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Magneton

Discussion in 'NU Analyses' started by The Simpson Menace, Jul 6, 2014.

  1. The Simpson Menace

    The Simpson Menace nostalgia

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    (Didn't see an NU analysis wanted thread so I just decided to do this)

    Magneton

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    Overview:
    -Is actually 3 magnemite linked together by a strong magnetic force
    -Gifted an amazing Base Sp Atk stat (120)
    -Awesome dual stab
    -Great typing with 11 resistances and 1 immunity
    -Resists Toxic and Thunder Wave
    -3 great abilities in Sturdy, Magnet Pull and Analytic
    -95 Def and 70 Sp Def is not bad
    -Terrible Hp Stat
    -Mediocre Speed Stat

    Standard Choice Scarf:

    Magneton @ Choice Scarf
    Trait: Sturdy
    EVs: 4 HP / 252 SAtk / 252 Spd
    Timid Nature (+Spd, -Atk)
    - Thunderbolt
    - Volt Switch
    - Hidden Power Grass
    - Flash Cannon

    *Great Revenge Killer
    *Timid scarf allows it to outspeed majority of the tier who don't run Scarf
    *Sturdy can be run if paired with a defogger or spinner
    *Thunderbolt is a nice stab and deals alot to flying and water types
    *Flash Cannon is a nice stab as well and hits Rock, Ice and Fairy types
    *Hidden Power Grass does damage to Ground types, Magneton's common enemies
    *Volt switch for momentum

    Eviolite:

    Magneton @ Eviolite
    Trait: Analytic
    EVs: 252 HP / 252 SAtk / 4 Def
    Modest Nature (+SAtk, -Atk)
    - Thunderbolt
    - Volt Switch
    - Hidden Power Grass
    - Flash Cannon

    *Eviolite gives him respectable bulk
    *Analytic goes well with this set since its speed stat isn't really high so it takes advantage of its slow
    nature with analytic giving it a 30% boost in its moves if it attacks last in the round
    *The HP investment adds bulk
    *252 investment Modest Nature is for Power
    *Thunderbolt is main stab as well as Flash Cannon
    *Hidden Power Grass is for Ground types

    Choice Specs:

    Magneton @ Choice Specs
    Trait: Sturdy/Analytic
    EVs: 4 HP / 252 SAtk / 252 Spd
    Modest Nature (+SAtk, -Atk)
    - Thunderbolt
    - Flash Cannon
    - Hidden Power Grass
    - Volt Switch

    *With Modest nature and Specs his Sp Atk reaches 558
    *Speed reaches 239
    *Thunderbolt and Flash Cannon are unstoppable
    *Volt switch is for momentum
    *Hidden Power Grass deals massive damage to ground types

    Other Options
    -Hidden Power Fire/Ice
    -Life Orb
    -Discharge for the 30% chance paralysis
    -Magnet Pull goes nice with Hidden Power Fire to trap Steel types and kill

    Counters and Checks:
    -Other common scarfed Pokemon like Sawk, Primeape and Delphox which unfortunately outspeed
    -Lanturn and Jolteon 2 of the tier's common Volt Absorb abusers
    -Mach Punches from Hitmonchan and Hitmontop 2OHKO
    -Ground types can come in and deliver deadly Earthquakes
    -Other Magnet Pull Magnetons with Hidden Power Fire
    -Bulky Electric and Dragon types in general


    (Welp if I left anything Important out)
     
    Last edited: Jul 7, 2014
  2. meeps

    meeps Well-Known Member

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    90 x 1.5 = 135
    80 x 1.5 = 120
    60 x 2 = 120

    i dont see any reason to run any hidden power type that is not grass. the only thing hp fire is only useful for steelix, which should be running max spdef anyways and magneton will therefore lose to it unless it's running specs, so i'd put any mention of other hidden power in oo. magneton isn't trapping and killing anything in this tier either, magnet pull should just be straight-up put in OO (it does help create momentum vs bronzong while doing damage with volt switch, but that's it really).

    just something notable that really needed to be pointed out
     
  3. The Simpson Menace

    The Simpson Menace nostalgia

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    Thanks Meepsvictory for your input, I have implemented it.