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[SET]
name: Nasty Plot (Speed)
move 1: Nasty Plot
move 2: Sludge Bomb
move 3: Psyshock
move 4: Flamethrower / Focus Blast
item: Life Orb
ability: Regenerator
nature: Timid
evs: 252 SpA / 4 SpD / 252 Spe

[SET COMMENTS]
Galarian Slowking uses its wide coverage, effectively mixed STAB moves, Regenerator, and Nasty Plot as a powerful wallbreaker and cleaner with some defensive utility. Thanks to Regenerator, it can come in frequently to soften up teams in the early- to mid-game while still remaining healthy for a possible sweep. Nasty Plot augments its wallbreaking ability, especially since it can recover any health lost setting up with Regenerator. Sludge Bomb's poison chance can annoy otherwise good switch-ins like RegenVest Reuniclus while also scoring super effective damage against common walls like Clefable and Tangrowth. Psyshock provides mixed coverage for specially defensive foes like Ho-Oh and Gastrodon. Flamethrower consistently hits Necrozma-DM, Ferrothorn, Kartana, and Skarmory; Focus Blast is an alternative that beats Heatran and the rare Tyranitar, but at the cost of accuracy and hitting Lunala and the occasional Aegislash.

Galarian Slowking works best with a Speed donation from fast gods like Zamazenta-C, Mewtwo, and Pheromosa to force out as many offensive threats as possible, although it is still viable with slower gods like Yveltal and Kyurem-W thanks to the power of Regenerator. To get the most use out of its wallbreaking ability, Galarian Slowking appreciates pivoting from teammates like Tapu Koko, Rillaboom, and Slowbro. It also appreciates entry hazard removal from Landorus-T and Rotom-W. Despite its awesome coverage, it will have trouble beating a few key targets, namely specially defensive Corviknight and Necrozma-DM for Focus Blast variants and Heatran for Flamethrower sets; teammates like Slowbro can reliably switch into these threats. Speaking of Slowbro, Galarian Slowking can struggle to outdamage its specially defensive set's Regenerator, so teammates that take advantage of it like Tapu Koko are excellent partners. Galarian Slowking is often forced out by revenge killers, so a solid defensive backbone to fall back on like Landorus-T, Ferrothorn, and Skarmory is helpful; they can also set entry hazards to wear down Galarian Slowking's checks like Necrozma-DM and RegenVest Reuniclus.

[STRATEGY COMMENTS]
Other Options
=============
Galarian Slowking can run a number of other moves like Future Sight, Scald, and Grass Knot. Black Sludge provides extra longevity, especially on slower sets, but Life Orb is generally preferred to secure more OHKOs. Galarian Slowking can also run defensive and RegenVest sets while receiving Defense or Special Defense from its god and leveraging its unique typing, but is usually outclassed by regular Slowking and Slowbro thanks to their Teleport. Galarian Slowking can also utilize Trick with Black Sludge or Choice Specs to cripple its few reliable switch-ins like Reuniclus.

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

**Regenerator Psychic-types**: Reuniclus, Slowbro, and Slowking receiving Special Defense or using Assault Vest can take any of Galarian Slowking's attacks with ease and retaliate with Knock Off or slow pivoting. However, they can be worn down over time by entry hazards and Sludge Bomb poison.

**Faster Revenge Killers**: Galarian Slowking has mediocre bulk by Godly Gift standards and is often forced out by faster revenge killers such as Choice Scarf Kartana and faster Speed receivers; very few of them can safely switch in without good prediction or pivoting from teammates, however.

**Certain Poison- and Psychic-resistant Foes**: Galarian Slowking lacking Focus Blast is walled by Heatran and Tyranitar, while sets lacking Flamethrower have the unenviable task of needing Focus Blast to KO Kartana and Excadrill without taking massive damage in return.

