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Regice [full revamp] (Stage 2) GP Check: 2/2

Discussion in 'Uploaded Analyses' started by kd24, Mar 26, 2013.

  1. kd24

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    i wrote this all from scratch because the old analysis sucked balls, thanks to dekzeh danilo and cbb for the help

    [Overview]

    <p>Regice is one of the best special walls in ADV, being able to keep pace with the best special attackers in the tier. Even with an unappealing weakness to Rock-type attacks, Regice can use attackers with such moves to its advantage, becoming an effective lure for these Pokemon. Its ability to take a hit and strike back with Ice Beam or Thunderbolt will often result in the unexpected death of some of the opponent's best sweepers.</p>

    [SET]
    name: Special Wall
    move 1: Ice Beam
    move 2: Seismic Toss / Thunderbolt
    move 3: Rest
    move 4: Sleep Talk / Psych Up
    item: Leftovers
    nature: Calm
    evs: 252 HP / 112 Def / 64 SpA / 60 SpD / 20 Spe

    [SET COMMENTS]

    <p>Regice's standard defensive set has two different variations. The first is the standard RestTalk set that focuses on countering threats like Raikou and Zapdos without ever really being in danger of losing health. If you decide to use Sleep Talk on Regice, make sure to use Seismic Toss, as Thunderbolt won't beat any Calm Mind user one-on-one. The second variation is a Psych Up set, which lets Regice set up alongside Calm Mind users by copying their boosts, allowing Regice to sweep with Thunderbolt and Ice Beam. These sets work very similarly, but they are distinctively different sets, both of which turn Regice into a very sturdy wall.</p>

    <p>Max HP and 112 Defense EVs allow Regice to survive Choice Band Aerodactyl's Rock Slide in sand, the most ferocious of attacks that Regice would normally be afraid of. It also allows Regice to take hits better from Gyarados, Salamence, and Swampert; Regice can then threaten all of them with Ice Beam except for Swampert, who it can Rest against. 60 Special Defense EVs prevent Raikou from ever 3HKOing Regice with +1 Thunderbolt, even in sand. This is generally the strongest special attack Regice has to concern itself with. 20 Speed EVs get the jump on minimum Speed Swampert, allowing Regice to nail it with Ice Beam. The rest of the EVs are placed into Special Attack to raise Regice's offenses to a respectable level.</p>

    [ADDITIONAL COMMENTS]

    <p>If you decide to use Psych Up, an alternate spread of 252 HP / 116 Def / 120 SpA / 20 Spe with a Modest nature is recommended so that Regice can actually beat Calm Mind Suicune one-on-one without being stalled out. This spread also makes Regice a more threatening Pokemon in general toward Pokemon like Swampert. While RestTalk may fail to beat a few Calm Mind users, Psych Up can beat almost every one of them.</p>

    [SET]
    name: Offensive
    move 1: Ice Beam
    move 2: Thunderbolt
    move 3: Explosion
    move 4: Thunder Wave / Hidden Power Fire
    item: Leftovers
    nature: Quiet
    evs: 100 HP / 156 Atk / 252 SpA

    [SET COMMENTS]

    <p>Unlike the previous set, this Regice uses its solid base 100 Special Attack to hit hard right off the bat. The key to this set is that Snorlax and Blissey are sometimes the only answer to Regice; Explosion weakens them to the point that Dugtrio is able to revenge kill them. Yes, this means Dugtrio should be used with this Regice. This Regice also excels on offensive teams based around special attackers like Gengar, providing a good check to threats such as Zapdos and Celebi while weakening specially defensive Pokemon with Explosion. Thunder Wave is usually used in the last slot, easing Regice's prediction and allowing it to be a general nuisance to switch-ins that Explosion can't touch, such as Jirachi. Hidden Power Fire can be used on said Steel-types and prevents specially defensive Forretress from setting up on Regice.</p>

    <p>156 Attack EVs let Explosion to do a minimum of 63% to Snorlax, allowing Dugtrio to revenge kill it 100% of the time, even without sand. Maximized Special Attack makes sure that Regice can actually threaten standard Pokemon with Ice Beam and Thunderbolt. The remaining EVs are dumped into HP to retain bulk. Regice has never been too concerned about its Speed, which is why a Quiet nature is used. Detracting from your other stats is never a good idea and will result in a Regice that can't take hits well enough.</p>

