Competitive Information for Fearow [Red/Blue]

Competitive Pokemon Red/Blue Movesets and Strategies for Fearow fearow
Base Stats for Fearow

Normal / Flying


Evolutions / Family:
Spearow
Fearow

Weakness Chart for Normal/Flying-type:
Bug
Dragon
Electric
Fighting
Fire
Flying
Ghost
Grass
0.5x
  
2x
  
  
  
0x
0.5x
Ground
Ice
Normal
Poison
Psychic
Rock
Water
0x
2x
  
  
  
2x
  
  
¼x
½x
2x
4x

Optimize Fearow's EVs for Red/Blue

Movesets for Singles


What is a good competitive moveset for Fearow? 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.


Fearow is an awesome Normal and Flying-typed Pokemon. Fearow are common Pokemon to see in the RB metagame. There were no known abilities or equippable items back in the Red/Blue Pokemon games. Fearow is weak to Electric, Ice, and Rock-typed attacks.


Species: Fearow
Moveset:
- Hyper Beam / Double-Edge
- Drill Peck / Sky Attack
- Toxic
- Whirlwind

Physical Sweeper Fearow (Retro)

Fearow is a notable Physical Sweeper. This moveset is designed to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. From the original 151, few Pokemon could compare to Fearow at the start of the Pokemon metagame. Remember before Generation IV, a move's damage category was determined by its type.

Hyper Beam is a physical STAB-boosted 150-base power Normal-type move (can't move next turn if target or sub is not koed).
Double-Edge is a physical STAB-boosted 100-base power Normal-type move (has 1/4 recoil).
Drill Peck is a physical STAB-boosted 80-base power Flying-type move that deals a decent amount of damage.
Sky Attack is a physical STAB-boosted 140-base power Flying-type move (charges turn 1. hits turn 2).
Toxic is a status move (badly poisons the target).
Whirlwind is a status move (no competitive use).


Movepool


Wondering what moves can Fearow 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.


Cat
Type
Movename
Damage
Accuracy
PP
Effect
Bide
--
--
10
Waits 2-3 turns; deals double the damage taken.
Double-Edge
100
100%
15
Has 1/4 recoil.
Drill Peck
80
100%
20
No additional effect.
Fly
70
95%
15
Flies up on first turn, then strikes the next turn.
Fury Attack
15
85%
20
Hits 2-5 times in one turn.
Hyper Beam
150
90%
5
Can't move next turn if target or sub is not KOed.
Pay Day
40
100%
20
Scatters coins.
Peck
35
100%
35
No additional effect.
Rage
20
100%
20
Lasts forever. Raises user's Attack by 1 when hit.
Razor Wind
80
75%
10
Charges turn 1. Hits turn 2.
Sky Attack
140
90%
5
Charges turn 1. Hits turn 2.
Swift
60
--
20
Never misses, even against Dig and Fly.
Take Down
90
85%
20
Has 1/4 recoil.
Agility
--
--
30
Raises the user's Speed by 2.
Double Team
--
--
15
Raises the user's evasiveness by 1.
Growl
--
100%
40
Lowers the target's Attack by 1.
Leer
--
100%
30
Lowers the target's Defense by 1.
Mimic
--
--
10
Random move known by the target replaces this.
Mirror Move
--
--
20
User uses the target's last used move against it.
Rest
--
--
10
User sleeps 2 turns and restores HP and status.
Substitute
--
--
10
User takes 1/4 its max HP to put in a Substitute.
Toxic
--
85%
10
Badly poisons the target.
Whirlwind
--
85%
20
No competitive use.

Combo List


These are a list of several common move combinations Fearow 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 Fearow

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