Competitive Information for Lickitung [Red/Blue]

Competitive Pokemon Red/Blue Movesets and Strategies for Lickitung lickitung
Base Stats for Lickitung

Normal


Evolutions / Family:
Lickitung

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


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Movesets for Singles


What is a good competitive moveset for Lickitung? 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.


Lickitung is a notable Normal-typed Pokemon. It's pretty regular to see Lickitung show up as a Red/Blue opponent. There were no known abilities or equippable items back in the Red/Blue Pokemon games. Lickitung's only type-related weakness is Fighting.


Species: Lickitung
Moveset:
- Hyper Beam / Double-Edge
- Earthquake
- Seismic Toss / Counter
- Defense Curl

Physical Sweeper Lickitung (Retro)

Lickitung is an extraordinary Physical Sweeper. It's goal is to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. . In the dark days before Generation IV, a move's damage category was determined by its type.

Hyper Beam is a physical STAB-boosted 150-base power Normal-type move (can't move next turn if target or sub is not koed).
Double-Edge is a physical STAB-boosted 100-base power Normal-type move (has 1/4 recoil).
Earthquake is a physical 100-base power Ground-type move that deals a extensive amount of damage.
Seismic Toss is a physical 1-base power Fighting-type move (damage = Lickitung's level. can hit ghost types).
Counter is a physical 0-base power Fighting-type move (if hit by physical attack, returns double damage).
Defense Curl is a status move (raises your Lickitung's defense by 1 stage).




Species: Lickitung
Moveset:
- Blizzard / Ice Beam
- Surf / Bubble Beam
- Thunderbolt
- Defense Curl

Special Sweeper Lickitung (Retro)

Lickitung is a marvelous Special Sweeper. This moveset attempts to take down the opponent's team with high-damaging special attacks. The game was competely different back in Generation 1. In the old days prior to Generation IV, a move's damage category was determined by its type.

Blizzard is a special 120-base power Ice-type move (10% chance to freeze the target).
Ice Beam is a special 95-base power Ice-type move (10% chance to freeze the target).
Surf is a special 95-base power Water-type move that deals a good amount of damage.
Bubble Beam is a special 65-base power Water-type move (33% chance to lower the target's speed by 1 stage).
Thunderbolt is a special 95-base power Electric-type move (10% chance to paralyze the target).
Defense Curl is a status move (raises your Lickitung's defense by 1 stage).



Movepool


Wondering what moves can Lickitung 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.
Fire Blast
120
85%
5
30% chance to burn the target.
Ice Beam
95
100%
10
10% chance to freeze the target.
Surf
95
100%
15
No additional effect.
Thunder
120
70%
10
10% chance to paralyze the target.
Thunderbolt
95
100%
15
10% chance to paralyze the target.
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.
Cut
50
95%
30
No additional effect.
Double-Edge
100
100%
15
Has 1/4 recoil.
Earthquake
100
100%
10
No additional effect.
Fissure
--
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.
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.
Slam
80
75%
20
No additional effect.
Stomp
65
100%
20
30% chance to flinch the target.
Strength
80
100%
15
No additional effect.
Submission
80
80%
25
Has 1/4 recoil.
Take Down
90
85%
20
Has 1/4 recoil.
Wrap
15
85%
20
Prevents the target from moving for 2-5 turns.
Defense Curl
--
--
40
Raises the user's Defense by 1.
Disable
--
55%
20
For 0-7 turns, disables one of the target's moves.
Double Team
--
--
15
Raises the user's evasiveness by 1.
Mimic
--
--
10
Random move known by the target replaces this.
Rest
--
--
10
User sleeps 2 turns and restores HP and status.
Screech
--
85%
40
Lowers the target's Defense by 2.
Substitute
--
--
10
User takes 1/4 its max HP to put in a Substitute.
Supersonic
--
55%
20
Causes the target to become confused.
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 Lickitung 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 Lickitung

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