Competitive Information for Quilava [Gold/Silver]
Movesets for Singles
What is a good competitive moveset for Quilava? 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.
Quilava is a spectacular Fire-typed Pokemon. Quilava is not a Pokemon anyone usually expects sees on the battlefield. There were no known abilities back in the Gold/Silver Pokemon games. Quilava is weak to Ground, Rock, and Water-typed attacks.
Item: Life Orb / Focus Sash
- Double-Edge / Return
- Rock Smash
Physical Sweeper Quilava (Retro)
Quilava is popular Physical Sweeper. It tries to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. Don't forget back before Generation IV, a move's damage category was determined by its type. Focus Sash helps protect Quilava from being one-shotted and allowing it to atleast use a crucial move when brought out.
♦ Return is a physical 0-base power Normal-type move (max 102 power at maximum happiness).
♦ Dig is a physical 60-base power Ground-type move (digs underground turn 1, strikes turn 2).
♦ Rollout is a physical 30-base power Rock-type move (power doubles with each hit. repeats for 5 turns).
♦ Rock Smash is a physical 20-base power Fighting-type move (50% chance to lower the target's defense by 1 stage).
Item: Life Orb / Focus Sash
- Flamethrower / Flame Wheel
- Defense Curl
Special Sweeper Quilava (Retro)
Quilava is a marvelous Special Sweeper. It's designed to take down the opponent's team with high-damaging special attacks. Before Generation IV, a move's damage category was determined by its type. Focus Sash helps protect Quilava from being one-shotted and allowing it to atleast use a crucial move when brought out.
♦ Flame Wheel is a special STAB-boosted 60-base power Fire-type move (10% chance to burn the target. thaws Quilava).
♦ Defense Curl is a status move (raises your Quilava's defense by 1 stage).
♦ Toxic is a status move (badly poisons the target).
♦ Roar is a status move (forces the target to switch to a random ally).
Wondering what moves can Quilava 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 Quilava 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 Quilava
- Moves: Defense curl + Rollout
- Moves: Endure + Reversal
- Moves: Rest + Sleep talk
- Moves with Priority: Quick Attack, Detect, Endure, Protect
Create a build
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