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Discussion in 'Trou Du Cul' started by Stagnant, Jul 16, 2009.

  1. Stagnant

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    This has just occurred to me. In our current UU process we move "broken" Pokemon from UU into the Borderline. Now, currently we have a tier below UU called NeverUsed. Technically, those now BL Pokemon usages are non-existent in the UU tier as well as the OU tier, obviously. Therefore, BL Pokemon should be moved down to the next tier, NU, and be tested.

    A Pokemon who's counters/ checks were considered unorothdox are now a more viable option. The best example here would be Camerupt and Raikou.

    Thoughts and opinions?
  2. swinub

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    That would be way too confusing.

    Pokemon that work fine in NU, but are too powerful for UU. So they are allowed in NU, but not UU? Besides that would force testing Uber pokemon in UU, which would not work.
  3. Thund91

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    What in NU can handle Staraptor? All I see is Luxray and Ampharos and even they can get worn down. The metagame would be teams of just the suspects and they're limited counters. Not fun.
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    What? lol. They still have usages in OU. Since they were voted BL, it no longer matters what their usage stats are because they are seen as broken in UU (and subsequently, broken in any tier below UU as well). Why would something like Staraptor not be broken in NU, when it has almost 50 more potential counters in the tier above it and it is still broken? Your thread doesn't even make sense from a logical standpoint. It seems that you don't understand that NU pokemon are allowed in UU. There is nothing stopping you from using Camerupt to counter Raikou.
  5. reachzero

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    Fantastic idea: This Pokemon is way too good, let's move it to a LOWER tier!!!!!

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    this might be the stupidest thing i have ever seen
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    Hell, if Kyogre's going to be NU reachzero, might as well bring down Darkrai and Deoxys-S. Delibird will always beat Darkrai and Deoxys-S leads anyways, while Choice Specs Surskit and Choice Scarf Primeape will OHKO Darkrai after Stealth Rock. Kyogre will be eaten by Quagisre too... my god this guy is a GENIUS!
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    How can you say "BL Pokemon usages are non-existent in the UU tier"? Maybe you wanted to say "non-existent in the UU metagame" or "non-existent in UU play". So okay, I'll give you that.

    But, if you also wanted to say "OU play" instead of "OU tier" later on in that sentence, can I hunt you down, grab your head and plunge your skull in a wall repeatedly?
  9. matty

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    itt we finally realize that X-Act is both a talented mathematician AND a world class serial killer O_O
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    Actually I was going to hit my head on the wall several times myself after seeing the original post, but then I said to myself "it's better if I force the original poster to do it instead".
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    What is this talk about testing ubers like Kyogre and Darkrai in NU? That makes absolutely no sense. Those pokemon already belong to the uber tier and are actively played there. It would be silly to move them down to NU and test them out.

    However, since Arceus isn't in a tier at all, I think it needs to be tested with other NU pokemon. That's what the OP says, if you guys would take the time to, like uh... read it?!? NU means "NEVER USED". I think Arceus is, like, the most NU pokemon in, like, all of pokemon.

    Duh...

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