What is a good competitive moveset for Staryu? 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.
Staryu is a notable Water-typed Pokemon. Staryu is not a Pokemon anyone usually expects sees on the battlefield. Staryu can be quite a contender in the LC tier (Little Cup). There were no known abilities back in the Gold/Silver Pokemon games. Staryu's only type-related weaknesses are Electric and Grass.
Staryu is a remarkable Special Sweeper. It's designed to take down the opponent's team with high-damaging special attacks. In the old days before Generation IV, a move's damage category was determined by its type.
♦ Surf is a special STAB-boosted 95-base power Water-type move that deals a hefty amount of damage. ♦ Waterfall is a special STAB-boosted 80-base power Water-type move that deals a mighty amount of damage. ♦ Ice Beam is a special 95-base power Ice-type move (10% chance to freeze the target). ♦ Icy Wind is a special 55-base power Ice-type move (100% chance to lower the target's speed by 1 stage). ♦ Thunderbolt is a special 95-base power Electric-type move (10% chance to paralyze the target). ♦ Psychic is a special 90-base power Psychic-type move (10% chance to lower the target's special defense by 1 stage).
No additional EV spread were found for this set at this time.Array
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Wondering what moves can Staryu 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 Staryu 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 Staryu
Moves: Swagger + Psych up
Moves: Rain dance + Thunder
Moves: Rest + Sleep talk
Moves: Rest + Snore
Moves: Thunderbolt + Ice beam
Move: Swagger + Item: Mirror Herb
Item: Blunder Policy + Move: Zap Cannon
Moves with Priority: Endure, Protect
Moves that inflict status: Thunder Wave, Toxic
Moves that boost Staryu's stats
Most notable and possible best moves for Staryu
Common Effort Values for Staryu in Gold and Silver
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