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Old 02-24-2011, 11:01 PM
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Hi there. As some of you may have read in another thread of mine I will soon be looking to get some experience with Wi-Fi battling. I would like to take a moment of your time to pick your brains about the team I wish to use.

Any and all feedback is appreciated as I am a complete NEWB at the competitive side of Pokémon.

Scizor [Technician]
Adamant @ Leftovers

4 HP/252 Atk/252 Spe

~ U-turn
~ Bullet Punch
~ Brick Break
~ Quick Attack

Dragonite [Inner Focus]
Jolly @ Choice Band

252 Atk/4 SpD/252 Spe

~ ExtremeSpeed
~ Dragon Claw
~ Earthquake
~ Fire Punch

Heracross [Guts]
Jolly @ Leftovers

208 HP/104 Atk/196 Spe

~ Bulk Up
~ Megahorn
~ Close Combat/Low Kick
~ Stone Edge

Umbreon [Synchronise]
Careful @ Leftovers

252 HP/128 SpD/128 Spe

~ Baton Pass
~ Mean Look
~ Wish
~ Taunt

Zangoose [Immunity]
Jolly @ Life Orb

252 Atk/4 Def/252 Spe

~ Swords Dance
~ Return
~ Close Combat
~ Quick Attack

Arcanine [Intimidate] (Will be subbing him out for Elektross when I get my White Version)
Adamant @ Life Orb

252 Atk/4 Def/252 Spe

~ Flare Blitz
~ Thunder Fang
~ ExtremeSpeed
~ Morning Sun

Edit: I just obtained a Power Anklet from the BT. Yay! Now to grab a Power Bracer...
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Old 03-06-2011, 10:12 AM
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Old 03-06-2011, 01:55 PM
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Sorry I was just a little busy, but here goes. Honestly, when I read the title I thought it would be a team full of in-game, useless pokemon. But this is actually a very decent team. This has tons of potential

Firstly, Scizor is not the best lead in Gen 4. It is countered by several other considerable threats such as Heatran. Also, run Choice Band on Scizor rather than Leftovers.

Your team is generally quite weak to a Choice Scarf Flygon. So, instead of running Scizor as a lead, run Heatran. Have Scizor on your team, but run Heatran as the lead. It would help. Get rid of Zangoose, its very frail.

Replace Umbreon with a Bronzong, it will take care of your flygon issue. Good Luck and next time add a description for why you put the Pokémon in the first place.

I may add something else if I get time.
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Old 03-07-2011, 05:14 AM
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your team is made up of almost all physical attackers. Tou need to find a way to balance it out more. Id get ride of zangoose right away and replace it with a good heatran counter. Suicune or Vap
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Old 03-11-2011, 04:43 AM
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This team needs some balance, currently with the sets you have you are basically all out attacking with some random stuff thrown in. not to mention the fact that some pokemon are outclassed. I know these are your favorite pokemon but if you want it to be competitively viable you have to use pokemon that work well in synergy together.

Currently this is what your team consists of.

5 physical /sweepers/(I put them in slash marks because some of these pokemon are iffy at best)
1 support

I generally recommended that you have this on a team:

1 lead
1 physical wall
1 special wall
1 sp. sweeper
1 physical sweeper
1 mixed sweeper/ support/ person that covers weaknesses

If you are having trouble building a team, feel free to PM me and I will help walk you through the proccess.
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Old 03-20-2011, 05:48 AM
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I love that you are using your favorites. (: That's very commendable in this competitive world we're in now.
Anyway, your team is too offensive [physically] based. You should throw in a good wall or two that also use Special Attacks. Suicune or Vaporeon would be good choices considering you have a huge Fire weakness, regardless of Arcanine.
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