Originally Posted by Fat Jean mi
^ Yep, I understand about pokemon that can't learn FT or FB but I don't understand why teaching it to pokemon that DO learn these moves. I've seen Heat Wave on Charizard, Volcarona and Typhlosion for example.
those are just ladder scrubs. No serious player would use Heat Wave over Flamethrower/Fire Blast/Fiery Dance (in volcarona's case)
Also since you mentioned OU, I'm assuming that's the tier you're talking about, and the fact is that no serious player would run Typhlosion in OU... so yeah.