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Title says it all. I don't wanna bother breeding an adamant Garchomp if jolly is good enough since the rng on the ivs are annoying and this thing takes forever to get to level 100 especially with how annoying usum's experience mechanics are

Are you doing IVs?
What do you mean 'doing ivs'?
Are you going to improve Garchomp's IVs?
I would say Adamant because of the Choice Scarf, but I don't have any reasons besides that so I will just comment.
Yeah I'm going for a Garchomp that has perfect IVs in all stats except SpA. I don't care if SpA gets perfect ivs or not as long as the others are perfect
Are you using Garchomp for the Battle Tree or Online Play?
Wifi battles. I gave up on the battle tree. I lose more of my remaining sanity if I play that thing

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Go With Adamant Nature
Even without Jolly Nature, you can outspeed some Dragon Types like Mega Sceptile. Garchomp with Jolly Nature plus Choice Scarf will outspeed Adamant Nature Garchomp. If you're up against Choice Scarf Garchomp you could switch out Garchomp for a Steelix that can Mega Evolve since Garchomp would probably use Outrage. If you somehow find yourself up against a Clefable that has a high defense, Poison Jab from Garchomp will be a guaranteed 2HKO with Adamant Nature. With Jolly Nature, it will be 99.6% 2HKO. It's not bad, but there is still a slight chance of a second Poison Jab not finishing off Clefable. You should try out this moveset:
Garchomp @ Choice Scarf
Ability: Rough Skin
EVs: 252 Atk / 4 SpD / 252 Spe
Adamant Nature
- Earthquake
- Outrage
- Poison Jab
- Stone Edge
Sand Stream Tyranitar and a Steelix that can Mega Evolve might be some good teammates for this set, as it can activate Mega Steelix's Sand Force.

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only rock types get a sp def boost from sandstorm