Mawile has a great typing that allows it to check popular Normal- and Grass-types such as Stoutland, Roselia, and Cacturne. Great offensive prowess with Sheer Force-boosted attacks further augmented by Life Orb and the option of going mixed make it a great wallbreaker capable of...
- Raw bulk allows Stunfisk to take on tons of Pokemon, both physically and specially based. Especially Electric-types are completely walled by Stunfisk, as it is immune to their STAB attacks and takes minimal damage from their coverage moves even without investing in Special Defense...
QC: Adrian Marin / Kl4ng
GP: The Dutch Plumberjack / Snobalt
Huge bulk and a decent defensive typing let Suicune take on the majority of the physical threats in the AAA metagame, and coupled with Calm Mind, this makes Suicune a great wincon for stall and balance that can outlast a...
QC: Kl4ng / Aesf / Adrian Marin
GP: Rhythms / P Squared
By virtue of its great coverage and natural power augmented by Sheer Force and Life Orb, Gengar is one of the better wallbreakers in Almost Any Ability, and one that is not dead weight against more offensive teams thanks to its...
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Pokemon teams rely on offensive and defensive synergy to function. Cores of pokemon are units within teams that are built specifically to take advantage of these synergies between...
QC: Raiza / Anty / WhiteDMist
GP: GatoDelFuego / The Dutch Plumberjack
Rapidash has a niche as one of the few pure physical Fire-types in PU, and it is the best one, as it has superior coverage, higher Speed, and access to instant recovery in Morning Sun over the stronger and...
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Weather in PU
Weather has always been one of the better strategies in the PU tier, with powerful threats such as Stoutland, Victreebel, and Golduck that take advantage of the weather to bring offensive teams to their knees. Especially rain, sun, and sand...
QC: Raiza. / Anty / TONE114
GP: Rhythms / Yonko7
Dusclops carves itself a niche in PU as an incredibly bulky Calm Mind sweeper, avoiding the 2HKO from the majority of PU. Even some of the Pokemon that check Dusclops, such as Misdreavus and Leafeon, fail to OHKO it and are hit very...
QC: Steve Angello / Tokyo Tom / TheEnder
GP: GatoDelFuego / SM979
By virtue of its great typing, Empoleon is able to check popular Dragon-, Fairy-, and Water-types such as Latios, Mega Altaria, and Manaphy. Access to both Stealth Rock and Defog is also very useful as Empoleon...
QC: WhiteDMist / Anty / 3
GP: 0 / 2
One of the few Rapid Spin users in the tier, and the best offensive one.
Pretty high Attack stat for PU, allowing it to hit quite hard.
Has a wide movepool with a lot of coverage options and multiple utility moves, such as Knock Off for...
QC: Anty / scorpdestroyer / galbia
GP: P Squared (stamped Rhythms' check) / Psywaves
Pawniard is a staple on entry hazard stacking teams because of its coveted ability, Defiant. As a Defiant user, Pawniard has better bulk and typing over Purugly, and is a bulkier Dark-type...
QC: Tokyo Tom / ben gay / Henry
GP: GatoDelFuego / P Squared
By virtue of its good typing that offers a crucial Electric immunity, Mega Swampert is a good Pokemon on rain teams as a Swift Swim user with an immunity to Thunder Wave. Provided that rain is up, Mega Swampert is a...
QC: Magnemite / Anty / galbia
GP: Psywaves / antemortem
Rampardos is one of the strongest wallbreakers in the tier because of its base 165 Attack stat and Sheer Force, though it can also make good use of Mold Breaker to become an effective suicide lead. Rampardos's movepool...
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QC: Anty / Scorpdestroyer / galbia
GP: P Squared (stamped Mr. Uncompetitive's check) / Kingler12345
Despite not being a common Pokemon, access to Taunt and Stealth Rock makes Monferno a good suicide lead that outspeeds all other Stealth Rock leads and can thus...
QC: Anty / Galbia / Magnemite
GP: Winry. / P Squared
Due to Beheeyem's base 125 Special Attack and Analytic, often coupled with a Choice Specs, it hits extremely hard. Decent bulk makes it able to survive a hit and fire off strong Psychic-type attacks more than once per game...
QC: liberty32 / KratosMana / ben gay
GP: Winry. / horyzhnz
By virtue of its base 165 Special Attack and its ability, Pixilate, Mega Gardevoir is a very strong wallbreaker. Unlike most wallbreakers, Gardevoir also has a decent base 100 Speed, which doesn't make it dead weight...
Great typing with nine resistances including one to Stealth Rocks and good defensive stats allow it to take on Geomancy Xerneas, one of the most dangerous pokemon in the tier.
Immunity to Toxic due to its Steel-type.
Can set up Stealth Rocks for the team.
CQ: Henry / Jukain / TheEnder
GP: P Squared / GatoDelFuego
Although Diggersby might not look impressive with its generally low stats, its great ability Huge Power doubles its Attack stat, making it a great wallbreaker. Immunities to Ghost- and Electric-type attacks give it...
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:pimp:Mega Alakazam Balance:pimp:
So I was like 'Yay, Alakazam-Mega is getting tested, let's make a team!', and it did suprisingly well.
Teambuilding process is kind of simple: Alakazam-Mega was obvious. I then added Machamp because it...