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    Quote Originally Posted by mcdanger View Post
    i`m surprised this is still going on
    i say mienshao is bad because he lacks he power and speed to outright sweep, he cant set up anything besides calm mind, which as divine retribution said, lucario does better. Thus leaving him in the role of wall breaker. He was good in BW 1 when everyone used gliscor, ferrothorn, jellicent, etc. because he could KO those threats. How he faces alot of competition with kyurem black, who does the same thing, but with more power, better bulk, and arguably better typing. Plus the metagame is so offensive oriented, mienshao cant really switch in with easy because hes a glass cannon. 65/60/60 is bad, it cant switch in on a dark move from the most common dark pokemon without lossing close to half its health, basically forcing it back out, while banded hits for about 3/4. Even though he has 105 base speed, other fightings like terrakion and keldeo out class him in speed and attack, while slower fightings like breloom add more support to a team then he provides. Yes he can shie with support, but why would you waste 2 spots to support a support. Overall, he can be decent, but is outclassed in basically every area but the common fightings in OU.
    I'm surprised too and yet again, I agree with Sir mcdanger. Yes, Mienshao can "shine" with the right support, but what if those Pokemon that "make" the support, faint before you even get to use your strategy? Mienshao lacks the coverage to fight certain Pokemon as well as it's stats. It's basically a Glass Cannon aforementioned by mcdanger. (xD) You would've wasted 2 spots of your team that could've been enough for you to be victorious in battle. Since we're on the discussion of OU, then this is why we suggest Lucario, it has better offensive stats, better Special Attack for it's Aura Sphere use, better Speed, Defensive, and Typing in order to take hits and move quickly. And it has the ability to provide excellent coverage from moves like Flash Cannon, Aura Sphere, Dragon Pulse, Shadow Ball, and Psychic.

    So sorry if this offends anyone, but facts are facts. =/

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    Can anyone tell if this is a good team :

    Volcarono Modest
    Ability : Flame Body
    Ses attaques : Hurricane bug buzz quiver dance heat wave
    307/140/150/405/278/267

    Jolteon Timid
    Ability : Absorb Volt
    thunderbolt Volt Swith shadow ball PC (grass)
    270/126/142/316/227/392

    Dragonite Adamant
    Ability : Multiscales (DW)
    Outrage earthquake Fire punch dragon dance
    323/403/226/212/218/254

    Alakazam Timid
    Ability: Magic Guard
    Psychic
    Focus Blast
    Shadow Ball
    Hidden Power Ice

    Feraligatr Jolly
    ability : torrent
    Waterfal, earthquake, Dragon Danse, Ice Punch
    309/309/210/169/202/280

    Lucario Adamant
    Ability : Inner Focus
    Close Combat extremespeed Swords Dance Ice puch
    268/350/169/222/164/279

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    Quote Originally Posted by Pett432 View Post
    Can anyone tell if this is a good team :

    Volcarono Modest
    Ability : Flame Body
    Ses attaques : Hurricane bug buzz quiver dance heat wave
    307/140/150/405/278/267

    Jolteon Timid
    Ability : Absorb Volt
    thunderbolt Volt Swith shadow ball PC (grass)
    270/126/142/316/227/392

    Dragonite Adamant
    Ability : Multiscales (DW)
    Outrage earthquake Fire punch dragon dance
    323/403/226/212/218/254

    Alakazam Timid
    Ability: Magic Guard
    Psychic
    Focus Blast
    Shadow Ball
    Hidden Power Ice

    Feraligatr Jolly
    ability : torrent
    Waterfal, earthquake, Dragon Danse, Ice Punch
    309/309/210/169/202/280

    Lucario Adamant
    Ability : Inner Focus
    Close Combat extremespeed Swords Dance Ice puch
    268/350/169/222/164/279
    Since you have a full team, you have to post a 5th Gen CRMT, just be sure to follow the rules on how to post your team in order for it to be rated.

