Originally Posted by Fat Farewell
Well if Poliwrath switches into Defensive Kyogre it can Encore a set-up move and then sweep from there. Yes Kyogre can switch put and be at full HP to be a revenge killer later on, but Kyogre has to watch out for SR, and maintain high HP.
Yes it does have to maintain high HP but thats quite easy thanks to Rest. Also not being able to outspeed the most common Scarf user in Ubers i.e Palkia really sucks for Poliwrath.