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Jynx (Analysis)

Discussion in 'Uploaded Analyses' started by SuperJOCKE, Aug 7, 2011.

  1. SuperJOCKE

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    Jynx

    [Overview]

    <p>Jynx has an excellent base Special Attack stat of 115 and a base stat of 95 in both Speed and Special Defense. This might make Jynx look like a great sweeper, but she is held back by a horrible base Defense stat of 35, making her extremely vulnerable to almost any physical attack coming her way, especially the common Sucker Punch (which she has an unfourtunate weakness to). Her low HP stat doesn't help her either. On top of that, Jynx has always been overshadowed by other Psychic-type Pokemon such as Alakazam, even with her great Special Attack stat, and this generation is no different. UU's newest additions bring about even more Psychic-type Pokemon that outclass Jynx in some way, including Mew, Celebi, and Azelf. All three are faster than Jynx, while both Mew and Celebi are bulkier, and Azelf hits way harder. Jynx is weak to Stealth Rock as well, but she has something up her sleeve that the aforementioned Pokemon don't: Lovely Kiss. With Lovely Kiss, Jynx has a way easier time setting up Nasty Plot or Calm Mind while her opponent is sleeping, making her a great late-game sweeper and potent hail abuser.</p>

    [SET]
    name: Nasty Plot
    move 1: Nasty Plot
    move 2: Ice Beam
    move 3: Psyshock / Focus Blast
    move 4: Lovely Kiss / Substitute
    item: Leftovers / Life Orb
    ability: Forewarn
    nature: Timid
    evs: 4 HP / 252 SpA / 252 Spe
    ivs: 30 SpA / 30 SpD

    [SET COMMENTS]

    <p>This set is all about boosting Jynx's Special Attack with Nasty Plot. Get Jynx onto the field, either when one of your Pokemon have fainted or come in on a resisted or weak special move. With Lovely Kiss, setting up becomes much easier, as your opponent's Pokemon is asleep. Substitute serves a similar purpose, as it protects Jynx from damage and prevents status. Ice Beam is Jynx's main STAB move, hitting hard off of Jynx's great Special Attack. Psyshock is a reliable secondary STAB move that takes care of Chansey, and while Focus Blast still hits Chansey for super effective damage, it also hits Steel-type Pokemon, who resist Jynx's STAB moves.</p>

    [ADDITIONAL COMMENTS]

    <p>You can also opt to use Hidden Power Ground to hit Victini hard, as it resists the listed moves, while hitting Steel-type Pokemon hard as well. The IVs listed gives Hidden Power Ground, and also maximize Jynx's bulk and Speed. Shadow Ball is also an option to hit Victini and Slowbro, who also resist Jynx's other moves. Grass Knot or Energy Ball can also be used to hit Slowbro and Empoleon for neutral damage, something that Shadow Ball can't do. Blizzard is an option if you use Jynx on a hail team. In hail Blizzard has 100% accuracy and hits much harder than Ice Beam. If you want to gamble a little for more power, Blizzard can be used outside hail, but it's not recommended. Life Orb makes Jynx hit harder, but shortens her lifespan. Leftovers is the superior item, allowing Jynx to recover health while setting up when your opponent's Pokemon is asleep.</p>

    <p>Since there are many Pokemon in UU with at least 100 base Speed, these Pokemon must be removed before Jynx can come in and set up. Rapid Spin support is a must, and Hitmontop is the best choice to provide this, resisting Rock- and Dark-type moves that Jynx is weak to, while Jynx resists Psychic-type moves that Hitmontop is weak to. Suicune makes an excellent partner, as it resists Fire- and Steel-type moves that Jynx is weak to, and it takes physical moves with ease as well, protecting Jynx from being KOed because of her horrible Defense stat. However, believe it or not, Reflect can actually help Jynx survive some neutral physical attacks. Uxie makes a good partner, as it can set up Stealth Rock, which can help score some extra KOs, as well as dual screens. It would also be a great idea to remove any Pursuit users before bringing Jynx out since the move usually spells doom for her.</p>

