Even Dragon Claw which has no added effect would have been okay with me. Maybe not others, but me. Her hair hides Rare Candies! Maybe that's why it forgot those bullshit moves, it leveled up more and kept the weak moves.
After all those training episodes in DP, it was all for nothing. It's not just training he was lacking in, he had no skill, either. If Trip looks stronger than Paul despite being a rookie, something is wrong with our protagonist.