Throh, The Judo Pokémon. When it tightens its belt, it becomes stronger. Wild Throh use vines to weave their own belts. When they encounter foes bigger than themselves, they try to throw them. They always travel in packs of five.When it encounters a foe bigger than itself, it wants to throw it. It changes belts as it gets stronger.
Throh is...unique I guess is the word. It has the highest bulk of any Fighting type in existence (besides Arceus-Fighting), and has a decent base attack stat to boot. It also gets its signature Circle Throw, allowing it to phaze out other Pokemon while doing decent damage. But beyond that, Throh is pretty lackluster. Its terrible Speed is really where Throh gets outclassed by most every Fighting type (although it is tied with Conkeldurr, but at least Conk has priority to make up for it). Throh is pretty outclassed even in the NU tier where it resides, mainly by its counterpart Sawk, but also by Emboar. Throh's lack of any recovery but Rest hurts it too. Despite all this though, Throh has its own niche as it is the best phazer in its tier, and a bulky one at that.
Guts: Raises Throh's attack by 1.5x when statused. This is probably the best choice for Throh, as it allows him to use getting a bad status to its advantage, which if it gets troublesome can be Rested off with no worries for Throh.
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Throwing is what Throh does best....creative Gamefreak. But anyhow, this is the main set you'll see Throh running. Bulk Up makes Throh more powerful and become more physically bulky, allowing it to survive hits better than any Fighting type. Circle Throw is what defines Throh, as it is what he will be using most of the time, just phazing out everything that shows its face. Payback takes care of Ghosts, and is good on Throh due to how incredibly slow he is, meaning he will almost always go last. Rest is obviously for recovery, and its Chesto Berry allows it to escape the crippling 2 turn sleep (at least the first time).
A Guts set with Flame/Toxic Orb can be used, but due to Throh's speed is difficult to use, unless paired with Trick Room.
Double & Triple Battle Options
Throh is outclassed by Conkeldurr other than in Bulk, so Throh can be used but Conkeldurr is the preferred choice because of priority and higher attack. If you are going to use Throh, it should have Trick Room support.
Pokemon that set up Trick Room are useful to a Guts Throh, while Circle Throh is generally paired with Pokemon that set up hazards or have problems with set up sweepers.
Braviary and Swellow are the best choices, as they hit Throh super effectvely and really hard with Brave Bird. Powerful Psychic types such as Gardevoir are also good choices as Throh has no way to increase his Special bulk. Musharna out-slows Throh in Trick Room settings and can majorly damage if not KO Throh with Psychic. Ghost types can do well against Throh, they just have to be wary of Payback.
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