Competitive Information for Mantine [Gold/Silver]
Water / Flying
Evolutions / Family:
Movesets for Singles
What is a good competitive moveset for Mantine? 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.
Mantine is an awesome Water and Flying-typed Pokemon. It's a almost common sight to see Mantine out in the 2nd generation battlefield. There were no known abilities back in the Gold/Silver Pokemon games. Mantine's only type-related weaknesses are Electric and Rock.
Item: Mystic Water
- Surf / Waterfall
- Ice Beam / Icy Wind
Special Sweeper Mantine (Retro)
Mantine is an awesome Special Sweeper. The purpose of this moveset is to take down the opponent's team with high-damaging special attacks. Prior to 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 hefty amount of damage.
♦ Ice Beam is a special 95-base power Ice-type move (10% chance to freeze the target).
♦ Icy Wind is a special 55-base power Ice-type move (100% chance to lower the target's speed by 1 stage).
♦ Twister is a special 40-base power Dragon-type move (20% chance to flinch the target).
♦ Protect is a status move (prevents moves from affecting your Mantine this turn).
Wondering what moves can Mantine 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 Mantine 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 Mantine
- Moves: Rest + Sleep talk
- Moves with Priority: Endure, Protect
- Moves that Break Screens: Haze
Optimize Mantine's EVs for Gold/Silver
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