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Quality Control Pikachu [QC 0/2] [GP 0/1]

[SET]
name: Revenge Killer
move 1: Fake Out
move 2: Extreme Speed
move 3: Volt Switch
move 4: Knock Off / Surf / Volt Tackle
item: Light Ball
ability: Static
nature: Naughty
evs: 252 Atk / 4 SpA / 252 Spe

[SET COMMENTS]
Pikachu is a good revenge killer in the PU metagame, has a good Speed, and respectable Physical Attack in addition to its specific this make it a threat to some Pokemon in the metagame, the combination of 2 priority attacks like Fake Out and Extreme Speed allow's Pikachu revenge kill vs some Pokemon like Basculin, Raichu, Manectric, and Mr. Mime. Volt Switch allow's Pikachu gain momentum vs some switch-ins like Shiinotic, Bellossom, and strong bulky Attackers like Mawile, Stonjourner, and Throh. Knock Off allow Pikachu hit Ghost- and Psychic-Types Like Gourgeist-XL, Dusclops, Mr. Rime, and Beheeyem. It also allow's Pikachu to cripple switch-ins like Palpitoad, Vibrava, and Type: Null. Alternatively, Surf allows Pikachu hit some threats Ground-Types and Rock-Types like Stunfisk, Silvally-Rock, and Crustle upon switching in. Volt Tackle is Pikachu's strongest attack that more immediately threatens Falinks and Mareanie but recoil hinders its already short longevity of Pikachu in the field. Pikachu need run Naughty over Naive for a guaranteed OHKO with Fake Out + Extreme Speed vs Raichu, and Mr. Mime, at the expense of not being able to outspeed Gourgeist. Static is the only ability compatible with Extreme Speed.

Ground-types like Palpitoad, Vibrava, and Stunfisk can threath Pikachu, so teanmates that can take them on, such as Leafeon, Gourgeist, and Shiinotic work well with Pikachu, Those Pokemon allows to have a change for Ground-types movements who are a threat of Pikachu, instead Pikachu can check some threats of Grass-types like Vespiquen, Mr. Rime, and Mr. Mime. The bulky Psychic-types like Musharna, Beheeyem, and Galarian Mr. Mime they are also good Pikachu teanmates since they can beats offensive Fighting-types like Hitmontop, Grapploct, and Throh. The momentum users like Silvally-Grass, Silvally Bug, and Beheeyem help Pikachu a lot as he can freely enter and pressure threats like Falinks, Thievul, and Ludicolo. Spikes users like Crustle, Roselia, and Carkol are very appreciated by Pikachu as it can make a revenge kill easier for pokemon like Manectric, and Mareanie. The users with Healing Wish Like Mr.Mime, Galarian Mr. Mime, and Musharna are very appreciated by pikachu as it helps to increase longevity in the field.




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[SET]
name: Revenge Killer
move 1: Fake Out
move 2: Extreme Speed
move 3: Knock Off
move 4: Volt Switch / Surf
item: Light Ball
ability: Static
nature: Naughty
evs: 252 Atk / 4 Spa SpA / 252 Spe

[SET COMMENTS]
Pikachu is a good revenge killer in the PU metagame, has a good Speed, and respectable Physical Attack in addition to its specific Light Ball item that doubles the Physical Attack and Special Attack stats fluff, dex info make it a threat to some Pokemon in the metagame, the combination of 2 priority attacks like Fake Out and Extreme Speed allow's Pikachu revenge kill vs some Pokemon like Basculin, Roselia i don't like roselia as an example, revenge killing bulky variants is fairly situational, Raichu, Manectric, Mr Mime Mr. Mime, and Mr Rime Mr. Rime. this list is very very long, try to keep lists to 3-4 mons max. Knock Off allow Pikachu hit Ghost-Types Like Gourgeist, Dusknoir and Trevenant. It also allow's Pikachu remove the item to some threats like Palpitoad, Vibrava, and Type-Null Type: Null. Volt Switch allow's Pikachu gain momentum vs some threats like Gourgeist, Shiinotic, Bellosom Bellossom, and strong Physical Attackers like Mawile, Pawniard, and Throh. And a mention for Surf that help Pikachu vs some threats Ground-Types and Rock-Types like Golurk, Silvally-Rock, Stounjorner Stonjourner, Carkoal Carkol, and Crustle again, this is very long and can be shortened down. also u already pressure ston quite enough with volt, and carkol is not very relevant right now so i wouldn't bother mentioning it.

there needs to be a mention of how static is the only ability compatible with fake out+espeed, and also reasoning as for why naughty is usually the preferred ability over naive

mention volt tackle, it is pika's strongest attack and allows it to wallbreak a lot of slower targets like falinks and mareanie but recoil hinders its already short longevity


Ground-types like Palpitoad, Vibrava, Stunkfish Stunfisk, and Golurk can threath Pikachu, so teanmates that can take them on, such as Leafeon, Gourgeist, and Shiinotic work well with Pikachu, Those Pokemon allows to have a change for Ground-types movements who are a threat of Pikachu, you already said that instead Pikachu can check some threats of Grass-types like Vespiqueen Vespiquen, Roselia again, i'm not a big fan of this example, Mr. Rime, and Mr. Mime-Galar Galarian Mr. Mime, also no need to mention both rime and mime every time so remove one of the mentions every time you mention both. The bulky Psychic-types like Musharna, Beheeyem, and Mr Rime Mr. Rime they are also good Pikachu teanmates since they can beats offensive Fighting-types like Hitmontop, Grapploct, and Throh. Pikachu helps Psychic-types in doing check some threats of those Pokemon like Silvally-Bug this is very situational and massively relies on bugvally gathering enough chip damage beforehand, Golurk, and Gourgeist you never attempt to check gourgeist, the most u can do it gourg-xl is knock or volt it as it switches in, and normal gourg actually outspeeds you more often than not. Stealth Rock users like Crustle, Palpitoad, Mawile, Solrock, and Lunatone are very appreciated by Pikachu for an easier revenge kill. the point shouldn't be about stealth rocks since 99% of teams already run these, but about setters that have particular synergy with pikachu if there are any particular ones. if not, this bullet should get nuked

