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Sandslash in OU?

Discussion in 'ADV OU' started by popmart, Jan 15, 2020 at 1:58 AM.

  1. popmart

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    Hello there. This is my first post. I was wondering.. Is Sandslash usable in OU?
    Maybe as a spinner replacing Donphan or Claydol?

    Any thoughts?
    Cheers to all the ADV community.


    CALLOUS YouTube.com/CALLOUSnarrates Leader

    May 12, 2016
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    It is worse than both of those Pokemon. Claydol has the huge advantage as a spinner of being immune to the Spikes it is coming in to Spin and the ability to fend off Gengar with STAB Psychic. If you compare Donphan next to Sandslash stat for stat Donphan is better in every way. The only advantage Sandslash has is access to Swords Dance. It is otherwise worse at everything. Granted, Donphan isn't good or popular in OU either, but it's more viable than Sandslash.

    The other common and reliable Spinner in OU is Starmie, but that's not comparable to Sandslash.

    Slash is a reasonably good UU Pokemon but that is absolutely where it belongs.
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