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should I use quagsire or octillery who is better?

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Kinda need to know the rest of your team
What game? You can’t catch octillery in Crystal. Also wut is rest of your team?

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i would recomend quagsire because it has less weakness, available in all games and can run a rest talk set. sure quag has less special defence but against grass, was it going to survive I the first place? I would use this set:

QUAGSIRE
- Earthquake
- Surf
- Rest
- Sleeptalk

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Return and ice punch (ice beam if playing Crystal) are better than rest and sleep talk. Rest is kind of pointless when Moomoo milk is a thing.
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Octillery if you are playing GS. Otherwise go with quagsire

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First, Quagsire learns earthquake at level 35. Second, why does it need to use surf or waterfall when its earthquake is better than Lanturn's surf in most situations?
Fie I wll taek out klanturn
...and how exactly is Quagsire worse than Octillery, even in GS?
Octillery higher atk and spc atk. Also a curse + mud slap does really good. And then for he last 2 slots the 2 hms it can learn. I know you probably think that set sucks, but it does quite well
I think Octillery's main problem is that it comes later, so it misses important battles like Jasmine. Quagsire also learns more HMs. If a curse mud-slap combination is really good, then Quagsire's curse earthquake is just about 7 times better. Earthquake and ice punch also let Quagsire hit a bunch of types harder than Octillery can.