Competitive Information for Wooper [Gold/Silver]
Movesets for Singles
What is a good competitive moveset for Wooper? 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.
Wooper is a sensational Water and Ground-typed Pokemon. Wooper is not a Pokemon anyone usually expects sees on the battlefield. There were no known abilities back in the Gold/Silver Pokemon games. Wooper's only type-related weakness is Grass.
Item: Soft Sand
- Earthquake / Dig
- Return / Body Slam
- Sludge Bomb
- Ancient Power / Rollout
Physical Sweeper Wooper (Retro)
Wooper is an awesome Physical Sweeper. It's goal is to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. Remember before Generation IV, a move's damage category was determined by its type.
♦ Dig is a physical STAB-boosted 60-base power Ground-type move (digs underground turn 1, strikes turn 2).
♦ Return is a physical 0-base power Normal-type move (max 102 power at maximum happiness).
♦ Body Slam is a physical 85-base power Normal-type move (30% chance to paralyze the target).
♦ Sludge Bomb is a physical 90-base power Poison-type move (30% chance to poison the target).
♦ Ancient Power is a physical 60-base power Rock-type move (10% chance to raise all stats by 1 stage (not acc/eva)).
♦ Rollout is a physical 30-base power Rock-type move (power doubles with each hit. repeats for 5 turns).
Wondering what moves can Wooper 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 Wooper 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 Wooper
- Moves: Defense curl + Rollout
- Moves: Belly drum + Rest
- Moves: Rest + Sleep talk
- Item: Blunder Policy + Move: Dynamic Punch
- Moves with Priority: Endure, Protect
- Moves that Break Screens: Haze
Optimize Wooper's EVs for Gold/Silver
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