VGC 2015 Viability Rankings - Mark 2

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Welcome! In this thread, we as a community will rank every usable Pokemon into "tiers" based on how well they perform in the current metagame. This thread is NOT to put Pokemon into strict tiers (i.e., based on usage), but you're encouraged to post your thoughts and opinions on the various Pokemon that are usable in VGC15 and what tier they should fall under. The general idea of the topic is to rank each Pokemon under "rankings" that go in descending order. Since this is a general tier list, everything is lumped together. There won't be any segregation between offense & defense threats. Think of this as a guideline as to what's common and/or good in the metagame and what to watch out for when building teams.

Unlike the last thread, voting will happen when there isn't a general consensus on where a Pokemon should be tiered. Otherwise if there is a good amount of people nominating a tier change and it sounds good to a moderator, it'll be edited in without having to go through voting.

S-Rank

Reserved for the top threats in the VGC15 metagame. The Pokemon in this tier are able to perform multiple roles to tremendous effect, whilst having few to no flaws. Support Pokemon in this tier can easily create free turns for their teammates without creating clear openings for the opponent. Any flaws that these Pokemon have can be taken care of with little to no team support.
Landorus-T
Kangaskhan-Mega

A-Rank

Reserved for Pokemon that function very well within the current VGC15 metagame. The Pokemon in this tier are either able to perform multiple roles to great effect, or execute one extremely well. Support Pokemon in this tier can create free turns, but not as easily as those in the S Rank.The flaws that the Pokemon in this tier may have are usually mitigated by their positive traits, or with minimal team support.
A+ Rank

Amoonguss
Aegislash
Charizard-Mega Y
Cresselia
Gardevoir-Mega
Heatran
Salamence-Mega
Thundurus

A Rank

Clefable
Clefairy
Gengar-Mega
Milotic
Rotom-W
Sylveon
Tyranitar
Zapdos

A- Rank

Azumarill
Arcanine
Bisharp
Entei
Gengar
Hydreigon
Politoed
Rotom-Heat
Scrafty
Suicune

B-Rank

Reserved for Pokemon that fit well in the VGC15 metagame, but they have notable flaws that prevent them from filling their role to the fullest extent. The Pokemon in this tier are either predictable, require some team support to work to it's full potential, or are at disadvantageous match-ups against some common threats. The flaws that the Pokemon in this tier have are mostly mitigated by their positive traits.
B+ Rank

Breloom
Conkeldurr
Excadrill
Ferrothorn
Jellicent
Ludicolo
Mawile-Mega
Porygon-2

Terrakion
Togekiss
Venusaur-Mega

B Rank
Abomasnow
Camerupt-Mega
Garchomp
Gothitelle
Hariyama
Metagross-Mega
Swampert
Thundurus-T
Virizion
Volcarona
Whimsicott

B- Rank

Blaziken
Gastrodon
Gyarados

Landorus-I
Mamoswine
Sableye
Smeargle
Swampert-Mega
Talonflame
Venusaur

C-Rank
Reserved for Pokemon that can work okay within the VGC15 metagame. However, they either have crippling flaws that prevent consistent performance or require much team support to work on most teams. Pokemon that have a few niches in the metagame but are mainly outclassed by higher-ranked Pokemon also belong here.
C+ Rank

Aerodactyl
Greninja
Gyarados-Mega
Infernape
Kingdra
Latios
Machamp
Raichu
Rhyperior
Scizor
Tornadus
Tyranitar-Mega
Weavile

C Rank

Altaria-Mega
Aromatisse
Blaziken-Mega
Chandelure
Dragalgae
Hitmontop
Lapras
Lopunny-Mega
Manectric-Mega
Meowstic-Male
Mienshao
Raikou
Staraptor
Scizor-Mega

C- Rank

Abomasnow-mega
Blastoise-Mega
Charizard-Mega X
Cradily
Escavalier
Garchomp-Mega
Dragonite
Gallade
Gardevoir
Gallade-Mega
Goodra
Gourgeist-Super
Heracross
Klefki
Latias
Liepard
Lucario-Mega
Lucario
Metagross
Nidoking
Ninetales
Reuniclus
Rhydon
Salamence
Slowbro
Slowking
Tornadus-T


