Competitive Information for Gastly [Red/Blue]
Movesets for Singles
What is a good competitive moveset for Gastly? 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.
Gastly is a phenomenal Ghost and Poison-typed Pokemon. Gastly 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. Gastly is weak to Ghost, Ground, and Psychic-typed attacks.
- Mega Drain
Special Sweeper Gastly (Retro)
Gastly is a remarkable Special Sweeper. It's primary goal is to take down the opponent's team with high-damaging special attacks. In gen one, Gastly played quite differently. Don't forget before Generation IV, a move's damage category was determined by its type.
♦ Psychic is a special 90-base power Psychic-type move (33% chance to lower the target's special by 1 stage).
♦ Mega Drain is a special 40-base power Grass-type move (Gastly recovers 50% of the damage dealt).
♦ Toxic is a status move (badly poisons the target).
Wondering what moves can Gastly 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 Gastly 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 Gastly
Create a build
Have an idea in mind for Gastly that you'd like to test? Customize the IVs, EVs and their Red/Blue moveset. This area allows you to examine the typing coverages of selected moves and stat variances.
This feature is currently in the final stages of development.