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I want to make a team for battle tree singles, but whenever I use only tanks, the battles last way too long. But on contrary, whenever I use only my attackers, whenever I get a bad match up, I can't do much, and have to restart. Any ideas for the balance of tanks and attacker I should put in?

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If you want more wins, ya gotta put in the time. You can't rush it. Take advantage of tanks. :|

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The best team I know of got over 4000 wins. It has 2 tanks/support and one Pokemon that's both a tank and a sweeper. So I guess tanks are good.

Q♠ (Durant) @ Choice Scarf
Ability: Truant
EVs: 252 HP / 20 Def / 236 Spe
Jolly Nature
- Substitute
- Entrainment
- Iron Head
- X-Scissor

☺ (Mimikyu) @ Red Card
Ability: Disguise
EVs: 252 HP / 20 Sp. Def / 236 Spe
Jolly Nature
- Thief
- Thunder Wave
- Confide
- Taunt

○ (Glalie) @ Leftovers
Ability: Moody
EVs: 172 HP / 140 SpA / 4 Sp. Def / 136 Spe
Timid Nature
- Substitute
- Protect
- Frost Breath
- Taunt

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Boy, that’s a better answer! An upvote for you
I knew of the existence of this team, and thought about posting this, but didn't know if it would've been a good enough answer.
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I wouldn’t use too many tanks, but I wouldn’t use too many attackers with bad defenses. I would recommend 1 Hard-hitting attacker, 1 Tank, and for the last spot either a bulky attacker or a tank. A good team could be:
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Ability:Illusion
Nature:Modest
EVs:252 Sp.Attack 252 Speed 4 HP
•Night Daze
•Flamethrower
•Grass Knot
•Focus Blast
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Ability:Natural Cure
Nature:Calm
Ability:Natural Cure
EVs: 252 HP 252 Sp.Defense 4 Defense
•Toxic
•Protect
•Seismic Toss
•Soft Boiled
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Ability:Any———-Sand Force
Nature:Brave
EVs:252 Attack 252 Defense 4 HP
•Gyro Ball
•Earthquake
•Rest
•Curse
Hope this helps!

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think rest and curse is better than stone edge and sandstorm
Oh, thanks, I edited that in
How many wins have you gotten with this team?