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User:Wisewords/Pokemon Teams

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Pokemon Team Basics

Every self-respecting team needs a basic strategy universal to the great battlers.

  • 1 Physical Sweeper
  • 1 Special Sweeper
  • 1 Mixed Sweeper
  • 1 Sponge or Evader
  • 2 Pokemon of which you choose

Physical Sweepers

Physical Sweepers are Pokemon that use all contact moves. They have at least 1 Stat Boost move.

Heracross
Held Item: Leftovers
Ability: Swarm
Nature: Adamant
Moves
Megahorn
Earthquake
Brick Break
Bulk Up
Salamence
Held Item: Shell Bell
Ability: Intimidate
Nature: Adamant
Moves
Dragon Dance
Earthquake/Double Edge
Aerial Ace
Steel Wing
Armaldo
Held Item: Leftovers/Shell Bell
Ability: Hyper Cutter/Battle Armor
Nature: Adamant
Moves
Swords Dance
Hidden Power-Bug/Earthquake
Ancientpower
Aerial Ace/Brick Break/Slash

Special Sweeper

Special Sweepers are just like Physical Sweepers but they use Special attacks. Special Sweepers are immune to Carvanha and Sharpedo's Ability Rough Skin as they do not touch the opponent.

Gardevoir
Held Item: Leftovers
Ability: Synchronize
Nature: Modest
Moves
Calm Mind
Thunderbolt
Will-o-wisp
Psychic
Milotic
Held Item: Leftovers
Ability: Marvel Scale
Nature: Modest
Moves
Surf
Ice Beam
Dragonbreath
Recover/Rest/Attract
Alakazam
Held Item: Leftovers
Ability: Synchronize
Nature: Modest
Moves
Thunderpunch
Ice Punch
Psychic
Calm Mind

Mixed Sweeper

Mixed Sweepers use both Physical and Special moves.

Blastoise
Held Item: Leftovers
Ability: Torrent
Nature: Docile
Moves
Surf
Ice Beam
Earthquake
Haze/Rapid Spin
Blaziken
Held Item: Scope Lens
Ability: Blaze
Nature: Docile
Moves
Sky Uppercut
Blaze Kick
Focus Energy
Slash

Sponges and Evaders

Sponges are Pokemon that can take a lot more damage that others. Evaders basically do what it says on the tin. They Evade!!! One perfect example is Starmie

Starmie
Held Item: Leftovers
Ability: Natural Cure
Nature: Impish
Moves
Surf
Cosmic Power
Flash
Ice Beam/Psychic/Thunderbolt


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