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Which Mega should I pick?

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So there's Mega Gallade and Mega Medicham.
Both are Psychic/Fighting type.
My team has OK bulk and good offense.
The Gallade set:
Galladite
Jolly Nature
252 Atk/252 Spd/4 Hp
Steadfast ---> Inner Focus
-Drain Punch
-Swords Dance
-Psycho Cut
-Ice Punch

My Medicham set:
Medichamite
Jolly Nature as well
252 Atk/252 Spd/4 Hp
Pure Power ---> Pure Power
-Drain Punch
-Ice Punch
Zen Headbutt
-Poison Jab

So which one should I pick?
Rest of the team:
Rhyperior
Jolteon
Greninja
Lucario
Aegislash

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I would choose Gallade

First off, it has amazing attack(base 165) and has a decent speed(base 110) so it outspeeds Medicham! And it has pretty nice bulk, meaning it can take hits. And Gallade has Fake Out immunity due to its ability inner focus.

I see you already have your set for Gallade, except you can change Psycho Cut to Zen Headbutt if you want power and the flinch chance. That's completely optional though.

Hope I helped!

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"except you can change Psycho Cut to Zen Headbutt if you want power and the flinch chance. That's completely optional though."
Not at all. Mega-Gallade ought to ALWAYS run Zen Headbutt > Psycho Cut, or else it can't 2HKO Conkeldurr which is very important. And anyway, Mega-Gallade outclasses Mega-Medicham in almost every aspect; including bulk, speed and movepool.
Yea, but Medicham gets: Fake Out (free damage), High Jump Kick (really powerful STAB) and Pure Power, doubling his base attack to 200, so I am not entirely sure Galade is better.
Medicham is more of a wallbreaker, a Jolly Medicham still has more attack after Pure Power than an Adamant Gallade. Gallde is for flat out sweeping.

I'd say for now, Gallade is better. It simply has more to offer.
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First of all,I'll list the major differences between these two:

Stats:
Medicham-Mega: HP:60,Attack:100(200 after you count Pure Power),Defense:85,Special Attack:80,Special Defense: 85,Speed:100

Gallade-Mega:HP:68,Attack 165,Defense: 95,Special Attack: 65,Special Defense: 110,Speed:110.

As you can see above,Gallade is somewhat better than Medicham.It has more bulk and speed but is lacking in attack by a huge margin.

Moves: Medicham:
High Jump Kick: This one is probably Cham's signature move.It may be a bit risky but when it hits,it really PAYS OFF!!!

Fake Out: This one is great for disrupting the opponents strategy is used at the right time.

Gallade:
Swords Dance: Once you set this up,Gallade can be a HUGE threat.

Feint: Not sure if it is that useful but can come in handy if used at the right time.

I think Medicham wins this round.

The Decision:
Personally,I'd go with Gallade mainly because of the swords dance.Once it sets up,it covers up for the attack loss it has against Cham.But for it to be set up properly,it needs a follow me support which your team doesn't have apparently.So I would go with Cham with this moveset:

Medicham @ Medichamite
Ability: Pure Power
EVs: 252 Atk / 4 SpD / 252 Spe
Jolly Nature
- Ice Punch
- Fake Out
- High Jump Kick
- Psycho Cut

However,the final decision is up to you.

Hope I helped!

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A Follow Me support? Why? Is it Doubles? If not, then Follow Me support is pointless.