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Slowking-Galar @ Assault Vest
Ability: Regenerator
EVs: 252 HP / 176 SpA / 80 SpD
Calm Nature
- Psychic / Future Sight
- Sludge Bomb
- Flamethrower
- Scald

Galarian Slowking has become a great OU pick over the past month. Its great coverage options and ability in Regenerator make it a great pivot that can dent Pokemon like Clefable, Toxapex, and Tapu Fini and switch into Choice Specs Magearna and Latios. Psychic is preferred over Future Sight for its ability to immediately threaten Toxapex and Nidoking; however, Future Sight can be used over Psychic to make wallbreakers like Cinderace and Magearna harder to handle. Sludge Bomb cripples Pokemon like Zapdos, Hydreigon, and Mandibuzz with poison to limit their effectiveness. Flamethrower allows Galarian Slowking to hit Magearna, Ferrothorn, and Melmetal super effectively. Scald punishes Rillaboom and Garchomp with a burn and hits Heatran, Landorus-T, and Cinderace super effectively. Galarian Slowking appreciates teammates that resist Ghost- and Dark-types such as Hydreigon, Mandibuzz, Clefable, and Tapu Fini. Threats like Spectrier and Cinderace enjoy Galarian Slowking's support with Future Sight and status spreading, as they become harder to pivot around. Galarian Slowking's ability to absorb Toxic Spikes can be very valuable to teammates such as Swampert, Tapu Lele, and Rillaboom.
 
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Slowking-Galar @ Assault Vest
Ability: Regenerator
EVs: 252 HP / 176 SpA / 80 SpD
Calm Nature
- Psychic / Future Sight
- Sludge Bomb
- Flamethrower
- Scald

Galarian Slowking has established itself as a great OU threat over the past month. "Threat" to me implies that this set's role is an offensive threat, while in actuality it's mainly a defensive pivot that can pack a punch. Can maybe go with "a great pick in the OU metagame"? Its traits such as its great coverage options and Regenerator make it a consistent pivot that can dent Pokemon like Clefable and Toxapex and Tapu Fini and switch into Choice Specs Magearna and Latios. Psychic is preferred over Future Sight due to immediately threatening Toxapex and Nidoking, Future Sight can be used over Psychic however to make wallbreakers like Urshifu-S and Magearna harder to pivot around. Sludge Bomb can cripple Pokemon like Moltres, Zapdos and Hydreigon and Mandibuzz with poison to limit their effectiveness. Flamethrower allows it to hit Magearna, Ferrothorn, Melmetal and Kartana super effectively. Scald can punish threats Urshifu-S and Garchomp with a burn and hit Heatran, Landorus-T and Cinderace super effectively. The EV spread allows Galarian Slowking to OHKO Nidoking with Psychic when brought in safely. This spread specifically allows Slowking to avoid the 2HKO from +2 Tornadus-T's Hurricane, but I don't think talking about EV spreads like this is worth doing on a spotlight in general. Galarian Slowking appreciates teammates that resist Ghost- and Dark-types such as Clefable, Hydreigon, Mandibuzz and Tapu Fini. Threats like Spectrier and Urshifu-S enjoy Galarian Slowking's ability to support them with Future Sight and status spreading, as they become more dangerous and harder to pivot around. You should add how Slowking supports its teammates through Toxic Spikes absorption too.
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Slowking-Galar @ Assault Vest
Ability: Regenerator
EVs: 252 HP / 176 SpA / 80 SpD
Calm Nature
- Psychic / Future Sight
- Sludge Bomb
- Flamethrower
- Scald

Galarian Slowking has become a great OU pick over the past month. Its great coverage options and ability in Regenerator make it a great pivot that can dent Pokemon like Clefable, Toxapex, (AC) and Tapu Fini and switch into Choice Specs Magearna and Latios. Psychic is preferred over Future Sight due for its ability to immediately threatening threaten Toxapex and Nidoking; (SC) however, (AC) Future Sight can be used over Psychic however to make wallbreakers like Urshifu-S and Magearna harder to handle. Sludge Bomb cripples Pokemon like Zapdos, Hydreigon, (AC) and Mandibuzz with poison to limit their effectiveness. Flamethrower allows it Galarian Slowking to hit Magearna, Ferrothorn, and Melmetal super effectively. Scald punishes Urshifu-S and Garchomp with a burn and hits Heatran, Landorus-T, (AC) and Cinderace super effectively. Galarian Slowking appreciates teammates that resist Ghost- and Dark-types such as Clefable, Hydreigon, Mandibuzz, Clefable, and Tapu Fini. Threats like Spectrier and Urshifu-S enjoy Galarian Slowking's support with Future Sight and status spreading, as they become harder to pivot around. Galarian Slowking's ability to absorb Toxic Spikes can be very valuable to teammates such as Swampert, Tapu Lele, (AC) and Rillaboom.
 

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