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What is a good in-game team for FireRed/LeafGreen?

3 votes

Allowed by Pokemaster as you can read here. The answers I will provide will give a good example of how this should be done.

  • Six Pokemon are required and while legendaries can be suggested, do remember that many people do not like using them because of how easy it makes the game. You might also want to keep the starter.
  • Moves are required for each Pokemon.
  • You should make sure to take into account that some people cannot trade, nor do they want to use cheating devices such as AR. As such, suggesting Machamp or giving multiple Pokemon the Earthquake attack when they can only learn it by TM is not a good idea.
  • Items, EVs, and Natures are not required.
  • Please provide ample explanation.

Since this is Gen III, types are determined differently.


Physical

Normal
Fighting
Flying
Ground
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Poison
Steel

Special

Water
Grass
Fire
Ice
Electric
Psychic
Dragon
Dark

asked Sep 30, 2012 by trachy
retagged Feb 10, 2013 by ƒιzz
Am I able to do this with Platinum?
Am I able to ask this question in Ruby?
I'm surprised that only 1 person has suggested Blastoise and that he didn't mention that Nidoking and Nidoqueen provide great coverage.

17 Answers

4 votes

Team preview: Charizard, Golduck/Starmie, Raichu, Raticate, Snorlax, Nidoking/Nidoqueen

Charizard - Fire-Flying
Charizard
Ability: Blaze
Moveset: [Fly][Flamethrower][Earthquake][Dragon Dance/Swords Dance]

Your starter. Fly is HM and gains STAB. Flamethrower gains STAB. Earthquake to take some Rock- and Electric- types. Dragon Dance or Swords Dance to boost your attack

Golduck - Water
Golduck
Ability: Cloud Nine
Moveset: [Waterfall][Surf][Ice Beam][Calm Mind]

Surfer of the team. Waterfall and Surf is HM and gains STAB. Ice Beam is to take some Grass-types. Calm Mind is to help Golduck resist some Grass-type moves. He is for FireRed

Starmie - Water-Psychic
Starmie
Ability: Natural Cure
Moveset: [Surf][Waterfall][Ice Beam][Thunderbolt]

Surfer of the team. Waterfall and Surf is HM and gains STAB. Ice Beam and Thunderbolt is boltbeam coverage. She is for LeafGreen

Raichu - Electric
Raichu
Ability: Static
Moveset: [Thunderbolt][Iron Tail/Brick Break][Seismic Toss][Flash]

Love Raichu♥. Thunderbolt gains STAB. Iron Tail or Brick Break is to take some Rock-types that haves Earthquake(Iron Tail if you choice use Nidoking, Brick Break if you choice use Nidoqueen). Seismic Toss is to deal some damages in Ground-types. Flash is HM.

Raticate - Normal
Raticate
Ability: Run Away
Moveset: [Cut][Rock Smash][Strength][Endeavor/Super Fang]

Your slave. Cut, Rock Smash and Strength is HMs. Endeavor may help you if your Raticate have much speed. If don't have enough you may put Super Fang.

Snorlax - Normal
Snorlax
Ability: Immunity
Moveset: [Return][Body Slam][Flamethrower][Shadow Ball/Psychic]

Best Normal-type Pokemon. Return and Body Slam gains STAB plus Body Slam have a chance to paralyz the target. Flamethrower is to take some Steel-types. Shadow Ball or Psychic is just to take some other types.

Nidoking/queen - Poison-Ground
NidokingNidoqueen
Ability: Poison Point
Moveset: [Megahorn/Superpower][Brick Break/Shadow Ball][Sludge Bomb][Dig]

The King and Queen. Megahorn is to take some Psychic-types(Nidoking) or Superpower to take some Ice-types(Nidoqueen). Brick Break is to cover Ice-type weakness(Nidoking) or Shadow Ball to cover Psychic-type weakness(Nidoqueen). Sludge Bomb and Dig gains STAB.

Hope it helps ^_^

answered Nov 4, 2012 by RainyThunderDragon
Jolteon is better than Raichu and you need a psychic type pokemon.
Not always, Raichu here is used strategically with certain Fighting type moves that Jolteon cannot learn. LeafGreen covers the Psychic type with Starmie.
Pure Psychic types are of course weak to Bug, Ghost, and Dark, so why not just use a Psychic MOVE on a better pokemon
Please do a bit more research, @ChewyDonuts

Also, Jolteon can only be obtained after reaching Celadon city, whereas a Pikachu can be caught in Viridian forest and evolved at the first thunderstone
3 votes

Bulbasaur as starter: Venusaur, Dugtrio, Jolteon, Lapras, Snorlax, Fearow

Venusaur: Razor Leaf/Frenzy Plant, Sleep Powder, Cut/Strength/Sludge Bomb, Earthquake
Your starter evolution if you chose Bulbasaur.
Razor Leaf provides a STAB attack with a lot more PP than Giga Drain. Frenzy Plant is actually a good move for an ingame run, so it can be used as a good finishing blow to the foe. Unfortunately SLudge Bomb is only available as a TM later in the game, after the Elite 4, and as such is not as much a viable ingame move. You can replace Cut for it when you do get it though. Strength can also be used as an HM over Cut, if your Snorlax is wanting Thunderbolt or Thunder this is a good idea. Sleep Powder can give Venusaur the chance to win some otherwise tough battles and also makes it easier to catch wild Pokemon. Cut is an HM. Earthquake is high powered and provides coverage.

