Thread: [Gen V] Rate my VGC12 Team!
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Old January 28th, 2012 (05:09 PM). Edited January 30th, 2012 by SkyStar.
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Swampert@Choice Band
Torrent
172 HP / 252 Atk / 84 Spe
Adamant
- Waterfall
- Earthquake
- Stone Edge
- Superpower

Swampert is my lead, and physical sweeper. It is paired with Salamence so it can us earthquake without team damage. Swampert will mainly use waterfall.

Salamence@Life Orb
Intimidate
252 Atk / 4 SpA / 252 Spe
Naughty
- Dragon Dance
- Dragon Claw
- Earthquake
- Fire Blast

Salamence is another physical sweeper. It will mainly use Dragon claw, which with STAB has 120 BP,

Reuniclus@Life Orb
Magic Guard
252 HP / 252 Def / 4 SpD
Bold
- Calm Mind
- Recover
- Psychic
- Focus Blast

Reuniclus is a Special Sweeper, Magic Guard allows him to ignore Spikes/Weather, And Psychic with STAB has 135 BP.

Meinshao@Life Orb
Regenerator
252 Atk / 4 SpA / 252 Spe
Naive
- Hi Jump Kick
- U-turn
- Hidden Power Ice
- Fake Out

Mienshao is as Physical sweeper, it will use U-turn to attack, and regenerator will let it regain hp every time I use u-turn.


Skarmory @ Leftovers
Ablity: Sturdy
Evs: 252 HP / 96 Atk / 140 Def / 20 Spd
Impish
- Spikes
- Drill Peck
- Whirlwind
- Roost

Skarmory is my Spiker/Physical Wall, it also has whirlwind to escape from magnet pull.

Scizor @ Choice Band
Ability: Technician
EVs: 68 HP / 252 Atk / 192 Spd
Naughty
- U-turn
- Bullet Punch
- Superpower
- Pursuit

Scizor is a physical sweeper, it will mainly use Bullet Punch.

How 'bout this, I cant see any obvious flaws.

Also what about switching skarmory for

Ferrothorn @ Leftovers
Iron Barbs
252 HP / 88 Def / 168 Sp Def
Relaxed
- Leech Seed
- Stealth Rock
- Thunder Wave
- Power Whip

or this

Tyranitar @ Leftovers
Sand Stream
252 HP / 64 Sp Atk / 192 Sp Def
Sassy
- Stealth Rock
- Crunch
- Flamethrower
- Ice Beam

and do legendary pokemon have much better stats? Is it worth it to use them?

Also since in my pokemon online test runs Mienshao normally faints fast, should I switch it for

Thundurus @ Leftovers
Prankster
4 HP / 252 Sp Atk / 252 Spe
- Thunderbolt
- Hidden Power Ice
- Thunder Wave
- Substitute