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Metagame NFE

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We have noted some of the most centralizing threats in the NFE metagame. Due to this, we held a ban slate for Piloswine, Gurdurr, Gligar, Qwilfish-Hisui, and Magmar. A simple majority of 3/4 votes to ban the Pokemon would be banned from NFE. Here are the results:
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:sv/Gurdurr: :sv/Qwilfish-Hisui: :Sv/Magmar:
Gurdurr, Qwilfish-Hisui, and Magmar are banned from NFE!
Gurdurr stands out as an offensive tank that is too difficult to offensively take down without using Poison-types like Koffing or Mareanie, Flying-types like Gligar or Dartrix, or Clefairy, and even then both can be consistently overwhelmed with Knock Off and the proper coverage move (High Horsepower, Ice Punch, and Poison Jab, respectively). Several games have been decided based on Gurdurr dittos and sacrificing one's own Pokemon to let their Gurdurr flourish later on.

Qwilfish-Hisui's fantastic bulk compounded with Intimidate makes it an extremely potent wall and setup sweeper, bringing immense versatility with utility in Spikes, Taunt, and even Pain Split to centralize games, forcing special attackers like Electabuzz and Magmar risk serious chip damage to threaten it out. On the offensive side, Swords Dance sets have great offensive potential, boasting options like Water-type coverage to wash away Piloswine at +2 with enough chip, and Substitute to capitalize on opposing Qwilfish-H and other weak threats like utility Naclstack and non-Encore Quaxwell and Tinkatuff.

Magmar's insane offensive potential with Choice Specs and Belly Drum makes it very unpredictable to guess based on team preview. Fantastic power combined with entry hazard removals like Quaxwell and Gurdurr prone to being overwhelmed makes it easy for it to progress and threaten nearly all the metagame without many switch-ins. Base 93 Speed combined with a multitude of offensive coverage in Scorching Sands, Focus Blast, and even Psychic makes it hard to stomach its hits, and Belly Drum sets are consistent enough to force out and set up on threats like Servine and Thwackey without too much trouble.
These Pokemon have remained among the most problematic in the metagame, but we will look forward to hearing any feedback on these Pokemon's impacts as the metagame progresses.

Tagging dhelmise and Marty to implement.
In other news, ojr has decided to step down from NFE council; thank you for your time and contributions.
 
PERSONAL SET COMPENDIUM + CALC IMPORTABLE
(most of these are from my builder, the rest i either took from various pastes (with credit) or recreated from memory.)
NOTE: "adamant pawniard" is just another way of saying "219 speed tier" i.e. 252 ev base 60 spe, which is a common benchmark to outspeed for the crowded base 80-90 spe club, due to low cost and high potential benefits from outspeeding everything below as well i.e. jolly pilo (218), timid hattrem (216), modest wartortle (215), base 55 danger zone (hgrowlithe, lampent, pignite). The next notable speed tier is frax, which is base 67, and can run jolly, so it's not rlly a common benchmark. None of this speaks to pawniard's viability, in fact it's kinda sucky.

PokemonSets
:arctibax:
One time offensive check to frog. Arctibax is unviable.

.. offensive

Arctibax @ Eviolite
Ability: Thermal Exchange
Tera Type: Dragon
EVs: 184 HP / 164 Atk / 160 Spe
Adamant Nature
- Substitute / Iron Head
- Swords Dance
- Outrage
- Icicle Crash


Outspeeds adamant pilo. atk dump.
252 SpA Choice Specs Protean Frogadier Ice Beam vs. 184 HP / 0 SpD Eviolite Arctibax: 154-183 (41.9 - 49.8%) -- guaranteed 3HKO
:bronzor:
Bronzor is unviable.

.. mixdef

Bronzor @ Eviolite
Ability: Levitate
Tera Type: Steel
EVs: 252 HP / 192 Def / 20 SpA / 44 SpD
Bold Nature
- Skill Swap
- Stealth Rock
- Body Slam
- Flash Cannon
:clefairy:
Clef's place in the tier isn't very clear at the time of writing this.

.. mixdef

Clefairy @ Eviolite
Ability: Magic Guard
Tera Type: Fairy
EVs: 252 HP / 200 Def / 56 SpD
Calm Nature
IVs: 0 Atk
- Wish / Moonlight
- Protect / Healing Wish
- Trick
- Moonblast


physdef dump.
+2 252 SpA Morgrem Dazzling Gleam vs. 252 HP / 56+ SpD Eviolite Clefairy: 144-171 (41.8 - 49.7%) -- guaranteed 3HKO
:combusken:
.. offensive

Combusken @ Eviolite
Ability: Speed Boost
Tera Type: Fire
EVs: 40 HP / 252 Atk / 216 Spe
Adamant Nature
- Swords Dance
- Close Combat
- Flare Blitz
- Protect / Thunder Punch


Outspeeds adamant pilo. hp dump.
:cranidos:
Cranidos is unviable.

.. maybca's offensive

Cranidos @ Life Orb
Ability: Sheer Force
Tera Type: Rock
EVs: 252 Atk / 4 SpA / 252 Spe
Naughty Nature
- Rock Slide
- Ice Beam
- Thunder Punch
- Swords Dance
:crocalor:
Crocalor is unviable.

.. physdef

Crocalor @ Eviolite
Ability: Unaware
Tera Type: Fire
EVs: 252 HP / 232 Def / 24 SpD
Bold Nature
IVs: 0 Atk
- Slack Off
- Roar
- Flamethrower / Will-O-Wisp
- Mud-Slap
:cutiefly:
.. sash webs lead

Cutiefly @ Focus Sash
Ability: Shield Dust
Tera Type: Bug
EVs: 252 SpA / 4 SpD / 252 Spe
Timid Nature
- Sticky Web
- Quiver Dance
- Moonblast
- U-turn / Bug Buzz


.. bulky webs lead

Cutiefly @ Eviolite
Ability: Shield Dust
Tera Type: Bug
EVs: 248 HP / 208 Def / 4 SpA / 48 SpD
Timid Nature
IVs: 0 Atk
- Sticky Web
- Quiver Dance
- Moonblast
- U-turn / Bug Buzz


Outspeeds adamant pawniard. spa dump.
252+ Atk Piloswine Icicle Crash vs. 248 HP / 208 Def Eviolite Cutiefly: 118-141 (41.6 - 49.8%) -- guaranteed 3HKO
252 SpA Contrary Servine Leaf Storm over 2 turns vs. 248 HP / 48 SpD Eviolite Cutiefly: 239-282 (84.4 - 99.6%) -- not a KO
:drakloak:
Can run more speed.

.. fast phaze

Drakloak @ Eviolite
Ability: Infiltrator
Tera Type: Dragon
EVs: 252 HP / 184 Def / 72 Spe
Jolly Nature
- Rest
- Sleep Talk
- Night Shade
- Dragon Tail
:dunsparce:
All dunsparce sets lately have been some variation of paraflinch.

