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To go with Metagross in Super Singles:

Metagross-Mega @ Metagrossite
Ability: Tough Claws
EVs: 252 Atk / 4 SpD / 252 Spe
Jolly Nature
Ivs: 0 SpA
- Bullet Punch
- Meteor Mash
- Zen Headbutt
- Earthquake

Should I use it? Is it viable as a special sweeper?

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Use Tapu Koko instead, and use a Flying type/Levitate Pokemon as your third so things like Choice Scarf Pinsir don't sweep you :P
Why does your Metagross have 0 attack IVs when you're using it as a physical attacker?
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Probably not. Heliolisk is outclassed by other electric type special attackers like Tapu Koko, Raikou, Thundurus-T, and some Rotom forms. Tapu Koko is faster and has Electric terrain to make up for inferior special attack, Raikou has better stats and access to Calm Mind, Thundurus-T has better special attack, typing, and ability as well as access to Nasty Plot, and Rotom has Levitate to eliminate its ground weakness and better dual typings than Electric-Normal.

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It's also pretty badly outclassed by Kangaskhan and therian Thundurus.
Oops I forgot about Thundurus-T. But he specified special attacker and he already has a mega, so I didn't recommend Mega Kangaskhan.
But Thundurus T already is a special attacker