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Mamoswine

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    Mamoswine

    [Overview]

    <p>Mamoswine has a huge Attack stat, and its excellent dual STAB gives it perfect coverage outside of Bronzong, Rotom-A, and Shedinja. It also can pick off faster Pokemon and deal severe damage to a multitude of common threats with its STAB Ice Shard. Mamoswine has a usable Defense stat, but its Ice typing and low Special Defense means it can't take too many hits. Mamoswine also has rather low Speed, so it's somewhat reliant upon either Tailwind, Trick Room, or Thunder Wave support. Overall, Mamoswine's excellent Attack stat and fantastic coverage make it a hugely powerful attacker if given the right support.</p>

    [SET]
    name: Physical Attacker
    move 1: Earthquake
    move 2: Icicle Crash / Icicle Spear
    move 3: Ice Shard
    move 4: Protect
    item: Ice Gem / Life Orb / Focus Sash
    ability: Snow Cloak
    nature: Adamant / Jolly
    evs: 4 HP / 252 Atk / 252 Spe

    [SET COMMENTS]

    <p>This set is intended to be a standard physical attacker, hitting as hard as possible before dying. Mamoswine's brilliant dual STAB makes it practically unwallable and hits a multitude of common Pokemon for super effective damage. Earthquake and Icicle Crash have almost perfect coverage together, with Icicle Crash OHKOing almost everything that resists Earthquake. Ice Shard allows Mamoswine to pick off weakened opponents, and can even nab some OHKOs. Protect allows Mamoswine to avoid damage for a turn, and can be used to stall out opposing Trick Room and Tailwind.</p>

    [ADDITIONAL COMMENTS]

    <p>Icicle Spear is only 8.3% less powerful on average than Icicle Crash, and breaks through Substitutes (which is especially useful against Prankster users such as Thundurus), Focus Sashes, and resist Berries, making it a viable alternative to Icicle Crash. Mamoswine can effectively use a multitude of different items as well. Ice Gem is preferred, nabbing an OHKO on 4 HP Thundurus with Ice Shard and giving Mamoswine a very powerful single-target attack which does a ton of damage to Abomasnow and other bulky Grass-types. However, Life Orb boosts all of Mamoswine's attacks, whereas Focus Sash allows Mamoswine to abuse its immunity to both hail and sandstorm to bypass its multitude of weaknesses and average defenses. The EV spread is flexible; because Mamoswine can work with such a large number of team archetypes, it can alter its Speed stat to suit whatever sort of team it's on, and rather than use 252 Speed EVs, pmce can invest a bit in HP or its defenses to let it take a few more hits.</p>

    <p>Good partners for Mamoswine are those that allow it to get around its Speed problem, and can either boost its power or complement its STAB Earthquake while being able to take out the Pokemon that threaten Mamoswine. Fighting-type opponents can take out Mamoswine with their STAB attacks, so a Flying-type Pokemon makes an excellent partner. Zapdos, Rotom-W, and Thundurus in particular have excellent synergy with Mamoswine, thanks to their Earthquake immunities, access to either Thunder Wave or Tailwind to slow down threats to Mamoswine, and their ability to take out fast Flying-types that are immune to Mamoswine's Earthquake. Zapdos can also take out Ferrothorn with Heat Wave, a Pokemon which would otherwise easily OHKO Mamoswine with Power Whip. Aerodactyl deserves a special mention as a partner for Mamoswine, as it is immune to Earthquake, can set up Tailwind, and has Unnerve to nullify any Yache or Shuca Berries the opponent may have. If being used on a Trick Room team, good partners for Mamoswine include Musharna and Cresselia, thanks to their immunities to Earthquake, access to Trick Room, ability to boost Mamoswine's moves with Helping Hand, and access to STAB Psychic to take out Hitmontop and other Fighting-types that may threaten Mamoswine.</p>

    [Other Options]

