Unown (Joke analysis) GP [2/2]

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Unown

[Overview]

<p>Some may prefer Alakazam as their Psychic-type of choice, probably thanks to its magnificent moustache, or perhaps the slow and ugly Reuniclus. However, Unown does the job of a Psychic-type just as well this generation as always. To be blunt, it is <em>unknown</em> why one would choose not to use Unown. Unchanged from DPP, it deals with most of the OU threats that would otherwise roam free&mdash;unless it gets hit first, of course.</p>

[SET]
name: The Most Almighty Unown
move 1: Hidden Power Ice / Hidden Power Fighting / Hidden Power Psychic
item: Choice Specs
nature: Modest
evs: 252 SpA / 4 HP / 252 Spe

[SET COMMENTS]

<p>This is Unown's master moveset, perfect and beautiful in its design. Unown is the most versatile of all Pokemon; it can choose from any of the three suggested Hidden Powers to counter the great powerhouses of OU. The damage calculations below showcase its might against the puny Dragon-types and other plebeians weak to Hidden Power Ice:</p>

<ul class="damage_calculation">
<li>252+ SpA Choice Specs Unown Hidden Power Ice vs. 0 HP / 0- SpD Tornadus: 76.25 - 90.3%</li>
<li>252+ SpA Choice Specs Unown Hidden Power Ice vs. 4 HP / 0 SpD Haxorus: 77.55 - 91.83%</li>
<li>252+ SpA Choice Specs Unown Hidden Power Ice vs. 12 HP / 0 SpD Breloom: 97.72 - 115.15%</li>
<li>252+ SpA Choice Specs Unown Hidden Power Ice vs. 252 HP / 0 SpD Salamence: 104.56 - 123.85%</li>
<li>252+ SpA Choice Specs Unown Hidden Power Ice vs. 252 HP / 0 SpD Gliscor: 122.03 - 144.63%</li>
<li>252+ SpA Choice Specs Unown Hidden Power Ice vs. 0 HP / 4 SpD Landorus: 127.89 - 151.72%</li>
<li>252+ SpA Choice Specs Unown Hidden Power Ice vs. 0 HP / 0 SpD Landorus-T: 129.15 - 152.97%</li>
</ul>

<p>It can even OHKO Dragonite after Stealth Rock damage! Unown becomes so powerful that it is also able to crush many other dangerous OU threats, swiftly dispatching them to the depths of Hell they should have never left, should it choose Hidden Power Fighting:</p>

<ul class="damage_calculation">
<li>252+ SpA Choice Specs (Unown Hidden Power Fighting vs. 4 HP / 0 SpD Magnezone: 65.95 - 78.01%</li>
<li>252+ SpA Choice Specs Unown Hidden Power Fighting vs. 0 HP / 0 SpD Mamoswine: 71.46 - 84.21%</li>
<li>252+ SpA Choice Specs Unown Hidden Power Fighting vs. 4 HP / 0 SpD Tyranitar: 99.41 - 118.12%</li>
<li>252+ SpA Choice Specs Unown Hidden Power Fighting vs. 4 HP / 0 SpD Magikarp: 145.05 - 170.87%</li>
<li>252+ SpA Choice Specs Unown Hidden Power Fighting vs. 0 HP / 0- SpD Cloyster: 147.71 - 174.27%</li>
</ul>

<p>But that's not all! The third option, being the powerful STAB Psychic-type Hidden Power, will tear to shreds other important opposing forces, such as:</p>

