Resource Doubles OU EV Spread Compendium

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Welcome to the Doubles OU EV Spread Compendium! This is a thread designed to help old and new players alike in choosing the optimal Effort Value spreads and Natures for the most effective Pokemon in Doubles OU.

More often than not, newer players use inefficient EV spreads for their Pokemon. It can vary from just clicking the Suggested Spread button in the teambuilder (which is almost always a terrible choice), or running random EVs to make oneself seem "competitive". A more experienced player may take an EV spread off of the SmogDex. While the QC team is indeed hard at work updating these spreads, Doubles OU is a rapidly changing metagame, and many spreads are no longer as effective as they were in the past. Here is where our thread comes in. This resource sets out to inform both new and experienced players of the most common or effective EV spreads for top-tier Pokemon, while simultaneously providing a thread where alternative, yet viable EV Spreads and Natures can be discussed.

This thread is sorted alphabetically, with the spreads for each individual Pokemon roughly in order of how common they are. The names of the Pokemon are coloured based on their place in the Viability Rankings: Tier 1, Tier 2, Tier 3, Tier 4, Tier 5. If a particular item is needed to make the given spread relevant, its sprite is included to the left of the EVs. If no item sprite is shown, multiple different items may effectively accompany the given spread. The spreads can be fairly easily inserted into Pokemon Showdown by copying and pasting them, then deleting the | and hitting 'Enter' to move the Nature to the line below.

How Contributing Works
In this thread, you may suggest EV Spreads and Natures for all Pokemon on the Doubles OU Viability Rankings.
Any Pokemon not ranked will not be added to this compilation. If you wish to see the Pokemon sorted by Viability, you can check the Viability Rankings linked above and then come over to this thread looking for a specific Pokemon that interests you. If the Spread and Nature you are suggesting is not standard, you must provide rational reasoning for why these non-standard Spreads are viable and effective and damage calculations that prove you aren't lying. Please, however, do not suggest gimmicky or unviable Spreads in an attempt to create more sets for a Pokemon. Including additional spreads to speed creep these new EV spreads are also discouraged, as speed creeping has to end at some point. Post replays of the spread in action for a greater chance for it to be added.

(Note: This thread is for EV Spreads ONLY. You do not need to include a moveset in your post, though you may mention it in the description, as the moveset will often help explain the reasoning behind your EVs.) The point of this thread is to note of effective EV spreads. Unique movesets belong in the Creative Sets thread.

Pokemon A-F

| Mega Abomasnow
Mega Trick Room Attacker
EVs: 252 HP / 4 Atk / 252 SpA | Quiet Nature | IVs: 0 Spe
  • Maximum Special Attack to power up Blizzard, Max HP for bulk
  • Last 4 in Atk for a slightly stronger Ice Shard
  • Quiet Nature + 0 Spe to move first in Trick Room, Speed tie with Amoonguss
  • If using Wood Hammer > Giga Drain, 120 Atk OHKOes 28/0- Mega Diancie even at -1

| Aegislash
Bulky Utility
EVs: 252 HP / 252 SpA / 4 SpD | Quiet Nature | IVs: 0 Spe
  • Maximum Special Attack and HP for power and bulk
  • Quiet Nature + 0 Spe IVs maximize chance to be taking hits in Shield forme
  • If using with Tailwind support, Modest + 176 Speed EVs outspeeds Mega Gengar and Tapu Koko
EVs: 244 HP / 92 Def / 128 SpA / 44 SpD | Quiet Nature | IVs: 0 Spe
  • Survives -1 Marshadow's Soul-Stealing Seven-Star Strike
  • Avoids the OHKO from Kingdra's Hydro Vortex in Rain

| Amoonguss
Rage Powder Support
| EVs: 240 HP / 208 Def / 60 SpD | Sassy Nature | IVs: 0 Spe
  • Minimizes Speed to check Trick Room
  • Survives Adamant Landorus-T's Tectonic Rage + Earthquake due to Wiki Berry recovery
  • Dump in SpD
  • Alternatively, 252 HP / 96 Def / 160 SpD | Sassy Nature | IVs: 0 Spe
    • Ensures Amoonguss survives Marshadow's Soul-Stealing 7-Star Strike; Dump in SpDef
| EVs: 240 HP / 80 Def / 188 SpD | Sassy Nature | IVs: 0 Spe
  • Minimizes Speed to check Trick Room
  • Survives two Modest Heatran Heat Waves with Sitrus Berry recovery
  • Dump in Def, hitting 429 HP minimizes residual damage
  • Alternatively, 252 HP / 172 Def / 84 SpD | Relaxed Nature | IVs: 0 Spe
    • ensures Amoonguss can take Mega Metagross's Zen Headbutt outside of Psychic Terrain; Dump in SpDef

| Azumarill
Belly Drum Attacker
| EVs: 252 HP / 252 Atk / 4 Spe | Adamant Nature
  • Maximizes bulk and power for easier and more effective setup
  • 160 Spe is an option to ensure Azumarill outspeeds Mega Metagross in Tailwind
  • A Brave Nature coupled with 0 Spe IVs is usable with Trick Room support

| Bronzong
Z-Trick Room
Ability: Heatproof | EVs: 252 HP / 200 Def / 56 SpD | Relaxed Nature | IVs: 0 Spe
  • Avoids the OHKO from 252+ Hoopa-U's Hyperspace Fury
  • Dump in SpD, which ensures Bronzong can survive 252+ Aegislash's Shadow Ball
  • Relaxed + 0 Spe IVs maximizes Bronzong's chances to move first in Trick Room
  • Use this with Tapu Bulu as a partner to mitigate Earthquake weakness
Ability: Levitate | EVs: 252 HP / 96 Def / 160 SpD | Sassy Nature | IVs: 0 Spe
  • Survives 252 Mega Charizard Y's Heat Wave
  • Dump in Defense, minimizing Speed to outslow foes in Trick Room

| Mega Camerupt
Trick Room Attacker
EVs: 248 HP / 8 Def / 252 SpA | Quiet Nature | IVs: 0 Spe
  • Maximizes bulk and power to best take advantage of Trick Room turns
    • Splitting up HP / Def like this allows Mega Camerupt to survive Adamant Landorus-T's Earthquake
  • Minimizes Speed with a Quiet nature and 0 Speed IVs

| Celesteela
Utility Tank
EVs: 248 HP / 40 Atk / 48 Def / 172 SpD | Careful Nature
  • Substitutes withstand Choice Scarf Tapu Lele's Psychic
  • OHKOes 252/0 Tapu Lele with Heavy Slam
  • Dump in Def, which avoids the 2HKO from non-LO Marshadow's Close Combat
  • Impish > Careful is an option on non-Substitute sets for more physical bulk

| Mega Charizard-Y
Sun Attacker
EVs: 4 Def / 252 SpA / 252 Spe | Timid Nature
  • Maximizes power and speed for quick damage
    • Modest is also an option for more power, though that leaves it outsped by Tapu Lele
EVs: 248 HP / 64 Def / 88 SpA / 108 Spe | Modest Nature
  • Bulkier take on Mega Charizard Y, survives Choice Scarf Landorus-T's Rock Slide
  • Outspeeds Mega Gengar and Tapu Koko after they are hit with Icy Wind
  • Dump in SpA
  • If using with Trick Room support instead of Icy Wind support:
    • EVs: 248 HP / 64 Def / 132 SpA / 64 SpD | Quiet Nature | IVs: 0 Spe
    • Same Defense benchmark
    • Avoids 2HKO from Mega Gengar's Sludge Bomb
    • Dump in SpA, Quiet used to increase chances of moving first in Trick Room

| Deoxys-A
All-out Attacker
EVs: 4 Atk / 252 SpA / 252 Spe | Rash Nature
  • Maximizes speed and power, Deoxys-A should never invest in any bulk
  • A Special Attack-increasing nature is typically chosen over a Speed-increasing one because only Mega Manectric falls between 252 Spe Deoxys-A and 252+ Spe Deoxys-A and the power boost is quite helpful
  • If Heatran is a big threat to the team, 128+ Atk guarantees that Superpower will OHKO minimally-invested variants

| Diancie
Trick Room Setter
EVs: 252 HP / 252 Atk / 4 SpA | Brave Nature | IVs: 0 Spe
  • Maximizes general bulk and power behind Diamond Storm, which will be its main attack
  • Minimizes Speed (Brave + 0 Spe IVs) to move sooner in Trick Room
  • Dump in SpA for Moonblast - if not using Moonblast, this can go in either Defense
EVs: 252 HP / 140 Atk / 116 SpD | Brave Nature | IVs: 0 Spe
  • Survives Modest Volcanion's Steam Eruption or two Muddy Waters from Modest Tapu Fini
  • Dump in Atk
  • Works best with Weakness Policy or a pinch berry

