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How to make the best out of Conkeldurr with Sheer Force?

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How to make the best out of a Conkeldurr and a Sheer Force ability!
Its and adamant one so i don't really want to change...
These are the only moves that will work due to this ability, so which ones?

Air Slash, Body Slam, Blaze Kick, Blizzard, Crunch, Crush Claw, Earth Power, Extrasensory, Fire Blast, Fire Fang, Fire Punch, Flamethrower, Flare Blitz, Flash Cannon, Focus Blast, Force Palm, Heat Wave, Ice Beam, Ice Fang, Ice Punch, Iron Head, Iron Tail, Lava Plume, Poison Jab, Psychic, Relic Song, Rock Climb, Rock Slide, Scald, Secret Power, Signal Beam, Sludge Bomb, Thunder, Thunder Fang, Thunderbolt, Thunderpunch, Tri Attack, Waterfall, Zen Headbutt

Conkeldurr only learns: Bulldoze, Dynamicpunch, Focus Blast, Force Palm, Low Sweep, Poison Jab, Rock Slide, Rock Smash, and Rock Tomb.

Thoughts?

asked Jun 23, 2012 by J DOG DE LEGEND
edited Jul 8, 2012 by Pokemaster

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Guys, Superpower does not get a Sheer Force boost, nor does Stone Edge, Facade, Earthquake, and it doesn't even learn Pursuit!

Conkeldurr (M) @ Leftovers
Trait: Sheer Force
EVs: 248 HP / 252 Atk / 8 SDef
Adamant Nature (+Atk, -SAtk)
- Rock Slide
- Drain Punch
- Mach Punch
- Bulk Up

Standard Conkeldurr set. Rock Slide over Stone Edge though. It still might not have as high a base power as Stone Edge, but it is only off by 2.5 base power. The higher accuracy makes it worth it. Hopefully if you just use the last three moves (granted the situation does not call for the use of Rock Slide) you can end up making your opponent think you have Guts, which will mean they likely won't try to Burn you. Use Rock Slide and the illusion fails however.

For Black and White 2, it gets an even better set!

Conkeldurr (M) @ Life Orb
Trait: Sheer Force
EVs: 248 HP / 252 Atk / 8 SDef
Adamant Nature (+Atk, -SAtk)
- Ice Punch
- Drain Punch/Mach Punch
- Thunderpunch/Bulk Up
- Drain Punch/Mach Punch/Thunderpunch/Bulk Up

Conkeldurr became the perfect Pokemon when Black and White 2 came out. This is because there were two Pokemon in Black and White that would always force out Conkeldurr, not even fearing the switch in on it. These two guys were Gliscor and Landorus (mainly Gliscor because it could even easily heal off the damage). But Conkeldurr got a lovely little tool in Ice Punch, which x4 hits though Landorus, Gliscor, even threats such as Dragonite and Salamence. It also makes Latios and Latias get hit hard on the switch, harder than a Payback would. Ice Punch is more powerful with SHeer Force than it would be with Iron Fist, making Sheer Force not up there with Guts and Iron Fist, meaning Conkeldurr joins the ranks of such Pokemon as Gyarados and Scrafty in having all equally usable abilities. The second option calls for the choice of Drain Punch or Mach Punch. While it might not get a Sheer Force boost it is a powerful STAB option. The third choice is between the coverage of Sheer Force boosted Thunderpunch (bye bye Gyarados) or the Attack and Defense boost from Bulk Up. The final option is for whatever move you want from the above that you didn't pick. Life Orb gets no recoil when used with Sheer Force boosted moves, meaning your atacks are going to do tremendous amounts of damage.

answered Jul 8, 2012 by trachy
selected Nov 23, 2012 by &Psychic x
Answered an old question but the rule is certainly not applied here because they are all wrong.