CAP 30 - Part 4 - Typing Poll 2

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CAP 30 So Far
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This is a poll for the typing of both formes of CAP 30. So far we have decided on Tinted Lens for the item forme, and that the item forme should be a utility wallbreaker. I have quoted spoo's summary of the remaining typings below:

Grass/Water: This combination is exceptionally balanced; neither typing is immensely strong offensively, but they go quite well together as Water can deal with traditional Grass-type answers and Grass alleviates a weakness to Electric-types while providing other useful resistances to types like Ground. Furthermore, Tinted Lens helps this typing power through the bulky Grass-types that it would otherwise face trouble from, ultimately all leading to a typing which has clearly defined switch-in opportunities and defensive uses while hardly being useless on the offensive side of things.

Poison/Flying: This typing's defensive and offensive utility is quite strange, but in a fantastic way; this typing is a deceptively good answer to Ground-types as it has an immunity to Toxic and Earthquake, while also possessing three other 4x resistances to Grass, Bug, and Fighting. Offensively, this typing really appreciates Tinted Lens in powering through Steel-types, with Poison also having a lot of baked-in utility in its STABs that have a chance to poison its foes.

Steel/Fighting: Here we have another take on the classic "Steel + great offensive type" combination; this duo essentially aims to get the most out of its Tinted Lens boosted Fighting-type moves while having the great resists of Steel-type to always fall back on, with Steel additionally helping to target the bulky Fairy-types when Tinted Lens doesn't seem to cut it. Having essentially an ideal matchup against physical attackers like Weavile and Rillaboom leaves us with no doubt about finding switch-in opportunities to wallbreak or provide utility, and a 4x resistance to Stealth Rock and a Toxic immunity are just great perks as well.
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The voting options are:

Grass / Water
Poison / Flying
Steel / Fighting


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Poison / Flying
Steel / Fighting
Grass / Water


This does not spark joy.
 
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Poison / Flying
Steel / Fighting
Grass / Water


While I was disappointed with the results of Poll 1, I think Poison / Flying and Steel / Fighting are both still nice options that use Tinted Lens well. Poison / Flying is an amazing defensive typing, and Tinted Lens Flying is actually cracked. Steel / Fighting worries me a tad due to its overall insane coverage that might hamper the process down the road, but it is definitely serviceable. Grass / Water, on the other hand, simply does not use Tinted Lens. Defensive Grass-types are exceedingly rare in the current metagame, and it is a very mediocre defensive typing. Its only saving grace is the combo of TL water into SE grass on Water-types, but that is an extremely limited function.
 
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