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    RU Mega Banette

    [OVERVIEW] Mega Banette relies on using Prankster Destiny Bond to put opponents into a double KO situation at best, and Banette massively benefits from gaining immediate access to Prankster the moment it Mega Evolves. Meanwhile, the fact that Destiny Bond cannot be used consecutively doesn't...
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    Quality Control Gallade (QC: 1/3)

    [OVERVIEW] - Powerful, has boosting options in Swords Dance and Bulk Up - Perfect neutral coverage, coupled with an expansive movepool to hit any problematic threats - Fighting-type that beats Poison-types and bulky Psychic-types - High Special Defense, but low HP and physical bulk - Average...
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    Meloetta (QC: 1/3)

    [OVERVIEW] Meloetta is blessed with great stats, boasting one of the highest Special Attack and Special Defense stats in the tier, as well as a respectable Speed stat which allows it to outrun threats such as Hitmonlee, Rotom-C, and Toxicroak. Meloetta also has an expansive movepool that gives...
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    NU Houndoom

    [OVERVIEW] Houndoom is powerful and possesses a good Speed tier, and its dual STAB types are very effective against the majority of Pokemon in NU while having generally great neutral coverage. Nasty Plot makes Houndoom one of the tier's premier wallbreakers, whereas Flame Charge allows Houndoom...
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    NU Vanilluxe

    [OVERVIEW] Vanilluxe's access to Snow Warning makes its Blizzard one of the strongest spammable attacks in the tier, with Choice Specs Blizzard being able to 2HKO Delphox and Emboar after hail damage. Vanilluxe also has Freeze-Dry to hit Water-types and Ice Shard to snipe the many fast Grass-...
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    NU Mismagius

    [OVERVIEW] Mismagius is a fast and strong Ghost-type attacker with access to Nasty Plot, allowing it to outspeed most cores and break them down with boosted attacks that are hard to resist. Mismagius benefits massively from Z-Moves, which give it the destructive power to compensate for the...
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    RU Tyrantrum

    [OVERVIEW] Tyrantrum's most defining trait is its access to Rock Head and STAB Head Smash, giving it an absurdly powerful attack with no immediate drawbacks that dents any Pokemon that does not resist it and lets it act as a powerful holepuncher or cleaner. Rock is a powerful offensive typing...
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    RU Mismagius

    [OVERVIEW] Ghost is one of the best neutral attacking types, requiring little coverage to back it up, and Mismagius is one of the premier offensive Ghost-types in the tier thanks to its Speed and access to Nasty Plot. Perhaps more importantly, this also makes Mismagius one of the best offensive...
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    RU Pangoro

    [OVERVIEW] Pangoro has a high Attack stat, two powerful STAB types, and the coverage to hit the entire tier for at least neutral damage. These traits combined with its access to Swords Dance and several strong offensive abilities, namely Mold Breaker and Iron Fist, cause Pangoro to present...
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    RU Noivern

    [OVERVIEW] Noivern is the fastest Dragon-type in the tier and has strong attacks backed by an adequate Special Attack stat that hit a large majority of the tier for neutral damage. Noivern is not particularly frail for such a fast Pokemon either, and it has a useful defensive typing as well as...
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    Sandslash (Revamp) [QC 3/3] [GP: 2/2]

    [OVERVIEW] Sandslash is a Rapid Spin user with a resistance to the Stealth Rock it gets rid of, as well as the ability to best most entry hazard setters such as Garbodor and Steelix. Unfortunately, it faces a lot of competition from other Rapid Spin users that also resist Stealth Rock; Claydol...
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    Choice Band Torterra (QC: 3/3) (GP: 2/2)

    [SET] name: Choice Band move 1: Wood Hammer move 2: Earthquake move 3: Stone Edge move 4: Seed Bomb item: Choice Band ability: Overgrow nature: Adamant evs: 4 HP / 252 Atk / 252 Spe [SET COMMENTS] Moves ======== Wood Hammer is Torterra's strongest STAB move, severely damaging most Pokemon that...
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    Trevenant [GP 2/2]

    [OVERVIEW] Trevenant boasts a high Attack stat with decent dual STAB options, which can hit many slower Pokemon in the tier for good damage. It is also backed up by decent coverage such as Earthquake and Rock Slide, giving it solid neutral coverage on the metagame. Natural Cure makes Trevenant...
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    Meloetta (Offensive Calm Mind) Taken Over (QC: 3/3) (GP: 2/2)

    [SET] Name: Offensive Calm Mind move 1: Calm Mind move 2: Psychic move 3: Focus Blast move 4: Shadow Ball / Dazzling Gleam Item: Colbur Berry Ability: Serene Grace Nature: Timid EVs: 4 Def / 252 SpA / 252 Spe [SET COMMENTS] Moves ======== Calm Mind boosts Meloetta's already impressive power to...
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    Drapion

    [OVERVIEW] Has two good STABs with nearly perfect neutral coverage and can threaten a majority of bulkier Pokemon in the tier Has the coverage moves to back them up Access to Swords Dance gives Drapion good wallbreaking and sweeping potential Good Speed tier, and well-rounded bulk to...
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    Charizard (QC: 3/3) (GP: 2/2)

    [OVERVIEW] Charizard is one of the tier's premier Fire-types, boasting great offensive stats and powerful attacks that threaten a good majority of the tier. While it is not as fast as Pyroar, Charizard sits in a comfortable Speed tier, able to outrun Pokemon such as Jynx, Primeape, Rotom, and...
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    Vanilluxe Revamp (QC: 3/3) (GP: 2/2)

    [OVERVIEW] In a tier where there are few specially bulky Pokemon and non-Water-type Pokemon that resist Ice, Vanilluxe has the appeal of possessing the strongest Freeze-Dry in NU. Vanilluxe has a high Special Attack and a decent Speed stat that allows it to outspeed Ludicolo and Samurott...
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    Gourgeist-XL (QC: 3/3) (GP: 2/2)

    [OVERVIEW] Gourgeist-XL is one of the physically bulkiest Pokemon in NU, which is further augmented by its defensive typing, allowing it to easily wall the physical Fighting-, Ground-, and Water-types of the tier. This allows Gourgeist-XL to fend off the likes of Sawk, Rhydon, and physical...
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    Venusaur (QC: 3/3) (GP: 3/3)

    Looks like GF officially acknowledges Venusaur as an amphibian and not a reptile :/ [OVERVIEW] Venusaur boasts a good typing that grants it useful resistances to Water, Fairy, Grass, Fighting, and Electric, as well as an immunity to Toxic and powder moves plus the ability to absorb Toxic...
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    Aurorus (QC: 3/3) (GP: 2/2)

    [OVERVIEW] Aurorus's movepool and abilities cement its position as one of the most fearsome wallbreakers in the tier. It has Refrigerate to bolster its strong Normal-type moves and Snow Warning for a perfectly accurate Blizzard, giving it very strong Ice-type attacks to pound foes with...