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I have a Manectric in Pokémon Sword and was wondering if Lightning Rod would be better or worse than its current ability Static.
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my manectric’s move set:
Thunder
Overheat
Psychic fangs
Iron tail

And yes, this is for competitive play(I haven’t figured out the rest of my team but this is for doubles)

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Is this just for your playthrough, or are you playing competitively?
Playthrough or competitive? If competitive,  which format?
can you give the moveset of your manetric

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Lightning rod (in my opinion) is better, because you can bait out an electric move and switch a lightning rod Pokemon to raise their stats.
Static is still useful because paralysis is useful, too.

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