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Old January 11th, 2013 (7:47 AM). Edited January 11th, 2013 by PikachuAddict.
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Ok, this is my planned in-game team for the Gender Discrimination Challenge that I’m doing SoulSilver. Because I'm doing the gender discrimination challenge, my options for the team are severely limited, in fact here are the options that I cn choose from:

Spearow/Fearow, Hoothoot/Noctowl, Rattata/Raticate, Pichu/Pikachu/Raichu, Weedle/Kakuna/Beedrill, Spinarak/Ariados, Geodude/Graveler/Golem, Zubat/Golbat/Crobat, Sandshrew/Sandslash, Ekans/Arbok, Dunsparce, Wooper/Quagsire, Gastly/Haunter/Gengar, Onix/Steelix, Bellsprout/Weepinbell/Victreebel, Paras/Parasect, Poliwag/Poliwhirl/Poliwrath/Politoed, Magikarp/Gyarados, Goldeen/Seaking, Slowpoke/Slowbro/Slowking, Drowzee/Hypno, Abra/Kadabra/Alakazam, Pineco/Forretress, Nidoran m/Nidorino/Nidoking, Yanma/Yanmega, Exeggcute/Exeggutor, Bonsly/Sudowoodo, Scyther/Scizor, Pinsir, Koffing/Weezing, Grimer/Muk, Snubull/Granbull, Growlith/Arcanine, Stantler, Mankey/Primeape, Psyduck/Golduck, Machop/Machoke/Machamp, Tyrogue/Hitmonchan/Hitmonlee/Hitmontop, Tauros, Magby/Magmar/Magmortar, Elekid/Electabuzz/Electivire, Mime Jr./Mr. Mime, Farfetch'd, Qwilfish, Tentacool/Tentacruel, Krabby/Kingler, Shuckle, Shellder/Cloyster, Remoraid/Octillery, Tangela/Tangrowth, Horsea/Seadra/Kingdra, Gligar/Gliscor, Delibird, Swinub/Piloswine/Mamoswine, Teddiursa/Ursaring, Phanpy/Donphan, Skarmory, Doduo/Dodrio, Rhyhorn/Rhydon/Rhyperior, Murkrow/Honchkrow, Houndour/Houndoom, Slugma/Magcargo, Omanyte/Omastar, Kabuto/Kabutops, Aerodactyl, Munchlax/Snorlax, Dratini/Dragonair/Dragonite

So if you guys have any suggestions on how to improve my team, please one use of the above Pokèmon please. I'm not very good at making movesets, so any help there would be greatly appreciated.

Quirky Nature
~ Ice Fang
~ Waterfall / Surf
~ Slash
~ Crunch

Timid Nature
~ Psychic
~ Signal Beam / Grass Knot
~ Focus Blast
~ Trick / Shadow Ball / Grass Knot

Rash Nature
~ Earth Power / Earthquake
~ Ice Beam
~ Thunderbolt
~ Superpower / Shadow Ball / Taunt

Naive / Hasty Nature
~ Fire Blast / Overheat
~ Thunderbolt
~ Focus Blast

Adamant Nature
~ DynamicPunch
~ Payback / Rock Slide
~ Bullet Punch
~ Protect

I need a sixth team member. Thanks in advance for any help.
Old January 12th, 2013 (7:34 PM). Edited January 12th, 2013 by QuickSilveri.
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Those guys look good. When playing ingame and online, remember a pokemon's most powerful attacks are those that benefit from STAB (same type attack bonus --> water type pokemon does more damage with a water type move)
as well as SpAttack Vs Attack stats. --> If a pokemon's SPAttack is higher than its Attack, then you want to error on the side of picking special type attacks (not direct contact hits), and pysical type attacks when Attack stat is higher.

I hope that makes sense. If it does, that will really help you in picking movesets.

As for a 6th pokemon, I would throw in a dragon type. From your list (which i just skimmed, so i may have missed one) i would pick Dratini/Dragonair/Dragonite. It throws a very difficult pokemon to beat into your party and adds some speed with a high Attack stat. You can find the Dratini in the Dragons Den while surfing. Good Luck

Regards, Chris

Hey Its Chris again. I just remembered that there is a way for you to get a better Dratini ingame.

Once you beat the 8th gym, go into Dragons Den and proceed to the house where the elders will quiz you. If you answer his questions with these answers, he will give you a Dratini with ExtremeSpeed, a very handy move.

These are the answers to the questions:
What are Pokemon to you?
Friend or Ally (either works)
What helps you to win battles?
What kind of Trainer do you wish to battle?
What is most important for raising Pokemon?
Strong Pokemon. Weak Pokemon. Which is more important?
Fairly intuitive right? That should get you off to a good start while raising your dragon type. Good Luck

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Old January 17th, 2013 (7:50 PM).
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Thanks for the advice QuickSilveri. I'm definitely going with Dragonite, I raised one back in Yellow and it was really awesome. I usually don't pay attention to whether an attack is physical or special, but I'm definately going to start to pay more attention.
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