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Surf? Waterfall?

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What is stronger?
Surf (95) with Special Attack 200
or
Waterfall (80) with Attack 243?

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Okay. Here's the damage formula

Damage = ((((2 Level / 5 + 2) AttackStat AttackPower / DefenseStat) / 50) + 2) STAB Weakness/Resistance RandomNumber / 100

To find the answer you want, I'll assume a few constants.

Constants:
Level=100
Defense Stat=100
STAB=1.5
Weakness=1.0
resistance=1.0
Random Number=20.

Waterfall calculation:

Given---> attack Stat=243, attack power=80

Damage = ((((2 100/ 5 + 2) AttackStat AttackPower / DefenseStat) / 50) + 2) STAB Weakness/Resistance RandomNumber / 100

Damage = (((42 243 80 / 100) / 50) + 2) 1.5 20 / 100

Damage = 165.296 1.5 20 / 100

Damage=49.48 or 50 with significant figures.

Damage Surf:

Given---> Attack power=95, SpAtk=200

Damage = ((((2 Level / 5 + 2) AttackStat AttackPower / DefenseStat) / 50) + 2) STAB Weakness/Resistance RandomNumber / 100

Damage = ((((2 100/ 5 + 2) 200 95 / 100) / 50) + 2) 1.5 * 20 / 100

Damage = (((42 200 95 / 100) / 50) + 2) 1.5 20 / 100

Damage = (((42 200 95 / 100) / 50) + 2) 1.5 20 / 100

Damage = 161.6 1.5 20 / 100

Damage=48.48= or 48. with significant figures.

-Waterfall does 50 points of damage.

-Surf does 48 points of damage.

there's not much difference, but you could always use stat boosters, EV training Etc.

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MAN!! I ONLY WANTED TO KNOW, HICH IS STRONGER! XDD
But, great answer
I just wanted to show the work behind it.