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Hammer Arm or Earthquake on my Metagross?

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http://pokemondb.net/pokebase/21339/acceptable-for-metagross-item
http://pokemondb.net/pokebase/21398/for-halving-speed

With
Gyro Ball
Bullet Punch
Zen Headbutt
and Hammer Arm...do I really need this one? It's already holding Iron Ball, so it's slow enough. Shouldn't I switch it with Earthquake?

asked Feb 18, 2011 by DarthDestiny
edited Aug 27, 2012 by Pokemaster
I say get rid of Zen Headbutt and Hammer Arm and put in Earthquake and Thunderpunch. I'm also not too fond of that Gyro Ball, but I'll leave it be.

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Yes you should and why do you have both Gyro ball and Bullet punch it seems pretty wierd and pointless unless you have it to defeat pokemon like Weavile.

answered Feb 18, 2011 by Speed freak
Even great Pokémon like Metagross may get low on HP ;)
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I'd say to replace Bullet Punch with Ice Punch for its Ground type weakness. Also since your holding an Iron Ball, replace Hammer Arm with Earthquake as you said because its slow enough and for its Fire weakness.

Hope this helps..

answered Feb 18, 2011 by &Shining Yin
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If you realy want to you could replace one of the moves with Agility to offset the use of Hammer Arm.

I agree with the above: get rid of bullet punch and replace it with ice punch. Also, replace gyro ball with meteor mash and get rid of the Iron Ball, metagross is slow enough without it.

answered Feb 24, 2011 by Leviathan33