    <p>Stone Edge may seem redundant with Mamoswine's Ice-type STAB, but it 2HKOes Gyarados even after an Intimidate, unlike Icicle Crash. Endeavor is gimmicky, but can work quite well with a Focus Sash thanks to Mamoswine's immunity to sandstorm and hail, as well as its access to Ice Shard. Thick Fat is usable, but Mamoswine can't use Icicle Crash or Ice Shard with it, which greatly reduces its effectiveness.</p>

    [Checks and Counters]

    <p>Most of the Pokemon that resist Earthquake are hit incredibly hard by Icicle Crash, which makes Mamoswine difficult to counter. However, a multitude of checks exist thanks to Mamoswine's low Speed and only reasonable defenses. Most Fighting-types such as Infernape and Hitmontop can take Mamoswine out before it attacks, but will have some trouble taking a powerful STAB Earthquake to the face.</p>
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    hi please expand more i dont get it whats a mamoswine

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    Aerodactyl should be mentioned as a partner. It is quake immune, can set up tailwind, and Mamo not having to deal with Yaches and Shucas is amazing.

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    [Overview]
    <p>]Mamoswine's has a huge Attack stat, and its excellent dual STAB moves gives it perfect coverage outside of Bronzong, while. Its Access to STAB Ice Shard picks also allows it to pick off faster Pokemon and can do severe damage to a multitude of common Pokemon threats. Unfortunately, despite having an above-average Defense, Mamoswine has usable Defense, but its Mamoswine's Ice typing and low Special Defense means it can't take too many hits. Mamoswine also has rather low speed, so it's somewhat reliant upon Tailwind, Trick Room, or Thunder Wave support Mamoswine's Speed isn't anything to write home about either, meaning it usually needs Tailwind, Trick Room, or Thunder Wave support to be effective. Overall, Mamoswine's excellent Attack stat and coverage make it a hugely powerful attacker if given the right support.</p>

    [SET]
    name: Physical Attacker
    move 1: Earthquake
    move 2: Icicle Crash / Icicle Spear
    move 3: Ice Shard
    move 4: Protect
    item: Ice Gem / Life Orb / Focus Sash
    ability: Snow Cloak
    nature: Adamant / Jolly
    evs: 4 HP / 252 Atk / 252 Spe

    [SET COMMENTS]
    <p>Earthquake and Icicle Crash have almost near-perfect coverage together, with Icicle Crash OHKOing almost everything that resists Earthquake. Ice Shard allows Mamoswine to pick off weakened opponents and can even nab some OHKOs with its excellent coverage. Protect allows Mamoswine to avoid damage for a turn, and can stall out opposing trick room and tailwind Protect is a highly useful move as always, as it lets Mamoswine evade damage for a turn, allowing its partner to take out a threat. It also enables Mamoswine to stall out opposing Trick Room and Tailwind.</p> (This is pretty short - just 4 sentences. Please try and expand it.)

    [ADDITIONAL COMMENTS]
    <p>Icicle Spear is only 8.3% less powerful on average on than Icicle Crash, and breaks through Substitutes (which is especially useful against Prankster users such as Thundurus), Focus Sashes, and resist berries, making it a viable alternative to Icicle Crash. Mamoswine can effectively use a multitude of different items. Ice Gem is preferred, as it allows Mamoswine to nab an the OHKO on 4 HP Thundurus with Ice Shard, and while also giving Mamoswine it a very powerful single-target attack which does a ton of damage to Abomasnow and other bulky Grass-types. However, Life Orb boosts all of Mamoswine's attacks, while and Focus Sash allows Mamoswine to abuse its immunity to both hail and sandstorm to bypass its multitude of weaknesses and average defenses. The EV spread is flexible; because Mamoswine can work with such a large number of team archetypes, it can alter its Speed stat to suit whatever sort of team it's on, and possibly invest a bit more into HP or defenses to let it take a few more hits.</p>

