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The Dark Horse Project

Discussion in 'BW OU' started by ginganinja, Nov 1, 2012.

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  1. ganj4lF

    ganj4lF Nobody is safe from the power of science!
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    Still not 100% sure I'll have the time to do this, but...

    Pokémon Showdown! username: EvilGrin19
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    Dark Horse Pokémon: Togekiss, may use others, team is not well-defined yet, will edit in case
    Current Ladder Standing on Pokémon Showdown!: ---
  2. Electrolyte

    Electrolyte For every king that died, oh, they would crown another
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    dropping in a note to say that iirc Lando-T was allowed last round as well

    Pocket EDIT: iirc, no it wasn't.

    Electrolyte EDIT: Sorry Pocket,
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  3. Lord Moet II

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    Pokemon Showdown! Username: Duffle Bag Boy
    Hall of Fame Standing: N/A
    Dark Horse Pokemon Currently Working With: Stoutland, Hippowdon, Zapdos
    Current Ladder Standing on Pokemon Showdown!: 1000
  4. Phazon00

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    Gonna make a new alt, played dumb and lost shitloads of matches. Gonna start fresh.

    Pokemon Showdown! Username: King Serenity
    Hall of Fame Standing: N/A
    Dark Horse Pokemon Currently Working With: Nidoking, Victini, Mew
    Current Ladder Standing on Pokemon Showdown!: 1000
    Replays: http://pokemonshowdown.com/replay/ou3873208
  5. Lavos Spawn

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    Pokemon Showdown! Username: the champ
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    Dark Horse Pokemon Currently Working With: Machamp
    Current Ladder Standing on Pokemon Showdown!: n/a
  6. Princess Bubblegum

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    I have been running slowbro since the beginning, can I just drop Regirock and play on the same account or do I need to start a new one?
  7. GatoDelFuego

    GatoDelFuego The little hand says it's time to rock and roll
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    Unfortunately, I've been using slowbro, so I believe that nobody can use slowbro to reach the HoF anymore.
  8. Lady Alex

    Lady Alex This game sucks. Ban everything and it might not.

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    Someone can steal Slowbro from you, GatoDelFuego
  9. GatoDelFuego

    GatoDelFuego The little hand says it's time to rock and roll
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    Ah, that is ture, now I understand. It's based off highest ladder position...I thought that after somebody got into the HoF, then nobody else could use that poke. My mistake.
  10. alkinesthetase

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    yeah wynaut go for it, just change the stuff in your reg and i'll update accordingly
  11. Lady Alex

    Lady Alex This game sucks. Ban everything and it might not.

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    Updated my post. I had to start over and am using more DH pokes.
    Updated again. Made hall of fame.

    Pokemon Showdown! Username: Noblesse Oblige4
    Hall of Fame Standing: Bronze
    Dark Horse Pokemon Currently Working With: Dusclops, Quagsire, Chansey
    Current Ladder Standing on Pokemon Showdown!:

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    sets (open)
    Quagsire (M) @ Leftovers
    Trait: Unaware
    EVs: 252 HP / 252 Def / 4 Spd
    Relaxed Nature
    IVs: 30 Atk / 30 Def
    - Scald
    - Toxic
    - Recover
    - Earthquake

    Dusclops @ Eviolite
    Trait: Pressure
    EVs: 252 HP / 4 Def / 252 SDef
    Sassy Nature
    - Rest
    - Sleep Talk
    - Toxic
    - Night Shade

    Chansey (F) @ Eviolite
    Trait: Natural Cure
    EVs: 4 HP / 252 Def / 252 SDef
    Calm Nature
    - Seismic Toss
    - Heal Bell
    - Softboiled
    - Stealth Rock


    I had a really good win loss record, but I had very few easy matches. For the most part I used Vaporeon as a rain starter and, I ended up foddering it almost every match. At the end, I replaced it with Amoongus, and it seemed to work well. I played against very few sun teams, who probably would have wrecked me. I'll probably try to ladder up with this team a bit more, but I don't think I'll get very far with it.
  12. Temp V1

    Temp V1 Movin' at the speed of life and I can't slow down

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    Updated OP with the set I used, in case one of you running this wants to add it to the HoF :)
  13. Lady Alex

    Lady Alex This game sucks. Ban everything and it might not.