    [SET]
    name: Calm Mind
    move 1: Calm Mind
    move 2: Ice Beam / Psyshock
    move 3: Substitute
    Move 4: Lovely Kiss
    item: Leftovers
    ability: Forewarn
    nature: Timid
    evs: 200 HP / 56 SpA / 252 Spe

    [SET COMMENTS]

    <p>Unlike the Nasty Plot set, Jynx now takes on a more defensive role with Calm Mind. After one boost, weaker special moves from Pokemon such as Milotic won't break through one Substitute, and after several boosts, Jynx can survive even the most powerful moves from Pokemon such as Moltres. Lovely Kiss puts slower Pokemon and switch-ins to sleep to give Jynx an easier time setting up. As an attacking option, Ice Beam is the preffered choice, as no type of Pokemon is immune to it, but Psyshock hits Chansey way harder than Ice Beam and takes care of the many Fighting-type Pokemon in the tier. However, Chansey isn't Jynx's biggest problem, as Ice Beam 3HKOes her at +6.</p>

    [ADDITIONAL COMMENTS]

    <p>The listed EVs give Jynx some bulk, while allowing her to Speed tie with Arcanine and other base 95 Speed Pokemon in the tier. Jynx has several other attacking options. Focus Blast hits Dark- and Steel-type Pokemon hard. Hidden Power Ground hits Steel-type Pokemon as well, but takes care of Victini, who resists Jynx's STAB moves. Shadow Ball also hits Victini and takes care of Slowbro, who also resists Jynx's STAB moves. Grass Knot and Energy Ball are also options to hit Slowbro, while hitting Empoleon for neutral damage. However, these moves will usually not find a slot on Jynx's moveset, as it needs at least Calm Mind and Lovely Kiss. Rapid Spin support is a must, as Jynx is weak to Stealth Rock. Hitmontop makes an excellent partner, resisting Dark- and Rock-type moves that Jynx is weak to. Suicune is also a great partner, as it resists Fire- and Steel-type moves that Jynx is weak to, and takes physical attacks directed at Jynx with ease.</p>

    [Other Options]

    <p>Jynx has a wide movepool, but can't really use all she has access to. Jynx can sometimes use Taunt with some success, however. Signal Beam can be used to hit Dark-type Pokemon for super effective damage. Jynx also has the combination of Mean Look and Perish Song, but she doesn't have the defenses to pull it off. Jynx also has access to Trick Room and Rain Dance, as well as other support moves such as Wish, Heal Bell, Toxic, Sweet Kiss, Reflect, and Light Screen, but other Pokemon pull those off more easily. Jynx also has a wide physical movepool, but her Attack stat is very bad and she can only boost it with Meditate.</p>

    [Checks and Counters]

    <p>Every physical Pokemon that can outspeed Jynx can counter her, as her terrible Defense stat makes her vulnerable to almost any physical move. Mew with a positive Speed nature always outspeed Jynx, and can hit hard with Shadow Ball or Shadow Claw. Houndoom with Sucker Punch will easily KO Jynx, and can also use its Fire-type moves to finish her off. Jynx is no match for Weavile either, as she is extremly weak to Pursuit. Cobalion resists Ice Beam and can KO Jynx with its STAB Fighting- or Steel-type moves.</p>

    [Dream World]

