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If you have a good competitive moveset for Gourgeist, post an answer below and upvote the best ones. Movesets for its pre-evolutions, if any, can also be shared on this thread.

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Gourgeist Pokedex and learnset for reference.

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Likely tier: UU.
Maybe even OU.
Would also say that likely tier is UU, but it may even be RU imo.
They ended up putting Super sized in UU, and the other sizes all in RU. (I think)

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Average Size
Gen 8 ZU

Gourgeist @ Leftovers / Colbur Berry
Ability: Frisk
EVs: 252 Atk / 4 SpD / 252 Spe
Adamant Nature
- Poltergeist
- Power Whip
- Flame Charge
- Destiny Bond

Poltergeist is STAB and pairs nicely with Frisk. Power Whip is also STAB. Flame Charge is to boost your speed. Destiny Bond is to take out an opponent.

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I dont think it gets flame charge
It can get Flame Charge, but via TM in Gen 7 or earlier. The Showdown Teambuilder allowed me to select Flame Charge.
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Small Form
Gen 7 ZU

Gourgeist-Small @ Life Orb
Ability: Pickup
EVs: 252 Atk / 4 SpA / 252 Spe
Naive Nature
- Seed Bomb
- Shadow Sneak
- Fire Blast
- Explosion / Rock Slide

Seed Bomb is STAB. Shadow Sneak is priority STAB. Fire Blast is to punish Avalugg and some physically defensive Pokemon switching in. Explosiom is for a last ditch effort. Rock Slide can be used for coverage against rock, fire, flying, and ice types.

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Insomnia Gourgeist Set

Gourgeist @Leftovers
Ability:Insomnia
Nature:Naive/Jolly
EVS: Attack 252, Spe 252, HP 4

Moveset

-Shadow Sneak
-Will-O-Wisp
-Power Whip
-Rock Slide

Alright so personally I had another set planned for this 'mon but uhm... it didn't work out cause I later found out it had hidden ability and so then I decided to go along with Insomina. But anyways this 'mon is not affected by yawn and has a good move pull. Shadow sneak is used a decent amount so I figure it isn't a bad choice here. And leftovers gets you some nice HP every turn.

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