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Discussion in 'BW OU' started by Matthew, Apr 18, 2012.

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  1. Jhonny

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    I have two sets of Nidoran (f) and I'm wondering which is better in each case.

    The first set are both Bold with Hustle
    (1) 31/31/31/31/14/31
    (2) 31/16/31/31/30/17

    It will be for use with Toxic Spikes, so I guess it comes down to whether it benefits more from 31 in Speed or more Special bulk.

    The second set are both Modest with hustle and look like this:
    (3) 31/11/31/31/25/31 - So the SpD is it's weakness IV-wise
    (4) 31/0/27/31/31/31 - So this time it's the Defence.
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  3. hovercraft

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    Can anyone recommend some good compliments to Scrafty for my party?
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    Scrafty can snowball quite easily once it gets going thanks to Moxie. You might want something like CB Terrakion to weaken Physical walls like Gliscor and Skarmory, or a Spikes support with something like Skarmory to make it easier to attempt a late game sweep. After a Dragon Dance, (assuming thats the set you are running) Scarfty is still outrun by many Scarfers so perhapes a Jirachi or Celebi could spread some Paralysis support to help Scarfty get the jump on scarfers such as Terrakion.
  5. hovercraft

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    Yeah I am running:
    DD
    Drain Punch
    Ice Punch
    Crunch

    I mostly only play against my friends, and Scrafty is by far my most consistent pokemon and powerful guy. One of the guys that gives me a lot of trouble is Ferrothorn (I need to get HP-fire on my Espeon.....)

    I had been thinking about a Skarmory, so i think I will make one, thanks. How do I go about getting a Skarmory that knows Roost?

    I have a bunch of good pokemon, but for some reason I really struggle trying to think in terms of party chemistry.
  6. Darthenos

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    What works really well with helping Scrafty Set up (DDance)?
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    @sandshrewz - Cool, yeah that was it.
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    Lum Berry could help against bulky waters and other defensive Pokemon trying to status you and of course teammates that lure in Pokemon Scrafty can set-up on, wich is alot considering Scrafty is really bulky and can take almost every attack that isn't SE or super strong like Specs Draco Meteors or Weather boosted attacks.
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    Mostwanted said that he had used Combusken to ladder with some success.
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    Why is LOZam used when OTR Reuniclus (at least on paper) seems so much better?
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    Alakazam is incredibly fast and still pretty damn powerful - in fact, while I'm sure Reuniclus gets a couple more KOs, the power difference is too small to really tell.
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    More importantly, Alakazam doesn't need a setup turn, meaning it's a more effective revenge killer and doesn't have to worry about taking a hit before it attacks.
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    What is a good ground resist/immune that is a good counter to skarm
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    Zapdos\Rotom.
  15. Darthenos

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    I run Rotom, but I don't have an other counter for skarm
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    What's a good pokemon for combating Sand Stall?

    Edit: Taking Pokemon such as Latias, Ferrothorn, Tyranitar, Hippodown, Skarmory, Jellicent, Slowbro, and Gliscor into consideration. If one is not enough, which two or three?
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    ^What's that all about? lol

    @Darthenos - Don't forget Magneton/Magnezone.
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    It's just a spambot, ignore it.

    He said he wanted a Ground resist, Magneton/zone is kinda the opposite of that.
  22. Jkickit

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    Uhhh..I read counter for Skarm...
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  25. Jkickit

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    D'oh.
    How embarrassing xD

    Pokemon that have Levitate/Flying type +TBolt good enough?

    Latios(as) Azelf, Gengar, Elektross.
    Dragonite, Emolga, Zapdos, Thundurus.
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