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My First OU Team

Discussion in 'BW OU Teams' started by hardytekyoyo, May 2, 2012.

  1. hardytekyoyo


    Mar 10, 2012
    I'm pretty new to wifi battling and this is the first OU team I have built I have lost matches but that is mainly because of over predicting. Anyways, any advice is greatly appreciated.

    Gastrodon (F) @ Choice Specs
    Trait: Storm Drain
    EVs: 240 HP / 252 SAtk / 16 Spd
    Modest Nature (+SAtk, -Atk)
    - Surf
    - Earth Power
    - Ice Beam
    - Hidden Power [Grass]

    I use Gastrodon as a threat because she can take on many pokemon in the OU tier. Sadly the Choice Specs can backfire at times and force me to switch out.

    Mankey (Infernape) (M) @ Life Orb
    Trait: Blaze
    EVs: 252 Atk / 4 SAtk / 252 Spd
    Naive Nature (+Spd, -SDef)
    - Overheat
    - Close Combat
    - Grass Knot
    - Mach Punch

    My powerhouse. I usually save him for a closer because I know he has enough power to take on most threats.

    Fetus (Reuniclus) (M) @ Life Orb
    Trait: Magic Guard
    EVs: 192 HP / 64 Def / 252 SAtk
    Quiet Nature (+SAtk, -Spd)
    - Trick Room
    - Focus Blast
    - Shadow Ball
    - Psyshock

    My surprise sweeper. Once I get trick room up I can deal with most pokemon, but if I don't have time to get a trick room then things often become difficult for me.

    Tire (Donphan) (F) @ Leftovers
    Trait: Sturdy
    EVs: 252 HP / 4 Atk / 252 Def
    Impish Nature (+Def, -SAtk)
    - Rapid Spin
    - Stealth Rock
    - Earthquake
    - Toxic

    My Rocker and Spinner. He has taken stab scalds before and lived with over half health so he has proven to be pretty bulky.

    Xbox 720 (Metagross) @ Life Orb
    Trait: Clear Body
    EVs: 52 HP / 252 Atk / 204 Spd
    Jolly Nature (+Spd, -SAtk)
    - Agility
    - Meteor Mash
    - Earthquake
    - Ice Punch

    Possibly my wall for this team. He hits hard and can take hits pretty darn well as well. Even with the EV spread he still seems to be pretty slow so Agility helps out in that department as I usually get a free one up when he enters the battle

    Celebrity (Celebi) @ Leftovers
    Trait: Natural Cure
    EVs: 252 HP / 220 Def / 36 Spd
    Bold Nature (+Def, -Atk)
    - Giga Drain
    - Hidden Power [Fire]
    - Recover
    - Leech Seed

    I typically use Celebi in a variety of roles. Either stalling pokemon or dealing out heavy damage with HP which people don't seem to expect.

    There really isn't much strategy I have. I lead with Donphan, gets my rocks up and just go from there. Sorry if I didn't write this very well as if is my first time.
  2. Delko

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    Sep 7, 2009
    Make your descriptions a bit longer please, or I'll have to lock this thread.
  3. Bestow5000


    Mar 22, 2011
    Increase the length of the description, please...
    Other than that, team structure looks okay.
  4. Asek


    Apr 28, 2012
    Pm when completed and ill do a full rate
  5. hardytekyoyo


    Mar 10, 2012
    I'm not really sure what else I should add to the description. I basically put what each pokemon does on my team? Should I talk about the IV spreads or somethings?
  6. Vader_the_White


    Nov 12, 2010
    Expand on their jobs, explain why you picked the moves (even if it is obvious), add which team members benefit from their inclusion, and mention their weaknesses. Follow that formula and you never have to worry about being to short on the RMT.

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