    [Other Options]

    <p>A Curse set can be used to boost Regice's Defense and turn it into a hefty tank. Earthquake, Superpower, Explosion, and even Counter are all options that can be paired with Curse. Superpower can surprise Tyranitar, while Counter can strike back hard against the physical attackers that Regice is likely to take on. Thunder is an option for guaranteeing the kill on specially defensive Skarmory and for threatening Suicune with a possible 2HKO, but it has accuracy issues. Toxic can be used to threaten defensive teams, but Steel-types are often the first switch-in to Regice.</p>

    [Checks and Counters]

    <p>Metagross is an excellent counter, resistant to Ice Beam and able to threaten Regice with Meteor Mash. Any strong Rock-type attack will seriously dent Regice, but be careful about Regice striking back with Ice Beam. Forretress can try to set up Spikes on most Regice, but make sure Regice isn't carrying Hidden Power Fire. Jirachi can set up on non-Psych Up variants of Regice without being threatened.</p>

    <p>Defensive Pokemon like Blissey will never feel very threatened by Regice and can use the free turns gained to support the team. Heracross and Houndoom are both very threatening to Regice with their strong attacks, as well as any user of Focus Punch. One of the best ways to deal with Regice is to take advantage of its lack of instant recovery, weakness to Spikes, and lack of a sandstorm immunity to your advantage.</p>
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    Yea, I'm happy with the spread we came up with ;)

    I'll be more specific here and explicitly state that TBolt 3HKOs max HP Suicune even in the absence of sand, assuming equal number of CM boosts.

    Note that this is also true for Blissey, an even more annoying Special wall to bring down.
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    good job on removing the curse/counter set, that thing sucks balls so much it's unbelievable
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    Protect is a really good option for the last spot on the Offensive set if you are pairing it with frail sweepers, not only does it aid Leftovers gain but it helps against the big CBers that threaten those teams, Sally/Aero/Meta and so on. Keep it behind Thunder Wave but it definitely has more utility than Hidden Power Fire.
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    [Overview]

    <p>Regice is one of the best special walls in ADV, able to keep pace with the best special attackers in the tier. Even with an unappealing weakness to Rock-type attacks, Regice can use this to its advantage to become an effective lure for these Pokemon. Its ability to take a hit and strike back with Ice Beam or Thunderbolt will often result in the unexpected death of some of the opponent's best sweepers.</p>

    [SET]
    name: Special Wall
    move 1: Ice Beam
    move 2: Seismic Toss / Thunderbolt
    move 3: Rest
    move 4: Sleep Talk / Psych Up
    item: Leftovers
    nature: Calm
    evs: 252 HP / 112 Def / 64 SpA / 60 SpD / 20 Spe

    [SET COMMENTS]

    <p>Regice's standard defensive set has two different variations. The first way to run this is a standard RestTalk set that focuses on countering threats like Raikou and Zapdos, without ever really being in danger of losing health. If you decide to use Sleep Talk on Regice, make sure to use Seismic Toss as Thunderbolt won't beat any Calm Minder one on one. The second variation is a Psych Up set which sets up alongside Calm Minders by copying their boosts and then sweeping with Thunderbolt and Ice Beam. These sets work so very similarly but they are two distinctive sets that turn Regice into a very sturdy wall.</p>

    <p>Max HP and 112 Defense EVs allow Regice to survive Choice Band Aerodactyl Rock Slide in sand, the most ferocious of attacks that Regice would normally be afraid of. It also allows Regice to take hits better from Gyarados, Salamence, and Swampert; threatening all of them with Ice Beam and being able to Rest vs Swampert. 60 Special Defense EVs prevents Raikou from ever 3HKOing you with +1 Thunderbolts, even in sand. This is generally the strongest special attack Regice has to concern itself with. The 20 Speed EVs gets the jump on minimum Speed Swampert, allowing you to nail them with Ice Beam. The rest of the EVs are placed into Special Attack to raise Regice's offenses to a more respectable level.</p>

