Mothim’s Path of Solitude

Quick Tips

Make sure Mothim is at least level 70.

Max Mothim’s Effort Values for Speed and HP.

Learn and master Energy Ball from the Training Grounds.

Mothim’s Challenge

Mothim faces a level 70 Sudowoodo in this Path of Solitude challenge.

Sudowoodo is a Rock-type Pokémon. Due to this, Sudowoodo has a weakness to Water, Grass, Fighting, Ground, and Steel-type attacks. Additionally, it has some resistance against Fire, Poison, Normal, and Flying-type attacks. Fortunately, Mothim can learn the super-effective attacks to use against Sudowoodo.

Recommendations & Advantages

During this challenge, it will be important to learn the super-effective move Energy Ball to use against Sudowoodo. Energy Ball can be learned from Zisu in the Training Grounds. As Sudowoodo is level 70 in this challenge, moves should be fully mastered and ready to use in battle.

Furthermore, Mothim will need to endure at least one attack from Sudowoodo. Increasing Effort Values for HP and Defense will ensure it survives an attack. Increasing Mothim’s level beyond level 70 is also a valid strategy.

Other recommendations include:

  • Level up Mothim to at least Level 70 in order to either match or outlevel Sudowoodo.
    • Unless you are looking for a challenge, you should at least match your opponent’s level.
  • Increase of Effort Values (EVs) for Speed and HP.
    • Leveling speed ensures Mothim can attack quickly.
    • Mothim will need to endure at least one attack. Increasing HP will ensure that it can.
    • With Grit items, you can upgrade your Effort Values. A variety of activities can be carried out in order to obtain these items, such as defeating wild Pokémon and releasing captured Pokémon.
    • Effort Values significantly increase stats when reaching an EV level of 1, 4, 7, and 10.
  • Master the moves learned from Zisu.
    • A mastered move can be used in both Agile-style and Strong-style.
    • Energy Ball, a Grass-type attack, is the best move to use against Sudowoodo.

Path of Solitude Rewards

The rewards for completing this challenge are similar to those offered for completing the other Path of Solitude challenges.

First-time Completion

  • Path of Solitude stamp for Mothim’s Pokédex entry
  • x3 EXP Candy L

Subsequent Completions

  • x3 Grit Dust