What is a good competitive moveset for Pidgeotto? 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.
Pidgeotto is a pretty decent Normal and Flying-typed Pokemon. Pidgeotto 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. Pidgeotto is weak to Electric, Ice, and Rock-typed attacks.
Pidgeotto is a phenomenal Physical Sweeper in single battles. It's primary goal is to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. From the original 151, few Pokemon could compare to Pidgeotto at the start of the Pokemon metagame. In the dark days prior to Generation IV, a move's damage category was determined by its type.
♦ Double-Edge is a physical STAB-boosted 100-base power Normal-type move (has 1/4 recoil). ♦ Gust is a physical STAB-boosted 40-base power Normal-type move that deals damage. ♦ Sky Attack is a physical STAB-boosted 140-base power Flying-type move (charges turn 1. Hits turn 2). ♦ Wing Attack is a physical STAB-boosted 35-base power Flying-type move that deals damage. ♦ Toxic is a status move (badly poisons the target). ♦ Reflect is a status move (while active, your Pidgeotto's defense is doubled).
No additional EV spread were found for this set at this time.Array
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Wondering what moves can Pidgeotto 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.
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Note: The damage listed here under Versus is not actually calculated using the in-game damage formula. It is simply calculated using typing weaknesses and resistances from the selected type-matchup modifier along with STAB (if applied) to help sort through and give a general idea as to how powerful certain moves might be towards that selected typing after modifiers are applied. Several moves listed here may have additional effects that might alter actual damage output which are not factored on this specific list. Use damage calculators to find actual damage amounts.
These are a list of several common move combinations Pidgeotto 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 Pidgeotto
Moves with Priority: Quick Attack
Moves that inflict status: Toxic
Moves that boost Pidgeotto's stats
Most notable and possible best moves for Pidgeotto
Common Effort Values for Pidgeotto in Red and Blue
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