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  1. ScraftyIsTheBest

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    <h3>Cinccino</h3>
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    <p><strong>Typing:</strong> Normal<br />
    <strong>Base Stats:</strong> 75 HP / 95 Atk / 60 Def / 65 SpA / 60 SpD / 115 Spe<br />
    <strong>Abilities:</strong> Cute Charm / Technician / Skill Link<p>

    Despite its cute and harmless appearance, Cinccino is actually one of the most dangerous Pokemon in the tier. With a great ability in Skill Link and moves in Tail Slap, Bullet Seed, and Rock Blast to take advantage of it, Cinccino can hit many Pokemon for serious damage. Its high 115 Speed is a great asset as well, as this allows it to outspeed the majority of the RU tier. Cinccino's multi-hitting capabilities ensure that not even Pokemon with Substitute or Focus Sash are safe from this chinchilla's sweeping attempts. Cinccino's biggest flaws are its inability to hit Steel-types for much damage as well as its poor defenses, meaning it will usually cringe in one hit. Nonetheless, Cinccino is a prime example of a Pokemon whose looks can be deceiving.

    <h3>Fraxure</h3>
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    <p><strong>Typing:</strong> Dragon<br />
    <strong>Base Stats:</strong> 66 HP / 117 Atk / 70 Def / 40 SpA / 50 SpD / 67 Spe<br />
    <strong>Abilities:</strong> Rivalry / Mold Breaker / Unnerve</p>

    Although he is not fully evolved, Fraxure is one of the most dangerous Pokemon in the RU tier. With a high 117 Attack stat as well as an excellent boosting move in Dragon Dance, Fraxure can make for a formidable sweeper. He also boasts a great ability in Mold Breaker, bypassing abilities such as Sturdy. This is further compounded by Fraxure's great coverage in just Outrage and Low Kick. This ensures that not even Steelix can take him on safely without serious damage. Fraxure also has Taunt, so he can stop walls from either setting up hazards or crippling him with status. Fraxure's greatest faults are his middling bulk and initially poor Speed, which means he is rather easy to pick off without a boost. However, Fraxure is a powerful offensive threat who shouldn't go underestimated.
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    <h3>Amoonguss</h3>
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    <p><strong>Typing:</strong> Grass / Poison<br />
    <strong>Base Stats:</strong> 114 HP / 85 Atk / 70 Def / 85 SpA / 80 SpD / 30 Spe<br />
    <strong>Abilities:</strong> Effect Spore / Regenerator</p>

    <p>With good typing and the Regenerator ability, Amoonguss is a great defensive pivot. It has access to both Spore and Stun Spore, and will almost always cripple an opposing Pokemon. Amoonguss can wall a significant portion of RU threats, mainly Water- and Grass-types, and can heal off damage through Synthesis, Giga Drain, and Regenerator. It also has the ability to remove a Pokemon's boosts with its STAB Clear Smog, making it a tough Pokemon to set up on. What sets Amoonguss apart from Tangrowth is mainly its typing&mdash;which enables it to resist Fighting-type moves such as Sceptile's Focus Blast&mdash;inability to be poisoned, and a perfectly accurate sleep inducing move. Amoonguss is one of the toughest Pokemon in RU to take down.</p>

    <h3>Emboar</h3>
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    <p><strong>Typing:</strong> Fire / Fighting<br />
    <strong>Base Stats:</strong> 110 HP / 123 Atk / 65 Def / 100 SpA / 65 SpD / 65 Spe<br />
    <strong>Abilities:</strong> Blaze / Reckless</p>

    <p>Emboar is a unique Fire-type Pokemon. Due to its secondary Fighting typing, it takes less damage from Stealth Rock than other common Fire-Types. It also has decent bulk, so it can take on huge threats such as Escavalier and Durant with minor difficulty. Emboar also has a fairly large amount of useful moves. With a high base 123 Attack, Emboar can dish out massive damage with a STAB Flare Blitz and Superpower, as well as nail bulky Water-types with a powerful Wild Charge. Head Smash can also be used to hit Flying-type Pokemon such as Sigilyph, while Earthquake is useful for Poison- and Fire-types. Emboar is most commonly seen wielding a Choice Scarf to make up for its low Speed, though a Choice Band set can cause massive damage. The biggest downside to Emboar is that most of its moves have negative effects, but it can still survive long enough to wreak havoc.</p>

