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  1. NFE Munchlax [QC 1/2]

    [SET] name: RestTalk move 1: Rest move 2: Sleep Talk move 3: Body Slam move 4: Whirlwind item: Eviolite ability: Thick Fat nature: Careful evs: 4 Atk / 252 Def / 252 SpD [SET COMMENTS] Munchlax is a special wall with Thick Fat and a Ghost immunity, making it a counter to Magmar and Lampent as...
  2. NFE Swirlix [QC 1/2]

    [SET] name: Grassy Seed Sweeper move 1: Calm Mind move 2: Draining Kiss move 3: Flamethrower move 4: Thunderbolt item: Grassy Seed ability: Unburden nature: Modest evs: 112 Def / 252 SpA / 144 Spe [SET COMMENTS] Swirlix only sees use on Grassy Terrain Hyper Offense as a cleaner. Despite being...
  3. NFE Galarian Corsola [QC 1/2]

    [SET] name: Physical Wall move 1: Night Shade move 2: Strength Sap move 3: Whirlpool move 4: Stealth Rock / Will-O-Wisp item: Eviolite ability: Cursed Body nature: Bold evs: 252 HP / 252 Def / 4 SpD [SET COMMENTS] With staggering bulk and a colorful movepool, Galarian Corsola works as a...
  4. NFE Zweilous

    Zweilous @ Leftovers Ability: Hustle EVs: 144 HP / 252 Atk / 112 Spe Adamant Nature - Substitute - Crunch - Body Slam - Zen Headbutt / Protect To check Future Sight Duosion, players in this year's NFEPL have started using Substitute Zweilous with notable success. Zweilous switches in on Future...
  5. Metagame NP: ZU Stage 7 - Rotom-F banned @27

    Silvally-Ground is on top of the current ZU metagame for its consistent offensive pressure. It’s been a dominate force for the while, largely due to a lack of competition for good, offensive Ground-types. Some community members voiced their complaints about this threat for months now, however...
  6. NU Decidueye AoA [Done]

    [SET] name: All-out Attacker move 1: Poltergeist move 2: Leaf Blade move 3: U-turn move 4: Shadow Sneak item: Choice Band / Spell Tag ability: Long Reach nature: Jolly evs: 252 Atk / 4 SpD / 252 Spe [SET COMMENTS] Set Details ==== U-turn gains momentum against switch-ins like Drapion and...
  7. NU Bronzong

    Bronzong @ Leftovers Ability: Heatproof EVs: 252 HP / 88 Def / 168 SpD Bold Nature IVs: 0 Atk - Body Press - Psychic / Toxic - Iron Defense - Rest Bronzong wins the gold medal for walling and sweeping thanks to its Iron Defense + Body Press set, which uses its natural bulk to find setup...
  8. OM SS ZU Suspect Process - Centiskorch Voting

    Total voters: 18 A simple majority (above 50%, at least 10 ban votes out of 18 possible voters) will be required to ban Centiskorch. If you qualified and your name is not on the list, please send a PM to either S1nn0hC0nfirm3d or 5gen. Note, you must have posted in the voter identification...
  9. ZU Alolan Sandslash

    Sandslash-Alola @ Leftovers Ability: Slush Rush EVs: 252 HP / 200 SpD / 56 Spe Careful Nature - Icicle Crash - Knock Off / Toxic - Stealth Rock / Spikes / Rapid Spin - Protect Wow, there's a good Steel-type in ZU? Alolan Sandslash answered the call for a wall that can do it all; Stealth Rock...
  10. NFE SS NFE Suspect #6 - Caria Mia Addio [Galarian Mr. Mime]

    "Songs to test by" Suspect Test Reasoning: Galarian Mr. Mime is a force to be reckoned with in NFE. The DLC2 meta is the longest that it has escaped a ban this generation, as prior iterations of NFE found it overpowered. Now, especially with Pikachu and Kadabra gone from the tier, many more...
  11. Tournament [Finals @204] Multi-Cash Prize ($100 1st; $50 2nd; $25 3rd) NO JOHNS!!! Tour - Won by TJ

