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Is there any use for a Contrary Shuckle outside of double/triple battles?

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asked Dec 6, 2011 by gio1991
edited Dec 6, 2011 by Pokemaster
needs more info
Not really, it says it all in the title.

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I have an example: [I'll post this on "What is a good moveset for Shuckle?" too]

Trick Room Shuckle @Focus Band

Brave nature

  • Gyro Ball

  • Rock Polish

  • Power Trick

  • Sand Tomb (If you send this out for a different reason)/Whatever you want here

    This is the best I could come up with. Rock Polish gets you to an even lower speed rate, powers Gyro ball to epic power. Sand Tomb is when you have a different idea in Using this. Power Trick is pretty obvious.

answered Dec 8, 2011 by [MEGA]StellarLucario
im not looking for  a good moveset..i was just wondering if shuckle had any self stat lowering moves...thanks for the effort though
Uh, Gyro Ball has a max power ( Pretty sure 150 ) which if I recall, brave shuckle hits without Contrary Rock Polish.
thats assuming ur facing a fast poke
Shuckle's pretty slow, I'm doubtful that there'll be a Pokemon slower than it.
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Swagger. Confuses and numbs attack.

answered Mar 4, 2013 by Pandorastorm01
Nope. Contrary is only for yourself.
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Alrighty guys, I'm going to go ahead and post the famous Shell Smash Contrary Shuckle.

Basically... for use in sand:

Shuckle @ Chesto Berry
Trait: Contrary
Impish Nature/Careful Nature
EVs: 252 HP/ 128 Def / 128 SDef
- Shell Smash
- Rest
- Power Swap

answered Mar 4, 2013 by XtremeKiller