Dugtrio: Earthquake, Aerial Ace, Rock Smash/Cut, Rock Slide
You can catch Dugtrio at Level 31 in Diglett's Cave, which at that point in the game might be a higher level than your starter Pokemon. If not, then it will still likely be a higher level than the rest of your team. With high Speed and solid Attack, Dugtrio is a solid Pokemon for ingame. Arena Trap even makes wild encounters more likely, which can be helpful for training or finding a specific Pokemon. Earthquake is very high powered STAB with great coverage. Aerial Ace is coverage, as is Rock Slide. Rock Smash is an HM move, although if Venusaur is using Sludge Bomb or Strength you might want to use Cut.

Jolteon: Thunder/Thunderbolt, Pin Missile, Double Kick, Rain Dance/Flash
A powerful Electric type, it has excellent sweeping stats and so can do huge damage. Volt Absorb is also a solid ability, as immunities are even better ingame than in competitive. It might not have much of a movepool but it still proves itself a helpful member of the team. Thunderbolt is unfortunately a TM, so if you want Lapras to have it, Thunder is the way to go. Thunder is also the way to go if using Rain Dance. Pin Missile helps out against the Abra family. Double Kick against Normal types such as Snorlax. Rain Dance gives Thunder 100% accuracy, strengthens Lapras's Water type attacks, and removes Venusaur's Fire weakness. Flash however can get rid of your foe's accuracy, making wild Pokemon and stronger foes do nothing to you, as well as provides you with an HM. However, Flash is not one of those needed HMs, as some people can navigate through the caves without its use. If you have trouble with this though, Flash is the way to go.

Lapras: Surf, Waterfall, Ice Beam, Thunderbolt/Thunder
Your Water HM Slave. It is used over other Water types mainly due to its STAB Ice attacks. Lapras proves incredibly useful against the Elite 4. Surf is considered by many to be the most important of the HM moves and it also is an awesome attack. Waterfall can back up a Surf that is out of PP, but more importantly it is an HM. Ice Beam is a great STAB move. Thunderbolt is coverage, although Thunder can be used if running Rain Dance on Jolteon.

Snorlax: Return, Shadow Ball, Flamethrower, Strength/Thunderbolt/Thunder/Focus Punch
Snorlax is an excellent Pokemon, having high stats, two useful abilities, and a good movepool. It also comes at a decently high level, not Dugtrio high, but good enough for that point in the game. Return hits hard with STAB. Shadow Ball gets coverage as well as hits any Gengars that Agatha uses against you. Flamethrower provides coverage also. The last move has mutliple solid options. Strength is an HM that backs up the PP of Return. However, you can use Thunderbolt or Thunder (depending which you used on Lapras) to provide type coverage. Focus Punch is the final choice, and it can be useful as an incredibly high powered attack when your opponent uses a status move. However, due to the unpredictable nature of the AI, this might not be your best option.

Fearow: Drill Peck, Fly, Steel Wing, Hyper Beam
Your Flying type. You get it early on in the game, meaning you can start training it right away. Fly is a favored HM because it lets you get from place to place with ease. Drill Peck is a much more useful move for battling though. Steel Wing provides type coverage. STAB Hyper Beam is a powerful finishing move, and is actually good for ingame use.

answered Sep 30, 2012 by trachy
The Arena Trap out of battle effect is only from Pokemon Emerald and above, ie, ineffective in FRLG
2 votes

Charmander as starter: Charizard, Primeape, Parasect, Dugtrio, Jolteon, Lapras

Charizard: Fly, Flamethrower, Dragon Claw, Return
Your starter Pokemon. Flamethrower is STAB of course and has better PP and accuracy than Fire Blast and Heat Wave. Dragon Claw hits off of Charizard's higher Special Attack and provides perfect neutral coverage with Flamethrower. Of course, Dragon Claw has awful Super-Effective coverage, only helping out against Lance. Return is a high powered attack with a lot of PP. So it is good for ingame use. Fly is one of those HMs that I couldn't do without. On Charizard it gets STAB. Fly is a good move for ingame use, as your opponent will never switch out.

Primeape: Brick Break, Earthquake, Thief, Strength
It proves its worth early if you haven't leveled up Charmander enough to get Metal Claw. And with solid offense and solid Speed, in addition to Vital Spirit (no sleep clause ingame can get you) Primeape is a solid addition to any team. Brick Break is STAB with a good amount of PP and reliable accuracy (unlike Cross Chop). Earthquake is high powered coverage. Thief can hit the Gengar line but its main use is to steal items from Wild Pokemon. Strength is an HM move.

Parasect: Spore, Cut, Sludge Bomb, Giga Drain
-Spore is for use in catching Wild Pokemon, and helps Parasect actually take down foes. Cut is an HM. Sludge Bomb is one of the most powerful attacks this thing gets. Giga Drain is STAB.

