK)WEAK AGAINST (DMG)TYPESET EFFECTIVE (ATK)WEAK AGAINST (DMG)Bug Grass, Dark, PsychicFire, Flying, RockDarkGhost, Psychic, Fairy, FightingDragonDragonDragon, Fairy, IceElectricFlying, WaterGroundFairyFighting, Dark, DragonPoison, SteelFightingDark, Ice, Normal, Rock, Steelmaker, Flying, PsychicFireBug, Grass, Ice, SteelGround, Rock, WaterFlyingBug, Fighting, GrassElectric, Ice, RockGhostGhost, Psychical, GhostGrassGround, Rock, Watering, Fire, Flying, Ice, PoisonGroundElectric, Fire, Poison, Rock, Steel Grass, Ice, WaterIceDragon, Flying, Grass, GroundFighting, Fire, Rock, SteelNormal--FightingPoisonFairy, GrassGround, PsychicPsychicFighting, Poisoning, Dark, GhostRockBug, Fire, Flying, Firefighting, Grass, Ground, Steel, WaterSteelFairy, Ice, Cockfighting, Fire, GroundWaterFire, Ground, Nonelectric, Grass These Pokémon either has type advantage against Combat or moves that are Super Effective against Combat.
While it lacks eyes, it has pointed ears with purple insides and a mouth with two sharp teeth on each jaw. It has purple wing membranes supported by two, elongated fingers, and two long, thin, tails.
It has evolved to have neither eyes nor nostrils, it instead navigates through dark environments and tight caves with echolocation. As demonstrated in the anime, it will leave its abode at night with a mass of other Cuba in order to seek prey.
During the daytime, Cuba sleeps hanging upside down in caves, forests, or under the eaves of old buildings, avoiding sunlight at all costs. However, captured and trained Cuba have been recorded as being much more tenacious in the daytime, even when directly exposed to sunbeams.
It emits ultrasonic cries that bounce back to its large ears, enabling it to fly safely. Generation II Photo #037 Gold While flying, it constantly emits ultrasonic waves from its mouth to check its surroundings.
Silver Capable of flying safely in dark places, it emits ultrasonic cries to check for any obstacles. Stadium 2 While flying, it constantly emits ultrasonic waves from its mouth to check its surroundings.
Generation III Horn #063 Kant #041 Ruby Cuba remains quietly unmoving in a dark spot during the bright daylight hours. During the daytime, it stays in caves or under the eaves of old houses, sleeping while hanging upside down.
Emerald While living in pitch-black caverns, their eyes gradually grew shut and deprived them of vision. Leaf Green It forms colonies in perpetually dark places and uses ultrasonic waves to identify and approach targets.
Generation IV Singh #028 Photo #037 Diamond Even though it has no eyes, it can sense obstacles using ultrasonic waves it emits from it mouth. Heartwood While flying, it constantly emits ultrasonic waves from its mouth to check its surroundings.
SoulSilver Capable of flying safely in dark places, it emits ultrasonic cries to check for any obstacles. Generation VU nova B2W2 : #061 Black It checks its surroundings and location using reflections of the ultrasonic waves from its mouth.
White 2 Generation VI Kilos Central #145 Horn #065 X Even though it has no eyes, it can sense obstacles using ultrasonic waves it emits from it mouth. Omega Ruby Cuba remains quietly unmoving in a dark spot during the bright daylight hours.
Let's Go Levee Generation VIII Gala Crown Tundra #144 Sword It emits ultrasonic waves from its mouth to check its surroundings. Generation II GoldSilverRock Tunnel, Whirl Islands, Alex Forest, Mt.
Mortar, Union Cave, Tojo Falls, Burned Tower, Slowpoke Well (all times) Routes3, 4, 32, 33, and 42 Night Crystal Rock Tunnel, Whirl Islands, Mt. Mortar, Union Cave, Tojo Falls, Burned Tower, Slowpoke Well (all times) Routes3, 4, 9, 10, 30, 31, 32, 33, and 42 Night Generation III RubySapphireEmerald FireRedLeafGreenColosseum XD Generation IV DiamondPearlIron Island, Ore burgh Mine, Wayward Cave, Lost Tower (walking; all times) Routes203, 204, 206, 207, 208, 209, 211, 216, and 217, Acuity Lakefront (tall grass) Night Ravaged Path, Ore burgh Gate, Mt.
Coronet (Surfing and walking; all times) Platinum Iron Island, Ore burgh Mine, Wayward Cave, Lost Tower (walking; all times) Routes203, 204, 206, 207, 208, 209, 211, 214, 216 (tall grass) Night Ravaged Path, Ore burgh Gate, Mt. Moon, Rock Tunnel, Sea foam Islands, Tojo Falls (all times) Routes3, 4, 32, and 33, 42, Cliff Cave, Safari Zone Night Pal Park Skywalker Generation VII SunMoonUltra Ultra Moonlit's Go Pikachu's Go Levee In side games Generation II This Pokémon is unavailable in Generation II side games.
Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Alma Group: Poke Assist: Field move: (Cut ×1) Browser entry R-014 It flits around and releases supersonic waves to attack. Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs Group: Poke Assist:(present) Field move:(present)(Cut ×2) Poke Assist:(past) Field move:(past)(Cut ×1) Browser entry R-042/N-064 It attacks by scattering poison gas that makes Pokémon Tired.
All the members of both lines are called the Bat Pokémon (excluding Wombat), live in caves or other dark places, and have no visible eyes at their respective involved states; furthermore, members of both lines reach their respective fully-evolved forms by friendship, and both have similar Shiny forms (with green main bodies). Also, Cuba and Wombat have somewhat similar English names, both having rhyming prefixes and bat as a suffix.
Cuba can be seen as a parallel to Combat, as they are both Flying-type Pokémon based on bats and can have Infiltrator as a possible Ability. Zubat's lack of eyes could also be a reference to troglomorphism, and may additionally be influenced by the misconception that bats are blind or primarily dependent on echolocation to navigate.
The claim that Cuba suffers harm, and even burns, when exposed to sunlight alludes to mythological vampires. LanguageTitleMeaning Japanese Cuba From bat and mulatto, an onomatopoeia for when an edged tool forcefully pierces something French Nosferatu From Nosferatu, another word for vampire.
May also be taken from Rambo or Royal Mandarin Chinese Choynfú Literally “Supersonic bat” More languages Hindi Cuba Transcription of English name Lithuanian Rubatos From English name Russian Cuba Transcription of English name Thai Cuba Transcription of trademarked Japanese name #040: Wigglytuff#042: Combat This Pokémon article is part of Project Poked, a Bulbapedia project that aims to write comprehensive articles on each Pokémon as a species.