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Would my Dusk Lycanroc be fine, even if it's only STAB move was Accelerock? The current moveset is: Accelerock, Psychic Fangs, Fire Fang, and Thunder Fang.

This is for Generation 8. Not competitive.

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You want more power instead of priority for In-Game, especially because Lycanroc-Dusk is fast
If I were to go into the competitive scene, would Accelerock be good as the only STAB?
I don’t think it would be good as the only STAB but I don’t know which is why I’m not answering
In competitive it as its only STAB is okay if u hv like an sd set up. If its ur only rock type coverage on ur team then dont use it
I just had one more question, if that's okay. How much power would Accelerock have coming from a Dusk Lycanroc, considering it gains STAB and Tough Claws boosts?
STAB grants it 1.5*40 = 60 Power, and Tough Claws make it 30% of 60 (18) + 60 = 78. Insufficient, if you ask me, Stone Edge far better, with the power being 1.5*100 (STAB) = 150.
Ok, thank you so much!

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I'd say it lacks power for in-game usage


In-game is all about hyper offense, and low-power moves just don't make the cut, with exceptions being only a few moves.
Now, Accelerock is a very good priority move for Lycanroc, but in-game, nope. It's already fast, 110 base speed is nothing less, plus, it sometimes just needs the extra power granted by some other move(s) to take a few KO's.
Therefore, I'll be recommending Stone Edge > Accelerock on it.
It learns Stone Edge at Level 60 in Sw/Sh, if that helps.


just had one more question, if that's okay. How much power would Accelerock have coming from a Dusk Lycanroc, considering it gains STAB and Tough Claws boosts?

Already answered that as a comment..

In competitive it as its only STAB is okay if you hv like an sd set up. If its ur only rock type coverage on ur team then dont use it

Swords Dance turns it into a literal demon, imagine the damage output of Stone Edge after a SD boost, it really gets those KO's on non-resisted Pokémon! Accelerock remains a weak move still though, even a Stone Edge that isn't boosted by Tough Claws is better.

I don’t think it would be good as the only STAB but I don’t know which is why I’m not answering

Exactly, it isn't good as the only STAB. You need a stronger STAB especially in-game.


Bettered set:

Lycanroc-Dusk @ Anything
Ability: Tough Claws
EVs: Any work
Any Nature

  • Stone Edge
  • Thunder Fang
  • Psychic Fangs
  • Fire Fang

That's all lol, hope it helped!
And I uh typed the answer on a small phone lol so please pardon any grammatical or spelling mistakes ecks dee.

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Ok, thank you! I'm probably gonna use Rock Slide instead because I prefer accuracy ;)
Sure, Rock Slide would be a better option if you don’t like to see moves go left, but Stone Edge’s power is something worth considering ;)