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  1. Daikessen

    Hey, thanks!

    Hey, thanks!
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    Metagame SS OU Metagame Discussion Thread v7 (Usage Stats in post #2753)

    Keeping the most consistent counter to balance mons that actually pose a threat to stall
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    Metagame SS OU Metagame Discussion Thread v7 (Usage Stats in post #2753)

    Great stuff, these are pretty much my thoughts as well after playing the ladder a lot since DLC2. I would expand on the fact that the issue with Urshifu itself is that it's one of the many breakers that threaten balanced playstyles, which actually makes stall more viable if anything, because...
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    Metagame SS OU Metagame Discussion Thread v7 (Usage Stats in post #2753)

    Exactly what do you expect to happen in "a few weeks" that is absolutely essential before any decisions whatsoever can be made?
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    Metagame SS OU Metagame Discussion Thread v7 (Usage Stats in post #2753)

    Some thoughts on the new meta: In addition to all the reasons people have stated above, it's a mythical. Ban it. It's a box legend, ban it - although honestly specially-based KB was a bigger threat, and that's purely because of Earth Power, whereas so far I've only seen one physical KB...
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    Resource Simple Questions, Simple Answers Thread

    What sets and spreads do Scizor often run these days?
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    Metagame SS OU Metagame Discussion Thread v5 (usage in post #547)

    Necrozma @ Leftovers Ability: Prism Armor EVs: 236 HP / 20 Def / 252 SpD Calm Nature IVs: 0 Atk - Photon Geyser - Heat Wave - Calm Mind - Moonlight I find this to be the most reliable Mage check right now. Switch this in the moment Mage comes in for a sweep and start Calm Minding. With...
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    Rejected Win rate by avatar

    Which avatar on PS has the highest win rate of them all? If you've played enough Showdown, you'll find that certain avatars are more likely to be picked by more skilled players (champion avatars, gimmick avatars like dinosaur cosplayer, janitor etc) whereas the more common and default ones are...
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    Gen 8 Discussion Thread

    smogon's love for excadrill has been answered by gamefreak long live the best stat in pokemon!!!11111
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    Resource Simple Questions, Simple Answers Thread (read the op before posting a thread)

    When did it become fashionable to run Defog on scarf users like Lando-T? It's almost everywhere on hyper offense teams, let alone being the 4th sole move for the set on the dex page. It is literally inviting the opponent to set up as it loses its surprise value by being the only defogger, or...
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    Metagame USUM Memetagame Discussion was a mistake

    252 SpA Tapu Lele Shadow Ball vs. 236 HP / 252+ SpD Prism Armor Necrozma: 102-121 (25.8 - 30.7%) -- 4.3% chance to 4HKO after Leftovers recovery 252 SpA Alakazam-Mega Shadow Ball vs. 236 HP / 252+ SpD Prism Armor Necrozma: 127-151 (32.2 - 38.3%) -- 1.5% chance to 3HKO after Leftovers recovery 0...
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    Metagame USUM Memetagame Discussion was a mistake

    Necrozma @ Leftovers Ability: Prism Armor EVs: 236 HP / 20 Def / 252 SpD Calm Nature IVs: 0 Atk - Psyshock - Earth Power - Calm Mind - Moonlight I've been using CM Necrozma recently and find it a great answer to a lot of special attackers, particularly the psyspam meta. This set...
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    Metagame USUM Memetagame Discussion was a mistake

    On the Charizard Y discussion... DDZY Charizard @ Charizardite Y Ability: Drought EVs: 252 SpA / 4 SpD / 252 Spe Hasty Nature - Flamethrower / Heat Wave / Fire Blast, in order of consistency - Solar Beam - Earthquake - Dragon Dance While Charizard Y is already good in its own right...
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    Suggestions for Pokémon Showdown

    I guess that only ensures you don't play the same user straight afterward. Playing User A, then User B, then User A again is a common occurrence.
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    Suggestions for Pokémon Showdown

    There should be a cooldown period after winning against somebody so that you don't get matched up to them again after 2-3 games. Nothing more annoying than winning a hard-fought match, only for the next one to be someone you've already played so that they know your team and thus ruin the element...
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    Resource USUM OU ULTRA Viability Ranking Thread

    Buzzwole: C- to C at least If zygarde is going to rise to S then there's no reason why one of the best (and most underrated) physical walls in the tier should rise too. Buzz checks pretty much every relevant Zygarde set, with the ones most threatening to it (Z-Outrage and Toxic sets) still...
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    SM OU Keldeo is trans (peaked 1800s)

    Keep in mind that adding ttar to check latios is pretty moot right now, every Lati is mega these days and it always carries Earthquake for tar and tran - its two biggest and most obvious checks. And with your current spread it's just going to predict the switch and 2HKO you: 4 Atk Latios-Mega...
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    Suggestions for Pokémon Showdown

    Suggestion: make it so that when you encounter an opponent with an N avatar, his battle theme plays on your side, and if you have a gym leader avatar or something, their respective battle theme plays on your opponent's side and so forth
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