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[Overview]

<p>One of the few Dragon-types in NU, Fraxure is an absolute monster, as very few Steel-types exist in the tier as well. With access to Dragon Dance, Fraxure can sweep many teams that are incapable of withstanding its powerful STAB Outrages. Fraxure is not without flaws, however, as it has a low initial Speed and a terrible movepool consisting of only Dragon-type moves. Despite these minor flaws, Fraxure can be a great sweeper that can destroy even prepared teams.</p>

[SET]
name: Dragon Dance
move 1: Dragon Dance
move 2: Outrage
move 3: Dragon Claw / X-Scissor
move 4: Taunt / Swords Dance
item: Life Orb / Eviolite
ability: Mold Breaker
nature: Jolly
evs: 252 Atk / 4 Def / 252 Spe

[SET COMMENTS]

<p>Fraxure has a great boosting move in Dragon Dance. After a single boost, Fraxure reaches an outstanding 499 Attack and 384 Speed, which allows it to outspeed positive-natured base 125 Speed Pokemon, such as Swellow. Fraxure is great on both offensive teams and balanced teams alike, being able to supply overwhelming offensive pressure due to its high Attack Stat and great STAB.</p>

<p>Outrage and Dragon Claw are both used due to Fraxure's terrible movepool and the great neutral coverage that its Dragon STAB provides. Outrage murders everything, but locks Fraxure in, which makes Dragon Claw a great attack to pick off a weakened opponent. X-Scissor is usable over Dragon Claw as it has decent type coverage in NU, hitting Mesprit, Absol, and Jynx without having to lock itself in. Taunt prevents foes from inflicting status on Fraxure and deters defensive Pokemon such as Alomomola from stalling Fraxure with Wish and Toxic. Access to Swords Dance allows Fraxure to run a Double Dance set and gives Fraxure the opportunity to completely decimate stall teams.</p>

[ADDITIONAL COMMENTS]

<p>The EVs are standard for a sweeper, and also allows Fraxure to outspeed Swellow. If Swellow is not a concern, Fraxure can run a spread of 84 HP / 252 Atk / 168 Spe along with an Adamant nature to outspeed base 95 Speed Pokemon, particularly Jynx, as well as enjoy more bulk and power. Life Orb is the preferred item on Fraxure as the power boost secures vital 2HKOs on Pokemon such as Regirock, Alomomola, Bastiodon, and Relicanth. Alternatively, Eviolite allows Fraxure to be less prone to revenge killing, being 2HKOed by Braviary and Sawk as opposed to a OHKO with Life Orb.</p>

<p>If using Eviolite, entry hazard support from the likes of Golem and Garbodor allows Fraxure to obtain many of the aforementioned OHKOs and 2HKOs. Pokemon who can tank Ice-type attacks, such as Wartortle and Alomomola, make great partners for Fraxure; in return, Fraxure can easily tank the Grass- and Electric-type attacks aimed at them. Fire-, Fighting- or Ground- type Pokemon, such as Magmortar and Sawk, are great teammates for Fraxure as well, as their STAB attacks are super effective against the Steel-type Pokemon that resist Fraxure's STAB. With Magnet Pull and Earth Power enabling it to trap and KO Steel-types, Probopass is also useful. Due to Fraxure's average Speed, it is easily revenge killed by faster Pokemon, such as Absol. To combat this, bulky Pokemon such as Golem and Probopass are useful teammates. Dual screen support also helps Fraxure set up and gives it an easier time accumulating boosts. Serperior, Swoobat, and Audino can set them up.</p>

[Other Options]

<p>Fraxure has an incredibly small movepool that gives it almost no other competitive options. Toxic can be run to weaken Alomomola or Golem, both of whom wall it. Dig seems like a decent option when used in conjunction with Mold Breaker, but the charge turn gives the opponent plenty of time to switch to their Flying-type and avoid the attack. Night Slash and Return are Fraxure's only other attacking options, but Night Slash does not provide any notable coverage, while Return is always weaker than STAB Dragon Claw.</p>

[Checks and Counters]

