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Little Cup Doubles Discussion

Discussion in 'Little Cup' started by Heysup, Jun 2, 2010.

  1. Ice-eyes

    Ice-eyes Simper Fi

    Feb 15, 2010
    Abomasnow in VGC disagrees.

    Seriously, I see what you're saying, but Snover has quite a nice set of resistances for Doubles (Ground and Water among them) as well as bringing in Hail to shut down Rain teams.
  2. Destiny Warrior

    Destiny Warrior also known as Darkwing_Duck
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    Dec 30, 2009
    If you're the kind of guy who likes to mess around with obscure metagames, LC Ubers doubles(lol) has a lead developed by yours truly:-

    Sneasel@ Focus Sash
    -Fake Out
    -Ice Shard
    -Brick Break


    Yanma@ Life Orb
    -Bug Buzz
    -Air Slash
    -Giga Drain

    Also, back on topic, TR teams are dominating. Word of advice: Always run Makuhita + Ghost/Innner Focus Pokemon for setting up TR.
  3. Heysup

    Heysup Monsters are dangerous and kings are dying like flies.
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    Jun 28, 2008
    @ above: -______________________-

    Anyway the only team's I've had trouble with so far are ones with Trick Room set up Pokemon everywhere. The more TR set up mons, the harder it is to stop.
  4. Optimusje


    Aug 25, 2007
    I suppose heysup is partially referring to my team aswell, as i use 3 trickroom setup mons and 3 sweepers. It has netted me quite a lot of wins, and trickroom in doubles also feels quite damn broken (got me to #1 on the PO ladder, but thats not much of an achievement). What i was using is:

    Snover @ Oran Berry
    Blizzard / Energy Ball / Hidden Power / Protect
    Porygon @ Oran Berry
    Trick Room / Recover / Blizzard / Thunderbolt

    Cubone @ Thick Club
    Substitute / EQ / Fire Punch / Double Edge
    Bronzor @ Oran Berry
    Trick Room / Psychic / HP Ice / Confuse Ray

    Slowpoke @ Oran Berry
    Trick Room / Aqua Tail / Zen Headbut / filler
    Shellder @ Oran Berry
    Icicle Spear / Rock Blast / Ice Shard / Protect

    Simply put, start off with trickroom and doubleblizzards to punch gaping holes in opposing teams and if that didnt suffice yet, either cubone (preferably with bronzong on screen) kicks with eq spam. Shellder and slowpoke are somewhat of a backup, but have proven usefull some times.
  5. Charistopher


    Jun 15, 2010
    Snover as I've seen is probably the best LC doubles partner. Like said above he stops rain dancers, and resists ground water and electric moves. Makuhita is a beast TR counter pokemon.
  6. iss

    iss happily ever after
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    Jun 5, 2009
    I like this team, but I believe Confuse Ray is illegal on Bronzor.
  7. Dubulous

    Dubulous I look just like Buddy Holly.
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    Jun 9, 2009
  8. Optimusje


    Aug 25, 2007
    oh, mybad, i never used it anyway, so i do not care for it. Suppose thats a filler then

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