| Mega Diancie
Mixed Attacker
EVs: 28 HP / 140 Atk / 68 SpA / 20 SpD / 252 Spe | Hasty Nature
  • Maximum Speed
  • Survives LO Tapu Koko Thunderbolt in Electric Terrain
  • OHKOes Tapu Koko after it has taken LO recoil and 252/4 non-Shuca Heatran with Earth Power
  • Maximizes Atk given above constraints
  • Hasty lowering Mega Diancie's Defense is easily mitigated by Diamond Storm boosts

| Excadrill
Sand Rush Attacker
EVs: 252 Atk / 4 SpD / 252 Spe | Adamant Nature
  • Maximizes Atk and Spe to take full advantage of limited turns of sand
  • Jolly is an option to outspeed Timid Heatran outside of sand

| Ferrothorn
Bulky Utility
| EVs: 252 HP / 76 Atk / 32 Def / 148 SpD | Relaxed Nature | IVs: 0 Spe
  • Avoids 2HKO from 60 Atk Mega Salamence Double-Edge with Leftovers recovery
  • OHKOes max Speed Tapu Lele with even -1 Gyro Ball
  • Dump in SpD
  • Minimizes Speed to power up Gyro Ball
| EVs: 252 HP / 76 Atk / 104 Def / 76 SpD | Relaxed Nature | IVs: 0 Spe
  • Takes <50% from 60 Atk Mega Salamence's Double-Edge
  • OHKOes max Speed Tapu Lele with even -1 Gyro Ball
  • Dump in SpD
  • Minimizes Speed to power up Gyro Ball
 
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Pokemon G-L

| Mega Gardevoir
Offensive Trick Room
EVs: 216 HP / 176 Def / 116 SpA | Quiet Nature
  • Survives -1 Life Orb Marshadow's Spectral Thief
  • Survives Mega Gengar's Sludge Bomb
  • Minimizes Speed for efficacy in Trick Room, typically used on semiroom and thus doesn't minimize Speed IVs
  • Dump in SpA
Fast Attacker
EVs: 72 HP / 36 Def / 184 SpA / 216 Spe | Timid Nature
  • Outspeeds non-Choice Scarf Kyurem-B and Tapu Lele
  • Survives Aegislash Shadow Ball
  • OHKOes 0/0 Mega Salamence with Hyper Voice
  • Dump in Def

| Genesect
Choice Scarf Attacker
| EVs: 252 Atk / 4 SpA / 252 Spe | Hasty Nature
  • Speed ties with opposing Choice Scarf Genesect, outspeeds Choice Scarf Tapu Lele
  • Maximizes Attack to boost the majority of its common moves
  • Last 4 in SpA to boost Ice Beam slightly
  • 212 SpA also a decent benchmark to ensure the OHKO on Zygarde with +0 Ice Beam, but significantly takes away from Atk
  • If using multiple special moves:
    • EVs: 112 Atk / 168 SpA / 228 Spe | Hasty Nature
    • Outspeeds Adamant Mega Swampert in rain and Choice Scarf Tapu Lele
    • OHKOes 0/4 Tapu Lele with +0 Iron Head
    • SpA dump
Assault Vest Pivot
| EVs: 228 Atk / 56 SpA / 224 Spe | Hasty Nature
  • Outspeeds non-Choice Scarf Tapu Lele and Kyurem-B
  • OHKOes 252/0 Assault Vest Landorus-T with +1 Ice Beam
  • Dump in Atk

| Mega Gengar
All-out Attacker
EVs: 252 SpA / 4 SpD / 252 Spe | Timid Nature
  • Simple max/max; Maximum Speed to at least tie with opposing Tapu Koko
  • EVs: 104 HP / 4 Def / 148 SpA / 252 Spe | Timid Nature also an option
    • Survives LO Tapu Koko Thunderbolt and 252+ Zygarde Thousand Arrows
    • OHKOes 0/0 Mega Salamence with Hidden Power Ice
    • Max Speed

| Heatran
All-out Attacker
EVs: 8 HP / 4 Def / 244 SpA / 252 Spe | Modest or Timid Nature
  • Survives standard Deoxys-A Superpower
  • Max Speed
  • Dump in SpA
| EVs: 16 HP / 36 Def / 204 SpA / 252 Spe | Timid Nature
  • Survives +1 Zygarde's Thousand Arrows with a Shuca Berry
  • Max Speed to at least tie with opposing Heatran
  • Dump in SpA
  • EVs: 188 HP / 4 Def / 144 SpA / 172 Spe | Modest Nature
    • Survives -1 Life Orb Marshadow Close Combat
    • OHKOes Landorus-T with Hidden Power Ice
    • Dump in Speed, which also outspeeds Landorus-T in Tailwind
ErupTran
EVs: 252 HP / 252 SpA / 4 SpD | Quiet Nature | IVs: 0 Spe
  • Quiet Nature required to be able to use Eruption, so only seen on Trick Room teams
  • Max HP / max SpA, pretty simple
  • Minimizes Speed to benefit from Trick Room

| Hoopa-U
Offensive Trick Room
| EVs: 192 HP / 224 Atk / 92 Def | Brave Nature
  • Survives 60 Atk Mega Salamence's Double-Edge
  • Survives Timid Mega Charizard-Y's Overheat
  • Avoids 2HKO from LO Tapu Koko Thunderbolt with Sitrus recovery
  • Dump in Attack
  • Brave nature to be faster under Trick Room and avoid lowering SpA
  • 0 Spe IVs sometimes preferred, especially on full TR teams
  • Alternatively, EVs: 252 HP / 52 Atk / 140 Def / 64 SpD | Brave Nature
    • Survives Life Orb Tapu Lele's Moonblast and Life Orb Marshadow's Close Combat; Dump in Atk
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| EVs: 96 HP / 252 Atk / 144 Def / 16 SpA | Brave Nature
  • Maximizes Attack
  • Takes two Moonblasts from 156+ SpA Tapu Fini after the SpD raise
  • Survives 60 Atk Mega Salamence's Double-Edge
  • Dump in SpA
  • Minimizes Speed for effectiveness in Trick Room
  • Bumping up to 124 SpA allows Hoopa-U to OHKO Marshadow with Hyperspace Hole

| Kingdra
Swift Swim Sweeper
EVs: 252 SpA / 4 SpD / 252 Spe | Modest Nature
  • max SpA / max Speed to fully take advantage of limited rain turns
  • Modest typically preferred, though Timid has the bonus of outrunning all +1 Mega Salamence in the rain

| Kyurem-B
All-out Attacker
| EVs: 96 Atk / 160 SpA / 252 Spe | Hasty Nature
  • Max Speed to at least Speed tie with non-Choice Scarf Tapu Lele and outspeed non-Choice Scarf Landorus-T
  • OHKOes bulky Mega Charizard-Y with Fusion Bolt factoring the Life Orb boost
  • dump in SpA, which also OHKOes Tapu Koko with Earth Power
  • Hasty used over Naive because its Dragon typing lets it tank Electric- and Water-type attacks decently well, which are primarily special
Bulky Pivot
| EVs: 248 HP / 56 Atk / 56 Def / 68 SpA / 80 Spe | Relaxed Nature
  • 2HKOes 252/128+ Tapu Fini with Fusion Bolt
  • Survives two Mega Salamence Double-Edges or Choice Band Tyranitar's Low Kick
  • Outspeeds Thundurus-T and Mega Charizard Y after hitting them with Icy Wind
  • Dump in SpA; guarantees OHKO on 252/4 AV Landorus-T

| Landorus-T
All-out Attacker
EVs: 252 Atk / 4 SpD / 252 Spe | Jolly or Adamant Nature
  • No benchmarks, simply built to attack hard and fast
  • Works well with Choice Scarf, Groundium Z, or Life Orb
  • If using Choice Scarf, Jolly is important to outspeed Deoxys-A
  • Alternatively, EVs: 16 HP / 192 Atk / 48 SpD / 252 Spe | Jolly Nature
    • Avoids 2HKO from 196 SpA Mega Salamence's Hyper Voice or -1 Life Orb Marshadow's Spectral Thief; Max Speed; Dump in Atk
Bulky Pivot
| EVs: 248 HP / 4 Atk / 8 Def / 4 SpD / 244 Spe | Adamant Nature
  • Outspeeds Heatran
  • Avoids the 2HKO from 60 Atk Mega Salamence Double-Edge
  • Takes two Timid Mega Charizard Y Heat Waves
  • Dump in Atk to OHKO 0/4 Mega Charizard Y with Rock Slide and 0/0 Tapu Koko with Earthquake
| EVs: 216 HP / 124 SpA / 24 SpD / 144 Spe | Timid Nature
  • Outspeeds Heatran
  • If using Earth Power instead of Earthquake, this ensures it will 2HKO Aegislash and OHKO Tapu Koko
  • Also ensures Hidden Power Ice will 2HKO bulkier Mega Salamence variants
  • Takes two Timid Mega Charizard Y Heat Waves

| Ludicolo
Swift Swim Attacker
EVs: 252 SpA / 4 SpD / 252 Spe | Modest Nature
  • max Special Attack and Speed to take advantage of limited rain turns
  • Timid instead of Modest has a niche in outspeeding Choice Scarf Genesect, but otherwise is inferior due to the drop in power
| EVs: 252 HP / 16 Def / 136 SpA / 16 SpD / 88 Spe | Modest Nature
  • OHKOes 0/0 Mega Salamence with Ice Beam
  • Outspeeds Mega Gengar and Tapu Koko with Rain up
  • Survives two LO Tapu Koko Thunderbolts in Electric Terrain
  • Dump in Def
 
