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Sand Team

Discussion in 'BW Other Teams' started by Beelzemon, Aug 11, 2012.

  1. Beelzemon

    Beelzemon

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    I would like my team rated. It is supposed to be a sand-team and before I jump into saying that the team is good, I would like other people to rate it first so I can make any improvements. Yes, I know that this team includes pokemon that are unfortunately banned to the Uber tier. I just want my team rated and criticized. Please, tell me what you think about it. :)


    Godzilla (Tyranitar) @ Chople Berry
    Trait: Sand Stream
    EVs: 252 HP / 64 SAtk / 194 SDef
    Sassy Nature
    - Stealth Rock
    - Crunch
    - Superpower
    - Fire Blast
    Note: The sandstorm summoner, and makeshift special wall. Hes meant to lay down sandstorm, put up rocks, and still be able to fight in the process should he have to. Berry is there to help cushion a 4X fighting attack.

    Jaws (Garchomp) @ Yache Berry
    Trait: Sand Veil
    EVs: 4 HP / 252 Atk / 252 Spd
    Jolly Nature
    - Swords Dance
    - Earthquake
    - Outrage
    - Fire Fang
    Note: The banned land shark makes a appearance, hes meant to sweep the team after boosting with a Swords Dance. Berry is there to survive a 4X ice attack.

    Excadrill @ Life Orb
    Trait: Sand Rush
    EVs: 4 HP / 252 Atk / 252 Spd
    Jolly Nature
    - Swords Dance
    - Earthquake - (used to be Drillrun)
    - Rock Slide
    - X-Scissor
    Note: The banned mole is back with sweeping action. After swords dancing, and with the help of Life Orb, hes ready to start sweeping. He is basically another sweeper like Garchomp.

    Terra (Terrakion) @ Air Balloon
    Trait: Justified
    EVs: 4 HP / 252 Atk / 252 Spd
    Jolly Nature
    - Close Combat
    - Stone Edge
    - X-Scissor
    - Swords Dance
    Note: The one who hits hard and offers great coverage, he again is a sweeper. Swords Dance and hes prepared to knock holes in teams. Air Balloon is there to protect him from a ground attack til it pops.

    Scylla (Gastrodon) @ Leftovers
    Trait: Storm Drain
    EVs: 252 HP / 4 Def / 252 SDef
    Calm Nature
    - Earthquake
    - Ice Beam
    - Toxic
    - Recover
    Note: The special wall and anti-water specialist. Able to absorb water attacks and boost his special attack and able to withstand some grass attacks, with his great special defense. Also makes it possible to stall with Toxic and Recover, along side Leftovers.

    iSkarly (Skarmory) @ Leftovers
    Trait: Sturdy
    EVs: 252 HP / 232 Def / 24 Spd
    Impish Nature
    - Brave Bird
    - Spikes
    - Whirlwind
    - Roost
    Note: The teams physical wall and #1 spiker is here. He is meant to block physical attacks and lay down layers of spikes. His other main purpose is to phase, with whirlwind and rack up spike/rock damage. Roost is there for survivability, also Brave Bird is there to be able to attack, it also helps remove grass type threats. Leftovers to get some extra heals.

    This team is NOT perfect and probably could use improvements. Please tell me what you think and suggest any possible improvements that could be made.
  2. Mylo Xyloto

    Mylo Xyloto

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    Hi nice team but I see Gliscor being a probleme maybe adding a Strong Special attacker to you team? Also use Earthquake over Drillrun as it hits harder. Skarmory also missing 4 EV's btw.
    If your using Swords Dance Terrakion its a good idea to give it Substitute over X-sizzor. Your call.
    I suggest you use Latios as the Special Attacker I mentioned above.

    Latios @ Life Orb / Expert Belt
    Trait: Levitate
    EV's: 4 Hp / 252 SAtk / 252 Spd
    Timid nature
    - Dragon Pulse
    - Surf
    - Hidden Power [Fire]
    - Recover

    This set removes Gliscor, Opposing Skarmory, Heatran etc.
  3. Beelzemon

    Beelzemon

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    @Mylo Xyloto, I completely forgot to add the 4 EVS to skarmory, matter of fact I put his EV's wrong. Added the correct EV's to skarmory.

    I honestly put X-Scizzor on Terrakion as a counter to the grass/psychic types, but Substitute would protect while I throw a Swords Dance up, Idk yet, as I dont want to lose that extra grass/psychic coverage.

    I have decided to use Earthquake over Excadrill's Drill-Run, thanks for the suggestion
    I might use Latios, but unsure who to replace at the moment.
    Your suggestions have been helpful, thank you :)
  4. Mylo Xyloto

    Mylo Xyloto

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    Glad I could help and Goodluck at laddering.

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