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Old 11-19-2016, 03:19 PM   #17
Lady Kuno
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Originally Posted by Schala View Post
Yeah, it might have some mediocre stats, but Water Bubble more than makes up for it.

It gets a Water type Crunch, Liquidation, late game. So couple that with an immunity to Burn, and double the base damage (170 Base Power with a defense drop on the opposing Pokemon for Liquidation), plus the fact that "all water moves" includes the water z move, and you can see some of the reasons that Araquanid is one of my favorites this gen. One of the others being that I'm a sucker for spiders.
Yeah, god damn. I was reading some number testing and it even freaking out damages Keldeo with Hydro Pump. Like.. holy shit. It basically has Thick Fat, super Adaptability, and Water Veil all in one ability? Who approved that? On top of that it has absolute sick Sp.Def, and Assault Vest + Leech Life makes it obscene. Especially with that Leech Life boost. You can also run it for Doubles with Wide Guard + Entrainment.

Water types got soooo much good shit this gen. Hello rain, my old friend.
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