Project Monotype Victim of the Week [INDEX]

Electric Check



Rotom-Wash @ Leftovers
Ability: Levitate
EVs: 248 HP / 200 Def / 60 Spe
Bold Nature
- Volt Switch
- Hydro Pump
- Will-O-Wisp
- Pain Split

While Electric will pretty much beat Azumarill for the most part, Rotom-Wash should be the first line of defense against it's setup, considering that the ability to burn Azumarill will be key to weakening/stopping it, as well as Volt switching to pivot out into another mon to hinder it even further.

0 SpA Rotom-Wash Volt Switch vs. 0 HP / 4 SpD Azumarill: 188-224 (55.1 - 65.6%) -- guaranteed 2HKO after burn damage

+6 252+ Atk Huge Power burned Azumarill Play Rough vs. 248 HP / 200+ Def Rotom-Wash: 255-300 (84.1 - 99%) -- guaranteed 2HKO after Leftovers recovery

Normal Check



Ditto @ Choice Scarf
Ability: Imposter
EVs: 252 HP / 4 Atk / 252 Def
IVs: 0 Spe
Relaxed Nature
- Transform

It's a Ditto; you really can't get any simpler than that. Cripple Azu down to a point to where you can safely bring in Ditto and use the stat boosts against it (assuming it gets the chance)
 
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Cycle 12



Celesteela @ Flyinium Z
Ability: Beast Boost
EVs: 252 SpA / 4 SpD / 252 Spe
Timid Nature
IVs: 0 Atk
- Air Slash
- Fire Blast
- Giga Drain
- Autotomize

Celesteela, while not having the greatest offensive presence or speed for a setup sweeper, can still rely on its great natural bulk and defensive typing to find safe setup opportunities, while also using it to avoid revenge kills. Its solid coverage and Beast Boost can also allow it to snowball effectively.
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Deadline: Friday 10/13
 
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Tapu Koko @ Magnet
Ability: Electric Surge
EVs: 4 Def / 252 SpA / 252 Spe
Timid Nature
- U-turn
- Thunderbolt
- Dazzling Gleam
- Hidden Power Ice

eats everything from celes even at +1 with rocks up and ohkos with magnet + terrain + stab boosted tbolt.
 
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Ghost Counter

Jellicent @ Leftovers
Ability: Cursed Body
EVs: 248 HP / 248 SpD / 12 Spe
Calm Nature
IVs: 0 Atk
- Taunt
- Recover
- Scald
- Toxic

252 SpA Celesteela Supersonic Skystrike (140 BP) vs. 248 HP / 248+ SpD Jellicent: 139-165 (34.4 - 40.9%) -- 56.4% chance to 3HKO after Leftovers recovery

252 SpA Celesteela Giga Drain vs. 248 HP / 248+ SpD Jellicent: 102-120 (25.3 - 29.7%) -- 0% chance to 4HKO after Leftovers recovery

0 SpA Jellicent Scald vs. 0 HP / 0 SpD Celesteela: 76-90 (22.6 - 26.8%) -- 29.4% chance to 4HKO

Jellicent survives 2 giga drains and a supersonic skystrike. It can disable giga drain which then celesteela loses the recovery so jellicent can ko it.
 

Flying & Steel Counter

The Celesteela set is countered by itself. Specially Defensive Celesteela will always be able to switch in on Fire Blast even after Stealth Rock, and proceed to stall it out with Leech Seed and its own Flamethrower.

252 SpA Celesteela Fire Blast vs. 252 HP / 252+ SpD Celesteela: 150-178 (37.6 - 44.7%) -- guaranteed 3HKO after Stealth Rock and Leftovers recovery

0 SpA Celesteela Flamethrower vs. 0 HP / 0 SpD Celesteela: 136-162 (40.5 - 48.3%) -- 66% chance to 2HKO after Stealth Rock
 
Flying Counter


Zapdos @ Leftovers
Ability: Pressure
EVs: 252 HP / 136 SpD / 120 Spe
Timid Nature
- Discharge
- Roost
- Toxic
- Substitute

Celesteela can't scratch Zapdos too much with its moves, even if Stealth Rock is in the field, Zapdos can recover the damage and 2HKO it with Discharge

