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I'll go with Svalkenaeres's set. It looks like a nice and creative set that can cause some massive annoyance. I'll still give props to fran's set, but I'm not a big fan of RestTalkers that have both of their moves walled by a single common Poke. Svalkenaere's set does suffer from similar issues but he has tools to at least annoy its checks.
 

Koffing @ Eviolite
Ability: Levitate
Level: 5
EVs: 236 HP / 196 SpA / 76 SpD
Modest Nature
- Sludge Wave
- Fire Blast
- Thunderbolt
- Will-O-Wisp / Hidden Power Grass / Thief

Bulky Attacker Koffing is a pretty interesting set who is able to lure a lot of mons in the current metagame. It's a good switch in for a lot of things, like fairies, fighting types, poisons, grass... Also the Eviolite allows him a really interesting bulk, but you can also play with a BJ. Sludge Wave is a powerful STAB, Fire Blast beats ferro and pawn mainly. Thunderbolt is a good coverage move. Also HP Grass is interesting in order to lure shell smashers like Omanyte. Will-O-Wisp cripples switch-ins, and Thief allows to steal a thing after being knocked off, who is really common with this mon.

236+ SpA Koffing Fire Blast vs. 0 HP / 116 SpD Eviolite Pawniard: 14-18 (66.6 - 85.7%) -- guaranteed 2HKO

236+ SpA Koffing Thunderbolt vs. 76 HP / 76 SpD Archen: 18-22 (78.2 - 95.6%) -- guaranteed OHKO after Stealth Rock

236+ SpA Koffing Sludge Bomb vs. 212 HP / 76 SpD Eviolite Spritzee: 14-20 (51.8 - 74%) -- guaranteed 2HKO

236+ SpA Koffing Thunderbolt vs. 116 HP / 76 SpD Eviolite Vullaby: 10-14 (40 - 56%) -- guaranteed 2HKO after Stealth Rock

236+ SpA Koffing Sludge Wave vs. 0 HP / 36 SpD Eviolite Mienfoo: 9-12 (42.8 - 57.1%) -- 68.4% chance to 2HKO after Stealth Rock

236+ SpA Koffing Fire Blast vs. 124 HP / 160 SpD Eviolite Foongus: 12-16 (48 - 64%) -- guaranteed 2HKO after Stealth Rock

There is not a lot of things that can switch on him safety.
 
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Koffing @ Custap Berry
Ability: Levitate
Level: 5
EVs: 196 HP / 236 Def / 76 SpD
Bold Nature
- Will-O-Wisp
- Clear Smog / Fire Blast
- Destiny Bond
- Endure / Thief

This Koffing is purely for utility, spreading burns and preventing setup with clear smog, before ending it with a more effective version of Explosion. By putting it in the path of almost any sweeper that lacks priority or isn't sweeping you with Knock Off, Koffing can use endure and then get up a Destiny Bond the next turn to force them down. Koffing can also do this after coming in more than once throughout the match due to endure, however a knock off can be devastating. To make up for this, Thief can be run instead of Endure, as Endure is largely useless without Custap Berry. Fire Blast is slashed with Clear Smog as a way to deter Pawniard, who is 2HKOed by Fire Blast, from Knocking Off Koffing.

The EV spread is to help Koffing survive physical hits and burn back without having to sacrifice itself. When using Destiny Bond, remember that it remains active until you next move, which means that if you activate it with Custap it will remain active for your opponent's next two turns, unless they are slower.
 

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Koffing @ eviolite
Ability: Levitate
Level: 5
Evs: 36 HP / 236 Atk / 236 Def
Impish Nature
-will-o-wisp
-pain split
-payback
-explosion

This set brings status and makes Mienfoos cry. it always goes last so payback always hits hard, and pain split just recovers on switches. Explosion is jus kinda a yolo move that kills whatever out at the second.
 

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Does Koffing hit 14 speed?

Koffing @ Choice Scarf
Ability: Levitate
Level: 5
EVs: 196 SpA / 76 SpD / 236 Spe
Timid Nature
- Sludge Wave
- Fire Blast
- Thunderbolt
- Destiny Bond


IT DOES

The be-all, end-all of surprise mons, a Scarfed Koffing can put serious hurt into any player who would normally rely on outspeeding to 2HKO Koffing.

I dunno what really switches into Koffing for fear of Wisp other than Timburr, so I did a one vs. all thing. This is the list of mons that have a good chance (>50%) to avoid the 2HKO from some coverage move:

Seel (LC Perish Trapper)Thunderbolt41.6 - 50%12.1% chance to 2HKO after Stealth Rock
Croagunk (LC Mixed Utility)Fire Blast39.1 - 47.8%0.4% chance to 2HKO after Stealth Rock
Frillish (LC Defensive)Thunderbolt40 - 48%12.1% chance to 2HKO after Stealth Rock
Riolu (LC Prankster)Sludge Wave39.1 - 52.1%9.8% chance to 2HKO after Stealth Rock
Aipom (LC Skill Link)Sludge Wave39.1 - 52.1%12.1% chance to 2HKO after Stealth Rock

