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Drilbur (Mold Breaker) (GP 2/2) Done

Discussion in 'Uploaded Analyses' started by Danilo, Sep 3, 2012.

  1. Danilo

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    [SET]
    name: Mold Breaker
    move 1: Earthquake
    move 2: Rock Slide
    move 3: Rapid Spin
    move 4: Stealth Rock
    item: Eviolite
    ability: Mold Breaker
    nature: Jolly
    evs: 36 HP / 236 Atk / 236 Spe

    [SET COMMENTS]

    <p>Although Drilbur is generally found alongside its trusty partner, Hippopotas, it doesn't really need the hippo to succeed in Little Cup. Drilbur's excellent Attack stat, useful secondary ability, and Eviolite allow it to function and thrive without Sand Rush. Earthquake is a must on any Drilbur set. It's Drilbur's best STAB move and hits nearly all of LC hard; even Misdreavus and Bronzor are 2HKOed because Mold Breaker negates their Levitate ability. Rock Slide provides excellent neutral coverage alongside Earthquake, hitting Flying-type Pokemon such as Murkrow that are immune to Earthquake. Rock Slide is also useful for scoring a lucky flinch if needed. Rapid Spin is a useful move for clearing away entry hazards, ensuring that all of your Pokemon have easier time switching. With Mold Breaker, Drilbur can defeat Misdreavus and Natu, something no other Rapid Spin user in LC can do. Finally, Stealth Rock rounds off the set because Drilbur can force plenty of switches as most Pokemon are afraid of Earthquakes and Rock Slides from one of the most devastating and dominant Pokemon in Little Cup. Remember, unlike other Stealth Rock users, Drilbur doesn't have to fear Natu as it has Rock Slide.</p>

    [ADDITIONAL COMMENTS]

    <p>As mentioned earlier, Mold Breaker is essential to this set's success. With Mold Breaker, Drilbur is able to defeat Pokemon such Misdreavus and Bronzor; the aforementioned Pokemon are not only common switch-ins to Drilbur, they're also both 2HKOed by Earthquake. The given EVs take advantage of Drilbur's good Speed and Attack stats, while Eviolite makes Drilbur bulkier. The given EVs and a Jolly nature ensure that Drilbur is able to Speed tie with neutral-natured Natu, standard Mienfoo, Scraggy, and Larvesta. Additionally, Drilbur can deal hefty damage to all of the aforementioned Pokemon with a STAB Earthquake, with the exception of Larvesta, which is OHKOed by Rock Slide.</p>

    <p>As far as teammates go, Drilbur is going to need two types of Pokemon: offensive Pokemon that appreciate entry hazards removed and bulky attackers that can take on Drilbur's checks. Murkrow, albeit one of the most feared and versatile Pokemon in Little Cup, despises Stealth Rock. Drilbur has no problem spinning away Stealth Rock, even if there's an enemy Misdreavus trying to spinblock. Larvesta, one of the premier Fighting-type checks in LC, has an ever more crippling weakness to Stealth Rock, and is susceptible to Spikes and Toxic Spikes`. Have no fear, Drilbur is there to remove all types of entry hazards. Drifloon, a great mixed attacker in Little Cup, also abhors Stealth Rock. I'm sure you get the point; Drilbur's spinning prowess ensures that any offensive Pokemon will not have to worry about entry hazards. Additionally, Drilbur has trouble against the myriad of Fighting-types in LC as they're generally bulkier than Drilbur and can fire back a strong attack. Thus, Larvesta and Driftloon are good Drilbur partners as they can switch into most Fighting-types with little fear, such as Mienfoo without Stone Edge. Because Water-types such as Chinchou and Starmie outspeed Drilbur, teammates that can defeat and switch into Water-types are also good partners; which appreciates the removal of Stealth Rock, Croagunk, Chinchou, and Ferroseed.</p>