<p>There are few checks and counters to Fraxure. Physically defensive Probopass, Bastidon, and Lairon are quite probably the best checks to Fraxure, as their Steel typing giving them a resistance to Fraxure's STAB. Due to Fraxure's sheer power, however, specially defensive Probopass and Bastiodon are both easily 2HKOed by Life Orb Outrage. Alomomola can stall Fraxure out with Wish + Protect + Toxic as long as Fraxure lacks either Taunt or Swords Dance. Support Relicanth is not 2HKOed by Outrage and can retaliate with a powerful Head Smash. Thanks to its incredible bulk, Tangela can easily stall Fraxure out with Leech Seed. Although very shaky checks, Weezing and Misdreavus can take an Outrage and hit Fraxure with a Will-O-Wisp, effectively crippling it for the rest of the match. Absol is another check thanks to its incredibly powerful STAB Sucker Punch, but must be wary of Eviolite variants, who can take a Sucker Punch. Lastly, Choice Scarf users such as Jynx, Sawk, and Braviary can revenge Fraxure, but note that the former two cannot OHKO Eviolite variants without prior damage.</p>

[Dream World]

<p>Fraxure gets Unnerve as its Dream World ability. This ability is highly situational as most Pokemon do not use Berries at all, making Mold Breaker a better option.</p>
 
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Maybe mention that Probopass can take an Outrage and cripple it with Thunder Wave. This thing is a beast with the proper support. Also I think Screens support should be mentioned since it helps not being murdered by Absol. With Screens Sucker Punch from LO Adamant Absol does 46.4% - 54.7% while without Screens you have 100% chance of dying with LO recoil.
 

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[Overview]

<p>Fraxure is one of the few Dragon-types in NU, and is an absolute monster as only a few Steel-types exist in the tier. With Dragon Dance, Fraxure can sweep many teams incapable of withstanding its powerful Outrages. Fraxure is not without flaws however, as it bares low initial Speed and has a terrible movepool consisting of only Dragon-type moves. Despite those minor flaws however, Fraxure makes a great sweeper who can destroy even prepared teams.</p>

[SET]
name: Dragon Dance
move 1: Dragon Dance
move 2: Outrage
move 3: Dragon Claw / X-Scissor
move 4: Taunt / Swords Dance
item: Life Orb / Eviolite
ability: Mold Breaker
nature: Jolly
evs: 252 Atk / 4 Def / 252 Spe

[SET COMMENTS]

<p>Fraxure has a great boosting move in Dragon Dance. After a boost Fraxure reaches a high 499 Attack and 384 Speed, giving it high attack while allowing it to outspeed positive-Speed nature base 125 Speed Pokemon. Outrage and Dragon Claw are both used due to Fraxure's terrible movepool and the great coverage given with Dragon STAB provides. Outrage murders everything, but locks Fraxure in, which makes Dragon Claw a great attack to kill a weakened opponent. X-Scissor is usable over Dragon Claw as it has decent type coverage and hits Metang for neutral damage. Taunt prevents pokemon from inflicting status on Fraxure and deters defensive Pokemon such as Alomomola from stalling Fraxure with Wish and Toxic. Swords Dance allows Fraxure to run a double dance set and gives Fraxure the opportunity to completely decimate stall teams.</p>

[ADDITIONAL COMMENTS]

<p>The EVs are standard for a sweeper, allowing Fraxure to outspeed up to Swellow; if Swellow is not a concern, Fraxure can run a spread of 56 HP / 252 Atk / 200 Spe with an Adamant nature to outspeed Pokemon that have base 100 Speed and have more bulk and power. Entry hazard support helps Fraxure ensure many important KOs, especially when using an Eviolite due to the significant drop in power when compared to a Life Orb. Pokemon who can tank Ice-typed attacks such as Wartortle and Alomomola make great partners for Fraxure, while Fraxure can easily tank the Grass- or Electric-typed attacks aimed at them. Many Scarfers and Absol can revenge kill Fraxure due to their higher Speed or Sucker Punch respectively, making Rhydon or Dual Screen Support from the likes of Serperior great partners to check said threats.</p>


[Other Options]

<p>Fraxure has an incredibly small movepool that gives it almost no other competitive options. Toxic can be run to weaken Alomamola or Rhydon, both of whom wall you, while Dig seems like a decent option when considered with Mold Breaker, but the charge up turn gives the opponent an easy chance to switch to their Flying-type or switch in a check unharmed. Frustration is an attacking option, but due to STAB, Dragon Claw will always be stronger than it.</p>


