NFE Swirlix [Done]

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[SET]
name: Grassy Seed Sweeper
move 1: Calm Mind
move 2: Draining Kiss
move 3: Flamethrower
move 4: Thunderbolt / Energy Ball
item: Grassy Seed
ability: Unburden
nature: Modest
evs: 112 Def / 252 SpA / 144 Spe

[SET COMMENTS]
Swirlix sees use on Grassy Terrain Hyper Offense as a cleaner. Despite being noticeably frail and not that strong, its coverage is perfect and it uses multiple boosting factors from Grassy Seed, Calm Mind, and Unburden to make up for its low stats. Draining Kiss, while weak, provides enough recovery for Swirlix to have a chance at beating Piloswine, Galarian Corsola, and Marshtomp. Flamethrower hits Steel- and Grass-types like Ferroseed, Roselia, and Tangela. Thunderbolt is great for Water- and Poison-types like Wartortle and Mareanie, though Energy Ball offers good synergy in Grassy Terrain and nails Piloswine. The suggested EV investments allows Swirlix to outspeed the unboosted metagame after Unburden triggers and maximizes Draining Kiss recovery on bulkier threats. If not a sweeper, then a suicide lead set with Sticky Webs and Misty Explosion functions on hyper offense, too.

Naturally, Thwackey is a mandatory teammate to provide Grassy Terrain. It also offers Knock Off support, hitting Roselia, Tangela, and Koffing, which in turn works to make them susceptible to Swirlix. More item removal support from Knock Off Gurdurr, Vullaby, and Galarian Linoone is warranted because Swirlix will require most threats to lose their Eviolite before it has a chance to sweep. The latter two Dark-types along with Ferroseed will deal with Toxic Duosion for Swirlix, while it in return can handle Gurdurr. Swirlix is also a great beneficiary of Toxic Spikes from Koffing and Mareanie, as they help Swirlix take down bulkier threats like Future Sight Duosion and they synergize well when stalling with Draining Kiss recovery. Even if Swirlix cannot sweep itself, it may still position other sweepers like Wartortle, Acrobatics Raboot, and Thwackey to set up where it left off; especially since

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[SET]
name: Grassy Seed Sweeper
move 1: Calm Mind
move 2: Draining Kiss
move 3: Flamethrower
move 4: Thunderbolt
item: Grassy Seed
ability: Unburden
nature: Modest
evs: 112 Def / 252 SpA / 144 Spe

[SET COMMENTS]
Swirlix only sees use on Grassy Terrain Hyper Offense as a cleaner. Despite being noticeably frail and not that strong, its coverage is perfect and it uses multiple boosting factors from Grassy Seed, Calm Mind, and Unburden to make up for its low stats. Draining Kiss, while weak, provides enough recovery for Swirlix to have a chance at beating Piloswine, Galarian Corsola, and Marshtomp. Flamethrower hits Steel- and Grass-types like Ferroseed, Roselia, and Tangela. Thunderbolt is great for Water- and Poison-types like Wartortle, Golbat, and Mareanie. The suggested EV investments allows Swirlix to outspeed the unboosted metagame after Unburden triggers and maximizes Draining Kiss recovery on bulkier threats

Naturally, Thwackey is a mandatory teammate to provide Grassy Terrain. It also offers Knock Off support, hitting Golbat, Tangela, and Koffing, which in turn works to make them susceptible to Swirlix. More item removal support from Thief Magmar, Golbat, and Knock Off Gurdurr is warranted because Swirlix will require most threats to lose their Eviolite before it has a chance to sweep. Toxic users like Duosion are a problem, so try to eliminate and take advantage of Duosion with Fire Spin Magmar, Substitute Lampent, and Galarian Linoone. Swirlix is also a great beneficiary of Toxic Spikes from Koffing, Mareanie, and Roselia, as they help Swirlix take down bulkier threats like Future Sight Duosion and synergize well with Draining Kiss' ability to stall out turns until the Toxic Damage racks up. (Feel free to reword this to something better but probably important to mention another way to break the bulkiest mons) Even if Swirlix cannot sweep itself, it may still position other sweepers like Wartortle, Acrobatics Raboot, and Thwackey to set up where it left off.

[STRATEGY COMMENTS]
Other Options
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Psychic nails Koffing and Gastly while still hitting Poison-types, but Thunderbolt + Flamethrower already targets all other Poison-types while also including Wartortle, Ferroseed, and Tangela; otherwise, all of which may stop sweeps through statusing and revenge killing Swirlix . Energy Ball pairs well with Grassy Terrain and lures in Toxic Piloswine, although this should only be used if Piloswine needs to be dropped to support another offensive sweeper like Fraxure. Cotton Guard forgoes coverage so that Swirlix may set up on more physical attackers, especially if Raboot and Thwackey switch in on it.