    <p>As far as moveset changes go, Drilbur doesn't have too many other options. Toxic is useful for crippling Lileep and Mienfoo, two common Drilbur switch-ins that can defeat the mole. Toxic should really only be used if your team is already utilizing another Stealth Rock user. Replacing Rock Slide leaves Drilbur vulnerable to Flying-types such as Murkrow while replacing Rapid Spin diminishes the usefulness of the set and is not playing to Drilbur's strength as an incredible offensive spinner. X-Scissor is useful for Shroomish, another common Drilbur switch-in that has no problem taking a Rock Slide and destroying Drilbur with Giga Drain, or putting it to sleep with Spore.</p>
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    blarajan convinced me this works, it's pretty good

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    !!!!!!!!!
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    qc 3/3
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    You better spell the name of the Pokemon correctly or you will not be allowed to write this analysis.
  7. Danilo

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    relax blarajan is still looking over this and i'm not done writing until he looks over
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    Did everyone who QCed this not see the EV spread?

    The spread should be 36 HP / 236 Att / 236 Spe Jolly, with yours in the AC. The cool thing about Mold Breaker Drilbur is the fact that it so fast and powerful, which lets it set up on or spin on a medley of relatively fast threats in the tier. This spread allows Drilbur to outrun Mienfoo, Scraggy, Larvesta (with which you tie), neutral Natu, Dratini, Axew, Darumaka, everything 14 Speed, Dwebble, Shellder, fast Chinchou, etc, which are all very important benchmarks that this Drilbur prides itself in outrunning.

    I want Toxic mentioned in the AC as well since some things like Mienfoo or Lileep are pretty annoying, and common switch ins to Drilbur. Mention X Scissor as well, for Shroomish in particular. Mention Pokemon in particular please. Say "Larvesta, Murkrow, and Archen appreciate Drilbur, due to their Stealth Rock weakness" as opposed to things that appreciate Rapid Spin make good teammates. Same with the Water-type Pokemon thing...mention Lileep and Chinchou and such specifically. Mention Snover as a partner as well since Drilbur can outrun opposing Adamant Drilbur when sand isn't up.

    Also, it's Drilbur, not Drilburr as GS mentioned.

    QC 4/3.
  9. Danilo

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    gp time.
    actually wait a minute
    yeah go gp this
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    C/P check, comin' atcha ^.^

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    [SET]
    name: Mold Breaker
    move 1: Earthquake
    move 2: Rock Slide
    move 3: Rapid Spin
    move 4: Stealth Rock
    item: Eviolite
    ability: Mold Breaker
    nature: Jolly
    evs: 36 HP / 236 Atk / 236 Spe

    [SET COMMENTS]

    <p>Although Drilbur is generally found alongside its trusty partner, Hippopotas, it doesn't really need the hippo to succeed in Little Cup. Drilbur's excellent Attack stat, unique and useful secondary ability, and Eviolite allow it to function and thrive without Sand Rush. Earthquake is a must on any Drilbur set. It's Drilbur's best STAB move and hits nearly all of LC hard; even Misdreavus and Bronzor are 2HKOed despite their Levitate ability. Rock Slide provides excellent neutral coverage alongside Earthquake, hitting Flying-type Pokemon such as Murkrow that can dodge an Earthquake. Rock Slide is also useful for scoring a lucky flinch if needed. Rapid Spin is a useful move for clearing away entry hazards, ensuring that all of your Pokemon have plenty of chances to switch in. With Mold Breaker, Drilbur can defeat Misdreavus and Natu, something no other Rapid Spin user in LC can say. Finally, Stealth Rock rounds off the set because Drilbur can force plenty of switches as most Pokemon are afraid of Earthquakes and Rock Slides from one of the most devastating and dominant Pokemon in Little Cup. Remember, unlike other Stealth Rock users, Drilbur doesn't have to fear Natu as it has Rock Slide.</p>

    [ADDITIONAL COMMENTS]

