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Trying to use a Mega Houndoom, which is one of the coolest mega Pokemon in my opinion.
This is the set I’m gonna use:
Houndoom-Mega @ Houndoominite
Ability: Solar Power
EVs: 252 SpA / 4 SpD / 252 Spe
Timid Nature
IVs: 0 Atk
- Flamethrower
- Dark Pulse
- Sludge Bomb
- Shadow Ball

What format is this?
Gen 7 UU
Seems it’s ranked RUBL

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Mega Houndoom fits best on bulky offense teams that appreciate its revenge killing and sweeping capabilities. Physical wallbreakers like Heracross are essential alongside Mega Houndoom, as it struggles to break through more specially inclined walls like Blissey. U-turn and Volt Switch users such as Scizor, Crobat, and Rotom-C can bring Mega Houndoom in safely, giving it more opportunities to throw out powerful attacks or set up and sweep. Grass-types like Celebi and Rotom-C punish the bulky Water-types that Mega Houndoom may struggle to break through. On the other hand, bulky Water-types such as Tentacruel, Empoleon, and Swampert can help shore up some of Mega Houndoom's weaknesses, making them solid defensive partners. Due to its weakness to Stealth Rock, Mega Houndoom pairs nicely with entry hazard removers like Latias and the aforementioned Tentacruel and Empoleon. Entry hazard setters such as Klefki and Nihilego aid Mega Houndoom in wearing Blissey down, coupled with Mega Houndoom's Taunt.


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Good, I bet i’m using Heracross, thanks!