Competitive Information for Ponyta [Gold/Silver]
Movesets for Singles
What is a good competitive moveset for Ponyta? 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.
Ponyta is popular Fire-typed Pokemon. Ponyta is not a Pokemon anyone usually expects sees on the battlefield. There were no known abilities back in the Gold/Silver Pokemon games. Ponyta is weak to Ground, Rock, and Water-typed attacks.
Item: Gold Berry
- Double-Edge / Return
- Low Kick / Double Kick
Physical Sweeper Ponyta (Retro)
Ponyta is a notable Physical Sweeper. This moveset is designed to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. In the dark 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).
♦ Low Kick is a physical 50-base power Fighting-type move (30% chance to flinch the target).
♦ Double Kick is a physical 30-base power Fighting-type move (hits 2 times in one turn).
♦ Protect is a status move (prevents moves from affecting your Ponyta this turn).
♦ Toxic is a status move (badly poisons the target).
Wondering what moves can Ponyta 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 Ponyta 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 Ponyta
- Moves: Rest + Sleep talk
- Moves with Priority: Quick Attack, Endure, Protect
Optimize Ponyta's EVs for Gold/Silver
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