Competitive Information for Beedrill [Gold/Silver]
Movesets for Singles
What is a good competitive moveset for Beedrill? 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.
Beedrill is an awesome Bug and Poison-typed Pokemon. Beedrill are common Pokemon to see in the GS metagame. There were no known abilities back in the Gold/Silver Pokemon games. Beedrill is weak to Fire, Flying, Psychic, and Rock-typed attacks.
Item: Life Orb / Focus Sash
- Sludge Bomb / Poison Sting
- Double-Edge / Return
- Twineedle / Fury Cutter
- Swords Dance
Physical Sweeper Beedrill (Retro)
Beedrill is a stupendous Physical Sweeper. It's goal is to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. In the old days prior to Generation IV, a move's damage category was determined by its type. Focus Sash helps protect Beedrill from being one-shotted and allowing it to atleast use a crucial move when brought out.
♦ Poison Sting is a physical STAB-boosted 15-base power Poison-type move (30% chance to poison the target).
♦ 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).
♦ Twineedle is a physical STAB-boosted 25-base power Bug-type move (hits 2 times. last hit has 20% chance to poison).
♦ Fury Cutter is a physical STAB-boosted 10-base power Bug-type move (power doubles with each hit, up to 160).
♦ Swords Dance is a status move (raises your Beedrill's attack by 2 stages).
Wondering what moves can Beedrill 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 Beedrill 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 Beedrill
- Moves: Rest + Sleep talk
- Moves with Priority: Endure, Protect
Create a build
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