    <p>Jynx gets Dry Skin as her Dream World ability. Dry Skin is a great ability, and grants Jynx an immunity to Water-type moves, and recovering HP if hit by one. It also has the effect of restoring HP in rain, which is great for Jynx. Even Dry Skin's debilitating effects don't matter much, since many Fire-type moves already KO Jynx, and sun is uncommon in UU. This ability should be used on all sets when it's released, as this will enable Jynx to completly wall mono-attackers such as Roar Suicune, but Taunt is necessary in that case.</p>
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    maybe mention modest and liforb on the nasty plot set? gives you a 7.69% to OHKO chansey with sealth rock and one layer of spikes afther at +2.
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    I don't know about Modest on the NP set as you need the speed. Forgot to mention LO though.
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    Great work on this, but have you tried Life Orb on the Nasty Plot set? Jynx is powerful but it still needs all the power it can get. Also, mention that faster Pokemon need to be removed before it can sweep, Jynx falls just short of the base 100 mark :\
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    No, I never tried Life Orb, but I guess I could slash it, if that's what you meant.

    Will do, I'll mention those fast Pokémons.
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    Remove the LO and Choice sets. LO is pretty pointless when you can just NP, and Jynx has easily walled STAB attacks and a SR weakness which does not lend itself to choice sets very well. The other two sets look good though.

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    What the hipster tree said.

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    Ok, changes made. That's what I thought you would say anyways, so no suprise there.

    Thanks.
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    I'll bump this for a last check so that I can write this, as I have nothing else to do at the moment.
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    I thought I posted here already.. hm.

    you may want to lower the speed. while you should definitely keep timid, you may want to lower it to outspeed + base 90s or 86s. I say this mostly because there are two pokemon that have base 95, off the top of my mind: arcanine (who will do shittons with extremespeed) and yanmega (which will just protect to eliminate the speed tie issues; it is admittedly useful vs. tinted lens though). other threats, like drapion and houndoom, are rarely seen.

    No mention of scarf blizzspam at all? I mean Jynx is one of the strongest blizzspammers and is also the strongest one with focus blast, yet it's ignored?

    what's up with the CM EVs? they seem really... random.

    How has flareblitz not yet posted here?
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    Well, I've used these sets and they work. You can't argue with the results. And where do you suppose I put those EVs then?
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    No sense in cutting the speed- it's not like she's durable or anything.

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    Thanks alot.

    Now to write this thing.
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    Why would I ever want to use calm mind jynx? Calm mind alakazam is faster and has a higher initial spa, and better typing.
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    Alakazam can't put a counter to sleep.
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    It can sub/encore the counter, giving it free turns if needed.
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    They switch in a counter, you use Sub, they use <physical/super effective move>, Alakazam uses Encore? What does that accomplish?
    They switch in a counter, you use Sub, they use <physical/super effective move>, Jynx uses Lovely Kiss. Jynx's counter is now out of commission.

    Encore is only good for forcing the initial switch, which Alakazam and Jynx don't really need since they force switches just by being so powerful. Lovely Kiss lets you beat the switch-in, which Encore will never do.
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    I derped was all. I confused encore with disable.
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    [Overview]

    <p>Jynx has an excellent base Special Attack stat of 115 and a base stat of 95 in both Speed and Special Defense. This might make Jynx look a great sweeper, but she is held back by a horrible base Defense stat of 35, making her really vulnerable to almost any physical attack coming her way, especially the common Sucker Punch that she is weak to,.(period, no comma) and Her low HP stat isn't helping either. On top of that, Jynx has always been overshadowed by other Psychic-types such as Alakazam, even though her Special Attack is great, with her great Special Attack stat, and this time is no different. UU's newest additions to tier brings about even more Psychic-types that outclasses Jynx in some way, and these include including Mew, Celebi, and Azelf. All three are faster than Jynx, while both Mew and Celebi are bulkier, and Azelf hits way harder. Jynx is weak to Stealth Rock as well, but she has something up her sleeve that these three and Alakazam don't: Lovely Kiss. With Lovely Kiss, she has a way easier time setting up Nasty Plot or Calm Mind while her opponent is sleeping, making her a great late game sweeper.</p>

