Competitive Information for Ampharos [Gold/Silver]
Movesets for Singles
What is a good competitive moveset for Ampharos? These builds have been optimized for Pokemon competing in Gold/Silver Single Battles. The movesets and EVs have been specifically calibrated to deal the most amount of damage to the largest group of potentially common opponents and typing threats for the Gold/Silver generation metagame.
Ampharos is a wonderful Electric-typed Pokemon. It's normal to find yourself dealing with Ampharos when battling in the 2nd generation meta. There were no known abilities back in the Gold/Silver Pokemon games. Ampharos's only type-related weakness is Ground.
- Thunderbolt / Thunder Punch
- Fire Punch
- Defense Curl
- Thunder Wave
Special Sweeper Ampharos (Retro)
Ampharos is pretty popular Special Sweeper. It is designed to take down the opponent's team with high-damaging special attacks. Keep in mind back before Generation IV, a move's damage category was determined by its type.
♦ Thunder Punch is a special STAB-boosted 75-base power Electric-type move (10% chance to paralyze the target).
♦ Fire Punch is a special 75-base power Fire-type move (10% chance to burn the target).
♦ Defense Curl is a status move (raises your Ampharos's defense by 1 stage).
♦ Thunder Wave is a status move (paralyzes the target).
Wondering what moves can Ampharos learn? Here is the list of moves this Pokemon can learn in this selected generation.
Sort and organize the learnset by move type, category, accuracy, and power. Bolded moves will gain the same-type attack bonus (STAB) if this Pokemon uses them.
These are a list of several common move combinations Ampharos can perform in Gold/Silver. Not every combo going to be game-changing, but some can be pretty fun to play with. Sometimes these can be easily overlooked or forgotten, hence why we find and list them here. Discover what items, abilities, and moves this Pokemon can use in combination with each other to gain a strategic advantage in competitive battles.
Competitive GS Move and Ability Combos for Ampharos
- Moves: Rain dance + Thunder
- Moves: Rest + Sleep talk
- Item: Blunder Policy + Move: Zap Cannon
- Item: Blunder Policy + Move: Dynamic Punch
- Moves with Priority: Endure, Protect
Optimize Ampharos's EVs for Gold/Silver
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