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VGC 2012 Tailwind Team - Hopefully my final Team!

Discussion in 'BW Other Teams' started by Sevrah, Oct 18, 2011.

  1. Sevrah

    Sevrah

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    [Pokemon] LATIOS

    Type: Dragon/Psychic
    Item: Life Orb
    Nature: Timid
    Ability: Levitate
    Moveset:
    -Dragon Pulse
    -Psyshock
    -Hidden Power Ground
    -Protect
    EVs: 4 HP / 4 Def / 248 Sp. Atk / 252 Spe

    STRATEGY:

    My Latios is used in almost every single one of my lineups. Not really much to say, but is my primary special attacker.


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    [Pokemon] SUICUNE
    Type: Water
    Item: Wacan Berry
    Nature: Modest
    Ability: Water Absorb
    Moveset:
    -Tailwind
    -Scald
    -Ice Beam
    -Protect
    EVs: 116 HP / 252 Sp. Atk / 140 Sp. Def

    STRATEGY:

    My Tailwind user. With my teams low speed (besides Latios), this comes in handy without a doubt. Wacan berry lets me takes crit thunders, believe it or not. Ice beam easily deals more than half to a bulky dragon type.

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    [Pokemon] EELEKTROSS
    Type: Electric
    Item: Sitrus Berry
    Nature: Modest
    Ability: Levitate
    Moveset:
    -Thunderbolt
    -Flamethrower
    -Grass Knot
    -Protect
    EVs: 252 HP / 252 Sp. Atk / 4 Sp. Def

    STRATEGY:

    Eelektross is my 2nd primary special attacker. Decent bulk and special attack, and a Sitrus berry to recover from hard hits. He is generally paired w/ Metagross up front in most cases when I don't have him and Suicune for Tailwind.

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    [Pokemon 4] CONKELDURR
    Type: Fighting
    Item: Flame Orb
    Nature: Adamant
    Ability: Guts
    Move-set:
    -Detect
    -Drain Punch
    -Payback
    -Mach Punch
    EVs: 252 HP / 252 Atk / 4 Def

    STRATEGY:

    I was honestly thinking about switching Conkeldurr with my EV trained Terrakion. Please tell me what you think'll work better for me. Anyways, Conkeldurr is a Pokemon I use for revenge killing Psychic pokemon w/ Payback. I was considering rock slide, so that might be a better option for my team.

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    [Pokemon 5] METAGROSS
    Type: Steel/Psychic
    Item: Occa Berry
    Nature: Adamant
    Ability: Clear Body
    Move-set:
    -Earthquake
    -Bullet Punch
    -Meteor Mash
    -Protect
    EVs: 252 HP / 252 Atk / 4 Spe

    STRATEGY:

    I am new trainer to utilize Metagross. Recently, I did some wifi GBU battles with him.. OMFG HE'S A MONSTERRR. Lol. His attack reached 405, he is resistant to my dreaded move ROCK SLIDE, and he is an overall good lead for my team.

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    [Pokemon 6] BOUFFALANT

    Type: Normal
    Item: Chople Berry
    Nature: Brave
    Ability: Reckless
    Move-set:
    -Head Charge
    -Megahorn
    -Rock Slide
    -Protect
    EVs: 252 HP / 252 Atk / 4 Def

    STRATEGY:

    Generally, I don't really use Bouffalant if I don't have to. When I do, he'd be up in the second row. Additionally, Bouffalant's move "Megahorn" is AMAZING for taking down bulky psychic types such as Reuniclus, which is another reason for having him be up in the lineup.
  2. Wildfire

    Wildfire

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    Hp ground is not the best move for latios since it has a large move pool and hp ground has low power. Several options are recover, draco meteor, thunderbolt,etc. I also prefer physic to physhock for the extra 10 base power. You already have three physical attackers so having physhock is not doing much.

    I'm not sure how you pull off tailwind because most of your team is so slow that x2 speed doesn't allow you to outspeed much especially conkeludurr. How does it revenge kill psychics when it is slower than them and only has mach punch to revenge kill with? It would be hit with a psychic move and KO'd before it had the change to use payback. I would replace it with terrakion because that is much better at abusing tailwind than conkeludurr.

    I don't think bouffalant is very useful. If you see a trick room team, if there are that many anymore, than it's semi-useful. If you want a good psychic counter there's tyranitar, bisharp, and scrafty for slower pokemon.
  3. soul_survivor

    soul_survivor

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    Nice team, but a few things:

    WHERE ARE THE SPEED ev's on the rest of the team. I understand double speed ia amazing, but your not capitilizing on it. I mean what a 252 hp, 252 atk conkeldurr gonna outspeed thats truly important? You should run just enough speed ev's in all your pokemon just to try to outspace base 115+


    Also you should switch con to terrakion. On latios HP Fire is the better choice being able to hit scizor. Well seems solid, its just your ev spreads.
  4. honchkro13

    honchkro13

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    as far as I know, Water Absorb Suicune has yet to be released...

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