.. physdef

Dunsparce @ Eviolite
Ability: Serene Grace
Tera Type: Normal
EVs: 252 HP / 252 Def / 4 SpD
Impish Nature
- Roost
- Stealth Rock / Glare / Coil
- Body Slam / Headbutt
- Thief


.. modest toxic dunsparce (real)

Dunsparce @ Eviolite
Ability: Serene Grace
Tera Type: Normal
EVs: 252 HP / 4 Def / 252 SpA
Modest Nature
IVs: 0 Atk
- Roost
- Toxic
- Earth Power
- Ice Beam
:duosion:
.. double dance

Duosion @ Eviolite
Ability: Magic Guard
Tera Type: Psychic
EVs: 252 HP / 212 Def / 44 Spe
Bold Nature
IVs: 0 Atk
- Acid Armor
- Calm Mind
- Recover
- Stored Power / Flash Cannon


Outspeeds nacl. physdef dump.

.. support

This set usually runs mixed defenses to handle ebuzz.

Duosion @ Eviolite
Ability: Regenerator
Tera Type: Psychic
EVs: 252 HP / 156 Def / 56 SpD / 44 Spe
Bold Nature
IVs: 0 Atk
- Recover
- Thunder Wave
- Night Shade / Energy Ball
- Future Sight


Outspeeds nacl. spdef dump.
252+ Atk Piloswine Earthquake vs. 252 HP / 156+ Def Eviolite Duosion: 123-145 (36.8 - 43.4%) -- guaranteed 3HKO after Stealth Rock

.. trick room

Duosion @ Life Orb
Ability: Magic Guard
Tera Type: Psychic
EVs: 252 HP / 4 Def / 252 SpA
Quiet Nature
IVs: 0 Atk / 0 Spe
- Trick Room
- Psychic / Psyshock
- Shadow Ball / Energy Ball
- Thunder
:dusclops:
Dusclops is known for taking pilo's attacks comfortably, but lately pressure stalling leaf storms from servine has been a more appealing niche. Still, due to missy outclassing it as a ghost type so much, dusclops remains largely unexplored with some promising qualities.

.. mixdef

Dusclops @ Eviolite
Ability: Pressure
Tera Type: Ghost
EVs: 252 HP / 176 Def / 80 SpD
Calm Nature
IVs: 0 Atk
- Rest
- Sleep Talk
- Will-O-Wisp
- Night Shade


252 SpA Contrary Servine Leaf Storm over 2 turns vs. 252 HP / 80+ SpD Eviolite Dusclops: 176-209 (61.9 - 73.5%) -- not a KO
^ after 3 layer spike
:duskull:
this is genuinely more viable than dusclops (but rlly just use missy)

Duskull @ Eviolite
Ability: Levitate
Tera Type: Ghost
EVs: 252 HP / 252 Def / 4 SpD
Impish Nature
- Pain Split
- Will-O-Wisp
- Night Shade
- Thief / Trick
:eelektrik:
Knock bot that checks pika and ebuzz, and "checks" pilo. Eel is unviable.

.. pivot

Eelektrik @ Eviolite
Ability: Levitate
Tera Type: Electric
EVs: 252 HP / 232 Def / 24 SpD
Relaxed Nature
IVs: 0 Spe
- Rest
- Sleep Talk
- Knock Off
- U-turn


Min speed for slow uturns.
+2 252 SpA Light Ball Pikachu Surf vs. 252 HP / 24 SpD Eelektrik: 282-332 (84.4 - 99.4%) -- guaranteed 2HKO
:electabuzz:
.. pivot

Electabuzz @ Eviolite
Ability: Static
Tera Type: Electric
EVs: 4 Atk / 252 SpA / 252 Spe
Timid Nature
- Knock Off
- Focus Blast
- Thunderbolt / Ice Punch / Psychic
- Volt Switch


.. bulk up

Electabuzz @ Eviolite
Ability: Static
Tera Type: Electric
EVs: 252 Atk / 4 SpD / 252 Spe
Jolly Nature
- Bulk Up
- Supercell Slam
- Ice Punch
- Low Kick / Cross Chop / Knock Off


low kick is a consistent 80 bp vs pilo and 100 bp vs nacl, but bounces off pika and dunsparce. cross chop notably has a better treshold to ko pilo at +1.

.. support

Electabuzz @ Eviolite
Ability: Static
Tera Type: Electric
EVs: 252 HP / 88 Def / 8 SpA / 160 Spe
Timid Nature
- Taunt
- Knock Off
- Psychic
- Volt Switch
:fletchinder:
Fletch has exactly one niche: to form a core with hattrem, where it answers pilo. Such a team relies on keeping hazards off all game.

.. physdef

Fletchinder @ Eviolite
Ability: Flame Body
Tera Type: Fire
EVs: 252 HP / 192 Def / 64 Spe
Impish Nature
- Roost
- Defog
- Will-O-Wisp
- Brave Bird


Outspeeds adamant pawniard. physdef dump.
:foongus:
Foongus is unviable.

.. maybca's mixdef

Foongus @ Eviolite
Ability: Regenerator
Tera Type: Grass
EVs: 252 HP / 80 Def / 176 SpD
Calm Nature
IVs: 0 Atk
- Clear Smog
- Sludge Bomb
- Synthesis
- Protect
:fraxure:
.. offensive

Fraxure @ Eviolite
Ability: Mold Breaker
Tera Type: Dragon
EVs: 252 Atk / 4 Def / 252 Spe
Adamant Nature
- Dragon Dance / Swords Dance
- Substitute / Taunt
- Outrage
- Iron Head
:frogadier:
Can tech grass knot at times. 40 bp vs quax and 60 bp vs wartortle are stronger than hydro. Scarf set is rare at the time of writing this.

.. boots

Frogadier @ Heavy-Duty Boots
Ability: Protean
Tera Type: Water
EVs: 252 SpA / 4 SpD / 252 Spe
Timid Nature
- Surf / Hydro Pump
- Ice Beam
- U-turn
- Spikes


.. specs

Frogadier @ Choice Specs
Ability: Protean
Tera Type: Water
EVs: 252 SpA / 4 SpD / 252 Spe
Timid Nature
- Surf / Hydro Pump
- Ice Beam
- U-turn
- Switcheroo
:girafarig:
.. sub np

Girafarig @ Eviolite
Ability: Sap Sipper
Tera Type: Normal
EVs: 252 SpA / 4 SpD / 252 Spe
Timid Nature
IVs: 0 Atk
- Substitute
- Nasty Plot
- Hyper Voice
- Psyshock


.. bloodace's wp agility

Girafarig @ Weakness Policy
Ability: Sap Sipper
Tera Type: Normal
EVs: 252 HP / 80 SpA / 176 Spe
Modest Nature
IVs: 0 Atk
- Agility
- Calm Mind
- Stored Power
- Hyper Voice
:gligar:
.. defensive

Defensive gligar generally has mixed investment fine tuned for its team. Its moveset is likewise flexible and should serve towards the team's game plans. Other valid moves not listed below are Stealth Rock, Spikes, Taunt, Ice Fang.

