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Zacian-Crowned @ Rusted Sword
Ability: Intrepid Sword
EVs: 252 HP / 252 Atk / 4 Def
Adamant Nature
- Play Rough
- Close Combat
- Wild Charge
- Assurance

Zacian-C's combination of a formidable Attack stat, Speed stat, and movepool make it a terrific wallbreaker. Good bulk and a Fairy / Steel typing offer significant defensive utility too, letting Zacian-C serve as a check to Yveltal and Xerneas. Play Rough threatens Zygarde-C and Giratina and lets Zacian-C revenge kill the likes of Yveltal, Xerneas, and Palkia. Wild Charge takes care of Ho-Oh and Kyogre. With an Adamant nature alongside Stealth Rock or Spikes, Assurance, followed by Close Combat, takes out Zacian-C’s most common check in Necrozma-DM on the switch. Close Combat also invalidates Ferrothorn as a check. Maximum HP and Attack investment optimizes Zacian-C's offensive and defensive qualities, making it noticeably harder to revenge kill by Choice Specs Calyrex-S and opposing Zacian-C. Calyrex-S, Choice Scarf Kyogre, and opposing faster Zacian-C can outrun and KO a weakened Zacian-C. Thus, checks in bulky Yveltal, Eternatus, and Necrozma-DM are appreciated. Xerneas benefits from Zacian-C's ability to lure in and weaken Necrozma-DM, while Kyogre summons rain, weakening Necrozma-DM's healing capabilities and forcing it and Quagsire out.
 
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:zacian-crowned:
Zacian-Crowned @ Rusted Sword
Ability: Intrepid Sword
EVs: 252 HP / 252 Atk / 4 Def
Adamant Nature
- Play Rough
- Close Combat
- Wild Charge
- Assurance

Zacian-C's combination of formidable Attack, Speed, and movepool make it a terrific wallbreaker and revenge-killer. Good bulk and a Fairy / Steel typing offer significant defensive utility too, letting Zacian-C limit threats such as Yveltal and Xerneas while not being harmed by Toxic. Play Rough threatens Zygarde-C and Giratina, while heavily damaging Quagsire on top of revenge killing the likes of Yveltal, Xerneas, and Palkia. Wild Charge takes care of Ho-Oh and Kyogre. With an Adamant nature and Stealth Rock or Spikes, Assurance, followed by Close Combat, takes out Zacian-C’s most common check in Necrozma-DM on the switch. Close Combat also invalidates Ferrothorn as a check. Full HP and Attack investment optimize Zacian-C's offensive and defensive qualities, making it noticeably harder to revenge kill as well - surviving hits from Specs Calyrex-S and opposing Zacian-C. Zacian-C needs entry hazard support (there's a lot of Hazard users eg: Groudon, Ttar, NDM and Ferro, don't think it is worth mentioning them all and I don't think we should just mention some of the pokemon either) from Necrozma-DM or Ferrothorn, so as to unleash a boosted Assurance on Necrozma-DM on the switch. Calyrex-S, Choice Scarf Kyogre, and opposing faster Zacian-C can outrun and KO a weakened Zacian-C. Thus, checks in bulky Yveltal, Eternatus, and Necrozma-DM are appreciated. Xerneas pairs well offensively, benefitting from Zacian-C's ability to lure and weaken Necrozma-DM, while Kyogre summons Rain weakening Necrozma-DM's healing capabilities and forces out Necrozma-DM and Quagsire. (could be worth mentioning that Zac also forces out etern, ferro, bliss for kyogre? unless the spotlight gets too long)
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Zacian-Crowned @ Rusted Sword
Ability: Intrepid Sword
EVs: 252 HP / 252 Atk / 4 Def
Adamant Nature
- Play Rough
- Close Combat
- Wild Charge
- Assurance

Zacian-C's combination of a formidable Attack stat, Speed stat, and movepool make it a terrific wallbreaker. Good bulk and a Fairy / Steel typing offer significant defensive utility too, letting Zacian-C serve as a check to Yveltal and Xerneas. Play Rough threatens Zygarde-C and Giratina, (RC) and lets Zacian-C revenge kills the likes of Yveltal, Xerneas, and Palkia. Wild Charge takes care of Ho-Oh and Kyogre. With an Adamant nature and alongside (optional) Stealth Rock or Spikes, Assurance, followed by Close Combat, takes out Zacian-C’s most common check in Necrozma-DM on the switch. Close Combat also invalidates Ferrothorn as a check. Full Maximum HP and Attack investment optimizes Zacian-C's offensive and defensive qualities, making it noticeably harder to revenge kill by Choice Specs Calyrex-S and opposing Zacian-C. Calyrex-S, Choice Scarf Kyogre, and opposing faster Zacian-C can outrun and KO a weakened Zacian-C. Thus, checks in bulky Yveltal, Eternatus, and Necrozma-DM are appreciated. Xerneas benefits from Zacian-C's ability to lure in and weaken Necrozma-DM, while Kyogre summons rain, weakening Necrozma-DM's healing capabilities and forcing it and Quagsire out.
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