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What are some ways to work around the ability Defeatist?

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I'm currently working on my Monotype flying team and I realized my Archen has a downsize to his excellent typing for my team. So I was wondering if there's a way to counter this?

asked Dec 21, 2013 by Sophisticles

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It seems the only way to go around it is to just hope the opponent will use Skill Swap or find a Cofagrigus/Yamask with Mummy. Yeah, Archeops can't learn Skill Swap. Of course, you can always use stat boosting moves but by the time you get to attack your Pokemon will probably have fainted. So sorry, Defeatist was meant to murder Archeops. x3

Hope I helped. :)
Source: http://pokemondb.net/pokebase/71673/is-there-a-good-way-to-use-the-ability-defeatist

answered Dec 21, 2013 by !'•-Indigo-•'!
selected Dec 22, 2013 by Sophisticles
Thanks Indigo :) Ill just breed to get another one.