Project National Dex How To Lure (Week 17: Alomomola)

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How To Lure

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Hey everyone! I have one question, are you bored of not being able to kill the same A+ rank mon everywhere? Yes? So this project will please you!
What is a lure? A lure is defined as any Pokémon that manages to draw out (or "lure") and eliminate an opponent's Pokémon which serves as a potential roadblock to the sweeper of your choice. (For more information read that Concept Of Lure)
  • Every round, I'll pick one Pokemon from the "National Dex VR" to be discussed. The submission stage will last from Monday to Thursday.
  • During the round, post a Pokemon of your choosing from the Viability Rankings which is able to lure the current target, with a Sprite, a Set , Description, and Calculations if necessary. (Note that they MUST be viable, no gimmicks.)
  • From Friday to Sunday, you'll vote for one or two lure, and, at the end of the round, results will be archived with a link to the posts so that eventually we'll have a bank of lure for each viable target in the tier with descriptions and sets to match.
  • The same Pokemon may be picked, but they have to have a different set.
Rules:
  • Only post viable pokémon from the current Natdex VR, or I will reject your submission. If you have any questions, don't hesitate to let me know on here, Pokémon Showdown!, or Discord.
  • If you think someone else's submission is unviable, please let me know with a reasoning of why.
  • If your submission isn't clear enough, back it up with some calcs (you can use this website to calc.)
  • Please do not submit any Pokémon or items from the blacklist, I will reject your submission and most likely ask you to delete your post.
:ss/toxapex:
Toxapex @ Black Sludge
Ability: Regenerator
EVs: 252 HP / 4 Def / 252 SpD
Careful Nature
- Toxic
- Scald
- Haze
- Recover

Urshifu-Rapid-Strike @ Protective Pads
Ability: Unseen Fist
EVs: 252 Atk / 4 Def / 252 Spe
Jolly Nature
- Surging Strikes
- Taunt
- Thunder Punch
- Whirlpool

Toxapex is a common check to Urshifu Rapid Strike due to it resisting its stabs and being able to pivot in and scout, however you can trap it with Whirlpool and Taunt it so that it cannot use Recover. You stay in and Thunder Punch until you kill it and now you open up your team-mates who don't break Pex as easily.

op mostly stolen from the zu thread


Week 1: :toxapex: won by pannuracotta
Week 2: :tyranitar-mega: won by 23Gz
Week 3: :gliscor: won by Agentkeval
Week 4: :heatran: won by zeno420
Week 5: :clefable: won by salmonelephant
Week 6: :tapu-fini: won by ChrisPBacon
Week 7: :latias-mega: won by NuttyRabbit
Week 8: :corviknight: won by 3MoreMinutes
Week 9: :tangrowth: won by Mario34
Week 10: :kommo-o: won by salmonelephant
Week 11: :rotom-wash: won by emillight
Week 12: :arctozolt: won by Mario34
Week 13: :ferrothorn: won by: Dorron
Week 14: :slowking-galar: won by: - lifemap
Week 15: :landorus-therian: won by - Dorron
Week 16: :zapdos: won by - Mario34
Week 17: :scizor-mega: won by - Redgoop115
Week 18: :alomomola: won by -

 
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How To Lure Week 1: Toxapex
The first week finish Friday at 11:59 PM GTM+8. Good Luck to everyone.

:sm/toxapex:

Toxapex @ Black Sludge
Ability: Regenerator
EVs: 252 HP / 4 Def / 252 SpD
Careful Nature
- Toxic
- Scald
- Haze
- Recover
 
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pannuracotta

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SILHOUETTE (Greninja) (M) @ Groundium Z
Ability: Protean
EVs: 252 Atk / 4 SpD / 252 Spe
Jolly Nature
- Dig
- Gunk Shot
- U-turn
- Spikes

:greninja: is a potent lure for Toxapex with how common its Ash counterpart is. With Toxapex being one of the premiere checks to Ash Greninja, an unknowing Toxapex could be switching in on a predicteded Hydro Pump- only to be OHKOd by Z-dig, most of the time at least.

