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I'm making a team of troll Pokemon to battle my friend with and I want to use Pokemon he would never suspect such as Maractus. I'm thinking something like this:

Name: (I need a good name to suit this set)
Ability: Water Absorb or Storm Drain? I don't know, you choose.
EVs: Attack and Defense
Item: Leftovers
- Cotton Guard
- Ingrain / Toxic
- Leech Seed
- Bounce

Would it work as a good troll?
Any improvements?
Are there any good never-ever used Pokemon trolls?

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one error i see here is that bounce cannot be used after an ingrain, so stick with only toxic
also maractus kinda sucks either way and it will probably die quite easily.
Toche thats why toxic is there and bounce is only there as a slot filler feel free to replace it if you answer
Acupressure would work really well , but you would have to rely on luck to get the boosts you want

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In all honesty? No

Maractus has pretty bad bulk - 75/67/67. That's about the bulk of a Castform. And we all know how useful that is normally.
Unfortunately, due to your low speed and defence, you probably won't be able to get up a Cotton Guard anyway. Even if you did, there are a plethra of Pokemon which can still kill you. Using your set, anything along the lines of Heatran or Mega-Venusaur destroys you., which are both very, very common Pokemon, and there will probably be a good chance he will run similar OU Pokemon if he plans on playing seriously. Taunt, Magic Bounce and Magic Guard also shut down all your plans.
>0 SpA Heatran Lava Plume vs. 252 HP / 0 SpD Maractus: 302-356 (85.3 - 100.5%) -- 6.3% chance to OHKO
>0 Atk Maractus Bounce vs. 232 HP / 0 Def Mega Venusaur: 90-108 (25 - 30%) -- guaranteed 4HKO


So in all honesty? No, it wouldn't make a good troll unless you're trying to make your friend forfeit out of feeling sorry for you P:
It would be better to go use a Standard wall running Toxic + Healing move. That works better than Maractus, and fulfills the exact same role (There are heaps, just try Blissey or Chansey if you can't think of one).

Now to your other question
>Are there any good never-ever used Pokemon trolls?

To be honest, there is a reason they aren't used. And that's normally because they're really, really unviable, and using them in any matter, let alone a troll manner would put you in a seriously disadvantaged position. You could however, try bring back something like TormentTran from Gen 4 or Gen 5 Whimsicott which were all very, very annoying sets.

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Thanks, I already tried Whismicott it works perfectly and thanks again I'll try a set with Heatran and torment