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Pokemon M-S

| Marshadow
All-out Attacker
EVs: 252 Atk / 4 SpD / 252 Spe | Jolly Nature
  • simple max/max; Jolly is crucial for outspeeding Mega Salamence
  • Naive over Jolly and moving the 4 SpD to SpA is an option if running Hidden Power Ice to ensure the KO on 0/0 Mega Salamence, but 0- SpA Life Orb Marshadow still OHKOes non-AV Landorus-T and has a 56% chance to OHKO Mega Salamence as well

| Mega Metagross
All-out Attacker
EVs: 252 Atk / 4 SpD / 252 Spe | Jolly Nature
  • No benchmarks, just deals out large quantities of damage quickly
  • EVs: 176 HP / 68 Atk / 12 SpD / 252 Spe | Jolly Nature also an option
    • Survives Mega Gengar Shadow Ball, Life Orb Marshadow's Spectral Thief, or -1 Marshadow Soul-Stealing 7-Star Strike; Max Speed; Atk dump

| Mew
Bulky Transform Support
EVs: 252 HP / 28 SpA / 12 SpD / 216 Spe | Timid Nature
  • HP is the only stat copied over after using Transform, so that is maximized
  • Outspeeds max Speed Taunt Tapu Lele
  • OHKOes uninvested Landorus-T with Ice Beam; Dump in SpD
  • Very versatile, spread and moves can be tailored to its team
  • Another option: 232 HP / 92 Def / 184 Spe | Timid Nature
    • Outspeeds max Speed Landorus-T, survives -1 Z-Move from Marshadow 15/16 times, +0 Life Orb Spectral Thief will always activate Mew's berry and allow it to survive the following +0 Life Orb Shadow Sneak from Marshadow

| Milotic
Competitive Utility
EVs: 252 HP / 252 Def / 4 SpA | Bold Nature
  • Maximizes ability to take hits from Pokemon with Intimidate like Landorus-T and Mega Salamence, ensuring the matchup is in Milotic's favor
  • Typically used with Maranga Berry or a Terrain Seed to patch up SpD
EVs: 252 HP / 104 Def / 48 SpA / 64 SpD / 36 Spe | Calm Nature
  • Survives LO Tapu Koko Thunderbolt in Electric Terrain
  • Survives Marshadow Soul-Stealing 7-Star Strike
  • Outspeeds non-Choice Scarf Landorus-T after using Icy Wind
  • Dump in SpA

| Ninetales-A
Aurora Veil Utility
EVs: 140 HP / 116 Def / 252 Spe | Timid Nature
  • Survives LO Marshadow Close Combat without Aurora Veil
  • After setting Aurora Veil, takes 252+ Heatran's Eruption - max HP possible while still hitting the Marshadow benchmark
  • Max Speed to outrun Terrakion

| Pelipper
Rain Setter
EVs: 128 HP / 252 SpA / 128 Spe | Modest Nature
  • Outspeeds Mega Gengar and Tapu Koko under Tailwind
  • Max SpA; dump in HP

| Politoed
Rain Setter
| EVs: 252 HP / 148 Def / 100 SpA / 8 SpD | Bold Nature
  • Takes two 252+ Hoopa-U Hyperspace Furys
  • OHKOes 0/4 Landorus-T with Rain-boosted Scald
  • Dump in SpD
EVs: 252 HP / 184 Def / 72 SpD | Bold Nature
  • Avoids the OHKO from 252+ Landorus-T Tectonic Rage
  • Dump in SpD

| Porygon2
Trick Room Support
EVs: 252 HP / 160 Def / 16 SpA / 80 SpD | Quiet Nature | IVs: 0 Spe
  • Survives Life Orb Terrakion Close Combat
  • OHKOes 0/0 Mega Salamence with Ice Beam
  • Dump in SpD, which ensures Porygon2 can take two Modest Tapu Lele Psychics

| Rotom-W
Bulky Support
EVs: 252 HP / 40 Def / 92 SpA / 124 SpD | Bold Nature
  • Survives Marshadow Soul-Stealing 7-Star Strike
  • OHKOes Landorus-T with Hydro Pump, 2HKOes pinch berry Tapu Fini with Thunderbolt
  • Dump in SpD
  • Potential pinch berry is always activated by CB Tyranitar Stone Edge
  • 48 Spe EVs allow Rotom-W to outspeed all Deo-A in Tailwind

| Mega Salamence
All-out Attacker
EVs: 60 Atk / 196 SpA / 252 Spe | Hasty Nature
  • OHKOes 0/4 Tapu Lele with Double-Edge
  • Max Speed, Hasty used over Naive to capitalize on ability to take special Water- and Fire-type hits
  • Dump in SpA to power up Hyper Voice
  • If Tapu Koko is an issue, 16 HP / 64 SpD EVs can be taken from SpA to survive its Life Orb-boosted Hidden Power Ice
Bulky Dragon Dance
EVs: 252 HP / 60 Atk / 8 Def / 92 SpD / 96 Spe | Jolly Nature
  • OHKOes 0/4 Tapu Lele with Double-Edge
  • Outspeeds Volcarona and Mega Charizard Y, outspeeds Scarf Genesect at +1
  • Takes less than 50% from 252+ Hoopa-U Hyperspace Fury, Roosting off the damage
  • Dump in SpD
EVs: 252 HP / 20 Atk / 8 Def / 52 SpD / 176 Spe | Jolly Nature
  • Outspeeds base 110s
  • Survives Mega Gengar's Hidden Power Ice
  • Takes less than 50% from 252+ Hoopa-U Hyperspace Fury, Roosting off the damage
  • Dump in Atk; only use with Return so that the Double-Edge benchmark is irrelevant

| Mega Scizor
Physical Attacker
EVs: 252 HP / 132 Atk / 40 SpD / 84 Spe | Adamant Nature
  • OHKOes 0/4 Tapu Lele with Bullet Punch
  • Outspeeds 0 Spe Tapu Fini to Bug Bite it and heal using a potential Berry
  • Max HP; Dump in SpD

| Scrafty
Fake Out Support
EVs: 252 HP / 236 Atk / 20 Def | Brave Nature | IVs: 0 Spe
  • Survives +0 max Attack Tapu Bulu's Wood Hammer in Grassy Terrain
  • Dump in Atk
  • Minimizes Speed for use under Trick Room and to hit Aegislash in its Blade forme outside of Trick Room

| Shaymin-S
All-out Attacker
EVs: 252 SpA / 4 SpD / 252 Spe | Timid Nature
  • Simple max/max, doesn't benefit from investing in bulk
  • Timid is crucial to outrun Marshadow

| Snorlax
Curse Tank
EVs: 132 HP / 144 Atk / 124 Def / 108 SpD | Brave Nature | IVs: 0 Spe
  • At +1, OHKOes 0/4 Tapu Lele and at +0, 2HKOes 0/0 Landorus-T with Return
  • Survives Landorus-T's Tectonic Rage without a Curse boost
  • Maximizes SpD under above constraints
  • Minimizes Speed for effectiveness under Trick Room, its own or opposing

| Mega Swampert
Swift Swim Attacker
EVs: 252 Atk / 4 SpD / 252 Spe | Adamant Nature
  • No bulk benchmarks worth EVing for, so simple max/max
  • Adamant typically preferred for power, though Jolly has the niche of outspeeding Choice Scarf Genesect and +1 Volcarona
 
