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~Trick Room Battle Tower Team~


Follow the Path
I feel like trying something new, so here's my attempt at a Trick Room based team for the Battle Tower.


Gardevoir @ Leftovers
Trait: Trace
Relaxed Nature
EV’s: 172 HP/252 Def/84 Sp.Def
- Psychic
- Thunderbolt
- Trick Room
- Wish

Gardevoir is my Trick Roomer. It sets up the Trick Room (obviously), then it uses Wish, and the Pokemon I switch in will be recovered by Wish if it is unfortunate enough to take damage.


Rhyperior @ Muscle Band
Trait: Solid Rock
Brave Nature
EV’s: 252 Atk/252 HP/6 Sp.Def
- Stone Edge
- Megahorn
- Earthquake
- Ice Fang

I have Muscle Band instead of Choice Band so Rhyperior has more freedom with its attacking. Also, Ice Fang is used over Avalanche so I don't go last, even with Trick Room set up.


Heatran @ Macho Brace
Trait: Flash Fire
Quiet Nature
EV’s: 252 Sp.Atk/200 HP/58 Def
- Flamethrower
- Earth Power
- Dragon Pulse
- Dark Pulse

Macho Brace is on Heatran to completely slow it down so it can't be outsped during the effects of Trick Room.


Active Member
i like the idea, but if youre rhyperior or heatran runs into awall, like a blissey or somethin, when trick room ends you have some issues, and switching in gardevoir is risky, and this is unrelated, but whenever i see a heatran or a uxie mesprit or azelf in battle tower i get ******, legendary is legendary, but w/e


Follow the Path
I'm considering putting Swords Dance on Rhyperior. Should I put it over Ice Fang, or just forget about that idea?


Active Member
no, i would keep ice fang on him, i wouldnt bother trying to beef up your rhyperior because unless he is EV trained in sp. def a good grass or water attack can kick his ***, so he should be hitting hard and fast


Well-Known Member
If you really wanted to make sure Heatran cannot be outsped, you could have used Lagging tail. If I remember correctly, it sets your Speed Stat to Zero.

Pika Egg

Veteran newbie ^_^
Swords Dance Rhyperior can destroy almost anything it wants... throw in Trick Room and it will probably be downright deadly...

I think Slowbro might be a better candidate for your Trick Room user. Not only can it make use of Trick Room (unlike Gardevoir), but you can also switch it in to take any Water attacks aimed at Rhyperior. It also has the defenses to be switched in if you need to reactivate Trick Room..

Heatran covers Rhyperior's Grass weakness and thanks to Hard Rock, Rhyperior should be able to take a few EQs that are sent towards Heatran... dunno about Heatran's moveset though..


Follow the Path
I was thinking of Wish support as well as Trick Room support, but I wasn't sure about it, so I thought I'd ask first. So how's this for Slowbro?

Slowbro @ Leftovers
Trait: Own Tempo
Quiet/Relaxed Nature
EV's: I'll do them later -- I have to go to work soon
- Surf
- Ice Beam
- Slack Off
- Trick Room


Follow the Path
How's this for a Bronzong?

Bronzong @ Leftovers
Trait: Levitate
Relaxed Nature
EV’s: 252 HP/enough EV's to have 310 Defenses
- Trick Room
- Grass Knot
- Reflect/Light Screen
- Gyro Ball

Grass Knot is for those Rock/Ground types that may have Earthquake. Is Gyro Ball's power affected by the effects of Trick Room?
You have a Gardevoir on your team? Finally, a rater that uses Gardevoir.