Gligar @ Eviolite
Ability: Immunity
Tera Type: Ground
EVs: 252 HP / 16 Def / 184 SpD / 56 Spe
Careful Nature
- Toxic / Toxic Spikes
- Knock Off
- Earthquake / High Horsepower
- U-turn / Swords Dance


Outspeeds adamant pawniard. spdef dump.
252 Atk Raboot Flare Blitz vs. 252 HP / 16 Def Eviolite Gligar: 93-111 (27.8 - 33.2%) -- guaranteed 4HKO

Gligar @ Eviolite
Ability: Immunity
Tera Type: Ground
EVs: 252 HP / 188 Def / 12 SpD / 56 Spe
Careful Nature
- Toxic / Toxic Spikes
- Knock Off
- Earthquake / High Horsepower
- U-turn / Swords Dance


Outspeeds adamant pawniard. physdef dump.
+2 252 SpA Monferno Overheat vs. 252 HP / 12 SpD Eviolite Gligar: 282-333 (84.4 - 99.7%) -- guaranteed 2HKO

.. offensive

Uncommon at the time of writing this due to high usage of pilo and physdef quax. Other widespread checks like frog and pika make gligr much more suitable for a defensive role.

Gligar @ Eviolite
Ability: Immunity
Tera Type: Ground
EVs: 252 Atk / 4 SpD / 252 Spe
Jolly Nature
- Swords Dance
- Earthquake / High Horsepower
- Acrobatics
- Knock Off


Gligar @ Eviolite
Ability: Immunity
Tera Type: Ground
EVs: 112 HP / 252 Atk / 144 Spe
Adamant Nature
- Swords Dance
- Agility
- Earthquake / High Horsepower
- Acrobatics


Outspeeds scarf frog at +2. hp dump.

No item can be preferred to start with acro boosted, which helps in ice fang gligar mu for example.
:glimmet:
.. agility

Glimmet @ Power Herb
Ability: Toxic Debris
Tera Type: Rock
EVs: 16 HP / 140 Def / 252 SpA / 100 Spe
Modest Nature
IVs: 0 Atk
- Rock Polish
- Meteor Beam
- Sludge Wave
- Mud Shot
:grimer-alola:
Grimer-a is unviable.

.. spdef

Grimer-Alola @ Eviolite
Ability: Poison Touch
Tera Type: Poison
EVs: 252 HP / 4 Def / 252 SpD
Careful Nature
- Rest
- Sleep Talk
- Curse / Poison Jab
- Knock Off
:grotle:
Grotle is unviable.

.. shing's offensive

Grotle @ Eviolite
Ability: Overgrow
Tera Type: Grass
EVs: 48 HP / 252 SpA / 208 Spe
Timid Nature
IVs: 0 Atk
- Shell Smash
- Giga Drain
- Tera Blast
- Earth Power


.. spdef

Grotle @ Eviolite
Ability: Overgrow
Tera Type: Grass
EVs: 252 HP / 4 Def / 252 SpD
Careful Nature
- Synthesis
- Stealth Rock
- Seed Bomb
- Roar
:hakamo-o:
Sun cteam. Can invest a lot more into hp.

.. offensive

Hakamo-o @ Eviolite
Ability: Bulletproof
Tera Type: Dragon
EVs: 20 HP / 244 Atk / 244 Spe
Adamant Nature
- Substitute
- Dragon Dance / Swords Dance
- Close Combat
- Dragon Claw / Scale Shot


Outspeeds ebuzz at +1. atk dump.
252+ Atk Choice Band Thwackey Grassy Glide vs. 20 HP / 0 Def Eviolite Hakamo-o in Grassy Terrain: 53-63 (20.7 - 24.6%) -- possible 6HKO after Grassy Terrain recovery
^ calc for sub
:hattrem:
.. physdef

Hattrem (F) @ Eviolite
Ability: Magic Bounce
Tera Type: Psychic
EVs: 252 HP / 252 Def / 4 SpD
Bold Nature
IVs: 0 Atk
- Rest
- Sleep Talk
- Nuzzle / Calm Mind
- Psychic


.. offensive

Hattrem (F) @ Eviolite
Ability: Magic Bounce
Tera Type: Psychic
EVs: 252 HP / 4 Def / 252 SpA
Modest Nature
- Healing Wish / Life Dew
- Nuzzle
- Giga Drain
- Psychic / Draining Kiss
:ivysaur:
Sun mon.

.. offensive

Ivysaur @ Eviolite
Ability: Chlorophyll
Tera Type: Grass
EVs: 4 Def / 252 SpA / 252 Spe
Modest Nature
IVs: 0 Atk
- Growth
- Giga Drain
- Sludge Bomb
- Weather Ball
:koffing:
Koffing's ev spread determines how flexible it will be in handling servine and thwackey.

.. mixdef

Koffing @ Eviolite
Ability: Neutralizing Gas
Tera Type: Poison
EVs: 252 HP / 20 Def / 236 SpD
Calm Nature
- Pain Split
- Will-O-Wisp
- Thief / Toxic Spikes
- Sludge Bomb / Toxic Spikes


+2 252 SpA Servine Leaf Storm vs. 252 HP / 236+ SpD Koffing: 150-177 (52.8 - 62.3%) -- guaranteed 2HKO after Stealth Rock and 3 layers of Spikes
:lampent:
Raboot counter, sun mon, webs mon ... (don't use timid even on webs, most frog run boots)

.. offensive

Lampent @ Heavy-Duty Boots
Ability: Flash Fire
Tera Type: Ghost
EVs: 4 Def / 252 SpA / 252 Spe
Modest Nature
IVs: 0 Atk
- Calm Mind
- Fire Blast
- Shadow Ball
- Energy Ball
:marill:
Counters a lot of mons on paper, in practice it's very passive and vulnerable to hazards. i.e. unviable.

.. physdef

Marill @ Eviolite
Ability: Sap Sipper
Tera Type: Water
EVs: 252 HP / 252 Def / 4 SpD
Bold Nature
- Rest
- Sleep Talk
- Whirlpool / Encore
- Knock Off
:marshtomp:
Properly counters both ebuzz and pika, unlike pilo and gligar (they die to knock -> focus blast/surf); and blocks volt switch unlike servine and thwackey. Still it's more passive than all of the others due to relying on sludge 30% to make progress on quax.

