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Mine has the ability Hyper Cutter. It knows:

Earthquake: No need to say anything.

Stone Edge: High power, good chance for critical hit, used to deal with Ice types. Also deals with Flying types.

Roost: Heals Gliscor.

Ice Fang: Decent power, decent accuracy, chance to freeze or cause flinching, type coverage. Deals with Dragon, Flying, Ground, and Grass types.

Gliscor Learnset

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Gligar (M) @ Evolution Stone
Trait: Hyper Cutter
EVs: 252 HP / 120 Atk / 136 SDef
Impish Nature (+Def, -SAtk)
- Swords Dance
- Roost
- Earthquake
- Acrobat

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Hello There! DT has been falling behind lately hasnt he!

Physical Moveset: Earthquake(think about it!), Swords Dance(he has enough defense to set it up, and then destroy all in his path), Stone Edge(same as you), Optional. Iron Tail works, along with Ice Fang, Return, Brick Break, Poison Jab, Thunder Fang, Fire Fang, and X-Scizzor.

Staller: Toxic(hes a staller, what do you expect!), Roost(in case he needs it), Earthquake(in my opinion, even Stallers need at least one damage dealer), and Protect. Heres a strategy: First Use toxic, Then Alternate between eartquake and roost or protect.

Hope This Helps!:)

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Who the heck voted this down??!!
Random person. Really needs to be worked on, this voting system.
Yeah, seriously!!
the stalled idea sounds unbreakable but what would u go for in evs I was thinking in def and sp def or do u think def and attack would be better
Works Great thanks for the moveset
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Earthquake: No need to say anything.

Stone edge: deals with ice types.

Thunder fang: deals with water types(second and last weakness)

Aerial ace: has to hit, STAB.

Roost will make you lose your flying type. You need a hurting flying move. Thunder fang will let you take out all of your weaknesses.
(watch out for groun/water types like wiscash and quagsire).

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Remeber, ground types don't effect you, unless you use roost.
I think he meant that for Thunder Fang
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Another Gen V:

I found this quite good:

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200 HP, 56 Attack, 252 Speed

Nature: Jolly

-Fling: Poison The Opponet:)

-Acrobatics: Once You've Flung, Powerful STAB

-Earthquake: STAB

-Protect/Swords Dance/Ice Fang: Extra Healing+Poison Damage from Fling, Attack Boost, or More Coverage.

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I find this the best moveset :P
Though you copied mine >:(
i like the toxic orb and fling thing
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Gen V

Gliscor (M) @ Toxic Orb

Trait: Poison Heal

EVs: 252 Atk / 4 Def / 252 Spd

Jolly Nature (+Spd, -SAtk)

  • Earthquake
  • Swords Dance
  • Stone Edge
  • Quick Attack
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Hmm.. With hyper cutter it can be a perfect attack passer..

Gliscor@Yache berry/Salac Berry

Role:Baton passer


EVs: Spd, Sp.Def, HP

  • Sword dance
  • Earthquake
  • Substitude/Fire fang
  • Batton pass

Strategy: Give him Yache berry if you are afraid of ice attacks. Salac berry for passing and a bit speed. In the first tur use substitude if you have pick it up or directly sword dance if you chosen fire fang for coverage. After you boosted with S-Dance pass it. I generally add Gliscor to my sandstorm team and I pass the atk to Garchomp. It makes it a real beast!

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Gligar @Eviolite
Ability: Immunity
Nature: Careful
EVs: 252 Defense, 252 Sp. Defense, 6 HP


The evil that is a Toxic staller. Toxic is for stalling as I said before. Stealth-rock is good for a lead but you can only have it if you use Sand-veil, Rest or Roost is if you really want a healing move but it is a bit risky while Roost is great for healing, U-turn can help you escape from Pokemon you can't stall. Protect is EVIL just EVIL, there are few things more annoying than the Toxic+Protect combo. Earthquake is for STAB and removes Steel types and Poison Types. This guy is VERY bulky with the Eviolite: 272 HP, 376.5 S. Defense, and a HUGE 463.5 Defense stat.

