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Arcanine, and old reliable from the first generation, has always been a great Pokemon in UU play. With Generation 5, Arcanine now has some new toys to aid it drastically.
Special Attack: 100
Special Defense: 80
Lv1: Thunder Fang, Lv1: Bite, Lv1: Roar, Lv1: Fire Fang, Lv1: Odor Sleuth, Lv39: ExtremeSpeed
TM05 - Roar, TM06 - Toxic, TM10 - Hidden Power, TM11 - Sunny Day, TM15 - Hyper Beam, TM17 - Protect, TM20 - Safeguard, TM21 - Frustration, TM22 - Solar Beam, TM27 - Return, TM28 - Dig, TM32 - Double Team, TM35 - Flamethower, TM38 - Fire Blast , TM40 - Aerial Ace, TM42 - Facade, TM43 - Nitro Charge, TM44 - Rest, TM45 - Attract, TM46 - Thief, TM48 - Troll, TM50 - Overheat, TM59 - Complete Burn, TM61 - Will-O-Wisp, TM67 - Get Even, TM68 - Giga Impact, TM78 - Smooth Over, TM87 - Swagger, TM90 - Substitute, TM93 - Wild Bolt, TM94 - Rock Smash, TM95 - Back Out, HM04 - Strength
Egg Moves:Body Slam, Crunch, Thrash, Fire Spin, Howl, Heat Wave, Double-Edge, Flare Blitz, Morning Sun, Covet, Iron Tail, Double Kick, Close Combat
Some footnotes. I'm not going to do old Arcanine sets, because they're 4 generation and I'm assuming you already know those.
- Close Combat
Whoa. Arcanine gained a whopper of an egg move in the 5th gen: Close Combat. Close Combat gives Arcanine a powerful option to hit Pokemon that would normally wall his physical sets, like Aggron and Omastar. In OU play, Arcanine can smash Blissey. Close Combat fills a slot in Arcanine's stumbling movepool.
- Wild Volt
In the 4th generation, Arcanine had to rely on a weak and slightly inaccurate Thunder Fang to hit one of its biggest roadblocks, Milotic. Now, with TM93 Wild Bolt, Arcanine can more consistently hit Milotic for 48.9% - 57.5% with max attack, Jolly and a LO, and 56% - 66.2% with Jolly and a CB. With Adamant and a Choice Band, you'll be doing up to 72.3%.
Some minor notes:
-With Flash Fire, Arcanine can switch in without trouble into Shanderaa and Urgamoth and nailing them with Crunch and/or Extremespeed respectively.
-Arcanine also handles Nuttre and Chivalbug, hitting them with 4x stab attacks. Arcanine is a great Scizor counter with intimidate.
I'm not a great setmaker, so I'll post some later.