Checks and Counters
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**Special Walls**: Duosion is by far the hardest wall for Swirlix to sweep past due to its great bulk, recovery, and Toxic completely shutting down sweeps. Roselia and Clefairy are hard to break too but are more likely to lose their Eviolite.

**Status**: Even if Swirlix is capable of boosting on vulnerable attackers, potential Toxic users like Electabuzz, Piloswine, and Wartortle all limit sweeps. Paralysis and sleep from Electabuzz's Static and Tangela's Sleep Powder are also a concern.

**Steel-types:** Despite Swirlix having access Flamethrower, Klang, Lairon, and Metang are able to at least shrug off a couple of Swirlix's attacks, as long as they are healthy enough, and can fire off strong super-effective attacks in return. (Probably worth mentioning this even tho Steel-types aren't super common by any means and the one which is, Ferroseed doesn't handle Swirlix well at all)

**Bulky Attackers**: Offensive Fire-types like Magmar, Raboot, and Lampent resist Draining Kiss and are strong enough to deal with Swirlix before it has a chance to secure multiple Calm Mind boosts. Most other bulky offensive threats like Pilowsine and Thwackey also have a chance to beat Swirlix so long as they retain their HP and Eviolite.

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[SET]
name: Grassy Seed Sweeper
move 1: Calm Mind
move 2: Draining Kiss
move 3: Flamethrower
move 4: Thunderbolt / Energy Ball
item: Grassy Seed
ability: Unburden
nature: Modest
evs: 112 Def / 252 SpA / 144 Spe

[SET COMMENTS]
Swirlix only sees use on Grassy Terrain Hyper Offense as a cleaner. Despite being noticeably frail and not that strong, its coverage is perfect and it uses multiple boosting factors from Grassy Seed, Calm Mind, and Unburden to make up for its low stats. Draining Kiss, while weak, provides enough recovery for Swirlix to have a chance at beating Piloswine, Galarian Corsola, and Marshtomp. Flamethrower hits Steel- and Grass-types like Ferroseed, Roselia, and Tangela. Thunderbolt is great for Water- and Poison-types like Wartortle and Mareanie, though Energy Ball offers good synergy in Grassy Terrain and nails Piloswine. The suggested EV investments allows Swirlix to outspeed the unboosted metagame after Unburden triggers and maximizes Draining Kiss recovery on bulkier threats. If not a sweeper, then a suicide lead set with Sticky Webs and Misty Explosion functions on hyper offense, too. Would it be worth it to do like a second option set or we leave it just as a mention? I think right now Sticky Webs are better than Grassy Terrain HO, or maybe equal.

Naturally, Thwackey is a mandatory teammate to provide Grassy Terrain. It also offers Knock Off support, hitting Roselia, Tangela, and Koffing, which in turn works to make them susceptible to Swirlix. More item removal support from Knock Off Gurdurr, (AC) Vullaby, (AC) and Galarian Linoone is warranted because Swirlix will require most threats to lose their Eviolite before it has a chance to sweep. Toxic users like Duosion are a problem, so try to eliminate and take advantage of Duosion with Substitute Lampent and Zweilous (This is quite niche as Lampent cannot switch in and Zweilous is not that common. We could add here Ferroseed which can also help with Knock Off and stopping Duosion). Swirlix is also a great beneficiary of Toxic Spikes from Koffing, Mareanie, and Roselia, (although Roselia does not normally run TSpikes currently) as they help Swirlix take down bulkier threats like Future Sight Duosion and they synergize well when stalling with Draining Kiss recovery. Even if Swirlix cannot sweep itself, it may still position other sweepers like Wartortle, Acrobatics Raboot, and Thwackey to set up where it left off. (I would also mention that some Hazers such as Mareanie (you already mentioned it) and galar-Corsola can be troublesome)


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- Quality checked by: [[Jett, 226429], [Mirbro, 451786]]

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[SET]
name: Grassy Seed Sweeper
move 1: Calm Mind
move 2: Draining Kiss
move 3: Flamethrower
move 4: Thunderbolt / Energy Ball
item: Grassy Seed
ability: Unburden
nature: Modest
evs: 112 Def / 252 SpA / 144 Spe

