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What Pokemon make good weather tanks/stallers?

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I know Absol asked about sweepers, but what about the ones that are kinda slow, like Rain-Hydration-Vaporeon and Overcoat-Mandibuzz?? They're pretty good....

asked Dec 28, 2012 by [MEGA]StellarLucario
Well, at least Vaporeon is. Mandibuzz does wonders for me, but others....well, not so much.
Hey CG, do I have to put the moveset? Cus I have over 10 and I really can't be bothered to do all the moveset stuff for all of them. Can I just wirte a sentence for each of them and be done with it?
Sorry to put it so late, Flare, but sure.

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Sand:

Heatran @ Leftovers
Trait: Flash Fire
Calm Nature (+SDef, -Atk)
EVs: 252 HP/ 186 SDef/ 72 Def
- Earth Power
- Torment
- Magma Storm/Lava Plume
- Substitute
TormenTran set. Substitute and Torment help stall, Sand Damage stacks nicely with Residual damage (Magma Storm) or Burn (Lava Plume).

Gastrodon @ Leftovers
Trait: Storm Drain
Calm Nature (+SDef, -Atk)
EVs: 252 HP/ 252 SDef/ 4 Def
- Scald
- Recover
- Ice Beam/Earth Power
- Stockpile
Stockpile and Recover make Gastro a beast, Scald burning can shut down any physical counters.

Rain:

Ferrothorn @ Leftovers
Trait: Iron Barbs
Impish Nature (+Def, -SAtk)
EVs: 252 HP/ 248 Def/ 12 SDef
- Leech Seed
- Thunder Wave
- Stealth Rock
- Power Whip
In Rain, Ferrothorn's x4 Fire Weakness is softened. Leech Seed + Leftovers make great recovery/stalling tools and thunder wave can cripple sweepers on the switch-in.

Dragonite @ Leftovers (Physical)
Trait: Multiscale
Jolly Nature (+Spe, -SAtk)
EVs: 252 Spe/ 200 HP/ 56 Atk
- Dragon Claw/Outrage
- ExtremeSpeed
- Earthquake/Superpower
- Roost
physical tank. Leftovers and Roost abuse Multiscales damage reduction.

Dragonite @ Leftovers (Special)
Trait: Multiscale
Timid Nature (+Spe, -Atk)
EVs: 252 Spe/ 186 HP/ 72 SAtk
- Thunder
- Hurricane
- Surf
- Roost
No Dragon type STAB?! yes, since Thunder and STAB Hurricane both become 100 acc in Rain, and Surf gets a 50% BP boost bringing its BP to 143 which with an acc of 100 can put the hurt on stuff.

Sun:

Hippowdon @ Leftovers
Trait: Sand Force
Impish Nature (+Def, -SAtk)
EVs: 252 HP/ 186 Def/ 72 Atk
- Earthquake
- Slack Off
- Fire Fang/Crunch
- Stone Edge/Stealth Rock
More of a Sand Counter, it makes an opponent switching weather work for you.

Hail:

Mamoswine @ Leftovers
Trait: Thick Fat
Adamant Nature (+Atk, -SAtk)
EVs: 252 HP/ 252 Atk/ 4 SDef
- Ice Shard
- Earthquake
- Superpower
- Stone Edge
its Mamoswine. pretty obvious.....

well, there are some weather abusers for stall teams I have found useful. Magic Guard Reuniclus can be used as well but I figured you can find that set easily.

hope this helps :)

answered Dec 28, 2012 by SlipperyDevil
selected Jan 6, 2013 by [MEGA]StellarLucario
I apologize for not noticing until now.
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Vaporeon is baws in Rain.
enter image description here @Leftovers
EV's: 252 HP, 128 SpD, 128 Def
Nature: Bold (+Def -Atk)
Trait: Hydration

  • Rest
  • Toxic
  • Haze
  • Scald
answered Dec 28, 2012 by Flare
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Kyogre @ Damp Rock
Docile Nature
Ability Drizzle
Moves
Double edge
Hydro Pump
Brine
Calm Mind

answered Dec 28, 2012 by Timothy
why would Kyogre need a Damp Rock? Drizzle summons Permanent Rain.....