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What are some good physical walls in OU?

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OU: Donphan, deoxys-D, celebi, landorus-T, tyranitar, ferrothorn, forretress, gliscor, jircahi, skarmory, heatran, jellicent, tentacruel, politoed, roton-W, chansey. reuniclus, gastrodon, dragonite, metagross, cloyster, and vaporeon
Lower tiers that are still viable in OU: bronzong, cofagrigus, slowbro, umbreon, claydol, blastoise, hitmontop, swampert, sableye, suicune, rhyperior, rhydon, dusclops, scrafty, mew, porygon2, milotic, tangrowth, amoonguss, cresselia, and sandslash
Still going to add more

answered Feb 3, 2013 by CWegz
selected Nov 19, 2013 by Generekt
Cough Jellicent is a very solid wall. I suggest you get rid of Physical Walls after burning, because all of them are decent Physical walls...
is that good now?   I meant that they can become WAY better physical walls after they burn
Yeah, but I think you're missing a few.
Jirachi, Celebi, Landorus-T, Reuniclus. Also some stuff in the lower tiers.
Aren't we missing magikarp and missingno?
LoL, Gligurr.
Yeah, use a Deoxys-D.  My friend has one, and it's unstoppable.
Though it does cripple to a Bullet Punch from my Scizor, for some reason.
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Slowbro - 110 base defence, reliable method of recovery (Slack Off), can learn various moves that will deal with its weaknesses (flamethrower, ice beam), can also learn Calm Mind to boost its special defence and has Regenorator ability.

Umbreon - high def and special defence, reliable methods of recovery (Moonlight/ Wish), only 2 weaknesses, Synchronise ability to damage opponent, Heal Bell for team support, but no viable offensive moves except Foul Play.

Bronzong - levitate and steel/ psychic typing means it only has one weakness, high defence and special defence, slow speed so makes good use of Gyro Ball, access to Stealth Rock and Dual Screens, cannot be poisoned. However, no reliable method of recovery except Rest.

Milotic - mono-water typing means it only has 2 weaknesses, ability Marvel Scale will mean that its defence is boosted when it's either burned, paralysed, asleep or poisoned (you can give it Flame Orb if you want to make sure, along with Aqua Ring and Recover, meaning it won't lose too much health), reliable method of recovery (Recover obv.), has access to Haze which will reset calm mind/ Bulk Up stallers, and Dragon Tail which will force them out.

Reuniclus - slow speed but has enough bulk to use Trick Room, reliable method of recovery (Recover), has Calm Mind to boost sp. defences and sp. attack, has Shadow Ball and Focus Blast to deal with 2 of its 3 weaknesses, has Magic Guard which means it won't be hurt by burn or poison, and will be able to use Life Orb with no recoil damage.

Mew - base 100 in all stats, a huge movepool to choose from, access to Roost, Will-O-Wisp (which will cause an attack drop in the opponent, even with moves like Dragon Dance), along with decent speed.

Cofagrigus - base defence of 145, high special defence of 105 as well, access to Will-O-Wisp to cause attack drop in opponent, access to Haze to reset stallers, no reliable method of recovery but can use Pain Split, access to enough bulk and/ or Trick Room to compensate for low speed.

Porygon2 - not fully evolved so can hold Eviolite, forfeits Leftovers recovery but has Recover, access to a range of attacks that cover most things neutrally, high special attack, Analytic ability which will give it a Life Orb boost for moving slower than its opponent, only one weakness.

answered Feb 3, 2013 by fondant
edited Feb 3, 2013 by fondant
Milotic, Bronzong, Slowbro and Umbreon have all less than 4% usage in OU. I think you mean UU here. Sorry, not the best answer.
Actually I've seen them used more often in OU now; Milotic and Slowbro are particularly good because they have reliable methods of recovery, unlike say Metagross, which I see people using as a wall often but has no recovery method other than Rest. These Pokemon are under rated, especially Milotic's Marvel Scale.
Metagross is never used in OU. While you may see them once in a while, they still have less than 4% usage in OU, and they're not the best.
http://www.smogon.com/bw/pokemon/metagross > If it's not used in OU, where is it used.
I meant that it's never used. It's D Ranked on Smogon by the people, because it has virtually no niche.
43   | Metagross       |  4.833% - http://www.smogon.com/forums/showthread.php?t=3464495

It's in top 50 for usage. Slowbro is 56, Mew 53, Bronzong is 59. This is in a list of 574 Pokemon.
Still awful.
With only a 100 of them that are viable. My point is that all of these are outclassed, and have no niche in walling.
I like jirachi over metagross anyways...
and sleep talk milotic is pretty deadly
Actually, they do have niches. Umbreon has access to heal bell and two recovery methods along with x0 to Psychic, meaning it can't be Psyshock'ed like Blissey can. Milotic has access to Marvel Scale, which means a Rest Talk set is high viable on it. Bronzong only has one weakness which means it will be able to wall most attacks comfortably, and Slowbro has a high enough defence to balance physical attacks that Blissey cannot take, especially Fighting ones.

If you don't agree, stop arguing. I've used these all in battle before, in UU and OU, and that's why I'm recommending them. Stop pulling up statistics if you can't find a source for them. Saying 4% means nothing when there are 600+ Pokemon in total.
http://www.neoseeker.com/forums/36119/t1771221-smogons-po-betas-usage-statistics-for-october-2012-minor-tier-changes-inside/

Metagross is 47, Mew is 55, Milotic is 87, Umbreon is 79, Porygon2 is 94, Reuniclus is 43. This is a list of the top 100 usages in OU.

Politoed is first, but it's usage is solely based on Drizzle. Otherwise, it'd a Pokemon with little going for it. Pokemon usage tables don't define everything. The tables don't stat why or how they're used, but since you're throwing statistics at me, I'll give you some in return.
Politoed has solid defense and it gets access to scald... it can use perish song to destroy set up sweepers and it can even run a good specs set.
Politoed can run a good Choice Specs set, but the trade off is that your weather lead is banded and should it faint, the other weather lead will prevail, which leaves your team without the weather that you've planned. Also, Choice Specs sets are always walled by Blissey/ Chansey. They'll carry Toxic and just stall you out.
Keldeo beats Blissey with it's Specs set.
What the hell... nobody runs specs sets anymore. Who leads with blissey? I would switch to a physical a ttacker. I just mentioned that it can run specs because it can.. not likea nyone uses it anymore
So sorry to break in, but Specs Keldeo is used by me :D