Competitive Information for Hitmonlee [Gold/Silver]
Movesets for Singles
What is a good competitive moveset for Hitmonlee? 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.
Hitmonlee is pretty popular Fighting-typed Pokemon. It's pretty common to find yourself dealing with Hitmonlee when battling in the 2nd generation meta. There were no known abilities back in the Gold/Silver Pokemon games. Hitmonlee's only type-related weaknesses are Flying and Psychic.
Item: Gold Berry
- Double-Edge / Return
- High Jump Kick / Jump Kick
Physical Sweeper Hitmonlee (Retro)
Hitmonlee is a decent Physical Sweeper. This moveset is designed to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. Don't forget 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).
♦ High Jump Kick is a physical STAB-boosted 85-base power Fighting-type move (if miss, Hitmonlee takes 1/8 damage it would've dealt).
♦ Jump Kick is a physical STAB-boosted 70-base power Fighting-type move (if miss, Hitmonlee takes 1/8 damage it would've dealt).
♦ Mud-Slap is a physical 20-base power Ground-type move (100% chance to lower the target's accuracy by 1 stage).
♦ Detect is a status move (prevents moves from affecting your Hitmonlee this turn).
Wondering what moves can Hitmonlee 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 Hitmonlee 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 Hitmonlee
- Moves: Endure + Reversal
- Moves: Rest + Sleep talk
- Item: Blunder Policy + Move: Dynamic Punch
- Moves with Priority: Detect, Endure, Protect, Mach Punch
Create a build
Have an idea in mind for Hitmonlee that you'd like to test? Customize the IVs, EVs and their Gold/Silver moveset. This area allows you to examine the typing coverages of selected moves and stat variances.
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Optimize Hitmonlee's EVs for Gold/Silver