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Battle Subway

Discussion in 'BW OU' started by zarator, Oct 20, 2010.

  1. Lork

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    how easy is it getting bp in this and whats the best train to grind? really annoyed i cant bring over all my life orbs, lefties, bands etc.
  2. Prankster

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    in addition, one double team or sand attack is all it takes for all of your attacks to miss
  3. Yoko Yuri

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    Arg I got to 30-something win streak in super doubles, and lost to a hax freeze
  4. OmegaForte

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    I didn't really have a proper team for multi-battles but I lost once to the leaders due to hax. Flinch+crit in one turn is no fun. At last I beat them, though hax of my own. lol (Video: 82-75163-44972)

    By the way for those who played in multi-battle, has the AI gone more stupider? My partner seems to like to use Earthquake when it's regular damage on opposing foes, and ends up fainting my Pokemon instead.
  5. Taylor

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    I wasn't aware you're presented with a trophy that's showcased in your own room after beating a master.

    currently marching through singles with lo terra, sashplot thundurus and scarf haxorus. ill review my streak once its over..
  6. Akiyama

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    So yeah, asked this in the "Ask Simple Questions" thread, but didn't actually notice this thread.

    Has anyone figured out if it was possible to use the WFC to play with a friend in Battle Subway ala HG/SS Battle Tower team-up/co-op?
  7. Green Thunder

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    This fucking place.... GAAAAAAAAHHHHHHHH!

    I keep losing to like,the dumbest things. And why do ALL the blissey know attract thunder wave and aromatherapy?
    Damn game freak, my pokemon rant good with out thee items,and now after all the work I did to obtain them,NOW I HAVE TO DO IT AGAIN,BUT WITH EVIL TROLL BLISSEY AROUND EVERY CORNER!!!!

    Sorry for any spelling errors....and the rant.
  8. KokoaKiwi

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    Dude, I'm really interested in this. How well does a scarfer fare in the subway? Personally, I've only used scarf magmortar and porygon-z in the past, and both sucked.
  9. Taylor

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    I'm not suprised youd've thought there are much better items to use in a restricted playing field such as 3-3, and in most cases there are (though personally I'm not keen on Choice Scarf in Gen 5 as it is). But Haxorus fires off insanely powerful Outrages, and Terrakion and Thundurus help clean up the mess, or alternatively they begin the onslaught for CSHax to just come in and clean up.
  10. stub

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    I swear every second team in the super single train has a pokemon with rest + chesto berry
  11. TorchicBlaziken

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    Why a Starmie, specifically?

    And should Sawk's last move be Counter, Reversal, or Retaliate?
  12. KokoaKiwi

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    Decided to test some eviolite pokes in the Subway last night. Please try not to flame me for the EV spreads- I am lazy as hell to do complex ones ingame.

    Porygon2@Eviolite
    Modest, 170 hp / 170 def / 170 sp def
    Trace
    ~Thunderbolt
    ~Ice Beam
    ~Recover
    ~Thunder Wave

    This is a fucking boss. I managed to outstall and eventually KO a Haxorus, which says a lot about P2. It can even take some SE hits, provided they aren't STAB (such as Darmanitan's Superpower).

    Chansey@Eviolite
    Bold, 252 hp / 252 def / 6 spdef
    ~Seismic Toss
    ~Toxic
    ~Softboiled
    ~Attract

    Yeah, attract sucks, but it was the only thing I could come up with to stall some stuff while poisoning them at the same time. Just like P2, Chansey will only die to STAB physical fighting-type moves. Unlike porygon, however, it needs to heal quite often since that defense stat is just ass. Works really cool and all, but I'll be sticking to Porygon.

    Gurdurr@Eviolite
    Impish, 252 HP / 252 Def / 6 Atk
    Nope.avi

    Next in line are Dusclops, Tangela, Rhydon. Remember, competitive tiers =/= Subway tiers.

    @Taylor
    Thanks man, when I hatch a Haxorus with cool EVs I'll be sure to try out a Scarf set.
  13. Ashenlock

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    How did you get multiple pokemon with the Eviolite on into the subway?
  14. Sprocket

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    I believe he was testing them individually, and not on the same team.
  15. breh

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    Uhhhhh

    Protect?

    Otherwise getting a s-toss chansey in bw is such a pain in the ass it's not even funny; that in itself is almost a reason why one would never do it.. (first, you catch an often fleeing chansey in FRLG safari zone or in citadark isle in XD, then you transfer it to Emerald, then you RNG breed it, then you accumulate BP, then you teach it tutor moves, then you transfer it to DP, then you transfer it to BW, and FINALLY you can use it).

    Has anybody tested how good the traditional Scarf Latias/Registeel/(Dragon type with setup moves) is?
  16. KokoaKiwi

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    Legal hacks, dude. Protect only works for one turn which isnt too great when you lack lefties.

    And yes, Sprocket's right, tested them one per set.
    Also I'm a she.
  17. Jaroda

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    I'd imagine a CP Sigilyph with Roost to absolutely tear the Subway apart. You can use the Flame Orb to prevent Sleep and Paralysis and PSychic and Air slash are good STABs.
  18. KokoaKiwi

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    Dude Im so glad you finally appeared.
    Anyway, why not use Assist Power instead of Psychic?
  19. Jaroda

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    Could have sworn I slashed that in but yeah that works too. Better most likely.
  20. ScizorMeTimbers

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    I've been using scarf uxie/SD scizor and SD chomp

    Definitely not as effective as it was last gen, the AI is beefed up quite a bit. For example if they are locked into thunder wave and you switch in chomp, they will switch out almost immediately. As long as you lock them into a normally effective attacking move, it's still a very effective strategy.
  21. Shotoetoe

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    I just wanted to point out that we got Entrainment as a skill for this too.
    Now I haven't actually used it myself, but wouldn't you get to see the opponent's ability change like it does when it's used against you?
    Also easy to get, just catch an audino.
  22. Lee

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    I'm not quite there yet, so can anyone confirm if there's still a feature like the Wi-Fi Battle Tower? I always enjoyed that...
  23. ScizorMeTimbers

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    Like can you still do double battles over wifi with a friend? Yeah, you still can
  24. Lee

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    No, I mean the Wi-Fi Battle Tower where you could face the AI controlled teams of other players from around the world. It was in DPPHGSS but I've heard no mention of it this gen.
  25. Showsni

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    I'm pretty sure there is; I haven't actually tried that train yet, but one of them seemed to mention something like that. The light blue line, or something?

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