252 Atk Protean Greninja Tectonic Rage (160 BP) vs. 252 HP / 0 Def Toxapex: 294-348 (96.7 - 114.4%) -- 81.3% chance to OHKO

 
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NuttyRabbit

Banned deucer.
:ss/Slowking:

Slowking @ Psychium Z
Ability: Regenerator
EVs: 252 HP / 76 Def / 180 SpD
Sassy Nature
IVs: 0 Atk / 0 Spe
- Scald
- Future Sight
- Teleport
- Slack Off

Slowking isn't the first thing you'd think of when you think "Pex lure", but in reality it serves as an excellent Pex lure, since despite its Psychic STAB, the nature of Future Sight usually means that Pex can come in on FS, fire off a Toxic, Scald, or Knock, and pivot around the FS when it lands. This set decides to take advantage of that sequence and uses a Z-crystal to fire off an extremely strong Shattered Psyche, OHKOing physdef variants and having a chance to OHKO Spdef variants after rocks. This set works best on builds that have a Z crystal and really, really hate Pex

0 SpA Slowking Shattered Psyche (190 BP) vs. 252 HP / 4 SpD Toxapex: 302-356 (99.3 - 117.1%) -- 93.8% chance to OHKO after Black Sludge recovery

0 SpA Slowking Shattered Psyche (190 BP) vs. 252 HP / 4 SpD Toxapex: 302-356 (99.3 - 117.1%) -- guaranteed OHKO after Stealth Rock and Black Sludge recovery

0 SpA Slowking Shattered Psyche (190 BP) vs. 252 HP / 252+ SpD Toxapex: 230-272 (75.6 - 89.4%) -- guaranteed 2HKO after Black Sludge recovery


0 SpA Slowking Shattered Psyche (190 BP) vs. 252 HP / 252+ SpD Toxapex: 302-356 (99.3 - 117.1%) -- 18.8% chance to OHKO after Stealth Rock and Black Sludge recovery
 

Kyotoshi

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Strangely enough, one of the best ways of luring Toxapex (and many other fat mons) is with... another Toxapex!

:ss/Toxapex:

Toxapex @ Black Sludge/Rocky Helmet/Shed Shell
Ability: Regenerator
EVs: 248 HP / 240 Def / 20 Spe
Bold Nature
IVs: 0 Atk
- Block
- Recover
- Spite
- Scald/Knock Off/Toxic/Toxic Spikes/Haze

This is an absolutely hilarious set that traps and PP stalls opposing Toxapex as well as a number of notable mons such as Clefable, Tangrowth, Amoonguss, Ferrothorn, Mega Charizard Y, Mega Venusaur, Blissey/Chansey lacking teleport, Heatran lacking taunt, even Gliscor without SD or Uturn. Using this set is pretty straightforward. Get Toxapex onto the field and click your 4th move of choice while hiding block/spite until the target you wish to trap switches in. Toxapex is a fairly common switch in to Pex so that they can exchange scald burns, thus you should have very little trouble making this set work. Once trapped, click spite until the opponent struggles to death and have a good laugh at their expense.

This set requires 3 moves to function properly leaving the 4th slot up to your discretion. Scald or Knock Off allows Pex to do its usual dirty work even when there is nothing to trap. Toxic or Tspikes are equally good options to spread status. Tspikes deserves a special mention as trapping a Toxapex often means you can keep Tspikes up for the rest of the game. Haze is an alright option which, coupled with some speed investment, will allow you to 1v1 and PP stall Reuniclus. It also has a huge 48 PP which enhances your stalling capabilities. Toxapex usually runs standard Pex items on the trapping set. However, you can opt for shed shell which has two notable upsides. Being able to drain PP from Heatran's magma storm or earth power and then immediately switch out will greatly improve your matchup vs this mon. Additionally, you can freely click block vs teams with Mega Sableye, Mega Diancie, Hatterene, or whatever other random magic bouncers and not worry about trapping yourself. A super niche option is leppa berry which will let you trap multiple pokemon in a single game by replenishing spite back to full PP. Pretty funny but I don't recommend it.

Spite Toxapex is straight from hell. If you use this mon, I'm not liable for any eternal damnation that might occur after your passing. Enjoy!

Pretend Mega Venu is a Toxapex here
 
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scorbunnys

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:ss/clefable: (BLOB MOMMA)
Clefable @ Life Orb
Ability: Magic Guard
EVs: 196 HP / 252 SpA / 60 Spe
Modest Nature
- Calm Mind
- Soft-Boiled
- Moonblast
- Thunder
LO Clef doesn't see too much usage, and even more if we consider LO Clef Max SpA, the idea behind this is lure Pex completely, Pex often tanks 1 TBolt from LO Clef, Hazes back and Regens, however, now with Thunder, thats not possible anymore.
+1 0 SpA Life Orb Clefable Thunderbolt vs. 252 HP / 4 SpD Toxapex: 177-211 (58.2 - 69.4%) -- guaranteed 2HKO
+1 252+ SpA Life Orb Clefable Thunder vs. 252 HP / 4 SpD Toxapex: 304-359 (100 - 118%) -- guaranteed OHKO


