Break This Team - Week 12 (Sun)

This week's winner is Jarii, congrats.
Week 9 team provided by rhydonphilip, featuring Z-Happy Hour Malamar:

Houndoom @ Choice Scarf
Ability: Flash Fire
EVs: 52 Atk / 232 SpA / 224 Spe
Hasty Nature
- Fire Blast
- Pursuit
- Dark Pulse
- Overheat

Hitmonlee @ Fist Plate
Ability: Reckless
EVs: 252 Atk / 4 Def / 252 Spe
Jolly Nature
- High Jump Kick
- Knock Off
- Mach Punch
- Rapid Spin

Vanilluxe @ Choice Specs
Ability: Snow Warning
EVs: 252 SpA / 4 SpD / 252 Spe
Timid Nature
IVs: 0 Atk
- Blizzard
- Freeze-Dry
- Flash Cannon
- Hidden Power [Ground]

Malamar @ Normalium Z
Ability: Contrary
EVs: 252 Atk / 4 SpD / 252 Spe
Jolly Nature
- Superpower
- Knock Off
- Psycho Cut
- Happy Hour

Seismitoad @ Leftovers
Ability: Water Absorb
EVs: 252 HP / 252 Def / 4 SpA
Bold Nature
IVs: 0 Atk
- Earth Power
- Scald
- Toxic
- Stealth Rock

Vikavolt @ Buginium Z
Ability: Levitate
EVs: 248 HP / 132 SpA / 52 SpD / 76 Spe
Modest Nature
IVs: 0 Atk
- Bug Buzz
- Energy Ball
- Volt Switch
- Roost

Submissions end in 5 days, so September 18th. Good luck.
 
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Whimsicott @ Choice Specs
Ability: Infiltrator
EVs: 252 SpA / 4 SpD / 252 Spe
Timid Nature
- Moonblast
- Energy Ball
- Psychic
- U-turn

Emboar @ Expert Belt
Ability: Reckless
EVs: 252 Atk / 4 SpD / 252 Spe
Adamant Nature
- Flare Blitz
- Wild Charge
- Superpower
- Sucker Punch

This team has no fairy resists which means Whimsicott is great against it. The only mon to naturally outspeed Whimsi is scarf Houndoom, which is why Emboar is the second mon. Emboar also has no switchins other than Seismitoad, who gives Whimsicott an almost free switchin. Emboar also resists Vanilluxe`s Blizzard and Vikavolt`s bug buzz, which means it can somewhat switchin to them since Whimsi does not KO them in one hit.
 


Primeape @ Choice Scarf
Ability: Defiant
EVs: 252 Atk / 4 Spd / 252 Spe
Jolly Nature
- Seed Bomb
- Close Combat
- Stone Edge
- U-Turn

Sceptile @ Choice Specs
Ability: Overgrow
EVs: 252 Spa / 4 Spd / 252 Spe
Timid Nature
- Leaf Storm
- Giga Drain
- Hidden Power Rock
- Focus Blast

252 Atk Primeape Stone Edge vs. 248 HP / 0 Def Vikavolt: 206-244 (57.7 - 68.3%) -- guaranteed 2HKO
252 Atk Primeape Close Combat vs. 0 HP / 4 Def Hitmonlee: 279-328 (115.7 - 136%) -- guaranteed OHKO
252 Atk Primeape Close Combat vs. 0 HP / 0- Def Vanilluxe: 432-510 (152.6 - 180.2%) -- guaranteed OHKO
252 Atk Primeape Close Combat vs. 0 HP / 0 Def Houndoom: 588-692 (202 - 237.8%) -- guaranteed OHKO
252 Atk Primeape Seed Bomb vs. 252 HP / 252+ Def Seismitoad: 264-312 (63.7 - 75.3%) -- guaranteed 2HKO after Leftovers recovery
252 Atk Primeape U-turn vs. 0 HP / 0 Def Malamar: 292-348 (93.2 - 111.1%) -- 62.5% chance to OHKO
252 SpA Choice Specs Sceptile Leaf Storm vs. 0 HP / 4 SpD Houndoom: 164-193 (56.3 - 66.3%) -- guaranteed 2HKO


Primeape Out speeds everything on this team and is able to 2ko everything depending on move selected, and sceptile is a nice mon that can just spam leaf storm which does atleast half to everything on this team.
 
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Ok, so basically all you need to do to win is get rocks up and not miss (ikr...)
oh yeah and try to get toad weakened

also shuckle was here because i just want smth with rocks, and idt there is a better stop to hitmonlee than z spiritomb (inventions!!!)