Dugtrio: Earthquake, Aerial Ace, Rock Smash, Rock Slide
You can catch Dugtrio at Level 31 in Diglett's Cave, which at that point in the game might be a higher level than your starter Pokemon. If not, then it will still likely be a higher level than the rest of your team. With high Speed and solid Attack, Dugtrio is a solid Pokemon for ingame. Arena Trap even makes wild encounters more likely, which can be helpful for training or finding a specific Pokemon. Earthquake is very high powered STAB with great coverage. Aerial Ace is coverage, as is Rock Slide. Rock Smash is an HM move.

Jolteon: Thunder/Thunderbolt, Pin Missile, Double Kick, Rain Dance/Flash
A powerful Electric type, it has excellent sweeping stats and so can do huge damage. Volt Absorb is also a solid ability, as immunities are even better ingame than in competitive. It might not have much of a movepool but it still proves itself a helpful member of the team. Thunderbolt is unfortunately a TM, so if you want Lapras to have it, Thunder is the way to go. Thunder is also the way to go if using Rain Dance. Pin Missile helps out against the Abra family. Double Kick against Normal types such as Snorlax. Rain Dance gives Thunder 100% accuracy, strengthens Lapras's Water type attacks, and helps with Parasect's Fire weakness. Flash however can get rid of your foe's accuracy, making wild Pokemon and stronger foes do nothing to you, as well as provides you with an HM. However, Flash is not one of those needed HMs, as some people can navigate through the caves without its use. If you have trouble with this though, Flash is the way to go.

Lapras: Surf, Waterfall, Ice Beam, Thunderbolt/Thunder
Your Water HM Slave. It is used over other Water types mainly due to its STAB Ice attacks. Lapras proves incredibly useful against the Elite 4. Surf is considered by many to be the most important of the HM moves and it also is an awesome attack. Waterfall can back up a Surf that is out of PP, but more importantly it is an HM. Ice Beam is a great STAB move. Thunderbolt is coverage, although Thunder can be used if running Rain Dance on Jolteon.

answered Oct 1, 2012 by trachy
edited Nov 4, 2012 by trachy
1 vote

It depends on your starter:

If your starter is: Charmander, I suggest:

Off course: Charizard - Blast Burn, Flamethrower or Heat Wave or Dragon Claw, Fly, Fire Blast

Water: Gyarados or Seadra (Due to the Fact that they are part Dragon Types which is a great advantage)- Hydro Pump, Ice Beam, Surf, Dragon Rage (For Gyarados) or Rain Dance (For Seadra to increase its speed and Damage).

Grass: Exeggutor or VilePlume - Exeggutor: Psychic, Solar Beam, Giga Drain, Sunny Day or Calm Mind
VilePlume: Sludge Bomb, Giga Drain, Solar Beam, Sunny Day

Electric: Raichu, Zapdos, or Magneton (Electabuzz will also do)- Thunder Bolt, Thunder, Thunder Wave, Double Team (Raichu); Thunder Bolt, Thunder, Thuner Wave, Lock On (Magneton); Agility, Thunder Bolt, Thunder, Thunder Wave (Electabuzz).

Rock/Ground: Nidoking (FR), Nidoqueen (LG), Golem - Rock Slide, Earthquake, MegaHORN(Nidoqueen and Nidoking Only)Sandstorm, Rock Blast

Last Type: Preferably Bug instead of Psychic because the Champion's Last Pokemon is Alakazam which is Psychic meaning choosing a Psychic type can result to ineffectiveness.

Preferred Bug Types
Beedrill: High Speed, can over come Alakazam
Moveset: Twineedle, Pin Missile, Sludge Bomb, Agility

Heracross: High Attack
Move Set: Megahorn, BrickBreak, Horn Attack, Bulk Up

Pinsir Actually should be great but he doesn't learn any Bug Types during the game

answered Oct 12, 2013 by Kenzan
Yes, he is Water/Dragon.
I have Some corrections,

Charizard should be:

Blast Burn - Damage:150 STAB/ Fire Blast - Damage:120 More Reliable than Blast Burn
Earthquake - Damage:100 Anti rock/Electric
Dragon Claw - Damage:80 Strong Dragon Destroyer
Sunny Day - Status: Increases Fire Type Moves
Sunny Day combined with Solarbeam is an excellent combo
I Do Agree.
Actually u can get wild male nidoran in LG and wild female nidoran in FR its just that they are rare
See for yourself-http://pokemondb.net/location/kanto-route-3
Scroll down a bit
1 vote

My team: Charizard, Nidoking, Victreebel, Hitmonlee, Snorlax, Starmie

Charizard(Fire/Flying):

  • Fly (HM02)
  • Flamethrower (Lvl 34)
  • Slash (Lvl 44)
  • Blast Burn (Move Tutor at Cape Brink)

Charizard has very good Sp. Atk. and all around good stats. It is the fire type starter. It is weak to: Rock(x4), Water(x2) and Electric(x2). Ground attacks will have no effect on Charizard. Fly is a strong flying type move, and also a useful HM. Flamethrower is a very strong fire type move that may cause a burn on the foe. Slash is good because of the high critical hit ratio. Blast Burn is Charizard's signature move and is an extremely powerful fire type move. Unfortunately the user of Blast Burn must recharge next round. Charizard has the ability Blaze that boosts fire type moves by 50% when the Pokémon's HP is under a third of its maximum.