.. spdef

Marshtomp @ Eviolite
Ability: Torrent
Tera Type: Water
EVs: 252 HP / 36 SpA / 220 SpD
Sassy Nature
- Stealth Rock
- Sludge
- Earthquake
- Surf


36 SpA Marshtomp Surf vs. 252 HP / 4 SpD Eviolite Piloswine: 138-164 (34.1 - 40.5%) -- guaranteed 3HKO
:metang:
Metang is unviable.

.. wp agility

Metang @ Weakness Policy
Ability: Clear Body
Tera Type: Steel
EVs: 120 HP / 252 Atk / 136 Spe
Adamant Nature
- Agility
- Meteor Mash
- Zen Headbutt
- Ice Punch
:misdreavus:
.. physdef

Misdreavus @ Eviolite
Ability: Levitate
Tera Type: Ghost
EVs: 252 HP / 200 Def / 56 Spe
Bold Nature
IVs: 0 Atk
- Pain Split
- Will-O-Wisp
- Night Shade
- Taunt


Outspeeds adamant pawniard. physdef dump.

.. offensive

Misdreavus @ Eviolite
Ability: Levitate
Tera Type: Ghost
EVs: 4 Def / 252 SpA / 252 Spe
Timid Nature
IVs: 0 Atk
- Nasty Plot
- Taunt / Will-O-Wisp
- Shadow Ball / Hex
- Draining Kiss / Dazzling Gleam


This set often uses scarf and trick over either np or taunt/wisp.
:monferno:
Perhaps the best missy answer. Offensive sets like sd and np pop up once a month, but are generally less good than another mon like combusken or raboot.

.. pivot

Monferno @ Eviolite
Ability: Blaze
Tera Type: Fire
EVs: 252 HP / 4 SpD / 252 Spe
Jolly Nature
- Slack Off
- Will-O-Wisp / U-turn
- Knock Off
- Flare Blitz
:morgrem:
.. screens lead

Morgrem (M) @ Light Clay
Ability: Prankster
Tera Type: Dark
EVs: 252 HP / 252 Def / 4 SpD
Bold Nature
IVs: 0 Atk
- Reflect
- Light Screen
- Dazzling Gleam
- Parting Shot / Taunt


.. offensive

Morgrem (M) @ Eviolite
Ability: Pickpocket
Tera Type: Dark
EVs: 4 Def / 252 SpA / 252 Spe
Modest Nature
IVs: 0 Atk
- Nasty Plot
- Dark Pulse
- Dazzling Gleam
- Burning Jealousy
:naclstack:
.. physdef

Naclstack @ Eviolite
Ability: Purifying Salt
Tera Type: Rock
EVs: 252 HP / 252 Def / 4 SpD
Impish Nature
- Recover
- Stealth Rock / Curse / Iron Defense / Protect
- Salt Cure
- Body Press / Heavy Slam


.. maybca's mixdef

Naclstack @ Eviolite
Ability: Purifying Salt
Tera Type: Rock
EVs: 252 HP / 148 Def / 108 SpD
Impish Nature
- Stealth Rock
- Salt Cure
- Recover
- Heavy Slam
:pawniard:
Pawniard is unviable.

.. spdef

Pawniard @ Eviolite
Ability: Pressure
Tera Type: Dark
EVs: 252 HP / 232 SpD / 24 Spe
Careful Nature
- Thunder Wave
- Thief
- Sucker Punch
- Iron Head


Outspeeds para frog. spdef dump.
:pikachu:
Pika prefers fully investing into spa for surf damage vs pilo and gligar.

.. special biased

Pikachu @ Light Ball
Ability: Lightning Rod
Tera Type: Electric
EVs: 4 Atk / 252 SpA / 252 Spe
Timid Nature
- Knock Off
- Surf
- Thunderbolt
- Volt Switch
:piloswine:
Jolly pilo is an option to surprise mons that hit 200 speed tier like tink. Especially on tspikes teams, where calcs are much less strict.

.. tank

Piloswine @ Eviolite
Ability: Thick Fat
Tera Type: Ice
EVs: 252 HP / 252 Atk / 4 SpD
Adamant Nature
- Stealth Rock
- Earthquake / High Horsepower
- Icicle Crash / Roar
- Ice Shard / Roar


.. band

Piloswine @ Choice Band
Ability: Thick Fat
Tera Type: Ice
EVs: 252 Atk / 4 SpD / 252 Spe
Adamant Nature
- Stealth Rock / Reversal
- Earthquake / High Horsepower
- Icicle Crash
- Ice Shard
:poliwhirl:
:worrywhirl:

.. h

Poliwhirl @ Leftovers
Ability: Water Absorb
Tera Type: Water
EVs: 252 HP / 4 SpD / 252 Spe
Timid Nature
IVs: 0 Atk
- Substitute
- Encore
- Whirlpool
- Ice Beam
:prinplup:
Prinplup is unviable.

.. defog deterrant

Prinplup @ Eviolite
Ability: Competitive
Tera Type: Water
EVs: 224 HP / 240 SpA / 44 Spe
Modest Nature
IVs: 0 Atk
- Roost
- Surf
- Ice Beam
- Tera Blast
:quaxwell:
The only set quax runs actually has some flexibility. Notably encore sets can hit up to 200 speed tier for pilo and at +1 for gligar and missy. Torrent is preferred if the only attacks are spin and flip turn.

.. physdef

Quaxwell @ Eviolite
Ability: Moxie
Tera Type: Water
EVs: 252 HP / 224 Def / 32 Spe
Impish Nature
- Roost
- Rapid Spin
- Triple Axel / Brave Bird / Encore
- Flip Turn / Liquidation


Outspeeds thwackey at +1. physdef dump.
:quilladin:
Quilladin is unviable.

.. spdef

Quilladin @ Eviolite
Ability: Bulletproof
Tera Type: Grass
EVs: 252 HP / 16 Def / 240 SpD
Careful Nature
- Synthesis
- Spikes
- Super Fang
- Wood Hammer
:raboot:
Band can be used to lure and threaten quax with a 2hko after rocks, if you can consistently keep hazards off your side.

.. pivot

Raboot @ Heavy-Duty Boots
Ability: Libero
Tera Type: Fire
EVs: 252 Atk / 4 SpD / 252 Spe
Jolly Nature
- Flare Blitz
- High Jump Kick
- Sucker Punch
- U-turn
:rufflet:
.. spdef

Rufflet (M) @ Heavy-Duty Boots
Ability: Keen Eye
Tera Type: Normal
EVs: 252 HP / 4 Def / 252 SpD
Careful Nature
- Roost
- Defog
- Brave Bird
- U-turn / Facade
:servine:
The moves servine can run are similar across all of its sets, but the order of preference changes accordingly.

.. offensive

Servine @ Eviolite
Ability: Contrary
Tera Type: Grass
EVs: 252 SpA / 4 SpD / 252 Spe
Timid Nature
- Synthesis
- Knock Off
- Leaf Storm
- Tera Blast / Taunt / Glare


Scarf is viable on this set.

