Competitive Information for Kabuto [Red/Blue]
Movesets for Singles
What is a good competitive moveset for Kabuto? 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.
Kabuto is a marvelous Rock and Water-typed Pokemon. Kabuto is not a Pokemon anyone usually expects sees on the battlefield. There were no known abilities or equippable items back in the Red/Blue Pokemon games. Kabuto is weak to Electric, Fighting, Grass, and Ground-typed attacks.
- Double-Edge / Body Slam
Physical Sweeper Kabuto (Retro)
Kabuto is a marvelous Physical Sweeper. The purpose of this moveset is to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. Gen1 meta was a totally different monster. In the dark days prior to Generation IV, a move's damage category was determined by its type.
♦ Body Slam is a physical 85-base power Normal-type move (30% chance to paralyze the target).
♦ Harden is a status move (raises your Kabuto's defense by 1 stage).
♦ Toxic is a status move (badly poisons the target).
♦ Reflect is a status move (while active, your Kabuto's defense is doubled).
Wondering what moves can Kabuto 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 Kabuto 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 Kabuto
Create a build
Have an idea in mind for Kabuto 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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