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Rate My Infernape!

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Hi everyone! I'm new here! So, Infernape is my favorite Pokemon, so can you guys rate mine?

Infernape @ Focus Sash (LVL 100) (Male)
Naive Nature (+Speed, -Sp. Def)
Quick to Flee
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-Fire Punch
-Close Combat
-Thunderpunch
-Swords Dance

Stats:
HP: 277
Attack: 297
Defense: 157
Sp. Atk: 217
Sp. Def: 151
Speed: 344

Also, is there something wrong with him? It won't let me use him on Random Matchup, I figured it's because he knows Fire Punch/Thunder Punch from the Platinum move tutors, but I got them from the tutor (I didn't hack for the moves). edit I found the problem. Since he doesn't work on Random Matchup, it's because he knows Fire Punch and ThunderPunch, which are Generation IV only moves (not allowed in Random Matchup).

asked Jan 31, 2013 by Cheetahpounce
edited Feb 1, 2013 by Cheetahpounce
Yeah, probably, but since he is a SD sweeper it doesn't bother me. I reviewed his stats again, and I made sure I copied them perfectly ( I have my DS right here with me ) and it seems the EV's are perfectly find. I am going to try to enter wifi again if it doesnt work then idk (im still thinking it might be because he knows Thunder/Fire Punches
The punches shouldn't make a difference tho...
Yeah, I was hoping is the punches lol cuz he doesnt learn them naturally or at all in any way in b/w. I am making sure I don't have over 510 EV's. If i have *almost* max stats in speed and attack. Aren't they ignored if there are more than 510? If i somehow had more i would only have like 512 EV's but i am pretty sure i have 510 exactly. *edit* I'm pretty sure EV's are fine. I edited the question now :) I figured out the problem.
Infernape can't get flash fore... why are you saying it has flash fire?
FlashFlare is his nickname...his ability is Blaze...

2 Answers

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OK, one thing I've noticed about your teams is: Too many sashes. In competitive battling, even on Wi-Fi, you're going to have hazards. Which will break your sash. Also, there's the commonness of the evil Tyranitar. Give it a Life Orb, and replace ThunderPunch with Stone Edge. There's not really much else I can change...


Infernape
Infernape @ Life Orb
Trait: Blaze
Naive Nature
EVs: 252 Atk / 252 Spd / 4 HP

  • Fire Punch
  • Close Combat
  • Stone Edge
  • Swords Dance
answered Feb 1, 2013 by XtremeKiller
Thanks! My only problem with that is that I usually die as soon as I set up a Swords Dance. You didn't notice any problems with the EVs, correct? Does Stone Edge counter more than ThunderPunch, because I've been able to counter much more with ThunderPunch, such as Stone Edge not being able to OHKO Gyarados. I can't play on Random Matchup because I know ThunderPunch and Fire Punch. Thanks for the input though! I'm so happy someone finally answered this!
swords dance+lifeorb makes this infernape OHKO as soon as it uses swords dance, or right after it uses a move
Alright, I think I'll give Life Orb a shot because I do have one. I just have to figure out a way to set up Swords Dance without getting OHKOed. Maybe I could put them to sleep and switch to Ape and then SD.
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To me, you're Infernape is pretty decent. I have one, and its a super beast! Here are the moves I taught my Infernape:

Overheat for finishing something off,
Focus blast as a go-to move,
Close combat for emergencies,
And blast burn for complete anhialation.

You don't have to teach you're Infernape those moves( even though I'd recommend that) but in my perspective, at least get rid of swords dance: that move is suicidel!

answered Mar 24, 2013 by Superinfernape123
That's a nice special sweeper moveset! Mine is a physical sweeper though. Also, I noticed your Infernape has no coverage for it's weaknesses, and you'd be surprised how powerful swords dance is for a physical sweeper, especially with a fast pokemon like infernape :) As long as you have team coverage though, that's fine =D