I've thought a good many hours of my life about trying to figure out a new sweeper, like a NickWak or Curselax. Something with lasting meaning and I can see my creation being put on a lot of teams. After some thought, I came to a nutty idea: What about the least offensive Pokemon, Shuckle, as a sweeper?
I know what some of you might be saying. 'tha hell? I thought the same thing myself. With a bit of small thought and some ingenuity, I'd like to share my final thoughts with you. I'll probably test this out a bit on GSbot and if it really sucks I'll scrap the whole idea or rework it a bit.
I'd like your input based on the current GSbot metagame, though.
Shuckle can't be a sweeper on its own, that is obvious. We need a Baton Passer to help it out. My first Pokémon on the team:
Body Slam/Physical Move
Scizor is here to power up Shuckle. Scizor will lead off with a few(3 to 4) Double Teams, hopefully you will not sustain that much damage due to evade. Swords Dance comes next, power up till max or until you don't think you can survive much longer. Pass to...
Knuckle is a name after my favorite Sonic character, Knuckles. Anyway, the set is simple. After being powered up with the Baton Pass, he will be able to do some pretty good damage. With double team he won't be hit as often, and even if he does hit, he boasts those lovely defensive stats. Use Wrap to keep your opponents in and use Sandstorm to deal some extra damage. Power up the rollout with Defence Curl(which will only work once or twice) and let loose with the Rollout. With Wrap in place, they can't switch and with Double Team/Huge Defense they won't damage you all that much. Leftovers can provide some healing.
A simple electric guy.. he's here to take out those pesky Skarmory's, that could ruin my Knuckles plans.
A simple and powerful attacker. This guy takes out the other steel types that Shuckle really can't take out. I used this set before, RBY old skool, it works well.
@ King's Rock
Meh. He's here to provide water support to rock/ground types that may hurt Shuckles chances. Standard ickyness.
When all fails, go to the duck. Thats all I gotta say.
So gimme your input. I'd like to hear from ya. Thanks in advance... *goes to Gsbot to try it out*
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