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Hello. I'm new to 'competetive' B/W and just finished eving a team.. It's not going well, so i thought some of you could help.
Brave, 252 health 212 def 44 atk Lead.
UtiliTank 252 Def. 252 Hp. 6 Atk
Wish, Curse, Payback Yawn.
Sweep. 252 atk. 252 speed. 4 hp Jolly.
Close combat, U-turn, Firepunch(should flare blitz?)
Timid 252 spatk 252 speed. spsweep.
Air slash, Earth power, Seed Flare, Hp Fire(scizor)
Bold, 252 spdef 252 hp 6 def
Scald, Taunt, Recover, Toxic.
252 spatk 252 speed, Timid.
Ice beam, Spikes, Taunt, Shadow ball.
I'm thinking also about Ferrothorn, Dragonite, Espeon, or Hitmonchan..
Suggestions? Replacements? Item suggestions? Synergy tips? Thanks for your time
Last edited by Joshua64; April 20th, 2012 at 09:41 PM.
Golem is terrible in OU because of its common weaknesses. Definitely replace that with Ferrothorn:
-Gyro Ball/Thunder Wave/Protect
EVs: 252 HP/88 Def/168 SDef
While Umbreon does have good mixed defenses, it can't do much offensively to the opponent. Dragonite can fill in its role for bulky support:
EVs: 252 HP/252 SDef/4 Spe
Infernape has one of the best mixed move pools out there, so take advantage of that by giving it more coverage moves outside of its STABs:
-Stone Edge/Mach Punch
EVs: 252 Atk/4 SAtk/252 Spe
Item: Life Orb
Since you already have a Grass Pokemon in Ferrothorn, I'd replace Shaymin with a Rapid Spinner like Hitmontop:
-Stone Edge/Sucker Punch/Rest
EVs: 252 HP/252 Def/4 SDef
Jellicent needs a few moe Speed EVs to outspend min Speed Skarmory (take 40 EVs out of Defense and put them into Speed)
Froslass seems out of place to me because of its huge vulnerability to Scizor. Since most of the changes I suggested were mostly suited for defense, now I'll suggest another all-out attacker, like Hydreigon or Latios:
Oh. And forgot to ask, Is lum viable on hitmontop's rest?
*Edit: is Deino's egg move Dark Pulse breedable without needing a forth gen poke who got it from tm?
No, you need a 4th Gen game.
You will need a Ekans, Arbok, Gyarados or Seviper that is male, teach them the Dark Pulse TM in your 4th Gen game (Diamond/Pearl/Platinum/HeartGold/SoulSilver) then transfer them to your Black/White with the Poke Transfer. You will need a female Deino, Zweilous or Hydreigon to breed with your transferred Ekans/Arbok/Gyarados/Seviper.
For Jellicent, you may need to spread the EVs a bit. PlatinumDude can tell you or just look on Smogon.