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    Hi I was wondering if there is any flaws in my "dream team". I have all the Pokemon needed to finish this team... I just need to level them up and get the movesets/evolutions needed for this team. Anyway, please if you have any advice it would be highly appreciated. This is for Pokemon White btw:

    Hydreigon
    Dark/Dragon
    -Crunch
    -Stone Edge
    -Draco Meteor
    -Outrage

    Venusaur
    Grass/Poison
    -Sludge Bomb
    -Giga Drain
    -Hidden Power
    -Sleep Powder

    Braviary
    Normal/Flying
    -Brave Bird
    -Crush Claw
    -Rock Slide
    -Hone Claws

    Chandelure (Evolve at lv.53)
    Ghost/Fire
    -Shadow Ball
    -Fire Blast
    -Energy Ball
    -Hidden Power

    Samurott
    Water
    -Surf
    -Blizzard
    -Air Slash
    -Substitute

    Metagross
    Steel/Psychic
    -Meteor Mash
    -Earthquake
    -Zen Headbutt
    -Hyper Beam
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    Quote Originally Posted by TrainerOreo View Post
    Hi I was wondering if there is any flaws in my "dream team". I have all the Pokemon needed to finish this team... I just need to level them up and get the movesets/evolutions needed for this team. Anyway, please if you have any advice it would be highly appreciated. This is for Pokemon White btw:

    Hydreigon
    Dark/Dragon
    -Crunch
    -Stone Edge
    -Draco Meteor
    -Outrage

    Venusaur
    Grass/Poison
    -Sludge Bomb
    -Giga Drain
    -Hidden Power
    -Sleep Powder

    Braviary
    Normal/Flying
    -Brave Bird
    -Crush Claw
    -Rock Slide
    -Hone Claws

    Chandelure (Evolve at lv.53)
    Ghost/Fire
    -Shadow Ball
    -Fire Blast
    -Energy Ball
    -Hidden Power

    Samurott
    Water
    -Surf
    -Blizzard
    -Air Slash
    -Substitute

    Metagross
    Steel/Psychic
    -Meteor Mash
    -Earthquake
    -Zen Headbutt
    -Hyper Beam
    Once again, as aforementioned by me, Since you have a full team of 6 Pokemon, post a CRMT. Here: http://www.serebiiforums.com/forumdi...06-5th-Gen-RMT

    Just be sure to follow the rules on how to post your team. Good Luck~!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Gothic-Gothorita View Post
    Once again, as aforementioned by me, Since you have a full team of 6 Pokemon, post a CRMT. Just be sure to follow the rules on how to post your team. Good Luck~!
    My apologies. I'll start a new thread.
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    Hey guys, I'm new to this competitive stuff. I understand iv and ev but I've got no idea on the team to be using. I haven't played since gold. Ill post the team I used in yellow and I'm looking for suggestions on all aspects really. Hopefully from the team I post below someone can help me not be a total n00b. I'm more familiar with the gen 1/2 pokemon so I've got no idea who's decent in gens 3+ but I'm more than happy to use them if they're better than anyone I've used from yellow. My team used to be

    Blastoise
    Charizard
    Mew two
    Zapdos
    Golem
    Dragonair

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    The best suggestion I have right now is that mewtwo has to go, unless you want to play in ubers in which case this team will get wrecked.




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    my advise after that is to make it a UU team as it will get wrecked in OU



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    Do you have any suggestions on what I need to change to make it OU competitive? Say switching out new two for alakazam or zapdos for ampharos? Even changing my type coverage completely is an idea I'm open to
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    well charizard is bad in OU even with sun, blastiose is outclassed by tentacruel, zapdos has a niche as a rain counter if you want to go with that, golem, i cant really think of something it can do in OU without being outdone. And dragonite> dragonair :P
    To keep your team intact as much as possible i would say do a rain team, you can still use zapdos and blastiose if you want, but cruel is better imo. I would say start with a rain core around zapdos like

    Politoad@choice specs
    modest
    252hp/252sp attack/4 speed
    drizzle
    -hydro pump
    -ice beam
    -focus blast
    -HP grass/surf

