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In general but mostly for fisheous rend.
Pls give set too

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What format/rules are you playing with?
gen 8 Ubers
I feel like running a Band on Sand Rush sets may be worth it but idk

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Strong Jaw is better.
Strong Jaw is better because you always get a boost, and it boosts to over 100 power. Sand Rush only stays for 5 turns, and you also have to actually set sandstorm, which can be a pain sometimes. Also, you can give fish Choice Scarf and Strong Jaw, which gives a larger overall boost if you go first. Choice Band is also good for immediate power. Also, Strong Jaw boosts other moves. Dracovish with Choice Scarf outspeeds a lot of stuff, especially if you have Sticky Webs support. Smogon thinks Strong Jaw is better too.
A good set could be:

[email protected] Scarf/Band
Ability: Strong Jaw
Nature: Adamant/Jolly
252 atk/4 def/252 spe
-Fisheous Rend
-Psychic Fangs
-Ice Fang
-Crunch

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Pokemon with the ability Sand Rush are immune to Sandstorm damage.
okay ill edit
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Dracovish @ Life Orb
Ability: Strong Jaw
Ev's 252 Atk / 252 Spd / 4 Def
Jolly Nature + Spd - Sp. Atk
- Fishious Rend
- Crunch
- Iron Head
- Dragon Rush

I think Dracovish is banned competitively, but I am not sure. I think Strong Jaw is better because then you have to set up sandstorm (which dracovish can't learn). Stong jaw boosts bite attacks like Crunch which is not situational. I suppose you could send a gigalith with sand stream but I personally don't like to switch too much. Iron head for fairy coverage and chance of flinch. Fishious Rend because it does double damage if it moves first and we have speed ev's and jolly nature for speed boost as well. Dragon Rush for STAB, and Life Orb for terrifying hits.

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You should ask clarifying question when you're not sure whether something is banned.