Competitive Information for Smoochum [Gold/Silver]
Movesets for Singles
What is a good competitive moveset for Smoochum? 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.
Smoochum is a sensational Ice and Psychic-typed Pokemon. Smoochum is not a Pokemon anyone usually expects sees on the battlefield. There were no known abilities back in the Gold/Silver Pokemon games. Smoochum is weak to Bug, Dark, Fire, Ghost, Rock, and Steel-typed attacks.
Item: Life Orb / Focus Sash
- Ice Beam / Ice Punch
- Psychic / Confusion
- Petal Dance
Special Sweeper Smoochum (Retro)
Smoochum is a spectacular Special Sweeper. It's purpose is to take down the opponent's team with high-damaging special attacks. Years before Generation IV, a move's damage category was determined by its type. Focus Sash helps protect Smoochum from being one-shotted and allowing it to atleast use a crucial move when brought out.
♦ Ice Punch is a special STAB-boosted 75-base power Ice-type move (10% chance to freeze the target).
♦ Psychic is a special STAB-boosted 90-base power Psychic-type move (10% chance to lower the target's special defense by 1 stage).
♦ Confusion is a special STAB-boosted 50-base power Psychic-type move (10% chance to confuse the target).
♦ Petal Dance is a special 70-base power Grass-type move (lasts 2-3 turns. confuses your Smoochum afterwards).
♦ Thief is a special 40-base power Dark-type move (if your Smoochum has no item, it steals the target's).
Wondering what moves can Smoochum 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 Smoochum 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 Smoochum
- Moves: Rest + Sleep talk
- Moves: Perish Song + Protect
- Moves with Priority: Endure, Protect
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