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I think I'll stick with Earthquake, Ice Fang, and Dragon Dance but should I use Waterfall or Aqua Tail? Both are physical moves so they work well with Feraligatr's attack, and they both do about the same damage.

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I would go with Waterfall because of the flinching chance as I see you have Dragon Dance to boost Speed, and Ice FAng for more flinching. You could replace EQ with Rock Slide for flinching but EQ provides more coverage.

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Thanks for the input. I think I'm still gonna stick with Earthquake because all his weaknesses will be covered.
Fine with me, EQ works too.
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Stick with waterfall because it has better accuracy and has a chance that it might make the opponent flinch

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Thanks a lot!
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I would pick Aqua Tail. Feraligatr doesn't have a high speed base stats - and, I guess you know, Waterfall's ruff is the "flinch" status that you deal on opponent and, for that, you need to attack the foe first. Aqua Tail also is a litte bit stronger than Waterfall aswell, dealing more damage, depending on stats and EVs.

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Aqua tail is less accurate. It's also weaker when Feraligatr has sheer force.
But Sheer Force is Feraligatr's Hidden Ability, a thing that was available years ago. There's a chance that this Feraligatr doesn't have Sheer Force. Plus, even if it is a little less accurate, it's a Feraligatr. Chances are, it can take on super effective hit. Also, Pokemon has been known to be a technical, strategic game, it's also been known for playing with your chances. I personally think that adding a little bit of that makes it more fun since you never know 100% what will happen, instead of just knowing with rough calculations.