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I recently bought Ultra Sun

I just wanted to ask what is the meaning of these teams like rain and drought?

Are there any other of these teams than rain and drought?

Also which Pokemon are the most prominent in them?

Where can I use these different teams

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Which pokes can I use in these teams?

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These teams are usually intended for competitive battles (not defiant battles :P). US is an old game, so it might be difficult to find opponents in that game. If you want to battle opponents using US game mechanics, then it's usually easier to go to Showdown!, click the box under "Format:", click "[Gen 7] OU", build a team, and click "Battle! Find a random opponent".

Drizzle: usually set up by a Pelipper, used by offensive waters (like Swampert and Greninja), fire-weak Pokemon (like Scizor and Ferrothorn), and hurricane users (like Tornadus)

Drought: usually set up by a Charizard, used by offensive fires (like Victini) and rarely a chlorophyll user (like Venusaur)

Sand Stream: usually set up by a Tyranitar, used by sand-immune walls (like Celesteela), sand rush users (like Excadrill), and regenerator users (like Tangrowth and Toxapex)

Toxic Spikes: usually set up by a Toxapex, used by defensive and passive Pokemon (like Chansey, Sableye, and Gliscor)

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For example, in the sword and shield battle tower, you can rent battle teams, and one of them is literally called "Rain Team." This link shows the members of the team.

https://serebii.net/swordshield/rental.shtml

A rain team is a team that sets up rain with Rain Dance and Drizzle. Therefore, the team consists of water types, and Pokemon that can manipulate the rain, like electric types with Thunder. Opposite with a drought team. Pokemon that are commonly on a rain team include Pelipper and Raichu/Jolteon, and Torkoal on a Drought team.

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The question asked about US, not SwSh.
I'm still describing what a rain team is.
Rain teams are different in US than in SwSh. Almost nobody uses rain dance, Raichu, Jolteon, or Torkoal in US. Also the answer is incomplete because you mentioned only 2 playstyles.
Ya I want US