Competitive Information for Articuno [Red/Blue]
Ice / Flying
Evolutions / Family:
Movesets for Singles
What is a good competitive moveset for Articuno? 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.
Articuno is a wonderful Ice and Flying-typed Pokemon. It's common to find yourself dealing with Articuno when battling in the 1st generation meta. There were no known abilities or equippable items back in the Red/Blue Pokemon games. Articuno is weak to Electric, Fire, and Rock-typed attacks.
- Blizzard / Ice Beam
- Bubble Beam / Water Gun
Special Sweeper Articuno (Retro)
Articuno is a legendary Special Sweeper. This moveset attempts to take down the opponent's team with high-damaging special attacks. Things definately worked differently in the first generation. Remember prior to Generation IV, a move's damage category was determined by its type.
♦ Ice Beam is a special STAB-boosted 95-base power Ice-type move (10% chance to freeze the target).
♦ Bubble Beam is a special 65-base power Water-type move (33% chance to lower the target's speed by 1 stage).
♦ Water Gun is a special 40-base power Water-type move that deals damage.
♦ Toxic is a status move (badly poisons the target).
♦ Reflect is a status move (while active, your Articuno's defense is doubled).
Wondering what moves can Articuno 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 Articuno 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 Articuno
Optimize Articuno's EVs for Red/Blue
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