    [Additional Comments]

    <p>If you decide to use Psych Up, an alternate spread of 252 HP / 116 Def / 120 SpA / 20 Spe with a Modest nature is recommended so that Regice can actually beat Calm Mind Suicune one on one without being stalled out. This spread also makes Regice a more threatening Pokemon in general towards Pokemon like Swampert. While RestTalk may fail to beat a few Calm Minders, Psych Up can beat almost every one of them.</p>

    [SET]
    name: Offensive
    move 1: Ice Beam
    move 2: Thunderbolt
    move 3: Explosion
    move 4: Thunder Wave / Hidden Power Fire
    item: Leftovers
    nature: Quiet
    evs: 100 HP / 156 Atk / 252 SpA

    [SET COMMENTS]

    <p>Unlike the previous set, this Regice uses its solid 100 base Special Attack to hit hard right off the bat. The key to this set is that Snorlax and Blissey are sometimes the only answer to Regice; Explosion weakens them to the point that Dugtrio is able to revenge kill them. Yes, this means Dugtrio should be used with this set. This is not a bad thing. This Regice also excels on offensive teams based around Sspecial Aattackers like Gengar, providing a safe check to threats like Zapdos and Celebi, while weakening the specially defensive counters with Explosion. Thunder Wave is usually used in the last slot to ease Regice's prediction and allow it to be a general nuisance to switch-ins that Explosion can't touch like Jirachi. Hidden Power Fire can be used on said sSteel-types and prevents Sspecial Dly defensive Forretress from setting up on you.</p>

    <p>156 Attack EVs allow Explosion to do a minimum of 63% to Snorlax, allowing Dugtrio to revenge kill 100% of the time even without sand. Maximize Special Attack to make sure Regice can actually threaten standard Pokemon with Ice Beam and Thunderbolt and then the rest is dumped into HP to retain bulkiness. Regice has never been too concerned about its Speed which is why a Quiet nature is used. Detracting from your other stats is never a good idea and will result in a Regice that can't take hits hard enough.</p>

    [Other Options]

    <p>A Curse set can be used to boost Regice's Defense and turn it into a hefty tank. Earthquake, Superpower, Explosion, and even Counter are all options that can be paired with Curse. Superpower in general can surprise Tyranitar, while Counter can strike back hard against the physical attacks Regice is likely to take. Thunder is an option for guaranteeing the kill on Sspecial Dly defensive Skarmory and for threatening Suicune with a possible 2HKO but has accuracy issues. Toxic can be used to threaten defensive teams, but Steel-types are often the first switch-in to Regice.</p>

    [Checks and Counters]

    <p>Metagross is an excellent Ccounter, resistant to Ice Beam and able to threaten Regice with Meteor Mash. Any strong Rock-type attacks will seriously dent Regice, but be careful about Regice striking back with Ice Beam. Forretress can try to set up Spikes on most Regice, but make sure they aren't carrying Hidden Power Fire. Jirachi can set up on non Psych Up varieants of Regice without being threatened.</p>

    <p>Defensive Pokemon like Blissey will never feel very threatened by Regice and can use the time to support the team. Heracross and Houndoom are both very threatening to Regice with their strong attacks, as well as any user of Focus Punch. One of the best ways to deal with Regice is use its lack of instant recovery, weakness to Spikes, and frailty to Sandstorm to your advanatage.</p>
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    [Overview]

    <p>Regice is one of the best special walls in ADV, able to keep pace with the best special attackers in the tier. Even with an unappealing weakness to Rock-type attacks, Regice can use this to its advantage to become an effective lure for these Pokemon. Its ability to take a hit and strike back with Ice Beam or Thunderbolt will often result in the unexpected death of some of the opponent's best sweepers.</p>

    [SET]
    name: Special Wall
    move 1: Ice Beam
    move 2: Seismic Toss / Thunderbolt
    move 3: Rest
    move 4: Sleep Talk / Psych Up
    item: Leftovers
    nature: Calm
    evs: 252 HP / 112 Def / 64 SpA / 60 SpD / 20 Spe