[Checks and Counters]

<p>There are few checks and counters to Fraxure. Physically defensive Rhydon is quite probably the best counter, avoiding the 2HKO from a +1 Life Orb boosted Outrage, while being able to 2HKO back with Earthquake. Alomomola can stall Fraxure out with Wish + Protect + Toxic, but this fails against Taunt Fraxure. Absol or Choice Scarfers can revenge it with either a powerful STAB Sucker Punch or higher Speed, respectively.</p>


[Dream World]

<p>Fraxure gets Unnerve as a Dream World Ability. This ability is highly situational as many Pokemon do not use berries at all, making Mold Breaker a better option.</p>



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Another minor thing, but Fraxure's movepool is not only Dragon type moves, It's got X-Scissor, Night Slash, Shadow Claw, and a few others, so I'd call it's movepool shallow, not terrible.
 
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[Overview]

<p>Fraxure is one of the few Dragon-types in NU, and is an absolute monster, as only avery few Steel-types exist in the tier. With access to Dragon Dance, Fraxure can sweep many teams that are incapable of withstanding its powerful, STAB Outrages. Fraxure is not without flaws however, as it bareshas a low initial Speed and has a terrible movepool consisting of only Dragon-type moves. Despite thoese minor flaws however, Fraxure makescan be a great sweeper whothat can destroy even prepared teams.</p>

[SET]
name: Dragon Dance
move 1: Dragon Dance
move 2: Outrage
move 3: Dragon Claw / X-Scissor
move 4: Taunt / Swords Dance
item: Life Orb / Eviolite
ability: Mold Breaker
nature: Jolly
evs: 252 Atk / 4 Def / 252 Spe

[SET COMMENTS]

<p>Fraxure has a great boosting move in Dragon Dance. After a single boost, Fraxure reaches a highn outstanding 499 Attack and 384 Speed, which allowings it to outspeed positive-Speed nature base 125 Speed Pokemon, such as Swellow. Outrage and Dragon Claw are both used due to Fraxure's terrible movepool and the great coveragneutral coverage that the Dragon STAB provides. Outrage murders everything, but locks Fraxure in, which makes Dragon Claw a great attack to kill a weakened opponent. X-Scissor is usable over Dragon Claw as it has decent type coverage and hits Metang for neutral damage. Taunt prevents pokemon from inflicting status on Fraxure and deters defensive Pokemon such as Alomomola from stalling Fraxure with Wish and Toxic. Swords Dance allows Fraxure to run a double dance set and gives Fraxure the opportunity to completely decimate stall teams.</p>

[ADDITIONAL COMMENTS]

<p>The EVs are standard for a sweeper, allowing Fraxure to outspeed Swellow; if Swellow is not a concern, Fraxure can run a spread of 56 HP / 252 Atk / 200 Spe with an Adamant nature to outspeed Pokemon that have base 100 Speed, and have more bulk and power. Entry hazard support helps Fraxure ensure many important KOs, especially when using an Eviolite, due to the significant drop in power when compared to a Life Orb. Pokemon who can tank Ice-typed attacks, such as Wartortle and Alomomola, make great partners for Fraxure, whileas Fraxure can easily tank the Grass- orand Electric-typed attacks aimed at them. Many Choice Scarf users and Absol can revenge kill Fraxure due, thanks to their higher Speed or Sucker Punch respectively, making Golem, Probopass, or Dual Screen Support from the likes of Serperior great partners to check said threats.</p>


[Other Options]

<p>Fraxure has an incredibly small movepool that gives it almost no other competitive options. Toxic can be run to weaken Alomamola or Golem, both of whom wall you, while Dig seems like a decent option when consideredused in conjunction with Mold Breaker, but the charge -up turn gives the opponent an easy chance to switch to their Flying-type or switch in a check unharmed. Night Slash and Frustration are attacking options, but Night Slash does not provide coverage upon any notable threats, while Frustration is always weaker than Dragon Claw due to a STAB boost on Dragon Claw.</p>


[Checks and Counters]

<p>There are few checks and counters to Fraxure. Physically defensive Probopass, Bastidon, and Lairon are quite probably the best counters, due to their Steel typing giving them a resist against Fraxure's STAB. Alomomola can stall Fraxure out with Wish + Protect + Toxic, but this fails against Taunt Fraxureif Fraxure carries Taunt. Absol or Choice Scarf users can revenge it with either a powerful STAB Sucker Punch or higher Speed, respectively.</p>


