Competitive Information for Mew [Red/Blue]
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Movesets for Singles
What is a good competitive moveset for Mew? 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.
Mew is a phenomenal Psychic-typed Pokemon. It's a pretty common sight to see Mew out in the 1st generation battlefield. There were no known abilities or equippable items back in the Red/Blue Pokemon games. Mew's only type-related weakness is Bug.
- Hyper Beam / Double-Edge
- Earthquake / Dig
- Rock Slide
- Sky Attack / Fly
Physical Sweeper Mew (Retro)
Mew is a legendary Physical Sweeper. It is meant to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. . Don't forget 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 phenomenal 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.
♦ Sky Attack is a physical 140-base power Flying-type move (charges turn 1. hits turn 2).
♦ Fly is a physical 70-base power Flying-type move (flies up on first turn, then strikes the next turn).
- Blizzard / Ice Beam
- Surf / Bubble Beam
Special Sweeper Mew (Retro)
Mew is a legendary Special Sweeper. This moveset attempts to take down the opponent's team with high-damaging special attacks. The original meta-game back in the RBY days was ridiculous. Don't forget back before 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 decent 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).
Wondering what moves can Mew 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 Mew 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 Mew
- Moves: Thunderbolt + Ice beam
Optimize Mew's EVs for Red/Blue
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