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Yeah, I asked a similar question, but I want to know some PHYSICAL tanks. Tanks can take attacks and also dish them out. And can I get some Pics,Items and mixed movesets. Many thanks DB users.

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I will tag in it for you :)
thanks DB
Ugh un BA this is a thread...

6 Answers

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Snorlax @ Leftovers

Trait: Thick Fat
EVs: 80 HP / 176 Atk / 96 Def / 156 SpD
Adamant Nature

  • Curse
  • Return
  • Crunch
  • Earthquake / Fire Punch

CurseLax is a beast. Its physical bulk after one or two Curses and its natural special bulk combined with the boosted attack also received from Curse make it a fantastic physical tank and very hard to bring down. This former king of GSC is great choice in Gen 5 UU and if used right will prove to be a great addition to your team.
Curse is the crux of the set, giving it increased attack and defense while only lowering its terrible speed, which will almost never matter. Return is your reliable STAB and its pretty hard after a few Curses. Crunch hits the Ghosties that Return can't, as well as providing coverage against other types. The last slot depends on your team or personal preference. Earthquake hits Rhyperior and Cobalion, but leaves it helpless against Bronzong, while Fire Punch hits Bronzong and Cobalion as well, but misses out on Rhyperior.

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lol that picture, nice xD
snorlax is just like me, eats alot, is fat, sleeps 24/7 and is lazy, LOL
same here raph
Thread-questions are not supposed to have a BA, at all, since there is no definite best of anything. And there should especially not be one after 16 min.
Lol, Flafpert is unfortunately right ;-; :P
lol, U shud know not BA here
done. geez
2 votes

Skarmory @ Leftovers

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Trait: Sturdy
EVs: 224 HP / 252 Def / 32 SpD
Impish Nature

  • Spikes
  • Roost
  • Whirlwind
  • Brave Bird

Skarmory shouts physical wall!. It's wonderful base 140 Defense is the first thing you see when you look at it's stats ecause those defenses are pretty impressive. It has an amazing aility in Sturdy which means that it will at least be able to do one thing...set up the deadly spikes. With Roost you will e able to survive for decades whiles your opponent knocks him self clueless whiles facing this armored bird. Brave Bird is the living proof that Skarmory truly has a hollow body as this STAB move will hurt a lot. It is capable of 2HKOing a Scizor after it has used Superpower. Whirlwind is one deadly move as it will enable Skarmory to ware down a team y forcing switches. Once Skarmory starts, it is hard to stop. Your only comfort will have to be having a special attacker, otherwise, good luck induring these annoying phazes. It also stands as one of the few Pokemon that can switch into a Dragon type. It takes Fire Fangs like nothing whiles it's rave Birds can hurt a lot. Skarmory is most definitely a prominet physical tank. Not to forget it's wonderful Scouting abilites without even having to use U-turn
[1]: http://www.sunshrine.eeveeshq.com/images/potw/skarmory.png

1 vote

Tangela & Tangrowth


Tangela @ Eviolite
Trait: Regenerator
EVs: 252 HP / 252 Def / 4 SAtk
Bold Nature
- Giga Drain
- Leech Seed
- Sleep Powder
- Hidden Power [Rock]

Tangrowth @ Leftovers
Trait: Regenerator
EVs: 252 HP / 252 Def / 4 SAtk
Bold Nature
- Giga Drain
- Leech Seed
- Sleep Powder
- Hidden Power [Rock]

Basically the same sets. Although these things Die Immediatley to an Ice Beam It'll take days to Kill 'em With Physichal attacks, Especially because of their Healing themselves Via Regenerator, Leties*, Leech Seed Or Giga Drain, HP Rock is Great coverage for these guys.



Alomomola @ Leftovers
Trait: Regenerator
EVs: 252 HP / 4 Atk / 252 Def
Impish Nature
- Protect
- Wish
- Toxic
- Waterfall

This Thing is a Total ***** to deal with T.T It gets Regenerator Wish and Toxic, It Protects Every two Turns, I swaer I Have RQ'd so Much against this. It Has Waterfall for STAB and Incase its Taunted.

1 vote

Turtonator @ Leftovers
Ability: Shell Armor
EVs: 252 HP / 252 Def / 4 SpD
Bold Nature
- Will-O-Wisp
- Shell Trap
- Dragon Tail
- Taunt

To be honest I really dislike the anwser Poketrainer67 gave. Game Freak has given it the best tools for Physical threats. This guy will be used in Low tiers. Pretty standard moves. Will-O-Wisp halves Attack of opponents, Taunt breaks Stall, and Dragon Tail get rids of any set up sweepers, for example Swords Dance. This guys weaknesses are mostly physical, allowing him to be physically defensive. Leftovers slightly makes up for its lack of recovery. And shell trap activates with a base power of 150 after Turtonator gets hit by a physical move.

Buzzwole @ Life Orb
Ability: Beast Boost
EVs: 252 HP / 252 Atk / 4 Spe
Adamant Nature
- Leech Life
- Hammer Arm
- Bulk Up
- Ice Punch / Poison Jab / Thunder Punch / Earthquake / Stone Edge

I've been using this guy with success with OU. The ultimate stop to physical threats except for Mega Pinsir. Bulk Up just raises its already amazing Atk and Def, allowing it to take physical hits very well. Hammer Arm over Superpower since you will lose all that bulk up boost and speed is not really important here. Leech Life heals your Life Orb recoil. And the other moves depend on your teams needs.

0 votes

Metagross @ focus sash

Ability: Clear Body

EVs: 252 Attack, 252 defense, 4 sp defense

Adamant Nature

Meteor Mash

Zen Headbutt


Ice Punch

–1 vote

Here is a Physical Tanks to use

Da Turtcinerator

Sorry for the bad pun.

Turtonator @ Eject Button/Red Card
Ability: Shell Armor
EVs: 126 HP/63 Def/63 SpA/126 SpD/126 Spe
Nature: Bold, Calm, or Timid

  • Protect/Substitute
  • Toxic/Smog/Will-O-Wisp (Status Condition)
  • Dragon Pulse/Dragon Claw/Dragon Tail (Decent STAB)
  • Flamethrower/Fire Blast/Fire Spin/Incinerate (More decent STAB)