Hitmonlee (M) @ Life Orb
Ability: Reckless
EVs: 252 Atk / 4 SpD / 252 Spe
Jolly Nature
- High Jump Kick
- Mach Punch
- Knock Off
- Stone Edge

Spiritomb @ Ghostium Z
Ability: Infiltrator
EVs: 208 HP / 252 Atk / 48 Spe
Adamant Nature
- Pursuit
- Sucker Punch
- Will-O-Wisp
- Spite

Shuckle @ Mental Herb
Ability: Sturdy
EVs: 248 HP / 8 Def / 252 SpD
Calm Nature
IVs: 0 Atk
- Toxic
- Encore
- Sticky Web
- Stealth Rock


252 Atk Life Orb Hitmonlee Stone Edge vs. 212 HP / 0 Def Vikavolt: 294-346 (84.4 - 99.4%) -- guaranteed OHKO after Stealth Rock

252 Atk Life Orb Reckless Hitmonlee High Jump Kick vs. 0 HP / 4 Def Malamar: 347-409 (110.8 - 130.6%) -- guaranteed OHKO

252 Atk Life Orb Reckless Hitmonlee High Jump Kick vs. 0 HP / 0 Def Vanilluxe: 717-845 (253.3 - 298.5%) -- guaranteed OHKO

252 Atk Life Orb Reckless Hitmonlee High Jump Kick vs. 252 HP / 252+ Def Seismitoad: 270-320 (65.2 - 77.2%) -- guaranteed 2HKO after Stealth Rock and Leftovers recovery

252 Atk Life Orb Hitmonlee Mach Punch vs. 0 HP / 0 Def Houndoom: 281-330 (96.5 - 113.4%) -- guaranteed OHKO after Stealth Rock


if this doesnt win idek
 
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Specs Vikavolt has a chance to OHKO every mon on the team with at least one of its moves leaving the opponent with no useful switchins. Bug Buzz in particular 2HKOs everything and can be spammed without many drawbacks. Emboar serves as the cores late game cleaner who can pick up after vikavolt once everything is weakened. It is also able to outspeed everything except houndoom, which is unable to do any significant damage to it.

Vikavolt @ Choice Specs
Ability: Levitate
EVs: 80 HP / 252 SpA / 176 Spe
Modest Nature
IVs: 0 Atk
- Bug Buzz
- Thunderbolt
- Energy Ball
- Volt Switch

Emboar @ Choice Scarf
Ability: Reckless
EVs: 252 Atk / 4 SpA / 252 Spe
Hasty Nature
- Flare Blitz
- Superpower
- Wild Charge
- Grass Knot


252+ SpA Choice Specs Vikavolt Bug Buzz vs. 0 HP / 4 SpD Houndoom: 313-370 (107.5 - 127.1%) -- guaranteed OHKO

252+ SpA Choice Specs Vikavolt Bug Buzz vs. 0 HP / 0 SpD Hitmonlee: 121-143 (50.2 - 59.3%) -- guaranteed 2HKO
252+ SpA Choice Specs Vikavolt Thunderbolt vs. 0 HP / 0 SpD Hitmonlee: 243-286 (100.8 - 118.6%) -- guaranteed OHKO

252+ SpA Choice Specs Vikavolt Bug Buzz vs. 0 HP / 4 SpD Vanilluxe: 273-322 (96.4 - 113.7%) -- 81.3% chance to OHKO

252+ SpA Choice Specs Vikavolt Bug Buzz vs. 252 HP / 252+ SpD Malamar: 912-1072 (242.5 - 285.1%) -- guaranteed OHKO

252+ SpA Choice Specs Vikavolt Bug Buzz vs. 252 HP / 6 SpD Seismitoad: 331-390 (79.9 - 94.2%) -- guaranteed 2HKO after Leftovers recovery
252+ SpA Choice Specs Vikavolt Energy Ball vs. 252 HP / 6 SpD Seismitoad: 884-1040 (213.5 - 251.2%) -- guaranteed OHKO

252+ SpA Choice Specs Vikavolt Bug Buzz vs. 212 HP / 0 SpD Vikavolt: 333-393 (95.6 - 112.9%) -- 75% chance to OHKO
 
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Congrats neomn, this week's winner!
Onto week 10, here's the team Eternally used against Hootie for his Snake Draft battle! Will you be able to break it?

Barbaracle @ Rockium Z
Ability: Tough Claws
Happiness: 0
EVs: 252 Atk / 4 SpD / 252 Spe
Jolly Nature
- Shell Smash
- Razor Shell
- Stone Edge
- Frustration

Sigilyph @ Life Orb
Ability: Magic Guard
Happiness: 0
EVs: 252 SpA / 4 SpD / 252 Spe
Timid Nature
IVs: 0 Atk
- Psychic
- Heat Wave
- Energy Ball
- Dazzling Gleam

Emboar @ Choice Scarf
Ability: Reckless
Happiness: 0
EVs: 252 Atk / 4 SpD / 252 Spe
Jolly Nature
- Flare Blitz
- Superpower
- Wild Charge
- Sucker Punch

Whimsicott @ Life Orb
Ability: Infiltrator
Happiness: 0
EVs: 252 SpA / 4 SpD / 252 Spe
Timid Nature
IVs: 0 Atk
- Moonblast
- Grass Knot
- Hidden Power [Ground]
- Psychic

Garbodor @ Rocky Helmet
Ability: Aftermath
Happiness: 0
EVs: 252 HP / 196 Def / 60 Spe
Impish Nature
- Toxic Spikes
- Spikes
- Gunk Shot
- Seed Bomb

