Competitive Information for Machamp [Red/Blue]
Movesets for Singles
What is a good competitive moveset for Machamp? 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.
Machamp is pretty popular Fighting-typed Pokemon. It's a pretty usual sight to see Machamp out in the 1st generation battlefield. There were no known abilities or equippable items back in the Red/Blue Pokemon games. Machamp's only type-related weaknesses are Flying and Psychic.
- Hyper Beam / Double-Edge
- Earthquake / Dig
- Rock Slide
- Low Kick / Seismic Toss
Physical Sweeper Machamp (Retro)
Machamp is a sensational Physical Sweeper. It was designed to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. Generation one was a completely different game from what it is now. 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).
♦ Earthquake is a physical 100-base power Ground-type move that deals a vast amount of damage.
♦ Dig is a physical 100-base power Ground-type move (digs underground turn 1, strikes turn 2).
♦ Rock Slide is a physical 75-base power Rock-type move that deals damage.
♦ Low Kick is a physical STAB-boosted 50-base power Fighting-type move (30% chance to flinch the target).
♦ Seismic Toss is a physical STAB-boosted 1-base power Fighting-type move (damage = Machamp's level. can hit ghost types).
Wondering what moves can Machamp 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 Machamp 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 Machamp
Optimize Machamp's EVs for Red/Blue
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