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What do these Pokemon terms mean?

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Like here most people say my Togekiss'es role is: Physical Sweeper. What does that mean?? Also what do these mean?

Physical Sweeper
Suicide Sweeper
Bulky Sweeper

asked Aug 11, 2011 by JirachiCelebiMew
edited Aug 11, 2011 by Pokemaster
Wow this question got into Google in 20 minutes!
Yeah, i was pretty surprised when i saw that :D

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here right from smogon

Physical sweeper - a pokemon with high attack and speed and special sweeper is a pokemon with high sp attack and speed A Pokemon that is meant to take down the opponent's team with sheer power, usually with the Choice Band item or a stat-upper move like Swords Dance.

STAB - if you have a pokemon with a move of same type thats called Same Type Attack Bonus (e.g. conkeldurr with brick break)

Coverage - covers some weaknesses

Suicide sweeper - i think a pokemon with recoil or explosion and final gambit
A lead Pokemon, who usually pack low defenses, that tries to set up entry hazards quickly and prevent opponents from doing the same, usually by Taunt, before dying.

Bulky sweeper - high attack and def or sp attack and sp def
A Pokemon intended to take either physical or special attacks and hit back, but does not have to do so consistently over the entire course of a match.

Para sweeper - i think is a pokemon with high speed and sp attack and attack
A sweeper who uses both physical and special offensive moves to do damage. Mixed sweepers are referred to with the Mix prefix.

D-dancer - a pokemon that uses dragon dance +attack +speed to sweep
A Pokémon that uses the move Dragon Dance. Sometimes people just mean Gyarados and Salamence with this, sometimes they also mean Tyranitar.

your welcome ':)

answered Aug 11, 2011 by Sh!nyFlygon
edited Aug 11, 2011 by Sh!nyFlygon
STAB = Same Type Attack Bonus
I think "para sweeper" may be a pokemon that paralyzes then sweeps.
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physical sweeper: a pokemon that is usually faster than other pokemon and has high speed e.g deoxys

special sweeper: same as physical but with high special attack e.g shaymin sky form

stab: a pokemon with the same type as the type of the attack giving a boost, it stands for same type attack bonus

coverage: pokemon with moves that are super effective to many other types e.g the bolt beam combo

suicide sweeper: a sweeper that retains a lot of damage while sweeping e.g life orb,solar power,reckless,final gambit,explosion.

like staraptor with reckless and brave bird of a charizard with solar power and life orb.

bulky sweeper: a pokemon with high def/special def as well as the standard sweeping stats e.g groudon with rock polish.

parasweeper: a pokemon that use's paralysis to reduce the foes speed and sweep. e.g togekiss,honchkrow.

dragon dancer: a pokemon that uses dragon dance to increase it's attack and speed to help it sweep e.g dragonite,fergaligatr

answered Aug 11, 2011 by MᴇᴡCʀᴇᴀᴛɪᴏɴ
i thought this needed some more info
oh srry i was pretty confused at the beggining