Huntail is best used as a late-game cleaner once its checks and counters have been weakened or removed, and it should only be setting up on defensive or somewhat weak Pokemon lacking a super effective attack, such as Pelipper and Metang, as strong attackers such as Stoutland can simply KO it due to its mediocre bulk Huntail behaves on the battlefield as it does in nature: lurking in the depths, ready to pounce at a moment's notice and decimate its prey. Huntail is the best single-turn setup sweeper available in NU, almost literally turning the tide of battle as soon as it makes its appearance 220 Spe. This set is designed for Huntail to come in late-game and finish off the remainder of an opponent's team, hitting the final few Pokemon in their weaker defensive stats. In order to be effective, Huntail needs to have rain falling, which not only doubles Huntail's awful Speed with Swift Swim, but also increases the power of its STAB moves Electric. Grass. Abilities. Swift Swim. If Rain Dance is active, this Pokemon's Speed is doubled. Water Veil. This Pokemon cannot be burned. Gaining this Ability while burned cures it. Tier
Huntail is a prime example of a Pokemon with stolen potential; while it has one of the best boosting moves in the game, Shell Smash, it faces heavy competition as a Shell Smash user from the likes of Gorebyss and Carracosta, and simply struggles to find a niche. Its bulk is inferior to that of Carracosta, and it does not have the useful Solid. Huntail is a light-blue, aquatic Pokémon with a serpentine body. Orange, semi-circular fins run the length of its spine, and there are two additional fins on the underside of its lower jaw. A large, fan-like fin projects from the top of its head Huntail's presence went unnoticed by people for a long time because it lives at extreme depths in the sea. This Pokémon's eyes can see clearly even in the murky dark depths of the ocean. Alpha Sapphire: Huntail's tail is shaped like a fish. It uses the tail to attract prey, then swallows the prey whole with its large, gaping mouth Huntail is a spectacular Special Sweeper. It attempts to take down the opponent's team with high-damaging special attacks. Life Orb boosts the power of Huntail's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. With Swift Swim, Huntail's speed is doubled during rainy weather
Watch on YouTube. One of the later gen 3 Pokemon additions to Pokemon Go is water-type Clamperl and its evolutions Huntail and Gorebyss.Originally Clamperl was only available via special research. Agility > Speed boost > (1) Protect > speed boost > (2) baton pass > (max out bulk in one of Gorebyss/Huntail so it can take two hits) (3) Shell smash > Baton pass > (4) Desired super mon. Gorebyss has decent special bulk and Huntail has decent physical bulk. Now this is still a bit of a gimmick since so many things can stop this chain of baton.
. The Deep Sea Tooth (Japanese: しんかいのキバ Deep-Sea Fang ), formatted DeepSeaTooth prior to Generation VI and Deepseatooth in the Pokémon Mystery Dungeon series, is a type of held item introduced in Generation III. It allows Clamperl to evolve into Huntail, and also boosts the Special Attack of a Clamperl that holds it Prevents the target from switching for two to five turns (always five turns if the user is holding Grip Claw). Causes damage to the target equal to 1/16 of its maximum HP, rounded down, at the end of each turn during effect If last item used is a Berry, 50% chance to restore it each end of turn. 100% in Sun. Rattled. This Pokemon's Speed is raised 1 stage if hit by a Bug-, Dark-, or Ghost-type attack. Infiltrator. This Pokemon's moves ignore the foe's Reflect, Light Screen, Safeguard, and Mist. HP