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Rainy Day Reminisce rainteam RMT

Discussion in 'BW OU Teams' started by AmielJan, Jul 16, 2012.

  1. AmielJan


    Jul 12, 2012
    first off, I want to apologize for posting an incomplete team yesterday.
    played a few battles and I revised the team.

    Lead Dancer:
    Azelf@Damp Rock
    Ability: Levitate
    EVs:252 HP / 4 SpD / 252 Spe
    Rain Dance
    Stealth Rock
    U Turn

    My lead rain dancer. Azelf's Impressive speed let's me setup rain dance before I get taunted.

    Stealth Rock is placed so that sweepers can do an easier job because none of my primary sweepers have stat increasing moves. The reason why I picked Azelf rather than Politoed's drizzle is because I want Kingdra to be my Primary Sweeper.

    when setup is Finished I can just use U turn.

    Backup dancer:
    Bronzong@Damp Rock
    Ability: Levitate
    EV's: 252 HP / 152 Atk / 8 Def / 96 SpD
    Rain Dance
    Light Screen

    The Utility Man in my team, 8turns of Rain dance can be insufficient for sweepers so I placed Bronzong to regenerate my Raindance, damp rock is also held to prolong the dance. Because of it's type I can switch-in Bronzong when dragons Outrage and because of his bulkiness I can try to stop the momentum of enemy sweepers.

    I use earthquake for coverage and to counter the likes of ferrothorn which can be pretty annoying in rainteams.Gyroball+lowest possible speed can counter the hail inducing abomasnow, in battle I actually deal alot of damage to the likes of Frostlass and Gengar.

    The Star of the Show
    Ability: SwiftSwim
    EV's: 88 HP / 252 SpA / 4 SpD / 164 Spe
    Rain Dance
    Hydro Pump
    Dragon Pulse
    Draco Meteor

    With Swift swim Kingdra sweeps under the rain. the increased damage from rain plus dual stabs makes him a potent sweeper. Draco Meteor to deal with walls and other dragons. Hydropump deals impressive damage to everything that doesn't resist it. also you can see that I also placed Rain dance in the move pool so that I won't switch out often.

    The three pokemon above make sure that it keeps raining throughout the battle.

    Azumarill(F)@Choice Band
    Ability: Huge Power
    EV's: 212 HP / 252 Atk / 44 Spe
    Aqua Jet
    Super Power
    Water Fall
    Ice Punch

    Azumarill packs a punch with Hugepower+choice band, this makes Aqua Jet a fatal priority attack it's also useful in picking off weakened pokemon from the enemy team. Ice punch is placed so i can deal with Virizion and other dragons. Waterfall's flinch is handy. Superpower is used to counter ferrothorn which again is a pain for rain team's.

    Dugtrio(F)@Choice Band
    Ability: Arena Trap
    EV's: 252 Atk / 32 Def / 224 Spe
    Stone Edge
    Sucker Punch
    Shadow Claw

    Dugtrio, mainly a revenge killer with his choice band. I use him to trap Tyranitar and Jirachi so I can wipe them out with Earthquake. the Standard QuakeEdge combo for coverage. Sucker punch to deal with psychic types like gengar and lati@s

    Dragonite(F)@Life Orb
    Ability: Multiscale
    EV's: 252 Atk / 252 SpA / 4 Spe
    Aqua tail
    Extreme Speed

    I'm actually thinking twice if I should include dragonite or not because I don't have a rapid spinner to protect dragonite from entry hazards and make full use of his ability. I wanted a physical sweeper that's bulky and still benefit from the rain. Hurricane's stab and Aquatail in rain makes a powerful sweeper. I use roost to replenish health and Extreme speed for priority moves.

    P.S I played a few games and had a 50/50 winning rate. considering I'm still a beginner in competitive battling, I would like to learn as much from you guys.
    Thanks for reading.
    *I have troubles dealing with Celebi,Milotic and Scizor :(
  2. AmielJan


    Jul 12, 2012
    Edit:Reserve for threats.
  3. LUST

    is a Team Rater Alumnusis a Forum Moderator Alumnusis a Tiering Contributor Alumnusis a Past SPL and WCoP Champion

    Jul 14, 2011
    Please do not post incomplete teams and actually read the RMT Rules before posting. Lurk more and check out the RMT Archive and other active threads to see the kind of detail we look for. PM me with lengthened descriptions and the last two remaining Pokemons for this thread to get unlocked.
  4. AmielJan


    Jul 12, 2012
    Thank you for unlocking and letting me improve my team.

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