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Any tips for my UU Team?

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By Smogon tiers


No Hope (Zoroark) (F) @ Leftovers

Pokenon slot #1, Role: Lead

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Trait: Illusion

EVs: 4 HP / 252 SAtk / 252 Spd

Timid Nature (+Spd, -Atk)

  • Calm Mind
  • Dark Pulse
  • Substitute
  • Flamethrower

For those who just glanced at the sprite, this is a Zoroark.
Substitute allows me not to be immediately hit, meaning I will keep my illusion, and I can start setting up Calm Mind, then I can try to use Flamethrower as much as possible before I'm hit, and exposed, as a Zoroark.
I chose Chandelure to be his mask, because he 4X resists bug, isn't touched by fighting, and is commonly taken down by Ghost moves and Dark moves, ( Although Ground, Water, and Rock are still used to take him down ) .
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Sweepy (Kingdra) (F) @ Choice Band

Pokemon slot #2, Role: Physical Sweeper

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Trait: Swift Swim

EVs: 4 HP / 252 Atk / 252 Spd

Jolly Nature (+Spd, -SAtk)

  • Waterfall
  • Outrage
  • Iron Head
  • Frustration

I <3 Sweepy. Waterfall is STAB, same for Outrage, he hits harder with Choice Band, and Chansey can throw up a rain dance for him to sweep for 2-3 turns. He can still function without the rain being there, he just has to be more careful about speed, Iron Head and Frustration are coverage.
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Tusk (Donphan) (M) @ Leftovers

Pokemon slot #3, Role: Spinner + Tank

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Trait: Sturdy

EVs: 102 HP / 64 Atk / 252 SDef

Adamant Nature (+Atk, -SAtk)

  • Stealth Rock
  • Rapid Spin
  • Ice Shard
  • Earthquake

I love this pokemon, it's bulky self. Stealth Rock's are hazardous, ( See what I did there? ) and mainly are for breaking sashes for Sweepy and Crobat. Rapid Spin takes care of other annoying hazards directed at MY team, while Earthquake is a fairly powerful STAB move that hits a good amount of types for high damage, and another large amount for neutral. Ice Shard is for Flying types, and for priority.
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Purple Wing (Golbat) (M) @ Evoilite

Pokemon slot #4, Role: Physical Wall + Tank

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Trait: Inner Focus

EVs: 252 HP / 252 Def / 4 SDef

Careful Nature (+SDef, -SAtk)

  • Curse
  • Roost
  • Poison Fang
  • Payback

An edit to my team, after using it some. I needed a physical wall, that could " Bite back ", and Golbat has worked great! Curse increases his Attack, and his defenses, at the cost of his speed, ( Supports Payback though ) Roost keeps him alive ( Evoilite user with reliable recovery ) Poison Fang can deal some decent damage, but is mainly there for the high chance to poison, Payback is for coverage and POWER!
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Chansey (F) @ Eviolite

Pokemon slot #5, Role: Special Wall + Support

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Trait: Natural Cure

EVs: 252 HP / 252 SDef / 4 Spd

Timid Nature (+Spd, -Atk)

  • Heal Bell
  • Wish
  • Thunder Wave
  • Rain Dance

Full on support Chansey!
Heal Bell can remove any status given to my team members ( Maybe Toxic Spikes before Donphan could spin them away, Thunder Wave is common, you know. ) Wish is to give about 350 Hp back to any team member I feel like switching into, Thunder Wave cripples many sweepers, which is annoying. Rain Dance is a 5 turn short support for Sweepy ( Kingdra ) to quickly take out threats, and trust me, Choice band + Swift Swim hurts.
Timid nature to outspeed other support Chanseys, because most don't invest more that 12-16 Ev's in speed, if they invest that at all.
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Classic (Chandelure) (M) @ Choice Scarf

Pokemon slot #6, Role: Special Sweeper

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Trait: Shadow Tag

EVs: 4 HP / 252 SAtk / 252 Spd

Modest Nature (+SAtk, -Atk)

  • Flamethrower
  • Shadow Ball
  • Energy Ball
  • Hidden Power [Ground]

Traps pokemon and kills them. Simple as that.
Flamethrower is STAB, and it hits hard, Shadow Ball is the same.
Energy Ball is for coverage, same as HP Ground.
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WHY?!?! Chandelure with shadow tag is uber in PO :C
In PO, and I clearly stated that I was using Smogon tiers, in which Chandelure is UU.

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