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If You Actually Fell For This, I Have a Bridge to Sell You

Discussion in 'BW Competitive Discussion' started by Antar, Apr 1, 2012.

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  1. November Blue

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    I think it's interesting how high Ratatta is in the Uber stats. Just goes to show how broken and uncounterable the FEAR strat really is.

    Thanks for the speedy stats Antar! Awesome job as always!
  2. SlimMan

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    This so much. But alphatron, there is a flaw in your logic. You see, Squirtle is the best Rapid Spinner in OU, and ever since Omastar's usage increased, his Spike-laying prowess has left hazards everywhere. This, imo, is why Squirtle shot up so much. Squirtle really isn't so adept at dealing with Ground-types, because you don't want him taking excessive damage early on, since he lacks recovery. You want him alive to spin away Omastar's Spikes throughout the whole match.

    You may say "But Omastar is low OU, why worry so much?". Here's why. Because after a Curse, Miltank can tank almost any hit in the metagame, barring Hariyama's Close Combat or Electivire's mighty Cross Chop. With 3 layers of Spikes via Omastar, it's investment in bulk is more than made up for, and it can tear through teams. Due to this, there's a real paranoia about preventing hazards, hence Squirtle's absurd usage, which in turn keeps Miltank as a relatively low OU.

    So while you're right about Sunkern, I disagree on Squirtle. The real beauty about Sunkern as an Electivire partner is that its main counter, Quilava, is used so much so that the Ground-types will actually be able to get to Electivire. But Squirtle just smacks Quilava down like it's nothing. Which is awesome. And then the Manectric's that come in to stop Squirtle just power up Electivire. So I guess, indirectly, the trio is as invincible as you stated. Possible consideration for the the OU Council (or whatever it's called) to think about banning.......
  3. Mafeking

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    And to think this got QC Rejected from OU a few days ago. Tsk tsk.
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    Good to see Wormadam-S getting the love it deserves in RU. Definitely the most versatile SR user in the tier.
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    fuck bitches get sunkern
  6. Mr.Pooh31

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    People still use Scizor?
    When will people realize that choice scarf caterpie can do the same damage will running a mixed attack set?
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    Directed towards any allegations that these stats are not 100% accurate:

    Yes, these stats do, in fact, have a few inaccuracies, due not to any fault of Antar, but rather the server frequently overloading and crashing and such. Any and all of these problems can be fixed by purchasing a Smogon GOLD account, allowing you to see the proper and perfectly correct usage stats 24/7. For those who are interested, I suggest private messaging users chaos, Bloo, Synre, or Articuno64. The prices range from $9.99/month - $15.99/month, depending on the level of access you purchase, but I highly recommend getting this limited time offer while it still lasts!
  8. Kyuzeth

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    I already thought something was wrong with this.
  9. BTzz

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    this needs to be in the OP Antar
  10. KurashiDragon

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    I agree with this. Everyone knows magikarp is the most used pokemon EVER!
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    Glad to see Squirtle in OU for once.

    Great April Fool's work, Antar.
  12. Darkmalice

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  13. Furai

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    | 1 | Rattata | 4319 | 41.502% | 3683 | 44.863% |


    KING OF UBERS
  14. DestinyUnknown

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    Let's get it Squirtle

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  15. Sol FZ

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    So when are the REAL March stats coming out?
    Nice April Fools btw.
  16. Lork

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    hahahahahahaha

    ahh is this in a readable size?
  17. Darkmalice

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    Unfortunately that was the largest I could make it.

    [EDIT]
    Found a poem about Magikarp on the net that pretty much sums up the text in the picture I posted (open)

    Most people have heard of Pokemon
    Some have been following since Season One
    From the very first generation you see
    There is one Pokemon that is very dear to me

    Magikarp is its glorious name
    Yet most say it is the most useless in the game
    But I shall tell you of its power
    And to its strength you shall cower

    From its base health of 20 points
    The Magikarp shall never disappoint
    80 base speed is a very high stat
    Doubling in rain beats even that

    Trainers argue that splash is a useless move
    Speaking as a Pokemon master I disapprove
    A Magikarp that has lived for years
    Can jump so high it will bring you to tears

    Tackle is its weakest and worst attack
    But mock it and reality will hit you with a whack
    Most people laugh until they have no breath
    But I’ll have you know that’s 10 kilos of pure death

    A Magikarp is practically legendary
    Flail is its final move and is incredibly scary
    With no more attacks this move shall occur
    With 200 attack your Pokemon shall faint in a blur

    You’ve heard my ode and you must be in awe
    However the Magikarp has one major flaw
    Its evolution is complete utter garbage
    So make sure you use the B button to your advantage
  18. Antar

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    For those of you who've been suspicious about the facts that the stats went up so quickly, I feel I should explain:

    for the past THREE months the only thing preventing me from posting stats at 1am is that I'm not usually AWAKE at 1am.

    I've set up my scripts to process the battle logs (the part that takes the longest) on a daily basis. Consequently, come the end of the month, all that's left for the scripts to do on the 1st is counting.

    The delay for the past few months has been that I can't write a script to make a thread. That's ALL.
  19. DestinyUnknown

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    I want real stats :(
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    While this is hilarious, I'm waiting to see if the Scrafty wasn't part of the April Fools joke.

    P.S. You're all wrong about the best pokemon. Unknown is a beast in OU, especially considering it can run 17 different sets. One wrong switch, you Gengar takes a HP Ghost to the face. Dragonite falls to HP ice. Even Arceus isn't safe from the HP fighting set.
  21. complete legitimacy

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    Free Garchomp, we need it to counter Electivire. Electivire is just way too overcentralizing right now. Yache Chomp says hi, gg Electivire.
  22. Ray Jay

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    Lc has a problem

    Rank | Pokemon | Usage | Percent | RealUse| RealPct |
    + ---- + Magnemite + ------ + ------- + ------ + ------- +
    | 1 | Gastly | 279 | 82.301% | 255 | 86.490% |


    Magnemite is unranked level

    Not that this is any surprise magnemite is totally overcentralizing
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    DAMN YOU YOUNGTER JOEEEEEEEEEYYYY!!!
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  25. Antar

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    Fixed.
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