This is my first RMT on the site and this is my prized team and has been very sucsessfull winning on average about 9/10 games. I love the hail weather it is underated, but anyway heres the team. Tell me if the discriptions need extending. So this is the team at glance some pokemon may seem odd or outclassed by others but they all fit in the team well. Dugtrio (F) @ Choice Band Trait: Arena Trap EVs: 4 HP / 252 Atk / 252 Spd Jolly Nature (+Spd, -SAtk) - Earthquake - Sucker Punch - Final Gambit - Stone Edge I didnt want to lead with my abomasnow this time so when i was building the team i decided to use a pokemon to counter weather setters not including politoad which is no problem as my hail team has never lost to a rain team. Arena trap traps ninetails and tyranitar. Earthquake is a possible 1 hit ko on 252hp tyranitar (88.1% - 104.5%) and a 1 hit ko on 252atk tyranitar. Stone edge is for air balloon ninetailes. Dugtrio is a good revenge killer but not a safe switch in due to low defs and hp. Abomasnow (F) @ Leftovers Trait: Snow Warning EVs: 252 HP / 252 Atk / 4 Spdef Brave Nature (+Atk, -Spd) - Wood Hammer - Ice Shard - Earthquake - Swords Dance Obviously here to set up hail and can take 2 focus blasts from a politoad. Ive tried sub seeder set but that failed i also didnt like the idea of a scarfer as its still pretty slow and risks loosing the weather war. Earthquake is for predicted switches like heatran and is good general coverage. Once a swords dance is up he hits very hard with ice shard priority 2hit ko on multiscale dragonite. Wood hammer alone hits very hard. Hariyama (F) @ Leftovers Trait: Thick Fat EVs: 252 HP / 252 Atk / 4 SDef Adamant Nature (+Atk, -SAtk) - Knock Off - Close Combat - Fire Punch - Bullet Punch Abomasnow isnt a fan of a 4x fire weakness and thick fat deals with that. It normally only takes around 25% damage from a flamethrower heatran and the other day it took 57% from a nasty plot ninetails in sun which isnt bad. He is the perfect heatran counter and also counters post of a hail teams biggest threats in OU such as scizor, tyranitar, forretress and ferrothorn as well as many more including the most annoying pokemon to this team, Gensect. This pokemon is boss in hail. As for the moveset as i said it counters many pokemon such as scizor with fire punch but as for the rest of its moves they can wreck most pokemon. For example knock off wrecks pokemon such as choice scarf users or pokemon with leftovers now taking hail damage. Bullet punch is priority and goes well with good atk and close combat hits very hard. Starmie @ Life Orb Trait: Natural Cure EVs: 4 HP / 252 SAtk / 252 Spd Timid Nature (+Spd, -Atk) - Psyshock - Scald - Thunderbolt - Rapid Spin My spinner and a very powerfull sweeper. It dies quikly due to hail and life orb but it normally knos most low hp pokemon with scald. Natural cure is for toxic spikes once theyve been removed. As for the moveset it covers allot in smogon OU and psyshock is a must on this team. It is a good politoad counter with thunderbolt doing lots but it has problems with scarfed gensects using u-turn normally doing well over half hp. Also thunderbolt is for jellicent spin blocking me. Regice @ Leftovers Trait: Ice Body EVs: 252 HP / 252 Def / 4 Spdef Bold Nature (+Def, -Atk) - Blizzard - Thunderbolt - Thunder Wave - protect What a wall, make way stallrein here comes Regice. Ice body and leftovers is great. 364HP 328Def and 437Spdef is great defsive stats and 236 spatk isnt bad either. Ive made him more of an offensive pokemon than defsive because it has great offence potential and can already take 4 flamethrowers from a heatran. Thunder wave gives him the edge and when he feints allows my sweepers to take the crippled out. Thunderbolt is unexpected and kills jellicent which can be annoying with recover but i just have to hope for paralyse hax. Protect is free healing. Zapdos @ Life Orb Trait: Pressure EVs: 252 SAtk / 252 Spd Timid Nature (+Spd, -Atk) - Hidden Power [Ice] - Heat Wave - Thunderbolt - Toxic When building the team i decided i wanted a flying type or a pokemon with good spatk so i considered moltres which would get stab flamethrower which would be usefull against scizor but i didnt fancie the 4x stealth rock weakness so i tried zapdos with heat wave and its worked a treat. Fire moves deal with allot in OU and even without stab it has high spatk and life orb so it will easy OHKO pokemon such as breloom who i like but always causes problems.