Rate My Pokemon Team + Give Me Tips?

Alexa Asked: Rate My Pokemon Team + Give Me Tips?

I don't use candies to train them, I only do it by battling. I also don't care about natures, sorry! Here is my team:

-Dragon Claw
-Swords Dance
-Brick Break
Item: Dragon Fang

-Giga Drain
-Quiver Dance
-Energy Ball
Item: Miracle Seed

-Flash Canon
-Dragon Tail
Item: Magnet

-Swords Dance
-Ice Beam
Item: Mystic Water

-Rock Slide
Item: None

-Bug Buzz
-Quiver Dance
Item: Charcoal

That's my team that I have played through the game with (except Volcarona, of course). Any tips on moves, items, or even Pokemon choice would be greatly appreciated. Thank you!


Dan Answered:
Da fuq? The only pokemon i know are pikachu and sh*t, that aint pokemon my friend…
Paul Answered:
Looking over your team, you have a nice balance of types, as well as a good Physical/Special breakdown. Your movesets could use some tweaking, but are largely okay. Your hold items, however, could use a lot of work. Here are my suggestions:

HAXORUS: Excellent moveset, I have no problems. I am more partial to Dragon Dance over Swords Dance, but that is nothing more than personal preference. As for the hold item, the Dragon Fang (and items like it that boost only one type of moves) are generally not that useful. A Life Orb would be better, as it will boost the power of all of your moves, albeit at the cost of some recoil damage. If you don't like the recoil idea, consider a Lum Berry; Haxorus' sweeping abilities are really hindered by status, and a Lum Berry helps prevent that.

LILLIGANT: You don't need both Giga Drain and Energy Ball. I would replace Giga Drain with Leech Seed, giving you some healing power, and going along well with the stalling nature of Toxic. The Special Defense boost from Quiver Dance will also help in that regard.

As for the hold item, the Miracle Seed doesn't offer that great a power boost. Leftovers is a better choice, as is a Big Root to power up Leech Seed.

EELEKTROSS: Steel-type moves are generally something to stay away from unless they get STAB due to their shoddy super-effective coverage; Flash Cannon is really out of place here. Instead, I'd replace Flash Cannon with Thunder Wave. The paralysis from Thunder Wave will help compensate for Eelektross' lousy Speed and the chance of full paralysis is always useful.

A Life Orb is a good idea for a hold item to boost Eelektross' power, though Leftovers is another viable option.

SAMUROTT: If you're running Swords Dance, go with a Physical Water-type attack. Waterfall is probably your best option, with Aqua Tail running second. Waterfall has better accuracy and the flinch chance, but Aqua Tail has more pure power. Keep Ice Beam though, as an Ice Attack for dealing with Dragons is always useful and Samurott can learn no Physical Ice-type moves.

For the hold item, and I know I'm starting to sound like a broken record, but a Life Orb, a Lum Berry, and Leftovers are your best options over Mystic Water.

ARCHEOPS: The moveset is absolutely fine, and I especially like the addition of U-turn. Having no item in order to power up Acrobatics is a good idea, but there is one item that makes this set even more devastating: a Flying Gem.

As it turns out, the Flying Gem is consumed before Acrobatics makes its item check. Thus, on the first turn Acrobatics is used, you'll get the bonus from the Flying Gem, the bonus for not having an item and STAB all at the same time. I don't know about you, but I wouldn't want to be standing in the way of that.

VOLCARONA: Psychic attacks, like Steel-type moves, are generally not that useful when not receiving STAB due to their poor super-effective coverage. Instead, I would put Rest in that slot and give Volcarona a Chesto Berry. The idea here is that you Quiver Dance as many times as Volcarona's defenses will allow (and that is quite a few against a Special Attacker), then Rest to heal. Once Volcarona is fully healed and asleep, the Chesto Berry will activate, waking Volcarona up. The end result is a fully healed, fully set-up Volcarona ready to sweep. That is not something most enemies will be able to stop once it gets started.

As for the moveset, consider putting Fire Blast over Flamethrower. Flamethrower is by no means a bad move, but the extra power of Fire Blast with a Quiver Dance or 3 behind it is rather noticeable (and devastating for your opponents).