.. spdef

Servine @ Eviolite
Ability: Contrary
Tera Type: Grass
EVs: 252 HP / 28 Def / 196 SpD / 32 Spe
Calm Nature
- Synthesis
- Glare / Mirror Coat
- Knock Off
- Leaf Storm


Outspeeds modest lampent. physdef dump.
252 SpA Protean Frogadier Ice Beam vs. 252 HP / 196+ SpD Eviolite Servine: 134-158 (41.3 - 48.7%) -- guaranteed 3HKO
:shellos:
Shellos is unviable.

.. mixdef

Shellos @ Eviolite
Ability: Sticky Hold
Tera Type: Water
EVs: 252 HP / 104 Def / 152 SpD
Calm Nature
IVs: 0 Atk
- Recover
- Clear Smog
- Surf
- Stealth Rock


spdef dump.
252+ Atk Piloswine Earthquake vs. 252 HP / 104 Def Eviolite Shellos: 150-177 (42.1 - 49.7%) -- guaranteed 3HKO
:shroodle:
It gets rain dance, too.

.. weather setter

Shroodle @ Heat Rock
Ability: Prankster
Tera Type: Poison
EVs: 252 HP / 196 Def / 60 SpD
Impish Nature
- Sunny Day
- Encore
- Knock Off
- U-turn
:sinistea:
Teapot is unviable.

.. offensive

Sinistea @ Eviolite
Ability: Cursed Body
Tera Type: Ghost
EVs: 4 Def / 252 SpA / 252 Spe
Modest Nature
IVs: 0 Atk
- Shell Smash
- Shadow Ball
- Stored Power
- Giga Drain / Tera Blast
:sliggoo-hisui:
.. curse

Sliggoo-Hisui @ Eviolite
Ability: Sap Sipper
Tera Type: Steel
EVs: 248 HP / 16 Atk / 104 Def / 140 SpD
Careful Nature
- Rest
- Sleep Talk / Protect
- Curse
- Iron Head
:snorunt:
Moody's not banned in this meta because the only user has always sucked. It still does currently (hazards, pilo, missy etc). Just remember that moody doesn't boost evasion since gen 8.

.. cheese

Snorunt @ Leftovers
Ability: Moody
Tera Type: Ice
EVs: 252 HP / 4 SpD / 252 Spe
Jolly Nature
- Substitute
- Protect
- Disable
- Icicle Spear
:thwackey:
.. pivot

Thwackey @ Eviolite
Ability: Grassy Surge
Tera Type: Grass
EVs: 240 HP / 252 Atk / 16 Spe
Adamant Nature
- Knock Off
- Swords Dance / Wood Hammer
- Grassy Glide
- U-turn


Outspeeds adamant pilo. hp dump.

.. band

Thwackey @ Choice Band
Ability: Grassy Surge
Tera Type: Grass
EVs: 252 Atk / 4 SpD / 252 Spe
Adamant Nature
- Knock Off
- Wood Hammer
- Grassy Glide
- U-turn
:tinkatuff:
Tink can be a blanket check to many things, depending on the ev spread. Full investment on either defensive side, and anywhere inbetween is valid; use what your team likes best.

.. physdef

Tinkatuff (F) @ Eviolite
Ability: Pickpocket
Tera Type: Fairy
EVs: 252 HP / 224 Def / 32 Spe
Impish Nature
- Stealth Rock
- Thunder Wave
- Knock Off
- Play Rough / Ice Hammer


Outspeeds adamant pilo. physdef dump.

Balloon gets consistent usage on this set due to synergy with pickpocket, which fast paced teams make the best use of. Eject button theoretically can be used for the same reason on even faster teams like manual weather, but we've seen no success from any of those.

.. spdef

Tinkatuff (F) @ Eviolite
Ability: Mold Breaker
Tera Type: Fairy
EVs: 252 HP / 224 SpD / 32 Spe
Careful Nature
- Stealth Rock
- Encore
- Knock Off
- Play Rough


Outspeeds adamant pilo. spdef dump.
:vigoroth:
.. bu

Vigoroth @ Eviolite
Ability: Vital Spirit
Tera Type: Normal
EVs: 252 HP / 4 SpD / 252 Spe
Jolly Nature
- Slack Off / Taunt
- Bulk Up / Taunt
- Knock Off
- Facade


.. sub bu

Vigoroth @ Eviolite
Ability: Vital Spirit
Tera Type: Normal
EVs: 48 Def / 244 SpD / 216 Spe
Jolly Nature
- Substitute
- Bulk Up
- Knock Off
- Drain Punch
:vullaby:
Vullaby is a weak hazard removal option, most appealing to offensive teams for its role compression. Boots can be preferred if paired with quax.

.. spdef

Vullaby (F) @ Eviolite
Ability: Weak Armor
Tera Type: Dark
EVs: 248 HP / 236 SpD / 24 Spe
Careful Nature
- Roost
- Defog
- Knock Off
- U-turn / Brave Bird / Toxic


Outspeeds timid frog at +2. spdef dump.
:wartortle:
.. special

Wartortle @ Eviolite
Ability: Torrent
Tera Type: Water
EVs: 184 HP / 252 SpA / 72 Spe
Modest Nature
IVs: 0 Atk
- Shell Smash
- Substitute / Rapid Spin
- Surf
- Ice Beam


.. physical

Wartortle @ Eviolite
Ability: Torrent
Tera Type: Water
EVs: 168 HP / 224 Atk / 116 Spe
Adamant Nature
- Shell Smash
- Substitute / Zen Headbutt / Rapid Spin
- Wave Crash
- Ice Spinner
:zweilous:
Zweilous is unviable.

.. maybca's offensive

Zweilous @ Choice Band
Ability: Hustle
Tera Type: Dark
EVs: 4 HP / 252 Atk / 252 Spe
Adamant Nature
- Crunch
- Outrage
- Ice Fang
- Stomping Tantrum
This aims to be exhaustive, feel free to contribute (or reuse) sets. Notable missing mons: Krokorok, Gabite, Pignite.
2024-04-03 added Marshtomp, Snorunt.
NOTE: for convenience, status moves were removed from this and where possible, replaced with the most common alternative attacks.
Code:
nfe offensive (Arctibax) @ Eviolite
Ability: Thermal Exchange
Tera Type: Dragon
EVs: 184 HP / 164 Atk / 160 Spe
Adamant Nature
- Outrage
- Dragon Claw
- Icicle Crash
- Iron Head

nfe mixdef (Bronzor) @ Eviolite
Ability: Levitate
Tera Type: Steel
EVs: 252 HP / 192 Def / 20 SpA / 44 SpD
Bold Nature
- Flash Cannon
- Body Slam

