Competitive Information for Gloom [Gold/Silver]
Movesets for Singles
What is a good competitive moveset for Gloom? 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.
Gloom is an extraordinary Grass and Poison-typed Pokemon. Gloom is not a Pokemon anyone usually expects sees on the battlefield. There were no known abilities back in the Gold/Silver Pokemon games. Gloom is weak to Fire, Flying, Ice, and Psychic-typed attacks.
Item: Miracle Seed
- Petal Dance / Solar Beam
- Stun Spore
Special Sweeper Gloom (Retro)
Gloom is an astounding Special Sweeper. This moveset attempts to take down the opponent's team with high-damaging special attacks. Remember before Generation IV, a move's damage category was determined by its type.
♦ Solar Beam is a special STAB-boosted 120-base power Grass-type move (charges turn 1. hits turn 2. no charge in sunlight).
♦ Moonlight is a status move (heals your Gloom by a weather-dependent amount).
♦ Protect is a status move (prevents moves from affecting your Gloom this turn).
♦ Stun Spore is a status move (paralyzes the target).
Wondering what moves can Gloom 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 Gloom 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 Gloom
- Moves: Sunny day + Solar Beam
- Moves: Endure + Flail
- Moves: Rest + Sleep talk
- Moves: Substitute + Leech Seed
- Moves with Priority: Endure, Protect
Optimize Gloom's EVs for Gold/Silver
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