Competitive Information for Parasect [Gold/Silver]
Movesets for Singles
What is a good competitive moveset for Parasect? 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.
Parasect is a decent Bug and Grass-typed Pokemon. It's pretty regular to find yourself dealing with Parasect when battling in the 2nd generation meta. There were no known abilities back in the Gold/Silver Pokemon games. Parasect is weak to Bug, Fire, Flying, Ice, Poison, and Rock-typed attacks.
Item: Gold Berry
- Double-Edge / Return
- Sludge Bomb
- Leech Life / Fury Cutter
Physical Sweeper Parasect (Retro)
Parasect is a spectacular Physical Sweeper. It is designed to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. Back 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).
♦ Sludge Bomb is a physical 90-base power Poison-type move (30% chance to poison the target).
♦ Dig is a physical 60-base power Ground-type move (digs underground turn 1, strikes turn 2).
♦ Leech Life is a physical STAB-boosted 20-base power Bug-type move (Parasect recovers 50% of the damage dealt).
♦ Fury Cutter is a physical STAB-boosted 10-base power Bug-type move (power doubles with each hit, up to 160).
Wondering what moves can Parasect 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 Parasect 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 Parasect
- Moves: Sunny day + Solar Beam
- Moves: Endure + Flail
- Moves: Rest + Sleep talk
- Moves with Priority: Endure, Protect
Optimize Parasect's EVs for Gold/Silver
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