    [SET COMMENTS]

    <p>Regice's standard defensive set has two different variations. The first way to run this is a standard RestTalk set that focuses on countering threats like Raikou and Zapdos, (RC) without ever really being in danger of losing health. If you decide to use Sleep Talk on Regice, make sure to use Seismic Toss as Thunderbolt won't beat any Calm Minder one-on-one. The second variation is a Psych Up set which sets up alongside Calm Minders by copying their boosts and then sweeping with Thunderbolt and Ice Beam. These sets work so very similarly but they are two distinctive sets that turn Regice into a very sturdy wall.</p>

    <p>Max HP and 112 Defense EVs allow Regice to survive Choice Band Aerodactyl's Rock Slide in sand, the most ferocious of attacks that Regice would normally be afraid of. It also allows Regice to take hits better from Gyarados, Salamence, and Swampert; threatening all of them with Ice Beam and being able to Rest vs Swampert. 60 Special Defense EVs prevents Raikou from ever 3HKOing you with +1 Thunderbolts, even in sand. This is generally the strongest special attack Regice has to concern itself with. The 20 Speed EVs gets the jump on minimum Speed Swampert, allowing you to nail them it with Ice Beam. The rest of the EVs are placed into Special Attack to raise Regice's offenses to a more respectable level.</p>

    [Additional Comments]

    <p>If you decide to use Psych Up, an alternate spread of 252 HP / 116 Def / 120 SpA / 20 Spe with a Modest nature is recommended so that Regice can actually beat Calm Mind Suicune one-on-one without being stalled out. This spread also makes Regice a more threatening Pokemon in general towards Pokemon like Swampert. While RestTalk may fail to beat a few Calm Minders, Psych Up can beat almost every one of them.</p>

    [SET]
    name: Offensive
    move 1: Ice Beam
    move 2: Thunderbolt
    move 3: Explosion
    move 4: Thunder Wave / Hidden Power Fire
    item: Leftovers
    nature: Quiet
    evs: 100 HP / 156 Atk / 252 SpA

    [SET COMMENTS]

    <p>Unlike the previous set, this Regice uses its solid base 100 Special Attack to hit hard right off the bat. The key to this set is that Snorlax and Blissey are sometimes the only answer to Regice; Explosion weakens them to the point that Dugtrio is able to revenge kill them. Yes, this means Dugtrio should be used with this set. This is not a bad thing. This Regice also excels on offensive teams based around special attackers like Gengar, providing a safe check to threats like such as Zapdos and Celebi, (RC) while weakening the specially defensive counters with Explosion. Thunder Wave is usually used in the last slot to ease Regice's prediction and allow it to be a general nuisance to switch-ins that Explosion can't touch like such as Jirachi. Hidden Power Fire can be used on said Steel-types and prevents specially defensive Forretress from setting up on you.</p>

    <p>156 Attack EVs allow Explosion to do a minimum of 63% to Snorlax, allowing Dugtrio to revenge kill 100% of the time, (AC) even without sand. Maximized Special Attack to makes sure Regice can actually threaten standard Pokemon with Ice Beam and Thunderbolt and then the rest is dumped into HP to retain bulkiness. Regice has never been too concerned about its Speed, (AC) which is why a Quiet nature is used. Detracting from your other stats is never a good idea and will result in a Regice that can't take hits hard enough.</p>

    [Other Options]

    <p>A Curse set can be used to boost Regice's Defense and turn it into a hefty tank. Earthquake, Superpower, Explosion, and even Counter are all options that can be paired with Curse. Superpower in general can surprise Tyranitar while Counter can strike back hard against the physical attackers Regice is likely to take on. Thunder is an option for guaranteeing the kill on specially defensive Skarmory and for threatening Suicune with a possible 2HKO, (AC) but has accuracy issues. Toxic can be used to threaten defensive teams, but Steel-types are often the first switch-in to Regice.</p>

    [Checks and Counters]

