Competitive Information for Gligar [Gold/Silver]
Ground / Flying
Evolutions / Family:
Movesets for Singles
What is a good competitive moveset for Gligar? 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.
Gligar is an interesting Ground and Flying-typed Pokemon. Gligar are common Pokemon to see in the GS metagame. There were no known abilities back in the Gold/Silver Pokemon games. Gligar's only type-related weaknesses are Ice and Water.
Item: Soft Sand
- Return / Strength
- Wing Attack
- Sludge Bomb / Poison Sting
Physical Sweeper Gligar (Retro)
Gligar is a sensational Physical Sweeper. It's primary goal is to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. Before Generation IV, a move's damage category was determined by its type.
♦ Return is a physical 0-base power Normal-type move (max 102 power at maximum happiness).
♦ Strength is a physical 80-base power Normal-type move that deals a nice amount of damage.
♦ Wing Attack is a physical STAB-boosted 60-base power Flying-type move that deals damage.
♦ Sludge Bomb is a physical 90-base power Poison-type move (30% chance to poison the target).
♦ Poison Sting is a physical 15-base power Poison-type move (30% chance to poison the target).
Wondering what moves can Gligar 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 Gligar 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 Gligar
- Moves: Rest + Sleep talk
- Moves with Priority: Quick Attack, Detect, Endure, Protect
Optimize Gligar's EVs for Gold/Silver
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