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Sylveon

Discussion in 'Outdated Ubers Analyses' started by ZoroDark, Jul 13, 2014.

  1. ZoroDark

    ZoroDark i know everything

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    Sylveon


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    Looks adorable
    Only eeveelution that doesn’t suck balls in ubers
    Fairy type is great
    Huge special defense stat, paired with above average hp and sp atk stats
    Pixilate makes it pack a punch
    Faces competition from Xerneas, Fairyceus and Clefable for its role
    Hates hates HATES mega gengar


    Sylveon (F) @ Leftovers
    Ability: Pixilate
    EVs: 248 HP / 8 Def / 252 SpD
    Calm Nature (+SpDef, -Atk)
    - Hyper Voice
    - Wish
    - Protect
    - Heal Bell

    great cleric
    has certain advantages over Xerneas (Wish > ResTalk), Fairyceus (heal bell) and clefable (130spdef > 95spdef)
    wish and heal bell to keep itself and the team healthy
    great check/counter to a lot of special attackers in ubers such as Yveltal, Palkia (outside of rain), Darkrai (watch out for boosted sludge bombs) and can even stall out scarfogre’s surf
    pixilated hyper voice is pretty strong and goes through substitutes
    poor defense stat means it should be kept away from physical attacks unless emergencies

    other options

    shed shell as a middle finger to mega gengar and gothitelle albeit the latter is very uncommon
    baton pass is a cool move instead of heal bell to gain momentum.
    Learns calm mind too, so cm + bp to pokemon like scarf ogre is a fun option
    Specs pixilate hyper beam fucks shit up but it’s very gimmicky and outclassed
    Psyshock and shadow balls are options to 2HKO mega gengar
    Toxic for annoying switch ins such as support arceus or ho-oh


    C&C

    Mega gengar traps sylveon with taunt + sludge wave/bomb, so sylveon really needs a pursuit trapper/shed shell

    Ho-oh can swith in with impunity and beat sylveon up with its strong stabs

    (Bulky) sweepers use sylveon as set up fodder: cm fairy/ghost/water … arceus, ekiller as well as geoxern who just overpowers sylveon

    steel types laugh at everything sylveon throws at them: aegislash, ferrothorn, steelceus

    dislikes residual damage (status, hazards, sandstorm) because it needs to be in top shape to beat the threats it’s supposed to check.
     
    Last edited: Jul 16, 2014
  2. puregenius

    puregenius :<

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    Looks good

    Qc approved 1/3
     
  3. -Leon-

    -Leon- bae <3

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    flareon can check xerneas=doesnt suck balls. bop (@Piexplode can attest to that :o)
     
  4. ZoroDark

    ZoroDark i know everything

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    nah flareon sucks balls
     
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  5. Raducan

    Raducan Well-Known Member

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    approved, 2/3
     
  6. Ramiel

    Ramiel On our backs. In our hearts.

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    Don't see anything wrong with it despite trying to find something to pick on :p
    QC approved.
     
  7. Raducan

    Raducan Well-Known Member

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