Competitive Information for Farfetch'd [Gold/Silver]

Competitive Pokemon Gold/Silver Movesets and Strategies for Farfetchd farfetchd
Base Stats for Farfetch'd

Normal / Flying


Evolutions / Family:
Farfetch'd

Weakness Chart for Normal/Flying-type:
Bug
Dark
Dragon
Electric
Fighting
Fire
Flying
Ghost
Grass
0.5x
  
  
2x
  
  
  
0x
0.5x
Ground
Ice
Normal
Poison
Psychic
Rock
Steel
Water
0x
2x
  
  
  
2x
  
  
  
¼x
½x
2x
4x

Movesets for Singles


What is a good competitive moveset for Farfetch'd? 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.


Farfetch'd is popular Normal and Flying-typed Pokemon. It's a usual sight to see Farfetch'd out in the 2nd generation battlefield. There were no known abilities back in the Gold/Silver Pokemon games. Farfetch'd is weak to Electric, Ice, and Rock-typed attacks.


Species: Farfetch'd
Item: Gold Berry
Moveset:
- Slash / Double-Edge
- Steel Wing
- Gust / Peck
- Mud-Slap

Physical Sweeper Farfetch'd (Retro)

Farfetch'd is an awesome Physical Sweeper. It was designed to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. Prior to Generation IV, a move's damage category was determined by its type.

Slash is a physical STAB-boosted 70-base power Normal-type move (high critical hit ratio).
Double-Edge is a physical STAB-boosted 120-base power Normal-type move (has 1/4 recoil).
Steel Wing is a physical 70-base power Steel-type move (10% chance to raise your Farfetch'd's defense by 1 stage).
Gust is a physical STAB-boosted 40-base power Flying-type move (power doubles during fly).
Peck is a physical STAB-boosted 35-base power Flying-type move that deals damage.
Mud-Slap is a physical 20-base power Ground-type move (100% chance to lower the target's accuracy by 1 stage).



Species: Farfetch'd
Item: Gold Berry
Moveset:
- Thief
- Detect
- Toxic
- Reflect

Special Sweeper Farfetch'd (Retro)

Farfetch'd is an extraordinary Special Sweeper. It's primary goal is to take down the opponent's team with high-damaging special attacks. Keep in mind back before Generation IV, a move's damage category was determined by its type.

Thief is a special 40-base power Dark-type move (if your Farfetch'd has no item, it steals the target's).
Detect is a status move (prevents moves from affecting your Farfetch'd this turn).
Toxic is a status move (badly poisons the target).
Reflect is a status move (for 5 turns, your Farfetch'd's party has doubled def).


Movepool


Wondering what moves can Farfetch'd 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.


Cat
Type
Movename
Damage
Accuracy
PP
Effect
Thief
40
100%
10
If the user has no item, it steals the target's.
Bide
--
100%
10
Waits 2-3 turns; deals double the damage taken.
Body Slam
85
100%
15
30% chance to paralyze the target.
Cut
50
95%
30
No additional effect.
Double-Edge
120
100%
15
Has 1/4 recoil.
False Swipe
40
100%
40
Always leaves the target with at least 1 HP.
Flail
--
100%
15
More power the less HP the user has left.
Fly
70
95%
15
Flies up on first turn, then strikes the next turn.
Frustration
--
100%
20
Max 102 power at minimum Happiness.
Fury Attack
15
85%
20
Hits 2-5 times in one turn.
Fury Cutter
10
95%
20
Power doubles with each hit, up to 160.
Gust
40
100%
35
Power doubles during Fly.
Headbutt
70
100%
15
30% chance to flinch the target.
Iron Tail
100
75%
15
30% chance to lower the target's Defense by 1.
Mud-Slap
20
100%
10
100% chance to lower the target's accuracy by 1.
Peck
35
100%
35
No additional effect.
Quick Attack
40
100%
30
Usually goes first.
Rage
20
100%
20
Next Rage increases in damage if hit during use.
Razor Wind
80
75%
10
Charges, then hits target turn 2. High crit ratio.
Return
--
100%
20
Max 102 power at maximum Happiness.
Skull Bash
100
100%
15
Raises user's Defense by 1 on turn 1. Hits turn 2.
Slash
70
100%
20
High critical hit ratio.
Snore
40
100%
15
User must be asleep. 30% chance to flinch target.
Steel Wing
70
90%
25
10% chance to raise the user's Defense by 1.
Swift
60
--
20
This move does not check accuracy.
Take Down
90
85%
20
Has 1/4 recoil.
Agility
--
--
30
Raises the user's Speed by 2.
Attract
--
100%
15
A target of the opposite gender gets infatuated.
Baton Pass
--
--
40
User switches, passing stat changes and more.
Curse
--
--
10
Curses if Ghost, else -1 Spe, +1 Atk, +1 Def.
Detect
--
--
5
Prevents moves from affecting the user this turn.
Double Team
--
--
15
Raises the user's evasiveness by 1.
Endure
--
--
10
User survives attacks this turn with at least 1 HP.
Foresight
--
--
40
Fighting, Normal hit Ghost. Evasiveness ignored.
Leer
--
100%
30
Lowers the target's Defense by 1.
Mimic
--
--
10
The last move the target used replaces this one.
Mirror Move
--
--
20
User uses the target's last used move against it.
Protect
--
--
10
Prevents moves from affecting the user this turn.
Psych Up
--
--
10
Copies the target's current stat stages.
Reflect
--
--
20
For 5 turns, the user's party has doubled Def.
Rest
--
--
10
User sleeps 2 turns and restores HP and status.
Sand Attack
--
100%
15
Lowers the target's accuracy by 1.
Sleep Talk
--
--
10
User must be asleep. Uses another known move.
Substitute
--
--
10
User takes 1/4 its max HP to put in a substitute.
Sunny Day
--
--
5
For 5 turns, intense sunlight powers Fire moves.
Swagger
--
90%
15
Raises the target's Attack by 2 and confuses it.
Swords Dance
--
--
30
Raises the user's Attack by 2.
Toxic
--
85%
10
Badly poisons the target.
Whirlwind
--
100%
20
Forces the target to switch to a random ally.

Combo List


These are a list of several common move combinations Farfetch'd 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 Farfetch'd

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