Originally Posted by Fat Umbrelava
Infernape doesn't have the attacking stats of Syclant, and only has 70% accurate Focus Blast and 85% accurate Fire Blast to work with, in comparison to Syclant's 91% accurate Blizzard, 100% accurate Bug Buzz and 91% accurate Focus Blast.
When Syclant has those accuracies, it also takes 50% switch-in from Stealth Rock. That's why Tail Glow and SD are acceptable. Whichever ability you use, you're working with a handicap.