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Flare blitz or Fire punch on HA Chimchar??

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2 years ago#1
Hey guys. I'm breeding HA Chimchars at the moment, and am wondering if I should go with flare blitz or fire punch? flare blitz still has more power even with boosted fire punch. But at least with fire punch there's no recoil, and Infernape is already pretty frail ...
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2 years ago#2
Flare Blitz is stronger.
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2 years ago#3
Always Flare Blitz.
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2 years ago#4
Infernape only has 2 good moves that make use of iron fist: mach punch and thunder punch
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2 years ago#5
Turtleatlaw posted...
But at least with fire punch there's no recoil, and Infernape is already pretty frail ...


Pretty much any move that would be used on him would obliterate him, so you might as well put out as much damage as possible before that happens
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2 years ago#6
CallMeSeeker posted...
Infernape only has 2 good moves that make use of iron fist: mach punch and thunder punch


What about power up punch?

Also, isn't recoil from flare blitz a concern?
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2 years ago#7
I believe the correct answer is Overheat.
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2 years ago#8
Meh, I wouldn't pick power-up punch over CC.

He's too frail to give up OHKOing things before stat boosts
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2 years ago#9
CallMeSeeker posted...
Meh, I wouldn't pick power-up punch over CC.

He's too frail to give up OHKOing things before stat boosts


this

power up punch is overrated because he'll just get 1shot due to poor bulk

if anything you could just bring him in and force a switch and Swords Dance and get a larger boost
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2 years ago#10
Cool! Thanks for all the advice guys!

I'm on my way to a competitive Infernape!

FYI, I have a handful of HA (Iron Fist) Chimchars after the breeding
Let me know if any of you want one
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