Nidoking(Poison/Ground):

  • Megahorn (Lvl. 43)
  • Earthquake (TM26)
  • Thrash (Lvl. 22)
  • Iron Tail (TM23)

Nidoking has all around good stats. The Attack is the best. You can catch Nidoran(Male) Lvl. 5-9 after you've beaten the first gym. It is weak to: Psych(x2), Ice(x2), Water(x2) and Ground(x2). Electric attacks will have no effect on Nidoking. Megahorn is the strongest bug type move in the game, and it has no additional effects. Earthquake is a very strong ground type move, and will do double damage on foes that is underground during Dig. Thrash is a strong normal type move that confuses the user after two-three turns. Iron Tail is a very good steel type move that may lower the opponents defense. Nidoking has the ability Poison Point that may poison the foe on contant.

Victreebel(Grass/Poison):

  • Sludge Bomb (TM36)
  • Sunny Day (TM11)
  • Solarbeam (TM22)
  • Sleep Powder (Lvl. 15)

Victreebel has great Attack and Sp. Atk. You can catch Bellsprout Lvl. 8-12 in the grass north of Cerulean City. It is weak to: Fire(x2), Flying(x2), Ice(x2) and Psych(x2). Sludge Bomb is a strong poison type move that may poison the foe. Sunny Day is good combinated with Solarbeam. Solarbeam is an extremely powerful grass type move that will only work when the sun is out. Sleep Powder makes the foe fall asleep, and is good for hard battles and for catching Pokémon. Victreebell has the ability Chlorophyll that raises it's Speed in sunshine.

Hitmonlee(Fighting):

  • Rock Slide (Move Tutor in Rock Tunnel)
  • Brick Break (Lvl. 20)
  • Strength (HM04)
  • Bulk Up (TM08)

Hitmonlee has awesome Attack and Sp. Def. You can get Hitmonlee Lvl. 25 from the Fighting Dojo in Saffron City. It is weak to: Psych(x2) and Flying(x2). Rock Slide is a good rock type move that makes it easier to deal with birds. Brick Break is powrful and will break barriers like Reflect and Light Screen. Strength is a good normal type move, and a useful HM. Bulk Up raises the user's Attack and Defense by one step and is good for strategy battling. Hitmonlee has the ability Limber, so it can't be paralyzed.

Snorlax(Normal):

  • Body Slam (Lvl. 33)
  • Shadow Ball (TM30)
  • Brick Break (TM31)
  • Yawn (Lvl. 21)

Snorlax has awesome HP, Attack and Sp. Def. You can catch two Snorlax after you've got the PokéFlute. It is weak to: Fighting(x2). Ghost attacks will have no effect on Snorlax. Body Slam is a normal type move that may paralyze the foe. Shadow Ball is a strong ghost type move that may lower the foe's Sp. Def. Brick Break is powerful and will break barriers as Reflect and Light Screen. Yawn make the foe fall asleep and is good for long battles and for cathcing legendaries.
Snorlax has the ability Thick Fat, so ice and fire attacks will do less damage.

Starmie(Water/Psych):

  • Ice Beam (TM13)
  • Psychic (TM29)
  • Surf (HM03)
  • Thunderbolt (TM24)

Starmie has great Sp. Atk. and Speed. You can catch Staryu Lvl. 15-30 with the Super Rod several places in the game. It is weak to: Grass(x2), Electric(x2), Bug(x2), Dark(x2) and Ghost(x2). Ice Beam is very strong and may freeze the foe. Psychic is very good and may lower the foe's Sp. Def. Surf is a strong water type move, and a necessary HM. Thunderbolt is very powerful and may paralyze the foe. Starmie has the ability Natural Cure, so it will heal all status problems when switching out.

I've used this team a lot of times, and it really works good for me. I hope you try it out, cause it's a great combination. Good luck:)

answered Dec 31, 2013 by haahoe
To prevent confusion by "sun is out", he means, that weather conditions other than full sun or no weather will  be the only times it will be effective, otherwise halved in sandstorm, rain or hail
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Blastoise, Pikachu/Raichu, Dugtrio, Fearow, Flareon, Haunter/Gengar

Blastoise: Surf, Waterfall, Ice Beam, Earthquake
-Surf and Waterfall are both STAB HM moves. Surf will be used more due to its higher base power and better utility, although Waterfall can help if you run out of PP. Ice Beam and Earthquake are coverage.

Raichu: Thunderbolt, Thunder Wave, Thief, Strength
-You get a Pikchu early in the game, and it helps soon with Misty. Thunderbolt is STAB. Thunder Wave helps with catching wild Pokemon. Thief is used to snag items from wild Pokemon. Strength is an HM.

Dugtrio: Earthquake, Aerial Ace, Cut, Rock Slide
You can catch Dugtrio at Level 31 in Diglett's Cave, which at that point in the game might be a higher level than your starter Pokemon. If not, then it will still likely be a higher level than the rest of your team. With high Speed and solid Attack, Dugtrio is a solid Pokemon for ingame. Arena Trap even makes wild encounters more likely, which can be helpful for training or finding a specific Pokemon. Earthquake is very high powered STAB with great coverage. Aerial Ace is coverage, as is Rock Slide. Cut is an HM.

