NU Zoroark (Choice Specs) [QC 1/1] [GP 1/1]

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[SET]
name: Choice Specs
move 1: Dark Pulse
move 2: Psychic
move 3: Sludge Bomb / Flamethrower
move 4: U-turn / Trick
item: Choice Specs
ability: Illusion
nature: Timid
evs: 4 HP / 252 SpA / 252 Spe
tera type: Dark

[SET COMMENTS]

Zoroark stands out as a powerful offensive Dark-type Pokemon thanks to its combination of high Speed, great coverage, and a powerful STAB Dark Pulse that can be powered up further by Terastallization. Sludge Bomb is generally preferred over Flamethrower for its ability to easily 2HKO Florges and punish a Tera Fairy Umbreon. Flamethrower can still hit Steel-types like Perserrker and Terastallized Eelektross. U-turn generates momentum and can allow Zoroark and its team to maintain offensive pressure while also keeping its Illusion of other U-turn users like Passimian and Scyther in tact. Trick is a fine alternative to cripple the likes of Chansey and Umbreon, Pokemon that can otherwise handle Zoroark quite well.

Choice Scarf Passimian is among the absolute best teammates for Choice Specs Zoroark thanks to Zoroark's ability to disguise itself as Passimian to lure in and weaken the likes of Sandaconda and Drifblim to open up an opportunity for Passimian to sweep late-game. Zoroark's access to U-turn is also helpful for getting other fast, frail teammates such as Bruxish, Toxicroak, and Zangoose into battle more comfortably. Jolteon, Oricorio, and Vivillon are fast special sweepers that can capitalize on the holes that Choice Specs Zoroark will inevitably open up on the opposing team. VoltTurn teammates, such as Scyther, Magneton, and Eelektross, form great momentum cores with Zoroark to keep up offensive pressure. In particular, Eelektross can slowly pivot into Zoroark to help get around its frailty issues. Sandaconda and Qwilfish are bulky entry hazard setters that can amplify Zoroark's tendency to pivot a lot early on and also take hits for Zoroark when its forced out by faster Pokemon like Choice Scarf Passimian, Lycanroc, and Jolteon.

[CREDITS]
Written by:
https://www.smogon.com/forums/members/eonx.91480/
Quality checked by:
https://www.smogon.com/forums/members/togkey.400664/
Grammar checked by:
https://www.smogon.com/forums/members/hidin.589564/
https://www.smogon.com/forums/members/ut.523866/
 
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[SET]
name: Choice Specs
move 1: Dark Pulse
move 2: Psychic
move 3: Sludge Bomb / Flamethrower
move 4: U-turn / Trick
item: Choice Specs
ability: Illusion
nature: Timid
evs: 4 Atk / 252 SpA / 252 Spe
tera type: Dark

[SET COMMENTS]

Zoroark stands out as a powerful offensive Dark-type Pokemon in the tier thanks to a combination of high Speed, great coverage, and a powerful STAB Dark Pulse that can be powered up further by Terastalization. Sludge Bomb is generally preferred over Flamethrower for its ability to easily 2HKO Florges and punish an Umbreon that Terastalized into a Fairy-type earlier in the match. Flamethrower hits Steel-types like Perrserker and a Terastallized Eelektross. can still hit the likes of Tera Steel Eelektross pretty hard. U-turn generates momentum and can allow Zoroark and its team to keep up the offensive pressure while maintaining its Illusion of other U-turn users like Passimian and Scyther. if the opposing team has multiple responses to Zoroark that would require prediction early on. Trick is a fine alternative to cripple the likes of Chansey and Umbreon that can otherwise handle Zoroark offensively quite nicely.

Choice Scarf Passimian is among the absolute best teammates for Choice Specs Zoroark thanks to Zoroark's ability to disguise itself as Passimian to lure out and remove weaken the likes of Muk Sandaconda Muk doesn't even take that much from Psychic and Passimian can weaken Muk on its own tbh and Drifblim to open up an opportunity for Passimian to sweep late-game. Zoroark's access to U-turn is also helpful for getting other fast, frail teammates, such as Bruxish, Toxicroak, and Zangoose, into battle more comfortably. Jolteon, Oricorio, and Vivillon are fast special sweepers that can capitalize on the holes that Choice Specs Zoroark will inevitably open up on the opposing team. VoltTurn teammates, such as Rotom-Frost Scyther scyther is just too good with zoro to not mention, Magneton, and Eelektross form great momentum cores with Zoroark to keep up offensive pressure. In particular, Eelektross has a slow U-turn or Volt Switch to help Zoroark get around its frailty issues. Sandaconda and Vespiquen Qwilfish your examples are too PU-pilled for my liking are bulky entry hazard users that can amplify Zoroark's tendency to U-turn a lot early on that can also take hits for Zoroark when its forced out by faster Pokemon, like Choice Scarf Passimian, Lycanroc, and Jolteon.

