What is a good competitive moveset for Piloswine? 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.
Piloswine is an astounding Ice and Ground-typed Pokemon. Piloswine is a pretty usual Pokemon to see in Generation 2. Piloswine is typically seen in the UU tier (Underused). There were no known abilities back in the Gold/Silver Pokemon games. Piloswine is weak to Fighting, Fire, Grass, Steel, and Water-typed attacks.
Species: Piloswine Item: Soft Sand Moveset: - Earthquake / Mud-Slap - Return / Body Slam - Rock Slide / Ancient Power - Rock Smash
Physical Sweeper Piloswine (Retro)
Piloswine is pretty popular Physical Sweeper. It's purpose is to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. Prior to Generation IV, a move's damage category was determined by its type.
♦ Earthquake is a physical STAB-boosted 100-base power Ground-type move (power doubles on dig). ♦ Mud-Slap is a physical STAB-boosted 20-base power Ground-type move (100% chance to lower the target's accuracy by 1 stage). ♦ Return is a physical 0-base power Normal-type move (max 102 power at maximum happiness). ♦ Body Slam is a physical 85-base power Normal-type move (30% chance to paralyze the target). ♦ Rock Slide is a physical 75-base power Rock-type move (30% chance to flinch the target). ♦ Ancient Power is a physical 60-base power Rock-type move (10% chance to raise all stats by 1 stage (not acc/eva)). ♦ Rock Smash is a physical 20-base power Fighting-type move (50% chance to lower the target's defense by 1 stage).
No additional EV spread were found for this set at this time.Array
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Wondering what moves can Piloswine 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.
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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 Piloswine 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 Piloswine
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 Piloswine's stats
Most notable and possible best moves for Piloswine
Common Effort Values for Piloswine in Gold and Silver
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