    Zapdos@life orb
    timid
    4 hp/252sp attack/252 speed
    -thunder
    -roost
    -heat wave
    -hp ice

    tentacruel@black sludge
    bold
    252hp/252def/4sp attack
    rain dish
    -scald
    -rapid spin
    -protect
    -toxic
    or
    blastiose@leftovers
    bold
    rain dish
    252hp/252 def/4sp def
    -scald
    -rapid spin
    -protect
    -dragon tail

    theres some holes that need to be patched up like rotom wash can threaten everyone, ferrothorn is a problomatic wall, so breloom is a good partner
    breloom@life orb
    adamant/jolly
    252attack/4def/252speed
    technician
    -spore
    -low sweep
    -mach punch
    -bullet seed

    basically from there its covering your holes like lati@s is a problem, dragonite can be a threat, etc so jirachi is a big help, and dragonite can work at causing mass destruction
    jirachi@leftovers
    impish
    252hp/252def/4spdef
    -stealth rocks
    -iron head
    -wish
    -thunder/thunder wave

    dragonite@choice band
    adamant
    multi scale
    252attack/4 sp def/252speed
    -outrage
    -earthquake
    -aqua tail
    -extreme speed



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    Quote Originally Posted by mcdanger View Post
    well charizard is bad in OU even with sun, blastiose is outclassed by tentacruel, zapdos has a niche as a rain counter if you want to go with that, golem, i cant really think of something it can do in OU without being outdone. And dragonite> dragonair :P
    To keep your team intact as much as possible i would say do a rain team, you can still use zapdos and blastiose if you want, but cruel is better imo. I would say start with a rain core around zapdos like
    Well, to be honest, Charizard hits INCREDIBLY hard in the Sun. Solar Power + Choice Specs + Fire Blast dents everything. It 2HKOs everything in the game with the exception of Dragonite in the Rain. But yeah...SR kinda of kills it and it isn't the fastest thing around (although 328 Speed isn't terrible).

    I love Charizard, so sorry if I sound crazy. Haha.

    Edit: I also looked into the Rain Mixed Dragonite, and it only 2HKOs Charizard, so honestly, nothing can safely switch into Charzard, especially if they are slower and/or zard has full health.
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    Thanks for the help mcdanger! Everything you posted made sense except for a couple of the pokemon had another word below EVs and above attacks (rain dish, drizzle) which I don't know what that means. But I can't wait to train that team up and see how I go!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Hauntershadow92 View Post
    Well, to be honest, Charizard hits INCREDIBLY hard in the Sun. Solar Power + Choice Specs + Fire Blast dents everything. It 2HKOs everything in the game with the exception of Dragonite in the Rain. But yeah...SR kinda of kills it and it isn't the fastest thing around (although 328 Speed isn't terrible).

    I love Charizard, so sorry if I sound crazy. Haha.

    Edit: I also looked into the Rain Mixed Dragonite, and it only 2HKOs Charizard, so honestly, nothing can safely switch into Charzard, especially if they are slower and/or zard has full health.
    you realize saying solar power and 2hko in rain is a huge contridiction -__-
    charizard hits hard, but so doesnt rampardos, doesnt mean its that good :P

    @theboss: those are abilities if there multiple abilities, rain dish, multiscale, and drizzle are all dw abilities so they will be harder to get ahold of



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    Hi guys,

    I'm looking for some advice on my first reasonably competitive team. I'm trying to fill the final 3 spots with Pokemon that will compliment three Pokemon I already have. Here is the EV spread, nature and moveset for each. I've put an item as well, but those are obviously easily changeable. I suppose some moves would be as well. Really though, what I'm looking for is general advice on the final three additions, or even comments regarding what sort of synergies I should be looking for. I'm trying to learn as much as I can about synergies between Pokemon, so the more in-depth your explanation for your comments, the more I'll owe you.

    Swampert @ Leftovers
    Relaxed Nature
    Torrent
    240HP/16Atk/252 Def
    - Stealth Rock
    - Waterfall
    - Superpower
    - Roar

    Swampert is my favorite Pokemon. I know he isn't OU right now, but I want to use him. I love him as a lead, as he allows me to set up Rocks and counter Tyranitar. Let me be clear, I hate Sand, and I hate Tyranitar, and I want to punish anyone that uses it. My only question here is whether or not I should swap STAB Waterfall for STAB Earthquack. Against Ttar, I'm busting out Superpower anyway. Roar helps if they start with the ever common Ferrothorn. I outspeed it, although I've thought about trying to switch to an Impish nature. Anyway, I love this guy and what role he can play, and would prefer to improve him as opposed to have suggestions to replace him.

