Competitive Information for Vaporeon [Gold/Silver]
Movesets for Singles
What is a good competitive moveset for Vaporeon? 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.
Vaporeon is a notable Water-typed Pokemon. Vaporeon is a normal Pokemon to see in Generation 2. There were no known abilities back in the Gold/Silver Pokemon games. Vaporeon's only type-related weaknesses are Electric and Grass.
Item: Life Orb
- Surf / Waterfall
- Ice Beam / Aurora Beam
Special Sweeper Vaporeon (Retro)
Vaporeon is a pretty decent Special Sweeper. It's primary goal is to take down the opponent's team with high-damaging special attacks. In the old days prior to Generation IV, a move's damage category was determined by its type.
♦ Waterfall is a special STAB-boosted 80-base power Water-type move that deals a large amount of damage.
♦ Ice Beam is a special 95-base power Ice-type move (10% chance to freeze the target).
♦ Aurora Beam is a special 65-base power Ice-type move (10% chance to lower the target's attack by 1 stage).
♦ Bite is a special 60-base power Dark-type move (30% chance to flinch the target).
♦ Growth is a status move (raises your Vaporeon's special attack by 1 stage).
Nature: Modest (+SpA, -Atk)
EVs: 215 Hp / 215 SpA / 80 Spe
- Shadow Ball
- Rain Dance
- Sleep Talk
Vaporeon Special Tank (Vapor Hydration)
Vaporeon is pretty popular Special Tank. It tries to take a hefty amount of hits from special attacks while dealing some decent damage. Leftovers are always a great recovery option to ensure Vaporeon last longer regaining it's stamina every turn.
♦ Rain Dance is a status move (for 5 turns, heavy rain powers water moves).
♦ Sleep Talk is a status move (Vaporeon must be asleep. uses another known move).
♦ Rest is a status move (Vaporeon sleeps 2 turns and restores hp and status).
Wondering what moves can Vaporeon 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 Vaporeon 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 Vaporeon
- Moves: Endure + Flail
- Moves: Rest + Sleep talk
- Moves with Priority: Quick Attack, Detect, Endure, Protect
- Moves that Break Screens: Haze
Create a build
Have an idea in mind for Vaporeon that you'd like to test? Customize the IVs, EVs and their Gold/Silver moveset. This area allows you to examine the typing coverages of selected moves and stat variances.
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