    <p>Metagross is an excellent Counter, resistant to Ice Beam and able to threaten Regice with Meteor Mash. Any strong Rock-type attacks will seriously dent Regice, (AC) but be careful about Regice striking back with Ice Beam. Forretress can try to set up Spikes on most Regice, but make sure they aren't carrying Hidden Power Fire. Jirachi can set up on non-Psych Up varients of Regice without being threatened.</p>

    <p>Defensive Pokemon like Blissey will never feel very threatened by Regice and can use the time to support the team. Heracross and Houndoom are both very threatening to Regice with their strong attacks, as well as any user of Focus Punch. One of the best ways to deal with Regice is use its lack of instant recovery, weakness to Spikes, and frailty to sandstorm to your advanatage.</p>


    I don't like all the "like" instead of "such as" but the GP team has assured me that it's usable sometimes

    I'm really not going to pay attention to amchecks with gen 3 because we're trying to get these up fast and I don't want to go through corrections on one and then check it myself.

    sorry

    [gp]1/2[/gp]

    This has also been SCMSed
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    [Overview]

    <p>Regice is one of the best special walls in ADV, able to keep pace with the best special attackers in the tier. Even with an unappealing weakness to Rock-type attacks, Regice can use attackers withi such moves to its advantage to, (AC) becomeing an effective lure for these Pokemon. Its ability to take a hit and strike back with Ice Beam or Thunderbolt will often result in the unexpected death of some of the opponent's best sweepers.</p>

    [SET]
    name: Special Wall
    move 1: Ice Beam
    move 2: Seismic Toss / Thunderbolt
    move 3: Rest
    move 4: Sleep Talk / Psych Up
    item: Leftovers
    nature: Calm
    evs: 252 HP / 112 Def / 64 SpA / 60 SpD / 20 Spe

    [SET COMMENTS]

    <p>Regice's standard defensive set has two different variations. The first is athe standard RestTalk set that focuses on countering threats like Raikou and Zapdos without ever really being in danger of losing health. If you decide to use Sleep Talk on Regice, make sure to use Seismic Toss, (AC) as Thunderbolt won't beat any Calm Mind user one-on-one. The second variation is a Psych Up set, (AC) which slets Regice set up alongside Calm Mind users by copying their boosts, (AC) and thenllowing Regice to sweeping with Thunderbolt and Ice Beam. These sets work very similarly, (AC) but they are two distinctively different sets, (AC) bothat of which turn Regice into a very sturdy wall.</p>

    <p>Max HP and 112 Defense EVs allow Regice to survive Choice Band Aerodactyl's Rock Slide in sand, the most ferocious of attacks that Regice would normally be afraid of. It also allows Regice to take hits better from Gyarados, Salamence, and Swampert; Regice can then threatening all of them with Ice Beam and being able texcept Swampert, who it can Rest vs Swamperagainst. 60 Special Defense EVs prevent Raikou from ever 3HKOing youRegice with +1 Thunderbolts, even in sand. This is generally the strongest special attack Regice has to concern itself with. 20 Speed EVs get the jump on minimum Speed Swampert, allowing youRegice to nail it with Ice Beam. The rest of the EVs are placed into Special Attack to raise Regice's offenses to a more respectable level.</p>

    [Additional CommentsDDITIONAL COMMENTS]

    <p>If you decide to use Psych Up, an alternate spread of 252 HP / 116 Def / 120 SpA / 20 Spe with a Modest nature is recommended so that Regice can actually beat Calm Mind Suicune one-on-one without being stalled out. This spread also makes Regice a more threatening Pokemon in general towards Pokemon like Swampert. While RestTalk may fail to beat a few Calm Mind users, Psych Up can beat almost every one of them.</p>

    [SET]
    name: Offensive
    move 1: Ice Beam
    move 2: Thunderbolt
    move 3: Explosion
    move 4: Thunder Wave / Hidden Power Fire
    item: Leftovers
    nature: Quiet
    evs: 100 HP / 156 Atk / 252 SpA

    [SET COMMENTS]