    <h3>Golbat</h3>
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    <p><strong>Typing:</strong> Poison / Flying<br />
    <strong>Base Stats:</strong> 75 HP / 80 Atk / 70 Def / 65 SpA / 75 SpD / 90 Spe<br />
    <strong>Abilities:</strong> Inner Focus / Infiltrator</p>

    <p>Golbat has a decent typing, but unfortunately, many of the Pokemon it can wall usually carry super effective Rock-type moves. Golbat is also quite bulky due to being able to make use of Eviolite, and it has some great support moves to go along with its bulk. It can Taunt the opponent, phaze it out with Whirlwind, dish out damage with Brave Bird or Super Fang, and recover its HP with Roost. It can also act as a solid pivot if it chooses to run U-turn. Its Speed is very useful as well, as base 90 Speed outruns quite a few threats in the tier. However, due to its Stealth Rock weakness and lack of recovery from Leftovers, Golbat will often have to use Roost or U-turn, making it very easy to set up on.</p>
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    <h3>Piloswine</h3>
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    <p><strong>Typing:</strong> Ice / Ground<br />
    <strong>Base Stats:</strong> 100 HP / 100 Atk / 80 Def / 60 SpA / 60 SpD / 50 Spe<br />
    <strong>Abilities:</strong> Oblivious / Snow Cloak / Thick Fat</p>

    <p>Despite its current NU status, Piloswine happens to be one of the best tanks available in RU. Coming equipped with good 100/80/60 defenses which are further bolstered by Eviolite, Piloswine can take most hits with ease, even some super effective ones. This makes Piloswine a solid and consistent setter of Stealth Rock, a very important move that's used on almost every competitive team. Thick Fat helps Piloswine immensely, eliminating its weakness to Fire-type attacks while simultaneously providing it with a resistance to Ice-type moves, making Piloswine one of the best answers to common hail abusers in the tier such as Glaceon and Rotom-f, who both have a huge amount of trouble breaking through Piloswine thanks to Thick Fat. Despite Piloswine's excellent defensive prowess, he isnt a sitting duck either, having a good base 100 Attack stat and one of the best STAB combinations in the tier, Piloswine is capable of doing quite a bit of damage when it has to. Piloswine isnt without its flaws though, it has a complete lack of reliable recovery, it cant even hold Leftovers without losing a large amount of its cherished bulk, making Piloswine somewhat easy to wear down. Nonthenless, Piloswine is an excellent Pokemon in the RU tier and it should never be underestimated, even if it is a NFE.</p>
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    <h3>Piloswine</h3>
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    <p><strong>Typing:</strong> Ice / Ground<br />
    <strong>Base Stats:</strong> 100 HP / 100 Atk / 80 Def / 60 SpA / 60 SpD / 50 Spe<br />
    <strong>Abilities:</strong> Oblivious / Snow Cloak / Thick Fat</p>

    <p>Despite its current NU status, Piloswine happens to be one of the best tanks available in RU. Coming equipped with good 100 / 80 / 60 defenses which are further bolstered by Eviolite, Piloswine can take most hits with ease, even some super effective ones. This makes Piloswine a solid and consistent setter of Stealth Rock, a very important move that's used on almost every competitive team. Thick Fat helps Piloswine immensely, eliminating its weakness to Fire-type attacks while simultaneously providing it with a resistance to Ice-type moves, making Piloswine one of the best answers to common Pokemon seen on hail teams such as Glaceon and Rotom-F, who both have a huge amount of trouble breaking through Piloswine thanks to Thick Fat. Despite Piloswine's excellent defensive prowess, he isn't a sitting duck either. He has a good base 100 Attack stat and one of the best STAB combinations in the tier, so Piloswine is capable of doing quite a bit of damage when it has to. Piloswine isn't without its flaws, though, as it has a complete lack of reliable recovery and can't even hold Leftovers without losing a large amount of its cherished bulk, making Piloswine somewhat easy to wear down. Nonetheless, Piloswine is an excellent Pokemon in the RU tier and it should never be underestimated, even if it is NFE.</p>
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    <h3>Druddigon</h3>
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    <p><strong>Typing:</strong> Dragon<br />
    <strong>Base Stats:</strong> 77 HP / 120 Atk / 90 Def / 60 SpA / 90 SpD / 48 Spe<br />
    <strong>Abilities:</strong> Rough Skin / Sheer Force / Mold Breaker</p>

