Competitive Information for Arbok [Red/Blue]
Movesets for Singles
What is a good competitive moveset for Arbok? These builds have been optimized for Pokemon competing in Red/Blue 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 Red/Blue generation metagame.
Arbok is an outstanding Poison-typed Pokemon. It's pretty usual to find yourself dealing with Arbok when battling in the 1st generation meta. There were no known abilities or equippable items back in the Red/Blue Pokemon games. Arbok is weak to Bug, Ground, and Psychic-typed attacks.
- Hyper Beam / Double-Edge
- Rock Slide
Physical Sweeper Arbok (Retro)
Arbok is a notable Physical Sweeper. It attempts to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. The original Red/Blue Pokemon had alot to deal with on the battle field. Don't forget before Generation IV, a move's damage category was determined by its type.
♦ Double-Edge is a physical 100-base power Normal-type move (has 1/4 recoil).
♦ Earthquake is a physical 100-base power Ground-type move that deals a notable amount of damage.
♦ Rock Slide is a physical 75-base power Rock-type move that deals damage.
♦ Acid is a physical STAB-boosted 40-base power Poison-type move (33% chance to lower the target's defense by 1 stage).
Wondering what moves can Arbok 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 Arbok can perform in Red/Blue. 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 RB Move and Ability Combos for Arbok
Create a build
Have an idea in mind for Arbok that you'd like to test? Customize the IVs, EVs and their Red/Blue moveset. This area allows you to examine the typing coverages of selected moves and stat variances.
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