Competitive Information for Spearow [Gold/Silver]
Optimize Spearow's EVs for Gold/Silver
Movesets for Singles
What is a good competitive moveset for Spearow? 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.
Spearow is an awesome Normal and Flying-typed Pokemon. Spearow is not a Pokemon anyone usually expects sees on the battlefield. There were no known abilities back in the Gold/Silver Pokemon games. Spearow is weak to Electric, Ice, and Rock-typed attacks.
Item: Gold Berry
- Double-Edge / Return
- Drill Peck / Sky Attack
- Steel Wing
Physical Sweeper Spearow (Retro)
Spearow is a pretty decent Physical Sweeper. The purpose of this moveset is to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. Prior to 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).
♦ Drill Peck is a physical STAB-boosted 80-base power Flying-type move that deals a good amount of damage.
♦ Sky Attack is a physical STAB-boosted 140-base power Flying-type move (charges turn 1. hits turn 2).
♦ Steel Wing is a physical 70-base power Steel-type move (10% chance to raise your Spearow's defense by 1 stage).
♦ Mud-Slap is a physical 20-base power Ground-type move (100% chance to lower the target's accuracy by 1 stage).
Wondering what moves can Spearow 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 Spearow 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 Spearow
- Moves: Rest + Sleep talk
- Moves with Priority: Quick Attack, Detect, Endure, Protect
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