D-Rank
Many niche Pokemon can be squeezed into VGC15 teams due to a certain move or ability (niche Wide Guard or Intimidate users, for example). Many Pokemon fit here, but none of them have a place in the metagame solid enough to have a special spot on the rankings.
D Rank

ampharos-mega
banette-mega
cloyster
Dusclops
Heracross-Mega
jumpluff
Kecleon (it's invisible)
Latios-Mega / Latias-Mega
malamar
Medicham-Mega
Musharna
noivern
pidgeot-mega
Pinsir-Mega
rotom-C
rotom-F
Sableye-Mega
Sceptile-Mega
Slowbro-Mega
steelix-mega
Trevenant


E-Rank
Either this Pokemon is only used for a gimmick, such as PerishTrap and ShuckleSplit, they are ridiculously and 100% outclassed, such as Garchomp > Flygon and Gengar > Mismagius, or they're only good in a different metagame and don't deserve the usage they get at all.
E Rank
glalie-mega
blissey
beedrill-mega
chansey
shuckle
jolteon
espeon
flygon
sharpedo-mega
rotom-S
vivillon
parasect

EVERYTHING ELSE
 
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leremyju

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Hey man I think Politoed, Ludicolo, weather sweepers in general should be in B, as individually they are not as spammable onto a team, rather when combined they are better
 
I think that once sheer force feraligatr comes out that it'll jump to the B-C range. Just look at what it does to lando-T

-1 252+ Atk Life Orb Sheer Force Feraligatr Ice Punch vs. 104 HP/104 Def Landorus-T: 177 - 213 (100 - 120.3%) -- guaranteed OHKO

minimum you'd need for lando would be 108/104 to avoid the guaranteed OHKO and jolly gatr is just as threatening

-1 252 Atk Life Orb Sheer Force Feraligatr Ice Punch vs. 104 HP/104 Def Landorus-T: 166 - 198 (93.8 - 111.9%) -- 68.8% chance to OHKO

again, 108/104 is needed but this time to make it a 50/50 shot of living or being ko'd 120/116 for less than 50% chance of being OHKO'd

m-salamence fairs a bit better off than lando though


-1 252+ Atk Life Orb Sheer Force Feraligatr Ice Punch vs. 4 HP/0 Def Aerilate Mega Salamence: 146 - 177 (85.4 - 103.5%) -- 18.8% chance to OHKO

-1 252 Atk Life Orb Sheer Force Feraligatr Ice Punch vs. 4 HP/0 Def Aerilate Mega Salamence: 135 - 161 (78.9 - 94.2%) -- guaranteed 2HKO

Also, you put noivern twice in for D rank mons
 
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Hey man I think Politoed, Ludicolo, weather sweepers in general should be in B, as individually they are not as spammable onto a team, rather when combined they are better
politoed can work with other pokemon like kingdra and thundurus-t/tornadus as well as being a good supporter with helping hand and icy wind (with the added bonus of removing some fire weaknesses on your team) along with pulling off offensive sets decently enough. ludicolo has fake out support outside of rain along with amazing coverage for mons like landorus, rotom-h/w, among others. the poli+ludi combo is definitely the definitive way to use the two but they're not limited to that.
 

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so are we going to start naming off our opinions or is it going to be organized for each week (like voting for A starts this week and whatnot).
 

leremyju

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politoed can work with other pokemon like kingdra and thundurus-t/tornadus as well as being a good supporter with helping hand and icy wind (with the added bonus of removing some fire weaknesses on your team) along with pulling off offensive sets decently enough. ludicolo has fake out support outside of rain along with amazing coverage for mons like landorus, rotom-h/w, among others. the poli+ludi combo is definitely the definitive way to use the two but they're not limited to that.
Politoed is generally outclassed by other helping hand users although I think it's scarf set is pretty cool. However I think it still should be in B.

Reserved for Pokemon that fit well in the VGC15 metagame, but they have notable flaws that prevent them from filling their role to the fullest extent. The Pokemon in this tier are either predictable, require some team support to work to it's full potential, or are at disadvantageous match-ups against some common threats. The flaws that the Pokemon in this tier have are mostly mitigated by their positive traits.

First, Rain is very matchup dependent, and Politoed has two sets, support, and scarf. That's pretty predictable and you can easily tell by which abilities go up first. Like pressure, intimidate, etc...

Ludicolo is actually used without rain for its assault vest set. It is predictable both in and out of rain while again, being very matchup dependent because if it's low speed and defenses.
 
lucariojr I think it would be more efficient if you put the Pokémon in alphabetical/Pokédex order, so that we can find them more easily and not have to resort to Ctrl-F. Just a suggestion.
 

