Competitive Information for Clefable [Gold/Silver]
Movesets for Singles
What is a good competitive moveset for Clefable? 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.
Clefable is a stupendous Normal-typed Pokemon. It's almost common to see Clefable show up as a Gold/Silver opponent. There were no known abilities back in the Gold/Silver Pokemon games. Clefable's only type-related weakness is Fighting.
Item: Gold Berry
- Double-Edge / Return
- Shadow Ball
- Seismic Toss / Counter
Physical Sweeper Clefable (Retro)
Clefable is a decent Physical Sweeper. It's designed to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. Keep in mind back before Generation IV, a move's damage category was determined by its type.
♦ Return is a physical STAB-boosted 0-base power Normal-type move (max 102 power at maximum happiness).
♦ Shadow Ball is a physical 80-base power Ghost-type move (20% chance to lower the target's special defense by 1 stage).
♦ Seismic Toss is a physical 0-base power Fighting-type move (does damage equal to your Clefable's level).
♦ Counter is a physical 0-base power Fighting-type move (if hit by physical attack, returns double damage).
♦ Rollout is a physical 30-base power Rock-type move (power doubles with each hit. repeats for 5 turns).
- Flamethrower / Fire Punch
- Ice Beam / Ice Punch
- Thunderbolt / Thunder Punch
Special Sweeper Clefable (Retro)
Clefable is an awesome Special Sweeper. It attempts to take down the opponent's team with high-damaging special attacks. In the old days before Generation IV, a move's damage category was determined by its type.
♦ Fire Punch is a special 75-base power Fire-type move (10% chance to burn the target).
♦ Ice Beam is a special 95-base power Ice-type move (10% chance to freeze the target).
♦ Ice Punch is a special 75-base power Ice-type move (10% chance to freeze the target).
♦ Thunderbolt is a special 95-base power Electric-type move (10% chance to paralyze the target).
♦ Thunder Punch is a special 75-base power Electric-type move (10% chance to paralyze the target).
♦ Psychic is a special 90-base power Psychic-type move (10% chance to lower the target's special defense by 1 stage).
Wondering what moves can Clefable 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 Clefable 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 Clefable
- Moves: Defense curl + Rollout
- Moves: Sunny day + Solar Beam
- Moves: Rain dance + Thunder
- Moves: Belly drum + Rest
- Moves: Rest + Sleep talk
- Moves: Thunderbolt + Ice beam
- Item: Blunder Policy + Move: Zap Cannon
- Item: Blunder Policy + Move: Dynamic Punch
- Moves with Priority: Detect, Endure, Protect
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