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Old May 26th, 2011, 06:49 PM
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Hey guys I recently bred a Bold Reuniclus (Life Orb) with 31/5/31/31/31/2 ivs and I noticed that my hidden power is ICE type.

According to Serebii/Metalkid this would give me a 68 base power ice attack. Now normally I should run Psychic/Shadowball but I would have to drop one in favor of HP Ice? Should I drop one and if so which one?

Damage Calcs HP Ice:
Landorus/Tornadus (HP-4, SPD-0) - 280-332 (100%)
Haxorus (HP-4 SPD-0) - 158-186 (100%)
Thunderus (HP-4 SPD-0) - 140-166 (100%)
Hydreigon (HP-4 SPD-0) - 124-148 (68.4% - 97.3%)
Sigilyph (HP-252 SPD -116) - 104-124 (58.1% - 69.2%)
Whimsicott - OHKO
Golurk (HP-252 SPD-0) - 2HKO
Druddigon - 2HKO
Archeops (HP-196 SPD-28) - 152-182 (82.6% - 98.9%)
Krookodile (HP-92 SPD-0) - 158-186 (88.7% - 104.4%)
Ferrothorn (HP-252 SPD-4) - 98-116 (53.8% - 63.7%)
Serperior (HP-252 SPD-0) - 118-140 (64.8% - 76.9%)

So basically I would lose my ability to hit Psychics/Ghosts for SE damage (Musharna, Beheeyem, Reuniclus, Jellicent, Chandelure and Cofagrigus). I do have a Volcarona on this team that could deal SE damage to all but Chandelure.

Comments or Suggestions are appreciated!
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Old May 26th, 2011, 07:39 PM
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None of those things are particularly common, save Ferrothorn and the genies. You're not going to be keeping a Reuniclus in on Haxorus anyway. Psychic + Fighting is actually better coverage, and if you can't get HP Fighting you might want to try for Focus Blast.
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