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    Is it ok if I add chansey to the list of DH pokemon I'm currently using? I've been using it since I started, but I didn't realize it was a DH

    Pocket EDIT: yes
  14. Dice

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    Pokémon Showdown! username: lavos' master
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    Dark Horse Pokémon: genesect





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  15. Lady Alex

    Lady Alex This game sucks. Ban everything and it might not.

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    Using Rain Dance Hydration Vaporeon as a weather inducer is not fun....
  16. chimpact

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    Can you add pokemon to your dark horse team? I recently put Cloyster over one of my pokemon and I didn't realize Zapdos was a Dark horse. I've only had 2 battles with the team before the changes.
  17. Slowking12

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    This is my first time doing this so I'm going to take a shot at this.
    Pokemon Showdown! Username: KingTR
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    Dark Horse Pokemon Currently Working With: Kingdra
    Current Ladder Standing on Pokemon Showdown!: OU|1619|71|1739 ± 85 (provisional)





    Here is the Kingdra set I'm running.
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    Kingdra @ Life Orb
    Trait: Swift Swim
    EVs: 36 Atk / 252 SpA / 220 Spe
    Mild Nature (+SAtk, -Def )
    • Rain Dance
    • Waterfall
    • Hydro Pump
    • Draco Meteor


    With 36 Atk I can guarentee a 2HKO on Blissey in the Rain.
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  18. GatoDelFuego

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    As far as I know, you are completely free to change the pokemon around as much as you want as long as you keep the DH poke you signed up with on the team.
  19. alkinesthetase

    alkinesthetase <@dtc> every day with alk is a bad day
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    if zapdos has been used throughout all the battles on your alt, then yeah you can go ahead and add it to your registration. 2 battles without it... well, i'm not gonna nitpick, but it is supposed to be on a "fresh" alt per se. use your judgment, it's not like we're gonna hunt down your logs and make sure =P

    oh and it seems gato interpreted your question slightly differently so i'll answer that as well: yeah, the only thing that has to be constant about the alt you use is that every battle must have your registered dark horse(s) on the team you use. otherwise, the rest of the team is free (barring the four pokemon that have been banned).

    oh and slowking, lucario is NOT a dark horse, lol not even close. kingdra is however so i'll take that registration
  20. TROP

    TROP [02:45] <~Molk> i have a personal hatred for druddigon
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    After cheking my rank I noticed that I had an extra battle I didn't remember from when I tried to get reqs with that alt. Restarting this with another alt.
  21. Lady Alex

    Lady Alex This game sucks. Ban everything and it might not.

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    Updated my post with screenshot. I'll list my sets when I finish laddering.

    Pokemon Showdown! Username: I like Magneton
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    Dark Horse Pokemon Currently Working With:Magneton
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    Finally made it. I ended up drastically changing my team and only used magneton

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    Magneton @ Eviolite
    Trait: Magnet Pull
    EVs: 4 HP / 252 SAtk / 252 Spd
    Modest Nature
    - Thunderbolt
    - Hidden Power [Fire]
    - Flash Cannon
    - Substitute
  22. Ambicrow3

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    Abomasnow is a dark horse(correct me if I'm wrong)? Time to ladder with my old hail theorymon team.

    Pokemon Showdown! Username: Icy Acoustics
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    Dark Horse Pokemon Currently Working With: Abomasnow
    Current Ladder Standing:1000

    EDIT:Benchmarks of Current Ladder Standing will be updated periodically.
  23. ra02

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    Pokemon Showdown! Username: BaneZernon
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    Dark Horse Pokemon Currently Working With: Durant, was gonna be metagross but it was a percent away from being dark horse lol.
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  24. col49

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  25. gengarsnemisis

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    Updated my post with screenie, made bronze.
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