Competitive Information for Ekans [Red/Blue]
Movesets for Singles
What is a good competitive moveset for Ekans? 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.
Ekans is an extraordinary Poison-typed Pokemon. Ekans 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. Ekans is weak to Bug, Ground, and Psychic-typed attacks.
- Double-Edge / Body Slam
- Earthquake / Dig
- Rock Slide
- Acid / Poison Sting
Physical Sweeper Ekans (Retro)
Ekans is a sensational Physical Sweeper. This moveset is designed 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. Prior to Generation IV, a move's damage category was determined by its type.
♦ Body Slam is a physical 85-base power Normal-type move (30% chance to paralyze the target).
♦ Earthquake is a physical 100-base power Ground-type move that deals a immense amount of damage.
♦ Dig is a physical 100-base power Ground-type move (digs underground turn 1, strikes turn 2).
♦ 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).
♦ Poison Sting is a physical STAB-boosted 15-base power Poison-type move (20% chance to poison the target).
Wondering what moves can Ekans 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 Ekans 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 Ekans
Optimize Ekans's EVs for Red/Blue
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