    <p>Unlike the previous set, this Regice uses its solid base 100 Special Attack to hit hard right off the bat. The key to this set is that Snorlax and Blissey are sometimes the only answer to Regice; Explosion weakens them to the point that Dugtrio is able to revenge kill them. Yes, this means Dugtrio should be used with this setRegice. This is not a bad thing. This Regice also excels on offensive teams based around special attackers like Gengar, providing a safegood check to threats such as Zapdos and Celebi while weakening the specially defensive countersPokemon with Explosion. Thunder Wave is usually used in the last slot to, easeing Regice's prediction and allowing it to be a general nuisance to switch-ins that Explosion can't touch, (AC) such as Jirachi. [this sentences is a mouthful without commas] Hidden Power Fire can be used on said Steel-types and prevents specially defensive Forretress from setting up on youRegice.</p>

    <p>156 Attack EVs let [overusing allow] Explosion to do a minimum of 63% to Snorlax, allowing Dugtrio to revenge kill it 100% of the time, (remove space)even without sand. Maximized Special Attack (remove space) makes sure Regice can actually threaten standard Pokemon with Ice Beam and Thunderbolt, (AC) and then the rest is dumped into HP to retain bulk. Regice has never been too concerned about its Speed, which is why a Quiet nature is used. Detracting from your other stats is never a good idea and will result in a Regice that can't take hits hardwell enough.</p>

    [Other Options]

    <p>A Curse set can be used to boost Regice's Defense and turn it into a hefty tank. Earthquake, Superpower, Explosion, and even Counter are all options that can be paired with Curse. Superpower in general can surprise Tyranitar, (AC) while Counter can strike back hard against the physical attackers Regice is likely to take on. [wait, isn't Regice a special wall?] Thunder is an option for guaranteeing the kill on specially defensive Skarmory and for threatening Suicune with a possible 2HKO, but it has accuracy issues. Toxic can be used to threaten defensive teams, but Steel-types are often the first switch-in to Regice.</p>

    [Checks and Counters]

    <p>Metagross is an excellent Ccounter, resistant to Ice Beam and able to threaten Regice with Meteor Mash. Any strong Rock-type attacks will seriously dent Regice, but be careful about Regice striking back with Ice Beam. Forretress can try to set up Spikes on most Regice, but make sure they areRegice isn't carrying Hidden Power Fire. Jirachi can set up on non-Psych Up varieants of Regice without being threatened.</p>

    <p>Defensive Pokemon like Blissey will never feel very threatened by Regice and can use the free timeurns gained to support the team. Heracross and Houndoom are both very threatening to Regice with their strong attacks, as well as any user of Focus Punch. One of the best ways to deal with Regice is useto take advantage of its lack of instant recovery, weakness to Spikes, and frailty tolack of a sandstorm immunity to your advantage.</p>

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    [Overview]

    <p>Regice is one of the best special walls in ADV, being able to keep pace with the best special attackers in the tier. Even with an unappealing weakness to Rock-type attacks, Regice can use attackers with such moves to its advantage, becoming an effective lure for these Pokemon. Its ability to take a hit and strike back with Ice Beam or Thunderbolt will often result in the unexpected death of some of the opponent's best sweepers.</p>

    [SET]
    name: Special Wall
    move 1: Ice Beam
    move 2: Seismic Toss / Thunderbolt
    move 3: Rest
    move 4: Sleep Talk / Psych Up
    item: Leftovers
    nature: Calm
    evs: 252 HP / 112 Def / 64 SpA / 60 SpD / 20 Spe

    [SET COMMENTS]

    <p>Regice's standard defensive set has two different variations. The first is the standard RestTalk set that focuses on countering threats like Raikou and Zapdos without ever really being in danger of losing health. If you decide to use Sleep Talk on Regice, make sure to use Seismic Toss, as Thunderbolt won't beat any Calm Mind user one-on-one. The second variation is a Psych Up set, which lets Regice set up alongside Calm Mind users by copying their boosts, allowing Regice to sweep with Thunderbolt and Ice Beam. These sets work very similarly, but they are distinctively different sets, both of which turn Regice into a very sturdy wall.</p>

