Monotype Dragon Dance Tyranitar (Dark)

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[SET]
name: Dragon Dance (Dark)
move 1: Dragon Dance
move 2: Stone Edge
move 3: Earthquake
move 4: Heavy Slam / Fire Punch / Substitute
item: Lum Berry / Leftovers
ability: Sand Stream
nature: Jolly
evs: 252 Atk / 4 SpD / 252 Spe

[SET COMMENTS]
Tyranitar can become a powerful setup sweeper for Dark teams thanks to its access to Dragon Dance and amazing coverage options, allowing it to threaten types such as Fire, Electric, and Poison. Stone Edge breaks past Pokemon such as Blissey, Pelipper, and Mandibuzz. Earthquake is mainly used for Toxapex and Steel-types like Aegislash, Heatproof Bronzong, and Klefki. Heavy Slam deals with Fairy-types like Hatterene and Galarian Weezing, while Fire Punch is particularly useful to hit Ferrothorn reliably. Substitute is also an option to set up more easily on weaker Pokemon like Torkoal, Toxapex, and Galarian Weezing, and Leftovers is used along with it to gain passive recovery. Lum Berry prevents Tyranitar from being crippled by the likes of Toxapex, Slowking, and Salazzle. Tyranitar should use its good bulk paired with Sand Stream to set up easily on special attackers like Dragalge and Rotom-H as well as passive Pokemon like Amoonguss. Maximum Speed investment with a Jolly nature allows it to outspeed Alolan Ninetales and Choice Specs Gengar after a Dragon Dance boost.

Dragon Dance Tyranitar primarily fits on hyper offense teams and can take on threats like Togekiss and Volcarona, which its teammates appreciate. Krookodile is the premier option for setting Stealth Rock while also providing utility in Knock Off and Taunt to dismantle threats like Porygon2, Gastrodon, and Corviknight. Taunt can also prevent entry hazards from slower leads such as Skarmory, which helps Tyranitar stay healthy. Hydreigon can weaken physically defensive Pokemon like Bewear, Corviknight, and Hippowdon for Tyranitar, making it an important wallbreaker. Mandibuzz can use Defog to get rid of hazards like Sticky Web and Toxic Spikes, which would otherwise make Tyranitar easier to revenge kill. It also deals with Fighting- and Ground-types like Choice Scarf Cobalion, Excadrill, and Hawlucha while providing U-turn support. Urshifu-S can threaten Steel teams for Tyranitar with its powerful STAB move combination and pick off faster threats such as Barraskewda and Choice Scarf Jirachi with Sucker Punch. Grimmsnarl provides useful dual screens for Tyranitar, which allows it to set up on Pokemon like Charizard and Kyurem more safely throughout the match. Drapion and Bisharp are able to help against problematic Fairy-types like Primarina, Grimmsnarl, Galarian Weezing, and Mimikyu so Tyranitar can forego Heavy Slam. Additionally, Drapion can spread status with Toxic Spikes, which is useful for preventing Electric teams from switching in freely.

[CREDITS]
- Written by: [[RottenInfernape, 491896]]
- Dark analysis by: [[RottenInfernape, 491896]]
- Quality checked by: [[Decem, 362454]], [[Harpp, 320110]]
- Grammar checked by: [[The Dutch Plumberjack, 232216]]
 
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[SET]
name: Dragon Dance (Dark)
move 1: Dragon Dance
move 2: Stone Edge
move 3: Earthquake
move 4: Heavy Slam / Fire Punch / Substitute Substitute is worthwhile to avoid status, sets it up on Amoonguss / Toxapex / Klefki and can make Tyranitar run Leftovers to get some passive recovery.
item: Lum Berry / Leftovers I feel like Leftovers should be slashed to give Tyranitar some passive recovery. If Substitute gets added as a slash, then it gives it some HP back after using Substitute.
ability: Sand Stream
nature: Jolly
evs: 252 Atk / 4 SpD / 252 Spe