[Dream World]

<p>Fraxure gets Unnerve as a Dream World Ability. This ability is highly situational as many Pokemon do not use berries at all, making Mold Breaker a better option.</p>




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#13
Right then. Where to start. This analysis needs to be bulked up; while it's straight to the point, it's way too short and not nearly descriptive enough. You're also missing some pretty important points. Mention Fire- and Ground-types that break through Steel-types that take little damage from Fraxure's Dragon-type attacks. You could also mention Probopass's Magnet Pull and its access to Earth Power. Now, for the bulking up, I'll give you an example of what I mean. This sentence:

"Many Choice Scarf users and Absol can revenge kill Fraxure, thanks to their higher Speed or Sucker Punch respectively, making Golem, Probopass, or Dual Screen Support from the likes of Serperior great partners to check said threats"

You could easily expand this to the following:

"Due to its average Speed, faster Pokemon, such as Absol, find it easy to revenge kill Fraxure. To combat this, bulky Pokemon, such as Golem and Probopass, are good switch-ins. Furthermore, Probopass's Magnet Pull ability and its access to Earth Power allow it to take on Steel-types that plague Fraxure. Dual screen support also helps Fraxure set up, giving it an easier time accumulating boosts. Serperior, Swoobat, and Audino can set them up."

Another example is here:

"Entry hazard support helps Fraxure ensure many important KOs, especially when using an Eviolite, due to the significant drop in power when compared to a Life Orb."

You should mention these as different sentences. Comparing the items such as "Life Orb is the preferred item, as it provides more immediate power, while Eviolite makes it easier to set up and gain more boosts." THEN you can mention entry hazards, along with a few Pokemon that can set them up. You could even add to Probopass's mention and say it has Stealth Rock.

Make these changes, get someone to look over it again, then we'll see about uploading it. Thank you, hope I helped! :)
 
#16
[Overview]

<p>Fraxure is oOne of the few Dragon-types in NU, andFraxure is an absolute monster, as very few Steel-types exist in the tier as well. With access to Dragon Dance, Fraxure can sweep many teams that are incapable of withstanding its powerful, STAB Outrages. Fraxure is not without flaws, however, as it has a low initial Speed and a terrible movepool consisting of only Dragon-type moves. Despite these minor flaws, Fraxure can be a great sweeper that can destroy even prepared teams.</p>

[SET]
name: Dragon Dance
move 1: Dragon Dance
move 2: Outrage
move 3: Dragon Claw / X-Scissor
move 4: Taunt / Swords Dance
item: Life Orb / Eviolite
ability: Mold Breaker
nature: Jolly
evs: 252 Atk / 4 Def / 252 Spe

[SET COMMENTS]

<p>Fraxure has a great boosting move in Dragon Dance. After a single boost, Fraxure reaches an outstanding 499 Attack and 384 Speed, which allows it to outspeed positive-Speed natured base 125 Speed Pokemon, such as Swellow. Fraxure is great on both offensive teams and balanced teams alike, being able to supply overwhelming offensive pressure due to its high Attack Stat and great STAB.</p>

<p>
Outrage and Dragon Claw are both used due to Fraxure's terrible movepool and the great neutral coverage that theits Dragon STAB provides. Outrage murders everything, but locks Fraxure in, which makes Dragon Claw a great attack to killpick off a weakened opponent. X-Scissor is usable over Dragon Claw as it has decent type coverage in NU and hits Metang for neutral damage <stating an xhko would probably be better here>. Taunt prevents pokemonfoes from inflicting status on Fraxure and deters defensive Pokemon such as Alomomola from stalling Fraxure with Wish and Toxic. Access to Swords Dance allows Fraxure to run a dDouble dDance set and gives Fraxure the opportunity to completely decimate stall teams. Fraxure is great on offensive teams and balanced teams, being able to supply a surplus of pressure due to its high Attack Stat and great STAB.<provide some guidelines as to when to choose which?></p>

[ADDITIONAL COMMENTS]

