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This is a global catch-all question to have one central in-game question for each game (or pair of games) in a manner similar to the moveset questions

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how can flygon learn outrage
@lluvpokemon4022                                 by move tutor in B2-W2
I won the game with Haxorus, Samurott, Arcanine, Braviary, Lucario and Zoroark.
I caught every single Legendary, filled up the Pokédex, went to Nature Preserve and caught Shiny Haxorus.

I deleted my save file and now I am starting a new game with Flygon, Camerupt/Chandelure, Azumarill, keeping my Braviary, Serperior and Magnezone. Is this team ok?
how do i teach flygon earthquake
@nko89 you can teach it through TM.

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15 votes

Arcanine @ Expert Belt

Trait: Flash Fire
Nature: Adamant

  • Flare Blitz
  • Extremespeed
  • Crunch
  • Wild Charge

A heavy hitter with great coverage and pretty awesome bulk too. Flare Blitz is your main STAB move, and does a lot of damage. Extremespeed is useful priority to have ingame, and gets great neutral coverage. Crunch hits the many ghost & psychic types, including two members of the Elite 4. Wild Charge nails Water types. Flash Fire lets him switch into many Fire type moves that threaten your teammates.

Galvantula @ Wide Lens

Trait: Compoundeyes
Nature: Timid

  • Thunder
  • Bug Buzz
  • Energy Ball
  • Sucker Punch / Discharge

One of my personal favorites from Unova, it's so cool :3 what's great about this guy is that Compoundeyes bumps Thunder's accuracy up to a solid 91%, which is amazing when combined with his nice spatk and speed. Bug Buzz is secondary STAB, with perfect accuracy and hits Grass types much harder. Energy Ball covers Ground types, but Giga Drain is available from the bw2 tutors, so that's an option too for recovery. The last move is pretty much filler - Sucker Punch is priority off his decent attack stat, which can finish off weakened opponents, while Discharge is a 100% accurate electric STAB move with a nice chance to paralyze, helping out the slower members of your team. Wide Lens means your Thunders will almost never miss.

Starmie @ Life Orb

Trait: Natural Cure
Nature: Timid / Modest

  • Surf
  • Psychic
  • Ice Beam
  • Recover

'Sexy Starmie!' This Pokemon has a huge movepool and great typing, probably the best water type available ingame. Surf is high power STAB and lets you go on water :D Psychic is another STAB move, but I'm not sure you can get it pre-E4 so Thunderbolt is great in that slot. Ice Beam is amazing coverage, it kills Grass types as well as stops you getting steamrolled by all the powerful Dragon types. Recover heals you of Life Orb recoil, and damage in general thanks to starmie's excellent natural bulk.

Lucario @ Shell Bell

Trait: Inner Focus, whatever it doesn't really matter
Nature: Adamant

  • Swords Dance
  • Close Combat
  • Ice Punch
  • Extremespeed

Your team's main physical sweeper, and counter to the many annoying Steel types. Swords Dance boosts his attack up to amazing levels. Close Combat is fantastic STAB with perfect accuracy and insignificant drawbacks. Ice Punch nets pretty good coverage along with fighting STAB. Extremespeed for priority, hits very hard at +2 and makes up for his average speed.

Flygon @ Muscle Band / Lum Berry

Trait: Levitate
Nature: Jolly

  • Outrage
  • Earthquake
  • Stone Edge
  • Fly

Another one of my favorite Pokemon <3 this one is great ingame, and synergises well with the team with his Ground typing & Levitate. Outrage is powerful STAB, but confuses you at the end which is why Lum Berry is an option. Earthquake is more STAB and hits a lot of types super effectively. Stone Edge is dat EdgeQuake coverage, nailing Flying and Bug types when you don't want to be locked into Outrage. Fly is nice coverage and obviously super helpful for traveling around.

Tangrowth @ Leftovers

Trait: Regenerator ( if you can get it )
Nature: Quiet / Brave

  • Sleep Powder
  • Giga Drain
  • Earthquake
  • Rock Slide / Synthesis

This Pokemon is a freaking TANK. Takes water moves for your team and is generally baws. Sleep Powder neutralises your opponent's Pokemon and with no sleep clause ingame you're free to spam it as much as you like ;) Giga Drain is STAB and heals you nicely. Earthquake because it's Earthquake - it hits Steel and Fire types who wall you. Rock Slide is nice to hit Flying and Bug types, but Synthesis is reliable recovery. Along with Regenerator, this poke will almost never die.

