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Garchomp - Dragon Claw or Slash?

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I've been wondering which move my Garchomp should have Dragon Claw or Slash? (or perhaps Brick Break)

asked Nov 15, 2011 by Fire Trainer

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If it already has a dragon move, use Brick break.

If not, use Dragon Claw, it gets STAB ( Same type attack bonus ) which gives it a 50% power boost.

Although, having more than one move of the same type is generally a bad idea, unless used in a very strategetical way.

So, in short.

  • No Dragon moves = Dragon Claw

  • Already have dragon move = Brick Break

answered Nov 15, 2011 by Josh
selected Dec 29, 2013 by Mewderator
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Depends on your moveset. Dragon Claw is STAB, and is perfect if yo don't have a Dragon Move. not that preferred, it doesn't offer much coverage. Brick Break is good, as it covers that nasty 4x Ice weakness.

answered Nov 15, 2011 by Mewderator
Wow, looks like you answered right after I started typing :]