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Ribombee @ Light Clay
Ability: Shield Dust
EVs: 248 HP / 8 SpD / 252 Spe
Timid Nature
IVs: 0 Atk
- Sticky Web
- Stun Spore
- Reflect
- Light Screen

Oh for the love of smoked oysters, no!
have fun getting taunted lol
No. It's outclassed by DarkCeus and Yveltal as support Pokémon and Deoxys-S as a Screens setter.
I have one and so far I'm doing well with her?? I only use it as Trick setter by letting it hold a Black Sludge :p
I know Blaziken has been trolling us for a while. I still don't think it's fair to down-vote trolls' questions and not new users' questions, especially if their questions are similarly stupid. There are better ways to deal with trolls.
@sumwun i agree, its a fine question (still dont like the moveset because of taunt though lol)
@~Polaris~ this question comes from someone who even doesn't listen to Fizz's wallpost that you should research and see the viability rankings for once before posting random unviable mons. Ribombee sucks so much, Smeargle and Shuckle are better supporters than it. For screen setter, Deoxys-S and Grimmsnarl outclass it completely.
The question doesn't 'break' any rules, and so there's no need to Flag. Downvotes would be the best option here if you don't feel the question is good. Which it isn't.

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Ribombee is horrible in National Dex AG. It only has 1% usage, so that itself should be a warning on how bad this thing is. On top of that, it doesn't have very exclusive support options. First, it is a very niche web setter. It is outclassed by shuckle, smeargle and slurpuff. It doesn't have very many other unique options. Defog is widespread, Stun spore is not that useful, aromatherapy is on support xerneas, quiver dance passing can be done by volcarona or smeargle much better and baton pass is something that smeargle can do again. If you want to use screens, use a prankster pokeymans. Here are some quotes from the almighty ice master and support crew:

Icemaster — Today at 1:32 PM
Ribombee is a very niche webs lead. Has no other reason to be used
Icemaster — Today at 1:32 PM
And shuckle, and smeargle are better webbers than it
Icemaster — Today at 1:33 PM
@hello there you can try doing lead quiver dance pass. Don't expect it to go well though
Icemaster — Today at 1:34 PM
It's not a particularly great strategyIcemaster — Today at 1:34 PM
But it probably the only way you can use ribombee
PwOWOkeymh — Today at 1:37 PM
Yeah physdef aroma t wave xern is a knock off switch in (assuring that support xerneas exists lel)

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