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Kingdra: Sniper

Discussion in 'Locked / Outdated Analyses' started by mluck24, Mar 29, 2010.

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  1. mluck24

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    Kingdra
    Brave
    252hp/100atk/100spA/28def/28spdef
    scope lens
    Sniper

    Focus Energy
    Dragon Pulse/Draco meteor
    waterfall
    body slam

    This set is for the guys with luck on their side. I decided to make it because I noticed Kingdra wasn't used with its ability sniper. The main purpose of this set is to destroy foes with the use of critical hits, instead of physical prowess. Unfortunately, Kingdra does not have any moves that have a high critical hit ratio, or dragon claw to run an adamant set (although you can go outrage, but not reccommended, and that would change the ev spread).

    The object of this set is to force a switch, which kingdra easily does. Use this turn to set up focus energy. With focus energy, it boosts you critical hit ratio 2 stages, and combined with scope lens, makes it possible for you to get critical hits. Basically, if you get a critical hit, you killed a pokemon.

    This set relies on Kingdra's bulkiness and resistances to survive and dish out hits, instead of outspeeding your opponents. This is why body slam is listed. Body slam allows you to paralyze your opponent 30% of the time, which would make you faster than your opponent. dragonpulse and waterfall are listed for stab, and provide great coverage to ensure your critical hits are not wasted. The two "crazy" moves, draco meteor and outrage, are optional, but not reccommended for their side effects. Confusion would tear through Kingdra's bulk, draco meteor would make his hits not powerful.
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