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BW2 OU Rain Team RMT

Discussion in 'BW OU Teams' started by SpiritWinterWulf, Aug 10, 2012.

  1. SpiritWinterWulf


    Apr 9, 2012
    Hello, my name is Spirit, and today I have a team I'd like to show you. It's been doing pretty well on PS! It's a very different style of team than I've seen alot of people use or post. It sort of centers around Espeon's ability to baton pass lots of CMs after any physical threats are out of the way, and also sweep with stored power if need be. So, let's begin, shall we? (My apologies for the lack of pictures, my computer sucks.)

    Politoed (F) @ Leftovers
    Ability: Drizzle
    Bold Nature (+Def/-Atk)
    EVs: 252 HP/160 Def/ 96 SpD
    Hydro Pump
    Ice Beam

    Politoed is obviously my rain inducer, but the point of her set is to catch people off guard, seeing as almost no one I've battled was expecting Hypnosis. Hydro Pump is a strong offensive move for her, while Ice Beam helps to check opposing ground types and that damn hippo. Encore lets me piss off set up sweepers that already have a status ailment or can't fall asleep.

    Thundurus-Therian Forme (M) @ Choice Specs
    Ability: Volt Absorb
    Modest Nature: (+SpA/-Atk)
    EVs: 4 HP/252 SpA/252 Spe
    Focus Blast
    Dark Pulse
    Volt Switch

    First, let's just clear this out of the way, Thundurus T is a BEAST. With the choice specs, his already insane Special attack stat skyrockets to 641. His STAB Thunder hits for 100% accuracy in the rain, and Focus Blast just nails everything else, except for what Dark Pulse does. Thundurus is really my only counter to Jirachi and Metagross, seeing as Thunder hits for around 90% and 70% respectively.

    Toxicroak (F) @ Leftovers
    Ability: Dry Skin
    Adamant Nature (+Atk/-SpA)
    EVs: 136 HP/252 Atk/120 Spe
    Cross Chop
    Bulk Up
    Ice Punch
    Sucker Punch

    Toxicroak, Toxicroak, Toxicroak... oh man, where do I even begin? This thing has caused more rage quits than anything I've ever seen. In the rain with a couple Bulk Ups, she is an unstoppable physical force, ripping and tearing through almost everything she sees. Cross Chop mauls anything that isn't Deoxys-D and Ice Punch kills off those annoying dragons. And Sucker Punch picks off those pesky psychic types trying to ruin her fun.

    Jellicent (M) @ Leftovers
    Water Absorb
    Gentle Nature (+SpD/-Def)
    EVs: 252 HP/4 SpA/ 252 SpD
    Water Spout
    Ice Beam

    Jellicent has honestly been used for fodder more than anything else. It hasn't been that useful and I'm thinking of replacing him with a nice Physical wall since I don't have one at the moment. Water Spout is his staple damaging move, while Will-O-Wisp helps cripple physical attackers.

    Blissey (F) @ Leftovers
    Ability: Serene Grace
    Gentle Nature (+SpD/-Def)
    EVs: 252 HP/4 SpA/252 SpD
    Ice Beam

    Blissey is a superb special wall. She can wall almost any special threat you throw at her, heck, even Hydreigon Draco Meteor fails to 2HKO. Ice Beam is for dragons and the Serene Grace freeze chance increase, other than that, she can stall her way through almost anything but something with Psyshock, a physical attacker, or a steel type.

    Espeon (F) @ Leftovers
    Ability: Magic Bounce
    Timid Nature (+Spe/-Atk)
    EVs: 252 HP/120 SpA/136 Spe
    Baton Pass
    Calm Mind
    Stored Power

    Ahhh, here she is, Espeon, one of the greatest things about this team. Once physical threats are gone or Politoed has hypnotised something, she can come in, CM as much as possible, and then either sweep with stored power, or baton pass the boosts and a sub. She has been the tiebreaker in alot of games.

    Thank you for looking at my team and rating it, I'm looking forward to all of your constructive criticism, and can't wait to read what you have to say! :)
  2. Mr. Munchlax

    Mr. Munchlax

    Jun 18, 2011
    A nice team, yet a few suggestions:

    You need a better Politoed set. Might I suggest this:

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    Choice Scarf Drizzle Modest / Timid
    ~ Hydro Pump / Surf
    ~ Ice Beam
    ~ Focus Blast
    ~ Hidden Power Grass
    252 SpA / 4 SpD / 252 Spe

    If you're looking to sweep with Thundurus T, try this out for size:

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    ThundurusT@Life Orb
    Volt Absorb
    -Volt Switch
    -HP Ice
    4 atk/252 Spa/252 Speed

    As opposed to Jellicent, since you called it fodder, try a Rotom W set like this one. Its bulky, so it can be a Physical wall, especially with will-o-wisp. It also is good at taking out Pokemon. here:
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    Rotom W@Leftovers
    -Volt Switch
    -Hydro Pump
    -Pain Split
    112 Hp/252 spA/144 Speed

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