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Pokemon T-Z

| Tapu Bulu
Assault Vest
| EVs: 252 HP / 136 Atk / 64 SpD / 56 Spe | Adamant Nature
  • OHKOes Mega Charizard-Y with -1 Stone Edge
  • Outspeeds Milotic
  • Max HP, Dump in SpD, which also survives Modest Mega Charizard-Y's Heat Wave

| Tapu Fini
Heal Pulse Support
| EVs: 252 HP / 128 Def / 100 SpA / 28 SpD | Bold Nature
  • Survives +1 Zygarde's Tectonic Rage + Thousand Arrows thanks to Mago recovery
  • Takes one Seed Flare from Shaymin-S
  • Dump in SpA
  • 56 Spe is an option with Tailwind support, which outruns 252+ Spe Deoxys-A
  • If Zygarde isn't an issue, can lower to 56 Def, which makes LO Marshadow's Spectral Thief do less than 50%
    • Extra SpA allows Tapu Fini to 2HKO Volcarona with Muddy Water or, if using Hydro Pump, OHKO Landorus-T
Calm Mind
| EVs: 252 HP / 72 Def / 156 SpA / 28 SpD | Modest Nature
  • Survives Shaymin-S's Seed Flare
  • Avoids 2HKO from Mega Metagross Zen Headbutt
  • Takes Mega Metagross Thunder Punch in Electric Terrain
  • Dump in SpA, which allows it to OHKO Choice Scarf Landorus-T with +1 Muddy Water
  • 56 Spe is an option with Tailwind support, allowing it to outrun 252+ Spe Deoxys-A

| Tapu Koko
All-out Attacker
EVs: 252 SpA / 4 SpD / 252 Spe | Timid Nature
  • Simple max/max
  • Timid is important to outspeed Marshadow and Shaymin-S
Assault Vest
| EVs: 40 HP / 172 SpA / 36 SpD / 232 Spe | Timid Nature
  • Outspeeds Shaymin-S
  • Avoids 2HKO from 60 Atk Mega Salamence Double-Edge
  • Takes Modest Heatran's Inferno Overdrive (from Heat Wave)
  • Dump in SpA

| Tapu Lele
All-out Attacker
EVs: 4 Def / 252 SpA / 252 Spe | Timid Nature
  • Simple max/max for strong and fast damage
  • Usable with Choice Scarf or Life Orb
  • Timid is important to outspeed Landorus-T
Bulky Attacker
EVs: 212 HP / 112 SpA / 8 SpD / 176 Spe | Modest Nature
  • Survives 60 Atk Mega Salamence Double-Edge
  • Survives Aegislash Shadow Ball or Flash Cannon
  • Outspeeds Modest Kingdra in even conditions (Rain and own Tailwind / no field conditions)

| Terrakion
All-out Attacker
EVs: 252 Atk / 4 SpD / 252 Spe | Jolly Nature
  • Simple max/max
  • Jolly is important to outrun Mega Charizard-Y and Thundurus-T

| Togekiss
Follow Me Support
EVs: coming soon

| Thundurus-T
Assault Vest Attacker
| EVs: 24 HP / 232 SpA / 252 Spe | Timid Nature
  • Outspeeds Mega Charizard-Y
  • Survives 252+ Deoxys-A Psycho Boost outside of Psychic Terrain
  • Dump in SpA
| Torkoal
Trick Room Attacker
| EVs: 144 HP / 252 SpA / 112 SpD | Quiet Nature | IVs: 0 Spe
  • Survives Tapu Koko's Gigavolt Havoc in Electric Terrain
  • Maximizes SpA
  • Minimizes Speed for effectiveness under Trick Room
| EVs: 148 HP / 252 SpA / 108 SpD | Quiet Nature | IVs: 0 Spe
  • Maximizes SpA
  • Survives Life Orb Tapu Koko's Thunderbolt in Electric Terrain
  • Minimizes Speed for effectiveness under Trick Room

| Tyranitar
Choice Band
EVs: 252 HP / 252 Atk / 4 SpD | Brave or Adamant Nature
  • Simple max/max
  • Brave if used with a Trick Room setter or Adamant if not used with one
All-out Attacker
EVs: 88 HP / 252 Atk / 168 Spe | Adamant Nature
  • Maximizes Atk
  • Outspeeds 252 Spe Deoxys-A either with Tailwind support or after a Rock Polish
  • Dump in HP
  • If using Ice Beam, 68 SpA and a neutral nature ensures OHKO on Landorus-T

| Mega Tyranitar
Dragon Dance
EVs: 252 Atk / 4 SpD / 252 Spe | Jolly Nature
  • Simple max/max to more effectively sweep
  • Jolly Nature is crucial to outrun Mega Gengar and 252 Spe Deoxys-A after a Dragon Dance

| Mega Venusaur
Bulky Attacker
EVs: 252 HP / 108 Def / 52 SpA / 84 SpD / 12 Spe | Modest Nature
  • Survives +1 Zygarde's Tectonic Rage
  • Survives 252+ Mega Gardevoir's Psychic
  • Outspeeds 0 Spe Milotic and, under Tailwind, base 130s like Tapu Koko
  • Dump in SpA

| Victini
Choice Scarf
| EVs: 140 HP / 116 Atk / 252 Spe | Jolly Nature
  • OHKOes Mega Gengar
  • Jolly and max Speed ensures Victini outruns Choice Scarf Genesect
  • Dump in HP for "power" behind Final Gambit
Offensive Trick Room
EVs: 252 HP / 252 Atk / 4 SpD | Brave Nature
  • Simple max/max
  • Built to tank a hit when setting Trick Room and then do lots of damage with V-Create

| Volcanion
Special Attacker
| EVs: 252 HP / 160 SpA / 96 SpD | Modest Nature
  • Survives LO Tapu Koko Thunderbolt in Electric Terrain
  • SpA Dump
| EVs: 252 HP / 132 Def / 104 SpA / 20 SpD | Modest Nature
  • Survives +1 Zygarde's Tectonic Rage factoring Shuca Berry
  • Takes one Life Orb Psychic from Tapu Lele in Psychic Terrain
  • Dump in SpA

| Volcarona
Quiver Dance
EVs: 4 Def / 252 SpA / 252 Spe | Timid Nature
  • Simple max/max
  • Timid is important to outspeed Choice Scarf Tapu Lele and Genesect at +1

| Whimsicott
Prankster Support
EVs: coming soon

| Zapdos
Bulky Tailwind
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| EVs: 244 HP / 136 Def / 80 SpD / 48 Spe | Bold Nature
  • After consuming its Seed, takes 252+ Deoxys-A's Psycho Boost in Psychic Terrain
  • Outspeeds all relevant Choice Scarf users and +1 96+ Spe Mega Salamence in Tailwind
  • Dump in Def, which hits a jump point
  • 252 HP / 68 Def / 92 SpA / 52 SpD / 48 Spe | Modest Nature is a more offensive option
    • After using Roost, takes less than 50% from Life Orb Tyranitar's Rock Slide and sand damage
    • Takes Zygarde's Thousand Arrows + super-effective Thousand Arrows
    • Outspeeds all relevant Choice Scarf users and +1 96+ Spe Mega Salamence in Tailwind
    • Takes Modest Tapu Lele's Shattered Psyche after consuming its Seed
    • Dump in SpA
EVs: 252 HP / 80 Def / 40 SpA / 92 SpD / 44 Spe | Calm Nature
  • Outspeeds Choice Scarf Genesect and +1 Volcarona in Tailwind
  • Survives Marshadow's Soul-Stealing 7-Star Strike
  • Takes <50% from Volcarona's +1 Heat Wave, allowing it to Roost off the damage
  • Dump in SpA

| Zygarde
Dragon Dance
EVs: 92 HP / 252 Atk / 164 Spe | Adamant Nature
  • Max Atk
  • Outspeeds 252 Spe Deoxys-A after using Dragon Dance
  • Dump in HP
 
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Zygarde @ Groundium Z
Ability: Aura Break
EVs: 252 Atk / 44 SpD / 212 Spe
Adamant Nature
- Thousand Arrows
- Extreme Speed
- Dragon Dance
- Protect

This is my preferred spread for a more offensive zyg. Enough speed to outrun timid tran, max attack, rest in SpDef.

Genesect @ Choice Scarf
Ability: Download
EVs: 112 Atk / 144 SpA / 252 Spe
Naive Nature
- U-turn
- Iron Head
- Ice Beam
- Thunderbolt

Max speed, 112 attack ko's 4 def lele with iron head from +0, rest in SpAtt

112 Atk Genesect Iron Head vs. 0 HP / 4 Def Tapu Lele: 282-332 (100.3 - 118.1%) -- guaranteed OHKO

Volcanion @ Assault Vest
Ability: Water Absorb
EVs: 252 HP / 160 SpA / 96 SpD
Modest Nature
IVs: 0 Atk
- Heat Wave
- Steam Eruption
- Sludge Bomb
- Hidden Power [Ice]

Lives a tapu koko LO in electric terrain, rest in sp att so it doesnt hit like a wet paper towel.

