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Discussion in 'BW OU' started by KnightoftheWind, Sep 19, 2010.

  1. Enguarde

    Enguarde I only play ADV UU
    is a Battle Server Moderator Alumnus

    Sep 8, 2012
    Blue Flare won't be hitting many dragons, especially with no Spa investment. Glaciate is much nicer for that and there is really is no merit to running blue flare over it. And V-Create is essentially always going be stronger than a double so there's no point adding to the recoil of life orb for something outclassed and pretty useless.
  2. Admiral Bobbery

    Admiral Bobbery

    Aug 1, 2012
    The event Victini can be any nature according to the Bulbapedia article. I wish people hadn't spread the word so soon that it had to be Lax. Now no one is going to use it's new moves to their full potential.
  3. Gothic Togekiss

    Gothic Togekiss
    is a CAP Contributor Alumnus

    Jun 1, 2007
    Using Naughty or Lonely instead of Adamant allows for Glaciate to OHKO most offensive variations of Dragonite and Salamence, and all forms of Gliscor after SR damage.

    4 SpA Life Orb Victini Glaciate vs. 0 HP / 4 SpD Dragonite: 244-291 (75.54 - 90.09%) -- guaranteed OHKO after Stealth Rock
    4 SpA Life Orb Victini Glaciate vs. 0 HP / 0- SpD Salamence: 328-390 (99.09 - 117.82%) -- guaranteed OHKO after Stealth Rock
    4 SpA Life Orb Victini Glaciate vs. 252 HP / 0 SpD Gliscor: 312-369 (88.13 - 104.23%) -- guaranteed OHKO after Stealth Rock
  4. Reymedy

    Reymedy Colt Python 357 Magnum.
    is an official Team Rateris a Forum Moderatoris a Tiering Contributoris a Tutor Alumnusis a Community Contributor Alumnus

    Oct 17, 2012
    I've heard that it's not forced to be Lax Showdown. By changing the Natures I didn't mean to change it to Lax though, but to a Nature not -SpA.
    I was more thinking about one listed above.
  5. Seth Vilo

    Seth Vilo

    Mar 6, 2009
    Oh my word I've missed you my precious fire-sprite.

    I've been using this for a few battles:

    Victini @ Life Orb
    252 Atk / 4 SpA / 252 Spe
    Naughty Nature
    - Brick Break
    - V-Create
    - Bolt Strike
    - Glaciate

    I've always had sun team troubles. Maybe it's my favorites being weak to it; maybe it's my style. I played a couple with this set this morning and yesterday, and nuking everything was so satisfying. Ninetales died to one V-create. Dugtrio came in on Glaciate, was slowed, and died the next turn to another. Blasting the bajesus out of opposing sun (and teams in general) with ridiculous God-like V-creates is wonderful, and opens up the team enough for my Volcarona to eat face.

    Again, why did I ever leave you, V?
  6. The Dark Hero

    The Dark Hero

    Oct 15, 2011
    Glaciate? YES! Now I can actually hit Garchomp and Latios!

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