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Stoutland is largely outclassed by Kangaskhan, Granbull, and Tauros for most of its sets, but let's see.
- A Pokemon with great abilities and decent stats behind it
- Intimidate and above normal 85 / 90 / 90 Defenses gets it tank physical attacks
- Scrappy lets it attack without worrying about Ghost-types
- Outclassed by Tauros for a fast Intimidate pivot.
- Kangaskhan is a better CBed Scrappy user due to similar bulk, higher Speed, and (double) priority. Granbull is better as a pure physical tank with options like Heal Bell
- Use Stoutland's particular advantages when using it
move 1: Return
move 2: Thunder Wave
move 3: Wild Charge
move 4: Roar / Sleep Talk
evs: 252 HP / 200 Def / 56 Spe
- Best chance to differentiate from the other Normal-types with its Speed and bulk, so it doesn't look like a poor man's Tauros or Granbull
- Return for STAB and consistent damage
- Thunder Wave so it has some utility, and can catch offensive teams
- Wild Charge, while detracting bulk, is its best option to hit Crawdaunt and Kabutops with
- I honestly don't know what to put in the last slot >_>
- Roar is to phaze, but then its Speed is wasted...and Sleep Talk so it can do something else
- The EVs are to outspeed neutral base 55s like Crawduant and Bouffalant, and the rest go into physical bulk.
- Superpower is available to hit predominately Normal- and Steel-types, like Bouffalant and Ferroseed, but reduces Stoutland's defensive capabilities
- Fire Fang is your really desperate for a check to Durant and Escavalier
- Uxie is a great partner because it can take Fighting-type attacks, and overpowered physical attacks, and support by setting up SR or screens
- Spiritomb and Misdreavus are good partners too because they can take a Fighting attack, and burn Steel-types which can switch in on this
- Steel-types utterly block this thing.
- A Choice Band set with Scrappy is possible, but outclassed by Kanghakhan
- An offensively oriented set can work, but is outclassed by Tauros, which is faster, and has Sheer Force to go through defensive Pokemon
- Toxic for defensive Pokemon
- Yawn if you like to phaze and hazard support
- A Work Up set is possible, but poor base 45 Special Attack isn't doing anything even with the boost
- Sunny Day and Rain Dance are available if you want to use it on a weather team
[Checks and Counters]
- Half the tier, errmm I mean
- Physically bulky Pokemon that don't care to be paralyzed, Steelix and Ferroseed are great
- Tangrowth and Uxie aren't hindered much by Stoutland, but have to be careful of Toxic and Roar
- Escavalier and Durant can beat it down, but have to watch out for Fire Fang
- Physical attacks with a Fighting-type attack can still get around it: Poliwrath, Hitmonlee, Medicham
- Strong special attackers like Moltres, Nidoqueen, and Sceptile dgaf