    <p>Good partners for Mamoswine allow it to get around its Speed problem circumvent its poor Speed, and can either complement its Earthquake or boost its power, while taking out the Pokemon that threaten it. Fighting-type opponents can take out destroy (''take out'' sounds redundant) Mamoswine with their STAB attacks, so a Flying-type Pokemon makes an excellent partner. Zapdos, Rotom-W, and Thundurus in particular have excellent synergy with Mamoswine, with an Earthquake immunity their immunity to Earthquake, access to Thunder Wave or Tailwind to slow down threats to Mamoswine, and the ability to take out fast Flying-types that are immune to Mamoswine's Earthquake. Zapdos can also take out Ferrothorn, which would otherwise easily OHKO Mamoswine with Power Whip. Aerodactyl deserves special mention as a partner for Mamoswine, as it is immune to Earthquake, can set up Tailwind, and has Unnerve to nullify any Yache or Shuca Berries the opponent may have. If being used on a Trick Room team, good partners for Mamoswine include Musharna and Cresselia, with their immunity to Mamoswine's Earthquake Ground-type moves, access to Trick Room, ability to boost Mamoswine's Earthquake with Helping Hand, and STAB Psychic to take out Hitmontop and other Fighting-types that may threaten Mamoswine.</p>

    [Other Options]
    <p>Stone Edge may seem redundant with Mamoswine's Ice-type STAB, but it 2HKOes Gyarados even after an Intimidate, unlike Icicle Crash. Endeavor is gimmicky, but can work quite well with a Focus Sash thanks to Mamoswine's immunity to sandstorm and hail and access to Ice Shard. Thick Fat is usable, but Mamoswine can't use Icicle Crash or Ice Shard with it, which greatly reduces its effectiveness.</p>

    [Checks and Counters]
    <p>Most of the Pokemon that resist Earthquake are hit incredibly hard by Icicle Crash, which makes Mamoswine difficult to counter. However, a multitude of checks exist thanks to Mamoswine's low Speed and only reasonable defenses. Most Fighting-types such as Infernape and Hitmontop can take Mamoswine out before it attacks, but will have some trouble taking a powerful STAB Earthquake to the face.</p> (You might want to provide some more examples, since I don't think Fighting-types are the only checks to Mamoswine.)


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    What does 252 Speed outspeed? I personally run 180 Speed EVs to outspeed Adamant 252 Speed Hitmontop by 1 point (for CC set).
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    ctrl f mamoswine

    also in the op perfect coverage except for bronzong, cryogonal, rotom-f, h, w, and shedinja
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    cryogonal xD


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    Mamoswine

    [Overview]
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    <p>]Mamoswine's has a huge Attack stat, and its excellent dual STAB gives it perfect coverage outside of Bronzong, Rotom-A, and Shedinja, while its STAB Ice Shard picks it can pick off faster Pokemon opponents and can do deal severe damage to a multitude of common Pokemon with its STAB Ice Shard. Mamoswine has usable Defense, but its Ice typing and low Special Defense means it can't take too many hits. Mamoswine also has rather low speed, so it's somewhat reliant upon Tailwind, Trick Room, or Thunder Wave support. Overall, Mamoswine's excellent attack stat and coverage makes it a hugely powerful attacker if given the right support.</p>

    [SET]
    name: Physical Attacker
    move 1: Earthquake
    move 2: Icicle Crash / Icicle Spear
    move 3: Ice Shard
    move 4: Protect
    item: Ice Gem / Life Orb / Focus Sash
    ability: Snow Cloak
    nature: Adamant / Jolly
    evs: 4 HP / 252 Atk / 252 Spe

    [SET COMMENTS]
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    <p>Earthquake and Icicle Crash have almost perfect coverage together, with Icicle Crash OHKOing almost everything that resists Earthquake. Ice shard Shard allows mamoswine Mamoswine to pick off weakened opponents,[add comma] and can even nab some OHKOs.[add period] with its excellent coverage.(there was a extra line here, remove that)Protect allows Mamoswine to avoid damage for a turn (it can work twice in a row so I recommend removing that, but I leave it up to you), and can stall out opposing trick room and tailwind Trick Room and Tailwind.</p>

