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Discussion in 'Ruins of Alph' started by Jellicent, Sep 10, 2012.
There's your answer.
But if I remember correctly it was only banned towards the end of 4th gen. Before that, it was a huge threat.
no hemp man, borat is right, its ~1 year uber status completely negates the six or so years it spent as a top tier OU mon across two gens
Isn't being thrown into Ubers a point in it's favour since stuff gets put into Ubers because they dominate OU so much?
idunno but every time a ubers argument comes up, celebi comes right back into the mix as being a top 3 favorite.
But in any case I don't think gen 3/4 Salamence would be as dominant as gen 1/2 Exeggutor.
that's kinda hard to say, because in rby it's pretty clear that exeggutor is the 4th best mon, but in gens like adv and dpp it's hard to rank stuff as definitively a certain rank in terms of how good it is overall. still i think mence could put up a fight for being as dominant in dpp as eggy was in rby, seeing as before it was banned you saw it on "half the good teams" and i'm quoting ace matador on that one since i wasn't actually around then. kinda comes down to gsc egg vs adv mence, and i do still think egg has the upper hand there since mence really had an abundance of checks in adv and egg was especially hard to play around at times in gsc, plus boom is always super threatening regardless of which gen you're talking about. i could see it going either way but i'd put egg over mence for now. (also mence wasn't around for 2 gens so i don't think it should be a major consideration for top 10)
I would like to see this closed soon, it seems like we're all talking in circles. I guess top 10 was too ambitious, since at a certain point it's hard to definitively say something is better than another thing.
My votes are still Raikou #9 Bliss #10. Final answer.