Competitive Information for Octillery [Gold/Silver]
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.
Item: Gold Berry
- Return / Hyper Beam
- Defense Curl
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.
♦ 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).
Item: Mystic Water
- Surf / Bubble Beam
- Ice Beam / Aurora Beam
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.
♦ 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).
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.
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
- Moves: Rest + Sleep talk
- Moves with Priority: Endure, Protect
- Moves that Break Screens: Haze
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