    [ADDITIONAL COMMENTS]
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    <p>Icicle Spear is only 8.3% less powerful on average on than Icicle Crash, and breaks through Substitutes (which is especially useful against Prankster users such as Thundurus), Focus Sashes, and resist berries Berries (the grammar standards says that if you refer to a pinch Berry, then berry should be capitalized, but I don't know how it applies here), making it a viable alternative to Icicle Crash. Mamoswine can effectively use a multitude of different items. Ice Gem is preferred, nabbing an OHKO on 4 HP Thundurus with Ice Shard,[add comma] and while it also gives giving Mamoswine a very powerful single-target attack which that does a ton of damage to Abomasnow and other bulky Grass-types. However, Life Orb boosts all of Mamoswine's attacks, while Focus Sash allows Mamoswine to abuse its immunity to both hail and sandstorm to bypass its multitude of weaknesses and average defenses. The EV spread is flexible; because Mamoswine can work with such a large number of team archetypes, it can alter its Speed stat to suit whatever sort of team it's on, and rather than use 252 Speed EVs, invest a bit in HP or its defenses to let it take a few more hits.</p>

    <p>Good partners for Mamoswine allow it to get around its Speed problem, and can either complement its Earthquake or boost its (who's power? Earthquake's or Mamoswine's? If you mean Mamoswine, then change "its" to "Mamoswine's") power, while taking out the Pokemon that threaten it. Fighting-type opponents can take out Mamoswine with their STAB attacks, so a Flying-type Pokemon makes an excellent partner. Zapdos, Rotom-W, and Thundurus in particular have excellent synergy with Mamoswine, with an Earthquake immunity, access to Thunder Wave or Tailwind to slow down threats to Mamoswine, and the ability to take out fast Flying-types that are immune to Mamoswine's Earthquake. Zapdos can also take out Ferrothorn, which would otherwise easily OHKO Mamoswine with Power Whip. Aerodactyl deserves special mention as a partner for Mamoswine, as it is immune to Earthquake, can set up Tailwind, and has Unnerve to nullify any Yache or Shuca Berries the opponent may have. If being used on a Trick Room team, good partners for Mamoswine include Musharna and Cresselia, with their immunity to Mamoswine's Earthquake, access to Trick Room, ability to boost Mamoswine's Earthquake moves with Helping Hand, and STAB Psychic to take out Hitmontop and other Fighting-types that may threaten Mamoswine.</p>

    [Other Options]
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    <p>Stone Edge may seem redundant with Mamoswine's Ice-type STAB, but it 2HKOes Gyarados even after an Intimidate, unlike Icicle Crash. Endeavor is gimmicky, but can work quite well with a Focus Sash thanks to Mamoswine's immunity to sandstorm and hail and access to Ice Shard. Thick fat Fat is usable, but Mamoswine can't use Icicle Crash or Ice Shard with it, which greatly reduces its effectiveness.</p>

    [Checks and Counters]
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    <p>Most of the Pokemon that resist Earthquake are hit incredibly hard by Icicle Crash, which makes Mamoswine difficult to counter. However, a multitude of checks exist thanks to Mamoswine's low Speed and only reasonable defenses. Most Fighting-types,[add comma] such as Infernape and Hitmontop,[add comma] can take Mamoswine out before it attacks, but will have some trouble taking a powerful STAB Earthquake to the face.</p>

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    [Overview]

    <p>Mamoswine has a huge Attack stat, and its excellent dual STAB gives it perfect coverage outside of Bronzong, Rotom-A, and Shedinja, (comma) while it can also pick off faster Pokemon and deal severe damage to a multitude of common threats Pokemon with its STAB Ice Shard. Mamoswine has a usable Defense stat, but its Ice typing and low Special Defense means it can't take too many hits. Mamoswine also has rather low sSpeed, so it's somewhat reliant upon either Tailwind, Trick Room, or Thunder Wave support. Overall, Mamoswine's excellent aAttack stat and fantastic coverage makes it a hugely powerful attacker if given the right support.</p>

