Competitive Information for Golem [Red/Blue]
Movesets for Singles
What is a good competitive moveset for Golem? 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.
Golem is an awesome Rock and Ground-typed Pokemon. It's frequent to find yourself dealing with Golem when battling in the 1st generation meta. There were no known abilities or equippable items back in the Red/Blue Pokemon games. Golem is weak to Fighting, Grass, Ground, Ice, and Water-typed attacks.
- Earthquake / Dig
- Hyper Beam / Double-Edge
- Rock Slide
- Seismic Toss / Counter
Physical Sweeper Golem (Retro)
Golem is a marvelous Physical Sweeper. It's primary goal is to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. Gen1 meta was a totally different monster. Before Generation IV, a move's damage category was determined by its type.
♦ Dig is a physical STAB-boosted 100-base power Ground-type move (digs underground turn 1, strikes turn 2).
♦ Hyper Beam is a physical 150-base power Normal-type move (can't move next turn if target or sub is not koed).
♦ Double-Edge is a physical 100-base power Normal-type move (has 1/4 recoil).
♦ Rock Slide is a physical STAB-boosted 75-base power Rock-type move that deals damage.
♦ Seismic Toss is a physical 1-base power Fighting-type move (damage = Golem's level. can hit ghost types).
♦ Counter is a physical 0-base power Fighting-type move (if hit by physical attack, returns double damage).
Wondering what moves can Golem 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 Golem 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 Golem
Create a build
Have an idea in mind for Golem 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.
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