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Gengar-Based OU Team


Pokémon Professor?
This team is for in-game use ie PBR/Battle Tower/Wi-Fi, not for Shoddy Battle.

Lucario @ Life Orb
Trait: Steadfast
EVs: 252 Atk / 252 Spd / 6 HP
Adamant Nature (+Atk, -Atk)
- Swords Dance
- Close Combat
- Crunch
- Extremespeed

Lead. Added upon a suggestion from a friend of mine.

Gengar @ Life Orb
Trait: Levitate
EVs: 252 SAtk / 252 Spd / 6 HP
Timid Nature (+Spd, -Atk)
- Hypnosis
- Focus Blast
- Thunderbolt
- Shadow Ball

The basis of my team just because I wanted to use it. Standard set. Also pairs up with Heatran and blocks Ground & Fighting. I can't change the EVs/Nature on this though because I've already bred it.

Heatran @ Choice Specs
Trait: Flash Fire
EVs: 12 HP / 252 SAtk / 244 Spd
Modest Nature (+SAtk, -Atk)
- Lava Plume
- Earth Power
- Dragon Pulse
- Explosion

I originally added it because I needed a Psychic/Ghost/Dark resist, but this pairs together quite well with Gengar. As mentioned, it walls the above types.

Cresselia @ Leftovers
Trait: Levitate
EVs: 252 HP / 112 Def / 144 SDef
Bold Nature (+Def, -Atk)
- Charge Beam
- Ice Beam
- Rest
- Sleep Talk

I needed something to cover Garchomp and this just fits really well with Gengar and Heatran. It can take on Garchomp, and it resists Psychic, Ground and Fighting too.

Forretress @ Leftovers
Trait: Sturdy
EVs: 252 HP / 162 Atk / 96 Def
Relaxed Nature (+Def, -Spd)
- Gyro Ball
- Rapid Spin
- Stealth Rock
- Spikes

Gengar/Heatran/Cresselia may have a few Weavile problems, which is where Forry comes in. Also helps wall against Garchomp a bit. Stealth Rock + Spikes to rack up the residual damage.

Garchomp @ Life Orb
Trait: Sand Veil
EVs: 4 HP / 252 Atk / 252 Spd
Jolly Nature (+Spd, -Atk)
- Swords Dance
- Substitute
- Earthquake
- Dragon Claw

What team couldn't find one of these useful? I suppose I could switch this one out though seeing as Lucario can cover my Physical Sweeping mostly.
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HGSS ftw!!!!!!
I think it looks really great.

Though, there are probably some things that I didn't see, but I like your pokemon choices.