Competitive Information for Diglett [Gold/Silver]
Movesets for Singles
What is a good competitive moveset for Diglett? 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.
Diglett is an outstanding Ground-typed Pokemon. Diglett is not a Pokemon anyone usually expects sees on the battlefield. There were no known abilities back in the Gold/Silver Pokemon games. Diglett is weak to Grass, Ice, and Water-typed attacks.
Item: Life Orb / Focus Sash
- Double-Edge / Return
- Sludge Bomb
- Rock Slide
Physical Sweeper Diglett (Retro)
Diglett is pretty popular 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. Focus Sash helps protect Diglett from being one-shotted and allowing it to atleast use a crucial move when brought out.
♦ 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).
♦ Sludge Bomb is a physical 90-base power Poison-type move (30% chance to poison the target).
♦ Rock Slide is a physical 75-base power Rock-type move (30% chance to flinch the target).
Wondering what moves can Diglett 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 Diglett 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 Diglett
- Moves: Rest + Sleep talk
- Moves with Priority: Endure, Protect
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