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---Pokemon Arena--- Round 3

Discussion in 'Older Gens' started by jesusfreak94, Aug 23, 2012.

  1. Are you ready to enter the Pokemon Arena? Ok, simply put this is "the counter game" that most sites have in one form or another. The basic idea is one person posts a Pokemon, then the next post counters that Pokemon.

    For example I might post..

    Latios @ Choice Specs
    Timid
    Levitate
    252 Speed / 252 Special Attack / 4 Defense

    Draco Meteor
    Surf
    Hidden Power Fire
    Trick


    ..then the next poster could post..

    Tyranitar @ Choice Band
    Adamant
    Sandstream
    252 HP / 252 Special Defense / 4 Attack

    Crunch
    Superpower
    Stone Edge
    Aqua Tail


    .. which could be followed by a bulky Swampert, or something. A few rules before we begin!


    1) Double Team, as well as any and all evasion is banned. So are phazing moves and Baton Pass. If anyone posts these by accident just pretend the Pokemon has 3 moves.
    2) OHKO moves are banned. Though they have counters in Sturdy Pokemon it's still annoying.
    3) Self KO clause is in effect. If you KO your opponent through Explosion, Brave Bird or whatever and then faint yourself, you lose.
    4) No Destiny Bond in general since it can be nearly impossible to beat in some cases.
    5) Focus Sash is banned to prevent a game of "I switch in something faster and KO you"
    6) You must be able to switch in and win 70% of the time or better.. So don't just say "I switch in and use Focus Blast three times in a row".
    7) Assume your opponent can predict perfectly. You will always switch in on the worst move possible.
    8) Stealth Rocks, Sandstorm, Spikes and so on are NOT in play unless the thing you are countering sets them up (and you switch in as they Spike / SR so you will not receive damage from them).
    9) If two people counter the same thing (due to forum lag or whatever) the one who posted first counts.
    10) All standard OU bans apply.
    11) Shedinja is also banned. You're a jerk for even considering it
    12) No troll sets. Something weird like Specs Tyranitar is okay as long as it looks decent, but these sets like "Tackle / Toxic Bidoof with Stick" are just pointless.
     
  2. Time for a restart! Continuing from Ilan's last choice:

    Latios @ Life Orb
    Trait: Levitate
    EVs: 12 Atk / 252 SAtk / 244 Spd
    Hasty Nature
    - Draco Meteor
    - Psyshock
    - Hidden Power [Fire]
    - Earthquake
     
  3. Sietse23

    Sietse23 *Brainfarts*

    Tyranitar @ Choice Scarf
    60 Hp/ 40 Def/ 252 spD/ 156 spA
    Hardy Nature
    ~Sand Stream~
    - Crunch
    - Rock Tomb
    - Pursuit
    - Hidden Power [Fire]

    Survives 2 Earthquakes OHKO's with Crunch.
     
  4. Ilan

    Ilan Well-Known Member

    Poor lvl 30 magby :'( got annilated by a lvl 100 latios..

    ok I can't think about anything creative so..
    Chansey @eviolite
    252 HP, 252 defense, 4 sp.attack
    Bold
    -Toxic
    -protect
    -Softboiled
    -seismic toss

    even draco meteor doesn't do too much and psychock 4HKO so it can stall till toxic and life orb wear latios out.

    Edit: chansey beats tyranitar too crunch 6HKO
     
  5. Aurath8

    Aurath8 Well-Known Member

    Poliwrath@Leftovers
    Adamant
    Water Absorb
    252 Atk/252 Hp
    -Bulk Up
    -Brick Break
    -Waterfall
    -Rest

    No jellicent.
     
  6. Ilan

    Ilan Well-Known Member

    Amoongus @black sludge
    Bold
    252 HP, 176 defense, 80 sp.attack
    effect spore
    -clear smog
    -giga drain

    no spore for not being annoying.
     
  7. Klaus™

    Klaus™ Banned

    Bisharp @life orb
    adamant
    252 atk/ 252 speed
    - Swords dance
    - Night slash
    - Psycho cut
    - Brick break

    immune to clear smog, takes crap from giga drain.

    challenge: lets bring it down like last time :p was really fun.
     
  8. Ghosts of the Forums

    Ghosts of the Forums Who Ya Gonna Call?

    i forget how we brought it down.

