Recent content by Arkian

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    Smogon's Flying Press Subscription Service: Subscribe Here!

    Unsub me from everything pls :)
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    Metagame NP: RU Stage 17: Try Again / Do It Again (Shaymin and Slurpuff banned, Tangrowth up to OU)

    I know it's only been a couple of days but I think we can all safely say that both Shaymin and Slurpuff are a little too much for the tier, the former more than the latter. Venusaur was a top tier threat, and Shaymin is basically a better version of it with a considerably higher Speed tier...
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    Next Best Thing: Summer Edition! (Open for comments)

    Gyarados @ Power Herb Ability: Intimidate EVs: 252 Atk / 4 Def / 252 Spe Jolly Nature - Dragon Dance - Waterfall - Bounce - Earthquake Gyarados's most common switchins are Grass-types that try to scout it, like Whimsicott, Chesnaught, or Celebi. Once Gyarados starts to charge for Bounce, they...
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    UU Victim of the Week V3 (Week Ten: Choice Band Conkeldurr)

    Snorlax @ Choice Band Ability: Thick Fat EVs: 4 HP / 252 Atk / 252 SpD Adamant Nature - Return - Pursuit - Earthquake - Fire Punch This variant of Snorlax is a pretty good check to Celebi. Not only is it not 2HKOed by +2 anything from Celebi, it can also pursuit trap it and make it a non-issue...
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    Underused Pokemon Matchmaking Phase 2 [Week 29 - Nasty Plot Infernape]

    Chandelure @ Leftovers Ability: Flash Fire EVs: 252 SpA / 4 SpD / 252 Spe Timid Nature - Substitute - Calm Mind - Flamethrower - Shadow Ball Some of the more common Pokemon used to check offensive Whimsicott include specially bulky Pokemon like Blissey, Sylveon, and Florges, as well as Fire-...
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    ORAS NU Stage 15 Suspect Voting

    Tauros: do not ban
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    The UU Open V - Round 2

    won 2-0 against miltankmilk, ggs
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    The RU Open V - Round 1

    i won g1 then my opp gave me the win, gg
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    ORAS UU Stage 7.2 Voting

    Salamence: Ban
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    NU Stage 15 Alt Identification Thread

    identifying as Flarebot
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    The UU Open V - Round 1

    won 2-0 against p2, ggs
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    UU Stage 7.2 Alt Identification Thread

    identifying as Flarebot
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    The RU Open V - Sign-ups

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    The UU Open V - Sign-ups

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    BW Cup II - Round 1

    sub me out pls :(