<ul class="damage_calculation">
<li>252+ SpA Choice Specs Unown Hidden Power Psychic vs. 0 HP / 0 SpD Venusaur: 84.38 - 100.33%</li>
<li>252+ SpA Choice Specs Unown Hidden Power Psychic vs. 0 HP / 0 SpD Keldeo: 86.06 - 102.16%</li>
<li>252+ SpA Choice Specs Unown Hidden Power Psychic vs. 0 HP / 4 SpD Terrakion: 86.06 - 102.16%</li>
<li>252+ SpA Choice Specs Unown Hidden Power Psychic vs. 252 HP / 0 SpD Conkeldurr: 87.43 - 103.38%</li>
<li>252+ SpA Choice Specs Unown Hidden Power Psychic vs. 0 HP / 0- SpD Cloyster: 110.78 - 130.7%</li>
<li>252+ SpA Choice Specs Unown Hidden Power Psychic vs. 4 HP / 0 SpD Gengar: 123.66 - 146.56%</li>
<li>252+ SpA Choice Specs Unown Hidden Power Psychic vs. 12 HP / 0 SpD Breloom: 146.21 - 172.72%</li>
<li>252+ SpA Choice Specs Unown Hidden Power Psychic vs. 4 HP / 0 SpD Magikarp: 217.58 - 256.04%</li>
<li>252+ SpA Choice Specs Unown Hidden Power Psychic vs. 4 HP / 0 SpD Toxicroak: 235.06 - 277.92%</li>
</ul>

<p>After all, who doesn't want almighty and powerful sweepers like Magikarp OHKOed? Unown is a solid staple in any team and it will not deceive you. The ability to OHKO Toxicroak with its superior Psychic-type powers will come in handy when you have to face the troublesome rain teams that plague the current metagame. All of the OU powerhouses will, ultimately, fall to Unown's might.</p>

[ADDITIONAL COMMENTS]

<p>You could run a Timid nature, but Unown does not need to be fast; remember, it has the superb Hidden Power at its disposal. However, the all-powerful Unown will probably have just one chance to attack before it faints, so it may need the Speed against faster foes.</p>

<p>Because Dark-types are mean to Unown and will try to Crunch its feeble body, it's generally a good idea to team it up with bullies such as Conkeldurr or Terrakion, who will gladly take the attack and answer with a brutal, well-thrown Superpower. Lucario, the OU Fighting-type outcast, will gladly help Unown as well with its powerful ExtremeSpeed. The mean Ghost-types of OU, Gengar and Jellicent, as well as the hyped-up but less powerful Psychic-types, Alakazam and Reuniclus, may try to hit Unown with a pesky Shadow Ball. Therefore it is recommended to pair Blissey or Chansey with Unown, as they will gladly take Shadow Ball. Steel-types that can deal with these opponents are also helpful, such as Skarmory and Heatran, as they are friendly towards Unown and respect it enough to protect its life and vanquish its foes. Unown will enjoy any type of support your team can give: Stealth Rock, Spikes, Toxic Spikes, Light Screen, Reflect, and spreading paralysis help it shine and let it do its work. In fact, it's highly recommended that you enact your support before letting Unown unleash its fury because, as they say, you'd be better safe than sorry.</p>

<p>Unown might not look like the fittest member of your team, but it is a really solid Pokemon that's remained throughout the years because it's never had to change at all! Unown's great power, coverage and movepool allow it to sweep unprepared teams that are unaware of its might.</p>

[SET]
name: The Swift Death
move 1: Hidden Power Ice / Hidden Power Fighting / Hidden Power Psychic / Hidden Power Electric
item: Choice Scarf
nature: Timid / Modest
evs: 252 SpA / 4 HP / 252 Spe

[SET COMMENTS]

<p>Whilst this set does not grant the incredible damage Choice Specs Unown can deal, being the speediest in the current metagame&mdash;faster than those living in the modern world&mdash;is key to success. The most powerful Unown can outspeed several foes with a Timid nature such as Jolly Gliscor, Jolly 176 Speed Jirachi, and Adamant Salamence. Should you choose to take the more powerful choice and try a Modest nature instead, almighty Unown can still outspeed Jolly Gyarados, Timid Heatran, Jolly Breloom and Jolly Cloyster, allowing it to utterly destroy these enemies with the Hidden Power of choice.</p>

[ADDITIONAL COMMENTS]

<p>There are no more options for this set, for Unown runs Hidden Power and only Hidden Power, its pride does not allow it to try other moves. It won't need any other attacks, anyway, as it's the perfect revenge killer and will just need to switch in and deal huge damage to its foe, then run away while a teammate deals with the remnants of the opposition.</p>

<p>This set requires the same teammates and help as The Most Almighty Unown, so you'd better read the additional comments there to see how can you utilize the utmost power of Unown.</p>

