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scorpdestroyer

it's a skorupi egg
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What are some good Pokemon in the current tier?
I mean archetypes or just single pokemon.
We have lots of good offensive Pokemon (stall is almost impossible js). Archeops, Feraligatr, Zangoose, Pyroar, Barbaracle, Sceptile, etc are just a few threats we have. Personally I find Spikes stacking with Accelgor/Qwilfish + pivot + wallbreaker + sweeper quite a good structure to have. I also like Sticky Web with Leavanny in our tier. Go read the np thread cos there are a number of threats explained there

is this the best tier ever
stupid question obviously yes
 

Shuckleking87

"Assault vest makes everything better" AV Seaking, BT
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Also is there a list of the pokes in the tier? I know the Sigilyph suspect page has RU stats for May, but if there is a pastebin list or something to reference that would be helpful
 

Shuckleking87

"Assault vest makes everything better" AV Seaking, BT
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^^^ yeah, but it doesn't have everything, like crustle or mightyena for instance. Still good pokes to use even if they didnt make ru cutoff
 

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