Competitive Information for Jynx [Red/Blue]

Competitive Pokemon Red/Blue Movesets and Strategies for Jynx jynx
Base Stats for Jynx

Ice / Psychic


Evolutions / Family:
Jynx

Weakness Chart for Ice/Psychic-type:
Bug
Dragon
Electric
Fighting
Fire
Flying
Ghost
Grass
2x
  
  
  
2x
  
0x
  
Ground
Ice
Normal
Poison
Psychic
Rock
Water
  
0.5x
  
  
0.5x
2x
  
  
¼x
½x
2x
4x


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Movesets for Singles


What is a good competitive moveset for Jynx? 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.


Common team mates for Jynx in Pokemon Red/Blue:

DragoniteSlowbroGolemArticunoSandslash


Jynx is an interesting Ice and Psychic-typed Pokemon. It's a pretty usual sight to see Jynx out in the 1st generation battlefield. There were no known abilities or equippable items back in the Red/Blue Pokemon games. Jynx is weak to Bug, Fire, and Rock-typed attacks.


Species: Jynx
Moveset:
- Blizzard
- Psychic / Rest
- Counter
- Lovely Kiss

Support Jynx (Analytic)

Jynx is a spectacular Support. . Don't forget before Generation IV, a move's damage category was determined by its type.

Blizzard is a special STAB-boosted 120-base power Ice-type move (10% chance to freeze the target).
Psychic is a special STAB-boosted 90-base power Psychic-type move (33% chance to lower the target's special by 1 stage).
Rest is a status move (Jynx sleeps 2 turns and restores hp and status).
Counter is a physical 0-base power Fighting-type move (if hit by physical attack, returns double damage).
Lovely Kiss is a status move (causes the target to fall asleep).




Species: Jynx
Moveset:
- Blizzard / Ice Beam
- Psychic
- Bubble Beam / Water Gun
- Toxic

Special Sweeper Jynx (Retro)

Jynx is a phenomenal Special Sweeper. It's primary goal is to take down the opponent's team with high-damaging special attacks. In gen one, Jynx played quite differently. In the old days before Generation IV, a move's damage category was determined by its type.

Blizzard is a special STAB-boosted 120-base power Ice-type move (10% chance to freeze the target).
Ice Beam is a special STAB-boosted 95-base power Ice-type move (10% chance to freeze the target).
Psychic is a special STAB-boosted 90-base power Psychic-type move (33% chance to lower the target's special by 1 stage).
Bubble Beam is a special 65-base power Water-type move (33% chance to lower the target's speed by 1 stage).
Water Gun is a special 40-base power Water-type move that deals damage.
Toxic is a status move (badly poisons the target).



Movepool


Wondering what moves can Jynx 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
Blizzard
120
90%
5
10% chance to freeze the target.
Bubble Beam
65
100%
20
33% chance to lower the target's Speed by 1.
Ice Beam
95
100%
10
10% chance to freeze the target.
Ice Punch
75
100%
15
10% chance to freeze the target.
Psychic
90
100%
10
33% chance to lower the target's Special by 1.
Psywave
??
80%
15
Random damage from 1 to (user's level*1.5 - 1).
Water Gun
40
100%
25
No additional effect.
Bide
--
--
10
Waits 2-3 turns; deals double the damage taken.
Body Slam
85
100%
15
30% chance to paralyze the target.
Counter
--
100%
20
If hit by physical attack, returns double damage.
Double Slap
15
85%
10
Hits 2-5 times in one turn.
Double-Edge
100
100%
15
Has 1/4 recoil.
Hyper Beam
150
90%
5
Can't move next turn if target or sub is not KOed.
Lick
20
100%
30
30% chance to paralyze the target.
Mega Kick
120
75%
5
No additional effect.
Mega Punch
80
85%
20
No additional effect.
Pound
40
100%
35
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.
Submission
80
80%
25
Has 1/4 recoil.
Take Down
90
85%
20
Has 1/4 recoil.
Thrash
90
100%
20
Lasts 3-4 turns. Confuses the user afterwards.
Double Team
--
--
15
Raises the user's evasiveness by 1.
Lovely Kiss
--
75%
10
Causes the target to fall asleep.
Metronome
--
--
10
Picks a random move.
Mimic
--
--
10
Random move known by the target replaces this.
Reflect
--
--
20
While active, the user's Defense is doubled.
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.
Teleport
--
--
20
Fails when used.
Toxic
--
85%
10
Badly poisons the target.

Combo List


These are a list of several common move combinations Jynx 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 Jynx

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