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Wynaut (NU Analysis)

Discussion in 'Uploaded Analyses' started by prem, Dec 11, 2011.

  1. prem

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    [Overview]

    <p>With horrid stats in everything but HP, and a total of 8 available moves, one could easily assume Wynaut is a terrible Pokemon. However, Wynaut does have a niche in Shadow Tag, which allows it to be a great trapper. His decent HP stat and acceptable bulk with Eviolite equipped go a long way in making Wynaut an effective Pokemon, allowing it to easily revenge Choice-locked Pokemon and provide useful set-up opportunities for sweepers.</p>

    [SET]
    name: Why Not in NU?
    move 1: Encore
    move 2: Counter
    move 3: Mirror Coat
    move 4: Tickle / Destiny Bond
    item: Eviolite
    ability: Shadow Tag
    nature: Bold
    evs: 4 HP / 152 Def / 148 SpD / 208 Spe

    [SET COMMENTS]

    <p>This is the only set Wynaut can pull off, making it adept at killing Choice-locked attackers, as well as other weak attackers who cannot 2HKO it. Above average bulk in tandem with Shadow Tag allows Wynaut to easily trap any Pokemon and either kill it with the appropriate move, or Encore it to support the team. Encore is a great move that, while nerfed in the generation shift, effectively gives Wynaut complete control of the game, preventing other Pokemon from setting up in front of Wynaut, and also giving it a much easier time countering non-Choiced attackers. Counter and Mirror Coat are perfect moves for Wynaut, who would otherwise be unable to kill a single threat. Tickle is the primary option in the last slot, as it gives Wynaut a way to cripple slow walls that it otherwise could do nothing against. Destiny Bond is also an option, allowing Wynaut to play mind games with its opponent. It should be noted that Wynaut is generally too slow to use the attack before the opponent, making Destiny Bond dead weight at times.</p>

    [ADDITIONAL COMMENTS]

    <p>The EVs are designed to outspeed base 55s with no investment, such as Torterra, and the remaining EVs are split between physical and special bulk. Eviolite is the only item choice for Wynaut, as it gives it acceptable bulk, while Shadow Tag is also a must, as it makes Wynaut capable of doing its job. Encore provides great team support for set-up sweepers, such as Absol and Gorebyss. Wish support from Pokemon such as Alomomola is very useful, as it removes passive damage from Wynaut, thus allowing it to be as effective as possible.</p>

    [Other Options]

    <p>Wynaut literally has 3 other moves. These three moves are the great Splash, Safeguard, and Charm. All three options are infinitely inferior to the moves listed on the set.</p>

    [Checks and Counters]

    <p>There are some good "counters" for Wynaut. Any Pokemon that can OHKO or significantly damage it are great checks, effectively preventing Wynaut from doing its job. However, there are no true counters to Wynaut, as Shadow Tag stops one from bringing in a Pokemon of their choice. Nevertheless, Bug-type Pokemon, such as Armaldo and Pinsir, are great at crippling Wynaut with their STAB moves; Absol also threatens Wynaut with its powerful Dark-type STAB moves. It should be noted that Ghost-type physical attackers and Dark-type special attackers are immune to Counter and Mirror Coat, respectively.</p>
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    considering i gave you the evs i think it works xD
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    move splash to ac kthx

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    you can use volt switch / u-turn and Dark / Ghost-types to work around mirror coat and counter, respectively

    and yea lol nothing much else

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    actually if you mirror coat on a volt switch then the switch in gets hurt pretty bad if its not a darktype. but ya nothing else. will write this up in a month.
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    was told i could write this up because it literally would not change under any circumstance. so i did
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    Er.. Although Wynaut has very specific role(s), do expand on the analysis. Something like this or the RU one. No copying though! :)
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    fine. i wrote it at like 2 am when i was bored which explains the bad quality. dont gp this until i update please
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    Latenight Smogonning brings out the best in all of us, prem. ^_^

    Definitely mention that Ghosts and Darks are immune to Counter and Mirror Coat, respectively.
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    [Overview]

    <p>With horrid stats in everything but HP and a total of 8 learnable moves, one could easily assume Wynaut is a terrible Pokemon. Wynaut does however However, Wynaut does have a niche with in Shadow Tag, letting which allows it to be a great trapper Pokemon. His decent HP stat and acceptable bulk with Eviolite go a long way in making Wynaut an decent effective Pokemon<Add ;> easily revenging Choice Pokemon and helping setup sweepers set up providing useful setup opportunities for sweepers.</p>

    [SET]
    name: WHY NOT
    move 1: Encore
    move 2: Counter
    move 3: Mirror Coat
    move 4: Tickle / Destiny Bond
    item: Eviolite
    ability: Shadow Tag
    nature: Bold
    evs: 4 HP / 152 Def / 148 Spd / 208 Spe

    [SET COMMENTS]

