What is a good competitive moveset for Moltres? 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.
Moltres is a fabulous Fire and Flying-typed Pokemon. Moltres is a almost common Pokemon to see in Generation 2. There were no known abilities back in the Gold/Silver Pokemon games. Moltres is weak to Electric, Rock, and Water-typed attacks.
Moltres is a legendary Special Sweeper. This moveset is designed to take down the opponent's team with high-damaging special attacks. In the old days prior to Generation IV, a move's damage category was determined by its type.
♦ Flamethrower is a special STAB-boosted 95-base power Fire-type move (10% chance to burn the target). ♦ Ember is a special STAB-boosted 40-base power Fire-type move (10% chance to burn the target). ♦ Detect is a status move (prevents moves from affecting your Moltres this turn). ♦ Toxic is a status move (badly poisons the target). ♦ Reflect is a status move (for 5 turns, your Moltres's party has doubled def).
No additional EV spread were found for this set at this time.Array
Link (click to copy):
Wondering what moves can Moltres 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.
Category Filter: Filter movelist to show only Physical, Special, or Status moves
Extended Move Details:Additional move information such as Risk versus Reward Statistics or Move power versus specific type-matchups
Type-matchup: Sort through and determine which moves would best work versus an opponent of the typing you select.
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 Moltres 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 Moltres
Moves: Rest + Sleep talk
Moves: Rest + Snore
Move: Swagger + Item: Mirror Herb
Moves with Priority: Detect, Endure, Protect
Moves that inflict status: Toxic
Moves that boost Moltres's stats
Most notable and possible best moves for Moltres
Common Effort Values for Moltres in Gold and Silver
Here are various how-to-use and competitive moveset analysis video guides for Moltres in Gold/Silver. These featured videos will most likely contain additional strategies and combos not listed on our site. Disclaimer: All videos belong to their respective owners along with the views, thoughts, and opinions expressed in the videos. They belong solely to the author and not to us.
We currently do not have any competitive video guides for Moltres in Gold/Silver
Want to have your Competitive Pokemon videos sponsored on our site? Contact us!
Some builds on this page have been hidden, click here to display them
Here are the best movesets for Moltres. Top rated Moltres Gold/Silver movesets. You can find Moltres builds Gold/Silver. Moltres movesets Gold/Silver are listed here. VGC Moltres Competitive Movesets can be found here. Find various EV spreads, find the best nature for Moltres in Gold/Silver along with competitive movesets. Basic info and Movesets for evolution