It s Answered:
It's pretty good. It's better than my pokemon diamond. Or maybe close to the same. Mine is pretty good. So yours must be great. I'm guessing you got some legendaries. I haven't played pokemon black for a while all I know is that it is a great party. When pokemon get ton level 80 they are very hard to level up. Just letting you know.
Silver Jack0 Answered:
This is my bro speaking, he's the pokemon wizard around the house:

i think you should change your starmie to a better water type pokemon one with a higher attack or defense otherwise if your in an electric fight i think you should get a water type that's like half ground half water like whooper because its only weakness is grass and it has good defence with the other types, otherwise the rest of your team is fine.

Bobby Pumpkin Answered:

An awesome well-rounded in Stats, with even higher Special Attack, it rules. Never trained one before, but people say it is litereally the best ever. Ever.
Crunch: A good Dark move, and the best one it learns (lol). Maybe replace it with Psych Up?
Fly: Umm…use this is you want to advoid damage for one turn, but maybe replace it with Tri Attack.
Dragon Pulse: Get rid of it and replace it with Fire Blast. Or possibly Draco Meteor
Outrage: Keep it totally.
It's item should be (if you like to end battles very quickly) a Dragon Gem to up Outrage, for it does about 120 for TWO – THREE turns!! And for Draco Meteor, it will do MASSIVE damage.

Only great Stat is really Speed actually…but has some good Attack Stat! I personally trained this and got some bitter, sad resoults.
Flame Charge: Keep it to deal with them Grass Pokemon. Use this to also raise Speed, too.
Thunder: Best Special Electric Type move ever. But change this to Rain Dance if you are changing.
Wild Charge: NO. Replace this with Thrash, for it is the Normal version of Outrage.
Thunderbolt:Either keep Thunder or Thunderbolt. Replace one with Rain Dance. Just….do it.
It's item should be something like Zap Plate to keep boosting Thunder/ Thunderbolt.

A great Phychic/ Water combo, I wonder why it is really loved from 1995? It is wicked, I tell you! With its sweet Special Attack and Speed, it is kinda like a second version of either Attack Deoxys/ White Kyurem.
Surf: Umm…no. Unless you really want this, replace this with Flash Cannon.
Hydro Pump: Yeeeeeeeeeeeeeee Haaaaaa!! Now your talking! 2nd best Water Type move ever.
Psychic: If you can, replace with Physhock, for it does Special Attack PLUS adds Attack Stat in it. :3
Thunderbolt: If you want more power, get Thunder. If you want more Accuracu, keep Thunderbolt.
Its item? Really great, really. Give it a Wise Glasses and you are set.

Awesome Dragon Type that is Non-Legendary ever.
Ice Beam: For more power, get Blizzard. For more Accuracuy, keep Ice Beam.
Dragon Claw: Replace with Fly, okay? Okay.
Hyper Beam: Um…no. You don't wanna do Special Attack, for you have low of it. Get Giga Impact.
Outrage: Oh yeah, baby (not really) !! Now your talking :P.
Its item has gotta be a Dragon Plate. "Nuff said.

Hyper Beam: N. O. Giga Impact is better.
Dark Pulse: Payback is better for its low Speed.
Ice Beam: Erm…no, please! Make it Stone Edge, okay? Good.
Earthquake: Yes. Good job.
Give it a Rocky Helmet. >:)

A good Speedy, Special Attacker. Good Starter choice.
Energy Ball: Good choice for lowering Special Defense.
Coil: Yay, Attack, Defense and Accuracu booster!!
Giga Drain: Good draining attack, the best ever. Maybe teach it Leech Seed instead?
Frenzy Plant: If you want to, teach it Leaf Storm instead IF you can get a Hidden Ability Serperior!
Give it maybe a Root (what is it called?) where it gives you more HP when using Leech Seed/ Drain.

…And there is my suggestion! As far as I am concorned, the weakest Pokemon may be Zebstrika, and your best is possibly a tie of Tyranitar and Hydreigon. I would rate this as a 9/10, and use Hydreigon, Tyranitar, and Serperior for Single Battles, and Hydreigon, Tyranitar, Serperior, and Starmie for Double Battles. Hope I helped a ton!!!

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