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Gen 3 New to Netbattling: RMT please

Discussion in 'Ruins of Alph' started by secluded, Dec 9, 2007.

  1. secluded

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    Hello everyone. I just got started with the whole thing of competitive netbattling and such so this team may not be that great. I pretty much make up the EVs as best I can.

    Zapdos @ Leftovers
    Trait: Pressure
    EVs: 252 HP / 128 Spd / 128 SAtk
    Modest Nature (+SAtk, -Atk)
    - Hidden Power [Ice]
    - Light Screen
    - Thunder Wave
    - Thunderbolt

    Porygon2 @ Leftovers
    Trait: Trace
    EVs: 252 HP / 128 Def / 128 SAtk
    Modest Nature (+SAtk, -Atk)
    - Ice Beam
    - Recover
    - Thunder Wave
    - Thunderbolt

    Breloom (F) @ Leftovers
    Trait: Effect Spore
    EVs: 4 HP / 252 Atk / 252 Spd
    Adamant Nature (+Atk, -SAtk)
    - Focus Punch
    - Hidden Power [Rock]
    - Spore
    - Substitute

    Skarmory (F) @ Leftovers
    Trait: Sturdy
    EVs: 252 HP / 56 Atk / 104 Def / 96 SDef
    Impish Nature (+Def, -SAtk)
    - Drill Peck
    - Roar
    - Spikes
    - Substitute

    Tyranitar (F) @ Leftovers
    Trait: Sand Stream
    EVs: 252 HP / 68 Spd / 188 SAtk
    Quiet Nature (+SAtk, -Spd)
    - Crunch
    - Focus Punch
    - Substitute
    - Thunderbolt

    Houndoom (F) @ Leftovers
    Trait: Flash Fire
    EVs: 4 HP / 252 Spd / 252 SAtk
    Timid Nature (+Spd, -Atk)
    - Beat Up
    - Hidden Power [Grass]
    - Overheat
    - Pursuit


    Thank you for any help you may give in advance ^^
  2. gorm

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    1st hing that jumps to my eye is that youre wasting evs on cele. any +nature you give it should have the most evs (or 2nd most next to hp)

    what else...
    steelix's evs are random, you're gonna want more def evs on him. taking special attack isnt his job so pump his def, also impish imo

    overall

    defensive evs/nature is also kind of random on banette, especially considering you have will o wisp.

    cele is fine, but you might try hp grass>leech seed since you dont have spikes so forcing switches with ls isnt gaining you much. also youre already boosing sdef so throw those 96 sdef evs into def to guarantee living through adamant duggy hpgrass (even in sand!) to ohko back with hp grass after a cm.


    cant really find any glaring weaks but synch probably will
  3. Umby

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    Duggie threatens most of the team, especially without any Defense investment into Celebi. Nothing else too glaringly weak, though the team in general will get walled pretty easily with no Spikes to exploit or even an objective setup to intimidate the opponent. You probably want to support Raikou and add Explosion Gengar to take down special walls and a Dugtrio to finish of what lingers. You also have issues doing damage to Celebi, so both of those would help in that department as well.
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  5. secluded

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    Alright. Thanks for all your help guys ^^ But...after playing around with it a bit more...I didn't like it all that much (except for when Banette killed Blissey...made me happy inside). So...I made up another team in about 5 minutes >.< It may actually be worse, but it does seem funner to me (not to mention...it contains some of my old favorites).
  6. gorm

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    new team is spectacularily bliss weak lol
    edit:
    you didnt have breloom and tar before :o
  7. secluded

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    Really? I'm not really good at telling what weaknesses are, which is why I posted it here to get some opinions. How would I fix that?
  8. z0MG

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    I love that Houndoom :) I use it in one of my best OU teams. HP Ice though.
    A bit random spreads on some of your pokes. 16-32 speed EV on Zapdos.
    Also a bit Water weak. Special sweepers in general, really. You should change Porygon2, it doesn't really do much for your team.

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