[Other Options]

<p>You can literally run any type of Hidden Power! Unown has an option for every type and its power knows no limits&mdash;other than being hit by any other opposing Pokemon, of course. Unown wouldn't want to learn any other moves anyway, because it does not need them. Hidden Power is all it needs to wreak havoc, cause despair, and spread fear amongst the opposing team. Using stronger moves such as the boring Fire Blast, Hydro Pump, or Draco Meteor would make Unown a little girl who can't fight and likes to risk a miss that could cost you a game. Unown is no gambler.</p>

[Checks and Counters]

<p>Literally nothing can counter or check almighty Unown, as it is a force to be reckoned with by all teams. Well, nothing unless you face that rare opposing Pokemon that's either faster, has a damaging move, resists its Hidden Power type, has an existent Special Defense stat, has a priority move, or is just not Unown.</p>
 
#2
Amateur check.

[Overview]

<p>Whilst some may preffer Alakazam as their Psychic-type of choice &mdash;probably thanks to its magnificent moustache&mdash; or evenperhaps the slow and ugly Reuniclus, Unown is doing hidoes its job well this generation, as it has always done;always. To be blunt, it is unknown why one would choose not to use Unown. Pretty much unchangedUnchanged from DPP, it deals with most of the OU threats that roam free otherwise, would otherwise roam free&mdash;unless it i's hit first, of course.</p>

[SET]
name: The Most Almighty Unown
move 1: Hidden Power Ice / Hidden Power Fighting / Hidden Power Psychic
item: Choice Specs
nature: Modest
evs: 252 SpA / 4 HP / 252 Spe

[SET COMMENTS]

<p>This is Unown's master moveset, perfect and beautiful in its design. Unown is the most versatile of all Pokemon,; it can choose from any of the three suggested Hidden Powers to counter the great powerhouses of OU. Calcs below show its might against the puny Dragon-types and other Ice-type weak foesplebeians weak to Hidden Power Ice:</p>

<ul class="damage_calculation">
<li>252+ SpA Choice Specs Unown Hidden Power Ice vs. 0 HP / 0- SpD Tornadus: 76.25 - 90.3%</li>
<li>252+ SpA Choice Specs Unown Hidden Power Ice vs. 4 HP / 0 SpD Haxorus: 77.55 - 91.83%</li>
<li>252+ SpA Choice Specs Unown Hidden Power Ice vs. 12 HP / 0 SpD Breloom: 97.72 - 115.15%</li>
<li>252+ SpA Choice Specs Unown Hidden Power Ice vs. 252 HP / 0 SpD Salamence: 104.56 - 123.85%</li>
<li>252+ SpA Choice Specs Unown Hidden Power Ice vs. 252 HP / 0 SpD Gliscor: 122.03 - 144.63%</li>
<li>252+ SpA Choice Specs Unown Hidden Power Ice vs. 0 HP / 4 SpD Landorus: 127.89 - 151.72%</li>
<li>252+ SpA Choice Specs Unown Hidden Power Ice vs. 0 HP / 0 SpD Landorus-T: 129.15 - 152.97%</li>
</ul>

<p>Additionally iIt can even OHKO Dragonite after Stealth Rock damage.! Unown is in factbecomes so powerful that it is able to deal witcrush many other dangerous OU threats, &mdash;swiftly dispatching them to the depths of hHell they should have never left, &mdash;should it choose Hidden Power Fighting:</p>

<ul class="damage_calculation">
<li>252+ SpA Choice Specs (Unown Hidden Power Fighting vs. 4 HP / 0 SpD Magnezone: 65.95 - 78.01%</li>
<li>252+ SpA Choice Specs Unown Hidden Power Fighting vs. 0 HP / 0 SpD Mamoswine: 71.46 - 84.21%</li>
<li>252+ SpA Choice Specs Unown Hidden Power Fighting vs. 4 HP / 0 SpD Tyranitar: 99.41 - 118.12%</li>
<li>252+ SpA Choice Specs Unown Hidden Power Fighting vs. 4 HP / 0 SpD Magikarp: 145.05 - 170.87%</li>
<li>252+ SpA Choice Specs Unown Hidden Power Fighting vs. 0 HP / 0- SpD Cloyster: 147.71 - 174.27%</li>
</ul>

