What is a good competitive moveset for Machamp? 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.
Machamp is a remarkable Fighting-typed Pokemon. It's pretty usual to find yourself dealing with Machamp when battling in the 2nd generation meta. Machamp can usually be found in the OU tier (Overused). There were no known abilities back in the Gold/Silver Pokemon games. Machamp's only type-related weaknesses are Flying and Psychic.
Machamp is an astounding Physical Sweeper. It's goal 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.
♦ Double-Edge is a physical 120-base power Normal-type move (has 1/4 recoil). ♦ Return is a physical 0-base power Normal-type move (max 102 power at maximum happiness). ♦ Earthquake is a physical 100-base power Ground-type move (power doubles on dig). ♦ Dig is a physical 60-base power Ground-type move (digs underground turn 1, strikes turn 2). ♦ Karate Chop is a physical STAB-boosted 50-base power Fighting-type move (high critical hit ratio). ♦ Low Kick is a physical STAB-boosted 50-base power Fighting-type move (30% chance to flinch the target). ♦ Rock Slide is a physical 75-base power Rock-type move (30% chance to flinch the target).
No additional EV spread were found for this set at this time.Array
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Wondering what moves can Machamp 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 Machamp 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 Machamp
Moves: Rest + Sleep talk
Moves: Rest + Snore
Move: Swagger + Item: Mirror Herb
Item: Blunder Policy + Move: Dynamic Punch
Moves with Priority: Detect, Endure, Protect
Moves that inflict status: Toxic
Moves that boost Machamp's stats
Most notable and possible best moves for Machamp
Hidden Power Bug
Hidden Power Flying
Hidden Power Ghost
Common Effort Values for Machamp in Gold and Silver
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