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[OVERVIEW]

Chansey is the best Special Defense wall thanks to its massive HP and Special Defense stat. Thanks it its bulk, and using Soft-Boiled to keep itself healthy, it is able to take on special attackers such as Mega Alakazam, Starmie and and both Mega Charizard formes if they lack physical moves. Chansey is an effective status inducer with either Toxic or Thunder Wave due to how effective this Pokemon is at forcing switches. It also has utility moves like Teleport can be very useful to gain momentum for the team, and can bring its teammates in safely against any of Chansey's checks. However, Chansey has a poor Defense stat, not allowing to take any physical attacks well, as Pokemon like Mega Beedrill, Melmetal and Mega Gyarados, and Snorlax can OHKO it with their attacks. Chansey also struggles with potential mixed attackers like Mega Charizard Y and Mega Venusaur because of its Defense stat being the lowest in LGPE OU, making it being able to 2HKO. It also struggles against weak physical attacks from Zapdos and Mew, two Pokemon it is supposed to check because it can heavily dent Chansey with U-turn because of its frail defense stat. It also gets shut down by Mew as Taunt cuts off its recovery moves and can slowly wear Chansey down and take care of it.

[SET]
name: Special Defense Wall
move 1: Toxic / Thunder Wave
move 2: Seismic Toss
move 3: Soft-Boiled
move 4: Teleport
item:
nature: Calm

[SET COMMENTS]
Set Information
========

Toxic can be used to wear down threats that try to switch into Chansey such as Mega Aerdactyl and also wear down bulky Pokemon like Poliwrath, Zapdos and Rhydon while Thunder Wave can be used to help slow down fast Pokemon like Gengar and Mega Beedrill and Pokemon that are immune to Toxic like Melmetal and Alolan Muk that makes it easier for its teammates to take care of it. Teleport is used to gain momentum for the team as Chansey can use it to pivot against threats like Melmetal, Mega Gyarados and Mew. A Calm nature is used in order for Chansey to be as bulky as possible to soak up Special Attacks from Mega Alakazam, Starmie and Mega Charizard Y on the switch in for its teammates.

Usage Tips
========

Chansey can be used early- to mid-game to force its threats to come out and use Teleport to gain momentum or spread Toxic and Thunder Wave. Switch into Chansey against special attackers like Zapdos, Mega Alakazam and Starmie or a predicted switch. Chansey can be used early-game to force its threats to come out and use Teleport to gain momentum or spread Toxic and Thunder Wave. Use Teleport on a predicted switch to a Pokemon that can threaten Chansey like Melmetal, Mega Gyrarados and Mega Beedrill so a teammate can come in and take care of it. Use Toxic on predicted switches to put a timer on Pokemon such as Zapdos, Poliwrath, and Rhydon, or If not running Toxic, use Thunder Wave to slow down Mega Beedrill, Mega Gyrarados and Gengar. Chansey could also use Seismic Toss in order to chip down Pokemon that commonly can switch into it such as Melmetal, Zapdos and Alolan Sandslash. However, Chansey should be wary about staying in against Zapdos, as it gets 2HKOed from Drill Peck and 3HKO from U-turn. Chansey should try to Soft-Boiled on a predicted switch or on a special attacker like Mega Alakazam or Mega Charizard Y. Be careful around potential mixed attackers such as Mega Charizard Y, Mega Venusaur as Chansey gets 2HKOed because of its frail Defense stat if it is caught off guard by a physical attack from these. Do not leave chansey in on mew if it has Taunt, because Chansey will get chipped down and be unable to heal itself. Chansey should also be wary for a potential U-turn from Mew, as it can heavily dent Chansey. Do not let Chansey get Toxic, as this will impair its ability to take Special Attacks and wear it down a lot faster.

