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  1. Melons-N-Soda

    LGPE OU Poliwrath (WIP)

    [OVERVIEW] Poliwrath makes for a solid glue in the LGPE OU metagame thanks to its unique defensive typing and decent overall bulk. This typing allows Poliwrath to handle many top threats in the metagame such as Alolan Dugtrio, Rhydon, and most importantly Mega Gyarados and Melmetal. Poliwrath...
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    Done Kabutops (Choice Scarf) (QC 1/1) (GP 1/1)

    Kabutops @ Choice Scarf Ability: Swift Swim EVs: 252 Atk / 4 Def / 252 Spe Jolly Nature - Stone Edge - Liquidation - Knock Off / Superpower - Rapid Spin With a good STAB combination, powerful moves, and neat utility options, Kabutops can make for a solid Choice Scarf user in PU. With it...
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    Quality Control Sawk (QC 0/3) (GP 0/2)

    [OVERVIEW] Sawk manages to carve a niche for itself among RU's Fighting-type Pokemon for a few reasons. Sawk hits pretty hard, and has solid coverage overall with moves like Knock Off and Poison Jab. Sawk has a solid Speed tier, placing it above common metagame threats like Mega Blastoise and...
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    PU Chimecho (mini) [QC 2/2] [GP 1/1]

    uploading -mz [OVERVIEW] On paper, Chimecho has a lot of things going for it. It has a solid support movepool, including reliable recovery in Recover, entry hazard removal in Defog, and rare access to Healing Wish. It also has a solid ability in Levitate, making it a pivot into certain Pokemon...
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    PU Parasect (mini) [QC 2/2] [GP 1/1]

    hi akir -mz [OVERVIEW] Parasect's access to the rare Spore and a solid ability in Dry Skin cannot make up for the several crippling flaws it has in the PU metagame. It is absurdly slow, has lackluster bulk, and has an awful defensive typing; it is notably 4x weak to Flying and weak to Rock-...
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    PU Meganium (Mini-Analysis) [QC 2/2] [GP 1/1]

    happy dino -mz [OVERVIEW] Meganium simply has no real use over other bulky Grass-types in the tier. Its abilities are useless, it has a mediocre movepool, it is very passive, and its bulk isn't even that impressive. Meganium does have some unique moves among its brethren like Dragon Tail and...
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    PU Oricorio-F (Mini-Analysis) [QC 2/2] [GP 1/1]

    birb -mz [OVERVIEW] Oricorio-F at first glance might seem usable, seeing as it's one of the few Fire-types in the tier and it has great STAB moves in Hurricane and Revelation Dance, along with Calm Mind to boost. Unfortunately, using Oricorio-F means giving up using Oricorio-E or Oricorio-G...
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    ZU Toucannon (QC 3/3) (GP 2/2)

    [OVERVIEW] A high Attack stat, a powerful STAB move in Brave Bird, and solid coverage moves such as Bullet Seed, Knock Off, and Brick Break allow Toucannon to break through various walls in the ZU metagame. It also has a pretty passable Special Attack stat, allowing it to use moves like...
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    LC Petilil

    [OVERVIEW] It's hard to find much use for Petilil in the Little Cup metagame. It's slow and not very bulky, and aside from access to Sleep Powder and niche options like Healing Wish is completely outclassed by fellow offensive Grass-type Snivy, which has a great ability in Contrary, much better...
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    Sandslash

    [OVERVIEW] A great sweeper for Sand teams due to its solid movepool, and the ability to OHKO standard sand checks like Slowbro with a +2 Tectonic Rage. Sandslash has pretty alright defensive presence, sporting decent physical bulk for a sweeper and a typing that gives it key resistances to...
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    PU Probopass

    uploaded -zard [OVERVIEW] Access to Magnet Pull gives Probopass a niche in PU, as thanks to this ability, it can easily remove several bulky Steel-types from the match, such as Aggron, Mawile, and Ferroseed. 4x resistances to Normal and Flying are quite useful, as they allow Probopass to, for...
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    PU Eelektross

    QC'd by: Megazard, Rwby, TONE GP'd by: marthaa, The Dutch Plumberjack uploaded -zard [OVERVIEW] Thanks to its good bulk and high power, Eelektross can become a solid pivot with Assault Vest. In particular, it makes for a very strong check to Ludicolo, Archeops, and Hidden Power variants of...
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    NU Lilligant

    uploaded by eternally QC'd by: Blast, Raseri, Eternally GP'd by: marthaa, Empress [OVERVIEW] With access to Quiver Dance, one of the best setup moves in the game, and Sleep Powder, a move that can be used to ease setup opportunities, Lilligant is a unique, albeit niche, choice among the...
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    NU Turtonator

    The other Fire-type turtle. (RIP Torkoal in NU/PU) QC'd by: Punchshroom, Raseri, meepsvictory GP'd by: Haund, DeathByWobbuffet [OVERVIEW] Turtonator stands out from the crowd of the tier's sweepers because of its really good typing that gives it a nearly unresisted offensive STAB...
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    RU Kingdra

    QC'd by: Spirit, Rakan, EonX GP'd by: The Dutch Plumberjack, Fireflame479 [OVERVIEW] Among the Dragon-types in RU, Kingdra has several notable niches. When you first look at Kingdra, what jumps out immediately is its Water / Dragon typing. This has very good defensive properties, notably...
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    Bronzor

    [OVERVIEW] Has a lot of utility in walling top-tier threats such as Jynx and Kangaskhan thanks to a really good defensive typing in Steel/Psychic. A great defensive ability in Levitate negates its weakness to Ground-type attacks, giving it an edge over its main competition in Metang. Reliant...
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    Generic RU Team (plus 2 random NU mons because why not)

    First RMT that's not for NU. Inspiration for some of the mons on this team go out to MrAldo, so kudos to him. Scrafty @ Chople Berry Ability: Shed Skin EVs: 252 Atk / 4 SpD / 252 Spe Jolly Nature - Dragon Dance - Knock Off - High Jump Kick - Iron Head DD Scrafty has largely...
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    ORAS NU NU Team based on very old BW RU team

    This is like my third RMT for the NU tier but its one of my favorite tiers so yeah. Needless to say, here's a little history lesson: Back when I first had Showdown, I had a RU team for BW that (IIRC) consisted of Magmortar/Kabutops/Lilligant/Rotom/Qwilfish/Sandslash. It wasn't really viable...
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    ORAS NU NU Team Yet Again ("Generic" Sneasel + Gallade team)

    So I haven't made a post in this forum since my old XY NU team. I want to get back into the NU meta, and thus I made this RMT. Descriptions are long enough to where this thread doesn't get locked. (Also the Touhou-themed nicknames were on purpose because the core sets I used actually had Touhou...
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    Other This PU Team needs some fixing

    PU is a very fun tier. (Despite the shitty ladder) There are many viable Pokemon to use. I have two PU teams, the other likely won't be posted in this forum ever though. Scyther @ Choice Band Ability: Technician EVs: 252 Atk / 4 SpD / 252 Spe Jolly Nature - Brick Break - Aerial Ace - U-turn -...
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