[SET COMMENTS]
This set turns Tyranitar into is a fearsome setup sweeper for Dark teams thanks to its access to Dragon Dance, various coverage options, and good bulk giving it opportunities to switch-in to attacks from Toxapex, Volcorona, and Klefki. you can change the examples, but mentioning some Pokemon it can switch into is good. Stone Edge is its strongest STAB move, hitting Slowking, Chansey, Dragapult, and Togekiss and most other unresisted Pokemon hard. This is fluff, it isnt needed. Earthquake is a powerful coverage move that's mainly this is fluff, so I condensed it a little used for Toxapex and Steel-types like Aegislash and Klefki. EdgeQuake is also amazing when combined, threatening a plethora of types such as Fire, Electric, Bug, and Poison. i would try to put this into the previous sentences, as it is sorta weird being right here. Heavy Slam deals with Fairy-types like Hatterene and Galarian Weezing, while Fire Punch hits Ferrothorn reliably. Lum Berry prevents Tyranitar from being crippled by the likes of Toxapex, Salazzle, and Bronzong I know most Bronzong on Steel runs Heatpoof, but I would provide a better example as Psychic runs Leavite with status moves, limiting its ability to revenge kill weakened teams. Maximum Speed investment with a Jolly nature allows Tyranitar to outspeed Cinderace, Alolan Ninetales, and Choice Specs Gengar after a Dragon Dance boost.

Tyranitar primarily fits on hyper offensive teams that appreciate having a bulky setup sweeper to take on threats like Togekiss, Volcarona, and Hydreigon. Krookodile is the premier option for setting Stealth Rock while also providing utility in Knock Off and Taunt to dismantle threats like Porygon2 and SubToxic Aegislash, making them setup fodder. Hydreigon is a strong special wallbreaker, capable of weakening physically defensive Pokemon like Bewear, Corviknight, and Hippowdon. You could also add Excadrill here as a Pokemon Hydreigon can beat as Tyranitar struggles against it Mandibuzz is a great defensive partner, as it pressures Fighting-types like Hawlucha and Urshifu-S while removing opposing entry hazards with Defog that could cripple Tyranitar like Toxic Spikes. Drapion is also able to help against problematic Fairy-types like Gardevoir, Gardevoir kinda fell off, would add Togekiss since ttar needs a Dragon Dance in order to outpace it Primarina, and Mimikyu, while spreading status with Toxic Spikes that can help Tyranitar sweep. I would also Urshifu-S as it greatly help with Steel-types like Jirachi that Tyranitar can struggle with.

[CREDITS]
- Written by: [[RottenInfernape, 491896]]
- Dark analysis by: [[RottenInfernape, 491896]]
- Quality checked by: [[username1, userid1], [username2, userid2]]
- Grammar checked by: [[username1, userid1]]
 

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[SET]
name: Dragon Dance (Dark)
move 1: Dragon Dance
move 2: Stone Edge
move 3: Earthquake
move 4: Heavy Slam / Fire Punch / Substitute
item: Lum Berry / Leftovers
ability: Sand Stream
nature: Jolly
evs: 252 Atk / 4 SpD / 252 Spe

[SET COMMENTS]
"Earthquake is mainly used for Toxapex and Steel-types like Aegislash, Heatproof Bronzong, and Klefki."
- Toxapex

"Heavy Slam deals with Fairy-types like Hatterene and Galarian Weezing, while Fire Punch is particularly useful to hit Ferrothorn reliably. Substitute is also an option to setup more easily on weaker Pokemon like Dragalge, Rotom-H, and Galarian Weezing due to its good bulk, while Leftovers is used along with it to gain passive recovery. "
- Toxapex and Torkoal are notable for Substitute, use those as examples over Rotom-H and Dragalge. You set up on those two Pokemon either way.

- Need to talk about Sand Stream as an ability which gives it more wiggle room for setup (increases Special bulk)

"Krookodile is the premier option for setting Stealth Rock while also providing utility in Knock Off and Taunt to dismantle threats like Porygon2 and SubToxic Aegislash, making them setup fodder."
- Need to go into Taunt since preventing hazards is pretty huge for Tyranitar's consistency.

