Competitive Information for Weezing [Red/Blue]

Competitive Pokemon Red/Blue Movesets and Strategies for Weezing weezing
Base Stats for Weezing

Poison


Evolutions / Family:
Koffing
Weezing

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

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Movesets for Singles


What is a good competitive moveset for Weezing? 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.


Weezing is a notable Poison-typed Pokemon. It's not-uncommon to find yourself dealing with Weezing when battling in the 1st generation meta. There were no known abilities or equippable items back in the Red/Blue Pokemon games. Weezing is weak to Bug, Ground, and Psychic-typed attacks.


Species: Weezing
Moveset:
- Hyper Beam / Tackle
- Sludge
- Toxic
- Substitute

Physical Sweeper Weezing (Retro)

Weezing is an awesome Physical Sweeper. This moveset is designed to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. In gen one, Weezing played quite differently. Don't forget before Generation IV, a move's damage category was determined by its type.

Hyper Beam is a physical 150-base power Normal-type move (can't move next turn if target or sub is not koed).
Tackle is a physical 35-base power Normal-type move that deals damage.
Sludge is a physical STAB-boosted 65-base power Poison-type move (40% chance to poison the target).
Toxic is a status move (badly poisons the target).
Substitute is a status move (Weezing takes 1/4 its max hp to put in a substitute).



Species: Weezing
Moveset:
- Thunderbolt
- Toxic
- Substitute
- Double Team

Special Sweeper Weezing (Retro)

Weezing is a wonderful Special Sweeper. It's designed to take down the opponent's team with high-damaging special attacks. First generation Pokemon had alot of struggles to deal with. In the old days before Generation IV, a move's damage category was determined by its type.

Thunderbolt is a special 95-base power Electric-type move (10% chance to paralyze the target).
Toxic is a status move (badly poisons the target).
Substitute is a status move (Weezing takes 1/4 its max hp to put in a substitute).
Double Team is a status move (raises your Weezing's evasiveness by 1 stage).


Movepool


Wondering what moves can Weezing 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
Fire Blast
120
85%
5
30% chance to burn the target.
Thunder
120
70%
10
10% chance to paralyze the target.
Thunderbolt
95
100%
15
10% chance to paralyze the target.
Bide
--
--
10
Waits 2-3 turns; deals double the damage taken.
Explosion
170
100%
5
The user faints.
Hyper Beam
150
90%
5
Can't move next turn if target or sub is not KOed.
Rage
20
100%
20
Lasts forever. Raises user's Attack by 1 when hit.
Self-Destruct
130
100%
5
The user faints.
Sludge
65
100%
20
40% chance to poison the target.
Smog
20
70%
20
40% chance to poison the target.
Tackle
35
95%
35
No additional effect.
Double Team
--
--
15
Raises the user's evasiveness by 1.
Haze
--
--
30
Resets all stat changes. Removes foe's status.
Mimic
--
--
10
Random move known by the target replaces this.
Rest
--
--
10
User sleeps 2 turns and restores HP and status.
Smokescreen
--
100%
20
Lowers the target's accuracy by 1.
Substitute
--
--
10
User takes 1/4 its max HP to put in a Substitute.
Toxic
--
85%
10
Badly poisons the target.

Combo List


These are a list of several common move combinations Weezing 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 Weezing

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