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Old 04-02-2009, 09:53 PM
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Default Machamp or Medicham?

Which one is better. I heard that Medicham gets x2 power with his ability. Some help with deciding on which one plz?
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Old 04-02-2009, 10:09 PM
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Default Re: Machamp or Medicham?

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Which one is better. I heard that Medicham gets x2 power with his ability. Some help with deciding on which one plz?
Both do completely different things, so a comparison cannot really be made. Medicham's ability does doub e his Attack stat, although it's pretty poor without it so it's not as great as it may appear. Medicham is best employed as a scarved sweeper while machamp is a very bulky tank. If your team already has its sweepers then a tank may be more beneficial.
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Old 04-03-2009, 01:05 AM
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Machamp is pretty common in ou for good reason. Machamp can take hits and deal it right back. No Guard and Dynamicpunch are almost too good to pass up. I've seen a guts and revenge/payback combo being used somewhat lately as well. This Machamp bottoms out its speed to ensure it goes last and thus takes advantage of the order stipilations for both attacks. Guts Machamp seems to be a viable rotom switch-in (esp. when he's packing WoW). I'd go Machamp. Medicham has it's best days behind him.
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Old 04-04-2009, 05:31 AM
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Default Re: Machamp or Medicham?

Well depends what you want (As always).

Machamp is much bulkier and has pretty pathetic speed, but has a once of a kind ability and a great move to go with it. Machamp can make a bulky sweeper, Rest Talker, even a sweeper if you want to throw a choice item in there. Anyways Medicham is more of a sweeper having a decent speed stat and some pretty nice attack after Pure Power although Machamp's bulkyness allows him to get farther in the current metagame because of it's massive movepool and it's ability to have more capabilities.
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