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Whats a good ev build for smeargle?

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So I was wondering what a good ev set for a smeargle would be. There could be a bunch of different sets, with advantages and disadvantages, so also post what moveset you use with that smeargle, and tell me its pros and cons.

asked Nov 14, 2012 by mechacharizard

1 Answer

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Usually, Smeargle run Baton Pass sets, or hazards sets:


Hazard setter:

Smeargle (M) @ Focus Sash

Trait: Own Tempo
EVs: 4 HP / 252 Def / 252 Spd
Timid Nature (+Spd, -Atk)

  • Spore
  • Spikes
  • Magic Coat
  • Stealth Rock

Baton Pass:

Smeargle (M) @ Focus Sash

Trait: Own Tempo
EVs: 252 HP / 4 Def / 252 Spd
Timid Nature (+Spd, -Atk)

  • Spore
  • Shell Smash
  • Ingrain
  • Baton Pass

Most Smeargle run no offensive EVs at all.
Pros: With Spore, you can almost get a guaranteed hazard setup, or Baton Pass.
Cons: They are many counters to these sets:

  • Vital Spirit: Stops Spore
  • Taunt: Shuts down Smeargle completely
  • Hazards+ Priority: Once Smeargle's Sash is gone, it is easily revenge killed.

And just for fun:

FEAR! LEVEL ONE!

Smeargle (M) @ Focus Sash

Trait: Own Tempo
EVs: 252 Atk
IVs: 0 HP / 0 Def / 0 SDef / 0 Spd
Brave Nature (+Atk, -Spd)

  • Spore
  • Trick Room
  • Endeavor
  • Dragon Rage

answered Nov 14, 2012 by Mewderator
If Smeargle only learns Sketch every 10 levels how is it possible to get a lvl 1 Smeargle with 4 moves?
Move Tutor. The Rememberer.
Oh lol.