AOTW: Tinted Lens

If you paid any degree of attention to older episodes of It’s Super Effective!, you know well and good that my favorite member of my roster of digital cockfighters is my Electivire, Tigerzord. The main reason that the Thunderbolt Pokémon is the MVP of my sextet of scrappers is very simple: with the move set I’ve outfitted him with, he can hit 14 of the 17 elemental types in the game for 2x super effective damage. As far as I’m concerned, type-coverage is the name of the game in Pokémon. Well, okay, no, “Pokémon” is the name of the game in Pokémon, but type-coverage is at least the subtitle. Tigerzord’s type-coverage is about as ideal as you can get, but all too often, you’ll find yourself in scenarios where you just don’t have a super effective move at your disposal, and worse yet, backed into a corner against a stalling monster with a ton of resistances. Well, if you’re lucky, that’s where our pick this week comes in. Gentlemen, ladies, get out your rose-tinted spectacles of optimism, because this is Ability of the Week: Tinted Lens!
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