Competitive Information for Rhydon [Red/Blue]
Movesets for Singles
What is a good competitive moveset for Rhydon? 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.
Rhydon is a fabulous Ground and Rock-typed Pokemon. Rhydon is a not-uncommon Pokemon to see in Generation 1. There were no known abilities or equippable items back in the Red/Blue Pokemon games. Rhydon is weak to Fighting, Grass, Ground, Ice, and Water-typed attacks.
- Earthquake / Dig
- Hyper Beam / Double-Edge
- Rock Slide
- Seismic Toss
Physical Sweeper Rhydon (Retro)
Rhydon is pretty popular Physical Sweeper. It's designed to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. From the original 151, few Pokemon could compare to Rhydon at the start of the Pokemon metagame. Previously before Generation IV, a move's damage category was determined by its type.
♦ Dig is a physical STAB-boosted 100-base power Ground-type move (digs underground turn 1, strikes turn 2).
♦ Hyper Beam is a physical 150-base power Normal-type move (can't move next turn if target or sub is not koed).
♦ Double-Edge is a physical 100-base power Normal-type move (has 1/4 recoil).
♦ Rock Slide is a physical STAB-boosted 75-base power Rock-type move that deals damage.
♦ Seismic Toss is a physical 1-base power Fighting-type move (damage = Rhydon's level. can hit ghost types).
Wondering what moves can Rhydon 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 Rhydon 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 Rhydon
- Moves: Thunderbolt + Ice beam
Create a build
Have an idea in mind for Rhydon 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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