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2 years ago#1
Smogon says Def, but she's still dead if she takes a physical hit regardless so is it even worth it?
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2 years ago#2
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2 years ago#3
She has a low amount of Defense naturally, so investing 252 EV in Defense basically provides 50% more physical bulk. She already has a naturally high amount of HP, so the 252 EV in HP you're providing is just ~10% more than what you would get naturally.
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2 years ago#4
ArwenTinuviel posted...
She has a low amount of Defense naturally, so investing 252 EV in Defense basically provides 50% more physical bulk. She already has a naturally high amount of HP, so the 252 EV in HP you're providing is just ~10% more than what you would get naturally.


Nice point.
2 years ago#5
Both.
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2 years ago#6
Low HP, high defense? HP

High HP, low defense? Defense

This works on pretty much all occasions.
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2 years ago#7
Defense or bust. Your blissey will be ohkod by tackle if you don't. Hp isn't as important, if you're picking one or the other you have to do defense.
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2 years ago#8
You really want a Bold Blissey with 252HP, 252Def, and 6 Sp.Def.

Blissey's Sp.Def is naturally absurdly high. Coupled with its monstrous HP stat, it'll take Special-based hits really well even without investment.

Trust me, you'll want the defense so that you don't get OHKO'd by any physical hit that's not a Close Combat.
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