    <p>As mentioned earlier, Mold Breaker is essential to this sets success. With Mold Breaker, Drilbur is able to defeat Pokemon such Misdreavus and Bronzor; the aforementioned Pokemon are not only common switch-ins to Drilbur, they're also both 2HKOed by Earthquake. The given EVs take advantage of Drilbur's good Speed and Attack stats, while Eviolite makes Drilbur bulkier. The EVs with a Jolly nature ensure that Drilbur is able to Speed tie with neutral-natured Natu, standard Mienfoo, Scraggy, and Larvesta. Additionally, Drilbur can deal hefty damage to all of the aforementioned Pokemon with a STAB Earthquake, with the exception of Larvesta, which is OHKOed by Rock Slide.</p>

    <p>As far as teammates go, Drilbur is going to need two types of Pokemon: offensive Pokemon that appreciate hazards removed and bulky attackers that can take on Drilbur's checks. Murkrow, albeit one of the most feared and versatile Pokemon in Little Cup, despises Stealth Rock. Drilbur has no problem spinning away Stealth Rock, even if there's an enemy Misdreavus trying to block Rapid Spin. Larvesta, one of the premier Fighting-type checks in LC, has an ever more crippling weakness to Stealth Rock. Have no fear, Drilbur is there to remove all types of entry hazards. Drifloon, a great mixed attacker in Little Cup, also despises Stealth Rock. I'm sure you get the point; Drilbur's spinning prowess ensures that any offensive Pokemon will not have to worry about entry hazards. Additionally, Drilbur has trouble against the myriad of Fighting-types in LC as they're generally bulkier than Drilbur and can fire back a strong attack. Thus, Larvesta and Driftloon are above average Drilbur partners as they can switch into most Fighting-types with little fear, such as Mienfoo without Stone Edge. Because Water-types such as Chinchou and Starmie outspeed Drilbur, teammates that can defeat and switch into Water-types are also good partners. Good partners to cover them include Snover, which appreciates the removal of Stealth Rock, Croagunk, Chinchou, and Ferroseed.</p>

    <p>As far as moveset changes, Drilbur doesn't have too many other options. Toxic is useful for crippling Lileep and Mienfoo, two common Drilbur switch-ins that can defeat the mole. Toxic should really only be used if your team is already utilizing another Stealth Rock user. Replacing Rock Slide leaves Drilbur weak to Flying-types such as Murkrow while replacing Rapid Spin diminishes the usefulness of the set and is not playing to Drilbur's strength as an incredible offensive spinner. X-Scissor is useful for Shroomish, another common Drilbur switch-in that has no problem taking a Rock Slide and destroying Drilbur with Giga Drain, or putting it to sleep with Spore.</p>

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    [SET]
    name: Mold Breaker
    move 1: Earthquake
    move 2: Rock Slide
    move 3: Rapid Spin
    move 4: Stealth Rock
    item: Eviolite
    ability: Mold Breaker
    nature: Jolly
    evs: 36 HP / 236 Atk / 236 Spe

    [SET COMMENTS]

    <p>Although Drilbur is generally found alongside its trusty partner, Hippopotas, it doesn't really need the hippo to succeed in Little Cup. Drilbur's excellent Attack stat, unique and useful secondary ability, and Eviolite allow it to function and thrive without Sand Rush. Earthquake is a must on any Drilbur set. It's Drilbur's best STAB move and hits nearly all of LC hard; even Misdreavus and Bronzor are 2HKOed despibecause Mold Breaker negates their Levitate ability. Rock Slide provides excellent neutral coverage alongside Earthquake, hitting Flying-type Pokemon such as Murkrow that can dodge an Earthquake. Rock Slide is also useful for scoring a lucky flinch if needed. Rapid Spin is a useful move for clearing away entry hazards, ensuring that all of your Pokemon have plenty of chances to switch in. With Mold Breaker, Drilbur can defeat Misdreavus and Natu, something no other Rapid Spin user in LC can saydo. Finally, Stealth Rock rounds off the set because Drilbur can force plenty of switches as most Pokemon are afraid of Earthquakes and Rock Slides from one of the most devastating and dominant Pokemon in Little Cup. Remember, unlike other Stealth Rock users, Drilbur doesn't have to fear Natu as it has Rock Slide.</p>

