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    Copyediting Florges (QC 3/3) (GP 0/2)

    Ruler of Flowers. It's definitely not gorgeous, however. Florges, but not Gorgeous [OVERVIEW] Florges possesses good special bulk as well as the Fairy-type, 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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    Copyediting Barbaracle (QC 3/3) (GP 1/2)

    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 1/3)

    Not much to say about this. It's the same Pokemon it's always been since BW1. Dragon of Hard Steel [OVERVIEW] * It's a good physical sweeper and wallbreaker thanks to ridiculous Attack and strong STAB in Outrage * Has Dragon Dance and Swords Dance to boost power, which helps it...
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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 and strong * Has a really good movepool with strong STAB such as Knock Off and Sucker Punch which give it good utility, as well as very good coverage with moves...
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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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    Goodra (QC 0/3)

    Slimy Druddigon akin to how Kingdra is a Water Druddigon! Regardless, Goodra is a weird Dragon but it has some niches. #megagoodra2015 Overview ######## Weird Dragon-type compared to the rest but has some nice points Has special bulk to the extreme and takes any special hit like a champion...
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    Togekiss (Revamp)

    A Pokemon that has mastered the art of hax...It's a fat bird plane though so I guess that's something. [OVERVIEW] Togekiss is a very well-rounded Fairy-type that possesses impressive bulk, solid typing, and a good offensive movepool. Thanks to its impressive bulk and typing, it can take on...
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    Strategy & Metagame RU Ready for ORAS

    The premise of this article is that it will talk about what has changed for 6th Gen RU with the changes brought forth by ORAS. Things that will be mentioned here include Adaptability Dragalge, Outrage Tyrantrum, Drain Punch Slurpuff, Pangoro (with its many new moves), possibly Chatot, etc. Once...
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    Pokémon Sharpedo

    Sharpedo Type: Water / Dark Abilities: Rough Skin / Speed Boost / Strong Jaw (Mega Evolution) Base Stats: 70 HP / 120 Atk / 40 Def / 95 SpA / 40 SpD / 95 Spe Mega Stats: 70 HP / 140 Atk / 70 Def / 110 SpA / 65 Def / 105 Spe Notable Moves: Waterfall Crunch Ice Fang Poison Fang Protect Ice Beam...
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    XY RU The Cupcake of Doom

    THE CUPCAKE OF DOOM Introduction Hey guys, this is ScraftyIsTheBest, or SITB or just Scrafty for short if you want. It's been a long time since I've posted an RMT (in fact, I haven't really posted one since the beginning of the generation lol). Anyways, it's been a little over two years since...
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    Slurpuff (Calm Mind) (QC 3/3) (GP 0/2)

    It's meringue, and it's ugly, but it's deadly! It's Slurpuff! Anyways, here's an underrated set of Slurpuff. Calm Mind ######## name: Calm Mind move 1: Calm Mind move 2: Dazzling Gleam move 3: Flamethrower move 4: Surf ability: Unburden item: Sitrus Berry evs: 52 HP / 4 Def / 252 SpA / 200...