Note that if you want to keep your Starter, this team has a Fire / Water / Grass core, so you can easily replace one of them for the starter Pokemon of your choice. Try to keep them hitting from the same side of the attacking spectrum though, to keep the team balanced.

Thanks for reading! :)

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I like this one! Synergises nicely :)
What if you want to add Serperior????????
I have the same team for pokemon white 2 but instead of tangrowth i have serperior.
for arcanine you should swap either extreme speed or crunch for outrage.
Is tangrowth good? How do you get it?
Love the team! Just recommend a good starter for me,  please! I'm not great at team building
How do i teach flygon earthquake
Serperior may be the best starter for this. If you choose Emboar, you will have 2 fighting types. If you choose Samurott, your team would be short of a psychic type.
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I'll write one up for Oshawott:

This guide is when this little guy is your partner.

Samurott @ Mystic Water

Trait: Torrent
Hasty Nature (+Spd, -Def) or Naive Nature (+Spd, -SDef) or a neutral nature (Bashful, Quiet, Hardy, Serious....)

  • Cut
  • Waterfall
  • Dive
  • Surf

This starter is a complete HM slave. 4 HMs on Pokemon? Let's go.
Samurott's mixed attacking stats make this set not too bad for ingame. Surf, Waterfall, and Dive are all HMs, gain STAB, and get a Mystic Water boost. Cut cuts down trees. I hope you knew that. This allows you to get better moves on your other 5 Pokemon.

Where to get the stuff for this moveset:
Mystic Water: Route 4, Castelia City
Cut: Virbank City
Surf: Route 6
Waterfall: Victory Road
Dive: Undella Town
Obtained: As a starter Pokemon

Arcanine @ Leftovers

Trait: Intimidate / Flash Fire
Jolly Nature (+Spd, -SAtk) If you can.

  • Outrage
  • Flare Blitz
  • Thunder Fang / Wild Charge
  • ExtremeSpeed / Strength

Arcanine is chosen over the popular Darmanitan for several reasons. Darumaka's Hustle may hinder its performance, when them random misses occur, Darumaka can easily get KOed by a Water Gun or something like that. The second reason is that Growlithe is found quite early in the game; in the Virbank Complex. Third and most important: it gets Outrage. Outrage is dead useful ingame, destroying almost everything that doesn't have a resist, and has nearly perfect coverage with its Fire move. It also helps against Drayden, as well as defeating Kyurem-B/W and N's Zekrom / Reshiram. Flare Blitz is its STAB move, and hurts. But the recoil sucks, so Leftovers help in remedying the solution. Thunder Fang, which is found using the Heart Scale to the Move rememberer, covers Water Pokemon. Wild Charge is an option if you want more power. ExtremeSpeed picks off weakened foes, or you can use it for Strength. Now, to the abilities. Intimidate is the superior choice, as it will allow you to take more physical moves with ease. Flash Fire can be used to soak up Fire moves.

Where to get the stuff for this moveset:
Leftovers: Castelia Sewers
Flare Blitz: Level 45 as a Growlithe
Outrage: Level 43 as a Growlithe
Thunder Fang: Move rememberer at PWT for 1 Heart Scale
Wild Charge: Victory Road
ExtremeSpeed: Move rememberer at PWT for 1 Heart Scale
Strength: Castelia Sewers
Obtained: Virbank Complex

Crobat @ Muscle Band / Shell Bell

Trait: Inner Focus
Naughty Nature (+Atk, -SDef) If you can.

  • Fly
  • Cross Poison
  • Heat Wave / Dark Pulse
  • Roost

The team's Flyer. Enough said. You can get a Zubat at the Castelia Sewers, which is pretty early, and it will screw Burgh over as a reward for being caught :3
Fly has decent power and STAB, and helps you travel around Unova easily. Cross Poison is obtained by Heart Scale and is better than Posion Fang for its power. Heat Wave nails any annoying Steel types, while Dark Pulse can be used to hit Psychic types. Roost heals off any damage you took.

