Competitive Information for Sudowoodo [Gold/Silver]
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Movesets for Singles
What is a good competitive moveset for Sudowoodo? 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.
Sudowoodo is an extraordinary Rock-typed Pokemon. Sudowoodo are common Pokemon to see in the GS metagame. There were no known abilities back in the Gold/Silver Pokemon games. Sudowoodo is weak to Fighting, Grass, Ground, Steel, and Water-typed attacks.
Item: Gold Berry
- Return / Strength
- Rock Slide / Rock Throw
- Earthquake / Dig
- Low Kick / Rock Smash
Physical Sweeper Sudowoodo (Retro)
Sudowoodo is pretty popular Physical Sweeper. It's primary goal is to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. Keep in mind back before Generation IV, a move's damage category was determined by its type.
♦ Strength is a physical 80-base power Normal-type move that deals a substantial amount of damage.
♦ Rock Slide is a physical STAB-boosted 75-base power Rock-type move (30% chance to flinch the target).
♦ Rock Throw is a physical STAB-boosted 50-base power Rock-type move that deals damage.
♦ Earthquake is a physical 100-base power Ground-type move (power doubles on dig).
♦ Dig is a physical 60-base power Ground-type move (digs underground turn 1, strikes turn 2).
♦ Low Kick is a physical 50-base power Fighting-type move (30% chance to flinch the target).
♦ Rock Smash is a physical 20-base power Fighting-type move (50% chance to lower the target's defense by 1 stage).
Wondering what moves can Sudowoodo 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 Sudowoodo 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 Sudowoodo
- Moves: Defense curl + Rollout
- Moves: Endure + Flail
- Moves: Rest + Sleep talk
- Item: Blunder Policy + Move: Dynamic Punch
- Moves with Priority: Endure, Protect
Optimize Sudowoodo's EVs for Gold/Silver
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