Competitive Information for Kingler [Red/Blue]

Competitive Pokemon Red/Blue Movesets and Strategies for Kingler kingler
Base Stats for Kingler

Water


Evolutions / Family:
Krabby
Kingler

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


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Movesets for Singles


What is a good competitive moveset for Kingler? 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 Kingler in Pokemon Red/Blue:

TaurosExeggutorJolteonVictreebelHypnoNinetalesArticunoFlareon


Kingler is a remarkable Water-typed Pokemon. It's pretty common to see Kingler show up as a Red/Blue opponent. There were no known abilities or equippable items back in the Red/Blue Pokemon games. Kingler's only type-related weaknesses are Electric and Grass.


Species: Kingler
Moveset:
- Hyper Beam / Double-Edge
- Swords Dance
- Toxic
- Harden

Physical Sweeper Kingler (Retro)

Kingler is a phenomenal Physical Sweeper. It tries to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. The game was competely different back in Generation 1. In the dark days before Generation IV, a move's damage category was determined by its type.

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).
Swords Dance is a status move (raises your Kingler's attack by 2 stages).
Toxic is a status move (badly poisons the target).
Harden is a status move (raises your Kingler's defense by 1 stage).



Movepool


Wondering what moves can Kingler 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
20
100%
30
33% chance to lower the target's Speed by 1.
Bubble Beam
65
100%
20
33% chance to lower the target's Speed by 1.
Crabhammer
90
85%
10
High critical hit ratio.
Ice Beam
95
100%
10
10% chance to freeze the target.
Surf
95
100%
15
No additional effect.
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.
Cut
50
95%
30
No additional effect.
Double-Edge
100
100%
15
Has 1/4 recoil.
Guillotine
--
30%
5
Deals 65535 damage. Fails if target is faster.
Hyper Beam
150
90%
5
Can't move next turn if target or sub is not KOed.
Rage
20
100%
20
Lasts forever. Raises user's Attack by 1 when hit.
Stomp
65
100%
20
30% chance to flinch the target.
Strength
80
100%
15
No additional effect.
Take Down
90
85%
20
Has 1/4 recoil.
Vice Grip
55
100%
30
No additional effect.
Double Team
--
--
15
Raises the user's evasiveness by 1.
Harden
--
--
30
Raises the user's Defense by 1.
Leer
--
100%
30
Lowers the target's Defense by 1.
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.
Swords Dance
--
--
30
Raises the user's Attack by 2.
Toxic
--
85%
10
Badly poisons the target.

Combo List


These are a list of several common move combinations Kingler 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 Kingler

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