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should i build my alteria physical or special attack?

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1 year ago#1
ideas move sets? i believe its base atk and satk are the same
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1 year ago#2
Attack, since it has Dragon Dance.
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1 year ago#3
Special will let you hit harder straight away with more powerful moves - Fire Blast, Draco Meteor etc.
It can learn Dragon Dance though, so physical can get pretty powerful if you're able to set up.

It's better defensively really, and if you want to use it primarily for attacking, physical with Dragon Dance is more likely to pay off as base 70 attacks really need some boosts to do much damage.
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1 year ago#4
Altaria gets Dragon Dance while lacking a Special Attack buff. I would suggest a physical attacker, with maybe Flamethrower, Thunderbolt, Dragon Pulse or Moonblast on the side.
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1 year ago#5
hmm interesting, i hear she has great defensive stats but i want her to be pure attack bc her x4 weakness to ice will destroy her. I like DD as a move what good stab moves can i give her as a physical sweeper, lets include DD as one of the moves and maybe roost but prob not.
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1 year ago#6
Lucky17thguy posted...
hmm interesting, i hear she has great defensive stats but i want her to be pure attack bc her x4 weakness to ice will destroy her. I like DD as a move what good stab moves can i give her as a physical sweeper, lets include DD as one of the moves and maybe roost but prob not.


Dragon Rush (power, low accuracy) or Dragon Claw (lower power, won't miss). Dragon Rush is an Egg Move, Claw a TM.
Earthquake (TM)
Maybe Roost to heal up after setting up, as you're likely to have taken some damage in the process.
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