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I consider getting a Golduck in order to surf (and also fight using a water-type mon), but my party is full. Here's my current:

Tonkatsu - Pignite (F)

  • Flame Charge
  • Ember
  • Force Palm
  • Strength

Cornflake - Jolteon (M)

  • Pursuit
  • Thunder Fang
  • Dig
  • Work Up

Speedy - Scolipede (F)

  • Bug Bite
  • Venoshock
  • Poison Sting
  • Pursuit

Ren Wu - Lucario (M)

  • Force Palm
  • Work Up
  • Strength
  • Counter

Zoroark (M)

  • Night Slash
  • Cut
  • Pursuit (Maybe? I don't remember much)
  • (I forgot this last one.)

Teba - Tranquill (M)
(Will be replaced with Altaria/Swablu soon, sole purpose of transportation only.)

  • Fly
  • Air Cutter
  • Return
  • Work Up

Keep in mind that I probably will never replace Speedy and Cornflake, ever. I really love them and they are my mains along with Ren Wu and Tonkatsu.

Don't replace your Tranquil with an Altaria. Unfezent is better than Altaria. https://www.smogon.com/forums/threads/pokemon-black-2-and-white-2-in-game-tiers-quality-control.3675959/

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You probably want to get rid of Jolteon, even though you did say you wouldn't get rid of it. It's super effective against a few battles, like Skyla, Marlon, and part of Iris' team, but it's rather frail and doesn't learn a lot of good moves. Both Skyla and Marlon are pushovers anyways, so Jolteon isn't truly needed. Golduck gets a solid range of moves, meaning it can contribute more.

There just aren't any other good contenders to be eliminated, as all your Pokemon serve a purpose. You could use Tranquill/Altaria exclusively for Fly though, and only use it when necessary -- thus allowing you to keep all the Pokemon you want to keep.

Golduck @ anything
Ability: Damp
- Surf
- Ice Beam
- Psychic
- Strength / Waterfall / anything

Hope I helped!

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yah, that's unfortunate. I was thinking of keeping Cornflake longer, but I'll do what's best for my team then. Thank you very much though!
You're welcome, good luck with your playthrough!