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User Info: Speedlot

Speedlot
3 years ago#51
Hp: 80
Attack: 110
Defense: 90
Sp.Attck: 60
Sp:Defense: 90
Speed:90

BST-20

A physical Ghost/Steel is mediocre in offense great on defense. This will go Uber if in Gen 5.

User Info: Hierarchy225

Hierarchy225
3 years ago#52
Aysander posted...
Honestly, I'll laugh if it has an evolution that has a stat distribution sorta like this:

Hp: 75
Atk: 120
Def: 60
Sp.Atk: 110
Sp.Def: 60
Spd: 120
BST = 545

Imo, 60 base defenses is still pretty good for a type that would defensively wall a greater portion of the types. Standard sweepers would probably need a +1 or +2 to guarantee a OHKO. Combined with great offensive stats and a speed, and possibly a new ghost phys move on par w/ Shadowball, it could be a potential threat, even with fire and ground weaknesses.


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SoleEater
3 years ago#53
BurningFlareX posted...
Dark / Ghost is the best type. The problem is that both Pokemon of that type aren't super strong.


Right.

People act like just because this Pokemon has a type with a lot of resistances/few weaknesses, it's automatically good. They know nothing else about it.
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User Info: Jaricko

Jaricko
3 years ago#54
SoleEater posted...
BurningFlareX posted...
Dark / Ghost is the best type. The problem is that both Pokemon of that type aren't super strong.


Right.

People act like just because this Pokemon has a type with a lot of resistances/few weaknesses, it's automatically good. They know nothing else about it.


I would wagger its gonna be another dialga case. Where it has an incredible typing and horrible defensive stats but the typing completely invalidates that fact. I expect bulky because its a steel type, that is kinda their thing a good majority of the time, that does not mean they have to wall things entirely.

Also hoping for light screen and reflect as low odds as that is, it would give that pokemon one hell of a niche.
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VengefulShoe
3 years ago#55
SoleEater posted...
BurningFlareX posted...
Dark / Ghost is the best type. The problem is that both Pokemon of that type aren't super strong.


Right.

People act like just because this Pokemon has a type with a lot of resistances/few weaknesses, it's automatically good. They know nothing else about it.


This is due to the fact that if it has any sort of recovery (as most Ghost-types do), the combination of its resistances and immunities will make it very hard to uproot. I mean, its resistant/immune to 2/3 entry hazards, and is immune to Toxic. Even if it has terrible defensive stats, it will still rank as a very effective sweeper if it's offensive stats are even remotely decent since we know it gets Swords Dance.
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User Info: SoleEater

SoleEater
3 years ago#56
Jaricko posted...
SoleEater posted...
BurningFlareX posted...
Dark / Ghost is the best type. The problem is that both Pokemon of that type aren't super strong.


Right.

People act like just because this Pokemon has a type with a lot of resistances/few weaknesses, it's automatically good. They know nothing else about it.


I would wagger its gonna be another dialga case. Where it has an incredible typing and horrible defensive stats but the typing completely invalidates that fact. I expect bulky because its a steel type, that is kinda their thing a good majority of the time, that does not mean they have to wall things entirely.

Also hoping for light screen and reflect as low odds as that is, it would give that pokemon one hell of a niche.


Dialga doesn't have horrible Defensive stats.
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User Info: ZTIger5

ZTIger5
3 years ago#57
Aysander posted...
Honestly, I'll laugh if it has an evolution that has a stat distribution sorta like this:

Hp: 75
Atk: 120
Def: 60
Sp.Atk: 110
Sp.Def: 60
Spd: 120
BST = 545


I have my doubts its Sp.Att will be that high, though the rest of it is quite plausible and along my line of thinking.
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User Info: Jaricko

Jaricko
3 years ago#58
VengefulShoe posted...
SoleEater posted...
BurningFlareX posted...
Dark / Ghost is the best type. The problem is that both Pokemon of that type aren't super strong.


Right.

People act like just because this Pokemon has a type with a lot of resistances/few weaknesses, it's automatically good. They know nothing else about it.


This is due to the fact that if it has any sort of recovery (as most Ghost-types do), the combination of its resistances and immunities will make it very hard to uproot. I mean, its resistant/immune to 2/3 entry hazards, and is immune to Toxic. Even if it has terrible defensive stats, it will still rank as a very effective sweeper if it's offensive stats are even remotely decent since we know it gets Swords Dance.


The worst they could do it it basically is make it another escavalier. Great defenses, high attack but terrible speed and terrible move pool to not make use of its stats. Even if the sword had good stats if it has a terrible move pool, its dead in the water. Steel types tend to get a lot of the same sorts of moves, as do ghosts. I cannot think of much in the way of physical stab for him to have so he might be lacking there and we know steel stab is not that incredible.

So this is a very real possibility. However it has ghost typing meaning its likely to get support moves too. And recovery.
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