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Heatran @ Choice Specs
Ability: Flash Fire
EVs: 252 HP / 4 HP / 252 SpA
Modest Nature
- Fire Blast
- Earth Power
- Flash Cannon
- Hidden Power [Electric] / Hidden Power [Grass]

or Heatran @ Choice Scarf
Ability: Flash Fire
EVs: 252 SpA / 252 Spe / 4 HP
Timid / Modest Nature
- Eruption
- Flash Cannon
- Earth Power
- Overheat / Lava Plume

Charizard-Mega-Y @ Charizardite Y
Ability: Blaze --> Drought
EVs: 252 SpA / 252 Spe / 4 Def
Timid Nature
- Fire Blast
- Solar Beam
- Focus Blast
- Hidden Power [Electric] / Air Slash

Since 2 team members are weak to Fire and the resists are rather frail, Heatran can be a paramount switch-in. It can also thwart things like Volcarona and frees up a Mega slot. However, that would make 3 of my team members weak to Ground. Charizard Y requires Defog support but it can shut down rain teams and hit Pelipper coming in to set rain back up with HP Electric. I don't know which one I should choose, they both have their pros and cons.

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Pros and Cons
•Very nice 130 SpA
•Great bulk with 91 HP and 106 Defenses
•Amazing defensive typing, with 5 1/4 resistances, 4 1/2 resistances, and 2 immunities with Flash Fire
•Not weak to Stealth Rocks
•Quite bad 71 Speed
•4x weak to Ground, which is a pretty common type
•Spectacular ability in Drought, paired with a whopping 159 SpA will make you hit super hard with fire attacks
•Has Solar Beam, which is spectacular coverage
•Pretty good 100 Speed
•4x weak to Stealth Rocks and 4x weak to Rock
•Pretty bad physical defense
•Even though his speed is nice, it could be better.
•Uses up a mega slot

Overall, I would go with Heatran, but Mega Charizard Y is still an amazing option if you have Pokémon that can deal with Hazards.

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