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My other Pokemon will be
-Blaziken, the firey starter
-Manectric, a quick eletric type
-Flygon, the spirit of the desert
-Walrein, the ice breaker
-and Gardevoir- to keep me and my other Pokemon company until we get a metagross

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Since there are relatively few Dark/ Ghost Pokemon in Gen III, you don't have that much of a choice.

Main candidates for support would be Umbreon and Sableye; Houndoom is another (offensive) possibility, but since you have Blaziken I would suggest the first two instead.

Umbreon will be able to Baton Pass Mean Look (since this trick still works in Gen III), while Sableye will provide a few useful immunities, though it's lacking in any offensive power. Sableye is not a very good in-game Pokemon unless its bred moves such as Recover.

Offensive Dark Pokemon would be Tyranitar and Crawdaunt. While you have a water type already, I would suggest Crawdaunt. It has less weaknesses that Tyranitar, and you already have Blaziken to resist grass and Manectric to resist Electric.

As for Ghost types, either Gengar or Dusclops. Mismagius doesn't come in until Gen IV, so Gengar for offensive and Dusclops for defensive.

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This is gen 3 where all water and dark moves are special
Oh I forgot about that. Gen III seemed so long ago... :/

I still maintain that the Dark/ Grass combination is really rubbish. Shiftry only gets any use because of Chlorophyll.
Eh whatever works for weatherman but ill still go with grass/dark
And sharpedo and crawdaunt only see the limelight due to speed boost and adaptability (in gen V)
Thanks! I decided on using a shiftry with this move set:giga drain, faint attack, rock tomb, extracensory
No prob. Hey if you got the tm it might be nice to have brick break on shiftry to deal with steel types and get great coverage with his dark stab but whatever works
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Houndoom good special attack also because it special attack favors it fire type move like inferno and flamethrower also STAB.