[SET COMMENTS]
Swirlix sees use on Grassy Terrain Hyper Offense as a cleaner. Despite being noticeably frail and not that strong, its perfect coverage is perfect and it uses multiple boosting factors from Grassy Seed, Calm Mind, and Unburden to make up for its low stats. Draining Kiss, while weak, provides enough recovery for Swirlix to have a chance at beating Piloswine, Galarian Corsola, and Marshtomp. Flamethrower hits Steel- and Grass-types like Ferroseed, Roselia, and Tangela. Thunderbolt is great for Water- and Poison-types like Wartortle and Mareanie both of these are just water-types + another poison-type (roselia) is already mentioned for flamethrower, though Energy Ball offers good synergy in Grassy Terrain and nails Piloswine. The suggested EV investments allows Swirlix to outspeed the entire unboosted metagame after Unburden triggers and maximizes Draining Kiss recovery on bulkier threats with no HP investment. If Swirlix opts not to be a sweeper, then a suicide lead set with Sticky Webs and Misty Explosion functions on hyper offense, too. I feel like this could be moved to the very end with a suggested set

Naturally, Thwackey is a mandatory teammate to provide Grassy Terrain. It also offers Knock Off support, hitting softening Roselia, Tangela, and Koffing by removing their Eviolites, which in turn works to make them susceptible to Swirlix. More item removal support from Knock Off Gurdurr, Vullaby, and Galarian Linoone is warranted because Swirlix will require most threats to lose their Eviolite before it has a chance to sweep. The latter two Dark-types along with Vullaby, Galarian Linoone, and Ferroseed will deal with Toxic Duosion for Swirlix, while it In return, (comma) Swirlix can handle Gurdurr. Swirlix is also a great beneficiary of Toxic Spikes from Koffing and Mareanie, as they help Swirlix take down bulkier threats like Future Sight Duosion. (period) and they Toxic Spikes also synergize well when stalling with Draining Kiss recovery; the extra chip damage makes up for Draining Kiss's low Base Power asked QC what this meant and added clarification. Swirlix's attempts to sweep can come to a grinding halt against Haze Mareanie and Galarian Corsola, added unimplemented QC comment but even if Swirlix cannot sweep itself, it may still position other sweepers like Wartortle, Acrobatics Raboot, and Thwackey to set up where it left off. (period) ; especially since

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[SET]
name: Grassy Seed Sweeper
move 1: Calm Mind
move 2: Draining Kiss
move 3: Flamethrower
move 4: Thunderbolt / Energy Ball
item: Grassy Seed
ability: Unburden
nature: Modest
evs: 112 Def / 252 SpA / 144 Spe

[SET COMMENTS]
Swirlix sees use on Grassy Terrain Hyper Offense hyper offense as a cleaner. Despite being noticeably frail and not that strong, its perfect coverage is perfect and it uses multiple boosting factors from Grassy Seed, Calm Mind, and Unburden to ways of boosting make up for its low stats. Draining Kiss, while weak, provides enough recovery for Swirlix to have a chance at beating Piloswine, Galarian Corsola, and Marshtomp. Flamethrower hits Steel- and Grass-types like Ferroseed, Roselia, and Tangela. Thunderbolt is great for Water- and Poison-types Water-types like Wartortle and Mareanie both of these are just water-types + another poison-type (roselia) is already mentioned for flamethrower, though Energy Ball offers has good synergy in with Grassy Terrain and nails Piloswine. The suggested EV investments allows Swirlix to outspeed the entire unboosted metagame after Unburden triggers and maximizes Draining Kiss recovery on bulkier threats with no HP investment. If Swirlix opts not to be a sweeper, then a suicide lead set with Sticky Webs and Misty Explosion functions on hyper offense, too. I feel like this could be moved to the very end with a suggested set

Naturally, Thwackey is a mandatory teammate to provide Grassy Terrain. It also offers Knock Off support, hitting to cripple Roselia, Tangela, and Koffing, which in turn works to make them susceptible to Swirlix. More item removal support from Knock Off Gurdurr, Vullaby, Ferroseed, and Galarian Linoone is warranted because Swirlix will require most threats to lose their Eviolite before it has a chance to sweep. The latter two Dark-types along with Vullaby, Galarian Linoone, and Ferroseed will deal with Toxic Duosion.(add period) for Swirlix, while it In return, (comma) Swirlix can handle Gurdurr. Swirlix is also a great beneficiary of Toxic Spikes from Koffing and Mareanie, as they help Swirlix it take down bulkier threats like Future Sight Duosion. (period) and they Toxic Spikes also synergize well when stalling with Draining Kiss recovery; the extra chip damage makes up for Draining Kiss's low Base Power asked QC what this meant and added clarification. Swirlix's attempts to sweep can come to a grinding halt against Haze Mareanie and Galarian Corsola, added unimplemented QC comment but even if Swirlix cannot sweep itself, it may still position other sweepers like Wartortle, Acrobatics Raboot, and Thwackey to set pick up where it left off. (period) ; especially since

