Competitive Information for Celebi [Gold/Silver]
Psychic / Grass
Evolutions / Family:
Movesets for Singles
What is a good competitive moveset for Celebi? 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.
Celebi is a remarkable Psychic and Grass-typed Pokemon. It's usual to see Celebi show up as a Gold/Silver opponent. There were no known abilities back in the Gold/Silver Pokemon games. Celebi is weak to Bug, Dark, Fire, Flying, Ghost, Ice, and Poison-typed attacks.
Item: Life Orb
- Return / Hyper Beam
- Shadow Ball
- Ancient Power
Physical Sweeper Celebi (Retro)
Celebi is a legendary Physical Sweeper. It is primarily designed to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. Before Generation IV, a move's damage category was determined by its type.
♦ Hyper Beam is a physical 150-base power Normal-type move (Celebi cannot move next turn).
♦ Shadow Ball is a physical 80-base power Ghost-type move (20% chance to lower the target's special defense by 1 stage).
♦ Ancient Power is a physical 60-base power Rock-type move (10% chance to raise all stats by 1 stage (not acc/eva)).
♦ Mud-Slap is a physical 20-base power Ground-type move (100% chance to lower the target's accuracy by 1 stage).
Item: Life Orb
- Psychic / Confusion
- Solar Beam / Giga Drain
- Defense Curl
Special Sweeper Celebi (Retro)
Celebi is a legendary Special Sweeper. It tries to take down the opponent's team with high-damaging special attacks. In the dark days before Generation IV, a move's damage category was determined by its type.
♦ Confusion is a special STAB-boosted 50-base power Psychic-type move (10% chance to confuse the target).
♦ Solar Beam is a special STAB-boosted 120-base power Grass-type move (charges turn 1. hits turn 2. no charge in sunlight).
♦ Giga Drain is a special STAB-boosted 60-base power Grass-type move (Celebi recovers 50% of the damage dealt).
♦ Recover is a status move (heals your Celebi by 50% of its max hp).
♦ Defense Curl is a status move (raises your Celebi's defense by 1 stage).
Wondering what moves can Celebi 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 Celebi 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 Celebi
- Moves: Sunny day + Solar Beam
- Moves: Rest + Sleep talk
- Moves: Perish Song + Protect
- Moves with Priority: Detect, Endure, Protect
Create a build
Have an idea in mind for Celebi 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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