Team Options
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All Pokemon appreciates Chansey for its massive Special Defense stat allowing it to soak all Special Attacks for them and provide them a safe switch-in with using Teleport. Chansey appreciates Zapdos and Mega Venusaur for being able to come in and tank Fighting-type attacks from Poliwrath. Both of these can also help take care of Mega Gyarados, a major threat to Chansey. Mew is great to pair with Chansey because it can help handicap Melmetal, Mega Gyrarados and Dragonite with Will-O-Wisp and prevent Dragonite from setting up with Agility. Nidoqueen is great for being able to set down Stealth Rock to help chip down Pokemon, especially Flying-types such as Zapdos and Mega Aerodactyl that Chansey can further chip down with Toxic or Secismic Toss. It can also help wearing down Pokemon with Super Fang and Toxic and help with Zapdos. Physical attackers such as Melmetal, Mega Gyrarados, and Mega Aerodactyl appreciate Chansey for being able to come in on special attacks from Zapdos, Mega Alakazam, and Starmie that these Pokemon do not take well and be able to get in safely with Teleport to threaten the Pokemon at hand. Melmetal can especially help with Snorlax, while Mega Gyrarados can help with Mew and Mega Aerodactyl can help with Mega Beedrill. Alolan Muk, Mega Beedrill and Mega Pinsir a great to partner with Chansey because they can take care of Mew that can take care of Chansey if it is running Taunt.

[STRATEGY COMMENTS]
Other Options
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Stealth Rock can be used if the team needs a Stealth Rock setter; however, this makes Chansey more passive without being able to spread status around to impair threats such as Rhydon, Poliwrath, Mega Beedrill and Mega Aerodactyl or gain momentum for the team with Teleport. Psychic can be used to enable Chansey to break Gengar's Substitute and take care of it; however, it is a very niche option that does not do much else, as it will be unable to better utility options that help out the team more.

Checks and Counters
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**Physical Attackers**: Physical attackers such as Melmetal, Mega Aerodactyl, Mega Beedrill, and Mega Gryarados can OHKO Chansey with their STAB attacks due to Chansey's paper Defense stat.

**Offensive Pressure**: Mew gives Chansey trouble due to Taunt shutting down Chansey from its utility moves. U-turn from Mew and Zapdos can shut down momentum from Chansey as it takes a lot of damage from U-turn due to its terrible physical defense.

**Poliwrath**: Poliwrath can OHKO Chansey with using its Fighting STAB Superpower / Low Kick.

**Ground-types**: Nidoqueen, Alolan Dugtrio, and Nidoking are problems for Chansey as all of these Pokemon are immune to Toxic and Thunder Wave and can heavily dent Chansey with Earthquake.

**Mixed attackers**: Mixed attackers such as Mega Charizards, Mega Blastoise and Gengar can lure Chansey with their physical attacks.

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[OVERVIEW]

Chansey is the best Special Defense wall thanks to its massive HP and Special Defense stat. Thanks it its bulk, it is able to take on special attackers such as Zapdos, Starmie, Mega Charizard Y and Mega Blastoise Mega Blastoise isn’t the best example here. Instead, I’d mention stronger special attackers like either Mega Alakazam or Mega Charizard X. . It also has access to status moves like Thunder Wave and Toxic that it can use to either paralyze it to make it easier for its teammates to take care of it or use Toxic to put the opposing Pokemon on a timer. It also has utility moves like Teleport that can be very useful because of Chansey can use Teleport on a predicted switch into a threat to get momentum and get a teammate in that can take care of the threat. Discussing what moves do isn’t the point of an overview. Move this part to the Set Description and explain how to use it in the Usage Tips. However Chansey has a poor Defense stat, not allowing to take any physical attacks well, as Pokemon like Mega Beedrill, Melmetal and Mega Gyarados, and Snorlax can OHKO it with their attacks. I feel like either Poliwrath or Dragonite is a better mention than Snorlax. Chansey also struggles with potential mixed attackers like Mega Charizard Y, Mega Blastoise and Cloyster because of its low Defense stat making it being able to 2HKO. Again, not the best option. It also gets shut down by Mew as Taunt cuts off its recovery moves and can slowly wear Chansey down and take care of it.

[SET]
name: Special Defense Wall
move 1: Toxic / Thunder Wave
move 2: Seismic Toss
move 3: Soft-Boiled
move 4: Teleport
item:
nature: Calm

[SET COMMENTS]
Set Information
========

Toxic can be used to wear down threats that try to switch into Chansey such as Mega Aerdactyl and also wear down bulky Pokemon like Poliwrath, Zapdos and Rhydon. Thunder Wave can be used to help slow down fast Pokemon like Gengar and Mega Beedrill that makes it easier for its teammates to take care of it. I would combine this sentence with the previous one tbh. Teleport is used to gain momentum for the team as Chansey can use it to pivot against threats like Melmetal, Mega Gyarados and Mew. A Calm nature is used in order for Chansey to be as bulky as possible to soak up Special Attacks from Zapdos, Mega Alakazam, Starmie and Mega Charizard Y on the switch in for its teammates.

