OU Mega Aggron

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Aggron-Mega @ Aggronite
Ability: Sturdy
EVs: 248 HP / 56 Atk / 196 SpD / 8 Spe
Careful Nature
- Stealth Rock
- Heavy Slam
- Earthquake
- Ice Punch / Fire Punch

Underutilized for most of the generation, Mega Aggron has recently seen a rise in usage thanks to its niche on modern stall as a check to several prominent stallbreakers, such as Mega Mawile lacking Focus Punch and Tapu Bulu. Mega Aggron also supplies stall with a Stealth Rock setter that is not passive, allowing stall to keep up hazards more effectively versus teams relying on Defoggers such as Tornadus-T. Mega Aggron can threaten common annoyances to stall such as Mega Tyranitar, Kyurem-B, and Heatran with Heavy Slam and Earthquake. Ice Punch and Fire Punch are also options to hit threats such as Gliscor and Kartana, respectively. A downside of using Mega Aggron, as opposed to Mega Sableye, is less security versus hazards, meaning Aggron demands multiple partners with Defog such as Mew and Zapdos. The lack of recovery also makes Wish passers highly appreciated, with Chansey and Clefable being standout teammates.

Here is a replay of Mega Aggron in action from Smogon Snake Draft: https://replay.pokemonshowdown.com/smogtours-gen7ou-400505
 
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Make the last move Ice Punch to match the currently wip analysis and mention Fire Punch and Protect as options somewhere, when mentioning Fire Punch don't forget to specify Kartana as a key target cause that can be annoying to deal with for some stalls. Rest looks good, nice job 1/1
 

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Underutilized for most of the generation, Mega Aggron has recently seen a rise in usage thanks to its niche on modern stall due to its ability to check (in order to avoid the double "thanks to"-"due to", you could reword this to something like "as a check to" or "in checking"?) several prominent stall breakers stallbreakers, (comma) such as Mega Mawile, lacking Focus Punch, (if Mega Aggron can't check Focus Punch Mega Mawile, remove the commas around "lacking Focus Punch" because removing it from the sentence changes the meaning) and Tapu Bulu. Mega Aggron also supplies stall with a Stealth Rock setter who that is not passive, allowing stall to keep up hazards more effectively vs versus teams relying on Defoggers such as Tornadus-Therian. Tornadus-T. The offensive presence of Mega Aggron additionally allows it to threaten (could this be boiled down to something shorter, such as "Mega Aggron can threaten"? i feel that implies offensive presence) common annoyances to stall such as Mega Tyranitar, Kyurem-Black, Kyurem-B, and Heatran with the combination of (this could be deleted if you need to for length) Heavy Slam and Earthquake. Ice Punch and Fire Punch are also options to hit threats such as Gliscor and Kartana, (comma) respectively. A downside (one word) of using Mega Aggron, as opposed to Mega Sableye, is less security versus hazards, (comma) meaning Aggron demands multiple partners with Defog such as Mew and Zapdos. The lack of recovery also makes Wish passers highly appreciated, with Chansey and Clefable being standout teammates.

Here is a replay of Mega Aggron in action from Smogon Snake Draft: https://replay.pokemonshowdown.com/smogtours-gen7ou-400505
 

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