two major things that are completely missing from team options right now are spikes and voltturn support. the first is super important because pika really needs spikes to actually be effective at pressuring targets like falinks and thievul and ludicolo, and the second is super important because pika can't switch into anything at all due to its poor bulk and it needs as many switch-in opportunities as it can get if it actually wants to do anything during the game. continuing with the longevity issue, pika is one of the mons that benefit the most from healing wish support so that definitely needs to be talked about.


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i know english isn't your first language and i'm not holding general spelling and grammar errors against you, but please make sure that at the very least you're getting pokemon names spelled right as i've had to fix your spelling on multiple instances. regional variants are spelled "Galarian Mr. Mime", "Alolan Vulpix", etc and not "Mr. Mime-Galar", "Vulpix-Alola", and for non-regional variants like Gourgeist-XL, Meowstic-F, etc you can check out the grammar standards on section 1.1, or look at existing analyses for these mons.

there's quite a bit to work on here, tag me once everything is implemented and i'll give it another look. feel free to message me if you have any questions.
 

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[SET]
name: Revenge Killer
move 1: Fake Out
move 2: Extreme Speed
move 3: Volt Switch
move 4: Knock Off / Surf / Volt Tackle (don't slash volt tackle, a mention is enough)
item: Light Ball
ability: Static
nature: Naughty
evs: 252 Atk / 4 SpA / 252 Spe

[SET COMMENTS]
Pikachu is a good revenge killer in the PU metagame, has a good Speed, and respectable Physical Attack in addition to its specific Light Ball item fluff, its Attack and Sp. Atk are doubled (remove this) this make it a threat to some Pokemon in the metagame, the combination of 2 priority attacks like Fake Out and Extreme Speed allow's Pikachu revenge kill vs some Pokemon like Basculin, Raichu, Manectric, and Mr. Mime, a little mention here that in order to use Extreme Speed + Fake Out it is necessary to use Static because Extreme Speed is not compatible with Lightning Rod. (talk about pika's very poor bulk, ease of getting worn down, and struggle to pressure bulkier mons like throh and paliptoad as downsides.) Volt Switch allow's Pikachu gain momentum vs some threats switch-ins like Gourgeist (as you say later on, gourg is not a very consistent switch-in as it doesn't appreciate losing its colbur berry or otherwise getting knocked off), Shiinotic, Bellossom, and strong bulky Physical Attackers like Mawile, Pawniard Stonjourner, and Throh. Knock Off allow Pikachu hit Ghost- and Psychic-Types Like Gourgeist-XL, Dusknoir and Trevenant Dusclops, Mr. Rime, and Beheeyem. It also allow's Pikachu remove the item to some threats to cripple switch-ins like Palpitoad, Vibrava, and Type: Null. Alternatively, Surf allows Pikachu hit some threats Ground-Types and Rock-Types like Stunfisk, Silvally-Rock, and Crustle upon switching in. And a mention for Volt Tackle which is Pikachu's strongest attack that helps eliminate a lot of slower targets like more immediately threatens Falinks and Mareanie but recoil hinders its already short longevity of Pikachu in the field. To finish Pikachu need run Naughty over Naive for a guaranteed OHKO with Fake Out + Extreme Speed vs the Pokemon already mentioned above which are Basculin (there's not even a small chance to ohko basc from full hp), Raichu, and Mr. Mime, at the expense of not being able to outspeed Gourgeist. Static is the only ability compatible with Extreme Speed.

Ground-types like Palpitoad, Vibrava, and Stunfisk can threath Pikachu, so teanmates (teammates) that can take them on, such as Leafeon, Gourgeist, and Shiinotic work well with Pikachu, Those Pokemon allows to have a change for Ground-types movements who are a threat of Pikachu, (why is this still here?) instead In return, Pikachu can check some threats of to Grass-types like Vespiquen, Mr. Rime, and Mr. Mime. (talk about mr. rime as a partner, it also pressures ground-types and pika really appreciates entry hazard removal). The bulky Psychic-types like Musharna, Beheeyem, and Galarian Mr. Mime (galar mime is not bulky at all and it kinda struggles against throh and av hitmontop) they are also good Pikachu teanmates since they can beats offensive Fighting-types like Hitmontop, Grapploct, and Throh. The momentum users like Silvally-Grass, Silvally Bug Silvally-Bug, and Beheeyem help Pikachu a lot as he can freely enter and pressure threats like Falinks, Thievul, and Ludicolo. Spikes and Toxic Spikes users like Crustle, Roselia, and Carkol Mareanie are very appreciated by Pikachu as it can make a revenge kill easier for Pokemon like Manectric, Glaceon, and Mareanie Falinks (this should be at the very top, spikes are 100% essential to pika) (also talk about how rose and mare can support pika defensively). The users with Healing Wish Like Mr.Mime Mr. Mime, Galarian Mr. Mime, and Musharna are very appreciated by Pikachu as it helps to increase longevity in the field they allow it to play a more active role early-game and can give it another chance at cleaning late-game.


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alright, let me know when this is implemented and i'll give it a final look. i don't expect to make any major changes, i just want to see that everything is implemented properly as you missed some of my comments from the last check.
 

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