A crappy version of Choice Band Metagross, the best Metagross.
75 Attack pales in comparison to Metagross's 135 base Attack,
doesn't have the defensive stats of Metagross to withstand blows
from other physical sweepers.
Speed isn't necessary for this sturdy Choice Bander; just max
out its Attack and give it a defensive spread for
its remaining EVs so that it can act as a Normal/Flying
Resistance for your team.
Metang @ Leftovers
Trait: Clear Body
EVs: 10 HP / 252 Atk / 248 Spd
Adamant Nature (+Atk, -SAtk)
- Meteor Mash
A crappy version of the old-school Agiligross (Agility Metagross).
Use Agility to
sharply boost Metang's speed; with 198 Speed, it can outspeed
Timid Jolteon and
Jolly Aerodactyl (at 394 Speed), and proceed to sweep with a
Mash. When you come up against a bulky water Pokemon like
Suicune or Milotic,
simply explode. Unfortunately, Metang doesn't pull this off
nearly as well as its
evolution, since it is weaker defensively.
A crappy version of mixed Metagross. Emerald gave the Metagross
Thunderpunch and Ice Punch. Ice Punch is unecessary, since
eliminates most Dragons; however, Thunderpunch takes care of one
greatest nemesises, Skarmory. Unfortunately, while Metagross can
Skarmory with its base 95 Special Attack, Thunderpunch is a
pathetic 3HKO on
Metang. Psychic takes out Weezing (although it can burn Metang
first, crippling its physical attacks), while HP Fire also takes
out Skarmory and
steels such as Forretress. Use Metagross for this set.
A crappy version of Sleep Talking Metagross. With decent HP and
defense, Metagross can simply Rest off physical damage while
opponent with its 130 base Attack through Sleep Talk. It can
easily switch into
Breloom's Spore or Milotic's Hypnosis, and Weezing's Will-o-Wisp
useless while Metagross is sleeping. However, Metang's defenses
and it can't survive Dugtrio Earthquakes like its evolution.
Metang is sadly inferior to Metagross. Its evolution is a nice
withstands blows from Dodrio and Tauros with its Steel typing,
and is one of the
deadliest Choice Banders in the game; its Explosion takes out a
Skarmory! It has decent attacking stats on both ends, allowing
it to pull off mixed
movesets. Although it has a nasty weakness to the ever-common
and bulky waters make it run, some common support such as
Snorlax can help
out this guy. Metagross is an excellent sweeper, and one of the
Pokemon in the metagame.
Metang, however, has weak attacking stats, can't take a blow
from heavy hitters
defensively, and doesn't look nearly as cool as its
arachnid-like evolution. Use
Metagross; evolve this guy or use it in the occasional
Sorry that I couldn't review Swampert last week; I was busy.
However, I can
safely say that Take Down sucks on mixed Swampert; use Rest,
Focus Punch for
Blissey, or Roar for getting rid of Ninjask and electrics with
Hidden Power Ice
instead of it.
Its well physic and metal. its unusual versesse older pokes, its
easy to get in fact its given to you. Its a very strong poke its
main weakness is well its weakness. Its has many strength and
weaknesses but in overall its a good poke.
score:4.0/5 its good real good i like this poke.
ps sorry for short review i get wait to friday morning ot do
these before school. Don't worry i wil acually try next week
been busya a lot of etest sorry
This week we are
reviewing Metang. Metang, in all honesty, is not something
that should be on EVERY early game team, in fact it's
impossible besides trading, but is very useful. Steel is an
awesome type, with good resistances, and some pretty okay
weaknesses, and Psychic is good too.
Metang can learn many TM
and HM moves. Like always, most of the HM moves are useless
unless you need them for caves or Victory Road. But don't
forget the TM's! Alot of them aren't good for Metang either,
like Rain Dance.
Metang can function as
a early game sweeper, or just a happy beatstick. He is most
useful when he has at least one Psychic attack, and at least
one power attack from the steel or normal type. Also, a stat
increasing move is useful. I like Double Team, because it
insures for a hard time for your opponent. After a couple
uses it becomes very hard to hit your Metang.
Thanks for keeping up for
me through my first review. Expect more from Mr. PlaydohDude!
Time for the actual scores!
RSEFRLG score: 3.5
You guy's keep on rollin',
Ability: Clear body.
Locations: Evolve Beldum (level 20); download from Pokémon Rocks
Hi everyone. This is Reeve, welcome to my first Pokémon of the
Week review, hope you all like it ;)
So we have Metang. My first impression; why Metang and not
Metagross? I should try to analyze Metang as a Metagross...
Believe me; you want to evolve it if you want a competitive
Steel type means High Defense, so you could use it as a tank.
But wait! It has very good attack, so you want to take advantage
of that… A physical attacker is the best choice BUT you got to
work on its speed, and for that we have Agility (learned at
level 56). Plus, if you want even more speed you should have
your Metang equipped with Salac Berry, so you won’t be afraid of
the speed issue anymore… It learns the most- impressive attack
Meteor Mash and has the Clear Body ability (Metang’s stats can’t
be lowered and you shouldn’t be afraid of the Intimidate ability
Now, the suggested Move Combination for this Pokémon; pure
Nature: Adamant (+Attack, -Special Attack).
Equip: Liechi Berry.
EV´s: 252 Attack, 129 Special Defense, 129 HP.
- Meteor Mash (pure-power, no doubt about it).
- Earthquake (great in both double and single battles).
- Sludge bomb (for Ludicolo or Sceptile).
- Agility (Very important move, period).
You could even change Sludge bomb for Rock slide (bye Gyarados),
Shadow ball (not afraid of ghosts anymore), Explosion
(surprise!) or even substitute (more Agility means advantage for
you). This move combination is very simple to use. You want to
start using agility, then attack with whatever you want. Wait
for your Liechi berry to activate and then continue attacking.
Explosion + Liechi berry = Kaboom.
When should I use this Pokémon?
You want to use it against Curselax (Curse Snorlax). Metagross
can handle that. I’m not sure about Metang but I guess it might
work… Use it against Gyarados as well. Clear body prevents
Intimidate and Rock slide will K.O. our friend Gyarados. Same
goes for Sludge bomb and Ludicolo.
What should I use against this Pokémon?
A strong Special Attacker Pokémon with Fire Blast/Overheat.
Typical examples are Salamence, Charizard or even Alakazam with
Fire punch... There are some others like Blaziken. Try to use
type advantage, use special attackers and you’ll have better
Again, a very powerful Pokémon if evolved. Metagross is the best
Steel Pokémon out there and you should try it. Easy to use and
very effective… Not a lot to say about Metang, it’s almost the
same but weaker =/
Rating: 2/5 (just because it is not fully evolved. But if you
evolve it, it should get like a 4/5).