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If you have a good Little Cup moveset for Cubone, post an answer below and upvote the best ones.

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Cubone @ Thick Club
Ability: Rock Head/Battle Armor
EVs: 196 Atk / 236 Spd / 36 Hp / 36 Sp. Def
Jolly/Adamant Nature
Bonemerang - STAB
Knock Off -
Iron Head/Double Edge - Coverage
Rock Slide/Fire Punch - Coverage

Bonemerang is to get rid of substitutes, and while it is not a viable as Earthquake, it is in my mind, worth it for breaking substitutes. Knock Off is to knock off Eviolites, because they are not gonna let you get very far. Now, if you go with Rock Head, use double edge. It is a really overpowered move without the recoil. If you use Battle Armor, then go with Iron Head. And Rock Slide and Fire Punch are completely your option on whatever you want.

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Ok, thanks. like I said, I am new to this kind of stuff.
Of course.  LC EVs work differently, so it takes some time.
really good answer
Thanks J! Is it good now?
And thanks Altaria!
Yep, looks good to me.
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[email protected] Thick Club
Battle Armor Ability
196 Atk/236 Spd/36 HP/36 SpD
Jolly Nature
- Knock Off
- Fire Punch/Body Slam/Rock Slide/Iron Head
- Fire Punch/Body Slam/ Rock Slide/Iron Head
Ahhh.. Thick Club+Knock Off for Eviolite users is fun, but even with any item it is useful. EQuake or Bonemerang is STAB and other moves are coverage. Choose as you are fit. No need for Lightning Rod as it is a Physical Attacker.

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Cubone @ Thick Club
Ability: Battle Armor
Level: 5
EVs: 196 Atk / 76 Def / 196 SpD
Adamant Nature
- Earthquake / Bonemerang
- Knock Off
- Iron Head
- Thunder Punch / Stealth Rock

Earthquake is STAB. Bonemerang can be used to beak Substitutes and Sashes, but it's slightly less reliable. Knock Off can help against the multitude of Eviolite users in the tier, Iron Head covers Cubone's Ice weakness, Thunder Punch covers Water, and Stealth Rock can be used if necessary. Thick Club and Adamant make Cubone a more potent sweeper.

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Lightning Rod is utterly useless as you can't use the SpA boost and you are already immune to Electric.
Yep, you're right, no idea what I'm thinking lol. My bad :P