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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.

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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

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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.