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  1. ScraftyIsTheBest

    BW2 NU: What Could Have Been-Finals

    BW2 NU-What Could Have Been Welcome to the BW2 NU-What Could Have Been Tournament! It's standard BW2 NU but with one twist: One Pokemon from BW2 RU will be dropped into the tier for use in the tournament each round! In that sense, this tournament will give a taste of what the metagame could...
  2. ScraftyIsTheBest

    BW2 NU: What Could Have Been-Semifinals

    BW2 NU-What Could Have Been Welcome to the BW2 NU-What Could Have Been Tournament! It's standard BW2 NU but with one twist: One Pokemon from BW2 RU will be dropped into the tier for use in the tournament each round! In that sense, this tournament will give a taste of what the metagame could...
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    BW2 NU: What Could Have Been-Round 3

    BW2 NU-What Could Have Been Welcome to the BW2 NU-What Could Have Been Tournament! It's standard BW2 NU but with one twist: One Pokemon from BW2 RU will be dropped into the tier for use in the tournament each round! In that sense, this tournament will give a taste of what the metagame could...
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    BW2 NU: What Could Have Been-Round 2

    BW2 NU-What Could Have Been Welcome to the BW2 NU-What Could Have Been Tournament! It's standard BW2 NU but with one twist: One Pokemon from BW2 RU will be dropped into the tier for use in the tournament each round! In that sense, this tournament will give a taste of what the metagame could...
  5. ScraftyIsTheBest

    BW2 NU: What Could Have Been-Round 1

    BW2 NU-What Could Have Been Welcome to the BW2 NU-What Could Have Been Tournament! It's standard BW2 NU but with one twist: One Pokemon from BW2 RU will be dropped into the tier for use in the tournament each round! In that sense, this tournament will give a taste of what the metagame could...
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    BW2 NU-What Could Have Been: Signups

    BW2 NU-What Could Have Been Welcome to the BW2 NU-What Could Have Been Tournament! It's standard BW2 NU but with one twist: One Pokemon from BW2 RU will be dropped into the tier for use in the tournament each round! In that sense, this tournament will give a taste of what the metagame could have...
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    RU Florges (QC 3/3) (GP 2/2)

    Ruler of Flowers. It's definitely not gorgeous, however. Florges, but not Gorgeous [OVERVIEW] Florges possesses good special bulk as well as a Fairy typing, which allows it to be an effective check to the likes of Mandibuzz, Bewear, and Yanmega. In addition, it also bears a good support...
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    RU Barbaracle (QC 3/3) (GP 2/2)

    Ugly Barnacles. Ugly Barbarian Barnacles [OVERVIEW] Barbaracle's main niche is its access to Shell Smash, which allows it to become a deadly late-game sweeper. It bears a good offensive typing with access to strong STAB moves in Liquidation and Stone Edge that give it overall solid...
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    Quality Control Haxorus (QC 2/3) (Writing)

    Not much to say about this. It's the same Pokemon it's always been since BW1. Dragon of Hard Steel [OVERVIEW] Haxorus is a solid physical sweeper and wallbeaker in the UU metagame thanks to its superb Attack stat and a powerful STAB move in Outrage, as well as two setup moves in Swords...
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    Quality Control Absol (QC 1/3)

    One of the best Megas design wise. Wings of Disaster [OVERVIEW] * Mega Absol has a great offensive typing, and is relatively fast, being able to outspeed the likes of Serperior, Latias, and Gengar. * Has a really good movepool with strong STAB such as Knock Off and Pursuit which give it good...
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    OU Serperior

    Here's the old grass snake. [OVERVIEW] * Contrary is the biggest selling point about Serperior, essentially allowing it to gain a free +2 boost in Special Attack every time it uses its strongest STAB attack, Leaf Storm. * It's pretty fast, too; 113 base Speed is pretty good and lets it...
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    Cofagrigus

    Oh, how the mighty have fallen. To think this thing was once the king of BW1 RU and later a metagame staple of BW2 UU: a Pokemon once so great in BW lower tiers has now been reduced to something barely usable in today's RU. Poor Cofagrigus, how you've fallen so far :( Oh well, here we go...
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    Trevenant

    One-eyed...tree? Well it looks cool I guess, and it's a tree that can control forests! It's a TREE! Oh but with six legs...and it moves. [OVERVIEW] While Trevenant is by no means a bad Pokemon, it faces a lot of competition from other Grass-types such as Virizion, Tangrowth, and Venusaur...
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    Approved RU Spotlight: Scrafty

    It is time. This is going to be like most spotlight articles in the Smog: Talk about Scrafty in RU, what makes it great, how to use it, how to deal with it, and how to fit Scrafty onto a team. Since Scrafty is proving to be a great new addition to RU, it's only plausible that this thing get a...
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    Strategy & Metagame Into the Trash Heap: 5 Overrated UU Pokemon That You Should Not be Using

    So okay, this article is going to be about UU. Mainly, I'll be talking about the top five worst Pokemon that are UU by usage, and talk about why they are bad/outclassed, why you shouldn't be using them, etc. This will be like the RU article from long ago about their five most overrated mons...
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    Tyrantrum

    This thing is a dinosaur...a badass...a king. Extinct yet invincible for the era of its time. This is the epitome of manliness, of power, of badassery, and of all awesomeness ever! [OVERVIEW] Tyrantrum makes for a powerful wallbreaker in the UU tier thanks to its access to two mind-blowingly...
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    Other Features A Look at the Generations: Generation I

    Basically, the premise of this is that this looks at each generation, and what each new gen has brought to the franchise. In this case, it would be the basics: the standard formula of each core series game (battle eight Gym Leaders, E4, Champion), Pokedex, battle party, and trade, and many of...
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    Aromatisse (QC 3/3) (GP 2/2)

    Smelly and weirdly flamboyant, showing off a bit of leg smh. About as weird as its kin Slurpuff. Oh well, it's regardless still the best Fairy-type in RU and very useful mon in general. [OVERVIEW] Aromatisse functions as one of the best clerics in RU thanks to its very useful typing, good...
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    Slurpuff (QC 3/3)

    Slurpuff: harmless at first glance, but actually very scary. It looks like a cupcake too! Overview ======== With access to Belly Drum and the ability Unburden, Slurpuf can prove to be one of the most dangerous late-game cleaners in RU despite its mediocre stats. Thanks to these qualities...
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    Slurpuff

    CUPCAKE OF DOOM...Sweepin' through teams like a hot knife through butter even though its appearance and stats make it seem harmless [OVERVIEW] Slurpuff holds a niche in the UU metagame as a deadly late-game cleaner thanks to its access to Unburden and Belly Drum, which allow it to become a...
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