nfe mixdef (Clefairy) @ Eviolite
Ability: Magic Guard
Tera Type: Fairy
EVs: 252 HP / 200 Def / 56 SpD
Calm Nature
IVs: 0 Atk
- Moonblast
- Alluring Voice
- Ice Beam

nfe offensive (Combusken) @ Eviolite
Ability: Speed Boost
Tera Type: Fire
EVs: 40 HP / 252 Atk / 216 Spe
Adamant Nature
- Close Combat
- Flare Blitz
- Thunder Punch
- Shadow Claw

nfe offensive (Cranidos) @ Life Orb
Ability: Sheer Force
Tera Type: Rock
EVs: 252 Atk / 4 SpA / 252 Spe
Naughty Nature
- Rock Slide
- Ice Beam
- Thunder Punch

nfe physdef (Crocalor) @ Eviolite
Ability: Unaware
Tera Type: Fire
EVs: 252 HP / 232 Def / 24 SpD
Bold Nature
IVs: 0 Atk
- Flamethrower
- Mud-Slap

nfe sash (Cutiefly) @ Focus Sash
Ability: Shield Dust
Tera Type: Bug
EVs: 252 SpA / 4 SpD / 252 Spe
Timid Nature
- Moonblast
- Bug Buzz
- U-turn

nfe bulky (Cutiefly) @ Eviolite
Ability: Shield Dust
Tera Type: Bug
EVs: 248 HP / 208 Def / 4 SpA / 48 SpD
Timid Nature
- Moonblast
- Bug Buzz
- U-turn

nfe phaze (Drakloak) @ Eviolite
Ability: Infiltrator
Tera Type: Dragon
EVs: 252 HP / 184 Def / 72 Spe
Jolly Nature
- Dragon Tail

nfe physdef (Dunsparce) @ Eviolite
Ability: Serene Grace
Tera Type: Normal
EVs: 252 HP / 252 Def / 4 SpD
Impish Nature
- Body Slam
- Headbutt
- Earthquake
- Thief

nfe offensive (Dunsparce) @ Eviolite
Ability: Serene Grace
Tera Type: Normal
EVs: 252 HP / 4 Def / 252 SpA
Modest Nature
IVs: 0 Atk
- Earth Power
- Ice Beam

nfe double dance (Duosion) @ Eviolite
Ability: Magic Guard
Tera Type: Psychic
EVs: 252 HP / 212 Def / 44 Spe
Bold Nature
IVs: 0 Atk
- Psychic
- Psyshock
- Stored Power
- Flash Cannon

nfe support (Duosion) @ Eviolite
Ability: Regenerator
Tera Type: Psychic
EVs: 252 HP / 156 Def / 56 SpD / 44 Spe
Bold Nature
IVs: 0 Atk
- Psychic
- Psyshock
- Energy Ball
- Future Sight

nfe trick room (Duosion) @ Life Orb
Ability: Magic Guard
Tera Type: Psychic
EVs: 252 HP / 4 Def / 252 SpA
Quiet Nature
IVs: 0 Atk / 0 Spe
- Psychic
- Energy Ball
- Shadow Ball
- Thunder

nfe mixdef (Dusclops) @ Eviolite
Ability: Pressure
Tera Type: Ghost
EVs: 252 HP / 176 Def / 80 SpD
Calm Nature
- Thief

nfe physdef (Duskull) @ Eviolite
Ability: Levitate
Tera Type: Ghost
EVs: 252 HP / 252 Def / 4 SpD
Impish Nature
- Thief

nfe pivot (Eelektrik) @ Eviolite
Ability: Levitate
Tera Type: Electric
EVs: 252 HP / 232 Def / 24 SpD
Relaxed Nature
IVs: 0 Spe
- Knock Off
- U-turn
- Giga Drain
- Thunderbolt

nfe pivot (Electabuzz) @ Eviolite
Ability: Static
Tera Type: Electric
EVs: 4 Atk / 252 SpA / 252 Spe
Timid Nature
- Knock Off
- Focus Blast
- Thunderbolt
- Volt Switch

nfe bulk up (Electabuzz) @ Eviolite
Ability: Static
Tera Type: Electric
EVs: 252 Atk / 4 SpD / 252 Spe
Jolly Nature
- Supercell Slam
- Ice Punch
- Low Kick
- Cross Chop

nfe support (Electabuzz) @ Eviolite
Ability: Static
Tera Type: Electric
EVs: 252 HP / 88 Def / 8 SpA / 160 Spe
Timid Nature
- Thunderbolt
- Knock Off
- Psychic
- Volt Switch

nfe physdef (Fletchinder) @ Eviolite
Ability: Flame Body
Tera Type: Fire
EVs: 252 HP / 192 Def / 64 Spe
Impish Nature
- Brave Bird
- U-turn

nfe mixdef (Foongus) @ Eviolite
Ability: Regenerator
Tera Type: Grass
EVs: 252 HP / 80 Def / 176 SpD
Calm Nature
IVs: 0 Atk
- Clear Smog
- Sludge Bomb
- Giga Drain
- Leaf Storm

nfe offensive (Fraxure) @ Eviolite
Ability: Mold Breaker
Tera Type: Dragon
EVs: 252 Atk / 4 Def / 252 Spe
Adamant Nature
- Outrage
- Iron Head
- Stomping Tantrum
- Poison Jab

nfe specs (Frogadier) @ Choice Specs
Ability: Protean
Tera Type: Water
EVs: 252 SpA / 4 SpD / 252 Spe
Timid Nature
- Hydro Pump
- Surf
- Ice Beam
- U-turn

nfe np (Girafarig) @ Eviolite
Ability: Sap Sipper
Tera Type: Normal
EVs: 252 SpA / 4 SpD / 252 Spe
Timid Nature
IVs: 0 Atk
- Hyper Voice
- Psyshock
- Thunderbolt

nfe wp (Girafarig) @ Weakness Policy
Ability: Sap Sipper
Tera Type: Normal
EVs: 252 HP / 80 SpA / 176 Spe
Modest Nature
IVs: 0 Atk
- Stored Power
- Hyper Voice

nfe spdef (Gligar) @ Eviolite
Ability: Immunity
Tera Type: Ground
EVs: 252 HP / 16 Def / 184 SpD / 56 Spe
Careful Nature
- Earthquake
- Ice Fang
- Knock Off
- U-turn

nfe physdef (Gligar) @ Eviolite
Ability: Immunity
Tera Type: Ground
EVs: 252 HP / 188 Def / 12 SpD / 56 Spe
Impish Nature
- Earthquake
- Ice Fang
- Knock Off
- U-turn

nfe offensive (Gligar) @ Eviolite
Ability: Immunity
Tera Type: Ground
EVs: 252 Atk / 4 SpD / 252 Spe
Jolly Nature
- Earthquake
- Acrobatics
- Knock Off
- Crabhammer

