What is a good competitive moveset for Hitmonchan? 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.
Hitmonchan is a wonderful Fighting-typed Pokemon. It's pretty regular to find yourself dealing with Hitmonchan when battling in the 1st generation meta. Hitmonchan is typically seen in the UU tier (Underused). There were no known abilities or equippable items back in the Red/Blue Pokemon games. Hitmonchan's only type-related weaknesses are Flying and Psychic.
Species: Hitmonchan Moveset: - Double-Edge / Body Slam - Seismic Toss / Counter - Toxic - Substitute
Physical Sweeper Hitmonchan (Retro)
Hitmonchan is an outstanding Physical Sweeper in single battles. It is designed to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. In gen one, Hitmonchan played quite differently. Prior to Generation IV, a move's damage category was determined by its type.
♦ Double-Edge is a physical 100-base power Normal-type move (has 1/4 recoil). ♦ Body Slam is a physical 85-base power Normal-type move (30% chance to paralyze the target). ♦ Seismic Toss is a physical STAB-boosted 1-base power Fighting-type move (damage = Hitmonchan's level. Can hit ghost types). ♦ Counter is a physical STAB-boosted 0-base power Fighting-type move (if hit by physical attack, returns double damage). ♦ Toxic is a status move (badly poisons the target). ♦ Substitute is a status move (Hitmonchan takes 1/4 its max hp to put in a substitute).
No additional EV spread were found for this set at this time.Array
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Wondering what moves can Hitmonchan 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.
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Note: The damage listed here under Versus is not actually calculated using the in-game damage formula. It is simply calculated using typing weaknesses and resistances from the selected type-matchup modifier along with STAB (if applied) to help sort through and give a general idea as to how powerful certain moves might be towards that selected typing after modifiers are applied. Several moves listed here may have additional effects that might alter actual damage output which are not factored on this specific list. Use damage calculators to find actual damage amounts.
These are a list of several common move combinations Hitmonchan 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 Hitmonchan
Moves that inflict status: Toxic
Moves that boost Hitmonchan's stats
Most notable and possible best moves for Hitmonchan
Common Effort Values for Hitmonchan in Red and Blue
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