Piloswine @ Eviolite
Ability: Thick Fat
Happiness: 0
EVs: 252 HP / 252 Atk / 4 Spe
Adamant Nature
- Stealth Rock
- Icicle Crash
- Ice Shard
- Earthquake

Submissions end in 5 days, so September 25th. Good luck.​
 
Whims can memento on pilo, then barb just smashes and its GG
Barbaracle @ Rockium Z
Ability: Tough Claws
EVs: 252 Atk / 4 SpD / 252 Spe
Adamant Nature
- Razor Shell
- Stone Edge
- Return
- Shell Smash

Whimsicott @ Life Orb
Ability: Prankster
EVs: 252 SpA / 4 SpD / 252 Spe
Timid Nature
IVs: 0 Atk
- Moonblast
- Energy Ball
- Psychic
- Memento
 
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Gallade @ Darkinium Z
Ability: Steadfast
EVs: 240 HP / 252 Atk / 16 Spe
Adamant Nature
- Snatch
- Close Combat
- Knock Off
- Zen Headbutt

Garbodor @ Rocky Helmet
Ability: Aftermath
EVs: 252 HP / 200 Def / 56 Spe
Impish Nature
- Gunk Shot
- Spikes
- Toxic Spikes
- Seed Bomb

Whimsicott @ Life Orb
Ability: Prankster
EVs: 252 SpA / 4 SpD / 252 Spe
Timid Nature
IVs: 0 Atk
- Memento
- Giga Drain
- Moonblast
- Psychic


I promise you this gallade set is good. I've used it on other teams it jsut reqiures differnet evs for whatever you're scared of. This spread is specifically for being able to outpseed scarf emboar at +2 with z snatch. Whims+spikes weakens pilo+garb and nothing else takes a hit. Whenever you want to setup you meme and go gallade. Garbodor also makes emboar kill itself so lol.

Also hootie treat ur pkmn right they hate you
 
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Pyukumuku @ Darkinium Z
Ability: Unaware
EVs: 252 HP / 252 Def / 4 SpD
Bold Nature
IVs: 0 Atk
- Toxic
- Recover
- Protect
- Memento



Delphox @ Choice Scarf
Ability: Blaze
EVs: 4 HP / 252 SpA / 252 Spe
Modest Nature
IVs: 0 Atk
- Fire Blast
- Psychic
- Grass Knot
- Dazzling Gleam

Delphox calcs:
252+ SpA Delphox Fire Blast vs. 252 HP / 0 SpD Eviolite Thick Fat Piloswine: 182-216 (45 - 53.4%) -- 32.8% chance to 2HKO
252+ SpA Delphox Grass Knot (80 BP) vs. 252 HP / 0 SpD Eviolite Piloswine: 178-210 (44 - 51.9%) -- 11.7% chance to 2HKO
252 Atk Emboar Sucker Punch vs. 0 HP / 0 Def Delphox: 192-228 (65.9 - 78.3%) -- guaranteed 2HKO


Pyukumuku calcs:
252 Atk Barbaracle Continental Crush (180 BP) vs. 252 HP / 252+ Def Pyukumuku: 153-180 (48.7 - 57.3%) -- 47.3% chance to 2HKO after Leftovers recovery
252 Atk Barbaracle Stone Edge vs. 252 HP / 252+ Def Pyukumuku: 84-100 (26.7 - 31.8%) -- 37.7% chance to 4HKO after Leftovers recovery
252 Atk Emboar Superpower vs. 252 HP / 252+ Def Pyukumuku: 114-135 (36.3 - 42.9%) -- 97.5% chance to 3HKO after Leftovers recovery


If delphox gets to come in, it picks up a kill or forces 50/50s that lie heavily in favor of the delphox. The team has no reliable switch-ins and nothing that outspeeds it, so phox can pressure v well vs basically everything and pick up ohkos/2hkos even without using coverage moves.

Pyuku invalidates barbaracle and prevents it from setting up while also switching into pilo for free, + it doesn't really care about emboar much. If baton pass without boosts wasn't still banned, it would give phox free pivots, but zmemento functions in a similar way while providing a bit of extra sustain for phox. It is only threatened by sigil/whimsi, which give phox a completely free switch upon killing pyuku.
 
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Slowbro @ Leftovers
Ability: Regenerator
EVs: 252 HP / 252 Def / 4 SpD
Bold Nature
- Calm Mind
- Scald
- Psyshock
- Slack Off

Vileplume @ Black Sludge
Ability: Effect Spore
EVs: 252 HP / 252 Def / 4 SpD
Bold Nature
- Giga Drain
- Sludge Bomb
- Moonlight
- Sleep Powder

Mismagius @ Ghostium Z
Ability: Levitate
EVs: 252 SpA / 4 SpD / 252 Spe
Timid Nature
- Nasty Plot
- Shadow Ball
- Dazzling Gleam
- Taunt
The core of slowbro plus vileplume walls a majority of the team while mismagius offensively pressures sigilyph which slowbro and vileplume trouble. ill edit in the calcs but i think this core is solid.