Competitive Information for Rattata [Red/Blue]
Movesets for Singles
What is a good competitive moveset for Rattata? 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.
Rattata is a notable Normal-typed Pokemon. Rattata 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. Rattata's only type-related weakness is Fighting.
- Double-Edge / Body Slam
Physical Sweeper Rattata (Retro)
Rattata is a phenomenal Physical Sweeper. It's designed to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. First generation Pokemon had alot of struggles to deal with. Before Generation IV, a move's damage category was determined by its type.
♦ Body Slam is a physical STAB-boosted 85-base power Normal-type move (30% chance to paralyze the target).
♦ Dig is a physical 100-base power Ground-type move (digs underground turn 1, strikes turn 2).
♦ Toxic is a status move (badly poisons the target).
♦ Substitute is a status move (Rattata takes 1/4 its max hp to put in a substitute).
Wondering what moves can Rattata 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 Rattata 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 Rattata
- Moves with Priority: Quick Attack
Optimize Rattata's EVs for Red/Blue
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