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 an interesting Normal-typed Pokemon. Snorlax are common Pokemon to see in the GS metagame. Snorlax can usually be found in the OU tier (Overused). There were no known abilities back in the Gold/Silver Pokemon games. Snorlax's only type-related weakness is Fighting.
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.
♦ Double-Edge is a physical STAB-boosted 120-base power Normal-type move (has 1/4 recoil). ♦ 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).
No additional EV spread were found for this set at this time.Array
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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.
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Note: The damage listed here under Versus is not actually calculated using the in-game damage formula. It is simply calculated using typing weaknesses and resistances from the selected type-matchup modifier along with STAB (if applied) to help sort through and give a general idea as to how powerful certain moves might be towards that selected typing after modifiers are applied. Several moves listed here may have additional effects that might alter actual damage output which are not factored on this specific list. Use damage calculators to find actual damage amounts.
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: Swagger + Psych up
Moves: Rain dance + Thunder
Moves: Belly drum + Rest
Moves: Rest + Sleep talk
Moves: Rest + Snore
Moves: Thunderbolt + Ice beam
Move: Swagger + Item: Mirror Herb
Item: Blunder Policy + Move: Zap Cannon
Item: Blunder Policy + Move: Dynamic Punch
Moves with Priority: Endure, Protect
Moves that inflict status: Toxic, Lovely Kiss
Moves that boost Snorlax's stats
Most notable and possible best moves for Snorlax
Common Effort Values for Snorlax in Gold and Silver
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