Competitive Information for Igglybuff [Gold/Silver]

Competitive Pokemon Gold/Silver Movesets and Strategies for Igglybuff igglybuff
Base Stats for Igglybuff

Normal


Evolutions / Family:
Igglybuff
Jigglypuff
Wigglytuff

Weakness Chart for Normal-type:
Bug
Dark
Dragon
Electric
Fighting
Fire
Flying
Ghost
Grass
  
  
  
  
2x
  
  
0x
  
Ground
Ice
Normal
Poison
Psychic
Rock
Steel
Water
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
  
¼x
½x
2x
4x

Movesets for Singles


What is a good competitive moveset for Igglybuff? 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.


Igglybuff is a spectacular Normal-typed Pokemon. Igglybuff is not a Pokemon anyone usually expects sees on the battlefield. There were no known abilities back in the Gold/Silver Pokemon games. Igglybuff's only type-related weakness is Fighting.


Species: Igglybuff
Item: Charcoal
Moveset:
- Flamethrower
- Psychic
- Petal Dance / Solar Beam
- Icy Wind

Special Sweeper Igglybuff (Retro)

Igglybuff is popular Special Sweeper. It attempts to take down the opponent's team with high-damaging special attacks. In the dark days prior to Generation IV, a move's damage category was determined by its type.

Flamethrower is a special 95-base power Fire-type move (10% chance to burn the target).
Psychic is a special 90-base power Psychic-type move (10% chance to lower the target's special defense by 1 stage).
Petal Dance is a special 70-base power Grass-type move (lasts 2-3 turns. confuses your Igglybuff afterwards).
Solar Beam is a special 120-base power Grass-type move (charges turn 1. hits turn 2. no charge in sunlight).
Icy Wind is a special 55-base power Ice-type move (100% chance to lower the target's speed by 1 stage).


Movepool


Wondering what moves can Igglybuff 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.


Cat
Type
Movename
Damage
Accuracy
PP
Effect
Dream Eater
100
100%
15
User gains 1/2 HP inflicted. Sleeping target only.
Feint Attack
60
--
20
This move does not check accuracy.
Fire Blast
120
85%
5
10% chance to burn the target.
Flamethrower
95
100%
15
10% chance to burn the target.
Icy Wind
55
95%
15
100% chance to lower the target's Speed by 1.
Petal Dance
70
100%
20
Lasts 2-3 turns. Confuses the user afterwards.
Psychic
90
100%
10
10% chance to lower the target's Sp. Def by 1.
Solar Beam
120
100%
10
Charges turn 1. Hits turn 2. No charge in sunlight.
Zap Cannon
100
50%
5
100% chance to paralyze the target.
Dizzy Punch
70
100%
10
20% chance to confuse the target.
Frustration
--
100%
20
Max 102 power at minimum Happiness.
Headbutt
70
100%
15
30% chance to flinch the target.
Mud-Slap
20
100%
10
100% chance to lower the target's accuracy by 1.
Pound
40
100%
35
No additional effect.
Present
--
90%
15
40, 80, 120 power, or heals target 1/4 max HP.
Return
--
100%
20
Max 102 power at maximum Happiness.
Rollout
30
90%
20
Power doubles with each hit. Repeats for 5 turns.
Shadow Ball
80
100%
15
20% chance to lower the target's Sp. Def by 1.
Snore
40
100%
15
User must be asleep. 30% chance to flinch target.
Attract
--
100%
15
A target of the opposite gender gets infatuated.
Charm
--
100%
20
Lowers the target's Attack by 2.
Curse
--
--
10
Curses if Ghost, else -1 Spe, +1 Atk, +1 Def.
Defense Curl
--
--
40
Raises the user's Defense by 1.
Detect
--
--
5
Prevents moves from affecting the user this turn.
Double Team
--
--
15
Raises the user's evasiveness by 1.
Endure
--
--
10
User survives attacks this turn with at least 1 HP.
Flash
--
70%
20
Lowers the target's accuracy by 1.
Mimic
--
--
10
The last move the target used replaces this one.
Nightmare
--
100%
15
A sleeping target is hurt by 1/4 max HP per turn.
Perish Song
--
--
5
All active Pokemon will faint in 3 turns.
Protect
--
--
10
Prevents moves from affecting the user this turn.
Psych Up
--
--
10
Copies the target's current stat stages.
Rain Dance
--
--
5
For 5 turns, heavy rain powers Water moves.
Rest
--
--
10
User sleeps 2 turns and restores HP and status.
Scary Face
--
90%
10
Lowers the target's Speed by 2.
Sing
--
55%
15
Causes the target to fall asleep.
Sleep Talk
--
--
10
User must be asleep. Uses another known move.
Sunny Day
--
--
5
For 5 turns, intense sunlight powers Fire moves.
Swagger
--
90%
15
Raises the target's Attack by 2 and confuses it.
Sweet Kiss
--
75%
10
Causes the target to become confused.
Toxic
--
85%
10
Badly poisons the target.

Combo List


These are a list of several common move combinations Igglybuff 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 Igglybuff

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