    <p>Sporting a monstrous base 120 Attack stat, Druddigon's STAB Outrage hits like a train. Druddigon will most often be carrying a Choice Band or Life Orb to capitalize on its Attack and destroy the opposition with Outrage and some combination of Superpower, Earthquake, Fire Punch, and Sucker Punch. Druddigon's also an extremely adept offensive Stealth Rock setter as it tends to force a ton of switches thanks to the immediate threat that it poses. Steel-types aren't exactly safe either as Fire Punch, Superpower, Earthquake, and Flamethrower are all there to blast through them. The only thing stopping Druddigon from dominating the RU tier is its below average Speed, which makes it somewhat easy to revenge kill. Let it be clear though, Druddigon is <strong>the</strong> undisputed RU Dragon.</p>

    <h3>Durant</h3>
    <img src="/download/sprites/bw/662.png" alt="" />
    <p><strong>Typing:</strong> Bug / Steel<br />
    <strong>Base Stats:</strong> 58 HP / 109 Atk / 112 Def / 48 SpA / 48 SpD / 109 Spe<br />
    <strong>Abilities:</strong> Swarm / Hustle / Truant</p>

    <p>With the boost from Hustle and a relatively high Speed stat, Durant is without a doubt one of the most threatening offensive forces in RU. However, Hustle comes with one main caveat: a decrease in accuracy of its physical moves. Durant is effectively always playing at 80% accuracy, but with the ability to OHKO physically defensive Tangrowth at +1 with X-Scissor, nobody's really complaining. Durant will most often be using Hone Claws to both remedy its unfortunate accuracy situation and boost its Attack even further. If not using Hone Claws, Durant will most likely be carrying a Choice Band. X-Scissor and Iron Head are staples on any Durant set as STAB moves, and Superpower, Rock Slide, and Thunder Fang round out coverage.</p>

    <h3>Glaceon</h3>
    <img src="/download/sprites/bw/476.png" alt="" />
    <p><strong>Typing:</strong> Ice<br />
    <strong>Base Stats:</strong> 65 HP / 60 Atk / 110 Def / 130 SpA / 95 SpD / 65 Spe<br />
    <strong>Abilities:</strong> Snow Cloak / Ice Body</p>

    <p>Glaceon will only be seen on hail teams, but it absolutely thrives on them. With the hail boosting the accuracy of Blizzard to 100%, Glaceon can unleash all of its frozen base 130 Special Attack fury. Rarely will Glaceon use anything other than Blizzard when it's in, but there is very little that can muster the ability to actually switch into it. There are three versions of Glaceo to watch out for: Choice Specs, Choice Scarf, and SubProtect. Choice Specs's goal is to crush the opposing team with an insanely strong Blizzard so something else can sweep later. Choice Scarf's goal is to sweep late-game with, you guessed it, Blizzard. Both sets have limited coverage in just Shadow Ball, Hidden Power Ground or Fire, and Frost Breath. SubProtect is a bit different; its main goal is to scare out the opponent and set up a Substitute, and then stall out the opponent by alternating Substitute and Protect until the enemy as at a low enough health where Blizzard will finish it off.</p>
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    <h3>Rotom-F</h3>
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    <p><strong>Typing:</strong> Electric / Ice<br />
    <strong>Base Stats:</strong> 50 HP / 65 Atk / 107 Def / 105 SpA / 107 SpD / 86 Spe<br />
    <strong>Ability:</strong> Levitate</p>

    <p>Rotom-F will only be seen on hail teams. Sporting a great base 105 Special Attack stat and two fantastic STABs in Thunderbolt and a perfectly accurate Blizzard, Rotom-F is a real force to be reckoned with. Rotom-F's set of choice is SubSplit, as it protects it from becoming crippled by status and revenge killed, provides a source of healing, and reduces the consequence of making a misprediction. Rotom-F will usually be using Leftovers or Life Orb on the SubSplit set. While most commonly seen using SubSplit, it can just as easily make use of a Choice Scarf or Choice Specs as well. Watch out for surprise moves like Hidden Power Ground, Hidden Power Fire, and Will-O-Wisp.</p>

    <h3>Skuntank</h3>
    <img src="/download/sprites/bw/440.png" alt="" />
    <p><strong>Typing:</strong> Poison / Dark<br />
    <strong>Base Stats:</strong> 103 HP / 93 Atk / 67 Def / 71 SpA / 61 SpD / 84 Spe<br />
    <strong>Abilities:</strong> Stench / Aftermath / Keen Eye</p>

