Competitive Information for Octillery [Gold/Silver]

Competitive Pokemon Gold/Silver Movesets and Strategies for Octillery octillery
Base Stats for Octillery

Water


Evolutions / Family:
Remoraid
Octillery

Weakness Chart for Water-type:
Bug
Dark
Dragon
Electric
Fighting
Fire
Flying
Ghost
Grass
  
  
  
2x
  
0.5x
  
  
2x
Ground
Ice
Normal
Poison
Psychic
Rock
Steel
Water
  
0.5x
  
  
  
  
0.5x
0.5x
  
¼x
½x
2x
4x

Optimize Octillery's EVs for Gold/Silver

Movesets for Singles


What is a good competitive moveset for Octillery? 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.


Octillery is a notable Water-typed Pokemon. It's pretty common to see Octillery show up as a Gold/Silver opponent. There were no known abilities back in the Gold/Silver Pokemon games. Octillery's only type-related weaknesses are Electric and Grass.


Species: Octillery
Item: Gold Berry
Moveset:
- Return / Hyper Beam
- Mud-Slap
- Defense Curl
- Toxic

Physical Sweeper Octillery (Retro)

Octillery is a spectacular Physical Sweeper. It was designed to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. In the old days before Generation IV, a move's damage category was determined by its type.

Return is a physical 0-base power Normal-type move (max 102 power at maximum happiness).
Hyper Beam is a physical 150-base power Normal-type move (Octillery cannot move next turn).
Mud-Slap is a physical 20-base power Ground-type move (100% chance to lower the target's accuracy by 1 stage).
Defense Curl is a status move (raises your Octillery's defense by 1 stage).
Toxic is a status move (badly poisons the target).



Species: Octillery
Item: Mystic Water
Moveset:
- Surf / Bubble Beam
- Flamethrower
- Ice Beam / Aurora Beam
- Psybeam

Special Sweeper Octillery (Retro)

Octillery is a stupendous 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.

Surf is a special STAB-boosted 95-base power Water-type move that deals a good amount of damage.
Bubble Beam is a special STAB-boosted 65-base power Water-type move (10% chance to lower the target's speed by 1 stage).
Flamethrower is a special 95-base power Fire-type move (10% chance to burn the target).
Ice Beam is a special 95-base power Ice-type move (10% chance to freeze the target).
Aurora Beam is a special 65-base power Ice-type move (10% chance to lower the target's attack by 1 stage).
Psybeam is a special 65-base power Psychic-type move (10% chance to confuse the target).


Movepool


Wondering what moves can Octillery 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.


Cat
Type
Movename
Damage
Accuracy
PP
Effect
Aurora Beam
65
100%
20
10% chance to lower the target's Attack by 1.
Bubble Beam
65
100%
20
10% chance to lower the target's Speed by 1.
Flamethrower
95
100%
15
10% chance to burn the target.
Ice Beam
95
100%
10
10% chance to freeze the target.
Octazooka
65
85%
10
50% chance to lower the target's accuracy by 1.
Psybeam
65
100%
20
10% chance to confuse the target.
Surf
95
100%
15
No additional effect.
Thief
40
100%
10
If the user has no item, it steals the target's.
Water Gun
40
100%
25
No additional effect.
Whirlpool
15
70%
15
Traps and damages the target for 2-5 turns.
Constrict
10
100%
35
10% chance to lower the target's Speed by 1.
Frustration
--
100%
20
Max 102 power at minimum Happiness.
Hyper Beam
150
90%
5
User cannot move next turn.
Mud-Slap
20
100%
10
100% chance to lower the target's accuracy by 1.
Return
--
100%
20
Max 102 power at maximum Happiness.
Snore
40
100%
15
User must be asleep. 30% chance to flinch target.
Swift
60
--
20
This move does not check accuracy.
Amnesia
--
--
20
Raises the user's Sp. Def by 2.
Attract
--
100%
15
A target of the opposite gender gets infatuated.
Curse
--
--
10
Curses if Ghost, else -1 Spe, +1 Atk, +1 Def.
Defense Curl
--
--
40
Raises the user's Defense by 1.
Double Team
--
--
15
Raises the user's evasiveness by 1.
Endure
--
--
10
User survives attacks this turn with at least 1 HP.
Focus Energy
--
--
30
Raises the user's critical hit ratio by 1.
Haze
--
--
30
Eliminates all stat changes.
Lock-On
--
--
5
The next move will not miss the target.
Mist
--
--
30
While active, user is protected from stat drops.
Protect
--
--
10
Prevents moves from affecting the user this turn.
Rain Dance
--
--
5
For 5 turns, heavy rain powers Water moves.
Rest
--
--
10
User sleeps 2 turns and restores HP and status.
Screech
--
85%
40
Lowers the target's Defense by 2.
Sleep Talk
--
--
10
User must be asleep. Uses another known move.
Supersonic
--
55%
20
Causes the target to become confused.
Swagger
--
90%
15
Raises the target's Attack by 2 and confuses it.
Toxic
--
85%
10
Badly poisons the target.

Combo List


These are a list of several common move combinations Octillery 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 Octillery

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