"How about SpD Pex?"
+1 0 SpA Life Orb Clefable Thunderbolt vs. 252 HP / 252+ SpD Toxapex: 135-161 (44.4 - 52.9%) -- 27% chance to 2HKO
+1 252+ SpA Life Orb Clefable Thunder vs. 252 HP / 252+ SpD Toxapex: 234-276 (76.9 - 90.7%) -- guaranteed 2HKO

Why did u calced No SpA TBolt vs Thunder Max SpA?
R:
Non-SpA TBolt is the standard.

Why did u choose Thunder > Thunderbolt?
R:
Because it KOes Phsy Def Toxapex, which is a thing still i guess.
 
:ss/tapu-fini:
Tapu Fini @ Leftovers
Ability: Misty Surge
EVs: 252 HP / 64 SpD / 192 Spe
Calm Nature
IVs: 0 Atk
- Whirlpool
- Taunt
- Nature's Madness
- Moonblast

Toxapex is a perfectly fine switchin to normal utility Tapu Fini with Defog, and gets a Knock Off or a Scald for free into the Fini, and is still able to pivot out if Tapu Fini shows the CM Taunt set. However, Fini can immediately trap the Toxapex with Whirlpool, and overwhelm it with Whirlpool damage + Nature's Madness + Taunt, while Toxapex can do basically nothing back except for knocking off Tapu Fini's leftovers. This Tapu Fini set is also perfectly functional in situations where there is nothing to trap, checking Ash-Greninja and Non-Grassium Z Heatran as it usually does.
 

R8

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(I promised u to make a post so here i am!)
:ss/scizor-mega:
Sand tomb Megazor:
Scizor-Mega @ Scizorite
Ability: Light Metal
EVs: 120 HP / 252 Atk / 136 Spe
Adamant Nature
- Roost
- Swords Dance
- Sand Tomb
- Bullet Punch
Okay i might unfortunately not have the time to do a real desc, so i'll do a quick description already if i don't manage to get the time to do a good post:

Since this Toxapex is spdef, it loses if it switches into SD into Sand Tomb. If they attempt to Haze they still lose, so they have to try to fish for a scald burn. Sand Tomb has a decent power thanks to technician + the biding damages, and also hits Heatran and Magnezone. The speed allows you to outspeed Modest zone, while full atk investment is needed to effectively beat Toxapex. Rest is dumped in HP.
 
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adem

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Voting for Round 1 has Started!

Groundium Z Greninja by Pannuracotta !
SILHOUETTE (Greninja) (M) @ Groundium Z
Ability: Protean
EVs: 252 Atk / 4 SpD / 252 Spe
Jolly Nature
- Dig
- Gunk Shot
- U-turn
- Spikes

:greninja: is a potent lure for Toxapex with how common its Ash counterpart is. With Toxapex being one of the premiere checks to Ash Greninja, an unknowing Toxapex could be switching in on a predicteded Hydro Pump- only to be OHKOd by Z-dig, most of the time at least.

252 Atk Protean Greninja Tectonic Rage (160 BP) vs. 252 HP / 0 Def Toxapex: 294-348 (96.7 - 114.4%) -- 81.3% chance to OHKO
Psychium Z Slowking by NuttyRabbit !
:ss/Slowking:

Slowking @ Psychium Z
Ability: Regenerator
EVs: 252 HP / 76 Def / 180 SpD
Sassy Nature
IVs: 0 Atk / 0 Spe
- Scald
- Future Sight
- Teleport
- Slack Off

Slowking isn't the first thing you'd think of when you think "Pex lure", but in reality it serves as an excellent Pex lure, since despite its Psychic STAB, the nature of Future Sight usually means that Pex can come in on FS, fire off a Toxic, Scald, or Knock, and pivot around the FS when it lands. This set decides to take advantage of that sequence and uses a Z-crystal to fire off an extremely strong Shattered Psyche, OHKOing physdef variants and having a chance to OHKO Spdef variants after rocks. This set works best on builds that have a Z crystal and really, really hate Pex

0 SpA Slowking Shattered Psyche (190 BP) vs. 252 HP / 4 SpD Toxapex: 302-356 (99.3 - 117.1%) -- 93.8% chance to OHKO after Black Sludge recovery