<p>But that's not all, t! The third option, being the powerful STAB Psychic-type Hidden Power, will tear to shreds other important opposing forces, such as:</p>

<ul class="damage_calculation">
<li>252+ SpA Choice Specs Unown Hidden Power Psychic vs. 0 HP / 0 SpD Venusaur: 84.38 - 100.33%</li>
<li>252+ SpA Choice Specs Unown Hidden Power Psychic vs. 0 HP / 0 SpD Keldeo: 86.06 - 102.16%</li>
<li>252+ SpA Choice Specs Unown Hidden Power Psychic vs. 0 HP / 4 SpD Terrakion: 86.06 - 102.16%</li>
<li>252+ SpA Choice Specs Unown Hidden Power Psychic vs. 252 HP / 0 SpD Conkeldurr: 87.43 - 103.38%</li>
<li>252+ SpA Choice Specs Unown Hidden Power Psychic vs. 0 HP / 0- SpD Cloyster: 110.78 - 130.7%</li>
<li>252+ SpA Choice Specs Unown Hidden Power Psychic vs. 4 HP / 0 SpD Gengar: 123.66 - 146.56%</li>
<li>252+ SpA Choice Specs Unown Hidden Power Psychic vs. 12 HP / 0 SpD Breloom: 146.21 - 172.72%</li>
<li>252+ SpA Choice Specs Unown Hidden Power Psychic vs. 4 HP / 0 SpD Magikarp: 217.58 - 256.04%</li>
<li>252+ SpA Choice Specs Unown Hidden Power Psychic vs. 4 HP / 0 SpD Toxicroak: 235.06 - 277.92%</li>
</ul>

<p>WAfter all, who does non't want almighty and powerful sweepers like Magikarp OHKOed? Unown is a solid staple in any team and it will not deceive you. The ability to OHKO Toxicroak with its superior Psychic-type powers will come reallyin handy when you have to face the most troublesome rain timeeams that plague the current metagame. All of the OU powerhouses will, ultimately, fall to Unown's might.</p>

[ADDITIONAL COMMENTS]

<p>You canould run a Timid nature, but Unown does not want te be fast, it has the superb Hidden Power and it just wants to hit as hard as possible, since all-powerful Unown will probably have just one chance to display its prowess before it faintneed to be fast; remember, it has the superb Hidden Power at its disposal. However, the all-powerful Unown will probably have just one chance to attack before it faints, so it may need the Speed against faster foes.</p>

<p>Since Dark-types are mean to Unown and will try to Crunch hiits feeble body, it's generally a good idea to team it up with bullies such as Conkeldurr or Terrakion, whicho will gladly take the attack and answer stealing the Dark-type's lunch with a Superpower well thrown to their faceswith a brutally well thrown Superpower. Lucario, the OU Fighting-type outcast, will gladly help Unown as well with hiits powerful ExtremeSpeed. The mean Ghost-types of OU, that is Gengar and Jellicent, as well as the hyped-up but less powerful Psychic-types, Alakazam and Reuniclus, willmay try to hit itUnown with a pesky Shadow Ball. It's thuTherefore, it is recommended to get apair Blissey or Chansey friend for Unown, whowith Unown, as they will gladly take Shadow Ball, or just any. Steel-types that can deal with them.se opponents are also helpful, such as Skarmory and Heatran, as they are friendly towards Unown and respect himit enough to protect its life and vanquish its foes. ItUnown will too enjoy any type of support your team may grant, all can give&mdash;Stealth Rocks, Spikes, Toxic Spikes, Light Screen, Reflect, and paralysis spreadspreading paralysis help himit shine and let it do its work as intended. In fact, it's highly recommended that you do use these movesenact your support before letting Unown unleash its fury since, you know,because, as they say, you'd be better be safe than sorry.!</p>