252+ SpA Celesteela Supersonic Skystrike (140 BP) vs. 252 HP / 136 SpD Zapdos: 103-122 (26.8 - 31.7%) -- 55.4% chance to 3HKO after Stealth Rock and Leftovers recovery
252+ SpA Celesteela Fire Blast vs. 252 HP / 136 SpD Zapdos: 109-129 (28.3 - 33.5%) -- 98% chance to 3HKO after Stealth Rock and Leftovers recovery
252+ SpA Celesteela Giga Drain vs. 252 HP / 136 SpD Zapdos: 37-44 (9.6 - 11.4%) -- possibly the worst move ever

0 SpA Zapdos Discharge vs. 0 HP / 0 SpD Celesteela: 206-246 (61.4 - 73.4%) -- guaranteed 2HKO after Stealth Rock

Water check



Kingdra @ Choice Specs
Ability: Swift Swim
EVs: 252 SpA / 4 SpD / 252 Spe
Modest Nature
- Hydro Pump
- Draco Meteor
- Ice Beam
- Surf

Kingdra outspeeds a +2 Celesteela under rain and can proceed to obliterate it with Hydro Pump or Surf (There is a reaaaaaally small chance Surf can't OHKO Celesteela though)

252+ SpA Choice Specs Kingdra Hydro Pump vs. 0 HP / 0 SpD Celesteela in Rain: 355-418 (105.9 - 124.7%) -- guaranteed OHKO
252+ SpA Choice Specs Kingdra Surf vs. 0 HP / 0 SpD Celesteela in Rain: 289-342 (86.2 - 102%) -- 93.8% chance to OHKO after Stealth Rock

Water hard check



Mantine @ Leftovers
Ability: Water Absorb
EVs: 252 HP / 240 Def / 16 SpD
Calm Nature
- Scald
- Defog
- Roost
- Haze

Only Supersonic Skystrike, then Air Slash with Stealth Rock in the field and some prior damage can actually take down Mantine, but otherwise, Mantine can Roost stall it, and use Scald to create chip but effective damage. Haze is useful if Celesteela has actually some special attack boosts from Beast Boost, but I wouldn't use it to just remove Autotomize boosts

252+ SpA Celesteela Supersonic Skystrike (140 BP) vs. 252 HP / 16+ SpD Mantine: 147-174 (39.3 - 46.5%)
252+ SpA Celesteela Air Slash vs. 252 HP / 16+ SpD Mantine: 79-94 (21.1 - 25.1%)


Factoring Stealth Rock and Leftovers recovery that'd add a total (79.15 - 90.35%) of total damage so Mantine is actually safe

Mantine Damage Output

0 SpA Mantine Scald vs. 0 HP / 0 SpD Celesteela: 72-85 (21.4 - 25.3%) -- 99.6% chance to 4HKO after Stealth Rock
 
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Dragon Hard Counter



Latias @ Latiasite
Ability: Levitate
Shiny: Yes
EVs: 140 HP / 252 Def / 116 Spe
Bold Nature
IVs: 0 Atk
- Calm Mind
- Substitute/Thunderbolt
- Recover
- Stored Power

This isn't something Celesteela can beat 1v1. M-Latias' incredible bulk with Substitute/Tbolt and Calm Mind to negate SpA boosts, Dragon typing to resist FB, Levitate to ignore EQ, on top of reliable recovery make it so that the only way Celesteela beats this is through a crit or Air Slash flinches. Notice that I don't mention Z move, as Latias lives a +2 Supersonic Skystrike from full.

+2 252 SpA Celesteela Supersonic Skystrike (140 BP) vs. 140 HP / 0 SpD Latias-Mega: 280-331 (83.3 - 98.5%) -- guaranteed 2HKO
252 SpA Celesteela Air Slash vs. 140 HP / 0 SpD Latias-Mega: 76-90 (22.6 - 26.7%) -- 25% chance to 4HKO
252 SpA Celesteela Air Slash vs. +1 140 HP / 0 SpD Latias-Mega: 51-61 (15.1 - 18.1%) -- possible 6HKO (enough for Cele to not break sub)
 
Dragon Hard Counter



Latias @ Latiasite
Ability: Levitate
Shiny: Yes
EVs: 140 HP / 252 Def / 116 Spe
Bold Nature
IVs: 0 Atk
- Calm Mind
- Substitute/Thunderbolt
- Recover
- Stored Power

This isn't something Celesteela can beat 1v1. M-Latias' incredible bulk with Substitute/Tbolt and Calm Mind to negate SpA boosts, Dragon typing to resist FB, Levitate to ignore EQ, on top of reliable recovery make it so that the only way Celesteela beats this is through a crit or Air Slash flinches. Notice that I don't mention Z move, as Latias lives a +2 Supersonic Skystrike from full.