Fearow: Drill Peck, Fly, Steel Wing, Hyper Beam
Your Flying type. You get it early on in the game, meaning you can start training it right away. Fly is a favored HM because it lets you get from place to place with ease. Drill Peck is a much more useful move for battling though. Steel Wing provides type coverage. Return is STAB.

Flareon: Flamethrower, Shadow Ball, Body Slam, Dig
-Flamethrower is STAB. Shadow Ball is coverage. Bod Slam is just a move that can paralyze the foe. Dig is to escape from caves.

Haunter/Gengar: Shadow Ball, Thunderbolt, Giga Drain, Sludge Bomb
-Use Haunter if you can't trade. It's a fine Pokemon, but Gengar is just incredible. Shadow Ball and SLudge Bomb are STAB. WHile you likely won't be using Sludge Bomb often, SHadow Ball is very useful against the Alakazam line. Thunderbolt and Giga Drain are coverage.

answered Nov 5, 2012 by trachy
Only problem here is flareon. He is waaay too slow.And again Jolteon is by far the best electric type.
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I used a bunch of fast frail sweepers, but it worked I guess (only just beat elite 4 so I won't suggest aftergame moves)

Venusaur with Razor Leaf, Sleep Powder, Double-Edge and Leech Seed
Starmie with Surf, Blizzard, Psychic and Recover
Magmar with Flamethrower, Fire Punch, Strength, Confuse Ray
Electrode with Spark, Charge, Shock Wave and Light Screen
Dugtrio with Rock Tomb (Rubbish), Magnitude (Rubbish), Dig (Rubbish) and Slash (Rubbish)
Primeape with Mega Punch, Rock Slide, Brick Break, Cross Chop

By the way my Dugtrio is level 49 so it doesn't know EQ yet but definitely teach him it and it has rock tomb because Primeape has Rock Slide.

And a suggested HM slave : Meowth. It knows flash and cut, but it is the best HM slave because of it's ability, Pickup. It gave me TM10 Hidden Power.

answered Apr 12, 2013 by alexander757575
0 votes

My team destroyed through the game

CHARIZARD

Smokescreen/Dragon Claw/ Flamethrower/ Arial Ace/ Mega Punch

NIDOKING

Horn Attack/ Poison Sting/ Brick Break/ Megahorn

VILEPLUME

Poison Powder/ Giga Drain/ Acid/ Petal Dance/

VAPOREON

Surf/ Bite/ Acid Armor/ Blizzard/ Ice Beam

HITMONCHAN

Detect/ Ice Punch/ Thunder Punch/ Sky Uppercut

I leave the last spot open for necessary HM slaves

answered Jul 30, 2013 by sammyskates
5 moves on Charizard and Vaporeon. :P
Poison Sting, Horn Attack, Poison Powder, and Acid are so legit.
You could have just Replace Poison Sting and Acid With Sludge Bomb and Poison Powder with Toxic. Sludge Bomb is a STAB to Both Vileplume and Nidoking. You also forgot one Powerful Ground Move that is a STAB to Nidoking: Earthquake.
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Charizard as starter:Charizard,Tyranitar,Heracross,Snorlax,Hypno,Dewgong

Moveset:

Charizard:

Fly
Steel Wing
Heatwave
Dragon Claw

Strong Attack and Speed,two are STAB others are Powerful Moves.

Tyranitar:

Crunch
Earthquake
Rock Slide
Thrash

Along with type and with good stats,he is an excellent sweeper.

Heracross:

Brick Break
Earthquake
Rock Tomb
Mega Horn

Good Attack stat and move pool for type coverage poor special attack and ev training in attack would sweep the opponent away in no time.

Snorlax:

Shadow Ball
Return
Rest
Snore/Sleep Talk

Very Good moves.With Shadow Ball And Return And With an advantage with rest and snore and good defensive stats,with the item leftovers,he is almost unstoppable.

Hypno:

Shadow Ball
Psychic
Hidden Power (Fighting)
Toxic

Good Shallow Attack Along With Type Coverage And STAB.

Dewgong:

Ice Beam
Surf
Signal Beam
Double-Edge

A Sturdy Water And Ice Type Pokemon.

answered Aug 21, 2013 by saadarsalan
This one is AMAZING! Jynx is the most useful psychic in FR/LG and Hypno is like a replacement of Gengar. Also Lapras outstats Dewgong.
However, Signal Beam is a Bug type, which can come in handy against both Psychic and Dark types
Vaporeon Is better than Lapras and Dewgong in terms of HP and Damage. I Recommend Vaporeon.
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1 Charizard
Blast Burn, Flamethrower, Fly, Dragon Pulse
2 Pikachu
Thunder, Thunderbolt, Quick Attack, slam
3 Lapras
Hydro pump, Waterfall, Ice beam, Thunder
4 Dragonite
Surf, Ice beam, Dragon Claw, Flamethrower
5 Snorlax
Rock smash, Strength, Earthquake, Ice Punch
6 Scizzor
Cut, Metal claw, air slash, Energy ball

answered Sep 6, 2013 by cheetah.123
It depends on your starter:

If your starter is: Charmander, i suggest:
 
Off course: Charizard - Blast Burn, Flamethrower or Heat Wave or Dragon Claw, Fly, Fire Blast

Water: Gyarados or Seadra (Due to the Fact that they are part Dragon Types which is a great advantage)- Hydro Pump, Ice Beam, Surf, Dragon Rage (For Gyarados) or Rain Dance (For Seadra to increase its speed and Damage).

