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EVs 252 Def/252 Sp. Def/4 HP
Nature: Impish
Ability: Water Veil
Bulk Up
An attack (preferably that nothing is immune to)
Kind of stuck on the last move.

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No offence, but why did you edit this? All you did was remove some capital letters in the title.
What format?

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Not really. Floatzel has:
85 HP
105 Atk
55 Def
85 SpA
50 SpD
115 Spe

Let's break it down. So, Floatzel has 55 Defense and 50 SpD. To put that in perspective, MAGIKARP has 55 Defense. Here's some damage calculations

  • 252+ SpA Choice Specs Accelgor Energy Ball vs. 4 HP / 252 SpD Floatzel: 318-376 (101.9 - 120.5%) -- guaranteed OHKO

  • 252+ SpA Choice Specs Mesprit Psychic vs. 4 HP / 252 SpD Floatzel: 246-291 (78.8 - 93.2%) -- guaranteed 2HKO after Leftovers recovery

  • 252 SpA Abomasnow Giga Drain vs. 4 HP / 252 SpD Floatzel: 230-272 (73.7 - 87.1%) -- guaranteed 2HKO after hail damage and Leftovers recovery

  • 252 Atk Choice Band Skuntank Crunch vs. 4 HP / 252+ Def Floatzel: 160-190 (51.2 - 60.8%) -- 94.1% chance to 2HKO after Leftovers recovery

This Floatzel gets OHKO'd or 2HKO'd by everything in PU. And that's just PU! Also, if you want to run a bulky Floatzel, you should replace Torment/Roar for Scald, for the 30% burn chance, and your EVs to 252 HP/252 SpD/4 Def. This works much better as 252 HP always allows you to tank hits better than max split defenses.

Conclusion- This Floatzel will NEVER work in a competitive environment; only use it against friends.

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Thanks, my friends aren't exactly great competitive players, so it should do fine against them. The reason I suggested Roar is just in case opponents start spamming Calm Mind/Swords Dance etc.
Are there any other Pokes which would run this set better? I'm thinking perhaps Jellicent (obviously not Bulk Up)
I think Jellicent would work.
Jellicent @ Leftovers
Ability: Water Absorb
Bold Nature
EVs: 252 HP/252 Def/4 SpD
IVs: 0 Atk
- Calm Mind
- Scald
- Hex
- Recover
Something like that
Cool, this looks good :)
I love trolling my friends with unconventional sets good luck haha
Lol thanks! I'm going to try this:
[email protected]/Shell Bell
Calm Nature
EVs 252 HP/252 SpDef/4 Def
Ice Beam
Protect (more likely)/Roar
Floatzel has serious trouble keeping up subs so I didn't bother with that.