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  1. Artoria

    Quality Control Raikou [QC 1/3]

    (excuse the lack of proper caps in here) [OVERVIEW] Raikou sets itself apart from other Electric-types thanks to its access to Calm Mind, making it a unique sweeper in the tier This is coupled with its great Special Attack and Speed, allowing it to outspeed a large portion of the tier While...
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    Raikou

    will get this guy out of wip when im not bombarded with hw and shit [OVERVIEW] Generalize what the Pokemon does in the metagame and as a whole and why you should or shouldn't consider using it on your teams. See this thread for more tips. [SET] name: Calm Mind + 3 Attacks move 1: Calm Mind...
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    Smogon Snake Draft Underused Discussion

    Smogon Snake Draft Snake Draft Intro Thread Full Rosters and Trades Thread Hi hi. So with the first official snake draft finished, this thread'll be similar to that of UU discussion threads for SPL in the past - so basically, players, predictions, matches, you get the idea. Here's the list of...
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    Resource Updated tier as of Jan 2018

    ...meaning that if you have it listed anywhere in your analyses, you should remove it. If you have a badge you're welcome to remove any mentions of it on stuff that's onsite. Also, for some older analyses that haven't been updated recently, be sure to update them as well with Mega Swampert and...
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    NU Seismitoad

    uploaded by eternally [OVERVIEW] Seismitoad is one of the premier Water-types in the tier thanks to its good defensive typing and its ability Water Absorb, giving it resistances to common attacking types like Fire and Rock as well as immunities to Water- and Electric-type moves. This is...
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    Krookodile

    [OVERVIEW] * Krookodile has an extremely beneficial typing both offensively and defensively, sporting a STAB Knock Off, Pursuit, and Earthquake, while also having useful immunities to Electric- and Psychic-types. * Its typing is complimented by good all-around stats and movepool, and has access...
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    Chandelure [QC 0/3]

    Esteemed User @49 gave me a vague answer when I asked if I could take over this, something like "search your heart". I'm just gonna take that as a yes because I'm tryna get this done Hella Fast (sorry for cutting down on some of ur original op... i like ur style its just too elaborate)...
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    UU Amoonguss

    i had checked this already when pak had it, but since im taking it over ill just keep it as 0/3 [OVERVIEW] * Amoonguss is a reliable pivot due to a great ability in Regenerator, which lets it repeatedly switch into common threats without worry. * It has a great defensive typing that allows it...
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    UU Krookodile

    crocs and boat shoes [OVERVIEW] * Krookodile's typing gives it both a good STAB combination and defensive utility. * It is one of the better Stealth Rock setters in the tier due to its good typing and all-around stats, Intimidate, and large movepool. * Krookodile can run Choice sets as well...
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    Sableye

    [OVERVIEW] has access to prankster which allows it to shut down a majority of physical attackers and set up sweepers with a combination of will-o-wisp and taunt, as well as access to recover, preventing it from getting worn down too easily typing lets it serve as a reliable spinblocker for...
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    Druddigon

    sry for the delay on this, ive been a bit busier than i would have liked OVERVIEW] Good all around stats and typing, letting it serve as a SR setter that can check a fair amount of offensive mons Backed by a great movepool and two solid abilities in Rough Skin and Sheer Force Terrible...
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    Xatu

    taken over from iwanka [OVERVIEW] Magic Bounce lets Xatu deflect status moves and entry hazards, making it a good choice for balance teams that struggle with defensive hazard setters such as Forretress, Tentacruel, and Qwilfish. Xatu also has a fairly large movepool, letting it serve as a...
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    Lower Tier Series Week 1 (ORAS UU #2) [Won By Celeberty]

    Post "in" to participate. Send a PM to "Bouff" on Showdown when you win your match, losers need not PM as it could cause confusion. **Please join smogtours server in Showdown: http://smogtours.psim.us/. I PREFER BEING PM'd ON SMOGTOURS, SO DO IT THERE IF YOU CAN. Additionally, please do note...
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    Honchkrow

    [OVERVIEW] With a massive base 125 Attack, a great offensive typing, a good ability, and powerful priority in Sucker Punch, Honchkrow is one of the strongest offensive Pokemon in the tier. It serves as a nice wallbreaker and late-game cleaner for offensive teams, as it can sweep weakened teams...
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    Magneton

    [OVERVIEW] Magneton is one of the more unique Electric-types in the tier, mainly due to its solid abilities in Magnet Pull and Analytic; the former allows Magneton to trap Steel-types and weaken them severely or potentially OHKO them in order to support its teammates in sweeping, while the...
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    UU Reuniclus

    Overview ######## Due to its good overall bulk and power, Reuniclus is one of the premier Psychic-types in the tier. Most walls can't touch it after it gets a Calm Mind under its belt, as its access to recovery and good bulk let it set up on a large portion of the tier, and it is unaffected by...
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    Tangrowth

    Overview ######## Good offensive stats Huge physical defense and HP Great defensive ability in Regenerator which lets it serve as a good pviot Decent movepool Pitiful special defense and speed Mediocre defensive typing Choice Specs ######## name: Choice Specs move 1: Leaf Storm move 2...
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    Hydreigon: UU Spotlight

    Alright, so basically, this article will be about Hydreigon, it focuses on how it's done since its inception in BW, and how it has progressed throughout the metagames, both BW OU, XY OU, and XY / ORAS UU. It also explains how to use it, what sets are the most viable, how to counter / check it...
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    Sharpedo

    Overview ######## Hits obscenely hard with Strong Jaws boosted Crunch Has good coverage Mega Evolution has slightly increased bulk, which lets it take some priority attacks Has to give up a moveset for Protect to attain a speed boost before mega evolving Somewhat reliant on prior damage and...
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    UU Beedrill

    Overview ######## Beedrill shines in the UU metagame thanks to its Mega Evolution, which, by way of amazing Attack and Speed stats and Adaptability, grants it the strongest U-turn in the tier, letting it pummel offensive and defensive teams alike. It can grab offensive momentum with very little...