<p>Unown might not look like the fittest member of your team, but it is a really solid Pokemon that ha's remained unchanged because it didn't neethroughout the years because it's never had to change at all. Hi! Unown's great power, coverage and movepool allows it to sweep unprepared teams that are unaware toof its might.</p>

[SET]
name: The Swift Death
move 1: Hidden Power Ice / Hidden Power Fighting / Hidden Power Psychic / Hidden Power Electric
item: Choice Scarf
nature: Timid / Modest
evs: 252 SpA / 4 HP / 252 Spe

[SET COMMENTS]

<p>Whilst this set does not grant the raw incredible damage Choice Specs Unown can deal, being firthe speediest in the current metagame &mdash;faster than those living oin the modern world&mdash; is key to success. The most powerful Unown can outspeed several foes with a Timid nature such as Jolly Gliscor, Jolly 176 Speed Jirachi, and Adamant Salamence. Should you choose to go middle waytake the more powerful choice and try a Modest nature instead, almighty Unown can still outspeed Jolly Gyarados, Timid Heatran, Jolly Breloom and Jolly Cloyster, allowing it to utterly destroy thisese enemies with the Hidden Power of choice.</p>

[ADDITIONAL COMMENTS]

<p>There isare no more options for this set, for Unown runs Hidden Power and only Hidden Power, hi&mdash;its pride does not allow it to try other moves. Anyways iIt won't need any other attack, since hes, anyway, as it's the perfect revenge killer and will just need to switch- in and deal thhuge damage to its foe&mdash;then run away while a teammate deals with the opposing newcomerremnants of the opposition.</p>

<p>This set requires the same teammates and help as The Most Almighty Unown, so you better read the additional comments there to see how can you juice the utmost power of Unown.</p>

[Other Options]

<p>You can literally run any type of Hidden Power! Unown has an option for every type, Unown' and its power knows no limits &mdash;other than being hit by any other opposing Pokemon&mdash;. Unown will no, of course. Unown wouldn't want to learn any other moves anyway, because it does not really need them. Hidden Power is all it needs to wreak havoc, dicause despair, and spread fear amongst the opposing team. Using stronger moves just as the usualsuch as the boring Fire Blast, Hydro Pump, or Draco Meteor is forwould make Unown a little girls who can't fight and likes to risk a miss that canould cost you a game. Unown is no gambler.</p>

[Checks and Counters]

<p>Literally nothing can counter nor check almighty Unown, a force to be reckoned by all teams. Well, nothing unless theyou face that rare opposing Pokemon that's either faster, has a damaging move, resists its Hidden Power type, has any existent Special Defense stat, has a priority move, or is just not Unown.</p>
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#3
Needs the classic "Blissey, with her fat rolling on infinitum, stops Unown even it decides to run Hidden Power Fighting" or something like that.
 

Joim

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Edited and ready for second GP check, I'm still wondering if adding the classic sentence that shrang quoted would be cool.
 

Zystral

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[Overview]

<p>Whilst Some may prefer Alakazam as their Psychic-type of choice &mdash;probably thanks to its magnificent moustache&mdash; or perhaps the slow and ugly Reuniclus. However, Unown does the job of a Psychic-type just as well this generation as always. To be blunt, it is <em>unknown</em> why one would choose not to use Unown. Unchanged from DPP, it deals with most of the OU threats that would otherwise roam free &mdash;unless it gets hit first, of course.</p>

[SET]
name: The Most Almighty Unown
move 1: Hidden Power Ice / Hidden Power Fighting / Hidden Power Psychic
item: Choice Specs
nature: Modest
evs: 252 SpA / 4 HP / 252 Spe

[SET COMMENTS]

<p>This is Unown's master moveset, perfect and beautiful in its design. Unown is the most versatile of all Pokemon; it can choose from any of the three suggested Hidden Powers to counter the great powerhouses of OU. The damage calculations below showcase its might against the puny Dragon-types and other plebeians weak to Hidden Power Ice:</p>

