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Gen 8 LC


Foongus @ Eviolite
Ability: Regenerator
Level: 5
EVs: 124 HP / 236 Def / 76 SpD
Bold Nature
IVs: 0 Atk
- Spore
- Giga Drain
- Sludge Bomb
- Synthesis

Foongus is one of the best counters to Grookey LC has to offer. It's also able to deal with Fairy-types as well as Fighting-types such as Spritzee and Mienfoo. This is a physically defense oriented set. Spore is for inflicting sleep-status, and is extremely useful. Giga Drain deals damage while healing HP. Sludge Bomb is for OHKOing Grookey, while 2HKOing Eviolite sets. Paired with Eviolite and Regenerator, Foongus is a great pivot. Synthesis for more reliable switching.

It can tank hits from Wood Hammer, Drain Punch as well as Knock off and U-Turn with pretty much ease, thereby establishing itself as one of the best counters for Grookey.

While Acrobatics surely 2HKOes, it's not common on ladder (less than 9% of Grookey sets carry that). Beware Vullaby, since it's Overcoat allows it to not be affected by Spore. It can freely setup Nasty Plot and deal huge damage to you, so Pawniard is a nice partner. It takes care of Psychic types like Abra which are problematic for Foongus.

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It seems like there's a Foongus Amoongus :0

Foongus @ Leftovers
Ability: Regenerator
Level: 5
EVs: 236 SpA / 236 Spe
Timid Nature
- Clear Smog / Sludge Bomb
- Giga Drain / Energy Ball
- Toxic
- Pollen Puff

Clear Smog is STAB and resets the opponent's stats, which is good for stopping set ups. Sludge Bomb is for more power and Poison chance. Giga Drain is Grass STAB that provides healing, Energy Ball for more power output. Toxic is good and pairs nice with Lefties. Pollen Puff for Grass and Psychic types that could be a threat to your team such as Grookey, Abra, and Superpower Inkays!

Hopee I helped, and have fun using this set! :)

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Effect Spore < Regenerator for sure.
ah yeah :)
Why Leftovers when you can pack Evio?
i find it more useful imo, but that might just be me? both are good, but i use lefties more.
Yeah leftovers is so much worse compared to Eviolite, the defense and spdef boost is too high to not run on a defensive mon, especially when it already has synthesis, gigs drain, and regenerator, it isn’t lacking recovery.
If ya didn't notice, my moveset doesn't have Synthesis. Giga Drain won't heal sufficiently on certain pokemon (Grookey, Scorbunny, Ferroseed etc.) and regenerator is only if you want to switch out, something I only do against terrible matchups, where I can't hit super effectively. If I do not decide to switch out against a Pokemon that Giga Drain can't hit effectively, I have no way of recovery, other than leftovers. I also have Toxic so I need more turns. I said as well that I find lefties more helpful with my particular play style, tactics, and rest of my team. Feel free to use Eviolite if that suits you more though!
Hope I helped :)