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What is a good moveset for Clawitzer?

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asked Nov 12, 2013 by MovesetBot

7 Answers

3 votes

Clawitzer @ Expert Belt / Life Orb
Trait: Mega Launcher
EVS: 252 HP / 4 Def / 252 SAtk
Modest Nature
- Water Pulse
- Ice Beam
- Sludge Bomb/Dark Pulse
- Aura Sphere

Alright so Clawitzer's pitiful base 59 speed means that it would still only hit a maximum speed of 238, so there really isn't much of a point investing in that. Clawitzer on the other hand has decent 71/88/89 bulk, with an impressive base 120 special attack - so the EVs focus on maximising bulk in the form of HP and Special Attack to maximise damage.
Water Pulse is the STAB move of choice, being boosted by Mega Launcher from 60 power to 90 power the exact same as sruf - except iwht a 20% confusion chance. Ice Beam is the move of coverage to nail Dragon Types, Grass Types etc. while Aura Sphere is to hit steel types and such, as well as getting the boost from Mega Launcher. A choice between Sludge Bomb and Dark Pulse can be made, with Sludge Bomb hitting fairy types for good damage, while Dark Pulse gets the Mega Launcher boost and is Clawitzer's best choice aginst ghost types like Aegislash and Mega-Gengar.
In regards to the item, factoring in Clawitzer's pretty good coverage, Expert Belt could be a choice, while Life Orb is an option to increase the power of all Clawitzer's moves. Alternatively Leftovers could be used to make Clawitzer a more bulky attacker with some form of healing.

answered Nov 12, 2013 by Sempiternus
1 vote

Clawitzer @ Petaya Berry
Ability: Mega Launcher
EVs: 252 SpAtk 252 Speed 4 HP
Modest Nature
-Aura Sphere
-Focus Blast
-Surf
-Dragon Pulse

answered Nov 12, 2013 by jacobalex98
Why focus blast?  You already have aura sphere, which is the same power with mega launcher, covers the same types, and has better accuracy? Fill in with dark pulse or ice beam. Next, why surf when you  can run water pulse, which has the same power with mega launcher and can confuse?
don't tell him what to do its his move set
1 vote

Clawtizer
Trait: Mega Luancher
Nature: Quiet
Often scatters things.
Leftovers

Evs/252HP/4S.Def/252S.Atk

Double team
Water Pulse
Dark Pulse/Aura Sphere
Flash Cannon/Ice Beam

OR

Flash Cannon
Water Pulse
Dark Pulse
Aura Sphere

answered Oct 7, 2014 by Draganaut
edited Oct 7, 2014 by Draganaut
0 votes

Clawitzer @ Life Orb/Expert Belt
Ability: Mega Launcher
EVS: 252 Sp Atk / 252 HP / 4 Def
Nature: Modest
-Water Pulse
-Dark Pulse
-Dragon Pulse
-Aura Sphere

This Moveset is power up by Mega Launcher, Water Pulse is STAB and also a chance of Confusing the target. Dark Pulse can deal some damage to a Mega Mewtwo or a Mega Alakazam and also to a Mega Genger. Dragon Pulse just to deal some damage to dragon's, since dragon's are to overpower. Last is Aura Sphere first is doesn't miss and deal some good damage to Steel, Ice, Dark and also to Normal type's. I hop this help :)

answered Nov 25, 2013 by jy161
0 votes

Clawitzer @ Choice Scarf
Trait: Mega Launcher
EVs: 4 HP/ 252 Sp. Atk / 252 Speed
Timid Nature

-Water Pulse
-Aura Sphere
-Dark Pulse
-Ice Beam

answered Dec 3, 2013 by Mr_Magik
0 votes

Clawitzer @ Life Orb / Leftovers
Ability : Mega Launcher
EVs : 252 HP / 252 Sp.Atk / 4 Sp.Def
Modest Nature
- Water Pulse
- Aura Sphere
- Ice Beam / Sludge Bomb
- Dark Pulse / Shadow Ball

If only this thing would learn Agility, this would be a lot faster. It only has 162 Speed, only having 59 Base Speed. It has decent enough Attack and Bulk. It would have 163 Atk and 372 for Sp.Atk . Sticking on to the moves, Water Pulse would have 120 base power because of STAB, and with Mega Launcher, it would be stronger. Aura Sphere is reserved because of Mega Launcher. Ice Beam is for Grass , Flying and Dragon Types. Sludge Bomb is for Grass and Fairy Types. Dark Pulse for Psychic Types and Ghost Types. Shadow Ball has the same purpose, only that Dark Pulse is Stronger but Shadow Ball has the chance to lower Special Defense. Life Orb is choosed as an item for attacking. It's okay to choose other items but I would pick Life Orb or Leftovers.

answered Dec 13, 2013 by QuestioningSweeper
Run dark pulse, it's boosted by mega launcher.
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How about a physical set?
Sure Clawitzer has better special attack but a physical set could be fun and unexpected.
Clawitzer @ Life Orb/Leftovers
Ability:Mega Launcher
EVS: 252Atk 252HP 4Def/SpDef

Adamant/Jolly Nature
-Swords Dance
-Crabhammer
-Aqua Jet
-Rock Slide/Substitute

This set is sure to surprise some people as Clawitzer is usually a special attacker. It has access to crabhammer which is one of the best (if not the best) physical water move in the game and with swords dance, it makes for some great fun and reactions from people. Aqua jet is a good priority move for cleaning up and rock slide is just good in general. Sub can be used for setting up swords dances and hiding behind.

Chuck on a life orb and you are going to do some serious work. Or you could run leftovers and sacrifice that extra damage but get a few more swords dances up.

NOTE: THIS IS A FUN SET
BTW
Here is my normal set

Clawitzer @ life orb/choice scarf
Ability:Mega Launcher
EVS: 252SpAtk 252 HP 4 of whatever you want
Modest Nature
-Water Pulse
-Ice Beam
-Aura Sphere
-Dark Pulse

Well first of all, why no dragon pulse? well ice beam gives better coverage and I think that you don't even need dragon pulse. It doesn't cover against anything that ice beam doesn't. Plus ice beam hits grass types hard. Some people run scald but I like water pulse for the troll confusion and also for the mega launcher boost - its slightly stronger than scald after mega launcher boost.

answered Mar 8 by Frejjo
edited Mar 15 by Frejjo