    Cobalion @Life Orb
    Jolly
    Justified
    252Atk 252Spe
    -Close Combat
    -Stone Edge
    -Iron Head
    -Swords Dance
    challene. nu, and no nfe forms of the usual counters.

    EDIT: hey! i had 401 posts last night! who lowered my post count?
     
  9. Slowbro @ Choice Specs
    Trait: Own Tempo
    EVs: 252 HP / 252 SpA / 4 Def
    Modest Nature
    - Surf
    - Fire Blast
    - Psyshock
    - Ice Beam

    BH decided a while back to make a new thread every so often (like after 1000 posts, or 1500 in this case) and delete the old Pokemon Arena threads to prevent this from turning into a +1 postcount thing. Since the old one was deleted, all posts in the thread stop counting towards your postcount.
     
  10. Klaus™

    Klaus™ Banned

    Starmie @stick
    careful
    138 atk/ 252 speed
    - thunderbolt
    - thunder

    aight, now its easier to bring it back down :p
     
  11. Sietse23

    Sietse23 *Brainfarts*

    Swinub @ Focus Sash
    Lv. 1
    0 Evs/ 0 IVs
    Rash Nature
    ~Snow Cloak~
    - Toxic
    - Endeavor
    - Ice shard
    - Protect

    Challenge; At least one lower level d:
     
  12. Chidori__O

    Chidori__O Well-Known Member

    No focus sash although I see what you wanted to do.

    Swinub @ Life Orb
    Lv. 1
    0 Evs/ 0 IVs
    Rash Nature
    ~Snow Cloak~
    - Toxic
    - Endeavor
    - Ice shard
    - Protect

    BTW, why did BH close it anyway?
     
  13. Dragalge

    Dragalge This is more than 20 characters long

    @Swinub

    Gastly lv 30
    Nature: Modest
    Choice Specs
    EVs 252 sp att 252 speed 4hp
    Shadow Ball

    immune to Toxic and Endeavor:/
     
  14. Klaus™

    Klaus™ Banned

    @swinub

    chimchar @choice band lvl 15
    - iron fist -
    naive
    100 atk/ 100 speed
    - fire punch
    - thunder punch
    - tackle
     
  15. Chidori__O

    Chidori__O Well-Known Member

    Eevee LV 1
    Nature: Modest
    Choice Specs
    EVs 252SAtk/252Def/4HP
    -Shadow Ball
    -Hidden Power Fighting
    -Shock Wave
    -Stored Power
     
  16. Aurath8

    Aurath8 Well-Known Member

    Castform@Life Orb
    Modest
    252 Spatk/252 Spd
    Forecast
    -Rain Dance
    -Weather Ball
    -Thunder
    -Hiddden Power[Fighting]

    There's point where countering something with the worst pokemon you can think of stops being fun. We reached it.
     
  17. John Wallrein

    John Wallrein I am the walrein

    I love you.

    Bringin' it back up ;)

    Venusaur @ Leftovers
    Modest | Chlorophyl
    252 HP / 252spA
    - Giga Drain
    - Growth
    - Sludge Bomb
    - Leech Seed
     
  18. Ilan

    Ilan Well-Known Member

    Ferrothorn @choice band
    brave
    252,252 hp,attack , 4 spdef 0 speed IV
    -gyro ball
    -power whip
    -bulldozer
    -explotion
     
  19. Dragalge

    Dragalge This is more than 20 characters long

    @Ferrothorn

    Amoongus
    Item: Choice Specs
    Nature: Modest
    176 HP 176 Defense 252 sp att 0 IV in speed
    HP Fire

    Only Bulldoze can do something, while the other moves hardly can touch it
     
  20. OceanicLanturn

    OceanicLanturn Non non non!

    Victini @ White Smoke
    Modest
    252 sp.atk 252 def 4 sp.def
    - V-Create
    - Overheat
    - Work Up
    - Searing Shot

    Searing Shot to burn. Then followed by Overheat, which your sp.atk regains by white smoke. Afterwards, try v-create. Of course, run Work Up to get a more impressive boost

    (is this a good set?)

    EDIT: It was supposed to be for Ferrothorn, but I guess Amoongus works as well.
     

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