Competitive Information for Shuckle [Gold/Silver]
Bug / Rock
Evolutions / Family:
Movesets for Singles
What is a good competitive moveset for Shuckle? 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.
Shuckle is a spectacular Bug and Rock-typed Pokemon. Shuckle are common Pokemon to see in the GS metagame. There were no known abilities back in the Gold/Silver Pokemon games. Shuckle is weak to Rock, Steel, and Water-typed attacks.
Item: Life Orb
- Return / Strength
- Sludge Bomb
Physical Sweeper Shuckle (Retro)
Shuckle is an astounding Physical Sweeper. It was designed to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. In the dark days prior to Generation IV, a move's damage category was determined by its type.
♦ Strength is a physical 80-base power Normal-type move that deals a nice amount of damage.
♦ Earthquake is a physical 100-base power Ground-type move (power doubles on dig).
♦ Sludge Bomb is a physical 90-base power Poison-type move (30% chance to poison the target).
♦ Rollout is a physical STAB-boosted 30-base power Rock-type move (power doubles with each hit. repeats for 5 turns).
Item: Life Orb
- Defense Curl
Special Sweeper Shuckle (Retro)
Shuckle is a decent Special Sweeper. It is primarily designed to take down the opponent's team with high-damaging special attacks. In the old days prior to Generation IV, a move's damage category was determined by its type.
♦ Toxic is a status move (badly poisons the target).
♦ Protect is a status move (prevents moves from affecting your Shuckle this turn).
♦ Flash is a status move (lowers the target's accuracy by 1 stage).
Note: This moveset is considered Taunt bait! It is highly recommended you typically have atleast one move that does actual damage!
Wondering what moves can Shuckle 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 Shuckle 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 Shuckle
- Moves: Defense curl + Rollout
- Moves: Rest + Sleep talk
- Moves with Priority: Endure, Protect
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