Try getting in a mention of Soft-boiled and Seismic Toss if possible.

Usage Tips
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Chansey can be used early- to mid-game to force its threats to come out and use Teleport to gain momentum or spread Toxic and Thunder Wave. Switch into Chansey against special attackers like Zapdos, Mega Alakazam and Starmie or a predicted switch. Chansey can be used early-game to force its threats to come out and use Teleport to gain momentum or spread Toxic and Thunder Wave. Use Teleport on a predicted switch to a Pokemon that can threaten Chansey like Melmetal, Mega Gyrarados and Mega Beedrill so a teammate can come in and take care of it. Use Toxic on predicted switches to put a timer on Pokemon such as Zapdos, Poliwrath, and Snorlax. But what if Snorlax is running Facade? If not running Toxic, try to use Thunder Wave on predicted switches to Mega Beedrill, Mega Gyrarados and Gengar. Chansey could also use Seismic Toss in order to chip down Pokemon that commonly can switch into it such as Melmetal, Zapdos and Alolan Sandslash. Chansey should try to Soft-Boiled on a predicted switch or on a special attacker like Mega Alakazam or Mega Charizard Y. Be careful around potential mixed attackers such as Mega Charizard Y, Mega Blastoise, Alolan Muk, and Cloyster You know the drill! as Chansey gets 2HKOed because of its frail Defense stat if it is caught off guard by a physical attack from these. Do not leave chansey in on mew if it has Taunt, because Chansey will get chipped down and be unable to heal itself. Do not let Chansey get Toxic, as this will impair its ability to ummm is this part complete?

Team Options
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All Pokemon appreciates Chansey for its massive Special Defense stat allowing it to soak all Special Attacks for them and provide them a safe switch-in with using Teleport. What team archetype does Chansey fit best in? Add a sentence about that after the first sentence. Chansey appreciates Zapdos and Mega Venusaur for being able to come in and tank Fighting-type attacks from Poliwrath, Hitmonlee and Primeape. Poliwrath is the only good option here. Remove the latter two. Both of these can also help take care of Mega Gyarados, a major threat to Chansey. Mew is great to pair with Chansey because it can help handicap Melmetal, Dragonite and Snorlax No. Snorlax can potentially run Facade. with Will-O-Wisp and prevent them from setting up or Rest with Taunt. Rhydon and Nidoqueen are great for being able to set down Stealth Rock to help chip down Pokemon, especially Flying-types such as Dragonite and Mega Aerodactyl that Chansey can further chip down with Toxic or Secismic Toss. Rhydon can take care of Snorlax and Zapdos while Nidoqueen helps with can help wear down Pokemon with Super Fang and Toxic. Physical attackers such as Melmetal, Mega Gyrarados, and Mega Aerodactyl appreciate Chansey for being able to come in on special attacks from Zapdos, Mega Alakazam and Mega Blastoise Again, not the best option. that these Pokemon do not take well and be able to get in safely with Teleport to threaten the Pokemon at hand. Melmetal can espically help with Snorlax, while Mega Gyrarados can help with Mew and Mega Aerodactyl can help with Mega Beedrill. Alolan Muk, Mega Beedrill and Mega Pinsir a great to partner with Chansey because they can take care of Mew that can take care of Chansey if it is running Taunt.

[STRATEGY COMMENTS]
Other Options
=============

A Bold nature has a niche to have a better chance to live physical attacks from Mega Beedrill and Mega Aerodactyl, but it is not worthwhile because it is still unreliable to to live these attacks. Stealth Rock can be used over Toxic / Thunder Wave if the team needs a Stealth Rock setter; however, this makes Chansey more passive without being able to spread status around to impair threats such as Rhydon, Poliwrath, Mega Beedrill and Mega Aerodactyl.

Checks and Counters
===================

**Physical Attackers**: Physical attackers such as Melmetal, Mega Beedrill and Mega Gryarados can OHKO Chansey with their STAB attacks due to Chansey's paper Defense stat. I’d mention Mega Aerodactyl and Dragonite here as well. Also mention that Mega Gyarados has to watch out for Seismic Toss.

**Mew**: Mew gives Chansey trouble due to Taunt shutting down Chansey from its utility moves, and able to wear it down with Toxic and its attacking moves.