Shell Bell: Driftveil City
Muscle Band: Battle Subway / PWT
Fly: Route 5
Cross Poison: Move rememberer at PWT for 1 Heart Scale
Heat Wave: Move Tutor in Humilau City for 10 Yellow Shards.
Roost: Move Tutor in Humilau City for 6 Yellow Shards.
Obtained: Castelia Sewers

Zoroark @ Life Orb

Trait: Illusion
Hasty Nature (+Spd, -Def)

  • Foul Play
  • Night Daze
  • Flamethrower
  • U-turn

This guy is so boss ingame.
This is a mixed set, as Zoroark has great stats in both spectrums.
Now, let me introduce you to the best move to this set: FOUL PLAY. This works EXTREMELY well against Drayden and Iris, who both have Dragons with high attack and access to Dragon Dance. It kills all the things. Night Daze is STAB, and works off Zoroark's good Special Attack. Flamethrower roasts Steel Pokemon. And Bug Pokemon. U-turn keeps momentum. While momentum isn't that important, you can switch Zoroark with your Crobat to provide x4 immunities.

Life Orb: Battle Subway / PWT
Foul Play: LV 29
Night Daze: LV 64
Flamethrower: Route 23
U-turn: Move rememberer at PWT for 1 Heart Scale
Obtained: Driftveil City

Upon request:

Genesect @ Expert Belt

Trait: Download
Hasty Nature (+Spd, -Def) or Naive Nature (+Spd, -SDef) or a neutral nature (Bashful, Quiet, Hardy, Serious....)

  • X-Scissor
  • Flamethrower
  • Ice Beam
  • Thunderbolt

The standard Genesect set, except with X-Scissor instead of U-turn. X-Scissor is your STAB, and the other 3 moves are coverage. Can't really explain much, but Expert Belt and the coverage this thing provides will rack up loads of damage.
It is advised to use Flash Fire on Arcanine to patch up this guy's Fire weakness.

Expert Belt: Driftveil City, Route 19
X-Scissor: LV 51
Flamethrower: Route 23
Ice Beam: Giant Chasm
Thunderbolt: Victory Road
Obtained: Event

Haxorus @ Muscle Band

Trait: Mold Breaker
Jolly Nature (+Spd, -SAtk) If possible.

  • Dragon Dance
  • Dragon Claw
  • Earthquake
  • Low Kick / Strength

Haxorus is the monster of the team. this guy is insanely powerful ingame. You can capture an Axew in Mistralton Cave.
Axew has axes, I mean, access to great moves. Dragon Claw and Dragon Dance are learned quite early on. Dragon Claw is your STAB. Earthquake nails Electric types and Levitators. Low Kick is your Fighting type coverage against Ice types, while Strength can be used over that if you didn't do so for Arcanine.

Muscle Band: PWT / Battle Subway
Dragon Dance: LV 32
Dragon Claw: LV 28
Earthquake: Route 15
Low Kick: Driftveil City for 8 Red Shards
Obtained: Mistralton Cave

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You might wanna get an electric type which is something this team needs. Galvantula is good (high speed and spatk) although an ampharos would be good too (really high spatk)
I would suggest not teaching any HM moves to him
Would jolteon be a good alternative as an electric type
Never thought about using both my favorites, Lucario and Zoruark on one team 0_0 Thank you, you just helped me formulate what is probably my strongest non-legendary in-game team of all time.
That is the worse moveset for samurott, there are better pookémon to be the HM especialist, and also samurott is much better at fighting, especialy because he have a wide movepool and very good stats.
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Emboar @ Choice Band
Adamant Nature (+Atk, SAtk)
-Rock Slide
-Heat Crash
-Brick Break
>Powerhouse attacker. Wild Charge and Earthquake are nice coverage. Flare Blitz and Superpower are powerful STABs but with the negative effects. But considering you are banned I dont think you will be staying in after one attack anyways.

Vaporeon @ Leftovers
Trait:Water Absorb
Bold Nature (+Def, -Atk)
-Acid Armour
-Ice Beam
-Aqua Ring
>The surfer of your team. This guy is bulky and like I said I like the eeveelutions so there will be one on all my answers. Surf is here because he's a surfer and its STAB. Acid Armour raises your already decent defense. Ice Beam is coverage and Aqua Ring allows you to get even more health each turn. Plus with its ability it can switch in on those water moves incoming for any of your Pokemon weak to them.

