Competitive Information for Machop [Red/Blue]
Movesets for Singles
What is a good competitive moveset for Machop? 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.
Machop is popular Fighting-typed Pokemon. Machop 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. Machop's only type-related weaknesses are Flying and Psychic.
- Double-Edge / Body Slam
- Earthquake / Dig
- Rock Slide
- Low Kick / Seismic Toss
Physical Sweeper Machop (Retro)
Machop is an interesting Physical Sweeper. This moveset attempts to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. The original Red/Blue Pokemon had alot to deal with on the battle field. In the old 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).
♦ Earthquake is a physical 100-base power Ground-type move that deals a gigantic 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 = Machop's level. can hit ghost types).
Wondering what moves can Machop 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 Machop 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 Machop
Create a build
Have an idea in mind for Machop 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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