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Mienshao is a Fighting Pokémon which evolves from Mienfoo. It is vulnerable to Flying, Psychic and Fairy moves. Mienshao's strongest moveset is Low Kick & Grass Knot and it has a Max CP of 2,710.
"When Mienshao lets out a bizarre wail, you're in danger. A flurry of kicks and chops too fast to see is about to be unleashed!"
Despite not benefiting from STAB, Poison Jab is chosen over Low Kick due to its superior stats in both damage output and energy gains.
Brick Break costs the least amount of energy, is useful for baiting shields, and deals decent STAB chip damage for Mienshao's Fighting-type role. Grass Knot provides coverage against popular Water-types in the meta, with a moderate energy cost. Stone Edge requires slightly more energy, but its coverage is wider and also threatens Mienshao's weakness to Flying-type Pokemon.
Mienshao's high offensive stat renders it very fragile in Great League, comparable to Haunter or Gengar. Unfortunately its poor moveset and lack of synergy prevents it from winning most meta matchups. A Fighting-type Pokemon with a Poison-type fast move that's resisted by Steel and Rock (which is what Fighting-types are supposed to beat), combined with poor Fighting-type charge move damage, and.... Grass-type or Rock-type coverage? At the very least Mienshao can beat the popular Fairy-type Azumarill, but that alone is not enough to justify its use.
Mienshao's bulk and moveset problems haven't left it in Ultra League, making it unusable.
As a Fighting-type, Meinshao can only chip just over half of Snorlax's max HP before fainting. Not a good sign.
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