LC Poochyena

[OVERVIEW]
Poochyena is a mediocre Pokemon. Even with boosts, Poochyena cannot do any damage, is very slow, is easily revenge killed due to its poor bulk, and has a poor movepool to boot. Being heavily outclassed by Vullaby and Pawniard as a Dark-type is not doing Poochyena any favors as well. Since it lacks much offensive and defensive utility, Poochyena should never be used on a serious team.

[SET]
name: Z-Howl
move 1: Howl
move 2: Crunch
move 3: Play Rough
move 4: Fire Fang
item: Normalium Z
ability: Rattled
nature: Jolly
evs: 236 Atk / 36 SpD / 236 Spe

[SET COMMENTS]
This set attempts to set up with Z-Howl, which gives it +2 Attack, after taking a Knock Off to boost its Speed via Rattled; however, due to Poochyena's horrid stats, it will be easily revenge killed and won't be able to do much damage or even have an opportunity to set up. Poochyena is fully outclassed by Vullaby and Pawniard both being premier offensive and defensive pokemon, especially the former, and providing way better offensive and defensive utility.

[CREDITS]
- Written by: [[WMAR, 273646]]
- Quality checked by: [[Merritt, 213064], [Fiend, 208173]]
- Grammar checked by: [[Estronic, 240732]]
 
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[OVERVIEW]
Poochyena does not have a decent movepool. It has a shallow, rather terrible one. In fact, there's really no positive points to Poochyena. Condense this down to two, maybe three sentences. Hit the points that Poochyena has awful bulk and speed, a poor movepool, and even after boosting its stats fails to threaten opposing teams. Then state that Pawniard and Vullaby are much better options for offensive Dark-types, and that Poochyena should never be used on a serious team.

[SET]
yes

[SET COMMENTS]
You can go into slight detail here about how Pooch is trying to sweep - it's trying to set up with Z-Howl which gives it +2 Attack after taking a Knock Off to boost its Speed via Rattled. Cut the last sentence, it's unnecessary.

[CREDITS]
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only two QC and one GP for pseudos, make sure it still ends with a double bracket ]]

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[OVERVIEW]
Poochyena overall is a mediocre pokemon. Even with boosts Poochyena cant cannot do any damage, can't outspeed anything with terrible speed is very slow, having horrible bulk being very is easily revenge killed due to poor bulk, and having has a poor movepool to boot. [Your phrasing was awkward.] Being heavily outclassed by Vullaby and Pawniard as Dark types a Dark-type is not doing Poochyena no any favors, both providing excellent and without much offensive and defensive utility, Poochyena should never be used in a serious team.
Poochyena is a mediocre pokemon. Even with boosts Poochyena cannot do any damage, is very slow, is easily revenge killed due to poor bulk, and has a poor movepool to boot. Being heavily outclassed by Vullaby and Pawniard as a Dark-type is not doing Poochyena any favors, and without much offensive and defensive utility, Poochyena should never be used in a serious team.
[SET]
Remove this line
name: Quick Feet Z-Howl
move 1: Crunch Howl
move 2: Play Rough Crunch
move 3: Howl Play Rough
move 4: Fire Fang
item: Normalium Z
ability: Rattled
nature: Jolly
evs: 236 Atk / 36 SpD / 236 Spe

[SET COMMENTS]
This set attempts o to set up with Z-Howl which gives it +2 Attack after taking a Knock Off to boost its Speed via Rattled (remove this space) , however due to Poochyena's horrid stats it will be easily revenge killed and won't be able to do much damage or even have an opportunity to set up. Poochyena in itself is fully outclassed by Vullaby and Pawniard both being premier offensive and defensive pokemon, especially the former, and both provide way better offensive and defensive utility.

QC: 2/2
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[OVERVIEW]
Poochyena is a mediocre pokemon Pokemon. Even with boosts, (AC) Poochyena cannot do any damage, is very slow, is easily revenge killed due to its poor bulk, and has a poor movepool to boot. Being heavily outclassed by Vullaby and Pawniard as a Dark-type is not doing Poochyena any favors as well. (AP), and without Since it lacks much offensive and defensive utility, Poochyena should never be used in on a serious team.

[SET]
name: Z-Howl
move 1: Howl
move 2: Crunch
move 3: Play Rough
move 4: Fire Fang
item: Normalium Z
ability: Rattled
nature: Jolly
evs: 236 Atk / 36 SpD / 236 Spe

[SET COMMENTS]
This set attempts to set up with Z-Howl, (AC) which gives it +2 Attack, (AC) after taking a Knock Off to boost its Speed via Rattled,; (comma -> semicolon) however, (AC) due to Poochyena's horrid stats, (AC) it will be easily revenge killed and won't be able to do much damage or even have an opportunity to set up. Poochyena in itself is fully outclassed by Vullaby and Pawniard, (AC) both being premier offensive and defensive pokemon Pokemon, especially the former, and both provide providing way better offensive and defensive utility.

[CREDITS]
- Written by: [[wmar, 273646]]
- Quality checked by: [[merritt, 213064], [Fiend, 208173]]
- Grammar checked by: [[<username1>, <userid1>]]
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