    <p>The only set Wynaut can pull off, adept in killing Choice attackers as well as other weak attackers who cannot 2HKO it. Above average bulk with Shadow Tag allows Wynaut to easily trap any Pokemon and either kill it with the appropriate move, or Encore it to support the team. Encore is a great move that, while nerfed in the generation shift, effectively gives Wynaut complete control of the game<Remove space>, preventing other Pokemon from setting up in front of Wynaut, while also giving it a much easier time countering non-Choiced attackers. Counter and Mirror Coat are perfect moves for Wynaut, who would otherwise be unable to kill a single threat. Tickle is the primary option in the last slot, as it gives Wynaut a way to beat cripple (It doesn't "beat" slow walls that don't try to attack it; it cripples them.) slow walls that it otherwise could do nothing against. Destiny Bond is also an option however, allowing it Wynaut to play mind games with its opponent. It should be mentioned noted that Wynaut is generally too slow to use the attack before the opponent, making Destiny Bond dead weight at times.</p>

    [ADDITIONAL COMMENTS]

    <p>The EVs are designed to outspeed base 55s with no investment, such as Torterra, and the remaining EVs are split between physical and special bulk. Eviolite is the only item choice for Wynaut to give it acceptable bulk, while Shadow Tag is a must to make Wynaut capable of being useful doing its job. Encore provides great team support for setup sweepers such as Absol and Gorebyss. Wish support from Pokemon such as Alomomola is very useful to remove passive damage from Wynaut and give it maximum effectiveness.</p>

    [Other Options]

    <p>Wynaut literally has 3 other moves. These three moves are the great Splash, Safeguard, and Charm. All three of these options are infinitely inferior to the moves listed on-set.</p>

    [Checks and Counters]

    <p>There are some counters for Wynaut. Any Pokemon that can OHKO or significantly damage it are great checks, effectively preventing Wynaut from doing its job. Bug-type Pokemon, such as Yanma and Pinsir, are great at crippling Wynaut with their STAB moves. Absol also threatens Wynaut with its powerful Dark-type STAB moves. It should be noted that Ghost-type physical attackers and Dark-type special attackers are immune to Counter and Mirror Coat, respectively. Banette, Golurk, Cacturne, Sharpedo, and Honchkrow are all able to attack Wynaut with no fear of retaliation.*</p>

    Golurk, Sharpedo and Honchkrow are RU; Banette is rare in NU; Cacturne is rarely ever using a special attacking set.
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    <p>With horrid stats in everything but HP, (comma) and a total of 8 learnable moves, one could easily assume Wynaut is a terrible Pokemon. However, Wynaut does have a niche in Shadow Tag, which allows it to be a great trapper. His decent HP stat and acceptable bulk with Eviolite equipped go a long way in making Wynaut an effective Pokemon, (comma) allowing it to ; (semicolon) easily revengeing Choice-(hyphen) locked Pokemon and provideing useful set-(hyphen)up opportunities for sweepers.</p>

    [SET]
    name: WHY NOT
    move 1: Encore
    move 2: Counter
    move 3: Mirror Coat
    move 4: Tickle / Destiny Bond
    item: Eviolite
    ability: Shadow Tag
    nature: Bold
    evs: 4 HP / 152 Def / 148 Spd / 208 Spe

    [SET COMMENTS]

    <p>This is the e only set Wynaut can pull off, making it adept in at killing Choice-(hyphen)locked attackers, (comma) as well as other weak attackers who cannot 2HKO it. Above average bulk in tandem with Shadow Tag allows Wynaut to easily trap any Pokemon and either kill it with the appropriate move, or Encore it to support the team. Encore is a great move that, while nerfed in the generation shift, effectively gives Wynaut complete control of the game, preventing other Pokemon from setting up in front of Wynaut, while and also giving it a much easier time countering non-Choiced attackers. Counter and Mirror Coat are perfect moves for Wynaut, who would otherwise be unable to kill a single threat. Tickle is the primary option in the last slot, as it gives Wynaut a way to cripple slow walls that it otherwise could do nothing against. Destiny Bond is also an option, allowing Wynaut to play mind games with its opponent. It should be noted that Wynaut is generally too slow to use the attack before the opponent, making Destiny Bond dead weight at times.</p>

    [ADDITIONAL COMMENTS]

    <p>The EVs are designed to outspeed base 55s with no investment, such as Torterra, and the remaining EVs are split between physical and special bulk. Eviolite is the only item choice for Wynaut, (comma) as it to gives it acceptable bulk, while Shadow Tag is also a must, (comma) as it to makes Wynaut capable of doing its job. Encore provides great team support for set-(hyphen)up sweepers, (comma) such as Absol and Gorebyss. Wish support from Pokemon such as Alomomola is very useful, (comma) as it to removes passive damage from Wynaut, (comma) thus allowing it to be as effective as possible and give it maximum effectiveness.</p>

    [Other Options]

    <p>Wynaut literally has 3 other moves. These three moves are the great Splash, Safeguard, and Charm. All three options are infinitely inferior to the moves listed on-set.</p>

    [Checks and Counters]

    <p>There are some good "(double quotation mark)counters"(double quotation mark) for Wynaut. Any Pokemon that can OHKO or significantly damage it are great checks, effectively preventing Wynaut from doing its job. However, (comma) there are no true counters to Wynaut, as Shadow Tag stops one from bringing in a Pokemon of their choice. (period) Nevertheless, (comma) Bug-type Pokemon, such as Yanma and Pinsir, are great at crippling Wynaut with their STAB moves; (semicolon) . (period) Absol also threatens Wynaut with its powerful Dark-type STAB moves. It should be noted that Ghost-type physical attackers and Dark-type special attackers are immune to Counter and Mirror Coat, respectively.</p>


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