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Is Lagging Tail or Iron Ball better for halving Speed?

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asked Feb 16, 2011 by DarthDestiny
edited Aug 27, 2012 by Pokemaster

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If you want to actually lower your Speed, use Iron Ball. Lagging Tail doesn't actually lower the speed stat, it just makes you move last. Iron Ball meanwhile lowers Speed by 50%. Also, if this is for a Trick Metagross, Iron Ball has the added effect of removing resistance to ground of Flying types and Levitators, allowing Earthquake to hit these guys.

answered Feb 16, 2011 by trachy
GREAT, TRACHY!
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Personally, I find that the Iron Ball is better, but you may also want to consider a Macho Brace as a third possibility.

answered Feb 16, 2011 by ShroomTV