CAP 26 - Part 6 - Stat Spread Poll 1

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This is the first of stat polls for CAP 26. Please refer to the Stat Spread Sumbissions thread HERE to make an informed decision before submitting your ballot!

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The spreads are linked below.

Roland le preaux
72 HP / 62 Atk / 120 Def / 128 SpA / 148 SpD / 40 Spe
Dogfish44
127 HP / 49 Atk / 82 Def / 126 SpA / 102 SpD / 59 Spe, ≤100 BP from Greninja's Low Kick
Jordy
102 HP / 50 Atk / 96 Def / 133 SpA / 118 SpD / 60 Spe
G-Luke
78 HP / 45 Atk / 115 Def / 129 SpA / 139 SpD / 64 Spe
pokehimon
74 HP / 96 Atk / 110 Def / 126 SpA / 144 SpD / 50 Spe, 60 BP from Greninja's Low Kick
Reviloja753
102 HP / 53 Atk / 96 Def / 121 SpA / 115 SpD / 69 Spe

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The voting options are:

Roland le preaux
Dogfish44
Jordy
G-Luke
pokehimon
Reviloja753


This poll will be open for 24 hours.

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CAP 26 so far:

Dogfish44 said:
Name - The Future is Bright!

Description - A Pokemon that makes usage of the 'delayed-attack' moves - Future Sight and/or Doom Desire

Justification - Given we're attempting to create a Pokemon that uses one of two specific moves, this is an Actualisation concept. Future Sight and Doom Desire are incredibly unique moves, which see limited usage in spite of their high base power, and ability to have a target Pokemon struck twice in the same turn. In using CAP26, the aim is to create a Pokemon that inspires a feeling of being able to trap opponents, to establish win-win situations.

Questions To Be Answered -
One Pokemon which has been seen to fairly reliably use Future Sight is Slowking. What can we learn from Slowking about what makes a viable user of Future Sight? On the same token, what has led Jirachi to not be effective at using Doom Desire, and other Pokemon to not effectively use Future Sight?
What is the optimum usage of Future Sight/Doom Desire, both on the turn immediately after using the move, and the turn on which the move will land?
Should the user of Future Sight/Doom Desire be primarily helping itself, or other teammates. If helping itself, what is the aim? If helping teammates, then what types of teammate?
Are Z-Future Sight and Z-Doom Desire mandatory, or just useful tools?
Explantion - Doom Desire is almost one we've done before, as people from the era of Cawmodore probably remember. Whilst little has changed since then, we have seen Future Sight get another power level increase since then.

This isn't a case of using a move which we know can't be used - we can look to Slowking (Future Sight) or Dialga (Balanced Hackmons, Doom Desire) for inspiration on what makes these moves workable. At the same time, we know that they're not automatic locks in spite of their high base power, allowing us room to explore what makes these moves often fall flat.

The beauty of Future Sight and Doom Desire as concept leads is that they don't massively restrict our ability to choose a direction right from the gate - focussing on these moves for their ability to strike twice in a single turn likely produces a Pokemon that is very different from focussing on these moves for their ability to force specific Pokemon out for a teammate to switch in. Whether we create a Pokemon that breaks walls, or pivots around, or supports a very specific partner, or something else entirely, these moves make for a concept that should be both interesting to implement, and with many avenues to explore.
Topic Leader: SHSP

Topic Leadership Team:
Typing Leader: GMars
Ability Leader: Jordy
Stats Leader: Jho
Movepool Leader: G-Luke

Typing: Steel/Ground

Threats:
SHSP said:
Switch Ins: Mega Crucibelle, Clefable, Tapu Koko, Most Tornadus-T, Magearna lacking Focus Blast

Counters: Celesteela, Rotom-Wash, Arghonaut, Chansey

Checks: Mega Latias and Latios, Ash Greninja, Volkraken, Mega Charizard X and Y, AV Tyranitar, Landorus-T, Ferrothorn
Primary Ability: Levitate
 

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Jordy
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Congrats to eveeyone who made it and good luck!
 
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