    [SET]
    name: Nasty Plot
    move 1: Nasty Plot
    move 2: Ice Beam
    move 3: Psyshock / Focus Blast
    move 4: Lovely Kiss / Substitute
    item: Leftovers / Life Orb
    ability: Forewarn
    nature: Timid
    evs: 4 HP / 252 SpA / 252 Spe
    ivs: 30 SpA / 30 SpD

    [SET COMMENTS]

    <p>This set is all about boosting Jynx's Special Attack with Nasty Plot. Get Jynx into the field, either when one of your Pokemon have fainted or come in on a resisted or weak Special move. With Lovely Kiss, setting up becomes much easier as your opponent's Pokemon are asleep. Substitute serves a similar purpose as it keeps you Jynx protected from damage as well and hinders status. Ice Beam is Jynx's main STAB move and it hits hard from Jynx's great Special Attack. Psyshock is a reliable secondary STAB and takes care of Chansey, and while Focus Blast still hits Chansey for super effective damage, it also hits Steel-types,(comma) who hard as well, as they resist Jynx's STAB moves.</p>

    [ADDITIONAL COMMENTS]

    <p>You can also opt to use Hidden Power Ground to hit Victini hard,(comma) as it resists the listed moves, while also hitting Steel-types hard as well. Use 30 SpA and 30 SpD IVs for Hidden Power Ground. The IVs listed gives Jynx yield Hidden Power Ground, while maximizing Jynx's bulk and Speed. Shadow Ball is also an option to hit Victini and at the same time Slowbro,(comma) who also resist Jynx's other moves. Grass Knot or Energy Ball can also be used to hit Slowbro,(no comma) as well as and Empoleon for neutral damage, something that Shadow Ball doesn't. can't do. Blizzard is an option if you use Jynx on a Hail team. In Hail,(comma) Blizzard has 100% accuracy and hits way much harder than Ice Beam. If you want to gamble a little for more power, Blizzard can be used outside Hail,(comma) as well but it's not recommended. Life Orb makes Jynx hit harder,(comma) but shortens her lifespan.,(period, no comma) while Leftovers reocvers her HP while the opponents asleep and Jynx sets up, and is the better choice of item. Leftovers is the superior item, allowing Jynx to recover while setting up and when your opponent's asleep.</p>

    <p>Faster Pokemon needs to be removed before Jynx can come in and do her thing, even though she is fast, there are many Pokemon with 100 base Speed or higher in the tier. Since there are are many Pokemon in UU with at least 100 base Speed, these Pokemon must be removed before Jynx can come in and set up. Rapid Spin support are is a must,(comma) and Hitmontop makes the best partner,(comma) as he resist resisting Rock- and Dark-type moves that Jynx is weak to, while at the same time Jynx resists Psychic-type moves that Hitmontop is weak to. Suicune makes an excellent partner,(comma) as it resist Fire-(space)and Steel-type moves that Jynx are weak to, and it takes physical moves with ease as well, protecting Jynx from being KOed because of her horrible Defense stat. However, believe it or not, Reflect can actually help Jynx survive some neutral physical attacks. Uxie makes a good partner,(comma) as it can set up Stealth Rock besides alongside screens, which can help score some extra KOs.</p>

    [SET]
    name: Calm Mind
    move 1: Calm Mind
    move 2: Ice Beam / Psyshock
    move 3: Substitute
    Move 4: Lovely Kiss
    item: Leftovers
    ability: Forewarn
    nature: Timid
    evs: 200 HP / 56 SpA / 252 Spe

    [SET COMMENTS]

    <p>Unlike the Nasty Plot set, Jynx now takes on a more defensive roll with Calm Mind. After one boost, weaker special moves from Pokemon such as Milotic won't break through one Substitute, and after several boosts, Jynx can survive even the most powerful moves from Pokemon such as Moltres. Lovely Kiss puts slower Pokemon and switch-ins to sleep so that Jynx as to give Jynx an easier time to set up. As an attacking option, Ice Beam is the preffered choice, as no type of Pokemon resist is immune to it, but Psyshock hits Chansey way harder than Ice Beam and takes care of the many Fighting-type Pokemon in the tier. But know this, Ice Beam does 3HKO Chansey at +6, and Chansey isn't Jynx's biggest problem. However, Chansey isn't Jynx's biggest problem, as Ice Beam 3HKOes her at +6.</p>