    Hydregion @ Life Orb
    Mild Nature
    Levitate
    4HP/252Sp.Atk/252Spd
    - Draco Meteor
    - Fire Blast
    - Superpower
    - Roost

    Another one of my favorites, and an absolute beast as a Mixed Attacker. Draco Meteor is my painful STAB, and Fire Blast and Superpower is for coverage. I was unsure about throwing Superpower on him too, but I love what it does to Blisseys who switch in thinking they're dealing with a Special Sweeper. Roost is for recovery, as I want this guy to stick around and Life Orb can hurt.

    Terrakion @ Choice Scarf
    Jolly Nature
    Torrent
    4HP/252Atk/252Spd
    - X-Scizor
    - Close Combat
    - Stone Edge
    - Sacred Sword

    Pretty basic revenge killing Terrakion. I want to be able to make folks pay for killing part of my team, and I feel like Terrakion is probably the number one Pokemon to dish out the pain. Very basic set here.

    I struggle with developing synergy with teams. I can look and see that two of my Pokemon have fighting weaknesses, and think "hey, maybe I should have a Psychic or Ghost type," but that's about as far as my knowledge goes. I'd really like some help picking out three more appropriate members, but more than anything, I'd LOVE if someone would talk me through their thought process. I don't mind any small tweaks to the three I currently have, either. I'd even love to read comments that don't make specific suggestions with Pokemon and sets, but try to help point me in the right direction.

    Thanks a lot guys, I REALLY appreciate any help you can provide and hope to learn a bit here. If I can have a reasonable grasp on the competitive side of this game by X and Y I'd be quite thrilled!
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    Quote Originally Posted by Copie View Post
    Hi guys,

    I'm looking for some advice on my first reasonably competitive team. I'm trying to fill the final 3 spots with Pokemon that will compliment three Pokemon I already have. Here is the EV spread, nature and moveset for each. I've put an item as well, but those are obviously easily changeable. I suppose some moves would be as well. Really though, what I'm looking for is general advice on the final three additions, or even comments regarding what sort of synergies I should be looking for. I'm trying to learn as much as I can about synergies between Pokemon, so the more in-depth your explanation for your comments, the more I'll owe you.

    Swampert @ Leftovers
    Relaxed Nature
    Torrent
    240HP/16Atk/252 Def
    - Stealth Rock
    - Waterfall
    - Superpower
    - Roar

    Swampert is my favorite Pokemon. I know he isn't OU right now, but I want to use him. I love him as a lead, as he allows me to set up Rocks and counter Tyranitar. Let me be clear, I hate Sand, and I hate Tyranitar, and I want to punish anyone that uses it. My only question here is whether or not I should swap STAB Waterfall for STAB Earthquack. Against Ttar, I'm busting out Superpower anyway. Roar helps if they start with the ever common Ferrothorn. I outspeed it, although I've thought about trying to switch to an Impish nature. Anyway, I love this guy and what role he can play, and would prefer to improve him as opposed to have suggestions to replace him.

    Hydregion @ Life Orb
    Mild Nature
    Levitate
    4HP/252Sp.Atk/252Spd
    - Draco Meteor
    - Fire Blast
    - Superpower
    - Roost

    Another one of my favorites, and an absolute beast as a Mixed Attacker. Draco Meteor is my painful STAB, and Fire Blast and Superpower is for coverage. I was unsure about throwing Superpower on him too, but I love what it does to Blisseys who switch in thinking they're dealing with a Special Sweeper. Roost is for recovery, as I want this guy to stick around and Life Orb can hurt.

    Terrakion @ Choice Scarf
    Jolly Nature
    Torrent
    4HP/252Atk/252Spd
    - X-Scizor
    - Close Combat
    - Stone Edge
    - Sacred Sword

    Pretty basic revenge killing Terrakion. I want to be able to make folks pay for killing part of my team, and I feel like Terrakion is probably the number one Pokemon to dish out the pain. Very basic set here.

    I struggle with developing synergy with teams. I can look and see that two of my Pokemon have fighting weaknesses, and think "hey, maybe I should have a Psychic or Ghost type," but that's about as far as my knowledge goes. I'd really like some help picking out three more appropriate members, but more than anything, I'd LOVE if someone would talk me through their thought process. I don't mind any small tweaks to the three I currently have, either. I'd even love to read comments that don't make specific suggestions with Pokemon and sets, but try to help point me in the right direction.