<ul class="damage_calculation">
<li>252+ SpA Choice Specs Unown Hidden Power Ice vs. 0 HP / 0- SpD Tornadus: 76.25 - 90.3%</li>
<li>252+ SpA Choice Specs Unown Hidden Power Ice vs. 4 HP / 0 SpD Haxorus: 77.55 - 91.83%</li>
<li>252+ SpA Choice Specs Unown Hidden Power Ice vs. 12 HP / 0 SpD Breloom: 97.72 - 115.15%</li>
<li>252+ SpA Choice Specs Unown Hidden Power Ice vs. 252 HP / 0 SpD Salamence: 104.56 - 123.85%</li>
<li>252+ SpA Choice Specs Unown Hidden Power Ice vs. 252 HP / 0 SpD Gliscor: 122.03 - 144.63%</li>
<li>252+ SpA Choice Specs Unown Hidden Power Ice vs. 0 HP / 4 SpD Landorus: 127.89 - 151.72%</li>
<li>252+ SpA Choice Specs Unown Hidden Power Ice vs. 0 HP / 0 SpD Landorus-T: 129.15 - 152.97%</li>
</ul>

<p>It can even OHKO Dragonite after Stealth Rock damage! Unown becomes so powerful that it is also able to crush many other dangerous OU threats &mdash;swiftly dispatching them to the depths of Hell they should have never left&mdash; should it choose Hidden Power Fighting:</p>

<ul class="damage_calculation">
<li>252+ SpA Choice Specs (Unown Hidden Power Fighting vs. 4 HP / 0 SpD Magnezone: 65.95 - 78.01%</li>
<li>252+ SpA Choice Specs Unown Hidden Power Fighting vs. 0 HP / 0 SpD Mamoswine: 71.46 - 84.21%</li>
<li>252+ SpA Choice Specs Unown Hidden Power Fighting vs. 4 HP / 0 SpD Tyranitar: 99.41 - 118.12%</li>
<li>252+ SpA Choice Specs Unown Hidden Power Fighting vs. 4 HP / 0 SpD Magikarp: 145.05 - 170.87%</li>
<li>252+ SpA Choice Specs Unown Hidden Power Fighting vs. 0 HP / 0- SpD Cloyster: 147.71 - 174.27%</li>
</ul>

<p>But that's not all! The third option, being the powerful STAB Psychic-type Hidden Power, will tear to shreds other important opposing forces, such as:</p>

<ul class="damage_calculation">
<li>252+ SpA Choice Specs Unown Hidden Power Psychic vs. 0 HP / 0 SpD Venusaur: 84.38 - 100.33%</li>
<li>252+ SpA Choice Specs Unown Hidden Power Psychic vs. 0 HP / 0 SpD Keldeo: 86.06 - 102.16%</li>
<li>252+ SpA Choice Specs Unown Hidden Power Psychic vs. 0 HP / 4 SpD Terrakion: 86.06 - 102.16%</li>
<li>252+ SpA Choice Specs Unown Hidden Power Psychic vs. 252 HP / 0 SpD Conkeldurr: 87.43 - 103.38%</li>
<li>252+ SpA Choice Specs Unown Hidden Power Psychic vs. 0 HP / 0- SpD Cloyster: 110.78 - 130.7%</li>
<li>252+ SpA Choice Specs Unown Hidden Power Psychic vs. 4 HP / 0 SpD Gengar: 123.66 - 146.56%</li>
<li>252+ SpA Choice Specs Unown Hidden Power Psychic vs. 12 HP / 0 SpD Breloom: 146.21 - 172.72%</li>
<li>252+ SpA Choice Specs Unown Hidden Power Psychic vs. 4 HP / 0 SpD Magikarp: 217.58 - 256.04%</li>
<li>252+ SpA Choice Specs Unown Hidden Power Psychic vs. 4 HP / 0 SpD Toxicroak: 235.06 - 277.92%</li>
</ul>

<p>After all, who doesn't want almighty and powerful sweepers like Magikarp OHKOed? Unown is a solid staple in any team and it will not deceive you. The ability to OHKO Toxicroak with its superior Psychic-type powers will come in handy when you have to face the troublesome rain teams that plague the current metagame. All of the OU powerhouses will, ultimately, fall to Unown's might.</p>

[ADDITIONAL COMMENTS]