252 SpA Life Orb Tapu Koko Thunderbolt vs. 252 HP / 96 SpD Assault Vest Volcanion in Electric Terrain: 307-361 (84.3 - 99.1%) -- guaranteed 2HKO

Tyranitar @ Weakness Policy
Ability: Sand Stream
EVs: 96 HP / 252 Atk / 160 Spe
Adamant Nature
- Crunch
- Rock Slide
- Rock Polish
- Protect

Outspeeds base 130's after a Rock Polish, max attack and rest in HP.

Bronzong @ Psychium Z
Ability: Heatproof
EVs: 252 HP / 200 Def / 56 SpD
Relaxed Nature
IVs: 0 Spe
- Gyro Ball
- Hypnosis
- Trick Room
- Protect

This one was a bit hard to decide on, because running Sassy allows you to live Char-Y overheat, while running Relaxed allows you to live a 252+ Fury from Hoopa. I chose to live fury because it seems far more relevant with tailwind zard being much more common. It still takes heat waves like a boss.

252+ Atk Hoopa-Unbound Hyperspace Fury vs. 252 HP / 200+ Def Bronzong: 284-336 (84 - 99.4%) -- guaranteed 2HKO

Landorus-Therian @ Assault Vest
Ability: Intimidate
EVs: 252 Atk / 112 SpD / 144 Spe
Jolly Nature
- U-turn
- Earthquake
- Rock Slide
- Superpower

Outspeeds timid tran, makes tran heat wave a 4hko, max attack.

252+ SpA Heatran Heat Wave vs. 0 HP / 112 SpD Assault Vest Landorus-Therian: 90-106 (28.2 - 33.2%) -- guaranteed 4HKO

Jirachi @ Iapapa Berry
Ability: Serene Grace
EVs: 252 HP / 168 Def / 88 SpD
Careful Nature
- Iron Head
- Icy Wind
- Follow Me
- Protect

252 SpA Charizard-Mega-Y Heat Wave vs. 252 HP / 88+ SpD Jirachi in Sun: 338-398 (83.6 - 98.5%) -- guaranteed 2HKO
252+ Atk Hoopa-Unbound Hyperspace Fury vs. 252 HP / 168 Def Jirachi: 356-420 (88.1 - 103.9%) -- 25% chance to OHKO

Milotic @ Leftovers
Ability: Competitive
EVs: 252 HP / 20 Def / 136 SpA / 64 SpD / 36 Spe
Calm Nature
IVs: 0 Atk
- Scald
- Icy Wind
- Recover
- Protect

Lives tapu koko LO tbolt, outspeeds non-scarf lando-t after an icy wind, 3hko's zygarde with icy wind, 2hko's most variants of heatran, rest in def

252 SpA Life Orb Tapu Koko Thunderbolt vs. 252 HP / 64+ SpD Milotic in Electric Terrain: 330-390 (83.7 - 98.9%) -- guaranteed 2HKO
136 SpA Milotic Icy Wind vs. 104 HP / 0 SpD Zygarde: 144-172 (37.5 - 44.9%) -- guaranteed 3HKO after Leftovers recovery
136 SpA Milotic Scald vs. 212 HP / 0 SpD Heatran: 188-224 (50 - 59.5%) -- guaranteed 2HKO

Kyurem-Black @ Life Orb
Ability: Teravolt
EVs: 92 Atk / 166 SpA / 252 Spe
Hasty Nature
- Ice Beam
- Earth Power
- Fusion Bolt
- Protect

OHKO's Bulky Char-Y, max Speed, rest in SpAtt

92 Atk Life Orb Teravolt Kyurem-Black Fusion Bolt vs. 248 HP / 64 Def Charizard-Mega-Y: 359-424 (100 - 118.1%) -- guaranteed OHKO
 
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Tapu Lele @ Safety Goggles
Ability: Psychic Surge
EVs: 252 HP / 112 Def / 116 SpA / 4 SpD / 24 Spe
Modest Nature
IVs: 0 Atk
- Psychic
- Moonblast
- Dazzling Gleam
- Protect

Out speeds jolly 252 scarf Landorus-T in tailwind
252+ Atk Parental Bond Mega Kangaskhan Double-Edge vs. 252 HP / 112 Def Tapu Lele: 289-343 (84 - 99.7%) -- guaranteed 2HKO


Milotic @ Psychic Seed
Ability: Competitive
EVs: 252 HP / 84 Def / 20 SpA / 64 SpD / 88 Spe
Calm Nature
IVs: 0 Atk
- Scald
- Icy Wind
- Recover
- Protect
Out speeds base 100 after icy wind
252 SpA Life Orb Tapu Koko Thunderbolt vs. 252 HP / 64+ SpD Milotic in Electric Terrain: 330-390 (83.7 - 98.9%) -- guaranteed 2HKO


Politoed @ Sitrus Berry
Ability: Drizzle
EVs: 252 HP / 72 Def / 136 SpA / 4 SpD / 44 Spe
Modest Nature
IVs: 0 Atk
- Scald
- Ice Beam
- Helping Hand
- Protect

Out speeds base 120 in tailwind
136+ SpA Politoed Ice Beam vs. 4 HP / 0 SpD Mega Salamence: 332-392 (100 - 118%) -- guaranteed OHKO
252+ Atk Aerilate Mega Salamence Double-Edge vs. 252 HP / 72 Def Politoed: 324-382 (84.3 - 99.4%) -- guaranteed 2HKO after Sitrus Berry recovery


Zygarde @ Groundium Z
Ability: Aura Break
EVs: 196 HP / 120 Atk / 4 Def / 36 SpD / 152 Spe
Adamant Nature
- Thousand Arrows
- Extreme Speed
- Dragon Dance
- Protect

Out speeds base 130 after one dragon dance
252+ SpA Tapu Lele Moonblast vs. 196 HP / 36 SpD Zygarde: 342-404 (84.2 - 99.5%) -- guaranteed 2HKO


Ludicolo @ Assault Vest
Ability: Swift Swim
EVs: 252 HP / 32 Def / 132 SpA / 4 SpD / 88 Spe
Modest Nature
- Fake Out
- Scald
- Giga Drain
- Ice Beam

Out speeds base 130 in rain
252 Atk Parental Bond Mega Kangaskhan Double-Edge vs. 252 HP / 32 Def Ludicolo: 307-362 (84.3 - 99.4%) -- guaranteed 2HKO
132+ SpA Ludicolo Ice Beam vs. 4 HP / 0 SpD Mega Salamence: 328-388 (98.7 - 116.8%) -- 93.8% chance to OHKO
252 SpA Life Orb Tapu Koko Thunderbolt vs. 252 HP / 4 SpD Assault Vest Ludicolo in Electric Terrain: 153-183 (42 - 50.2%) -- 1.2% chance to 2HKO


Bronzong @ Psychium Z
Ability: Heatproof
EVs: 252 HP / 28 Atk / 108 Def / 120 SpD
Sassy Nature
IVs: 0 Spe
- Gyro Ball
- Hypnosis
- Trick Room
- Protect

-1 252 Atk Landorus-T Earthquake vs. 252 HP / 108 Def Bronzong: 140-168 (41.4 - 49.7%) -- guaranteed 3HKO
252 SpA Mega Charizard Y Overheat vs. 252 HP / 120+ SpD Heatproof Bronzong in Sun: 270-318 (79.8 - 94%) -- guaranteed 2HKO
252 SpA Heatran Earth Power vs. 252 HP / 120+ SpD Bronzong: 142-168 (42 - 49.7%) -- guaranteed 3HKO
 

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#7
hi welcome to un'goro, im your guide finally and ill be taking you on a journey that goes deep into the jungle. you'll discover dinosaurs and monkeys and maybe even if we're lucky, a checkmater.
Hoopa-Unbound @ Sitrus Berry
Ability: Magician
EVs: 252 Atk / 172 Def / 84 SpA
Brave Nature
IVs: 0 Spe
- Hyperspace Fury
- Hyperspace Hole
- Trick Room
- Protect

lives most salamence's double-edge which is important
4 Atk Aerilate Salamence-Mega Double-Edge vs. 0 HP / 172 Def Hoopa-Unbound: 255-300 (84.7 - 99.6%) -- guaranteed 2HKO


Zygarde @ Groundium Z
Ability: Aura Break
EVs: 252 Atk / 104 SpD / 152 Spe
Adamant Nature
- Dragon Dance
- Thousand Arrows
- Extreme Speed
- Protect

after 1 dragon dance, outspeeds tapu koko. max atk, rest into spdef because spdef is a better stat to invest in than hp for zygarde


Kangaskhan-Mega @ Kangaskhanite
Ability: Scrappy
EVs: 252 HP / 4 Def / 252 Spe
Jolly Nature
- Fake Out
- Seismic Toss
- Sucker Punch
- Protect

this is the objectively optimal set fuck checkmater :3
 
#8
I've provided some spreads below for Heatran, Aegislash and Kangaskhan. Also, I tried to snipe out as many of the 252/252/4 spreads as I could think of to save everyone else the trouble.

