Competitive Information for Dratini [Red/Blue]
Movesets for Singles
What is a good competitive moveset for Dratini? 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.
Dratini is a decent Dragon-typed Pokemon. Dratini is not a Pokemon anyone usually expects sees on the battlefield. There were no known abilities or equippable items back in the Red/Blue Pokemon games. Dratini's only type-related weaknesses are Dragon and Ice.
- Hyper Beam / Double-Edge
- Thunder Wave
Physical Sweeper Dratini (Retro)
Dratini is an outstanding Physical Sweeper. It is meant to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. First generation Pokemon had alot of struggles to deal with. In the dark days 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).
♦ Thunder Wave is a status move (paralyzes the target).
♦ Reflect is a status move (while active, your Dratini's defense is doubled).
♦ Toxic is a status move (badly poisons the target).
Wondering what moves can Dratini 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 Dratini 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 Dratini
- Moves: Thunderbolt + Ice beam
Optimize Dratini's EVs for Red/Blue
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