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Pawniard @ Choice Scarf
Ability: Defiant
Level: 5
EVs: 236 Atk / 36 Def / 36 SpD / 196 Spe
Jolly Nature
- Knock Off
- Iron Head
- Beat Up
- Brick Break

Traditionally, Pawniard is a defensive check to special attackers, but it has recently surged as a Choice Scarf user due to its revenge killing and cleaning capabilities. It offensively checks the prevalent +1 Tyrunt, and the Speed boost also lets Pawniard handle normally faster foes such as Mienfoo, Abra, and Diglett. Beat Up allows it to bypass Focus Sash and Substitute from Abra and Diglett. Brick Break improves the Pawniard mirror matchup while also serving as a countermeasure against dual screen hyper offense teams. Due to the loss of defensive utility, Pawniard appreciates pairing up with specially defensive teammates like Frillish and defensive Porygon. Checks to Fighting-types such as Larvesta and Koffing are also appreciated; Koffing helps wear down Mienfoo, Pawniard's main switch-in, by denying Regenerator recovery, while Larvesta and the previously mentioned defensive Porygon provide pivot support, which allows Pawniard to come in more often and wreak havoc.
 
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Pawniard @ Choice Scarf
Ability: Defiant
Level: 5
EVs: 236 Atk / 36 Def / 36 SpD / 196 Spe
Jolly Nature
- Knock Off
- Iron Head
- Beat Up
- Sucker Punch

Traditionally seen as a specially defensive wall defensive check to special attackers (also maybe reword so that it's clear that you're referring to Pawniard, and not Scarf Pawn specifically), Choice Scarf Pawniard has seen a recent surge in usage due to its revenge killing and cleaning capabilities. It offensively checks the prevalent +1 Tyrunt, and the additional Speed boost also lets Pawniard handle normally faster foes such as Mienfoo, Abra, and Diglett. Beat Up is extremely spammable, with its non-contact and multi-hit nature preventing Ferroseed from wearing down Pawniard and allowing allows it to bypass Focus Sash and Substitute from Abra and Diglett (Knock Off is more spammable, and is better against Ferroseed too). Sucker Punch is unusual on a Choice Scarf user, but it eases the Magby matchup by out-prioritizing its Mach Punch, and gives Pawniard priority if it ever loses its Choice Scarf from Knock Off. Due to the loss of defensive utility, Pawniard appreciates being paired up with specially defensive teammates like Frillish and defensive Porygon. Checks to Fighting-types such as Larvesta and Koffing are also appreciated; Koffing helps wear down Pawniard's main switch-in, Mienfoo, by denying Regenerator recovery, while Larvesta as well as the previously mentioned defensive Porygon also provide pivot support, which allows Pawniard to enter the field more often and wreak havoc. I would've also liked to add that Scarf allows it to spam the strongest Knock Off in the tier, though idk if you have the space and whether you want to say that, up to you.
 

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Pawniard @ Choice Scarf
Ability: Defiant
Level: 5
EVs: 236 Atk / 36 Def / 36 SpD / 196 Spe
Jolly Nature
- Knock Off
- Iron Head
- Beat Up
- Sucker Punch

Traditionally, Pawniard is seen as a defensive check to special attackers, but it has seen a recent surge in usage recently surged as a Choice Scarf user due to its revenge killing and cleaning capabilities. It offensively checks the prevalent +1 Tyrunt, and the additional Speed boost also lets Pawniard handle normally faster foes such as Mienfoo, Abra, and Diglett. Beat Up allows it to bypass Focus Sash and Substitute from Abra and Diglett. Sucker Punch is unusual on a Choice Scarf user, but it eases the Magby matchup by out-prioritizing its Mach Punch. Due to the loss of defensive utility, Pawniard appreciates being paired pairing up with specially defensive teammates like Frillish and defensive Porygon. Checks to Fighting-types such as Larvesta and Koffing are also appreciated; Koffing helps wear down Mienfoo, Pawniard's main switch-in, by denying Regenerator recovery, while Larvesta as well as and the previously mentioned defensive Porygon provide pivot support, which allows Pawniard to enter the field come in more often and wreak havoc.

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