nfe double dance (Gligar) @ Eviolite
Ability: Immunity
Tera Type: Ground
EVs: 112 HP / 252 Atk / 144 Spe
Adamant Nature
- Earthquake
- Acrobatics
- Knock Off
- Crabhammer

nfe agility (Glimmet) @ Power Herb
Ability: Toxic Debris
Tera Type: Rock
EVs: 16 HP / 140 Def / 252 SpA / 100 Spe
Modest Nature
IVs: 0 Atk
- Meteor Beam
- Power Gem
- Sludge Wave
- Mud Shot

nfe spdef (Grimer-Alola) @ Eviolite
Ability: Poison Touch
Tera Type: Poison
EVs: 252 HP / 4 Def / 252 SpD
Careful Nature
- Knock Off
- Poison Jab
- Drain Punch
- Ice Punch

nfe offensive (Grotle) @ Eviolite
Ability: Overgrow
Tera Type: Grass
EVs: 48 HP / 252 SpA / 208 Spe
Timid Nature
IVs: 0 Atk
- Giga Drain
- Tera Blast
- Earth Power

nfe spdef (Grotle) @ Eviolite
Ability: Overgrow
Tera Type: Grass
EVs: 252 HP / 4 Def / 252 SpD
Careful Nature
- Seed Bomb
- Crunch

nfe offensive (Hakamo-o) @ Eviolite
Ability: Bulletproof
Tera Type: Dragon
EVs: 20 HP / 244 Atk / 244 Spe
Adamant Nature
- Close Combat
- Drain Punch
- Dragon Claw
- Iron Head

nfe physdef (Hattrem) (F) @ Eviolite
Ability: Magic Bounce
Tera Type: Psychic
EVs: 252 HP / 252 Def / 4 SpD
Bold Nature
IVs: 0 Atk
- Giga Drain
- Psychic

nfe offensive (Hattrem) (F) @ Eviolite
Ability: Magic Bounce
Tera Type: Psychic
EVs: 252 HP / 4 Def / 252 SpA
Modest Nature
- Psychic
- Giga Drain
- Draining Kiss
- Nuzzle

nfe offensive (Ivysaur) @ Eviolite
Ability: Chlorophyll
Tera Type: Grass
EVs: 4 Def / 252 SpA / 252 Spe
Modest Nature
IVs: 0 Atk
- Solar Beam
- Giga Drain
- Sludge Bomb
- Weather Ball

nfe mixdef (Koffing) @ Eviolite
Ability: Neutralizing Gas
Tera Type: Poison
EVs: 252 HP / 20 Def / 236 SpD
Calm Nature
- Thief
- Sludge Bomb

nfe offensive (Lampent) @ Heavy-Duty Boots
Ability: Flash Fire
Tera Type: Ghost
EVs: 4 Def / 252 SpA / 252 Spe
Modest Nature
IVs: 0 Atk
- Flamethrower
- Fire Blast
- Shadow Ball
- Energy Ball

nfe physdef (Marill) @ Eviolite
Ability: Sap Sipper
Tera Type: Water
EVs: 252 HP / 252 Def / 4 SpD
Bold Nature
- Whirlpool
- Knock Off

nfe spdef (Marshtomp) @ Eviolite  
Ability: Torrent  
Tera Type: Water  
EVs: 252 HP / 36 SpA / 220 SpD  
Sassy Nature  
- Earthquake  
- Surf  
- Sludge  
- Ice Beam

nfe wp agility (Metang) @ Weakness Policy
Ability: Clear Body
Tera Type: Steel
EVs: 120 HP / 252 Atk / 136 Spe
Adamant Nature
- Meteor Mash
- Zen Headbutt
- Ice Punch
- Thunder Punch

nfe physdef (Misdreavus) @ Eviolite
Ability: Levitate
Tera Type: Ghost
EVs: 252 HP / 200 Def / 56 Spe
Bold Nature
IVs: 0 Atk
- Shadow Ball
- Hex
- Draining Kiss
- Dazzling Gleam

nfe offensive (Misdreavus) @ Eviolite
Ability: Levitate
Tera Type: Ghost
EVs: 4 Def / 252 SpA / 252 Spe
Timid Nature
IVs: 0 Atk
- Shadow Ball
- Hex
- Draining Kiss
- Dazzling Gleam

nfe pivot (Monferno) @ Eviolite
Ability: Blaze
Tera Type: Fire
EVs: 252 HP / 4 SpD / 252 Spe
Jolly Nature
- U-turn
- Knock Off
- Flare Blitz
- Close Combat

nfe screens (Morgrem) (M) @ Light Clay
Ability: Prankster
Tera Type: Dark
EVs: 252 HP / 252 Def / 4 SpD
Bold Nature
IVs: 0 Atk
- Dazzling Gleam
- Burning Jealousy
- Foul Play

nfe offensive (Morgrem) (M) @ Eviolite
Ability: Pickpocket
Tera Type: Dark
EVs: 4 Def / 252 SpA / 252 Spe
Modest Nature
IVs: 0 Atk
- Nasty Plot
- Dark Pulse
- Dazzling Gleam
- Burning Jealousy

nfe physdef (Naclstack) @ Eviolite
Ability: Purifying Salt
Tera Type: Rock
EVs: 252 HP / 252 Def / 4 SpD
Impish Nature
- Salt Cure
- Body Press
- Earthquake
- Heavy Slam

nfe spdef (Pawniard) @ Eviolite
Ability: Pressure
Tera Type: Dark
EVs: 252 HP / 232 SpD / 24 Spe
Careful Nature
- Low Sweep
- Thief
- Sucker Punch
- Iron Head

nfe pika (Pikachu) @ Light Ball
Ability: Lightning Rod
Tera Type: Electric
EVs: 4 Atk / 252 SpA / 252 Spe
Timid Nature
- Knock Off
- Surf
- Thunderbolt
- Volt Switch

nfe tank (Piloswine) @ Eviolite
Ability: Thick Fat
Tera Type: Ice
EVs: 252 HP / 252 Atk / 4 SpD
Adamant Nature
- High Horsepower
- Earthquake
- Icicle Crash
- Ice Shard

nfe band (Piloswine) @ Choice Band
Ability: Thick Fat
Tera Type: Ice
EVs: 252 Atk / 4 SpD / 252 Spe
Adamant Nature
- High Horsepower
- Earthquake
- Icicle Crash
- Ice Shard

nfe worrywhirl (Poliwhirl) @ Leftovers
Ability: Water Absorb
Tera Type: Water
EVs: 252 HP / 4 SpD / 252 Spe
Timid Nature
IVs: 0 Atk
- Whirlpool
- Ice Beam

nfe tank (Prinplup) @ Eviolite
Ability: Competitive
Tera Type: Water
EVs: 224 HP / 240 SpA / 44 Spe
Modest Nature
IVs: 0 Atk
- Surf
- Ice Beam
- Tera Blast
- Grass Knot