    [ADDITIONAL COMMENTS]

    <p>The listed EVs gives Jynx some bulk, while she still ties with Arcanine and other base 95 Speed Pokemon in the tier. Other moves can be used in any of the slots above (except for Calm Mind though and it's not recommended to go without Lovely Kiss); Jynx has several other attacking options. Focus Blast hits Dark- and Steel-types hard. Hidden Power Ground hits Steel-types as well, but takes care of Victini,(comma) that who resists Jynx's STAB moves. Shadow Ball also hits Victini and takes care of Slowbro,(comma) who resists that also resist Jynx's STAB as well. Grass Knot and Energy Ball are also options to hit Slowbro, while also hitting Empoleon for neutral damage. However, these moves will usually not find a slot on Jynx's moveset, as it needs at least Calm Mind and Lovely Kiss. Rapid Spin support is a must, as Jynx are is weak to Stealth Rock. Hitmontop makes an excellent partner,(comma) as he resist resisting Dark- and Rock-types moves that Jynx is weak to. Suicune is also a great partner, as it resist Fire- and Steel-type moves that Jynx is weak to, and it takes physical attacks directed at Jynx with ease.(period) as well.</p>

    [Other Options]

    <p>Jynx has a wide movepool,(comma) but can't really use all she has access to. Taunt is a move Jynx can use Jynx can sometimes use Taunt with some success,(comma) though. however. Signal Beam can be used to hit Dark-type Pokemon for super effective damage. Jynx also has the combination of Mean Look and Perish Song,(comma) but she doesn't have the defenses for it to work well. Jynx also has access to Trick Room and Rain Dance,(comma) as well as other support move such as Wish, Heal Bell, Magic Coat, Toxic, Sweet Kiss, Reflect,(comma) and Light Screen, but there are other Pokemon that pulls those off better move easily. than Jynx. Jynx also has a wide physical movepool,(comma) but her Attack stat is really very bad bad,(comma) and she can only boost it with Meditate.</p>

    [Checks and Counters]

    <p>Every physical Pokemon that can outspeed Jynx can counter Jynx her, as her terrible Defense stat makes her vulnerable to almost any physical move. Mew with a positive Speed nature always outspeed Jynx,(comma) and can hit hard with Shadow Ball or Shadow Claw. Houndoom with Sucker Punch will easily KO Jynx, and can also use its Fire-type moves to end her. finish her off. Jynx is no match for Weavile either, as she is extremly weak to Pursuit. Cobalion resist Ice Beam and can KO Jynx with his its STAB FIghting- Fighting- or Steel-type moves.</p>

    [Dream World]

    <p>Jynx gets Dry Skin as her Dream World ability. Dry Skin is a great ability,(comma) and grants granting Jynx an immunity to Water-type moves, and recovering HP if hit by one. It also has the effect of restoring HP in rain, which is great for Jynx. The downside of Dry Skin doesn't matter to Jynx, as she will get KOed by most Fire-type moves in any case, and sun isn't even common in UU. Even Dry Skin's debilitating effects don't matter much, since many Fire-type moves already KO Jynx, and sun is uncommon in UU. This ability should always be used on all sets,(no comma) when it's released, as this will enable Jynx to completly wall Water-type Pokemon with only a Water-type as it's attacking option, mono-attackers such as Roar Suicune, but Taunt is necessary in that case.</p>

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    *looks at the check... bangs head into desk because of all the dumb mistakes*