Grass: Exeggutor or VilePlume - Exeggutor: Psychic, Solar Beam, Giga Drain, Suuny Day or Calm Mind
                                                              VilePlume: Sludge Bomb, Giga Drain, Solar Beam, Sunnny Day

Electric: Raichu, Zapdos, or Magneton (Electabuzz will also do)- Thunder Bolt, Thunder, Thunder Wave, Double Team (Raichu); Thunder Bolt, Thunder, Thuner Wave, Lock On (Magneton); Agility, Thunder Bolt, Thunder, Thunder Wave (Electabuzz).

Rock/Ground: Nidoking (FR), Nidoqueen (LG), Golem - Rock Slide, Earthquake, MegaHORN(Nidoqueen and Nidoking Only)Sandstorm, Rock Blast

Last Type: Preferably Bug instead of Psychic because the Champion's Last Pokemon is Alakazam which is Psychic meaning choosing a Psychic type can result to ineffectiveness.

Preferred Bug Types
Beedrill: High Speed, can over come Alakazam
Moveset: Twineedle, Pin Missile, Sludge Bomb, Agility

Heracross: High Attack
Move Set: Megahorn, BrickBreak, Horn Attack, Bulk Up


Pinsir Actually should be great but he doesn't learn any Bug Types during the game
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My team is doing extremely well
CHARIZARD
Fly, Flamethrower, Earthquake, Blast Burn
LAPRAS
Surf, Ice Beam, Body Slam, Psychic
DRAGONITE
Dragon Claw, Blizzard, Hyper Beam, Fire Blast
SNORLAX
Body Slam, Headbutt, Rest, Snore
ELECTABUZZ
Thunderbolt, Brick Break, Psychic, Thunder Punch
ALAKAZAM
Psychic, Psybeam, Recover, Confusion

answered Nov 30, 2013 by JasonPap
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If Your Starter Is Blastoise, I Suggest:

  • (Water)
    Blastoise - Surf/Hydro Pump/Hydro Cannon, Protect/Withdraw, Rain Dance, Ice Beam. - Blastoise Is a Great Pokemon if Your An Intermediate Trainer like what Prof. Oak said. "It is One Worth Raising", he also said. It is Because Blastoise is Both Offensive and Defensive. You can Choose Between Surf and Hydro Pump. All of You might say that Hydro Pump is Better because of its 120 base Power But When I once Chose Blastoise, I Chose Surf Because of its Reliable Accuracy. Hydro Cannon will also do but It makes Blastoise recharge but it is still up to you. About Protect and Rain Dance, You Can Boost Your Water Moves and Defense Simultaneously. Replacing Withdraw with Protect will also Do. Ice Beam is also a Convenient move for Obliterating Your Type Disadvantage: GRASS

  • (Fire)
    Arcanine(FR)/Ninetails(LG)/Rapidash/Flareon - Fire Blast/Flamethrower, Sunny Day, Double Team (Arcanine,Ninetails,Flareon)/Agility (Rapidash),Extreme Speed (Arcanine)/ Fire Spin (Ninetails)/Stomp (Rapidash)/ Dig (Flareon) - All of the 3 (Arcanine,Rapidash,Ninetails) are good and reliable inside the Battle However, The 4th One was kinda "Underdog" due to its low defense and Speed making it incapable of Staying Longer in the Battle

  • (Grass)
    Exeggutor/Vileplume/Victreebel - Sunny Day, Solar Beam, Razor Leaf(Victreebel)/Giga Drain (Vileplume)/Hypnosis (Exeggutor), Psychic (Exeggutor)/Sleep Powder (Vileplume)/Stun Spore (Victreebel)

  • (Electric)
    Raichu - Thunder, Agility, Rain Dance, Thunder Wave/ Electabuzz - ThunderBolt, Mega Punch, Thunder Wave, Agility/Magneton - Lock-On, Thunder, Zap Cannon (If You can Grind on Leveling it up to 62), Metal Sound/Jolteon - Thunder Bolt, Thunder Wave, Agility, Shadow Ball - If Your Confused about Raichu's Rain Dance, It is a Tactic making the THUNDER attack 100% Accurate. Thunder Attack cannot miss in Rainy Weather

  • Ground
    Nidoking(FR) - Sludge Bomb, Earthquake, Brick Break, Mega Horn
    Nidoqueen(LG)- Superpower, Earthquake, Sludge Bomb, Body Slam

    • (Preferably Dragon Or Bug)
      Bug - I Suggest this type because of Gary's (Or Whatever you named him) Final Pokemon: Alakazam.

Preferred Bug Types:
Scyther(FR)- Fury Cutter, Swords Dance, Slash, Agility
High Speed with the combination of the move AGILITY and SWORDS DANCE, It might attack Alakazam OHKO with a Fury Cutter.