+2 252 SpA Celesteela Supersonic Skystrike (140 BP) vs. 140 HP / 0 SpD Latias-Mega: 280-331 (83.3 - 98.5%) -- guaranteed 2HKO
252 SpA Celesteela Air Slash vs. 140 HP / 0 SpD Latias-Mega: 76-90 (22.6 - 26.7%) -- 25% chance to 4HKO
252 SpA Celesteela Air Slash vs. +1 140 HP / 0 SpD Latias-Mega: 51-61 (15.1 - 18.1%) -- possible 6HKO (enough for Cele to not break sub)
For future reference, when u reserve something, edit the post instead of creating a new one

Also, since Exca deleted the Heatran post, submissions for this week are over, tagging Acast to merge this with the Index thread
 
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Cycle 13



Gallade-Mega @ Galladite
Ability: Justified
EVs: 252 Atk / 4 SpD / 252 Spe
Jolly Nature
- Zen Headbutt
- Close Combat
- Swords Dance
- Shadow Sneak

Mega Gallade is among one of the best megas available to Psychic teams and a rather important staple pick on Fighting teams. With Swords Dance, it becomes a devastating wallbreaker that is largely difficult to handle defensively, and its great Speed tier and access to priority can make it difficult to revenge kill as well.
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Deadline: 10/20
 
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Rock Check


Aerodactyl-Mega @ Aerodactylite
Ability: Pressure
EVs: 252 Atk / 4 SpD / 252 Spe
Jolly Nature
- Stone Edge
- Aerial Ace
- Earthquake
- Iron Head

Pretty self-explanatory. Mega Aerodactyl is capable of outspeeding and almost always KOing Mega Gallade with a Tough Claws boosted Aerial Ace. It can even survive a +2 Shadow Sneak if necessary:

252 Atk Tough Claws Aerodactyl-Mega Aerial Ace vs. 0 HP / 0 Def Gallade-Mega: 272-324 (98.1 - 116.9%) -- 87.5% chance to OHKO
+2 252 Atk Gallade-Mega Shadow Sneak vs. 0 HP / 0 Def Aerodactyl-Mega: 119-141 (39.5 - 46.8%) -- guaranteed 3HKO
 

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Dragon Check

Dragonite @ Choice Band
Ability: Multiscale
EVs: 252 Atk / 4 SpD / 252 Spe
Adamant Nature
- Outrage
- Extreme Speed
- Fire Punch
- Earthquake

1. live any hit with multiscale (or a regular zhb after rocks)
2. click outrage if at full or extreme speed if at a bit more than half health

252+ Atk Choice Band Dragonite Outrage vs. 0 HP / 4 Def Gallade-Mega: 343-405 (123.8 - 146.2%) -- guaranteed OHKO
252+ Atk Choice Band Dragonite Extreme Speed vs. 0 HP / 4 Def Gallade-Mega: 153-180 (55.2 - 64.9%) -- guaranteed 2HKO
252 Atk Gallade-Mega Zen Headbutt vs. 0 HP / 4 Def Multiscale Dragonite: 81-96 (25 - 29.7%) -- guaranteed 4HKO
 
I'll take Doublade (Steel), M-Sableye (Dark) and M-Slowbro (Water and Psychic). I'll write them up later today.

Steel Counter


Doublade @ Eviolite
Ability: No Guard
EVs: 240 HP / 252 Atk / 16 SpD
Adamant Nature
- Swords Dance
- Shadow Sneak
- Iron Head
- Sacred Sword

Doublade's typing (especially being immune to Fighting-type moves) and physical bulk is what makes it such a good M-Gallade counter, which can prove to be very valuable for Steel monoteams (even Skarmory is OHKOed after SR at when at +2). In fact, M-Gallade needs two SDs to possibly 2HKO Doublade, while Doublade needs a single SD to OHKO it back (both with Shadow Sneak). Also, if M-Gallade were to have taken some prior damage (about 27%) and KOed one of Doublade's teammate with Close Combat, Doublade can effectively revenge kill it with Shadow Sneak due to the Defense stat decrease.
252 Atk Gallade-Mega Zen Headbutt vs. 240 HP / 0 Def Eviolite Doublade: 37-44 (11.5 - 13.7%) -- possible 8HKO
252 Atk Gallade-Mega Shadow Sneak vs. 240 HP / 0 Def Eviolite Doublade: 50-60 (15.6 - 18.8%) -- possible 6HKO
+4 252 Atk Gallade-Mega Shadow Sneak vs. 240 HP / 0 Def Eviolite Doublade: 146-174 (45.7 - 54.5%) -- 53.5% chance to 2HKO (96.1% chance to 2HKO after SR)

