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Old July 4th, 2013 (1:44 PM). Edited July 4th, 2013 by gryphonv.
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    Need some help here. My win ratio is only about 15% so far, not with this team but overall.

    I apologize for the formatting, I'll update later.

    Gorybyss w/ white herb, Shell Smash, Subsitute, Surf and Baton Pass
    Ability: Hydration
    Nature: Timid
    Evs: Hp 252, SpD 24, Speed 232


    Scizor w/ haban berry, Swords Dance, Roost, Bug Bite, and Bullet Punch
    Ability: Technician
    Nature: Jolly
    Evs: Hp 252, Defense 4, special Defense 252

    MetaGross w/ Life Orb, Meteor Mash, Zen Headbutt, Ice Punch and Thunder Punch
    Ability: Clear body
    Nature: Jolly
    Evs: Attack 252, Special Attack 4, Speed 252


    Garchomp w/ leftovers, Swords Dance, Outrage, Earthquake, and stone edge
    Ability: Sand Veil
    Nature: Jolly
    Evs: Hp 4, attack 252, speed 252

    Salamence w/w Choice Scarf, Outrage, Earthquake, Fire Blast and Dragon Claw
    Ability Moxie
    Nature: Jolly
    Evs: Evs: Attack 252, Special Attack 4, Speed 252


    Gengar w/ wise glasses, Shadow ball, focus blast, thunderbolt and subsitute
    Ability Levitate
    Nature Timid
    Evs: hp 4, Sp attack 252, speed 252
    I think I have 10 wins or so out of 70, for people that haven't d/cd any help would be appreciated

    My main start is Gorybyss with a shell smash into Metagross or Salamence, I cycle the others in occasionally.

    Updated with more info ...

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    Old July 4th, 2013 (3:27 PM).
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      ill help u if u want me to its all up to u my friend lol
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      Old July 4th, 2013 (6:06 PM).
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      Gorebyss can't be your only Baton Passer on the team. You need more Baton Passers, like Espeon. Espeon's Magic Bounce ability reflects most status moves back at the opponent, so it's very useful. I'd put this over Metagross since you already have a Steel Pokemon in Scizor:
      -Calm Mind
      -Stored Power
      -Hidden Power (Fighting)
      -Baton Pass
      Nature: Bold
      EVs: 252 HP/252 Def/4 SDef
      Item: Leftovers
      Ability Magic Bounce

      Take note that Haban Berry only weakens super effective Dragon moves, and Scizor isn't weak to Dragon; it RESISTS the type.

      Bronzong (who's occasionally seen in OU) still walls Garchomp, so Fire Fang (to hit other Steels like Ferrothorn or Forretress) or Aqua Tail (for use against rain teams and to get a big hit on Hippowdon and Gliscor without having to resort to Outrage) are preferred coverage options over Stone Edge.

      A true Baton Pass team needs 2-3 members who are capable of using Baton Pass, with the rest of the members being able to abuse those boosts.
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