If I could make a suggestion for this version of the compendium, instead of posting the spreads as such:
  • EVs: 4 HP / 252 SpA / 252 Spe | Modest Nature
Could we consider posting them like this:
  • EVs: 4 HP / 252 SpA / 252 Spe
    Modest Nature
It takes about the same amount of time to write them that way, and you no longer have to delete the "|" characters if you want to copy/paste the spreads. Just a thought...

Heatran
All-Out Attacker
4 HP / 252 SpA / 252 Spe
Modest / Timid Nature
  • Max Spe to speed tie or outspeed opposing Heatran, Timid nature if you're especially concerned about winning the tie
  • Max SpA to hit as hard as possible
Substitute
EVs: 24 HP / 232 SpA / 252 Spe
Modest / Timid Nature
  • 24 HP allows Heatran's sub to withstand a Modest Landorus-T Rock Slide*
    *252+ Atk Landorus-Therian Rock Slide vs. 24 HP / 0 Def Heatran: 69-82 (20.9 - 24.9%) -- guaranteed 5HKO
  • Otherwise the same as the All-Out Attacker set.
Eruptran
EVs: 252 HP / 252 SpA / 4 SpD
Quiet Nature
  • Max SpA to hit as hard as possible
  • Max HP for optimal bulk
  • Quiet Nature enables Heatran to use Eruption and allows it to underspeed foes inside of Trick Room
  • 7 Speed IVs allows Heatran to outspeed Trick Room Hoopa-U by one point, allowing Hoopa-U to break Protects and Wide Guards before Heatran attacks
    • Or, 0 Speed IVs is usable if Heatran isn't paired with Hoopa-U
Aegislash
Bulky Attacker
EVs: 252 HP / 252 SpA / 4 SpD
Quiet Nature
  • No specific benchmarks, but max HP and SpA for optimal bulk and offensive power
  • Minimum speed and a Quiet Nature to underspeed or speed tie opposing Aegislash to hit it in Blade Forme
Tailwind Attacker
EVs: 88 HP / 252 SpA / 168 Spe
Modest Nature
  • Outspeeds base 130s under Tailwind, allowing it to check Mega Gengar
  • Otherwise the same as other sets

Kangaskhan
Balanced Attacker
EVs: 100 HP / 156 Atk / 252 Spe
Jolly Nature
  • Max Spe and 156 Atk to outspeed and OHKO no-bulk variants of Tapu Lele with Double Edge, and in general hit frailer targets harder than Seismic Toss allows
    156 Atk Parental Bond Kangaskhan-Mega Double-Edge vs. 4 HP / 0 Def Tapu Lele: 282-333 (100 - 118%) -- guaranteed OHKO
    • If max Speed isn't nessesary, an Adamant nature and 40 Atk EVs hit the same benchmark
      40+ Atk Parental Bond Kangaskhan-Mega Double-Edge vs. 4 HP / 0 Def Tapu Lele: 282-333 (100 - 118%) -- guaranteed OHKO
  • 100 HP to maintain some of its bulk
    • If 252 Spe isn't nessesary, or if running 40 Atk and Adamant Nature, some or all of the leftover EVs may be dumped into HP (followed by Def or SpD if applicable) for more bulk
Bulky Seismic Toss
**See finally's post above**

Tapu Koko
Special Attacker
EVs: 4 HP / 252 SpA / 252 Spe
Timid Nature
  • Max Spe and Timid Nature to outspeed the majority of the unboosted metagame
  • Max SpA
(There's also Articblast's AV spread but I'll leave that to him or someone else to post)


Kamikazes Waifu

Mixed Attacker
EVs: 4 Atk / 252 SpA / 252 Spe
Naive / Rash Nature
  • Max SpA to hit as hard as possible with Psycho Boost
  • 4 Atk and neutral Nature to power up physical attacks like Superpower and Knock Off
  • Max Spe with Naive Nature to outspeed Modest Scarf Landorus-T and Scarf Tapu Lele, but Rash is an option since Scarf Landorus-T often runs Jolly to speed creep Deoxys-A anyway

Shaymin-Sky
Special Attacker
EVs: 4 HP / 252 SpA / 252 Spe
Timid Nature
  • Max Spe and Timid Nature to outspeed and flinch as many threats as possible, including Mega Salamence
  • Max SpA

Hydreigon
Special Attacker
EVs: 4 HP / 252 SpA / 252 Spe
Modest / Timid Nature
  • No specific benchmarks, but max SpA and Spe to hit as hard and fast as possible

Kingdra
Rain Sweeper
EVs: 4 HP / 252 SpA / 252 Spe
Modest Nature
  • No specific benchmarks, but max SpA and Spe to hit as hard and fast as possible under rain
  • Modest > Timid because Kingdra already outspeeds all relevant unboosted threats under rain

Arachnid! (That's Right)
Wide Guard Attacker
EVs: 252 HP / 252 Atk / 4 SpD
Brave Nature
  • Max HP and Atk for optimal bulk and offensive power
    • If running Life Orb, 248 HP / 252 Atk / 8 SpD allows Araquanid to minimize the Life Orb recoil it incurs
  • Brave Nature and 0 Spe IVs to underspeed as many foes as possible under Trick Room, since it doesn't outspeed anything relevant outside of Trick Room
(In the early stage of the Gen 7 meta, Greengogoattt posted a spread that lived two Lando Rock Slides. Imo it's not relevant considering Araquanid's already good matchup against lando, but if someone wants to calc/post it they can)


Would Be Better Without Species Clause
Special Attacker
EVs: 252 SpA / 4 SpD / 252 Spe
Timid Nature
  • No specific benchmarks, but max SpA and Spe to hit as hard and fast as possible
  • Timid Nature to outspeed positive-natured base 100s
  • Do not dump the last 4 EVs into HP, as that will increase the Life Orb recoil Landorus incurs on moves that aren't boosted by Sheer Force (e.g. Hidden Power Ice)

"I Accidentally Loaded an XY Team"
Special Attacker
EVs: 4 HP / 252 SpA / 252 Spe
Timid Nature
  • No specific benchmarks, but max SpA and Spe to hit as hard and fast as possible
  • Timid Nature to outspeed as many threats as possible

Has Fake Out
Physical Attacker
EVs: 4 HP / 252 Atk / 252 Spe
Jolly Nature
  • No specific benchmarks, but max Atk and Spe to hit as hard and fast as possible
  • Jolly Nature to outspeed as many threats as possible
 
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#9
Defensive Rotom-W
EVs: 248 HP / 112 Def / 16 SpA / 132 SpD
Calm Nature
  1. Survives Specs Psychic from Timid Tapu Lele in Psychic Terrain
    • 252 SpA Choice Specs Tapu Lele Psychic in Psychic Terrain vs. 248 HP / 132+ SpD Rotom-Wash: 252-297 (83.1 - 98%) -- guaranteed 2HKO
  2. Survives Neverending Nightmare from Aegislash
    • 252+ SpA Aegislash-Blade Never-Ending Nightmare (160 BP) vs. 248 HP / 132+ SpD Rotom-Wash: 243-286 (80.1 - 94.3%) -- guaranteed 2HKO
  3. Survives +1 Thousand Arrows from Zygarde
    • +1 252+ Atk Zygarde Thousand Arrows vs. 248 HP / 112 Def Rotom-Wash: 254-302 (83.8 - 99.6%) -- guaranteed 2HKO
  4. Survives Zen Headbutt from Metagross in Psychic Terrain
    • 252 Atk Tough Claws Metagross-Mega Zen Headbutt in Psychic Terrain vs. 248 HP / 112 Def Rotom-Wash: 237-279 (78.2 - 92%) -- guaranteed 2HKO

AV Tapu Bulu
EVs: 252 HP / 136 Atk / 64 SpD / 56 Spe
Adamant Nature
  1. Enough Speed to outrun min Spe Milotic & Tailwind Aegislash
  2. 252 HP / 64 SpD to survive Char Y's Heat Wave
    • 252+ SpA Charizard-Mega-Y Heat Wave vs. 252 HP / 64 SpD Assault Vest Tapu Bulu in Sun: 288-342 (83.7 - 99.4%) -- guaranteed 2HKO
  3. 136 Atk EVs to OHKO max HP Charizard Y with Stone Edge after Intimidate
    • -1 136+ Atk Tapu Bulu Stone Edge vs. 252 HP / 0 Def Charizard-Mega-Y: 360-428 (100 - 118.8%) -- guaranteed OHKO
    • Other calcs:
    • 136+ Atk Tapu Bulu Wood Hammer vs. 252 HP / 0 Def Tapu Lele in Grassy Terrain: 378-445 (109.8 - 129.3%) -- guaranteed OHKO
    • 136+ Atk Tapu Bulu Wood Hammer vs. 0 HP / 0 Def Kingdra in Grassy Terrain: 310-366 (106.5 - 125.7%) -- guaranteed OHKO
    • 136+ Atk Tapu Bulu Stone Edge vs. 0 HP / 0 Def Salamence-Mega: 178-210 (53.7 - 63.4%) -- guaranteed 2HKO