    <p>Max HP and 112 Defense EVs allow Regice to survive Choice Band Aerodactyl's Rock Slide in sand, the most ferocious of attacks that Regice would normally be afraid of. It also allows Regice to take hits better from Gyarados, Salamence, and Swampert; Regice can then threaten all of them with Ice Beam except Swampert, who it can Rest against. 60 Special Defense EVs prevent Raikou from ever 3HKOing Regice with +1 Thunderbolt, even in sand. This is generally the strongest special attack Regice has to concern itself with. 20 Speed EVs get the jump on minimum Speed Swampert, allowing Regice to nail it with Ice Beam. The rest of the EVs are placed into Special Attack to raise Regice's offenses to a respectable level.</p>

    [ADDITIONAL COMMENTS]

    <p>If you decide to use Psych Up, an alternate spread of 252 HP / 116 Def / 120 SpA / 20 Spe with a Modest nature is recommended so that Regice can actually beat Calm Mind Suicune one-on-one without being stalled out. This spread also makes Regice a more threatening Pokemon in general toward Pokemon like Swampert. While RestTalk may fail to beat a few Calm Mind users, Psych Up can beat almost every one of them.</p>

    [SET]
    name: Offensive
    move 1: Ice Beam
    move 2: Thunderbolt
    move 3: Explosion
    move 4: Thunder Wave / Hidden Power Fire
    item: Leftovers
    nature: Quiet
    evs: 100 HP / 156 Atk / 252 SpA

    [SET COMMENTS]

    <p>Unlike the previous set, this Regice uses its solid base 100 Special Attack to hit hard right off the bat. The key to this set is that Snorlax and Blissey are sometimes the only answer to Regice; Explosion weakens them to the point that Dugtrio is able to revenge kill them. Yes, this means Dugtrio should be used with this Regice. This Regice also excels on offensive teams based around special attackers like Gengar, providing a good check to threats such as Zapdos and Celebi while weakening specially defensive Pokemon with Explosion. Thunder Wave is usually used in the last slot, easing Regice's prediction and allowing it to be a general nuisance to switch-ins that Explosion can't touch, such as Jirachi. Hidden Power Fire can be used on said Steel-types and prevents specially defensive Forretress from setting up on Regice.</p>

    <p>156 Attack EVs let Explosion to do a minimum of 63% to Snorlax, allowing Dugtrio to revenge kill it 100% of the time, (remove space)even without sand. Maximized Special Attack (remove space) makes sure Regice can actually threaten standard Pokemon with Ice Beam and Thunderbolt, and then the rest is dumped into HP to retain bulk. Regice has never been too concerned about its Speed, which is why a Quiet nature is used. Detracting from your other stats is never a good idea and will result in a Regice that can't take hits well enough.</p>

    [Other Options]

    <p>A Curse set can be used to boost Regice's Defense and turn it into a hefty tank. Earthquake, Superpower, Explosion, and even Counter are all options that can be paired with Curse. Superpower can surprise Tyranitar, while Counter can strike back hard against the physical attackers Regice is likely to take on. Thunder is an option for guaranteeing the kill on specially defensive Skarmory and for threatening Suicune with a possible 2HKO, but it has accuracy issues. Toxic can be used to threaten defensive teams, but Steel-types are often the first switch-in to Regice.</p>

    [Checks and Counters]

    <p>Metagross is an excellent counter, resistant to Ice Beam and able to threaten Regice with Meteor Mash. Any strong Rock-type attack will seriously dent Regice, but be careful about Regice striking back with Ice Beam. Forretress can try to set up Spikes on most Regice, but make sure Regice isn't carrying Hidden Power Fire. Jirachi can set up on non-Psych Up variants of Regice without being threatened.</p>

    <p>Defensive Pokemon like Blissey will never feel very threatened by Regice and can use the free turns gained to support the team. Heracross and Houndoom are both very threatening to Regice with their strong attacks, as well as any user of Focus Punch. One of the best ways to deal with Regice is to take advantage of its lack of instant recovery, weakness to Spikes, and lack of a sandstorm immunity to your advantage.</p>

    Some of your sentences got rather wordy, so I added some commas to make them more readable. Also, be sure not to use "you" when referring to the Pokemon; "you" should only be used in reference to the trainer.
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    I SCMS'd it, awaiting cache.
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