Competitive Information for Arbok [Gold/Silver]
Movesets for Singles
What is a good competitive moveset for Arbok? 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.
Arbok is a decent Poison-typed Pokemon. It's pretty regular to see Arbok show up as a Gold/Silver opponent. There were no known abilities back in the Gold/Silver Pokemon games. Arbok's only type-related weaknesses are Ground and Psychic.
Item: Life Orb / Focus Sash
- Sludge Bomb
- Double-Edge / Return
- Rock Slide
Physical Sweeper Arbok (Retro)
Arbok is an outstanding Physical Sweeper. It's designed to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. Don't forget before Generation IV, a move's damage category was determined by its type. Focus Sash helps protect Arbok from being one-shotted and allowing it to atleast use a crucial move when brought out.
♦ Double-Edge is a physical 120-base power Normal-type move (has 1/4 recoil).
♦ Return is a physical 0-base power Normal-type move (max 102 power at maximum happiness).
♦ Earthquake is a physical 100-base power Ground-type move (power doubles on dig).
♦ Rock Slide is a physical 75-base power Rock-type move (30% chance to flinch the target).
Wondering what moves can Arbok 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 Arbok 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 Arbok
- Moves: Rest + Sleep talk
- Moves with Priority: Endure, Protect
- Moves that Break Screens: Haze
Create a build
Have an idea in mind for Arbok that you'd like to test? Customize the IVs, EVs and their Gold/Silver moveset. This area allows you to examine the typing coverages of selected moves and stat variances.
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