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dinotrek27
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    1. Vertex
      Vertex
      After the deadline, then I write all the accounts that were on the Top 60 and you claim your name if your name / account is up there.
      1. dinotrek27
        dinotrek27
        Alright thanks!
        Aug 2, 2014
      2. Vertex
        Vertex
        actually top 50 cuz i changed it lol. sorry
        Aug 3, 2014
    2. TaBuu
      TaBuu
      Well you could always take a look at the Garchomp analysis to confirm that
    3. TaBuu
      TaBuu
      However, since Nog approved of it and none of the other higher-ranked members have found issue with my post, I think it's safe to assume that my post was of relative accuracy.
    4. TaBuu
      TaBuu
      Togekiss is a counter because very few Garchomp's run Iron Head or Stone Edge for the sole purpose of Togekiss. They prefer to run other moves in that slot such as Stealth Rock, Substitute, Swords Dance, etc.
      Now I know that isn't the best of lists and I even admitted that myself as that post was a mere hasty first draft.
    5. TaBuu
      TaBuu
      Aegislash is considered a counter because it can switch into Terrakion's two STABs with no fear (we don't assume prediciton on the switch-in because prediction brings theory-monning to a stupid game of circular logic), tank an incoming Earthquake if it isn't Choiced and retaliate with Sacred Sword or Flash Cannon.
    6. TaBuu
      TaBuu
      When we start to list counters, many of these Pokemon have maybe only a few as they are capable of defeating all possible counters with the right move. With this in consideration, we assume that these Pokemon are running the more popular and common moves that work best for the majority of situations.
    7. TaBuu
      TaBuu
      Now that's aside let's expand:
      If you take a look at the OP, the listed counters for the listed Pokemon are all capable of being defeated. Natural Gift Swords Dance Talonflame was created in order to combat the listed Pokemon. In that sense, Talonflame must have no counters right? Not really.
    8. TaBuu
      TaBuu
      These Pokemon aren't the safest switch-ins nor are they capable of constantly coming out on top for the most part. However, they are capable of scaring them or "checking" them should they find an opportunity to come in on the opposing Pokemon.
    9. TaBuu
      TaBuu
      Well, since you seemed so concerned about my post:
      A "counter" is a Pokemon that can reliably switch into another Pokemon with relative safety and has the ability to threaten the opposing back. Offensive counters are not really a thing and I believe the more appropriate term for the situation you described is a "check".
    10. chifii
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