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    Male Combee (QC 0/3)

    Seeing as Combee is one of the few fully evolved Pokemon that gets shafted for an analysis, I think its about time it got one in an environment I feel it would be most successful. [OVERVIEW] * At first glance, Combee may seem outclassed by its Bug-type Rival, Scizor * Speed ties with many...
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    Skarmory (QC 0/3)

    Overview ######## + Excellent typing and great defense stat + Checks important threats such as Arceus-Normal, Mega Salamence, and Mega Scizor + Excellent support options such Roost, Whirlwind, Spikes, and Taunt + Many of its old checks and counters from XY have been nerfed - Poor Special Bulk...
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    Cobalion

    Overview ######## WIP Offensive Pivot ######## name: Offensive Pivot move 1: Close Combat move 2: Volt Switch move 3: Iron Head move 4: Taunt / Stealth Rock ability: Justified item: Leftovers evs: 252 Atk / 4 Def / 252 Spe (pretty sure there is a far better EV spread than this, but can't think...
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    Jellicent [QC 0/3]

    This shouldn't be written until it has received 2 QC checks. Right now, the analysis should be in bullet point form.
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    Rotom-H - BW2 Doubles

    [Overview] <p>With Rotom-W presenting itself as a top-tier threat in the Doubles metagame, one would obviously wonder why anyone would use Rotom-H instead. The answer lies in its unique Fire / Electric typing, which in tandem with Levitate gives it a Ground immunity as well as resistances to...
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    LC Magnemite

    Taken over from Lunatic Lies QC checks: Ray Jay, Goddess Briyella, Electrolyte, TCR GP Checks: horyzhnz, Goddess Briyella Overview ######## Magnemite can function well as a bulky attacker thanks to the combination of Berry Juice and Sturdy. Sadly, the Steel-type lost its resistance to Ghost-...
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    Kyurem [Taken Over from Nollan]

    Credit to Nollan for original skeleton [Overview] <p>Kyurem is a menace to behold on the battlefield. Its immense 125 / 90 / 90 defenses are backed by equally intimidating base 130 offenses, and while base 95 Speed is by no means extraordinary, it is more than enough for Kyurem to work with...
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    LC Wingull (GP 2/2)

    Credit to Stinson for writing the analysis. QC checks: Corkscrew / macle / DTC GP checks: / Electrolyte / GatoDelFuego Overview ######## Despite its mediocre stats, Wingull is still a very potent attacker in LC. Its excellent Speed allows Wingull to Speed tie with important Pokemon such as...
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    [RU] Archeops (Anti-Lead) (QC 0/3)

    Credit to Nails for the original set. http://www.smogon.com/bw/pokemon/archeops [SET] name: Anti-Lead move 1: Taunt move 2: Acrobatics move 3: U-turn move 4: Head Smash item: Flying Gem ability: Defeatist nature: Jolly evs: 252 Atk / 4 SpD / 252 Spe [SET COMMENTS] Archeops takes the role of...
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    Latias

    Taken over from Treecko. QC Approvals 3/3: Labyrinthine, alexwofl, Spirit GP Approvals 2/2: GatoDelFuego, V0x BW Analysis Overview ######## Blessed with excellent Speed, typing, and bulk, Latias is a true force to be reckoned with in the metagame. Due to its unique typing and access to...
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    Keldeo

    Credit to Labyrinthine for original skeleton QC Approvals 3/3: alexwolf, Fuzznip, Colonel M GP Approvals 2/2: GatoDelFuego, Electrolyte Overview ######## The superstar of BW, Keldeo returns to OU in XY to continue to wreak havoc upon the tier. It has a great offensive and defensive typing...
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    Scrafty (QC 2/3)

    QC Approvals 2/3: Lolkimori, Audiosurfer GP Approvals 0/2: ScraftyIsTheBest Overview ######## The transition to XY was rather beneficial to Scarfty, giving it a variety of tools that help it succeed in the metagame. The buff to Knock Off was incredible for Scrafty, giving it a powerful STAB...
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    Doubles Garchomp

    QC APPROVALS 3/3: Mizuhime, Lolkomori, Laga GP APPROVALS 2/2: Electrolyte, Redew Serebii | Smogon | Bulbapedia Overview ######## Garchomp's unique typing not only gives it resistances to common Fire- and Rock-type moves, but is also amazing offensively, giving nearly perfect neutral coverage...
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    Solrock (QC 2/3)

    Smogon | Smogon | Bulbepedia [Overview] <p>Solrock is cursed with many flaws in NU that prevent it from shining in the limelight of NU. It has mediocre base stats, preventing it from fulfilling either an offensive or defensive role successfully. Despite Solrock's unique typing giving it...
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    Terrakion (All-Out-Attacker) (QC 3/3) (GP 2/2)

    Taken over from Lord of Bays Serebii | Bulbepedia | Smogon [SET] name: All-Out Attacker move 1: Close Combat move 2: Stone Edge move 3: Hidden Power Ice move 4: Earthquake / Protect item: Life Orb nature: Naive evs: 252 Atk / 4 SpA / 252 Spe [SET COMMENTS] <p>Due to the popularity of...
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    [COMPLETED] Metagross

    [Pros] <ul> <li>Metagross has an amazing defensive typing, giving it nine resistances and one immunity.</li> <li>Its high Attack and Defense, give it a large amount of power and utility.</li> <li>Its Steel typing makes it a solid check to the newly released Fairy-type.</li> <li>By using an...
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    Item Assault Vest

    (Please take note that this is just a speculation thread and is based off of my personal ideas) Assault Vest XY Flavour Text: An item to be held by a Pokémon. This offensive vest raises Sp. Def but prevents the use of status moves. In-Depth Effect: When held by a Pokémon, it increases the Sp...
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    Blaziken (Analysis (QC 3/3) (GP 2/2)

    Okay, so I talked to Pocket and he said I could take this over. I've made a large amount of edits to Kingler12345's write-up. Serebii | Smogon | Bulbepedia [Overview] <p>Blaziken enters the Doubles tier as a Pokemon that can wreak havoc. With a great Attack stat along with great STAB coverage...
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    Bisharp (Analysis) (QC 3/3)(GP 2/2)

    Approved by the OU QC Team Credit to alexwolf for the original analysis skeleton Bulbepedia | Serebii | Smogon [Overview] <p>Bisharp is a very unique Pokemon in OU, both competitively and aesthetically. Thanks to its high Attack stat and powerful STAB priority move, Sucker Punch, Bisharp can...
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    Lucario (Agility) (QC 0/3)

    Smogon | Serebii | Bulbepedia [SET] name: Agility move 1: Agility move 2: Close Combat move 3: Ice Punch move 4: Crunch / Thunderpunch item: Life Orb ability: Justified nature: Adamant evs: 4 HP / 252 Atk / 252 Spe The most common way of defeating Lucario is by either having a Pokemon that can...