Competitive Information for Octillery [Ruby/Sapphire]

Competitive Pokemon Ruby/Sapphire Movesets and Strategies for Octillery octillery
Base Stats for Octillery

Water

Abilities:
Suction CupsSuction Cups: This Pokemon cannot be forced to switch out by another Pokemon's attack or item.


Evolutions / Family:
Remoraid
Octillery

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


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Movesets for Singles


What is a good competitive moveset for Octillery? These builds have been optimized for Pokemon competing in Ruby/Sapphire 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 Ruby/Sapphire generation metagame.


Common team mates for Octillery in Pokemon Ruby/Sapphire:

NinjaskMetagrossMarowakCelebiMagnetonCradilyMedichamGorebyssRegisteelDunsparce


Octillery is a remarkable Water-typed Pokemon. It's pretty common to find yourself dealing with Octillery when battling in the 3rd generation meta. Octillery's only type-related weaknesses are Electric and Grass.


Species: Octillery
Item: Life Orb
Ability: Suction Cups
Nature: Adamant (+Atk, -SpA)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 Atk / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Double-Edge / Return
- Sludge Bomb
- Seismic Toss
- Mud-Slap

Physical Sweeper Octillery (Suction Cups)

Octillery is a remarkable Physical Sweeper. It's designed to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. Don't forget before Generation IV, a move's damage category was determined by its type. Life Orb boosts the power of Octillery's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. With Suction Cups, Octillery cannot be forced to switch out by another pokemon's attack or item.

Double-Edge is a physical 120-base power Normal-type move (has 1/3 recoil).
Return is a physical 0-base power Normal-type move (max 102 power at maximum happiness).
Sludge Bomb is a physical 90-base power Poison-type move (30% chance to poison the target).
Seismic Toss is a physical 0-base power Fighting-type move (does damage equal to your Octillery's level).
Mud-Slap is a physical 20-base power Ground-type move (100% chance to lower the target's accuracy by 1 stage).




Species: Octillery
Item: Life Orb
Ability: Suction Cups
Nature: Modest (+SpA, -Atk)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 SpA / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Surf / Waterfall
- Flamethrower
- Ice Beam
- Psychic

Special Sweeper Octillery (Suction Cups)

Octillery is a pretty decent Special Sweeper. It's purpose is to take down the opponent's team with high-damaging special attacks. Keep in mind back before Generation IV, a move's damage category was determined by its type. Life Orb boosts the power of Octillery's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. With Suction Cups, Octillery cannot be forced to switch out by another pokemon's attack or item.

Surf is a special STAB-boosted 95-base power Water-type move (hits foes. power doubles against dive).
Waterfall is a special STAB-boosted 80-base power Water-type move that deals a nice amount of damage.
Flamethrower is a special 95-base power Fire-type move (10% chance to burn the target).
Ice Beam is a special 95-base power Ice-type move (10% chance to freeze the target).
Psychic is a special 90-base power Psychic-type move (10% chance to lower the target's special defense by 1 stage).



Movesets for Doubles


What is a good doubles moveset for Octillery? These builds have been optimized for Ruby/Sapphire Double Battles. They have movesets and EVs specifically calibrated to generally work best versus multiple Pokemon at once as well as helping to support other team members and allys in the Ruby/Sapphire generation metagame.


Common team mates for Octillery in Pokemon Ruby/Sapphire:

NinjaskMetagrossMarowakCelebiMagnetonCradilyMedichamGorebyssRegisteelDunsparce


Species: Octillery
Item: Life Orb
Ability: Suction Cups
Nature: Adamant (+Atk, -SpA)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 Atk / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Double-Edge / Return
- Sludge Bomb
- Seismic Toss
- Mud-Slap

Doubles Physical Sweeper Octillery (Suction Cups)

Octillery is an awesome Physical Sweeper. It is meant to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. Back before Generation IV, a move's damage category was determined by its type. Life Orb boosts the power of Octillery's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. With Suction Cups, Octillery cannot be forced to switch out by another pokemon's attack or item.

Double-Edge is a physical 120-base power Normal-type move (has 1/3 recoil).
Return is a physical 0-base power Normal-type move (max 102 power at maximum happiness).
Sludge Bomb is a physical 90-base power Poison-type move (30% chance to poison the target).
Seismic Toss is a physical 0-base power Fighting-type move (does damage equal to your Octillery's level).
Mud-Slap is a physical 20-base power Ground-type move (100% chance to lower the target's accuracy by 1 stage).




