Muk spelled backward is Kum LOLOLOLOLOLOL The champ [Overview] - Poison-type lol - Decent Attack, HP, and Special Defense - good coverage - Absorbs Toxic Spikes - can't take too many hits due to terrible typing with little common resistances, but does have some nice resistances to Grass, Fighting, and Poison. - Slow as balls - It's really gross [SET] name: Choice Band move 1: Gunk Shot move 2: Brick Break move 3: Ice Punch move 4: Shadow Sneak / Payback item: Choice Band ability: Poison Touch nature: Adamant evs: 252 HP / 252 Atk / 4 SpD [SET COMMENTS] - Power immediately without having to set up. - Cum Shot hits like a truck with a choice band - Brick Break is for coverage - Ice Punch hits Torterra and Altaria - Shadow Sneak gives you some form of priority, which is good because Muk is unfathomably slow. - Payback is viable because Muk is slow and will always go second. [ADDITIONAL COMMENTS] - EV spread maxes out Attack and gives Muk some bulk. no point for speed, since Muk is slow as hell. - Sticky Hold is nice because it stops trick. - can have 52 Spe to outspeed min speed Torterra - Any Elemental Punch can be viable in the spot where Ice Punch is, but Ice Punch offers the best coverage - Poison Jab can be used over Gunk Shot for accuracy, but there is a huge drop of power, which is the only reason to use CB in the first place. - has problems with bulky ghosts with WoW, so teammates that can help with that are nice. - Teammates that have problems with walls like Ammonguss and Altaria are nice, since Muk is good at eliminating them. - Something to deal with Golurk and other EQers (Alomomola, Flyers, Tangela) - Pursuit users (Skuntank) - Spikes are nice (Cacturne and Omanyte) - Torterra works well with CB Muk, either Rocks or RP [SET] name: Curse move 1: Curse move 2: Poison Jab move 3: Brick Break move 4: Shadow Sneak / Rest item: Leftovers / Chesto Berry ability: Sticky Hold nature: Careful evs: 252 HP / 4 Atk / 252 SpD [SET COMMENTS] - Slight attempt to sweep - Low Speed + Curse is ok - Poison Jab is STAB - Brick Break is coverage, decent with Poison - Shadow Sneak is for priority - Rest removes Burns and gives you a better chance against WoW / Scald users [ADDITIONAL COMMENTS] - Gunk Shot for more power but low accuracy and PP - Ice Punch? - Pain Split for recovery - ChestoRest - EVs for max special bulk - Sticky Hold is cool on a curser - Phasers suck, have teammates that remove them. - Deal with Golurk (Alomomola Tangela Flyers) - Ghost / Psychic types are a threat, good teammates for this are Absol or Skuntank. [SET] name: Sub Punch move 1: Substitute move 2: Focus Punch move 3: Poison Jab / Gunk Shot move 4: Ice Punch / Shadow Sneak item: Leftovers ability: Sticky Hold nature: Adamant evs: 252 HP / 252 Atk / 4 SpD [SET COMMENTS] - Can make 101 HP Substitutes - Sub + Focus Punch = Strength - Poison Jab is reliable STAB - Gunk Shot gives you two unreliable yet powerful attacks - Ice Punch is coverage, while Shadow Sneak is for weak priority [ADDITIONAL COMMENTS] - EV spread is for substitutes - still slow as hell, so if it's burned before it sets up a substitute, it's useless - bulky ghosts suck for this reason (drifblim and missy) - Steel-types that break Muk's subs destroy it since Muk has no reliable Fighting-type attack - Without Brick Break, Rock types become more annoying as well unless Muk has a sub up. [Other Options] - Elemental Punches - Weather inducer with Memento? - Pain Split - Haze - Not much else. [Checks and Counters] - Misdreavus / Drifblim - Phasers - Golurk - Alomomola can handle ones without Rest - Weezing - A strong Earthquake (Sawk) - Strong Psychic-type attacks (Gardevoir, though it doesn't want to switch in) - If not too many curses, strong Ground-type attacks - Golem can check it fairly well if not too many curses.