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What is a good moveset for Crabominable?

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Crabominable @ Life Orb / Choice Band
Type : Ice / Fighting
Ability : Hyper Cutter
Nature : Brave ( Atk+ Spe- )
EVs : 252 Hp / 252 Atk / 4 Def
IVs : 0 Spe

  • Ice Hammer
  • Close Combat
  • Crabhammer
  • Stone Edge

Pair him with a Trick Room setter. Then start sweeping. Ice Hammer and Close Combat has high power and are needed for STAB. Stone Edge deals with Mega Charizard Y, while Crabhammer deals with Heatran. Hyper Cutter prevents Intimidators from lowering Attack. Crabominable is great and works well sweeping in Trick Room due to his very Low speed. Choice Band is an option if you would like the extra power.

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Crabominable: Holding Assault Vest
Ability: Hyper Cutter
Nature: Adamant (Since no major EVs are going into attack, it helps having a slight boost)
EVs: 252 Defence, 252 Special Defence, 4 Attack

FOR USE IN SINGLE BATTLES

Crabominable has a decent base HP stat, with max Special Defence and a 50% boost from the Assault Vest it can tank most super effective Special hits. And with max Defence and a decent base stat it can usually withstand a super effective Physical hit.

Moveset:

Avalanche

Due to Crabominable's low base Speed stat, Avalance is boosted up to 120 Base Power. It's also powered up by STAB, and hits very hard as a result.

Earthquake

Strong move overall and deals with Crabominable's weaknesses to Steel and Fire Type.

Payback

Deals with Crabominable's weakness to Psychic Type, it's also powered up to 100 Base Power due to its low base Speed Stat.

Reversal

Deals Damage depending on how little HP you have remaining, usually Crabominable can live a super effective hit and get a possible 100 or 200 Base Power hit. And is also powered up by STAB

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My Crabominable doubles set
Crabominable @ Salac Berry
Ability: Anger Point
EVs: 252 HP / 252 Atk / 4 Spe
- Stone Edge
- Crabhammer
- Ice Hammer
- Earthquake
Along with
Jynx (F) @ Custap Berry
Ability: Oblivious
EVs: 252 HP / 4 Def / 252 Spe
IVs: 0 SpA
- Trick Room
- Frost Breath
- Double-Edge
- Focus Blast
Jinx uses frost breath with Min SpA IVs, Crabominable's anger point activates, and the sweeping begins...
Jinx sets up trick room, and Crabominable starts moving first, hitting hard with attacks like Ice hammer to lower speed in case of slower trick room users like slowbro, and stone edge coverage...

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I use something similar and I see where you're going, but why Double-Edge? If you could get Fake Out by breeding, I feel like that'd be a better option.
Also, isn't Salac in TR kind of counterintuitive?
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Crabominable @ Choise Band
Ability: Hyper Cutter
Evs: 252 Atk / 126 Hp / 120 Def / 8 SpD
Brave Nature (+Atk, -Spe)
Ivs: 0 Spe

Stone Edge
Ice Hammer
Crabhammer/Earthquake
Close Combat

Explanation: Team Crabominable up with a Good Trick Room supporter like Porygon2 or Reuniclus. Hyper Cutter is a Good Ability because you can Easily Switch into Intimdaters like Gyarados and Landorus-Therian. Choise Band is used for All-out power. Stone Edge hits Volcarona and Charizard along with a high Crit Ratio. Ice Hammer is STAB and it Makes you "Faster" in a Trick Room. Crabhammer hits Common Fire types like Arcanine and Heatran or EQ gives out EdgeQuake Coverage. Close Combat is Powerful STAB.

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