Quote Originally Posted by CloudVII View Post
Is Explosion still viable or did it get nerfed?
Yes and no. It still has 250 base power, which means it jumps to 375 for normal types with STAB, and it's viable there, but it no longer halves defense, which means the pokemon that loved it in previous gens have to consider it carefully.

More or less, it's become a 'I'm going to die so I might as well get damage on them' Kind of thing.