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What is a good GEN 3 moveset for Dragonite?

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the tricky part about this is that most (i think all) dragon type moves in gen 3 were special attacking moves, and dragonite's physical attack is better than its special attack

asked Sep 12, 2012 by Robbie0106
edited Sep 12, 2012 by Pokemaster

4 Answers

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Dragonite (M) @ Leftovers

Trait: Inner Focus
EVs: 52 HP / 204 Atk / 68 SAtk / 184 Spd
Lonely Nature (+Atk, -Def)

  • Dragon Dance
  • Hidden Power [Flying]
  • Earthquake
  • Ice Beam / Thunderbolt
answered Sep 13, 2012 by Mewderator
How would you teach It dragon dance? :)
why not fly?
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Just dump EVs in SAtk.

Dragonite @ w/e
Inner Focus
Mild/Modest nature.
252 SAtk/ 160 HP/ 88 SDef
- Draco Meteor
- Fire Blast
- Ice Beam
- Thunderbolt

sorry I can't remember off the top of my head what all wasnt in Gen 3 so I left items alone.

answered Sep 12, 2012 by SlipperyDevil
Draco meteor isn't gen 3.
Fix Draco Meteor for Dragon Pulse and you're good.
Dragon Pulse is Gen 4.
Come on people. Gen. III
Dragon Claw is good :)
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Because almost everything Dragonite can learn are special moves, try this set,

Dragonite @ anything you want
Inner Focus
Modest
252 Sp. Atk, 252 Spe, 4 HP

Outrage- This attack will serve you well! With 120 base power and the because dragon type moves have the best neutral coverage in the game, it is a must in 3 Gen games for taking care of the few other dragon types around.

Fire Punch- Roast Grass, Bug, Ice, and Steel types today! This is a great move with 75 base power and 100 acuraccy it is perfect against ice types, Dragonites bane!

Waterfall- And with a crashing impact the water fall hit! A great move on Dragonite. It will make sure all those ground(because they usually have rock typ moves) and especially rock type die before they hit you.

Substitute/Protect- And watch them attack to no avail! If you have Leftovers or Shell Bell use Substite, if not then use Protect to avoid damage if you predict a powerful move or priority or simply to annoy your opponent.

This will definitly help you progress through any Gen 3 game!

answered Sep 12, 2012 by DracoArceus
edited Sep 13, 2012 by DracoArceus
All 3 attacking moves are Special...
There. I fixed it.
What's the point of investing SAtk on a Physical set? He won't be using SAtk with Physical moves!
Man, even Outrage won't OHKO Bagon...
ErickHill, in Gen 3 all moves, physical or special,  were judged based on their type, not their own characteristics
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well because there aren't many dragon types in gen. 3 I would recommende these moves:

Outrage
Because it's a very powerfull move that can be used to destroy entire teams!
Also it's good for when you do come across another dragon type.

I will give my Dragonite good elemental moves so it can take on EVERYONE:

Flamethrower
Ice Beam
Thunderbolt

With these moves you will have no attack weakness

answered May 7, 2013 by Robinky