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Rate my VGC12 Team

Discussion in 'BW Other Teams' started by Skyshayde, Feb 18, 2012.

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  1. Skyshayde

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    Team at a Glance

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    Mamoswine (F) @ Ground Gem
    Trait: Snow Cloak
    EVs: 4 HP / 252 Atk / 252 Spd
    Adamant Nature (+Atk, -SAtk)
    - Earthquake
    - Icicle Spear
    - Ice Shard
    - Protect

    Mamoswine is an amazing pokemon, Earthquake+Mamoswine’s 130 base attack hurts even when not boosted by the Ground gem. The ground gem will boost earthquake enough to slaughter neutral pokemon, and injure pokemon that are resistant to it. Salamence, my other lead, is immune to it also


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    Salamence (M) @ Leftovers
    Trait: Intimidate
    EVs: 252 Atk / 4 SAtk / 252 Spd
    Naughty Nature (+Atk, -SDef)
    - Dragon Claw
    - Flamethrower
    - Earthquake
    - Crunch

    Salamence is definitely one of my favorite competitive pokemon. Having the highest base attack/sp. attack among all intimidate users and top 6 or better on every other stat, Salamence is definitely powerful enough for my team.


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    Alakazam (M) @ Life Orb
    Trait: Magic Guard
    EVs: 4 Def / 252 SAtk / 252 Spd
    Timid Nature (+Spd, -Atk)
    - Protect
    - Psychic
    - Shadow Ball
    - Focus Blast

    Alakazam has been on my VGC team every year except for last year for a good reason. It has the third most sp attack of all non legendary pokemon With 135. Shadow ball is here for Ghost types and other Psychic types, who would normally wall it and Psychic is Alakazam’s main STAB move. Life Orb+Magic Guard means the it gets 30% boost without the damage.


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    Breloom (M) @ Toxic Orb
    Trait: Poison Heal
    EVs: 252 HP / 252 Atk / 4 Spd
    Adamant Nature (+Atk, -SAtk)
    - Spore
    - Seed Bomb
    - Drain Punch
    - Protect

    Breloom is one of the few pokemon who is lucky enough to have spore, the only 100% accurate sleep move. Toxic Orb+Poison Heal keeps him alive while sporing the opposing pokemon, as well as making him immune to return sporing and other status ailments.


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    Tyranitar @ Chople Berry
    Nature: Adamant
    EVs: 252 HP, 252 Atk, 6Def
    -Rock Slide
    -Crunch
    -Protect
    -Low Kick

    Tyranitar is mainly on my team so my opponents don't know what pokemon i'll use. I might switch it for Breloom if they're using a weather team.


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    Zapdos @ Sitrus Berry
    Nature: Modest
    EVs: 140 HP, 252 SpA, 116 Speed
    -Tailwind
    -Thunderbolt/Discharge
    -Heat Wave
    -Detect


    Again Zapdos is just on my team to me less predictable.
  2. IronBullet93

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    Please expand your descriptions on a few Pokemon or I'll have to lock this. Thanks
  3. Skyshayde

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    Which ones, Tyranitar/Zapdos?
  4. Keiran

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    I don't play VGC but woudn't Protect be better on Alakazam over Substitute? It would protect you from Fake out which hit's Alakazam's lower defence.
  5. Deboog

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    Using the last two pokemon to be unpredictable is simply a bad idea. Part of VGC 12 is picking which pokemon to use to counter your opponent's team. If you just have two filler pokemon, and your opponent has a full team of six, your opponent will have an advantage before the fight even starts.
  6. Skyshayde

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    They only play w/ 4 pokemon and I have substitute over protect because I was using smogons alakazam set, think I will switch for protect though.
  7. voodoo pimp

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    You only play with 4 in each battle, but you get 6 to choose from at the start while you're looking at the other team, so your opponent will have more options against your team than you will against theirs.
  8. Skyshayde

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    what about
    Arcanine @ Fire Gem
    Intimidate
    4 HP / 252 Atk / 252 SpD
    Adamant
    ~ Flare Blitz
    ~ Close Combat
    ~ ExtremeSpeed
    ~ Protect


    Gliscor @ Flying Gem
    Sand Veil
    252 HP / 252 Atk / 4 Spe
    Adamant
    ~ Earthquake
    ~ Acrobatics
    ~ Aerial Ace
    ~ Protect

    Instead
  9. The Knights of Wario Land

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    Aerial Ace should not be run on Gliscor, having two Flying-type moves is redundant. I'd put Rock Slide on instead.
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