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Defensive bug Pokemon?

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I feel like training a bug Pokemon
and I'm thinking of a defensive one
any suggestions and movesets?

asked Sep 23, 2012 by Artist KS

3 Answers

9 votes
 
Best answer

Well, I say that Scizor and Foretress are good, but they are also standard, this is something that most people won't expect.


Vespiquen (F) @ Leftovers
Trait: Pressure
EVs: 252 HP / 136 Atk / 60 Def / 60 SDef
Adamant Nature (+Atk, -SAtk)
- Attack Order-Better than Scizor's Bug Bite, (Smogon actually said that) High Crit rate
- Heal Order- Heals you half of your health
- Defend Order- Well, you said you wanted a defensive Bug...Raises both Defenses
- Toxic- Its a stall, so yeah....

Bug-Flying typing gives it a weakness to Stealth Rock, which is super common in competitive, but Lefties and Heal Order takes care of that, Bug-Flying typing also gives you resistances to common types, such as Fighting, Bug, Grass. You can also put 136 Evs in Special attack instead of Attack and give it Hidden Power Fire for Steel types that aren't affected by Toxic. I hope this helps.

answered Sep 23, 2012 by Faked Thrower
selected Feb 15 by Artist KS
Amazing!
Wow. that is Killer Bee!
Wow, thanks.
He is a murderous bug monster that I'm gonna use in an in game run for diamond.
defend order is like cosmic power, its amazing
6 votes

Well, in my opinion, the Pokemon you want is Scizor.
It's a bug-steel type, so it only has one weakness.
It has a 100 defense stat, and a 80 Special Defence stat
Also, it's rocking a 130 attack stat, so it easily can put dents in other Pokemon
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Another amazing defensive Pokemon is Foretress
It has a huge defense stat! Plus access to Spikes + Stealth Rock
Also, you've got Pinceo equipped with an Evolite can be unstoppable, also Swadloon equipped with one too.
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answered Sep 23, 2012 by IntergalacticZoroark
i will upvote u guys cause i dont want to choose a ba cause this is more a suggestion question, k?
Even if its a suggestion, you choose chose ba because the suggestions good.
he doesnt have to if he doesnt want to Absol
I know, I believe he should. I can't force him.
6 votes

I would personally go with Scizor and use this set:

Scizor @ Life Orb
Technician
Adamant
4 HP/252 Atk/252 Spe

Pursuit
U-turn
Super Power
Bullet Punch

If you want a REALY defensive on go with Forretress or Shuckle:

Forretress @ Leftovers
Sturdy
Careful
144 HP/108 Def/252 SDef

Spikes
Stealth Rock
Rapid Spin
Toxic

Here is my fave Black 2 Shuckle Moveset

Shuckle @ Leftovers
Sturdy
Bold
252 HP/4 Def/252 SDef

Shell Smash
Earthquake
Rock Slide
Toxic


Here are the Defensive ones:

Kakuna
Pinco
Forretress
Shuckle
Silcoon
Cascoon
Vespiquen
Swadloon
Crustle
Durant

These are Specially Defensive:

Ledyba
Ledian
Shuckle
Dustox
Masquerain
Wormadam

answered Sep 23, 2012 by DracoArceus
edited Sep 23, 2012 by DracoArceus
The Scizor set looks good, but you could opt to run a Choice Scarf over Life Orb to abuse U-Turn as a hit and run tactic and to scout it opponent moves. also it plays mindgames because Choice Scizor outspeeds a decent amount of Poke's so they will second guess whether to use a supereffective  attack against Scizor or not, due to the risk of it U-Turning and then switching a resistant type into the attack meant for Scizor.