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    Azotal

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    Giant Killers (OU 5th Gen RMT)

    Post by Azotal on Thu Sep 08, 2011 8:30 pm



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    @ Focus Sash
    Trait: Prankster
    EVs: 4 HP / 252 SAtk / 252 Spd
    Modest Nature (+SAtk, -Atk)
    - Taunt
    - Focus Blast
    - Thunder Wave
    - Thunderbolt

    Thundurus, what a great lead. He T-Waves if possible, taunts if need be, and then sweeps a large amount of stuff. A typical lead, but beautiful at the same time. I don't really have any special tie with him to my other Pokemon, which I actually prefer. I hate the moment when one Pokemon dies, and another becomes less useful because of it. I used to have Nasty Plot instead of F-Blast, but I've found Focus Blast to be more useful, especially since it destroys those pesky T-Tar leads.

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    @ Leftovers
    Trait: Serene Grace
    EVs: 4 HP / 252 Def / 252 SDef
    Bold Nature (+Def, -Atk)
    - Air Slash
    - Roost
    - Thunder Wave
    - Encore
    ParaFlinchKiss. My favorite Pokemon ever. In just two turns he becomes the ultimate troll, everyone hates him, and there's a 60% chance you can't attack, which, along with his bulk and ease of healing, is pretty amazing, in my opinion. It has a few enemies, but usually takes out between one and three Pokemon once he gets in. I can't think of any other set I could run with him, but if you think of one, please, let me know.

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    @ Toxic Orb
    Trait: Poison Heal
    EVs: 252 Att / 252 Spe / 4 HP
    Jolly Nature (+Spd, -SAtk)
    - Substitute
    - Spore
    - Focus Punch
    - Seed Bomb

    Pretty standard Breloom. Can turn the tide in almost any battle, if used correctly. I run seed bomb in the unlikely chance that they have some super duper counter to my focus-punch breloom. I ran this set in the past, it worked pretty well for me, and I think I'll do it again.
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    @ Focus Sash
    Trait: Oblivious
    EVs: 4 HP / 252 Atk / 252 Def
    Adamant Nature (+Atk, -SAtk)
    - Ice Shard
    - Stealth Rock
    - Earthquake
    - Superpower

    Mamoswine. He crushes any Dragon type, can set up stealth rocks, has the standard STAB Ice Shard and EQ, and I run Superpower on it. I've found that superpower helps crush steel types, which my team seems to not deal as well with. He basically acts as an insurance, because he backs up a lot of my team should one or two Pokemon fall. He fits very well, I can't really see myself replacing it.

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    @ Choice Scarf
    Trait: Pressure
    EVs: 4 HP / 252 SAtk / 252 Spd
    Modest Nature (+SAtk, -Atk)
    - Heat Wave
    - Thunderbolt
    - Volt Switch
    - U-turn

    Zapdos. My steel counter. Heat wave is a standard, but nearly unavoidable move when run with Zapdos. Bulkydos is something I've considered before, but I've had better luck with my current Zapdos. STAB Thunderbolt is useful against almost all pokemon, and I run Volt Switch so that in the event that I cannot use T-Bolt or Heat Wave, I can switch, anticipating the opponent's move. I'm open for changing Zapdos around though.

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    @ Leftovers
    Trait: Pressure
    EVs: 252 HP / 240 Def / 4 SDef
    Bold Nature (+Def, -Atk)
    - Scald
    - Calm Mind
    - Rest
    - Sleep Talk


    Crocune is the newest addition to my team, and I love it, it wins me every third game or so flat out. Almost everyone runs some sort of water type special sweeper, and the second Crocune goes in on that, its game over. Zapdos with max Special Attack using thunder cant 2HKO it once it has gotten a calm mind up, and after that I can rest and sleep talk until I get +6 Sp. Att, +6 Sp. Def. Once that happens, scald sweeps whole teams. It can out-stall Blissey with ease, and acts as a great fill-in-counter when I lost my usual one. Crocune is beautiful along with ParaFlinchKiss, they sweep whole teams by themselves.



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    I'm open for any changes/advice you may have. I'm new here, and hope to become a part of the community.



    Thanks guys,
    Azotal o7






    Edits:
    Changing Gliscor out, noticed the massive ice weakness. Breloom in its stead, for now.


    Last edited by Azotal on Thu Sep 08, 2011 8:53 pm; edited 3 times in total
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    Re: Giant Killers (OU 5th Gen RMT)

    Post by harsha on Thu Sep 08, 2011 8:34 pm

    Cool team, Ryan. Now, though you removed Gliscor, Breloom still compounds the Ice weakness. I'll suggest Heatran over Zappy with this set:

    Heatran @ Choice Scarf
    Trait: Flash Fire
    Nature: Modest
    -Overheat
    -Dragon Pulse
    -Hidden Power [Ice] / Hidden Power [Grass]
    -Earth Power

    Overheat gives you power, and you'll probably switch after one use. Rest is for coverage.

    Now, for the rest of the team. Thundurus is just a Lead, no? Then try out Hammer Arm. He can go mixed, and Hammer Arm will kill Tyranitar for sure, while having a much more manageable 90 Accuracy. Togekiss is a cool Troll! Breloom is standard(ly annoying), and he works well. With the ubiquity of Stealth Rock, the Focus Sash on Mammoswine is redundant. I suggest a Life Orb to deal more damage. That's the standard CroCune, so I have nothing to criticize on its set. That's all I have to say for now. Good luck!

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