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    1v1 [GP 0/1] Aromatisse

    Aromatisse @ Wiki Berry Ability: Aroma Veil EVs: 216 HP / 136 Def / 156 SpD Calm Nature - Moonblast - Trick Room - Encore - Disable In a metagame packed with Fairy-types, Aromatisse finds itself holding a unique niche over its competition by virtue of its ability Aroma Veil which works nicely...
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    Hippowdon Preview Singles [QC 0/2]

    [OVERVIEW] * Hippowdon is one of the best walls the metagame has to offer. With fantastic natural bulk aided by reliable recovery in Slack Off, Hippowdon has no problem pivoting in and out of both a wide range of physical and specially orientated pokemon. Sandstream is a great ability for...
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    Battle Spot Toxapex (Singles)

    [OVERVIEW] * Toxapex boasts amazing defensive stats alongside a Poison / Water typing, allowing it to easily take hits from many metagame threats such as Blaziken, Mimikyu, and Cloyster. However, it is also weak to other metagame threats including Garchomp, Tapu Lele, and Tapu Koko. Being weak...
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    Battle Spot Singles Role Compendium

    Draft by Dogknees, QC'd by cant say + Noved. Credit to p2 for thread layout and idea. Approved by cant say. Banner graciously provided by blazenix, thanks again man! Welcome to the SM Battle Spot Singles Role Compendium! The purpose of this thread is to provide a visual list of what roles...
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    Battle Spot Kartana Preview [Singles]

    [OVERVIEW] Kartana has proven to be a decent physical attacker in the metagame, boasting a huge Attack stat, a good typing, strong Defense, and a decent Speed tier, but it has rather weak move options. Beast Boost goes a long way, only furthering Kartana's already impressive Attack after it...
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    Battle Spot Pheromosa Preview [Singles]

    [OVERVIEW] While not one of the most influential Pokemon in the metagame, Pheromosa is still a force to be reckoned with. Great offensive stats coupled with a powerful STAB movepool and Ice-type coverage gives Pheromosa a nice Niche in the metagame. Its ability, Beast Boost, is rather easy easy...
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    Battle Spot Cloyster Preview [Singles]

    Cloyster makes its return from XY as one of the most infamous setup sweepers of Battle Spot Singles. High base power of multi-hit moves coupled with Skill Link makes Cloyster one of the most threatening sweepers in the metagame. While extremely predictable, Cloyster has still proven to be...
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    Victim Of The Week [VoTW #27 - Zygarde / Zygarde-Complete]

    SM Battle Spot Singles Victim Of The Week [ Approved by cant say, AMAZING artwork thanks to Jackii ^-^] Throughout generations, we've witnessed significant changes in the metagame through the exponential rise and fall of threatening Pokemon. Despite this, there have and always will be...
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    Battle Spot Volcarona Preview [Singles]

    [OVERVIEW] Volcarona makes its return from XY, more powerful than ever. Benefiting from a unique offensive typing and Quiver Dance for setup, Volcarona is a force to be reckoned with in the current metagame, capable of defeating common walls such as Cresselia and Celesteela. While this typing...
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    Battle Spot Lucario Preview [Singles]

    [OVERVIEW] Mega-Lucario is a threat to be reckoned with, able to hit extremely hard even on resistant Pokemon with powerful STAB and Adaptability. It's one of the best attackers in the game, able to effectively run both physical and special sets. What Lucario lacks in defensive stats it makes...
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    Battle Spot Metagross Preview [Singles]

    [OVERVIEW] Metagross has an incredible offensive presence which goes even further with Tough Claws, as 3/4 of Metagross' moveset are contact. Its movepool gives it sufficient coverage of the metagame which can often get OHKOs given Metagross' huge attack stat. Part Steel typing and natural bulk...
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    Battle Spot Tapu Bulu Preview [Singles]

    [OVERVIEW] Tapu Bulu's insane physical power coupled with powerful Grass-type STAB moves automatically gave it a spot as one of the metagame's most powerful physical attackers, being able to OHKO almost the entire metagame. Grassy Surge only boosts how hard Tapu Bulu can hit with Grass-type...
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    Battle Spot Singles Sample Teams (New Season 4 teams, season 5 currently underway!)

    SM Battle Spot Singles Sample Teams Thread Banner graciously provided by kind user blazenix Approved by cant say Welcome! The purpose of this thread is to archive SM Battle Spot Singles teams that have had significant battling success, which intend to help beginner and intermediate players...
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    Xurkitree (Singles) (QC 0/2)

    [OVERVIEW] * Xurkitree has the second highest base Special Attack of the entire metagame, which assists greatly in fulfilling its role as a Special sweeper / cleaner. * Beast Boost is a great ability for Xurkitree, although its low speed tier makes it difficult to utilise beast boost without a...
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    Metagross (Singles) (QC 2/3)

    [OVERVIEW] * Mega-Metagross' top-tier Attack stat is complimented extremely well by its already strong STAB moves and versatile physical movepool, giving Mega-Metagross the capacity to 2HKO majority of the metagame * Tough Claws is a very fitting ability for Mega-Metagross, with both STAB...
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    Tapu Bulu (Singles) (QC 0/3)

    [OVERVIEW] * With Grassy Surge, Tapu Bulu hits anything that doesn't have a 4x Grass-type resist extremely hard, being able to OHKO and 2HKO a majority of the metagame * Tapu Bulu's physical movepool is rather lacking in terms of coverage, including a lack of Fairy-type STAB. This is...
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    ORAS Ubers Ubers Hyper Offensive Team (1704 peak)

    Top of the day to you all, I am Dogknees and here I will be presenting to my first ever RMT of my hyper offensive team! This team stems from the idea of an all-out offensive playing style, leaving little room for the opponent to breathe and form a proper counter-attack. With my best laddering...
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