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    Simple Questions and Answers Thread for BST! (Read First Post)

    usually for physical attackers, special fire coverage move > physical fire coverage move
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    Simple Questions and Answers Thread for BST! (Read First Post)

    1) Ferrothorn (just run dual hazards on it) 2) none, unless you want Gengar or Sableye 3) Dragonite or Latias
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    Simple Questions and Answers Thread for BST! (Read First Post)

    soulless shadow After having received the approval of my fellow Battle Center staff, I am changing the link in the OP to the Marriland EV guide. The upkeep of the OP itself will most likely continue to remain in the hands of staff for the time being.
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    Simple Questions and Answers Thread for BST! (Read First Post)

    I don't think I even have the power to do that. I can just edit the post to remove any dead links if need be. Edit: Mandychuu I updated the OP with a link to Bulbapedia's article on EVs. That should fix the problem.
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    Simple Questions and Answers Thread for BST! (Read First Post)

    Re: EV Training in Generation IV and Generation V Mandychuu This question and all other basic questions regarding competitive battling belong in the Simple Questions thread. I'll move it there shortly. As a general rule of thumb, only accept rules-related advice from staff members. Regular...
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    Simple Questions and Answers Thread for BST! (Read First Post)

    Yes, SR and Spikes are fine on the same set if your team needs it. Yes, but not with Leech Seed.
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    Simple Questions and Answers Thread for BST! (Read First Post)

    Re: So how do you use Breloom? Zapface This belongs in the Simple Questions thread. In the future, please post in that thread any basic questions you may have regarding competitive battling.
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    Simple Questions and Answers Thread for BST! (Read First Post)

    Re: Rate my smeargle! Bladedge This thread belongs in the Simple Questions stick thread located at the top of this subforum. Please post any basic questions you may have regarding competitive battling in that thread from now on. I'll be moving this post there shortly.
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    Simple Questions and Answers Thread for BST! (Read First Post)

    dontyouknow I moved your post here. In the future, please post any basic questions you may have regarding competitive battling in this thread rather than in other parts of this forum. AFAIK, people do intentionally disconnect from random Wi-Fi matches in order to avoid losing and protect their...
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    Simple Questions and Answers Thread for BST! (Read First Post)

    kurtoise Under normal circumstances, posting twice in a row is against the rules. I fixed it for you this time. Please edit your first post in the future if you want to add new information.
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    Simple Questions and Answers Thread for BST! (Read First Post)

    kurtoise Take a look at this unfinished article for some ideas. Edit: I assumed that you needed help making a VGC team
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    Simple Questions and Answers Thread for BST! (Read First Post)

    blaziken10285 I moved your post here. In the future, please post all basic questions you may have regarding competitive battling in this thread.
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    Simple Questions and Answers Thread for BST! (Read First Post)

    Gastro Acid and Skill Swap both do AFAIK. Aside from those two moves, I'm not sure what else does.
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    Simple Questions and Answers Thread for BST! (Read First Post)

    A Naive nature can work too. It depends on whether your team needs speed or extra power.
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    Simple Questions and Answers Thread for BST! (Read First Post)

    I haven't run any calcs, but I think that a simple 252 / 4 / 252 should be fine. Tangrowth has enough natural physical bulk to take most priority hits AFAIK. If you want a physical-based Tangrowth, try running this set: Tangrowth (M) @ Life Orb Trait: Chlorophyll EVs: 252 Atk / 4 SAtk /...
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    Simple Questions and Answers Thread for BST! (Read First Post)

    Run 68 Speed EVs on both to outspeed 24 Speed Skarmory and max Wobbuffett. The first spread spread should be 248 HP / 192 Def / 68 Spd and the second should be something like 184 HP / 252 SpA / 4 SpD / 68 Spd.
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    Simple Questions and Answers Thread for BST! (Read First Post)

    Re: Ninetales Moveset help Timid max speed w/ Hypnosis GG Also, this belongs in the SQSA thread Octy. I'm moving it there.
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    Simple Questions and Answers Thread for BST! (Read First Post)

    Introduction To Competitive Pokemon (D/P) - Smogon University It's a little outdated, but it still should be helpful for newer players.
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    Simple Questions and Answers Thread for BST! (Read First Post)

    Not as far as I know. Tailwind does not affect stats directly because it is a field effect similar to weather.
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    Simple Questions and Answers Thread for BST! (Read First Post)

    It would probably be difficult to effectively use a Pokemon like Medicham in OU. If you insist upon using it, you should probably go with a Jolly nature, a Choice Scarf, and a moveset of HJK / Fire Punch / Ice Punch / Trick.
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