Competitive Information for Vaporeon [Red/Blue]

Competitive Pokemon Red/Blue Movesets and Strategies for Vaporeon vaporeon
Base Stats for Vaporeon

Water


Evolutions / Family:
Eevee
Flareon
Jolteon
Vaporeon

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


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Movesets for Singles


What is a good competitive moveset for Vaporeon? 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.


Common team mates for Vaporeon in Pokemon Red/Blue:

NinetalesButterfreeGengarJolteonVenusaurTangelaElectrodePoliwrathDodrioMagmarTentacruel


Vaporeon is a notable Water-typed Pokemon. Vaporeon 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. Vaporeon's only type-related weaknesses are Electric and Grass.


Species: Vaporeon
Moveset:
- Blizzard / Ice Beam
- Hydro Pump / Surf
- Acid Armor / Toxic
- Rest

Support Vaporeon (Analytic)

Vaporeon is an awesome Support. The rules of gen-one were quite varied from today. Keep in mind back before Generation IV, a move's damage category was determined by its type.

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).
Hydro Pump is a special STAB-boosted 120-base power Water-type move that deals a notable amount of damage.
Surf is a special STAB-boosted 95-base power Water-type move that deals a nice amount of damage.
Acid Armor is a status move (raises your Vaporeon's defense by 2 stages).
Toxic is a status move (badly poisons the target).
Rest is a status move (Vaporeon sleeps 2 turns and restores hp and status).




Species: Vaporeon
Moveset:
- Surf / Bubble Beam
- Blizzard / Ice Beam
- Acid Armor
- Toxic

Special Sweeper Vaporeon (Retro)

Vaporeon is a fabulous Special Sweeper. It is primarily designed to take down the opponent's team with high-damaging special attacks. In gen one, Vaporeon played quite differently. In the old days 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 good 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).
Acid Armor is a status move (raises your Vaporeon's defense by 2 stages).
Toxic is a status move (badly poisons the target).



Movepool


Wondering what moves can Vaporeon 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
Aurora Beam
65
100%
20
33% chance to lower the target's Attack by 1.
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.
Bite
60
100%
25
10% chance to flinch the target.
Body Slam
85
100%
15
30% chance to paralyze the target.
Double-Edge
100
100%
15
Has 1/4 recoil.
Hyper Beam
150
90%
5
Can't move next turn if target or sub is not KOed.
Quick Attack
40
100%
30
Usually goes first.
Rage
20
100%
20
Lasts forever. Raises user's Attack by 1 when hit.
Skull Bash
100
100%
15
Charges turn 1. Hits turn 2.
Swift
60
--
20
Never misses, even against Dig and Fly.
Tackle
35
95%
35
No additional effect.
Take Down
90
85%
20
Has 1/4 recoil.
Acid Armor
--
--
40
Raises the user's Defense by 2.
Double Team
--
--
15
Raises the user's evasiveness by 1.
Focus Energy
--
--
30
Quarters the user's chance for a critical hit.
Growl
--
100%
40
Lowers the target's Attack by 1.
Haze
--
--
30
Resets all stat changes. Removes foe's status.
Mimic
--
--
10
Random move known by the target replaces this.
Mist
--
--
30
While active, user is protected from stat drops.
Reflect
--
--
20
While active, the user's Defense is doubled.
Rest
--
--
10
User sleeps 2 turns and restores HP and status.
Sand Attack
--
100%
15
Lowers the target's accuracy by 1.
Substitute
--
--
10
User takes 1/4 its max HP to put in a Substitute.
Tail Whip
--
100%
30
Lowers the target's Defense by 1.
Toxic
--
85%
10
Badly poisons the target.

Combo List


These are a list of several common move combinations Vaporeon 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 Vaporeon

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