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lucariojr I think it would be more efficient if you put the Pokémon in alphabetical/Pokédex order, so that we can find them more easily and not have to resort to Ctrl-F. Just a suggestion.
We plan on doing this eventually, but we were tired and wanted to go ahead and get this posted. One of us will shuffle through this an organize it better at some point.
 
I think zapdos is should drop to a- or b+. It's a good pokemon, but usually outclassed by thundurus.

Also, I think salamence-mega should drop to A. It's not something you can slap on a team generically like kang or charizard. It's more like metagross in that it needs some support to do ya job effectively.

I also think cresselia should move up to a. It's a cut above most other support mons, IMO, in both it's versatility and bulk.
 

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I think zapdos is should drop to a- or b+. It's a good pokemon, but usually outclassed by thundurus.

Also, I think salamence-mega should drop to A. It's not something you can slap on a team generically like kang or charizard. It's more like metagross in that it needs some support to do ya job effectively.

I also think cresselia should move up to a. It's a cut above most other support mons, IMO, in both it's versatility and bulk.
zapdos can be bulkier than thundurus because of its slightly higher defenses (and a recovery move), and has access to different moves, notably tailwind, heat wave and of course roost. thundurus has thunder wave, zapdos has tailwind. they fit slightly different roles.

i think you're a little caught up on the idea that mence needs to have a team dedicated to it in order to be successful. yes, it usually has dragon dance, but double edge on its own gives it enough attacking power that it doesn't really need to dragon dance most of the time. dd is more of an opportunistic setup move; mence can work fine without it, but when it gets the boost, it pushes it over the (double) edge. the only support mence strictly requires is teammates that can remove/weaken certain obstacles like suicune and steels, which is true for other megas like kang and zard (they have issues with heatran and aegislash respectively). mence plays a lot like the common jolly kang variant you see: just double edge everything to tear holes in would-be checks and boost when your opponent lets you, except mence is faster and has more exploitable weaknesses (the 'exploitable weaknesses' part is equally true of zardy).

cress is easy to ignore sometimes unless you're running an expert belt set, even if it does get trick rooms up and such, which is why it's not higher.
 
Cresselia should rise to A or even A+. In general, even when its nerfed, its still incredible support mon. Its one of the best TR setters if not the best. Its 120/120/130 bulk is so good that its not easy to take down unless you have powerful super effective attacks against it. It also is not so predictable always. While it most of time has Speed Control move, Psychic STAB, Ice beam (sometimes) and last slot is often Helping Hand, it always doesnt have those. It might have something like Skill Swap, Screens or even Moonlight. There is chance that it has Calm Mind too, so if it manages to get some boosts, it can be really problematic. Cress still lacks offensive power, but in general its really good mon, so either A or even A+ imo.

Serperior should be in around C rank. It has weak Sp atk, so first Leaf Storm is pretty weak. It also has absolutely terrible offensive movepool, needing to rely on HP and Dragon Pulse for coverage. However, its really fast, combined with incredible ability, Contrary. After some boosts, Serperior can be really threatening. Not to mention, it has lots of support moves, like Screens, super rare Glare, and Taunt. Then again, its hard countered by some mons like Talonflame, but has enough decent niche to be in C- or C.

Both Kalos fossils are probably more viable with their HAs around. Tyrantrum got one few days ago, and soon Aurorus is getting one too.

Tyrantrum in general used to be "mostly inferior Ttar with Head Smash and different typing". It got Rock Head, which is actually neat. 150 BP STAB Rock type move coming from over 120 atk with only drawback being accuracy gives it enough viability to rise it into D or low C rank. Unlike Ttar, it doenst have 4x weakness. In general, other than little better typing and having Rock Head Head Smash, however, it still struggles with competition against it. Tyranitar has lot better movepool, much better stats (many times higher Sp Def due to almost twice higher base Sp def and Sand), typing in general being better offensively, and overall being lot more versatile. It can run DD better than Tyrantrum, because it has actually bulk to pull one off.

Aurorus is getting Snow Warning soon, while i dont know how viable it is, it might be as viable or even better than non-mega Abomasnow due to lot wider movepool, better offensive typing and also better stats. It does have even worse typing and being slightly slower, but it might be good alternative on Hailroom teams. Right now, its not entirely unviable with Refrigerate either, as its only Refrigerate Hyper Voice user. It has decent movepool having things like Earth Power and Freeze-Dry. Its defensive stats however are ruined almost entirely due ot having probably worst defensive typing in the history, it would like to have little higher Sp Atk and better Rock STAB (cough Ancient Power cough). It has however decent with right support, and has small niche, thats why i suggest it in D rank. It might go even higher with Snow Warning, who knows, but we need to see it in action to tell any more.

