Competitive Information for Voltorb [Red/Blue]
Movesets for Singles
What is a good competitive moveset for Voltorb? 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.
Voltorb is a phenomenal Electric-typed Pokemon. Voltorb 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. Voltorb's only type-related weakness is Ground.
- Thunder Wave
- Light Screen
Special Sweeper Voltorb (Retro)
Voltorb is an extraordinary Special Sweeper. It's primary goal is to take down the opponent's team with high-damaging special attacks. Gen1 meta was a totally different monster. Prior to Generation IV, a move's damage category was determined by its type.
♦ Thunder Wave is a status move (paralyzes the target).
♦ Light Screen is a status move (while active, Voltorb's special is 2x when damaged).
♦ Toxic is a status move (badly poisons the target).
Wondering what moves can Voltorb 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 Voltorb 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 Voltorb
Create a build
Have an idea in mind for Voltorb 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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