    Changes made. Thanks again NixHex. One more check please.
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    I thank you for taking your time, but most of this check contains unnecessary changes. I only changed small typos.
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    <p>Jynx has an excellent base Special Attack stat of 115 and a base stat of 95 in both Speed and Special Defense. This might make Jynx look like a great sweeper, but she is held back by a horrible base Defense stat of 35, making her really extremely vulnerable to almost any physical attack coming her way, especially the common Sucker Punch (which she has an unfortunate weakness to). that she is weak to. Her low HP stat isn't helping doesn't help her either. On top of that, Jynx has always been overshadowed by other Psychic-type Pokemon such as Alakazam, even with her great Special Attack stat, and this time generation is no different. UU's newest additions bring about even more Psychic-type Pokemon that outclasses Jynx in some way, including Mew, Celebi, and Azelf. All three are faster than Jynx, while both Mew and Celebi are bulkier, and Azelf hits way harder. Jynx is weak to Stealth Rock as well, but she has something up her sleeve that these three and Alakazam the aforementioned Pokemon don't: Lovely Kiss. With Lovely Kiss, she Jynx has a way easier time setting up Nasty Plot or Calm Mind while her opponent is sleeping, making her a great late-game sweeper.</p>

    [SET]
    name: Nasty Plot
    move 1: Nasty Plot
    move 2: Ice Beam
    move 3: Psyshock / Focus Blast
    move 4: Lovely Kiss / Substitute
    item: Leftovers / Life Orb
    ability: Forewarn
    nature: Timid
    evs: 4 HP / 252 SpA / 252 Spe
    ivs: 30 SpA / 30 SpD

    [SET COMMENTS]

    <p>This set is all about boosting Jynx's Special Attack with Nasty Plot. Get Jynx into onto the field, either when one of your Pokemon have fainted or come in on a resisted or weak special move. With Lovely Kiss, setting up becomes much easier, as your opponent's Pokemon is asleep. Substitute serves a similar purpose, as it keeps Jynx protected protects Jynx from damage and hinders prevents status. Ice Beam is Jynx's main STAB move, and it hits hard from hitting hard off of Jynx's great Special Attack. Psyshock is a reliable secondary STAB moves that and takes care of Chansey, and while Focus Blast still hits Chansey for super effective damage, it also hits Steel-type Pokemon, who resist Jynx's STAB moves.</p>

    [ADDITIONAL COMMENTS]

    <p>You can also opt to use Hidden Power Ground to hit Victini hard, as it resists the listed moves, while hitting Steel-type Pokemon hard as well. The IVs listed gives Jynx yield Hidden Power Ground, maximizing and also maximize Jynx's bulk and Speed. Shadow Ball is also an option to hit Victini and Slowbro, who also resist Jynx's other moves. Grass Knot or Energy Ball can also be used to hit Slowbro and Empoleon for neutral damage, something that Shadow Ball can't do. Blizzard is an option if you use Jynx on a Hail hail team. In Hail hail, Blizzard has 100% accuracy and hits much harder than Ice Beam. If you want to gamble a little for more power, Blizzard can be used outside Hail, hail, but it's not recommended. Life Orb makes Jynx hit harder, but shortens her lifespan. Leftovers is the superior item, allowing Jynx to recover while setting up and when your opponent's Pokemon is asleep.</p>

    <p>Since there are many Pokemon in UU with at least 100 base Speed, these Pokemon must be removed before Jynx can come in and set up. Rapid Spin support is a must, and Hitmontop makes the best partner, is the best choice to provide this, resisting Rock- and Dark-type moves that Jynx is weak to, while Jynx resists Psychic-type moves that Hitmontop is weak to. Suicune makes an excellent partner, as it resists Fire- and Steel-type moves that Jynx is weak to, and it takes physical moves with ease as well, protecting Jynx from being KOed because of her horrible Defense stat. However, believe it or not, Reflect can actually help Jynx survive some neutral physical attacks. Uxie makes a good partner, as it can set up Stealth Rock, alongside screens, which can help score some extra KOs, as well as dual screens.</p>

