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Old July 16th, 2013 (3:47 AM).
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    I'm not that great at Gen V, so bare with me here. Here's my NU team and all questions, comments, criticsm is welcomed. In fact, it's wanted.

    EVs 252 HP / 4 Def / 252 SpD
    Item: Leftovers
    Nature: Careful
    Ability: Color Change


    - Stealth Rock
    - Recover
    - Knock Off
    - Thunder Wave

    EVs 4 HP / 252 SpA / 252 Spe
    Item: Choice Scarf
    Nature: Modest
    Ability: Lightningrod


    - Thunderbolt
    - Hidden Power Ice
    - Focus Blast
    - Volt Switch


    EVs 252 Atk / 4 SpD / 252 Spe
    Item: Life Orb
    Nature: Calm
    Ability: Swift Swim


    - Swords Dance
    - Ice Punch
    - Waterfall
    - Seed Bomb


    EVs 252 HP / 4 Def / 252 SpA
    Item: Leftovers
    Nature: Quiet
    Ability: Analytic


    - Trick Room
    - Nasty Plot
    - Psychic
    - Hidden Power Ground


    EVs 4 HP / 252 SpA / 252 Spe
    Item: Life Orb
    Nature: Quiet
    Ability: Speed Boost

    - Fire Blast
    - Focus Blast
    - Protect
    - Substitute

    EVs 4 HP / 252 Atk / 252 Spe
    Item: Choice Band
    Nature: Adamant
    Ability: Thick Fat

    - Ice Shard
    - Stone Edge
    - Earthquake
    - Icicle Crash


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    Old July 16th, 2013 (5:26 AM).
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    I can see some flaws with this team.

    While Kecleon is certainly an interesting Pokemon to use, its Color change ability has the potential to backfire on you. Golurk can also set up Stealth Rock while posing an offensive presence, unlike Kecleon, though the lack of recovery hurts:
    -Stealth Rock
    -Shadow Punch
    -Ice Punch
    Nature: Adamant
    EVs: 80 HP/252 Atk/176 Spe
    Item: Leftovers
    Ability: Iron Fist

    Why use a Calm nature on Ludicolo if it has Swords Dance? If it were to use Swords Dance, it should be Adamant or Jolly. Heck, Swords Dance Ludicolo isn't that viable anymore:
    -Giga Drain
    -Leech Seed
    Nature: Calm
    EVs: 252 HP/4 Def/252 SDef
    Item: Leftovers
    Ability: Rain Dish

    Dual screen support is necessary for Trick Room Beheeyem, and this team doesn't have it:
    -Signal Beam/Recover
    -Hidden Power (Ground)
    Nature: Quiet
    EVs: 252 HP/252 SAtk/4 SDef
    Item: Life Orb
    Ability: Analytic

    A Quiet nature ruins the point of Combusken's Speed Boost; change the nature to Modest.


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