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new baton-pass team

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this my new baton pass team, it has an emphasis on switch hazards (stealth rocks etc.) and stat boosting with baton pass for an epic sweeper! Any suggestions/help would be great.


Forretress (M) @ Rocky Helmet
Trait: Overcoat
Shiny: Yes
EVs: 252 HP / 252 Def / 4 SDef
Bold Nature
- Spikes
- Toxic Spikes
- Stealth Rock
- Rapid Spin

Espeon (F) @ Starf Berry
Trait: Magic Bounce
Shiny: Yes
EVs: 252 HP / 4 SAtk / 252 Spd
Jolly Nature
- Baton Pass
- Calm Mind
- Stored Power
- Substitute

Ninjask @ Starf Berry
Trait: Speed Boost
Shiny: Yes
EVs: 252 HP / 4 SAtk / 252 Spd
Jolly Nature
- Swords Dance
- Baton Pass
- Substitute
- Silver Wind

Sawsbuck (M) @ Rocky Helmet
Trait: Serene Grace
Shiny: Yes
EVs: 16 Atk / 240 Def / 252 SDef
- Baton Pass
- Horn Leech
- Swords Dance
- Substitute

Dragonite (M) @ Lum Berry
Trait: Multiscale
Shiny: Yes
EVs: 4 HP / 252 Atk / 252 Spd
Jolly Nature
- Roost
- Outrage
- Dragon Dance
- Earthquake

Rotom-Wash @ Leftovers
Trait: Levitate
Shiny: Yes
EVs: 252 HP / 4 SAtk / 252 SDef
Calm Nature
- Hydro Pump
- Volt Switch
- Will-O-Wisp
- Thunderbolt

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It seems to me you have a lot of passers and set-up pokes. What you want on a Baton Pass team is Passers, and sweepers. Your current sweepers are Dragonite and Sawsbuck. Your Baton passers are Ninjask and Espeon. Firstly I would suggest Gorebyss > Espeon with Shell Smash. Secondly, Dragonite does not need DDance because he will be on the receiving end of a BPass. Go with Outrage, ESpeed, EQ, and Fire Punch. This gives you vast coverage, especially after 2 speed boosts and a Swords Dance from Ninjask. Oh btw, Leftovers > Starf Berry on Ninjask. For Sawsbuck go with 252 Atk / 252 Spd / 4 HP Jolly Nature and a physical moveset. Of course you might want to find an alternative sweeper to replace Sawsbuck. Rotom-W and Ferro are ok tho I don't know why you'd want them on a BPass team.
That's that for now.
I think ninjask could use leftovers,since substitute would keep reducing its health.So, give something else to Rotom-w,like choice scarf.Also,if forretress gets KOed, and ur opponent gets stealth rock up, ninjask is gonna lose half of its health there only

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