Team help

Discussion in 'BW OU Teams' started by Agito, Feb 5, 2013.

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  1. Agito

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    Hello guys, I am pretty new to competitive pokemon battling and I created a team that does ok but I feel like it can be so much better. I want to post it and hopefully get some feedback on how it can be improved.

    Pokemon: Espeon
    Item: Light Clay
    Ability: Magic Bounce
    Moves: Reflect, light screen, psychic, baton pass
    EV's: 252 HP, 4 SpA, 252 Spe
    Nature: Timid

    Espeon is used as a possible starter to reflect spike set ups while setting up screens. It is also a pretty fast psychic user which is a plus. I have baton pass as an escape from pursuit users just in case I run into one.


    Pokemon: Infernape
    Item: Life Orb
    Ability: Iron Fist
    Moves: Overheat, U-Turn, Mach Punch, Close Combat
    EV's: 252 Atk, 4SpA, 252 Spe
    Nature: Hasty

    Infernape is used for type diversity. I have him as a counter for popular stall pokemon like ferrothorn and chansey. I also use him as a scout sometimes using U-turn.


    Pokemon: Scizor
    Item: Choice Band
    Ability: Technician
    Moves: U-Turn, Bullet Punch, Pursuit, Superpower
    EV's: 248 HP, 252 Atk, 8 SpD
    Nature: Adamant

    My main purpose for scizor is to outspeed pokemon like landorus. I have absolutely no idea how to counter them effectively so having a steel type with priority was my first thought. The choice band is for obvious purposes but I hate getting locked into moves

    Pokemon: Latios
    Item: Life Orb
    Ability: Levitate
    Moves: psyshock, draco meteor, surf, thunder
    EV's: 4 HP, 252 SpA, 252 Spe
    Nature: Timid

    Latios is my #1 sweeper. He is very fast and has some good moves but most of my moves don't kill unless they are supereffective even with the life orb. I have thunder as a rain team counter but this doesn't work as often as I'd like.


    Pokemon: Garchomp
    Item: Focus Sash
    Ability: Rough Skin
    Moves: Stealth Rock, Outrage, Earthquake, Swords Dance
    EV's: 4 HP, 252 Atk, 252 Spe
    Nature: Jolly

    Garchomp is used as a physical dragon sweep as well as setting up rocks. He has focus sash so that he can take a hit from a rival dragon and possibly kill with outrage. He is mainly on the team as a dragon-killer.

    Pokemon: Rotom-W
    Item: Leftovers
    Ability: Levitate
    Moves: volt switch, Hydro pump, Will-o-wisp, Pain split
    EV's: 232 HP, 56 SpA, 220 Spe
    Nature: Modest

    Rotom is on the team because of his typing. He is immune to ground attacks and can scout with his volt switch. He also is a rain counter.

    Any feedback will be greatly appreciated.
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