252+ Atk Doublade Shadow Sneak vs. 0 HP / 0 Def Gallade-Mega: 134-162 (48.3 - 58.4%) -- 95.7% chance to 2HKO
252+ Atk Doublade Shadow Sneak vs. -1 0 HP / 0 Def Gallade-Mega: 204-240 (73.6 - 86.6%) -- guaranteed 2HKO
+2 252+ Atk Doublade Shadow Sneak vs. 0 HP / 0 Def Gallade-Mega: 270-318 (97.4 - 114.8%) -- 81.3% chance to OHKO (guaranteed OHKO after SR)


Dark Counter


Sableye @ Sablenite
Ability: Prankster
EVs: 252 HP / 112 Def / 144 SpD
Careful Nature
- Knock Off
- Will-O-Wisp
- Foul Play
- Recover

Much like Doublade, M-Sableye's typing and physical bulk tremendously helps it to counter Fighting-type mons like M-Gallade (for Dark teams). What's more is that M-Sableye is actually immune to both of M-Gallade's STAB moves, leaving it vulnerable to Shadow Sneak only, which does pitiful damage. Moreover, M-Sableye's access to Will-O-Wisp and Recover enables it wall M-Gallade back and forth, even at +6! Finally, M-Sableye's Foul Play actually OHKOes M-Gallade after the latter sets up a SD. Basically, M-Gallade cannot remotely do something significant against Dark monoteams as long as M-Sableye is alive (except maybe lure it and double on the predicted switch, but the player does that, not M-Gallade).
252 Atk Gallade-Mega Shadow Sneak vs. 252 HP / 112 Def Sableye-Mega: 39-47 (12.8 - 15.4%) -- possible 7HKO
+6 252 Atk Gallade-Mega Shadow Sneak vs. 252 HP / 112 Def Sableye-Mega: 157-185 (51.6 - 60.8%) -- guaranteed 2HKO
+6 252 Atk burned Gallade-Mega Shadow Sneak vs. 252 HP / 112 Def Sableye-Mega: 78-92 (25.6 - 30.2%) -- guaranteed 4HKO

0 Atk Sableye-Mega Foul Play vs. 0 HP / 0 Def Gallade-Mega: 195-229 (70.3 - 82.6%) -- guaranteed 2HKO
+2 0 Atk Sableye-Mega Foul Play vs. 0 HP / 0 Def Gallade-Mega: 387-456 (139.7 - 164.6%) -- guaranteed OHKO


Water / Psychic Counter


Slowbro @ Slowbronite
Ability: Regenerator
EVs: 252 HP / 216 Def / 40 SpD
Bold Nature
IVs: 0 Atk
- Scald
- Psyshock
- Slack Off
- Calm Mind

Even though M-Slowbro is the only one among my three nomination that isn't immune to one/both of M-Gallade's STAB moves, its monstrous physical bulk is enough to keep M-Gallade at bay. Its strongest move, Close Combat does less than 17% when unboosted and almost never 2HKOes when at +4 (without SR). In return, M-Slowbro's Psyshock 2HKOes at +1 or unboosted if M-Gallade is at -1 and OHKOes it at +3, at +2 if M-Gallade is at -1, at +1 if it's at -2, or even unboosted if it's at -3 and below. Finally, M-Slowbro's reliable recovery in Slack Off greatly helps it to continually counter physically based threats such as M-Gallade.
252 Atk Gallade-Mega Close Combat vs. 252 HP / 216+ Def Slowbro-Mega: 56-66 (14.2 - 16.7%) -- possible 6HKO
+4 252 Atk Gallade-Mega Close Combat vs. 252 HP / 216+ Def Slowbro-Mega: 168-198 (42.6 - 50.2%) -- 0.4% chance to 2HKO (94.1% chance to 2HKO after SR)
+6 252 Atk Gallade-Mega Close Combat vs. 252 HP / 216+ Def Slowbro-Mega: 223-263 (56.5 - 66.7%) -- guaranteed 2HKO