    [ADDITIONAL COMMENTS]

    <p>As mentioned earlier, Mold Breaker is essential to this sets success. With Mold Breaker, Drilbur is able to defeat Pokemon such Misdreavus and Bronzor; the aforementioned Pokemon are not only common switch-ins to Drilbur, they're also both 2HKOed by Earthquake. The given EVs take advantage of Drilbur's good Speed and Attack stats, while Eviolite makes Drilbur bulkier. The EVs withgiven Speed EVs and a Jolly nature ensure that Drilbur is able to Speed tie with neutral-natured Natu, standard Mienfoo, Scraggy, and Larvesta. Additionally, Drilbur can deal hefty damage to all of the aforementioned Pokemon with a STAB Earthquake, with the exception of Larvesta, which is OHKOed by Rock Slide.</p>

    <p>As far as teammates go, Drilbur is going to need two types of Pokemon: offensive Pokemon that appreciate hazards removed and bulky attackers that can take on Drilbur's checks. Murkrow, albeit one of the most feared and versatile Pokemon in Little Cup, despises Stealth Rock. Drilbur has no problem spinning away Stealth Rock, even if there's an enemy Misdreavus trying to block Rapid Spin. Larvesta, one of the premier Fighting-type checks in LC, has an ever more crippling weakness to Stealth Rock. Hn more crippling weakness to Stealth Rock, and is susceptible to both Spikes and Toxic Spikes; have no fear, Drilbur is there to remove all types ofhree entry hazards. Drifloon, a great mixed attacker in Little Cup, also despises Stealth Rock. I'm sure you get the point; Drilbur's spinning prowess ensures that any offensive Pokemon will not have to worry about entry hazards. Additionally, Drilbur has trouble against the myriad of Fighting-types in LC as they're generally bulkier than Drilbur and can fire back a strong attack. Thus, Larvesta and Driftloon are above averagegood Drilbur partners as they can switch into most Fighting-types with little fear, such as Mienfoo without Stone Edge. Because Water-types such as Chinchou and Starmie outspeed Drilbur, teammates that can defeat and switch into Water-types are also good partners. Good partners to cover them; these include Snover, which appreciates the removal of Stealth Rock, Croagunk, Chinchou, and Ferroseed.</p>

    <p>As far as moveset changes, Drilbur doesn't have too many other options. Toxic is useful for crippling Lileep and Mienfoo, two common Drilbur switch-ins that can defeat the mole. Toxic should really only be used if your team is already utilizing another Stealth Rock user. Replacing Rock Slide leaves Drilbur weak to Flying-types such as Murkrow, while replacing Rapid Spin diminishes the usefulness of the set and is not playing to Drilbur's strength as an incredible offensive spinner. X-Scissor is useful for Shroomish, another common Drilbur switch-in that has no problem taking a Rock Slide and destroying Drilbur with Giga Drain, or putting it to sleep with Spore.</p>

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    [SET]
    name: Mold Breaker
    move 1: Earthquake
    move 2: Rock Slide
    move 3: Rapid Spin
    move 4: Stealth Rock
    item: Eviolite
    ability: Mold Breaker
    nature: Jolly
    evs: 36 HP / 236 Atk / 236 Spe

    [SET COMMENTS]

