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I am currently in the final stages of building my ORAS WiFi Singles team, however only one Poké remains to be EV trained: Gible. I plan on using Garchomp as my anti-Talonflame, using him to tank Brave Birds. However, I need to know the minimum amount of EVs necessary for Garchomp to be 2HKOd by BB. This is in case Stone Edge misses the first time, then I can survive a second attack and crush the fire-falcon. Calculate it as if the Talonflame has maximum Attack EVs and IVs, rocks are up on my side, and the foe has a Choice Band. 'Chomp has Rough Skin. Thank you!

And no, he will not be Mega.

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garchomp is a  risky way to deal with tflame

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Garchomp isn't the best Pokemon to take Brave Birds from anything. Buuuut suit yourself.

252+ Atk Choice Band Talonflame Brave Bird vs. 252 HP / 244+ Def Garchomp: 177-208 (42.1 - 49.5%) -- guaranteed 3HKO.

This is the minimum. After Stealth Rocks, Brave Bird is back to a 2HKO.
Here's the PS! Damage Calculator for future reference

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Oops, I forgot to mention Rough Skin :P If you could edit that in, please do.
Rough skin won't change the calc
How would Rough Skin affect it?
Lol generekt dat 15 seconds
I was gonna answer but I put max defense and you got that cheeky 244 so u win this round :P
Rough Skin would lower the amount of times Talonflame would be able to hit me before it was KOd by recoil. It may not affect the outcome, but I just thought I should put that in.
Alternatively, you could run 232 HP and max defense.