Competitive Information for Skiploom [Gold/Silver]

Competitive Pokemon Gold/Silver Movesets and Strategies for Skiploom skiploom
Base Stats for Skiploom

Grass / Flying


Evolutions / Family:
Hoppip
Skiploom
Jumpluff

Weakness Chart for Grass/Flying-type:
Bug
Dark
Dragon
Electric
Fighting
Fire
Flying
Ghost
Grass
  
  
  
  
0.5x
2x
2x
  
0.25x
Ground
Ice
Normal
Poison
Psychic
Rock
Steel
Water
0x
4x
  
2x
  
2x
  
0.5x
  
¼x
½x
2x
4x

Optimize Skiploom's EVs for Gold/Silver

Movesets for Singles


What is a good competitive moveset for Skiploom? 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.


Skiploom is a sensational Grass and Flying-typed Pokemon. Skiploom is not a Pokemon anyone usually expects sees on the battlefield. There were no known abilities back in the Gold/Silver Pokemon games. Skiploom is weak to Fire, Flying, Ice, Poison, and Rock-typed attacks.


Species: Skiploom
Item: Gold Berry
Moveset:
- Double-Edge / Return
- Synthesis
- Defense Curl
- Stun Spore

Physical Sweeper Skiploom (Retro)

Skiploom is popular Physical Sweeper. It is primarily designed to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. Remember prior to Generation IV, a move's damage category was determined by its type.

Double-Edge is a physical 120-base power Normal-type move (has 1/4 recoil).
Return is a physical 0-base power Normal-type move (max 102 power at maximum happiness).
Synthesis is a status move (heals your Skiploom by a weather-dependent amount).
Defense Curl is a status move (raises your Skiploom's defense by 1 stage).
Stun Spore is a status move (paralyzes the target).



Species: Skiploom
Item: Miracle Seed
Moveset:
- Solar Beam / Giga Drain
- Confusion
- Synthesis
- Defense Curl

Special Sweeper Skiploom (Retro)

Skiploom is an awesome Special Sweeper. It is primarily designed to take down the opponent's team with high-damaging special attacks. In the dark days prior to Generation IV, a move's damage category was determined by its type.

Solar Beam is a special STAB-boosted 120-base power Grass-type move (charges turn 1. hits turn 2. no charge in sunlight).
Giga Drain is a special STAB-boosted 60-base power Grass-type move (Skiploom recovers 50% of the damage dealt).
Confusion is a special 50-base power Psychic-type move (10% chance to confuse the target).
Synthesis is a status move (heals your Skiploom by a weather-dependent amount).
Defense Curl is a status move (raises your Skiploom's defense by 1 stage).


Movepool


Wondering what moves can Skiploom 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.


Cat
Type
Movename
Damage
Accuracy
PP
Effect
Confusion
50
100%
25
10% chance to confuse the target.
Giga Drain
60
100%
5
User recovers 50% of the damage dealt.
Mega Drain
40
100%
10
User recovers 50% of the damage dealt.
Solar Beam
120
100%
10
Charges turn 1. Hits turn 2. No charge in sunlight.
Double-Edge
120
100%
15
Has 1/4 recoil.
Frustration
--
100%
20
Max 102 power at minimum Happiness.
Headbutt
70
100%
15
30% chance to flinch the target.
Pay Day
40
100%
20
Scatters coins.
Return
--
100%
20
Max 102 power at maximum Happiness.
Snore
40
100%
15
User must be asleep. 30% chance to flinch target.
Tackle
35
95%
35
No additional effect.
Agility
--
--
30
Raises the user's Speed by 2.
Amnesia
--
--
20
Raises the user's Sp. Def by 2.
Attract
--
100%
15
A target of the opposite gender gets infatuated.
Cotton Spore
--
85%
40
Lowers the target's Speed by 2.
Curse
--
--
10
Curses if Ghost, else -1 Spe, +1 Atk, +1 Def.
Defense Curl
--
--
40
Raises the user's Defense by 1.
Double Team
--
--
15
Raises the user's evasiveness by 1.
Encore
--
100%
5
The target repeats its last move for 3-6 turns.
Endure
--
--
10
User survives attacks this turn with at least 1 HP.
Flash
--
70%
20
Lowers the target's accuracy by 1.
Growl
--
100%
40
Lowers the target's Attack by 1.
Leech Seed
--
90%
10
1/8 of target's HP is restored to user every turn.
Poison Powder
--
75%
35
Poisons the target.
Protect
--
--
10
Prevents moves from affecting the user this turn.
Reflect
--
--
20
For 5 turns, the user's party has doubled Def.
Rest
--
--
10
User sleeps 2 turns and restores HP and status.
Sleep Powder
--
75%
15
Causes the target to fall asleep.
Sleep Talk
--
--
10
User must be asleep. Uses another known move.
Splash
--
--
40
No competitive use.
Stun Spore
--
75%
30
Paralyzes the target.
Sunny Day
--
--
5
For 5 turns, intense sunlight powers Fire moves.
Swagger
--
90%
15
Raises the target's Attack by 2 and confuses it.
Sweet Scent
--
100%
20
Lowers the target's evasiveness by 1.
Synthesis
--
--
5
Heals the user by a weather-dependent amount.
Tail Whip
--
100%
30
Lowers the target's Defense by 1.
Toxic
--
85%
10
Badly poisons the target.

Combo List


These are a list of several common move combinations Skiploom 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 Skiploom

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