    Thanks a lot guys, I REALLY appreciate any help you can provide and hope to learn a bit here. If I can have a reasonable grasp on the competitive side of this game by X and Y I'd be quite thrilled!
    Firstly, this looks really good for a first competitive team. Also, very good post overall, with all ev's and stuff and stating what kind of help you want. I wish everyone did it like this

    You already saw your fighting weakness, and this is truly an important flaw currently. At this moment, the metagame is filled with fighting types and the most common priority move (mach punch) is also fighting-type. Atm, a Breloom can sweep all these three mon with technician mach punch and bullet seed. Therefore, you need something that can take on Breloom.
    Celebi is the ultimate counter to Breloom, resisting both STABs and not being crippled by Spore due to Natural Cure. It outspeeds Breloom and can OHKO it with Psychic or Hidden Power Ice. The most common Celebi set is a specially defensive one, but you can also go for an offensive one. When you go for the specially defensive one, make sure to put enough speed ev's to outspeed Breloom though. Celebi is also a fantastic counter to rain teams, especially the likes of Keldeo and Rotom-W. It has good defensive synergy with your Swampert too.

    There are not many threats that can sweep your whole team, mostly because of Terrakion, which can eliminate anything that is trying to start a sweep and hasn't got many speed boosts yet. Scizor, the most used mon in OU atm, can easily beat your Terrakion with bullet punch, but is handled by Swampert and I think Hydreigon can take a bullet punch when at nearly full health and OHKO with Fire Blast.

    Once your Terrakion is gone, your team can be swept fairly easily though, because there are a lot of pokes in OU who can outspeed Swampert, Hydreigon (especially since it hasn't got a speed-boosting nature) and Celebi. I suggest putting in one more really fast mon, preferably with 110 base speed or more.

    I personally like focus sash Alakazam, as it is guaranteed to get one attack of when brought in safely. Dugtrio is a good option too, eliminating many Pokemon you have problems with. Those two are very frail though. Other options for fast pokes are Latios, Latias, Espeon, Jolteon and Starmie. There are probably some more that I can't think of, though.

    For the last Pokemon, it can be anything, really. Just think of something your team needs, such as a rapid spinner, priority user or a cleric, and try out some things, I suggest. Maybe something to clean up late-game. Dragonite is a good example, being able to sweep a whole team after just one dragon dance. It has multiscale too, which is a very good ability.

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    Thanks, that was a fantastic response. Exactly what I was looking for. I've tried to understand the basics of team building, but things like Breloom I missed completely. That was a really helpful post.

    As of right now I can't think of anything, as I feel you covered (and explained) very well. When I have a bit more time I'm going to sit down and think about it, determine what I want to build, and might come back with more. I'm happy that the three I picked to build around aren't awful though.

    Again, I really appreciate that response. Thank you.
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    Quote Originally Posted by treeckotrainer View Post
    Firstly, this looks really good for a first competitive team. Also, very good post overall, with all ev's and stuff and stating what kind of help you want. I wish everyone did it like this

    You already saw your fighting weakness, and this is truly an important flaw currently. At this moment, the metagame is filled with fighting types and the most common priority move (mach punch) is also fighting-type. Atm, a Breloom can sweep all these three mon with technician mach punch and bullet seed. Therefore, you need something that can take on Breloom.
    Celebi is the ultimate counter to Breloom, resisting both STABs and not being crippled by Spore due to Natural Cure. It outspeeds Breloom and can OHKO it with Psychic or Hidden Power Ice. The most common Celebi set is a specially defensive one, but you can also go for an offensive one. When you go for the specially defensive one, make sure to put enough speed ev's to outspeed Breloom though. Celebi is also a fantastic counter to rain teams, especially the likes of Keldeo and Rotom-W. It has good defensive synergy with your Swampert too.

    There are not many threats that can sweep your whole team, mostly because of Terrakion, which can eliminate anything that is trying to start a sweep and hasn't got many speed boosts yet. Scizor, the most used mon in OU atm, can easily beat your Terrakion with bullet punch, but is handled by Swampert and I think Hydreigon can take a bullet punch when at nearly full health and OHKO with Fire Blast.