[CREDITS]
- Written by: [[EonX, 91480]]
- Quality checked by: [[Togkey, 400664]]
- Grammar checked by: [[username1, userid1]]
1/1 QC when done
 
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AMGP Check; implement what you want and let a gper look at it after

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[SET]
name: Choice Specs
move 1: Dark Pulse
move 2: Psychic
move 3: Sludge Bomb / Flamethrower
move 4: U-turn / Trick
item: Choice Specs
ability: Illusion
nature: Timid
evs: 4 Atk / 252 SpA / 252 Spe
tera type: Dark

[SET COMMENTS]

Zoroark stands out as a powerful offensive Dark-type Pokemon in the tier thanks to a its combination of high Speed, great coverage, and a powerful STAB Dark Pulse that can be powered up further by Terastalization. Sludge Bomb is generally preferred over Flamethrower for its ability to easily 2HKO Florges and Tera Fairy Umbreon punish an Umbreon that Terastalized into a Fairy-type earlier in the match. Flamethrower can still hit Steel-types, (rc) like Perserrker and Terastallized Eelektross. U-turn generates momentum and can allow Zoroark and its team to keep up the maintain offensive pressure while also maintaining keeping its Illusion of other U-turn users, (rc) like Passimian and Scyther intact. Trick is a fine alternative to cripple the likes of Chansey and Umbreon, Pokemon that can otherwise handle Zoroark quite nicely well.

Choice Scarf Passimian is among the absolute best teammates for Choice Specs Zoroark thanks to Zoroark's ability to disguise itself as Passimian to lure out in and weaken the likes of Sandaconda and Drifblim to open up an opportunity for Passimian to sweep late-game. Zoroark's access to U-turn is also helpful for getting other fast, frail teammates, (rc) such as Bruxish, Toxicroak, and Zangoose, (rc) into battle more comfortably. Jolteon, Oricorio, and Vivillon are fast special sweepers that can capitalize on the holes that Choice Specs Zoroark will inevitably open up on the opposing team. VoltTurn teammates, such as Scyther, Magneton, and Eelektross form great momentum cores with Zoroark to keep up offensive pressure. In particular, Eelektross has a slow U-turn or Volt Switch to help can slowly pivot into Zoroark to help get around its frailty issues. Sandaconda and Qwilfish are bulky entry hazard users setters that can amplify Zoroark's tendency to U-turn pivot a lot early on that can and also take hits for Zoroark when its forced out by faster Pokemon, (rc) like Choice Scarf Passimian, Lycanroc, and Jolteon.
 

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[SET]
name: Choice Specs
move 1: Dark Pulse
move 2: Psychic
move 3: Sludge Bomb / Flamethrower
move 4: U-turn / Trick
item: Choice Specs
ability: Illusion
nature: Timid
evs: 4 Atk / 252 SpA / 252 Spe
tera type: Dark

[SET COMMENTS]

Zoroark stands out as a powerful offensive Dark-type Pokemon in the tier thanks to a its combination of high Speed, great coverage, and a powerful STAB Dark Pulse that can be powered up further by Terastalization Terastallization. Sludge Bomb is generally preferred over Flamethrower for its ability to easily 2HKO Florges and Tera Fairy Umbreon. punish an Umbreon that Terastalized into a Fairy-type earlier in the match. Flamethrower can still hit Steel-types, (rc) like Perserrker and Terastallized Eelektross. U-turn generates momentum and can allow Zoroark and its team to keep up the maintain offensive pressure while also maintaining keeping its Illusion of other U-turn users, (rc) like Passimian and Scyther intact. Trick is a fine alternative to cripple the likes of Chansey and Umbreon, Pokemon that can otherwise handle Zoroark quite nicely well.

Choice Scarf Passimian is among the absolute best teammates for Choice Specs Zoroark thanks to Zoroark's ability to disguise itself as Passimian to lure out in and weaken the likes of Sandaconda and Drifblim to open up an opportunity for Passimian to sweep late-game. Zoroark's access to U-turn is also helpful for getting other fast, frail teammates, (rc) such as Bruxish, Toxicroak, and Zangoose, (rc) into battle more comfortably. Jolteon, Oricorio, and Vivillon are fast special sweepers that can capitalize on the holes that Choice Specs Zoroark will inevitably open up on the opposing team. VoltTurn teammates, such as Scyther, Magneton, and Eelektross, (ac) form great momentum cores with Zoroark to keep up offensive pressure. In particular, Eelektross has a slow U-turn or Volt Switch to help can slowly pivot into Zoroark to help get around its frailty issues. Sandaconda and Qwilfish are bulky entry hazard users setters that can amplify Zoroark's tendency to U-turn pivot a lot early on that can and also take hits for Zoroark when its forced out by faster Pokemon, (rc) like Choice Scarf Passimian, Lycanroc, and Jolteon.
GP 1/1! Please implement this check; it is mostly hidin's with a few small corrections, so please credit both of us!



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already fixed it but noticed some things when uploading;

Zoroark had 4 attack EVs

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