"Mandibuzz can use Defog to get rid of hazards like Sticky Web, which would otherwise hinder it by making it more easy to revenge kill. "
- Toxic Spikes need to be talked about too

"Drapion and Bisharp are also able to help against problematic Fairy-types like Primarina, Grimmsnarl, and Mimikyu. Additionally, Drapion can spread status with Toxic Spikes which is useful for preventing defensive threats like Appletun from switching in consistently."
- Name Galarian Weezing as an example and say how these allow Tyranitar to forego Heavy Slam more easily

Good work, QC 1/2
 

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[SET COMMENTS]

* Give a usage tip in first paragraph.

* ' Krookodile is the premier option for setting Stealth Rock while also providing utility in Knock Off and Taunt to dismantle threats like Porygon2 and SubToxic Aegislash, making them setup fodder. ' Mentioning Sub Toxic Aegislash vs Dark-teams feel weird to me and should be removed and replaced with some other example. Also mention Corviknight and Gastrodon which dislikes Knock Off as it makes it easier to wear down and beat.

* ' Additionally, Drapion can spread status with Toxic Spikes which is useful for preventing defensive threats like Appletun from switching in consistently.' Dont mention Appletun now, since Amoongus has been popping up at its place more recently, use some other example like Electric teams.

QC 2/2 Good job!
 

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[SET]
name: Dragon Dance (Dark)
move 1: Dragon Dance
move 2: Stone Edge
move 3: Earthquake
move 4: Heavy Slam / Fire Punch / Substitute
item: Lum Berry / Leftovers
ability: Sand Stream
nature: Jolly
evs: 252 Atk / 4 SpD / 252 Spe

[SET COMMENTS]
Tyranitar can become a powerful setup sweeper for Dark teams thanks to its access to Dragon Dance and amazing coverage options, allowing it to threaten types such as Fire, Electric, and Poison. Stone Edge breaks past Pokemon such as Blissey, Pelipper, and Mandibuzz. Earthquake is mainly used for Toxapex and Steel-types like Aegislash, Heatproof Bronzong, and Klefki. Heavy Slam deals with Fairy-types like Hatterene and Galarian Weezing, while Fire Punch is particularly useful to hit Ferrothorn reliably. Substitute is also an option to setup set up more easily on weaker Pokemon like Torkoal, Toxapex, and Galarian Weezing, while and Leftovers is used along with it to gain passive recovery. Lum Berry prevents Tyranitar from being crippled by the likes of Toxapex, Slowking, and Salazzle with status moves. Tyranitar should use its good bulk paired with Sand Stream to set up easily on special attackers like Dragalge and Rotom-H as well as passive Pokemon like Amoonguss. Maximum Speed investment with a Jolly nature allows Tyranitar it to outspeed Alolan Ninetales and Choice Specs Gengar after a Dragon Dance boost. It should also use its good bulk paired with Sand Stream to set up easily on special attackers like Dragalge and Rotom-H, as well as passive Pokemon like Amoonguss.

Dragon Dance Tyranitar primarily fits on hyper offensive offense teams and can take on threats like Togekiss and Volcarona, which its teammates appreciate. Krookodile is the premier option for setting Stealth Rock while also providing utility in Knock Off and Taunt to dismantle threats like Porygon2, Gastrodon, and Corviknight. Taunt can also prevent entry hazards from slower leads such as Skarmory, which is helpful since Tyranitar would otherwise be weakened more easily. helps Tyranitar stay healthy. Hydreigon can weaken physically defensive Pokemon like Bewear, Corviknight, and Hippowdon for Tyranitar, making it an important wallbreaker. Mandibuzz can use Defog to get rid of hazards like Sticky Web and Toxic Spikes, which would otherwise hinder it by making it more easy make Tyranitar easier to revenge kill. It also deals with Fighting- and Ground-types like Choice Scarf Cobalion, Excadrill, and Hawlucha while providing U-turn (capitalization) support. Urshifu-S can threaten threatens Steel teams for Tyranitar with its powerful STAB move combination(AC), and can pick off faster threats such as Barraskewda and Choice Scarf Jirachi with Sucker Punch. Grimmsnarl provides useful dual screens for Tyranitar, which allows it to set up on Pokemon like Charizard and Kyurem more safely throughout the match. Drapion and Bisharp are also able to help against problematic Fairy-types like Primarina, Grimmsnarl, Galarian Weezing, and Mimikyu(RC), so that Tyranitar can forego Heavy Slam. Additionally, Drapion can spread status with Toxic Spikes(AC), which is useful for preventing Electric teams from switching in consistently. freely. (or "easily", or something like that.)