Species: Octillery
Item: Life Orb
Ability: Suction Cups
Nature: Modest (+SpA, -Atk)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 SpA / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Surf / Waterfall
- Flamethrower
- Ice Beam
- Psychic

Doubles Special Sweeper Octillery (Suction Cups)

Octillery is pretty popular Special Sweeper. This moveset attempts to take down the opponent's team with high-damaging special attacks. Keep in mind back before Generation IV, a move's damage category was determined by its type. Life Orb boosts the power of Octillery's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. With Suction Cups, Octillery cannot be forced to switch out by another pokemon's attack or item.

Surf is a special STAB-boosted 95-base power Water-type move (hits foes. power doubles against dive).
Waterfall is a special STAB-boosted 80-base power Water-type move that deals a nice amount of damage.
Flamethrower is a special 95-base power Fire-type move (10% chance to burn the target).
Ice Beam is a special 95-base power Ice-type move (10% chance to freeze the target).
Psychic is a special 90-base power Psychic-type move (10% chance to lower the target's special defense by 1 stage).



Movepool


Wondering what moves can Octillery 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
10% chance to lower the target's Attack by 1.
Blizzard
120
70%
5
10% chance to freeze foe(s).
Bubble Beam
65
100%
20
10% chance to lower the target's Speed by 1.
Bullet Seed
10
100%
30
Hits 2-5 times in one turn.
Dive
60
100%
10
Dives underwater turn 1, strikes turn 2.
Fire Blast
120
85%
5
10% chance to burn the target.
Flamethrower
95
100%
15
10% chance to burn the target.
Ice Beam
95
100%
10
10% chance to freeze the target.
Octazooka
65
85%
10
50% chance to lower the target's accuracy by 1.
Psybeam
65
100%
20
10% chance to confuse the target.
Psychic
90
100%
10
10% chance to lower the target's Sp. Def by 1.
Surf
95
100%
15
Hits foes. Power doubles against Dive.
Thief
40
100%
10
If the user has no item, it steals the target's.
Water Gun
40
100%
25
No additional effect.
Water Pulse
60
100%
20
20% chance to confuse the target.
Waterfall
80
100%
15
No additional effect.
Constrict
10
100%
35
10% chance to lower the target's Speed by 1.
Double-Edge
120
100%
15
Has 1/3 recoil.
Facade
70
100%
20
Power doubles if user is burn/poison/paralyzed.
Frustration
--
100%
20
Max 102 power at minimum Happiness.
Hyper Beam
150
90%
5
User cannot move next turn.
Mud-Slap
20
100%
10
100% chance to lower the target's accuracy by 1.
Return
--
100%
20
Max 102 power at maximum Happiness.
Rock Blast
25
80%
10
Hits 2-5 times in one turn.
Secret Power
70
100%
20
Effect varies with terrain. (30% paralysis chance)
Seismic Toss
--
100%
20
Does damage equal to the user's level.
Sludge Bomb
90
100%
10
30% chance to poison the target.
Snore
40
100%
15
User must be asleep. 30% chance to flinch target.
Swift
60
--
20
This move does not check accuracy. Hits foes.
Attract
--
100%
15
A target of the opposite gender gets infatuated.
Defense Curl
--
--
40
Raises the user's Defense by 1.
Double Team
--
--
15
Raises the user's evasiveness by 1.
Endure
--
--
10
User survives attacks this turn with at least 1 HP.
Focus Energy
--
--
30
Raises the user's critical hit ratio by 2.
Haze
--
--
30
Eliminates all stat changes.
Lock-On
--
--
5
User's next move will not miss the target.
Mimic
--
--
10
The last move the target used replaces this one.
Protect
--
--
10
Prevents moves from affecting the user this turn.
Rain Dance
--
--
5
For 5 turns, heavy rain powers Water moves.
Rest
--
--
10
User sleeps 2 turns and restores HP and status.
Screech
--
85%
40
Lowers the target's Defense by 2.
Sleep Talk
--
--
10
User must be asleep. Uses another known move.
Substitute
--
--
10
User takes 1/4 its max HP to put in a substitute.
Sunny Day
--
--
5
For 5 turns, intense sunlight powers Fire moves.
Supersonic
--
55%
20
Causes the target to become confused.
Swagger
--
90%
15
Raises the target's Attack by 2 and confuses it.
Thunder Wave
--
100%
20
Paralyzes the target.
Toxic
--
85%
10
Badly poisons the target.

Combo List


These are a list of several common move combinations Octillery can perform in Ruby/Sapphire. 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 RS Move and Ability Combos for Octillery

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