What is a good competitive moveset for Bulbasaur? 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.
Bulbasaur is an astounding Grass and Poison-typed Pokemon. Bulbasaur is not a Pokemon anyone usually expects sees on the battlefield. Bulbasaur can be quite a contender in the LC tier (Little Cup). There were no known abilities back in the Gold/Silver Pokemon games. Bulbasaur is weak to Fire, Flying, Ice, and Psychic-typed attacks.
Bulbasaur is an astounding Special Sweeper. It's goal is to take down the opponent's team with high-damaging special attacks. Remember prior to Generation IV, a move's damage category was determined by its type.
♦ Petal Dance is a special STAB-boosted 70-base power Grass-type move (lasts 2-3 turns. confuses your Bulbasaur afterwards). ♦ Solar Beam is a special STAB-boosted 120-base power Grass-type move (charges turn 1. hits turn 2. no charge in sunlight). ♦ Synthesis is a status move (heals your Bulbasaur by a weather-dependent amount). ♦ Growth is a status move (raises your Bulbasaur's special attack by 1 stage). ♦ Toxic is a status move (badly poisons the target).
No additional EV spread were found for this set at this time.Array
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Wondering what moves can Bulbasaur 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.
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Note: The damage listed here under Versus is not actually calculated using the in-game damage formula. It is simply calculated using typing weaknesses and resistances from the selected type-matchup modifier along with STAB (if applied) to help sort through and give a general idea as to how powerful certain moves might be towards that selected typing after modifiers are applied. Several moves listed here may have additional effects that might alter actual damage output which are not factored on this specific list. Use damage calculators to find actual damage amounts.
These are a list of several common move combinations Bulbasaur 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 Bulbasaur
Moves: Sunny day + Solar beam
Moves: Sunny day + Growth
Moves: Safeguard + Petal dance
Moves: Rest + Sleep talk
Moves: Rest + Snore
Moves: Substitute + Leech seed
Moves: Toxic + Leech seed
Move: Swagger + Item: Mirror Herb
Moves with Priority: Endure, Protect
Moves that inflict status: Toxic, Sleep Powder
Moves that boost Bulbasaur's stats
Most notable and possible best moves for Bulbasaur
Common Effort Values for Bulbasaur in Gold and Silver
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