0 SpA Slowbro-Mega Psyshock vs. 0 HP / 0 Def Gallade-Mega: 114-135 (41.1 - 48.7%) -- guaranteed 3HKO
+1 0 SpA Slowbro-Mega Psyshock vs. 0 HP / 0 Def Gallade-Mega: 169-201 (61 - 72.5%) -- guaranteed 2HKO
+1 0 SpA Slowbro-Mega Psyshock vs. -1 0 HP / 0 Def Gallade-Mega: 255-300 (92 - 108.3%) -- 50% chance to OHKO (87.5% chance to OHKO after SR)
+3 0 SpA Slowbro-Mega Psyshock vs. 0 HP / 0 Def Gallade-Mega: 282-333 (101.8 - 120.2%) -- guaranteed OHKO
0 SpA Slowbro-Mega Psyshock vs. -3 0 HP / 0 Def Gallade-Mega: 283-334 (102.1 - 120.5%) -- guaranteed OHKO
+2 0 SpA Slowbro-Mega Psyshock vs. -1 0 HP / 0 Def Gallade-Mega: 339-400 (122.3 - 144.4%) -- guaranteed OHKO
 
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Tapu Bulu @ Choice Scarf
Ability: Grassy Surge
EVs: 252 Atk / 4 SpD / 252 Spe
Jolly Nature
- Wood Hammer
- Stone Edge
- Superpower
- Horn Leech

cant switch in easily but rks nicely with scarf + wood hammer.
 
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Psychic Check



Alakazam @ Focus Sash
Ability: Magic Guard
EVs: 252 SpA / 4 SpD / 252 Spe
IVs: 0 Def
Hasty Nature
- Counter
- Psychic
- Focus Blast
- Shadow Ball

Mega Gallade supposes a threat to Psychic-Teams if opposing team was able to take down Slowbro, so that justifies the use of Alakazam as an emergency check if it's at full health using Counter

Fire Check



Infernape @ Choice Scarf
Ability: Iron Fist
EVs: 252 Atk / 4 SpD / 252 Spe
Jolly Nature
- Flare Blitz
- Close Combat
- Stone Edge
- U-turn

Under Sun (most likely case because it's a Fire-type team) Flare Blitz can take it down easily, and Shadow Sneak fails to OHKO it after a Swords Dance boost

+2 252 Atk Gallade-Mega Shadow Sneak vs. 0 HP / 4 Def Infernape: 138-163 (47 - 55.6%) -- guaranteed 2HKO after Stealth Rock

252 Atk Infernape Flare Blitz vs. 0 HP / 4 Def Gallade-Mega in Sun: 262-310 (94.5 - 111.9%) -- guaranteed OHKO after Stealth Rock

Poison Check




Crobat @ Black Sludge
Ability: Infiltrator
EVs: 248 HP / 156 Def / 104 Spe
Jolly Nature
- U-turn
- Defog
- Roost
- Brave Bird

Crobat can take a boosted Shadow Sneak, outspeed it, and have a high chance to OHKO it

+2 252 Atk Gallade-Mega Shadow Sneak vs. 248 HP / 156 Def Crobat: 105-124 (28.1 - 33.2%) -- 95.8% chance to 3HKO after Stealth Rock and Black Sludge recovery

0 Atk Crobat Brave Bird vs. 0 HP / 4 Def Gallade-Mega: 246-290 (88.8 - 104.6%) -- 68.8% chance to OHKO after Stealth Rock
 
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Fairy counter:


Clefable @ Leftovers
Ability: Unaware
EVs: 252 HP / 252 Def / 4 SpA
Bold Nature
IVs: 0 Atk
- Moonblast
- Soft-Boiled
- Stealth Rock
- Fire Blast

While rare, unaware clef can sit on mega-gallade and ko it in return.
In a 1v1 basis clef will be able to moonblast mega-gallade and 2hko it with ease.
It can also recover and not be affected by any attack boosts.
Also even if rocks are present it can still switch in and continue to bother gallade.

