RarelyUsed Tier Resources

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np: RU Stage 16 - Learn about the current metagame and specific trends that are going on in the tier.

The RU Viability Ranking Thread - Find out what the best Pokemon in RU are, and what's not so good in the tier.

How to Build RU Teams - See how some experienced RU players build their teams so you can emulate their strategies.

RU Teambuilding - Find Pokemon for each role of a team and learn about what to use with them and how to counter them.

Pokemon of the Week - Take a look at some popular RU Pokemon and read through the community's thoughts on them.

The Next Best Thing - Each week, a different Pokemon is chosen and participants will try to create new and effective sets for that Pokemon.

Discussion of Undiscovered Threats - Read about good, underrated Pokemon who were previously unseen in the metagame. Pick some threats for your team to make it more unique and surprise the opponent.

RU Playstyle Classification Thread - The purpose of this thread is to help you to easily find Pokemon that fit a specific role you're looking for. The categories will have a link to the Pokemon's analysis and the set(s) that fit into the listed role.

Articles and Guides


RU C&C Index Thread - Write RU analyses, articles, letters, and more. If you're not into writing, you can read analyses in progress and comment to add your knowledge to them.

RarelyUsed Hub - Give suggestions for the tier in this thread or help work on the RU Hub located here.

Ask a Simple Question Get a Simple Answer - If you have any questions about the tier, ask them here.

#Rarelyused on SynIRC is a general chat for all things relating to RU. You can learn more about IRC here.