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Like, I know Vaporeon is a bulky water-type, and Leafeon a potential physical sweeper, but what about the others?

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The Eeveelutions are an interesting and versatile group of Pokémon.

Vaporeon

Vaporeon
Vaporeon was recently moved to UU where, with it's high HP and SDef, it can serve as a pretty good wall and a great cleric.
Common Set:
Vaporeon @ Leftovers
Ability: Water Absorb
EVs: 192 HP / 252 Def / 64 SpA
Bold Nature
- Scald
- Wish
- Protect
- Heal Bell

Jolteon

Jolteon
Jolteon is a great choice for a RU Special Sweeper. It has great SAtk and Speed and is one of the better lower tier Electric-type Pokémon
Common Set:
Jolteon @ Life Orb
Ability: Volt Absorb
EVs: 4 HP / 252 SpA / 252 Spe
Timid Nature
- Thunderbolt
- Signal Beam
- Hidden Power [Ice]
- Volt Switch

Flareon

Flareon
Flareon has been moved to the newest tier, PU! Flareon is usually used as a Guts Attacker. It serves it's purpose well and is benefitted by nice physical learnset.
Common Set:
Flareon @ Toxic Orb
Ability: Guts
EVs: 252 HP / 252 Atk / 4 SpD
Adamant Nature
- Flare Blitz
- Facade
- Superpower
- Quick Attack

Espeon

Espeon
Espeon has been recently moved to UU, but it is one of the more versatile Eeveelutions; providing a great Special Sweeper, Baton Passer, and a good Pokémon to lead with seeing as it can set up both Light Screen and Reflect and uses it's ability Magic Bounce to use it's opponents status moves against it.
Common Set:
Espeon @ Focus Sash
Ability: Magic Bounce
EVs: 4 Def / 252 SpA / 252 Spe
Timid Nature
- Psychic
- Dazzling Gleam
- Hidden Power [Fire]
- Grass Knot

Umbreon

Umbreon
Umbreon performs a very similar role to Vaporeon and can also be found in the same tier (UU). It can still heal it's teammate and itself using Wish and can heal status conditions use Heal Bell. Umbreon has lower HP than Vaporeon, but higher Def and SDef.
Common Set:
Umbreon @ Leftovers
Ability: Synchronize
EVs: 252 HP / 4 Def / 252 SpD
Calm Nature
- Heal Bell
- Wish
- Protect
- Foul Play

Leafeon

Leafeon
Leafeon is a good choice for a NU Physical Sweeper. With access to Swords Dance and a high attack stat it is a powerhouse.
Common Set:
Leafeon @ Life Orb
Ability: Chlorophyll
EVs: 4 HP / 252 Atk / 252 Spe
Adamant Nature
- Swords Dance
- Leaf Blade
- Knock Off
- Return

Glaceon

Glaceon
Glaceon is often considered one of the least useful Eeveelutions (hence it's drop to PU) seeing as it has a limited learnset and is easily knocked out due to Ice types have so many weaknesses.
Common Set:
Glaceon @ Choice Specs
Ability: Ice Body
EVs: 252 SpA / 4 SpD / 252 Spe
Modest Nature
- Frost Breath
- Shadow Ball
- Hidden Power [Ground]
- Signal Beam

Sylveon

Sylveon
Sylveon is the newest addition to the Eeveelution family and the only one to remain in OU. Sylveon can also serve as a cleric and is extremely useful defensively due to Fairy types having only two weaknesses.
Common Set:
Sylveon @ Leftovers
Ability: Pixilate
EVs: 252 HP / 4 Def / 252 SpD
Calm Nature
- Hyper Voice
- Wish
- Protect
- Heal Bell

In summation:

  • Vaporeon can serve as a useful cleric due to it's high HP

  • Jolteon can be a great Special Sweeper due to it's high Speed and SAtk

  • Flareon is a good Guts Sweeper because of it's great Atk

  • Espeon can serve a variety of purposes due to it's great ability and SAtk

  • Umbreon can be used as a wall and cleric due to it's high defenses

  • Leafeon is a great Physical Sweeper, especially if you can get in a Swords Dance

  • Glaceon is mildly useful as a SAtker

  • Sylveon is another great cleric due to it's helpful typing or can serve as a SAtker

Remember, these movesets provided are mere suggestions based off of commonly used sets. It can be argued that these Pokémon can serve another purpose or use a different build, but these are the most common.

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I would say Hidden Power Ice on Jolteon instead of Hidden Power Water, but other than that fantastic answer!
Alright, edited it now, thanks Dan!
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These are the most popular roles that each eeveelution plays. Enjoy!

Vaporeon


Usually used as a Special Wall, sometimes a Physical Wall

Jolteon


Special Sweeper. 'Nuff said

Flareon


Physical Sweeper, sometimes Special Sweeper

Espeon


Special Sweeper. Can also be a good Baton Passer and a Bouncer(Reflects statuses and entry hazards to your opponent

Umbreon


Spectatular wall. Can be a defensive, specially defensive, or mixed wall

Leafeon


Physical Tank

Glaceon


Special Sweeper, can take Physical and Special hits really well

Sylveon


Mostly used as a Special Sweeper, a Healer, and a Special Tank/Wall. Can also be a Physical Wall

Whew! (wipes off sweat)
That took a while. Well, hope I helped!

~The Trapinchinator

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For my Jolteon, can i replace Hidden Power Water for Ice just cause Ice has coverage and takes out the resistant grass and dragon types aswell?
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Vaporeon's two best stats are HP and Special Attack.
Jolteon's two best stats are Speed and Special Attack
Flareon"s two best stats are Attack and Special Defense.
Umbreon's two best stats are Special Defense and Defense.
Espeon's two best stats are Special Attack and Speed.
Leafeon's two best stats are Attack and Defense.
Glaceon's two best stats are Special Attack and Defense.
Sylveon's two best stats are Special Defense and Special Attack.


In each of the above the first stat mentioned is 130 and the second is 110.
Based on each of the above you can choose their roles.
A link to Eevee's Pokemon DB page is here

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Why was this downvoted?
Why was that not downvoted? Doesn't answer the Q.
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