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What is a good moveset for Moltres?

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What is a good moveset for Moltres? I think a good moveset would be: Flamethrower, Air Slash, Sunny Day, Solarbeam.

Moltres Learnset

asked Jul 4, 2010 by trachy
edited Jul 1, 2011 by DarkTyphlosion
I'm using same moveset:)
Moltres @ Life Orb
Trait: Flame Body
EVs: 4 Def / 252 SAtk / 252 Spd
Timid Nature (+Spd, -Atk)
- Fire Blast
- Air Slash
- Agility
- Hidden Power [Fighting]
exactly like charizard.
i guess this moveset is best with fire/flying

6 Answers

3 votes

That's a pretty good moveset. Another option, instead of Sunny Day and Solarbeam use Toxic and Roost.

answered Jul 14, 2010 by Pokemaster
Sunny Day/Solarbeam is a perfect strengthener for fire types. Not only does Sunny Day strengthen fire type moves, it also makes Solarbeam take only one turn to use. Solarbeam can take care of all of the weaknesses of fire.
1 vote

Double/Triple battle

Moltres @ Life Orb
Trait: Pressure
EVs: 4 Def / 252 SAtk / 252 Spd
Modest Nature (+SAtk, -Atk) / Timid Nature (+Spd, -Atk)
- Tailwind
- Heat Wave
- Air Slash
- Hidden Power [Fighting]

Tailwind provides team support. Heat Wave is STAB that hits multiple foes. Air Slash is STAB and can hit any foe in a Triple battles. HP Fighting is type coverage.

answered Jan 22, 2012 by trachy
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Gen V

Moltres @ Leftovers

Trait: Pressure

EVs: 84 HP / 84 Def / 252 SAtk / 88 Spd

Modest Nature (+SAtk, -Atk)

  • Tailwind
  • Flamethrower
  • Air Slash
  • Roost
answered Jun 19, 2011 by trachy
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I Fry faces (Moltres) @ Life Orb

Role: Scout And Sweep

Trait: Pressure

EVs: 252 SAtk / 4 SDef / 252 Spd

Naive Nature (+Spd, -SDef)

  • Overheat
  • U-turn
  • Extrasensory
  • Air Slash

Overheat is his way of saying

" Die you retarded trainer who dares to approach me with that douche of a pokemon

Yep, sums that one up.
U-Turn lets him scout, since nothing is screwing over his physical attack.
Extrasensory is for coverage, and Air Slash is STAB.

answered Oct 25, 2011 by Josh
edited Oct 26, 2011 by Josh
I know two months ago, but replace Sp Def EVs with Attack EVs.
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Unexpected rain sweeper

Nature: Timid

Ability: Pressure/ Flame Body

EVs: 252 SpAtt/ 252 Spd/ 4 SpDef

Item: Life Orb

Hurricane: Highly powered STAB move, especially in the rain. The 30% chance of confusion is a neat bonus.

Fire Blast: Although used in the rain, Fire Blast still hits hard coming off a 125 base special attack and life orb.

Hidden Power Fighting/ Ice/ Ground/ Grass: Unfortunately Moltres hasn't got the biggest movepool so Hidden Power will make do. HP Fighting is for Rock types, in particularly Tyranitar and also hit Dark types fairly hard as well as normal types and some Ice types harder in the rain. Also used for hitting Heatran. Ice is for Ground and Dragon types. Ground hits Heatran harder than HP Fighting. Grass is for problematic Water types like Gastrodon.

answered Jan 4, 2013 by K1
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Moltres@Life Orb
Nature:Modest
Ability:Pressure
Ev:252 Sp. Atk/252 Spd/4 Sp. Def

-Hurricane(STAB, high power, chance of confusion)
-Flamethrower(STAB, high power, chance of burn)
-Hidden Power Fighting(covers Rock weakness)
-Roost/Tailwind(for either healing or a nice speed boost)

answered Jan 31 by MoccahSteeltype