Originally Posted by Fat LivingRhino
But the situation DragonBorn described makes use of both set ups, Double Dance can work, but it's the situation in which both boosts are necessary that it will cause problems. Alas, this will never be a situation, unless you play against a player who's either bad or not suspecting it.
I agree with the rest of your post, as I tried to say myself;
Raichu will always be way better than Pikachu in NU, although it's a good mon for a cute team. :3
well he did mean 'if', from what I can tell. No matter though, Raichu's acceptable enough in NU, there's no need for Pikachu here.