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Gen 8 Movepool Update Speculation Thread

Seeing how Absol's highest stat is his Attack, even after Mega Evolving, this would be such a welcome change.

Yes. However, after seeing its movepool, the only Fang attack it gets is Bite, not even Crunch. So its unlikely it would get Psychic Fangs, since Absol gets Claw attacks more.
 
The new rock pokemons ability steam engine suggests it could learn flame wheel, flame charge but rather wont get aqua jet. Accel rock user? Probably.

Sobble and Drednnaw could get dragon breath and dragon tail? Drednaw looks really dragon like.
 
Doesn’t Absol literally have Psycho Cut already? Making a new move like that would seem awfully redundant.

Psycho Cut is 70 base power, Psychic Fangs is 85. So it would be a Psycho Cut upgrade, just like Crunch is a Bite upgrade or in Absols case Bite is 60 Base Power, while Night Slash is 70, so Night Slash is a Bite upgrade.
 
Psycho Cut is 70 base power, Psychic Fangs is 85. So it would be a Psycho Cut upgrade, just like Crunch is a Bite upgrade or in Absols case Bite is 60 Base Power, while Night Slash is 70, so Night Slash is a Bite upgrade.
You forget about effects and % and chance of hitting.

Zen-headbut?
 
You forget about effects and % and chance of hitting.

Zen-headbut?

Zen-Headbutt is a move tutor move + has 5% less accuracy than Psychic Fangs and with 80 does less damage than Psychic Fangs with 85.

Bite has 10% of flinching, while Psychic Fangs removes Screens and Aurora Veil from the field and then deals damage. But only when hitting, which isn't the issue if you don't have accuracy drops.
 
Zen-Headbutt is a move tutor move + has 5% less accuracy than Psychic Fangs and with 80 does less damage than Psychic Fangs with 85.

Bite has 10% of flinching, while Psychic Fangs removes Screens and Aurora Veil from the field and then deals damage. But only when hitting, which isn't the issue if you don't have accuracy drops.
But one causes flinching. What does psycho cut?
 
Electivire should get Bulk-Up, Power-Up Punch (back), Drain Punch, Knock Off, U-Turn and Superpower, if not Close Combat (Power-Up Punch, Drain Punch and if we're lucky Close Combat would all become egg moves), i also thought of a Electric-type Dragon Dance mainly for physical ones like Luxray (i thought of a few names like Power-Up Charge and Full Charge), also distribute Volt Tackle plz

Magmortar needs Earth Power, Eruption and maybe Dark Pulse (the latter is a bonus if anything), and the first two need to both be level-up moves
 
Duradulon better get that ground drill move or earth power. Meteor based moves also should be a option
 
You mean Drill Run and Meteor Mash. Though honestly I think it's a special attacker
As a surprise. It has body to make them. Also even a special attacker should have a emergency plan against other steel, rock and ice dual types.
 
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