Competitive Information for Magneton [Gold/Silver]
Movesets for Singles
What is a good competitive moveset for Magneton? 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.
Magneton is an outstanding Electric and Steel-typed Pokemon. It's usual to see Magneton show up as a Gold/Silver opponent. There were no known abilities back in the Gold/Silver Pokemon games. Magneton is weak to Fighting, Fire, and Ground-typed attacks.
Item: Air Balloon / Life Orb
- Thunderbolt / Thunder Shock
- Thunder Wave
Special Sweeper Magneton (Retro)
Magneton is a decent Special Sweeper. It is designed to take down the opponent's team with high-damaging special attacks. Don't forget before Generation IV, a move's damage category was determined by its type. Focus Sash helps protect Magneton from being one-shotted and allowing it to atleast use a crucial move when brought out.
♦ Thunder Shock is a special STAB-boosted 40-base power Electric-type move (10% chance to paralyze the target).
♦ Protect is a status move (prevents moves from affecting your Magneton this turn).
♦ Thunder Wave is a status move (paralyzes the target).
♦ Reflect is a status move (for 5 turns, your Magneton's party has doubled def).
Wondering what moves can Magneton 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 Magneton 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 Magneton
- Moves: Rain dance + Thunder
- Moves: Rest + Sleep talk
- Moves with Priority: Endure, Protect
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