Rhyperior, a true beast. Monsta! [Overview] -Monster Attack and excellent coverage. -Impressive HP and defense. -2 common weaknesses, both water and grass which are 4x super effective. -bad sp.def although it is slightly compensated when Rhyperior is used in sandstorm. -Solid Rock is a excellent ability, especially for a Pokemon with so many common type weaknesses. [SET] name: Standard move 1: Earthquake move 2: Stone Edge / Rock Blast move 3: Ice Punch move 4: Substitute / Fire Punch item: Leftovers ability: Solid Rock nature: Adamant evs: 212 HP / 252 Atk / 44 Spe [SET COMMENTS] -Earthquake and Stone Edge are a strong STAB duo and have impressive coverage. Rock Blast can be used to break fragile Pokemon's substitutes. -Ice Punch takes care of Dragon-types, megahorn has little benefit in the current metagame. it also destroys Gliscor as most lack Roost due to Poison-heal. -Substitute allows Rhyperior to scout as well as it creates 101 hp substitutes, therefore seismic Toss never breaks it. [ADDITIONAL COMMENTS] -works well in sandstorm, thanks to 50% sp.def boost. -teammates to take water and grass attacks are encouraged. -speed evs allows rhyperior to outspeed Roobushin [SET] name: Rock Polish move 1: Rock Polish move 2: Stone Edge move 3: Earthquake move 4: Fire Punch / Ice Punch item: Life Orb ability: Solid Rock nature: Jolly evs: 252 Atk / 4 Def / 252 Spe [SET COMMENTS] -poor speed remedied by Rock Polish. -duo stab moves. -Fire Punch to wreck nattorei and Forretress while Ice Punch destroys Dragons. [ADDITIONAL COMMENTS] -Pokemon that can take out its counters allow Rhyperior to make a clean sweep. -Entry hazard support once again is needed, nattorei can set them up and has good synergy. name: Choice Band move 1: Earthquake move 2: Stone Edge move 3: Fire Punch move 4: Ice Punch / Megahorn item: Choice Band ability: Solid Rock nature: Adamant / Jolly evs: 212 HP / 252 Att / 44 Spe [SET COMMENTS] -Easily OHKO's or 2hkos anything that does not resist its attacks. -Dual STAB powerful attacks have good coverage. -Ice Punch for the likes of Garchomp and other dragons if you prefer not tto risk stone edge missing. [ADDITIONAL COMMENTS] -entry hazard support is vital -teammates needed to prevent foes on setting up on banded Rhyperior -Speed EVs set to outspeed min speed roobushin. [Team Options] -Sandstorm -entry hazard support -teammates covering its glaring water and grass-type weaknesses. [Optional Changes] -Megahorn -Superpower -Swords Dance -Aqua Tail [Counters] -Nattorei can take on Fire Punchless Rhyperior with Power Whip. -Burungeru, Swampert and other bulky waters. -Hippodown -It can easily be revenge killed by numoerous Pokemon, Ludicolo, Kingdra, Manaphy etc. [dream world] -Reckless. Quite useless seeing as Rhyperior doesn't even use Take Down.