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In b4 this thing becomes NUBL
Gen 8 NU

Regidrago @ Choice Specs
Ability: Dragon's Maw
EVs: 4 Def / 252 SpA / 252 Spe
Modest / Timid Nature
IVs: 0 Atk
- Dragon Energy
- Draco Meteor
- Dragon Pulse
- Ancient Power / Hyper Beam

This Pokemon is ridiculous. Having a strong move STAB in Dragon Energy when at full HP. Here is a Choice Specs set. Dragon Energy is incredibly powerful STAB at full HP, and when paired with Dragon's Maw coupled with Choice Specs, steel types are worn down by this move. Draco Meteor is also strong STAB and is used when Dragon Energy's power is less than the power of Draco Meteor. Dragon Pulse is used for well, more STAB since Regidraco doesn't have good special coverage. The last slot, honestly, is just there because Regidraco's special movepool is so bad(You literally don't get anything to deal super effective damage to fairy types. Not even its physical movepool has super effective fairy coverage for the fairy types in NU.). Ancientpower / Hyper Beam is just there to do some damage on fairy types I guess. Make sure to pair this with something that beats fairy types.

Calcs with Dragon Energy at full HP against the steel types in NU:

252+ SpA Choice Specs Dragon's Maw Regidrago Dragon Energy (150 BP) vs. 252 HP / 168 SpD Bronzong: 191-225 (56.5 - 66.5%) -- guaranteed 2HKO after Leftovers recovery
Possible damage amounts: (191, 193, 195, 198, 200, 202, 204, 207, 209, 211, 213, 216, 218, 220, 222, 225)


252+ SpA Choice Specs Dragon's Maw Regidrago Dragon Energy (150 BP) vs. 252 HP / 252+ SpD Escavalier: 175-207 (50.8 - 60.1%) -- 87.5% chance to 2HKO after Leftovers recovery
Possible damage amounts: (175, 177, 180, 181, 183, 186, 188, 189, 192, 194, 196, 198, 200, 202, 204, 207)


252+ SpA Choice Specs Dragon's Maw Regidrago Dragon Energy (150 BP) vs. 0 HP / 92 SpD Assault Vest Copperajah: 201-237 (52.2 - 61.5%) -- guaranteed 2HKO
Possible damage amounts: (201, 204, 206, 208, 211, 213, 216, 218, 220, 222, 225, 228, 230, 232, 234, 237)


252+ SpA Choice Specs Dragon's Maw Regidrago Dragon Energy (150 BP) vs. 212 HP / 0 SpD Eviolite Doublade: 295-348 (94.5 - 111.5%) -- 68.8% chance to OHKO
Possible damage amounts: (295, 299, 302, 306, 309, 312, 316, 319, 323, 327, 330, 333, 337, 340, 344, 348)

So, while Regidraco can't touch fairy types in NU, it can wear down steel types on its own.

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Great set. I say, go for Hyper Beam for fun! :)
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Regidrago @ Choice Scarf
Ability: Dragon's Maw
EVs: 252 Atk / 4 SpA / 252 Spe
Hasty Nature
- Dragon Energy
- Explosion
- Hammer Arm
- Outrage
A mixed set with scarf dragon energy. It's ability makes up for its lower sp attack, and more are put into attack. Explosion is for a last ditch attempt, outrage for when your low on hp, and hammer arm for steel.

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Regidrago @ Life Orb
Ability: Dragon’s Maw
EVs: 252 Atk / 252 Spe / 4 HP
Jolly Nature
- Dragon Dance
- Dragon Claw
- Crunch
- Fire Fang

Dragon Dance boosts attack and speed, Dragon Claw is STAB, Crunch and Fire Fang are coverage.

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swap crunch for explosion because then your walled by fairies. plus because of stab and dragons maw. every move is super effective
fire fang is there, and explosion sucks
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Gen 8 RU


Regidrago @ Choice Band
Ability: Dragon's Maw
EVs: 252 Atk / 4 SpD / 252 Spe
Jolly Nature
- Outrage
- Fire Fang
- Hammer Arm
- Thunder Fang / Crunch / Scale Shot / Explosion

Nobody noticed how decent this thing's physical movepool is. Outrage is STAB and boosted by Dragon's Maw too. Fire Fang covers Steel types and Ice types. Hammer Arm does more damage than Fire Fang and hits Steel types and Ice types as well. However, you almost always have to switch right after using it, you don't want to have your Speed dropped. Thunder Fang is coverage, Crunch is coverage, Scale Shot is multi-hit STAB that boosts Speed, Explosion to get rid of a roadblock like a Fairy type.

