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Should I get Choice Band or Scarf, in-game?

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I have a Jolly Weavile and I'm wondering if I should get him a Band or a Scarf for in-game use?

I'm currently leaning towards Band because with Jolly nature and speed EVs he would outspeed pretty much anything in-game.

Also what should I use for Mamoswine? Trying to get Adamant Nature, and will put EVs in speed and attack.

So for those two pokes, which is better for in-game use? Band or Scarf?

asked Apr 28, 2013 by MrKijani

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I would personally use Choice Band Weavile. Although it is frail to Mach Punch, I havent met a single trainer that has a Pokemon with Mach Punch. Weavile's attack is just a little lower than Mamos, too. With band, it would easily pass it. Mamoswine has good HP and Atk. Since your placing EVs in Atk and Spd, I would use a scarf for it. Even with a scarf, it still cant outspeed a nonscarfed Weavile. If you band it, it'll be swept with Hydro Pumps.

Banded Weavile: 180 Atk, 125 Spd
Scarfed Mamoswine: 130 Atk, 120 Spd

As you can clearly see, Weavile passes Mamo in both Spd AND Atk.

answered Apr 28, 2013 by Justice SwordsMaster
selected Apr 29, 2013 by MrKijani
Sorry it took so long for me to respond. I went and got the Band for Weavile. I guess now I'll start saving BP for the scarf. Many thanks.