Granbull @ Leftovers
252 HP / 4 Def / 252 Atk
- Play Rough
- Bulk Up
There are many different sets you can pull off effectively with Granbull, but this one has worked for me. It doesn't feel right not teaching moves such as Outrage & Close Combat when they're available. It's tempting to use a Flame Orb, Quick Feet & Jolly set including all it's hard hitting moves but I feel like other Fairy types like Azumarill & Mawile do a better job.
This set is designed to take hits but also get rid of threats that set up, there's been countless times where I can switch into Dragonite or Gyarados for example and Roar them out after I take a weakened hit because of Intimidate.
Standard main STAB move.
Raises Defense and already awesome Attack to turn it into a tank
Good coverage and also takes care of Posion + Steel weaknesses
Move aside threats and their status boosts, effective with hazards up. Also get rid of walls and it's unexpected