AV Landorus-T
EVs: 24 HP / 136 Atk / 96 SpD / 252 Spe
Adamant Nature
  1. Faster than Timid Tran
  2. Takes 3 Heat Waves from Modest Tran
    • 252+ SpA Heatran Heat Wave vs. 24 HP / 96 SpD Assault Vest Landorus-Therian: 93-109 (28.6 - 33.5%) -- 0.2% chance to 3HKO
  3. Takes 1 Heat Wave + 1 HP Ice from Timid Tran
    • 252 SpA Heatran Heat Wave vs. 24 HP / 96 SpD Assault Vest Landorus-Therian: 84-99 (25.8 - 30.4%)
    • 252 SpA Heatran Hidden Power Ice vs. 24 HP / 96 SpD Assault Vest Landorus-Therian: 188-224 (57.8 - 68.9%)
  4. Survives Z-Eruption
    • 252+ SpA Heatran Inferno Overdrive (200 BP) vs. 24 HP / 96 SpD Assault Vest Landorus-Therian: 256-303 (78.7 - 93.2%)
 
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Hoopa-Unbound @ Life Orb
Ability: Magician
EVs: 180 HP / 104 Atk / 96 Def / 32 SpA / 96 Spe
Brave Nature
- Hyperspace Hole
- Hyperspace Fury
- Trick Room
- Protect

Outspeeds:
Gengar-Mega and Tapu Koko through Tailwind.
Survives:
1 Double Edge from Salamence-Mega
1 U-turn from Landorus-T (Jolly; -1)
Eliminates:
Jirachi and Bronzong with 1 Hyperspace Fury
Salamence-Mega with 1 Hyperspace Hole boosted by Psychic Terrain.


Landorus-Therian @ Assault Vest
Ability: Intimidate
EVs: 44 HP / 176 Atk / 140 SpD / 148 Spe
Adamant Nature
- Earthquake
- Rock Slide
- U-turn
- Superpower

Outspeeds:
Heatran (Modest)
Survives:
1 LO-Boosted Psyshock from Tapu Lele (Timid)
2 LO-Boosted Moonblast from Tapu Lele (Timid)
2 Heat Waves from Charizard-Mega-Y (Timid)
1 Muddy Water from Kingdra
1 Steam Eruption from Volcanion.


Zapdos @ Expert Belt
Ability: Static
EVs: 252 HP / 80 Def / 64 SpA / 40 SpD / 72 Spe
Modest Nature
IVs: 0 Atk
- Thunderbolt
- Hidden Power [Ice]
- Roost
- Tailwind

Outspeeds:
Heatran (Modest)
Survives:
2 (unboosted and consecutive) Thousand Arrows from Zygarde
1 Hydro Pump from Kingdra (during Rain)
1 Rock Slide from Banded Tyranitar
1 Ice Beam from Kyurem-Black
Eliminates:
Celesteela with 2 Thunderbolt (calc includes stall)
Landorus-T and Salamence-Mega with 1 HP Ice
Azumarill with 1 Thunderbolt (1 HP)
 

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#11
Interesting spreads, Test Bot # :) Your Hoopa-U doesn't OHKO Salamence, though

32 SpA Life Orb Hoopa-Unbound Hyperspace Hole in Psychic Terrain vs. 0 HP / 0 SpD Salamence-Mega: 298-352 (90 - 106.3%) -- 43.8% chance to OHKO

Hasty Mence is pretty much standard (at least the ones that are used in SPL).
 
#12
Nihilego @ Life Orb
Ability: Beast Boost
EVs: 80 HP / 176 SpA / 252 Spe
Timid Nature
IVs: 0 Atk
- Power Gem
- Sludge Bomb
- Thunderbolt
- Protect

Max speed, as much Sp Att as it can have and still get speed boosts, hp dump.
 
#14
[18:08] Demantoid(⊙﹏⊙✿): blueskiddo you can use 84 hp / 112 atk / 28 spd / 244 spe adamant to hit same stats
[18:08] Demantoid(⊙﹏⊙✿): And have 40 more evs

Demantoid pointed out to me that my assvest lando spread could be improved

84 hp / 152 att / 28 spdef / 244 spe with adamant nature hits the same marks (outspeeds timid tran, lives char-y overheat) and also allows 40 extra ev's, which i have placed into attack
 
#18
A few more for you.
Porygon2 @ Eviolite
Ability: Download
EVs: 240 HP / 160 Def / 64 SpA / 44 SpD
Sassy Nature
IVs: 0 Atk / 0 Spe
- Ice Beam
- Thunderbolt
- Trick Room
- Recover

Defense investment lives LO Terrakion CC and Grassy Terrain Bloom Doom (Wood Hammer) from Bulu. Sp Def investment is a dump but it live modest Deo-A Psycho Boost in Psychic Terrain. Enough Sp Att to KO assault vest lando-t with ice beam at +1. Rest in Sp Def

252+ Atk Tapu Bulu Bloom Doom (190 BP) vs. 240 HP / 160 Def Eviolite Porygon2 in Grassy Terrain: 313-370 (84.3 - 99.7%) -- guaranteed 2HKO after Grassy Terrain recovery
252 Atk Life Orb Terrakion Close Combat vs. 240 HP / 160 Def Eviolite Porygon2: 312-369 (84 - 99.4%) -- guaranteed 2HKO
252+ SpA Deoxys-Attack Psycho Boost vs. 240 HP / 36+ SpD Eviolite Porygon2 in Psychic Terrain: 295-348 (79.5 - 93.8%) -- guaranteed 2HKO
+1 72 SpA Porygon2 Ice Beam vs. 84 HP / 28 SpD Assault Vest Landorus-Therian: 340-400 (100 - 117.6%) -- guaranteed OHKO

Pelipper @ Damp Rock
Ability: Drizzle
EVs: 128 HP / 252 SpA / 128 Spe
Modest Nature
IVs: 0 Atk
- Hurricane
- Hydro Pump
- Tailwind
- Protect

Speed hits 198 so you outspeed koko and shit under TW, max sp att and dump in hp.

Terrakion and Thundy-T can probably just be 252 / 252 spreads
 
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#19

Best Design Effort Yet By Game Freak
EVs: 144 HP / 116 SpD / 248 Spe
Timid Nature
- physical attackers don't actually exist in this meta so this set pumps up Special Defense to stick around longer for more Aurora Veils and Encores
- lives 4 Atk Mence Double-Edge, was actually EVd for some other physical attack that I cannot remember so take this
- SpD dump allows it to live through powerful special attacks, especially through Aurora Veil
- speed outruns Terrakion, who is a fucker and not good for sanding


The Color Of Money
EVs: 152 HP / 180 Atk / 4 SpD / 172 Spe
Adamant Nature
- 252/252 is for losers
- guarantee the OHKO on 0/4 Tapu Lele with Choice Band Crunch and sand damage
- outrun Rash Deo-A and Naught Pheromosa in Tailwind
- odd HP for rocks
 
#21
Does This Pokemon Have a Face?
EVs: 252 HP / 56 Def / 172 SpD / 36 Spe
Impish Nature
- This one is for when you aren't using Substitute
- Has more Def while still providing SpD Beast Boosts
This celesteela spread has 516 evs. Id use 252 hp / 8 atk / 44 def / 168 spdef /36 spe. Same idea as the initial spread, but 8 atk ohkos 212hp tapu lele all the time
 
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i noticed ferrothorn is underrated enough to lack a spread, and i happened to have done the (untouched) analysis for it, so ta-da
EVs: 252 HP / 88 Def / 168 SpDef
Sassy Nature
  • 252 HP gives Ferrothorn more health as its defenses are already high.
  • 88 Defense EVs let Ferrothorn be 3HKO by Hoopa-U Hyperspace Fury and Salamence-Mega Double Edge after leftovers recovery.
  • 168 SpDef Sassy natured are used to get 3HKOed by Gengar-Mega and Aegislash Shadow Ball after leftovers recovery
  • Leftovers allows it to hit many important benchmarks, and was used to make the EVs mentioned earlier
the analysis spread:
EVs: 252 HP / 76 Atk / 32 Def / 148 SpD
Relaxed Nature
  • Giving Ferrothorn 252 HP grants it more health which pairs well with its already high defenses.
  • The 32 Defense EVs allow it to survive 2 60 Atk Salamence-Mega Double Edge with leftovers recovery
  • 76 Atk EVs let it OHKO fast Tapu lele variants even after being intimidated and the remaining points are dumped in SpD for more general bulk.
  • Its noteworthy that Leftovers allow it to hit these specific benchmarks, so different spreads might be better if you choose another item
 
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#23
Here are a couple of EV spreads that I like to use. This is a cool resource.

