Slow Start is a travesty. Regigigas has comparable stats to Kyurem-B and Kyurem-W, but they don't have a debilitating ability. Why should Regigigas have one? It's a damn crime. --- Roughly the size of a barge! -Gaston
Main game: No one blows up (no free switch through Explosion or Self-Desctruct), and Aftermath fails on it.
Colloseum: No moron will kill their Shadow pokemon with blow-up moves.
Mystery Dungeon: Explosion traps don't go off.
Compare that to Heavy Metal. Oh I'll let Low Kick, a move that's already super-effective on me (Aggron) do MORE damage! :D --- Official Spike of the PSASBR Board PSN: FrossToad Big fan of Marceline the Vampire Queen.
worst standalone ability is probably either slow start or truant, but the only pokemon who have these are given massive BSTs to compensate. all things considered i think klutz is probably the worst up there. --- The weird tree attacked!
Heavy Metal is blah. Better Heavy Slams, more damage from Low Kicks. Weak Armor actually has some use. Illuminate wastes your time and is useless. Look on the bright side! More shiny chances! Klutz is terrible, but it just isn't THAT bad. You can still function with it. In addition, all Pokémon that get it get another ability. Stall…? I've not heard of this before xP 2nd worst ability in the game I think. Run Away keeps you from being trapped by Dugtrio. Truant cripples Slaking, but Durant can use it with Entrainment to exploit the AI and go hundreds of battles into the Subway. Slow Start takes what would otherwise be an Uber and yanks it down to the nether-regions of NU. It gets my vote. Defeatist hurts a lot, but Archeops was meant to live fast and die young. --- Why do I have to move with the crowd of kids that hardly notice I'm around? I work myself to death just to fit in.
Klutz + Entraiment/Switcheroo = Cripples the opponent So I don't think it's *that* bad...
My vote goes to Stall, which has no practical use whatsoever. --- "Many of you feel bad for this lamp...That is because you're crazy. It has no feelings! And the new one is much better." (IKEA's Lamp commercial)