<p>The EVs are standard for a sweeper, allowingnd also allows Fraxure to outspeed Swellow; i. If Swellow is not a concern, Fraxure can run a spread of 56 HP / 252 Atk / 200 Spe along with an Adamant nature to outspeed Pokemon that have base 100 Speed, and have more bulk and power. Life Orb is the preferred item on Fraxure due to substantial increase in power it gives, allowing it to 2HKO pokemon such as Regirock, Alomomola, Bastiodon, and Relicanth. Whenbase 100 Speed Pokemon, particularly <examples>, as well as enjoy more bulk and power. Life Orb is the preferred item on Fraxure as the power boost secures vital 2HKOs on Pokemon such as Regirock, Alomomola, Bastiodon, and Relicanth. Alternatively, Eviolite <benefits of using eviolite, such as setting up more easily on *specific* foes, xhkos it survives, etc></p>

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[Other Options]

<p>Fraxure has an incredibly small movepool that gives it almost no other competitive options. Toxic can be run to weaken Alomaomola or Golem, both of whom wall you, whileit. Dig seems like a decent option when used in conjunction with Mold Breaker, but the charge-up turn gives the opponent an easy chancplenty of time to switch to their Flying-type or switch in a check unharmed. Night Slash and Frustration are attacking options, but Night Slash does not provide coverage upon any notable threats, while Frustration is always weaker than Dragon Claw due to a STAB boost onand avoid the attack. Night Slash and Return are Fraxure's only other attacking options, but Night Slash does not provide any notable coverage, while Return is always weaker than STAB Dragon Claw.</p>


[Checks and Counters]

<p>There are few checks and counters to Fraxure. Physically defensive Probopass, Bastidon, and Lairon are quite probably the best checks to Fraxure, due toas their Steel typing giving them a resist against Fraxure's STAB; due to the sheer power of Fraxureance to Fraxure's STAB. Due to Fraxure's sheer power, however, specially defensive Probopass and Bastiodon are both easily 2HKOed by Life Orb Outrage. Alomomola can stall Fraxure out with Wish + Protect + Toxic, but this fails if Fraxure carries Taunt or Swords Dance. Support Relicanth can take 2 Outrages from Fraxure and can hit it hard back with a Head Smash. as long as Fraxure lacks either Taunt or Swords Dance. Support Relicanth is not 2HKOed by Outrage and can retaliate with a powerful Head Smash. Thanks to its incredible bulk, Tangela can easily stall Fraxure out with lLeech sSeed due to its incredibly bulk with max Defense and Eviolite. Weezing and Misdreavus, although very shaky checks,. Although very shaky checks, Weezing and Misdreavus can take an oOutrage and hit Fraxure back with a Will-oO-Wisp, effectively crippling Fraxureit for the rest of the match. Absol withis another check thanks to its incredibly powerful STAB Sucker Punch also another check, but must be weary of Eviolite versionsariants, who can take a Sucker Punch. Lastly, Choice Scarf users such as Jynx, Sawk, and Braviary can revenge Fraxure, althoughbut note that the former two cannot OHKO Eviolite versionariants without prior damage.</p>


[Dream World]

<p>Fraxure gets Unnerve as aits Dream World Aability. This ability is highly situational as manyost Pokemon do not use bBerries at all, making Mold Breaker a better option.</p>


[Overview]

<p>One of the few Dragon-types in NU, Fraxure is an absolute monster, as very few Steel-types exist in the tier as well. With access to Dragon Dance, Fraxure can sweep many teams that are incapable of withstanding its powerful STAB Outrages. Fraxure is not without flaws, however, as it has a low initial Speed and a terrible movepool consisting of only Dragon-type moves. Despite these minor flaws, Fraxure can be a great sweeper that can destroy even prepared teams.</p>

[SET]
name: Dragon Dance
move 1: Dragon Dance
move 2: Outrage
move 3: Dragon Claw / X-Scissor
move 4: Taunt / Swords Dance
item: Life Orb / Eviolite
ability: Mold Breaker
nature: Jolly
evs: 252 Atk / 4 Def / 252 Spe

[SET COMMENTS]

<p>Fraxure has a great boosting move in Dragon Dance. After a single boost, Fraxure reaches an outstanding 499 Attack and 384 Speed, which allows it to outspeed positive-natured base 125 Speed Pokemon, such as Swellow. Fraxure is great on both offensive teams and balanced teams alike, being able to supply overwhelming offensive pressure due to its high Attack Stat and great STAB.</p>

