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    2v2 Doubles [Project Discussion Phase]

    Comments: :scrafty: Since Incineroar and Landorus-T are gone, Scrafty gets a chance to shine. It works well as offensive support with Intimidate and Fake Out, although its lackluster offensive capabilities mean that it heavily relies on its teammates for damage. Also, since Dynamax Pokemon...
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    Metagame 1v1 Metagame Discussion

    Sharing Galarian Darmanitan sets in more detail than Arai Choice Band hits like a truck; it's significantly more powerful than Choice Band Kartana and with better coverage. Flare Blitz is mostly useless since Icicle Crash and Superpower hit everything that's weak to Fire, and it doesn't get...
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    Pokémon Gengar

    Nasty Plot is certainly a boost. I see it as a progression from the old Sub + 3 Attacks of Gen 7 UU. You might also want to try a Choice Scarf set, and even a Choice Specs one: Gengar @ Choice Scarf / Choice Specs Ability: Cursed Body EVs: 252 SpA / 4 SpD / 252 Spe Timid Nature IVs: 0 Atk -...
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    Project 1v1 Shopfront

    Pokesartoolcay, are you offering to make SwSh 2v2 Doubles sets?
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    Bug Reports v3 [READ ORIGINAL POST before posting] Why doesn't Charizard get damaged by Stealth Rock when it switches in? (last turn, 18) (also I get Dynamax error messages) Edit: Yeah... entry hazards don't work. See this battle, where hazards don't work at all...
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    Pokemon Sword and Shield: UU Speculation Thread

    Sounds interesting. I think that Rain is going to be more niche than what one might expect from Gen 7's OU because Pelipper is the only Pokemon with Drizzle and will almost certainly be stolen by OU. (On that note, OU, give back Gliscor and Serperior pls)
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    Pokemon Sword and Shield: UU Speculation Thread

    (information from What's worrying about Dragapult to me is its gargantuan speed tier (1 base stat lower than Zeraora) combined with Dragon Dance. Once it gets a boost (assuming Jolly), no Scarfer can...
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    welcome back

    welcome back
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    Announcement 1v1 Suspect - Dragonite

    OK. That's impossible according to my calcs: - The MaceMaster set has 297 Speed. Tapu Lele needs a Speed-boosting nature and 180 Speed EVs to outspeed it. - To be guaranteed to survive a Max SpA Hyper Beam from Choice Scarf, it needs 252 SpD EVs and 136 HP EVs. 180 + 252 + 136 = 568 which is...
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    Announcement 1v1 Suspect - Dragonite

    0 SpA Tapu Lele Shattered Psyche (175 BP) vs. +1 156 HP / 4 SpD Porygon-Z in Psychic Terrain: 298-352 (85.1 - 100.5%) -- 6.3% chance to OHKO lele set pulled from Other Options in analysis, Z-Conversion Porygon-Z outspeeds Used Mace set for PoryZ because it's more optimized than analysis set
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    Announcement 1v1 Suspect - Dragonite

    doesn't Scarf PZ kill Lele 252+ SpA Adaptability Porygon-Z Hyper Beam vs. 96 HP / 0 SpD Tapu Lele: 328-386 (107.5 - 126.5%) -- guaranteed OHKO you need Scarf Focus Blast on Lele to beat all Porygon-Zs Avalugg matchup is dependent on mind games, Porygon-Z can just PP stall Mirror Coat out or...
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    Announcement 1v1 Suspect - Dragonite

    Not unusable on ladder, but not too good in tours; we're talking about if they're unusable, not not good I made all three of them before Scarf started becoming popular No one uses Band Iron Head, so I'm safe going for Encore on lops instead of Ice Punch I'm not trying to refute the "dnite is...
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    Announcement 1v1 Suspect - Dragonite

    I've been successful on mid-to-high ladder with teams that lose to particular DNite sets: :aegislash: :landorus-therian: :greninja: :sawk: :aegislash: :tapu-lele: :aegislash: :garchomp: :tapu-lele: Choice Scarf :magnezone: :slowbro-mega: :victini: Electrium Z + Earthquake + ESpeed...
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    Metagame Your Favorite Teams of the Generation

    So I've rounded down my teams to my favorite five: :aegislash: :landorus-therian: :greninja: This was the first team I made when I returned to 1v1. Sure, it loses to Mega Charizard Y, Choice Scarf Dragonite, and a lot of other stuff, but it did help me get to 1700 for the first time in my 1v1...