Competitive Information for Misdreavus [Gold/Silver]
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Movesets for Singles
What is a good competitive moveset for Misdreavus? 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.
Misdreavus is a spectacular Ghost-typed Pokemon. It's a pretty standard sight to see Misdreavus out in the 2nd generation battlefield. There were no known abilities back in the Gold/Silver Pokemon games. Misdreavus's only type-related weaknesses are Dark and Ghost.
Item: Leftovers / Nothing
- Psychic / Rest
- Confuse Ray
- Pain Split / Perish Song
Support Misdreavus (Analytic)
Misdreavus is an astounding Support. Previously before Generation IV, a move's damage category was determined by its type. Leftovers are always a great recovery option to ensure Misdreavus last longer regaining it's it's health points every turn.
♦ Rest is a status move (Misdreavus sleeps 2 turns and restores hp and status).
♦ Confuse Ray is a status move (confuses the target).
♦ Pain Split is a status move (shares hp of Misdreavus and target equally).
♦ Perish Song is a status move (all active pokemon will faint in 3 turns).
♦ Toxic is a status move (badly poisons the target).
Item: Life Orb / Focus Sash
- Psychic / Psybeam
- Defense Curl
Special Sweeper Misdreavus (Retro)
Misdreavus is an outstanding Special Sweeper. This moveset is designed to take down the opponent's team with high-damaging special attacks. Previously before Generation IV, a move's damage category was determined by its type. Focus Sash helps protect Misdreavus from being one-shotted and allowing it to atleast use a crucial move when brought out.
♦ Psychic is a special 90-base power Psychic-type move (10% chance to lower the target's special defense by 1 stage).
♦ Psybeam is a special 65-base power Psychic-type move (10% chance to confuse the target).
♦ Thief is a special 40-base power Dark-type move (if your Misdreavus has no item, it steals the target's).
♦ Defense Curl is a status move (raises your Misdreavus's defense by 1 stage).
Wondering what moves can Misdreavus 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 Misdreavus 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 Misdreavus
- Moves: Rain dance + Thunder
- Moves: Rest + Sleep talk
- Moves: Perish Song + Protect
- Moves with Priority: Endure, Protect
Create a build
Have an idea in mind for Misdreavus 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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