[CREDITS]
- Written by: [[UT, 523866]]
- Quality checked by: [[beauts, 484270], [longhiep341, 500884]]
- Grammar checked by: [[CyroGyro, 331519]]
 
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[SET]
name: Nasty Plot (Speed)
move 1: Nasty Plot
move 2: Sludge Bomb
move 3: Psyshock
move 4: Flamethrower / Focus Blast
item: Life Orb
ability: Regenerator
nature: Timid
evs: 252 SpA / 4 SpD / 252 Spe

[SET COMMENTS]
Galarian Slowking uses its wide coverage, effectively-mixed-attacking STAB moves, Regenerator, and Nasty Plot to function as a powerful wallbreaker and cleaner. Thanks to Regenerator healing off damage from entry hazards, weak attacks, and Life Orb recoil, Galarian Slowking can come in frequently to soften up teams in the early- to mid-game while still remaining healthy for a possible sweep. Nasty Plot augments its wallbreaking ability, especially since it can recover any health lost setting up with Regenerator. Sludge Bomb provides a nifty 30% poison chance that can annoy otherwise good switch-ins like RegenVest Reuniclus while also scoring super effective damage against several common walls like Clefable and Tangrowth. Psyshock allows Galarian Slowking to function as a mixed attacker against targets like Ho-Oh, Kyogre, and Special Defense receiver specially-defensive Gastrodon. Flamethrower is a common coverage choice to hit hits Necrozma-DM, Ferrothorn, Kartana and Skarmory for super-effective damage while also having 100% accuracy against Ferrothorn and Kartana; Focus Blast is an alternative that beats Heatran and the rare Tyrannitar, but at the cost of accuracy.

Galarian Slowking works best with a Speed donation from fast gods like Zamazenta-C, Mewtwo, and Pheromosa because, although it is still viable with slower gods like Yveltal and Kyogre thanks to the power of Regenerator. To get the most use out of its wallbreaking ability, Galarian Slowking appreciates being brought in via pivoting from teammates like Tapu Koko, Rillaboom, and Slowbro. It also appreciates entry hazard removal from Landorus-T and Rotom-W to maximize the number of times it can switch in and hits it can take. Despite its awesome coverage, depending on the last move, it will have trouble beating a few key targets, namely Necrozma-DM for Focus Blast variants and Heatran for Flamethrower sets; teammates like Slowbro that can reliably switch into these threats are greatly appreciated. Speaking of Slowbro, Galarian Slowking can struggle to outdamage Regenerator on Specially Defensive sets, so teammates that take advantage of Slowbro like Tapu Koko are excellent partners. Galarian Slowking is often forced out by revenge killers after a KO, so a solid defensive backbone to fall back on like Landorus-T and Skarmory is helpful. mention hazards setters to wear down ndm/non boots slowbro/av reuni/etc

[STRATEGY COMMENTS]
Other Options
=============
Galarian Slowking can run a number of other moves like Future Sight, Scald, and Grass Knot, but the extra utility of these moves is usually outclassed by the extra coverage on the main set. It can also run defensive and RegenVest sets while receiving Defense or Special Defense from its god, but is usually outclassed by regular Slowking and Slowbro thanks to their access to Teleport, although it still has a niche due to its unique typing.

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

**Regenerator Psychic-types**: Reuniclus, Slowbro, and Slowking receiving Special Defense or using Assault Vest can take any of Galarian Slowking's attacks with ease and retaliate with Knock Off or slow pivoting. However, they can be worn down over time by hazards and Sludge Bomb poisons.

**Faster Revenge Killers**: Galarian Slowking has mediocre bulk by Godly Gift standards and is often forced out by faster revenge killers; very few of them can safely switch in without good prediction, however.

**Coverage Weak Foes**: Galarian Slowking lacking Focus Blast is walled by Heatran and Tyranitar, while sets lacking Flamethrower have the unenviable task of needing Focus Blast to KO Kartana and Ferrothorn without taking massive damage in return.

[CREDITS]
- Written by: [[UT, 523866]]
- Quality checked by: [[beauts, 484270], [username2, userid2]]
- Grammar checked by: [[username1, userid1]]
qc 1/2

 
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[SET]
name: Nasty Plot (Speed)
move 1: Nasty Plot
move 2: Sludge Bomb
move 3: Psyshock
move 4: Flamethrower / Focus Blast
item: Life Orb I think Black Sludge is worth a mention, either here or in OO
ability: Regenerator
nature: Timid
evs: 252 SpA / 4 SpD / 252 Spe