    Welcome to the first ever ZU cash tour! This tour will be played in SS ZU. It's best of one and no johns; the deadline for games will only be 4 days. The purpose of this tour is to: 1) generate hype for the up-and-coming ZUPL, and 2) encourage more cash prize tournaments as a whole on Smogon...
  12. NFE Golbat

    Golbat @ Eviolite Ability: Infiltrator EVs: 252 HP / 172 Def / 84 Spe Jolly Nature - Thief / Defog / Toxic - Brave Bird - Roost - U-turn In a metagame filled with Eviolite users, how do walls retain their bulk versus Knock Off? For some like Golbat, the answer is Thief. Golbat can switch into...
  13. Tournament Multi-Cash Prize ($100 1st; $50 2nd; $25 3rd) SS ZU BO1 NO JOHNS!!! Tour [Signups]

    Welcome to the first ever ZU cash tour! This tour will be played in SS ZU. It's best of one and no johns; the deadline for games will only be 4 days. The purpose of this tour is to: 1) generate hype for the up-and-coming ZUPL, and 2) encourage more cash prize tournaments as a whole on Smogon...
  14. NU Glastrier

    Glastrier @ Leftovers Ability: Chilling Neigh EVs: 252 HP / 20 SpD / 236 Spe Jolly Nature - Swords Dance - Substitute - Icicle Crash - Close Combat After an unbanning from the most recent suspect test, Glastrier dominates NU as a fearsome stallbreaker. Ice- and Fighting-type coverage hits most...
  15. NFE Gurdurr [GP: 0/1]

    [SET] name: Defog move 1: Defog move 2: Drain Punch move 3: Knock Off move 4: Mach Punch / Toxic / High Horsepower item: Eviolite ability: Guts nature: Adamant evs: 252 HP / 56 Atk / 200 Def [SET COMMENTS] As a Defogger, Gurdurr has a phenomenal matchup against common entry hazard setters like...
  16. NU Sirfetch'd

    Sirfetch’d @ Leek Ability: Scrappy EVs: 252 Atk / 4 SpD / 252 Spe Adamant Nature - Close Combat - Knock Off - First Impression - Brave Bird / Steel Wing When holding a Leek, Sirfetch'd has a 50% chance to land critical hits, allowing it to match the power of its Choice Band set and break...
  17. NU Tauros [Done]

    [OVERVIEW] Tauros is a fast wallbreaker with completely unresisted coverage. Sheer Force and Life Orb make its STAB Body Slam nail walls like defensive Flygon and Mantine. It also has the coverage for Pokemon that take Body Slam, like Close Combat for Copperajah and Throat Chop for Decidueye...
  18. NU Decidueye [Done]

    [OVERVIEW] Whether specially or physically orientated, Grass / Ghost typing with decent mixed offensive stats makes Decidueye exceed as a wallbreaker. Choice Specs sets are more immediately threatening, aren't deterred by Scald burns, and can fit U-turn. Meanwhile, physical sets take advantage...
  19. ZU Alolan Persian

    Persian-Alola @ Heavy-Duty Boots Ability: Fur Coat EVs: 252 HP / 4 SpD / 252 Spe Jolly Nature - Parting Shot - Foul Play - Toxic / Taunt - Knock Off VoltTurn teams dominate ZU, with Alolan Persian being one of their most reliable pivots. It's both fast and bulky enough to check threats like...
  20. NU Rotom-C (taken over from banks) [Done]

    [Overview] The combination of STAB Volt Switch and Leaf Storm prevents almost anything from switching into Rotom-C, making it one of the tier's best pivots. Special walls that soak up these attacks are easily exploited by hard-hitting wallbreakers such as Machamp and Guzzlord that Rotom-C...
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