    <p>Although Drilbur is generally found alongside its trusty partner, Hippopotas, it doesn't really need the hippo to succeed in Little Cup. Drilbur's excellent Attack stat, unique and useful secondary ability, and Eviolite allow it to function and thrive without Sand Rush. Earthquake is a must on any Drilbur set. It's Drilbur's best STAB move and hits nearly all of LC hard; even Misdreavus and Bronzor are 2HKOed despibecause Mold Breaker negates their Levitate ability. Rock Slide provides excellent neutral coverage alongside Earthquake, hitting Flying-type Pokemon such as Murkrow that can dodge an are immune to Earthquake. Rock Slide is also useful for scoring a lucky flinch if needed. Rapid Spin is a useful move for clearing away entry hazards, ensuring that all of your Pokemon have plenty of chances an easier time switching to switch in. With Mold Breaker, Drilbur can defeat Misdreavus and Natu, something no other Rapid Spin user in LC can saydo. Finally, Stealth Rock rounds off the set because Drilbur can force plenty of switches as most Pokemon are afraid of Earthquakes and Rock Slides from one of the most devastating and dominant Pokemon in Little Cup. Remember, unlike other Stealth Rock users, Drilbur doesn't have to fear Natu as it has Rock Slide.</p>

    [ADDITIONAL COMMENTS]

    <p>As mentioned earlier, Mold Breaker is essential to this set'<apostrophe>s success. With Mold Breaker, Drilbur is able to defeat Pokemon such Misdreavus and Bronzor; the aforementioned Pokemon are not only common switch-ins to Drilbur, they're also both 2HKOed by Earthquake. The given EVs take advantage of Drilbur's good Speed and Attack stats, while Eviolite makes Drilbur bulkier. The EVs withgiven Speed EVs and a Jolly nature ensure that Drilbur is able to Speed tie with neutral-natured Natu, standard Mienfoo, Scraggy, and Larvesta. Additionally, Drilbur can deal hefty damage to all of the aforementioned Pokemon with a STAB Earthquake, with the exception of Larvesta, which is OHKOed by Rock Slide.</p>

    <p>As far as teammates go, Drilbur is going to need two types of Pokemon: offensive Pokemon that appreciate entry hazards removed and bulky attackers that can take on Drilbur's checks. Murkrow, albeit one of the most feared and versatile Pokemon in Little Cup, despises Stealth Rock. Drilbur has no problem spinning away Stealth Rock, even if there's an enemy Misdreavus trying to block Rapid Spin spinblock. Larvesta, one of the premier Fighting-type checks in LC, has an ever more crippling weakness to Stealth Rock. Hn more crippling weakness to Stealth Rock, and is susceptible to both Spikes and Toxic Spikes; have no fear, Drilbur is there to remove all types ofhree entry hazards. Drifloon, a great mixed attacker in Little Cup, also despises abhors (repeated word) Stealth Rock. I'm sure you get the point; Drilbur's spinning prowess ensures that any offensive Pokemon will not have to worry about entry hazards. Additionally, Drilbur has trouble against the myriad of Fighting-types in LC as they're generally bulkier than Drilbur and can fire back a strong attack. Thus, Larvesta and Driftloon are above averagegood Drilbur partners as they can switch into most Fighting-types with little fear, such as Mienfoo without Stone Edge. Because Water-types such as Chinchou and Starmie outspeed Drilbur, teammates that can defeat and switch into Water-types are also good partners. Good partners to cover them; these include Snover, which appreciates the removal of Stealth Rock, Croagunk, Chinchou, and Ferroseed.</p>

    <p>As far as moveset changes go, Drilbur doesn't have too many other options. Toxic is useful for crippling Lileep and Mienfoo, two common Drilbur switch-ins that can defeat the mole. Toxic should really only be used if your team is already utilizing another Stealth Rock user. Replacing Rock Slide leaves Drilbur weak vulnerable to Flying-types such as Murkrow, while replacing Rapid Spin diminishes the usefulness of the set and is not playing to Drilbur's strength as an incredible offensive spinner. X-Scissor is useful for Shroomish, another common Drilbur switch-in that has no problem taking a Rock Slide and destroying Drilbur with Giga Drain, or putting it to sleep with Spore.</p>

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