nfe physdef (Quaxwell) @ Eviolite
Ability: Moxie
Tera Type: Water
EVs: 252 HP / 224 Def / 32 Spe
Impish Nature
- Rapid Spin
- Triple Axel
- Flip Turn
- Brave Bird

nfe spdef (Quilladin) @ Eviolite
Ability: Bulletproof
Tera Type: Grass
EVs: 252 HP / 16 Def / 240 SpD
Careful Nature
- Wood Hammer

nfe pivot (Raboot) @ Choice Band
Ability: Libero
Tera Type: Fire
EVs: 252 Atk / 4 SpD / 252 Spe
Jolly Nature
- Flare Blitz
- High Jump Kick
- Sucker Punch
- U-turn

nfe spdef (Rufflet) (M) @ Heavy-Duty Boots
Ability: Keen Eye
Tera Type: Normal
EVs: 252 HP / 4 Def / 252 SpD
Careful Nature
- Body Slam
- Facade
- Brave Bird
- U-turn

nfe offensive (Servine) @ Eviolite
Ability: Contrary
Tera Type: Grass
EVs: 252 SpA / 4 SpD / 252 Spe
Timid Nature
- Knock Off
- Leaf Storm
- Tera Blast

nfe spdef (Servine) @ Eviolite
Ability: Contrary
Tera Type: Grass
EVs: 252 HP / 28 Def / 196 SpD / 32 Spe
Calm Nature
- Knock Off
- Leaf Storm
- Tera Blast

nfe mixdef (Shellos) @ Eviolite
Ability: Sticky Hold
Tera Type: Water
EVs: 252 HP / 104 Def / 152 SpD
Calm Nature
IVs: 0 Atk
- Surf
- Ice Beam
- Sludge
- Clear Smog

nfe weather (Shroodle) @ Heat Rock
Ability: Prankster
Tera Type: Poison
EVs: 252 HP / 196 Def / 60 SpD
Impish Nature
- Knock Off
- U-turn

nfe offensive (Sinistea) @ Eviolite
Ability: Cursed Body
Tera Type: Ghost
EVs: 4 Def / 252 SpA / 252 Spe
Modest Nature
IVs: 0 Atk
- Shadow Ball
- Stored Power
- Giga Drain
- Tera Blast

nfe curse (Sliggoo-Hisui) @ Eviolite
Ability: Sap Sipper
Tera Type: Steel
EVs: 248 HP / 16 Atk / 104 Def / 140 SpD
Careful Nature
- Iron Head

nfe moody (Snorunt) @ Leftovers  
Ability: Moody  
Tera Type: Ice  
EVs: 252 HP / 4 SpD / 252 Spe  
Jolly Nature  
- Icicle Spear

nfe pivot (Thwackey) @ Eviolite
Ability: Grassy Surge
Tera Type: Grass
EVs: 240 HP / 252 Atk / 16 Spe
Adamant Nature
- Knock Off
- Wood Hammer
- Grassy Glide
- U-turn

nfe band (Thwackey) @ Choice Band
Ability: Grassy Surge
Tera Type: Grass
EVs: 252 Atk / 4 SpD / 252 Spe
Adamant Nature
- Knock Off
- Wood Hammer
- Grassy Glide
- U-turn

nfe physdef (Tinkatuff) (F) @ Eviolite
Ability: Pickpocket
Tera Type: Fairy
EVs: 252 HP / 224 Def / 32 Spe
Impish Nature
- Play Rough
- Ice Hammer
- Knock Off
- Stone Edge

nfe spdef (Tinkatuff) (F) @ Eviolite
Ability: Mold Breaker
Tera Type: Fairy
EVs: 252 HP / 224 SpD / 32 Spe
Careful Nature
- Play Rough
- Ice Hammer
- Knock Off
- Stone Edge

nfe bu (Vigoroth) @ Eviolite
Ability: Vital Spirit
Tera Type: Normal
EVs: 252 HP / 4 SpD / 252 Spe
Jolly Nature
- Facade
- Knock Off

nfe sub bu (Vigoroth) @ Eviolite
Ability: Vital Spirit
Tera Type: Normal
EVs: 48 Def / 244 SpD / 216 Spe
Jolly Nature
- Knock Off
- Drain Punch

nfe spdef (Vullaby) (F) @ Eviolite
Ability: Overcoat
Tera Type: Dark
EVs: 248 HP / 236 SpD / 24 Spe
Careful Nature
- Brave Bird
- Knock Off
- U-turn

nfe special (Wartortle) @ Eviolite
Ability: Torrent
Tera Type: Water
EVs: 184 HP / 252 SpA / 72 Spe
Modest Nature
- Surf
- Ice Beam
- Tera Blast
- Rapid Spin

nfe physical (Wartortle) @ Eviolite
Ability: Torrent
Tera Type: Water
EVs: 168 HP / 224 Atk / 116 Spe
Adamant Nature
- Wave Crash
- Ice Spinner
- Zen Headbutt
- Rapid Spin

nfe offensive (Zweilous) @ Choice Band
Ability: Hustle
Tera Type: Dark
EVs: 4 HP / 252 Atk / 252 Spe
Adamant Nature
- Crunch
- Outrage
- Ice Fang
- Stomping Tantrum
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After over three months of no tiering action and being quite dominating in games, to the point of being overcentralizing. Council has decided to ban Gligar from NFE! A supermajority of 3/4 bans were required for this, and Gligar has met this threshold.
:sv/Gligar:
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Gligar's excellent stats towers over NFE's power level - it is undoubtedly the best Spikes setter with its vast utility movepool, crippling potentially decent answers like Thwackey and Vullaby with Toxic and Knock Off, while being a great Toxic Absorber itself with Immunity, all crippled by its excellent physical and passable special bulk. It has been also an excellent pivot, pairing well with other elite VoltTurn forces like Thwackey and Electabuzz to rapidly chip down the opposition. Base 85 Speed also makes it an excellent breaker or cleaner; with its defenses and important, high base power moves gives it ample opportunity to set up. Several matches had Gligar duels where one would run Ice Fang just to improve the mirror matchup, evident of its impact. Gligar's impact has made games much bulkier and slower, to the point where hazard removal is an arduous task for the few viable ones in Vullaby and Quaxwell.

Tagging dhelmise and Marty for implementation on the challenge format. However, Gligar will remain legal for the rest of Round 2 for those participating in NFE Seasonal. From Round 3 onwards, Gligar will remain banned, so bringing it in a tour will result in an automatic loss.

NFE has gone through quite a bit of development over the past year, ranging from DLC drops to multiple bans. We would love to hear from your opinions, so we could continue to lead NFE into more tiering action (or none at all). Your opinion matters a lot for the future of this tier, so don't hesitate to take a minute to fill the survey in.​
 
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