    <p>Skuntank's main goal is to trap and eliminate the opposing team's Ghost- and Psychic-types to allow a teammate like Hitmonlee to more easily sweep. A rather sinister moveset of Pursuit, Taunt, Sucker Punch, and Crunch gives it all the tools it needs to trap and eliminate the threats it needs to. It'll most commonly be using a Life Orb to give it the power it needs to eliminate Pokemon like Uxie and Misdreavus. Watch out for mixed sets running Fire Blast and Poison Jab as they let it beat various Pokemon that can normally switch in without much worry like Steelix and Tangrowth.</p>

    <h3>Snover</h3>
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    <p><strong>Typing:</strong> Grass / Ice<br />
    <strong>Base Stats:</strong> 60 HP / 62 Atk / 50 Def / 62 SpA / 60 SpD / 40 Spe<br />
    <strong>Abilities:</strong> Snow Warning / Soundproof</p>

    <p>Snover is the only Pokemon capable of setting up permanent weather in RU, and so has a major niche in the metagame. Because of its absolutely abysmal stats even when backed by Eviolite, it'll almost always be seen in the lead slot to get hail set up as soon as possible. When in the lead slot, it'll commonly be using a Focus Sash. Its only real goal in battle is to set up hail, anything else it does is bonus. Even with its low Special Attack stat, Blizzard still packs a whallop so watch out. It'll usually be carrying Hidden Power Fire, Giga Drain or Wood Hammer, and Ice Shard for coverage.</p>
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    <h3>Rotom</h3>
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    <p><strong>Typing:</strong> Electric / Ghost<br />
    <strong>Base Stats:</strong> 50 HP / 50 Atk / 77 Def / 95 SpA / 77 SpD / 91 Spe<br />
    <strong>Abilities:</strong> Levitate</p>

    <p>Although Rotom's defensive stats are far from top tier, its wonderful defensive typing and access to support moves such as Will-O-Wisp and Pain Split give it a definite niche as a defensive Pokemon in the RU tier, sporting 3 important immunities as well as 5 resistances. Bulky Rotom is notable for being one of the few spinblockers that matches up well against premier Rapid Spinner Kabutops, having enough bulk to survive a Life Orb Stone Edge or even a +2 Aqua Jet while OHKOing it in return with a STAB Thunderbolt. Outside of Kabutops, bulky Rotom also serves as a good check to many other dangerous Pokemon such as Durant, Escavalier, Cinccino, Hitmonlee, and Braviary, resisting their STABs and having just enough bulk to coverage moves and burning them with Will-O-Wisp. Of course bulky Rotom isn't without its flaws, while its defensive typing is amazing, Rotom's lack of pure defensive stats means it will often fall quickly to repeated neutral hits, but when played well, bulky Rotom is both a valuable asset and an intimidating opponent.</p>
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    I'd like to note that you should PROBABLY be using <div>'s around the <img>'s; they don't affect display, but you can't just leave <img>'s by themselves.
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    <h3>Alomomola</h3>
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    <p><strong>Typing:</strong>Water<br />
    <strong>Base Stats:</strong> 165 HP / 75 Atk / 80 Def / 40 SpA / 45 SpD / 65 Spe<br />
    <strong>Abilities:</strong> Healer / Hydration / Regenerator</p>

    <p>Despite her current NU status, Alomomola has recently proven herself as one of the best support Pokemon available in RU. Coming equipped with the third biggest Wish in the game, physical bulk that rivals even the defensive titan Tangrowth, and a great defensive ability in Regenerator, Alomomola is capable of repeatedly the majority of RU's physical attackers multiple times over the course of the match, while using her massive, 267 HP Wishes to heal her teammates in the process. Alomomola's biggest flaw is her relative lack of offensive presence compared to other Pokemon, and in fact, many pokemon such as Quiver Dance Lilligant can use Alomomola as set up bait given the chance, making a Pokemon that can check the Pokemon that attempt to take advantage of Alomomola a requirement. Nonetheless, Alomomola is an excellent Pokemon, and any team that doesn't prepare for her will find themselves having quite a hard time.
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    Ok, everything is uploaded! I think we've completed all the entries for now, so if anyone sees anything that needs to be added/updated you can post here.
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