Next up is a Pokemon I feel doesn't get enough love, Luxray!
Well, probably because I am a cat person.
Luxray might seem like an inferior pivot at first when compared to others like Mega Beedrill or Mega Scizor due to its lower stats and lack of reliable recovery. However, a solid defensive typing in Electric and access to a slow Volt Switch gives it a niche over its rivals by letting it switch into powerful Steel, Flying and Electric attackers like Talonflame, Choice Band Crobat, Mega Manectric, and Skarmory while only giving it one weakness. A usable Attack stat with good coverage options and access to Guts also let it function as a mid to late game cleaner. On the downside, its only average bulk means that it must be wary of powerful neutral hits from the likes of heavy hitters such as Mega Metagross, Lurantis, Drampa with Dragonium Z, and Toxicroak. It must also be wary of Trick Room users, since it sits at an awkward base Speed of 70 – too fast to properl