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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.

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

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.

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.