[SET COMMENTS]
Galarian Slowking uses its wide coverage, effectively-mixed-attacking STAB moves, Regenerator, and Nasty Plot to function as a powerful wallbreaker and cleaner while still retaining some defensive utility. Thanks to Regenerator healing off damage from entry hazards, weak attacks, and Life Orb recoil, Galarian Slowking can come in frequently to soften up teams in the early- to mid-game while still remaining healthy for a possible sweep. Nasty Plot augments its wallbreaking ability, especially since it can recover any health lost setting up with Regenerator. Sludge Bomb provides a nifty 30% poison chance that can annoy otherwise good switch-ins like RegenVest Reuniclus while also scoring super effective damage against several common walls like Clefable and Tangrowth. Psyshock allows Galarian Slowking to function as a mixed attacker against targets like Ho-Oh, Kyogre, and specially defensive Gastrodon. Flamethrower hits Necrozma-DM, Ferrothorn, Kartana, and Skarmory for super effective damage while also having 100% accuracy; Focus Blast is an alternative that beats Heatran and the rare Tyrannitar, but at the cost of accuracy. Add that Focus Blast misses out on the rare Necrozma-DW and Aegislash, maybe also Corviknight

Galarian Slowking works best with a Speed donation from fast gods like Zamazenta-C, Mewtwo, and Pheromosa to force out as many offensive threats as possible, although it is still viable with slower gods like Yveltal and Kyogre thanks to the power of Regenerator. To get the most use out of its wallbreaking ability, Galarian Slowking appreciates being brought in via pivoting from teammates like Tapu Koko, Rillaboom, and Slowbro. It also appreciates entry hazard removal from Landorus-T and Rotom-W to maximize the number of times it can switch in and hits it can take. Despite its awesome coverage, depending on the last move, it will have trouble beating a few key targets, namely Necrozma-DM Corviknight NDM can't really take Focus Blast well since it's usually PhysDef and Knock Off deals less than 90% meaning NDM will lose if both hits connect, I'd say Specially Defensive Corvi is a better example for Focus Blast variants and Heatran for Flamethrower sets; teammates like Slowbro that can reliably switch into these threats are greatly appreciated. Speaking of Slowbro, Galarian Slowking can struggle to outdamage Regenerator on Specially Defensive sets, so teammates that take advantage of Slowbro like Tapu Koko are excellent partners. Galarian Slowking is often forced out by revenge killers after a KO, so a solid defensive backbone to fall back on like Landorus-T, Ferrothorn, and Skarmory is helpful; they can also set entry hazards to wear down Galarian Slowking's checks like Necrozma-DM and RegenVest Reuniclus.

[STRATEGY COMMENTS]
Other Options
=============
Galarian Slowking can run a number of other moves like Future Sight, Scald, and Grass Knot, but the extra utility of these moves is usually outclassed by the extra coverage on the main set. It can also run defensive and RegenVest sets while receiving Defense or Special Defense from its god, but is usually outclassed by regular Slowking and Slowbro thanks to their access to Teleport, although it still has a niche due to its unique typing. I'd add Trick sets with Calm Mind or Choice as well

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

**Regenerator Psychic-types**: Reuniclus, Slowbro, and Slowking receiving Special Defense or using Assault Vest can take any of Galarian Slowking's attacks with ease and retaliate with Knock Off or slow pivoting. However, they can be worn down over time by entry hazards and Sludge Bomb poison.

**Faster Revenge Killers**: Galarian Slowking has mediocre bulk by Godly Gift standards and is often forced out by faster revenge killers such as?; very few of them can safely switch in without good prediction or pivoting from teammates, however.

**Coverage Weak Foes**: Galarian Slowking lacking Focus Blast is walled by Heatran and Tyranitar, while sets lacking Flamethrower have the unenviable task of needing Focus Blast to KO Kartana and Ferrothorn Excadrill Ferrothorn's Knock Off only deals half so not really that much considering subsequent hits are even weaker without taking massive damage in return.