<p>Outrage and Dragon Claw are both used due to Fraxure's terrible movepool and the great neutral coverage that its Dragon STAB provides. Outrage murders everything, but locks Fraxure in, which makes Dragon Claw a great attack to pick off a weakened opponent. X-Scissor is usable over Dragon Claw as it has decent type coverage in NU and hits Metang for neutral damage <stating an xhko would probably be better here>. Taunt prevents foes from inflicting status on Fraxure and deters defensive Pokemon such as Alomomola from stalling Fraxure with Wish and Toxic. Access to Swords Dance allows Fraxure to run a Double Dance set and gives Fraxure the opportunity to completely decimate stall teams. <provide some guidelines as to when to choose which?></p>

[ADDITIONAL COMMENTS]

<p>The EVs are standard for a sweeper, and also allows Fraxure to outspeed Swellow. If Swellow is not a concern, Fraxure can run a spread of 56 HP / 252 Atk / 200 Spe along with an Adamant nature to outspeed base 100 Speed Pokemon, particularly <examples>, as well as enjoy more bulk and power. Life Orb is the preferred item on Fraxure as the power boost secures vital 2HKOs on Pokemon such as Regirock, Alomomola, Bastiodon, and Relicanth. Alternatively, Eviolite <benefits of using eviolite, such as setting up more easily on *specific* foes, xhkos it survives, etc></p>

<p>If using Eviolite, entry hazard support from the likes of Golem and Garbodor allows Fraxure to obtain many of the aforementioned OHKOs and 2HKOs. Pokemon who can tank Ice-type attacks, such as Wartortle and Alomomola, make great partners for Fraxure; in return, Fraxure can easily tank the Grass- and Electric-type attacks aimed at them. Fire-, Fighting- or Ground- type Pokemon, such as Magmortar and Sawk, are great teammates for Fraxure as well, as their STAB attacks are super effective against the Steel-type Pokemon that resist Fraxure's STAB. With Magnet Pull and Earth Power enabling it to trap and KO Steel-types, Probopass is also useful. Due to Fraxure's average Speed, it is easily revenge killed by faster Pokemon, such as Absol. To combat this, bulky Pokemon such as Golem and Probopass are useful teammates. Dual screen support also helps Fraxure set up and gives it an easier time accumulating boosts. Serperior, Swoobat, and Audino can set them up.</p>

[Other Options]

<p>Fraxure has an incredibly small movepool that gives it almost no other competitive options. Toxic can be run to weaken Alomomola or Golem, both of whom wall it. Dig seems like a decent option when used in conjunction with Mold Breaker, but the charge turn gives the opponent plenty of time to switch to their Flying-type and avoid the attack. Night Slash and Return are Fraxure's only other attacking options, but Night Slash does not provide any notable coverage, while Return is always weaker than STAB Dragon Claw.</p>

[Checks and Counters]

<p>There are few checks and counters to Fraxure. Physically defensive Probopass, Bastidon, and Lairon are quite probably the best checks to Fraxure, as their Steel typing giving them a resistance to Fraxure's STAB. Due to Fraxure's sheer power, however, specially defensive Probopass and Bastiodon are both easily 2HKOed by Life Orb Outrage. Alomomola can stall Fraxure out with Wish + Protect + Toxic as long as Fraxure lacks either Taunt or Swords Dance. Support Relicanth is not 2HKOed by Outrage and can retaliate with a powerful Head Smash. Thanks to its incredible bulk, Tangela can easily stall Fraxure out with Leech Seed. Although very shaky checks, Weezing and Misdreavus can take an Outrage and hit Fraxure with a Will-O-Wisp, effectively crippling it for the rest of the match. Absol is another check thanks to its incredibly powerful STAB Sucker Punch, but must be wary of Eviolite variants, who can take a Sucker Punch. Lastly, Choice Scarf users such as Jynx, Sawk, and Braviary can revenge Fraxure, but note that the former two cannot OHKO Eviolite variants without prior damage.</p>

[Dream World]

<p>Fraxure gets Unnerve as its Dream World ability. This ability is highly situational as most Pokemon do not use Berries at all, making Mold Breaker a better option.</p>