[CREDITS]
- Written by: [[RottenInfernape, 491896]]
- Dark analysis by: [[RottenInfernape, 491896]]
- Quality checked by: [[Decem, 362454]], [[Harpp, 320110]]
- Grammar checked by: [[username1, userid1]]
 

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[SET]
name: Dragon Dance (Dark)
move 1: Dragon Dance
move 2: Stone Edge
move 3: Earthquake
move 4: Heavy Slam / Fire Punch / Substitute
item: Lum Berry / Leftovers
ability: Sand Stream
nature: Jolly
evs: 252 Atk / 4 SpD / 252 Spe

[SET COMMENTS]
Tyranitar can become a powerful setup sweeper for Dark teams thanks to its access to Dragon Dance and amazing coverage options, allowing it to threaten types such as Fire, Electric, and Poison. Stone Edge breaks past Pokemon such as Blissey, Pelipper, and Mandibuzz. Earthquake is mainly used for Toxapex and Steel-types like Aegislash, Heatproof Bronzong, and Klefki. Heavy Slam deals with Fairy-types like Hatterene and Galarian Weezing, while Fire Punch is particularly useful to hit Ferrothorn reliably. Substitute is also an option to setup set up more easily on weaker Pokemon like Torkoal, Toxapex, and Galarian Weezing, while and Leftovers is used along with it to gain passive recovery. Lum Berry prevents Tyranitar from being crippled by the likes of Toxapex, Slowking, and Salazzle with status moves. Tyranitar should use its good bulk paired with Sand Stream to set up easily on special attackers like Dragalge and Rotom-H as well as passive Pokemon like Amoonguss. Maximum Speed investment with a Jolly nature allows Tyranitar it to outspeed Alolan Ninetales and Choice Specs Gengar after a Dragon Dance boost. It should also use its good bulk paired with Sand Stream to set up easily on special attackers like Dragalge and Rotom-H, as well as passive Pokemon like Amoonguss.

Dragon Dance Tyranitar primarily fits on hyper offensive offense teams and can take on threats like Togekiss and Volcarona, which its teammates appreciate. Krookodile is the premier option for setting Stealth Rock while also providing utility in Knock Off and Taunt to dismantle threats like Porygon2, Gastrodon, and Corviknight. Taunt can also prevent entry hazards from slower leads such as Skarmory, which is helpful since Tyranitar would otherwise be weakened more easily. helps Tyranitar stay healthy. Hydreigon can weaken physically defensive Pokemon like Bewear, Corviknight, and Hippowdon for Tyranitar, making it an important wallbreaker. Mandibuzz can use Defog to get rid of hazards like Sticky Web and Toxic Spikes, which would otherwise hinder it by making it more easy make Tyranitar easier to revenge kill. It also deals with Fighting- and Ground-types like Choice Scarf Cobalion, Excadrill, and Hawlucha while providing U-turn (capitalization) support. Urshifu-S can threaten threatens Steel teams for Tyranitar with its powerful STAB move combination(AC), and can pick off faster threats such as Barraskewda and Choice Scarf Jirachi with Sucker Punch. (edits to this sentence are unneeded minus the STAB one) Grimmsnarl provides useful dual screens for Tyranitar, which allows it to set up on Pokemon like Charizard and Kyurem more safely throughout the match. Drapion and Bisharp are also able to help against problematic Fairy-types like Primarina, Grimmsnarl, Galarian Weezing, and Mimikyu(RC), so that (remove comma yes but so / so that are interchangeable here) Tyranitar can forego Heavy Slam. Additionally, Drapion can spread status with Toxic Spikes(AC), which is useful for preventing Electric teams from switching in consistently. freely. (or "easily", or something like that.)

[CREDITS]
- Written by: [[RottenInfernape, 491896]]
- Dark analysis by: [[RottenInfernape, 491896]]
- Quality checked by: [[Decem, 362454]], [[Harpp, 320110]]
- Grammar checked by: [[username1, userid1]]
 
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