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Thread: Ghost Monotype Team

  1. #1
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    Jul 2012

    Default Ghost Monotype Team

    So I've been playing pokemon for a few years now, but I feel like I should go to the next level and give Competitive battling a try. I've literally only started researching strategies I'm pretty much a noob :P

    So I thought a monotype team would be an easy first since I would give me an excuse not to worry about synergy that much.

    So without further delay, here's my PO Ghost monotype team.

    Gengar@Life Orb
    Timid Nature
    Abillity: Levitate
    Ev's: 4 HP/252 Sp.A/ 252 Spd/
    -Shadow Ball
    -Focus Blast

    My lead. Not exactly a sweeper, but if you time the substitute and disable just right, it could pack quite a punch.

    Bold Nature
    Ability: Mummy
    Ev's: 252 HP/ 252 Sp.D/4 Sp.A/
    -Shadow Ball
    -Hidden Power(Fighting)
    -Calm Mind
    Stall, pretty much. Unfortunately Cofa doesn't have access to a better recovery move, but it should be able to survive the two rest turns with its defenese stats.

    Bold Nature
    Ability: Pressure
    Ev's: 252 HP/ 252 Def/ 4 Sp.D/
    -Calm Mind
    -Dark Pulse
    -Pain Split

    If you can set up hypnosis and then get enough boosts from Calm Mind, this could be a great Special Sweeper.

    Chandlure@Choice Scarf
    Timid Nature
    Ability: Shadow Tag
    Ev's: 252 Spd/252 Sp.A/4 Def/
    -Shadow Ball
    -Energy Ball
    -Hidden Power(Ice)

    Shadow Tag, that amazing Sp.A stat, and the move pool make for a formiddable revenge killer.

    Calm Nature
    Ability: Cursed Body
    Ev's: 252 HP/ 98 Def/160/Sp.D/
    -Shadow Ball

    A decent wall. Toxic is an overall amazing move in my opininon and paired with recover and substitute, it could be quite a challenge getting past this Jelli.

    Golurk@Choice Band
    Adamant Nature
    Ability: Iron Fist
    Ev's: 252 HP/ 252 Att/ 4 Def/
    -Shadow Punch
    -Hammer Arm
    -Stone Edge

    This is my (hopefully) devastating physical sweeper. Choice band along with that amazing attack stat, plus two STAB's, one of which gets a boost from Iron fist. I would't quite label this as a glass cannon, seeing as it has okay defenses...although it does have 5 weaknesses.

    Be completely honest in your opinions

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Jul 2012
    Southern Island, Hoenn


    Your team seems pretty strong, and it takes heart to make a team only one type. Aside from the obvious all-ghost weakness, your team is also susceptible to Zoraork.
    With Illusion and Foul Play, it could outspeed and decimate your team, so I would suggest trying to make your pokemon faster and more physically defensive (not all of them, you still need your special walls)
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  3. #3
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    Feb 2012


    I think you should take out spritomb and put in sableye. With prankstar he's good with spreading status and can be very annoying to get rid of if played right.

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