Competitive Information for Dodrio [Gold/Silver]
Optimize Dodrio's EVs for Gold/Silver
Movesets for Singles
What is a good competitive moveset for Dodrio? 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.
Dodrio is a spectacular Normal and Flying-typed Pokemon. Dodrio is a not-uncommon Pokemon to see in Generation 2. There were no known abilities back in the Gold/Silver Pokemon games. Dodrio is weak to Electric, Ice, and Rock-typed attacks.
Item: Gold Berry
- Double-Edge / Return
- Drill Peck / Sky Attack
- Steel Wing
- Low Kick
Physical Sweeper Dodrio (Retro)
Dodrio is an interesting Physical Sweeper. It's primary goal is to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. Remember 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).
♦ Drill Peck is a physical STAB-boosted 80-base power Flying-type move that deals a nice amount of damage.
♦ Sky Attack is a physical STAB-boosted 140-base power Flying-type move (charges turn 1. hits turn 2).
♦ Steel Wing is a physical 70-base power Steel-type move (10% chance to raise your Dodrio's defense by 1 stage).
♦ Low Kick is a physical 50-base power Fighting-type move (30% chance to flinch the target).
Wondering what moves can Dodrio 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 Dodrio 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 Dodrio
- Moves: Endure + Flail
- Moves: Rest + Sleep talk
- Moves with Priority: Quick Attack, Endure, Protect
- Moves that Break Screens: Haze
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