Competitive Information for Omanyte [Red/Blue]

Competitive Pokemon Red/Blue Movesets and Strategies for Omanyte omanyte
Base Stats for Omanyte

Rock / Water


Evolutions / Family:
Omanyte
Omastar

Weakness Chart for Rock/Water-type:
Bug
Dragon
Electric
Fighting
Fire
Flying
Ghost
Grass
  
  
2x
2x
0.25x
0.5x
  
4x
Ground
Ice
Normal
Poison
Psychic
Rock
Water
2x
0.5x
0.5x
0.5x
  
  
  
  
¼x
½x
2x
4x


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Movesets for Singles


What is a good competitive moveset for Omanyte? 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.


Omanyte is popular Rock and Water-typed Pokemon. Omanyte 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. Omanyte is weak to Electric, Fighting, Grass, and Ground-typed attacks.


Species: Omanyte
Moveset:
- Surf / Bubble Beam
- Blizzard / Ice Beam
- Toxic
- Reflect

Special Sweeper Omanyte (Retro)

Omanyte is an outstanding Special Sweeper. It's primary goal is to take down the opponent's team with high-damaging special attacks. The game was competely different back in Generation 1. Don't forget before Generation IV, a move's damage category was determined by its type.

Surf is a special STAB-boosted 95-base power Water-type move that deals a mighty amount of damage.
Bubble Beam is a special STAB-boosted 65-base power Water-type move (33% chance to lower the target's speed by 1 stage).
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).
Toxic is a status move (badly poisons the target).
Reflect is a status move (while active, your Omanyte's defense is doubled).



Movepool


Wondering what moves can Omanyte 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.
Hydro Pump
120
80%
5
No additional effect.
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.
Double-Edge
100
100%
15
Has 1/4 recoil.
Horn Attack
65
100%
25
No additional effect.
Rage
20
100%
20
Lasts forever. Raises user's Attack by 1 when hit.
Spike Cannon
20
100%
15
Hits 2-5 times in one turn.
Take Down
90
85%
20
Has 1/4 recoil.
Double Team
--
--
15
Raises the user's evasiveness by 1.
Leer
--
100%
30
Lowers the target's Defense by 1.
Mimic
--
--
10
Random move known by the target replaces this.
Reflect
--
--
20
While active, the user's Defense is doubled.
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.
Toxic
--
85%
10
Badly poisons the target.
Withdraw
--
--
40
Raises the user's Defense by 1.

Combo List


These are a list of several common move combinations Omanyte 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 Omanyte

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