Kartana (QC 0/1) (GP 0/1)

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Kartana @ Scope Lens
Ability: Beast Boost
EVs: 4 Atk / 252 SpD / 252 Spe
Jolly Nature
- Leaf Blade
- Sacred Sword
- Tailwind
- Detect

Kartana has become one of the preeminent offense supporters in the DOU metagame. At this time, it is generally regarded as the best Tailwind support Pokemon, a move which aids a number of teammates in sweeping, such as offensive Heatran, Dragapult, and Zygarde. Kartana pairs well with these teammates, along with Rillaboom for both the boost in power to Leaf Blade and the consistent HP recovery from Grassy Terrain. Scope Lens can enable Kartana to get a timely crit, which against a bulky wall is quite helpful. This EV spread allows Kartana to come in on Tapu Fini and non–Mystical Fire Diancie, resisting all three STABs, and threaten immediately with Leaf Blade. Sacred Sword is largely aimed at Steel-types (namely Heatran and other Kartana) and Incineroar, while Detect allows Kartana to scout and burn opposing Tailwind turns and Fake Out opportunities, both of which present threats for Kartana offense teams. Overall, Kartana is a solid choice on DOU offense teams and is tough to beat––in the Teambuilder and on the field!

Check out this team by Z Strats for an example on using Kartana: https://pokepast.es/d76d225c7586b220
 
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Hi, Doubles QC has looked over this spotlight and has decided that the amount of QC work that would go into this would result in them basically rewriting it. Thus, this is being reassigned.

Sorry and I encourage you to continue contributing!
 
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