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Gen 8 RU

Regidrago @ Leftovers
Ability: Dragon's Maw
EVs: 252 Atk / 4 SpA / 252 Spe
Hasty Nature
- Dragon Energy
- Fire Fang / Hammer Arm / Crunch
- Scale Shot
- Explosion

Mixed set. Yes, I know it's similar to the other one, but this is a little different in terms of moves. Dragon Energy is STAB that gets a Dragon Maw's boost. Fire Fang deals with steel types. Hammer Arm can be used instead for more power to deal with steel types. Crunch can be used to deal with Doublade. Scale Shot is STAB that hits 2-5 times to break Sashes, Sturdy, and Substitute. Explosion is for a last ditch attempt to take out a Pokemon.

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Life Orb + Dragon Energy isn't a good combination, since every time you use it/another move, Dragon Energy's power decreases.
Oops, I read the description for Dragon Energy wrong lol.
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Drake (Regidrago) @ Silk Scarf / Rock Incense
Ability: Dragon's Maw
EVs: 252 HP / 4 SpA / 252 Spe
Timid Nature
- Dragon Energy
- Ancient Power
- Rest
- Snore

Moves:

  • Dragon Energy (ability and high hp make power go way up)
  • Ancient power (coverage against ice) (also possible omni boost)
  • Rest (keep health high)
  • Snore (attack while asleep) (can hit fairies for neutral)

Kinda weird set that takes advantage of Dragon Energy

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I do agree that it is a weird set. Why Silk Scarf or Rock Incense? Ancient Power is too weak So is Snore.
You're not wrong
The items are just for a little more power since those are mainly the only special moves it gets (aside from dragon breath / pulse [weak], hyper beam [recharge], round [higher power but can't use while asleep], and twister [weak]
I like it honestly
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Regidrago @ Choice Scarf
Ability: Dragon’s Maw
EVs: 4 HP / 252 SpA / 252 Spe
Modest / Timid Nature
- Dragon Energy
- Ancient Power
- Dragon Pulse
- Hyper Beam

It has a crappy movepool, just spam Dragon Energy. 150 power STAB with Dragon’s Maw boost is very powerful.

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Why are these new Regis so bad in terms of movepools?

Regidrago @ Assault Vest
Ability: Dragon's Maw
EVs: 252 Def / 252 Atk / 4 SpA
Lonely Nature
- Dragon Energy
- Ancient Power
- Crunch
- Fire Fang

Dragon Energy is a nice STAB move. Fire Fang covers Ice types, and Regidrago's movepool is just awful, there's not many choices. Ancient Power and Crunch are both coverage. The Assault Vest attempts to patch up this Regi's measly Special Defense a bit.

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investing in hp is an extreme waste of evs. especially with assault vest. you should be putting all of those evs into special defense or literally anything other than hp
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Physical Regidrago

Regidrago @ Life Orb
Ability: Dragon's Maw
EVs: 252 Atk / 4 SpD / 252 Spe
Jolly Nature
- Scale Shot
- Crunch
- Fire Fang
- Facade / Dragon Claw

Scale Shot to improve speed and go through sashes/substitutes. Crunch is misc coverage. Fire Fang is for ice and steels. Facade is to punish status, but Dragon Claw can be used for a more reliable dragon move.

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Regidrago @ Life Orb / Leftovers
Ability: Dragon's Maw
EV: 252 Atk/ 4 SpD / 252 Spe
Jolly nature
- Dragon Dance
- Explosion
- Dragon Claw / Outrage
- Crunch

Dragon Dance makes it insanely fast, and should be able to outspeed zeraora. Explosion if you know you gonna die.
Dragon Claw or Outrage is powerful STAB or though as it probably won't last long, I would choose Outrage.
Crunch to hit Ghost-types which are immune to Explosion.

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Regieleki @ Choice Scarf
Ability: Dragon's Maw
EVs: 6 Atk / 252 SpA / 252 Spe
Hasty / Timid Nature
- Dragon Energy
- Draco Meteor
- Ancient Power
- Explosion / Dragon Pulse / Hyper Beam

Regidrago's signature Ability, Dragon's Maw, is the sole redeeming quality to a Pokemon that would otherwise be rather weak given its average 100 base offenses and terrible coverage options. At full HP, Dragon Energy is a 150 BP STAB move launched further to an incredible 225 BP before STAB, making it extremely powerful to the point where it can one-shot an assortment of Pokemon. This Choice Scarf set is meant to allow it to outspeed the numerous Pokemon it can OHKO, and makes it very fast overall. Regidrago can easily wreck an opposing team once the Steel-Types and Fairy types are removed. Because Dragon Energy's power is HP dependent, Draco Meteor is used alongside Dragon Energy to ensure that it can still keep OHKOing all in its way even if its health goes down. 130 BP is still very solid compared to 150. After that though, Regidrago's movepool is so pitifully small that, more often than not, you might as well not run anything. Ancient Power is kind-of usable... not really, but if you absolutely have to use something other than Dragon STAB, I guess it's better than nothing? Other than that, an All-Out attack in Explosion is probably going to be the best thing it can really offer. You could use Dragon Pulse, but really, nothing in the 4th slot is going to be used very often at all at this point, not even a third STAB. The only real reason to use Hyper Beam is if you're using Regidrago in a format that lets him Dynamax (In which it should definitely be used) or you somehow think it'll live after that to get off another attack.

