Competitive Information for Charizard [Red/Blue]
Movesets for Singles
What is a good competitive moveset for Charizard? 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.
Charizard is a remarkable Fire and Flying-typed Pokemon. It's a normal sight to see Charizard out in the 1st generation battlefield. There were no known abilities or equippable items back in the Red/Blue Pokemon games. Charizard is weak to Electric, Ice, Rock, and Water-typed attacks.
- Hyper Beam / Double-Edge
- Earthquake / Dig
- Seismic Toss
Physical Sweeper Charizard (Retro)
Charizard is pretty popular Physical Sweeper. It's meant 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. Keep in mind back 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 huge amount of damage.
♦ Dig is a physical 100-base power Ground-type move (digs underground turn 1, strikes turn 2).
♦ Seismic Toss is a physical 1-base power Fighting-type move (damage = Charizard's level. can hit ghost types).
♦ Fly is a physical STAB-boosted 70-base power Flying-type move (flies up on first turn, then strikes the next turn).
- Flamethrower / Ember
- Dragon Rage
Special Sweeper Charizard (Retro)
Charizard is a pretty decent Special Sweeper. It attempts to take down the opponent's team with high-damaging special attacks. The original Red/Blue Pokemon had alot to deal with on the battle field. Before Generation IV, a move's damage category was determined by its type.
♦ Ember is a special STAB-boosted 40-base power Fire-type move (10% chance to burn the target).
♦ Dragon Rage is a special 1-base power Dragon-type move (deals 40 hp of damage to the target).
♦ Toxic is a status move (badly poisons the target).
♦ Reflect is a status move (while active, your Charizard's defense is doubled).
Wondering what moves can Charizard 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 Charizard 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 Charizard
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