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Gengar (M) @ Gengarite

Trait: Levitate
EVs: 252 HP / 4 SAtk / 252 Spd
Timid Nature (+Spd, -Atk)

Perish Song
Substitute
Protect
Shadow Ball

Alakazam(M) @ Leftovers
Trait:
EVs:252 Spatk/4 HP/252 Spd
Timid Nature (+Spd, -Atk)

Thunderbolt
Substitute
Calm Mind
Psychic

This is paired with a speed boost blaziken If that helps looking for no suggestions just your opinon if you were forced to use one of these two options thanks for your help!

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Is this the same 1v1 format that Smogon uses? The one where you build a team of 3, but then use one for the battle after seeing the team preview? Because if so, PerishTrap is completely useless here because both you and you opponent only bring one Pokémon, anyway.
Why would you have to use one of them when neither of them are really good? Use mega Metagross instead.

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Gengar is much better imo for the following reasons:

  • Has great niche in Perish Song + Shadow Tag
  • Decent defenses in 60/80/95
  • Great offensive typing

Here's why people might choose Alakazam-Mega over Gengar-Mega

  • Better offenses and speed
  • Offers niche in the form of Trace
  • Great pre-mega ability in Magic Guard
  • 10 points better Special Defense
  • Access to utility moves like Encore and Substitute

Gengar-Mega is much better in OR/AS doubles as

Gengar-Mega @ Gengarite
Ability: Cursed Body
Timid Nature
EVs: 252 Spe/52 HP/20 Def/172 SpA/12 SpD
IVs: 0 Atk
- Shadow Ball
- Sludge Bomb
- Will-O-Wisp/Disable
- Protect
Description: Blatantly stolen from smogon. Nice support, and cripples many sweepers with Will-O-Wisp. However, this is still in Talonflame's reign of terror, so beware him. (Basically Disable's sole purpose)

That's about it. However please consider this:

Better format your Pokemon sets. Your formatting looks something like

Gengar (M) @ Gengarite

Trait: Levitate
EVs: 252 HP / 4 SAtk / 252 Spd
Timid Nature (+Spd, -Atk)

Perish Song
Substitute
Protect
Shadow Ball

When it should look like

Gengar (M) @ Gengarite
Ability: Levitate-->Shadow Tag
EVs: 252 HP/4 SpA/252 SpD
Timid Nature
- Perish Song
- Substitute
- Protect
- Shadow Ball

And then add a description for viewers to better understand the Pokemon's role and purpose.

Also, please use the AMERICAN version of things, not the British version. Examples include: Trait/Ability, Boil Over/Scald, Grade/Year, Color/Colour, etc.

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Why would Shadow tag perish song be relevant in in one beat one and perish song would most of the time kill Gengar because perish song is based on speed the faster Pokemon gets killed first