0 SpA Slowking Shattered Psyche (190 BP) vs. 252 HP / 4 SpD Toxapex: 302-356 (99.3 - 117.1%) -- guaranteed OHKO after Stealth Rock and Black Sludge recovery

0 SpA Slowking Shattered Psyche (190 BP) vs. 252 HP / 252+ SpD Toxapex: 230-272 (75.6 - 89.4%) -- guaranteed 2HKO after Black Sludge recovery


0 SpA Slowking Shattered Psyche (190 BP) vs. 252 HP / 252+ SpD Toxapex: 302-356 (99.3 - 117.1%) -- 18.8% chance to OHKO after Stealth Rock and Black Sludge recovery
Trapper Pex by Kyotoshi !
Strangely enough, one of the best ways of luring Toxapex (and many other fat mons) is with... another Toxapex!

:ss/Toxapex:

Toxapex @ Black Sludge/Rocky Helmet/Shed Shell
Ability: Regenerator
EVs: 248 HP / 240 Def / 20 Spe
Bold Nature
IVs: 0 Atk
- Block
- Recover
- Spite
- Scald/Knock Off/Toxic/Toxic Spikes/Haze

This is an absolutely hilarious set that traps and PP stalls opposing Toxapex as well as a number of notable mons such as Clefable, Tangrowth, Amoonguss, Ferrothorn, Mega Charizard Y, Mega Venusaur, Blissey/Chansey lacking teleport, Heatran lacking taunt, even Gliscor without SD or Uturn. Using this set is pretty straightforward. Get Toxapex onto the field and click your 4th move of choice while hiding block/spite until the target you wish to trap switches in. Toxapex is a fairly common switch in to Pex so that they can exchange scald burns, thus you should have very little trouble making this set work. Once trapped, click spite until the opponent struggles to death and have a good laugh at their expense.

This set requires 3 moves to function properly leaving the 4th slot up to your discretion. Scald or Knock Off allows Pex to do its usual dirty work even when there is nothing to trap. Toxic or Tspikes are equally good options to spread status. Tspikes deserves a special mention as trapping a Toxapex often means you can keep Tspikes up for the rest of the game. Haze is an alright option which, coupled with some speed investment, will allow you to 1v1 and PP stall Reuniclus. It also has a huge 48 PP which enhances your stalling capabilities. Toxapex usually runs standard Pex items on the trapping set. However, you can opt for shed shell which has two notable upsides. Being able to drain PP from Heatran's magma storm or earth power and then immediately switch out will greatly improve your matchup vs this mon. Additionally, you can freely click block vs teams with Mega Sableye, Mega Diancie, Hatterene, or whatever other random magic bouncers and not worry about trapping yourself. A super niche option is leppa berry which will let you trap multiple pokemon in a single game by replenishing spite back to full PP. Pretty funny but I don't recommend it.

Spite Toxapex is straight from hell. If you use this mon, I'm not liable for any eternal damnation that might occur after your passing. Enjoy!

Pretend Mega Venu is a Toxapex here
Offensive Clefable by scorbunnys !
:ss/clefable: (BLOB MOMMA)
Clefable @ Life Orb
Ability: Magic Guard
EVs: 196 HP / 252 SpA / 60 Spe
Modest Nature
- Calm Mind
- Soft-Boiled
- Moonblast
- Thunder
LO Clef doesn't see too much usage, and even more if we consider LO Clef Max SpA, the idea behind this is lure Pex completely, Pex often tanks 1 TBolt from LO Clef, Hazes back and Regens, however, now with Thunder, thats not possible anymore.
+1 0 SpA Life Orb Clefable Thunderbolt vs. 252 HP / 4 SpD Toxapex: 177-211 (58.2 - 69.4%) -- guaranteed 2HKO
+1 252+ SpA Life Orb Clefable Thunder vs. 252 HP / 4 SpD Toxapex: 304-359 (100 - 118%) -- guaranteed OHKO

"How about SpD Pex?"
+1 0 SpA Life Orb Clefable Thunderbolt vs. 252 HP / 252+ SpD Toxapex: 135-161 (44.4 - 52.9%) -- 27% chance to 2HKO
+1 252+ SpA Life Orb Clefable Thunder vs. 252 HP / 252+ SpD Toxapex: 234-276 (76.9 - 90.7%) -- guaranteed 2HKO

Why did u calced No SpA TBolt vs Thunder Max SpA?
R: Non-SpA TBolt is the standard.