Im just wondering, where is Mega Sceptile? I doubt its E rank material, while not the best mega round, its viable atleast. Probably forgot it?

Reuniclus is also listed twice, in C and C- rank.

Last thing, also i think that non-mega Metagross should be listed. While i dont have experience by using it, its AV/Lum sets are apparently decent. Perhaps C rank?
 
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Going off of that, Mega Houndoom should probably get a rank. D or C- would probably be best because its niche. I used to run it and it was surprisingly good, I didn't need to use Ninetales, because I hate weather wars. Instead, I used Sableye with Sunny Day, although there are plenty of viable pokemon that can run Sunny Day. Sun generally screws over rain teams, and since I was running Mega Doom I couldn't use Char-Y. Opportunity cost, obviously, but it's like the strongest Pokemon in the sun thanks to solar power and it carves enough niche to not be E.

Calcs comparing its power to other fire megas:
252 SpA Solar Power Mega Houndoom Heat Wave vs. 0 HP / 0 SpD Mew in Sun: 144-171 (82.2 - 97.7%) -- guaranteed 2HKO
244+ SpA Mega Charizard Y Heat Wave vs. 0 HP / 0 SpD Mew in Sun: 115-136 (65.7 - 77.7%) -- guaranteed 2HKO
252+ SpA Sheer Force Mega Camerupt Heat Wave vs. 0 HP / 0 SpD Mew: 94-112 (53.7 - 64%) -- guaranteed 2HKO
 
Serperior should be in around C rank. It has weak Sp atk, so first Leaf Storm is pretty weak. It also has absolutely terrible offensive movepool, needing to rely on HP and Dragon Pulse for coverage. However, its really fast, combined with incredible ability, Contrary. After some boosts, Serperior can be really threatening. Not to mention, it has lots of support moves, like Screens, super rare Glare, and Taunt. Then again, its hard countered by some mons like Talonflame, but has enough decent niche to be in C- or C.
Serperior is way too niche for it's own good. It's move pool/coverage is terrible as hell and consists of leaf storm, glare, dragon pulse, and hp fire. And there are better mons that get paralyzing move+taunt (thundurus) and dual screens isn't like something that very few mons get, there are plenty of pokemon with access to them that are much better choices for dual screen support and don't have the worst defensive typing and better bulk. The only reason you'd even consider running taunt+glare on serperior would be to hit mons that are immune to t-wave.
 

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I think Swampert should be at least B- rank if not B. It's an excellent attacker in the rain as well as boasting enormous attack and pretty decent bulk. Also it isn't as susceptible to priority unlike Ludicolo; also unlike the two most common Swift Swimmers, Swampert can't be paralyzed by Thunder Wave. It is however easily walled by common Pokemon like Rotom-W and is weakened by Intimidate although I find those positives enough to bump him up to B-/B
 
Why is lando-i in C rank? What can it do after losing sheer force?
Its still the best Earth Power user. It doesn't hit as hard as it used to (barring Sand support but eh), sure, but look at everything else that gets Earth Power. The next best ones, Heatran and Hydreigon, don't even get STAB. After that, we're scraping barrels with Gastrodon, Swampert, Garchomp, Flygon, and Nidoking/Nidoqueen. So, if you want a Ground type on your team without nuking your partner with EQ, you're honestly rather limited in a handful of viable Drill Run and Earth power users, and Lando-I can use something other than Scarf. Niche, and certainly has its flaws, but it might fit a small number of teams rather well. So yeah, imo, C sounds fine to me. :P

Also, about where would Mega Aggron be on here? I'm guessing its above Mega Steelix, around C. Giant cockblock to a lot of physical attackers, and rather heavy hitting itself, but its middling Special bulk and inability to heal needs a lot of team support. Plus its fully open to WoW and Intimidate.
As for Therian Tornadus, I'll withhold ranking/opinions until after I SR the damn thing and give it a shot.
 

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Nah mega aggron can't do much plus there are far better steel types to be used like Ferrothorn or Heatran. It's more of D rank material imo.
 
