Competitive Information for Snorlax [Gold/Silver]
Evolutions / Family:
Optimize Snorlax's EVs for Gold/Silver
Movesets for Singles
What is a good competitive moveset for Snorlax? 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.
Snorlax is pretty popular Normal-typed Pokemon. It's a super common sight to see Snorlax out in the 2nd generation battlefield. There were no known abilities back in the Gold/Silver Pokemon games. Snorlax's only type-related weakness is Fighting.
Item: Gold Berry
- Double-Edge / Return
- Earthquake / Mud-Slap
- Shadow Ball / Lick
- Rock Slide / Rollout
Physical Sweeper Snorlax (Retro)
Snorlax is a remarkable Physical Sweeper. It's primary goal is to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. Before Generation IV, a move's damage category was determined by its type.
♦ Return is a physical STAB-boosted 0-base power Normal-type move (max 102 power at maximum happiness).
♦ Earthquake is a physical 100-base power Ground-type move (power doubles on dig).
♦ Mud-Slap is a physical 20-base power Ground-type move (100% chance to lower the target's accuracy by 1 stage).
♦ Shadow Ball is a physical 80-base power Ghost-type move (20% chance to lower the target's special defense by 1 stage).
♦ Lick is a physical 20-base power Ghost-type move (30% chance to paralyze the target).
♦ Rock Slide is a physical 75-base power Rock-type move (30% chance to flinch the target).
♦ Rollout is a physical 30-base power Rock-type move (power doubles with each hit. repeats for 5 turns).
Wondering what moves can Snorlax 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 Snorlax 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 Snorlax
- Moves: Defense curl + Rollout
- Moves: Sunny day + Solar Beam
- Moves: Rain dance + Thunder
- Moves: Belly drum + Rest
- Moves: Rest + Sleep talk
- Moves: Thunderbolt + Ice beam
- Item: Blunder Policy + Move: Zap Cannon
- Item: Blunder Policy + Move: Dynamic Punch
- Moves with Priority: Endure, Protect
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