Pinsir(LG) - Brick Break, Swords Dance, Guillotine, Bulk Up.
Pinsir don't learn any Bug Types in the 3RD gen but he is still immune to Psychic Attacks. He might not be as fast as Scyther but his Defense is good making stay Quite Longer in the Battle.

  • Preferred Dragon Type
    The One and Only Dragon in FR and LG:

Dragonite - Fly, Outrage, Dragon Claw, Agility
Fly, Ourage, Dragon Claw are all STAB. Agility increases Dragonite's quite low Speed.

I Really Hope this Helped. :)

answered Jan 5 by Kenzan
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This is my team, after I obtained the national dex and after a bit of ev training it's virtually unstoppable, hope this helps here:
Charizard- level 70
Moves- blast burn - Fly - Dragon Claw - Slash
Overall, the favourite of my team, specialises in sp atk and he's diverse as he can beat dragons , fighting types , grass , bug , ice , and pretty much anything it's neutral against, hard starter to work up, definitely worth it.
Vaporeon- Level 67
Moves-Hydro pump-Ice beam-haze- water pulse?/anything really
Vaporeon is brilliant and in my opinion underrated , with a sp atk of 188 and sp def of 185 and hp of 256 this Pokemon is very good at sponging the move types it's weak too grass-electric, and put ice type moves in combination with vaporeon , you've got yourself an official dragon slayer (Charizard being my backup)
Snorlax-60
Moves-Body slam- hyper beam- earthquake- Rollout.
Snorlax , in my opinion is one of those Pokemon I always find on my team because of how brilliant he is, with a massive hp , 296 and attack and sp def of 150+ makes him so tanky and destructive it's unreal, he's able to take on pretty much anything that's thrown at him which is brilliant in unpredictable scenarios.
Crobat-63
Moves-Poison fang- Arielace - mean look- Confuse ray
Crobat has got to be one of - if not my favorite flying type, this is because he is incredibly fast; 216 and has a high attack; 170, and poison type moves and flying type moves are physical in gen 3 plus he will get a stab out of them and if you combine that with confuse ray , you've got yourself a pain in the ass to deal with so overall I recommend crobat.
Manectric-62
Moves- Bite?/anything really, thunder , shockwave, thunder wave?/anything really
Manectric is a personal favourite of mine, whereas anybody else would think otherwise , I think Manectric is brilliant, high sp atk high speed and high atk it seems like an ideal electric type for me, with reliable yet powerful moves like shockwave and the ability lightning rod, it's also very good in dual battle. I also traded to get this, national dex needs to be obtained and sevii Islands needs to be done.
Scizor-40 (not finished training)
Moves (so far) - Metal claw- Slash-agility-false swipe
I haven't finished training up scizor yet but already I've been able to take on level 50-55 s with him and come out victorious , he has a very high attack and high defence, and the fact that it's a steel type is very helpful in leafgreen because there is only a few others, He can literally take on anything and the move false swipe is also good when dealing with legendaries-always leaves 1hp-

Overall this team is very good, others might disagree but I had no trouble with any of the elite four, and the first time I did the elite four all I had then was, Charizard, golbat, vaporeon, Snorlax and gengar. But it's a worthwhile team that works! Hoped this helped! ^-^

answered Feb 15 by Kerroine
Only one slight thing, not everyone has a Hoenn game and another GameBoy so Manectric might be extremely difficult to obtain.
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Vileplume-
Petal Dance
Cut
Solarbeam
Toxic

Charizard-
Fly
Blast Burn
Slash
Flamethrower

Butterfree-
Psychic
Psybeam
Shadow Ball
Sleep Powder

Jolteon-
Thunderbolt
Thunder
Flash
Iron Tail

Marowak-
Earthquake
Ice Beam
Fire Blast
Strength

Lapras-
Sheer Cold
Surf
Waterfall
Hydro Pump

answered Mar 29 by Mathew13
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here is my current elite 4 team for leaf green.

  • Blastoise
  • Jolteon
  • Hitmonchan
  • Dodrio
  • Exeggutor
  • Rhydon

Blastoise:
Surf
Hydro cannon/ Hydro Pump
Blizzard/Ice Beam
A move that complements its nature( skull Bash etc..)/ Rain Dance

Surf is obvious, STAB+a powerful move+over-world use. Hydro cannon/ pump is there to deal with the foes that you think you can one hit. So Bruno, Koga etc. Blizzard/ice beam for coverage against your rival. Blastoise is mixed so its nature should determine its next move. Or Raindance for Thunder.

Jolteon:
Thunderbolt
Shock-wave
Thunder
Agility/Signal-beam

T-bolt for reliable STAB and shockwave as a back up. Thunder should be used to take on large foes like lorelies Lapras. This thing is very speedy so agility is not needed. I would go for signal beam.

Hitmonchan:
Sky Uppercut
Brick Break
MegaPunch
Thunder Punch/ Ice Punch

Sky uppercut to deal with risky foes like Blues Pidgoet +STAB. Brick Break for STAB and Mega Punch as a backup. Thunder/Ice punch for coverage, I go Ice but it's up to you.