    Once your Terrakion is gone, your team can be swept fairly easily though, because there are a lot of pokes in OU who can outspeed Swampert, Hydreigon (especially since it hasn't got a speed-boosting nature) and Celebi. I suggest putting in one more really fast mon, preferably with 110 base speed or more.

    I personally like focus sash Alakazam, as it is guaranteed to get one attack of when brought in safely. Dugtrio is a good option too, eliminating many Pokemon you have problems with. Those two are very frail though. Other options for fast pokes are Latios, Latias, Espeon, Jolteon and Starmie. There are probably some more that I can't think of, though.

    For the last Pokemon, it can be anything, really. Just think of something your team needs, such as a rapid spinner, priority user or a cleric, and try out some things, I suggest. Maybe something to clean up late-game. Dragonite is a good example, being able to sweep a whole team after just one dragon dance. It has multiscale too, which is a very good ability.

    I hope this helped, and if you have questions, feel free to ask them!
    covered most of it here, breloom can KO everyone so celebi is a must. Defensive swampert is underrated, hes a 3hko for scarfed terrakion so hes good in that aspect. Latias is another big threat as it lives x scissor and KOs with psyshock, dragon pulse/draco meteor for hydreigon and swampert. Jirachi is a good answer as it also helps with tornadus i who is becoming popular again and threatens your core, as well as u turns and gains momentum for your team. You may want to consider a weather inducer as some weather mons like venusaur for sun are big threats. I know you said you hate sand, but sand gives your team a big advantage in the aspect of giving terrakion a sp defense boost, and reliable traps latios/ias and celebi that stop terrakion from sweeping, plus gets rid of jirachis major role. That lets you have a spot to add someone to handle scizor who would be a big threat if you go that way.



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    Would having someone damaged by sand (like Hydregion) not be a bad idea in a sand team? Would I not be shooting myself in the foot, in a sense?

    Sorry if that is a dumb question.
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    Quote Originally Posted by Copie View Post
    Would having someone damaged by sand (like Hydregion) not be a bad idea in a sand team? Would I not be shooting myself in the foot, in a sense?

    Sorry if that is a dumb question.
    Not really, I've even tried a sand team with let's coutn... 1 (Lanturn), 2 (Celebi), 3(Victini), 4 (Espeon) pokemon sand "weak". It still manages to do pretty well, not that great, but I don't actually recommend you doing that lol.

    Anyways, I'm thinking of running an OU Cobalion, so i'm just gonna use this bulky attack set

    Cobalion @ Leftovers
    Ability: Justified
    Nature: Bold
    EVs: 252 Sp.Atk/208 Sp.Def/48 Spe
    - Calm Mind
    - Flash Cannon / Focus Blast
    - Volt Switch
    - HP (Ice)

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    Quote Originally Posted by Copie View Post
    Would having someone damaged by sand (like Hydregion) not be a bad idea in a sand team? Would I not be shooting myself in the foot, in a sense?

    Sorry if that is a dumb question.
    not really, if you make a sand team with all sand resistors, rain and sun would destroy you
    the standard sand team is ttar-landorus i-keldeo-rotom wash-celebi-jirachi iirc, only half take no damage from sandstorm. Its just how well it supports the team



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    My current team is
    Salamence, Life Orb, Naive, Draco Meteor, Dragon Claw, Earthquake, Flamethrower
    Cofagrigus, Chesto Berry, Bold, Will-O-Wisp, Hex, Calm Mind, Rest
    Togekiss, Leftovers, Serene Grace, Air Slash, Aura Sphere, Roost, Thunder Wave
    Zoroark, Expert Belt, Night Daze, Focus Blast, Flamethrower, U-Turn

    I need suggestions for the last 2 slots
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    Quote Originally Posted by Benacus View Post
    My current team is
    Salamence, Life Orb, Naive, Draco Meteor, Dragon Claw, Earthquake, Flamethrower
    Cofagrigus, Chesto Berry, Bold, Will-O-Wisp, Hex, Calm Mind, Rest
    Togekiss, Leftovers, Serene Grace, Air Slash, Aura Sphere, Roost, Thunder Wave
    Zoroark, Expert Belt, Night Daze, Focus Blast, Flamethrower, U-Turn

    I need suggestions for the last 2 slots
    Sorry, but you have a lot of things wrong here nor is anything defined for us.

