Pokemon Unite Scizor is one of the best starting units for ranked battles. Find out the strongest Pokemon Unite Scizor build featuring all moves and battle items.

The key to winning ranked battles in Pokemon Unite is to go with the best attackers and All-Rounders. Strong attackers like Venusaur and Pikachu will be a powerful addition. Also, you can play Zacian, Mewtwo and Scizor to complete the best team comps. Scizor is a mighty Pokemon and one of the game’s best all-rounders with the top-tier battle items.

Scizor is a meta All-Rounder and powerful melee attacker. A level 1 Scyther transforms itself as a Scizor at level 5. To obtain the Unite License for Scizor, you have to spend 14,000 Aeos Coins or 575 Aeos Gems. Scizor’s major weaknesses are poor scoring and support. With the best build and moves, you can overcome these weaknesses for Scizor in Pokemon Unite battles.

Pokemon Unite Scizor Build & Moves

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The movement speed, atk and hp stats are great for Scizor at level 1. These stats will increase as you progress with the unit and increase its rank levels. Movesets can be used to unlock buffs for Pokemon. The best moves for Scizor are,

  • Basic Attack – Use this as a boosted attack to deal extra damage and increase mobility. The Basic Attack of Scizor reduces movement speed for targets and increases defense for self
  • Technician – This move can be used to launch two consecutive basic attacks
  • Fury Cutter – Slash targets with scythes in a cone and deals heavy damage
  • Dual Wingbeat – Launched heavy attacks with Scythes in the X-shaped area of effect
  • Bullet Punch – The melee skill launches heavy punches on opposite Pokemon and allows Scizor to recover a potion of hp
  • Sword Dance – Dashes a short distance and increases attacks. The 8th basic attack of Scizor will be an area of effect attack and it charges and pierces through opposite Pokemon
  • Unite Move – Green Illusion Dive – Dashes forward and creates 5 illusory copies of self to deal damage to targets and apply marks on them
  • Unite Move – Red Illusion Dive – Dashes forward and throws consecutive punches. Reduces mobility for targets. Five illusory copies of Scizor will be created once it makes the last punch

Pokemon Unite Scizor – Best Held Items

Here are the top 3 held items for Scizor,

  • Focus Band – This is the best held item for Scizor as it increases defense stats for the Pokemon. Both def and sp. def will be increased by +30
  • Buddy Barrier – Buddy Barrier increases HP by +600 when the unite move is used
  • Assault Vest – This is one of the strongest movesets for All-Rounders. Assault Vest increases HP by +270 and Sp. Def by +42

Pokemon Unite Scizor – Best Battle Items

  • Potion – Potion is an excellent battle item that recovers a Pokemon’s hp instantly
  • Slow Smoke – Throw this to create smoke effects that reduce the movement speed of opposing Pokemon
  • Goal-Getter – Scizor’s scoring rate doubles for a short time

Best & Poor Counters for Pokemon Unite Scizor

Scizor is one of the greatest All-Rounders of Pokemon Unite. Though it’s stronger, it becomes vulnerable against a deal of Pokemon. For ranked battles, you can avoid using the Pokemon against units that have better skills than it possesses.

  • Scizor’s Best Counters – Eldegoss, Cramorant,  Zacian, Blissey, Tyranitar, Mew
  • Scizor’s Poor Counters – Azumarill, Pikachu, Lucario, Venusaur, Machamp, Gangar, Charizard

That’s everything you need to know about Pokemon Unite Scizor build, movesets and counters. Pokemon with the best winning rate will be effective for ranked battles.


How to Unlock Battle Items in Pokemon Unite?

You can unlock Battle Items by increasing trainer ranks. In Pokemon Unite, new battle items are unlocked as you increase trainer rank levels. Also, some battle items can be unlocked through special events in the game.

Is Held Items Required for Battles in Pokemon Unite?

Held Items are bonus items for each Pokemon in the game and it transforms your units effectively. Pokemon Unite Held Items will be available from rank 1 and you can unlock all slots at level 10. You can purchase held items from the Aeos Emporium shop by spending in-game currency and resources.

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