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Bones
3rd November 2009, 11:45 PM
Well this thread is here because I recently purchased Platinum, and I was kinda lazy in the whole catching part of the game, but i managed to do surprisingly well, and I'm just about to challenge the Elite Four for the first time on this game. But getting back on topic this post is solely dedicated to the Pokemon team you used on your first run-through of the Elite Four or your favorite.


Please Note that this is not a team rate page and it's only purpose is to be a place to share your first/favorite Elite Four Team


For my first run-through I used(Yes Only Three it's not a typo so don't post saying it is(someone is bound to do so anyway)):

Lvl 52 TANGROWTH;465;(lvl 55 Aw)(Aw meaning after win)
-Nature Bashful/Item Big Root
-Toxic
-Strength
-AncientPower
-Giga Drain

Lvl 55 GOLDUCK;055;(lvl 57 Aw)
-Nature Quirky/Item Mind Plate
-Surf
-Amnesia
-Zen Headbutt
-Rock Smash

Lvl 57 Rapidash;078;(Lvl 60 Aw)
-Nature Naive/Item Sitrus Berry
-Megahorn
-Iron Tail
-Bounce
-Flare Blitz


Just as an added Note my first play-through I won with only one teammate feinting(self-induced)

Hiro__
4th November 2009, 1:42 AM
Most recent elite four victory team (also fav!)

Lv. 67 Empoleon

-Surf
-Brine
-Stealth Rock
-Ice Beam

Lv. 57 Flareon

-Flamethrower
-Return
-Iron Tail
-Bite

Lv. 38 Vibrava (training)

-Dragonbreath
-Crunch
-Sand Tomb
-Faint Attack

Lv. 57 Gardevoir

Psychic
Shock Wave
Signal Beam
Confusion

Lv. 56 Roserade

Sludge Bomb
Petal Dance
Energy Ball
Stun Spore

Lv. 56 Raichu

Substitute
Focus Punch
Grass Knot
Thunderbolt

ClassicalwaterPokemon
4th November 2009, 3:12 AM
This was the first team,I used going threw Platinum.
Empoleon
Gardevoir
Roserade
Snorlax
Bronzong
Drifblim

ShinyPichu4Ever
4th November 2009, 3:30 AM
Most Recent team:

Empoleon lvl 100:
Surf
Drill Peck
Blizzard
Brine

Giratina(just until my other ghost pokemon are lvled up enough) lvl 75:
Shadow Strike
Heal Block
Earth Power
Slash

Frosslass lvl 41

Lucario lvl 42

Wingull lvl 21 (just for using Fly lol)

Drifblim lvl 33

foxyman1167
4th November 2009, 11:30 PM
Lets see, my first playthrough on Pearl was;
Empoleon
Luxray
Staraptor
Migmagius
Machamp

Then on my Diamond;

Torterra
Infernape
Feraligatr
Electivire

Then again on Diamond

Rampardos
Roserade
Gastrodon
Toxicroak
Ambipom
Honchkrow

Then I sold those two for two Platinums;

Torterra
Infernape
Empoleon
Staraptor
Luxray
Bibarel

Flareon
Vaporeon
Jolteon
Espeon
Leafeon.

lucario the great one
5th November 2009, 2:07 PM
my first team was like this:

Lv 69 Lucario
Lv 70 Torterra
Lv 68 Gyarados
Lv 67 Giratina
Lv 66 Staraptor
Lv 60 Hippowdon
I played platinum after pearl,so i knew all of the E4's weaknesses

Spirit of Darkness
5th November 2009, 2:27 PM
My first team in defeating the E4 of Platinum was:
Infernape at lv. 63
Empoleon at lv. 61
Torterra at lv. 60
Giratina at lv. 63
Staraptor at lv.59
Luxray at lv. 57

Ahmed48
11th November 2009, 7:22 PM
I don't remember the movesets in my first try, but these are the pokemon:
(NOTE: Some of the pokemon are from my pearl game, but I trained them at a low lvl in platinum)
Togekiss lvl 52
Gallade lvl 54
Gyarados lvl 52
Infernape lvl 57
Electivire lvl 56
Metagros lvl 54

And I'm proud to add that I didn't lose a single pokemon while challenging the Elite 4, every pokemon fought on it's own against each member of the elite 4.
I only lost my metagross against Cynthia by using Explosion on her Garchomp ^^
These are the match-ups (I think)
Togekiss vs Aron
Gyarados vs Bertha
Electivire vs Flint
Gallade vs Lucian
Everyone fought against Cynthia if I'm right.

Ace of ♠
12th November 2009, 12:54 PM
My very first team was really lulz, from diamond:

Empoleon Lv.60
Pachirisu Lv.55 (Meant to be "Pick-up" slave)
Crobat Lv. 57
Murkrow Lv. 62

I still won though, but not without 99 revives and hyper potions.

Kiruria
13th November 2009, 3:12 AM
My favourite E4 team was the team that beat the E4 for the first time in Diamond. The funny part is that this team is almost Cynthia's team (except with different attacks and no Gastrodon). The Pokemon had max EV's too, though I'm not a picky EV trainer.

;448; Zorro (male Lucario, level 60)
Lax nature (highly curious)
Ability: Steadfast
Me First
Close Combat
Dark Pulse
Aura Sphere
*Zorro was a good help in some tight spots, sweeping away two of Flint's Pokemon and helping against Cynthia's troublesome Water Pokemon.

;350; Dreamboat (male Milotic, level 61)
Modest nature (alert to sounds)
Ability: Marvel Scale
Water Pulse
Ice Beam
Safeguard
Recover
*Finished off Bertha's Hippowdon and Golem, and Flint's Rapidash despite Sunny Day. Although he chickened out in the end by switching, he did a lot of damage to Cynthia's Garchomp.

;442; Morticia (female Spiritomb, level 61)
Quiet nature (likes to relax)
Ability: Pressure
Dark Pulse
Dream Eater
Hypnosis
Ominous Wind
*Owned Lucian's Pokemon, making the battle the easiest of the five. She also put up a good fight against Cynthia's Milotic.

;445; Saphira (female Garchomp, level 60)
Relaxed nature (quick tempered)
Ability: Sand Veil
Dragon Claw
Fire Fang
Crunch
Dig
*Bravely fought Aaron's Drapion and Beautifly despite being poisoned. She also finished off Flint's Infernape and Cynthia's Gastrodon when other Pokemon failed to do the job.

;038; Shin (male Ninetales, level 61)
Hasty nature (capable of taking hits)
Ability: Flash Fire
Flamethrower
Confuse Ray
Will-O-Wisp
Extrasensory
*He took the stage first, OHKOing Aaron's first three Pokemon. Unfortunately, he didn't do much else; he got KO'd after doing some damage to Flint's Infernape, and didn't participate at all in the battle with Cynthia.

;407; TuxedoMask (male Roserade, level 61)
Hardy nature (strong willed)
Sunny Day
Synthesis
Weather Ball
SolarBeam
*Clearly my best Pokemon in these battles. He swept away Bertha's first three Pokemon, and Cynthia's as well. He also dealt the last blow, finishing off Cynthia's Garchomp after surviving a Giga Impact.