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October 25th, 2012 (03:34 PM).
Join Date: Aug 2010
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Can starmie learn both screen moves? So I can use it as rhapid spinner?
Ie: starmie @light clay
And if the pokemon is phased or killed I'll restart yhe process again
Fake out -> uturn -> agility-> baton pass ->sword dance/nasty plot-> die and repeat.
This pattern will make each of my pokemon take down atleast one other pokemon or even a whole team (as long as exremely fast or extremely bulky pokemon phaze it. But only a handful of pokemon can survive a STAB boosted + either sword dance/ nasty plot.... So walls will haveva gard time walling and annoyers will not have a chance to annoy... Only problem is a team full of priority moves like extreme speed, mach punch, ice shard etc...
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Starmie could do that, but that set wastes its true potential of sweeping by hindering its coverage severely. Lati@s have considerably better bulk than Starmie does as well.
Priority is also another reason why Agili-Passing isn't seen often in OU. Agili-Passing also wastes Scizor's potential as a strong revenge killer with Technician-boosted Bullet Punches, as well as scouting with Choice Band-boosted U-turns. Just because Scizor can BP Speed boosts doesn't mean it should, as it has better things to be doing, like wallbreaking or revenge killing with Choice Band- or Swords Dance-boosted attacks.
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