Competitive Information for Gengar [Red/Blue]
Movesets for Singles
What is a good competitive moveset for Gengar? 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.
Gengar is an extraordinary Ghost and Poison-typed Pokemon. It's a pretty standard sight to see Gengar out in the 1st generation battlefield. There were no known abilities or equippable items back in the Red/Blue Pokemon games. Gengar is weak to Ghost, Ground, and Psychic-typed attacks.
- Mega Drain
Special Sweeper Gengar (Retro)
Gengar is an outstanding Special Sweeper. It is designed to take down the opponent's team with high-damaging special attacks. Things definately worked differently in the first generation. In the dark days 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 (Gengar recovers 50% of the damage dealt).
♦ Toxic is a status move (badly poisons the target).
Wondering what moves can Gengar 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 Gengar 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 Gengar
Optimize Gengar's EVs for Red/Blue
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