**Fighting-types**: Fighting-types such as Poliwrath, Primeape, and Hitmonlee Again, not the best option. can OHKO Chansey with their Fighting-STAB attacks.

**Mixed attackers**: Mixed attackers such as Mega Charizard Y, Mega Blastoise, Alolan Muk, and Cloyster can all 2HKO Chansey. Cloyster and Mega Blastoise are bad in LGPE OU.

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[OVERVIEW]

Chansey is the best Special Defense wall thanks to its massive HP and Special Defense stat. Thanks it its bulk, it is able to take on special attackers such as Zapdos Mega Alakazam, Starmie, and both Mega Charizards if they lack physical moves. It also has access to status moves like Thunder Wave and Toxic that it can use to either paralyze it to make it easier for its teammates to take care of it or use Toxic to put the opposing Pokemon on a timer. It also has utility moves like Teleport and Stealth Rock that can be very useful. However, Chansey has a poor Defense stat, not allowing to take any physical attacks well, as Pokemon like Mega Beedrill, Melmetal and Mega Gyarados, and Snorlax can OHKO it with their attacks. Chansey also struggles with potential mixed attackers like Mega Charizard Y and Mega Venusaur because of its low Defense stat making it being able to 2HKO. It also gets shut down by Mew as Taunt cuts off its recovery moves and can slowly wear Chansey down and take care of it.

I wouldn't say Chansey is a consistent check to Zapdos. U-turn alone, which just about every Zapdos runs these days, is doing 32% minimum to Chansey even with a -Attack nature. Meanwhile, Drill Peck 2HKOs with a -Attack nature, as well. In Zapdos's place, I'd list Mega Alakazam instead, which has a much harder time breaking past Chansey. Your Mega Charizard Y mention also contradicts itself at the end of the paragraph, when at the beginning, you say Chansey is used to check Mega Charizard Y despite it often running Earthquake to deal with it and have an easier time with Alolan Muk. I'd elaborate in the beginning of the paragraph that Chansey checks variants of both of the Mega Charizards (Mega Charizard X is also mostly special-attacking this gen) that lack physical attacks.

I'd also go further in depth on Chansey's frailty against even weak physical attacks, especially its susceptibility to U-turn. While Chansey is able to provide momentum with Teleport, it's just as capable of forfeiting momentum, as well, thanks to how much U-turn does to it. Mew and Zapdos, two Pokemon that Chansey should be able to check, just pivot out with U-turn and heavily chip it as Chansey comes in.


[SET]
name: Special Defense Wall
move 1: Toxic / Thunder Wave
move 2: Seismic Toss
move 3: Soft-Boiled
move 4: Teleport
item:
nature: Calm

[SET COMMENTS]
Set Information
========

Toxic can be used to wear down threats that try to switch into Chansey such as Mega Aerdactyl and also wear down bulky Pokemon like Poliwrath, Zapdos and Rhydon while Thunder Wave can be used to help slow down fast Pokemon like Gengar and Mega Beedrill that makes it easier for its teammates to take care of it. Teleport is used to gain momentum for the team as Chansey can use it to pivot against threats like Melmetal, Mega Gyarados and Mew. A Calm nature is used in order for Chansey to be as bulky as possible to soak up Special Attacks from Zapdos, Mega Alakazam, Starmie and Mega Charizard Y on the switch in for its teammates.

Usage Tips
========

Chansey can be used early- to mid-game to force its threats to come out and use Teleport to gain momentum or spread Toxic and Thunder Wave. Switch into Chansey against special attackers like Zapdos, Mega Alakazam and Starmie or a predicted switch. Chansey can be used early-game to force its threats to come out and use Teleport to gain momentum or spread Toxic and Thunder Wave. Use Teleport on a predicted switch to a Pokemon that can threaten Chansey like Melmetal, Mega Gyrarados and Mega Beedrill so a teammate can come in and take care of it. Use Toxic on predicted switches to put a timer on Pokemon such as Zapdos, Poliwrath, and Rhydon. If not running Toxic, try to use Thunder Wave on predicted switches to Mega Beedrill, Mega Gyrarados and Gengar. Chansey could also use Seismic Toss in order to chip down Pokemon that commonly can switch into it such as Melmetal, Zapdos and Alolan Sandslash. Chansey should try to Soft-Boiled on a predicted switch or on a special attacker like Mega Alakazam or Mega Charizard Y. Be careful around potential mixed attackers such as Mega Charizard Y, Mega Venusaur and Alolan Muk as Chansey gets 2HKOed because of its frail Defense stat if it is caught off guard by a physical attack from these. Do not leave chansey in on mew if it has Taunt, because Chansey will get chipped down and be unable to heal itself. Also, beware of a possible U-turn from Mew. Mention this about the Zapdos matchup, as well. Do not let Chansey get Toxic, as this will impair its ability to take Special Attacks and wear it down a lot faster.

