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What moves are good for a Pokemon learning focus punch?

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I was thinking a Pokemon knowing focus punch (duh) and double team so I would be able to pull off focus punch but cant decide on 2 other moves. Also what Pokemon should I use.

asked Nov 24, 2012 by Kanto

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The best move to pair up with Focus Punch is Substitute. When you use Substitute, you cannot lose you focus when using Focus Punch. Some good candidates are:

  • Breloom: Has access to Spore and high Attack stat.
  • Conkeldurr: Low speed allows you to pull off a Substitute and and High Attack stat.
answered Nov 25, 2012 by Mewderator
selected Nov 25, 2012 by Kanto
Meh, the two candidates you named can run other sets with much more ease, but they can run SubPunch as well.
Thanks a lot!! I noticed chuck the 5th gym leader in heartgold had a primeape with focus punch and sand attack and i thought it was  a great strategy but i had magical leaf