    1. We don't know if this is a Competitive Team or not.
    2. You need to post in this format with detailed non-one-sentence descriptions:

    Pokemon @ Item
    Ability:
    EVs:
    Nature:
    - move
    - move
    - move
    - move
    This goes for all of your Pokemon. For the description, you need to tell us the following:

    - How you will use the Pokemon
    - What it's role is in battle
    - What "kind" of Pokemon it is (i.e Special Attacker)
    - How the Pokemon supports the team

    And at the end of your post, you may want to say what exactly you want help with.
    Last edited by White_Roar~; 29th January 2013 at 4:25 AM.

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    Apologies about my last post. My current competition team is
    Zoroark @ Choice Scarf
    Naive
    Illusion
    4 atk/ 252 spatk/ 252 spd
    Night Daze
    Flamethrower
    Focus Blast
    U-Turn
    My starter I use to get a cheap hit off and get out

    Salamence @ life orb
    Naive
    Intimidate
    24 atk/ 232 spAtk/ 252 spd
    Dragon Claw
    Draco meteor
    Flamethrower
    Earthquake
    Just a basic MixMence sweeper

    Cofagrigus @ Chesto Berry
    Bold
    Mummy
    252 hp/ 126 def/ 126 spdef
    Will-O-Wisp
    Rest
    Hex
    Calm Mind
    Basically I use this to burn and hex/rest to whittle them down

    Togekiss @ leftovers
    Bold
    Serene Grace
    252 Hp/ 126 def/ 126 SpDef
    Air Slash
    Aura Sphere
    Roost
    Thunder Wave
    My wall basically I paralyze and air slash to give a very little chance for the enemy to attack with aura sphere for coverage.

    This is all I have so far and I need suggestions for the rest of my team and how well my current team fits together.
    Last edited by Benacus; 29th January 2013 at 5:21 AM.
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    This was my team for the international tourney in january, Double battle. please give me some suggestions, i just threw latias in at the last minute because i didnt' have anything better to use. the latias is alright, but i caught it and trained it before i really understood ev's and natures so i'm not sue what ev's i put into it beyond special atk. I would also like some advise on the move set for my lickilicky
    Lickilicky, sitrus berry
    130def, 130 spdef, 20 atk, 222 hp
    Care
    Cloud nine
    Bulldoze, Disable, Protect, Power Whip

    Health wall and rain teams, need help with the move set her

    Weavile, King's Rock
    Pickpocket
    252 atk, 252 spd
    Adamant
    Fling, Fake out, Ice Shard, Thief

    Double fling and item stealing, ice shard is great for a lot of the double weak dragons works pretty well as long as I fake out the right pokemon

    Dragonite, Expert Belt
    Mutiscale
    Adamant
    252 atk, 252 hp
    Aqua Jet, Fire Punch, Thunder Punch, Outrage

    Ark sweeper, aqua jet is a nice surprise although extreme speed might be better

    Latias, Focus Sash
    Lax
    Levitate
    252 sp atk, ?spd, ?hp, ?sp def
    Recover, Dragon Pulse, Mist Ball, Thunderbolt

    Help for fighters and other dragon, needs replacing, maybe a zapdos?

    Volcarona, Choice Specs
    Modest
    Flame Body
    Bug Buzz, Heatwave, Giga Drain, Hurricane

    Special sweeper, heat wave is mean and gigabit drain can take down a lot of water pokemon, start with weevil e often so don't have to worry about spe so much

    Scrafty, Leftovers
    Careful
    50 hp, 225 Def, 227 Sp def
    Intimidate
    Super Fang, Protect, Rockslide, Drain Punch

    Intimidate, tank, utility, added rock slide for a rock move, super fang is nice if nothing else to do works pretty well but maybe change out rock slide or protect for fake out?

    open to suggestion, i need mor fighting, psychic and rock moves added in because i had a lot of trouble with fighting and flying pokemon in the recent tourney
    Last edited by lemiweinks; 9th February 2013 at 9:32 AM.

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