    [SET]
    name: Physical Attacker
    move 1: Earthquake
    move 2: Icicle Crash / Icicle Spear
    move 3: Ice Shard
    move 4: Protect
    item: Ice Gem / Life Orb / Focus Sash
    ability: Snow Cloak
    nature: Adamant / Jolly
    evs: 4 HP / 252 Atk / 252 Spe

    [SET COMMENTS]

    <p>This set is intended to be a standard physical attacker, hitting as hard as possible before dying. Mamoswine's brilliant dual STAB makes it practically unwallable, and also lets it hits a multitude of common Pokemon for super effective damage. Earthquake and Icicle Crash have almost perfect coverage together, with Icicle Crash OHKOing almost everything that resists Earthquake. Ice Shard allows Mamoswine to pick off weakened opponents, and can even nab some OHKOs. Protect allows Mamoswine to avoid damage for a turn, and can be used to stall out opposing Trick Room and Tailwind.</p>

    [ADDITIONAL COMMENTS]

    <p>Icicle Spear is only 8.3% less powerful on average than Icicle Crash, and breaks through Substitutes (which is especially useful against Prankster users such as Thundurus), Focus Sashes, and resist Berries, making it a viable alternative to Icicle Crash. Mamoswine can effectively use a multitude of different items as well. Ice Gem is preferred, nabbing an OHKO on 4 HP Thundurus with Ice Shard and giving Mamoswine a very powerful single-target attack which does a ton of damage to Abomasnow and other bulky Grass-types. However, Life Orb boosts all of Mamoswine's attacks, while whereas Focus Sash allows Mamoswine to abuse its immunity to both hail and sandstorm to bypass its multitude of weaknesses and average defenses. The EV spread is flexible; because Mamoswine can work with such a large number of team archetypes, so it can alter its Speed stat to suit whatever sort of team it's on, and rather than use 252 Speed EVs, one can invest a bit in HP or its defenses to let it take a few more hits.</p>

    <p>Good partners for Mamoswine are those that allow it to get around its Speed problem, and can either complement boost its power or complement its STAB Earthquake, (comma) while being able to take taking out the Pokemon that threaten it Mamoswine. Fighting-type opponents can take out Mamoswine with their STAB attacks, so a Flying-type Pokemon makes an excellent partner. Zapdos, Rotom-W, and Thundurus in particular have excellent synergy with Mamoswine, thanks to with an Earthquake immunitiesy, access to either Thunder Wave or Tailwind to slow down threats to Mamoswine, and their ability to take out fast Flying-types that are immune to Mamoswine's Earthquake. Zapdos can also take out Ferrothorn, which would otherwise easily OHKO Mamoswine with Power Whip. Aerodactyl deserves a special mention as a partner for Mamoswine, as it is immune to Earthquake, can set up Tailwind, and has Unnerve to nullify any Yache or Shuca Berries the opponent may have. If being used on a Trick Room team, good partners for Mamoswine include Musharna and Cresselia, thanks to with their immunitiesy to Earthquake, access to Trick Room, ability to boost Mamoswine's moves with Helping Hand, and access to STAB Psychic to take out Hitmontop and other Fighting-types that may threaten Mamoswine.</p>

    [Other Options]

    <p>Stone Edge may seem redundant with Mamoswine's Ice-type STAB, but it 2HKOes Gyarados even after an Intimidate, unlike Icicle Crash. Endeavor is gimmicky, but can work quite well with a Focus Sash thanks to Mamoswine's immunity to sandstorm and hail, (comma) as well as its and access to Ice Shard. Thick Fat is usable, but Mamoswine can't use Icicle Crash or Ice Shard with it, which greatly reduces its effectiveness.</p>

    [Checks and Counters]

    <p>Most of the Pokemon that resist Earthquake are hit incredibly hard by Icicle Crash, which makes Mamoswine difficult to counter. However, a multitude of checks exist thanks to Mamoswine's low Speed and only reasonable defenses. Most Fighting-types, (comma) such as Infernape and Hitmontop, (comma) can take Mamoswine out before it attacks, but will have some trouble taking a powerful STAB Earthquake to the face.</p>


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