Just an idea, I hope I do not tread where I should not.
While I agree that coverage moves are a fantastic way to deal with those hardy steels I think we have a fantastic opportunity here, taking the element of the concept to a higher level.
How is this done?
Through having a pokemon that has the ability to both be countered and not countered by all the aforementioned checks. Psychic/Bug typing has a lot of weaknesses defensively. High powered dark, rock, bug or fire types are going to pose a lot of problems and we could make sure it is susceptible to these problems, through stats or otherwise. This is how it can be checked. If this CAP was given a move or ability that could see one or more of its STAB's unresisted it could fire off high power moves that bypass typing. Hyperthetically this could be done through, for instance, a tilted lens STAB Psycho boost or through a designed move that has the effect of dismissing type. Etc etc. This is how it could also not be checked.
What does this do?
This creates that higher and exciting level of risk and reward, giving insight to how a metagame where one move could lose you the battle, takes to a susceptible pokemon that can be countered by and counters numerous pokemon simultaneously.
Last edited by Juicy; Sep 22nd, 2012 at 9:52:17 PM.