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1 year ago#1
What are your thoughts on the following Ferrothorn set?

Ability: Iron Barbs
Nature: Sassy

-Leech Seed
-Protect
-Curse
-Power Whip

Evs: (252 SpDef, 252 HP, 4 Atk)
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1 year ago#2
Bump
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1 year ago#3
Why not Gyro Ball over Power Whip?
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1 year ago#4
Chaosmaster00 posted...
Why not Gyro Ball over Power Whip?


Reliability, I suppose. I'm going to be doing a lot less damage if my opponent decides to send in a slow, bulky Pokemon.
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1 year ago#5
True, Slowbro would wall it pretty bad, but I suppose that's what Leech Seed is for. Not like he'd be able to do much else to you after he comes in.

EDIT: Actually, I forgot Slowbro was LOLGENWUN, so he does get Flamethrower... eh, either way, I wouldn't stay in on him.
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Friend Safari: Fire - Growlithe, Charmeleon, Braixen | TSV: 401
1 year ago#6
Chaosmaster00 posted...
True, Slowbro would wall it pretty bad, but I suppose that's what Leech Seed is for. Not like he'd be able to do much else to you after he comes in.

EDIT: Actually, I forgot Slowbro was LOLGENWUN, so he does get Flamethrower... eh, either way, I wouldn't stay in on him.


4 SpA Slowbro Flamethrower vs. 252 HP / 252 SpD Ferrothorn: 188-224 (53.4 - 63.6%) -- guaranteed 2HKO

So yeah, I see what you mean there. But then again:

+3 4 Atk Ferrothorn Power Whip vs. 252 HP / 252+ Def Slowbro: 414-488 (105 - 123.8%) -- guaranteed OHKO

So if I got Curse off at least 3 times, I could probably take it down, Otherwise, I'd have to switch.
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3ds FC: 1977-0205-6694
QP3W-WWWW-WWW5-YH63
1 year ago#7
Bump
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1 year ago#8
Ferrothorn @ Leftovers
Ability: Iron Barbs
Sassy Nature
EV's: 252 HP / 4 Atk / 252 SpD
IV's: 0 Spe
- Gyro Ball
- Leech Seed/Rest
- Toxic/Power Whip
- Spikes/Stealth Rock
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1 year ago#9
Replace curse with something better, and use a zoom lens.
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1 year ago#10
pokemon2poker posted...
Replace curse with something better, and use a zoom lens.


I used curse to compensate for the lack of Defenses and the attack boost. I've also decided to run Gyro Ball over Power Whip, since I'll be breeding for a 0 Speed IV.
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