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Among Tyranitar, Hippowdon and Gigalith, I want to know who is the best. Please give pros and cons + set for each.

Also answer these questions:
1. Is Gigalith worth using? If yes, Sand Force or Sand Stream? Please give set if Sand Force
2. Is the format worth changing to NatDex to use any Pokemon that are good in sand?
3. Should I have two sand setters or one sand setter?


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-Bulk was quite
-It’s typing makes it be able to be a good weakness policy user, and it got 6 Resistence and 1 Immunity which was quite nice
-Amazing movepool access to Dragon dance
-Very High Stat of 600, it got a good defensive and attack stat on both Special or Psychical
-it’s Dark type could get rid of Pokemon with Prankstar from using those annoying staut move
-Well...OU don’t has dynamax which makes it became bad at OU
- Weakness of 8 was kinda....too lot :p
-4x from Fighting type attacks!
-Pressure was its better ability as Nebby Y says
-Speed of 61 most need boosting
from dragon dance or else the other will eaisily outspeed it
-Good recovery of Slack Off
-Massive HP, Atk and Def
-Commen movepool of Stealth Rock Yawn force oppenet to switch, and makes opponent receive damage on both Stealth Rock and Sandstrom
-Movepool wasn’t bad
-Even better Psychical bulk than T-Tar
-Lesser weakness than the other two
-Tuant was one of its biggest problem
-OHKo by the other strong Special Users such as Spes Dragapult and Magnezone
-Grass Knot could OHKo it without a minute (or second)

-Its defense ans attack stats was extremly high, could hold more hit from other psychical in RU and give other a lot damage
-At least less weakness than T-tar
-Access to set hazards of stealth rock
-Lacks of recovery except rest
-The Pros it got was all outclassed by the other two
-Rock type was still a bad typing
-Movepool wasn’t as good as the others
-Super Slowwwwwwwwww

At last, I will say that Hippowdon will be the best among these three Pokemon, which access to use a nice movepool, much better typing than the other, and got wonderful bulk.

Next, I’ll answer the other two answer you’ve ask, here you go:
1.For the first question, the answer was Kind Of , dure to the fact that Gigalith was outclassed by the other sand streamer, but however it was still access to find a nice place at the RU tier, and sand stream was its best ability seems no Pokemon has ability sand stream in RU except Gigalith

2.Second question answer was NO, all the good Pokemon that works well in sand we’re all in Gen 8 already, but if you want, you can.

  1. You should has only 1 sand setter, seems that all the three sand setters was all place in different tier, t tar in UU, Hippo in OU and Giga in RU

Moveset Suggestion:
T Tar:
Tyranitar @ Life Orb
Ability: Sand Stream
EVs: 252 Atk / 4 SpD / 252 Spe
Adamant Nature
- Earthquake
- Dragon Dance
- Stone Edge
- Crunch
My simple Dragon Dance set, hope you like it!

Hippowdon @ Figy Berry
Ability: Sand Stream
EVs: 252 HP / 60 Def / 196 SpD
Careful Nature
- Earthquake
- Stealth Rock
- Slack Off
- Yawn
Well, did I need to explain?
Gigalith @ Smooth Rock
Ability: Sand Stream
EVs: 248 HP / 252 Atk / 8 SpD
Adamant Nature
- Earthquake
- Body Press
- Heavy Slam / Gyro Ball
- Stealth Rock
My set, stealth rock for setting up hazard, And the other move are all boosted seems it’s def was high, Slow and Heavy and E-Quake coverage

Hope it helps!

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I agree Hippowdown is probably the best for gen 8 OU. Gigalith is sooo slow lmao. And Tyranitar is pretty slow too + it can't dynamax, like you said.