Competitive Information for Hitmonchan [Red/Blue]

Competitive Pokemon Red/Blue Movesets and Strategies for Hitmonchan hitmonchan
Base Stats for Hitmonchan

Fighting


Evolutions / Family:
Hitmonchan

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


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Movesets for Singles


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 popular Fighting-typed Pokemon. It's pretty regular to see Hitmonchan show up as a Red/Blue opponent. 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 a remarkable Physical Sweeper. It's goal is to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. From the original 151, few Pokemon could compare to Hitmonchan at the start of the Pokemon metagame. Keep in mind back before 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).



Movepool


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.


Cat
Type
Movename
Damage
Accuracy
PP
Effect
Fire Punch
75
100%
15
10% chance to burn the target.
Ice Punch
75
100%
15
10% chance to freeze the target.
Thunder Punch
75
100%
15
10% chance to paralyze the target.
Bide
--
--
10
Waits 2-3 turns; deals double the damage taken.
Body Slam
85
100%
15
30% chance to paralyze the target.
Comet Punch
18
85%
15
Hits 2-5 times in one turn.
Counter
--
100%
20
If hit by physical attack, returns double damage.
Double-Edge
100
100%
15
Has 1/4 recoil.
Mega Kick
120
75%
5
No additional effect.
Mega Punch
80
85%
20
No additional effect.
Rage
20
100%
20
Lasts forever. Raises user's Attack by 1 when hit.
Seismic Toss
??
100%
20
Damage = user's level. Can hit Ghost types.
Skull Bash
100
100%
15
Charges turn 1. Hits turn 2.
Strength
80
100%
15
No additional effect.
Submission
80
80%
25
Has 1/4 recoil.
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.
Metronome
--
--
10
Picks a random move.
Mimic
--
--
10
Random move known by the target replaces this.
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.

Combo List


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

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