Why did u choose Thunder > Thunderbolt?
R: Because it KOes Phsy Def Toxapex, which is a thing still i guess.
Whirlpool Tapu Fini by Mario34 !
:ss/tapu-fini:
Tapu Fini @ Leftovers
Ability: Misty Surge
EVs: 252 HP / 64 SpD / 192 Spe
Calm Nature
IVs: 0 Atk
- Whirlpool
- Taunt
- Nature's Madness
- Moonblast

Toxapex is a perfectly fine switchin to normal utility Tapu Fini with Defog, and gets a Knock Off or a Scald for free into the Fini, and is still able to pivot out if Tapu Fini shows the CM Taunt set. However, Fini can immediately trap the Toxapex with Whirlpool, and overwhelm it with Whirlpool damage + Nature's Madness + Taunt, while Toxapex can do basically nothing back except for knocking off Tapu Fini's leftovers. This Tapu Fini set is also perfectly functional in situations where there is nothing to trap, checking Ash-Greninja and Non-Grassium Z Heatran as it usually does.
Sand Tomb Mega Scizor by R8 !
(I promised u to make a post so here i am!)
:ss/scizor-mega:
Sand tomb Megazor:
Scizor-Mega @ Scizorite
Ability: Light Metal
EVs: 120 HP / 252 Def / 136 Spe
Impish Nature
- Roost
- Swords Dance
- Sand Tomb
- Bullet Punch
Okay i might unfortunately not have the time to do a real desc, so i'll do a quick description already if i don't manage to get the time to do a good post:

Since this Toxapex is spdef, it loses if it switches into SD into Sand Tomb. If they attempt to Haze they still lose, so they have to try to fish for a scald burn. Sand Tomb has a decent power thanks to technician + the biding damages, and also hits Heatran and Magnezone. The speed allows you to outspeed Modest zone, while full atk investment is needed to effectively beat Toxapex. Rest is dumped in HP.
Vote for your favourites!
Voting ends at Sunday 11:59pm GMT+8
 

adem

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Appears we have a tie between Toxapex by Kyotoshi and Greninja by Pannuracotta . First vote in the next 24 hours will be used to determine the winner of this tie! Congrats to Pannuracotta for winning this week!

How To Lure Week 2: Mega Tyranitar


:ss/tyranitar-mega:

Tyranitar-Mega @ Tyranitarite
Ability: Sand Stream
EVs: 88 HP / 252 Atk / 168 Spe
Adamant Nature
- Stealth Rock
- Stone Edge
- Crunch
- Pursuit


The second week finishes Friday the 18th at 11:59 PM GTM+8. Good Luck to everyone!​
 
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Avery

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heatran @ leftovers
specially defensive
- magma
- ep
- body press
- taunt / toxic / rocks

normally offensive steel z tran baits ttar in hard but losing your lefties is rly huge on tran so i’ve chosen to keep lefties to check psychics & clef better over time while also luring tar in with bpress. set is kinda nice to enable smth like boltbeam lati but the main allure is not having to drop lefties while still beating tar
 
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Hydreigon @ Life Orb
Ability: Levitate
EVs: 252 SpA / 4 SpD / 252 Spe
Timid Nature
- Draco Meteor
- Dark Pulse
- Focus Blast
- Roost

With Focus Blast, Tyranitar is no longer a safe option considering that it would normally take minimal damage from Draco Meteor, and Earth Power doesn't even 2HKO. The set also has some other benifiets, as the other coverage options for steel types in Flamethrower and Earth Power either leave it walled by Heatran, or Corvnight and Ferrothorn. Otherwise it buisness as usual, checking mons such as Non-Ice Beam Ash-Gren, Aegislash, and Kyurem (It cannot switch into anything besides EP though).

252 SpA Life Orb Hydreigon Focus Blast vs. 88 HP / 0 SpD Tyranitar-Mega in Sand: 380-447 (104.6 - 123.1%) -- guaranteed OHKO
252 SpA Life Orb Hydreigon Focus Blast vs. 252 HP / 164+ SpD Ferrothorn: 231-273 (65.6 - 77.5%) -- guaranteed 2HKO after Leftovers recovery
 
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NuttyRabbit

Banned deucer.
:ss/Weavile:

Weavile @ Choice Band
Ability: Pressure
EVs: 252 Atk / 4 SpD / 252 Spe
Jolly Nature
- Knock Off
- Pursuit
- Icicle Crash
- Low Kick

Normally, Mega Tyranitar is a generally solid short term check to CB Weavile, being able to stomach anything it can dish out, even an Icicle Crash or Axel and essentially force it to take massive damage between its sand and Pursuit. However, the addition of Low Kick onto CB Weavile changes this dynamic entirely, letting the little weasel outright OHKO Mega Tar.

