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Old August 3rd, 2013 (7:56 AM).
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Originally Posted by krazzikk View Post
Is cradlily really viable in NU? I've tried him a couple times and he seems to be really good. I get 3 stacks of stockpile, recovering if i have to, and just recover while my rock helm does my work for me. I also use my hidden move when I know I can get recover to go off next turn.

Moveset, etc:
[spoiler]Cradily) @ Rocky Helmet
Trait: Suction Cups
Shiny: Yes
EVs: 252 HP / 252 Def / 4 SDef
Bold Nature
- Toxic
- Hidden Power [Fire]
- Recover
- Stockpile[/spoiler
Cradily indeed is viable in NU, even if there's no auto sand setters there. You're just using Cradily the wrong way. Stockpile just makes it a critical hit magnet. It's better off as a team supporter or as a bulky attacker:
-Stealth Rock
-Giga Drain
-Rock Slide/Toxic
Nature: Relaxed/Bold
EVs: 252 HP/252 Def/4 SDef
Item: Leftovers
Ability: Storm Drain

-Sleep Talk
-Rock Slide/Seed Bomb
Nature: Careful
EVs: 252 HP/4 Def/252 SDef
Item: Leftovers
Ability: Suction Cups