name: Physically Defensive (Poison)
move 1: Strange Steam
move 2: Will-O-Wisp
move 3: Defog / Clear Smog / Flamethrower
move 4: Pain Split
item: Black Sludge
evs: 252 HP / 252 Def / 4 SpD
Galarian Weezing plays an important role on Poison teams because of its access to Defog along with its good ability and typing. Having a Defog user is especially important for Poison as a balance type because it prevents teams from being overwhelmed by hazards, namely Spikes. It also helps against Terrain, which is useful because it allows teammates like Skuntank to use priority without Psychic Terrain and other revenge killers like Choice Scarf Gengar and Choice Scarf Drapion to beat Alolan Raichu without Electric Terrain. Seeing as Poison teams are typically weak to Ground-type Pokemon such as Sand Rush Excadrill, Choice Band Mamoswine, and Diggersby, Levitate is extremely crucial because it provides a Ground immunity. Furthermore, Galarian Weezing's Fairy typing allows it to switch into Dark- and Dragon-type attacks from Pokemon such as Hydreigon and Dragapult, and beat them in return with Strange Steam. Will-O-Wisp cripples physical attackers such as Mimikyu and Tyranitar. A physically defensive spread is used to more easily check a massive threat in Dragon Dance Kyurem-B. Clear Smog or Flamethrower can be used over Defog if the team has Skuntank to fill the Defog role. The former prevents setup sweepers from setting up on it for free and the latter hits Steel-type Pokemon such as Ferrothorn for super effective damage. Seeing as it relies on Pain Split for recovery, Galarian Weezing should be carefully preserved throughout a match in order to switch into Ground-type attacks as well as Defog away hazards. This means it should avoid switching into strong attacks such as Pelipper's Hurricane and Heliolisk's Thunderbolt.
The entire Poison team appreciates Galarian Weezing's ability to serve as a Ground immunity. Salazzle is one of the best partners for Galarian Weezing as it can beat Steel-types such as Ferrothorn, Bisharp, and Corviknight. Galarian Weezing struggles against Stealth Rock, and appreciates Defog in order to prevent it from getting chipped continuously. Toxapex, Vileplume, and Drapion form a good defensive core with Galarian Weezing. Toxapex can switch into a myriad of attacks such as Bisharp's Iron Head, Aegislash's Flash Cannon, and Dracovish's Fishious Rend, as well as Haze setup sweepers and scout choice locked Pokemon such as Mamoswine and Galarian Darmanitan for Galarian Weezing. Vileplume is a good partner for Galarian Weezing, as it can switch into Mold Breaker Excadrill's Earthquake, and remove pressure by checking Ground-type Pokemon with its defensive typing, Giga Drain, and Strength Sap. Skuntank provides a crucial Psychic immunity, meaning it can switch into attacks and pick off Pokemon such as Gardevoir, Alolan Raichu, and Indeedee with Sucker Punch. Skuntank can also run Defog, freeing up Galarian Weezing to run Clear Smog or Flamethrower. Other offensive Pokemon such as Toxitricity and Gengar are able to beat faster threats such as Pelipper, Corviknight, and Obstagoon that Galarian Weezing struggles against.
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