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[Skeleton] Klefki

Discussion in 'Ubers Analyses' started by ZoroDark, Aug 15, 2014.

  1. ZoroDark

    ZoroDark i know everything

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    I was bored to death during a 4 hour car drive so I decided to do this on my phone. i know i'm exceeding the limit of doing x pokemon at once but i think i'm trustworthy so ya.

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    Overview:
    • Good case for most annoying poke of gen 6
    • One of the best Xern checks in the game
    • Prankster is amazing especially with the support move pool Klefki has
    • Fantastic typing
    • Average stats overall make it a non-factor offensively. It can't take hits for a very long time either.
    • No recovery

    Set:

    Klefki @ Leftovers
    Trait: Prankster
    EVs: 252 HP / 4 Def / 252 SpDef
    Careful Nature (+SpDef, SpAtk)
    - Spikes
    - Toxic
    - Thunder Wave
    - Play Rough

    • Easily sets up hazards on key threats like Yveltal
    • Toxic puts a timer on just about everything, especially bothering Defog Arceus
    • Thunder Wave neutralizes most offensive threats and works as a panic button of sorts thanks to Prankster
    • Play Rough prevents Klefki from being completely Taunt bait and breaks Xern's subs
    • Max SpDef to check/counter Yveltal, Xern and other special attackers

    Other options
    • Dual screens with Light Clay is decent
    • heal block fucks up gothitelle that traps you otherwise
    • Gets sub to dodge burns but it kinda needs its 4 moves
    • rest talk i guess
    • CM is nothing but a gimmick
    • Hp ice maybe to surprise lando-t/gliscor but I haven't done calcs
    • foul play is a nasty surprise to arceus/groudon/rayquaza who think they can set up for free
    • rocky helmet

    Team options:
    • Lando T to check ground types and Ho-oh
    • Palkia takes fire moves and beats Kyogre who Klefki is helpless against
    • Mega Gengar/Gothitelle to trap Defog Arceus so Spikes stay on the field
    • Strong physical to pick off a para'd GeoXern like mega kanga

    C&C
    • Ground and Fire types may be annoyed by Twave/Toxic but can blast Klefki to pieces with their STABs. Excadrill gets a special mention for not caring at all and spinning
    • Steel types don't care about anything Klefki can throw at them but risking facing a field of spikes
    • Pokemon who don't mind toxic like heal bellers or resttalkers will beat Klefki
    • not terribly hard to beat overall, but you'll always be crippled/facing spikes.
     
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  2. Ramiel

    Ramiel On our backs. In our hearts.

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    THE LEGENDARY RESTTALK GEOMANCY XERNEAS SMASHES DIS THINGIE

    Change sets to subs on
    • Play Rough prevents Klefki from being completely Taunt bait and breaks Xern's sets


    CC

    Zekrom. Smashes it straight while not caring too much about Toxic if choiced.


    OO

    Rocky Helm in OO, letting it switch into things like Kanga on the Fake Out and maybe knocking off that 15 percent on Ekiller. Can help it wear down some spinners too.
     
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  3. Raducan

    Raducan Well-Known Member

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    I did that 'cause I'm nice :]

    Maybe mention Foul Play in OO to catch SD Arceus off guard or w/e.

    Approved. (1/3)
     
  4. ZoroDark

    ZoroDark i know everything

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    thanks guys :)
    yeah those are good ideas for oo, added them
     
  5. Ramiel

    Ramiel On our backs. In our hearts.

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    QC Approved~
     
  6. puregenius

    puregenius :<

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    most of what ur missing in some sections is said in others lol
    seems fine i guess
    3/3
     
  7. Raducan

    Raducan Well-Known Member

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  8. Fixed

    Fixed Active Member

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    Heal Block in OO because Gothitelle hype going around
    You can run 52 Atk if you're paranoid for 52 Atk Klefki Play Rough vs. 0 HP / 204 Def Fairy Aura Xerneas: 99-117 (25.1 - 29.7%) -- guaranteed 4HKO
    Giratina-O nice partner
    Maybe stress somewhere that Klefki dies checking Xerneas so you need some secondary Yveltal (Darkrai) check, as I see many people forget this.
     
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