Competitive Information for Scyther [Red/Blue]
Bug / Flying
Evolutions / Family:
Movesets for Singles
What is a good competitive moveset for Scyther? 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.
Scyther is popular Bug and Flying-typed Pokemon. Scyther are common Pokemon to see in the RB metagame. There were no known abilities or equippable items back in the Red/Blue Pokemon games. Scyther is weak to Electric, Fire, Flying, Ice, Poison, and Rock-typed attacks.
- Hyper Beam / Double-Edge
- Wing Attack
- Swords Dance
Physical Sweeper Scyther (Retro)
Scyther is an astounding Physical Sweeper. It's designed to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. The game was competely different back in Generation 1. Keep in mind 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).
♦ Wing Attack is a physical STAB-boosted 35-base power Flying-type move that deals damage.
♦ Swords Dance is a status move (raises your Scyther's attack by 2 stages).
♦ Toxic is a status move (badly poisons the target).
Wondering what moves can Scyther 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 Scyther 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 Scyther
- Moves with Priority: Quick Attack
Optimize Scyther's EVs for Red/Blue
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