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Role: Fast N’ Strong Sweeper

Regidrago @ Focus Sash/ Leftovers
Ability: Dragon's Maw
EVs: 252 Atk / 4 SpD / 252 Spe
Adamant Nature
- Dragon Dance
- Dragon Claw
- Fire Fang / Hammer Arm
- Explosion / Substitute

Dragon’s Maw is powerful, multiplying Regidrago’s Dragon-type attacks by 1.5x, although Regidrago’s movepool is not that great for much coverage either. Focus Sash is for guaranteeing you get a Dragon Dance off, although Icicle Spear Kyurem and priority users such as Aegislash, which needs to be immediately eliminated. Dragon Claw is STAB and gets boosted by Dragon’s Maw, which makes knocking out Dragon types and other types that are neutral to Dragon type moves easy peasy.
Fire Fang is for coverage against Steel types such as Skarmory and Aegislash, and don’t forget our little buddy Excadrill. Hammer Arm is another choice, as it hits Steel types harder, but doesn’t affect Aegislash at all, so Fire Fang > Hammer Arm. Explosion is a very tricky choice, as it is very powerful and physical, making a great suicide choice for when facing Fairy types, except Magearna, which gets countered by Fire Fang.
Although Magearna will be 2HKOed by a Regidrago’s Fire Fang that Dragon Danced twice, Teleport Clefable gets OHKOed by Regidrago with 2 times Dragon Dance and with the cost of Regidrago itself, so hope that Clefable or Magearna uses Stealth Rock first or predicts mistakenly and switches, so you can still save that Focus Sash and Dragon Dance twice, or even, luckily, thrice, if Ferrothorn sets up the rocks and spikes. Substitute is mandatory with Leftovers, as it immediately renders Focus Sash useless.
Substitute also covers Regidrago from Ferrothorn’s annoying Thunder Wave or Toxic, as it makes Regidrago not a reliable source of recovery. Its all really just about predicting.

Hope you like this moveset.

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Doubles UU

Regidrago @ Iron Ball
Ability: Dragon's Maw
EVs: 252 HP / 252 SpA / 4 SpD
Quiet Nature
IVs: 0 Atk / 0 Spe
- Protect
- Dragon Energy
- Dragon Pulse
- Ancient Power

This is intended for Trick Room teams. Iron Ball is to lower Regidrago's speed, making it more suited for Trick Room. Protect gives Regidrago a turn of safety while its ally can still attack or set up Trick Room. Dragon Energy is absurdly strong STAB while Regidrago is at full or high health, and causes spread damage. Dragon Pulse is for when your HP drops low enough to the point where it does more than Dragon Energy, or your opponent is spamming Wide Guard. Ancient Power is filler because someone at Game Freak thought it'd be funny to give Regidrago and the other Crown Tundra legendaries all garbage movepools.

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Regidrago @ Razor Claw
Ability: Dragon's Maw
Shiny: Yes
EVs: 4 HP / 252 SpA / 252 Spe
Modest/Timid Nature
IVs: 0 Atk
- Draco Meteor
- Focus Energy
- Dragon Energy
- Rest

First use focus energy to guarantee critical hits. Since crits avoid attack drops you can use draco meteor really nicely. It also avoids screens and defense boosts. Last use rest if you have a Pokémon with aromatherapy or heal bell.

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Why Draco Meteor AND Dragon Energy? What happens if this is your last Pokemon against a Fairy type?
It's actually fine lol. This Pokemon's coverage is terrible, it can't even hit Fairies with a good move.
Im not worried about not very effective, i'm just saying that this guy has NO way at all to counter them. a bad attack is better than none at all imo
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Physical Trick Room sweeper

Regidrago @ Leftovers
Ability: Dragon's Maw
EVs: 252 HP / 252 Atk / 4 SpD
Quiet Nature
IVs: 0 Spe
- Dragon Claw
- Hammer Arm
- Crunch
- Substitute

To be used with Trick Room support. Leftovers heals substitute damage. Hammer Arm slows speed, making you faster in Trick Room. Other moves are STAB and coverage.

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Why do you have 252 Special Attack EVs if you don't have any special moves?
ah oops i meant Atk
I put in quiet nature as well, so that condraticts the SpA EVs...
what a mess XD
Also change the description, it says Special sweeper.
done :)