[CREDITS]
- Written by: [[UT, 523866]]
- Quality checked by: [[beauts, 484270], [longhiep341, 500884]]
- Grammar checked by: [[username1, userid1]]
This Seasonal really shows Glowking in action, nice work, QC 2/2
 
GP 1/1
[SET]
name: Nasty Plot (Speed)
move 1: Nasty Plot
move 2: Sludge Bomb
move 3: Psyshock
move 4: Flamethrower / Focus Blast
item: Life Orb
ability: Regenerator
nature: Timid
evs: 252 SpA / 4 SpD / 252 Spe

[SET COMMENTS]
Galarian Slowking uses its wide coverage, effectively-mixed-attacking mixed STAB moves, Regenerator, and Nasty Plot to function as a powerful wallbreaker and cleaner while still retaining with some defensive utility. Thanks to Regenerator, (comma) it healing off damage from entry hazards, weak attacks, and Life Orb recoil, Galarian Slowking can come in frequently to soften up teams in the early- to mid-game while still remaining healthy for a possible sweep. Nasty Plot augments its wallbreaking ability, especially since it can recover any health lost setting up with Regenerator. Sludge Bomb's poison chance provides a nifty 30% poison chance that can annoy otherwise good switch-ins like RegenVest Reuniclus while also scoring super effective damage against several common walls like Clefable and Tangrowth. Psyshock allows Galarian Slowking to function as a mixed attacker against targets is especially useful against foes (mixed attacking has been so rare for four gens now, i don't see how framing it like that is useful) like Ho-Oh and specially defensive Gastrodon. Flamethrower consistently hits Necrozma-DM, Ferrothorn, Kartana, and Skarmory for super effective damage while also having 100% accuracy; Focus Blast is an alternative that beats Heatran and the rare Tyranitar, but at the cost of accuracy and coverage for hitting Lunala and the occasional Aegislash.

Galarian Slowking works best with a Speed donation from fast gods like Zamazenta-C, Mewtwo, and Pheromosa to force out as many offensive threats as possible, although it is still viable with slower gods like Yveltal and Kyurem-W thanks to the power of Regenerator. To get the most use out of its wallbreaking ability, Galarian Slowking appreciates being brought in via pivoting from teammates like Tapu Koko, Rillaboom, and Slowbro. It also appreciates entry hazard removal from Landorus-T and Rotom-W to maximize the number of times it can switch in and hits it can take. Despite its awesome coverage, depending on the last move, it will have trouble beating a few key targets, namely specially defensive Corviknight and Necrozma-DM for Focus Blast variants and Heatran for Flamethrower sets; teammates like Slowbro that can reliably switch into these threats are greatly appreciated. Speaking of Slowbro, Galarian Slowking can struggle to outdamage its specially defensive set's Regenerator on specially defensive sets, so teammates that take advantage of Slowbro it like Tapu Koko are excellent partners. Galarian Slowking is often forced out by revenge killers after a KO, so a solid defensive backbone to fall back on like Landorus-T, Ferrothorn, and Skarmory is helpful; they can also set entry hazards to wear down Galarian Slowking's checks like Necrozma-DM and RegenVest Reuniclus.

[STRATEGY COMMENTS]
Other Options
=============
Galarian Slowking can run a number of other moves like Future Sight, Scald, and Grass Knot, but the extra utility of these moves is usually outclassed by the extra coverage on the main set. Black Sludge provides extra longevity, especially on slower sets, but Life Orb is generally preferred to secure more OHKOs. It Galarian Slowking can also run defensive and RegenVest sets while receiving Defense or Special Defense from its god and leveraging its unique typing, but is usually outclassed by regular Slowking and Slowbro thanks to their access to Teleport, although it still has a niche due to its unique typing. Galarian Slowking can also utilize Trick with Black Sludge or Choice Specs to cripple its few reliable switch-ins like Reuniclus.

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

**Regenerator Psychic-types**: Reuniclus, Slowbro, and Slowking receiving Special Defense or using Assault Vest can take any of Galarian Slowking's attacks with ease and retaliate with Knock Off or slow pivoting. However, they can be worn down over time by entry hazards and Sludge Bomb poison.

**Faster Revenge Killers**: Galarian Slowking has mediocre bulk by Godly Gift standards and is often forced out by faster revenge killers such as Choice Scarf Kartana and faster Speed receivers; very few of them can safely switch in without good prediction or pivoting from teammates, however.

**Coverage Weak Certain Poison- and Psychic-resistant Foes**: Galarian Slowking lacking Focus Blast is walled by Heatran and Tyranitar, while sets lacking Flamethrower have the unenviable task of needing Focus Blast to KO Kartana and Excadrill without taking massive damage in return.

[CREDITS]
- Written by: [[UT, 523866]]
- Quality checked by: [[beauts, 484270], [longhiep341, 500884]]
- Grammar checked by: [[username1, userid1]]
 

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