252 Atk Choice Band Weavile Low Kick (120 BP) vs. 88 HP / 0 Def Tyranitar-Mega: 520-616 (143.2 - 169.6%) -- guaranteed OHKO

Low Kick Weavile has other uses as well, being able to nail Heatran and Ferro hard, though losing out on priority can suck. Still, Low Kick Weavile does a great job of luring in Mega Tar and eliminating it.
 
Colbur Berry Reuniclus




Reuniclus @ Colbur Berry
Ability: Magic Guard
EVs: 252 HP / 212 Def / 44 Spe
Bold Nature
IVs: 0 Atk
- Calm Mind
- Psyshock
- Focus Blast
- Recover

Reuniclus's tendency to bring in Dark types such as Mega Tyranitar to halt setup makes this set a great lure to turn the matchup on it's head...70% of the time. Despite Focus Blast's trash accuracy, Colbur Berry allows Reuniclus to setup on the Tyranitar switch-in, live Crunch, and OHKO Tyranitar.
252+ Atk Tyranitar-Mega Crunch vs. 252 HP / 212+ Def Colbur Berry Reuniclus: 154-183 (36.3 - 43.1%) -- guaranteed 3HKO
+1 0 SpA Reuniclus Focus Blast vs. 88 HP / 0 SpD Tyranitar-Mega in Sand: 360-424 (99.1 - 116.8%) -- 93.8% chance to OHKO

This set is best paired with Pokemon that appreciate the luring and removal of Darks and Mega Tyranitar, such as Zapdos, Slowking/bro, Kyurem, etc.
 
:ss/Slowking-Galar:

Slowking-Galar @ Fightinium Z
Ability: Regenerator
EVs: 248 HP / 252 Def / 8 SpA
Modest Nature
IVs: 0 Atk
- Focus Blast
- Slack Off
- Calm Mind
- Shadow Ball

Mtar is a solid mon, but its lack of recovery means that it doesn't switch into many things reliably. Generally if it does switch in it's on mons it can pursuit trap, allowing it to avoid being outlasted. This is why I wanted to pick a mon weak to pursuit, so as to more reliably invite in Mega Tyranitar.

Most Glowking sets can threaten Tyranitar with a scald burn, but due to Tyranitar resisting both stabs and OHKOing standard Glowking with Crunch/boosted Pursuit people will often risk the burn. This is where the set comes in.
252+ Atk Tyranitar-Mega switching boosted Pursuit vs. 252 HP / 0 Def Slowking-Galar: 410-486 (104 - 123.3%) -- guaranteed OHKO
176 SpA Slowking-Galar Sludge Bomb vs. 88 HP / 0 SpD Tyranitar-Mega in Sand: 35-42 (9.6 - 11.5%) -- possible 9HKO


252+ Atk Tyranitar-Mega Crunch vs. 248 HP / 252 Def Slowking-Galar: 312-368 (79.3 - 93.6%) -- guaranteed 2HKO after sandstorm damage
252+ Atk Tyranitar-Mega switching boosted Pursuit vs. 248 HP / 252 Def Slowking-Galar: 312-368 (79.3 - 93.6%) -- guaranteed 2HKO after sandstorm damage
8+ SpA Slowking-Galar All-Out Pummeling (190 BP) vs. 88 HP / 0 SpD Tyranitar-Mega in Sand: 376-444 (103.5 - 122.3%) -- guaranteed OHKO
+1 8+ SpA Slowking-Galar Focus Blast vs. 88 HP / 0 SpD Tyranitar-Mega in Sand: 356-420 (98 - 115.7%) -- 87.5% chance to OHKO
Glowking avoids the OHKO from Crunch/Pursuit after sandstorm damage (ugly EVs are optimized don't @ me). The 8 EVs not needed to live Crunch are dumped into SpA to guarantee the OHKO with the z-move, as well as to help +1 Focus Blast rolls. Fightinium also hits the steels which want to switch in on Glowking's STABs, and the other Pursuit trappers in the tier. I added Shadow Ball for the perfect coverage™, but it can be swapped for one of Glowking's many options. If you blow the z-move you can CM as it switches in and then possibly OHKO with Focus Blast (more likely with hazard chip), but this risks a miss and involves revealing your fighting coverage, which will discourage the Tyranitar from switching in.

Had to nom glowking for you adsam you wouldn't rig it would you
 

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