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Low Kick or Brick Break for this Weavile?

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I've currently been using choice band Weavile on my OU team. I have been using low kick because I've seen others use it, but I was wondering if brick break would be a better choice. I know that low kick OHKO's Tyranitar, but It has trouble with lighter Pokemon. So, is brick break better than low kick on this Weavile:
Weavile@ choice band
252 att/ 252 spe/ 4 hp
+spe -sp att
ice punch
ice shard
night slash
low kick

asked May 25, 2013 by Extremespeed

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Low Kick deals higher damage to Weavile's most hated enemy Heatran so for that reason I would say Low Kick is better. It also deals good damage to Ferrothorn, getting a 2HKO. It also hurts Terrakion and TTar harder then anyone cares to admit.

Choice Band Terrakion
252 Atk Choice Band Weavile Low Kick (120 BP) vs. 4 HP / 0 Def Terrakion: 406-478 (125.3 - 147.53%) -- guaranteed OHKO
Special Defense Heatran
252 Atk Choice Band Weavile Low Kick (120 BP) vs. 248 HP / 0 Def Heatran: 352-416 (91.42 - 108.05%) -- 50% chance to OHKO
Special Defense Tyranitar
252 Atk Choice Band Weavile Low Kick (120 BP) vs. 252 HP / 0 Def Tyranitar: 684-808 (169.3 - 200%) -- guaranteed OHKO
Standard OU Ferrothorn
252 Atk Choice Band Weavile Low Kick (100 BP) vs. 252 HP / 88+ Def Ferrothorn: 208-246 (59.09 - 69.88%) -- guaranteed 2HKO

As you can see Low Kick gives you a clear OHKO on each of these pokes, with a guarenteed 2HKO on Standard Ferrothorn.

answered May 25, 2013 by MrKijani
selected May 26, 2013 by Extremespeed
Thanks, I'll go with low kick.
1 vote

It's all personal choice. I would choose brick break, as that alone plus the high attack it has should be able to OHKO or 2KO a couple Pokemon. Plus, brick break stops reflect and light screen, a common move used by a lot of Pokemon.
Again, this is my opinion. They are both good, so choose which one you like better.

answered May 25, 2013 by mechacharizard
edited May 25, 2013 by mechacharizard