Competitive Information for Tauros [Gold/Silver]
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Movesets for Singles
What is a good competitive moveset for Tauros? 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.
Tauros is a fabulous Normal-typed Pokemon. Tauros is a not-uncommon Pokemon to see in Generation 2. There were no known abilities back in the Gold/Silver Pokemon games. Tauros's only type-related weakness is Fighting.
Item: Gold Berry
- Double-Edge / Return
- Rock Smash
Physical Sweeper Tauros (Retro)
Tauros is an extraordinary Physical Sweeper. It attempts to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. In the dark days 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).
♦ Earthquake is a physical 100-base power Ground-type move (power doubles on dig).
♦ Rock Smash is a physical 20-base power Fighting-type move (50% chance to lower the target's defense by 1 stage).
♦ Protect is a status move (prevents moves from affecting your Tauros this turn).
Wondering what moves can Tauros 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 Tauros 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 Tauros
- Moves: Rest + Sleep talk
- Moves: Thunderbolt + Ice beam
- Item: Blunder Policy + Move: Zap Cannon
- Moves with Priority: Quick Attack, Endure, Protect
Optimize Tauros's EVs for Gold/Silver
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