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Balanced Off/Def Team

Discussion in 'BW Other Teams' started by Shadowrider, Sep 4, 2011.

  1. Shadowrider


    Sep 4, 2011
    Hello, my name is Shadowrider and this is the team I created with a friend for a UU Tourney (16 partcipants) which i won. I think it is balanced and at the same time very offensive.

    First i had to think about a lead. I had to think about it pretty long and came to the conclusion that ambipom is a great choice because it is VERY fast and VERY strong. His movepool is pretty large as well.


    Ambipom @ Focus Sash
    Ablility: Technician
    Nature: Jolly
    EVs: 4 HP/252 Atk/252 Spe
    -Fake Out

    This set allows me to Flinch the target for some damage and then Taunt in order to hold my opponent up for setting up Steakth Rocks.
    U-Turn is a great choice to take along with Pursuit because when you are sure your enemy will switch Pokemons you use Pursuit to damage the first one and with U-Turn the next one or if you think your enemy will attack you you should use U-Turn and switch to one of your tank which are explained later in this guide.

    My second Pokemnon is my main Physical Sweeper.
    I like Crit Drapion very mucch because it can hit strong even if his attacks are not very effective...
    Drapion has some great STAB-Moves and other strong attacks.

    Drapion @ Scope Lens
    Ability: Sniper
    Nature: Jolly
    EVs: 252 Atk/4 Def/252 Spe
    -Cross Poison
    -Night Slash
    -Ice Fang

    This setup is very special and cannot be found on smogon.com.
    I aim at Critical Strikes.
    Through his ability Sniper it is recommendable to take Spoe Lens for more critical Strike chance.
    Cross Poison and Night Slash are strong STAB-Moves and both have critical strike chance.
    Ice Fang is used against Ground and Flying Type Pokemon and crunch isanother strong STAB Move.

    My next Pokemon is my Special Sweeper.
    Everybody knows it but only a handful of people use it:
    I really like it a lot because it has one very big movepool and only a few weaknesses.

    Mismagius @ Life Orb
    Ablility: Levitate
    Nature: Timid
    EVs: 4 HP/252 SAtk/252 Spe
    -shadow Ball
    -Energy Ball

    This is another Life Orb Sweeper and pretty similar to Gengar but I use Will-o-Wisp on it to weaken the enemy's Physical Sweeper.
    shadow Ball as a STAB-Move and Thunderbolt+Energy Ball for some nice damage to Flying, Rock, Ground and Water Type Pokemon.

    Now come my Physical Staller: Slowbro
    With his nice movepool as a Sweep/Tank it fits ery good in this team.

    Slowbro @ Leftovers
    Ability: Own Tempo
    Nature: Bold
    EVs: 252 HP/252 Def/4 SDef
    -Thunder Wave
    -Slack Off

    This moveset alloes slow bro to be faster than most pokemon because paralysis halves their speed, Slack Off for some sustainability and Surf+Psychic as strong STAB-Moves.
    It can even handle a Kabutops.

    My Special Wall is: Chansey because it is like Blissey but just a little weaker but Chansey is as good in UU as Blissey is in OU!

    Chansey @ Leftovers
    Ability: Natural Cure
    Nature: Bold
    EVs: 252 HP/200 Def/56 SDef
    -Stealth Rocks
    -Seismic Toss

    This set is a full support setup but with a special move: Stealth Rocks
    Why SR? Well, Chansey survives 99% of all attack with oer 50 % health (except Focus Punch and cmparable) I prefer Wish instead of Softboiled for even more support ablity.
    Aromatherapy to heal annoying stati and Seismic Toss for "true damage".

    My last Pokemon is dugtrio because it is the second fastest Pokemon in the UU Tier List and the 16th fastest Pokemon in the D/P Tier List.

    Dugtrio @ Choice Band
    Ability: Arena Trap
    Nature: Adamant
    EVs: 252 Atk/4 Def/252 Spe
    -Sucker Punch
    -Stone Edge
    -Aerial Ace

    This is a standard dugtrio moveset and is often used on it.
    Earthquake is a nice STAB-Move and stone Edge is strong too.
    Succker Punch is for finishing the enemy's Team if he has 2+ Pokemon left.
    Aerial Ace helps against Grass, Bug and Fighting type Pokemon.

    I thank everybody for reading this guide and I hope you enjoy tryig anfd rating this team.
    In my opinion it is great and well balanced
  2. Kaaizer


    Jun 19, 2011
    I dont see any Immediate problems.

    A Life orb Alakazam can hit all of your Pokemon for super effective damage with Shadow Ball / Psychic / Focus Blast except Dugtrio who can only speed tie and hope to come out best. Chansey is viable to wall but once it is gone it is just about good game.

    Other then that i don't see any major problems.
  3. Mijzelffan


    Sep 27, 2010
    Give Slowbro Regenerator as its ability. Healing when you switch is way better than blocking confusion. Also I'd recommend using an Eviolite on Chansey rather than leftovers.
  4. TM13IceBeam


    Oct 22, 2010
    Even with Scope Lens you are still staring at a 1/4 chance of a critical hit, which imo isn't really that worth it. Just go with Life Orb on Drapion for more consistent power.

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