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- Quality checked by: [[Jett, 226429], [Mirbro, 451786]]
- Grammar checked by: [[username1, userid1]]
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[SET]
name: Grassy Seed Sweeper
move 1: Calm Mind
move 2: Draining Kiss
move 3: Flamethrower
move 4: Thunderbolt / Energy Ball
item: Grassy Seed
ability: Unburden
nature: Modest
evs: 112 Def / 252 SpA / 144 Spe

[SET COMMENTS]
Swirlix sees use on Grassy Terrain hyper offense as a cleaner. Despite being frail and not that strong, its perfect coverage and multiple ways of boosting make up for its low stats. Draining Kiss, while weak, provides enough recovery for Swirlix to have a chance at beating Piloswine, Galarian Corsola, and Marshtomp. Flamethrower hits Steel- and Grass-types like Ferroseed, Roselia, and Tangela. Thunderbolt is great for Water-types like Wartortle and Mareanie, though Energy Ball has good synergy with Grassy Terrain and nails Piloswine. The suggested EV investment allows Swirlix to outspeed the entire unboosted metagame after Unburden triggers and maximizes Draining Kiss recovery on bulkier threats with no HP investment. If Swirlix opts not to be a sweeper, then a suicide lead set with Sticky Webs and Misty Explosion functions on hyper offense.

Naturally, Thwackey is a mandatory teammate to provide Grassy Terrain. It also offers Knock Off support, to cripple Roselia, Tangela, and Koffing. More item removal support from Gurdurr, Vullaby, Ferroseed, and Galarian Linoone is warranted because Swirlix will require most threats to lose their Eviolite before it has a chance to sweep. Vullaby, Galarian Linoone, and Ferroseed will deal with Toxic Duosion. In return, Swirlix can handle Gurdurr. Swirlix is also a great beneficiary of Toxic Spikes from Koffing and Mareanie, as they help it take down bulkier threats like Future Sight Duosion. Toxic Spikes also synergize well when stalling with Draining Kiss recovery; the extra chip damage makes up for Draining Kiss's low Base Power. Swirlix's attempts to sweep can come to a grinding halt against Haze Mareanie and Galarian Corsola, but even if Swirlix cannot sweep itself, it may still position other sweepers like Wartortle, Acrobatics Raboot, and Thwackey to pick up where it left off.

[CREDITS]
- Written by: [[S1nn0hC0nfirm3d, 231074]]
- Quality checked by: [[Jett, 226429], [Mirbro, 451786]]
- Grammar checked by: [[Rabia, 336073]]
 

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[SET]
name: Grassy Seed Sweeper
move 1: Calm Mind
move 2: Draining Kiss
move 3: Flamethrower
move 4: Thunderbolt / Energy Ball
item: Grassy Seed
ability: Unburden
nature: Modest
evs: 112 Def / 252 SpA / 144 Spe

[SET COMMENTS]
Swirlix sees use on Grassy Terrain hyper offense as a cleaner. Despite being frail and not that strong, its perfect coverage and multiple ways of boosting make up for its low stats. Draining Kiss, while weak, provides enough recovery for Swirlix to have a chance at beating Piloswine, Galarian Corsola, and Marshtomp. Flamethrower hits Steel- and Grass-types like Ferroseed, Roselia, and Tangela. Thunderbolt is great for Water-types like Wartortle and Mareanie, though Energy Ball has good synergy with Grassy Terrain and nails Piloswine. The suggested EV investment allows Swirlix to outspeed the entire unboosted metagame after Unburden triggers and maximizes Draining Kiss recovery on bulkier threats with no HP investment. If Swirlix opts not to be a sweeper, then a suicide lead set with Sticky Webs and Misty Explosion functions on hyper offense.

Naturally, Thwackey is a mandatory teammate to provide Grassy Terrain. It also offers Knock Off support, to cripple Roselia, Tangela, and Koffing. More item removal support from Gurdurr, Vullaby, Ferroseed, and Galarian Linoone is warranted because Swirlix will require most threats to lose their Eviolite before it has a chance to sweep. Vullaby, Galarian Linoone, and Ferroseed will deal with Toxic Duosion. In return, Swirlix can handle Gurdurr. Swirlix is also a great beneficiary of Toxic Spikes from Koffing and Mareanie, as they help it take down bulkier threats like Future Sight Duosion. Toxic Spikes also synergize well when stalling with Draining Kiss recovery; the extra chip damage makes up for Draining Kiss's low Base Power. Swirlix's attempts to sweep can come to a grinding halt against Haze Mareanie and Galarian Corsola, but even if Swirlix cannot sweep itself, it may still position other sweepers like Wartortle, Acrobatics Raboot, and Thwackey to pick up where it left off.

[CREDITS]
- Written by: [[S1nn0hC0nfirm3d, 231074]]
- Quality checked by: [[Jett, 226429], [Mirbro, 451786]]
- Grammar checked by: [[Rabia, 336073]]
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