CAP27 - Part 8 - Fire Lash Poll

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Yo,
Welcome to the Fire Lash Poll for CAP27. This poll will decide whether or not Fire Lash will be allowed in submitted movesets for CAP27. Whilst conducting a poll concurrently with a discussion thread may seem unorthodox (It's actually the first time!), it makes sense to do so here as it allows us to get a better grasp on what CAP27 will be able to do and will, therefore, be extremely helpful when discussing other aspects of CAP27's potential movesets for the remainder of the moveset discussions. If you haven't already, I implore you to read through the discussion thread before voting in order to get a grasp of the pros and cons of allowing Fire Lash, and allowing you to make a more informed vote.
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CAP 27 So Far

Concept:
Name: Offensive Team Support (the concept formerly known as "Trickster Cleric")

Description: A Pokemon that is able to fit the role of team support through more offensive and/or utility based means, whether these are through moves, abilities, typings or other factors unique to CAP27.

Justification: This is absolutely an Archetype based concept, if that weren't inherently clear by its name. This more or less comes from the class of a similar name from the fifth edition of dungeons and dragons (not necessarily being a Pokemon that uses Aromatherapy or Heal Bell), and it's meant to fill a role that we haven't explored in CAP since as far back as generation four with Fidgit. Furthermore, of all the offensively-oriented Pokemon that exist in the metagame, very few can also act as support for their team.

Questions to be answered:
  • How can a Pokemon that might be more offensively-focused or utility-focused fare as a healer/cleric/support mon in the current metagame?
  • What are aspects of specific support Pokemon that make them effective in their roles in the current meta?
  • To what extent can CAP27 use the new mechanics of utility based moves be used in a way to benefit players using them?
  • Without getting into overly cheesy strategies, how can CAP27 bring about creative ways to assist the rest of the team it finds itself on?
  • How does CAP27 bring about situations in which the opponent has to debate whether or not CAP27 will be healing or attacking, and how can they effectively beat that 50/50?
  • To what extent does CAP27 have to choose between acting more as a cleric versus acting more as an attacker? Can it do both without sacrificing anything relevant to its viability?
  • Are there any forms of playstyle that CAP27 might be able to benefit just by existing?
  • How can CAP27's offensive or utility presence open opportunities for healing its allies later in the game (if CAP27 gets healing methods) ?
  • To what extent does an offense-oriented support Pokemon need to use healing (via HP recovery or status healing) to support teams it finds itself on?
Leadership Team:

Jho
- Topic Leader
Wulfanator72 - Typing Leader
GMars - Ability Leader
Jordy - Stats Leader
LucarioOfLegends - Movepool Leader

Typing: Fire / Dragon
Primary Ability: Regenerator

Matchups:

Switch-ins: :corviknight: :rotom-heat: :rotom-mow: :zeraora: :jirachi: :caribolt: :ferrothorn:
Pressure: :clefable: :seismitoad: :kerfluffle: :mollux: :syclant: :excadrill: :equilibra: :terrakion: :tyranitar: :stratagem: :krillowatt: :mamoswine: :colossoil: Faster Dragon-types
C&C: (General)
Checks: :terrakion: :stratagem: Faster Dragon-types
Counters :primarina: :toxapex:
(Physical only) :tomohawk: :arghonaut: :hippowdon:
(Special only) :sylveon:
Stats: 108 / 108 / 74 / 92 / 64 / 114
Secondary Ability: (No competitive ability)

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The legal entries are below:
Allow Fire Lash
Do Not Allow Fire Lash

This poll will run for 24 hours!
 
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