Competitive Information for Horsea [Gold/Silver]
Movesets for Singles
What is a good competitive moveset for Horsea? 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.
Horsea is an awesome Water-typed Pokemon. Horsea is not a Pokemon anyone usually expects sees on the battlefield. There were no known abilities back in the Gold/Silver Pokemon games. Horsea's only type-related weaknesses are Electric and Grass.
Item: Mystic Water
- Surf / Waterfall
- Ice Beam / Aurora Beam
- Dragon Breath / Dragon Rage
Special Sweeper Horsea (Retro)
Horsea is a sensational Special Sweeper. It is primarily designed 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.
♦ Waterfall is a special STAB-boosted 80-base power Water-type move that deals a considerable amount of damage.
♦ Ice Beam is a special 95-base power Ice-type move (10% chance to freeze the target).
♦ Aurora Beam is a special 65-base power Ice-type move (10% chance to lower the target's attack by 1 stage).
♦ Dragon Breath is a special 60-base power Dragon-type move (30% chance to paralyze the target).
♦ Dragon Rage is a special 0-base power Dragon-type move (deals 40 hp of damage to the target).
♦ Protect is a status move (prevents moves from affecting your Horsea this turn).
Wondering what moves can Horsea 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 Horsea 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 Horsea
- Moves: Endure + Flail
- Moves: Rest + Sleep talk
- Moves with Priority: Endure, Protect
- Moves that Break Screens: Haze
Optimize Horsea's EVs for Gold/Silver
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