Originally Posted by Fat Nezumi-chu
Is it just me, or does it look like Trick/Switcheroo will be a really effective strategy?
I mean, when you look at how people are already talking about how effective stat up boosters will be, and consider the fact that a pokemon stays choice locked when it rotates out...
Not to mention that according to Serebii, Erufuun gets Switcheroo as an egg move, so you can't just use Taunt to counter it.
The problem with Tricking a Choice Item in Gen 5 is that the mechanics for Trick have changed. If you're faster than your opponent and Trick a Choice Scarf onto them, they can still choose a different attack next turn. This means that you could have a +2 Scarfed Ononokusu ready to Outrage your team into oblivion.
I still think Choice Scarf will be a very useful item, since fast Pokemon will likely dominate due to being able to immediately come in and get an attack off before your opponent does.
My Trick Room team peaked at 6th out of 2668
in the Wi-Fi ladder on Pokemon Online.
Originally Posted by Fat Squid Ninja