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Old November 21st, 2012 (6:42 AM).
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    It seems Bibarel is never used in NU (No pun intended)

    I say, why not? Wouldn't Bibarel be an excellent counter to Musharna's calm mind baton pass? Bibarel also has a decent enough move pool, and good enough stats for NU (I think).

    So, could someone explain this a bit to me?

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    Old November 21st, 2012 (7:24 AM).
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      Stats are pretty bad, slow as molasses, typing leaves it weak to fighting. Doesn't really counter musharna cm because +0 psychic already does a lot and bibarel has no form of recovery. But the main thing is that it's horribly outclassed by other water types(Alomololola etc) and normal types(porygon etc). Sorry Krazzikk :[
      Hax is supposed to happen. Scald has a 100% burn rate(willowisp w/ perfect accuracy); paralysis has a 75% chance of kicking in; Rock slide misses more than stone edge; Hustle= 50% more power at the cost of 100% accuracy.
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      Old November 21st, 2012 (11:49 AM).
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      Yep. Really, the only thing that's good on Bibarel is its ability and the fact that it lets the ugly beaver ignore stat increases. And even then, its ability isn't that good.
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      Old November 23rd, 2012 (4:41 AM).
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      Originally Posted by krazzikk View Post

      I say, why not? Wouldn't Bibarel be an excellent counter to Musharna's calm mind baton pass?
      tbh, bibarel looks like an excellent counter to cm musharna on paper since +0 psychic is a mere 4hko. however, bibarel lacks any form of retaliation. it can toxic but most musharnas run synchronize, and has recovery (bibarel has none!). return does like 12%-14% iirc. so no to that one.

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