<p>You could run a Timid nature, but Unown does not need to be fast; remember, it has the superb Hidden Power at its disposal. However, the all-powerful Unown will probably have just one chance to attack before it faints, so it may need the Speed against faster foes.</p>

<p>Because Dark-types are mean to Unown and will try to Crunch its feeble body, it's generally a good idea to team it up with bullies such as Conkeldurr or Terrakion, who will gladly take the attack and answer with a brutal, well-thrown Superpower. Lucario, the OU Fighting-type outcast, will gladly help Unown as well with its powerful ExtremeSpeed. The mean Ghost-types of OU, Gengar and Jellicent, as well as the hyped-up but less powerful Psychic-types, Alakazam and Reuniclus, may try to hit Unown with a pesky Shadow Ball. Therefore it is recommended to pair Blissey or Chansey with Unown, as they will gladly take Shadow Ball. Steel-types that can deal with these opponents are also helpful, such as Skarmory and Heatran, as they are friendly towards Unown and respect it enough to protect its life and vanquish its foes. Unown will enjoy any type of support your team can give &mdash;Stealth Rock, Spikes, Toxic Spikes, Light Screen, Reflect, and spreading paralysis help it shine and let it do its work. In fact, it's highly recommended that you enact your support before letting Unown unleash its fury because, as they say, you'd be better safe than sorry.</p>

<p>Unown might not look like the fittest member of your team, but it is a really solid Pokemon that's remained throughout the years because it's never had to change at all! Unown's great power, coverage, and movepool allow it to sweep unprepared teams that are unaware of its might.</p>

[SET]
name: The Swift Death
move 1: Hidden Power Ice / Hidden Power Fighting / Hidden Power Psychic / Hidden Power Electric
item: Choice Scarf
nature: Timid / Modest
evs: 252 SpA / 4 HP / 252 Spe

[SET COMMENTS]

<p>Whilst this set does not grant the incredible damage Choice Specs Unown can deal, being the speediest in the current metagame &mdash;faster than those living in the modern world&mdash; is key to success. The most powerful Unown can outspeed several foes with a Timid nature such as Jolly Gliscor, Jolly 176 Speed Jirachi, and Adamant Salamence. Should you choose to take the more powerful choice and try a Modest nature instead, almighty Unown can still outspeed Jolly Gyarados, Timid Heatran, Jolly Breloom and Jolly Cloyster, allowing it to utterly destroy these enemies with the Hidden Power of choice.</p>

[ADDITIONAL COMMENTS]

<p>There are no more options for this set, for Unown runs Hidden Power and only Hidden Power &mdash;its pride does not allow it to try other moves. It won't need any other attacks, anyway, as it's the perfect revenge killer and will just need to switch in and deal huge damage to its foe, then run away while a teammate deals with the remnants of the opposition.</p>

<p>This set requires the same teammates and help as The Most Almighty Unown, so you;d better read the additional comments there to see how can you utilize the utmost power of Unown.</p>

[Other Options]

<p>You can literally run any type of Hidden Power! Unown has an option for every type and its power knows no limits &mdash;other than being hit by any other opposing Pokemon, of course. Unown wouldn't want to learn any other moves anyway, because it does not need them. Hidden Power is all it needs to wreak havoc, cause despair, and spread fear amongst the opposing team. Using stronger moves such as the boring Fire Blast, Hydro Pump, or Draco Meteor would make Unown a little girl who can't fight and likes to risk a miss that could cost you a game. Unown is no gambler.</p>

[Checks and Counters]

<p>Literally nothing can counter or check almighty Unown, as it is a force to be reckoned with by all teams. Well, nothing unless you face that rare opposing Pokemon that's either faster, has a damaging move, resists its Hidden Power type, has an existent Special Defense stat, has a priority move, or is just not Unown.</p>
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good, but you use too many em-dashes. Like, waaaay too many. I would advise for the sake of the reader that you try and cut a few out yourself. When in doubt, replace with a comma.

Also slightly less important, but for consistency and formatting reasons, when you place an em-dash, you sometimes leave gaps. You should either leave a gap both at the front and the back, or have no spaces at all. Choose one and stick to it (the convention is no spaces).

otherwise, a fun read.
 

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