Competitive Information for Girafarig [Gold/Silver]
Normal / Psychic
Evolutions / Family:
Movesets for Singles
What is a good competitive moveset for Girafarig? 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.
Girafarig is a sensational Normal and Psychic-typed Pokemon. It's super common to see Girafarig show up as a Gold/Silver opponent. There were no known abilities back in the Gold/Silver Pokemon games. Girafarig's only type-related weaknesses are Bug and Dark.
Item: Life Orb / Focus Sash
- Return / Strength
- Shadow Ball
- Rock Smash
Physical Sweeper Girafarig (Retro)
Girafarig is an astounding Physical Sweeper. It's meant to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. In the old days before Generation IV, a move's damage category was determined by its type. Focus Sash helps protect Girafarig from being one-shotted and allowing it to atleast use a crucial move when brought out.
♦ Strength is a physical STAB-boosted 80-base power Normal-type move that deals a nice amount of damage.
♦ Earthquake is a physical 100-base power Ground-type move (power doubles on dig).
♦ Shadow Ball is a physical 80-base power Ghost-type move (20% chance to lower the target's special defense 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).
Item: Life Orb / Focus Sash
- Psychic / Psybeam
- Crunch / Thief
Special Sweeper Girafarig (Retro)
Girafarig is a remarkable Special Sweeper. It tries to take down the opponent's team with high-damaging special attacks. In the old days prior to Generation IV, a move's damage category was determined by its type. Focus Sash helps protect Girafarig from being one-shotted and allowing it to atleast use a crucial move when brought out.
♦ Psybeam is a special STAB-boosted 65-base power Psychic-type move (10% chance to confuse the target).
♦ Thunderbolt is a special 95-base power Electric-type move (10% chance to paralyze the target).
♦ Crunch is a special 80-base power Dark-type move (20% chance to lower the target's special defense by 1 stage).
♦ Thief is a special 40-base power Dark-type move (if your Girafarig has no item, it steals the target's).
♦ Protect is a status move (prevents moves from affecting your Girafarig this turn).
Wondering what moves can Girafarig 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 Girafarig 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 Girafarig
- Moves: Rest + Sleep talk
- Moves with Priority: Endure, Protect
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