I'd like to nominate Raichu for A-/B+

Raichu might have notoriety in singles, but it has a handful of traits that make it a stellar VGC Pokemon. Raichu has several great support options available to it in the form of Helping hand, Encore, Nuzzle, and Fake Out coming from a great base 110 speed, making it one of the fastest non-mega Fake Outs. Lightning rod is a beautiful ability too, which stops any Thunder Wave attempts, and can severely handicap opposing Electric Types who are unable to use their STAB. Raichu's base 90 Sp.Atk is also just decent enough to pack a punch, and it has a good variety of offensive options in Thunderbolt, Thunder, Hidden Power, Grass Knot, signal beam, and Focus Blast.

However, Raichu is not without its flaws. Raichu is particularly frail, often necessitating your one Focus Sash. But don't let this discourage you, Raichu is truly a hidden gem that will not disappoint.
 
I'd like to nominate Raichu for A-/B+

Raichu might have notoriety in singles, but it has a handful of traits that make it a stellar VGC Pokemon. Raichu has several great support options available to it in the form of Helping hand, Encore, Nuzzle, and Fake Out coming from a great base 110 speed, making it one of the fastest non-mega Fake Outs. Lightning rod is a beautiful ability too, which stops any Thunder Wave attempts, and can severely handicap opposing Electric Types who are unable to use their STAB. Raichu's base 90 Sp.Atk is also just decent enough to pack a punch, and it has a good variety of offensive options in Thunderbolt, Thunder, Hidden Power, Grass Knot, signal beam, and Focus Blast.

However, Raichu is not without its flaws. Raichu is particularly frail, often necessitating your one Focus Sash. But don't let this discourage you, Raichu is truly a hidden gem that will not disappoint.
Raichu needs a team that it specifically fits in, too niche of a mon like many others. The higher the rank the less a mon should need to rely on the team being built around it specifically
 
looks much better than the old thread.

mmeta is A+ and Entei is way higher than B, but apart from that I didn't see any major problems so far.
 
I think Aegislash should drop to A. Is certainly a good mon, thanks to Wide Guard it prevent the spam of Rock Slide and Earthquake of Lando-T and completely wall Terrakion, which is raising in usage, but it can't stop mon like Heatran or CharizardY, cause they most of the time run Overheat (or Earth Power for Tran), and mon like Bisharp and Hydreigon tear it apart with their STAB move, also don't like take burn or Snarl in general.

Another mon I'd like to nominate is Mega Lopunny for B/B+ rank, which atm is unranked. It is really fast and can outspeed even Mega-Salamence without boost, it have a fast Fake Out and perfect coverage in the form of Fighting/Normal capable to hit anything with neutral damage thanks to Scrappy. Also Low Kick is a great STAB to put over High Jump Kick and it's capable to OHKO most of the some of the top threats, let's see some damage:

252 Atk Mega Lopunny Low Kick (100 BP) vs. 4 HP / 0 Def Mega Kangaskhan: 176-210 (97.2 - 116%) -- 81.3% chance to OHKO

252 Atk Mega Lopunny Low Kick (100 BP) vs. 12 HP / 108 Def Hydreigon: 170-204 (100.5 - 120.7%) -- guaranteed OHKO

252 Atk Mega Lopunny Low Kick (120 BP) vs. 212 HP / 44 Def Heatran: 194-230 (100.5 - 119.1%) -- guaranteed OHKO

252 Atk Mega Lopunny Low Kick (120 BP) vs. 4 HP / 0 Def Terrakion: 234-276 (140.1 - 165.2%) -- guaranteed OHKO


Lopunny really appreciate mon with spread move like rock slide or heat wave for deal some damage to transform most of it's 2HKO in OHKO
 

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Politoed is generally outclassed by other helping hand users although I think it's scarf set is pretty cool. However I think it still should be in B.

Reserved for Pokemon that fit well in the VGC15 metagame, but they have notable flaws that prevent them from filling their role to the fullest extent. The Pokemon in this tier are either predictable, require some team support to work to it's full potential, or are at disadvantageous match-ups against some common threats. The flaws that the Pokemon in this tier have are mostly mitigated by their positive traits.

First, Rain is very matchup dependent, and Politoed has two sets, support, and scarf. That's pretty predictable and you can easily tell by which abilities go up first. Like pressure, intimidate, etc...

Ludicolo is actually used without rain for its assault vest set. It is predictable both in and out of rain while again, being very matchup dependent because if it's low speed and defenses.
I'd like to see some discussion on this; it seems to be one of the better arguments in the thread currently.
 