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In the games, there's a Girl ( I believe it was a girl ) Who can tell you if you've maxed your ev's out or not, but if you've filled out only 508 ( Even though you've gotten all of your stats worth ) she won't confirm that you've maxed out your EV's.
Why not Roost?
I do have Roost as an option, it would be a definite one but it can not be there with Immunity
Wouldn't the eviolite not work given that this is an evolved pokemon
The image was originally supposed to be of Gligar, but the image is now broken. I've changed it so that it says in the answer that the Pokemon is Gligar and not Gliscor.
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Gliscor (M) @ Toxic Orb
Trait: Poison Heal
EVs: 4 HP / 252 Def / 252 Spd
Impish Nature (+Def, -SAtk)
- Stone Edge
- Power Trick
- Earthquake
- Swords Dance/ Rock polish / Facade

Power trick gliscor, fairly uncommon. Power trick gives it a nice 125 base attack, and a respectable base 95 defense, keeping its bulkiness. Earthquake is STAB, and stone edge is coverage. Swords dance / rock polish is for boosting, or Facade for neutral coverage.

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You really want another coverage move such as Knock Off or Aqua Tail in the final slot, with the great coverage it has you want to make use of it if going offensive. Love the concept BTW.
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Ill take a shot at Gligar :D

Gligar (M) @ Eviolite
Impish Nature (+Def -SpA)
Evs: 252 HP / 252 Def / 4 Spe
Trait: Sand Veil
~ Substitute
~ Roost
~ Toxic
~ Earthquake

Dis guy has the best defense in UU, with eviolite reaching the almighty 508! Now thats tough to get by. His SpD is also remarkable but not as good as his Defense >:D

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I'm gonna pin down here one of the most common and most appreciated Gliscor sets i.e the SubStall set.

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Gliscor @ Toxic Orb
Ability: Poison Heal
EVs: 244 HP / 236 Spe / 28 Def
Impish Nature

  • Protect
  • Toxic
  • Substitute
  • Earthquake

The motto of this set is simple. Protect to buy a turn to activate your Toxic Orb, poison your opponent if necessary, set up your Substitute and spam Earthquake to stall out your opponent.
This set is very annoying to bring down if you don't have the right Pokemon and can cripple several walls while walling them with relative ease. It becomes immune to status after Toxic Orb, and heals a good amount of damage every turn through Poison Heal. This is crucial as its in concord with Toxic stall, meaning you can stall easily while wearing down your opponent and simultaneously healing at a ridiculously fast rate.

This set's flaw though, is that it can't touch the likes of Pokemon that are immune to poisoning and Earthquake, like Skarmory, opposing Gliscors and Air Balloon steel types.

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I like this set, very nice
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KO Gliscor
Ability: Poison Heal
Item: Toxic Orb
Nature: Adamant (+Atk, -SpA) or Jolly (+Spe, -SpA)
- Earthquake- STAB, high power, and kills multiple types
- Stone Edge- high power, defeats double ice weakness, and kills multiple types
- Swords Dance or Rock Polish/Ice Fang- boost your power or speed depending on which nature you chose or more type coverage, your choice
- X-Scissor- kills annoying psychics and darks
With all 4 attacking moves, Gliscor kills 13 out of 17 types. With Swords Dance or Rock Polish, Gliscor kills 10 types

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abilty: poisen heal
item: toxic orb
nature adamant
evs 252 attack 252 speed

  • earthquake
  • stone edge
  • fling
  • ice fang
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the fling is smart there, i like it!
Maybe replace fling with facade, it will do 140 damage plus you get heal form poison heal
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Gliscor (M) @ Toxic Orb
Trait: Poison Heal
EVs: 4 HP / 252 Atk / 252 Spd
Adamant Nature (+Atk, -SAtk)
- Brick Break
- Thunder Fang
- Swords Dance
- Facade

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Toxivol (Gliscor) (M) @ Toxic Orb
Trait: Poison Heal
EVs: 252 Atk / 200 Def / 58 Spd
Adamant Nature (+Atk, -SAtk)

  • Swords Dance
  • Bulldoze
  • Brick Break
  • Aerial Ace

Swords Dance is for the +2 Attack, which Gliscor can't complain about.

