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Probably my best in game team ever xD

Discussion in '5th Gen In-Game RMT' started by Blood Red Absol, Dec 1, 2012.

  1. Blood Red Absol

    Blood Red Absol AquaMilotic's Waifu

    I guess I could conciser this to be semi-competitive, but mostly for in game, PWT, Battle Subway, Battling friends, etc.
    I'm hoping this will turn out to be a great team :)



    Absol ~ Draya
    Super Luck
    @Scope Lens
    Night Slash
    Psycho Cut
    Stone Edge
    Sword Dance

    Alakazam ~ Lelouch
    Synchronize (untill I can find a Magic Guard one)
    @Life Orb
    Shadow Ball
    Focus Blast
    Energy Ball

    Scizor ~ Grell
    @Choice Band
    Bullet Punch
    Bug Bite

    Garchomp ~ Kenny
    Sand Veil
    @Choice Band
    Dragon Claw
    Stone Edge
    Fire Fang

    Blissey ~ Happyness
    Natural Cure
    Seismic Toss

    Chandelure ~ Homura
    Flash Flare
    @Life Orb
    Heat Wave
    Energy Ball
    Shadow Ball
    Calm Mind
    Last edited: Dec 7, 2012
  2. azeem40

    azeem40 Pokemon is fun!

    Your team looks good! However, I suggest Swords Dance over Stone Edge. Fire+Dragon+Ground covers everything.
  3. edonub

    edonub Well-Known Member

    If you use this competitively, you want Sucker Punch on Absol. Relying on critical hits does not pay off, even with two boosts to the % of them happen. Absol is not fast and STAB priority with 80 base power really helps it.

    Also, U-Turn and Bug Bite are redundant. There will be very few occasions where you will lock yourself into Bug Bite, because once again Scizor is slow and if you're looking for a lategame sweep instead of just trapping (Pursuit) or scouting while landing a heavy hit (U-Turn) you will mostly use Bullet Punch because it makes you faster.
    So yeah, Pursuit over Bug Bite. Rest looks fine. And yeah Garchomp could use either a boosting move or Substitute over Stone Edge.
    Or both really, You will only use a Fire move for Bronzong and Skarmory after a Swords Dance.
  4. Blood Red Absol

    Blood Red Absol AquaMilotic's Waifu

    Ok I have changed Stone Edge on Garchomp for Sword Dance.
    Scizor I will have to maul over a little more.
  5. papayaperson

    papayaperson Hacker Advanced ^^

    I'd honestly give Blissey Serence Grace for the Ability, and give it Flamethrower instead of Seismic Toss. Even though Blissey is a staller, as toxic won't affect steel-types, so Flamethrower w/ Serene Grace has an okay chance of burning it.

    Overall it also seems that you focus on speed, to have a good and balanced team, you should always try to have one or two Bulky Sweepers/HP Monsters such as Mamoswine or Snorlax, because your fast sweepers (Entire team aside from Blissey) are going to be easily destroyed by one, whereas Bulky vs Bulky will have better odds. One defensive staller such as Shuckle should be included aswell.
  6. Blood Red Absol

    Blood Red Absol AquaMilotic's Waifu

    Thanks, I'll have to breed a new Chancey when I get the time.
    As for the rest I will remember that for future reference.
  7. azeem40

    azeem40 Pokemon is fun!

    Without Natural Cure, Blissey is basically screwed. Besides, Heal Bell only has 5 PP.
  8. Blood Red Absol

    Blood Red Absol AquaMilotic's Waifu

    Than what of steel and poison types as papayaperson said?
  9. edonub

    edonub Well-Known Member

    Blissey is not meant to deal damage, it's meant to sit there and tank hits while forcing switches/stalling with toxic, healing your team's status with aromatherapy if needed, providing Wish support... You can do a lot of things with Blissey, sadly dealing direct damage is not one of them. You know it's true when you have Seismic Toss as your best option. You get five other team members to "deal with Steel and Poison types".
    Natural Cure is great because it makes Blissey even better of a sponge. Flamethrower will probably fail to 2hit KO a standard Ferrothorn which can Leech Seed+Protect stall you down, lay down hazards, switch in pretty much ANYTHING that's not a Forretress or a Scizor for free, etc.
    Even with Serene Grace, Flamethrower's Burn chance is only 20%.
  10. azeem40

    azeem40 Pokemon is fun!

    Flamethrower does 2HKO, but Ferrothorn users will be smart and switch to a Blissey counter, so you are right.
  11. Blood Red Absol

    Blood Red Absol AquaMilotic's Waifu

    Ok, well Blissy stays as she is then, I might change Ice Beam to flamethrower anyway.
  12. azeem40

    azeem40 Pokemon is fun!

    Good idea.
  13. Zhanton

    Zhanton le quant-à-soi

    You're probably not going to want to run Choice Band + Swords Dance on Garchomp for rather obvious reasons. Go with Yache Berry as your item to reduce damage from Ice-type attacks.

    I'd also suggest you go with Leftovers > Life Orb on Chandelure. Chandelure has base 145 SpA, and Modest nature, 252 SpA EVs and Calm Mind is more than enough power since you said you'll mainly be sticking to in-game and battling friends. Leftovers increases its longevity and ensures you can sweep for longer.
  14. Blood Red Absol

    Blood Red Absol AquaMilotic's Waifu

    Ok thanks, I'll be changing this around when I get around to it :)
  15. Moonrox

    Moonrox Shaymin Enthusiast

    I know too much about Scizor after the countless days of trying to perfect mine (he was my first level 100).
    As was said, U-Turn and Bug Bite is redundant, I would keep Bug Bite and replace U-Turn with Night Slash. And another option that very few people seem to use on Scizor would be Rock Smash. Superpower is stronger, but your stats go down. Rock Smash uses Technician and has a chance to reduce the opponents defense.
  16. Blood Red Absol

    Blood Red Absol AquaMilotic's Waifu

    I like the idea of rock smash, I think I will put that or night slash over U-Turn
    I'll keep superpower though.
    I'll maul this over a bit.
  17. azeem40

    azeem40 Pokemon is fun!

    U-Turn is what makes Scizor great. With it, it can scout out the enemy and switch accordingly.
    Also, Life Orb is the better item as it allows it to be even more devastating. It misses out on a lot of KOs with Leftovers and it has Pain Split to heal decently.
    Last edited: Dec 2, 2012
  18. chap196

    chap196 Well-Known Member

    For Alakazam
    Use Energy Ball instead of Calm Mind for more coverages and Alakazam does not have enough Defense and Special Defense to use Calm Mind, it might get OHKO first. Put Choice Specs or Focus Sash as a option.
  19. Blood Red Absol

    Blood Red Absol AquaMilotic's Waifu

    Sorry but I think I am quite happy with my current Scizor

    This makes alot if sense to me, thanks, I'll change it around :3
  20. azeem40

    azeem40 Pokemon is fun!

    If you're gonna even go semi-competitive, GL without U-Turn. It is immensely useful in the current metagame.

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