What is a good competitive moveset for Hitmontop? 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.
Hitmontop is a fabulous Fighting-typed Pokemon. It's pretty usual to see Hitmontop show up as a Gold/Silver opponent. This Pokemon deserves to see more play in the meta. There were no known abilities back in the Gold/Silver Pokemon games. Hitmontop's only type-related weaknesses are Flying and Psychic.
Hitmontop is an astounding Physical Sweeper. The purpose of this moveset is to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. Years before Generation IV, a move's damage category was determined by its type.
♦ High Jump Kick is a physical STAB-boosted 85-base power Fighting-type move (if miss, Hitmontop takes 1/8 damage it would've dealt). ♦ Mach Punch is a physical STAB-boosted priority-increased 40-base power Fighting-type move (usually goes first). ♦ 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 decent amount of damage. ♦ Dig is a physical 60-base power Ground-type move (digs underground turn 1, strikes turn 2). ♦ 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 Hitmontop this turn).
No additional EV spread were found for this set at this time.Array
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Wondering what moves can Hitmontop 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.
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Note: The damage listed here under Versus is not actually calculated using the in-game damage formula. It is simply calculated using typing weaknesses and resistances from the selected type-matchup modifier along with STAB (if applied) to help sort through and give a general idea as to how powerful certain moves might be towards that selected typing after modifiers are applied. Several moves listed here may have additional effects that might alter actual damage output which are not factored on this specific list. Use damage calculators to find actual damage amounts.
These are a list of several common move combinations Hitmontop 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 Hitmontop
Moves: Rest + Sleep talk
Moves: Rest + Snore
Move: Swagger + Item: Mirror Herb
Moves with Priority: Quick Attack, Detect, Endure, Protect, Mach Punch
Moves that inflict status: Toxic
Moves that boost Hitmontop's stats
Most notable and possible best moves for Hitmontop
Common Effort Values for Hitmontop in Gold and Silver
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