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Tapu Lele

EVs: 164 HP / 156 SpA / 12 SpD / 176 Spe
Modest Nature
  • Survives a Double Edge from 4 Atk Mega Salamence
  • Survives a Hydro Pump from Life Orb Modest Kingdra in rain
  • Out speeds Modest Kingdra (base 85 speed) (this set hits 270 speed)
  • Special attack dump
EVs: 88 HP / 48 Def / 172 SpA / 200 Spe
Modest Nature
  • Survives a Double Edge from 4 Atk Mega Salamence
  • Survives a Flash Cannon from Modest Heatran (I use this spread with Fightinium Z)
  • Out speeds Adamant Excadrill by 1 point (this set hits 276 speed)
  • Special attack dump
Tapu Fini

EVs: 252 HP / 88 Def / 4 SpA / 60 SpD / 104 Spe
Bold Nature
  • Out speeds Jolly Choice Scarf Landorus-T in Tailwind (this set hits 232 speed)
  • Avoids a 2HKO from Modest Ludicolo Giga Drain
  • 4 Special Attack to get a small benefit from damage boosting (Calm Mind, Choice Specs)
  • Defence dump
EVs: 248 HP / 156 SpA / 104 Spe
Modest Nature
  • Survives Sludge Bomb from Timid Mega Gengar
  • Out speeds choice scarf landorus-t in Tailwind (this set hits 232 speed)
  • Special attack dump
Heatran

EVs: 8 HP / 4 Def / 244 SpA / 252 Spe
Timid Nature
  • Max speed (this set hits 278 speed)
  • Survives Superpower from 4 Atk Deoxys-Attack
  • Special Attack dump
EVs: 40 HP / 24 Def / 244 SpA / 200 Spe
Modest Nature
  • Survives +1 Thousand Arrows from Zygarde with Shuca Berry
  • Out speeds neutral natured base 70s (this set hits 240 speed)
  • Special attack dump
Zapdos

EVs: 252 HP / 84 SpA / 156 SpD / 16 Spe
Calm Nature
  • 2HKOs 4 HP Mega Gengar with Thunderbolt
  • 99.6% chance to 2HKO 252 HP 188 SDef Celesteela with Thunderbolt after Leftovers Recovery
  • Out speeds neutral speed natured base 70 speed Pokemon (Breloom, Volcanion Metagross, Bisharp) by 1 point (this set hits 240 speed)
  • Always survives Gigavolt Havoc (based off of Thunder) from Timid Tapu Koko + Hydro Pump from Modest Pelipper in Rain if Zapdos is at +1 Sdef
    • use with Psychic Seed / Misty Seed
 
#24
Eggbacon said:
EVs: 40 HP / 24 Def / 244 SpA / 200 Spe
Modest Nature
  • Survives +1 Thousand Arrows from Zygarde with Shuca Berry
  • Out speeds neutral natured base 70s (this set hits 240 speed)
  • Special attack dump
Beat me to it but 16 HP / 36 Def hits the same benchmark with 12 EV's less.
Anyway here are some spreads i use (that I didn't got from here or are completely ridiculous).
Not the most solid Zygarde check (Heatran) @ Shuca Berry
Ability: Flash Fire
EVs: 16 HP / 36 Def / 204 SpA / 252 Spe
Timid Nature
IVs: 0 Atk
- Heat Wave
- Earth Power
- Hidden Power [Ice]
- Protect

Defensive benchmarks
252 Atk Aerilate Salamence-Mega Double-Edge vs. 252 HP / 84 Def Tapu Lele: 291-343 (84.5 - 99.7%) -- guaranteed 2HKO
152 SpA Gengar-Mega Sludge Bomb vs. 252 HP / 44 SpD Tapu Lele: 288-342 (83.7 - 99.4%) -- guaranteed 2HKO (also has a positive roll with 252 spA)
Offensive benchmarks
None (dump in spA)
Speed benchmarks
Ties with other Timid heatrans and outspeeds normal Zygarde 264 Spe

Lele's BFF (Zapdos) @ Psychic Seed
Ability: Static
EVs: 252 HP / 36 Def / 72 SpA / 72 SpD / 76 Spe
Bold Nature
IVs: 0 Atk
- Thunderbolt
- Hidden Power [Ice]
- Tailwind
- Roost

Defensive benchmarks
252+ SpA Deoxys-Attack Psycho Boost vs. +1 248 HP / 72 SpD Zapdos in Psychic Terrain: 324-382 (84.5 - 99.7%) -- guaranteed 2HKO
+1 252 Atk Aerilate Salamence-Mega Return vs. 252 HP / 36+ Def Zapdos: 162-191 (42.1 - 49.7%) -- guaranteed 3HKO
Offensive benchmarks
None (dump in spA)
Speed benchmarks
Outspeeds Salamence-Mega at +1 in TW.

Zapdos's waifu (Tapu Fini) @ Mago Berry
Ability: Misty Surge
EVs: 252 HP / 32 Def / 140 SpA / 28 SpD / 56 Spe
Bold Nature
IVs: 0 Atk
- Moonblast
- Muddy Water
- Calm Mind
- Protect

Defensive benchmarks

252 Atk Tough Claws Metagross-Mega Iron Head vs. 252 HP / 140 Def Tapu Fini: 144-171 (41.8 - 49.7%) -- guaranteed 3HKO
252 SpA Shaymin-Sky Seed Flare vs. 252 HP / 28 SpD Tapu Fini: 288-342 (83.7 - 99.4%) -- guaranteed 2HKO
Offensive benchmarks
None (dump in spA)
Speed benchmarks
Outspeeds Deoxys-A in TW.

Doesn't need a calm mind (Tapu Fini) @ Mago Berry
Ability: Misty Surge
EVs: 252 HP / 32 Def / 196 SpA / 28 SpD
Bold Nature
IVs: 0 Atk
- Moonblast
- Muddy Water
- Calm Mind
- Protect

Defensive benchmarks
252 Atk Tough Claws Metagross-Mega Iron Head vs. 252 HP / 140 Def Tapu Fini: 144-171 (41.8 - 49.7%) -- guaranteed 3HKO
252 SpA Shaymin-Sky Seed Flare vs. 252 HP / 28 SpD Tapu Fini: 288-342 (83.7 - 99.4%) -- guaranteed 2HKO
Offensive benchmarks
196 SpA Tapu Fini Muddy Water vs. 4 HP / 0 SpD Heatran: 162-192 (50 - 59.2%) -- guaranteed 2HKO
Speed benchmarks
None

Hope you brought Toxic (Cresselia) @ Electric Seed
Ability: Levitate
EVs: 252 HP / 200 Def / 56 SpD
Bold Nature
IVs: 0 Atk
- Psyshock
- Icy Wind
- Calm Mind
- Moonlight

Defensive benchmarks
252+ Atk Hoopa-Unbound Hyperspace Fury vs. +1 252 HP / 200+ Def Cresselia: 186-218 (41.8 - 49%) -- guaranteed 3HKO
Offensive benchmarks
None
Speed benchmarks
None

Big boned Lele(Tapu Lele) @ Sitrus Berry
Ability: Psychic Surge
EVs: 252 HP / 84 Def / 128 SpA / 44 SpD
Modest Nature
IVs: 0 Atk
- Psychic
- Moonblast
- Taunt
- Protect

Defensive benchmarks
252 Atk Aerilate Salamence-Mega Double-Edge vs. 252 HP / 84 Def Tapu Lele: 291-343 (84.5 - 99.7%) -- guaranteed 2HKO
152 SpA Gengar-Mega Sludge Bomb vs. 252 HP / 44 SpD Tapu Lele: 288-342 (83.7 - 99.4%) -- guaranteed 2HKO (also has a positive roll with 252 spA)
Offensive benchmarks
Same spA as timid lele (Oke, one point more)
Speed benchmarks
None
 
#25
This isn't my spread, I got it from Stratos, but it lives a Mega Gengar Shadow Ball while still hitting max speed:

Metagross-Mega @ Metagrossite
Ability: Clear Body
EVs: 80 HP / 80 Atk / 96 SpD / 252 Spe
Jolly Nature