Originally Posted by Fat Master of the Six Kings
I can see this little guy having a niche in Doubles and more so triples on Sun teams or Trick Room teams. That is assuming Storm Drain makes Surf entirely useless and gives itself +1 sp. attack (Camerupt would love him lots). Outside of that, he does lack, but is cute enough i'd use him anyway xD
I tested out storm drain and it only "pulls" water attacks if they're single-target.
Generally you'll find surf less often in doubles/triples because it also damages your partners, which usually is not a good idea unless your team is set up for it (such as a dry skin partner, for example)