Competitive Information for Croconaw [Gold/Silver]
Movesets for Singles
What is a good competitive moveset for Croconaw? 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.
Croconaw is an astounding Water-typed Pokemon. Croconaw is not a Pokemon anyone usually expects sees on the battlefield. There were no known abilities back in the Gold/Silver Pokemon games. Croconaw's only type-related weaknesses are Electric and Grass.
Item: Gold Berry
- Return / Strength
- Rock Slide / Ancient Power
- Dig / Mud-Slap
- Rock Smash
Physical Sweeper Croconaw (Retro)
Croconaw is a pretty decent Physical Sweeper. It's primary goal is to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. Previously before Generation IV, a move's damage category was determined by its type.
♦ Strength is a physical 80-base power Normal-type move that deals a nice amount of damage.
♦ Rock Slide is a physical 75-base power Rock-type move (30% chance to flinch the target).
♦ Ancient Power is a physical 60-base power Rock-type move (10% chance to raise all stats by 1 stage (not acc/eva)).
♦ Dig is a physical 60-base power Ground-type move (digs underground turn 1, strikes turn 2).
♦ Mud-Slap is a physical 20-base power Ground-type move (100% chance to lower the target's accuracy by 1 stage).
♦ Rock Smash is a physical 20-base power Fighting-type move (50% chance to lower the target's defense by 1 stage).
Wondering what moves can Croconaw 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 Croconaw 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 Croconaw
- Moves: Rest + Sleep talk
- Item: Blunder Policy + Move: Dynamic Punch
- Moves with Priority: Detect, Endure, Protect
Optimize Croconaw's EVs for Gold/Silver
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