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VGC Ask a Simple Question, Get a Simple Answer - Mark II

Discussion in 'VGC' started by Solace, Aug 11, 2012.

  1. c l e a r

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    ... i am kind of out of the scene right now. But a friend of mine want to go yolo and take a stab at nats. is there even a canadian nats this year?

    And are BW2 tutors good for nats? I am confused.
  2. Scalrag

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    Not that I'm an expert or anything like that, but you should be looking for a theme. Maybe theme isn't the right word, but you should have an idea of what you want your team to accomplish and then what's needed for a team will change depending on that. If you're looking for something that's not-weather or trick room, then I think maybe you should be looking into something like a Goodstuffs team. As far as that goes, tlyee61 posted this a few pages ago:

    Just curious, but why are you excluding hitmontop specifically? Looking for something different?
  3. Biosci

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    There is no Canada nats this year, and BW2 tutors(And abilities and formes) have been legal all year since after Fall regionals.
  4. c l e a r

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    yeah, that's what i thought as well... O_o
    I have been getting some people telling me otherwise. idk what is going on anymore.
  5. Firestorm

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    What's going on is that there is no Canadian VG Nationals this year. This has been known for a long time. If someone local is organizing a side event that's cool but there will not be any CP awarded.
  6. c l e a r

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    Yeah thanks, I remembered that I quit VGC around then when I flipped the table over them cancelling it. Just needed to confirm such a silly farce...
  7. Firestorm

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    Considering the turnout at last year's Nationals and this year's Ontario Regionals -- as well as this year's invite structure -- it isn't surprising. I don't think anyone is angry about this aside from TCG players who wanted a video game side event or the much less serious players who aren't in contention for an invite. Another plane ticket isn't what most players want to pay for right now...
  8. Arjunz

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    Is a 31/24/4/31/6/31 IV Spread worth using on a Modest Focus Sash Volcarona? I assume so, since it's 2HKO'd by practically half the Pokemon in the meta with 31s in Def and Sp.Def anyway. I wanted to see someone else's opinion first though.
  9. tlyee61

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    since you're using sash, it should be fine :)
  10. gligar101

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    I just think it's to much of a hassle to sort him out, where I'm lacking Platinum, HG and SS (I lost them a few years back) and where I like the Priority set which includes Sucker Punch.
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    there are plenty of people who would be willing to trade you one.

    that said, you could run Scrafty, which also has Fake Out, and Intimidate.
  12. gligar101

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    I was actually thinking of running Scrafty. So the team I'm thinking of building a team that at the moment consists of: Scrafty, Dragonite, Scizor, Chandelure, Latios and Zoroark.
  13. Chenkovsky

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    @Gligar101 I would run Hitmontop to avoid being too Terrakion weak as it can hit Scrafy and Zoroark with close combat, and Chandelure and Dragonite with rockslide.
  14. tlyee61

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    thanks for the necrobump -_-
  15. Albus

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    Hi, i'd like to know what 'mons could be good substitutes to Zapdos and Latios in the VGC environment? since there's going to be a local tourney on my country that blatantly bans Any kind of legendary Pokémon, i'd like to know what 'mons could be decent replacements to the aforementioned ones.
    Thanks in advance!
  16. tlyee61

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    Latios - Hydreigon (ray's spread) or Salamence (Choice Scarf)
    Zapdos - I would say Thundurus, but I assume it's banned too. I would try Rotom-W if that's okay. If not, Eelektross? here's an article for Electric types in VGC. http://nuggetbridge.com/articles/danger-danger-high-voltage-an-overview-of-electric-pokemon-in-vgc/
  17. Albus

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    Thanks for the help! I think i'm gonna use Rotom-W, it suits the needs of my Team better than the others, but it's still tempting to use Eelek.
    And can you give me ray's spread for Hydreigon, please? it sounds very interesting.
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    You should probably use 204 speed to speed creep others who blatantly copy Ray's spread. Besides, the HP doesn't survive anything important.
  20. Arcanigon

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    Hi! I want to try making a VGC sand team for the first time, but I'm not sure where to start. Tyranitar is necessary, and I plan to use Garchomp and perhaps Excadrill, but I'm not sure where to go from there. Thanks!
  21. tlyee61

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    Hi, a solid 4 mon core would be
    Cress
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    personally, I would add to the three of them: ferrothorn, landorus and a hidden ability stunfisk. Those things are hilarious in a sandstorm.
  23. gligar101

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    personally, I would add to the three of them: ferrothorn, landorus and a hidden ability stunfisk. Those things are hilarious in a sandstorm.
  24. gligar101

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    personally, I would add to the three of them: ferrothorn, landorus and a hidden ability stunfisk. Those things are hilarious in a sandstorm.
  25. Arjunz

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    A quick two questions: What should I use as my Water-type STAB move on my Gastrodon? Surf, Scald or Muddy Water? My team consists of: Whimsicott, Haxorus, Volcarona, Abomasnow, Gastrodon, and an undecided 6th slot.

    My second question is what should fill my sixth slot? I was thinking either Bisharp or Lucario, or would there be a better option?

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