Dodrio:
Fly
Steel wing
Tri-Attack
Aerial Ace

Fly for overworld use and a good, strong STAB move. Aerial ace for a never miss STAB move. Steel Wing for coverage and an all round good move. Tri attack for STAB and a chance to burn, paralyses or freeze.

Exeggutor:
Psychic
Giga Drain
Solar Beam
Egg Bomb

Psychic and Solar beam for powerful STAB moves. Egg Bomb, if the nature supports it, can be devastating. Giga Drain for STAb recovery.

Rhydon:
Earthquake
Takedown
RockBlast
Horn drill

E-quake and rock blast for powerful STAb moves. Takedown for foes that resist your other moves. Finally, as a last line of defence, horndrill for 1HKO's on foes you out level.

answered Jun 19 by INFERNAPEpro
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Best Team: Charizard, Nidoking, Starmie, Jolteon, Dragonite, Bellsprout (HM Slave)

Charizard: Flamethrower, Fly, Dragon Claw, Strength

When you get Charmander it can take on the first gym as it learns Metal Claw to kill the Rock Types. Then, as you come out of Mt. Moon, there is a move tutor that can teach it Mega Kick - For the second Gym. It can defeat these types with its moves: Grass, Ice, Steel, Bug, Fighting and Dragon. It is weak to: Water, Rock and Electric.

Nidoking: Earthquake, Shadow Ball, Megahorn and Rock Slide. Catch a NidoranFemale before you go into Mt. Moon. Then when you take the underground tunnel, trade for a NidoranMale - NidoranMale has better attack, plus from the trade it will gain boosted EXP. It can defeat these types with its moves: Rock, Fire, Steel, Electric, Ghost, Psychic, Dark, Grass, Ice, Flying and Bug. It is weak to: Water, Ice, Psychic and Ground.

Starmie: Surf, Psychic, Ice Beam and Confuse Ray. Catch a Staryu in Verilimon City and evolve it with a Water Stone. Starmie is very fast and has really high special attack. It can defeat these types with its moves: Fire, Rock, Ground, Poison, Fighting, Flying, Dragon and Grass. It is weak to: Electric, Grass, Dark, Ghost and Bug.

Jolteon: Thunderbolt, Thunder, Thunder Wave and Hyper Beam. In Celadon City, in a building, there is an Eevee - evolve it to Jolteon with a Thunder Stone. Jolteon has extremely high special attack and will out speed almost anything. It can defeat these types with its moves: Water and Flying.It is weak to: Ground.

Dragonite: Outrage, Fly, WaterFall, Flamethrower. Catch a Dratini/Dragonair in the Safari Zone. Very powerful. It can defeat these types with its moves: Dragon, Grass, Fighting, Bug, Rock, Ground, Fire, Steel and Ice. It is weak to: Dragon, Ice and Rock.

Bellsprout (HM Slave): Cut, Flash, Sleep Powder, Poison Powder. Bellsprout can use Cut to get you through small trees and Flash for dark caves. You can catch it in Cerulean City.

answered Jun 28 by luka065
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Charizard
Attacks:
-Fly
-Flamethrower
-Dragon Rage
-Blast Burn (from the old lady in Cape Brink on Two Island)

Jolteon (Speed Freak)
Attacks:
-Thunderbolt
-Shadow Ball
-Bite
-Quick Attack

Lapras
Attacks:
-Ice Beam
-Waterfall
-Hydro Pump
-Sheer Cold

Dragonite
Attacks:
-Surf
-Wing Attack
-Thunderbolt
- Hyper Beam

Scizor
Attacks:
-Thief
-Aerial Ace
-Slash
-Wing Attack

Vileplume
Attacks:
-Sludge Bomb
-Giga Drain
-Sleep Powder
-Acid

Note:
Level all your Pokemon to level 60 - 70 before challenging the Elite Four. Route 15 is an excellent training ground. Use your VS Seeker.

In challenging the Elite Four (their Pokemon's levels ranges from levels 50- 65):
Loreli - Ice Type
You need: Electric type / Fighting type (Electric type is enough because most of the Pokemon she uses are more of a water type than an ice type)

Bruno - Fighting Type
You need: Water type (for his Steelix. He's got two of them) / Flying type (for the rest of his Pokemon)

Agatha - Ghost Type
You need: Ghost type / Dark type (or a Pokemon that knows Bite or Shadow Ball)

Lance - Dragon Type
You need: Ice type (for his Dragonites) / Water type (for his Aerodactyl) / Electric type (for his Gyarados and Kingdra)

Champion - Any Type
If your starter is Charmander,
You need: Electric type / Grass type (for Blastoise and Pidgeot), Dark type / Ghost type (for Alakazam and Exeggutor), Water type (for Rhydon and Arcanine)
If your starter is Squirtle,
You need: Fire type / Flying type / Psychic type (for Venusaur), Electric type (for Pidgeot and Gyarados), Dark type / Ghost type (for Alakazam), Water type (for Rhydon and Arcanine)
If your starter is Bulbasaur,
You need: Water type (for Charizard and Rhydon), Electric type (for Pidgeot and Gyarados), Dark type / Ghost type (for Alakazam and Exeggutor)

Hope this helps :)

answered 5 days ago by cassiataylor