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Like how often it is used and how big a tier it jumped.

Which Gen?
7 I suppose

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The biggest change was Kanganshan, and it was change from PU(The 2nd lowest tier) to Uber (The highest one)
When it’s not mega, it’s whole stat was super equal, It”s attack can’t hit hard withought a band due to it’s 95 Attack and 95 Speed which won’t outspeed or do anything really good, and 105 / 85 /85 wasn’t that defensive.
However, after it mega, it got pretty strong stat of 105 / 125 / 60 / 100 / 100 (in order of HP / Atk / Def / SpA / SpD / Spe ), and it got amazing ability of Partond bomb, here’s what smogon said:

A strong ability in Parental Bond synergizes well with Seismic Toss to
boost Mega Kangaskhan's damage to acceptable levels, as well as
granting it decent utility through amplifying secondary effects. Fake
Out gives Mega Kangaskhan a niche as an anti-lead with the ability to
break the Focus Sash of other dedicated leads such as Smeargle and has
strong synergy with residual damage such as from Toxic Spikes. Despite
its decent defensive stats, Kangaskhan lacks useful resistances
outside of its immunity to Ghost-type attacks. Due to this, it can
easily be broken through by the offensive titans of the metagame, such
as Primal Groudon and Marshadow, and cannot take on many threats by
itself in a one-on-one scenario. Due to the naturally high HP stat of
many threats in the tier, Mega Kangaskhan requires heavy support,
typically from Toxic Spikes, to achieve crucial 2HKOs with Seismic
Toss and amplify Fake Out damage. This greatly restricts the types of
teams that Mega Kangaskhan can fit on.

Smogon Reccomand Set:

Kangaskhan @ Kangaskhanite
Ability: Scrappy
EVs: 52 HP / 180 Atk / 36 Def / 8 SpD / 232 Spe
Jolly Nature
- Fake Out
- Seismic Toss
- Shadow Claw
- Body Slam


Hope it helps!

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PU is actually the lowest tier. Untiered is not playable and ZU is a playable format, not a tier
Not very surprised, because that gosh darn Kiawe always destroys me with his mega kangaskahn. Thanks!