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Would this ev spread plan work?

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i have shuckle, who i will teach power trick or the one which swaps attack and defence. i ev train it in attack and speed and a bit of defence. plese if yes to that, suggest the ev spead for it. then after using the swapping move, shuckles defences wont be bad will they?

asked Aug 7, 2012 by Steelix

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Either way, when u use power trick no matter of your ev you'll get koed unless you use focus sash. Here's what happens
Shuckle used power trick
Pokemon x used any move that does damage
Shuckle fainted because of its loser defence after power trick.
OR
Shuckle used power trick
Pokemon x used a move
Shuckle held on with it's focus sash
Shuckle used rock slide
Pokemon x used a move
Shuckle fainted.

It's even worst if you go last.

answered Aug 7, 2012 by Absol
selected Sep 27, 2012 by Steelix
By power trick I mean guard swap.
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if you plan on using power-trick there is no use to ev shuckle in attack because shuckles attack is very poor anyway.
this means you should foucus on HP and defences so try : 252 HP , 128 defence , 128 SP defence.
another trick you could try is : insted of using power trick and switching the awesome defence stat with tha lame attack stat use power split that way you will weaken your foe and get a higher attack stat without having poor defence and to get your foe even weaker go with a bold nature (+defence, -attack)

also if you want some more interesting shuckle moveset tips and ev spreads go here : http://pokemondb.net/pokebase/4964/what-is-a-good-moveset-for-shuckle

hope this helps :)

answered Aug 7, 2012 by charizard