Team Options
========

All Pokemon appreciates Chansey for its massive Special Defense stat allowing it to soak all Special Attacks for them and provide them a safe switch-in with using Teleport. Chansey appreciates Zapdos and Mega Venusaur for being able to come in and tank Fighting-type attacks from Poliwrath. Both of these can also help take care of Mega Gyarados, a major threat to Chansey. Mew is great to pair with Chansey because it can help handicap Melmetal, Mega Gyrarados and Dragonite with Will-O-Wisp and prevent them from setting up or Rest with Taunt. Rest is unviable in LGPE OU unless you're running Eevee-S, and even then, these Pokemon aren't known to really use it, especially Dragonite which has reliable recovery in Roost. Rhydon and Nidoqueen are great for being able to set down Stealth Rock to help chip down Pokemon, especially Flying-types such as Dragonite Zapdos and Mega Aerodactyl that Chansey can further chip down with Toxic or Secismic Toss. Try not to list the same Pokemon in following sentences. Rhydon can take care of Snorlax and Zapdos while Nidoqueen helps with can help wear down Pokemon with Super Fang and Toxic. Nidoqueen is arguably the better partner and Zapdos check for Chansey than Rhydon is thanks to being Toxic-immune and sporting a Fighting-resist. Physical attackers such as Melmetal, Mega Gyrarados, and Mega Aerodactyl appreciate Chansey for being able to come in on special attacks from Zapdos, Mega Alakazam, and Starmie that these Pokemon do not take well and be able to get in safely with Teleport to threaten the Pokemon at hand. Melmetal can especially help with Snorlax, while Mega Gyrarados can help with Mew and Mega Aerodactyl can help with Mega Beedrill. Alolan Muk, Mega Beedrill and Mega Pinsir a great to partner with Chansey because they can take care of Mew that can take care of Chansey if it is running Taunt.

[STRATEGY COMMENTS]
Other Options
=============

A Bold nature has a niche to have a better chance to live physical attacks from Mega Beedrill and Mega Aerodactyl, but it is not worthwhile because it is still unreliable to to live these attacks. Never run Bold. It's not worth losing crucial Special bulk to take slightly better damage from Pokemon you shouldn't be staying in on anyway. Plus, Mega Beedrill can just OHKO with Poison Jab / X-Scissor after Stealth Rock even if Bold is used. Stealth Rock can be used over Toxic / Thunder Wave if the team needs a Stealth Rock setter; however, this makes Chansey more passive without being able to spread status around to impair threats such as Rhydon, Poliwrath, Mega Beedrill and Mega Aerodactyl. Psychic can be used over Toxic / Thunder Wave or Teleport to enable Chansey to be able to break Gengar's Substitute and take care of it. Instead of saying which moves should be replaced, say how it's hard to fit these OO moves into Chansey's moveset when its main options offer more utility.


Checks and Counters
===================

**Physical Attackers**: Physical attackers such as Melmetal, Mega Aerodactyl, Dragonite Mega Beedrill and Mega Gryarados can OHKO Chansey with their STAB attacks due to Chansey's paper Defense stat. I'd condense this "such as" list to about 3 or 4 Pokemon total. You don't want too much filler.

**Mew**: Mew gives Chansey trouble due to Taunt shutting down Chansey from its utility moves, and able to wear it down with Toxic and its attacking moves.

**Poliwrath**: Poliwrath can OHKO Chansey with using its Fighting STAB Superpower / Low Kick.

**Mixed attackers**: Mixed attackers such as both Mega Charizards Y, Mega Blastoise and Alolan Muk Gengar, and Cloyster can all 2HKO Chansey lure Chansey and 2HKO it with their physical attacks. Alolan Muk is known for its powerful Crunch and shouldn't really count in this section. Mega Blastoise and Cloyster also aren't prominent enough in the metagame to be worth talking about. Mention which moves to watch out for from these Pokemon; Earthquake from the Mega Charizards and Brick Break from Gengar.

