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It is good to have a Poison type staller, since then they can't be poisoned.

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I don't know what the posion type is.

(*ahem* Muk *AHEM*)
I was not really talking about OU...
The original question was a tad open ended, it works better if there is a specific competitive focus

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I'm pretty sure this Toxapex set is better than the one in the previous answer.
Toxapex @ black sludge
Ability: regenerator
EVs: 252 HP / 252 Def / 4 SpD or 252 HP / 4 Def / 252 SpD
Relaxed/Sassy nature
- toxic/toxic spikes
- recover
- scald
- haze
Black sludge punishes Pokemon that try to trick choice scarves onto Toxapex. Regenerator lets Toxapex heal while doing whatever switching it wants. It needs either toxic or toxic spikes to deal damage and recover to heal. Scald lets it burn poison-immune opponents and not struggle when taunted. Haze stops setup sweepers. You can use a physically defensive or specially defensive EV spread, depending on the rest of your team.

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-------THIS IS MY OPINION------

The problem with this Toxapex is, it is like all Toxapex, since everyone uses the exact same Toxapex, everyone will know how to beat it. If people were unique like they used to be, this would be a great Toxapex, too bad nowadays, everyone mostly uses the same Pokémon.
Is there anything that beats my Toxapex but not yours?
Thsi si set worked better
Uniqueness beats yours.
"Uniqueness" is not a real threat in competitive battling.
Hmph. (filler)
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In my opinion, Toxapex would be the best choice, its Special Defense, Defense, and HP are really high.

heres a Toxapex you can try:

Toxapex (F) @ Black Sludge
Ability: Limber
Shiny: Yes
EVs: 252 HP / 96 Def / 162 SpD
Bold Nature
IVs: 0 Atk
- Baneful Bunker
- Recover
- Toxic Spikes
- Substitute

Or you could just use Arceus in Ubers:

Arceus-Poison @ Toxic Plate
Ability: Multitype
EVs: 252 HP / 59 Def / 197 SpD
Bold Nature
IVs: 0 Atk
- Cosmic Power
- Toxic
- Recover
- Substitute

But thats no fun, right?

Hope I helped!

Scald > Stockpile. Toxic > Substitute. Regenrator > Limber and you're good to go.
WHy does it matter is toxapex is shiny?
It doesn't matter, its just that my favorite color is the color red (shiny Toxapex is red).
Why are you using baneful bunker when toxic spikes will already poison most opponents? Why are you using substitute when Toxapex will be switching out of attacks so often?
@sumwun, Who said it was going to switch out? Baneful Bunker is there so it can get HP from the Leftovers without being attacked. Substitute is there so it can stall without being hit, and while it is behind the Substitute, it can use Recover.
Remove best answer btw, this is a thread so best answers don't apply
If you expect the opponent to use earthquake or thunderbolt, are you not going to switch out?
@PX He/she/it selected my answer now.