While I'm not active at all here, I play a lot of VGC on Battle Spot and I thought I'd leave my impressions here on where I disagree. I agree with most of the list, and it's a very useful tool that I'd like to help with my grain of salt!

Landorus down to S- rank. It isn't as dominant as Kangaskhan, and there's a rise of usage from Garchomp simply because some teams prefer not to run an Intimidator.

Amoonguss up to S- or S rank. It is the support you can stick in mostly every team, and that sounds like an S pokemon to me.

Aegislash down to A or even A- rank. Desuzakiddo sums ups the why very well.

Charizard-Mega-Y down to A rank, since you'll usually build a team around it and not stick it to whatever team, also making most of the teams where it features a bit more predictable.

Hydreigon up to A+ rank, it has access to several good special moves, the occasional U-Turn and is not uncommon to see it with items different than Life Orb or Choice Specs. It's definitely more of a threat than others.

Metagross-Mega up to A+ rank. It's basically the most common mega in competitive barring Kangaskhan, no reason for it to be below Salamence and Charizard.

Cresselia up to A rank. It is the most versatile support pokemon out there and it bulk makes it frustrating to kill. Poketrainer777 makes strong points to why It's not A-. It's severely underrated in the current meta and I expect to see a rise of it usage pretty soon as It basically shuts down any pokemon dependant on an ability. Also, if Amoonguss is considered an A+ pokemon (and I consider it to be above that mark) despite its lack of offensive power, so should Cresselia be considered for a higher rank despite that apparent flaw.

Tyranitar-Mega down to B rank. Or even lower. It adds very little for a Mega spot and people often consider that the extra stats don't compensate for the lack of items, mainly Choie Scarf.

Chandelure down to B rank. It is threatening, just not as threatening.

Breloom up to A- rank. It's the main variant to Amoonguss to Spore, a fast one to boost, and it counters pretty well some of the most common thing you'll find in the meta.

Mamoswine up to B+ rank. Or even higher, but I'd be conservative and place it there. As with Cresselia, I feel this Pokemon is underrated and fits the meta better than other pokemon I'm seeing currently at B rank.

Garchomp up to B+ rank. It's the main variant to Landorus-T on teams that doesn't want to run into Bisharp/Milotic without giving them boosts, and a variant that adds a good movepool plus a decent ability that you may use on most teams.

Rotom-H up to B rank. It is a cut above other supports currently in B- like Whimsicott.

Blaziken-Mega down to C rank. It only offers extra stats for a Mega Evolution and ironically needs more support than its non-mega counterpart due to its lack of items.

Gastrodon up to B- rank or even more. Storm Drain and resistance to Rock Slide are two traits to be considered as very strong points for this pokemon, which also has access to a variety of moves: Scald or Muddy Water, Earth Power, Ice Beam or Icy Wind, Sludge Wave, Protect, Stockpile, Recover, and even more. It's a fairly consistent pokemon, even Sun Teams, that may go into most teams without much problems.

Hitmontop down to C rank. Unlike previous seasons, Hitmontop doesn't threaten offensively as it did before.

Charizard-Mega-X up to C+ rank. It gets almost no use compared to its other mega, but the support it needs its comparable to the support things like Swampert-Mega needs, plus the surprise factor is at its favor giving how popular its counterpart is.

Garchomp-Mega down to D rank or below. Waste of a Mega Slot.

Medicham-Mega down to C- rank, or D if you don't want C- rank.

Meowstic-male up to C+ rank. As one of the fastest and versatile Pranksters users, it deserve a higher spot in the viability.

Unlisted Pokemon that deserves a D rank imho:

Mienshao is underrated on the current list and as good as normal Gallade at everything it does, plus hitting most of the metamons hard.

Lopunny-Mega is one of those Mega that pops up frequently, and while fragile, its very annoying to deal with thanks to its speed and instant offensive pressure.

Sceptile-Mega fills a niche that's not uncommon to find in battle spot even around the ~1700. It also gives Electrode (of all pokemon) and others some roles to fill, although I'd not include the fake pokeball in the rankings, just stating that since Sceptile gives some uncommon mons a playground it'd be considered a step above E rank.

Pachirisu fills the niche Sejun showed at worlds. It deserves its D rank whether we hate it or not.

Nidoking is a Double-Edge sword some trainers prefers to pick, as its super effective moves really hurts.

Hope it helps.
 
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