I'd also re-name the Mew section into **Offensive Pressure**. Taunt and U-turn can shut Chansey down pretty hard. You've already mentioned how Taunt prevents Chansey from using status moves, so now talk about how U-turn can put Chansey in a precarious situation; not only does it forfeit momentum, but it also takes a lot of damage from it due to its terrible physical bulk. Zapdos has access to U-turn, while Mew has access to both U-turn and Taunt.

Nidoqueen, Alolan Dugtrio, and Nidoking are worth mentioning somewhere, as well. All three are immune to Toxic and Thunder Wave while threatening Chansey with a powerful Earthquake. Maybe in a **Ground-types** section.


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[OVERVIEW]

Chansey is the best Special Defense wall thanks to its massive HP and Special Defense stat. Thanks it its bulk, it is able to take on special attackers such as Mega Alakazam, Starmie and and both Mega Charizard formes if they lack physical moves. It also has access to status moves like Thunder Wave and Toxic that it can use to either paralyze it to make it easier for its teammates to take care of it or use Toxic to put the opposing Pokemon on a timer. It also has utility moves like Teleport and Stealth Rock that can be very useful. However, Chansey has a poor Defense stat, not allowing to take any physical attacks well, as Pokemon like Mega Beedrill, Melmetal and Mega Gyarados, and Snorlax can OHKO it with their attacks. Chansey also struggles with potential mixed attackers like Mega Charizard Y and Mega Venusaur because of its low Defense stat making it being able to 2HKO. It also struggles against weak physcial attacks from Pokemon such as Mew and Zapdos using U-turn because of its frail defense bulk they can both heavily dent Chansey with it. It also gets shut down by Mew as Taunt cuts off its recovery moves and can slowly wear Chansey down and take care of it.

(Mention how Chansey has access to reliable recovery in Soft-Boiled to help keep itself healthy throughout the match and outlast the Pokémon it’s supposed to check. Instead of saying “it has access to Thunder Wave and Toxic” [pretty much everything gets Toxic] I’d say “Chansey is an effective status inducer with either Toxic or Thunder Wave due to how effective this Pokemon is at forcing switches” or something along those lines. I’d remove the mention of Stealth Rock in the overview considering it’s listed as an Other Option and instead explain why Teleport is a good move on Chansey. It’s to help Chansey gain momentum for its team, bringing in any of its teammates safely as Chansey’s checks try to come in. I’d also go further on the point of how low Chansey’s Defense stat is: it’s the lowest in all of LGPE OU. I’d add a small comment on the U-turn Mew and Zapdos point saying “two Pokemon Chansey is supposed to check” or something like that.

[SET]
name: Special Defense Wall
move 1: Toxic / Thunder Wave
move 2: Seismic Toss
move 3: Soft-Boiled
move 4: Teleport
item:
nature: Calm

[SET COMMENTS]
Set Information
========

Toxic can be used to wear down threats that try to switch into Chansey such as Mega Aerdactyl and also wear down bulky Pokemon like Poliwrath, Zapdos and Rhydon while Thunder Wave can be used to help slow down fast Pokemon like Gengar and Mega Beedrill that makes it easier for its teammates to take care of it. Teleport is used to gain momentum for the team as Chansey can use it to pivot against threats like Melmetal, Mega Gyarados and Mew. A Calm nature is used in order for Chansey to be as bulky as possible to soak up Special Attacks from Mega Alakazam, Starmie and Mega Charizard Y on the switch in for its teammates.

Mention how Thunder Wave can also be used to inflict a status condition on Pokémon immune to Toxic, such as Melmetal and Alolan Muk.