Most will ask "Why Bulldoze when he has access to E-Quake??" I'm using it for the speed drop.

Turn 1:
Infernape used Acrobatics
Gliscor used Bulldoze (SE) (I moved Second)
Gliscor is healed with Poison Heal

Turn 2:
Gliscor used Bulldoze (I moved First)
Infernape fainted.
Gliscor is healed with Poison Heal

See, I was able to kill him before he got to attack a second time and got 2 straight Poison Heals (1/4 of my health). But if anything, I lowered it's Speed for my next Pokemon.

Aerial Ace is STAB, which is nice to have.
Brick Break is for screens and damage to Ice Types and certain Levitators (Probopass and Bronzong neutral for instance)

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I doubt an infernape would stay in to a gliscor who usually carrys earthquake.
What i would change here is switch bulldoze for earthquake.
I know your strat is to lower speed but 1 earthquake does just under double damage that 2 bulldozes have which is basicly wasting your swords dance boost.
Also switch areal ace for ice fang.
Areal ace is low powered even with stab and covers very little where as ice fang covers most used dragons such as dragonite appearing on most teams.
Ice fang i would consider, i just don't like the 95% acc. I, like most, seem to have horrible luck with even that. I will try Earthquake for a trial run. Thanks for the info you wise son of a gun.
lol yeh i always have bad hax i missed 3 special rends out of 3 against hex in the tourney in the 2 battles, it has 95acc :L
this is good if gliscor and infernape are the final 2 pokemon in the battle. Every one would switch out infernape if not
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Lax Nature
Ability:Hyper Cutter
Item:Destiny Knot
Aqua Tail
Aerial Ace
Night Slash
Earth Power/Stone Edge

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This set sounds a little crazy, but I'm sure it works well. This is a Stall/Baton Pass team.

Gliscor (F) @ Toxic Orb
Trait: Poison Heal
EVs: 252 HP / 4 Atk / 252 SDef
Careful Nature (+SDef, -SAtk)
- Facade
- Baton Pass
- Sword Dance
- Roost

Don't hate if it sucks... It might be better if someone baton passes Ingrain or Aqua Ring.

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Think i'm gonna go for:

  • Earthquake
  • Aerial Ace
  • Swords Dance
  • Stone Edge
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I would go with:
Earthquake - STAB plu heavy damage
Thunder Fang - Water types
Rock Slide - Ice types
Aerial Ace - STAB, Perfect acc
Item: Yache Berry

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ev-252 in atk and 252 in speed

Arial ace-stab and never miss
stone edge-powerfull and deals with ice type
X-scizzor-good coverage

do not use fangs as if they are even superef ective on any Pokemon but they will not make a damage that a stab earthquake can do

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I can't believe I didn't see this one:

Gliscor: flying gem
Nature: jolly/adamant
Evs: 4hp 252 atk 252 spd
Ability: poison heal/ hyper cutter
Moves: acrobatics
Swords dance

This guy is a beast. Flying gem boosts acrobatics to a ridiculous power level for one use. Earthquake is secondary stab to deal with rock and steel types who resist acrobatics. Swords dance is an obvious boosting move. Roost makes up for the lack of poison heal recovery, while substitute facilitates set up. Fire fang and ice fang can also go on here for coverage

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My Gliscor is awesome! His nickname is Gliscar because thats what he'll give you in the end. Ready?

Gliscar (M) @ Leftovers
Ability: Sand Veil
Nature: Jolly (+Spd, -SAtk)
EVs: 252 Atk, 252 SDef, 4 HP

-Sandstorm (Ability boosts evasiveness for Swords Dance)
-Swords Dance (I'm not going overboard with attack, right? ;) )
-Thunder Fang (For the Water weakness and Flying-types)
-Earthquake (Don't need to say much about that. I mean, it's EQ with STAB)

Sandstorm can also be swapped out for Sky Uppercut on Sandstorm teams, to deal with that pesky Ice weakness. Anyway, hope you like it!

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