    [SET]
    name: Calm Mind
    move 1: Calm Mind
    move 2: Ice Beam / Psyshock
    move 3: Substitute
    Move 4: Lovely Kiss
    item: Leftovers
    ability: Forewarn
    nature: Timid
    evs: 200 HP / 56 SpA / 252 Spe

    [SET COMMENTS]

    <p>Unlike the Nasty Plot set, Jynx now takes on a more defensive role with Calm Mind. After one boost, weaker special moves from Pokemon such as Milotic won't break through one Substitute, and after several boosts, Jynx can survive even the most powerful moves from Pokemon such as Moltres. Lovely Kiss puts slower Pokemon and switch-ins to sleep to give Jynx an easier time to set setting up. As an attacking option, Ice Beam is the preffered choice, as no type of Pokemon is immune to it, but Psyshock hits Chansey way harder than Ice Beam and takes care of the many Fighting-type Pokemon in the tier. However, Chansey isn't Jynx's biggest problem, as Ice Beam 3HKOes her at +6.</p>

    [ADDITIONAL COMMENTS]

    <p>The listed EVs gives give Jynx some bulk, while she still ties while allowing her to Speed tie with Arcanine and other base 95 Speed Pokemon in the tier. Jynx has several other attacking options. Focus Blast hits Dark- and Steel-type Pokemon hard. Hidden Power Ground hits Steel-type Pokemon as well, but takes care of Victini, who resists Jynx's STAB moves. Shadow Ball also hits Victini and takes care of Slowbro, who also resists Jynx's STAB moves. Grass Knot and Energy Ball are also options to hit Slowbro, while hitting Empoleon for neutral damage. However, these moves will usually not find a slot on Jynx's moveset, as it needs at least Calm Mind and Lovely Kiss. Rapid Spin support is a must, as Jynx is weak to Stealth Rock. Hitmontop makes an excellent partner, resisting Dark- and Rock-type moves that Jynx is weak to. Suicune is also a great partner, as it resists Fire- and Steel-type moves that Jynx is weak to, and takes physical attacks directed at Jynx with ease.</p>

    [Other Options]

    <p>Jynx has a wide movepool, but can't really use all she has access to. Jynx can sometimes use Taunt with some success, however. Signal Beam can be used to hit Dark-type Pokemon for super effective damage. Jynx also has the combination of Mean Look and Perish Song, but she doesn't have the defenses for it to work well. to pull it off. Jynx also has access to Trick Room and Rain Dance, as well as other support moves such as Wish, Heal Bell, Magic Coat, Toxic, Sweet Kiss, Reflect, and Light Screen, but other Pokemon pull those off more easily. Jynx also has a wide physical movepool, but her Attack stat is very bad and she can only boost it with Meditate.</p>

    [Checks and Counters]

    <p>Every physical Pokemon that can outspeed Jynx can counter her, as her terrible Defense stat makes her vulnerable to almost any physical move. Mew with a positive Speed nature always outspeed Jynx, and can hit hard with Shadow Ball or Shadow Claw. Houndoom with Sucker Punch will easily KO Jynx, and can also use its Fire-type moves to finish her off. Jynx is no match for Weavile either, as she is extremly weak to Pursuit. Cobalion resist Ice Beam and can KO Jynx with its STAB Fighting- or Steel-type moves.</p>

    [Dream World]

    <p>Jynx gets Dry Skin as her Dream World ability. Dry Skin is a great ability, and grants Jynx an immunity to Water-type moves, and recovering HP if hit by one. It also has the effect of restoring HP in rain, which is great for Jynx. Even Dry Skin's debilitating effects don't matter much, since many Fire-type moves already KO Jynx, and sun is uncommon in UU. This ability should be used on all sets when it's released, as this will enable Jynx to completly wall mono-attackers such as Roar Suicune, but Taunt is necessary in that case.</p>


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