Usage Tips
========

Chansey can be used early- to mid-game to force its threats to come out and use Teleport to gain momentum or spread Toxic and Thunder Wave. Switch into Chansey against special attackers like Zapdos, Mega Alakazam and Starmie or a predicted switch. Chansey can be used early-game to force its threats to come out and use Teleport to gain momentum or spread Toxic and Thunder Wave. Use Teleport on a predicted switch to a Pokemon that can threaten Chansey like Melmetal, Mega Gyrarados and Mega Beedrill so a teammate can come in and take care of it. Use Toxic on predicted switches to put a timer on Pokemon such as Zapdos, Poliwrath, and Rhydon. If not running Toxic, try to use Thunder Wave on predicted switches to Mega Beedrill, Mega Gyrarados and Gengar. Chansey could also use Seismic Toss in order to chip down Pokemon that commonly can switch into it such as Melmetal, Zapdos and Alolan Sandslash. However, Chansey should be wary about staying in against Zapdos, as it gets 2HKOed from Drill Peck and 3HKO from U-turn. Chansey should try to Soft-Boiled on a predicted switch or on a special attacker like Mega Alakazam or Mega Charizard Y. Be careful around potential mixed attackers such as Mega Charizard Y, Mega Venusaur and Alolan Muk as Chansey gets 2HKOed because of its frail Defense stat if it is caught off guard by a physical attack from these. Do not leave chansey in on mew if it has Taunt, because Chansey will get chipped down and be unable to heal itself. Chansey should also be wary for a potential U-turn from Mew, as it can heavily dent Chansey. Do not let Chansey get Toxic, as this will impair its ability to take Special Attacks and wear it down a lot faster.

I’d cut down on the usage of the phrase “on a predicted switch”. I’d remove Alolan Muk from the list of “potential mixed attackers” near the end considering it’s primarily a physical attacker with its STAB Crunch despite often running Mega Drain and Fire Blast alongside it.

Team Options
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All Pokemon appreciates Chansey for its massive Special Defense stat allowing it to soak all Special Attacks for them and provide them a safe switch-in with using Teleport. Chansey appreciates Zapdos and Mega Venusaur for being able to come in and tank Fighting-type attacks from Poliwrath. Both of these can also help take care of Mega Gyarados, a major threat to Chansey. Mew is great to pair with Chansey because it can help handicap Melmetal, Mega Gyrarados and Dragonite with Will-O-Wisp and prevent Dragonite from setting up with Agility. Nidoqueen is great for being able to set down Stealth Rock to help chip down Pokemon, especially Flying-types such as Zapdos and Mega Aerodactyl that Chansey can further chip down with Toxic or Secismic Toss. It can also help wearing down Pokemon with Super Fang and Toxic, come in on Poliwrath's attacks, (Nidoqueen does not appreciate Water-type attacks or Earthquake from Poliwrath) and help with Zapdos. Physical attackers such as Melmetal, Mega Gyrarados, and Mega Aerodactyl appreciate Chansey for being able to come in on special attacks from Zapdos, Mega Alakazam, and Starmie that these Pokemon do not take well and be able to get in safely with Teleport to threaten the Pokemon at hand. Melmetal can especially help with Snorlax, while Mega Gyrarados can help with Mew and Mega Aerodactyl can help with Mega Beedrill. Alolan Muk, Mega Beedrill and Mega Pinsir a great to partner with Chansey because they can take care of Mew that can take care of Chansey if it is running Taunt.

[STRATEGY COMMENTS]
Other Options
=============

Stealth Rock can be used if the team needs a Stealth Rock setter; however, this makes Chansey more passive without being able to spread status around to impair threats such as Rhydon, Poliwrath, Mega Beedrill and Mega Aerodactyl or gain momentum for the team with Teleport. Psychic can be used to enable Chansey to break Gengar's Substitute and take care of it; however, it is a very niche option that does not do much else, as it will be unable to better utility options that help out the team more.

Checks and Counters
===================

**Physical Attackers**: Physical attackers such as Melmetal, Mega Aerodactyl, Mega Beedrill, and Mega Gryarados can OHKO Chansey with their STAB attacks due to Chansey's paper Defense stat.

**Offensive Pressure**: Mew gives Chansey trouble due to Taunt shutting down Chansey from its utility moves. U-turn from Mew and Zapdos can shut down momentum from Chansey as it takes a lot of damage from U-turn due to its terrible physical defense.

**Poliwrath**: Poliwrath can OHKO Chansey with using its Fighting STAB Superpower / Low Kick.

**Ground-types**: Nidoqueen, Alolan Dugtrio, and Nidoking are problems for Chansey as all of these Pokemon are immune to Toxic and Thunder Wave and can heavily dent Chansey with Earthquake.

**Mixed attackers**: Mixed attackers such as Mega Charizards, Mega Blastoise and Gengar can lure Chansey with their physical attacks.

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Implement all of this and thats QC 1/3.
 

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