Competitive Information for Kingler [Gold/Silver]
Movesets for Singles
What is a good competitive moveset for Kingler? 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.
Kingler is a decent Water-typed Pokemon. It's a frequent sight to see Kingler out in the 2nd generation battlefield. There were no known abilities back in the Gold/Silver Pokemon games. Kingler's only type-related weaknesses are Electric and Grass.
Item: Life Orb / Focus Sash
- Double-Edge / Return
- Metal Claw
- Dig / Mud-Slap
- Rock Smash
Physical Sweeper Kingler (Retro)
Kingler is a pretty decent Physical Sweeper. It's purpose is to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. Remember prior to Generation IV, a move's damage category was determined by its type. Focus Sash helps protect Kingler from being one-shotted and allowing it to atleast use a crucial move when brought out.
♦ Return is a physical 0-base power Normal-type move (max 102 power at maximum happiness).
♦ Metal Claw is a physical 50-base power Steel-type move (10% chance to raise your Kingler's attack by 1 stage).
♦ 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).
♦ Rock Smash is a physical 20-base power Fighting-type move (50% chance to lower the target's defense by 1 stage).
Wondering what moves can Kingler 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 Kingler 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 Kingler
- Moves: Endure + Flail
- Moves: Rest + Sleep talk
- Moves with Priority: Endure, Protect
- Moves that Break Screens: Haze
Create a build
Have an idea in mind for Kingler 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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