Ekans (LC Coil Sweeper)Fire Blast36.3 - 45.4%0.4% chance to 2HKO after Stealth Rock
Elgyem (LC Physical Wall) Sludge Wave36 - 48%9.8% chance to 2HKO after Stealth Rock

Timburr (LC Bulky Attacker)Sludge Wave36 - 48%0.4% chance to 2HKO after Stealth Rock
Drilbur (LC Support)Fire Blast34.7 - 43.4%guaranteed 3HKO after Stealth Rock

Golett (LC Tank)Fire Blast34.7 - 43.4%guaranteed 3HKO after Stealth Rock
Sandshrew (LC Rapid Spin)Fire Blast34.7 - 43.4%guaranteed 3HKO after Stealth Rock
Shieldon (LC Support)Fire Blast33.3 - 42.8%guaranteed 3HKO after Stealth Rock

Aron (LC Rock Head)Fire Blast31.8 - 40.9%guaranteed 3HKO after Stealth Rock
Scraggy (LC Dragon Dance)Sludge Wave31.8 - 45.4%guaranteed 3HKO after Stealth Rock

Nosepass (LC Utility)Thunderbolt31.5 - 42.1%guaranteed 3HKO after Stealth Rock
Hippopotas (LC Physical Wall)Fire Blast30.7 - 38.4%96.9% chance to 3HKO after Stealth Rock
Goomy (LC Eviolite RestTalk)Sludge Wave30.4 - 39.1%guaranteed 3HKO after Stealth Rock

Tirtouga (LC Defensive)Thunderbolt30.4 - 43.4%guaranteed 3HKO after Stealth Rock
Geodude (LC Stealth Rock Lead)Fire Blast28.5 - 33.3%40.7% chance to 3HKO after Stealth Rock
Koffing (LC Defensive)Fire Blast28.5 - 38%99.3% chance to 3HKO after Stealth Rock
Chinchou (LC RestTalk)Sludge Wave28 - 40%100% chance to 3HKO after Stealth Rock
Pancham (LC Support)Sludge Wave28 - 40%99% chance to 3HKO after Stealth Rock
Lileep (LC Tank)Sludge Wave26.9 - 34.6%17.6% chance to 3HKO after Stealth Rock
Porygon (LC Bulky Attacker)Sludge Wave26.9 - 38.4%100% chance to 3HKO after Stealth Rock
Porygon (LC Wall)Sludge Wave26.9 - 34.6%17.6% chance to 3HKO after Stealth Rock

Tyrunt (LC Stealth Rock)Sludge Wave26 - 34.7%32.8% chance to 3HKO after Stealth Rock
Lickitung (LC Wish Support)Sludge Wave25 - 32.1%1.1% chance to 3HKO after Stealth Rock
Baltoy (LC Rapid Spin)Fire Blast23.8 - 33.3%1% chance to 3HKO after Stealth Rock

Onix (LC Sturdy + Berry Juice)Fire Blast23.8 - 33.3%1% chance to 3HKO after Stealth Rock
Duskull (LC Utility)Thunderbolt23.8 - 28.5%guaranteed 4HKO after Stealth Rock
Munchlax (LC RestTalk)Sludge Wave23.3 - 30%0% chance to 3HKO after Stealth Rock
Barboach (LC Dragon Dance)Sludge Wave22.7 - 27.2%99.6% chance to 4HKO after Stealth Rock
Wooper (LC Unaware)Sludge Wave20 - 24%31.6% chance to 4HKO after Stealth Rock
Tyrunt (LC Dragon Dance)Sludge Wave17.3 - 26%12.6% chance to 4HKO after Stealth Rock
Rhyhorn (LC Tank)Fire Blast16 - 20%possible 5HKO after Stealth Rock
Larvitar (LC Dragon Dance)Fire Blast14.2 - 19%possible 5HKO after Stealth Rock


also numel but it wasn't on there

^ sorry for the sucky copy paste, i'm too lazy to go through it all

As you can see, Koffing's hitlist is pretty big and his shitlist is pretty small (ban Koffing switching into Koffing) so predict your coverage right and you'll nab yourself a KO without too much trouble!

Destiny Bond is on there in case a) you get Knocked Off b) you have to go up against something like CM Spritz or Curselax

greatmon/10 y/n

 
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Koffing @ Eviolite
Ability: Levitate
Level: 5
EVs: 156 Def / 116 SpA / 156 SpD / 76 Spe
Calm Nature
- Toxic Spikes
- Venoshock
- Fire Blast
- Pain Split

Bulky Toxic Spikes Koffing is a really cool option to set up toxic spikes and then hit hard with Venoshock. Fire Blast provides good coverage, and Pain Split provides decent recovery because of Koffing's low HP. Venoshock Koffing walls fighters and is able to 2HKO even poisoned Timburr with Venoshock. Also speed creep to outspeed timburr always, and ties with standard Pancham. So yeah, it supports the team with residual damage, checks fairies and fighters, and hits for nice damage.
 
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Scarf D-Bond is fun, and Koffing just isn't a mon you'd expect to be fast... the surprise value is definitely worthwhile there. I like the Toxic Spikes set as well!
 

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