252 Atk Gallade-Mega Zen Headbutt vs. 252 HP / 252+ Def Clefable: 138-163 (35 - 41.3%) -- 75% chance to 3HKO after Leftovers recovery
4 SpA Clefable Moonblast vs. 0 HP / 0 SpD Gallade-Mega: 176-210 (63.5 - 75.8%) -- guaranteed 2HKO
252 Atk Gallade-Mega Zen Headbutt vs. 252 HP / 252+ Def Clefable: 138-163 (35 - 41.3%) -- guaranteed 3HKO after Stealth Rock and Leftovers recovery
 
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Bug Check



Pinsir @ Pinsirite
Ability: Moxie
EVs: 252 Atk / 4 Def / 252 Spe
Jolly Nature
- Swords Dance
- Return
- Quick Attack
- X-Scissor

Pinsir Mega with its great typing can counter both the types on which Mega Gallade is present. While it can take anything from an unboosted Mega Gallade and can threaten it with its aerilate boosted Quick Attack while being able to easily OHKO it with Return. If at max HP, it can easily live a Zen headbutt and setup a SD and can sweep Fighting teams when Terrakion is at low health. X-Scissor is rare but here it is an added STAB which can threatens the like of Slowbro+Mega Gallade core.

252 Atk Gallade-Mega Zen Headbutt vs. 0 HP / 4 Def Pinsir-Mega: 135-159 (49.8 - 58.6%) -- 99.6% chance to 2HKO
252 Atk Aerilate Pinsir-Mega Quick Attack vs. 0 HP / 4 Def Gallade-Mega: 186-222 (67.1 - 80.1%) -- guaranteed 2HKO
252 Atk Aerilate Pinsir-Mega Return vs. 0 HP / 4 Def Gallade-Mega: 474-558 (171.1 - 201.4%) -- guaranteed OHKO
+2 252 Atk Gallade-Mega Shadow Sneak vs. 0 HP / 4 Def Pinsir-Mega: 90-106 (33.2 - 39.1%) -- 100% chance to 3HKO
 
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Bug Counter



Pinsir @ Pinsirite
Ability: Moxie
EVs: 252 Atk / 4 Def / 252 Spe
Jolly Nature
- Swords Dance
- Return
- Quick Attack
- X-Scissor

Pinsir Mega with its great typing can counter both the types on which Mega Gallade is present. While it can take anything from an unboosted Mega Gallade and can threaten it with its aerilate boosted Quick Attack while being able to easily OHKO it with Return. If at max HP, it can easily live a Zen headbutt and setup a SD and can sweep Fighting teams when Terrakion is at low health. X-Scissor is rare but here it is an added STAB which can threatens the like of Slowbro+Mega Gallade core.

252 Atk Gallade-Mega Zen Headbutt vs. 0 HP / 4 Def Pinsir-Mega: 135-159 (49.8 - 58.6%) -- 99.6% chance to 2HKO
252 Atk Aerilate Pinsir-Mega Quick Attack vs. 0 HP / 4 Def Gallade-Mega: 186-222 (67.1 - 80.1%) -- guaranteed 2HKO
252 Atk Aerilate Pinsir-Mega Return vs. 0 HP / 4 Def Gallade-Mega: 474-558 (171.1 - 201.4%) -- guaranteed OHKO
+2 252 Atk Gallade-Mega Shadow Sneak vs. 0 HP / 4 Def Pinsir-Mega: 90-106 (33.2 - 39.1%) -- 100% chance to 3HKO
This isn’t exactly a counter. Mega Gallade commonly carries Ice Punch, especially on Psychic teams, which Mega Pinsir cannot switch into at all.

252 Atk Gallade-Mega Ice Punch vs. 0 HP / 4 Def Pinsir-Mega: 168-198 (61.9 - 73%) -- guaranteed 2HKO
 
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Cycle 14



Charizard-Mega-X @ Charizardite X
Ability: Blaze
EVs: 252 Atk / 4 SpD / 252 Spe
Jolly Nature
- Flare Blitz
- Dragon Claw
- Earthquake
- Dragon Dance

Mega Charizard X is among one of the more threatening setup sweepers in the metagame. Its already fantastic Attack combined with Tough Claws makes its STAB attacks incredibly difficult to switch into, especially after a Dragon Dance. Defensively, it's near impossible to counter, and thanks to Dragon Dance it can outspeed many would-be revenge killers.
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Deadline: 10/27
 
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This isn’t exactly a counter. Mega Gallade commonly carries Ice Punch, especially on Psychic teams, which Mega Pinsir cannot switch into at all.

252 Atk Gallade-Mega Ice Punch vs. 0 HP / 4 Def Pinsir-Mega: 168-198 (61.9 - 73%) -- guaranteed 2HKO
Ah, looks like I should rename that as check, wrote that post in a hurry my bad.