: [Gen IV]
Please rate my Competitive Battling Generation IV PBR team!
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July 16th, 2011 (9:34 AM). Edited July 18th, 2011 by Snorelacks.
You were a huge help with my Generation V team, and now I need hep with my Generation IV team.
Thank you all in advance.
This team is for the Wii game Pokemon Battle Revolution (or PBR) random Wi-Fi battles. This means that Ubers are allowed and, as a result, people use Uber teams against OU, UU, BL, NU, and NFE (not that you see the last three at all) teams. So, I built my team to be able to effectively transition from OU to Uber after I see the opponent's Pokemon.
My team is as follows:
Uxie @ Mind Plate
Bold (+Def, -Atk)
Stealth Rock is... um... Stealth Rock. You all know what it does, it's awesome. Psychic is a great move for STAB and becomes fairly good coverage for my OU team that is "built into" this team and can still hit things nicely in my "built in Uber" team. Yawn Pseudo-Hazes, and Memento sets up a set up for a sweep (from Infernape, Dragonite or Gyarados). Mind Plate boosts the power of my only attack, Psychic by 20% (Making its base power 153 with STAB).
Jirachi @ Choice Scarf
Naive (+ Spe, -SDef)
Scarfrachi. Nothing special, right? Pretty standard. However, mine is a mixed attacking team support! I love this set. Iron Head makes things flinch like Togekiss' Air Slash. Psychic actually gets nice coverage for my team, and it hits everything else pretty hard. U-Turn is awesome with Choice Scarf, hitting most other Psychics that aren't Jirachi pretty hard (with the bonus of covering Dark- and Grass-Types). At full HP, I can almost always get off a Wish to heal my sweepers and stuff.
Infernape @ Life Orb
Jolly (+Spe, -SAtk)
Stone Edge/Mach Punch
Swords Dance pairs well with Uxie's Memento. Flare Blitz is awesome physical STAB. Close Combat is arguably even better physical STAB. Stone Edge gets great coverage. Mach Punch is awesome STAB priority. Currently I have Mach Punch, but
I really need hep deciding.
It would be really hard to get a TM Stone Edge... hm...
Gyarados @ Muscle Band
Adamant (+Atk, -SAtk)
Ice Fang/Dragon Dance
Stone Edge, Waterfall, and Earthquake produce unresisted coverage apart from Breloom. Ice Fang ensures an OHKO on basically anything 4x weak and hits the aforementioned Breloom for supereffective damage. Dragon Dance is an alternative for great stat boosting and sweeping capabilities.
Dragonite @ Lax Incense/Dragon Fang/Expert Belt
Adamant (+Atk, -SAtk)
The three attacks produce unresisted type coverage (Without ThunderPunch it would only be resisted by Flash Fire Heatran). Dragon Dance is great for boosting, as mentioned in Gyarados' set comments. The item here is sort of a filler, Lax Incense makes less accurate but more threatening moves (such as Blizzard and Stone Edge) much less likely to hit, making Stone Edge only hit 60% of the time and Blizzard 50%. Dragon Fang gives a little extra 0.2 boost to outrage, making it x2.2 effective after 1 DD with STAB. Expert Belt works well with its great coverage. Currently it has Lax Incense.
Dialga @ Choice Specs
Modest (+SAtk, -Atk)
This one rounds out my "built in Uber" team. These four attacks are unresisted. Choice Specs makes them hit unbelievably hard. That's about all I have to say for this set...
I also have another Pokemon I'm considering (a replacement for Uxie if I need one):
Torterra @ Leftovers
Impish (+SDef, -SAtk)
Please advise this set... I'm not sure how well Stealth Rock works on a tank, but people suggested it...
Again, I thank you in advance for all of your suggestions.