Crobat @ Black Sludge
Trait:Inner Focus
Jolly Nature (+Spd, -SAtk)
-Posion Fang
>Instead of walking around Unova you can Fly. Fly is STAB and you need it for flying around. Posion Fang is STAB and has a 30% chance to Badly poison your opponent which makes them lose more health every turn. U-Turn is for instead of hard switching you can cause some damage then retreat. Return is pretty much just filler since I didn't know what else to put, but since Crobat evolves off of happiness its pretty good.

Zoroark @ Life Orb
Trait: Illusion
Modest Nature (+SAtk, -Atk)
-Nasty Plot
-Dark Pulse
>A very powerful Special sweeper. Nasty Plot and Agility are for setting up for a sweep so you can outspeed and hit everything hard. Dark Pulse is STAB and Flamethrower is coverage.

Sandslash @ Put whatever you want
Trait:Sand Veil
Jolly Nature (+Spd, -SAtk)
-Stone Edge
-Swords Dance
>I like him, used him in my HG playthrough. Stone Edge and Earthquake give that amazing Stone-Quake Combo plus Earthquake is STAB. X-Scissor is coverage and you have Swords Dance to raise your Attack.

Genesect @ Expert Belt
Timid Nature (+Spd, -Atk)
-Ice Beam
-Bug Buzz
>I put him here just because you ask. I couldnt think of another Pokemon so here you go. Ice Beam and Thunderbolt give you nice bolt-beam coverage and flamethrower is even more coverage. Bug Buzz is STAB.

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I really think your starter sucks.
:O its not that bad.
Techo Blast only sucks if you don't have one of those plate thingys.
You couldn`t think of a better pokemon and you put genesect?you could`ve gone with haxorus or dragon sweeper since the champion is a dragon type user and you don`t have any dragon type coverage except for vaporeon`s ice beam which won`t do much.
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Okeydoke, I'm not gonna include sprites or anything, but I've always found this to almost be a standard for a simple to run BW2 team.


Emboar or Samurott

A simple place to throw Leftovers for a item for either one.

- Flame Charge / Heat Crash / Flare Blitz ( Game progression )
- Arm Thrust / Hammer Arm
- Rock Tomb / Rollout / Rock Slide / Stone Edge / Head Smash
- Tail whip / Defense Curl / Bulldoze / Earthquake

- Water Gun / Razor Shell / Water Pulse / Surf / Waterfall ( Physical special alternates )
- Fury Cutter / Megahorn /
- Ice Beam / Revenge
- Return / Dragon Tail / Grass Knot

Now, the other but alternative slot is depending on starter.

For Emboar - Golduck:
- Water Gun / Water Pulse / Surf / Hydro Pump
- Confusion / Psychic / Psyshock
- Ice Beam / Hidden Power
- Return / Substitute / Filler move

For Samurott - Arcanine:
- Flame Wheel / Fire Fang / Flare Blitz
- Bite / Reversal / Crunch
- Return / Strength
- Outrage / Wild Charge

Next up is..

- Force Palm / Aura Sphere / Focus Blast / Close Combat
- Return / Extreme Speed
- Bulldoze / Bone Rush / Dig / Earthquake
- Rock Tomb / Rock Slide / Stone Edge

- Faint Attack / Foul Play / Night Daze / Dark Pulse / Night Slash
- Incinerate / Flamethrower / Hidden Power
- Focus Blast / Return
- Grass Knot / U-Turn

- Flying type move of choice until you get Fly
- Normal type move of choice until you get Return
- Stat move of choice until you get Work Up
- Quick Attack / Roost / U-turn

The last slot really is kind of the legendary preserve slot, but a nice electric type always makes this slot pretty good. Otherwise, just stick your legendary of choice here.

- Spark / Wild Charge
- Flame Charge
- Stomp / Thrash / Return
- Pursuit / Rock Smash / Volt Switch

Have fun.

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Thanks, Josh =D
u know eelectross has higher att and sp.att .i use now ellectross and he powns
I wouldn't put Water Gun on a Samurott if I were you.
This is pretty much my team XD
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Snivy- This is for if you chose this guys as you starter Pokemon.

You might not like my items but you can change them to whatever you want it is just ingame :3 .

Well of course theres your starter. In this case its Snivy.

Serperior @ Miracle Seed
Nature: First set-Timid (+Spd, -Atk)/ Second set-Jolly (+Spd, -SAtk)
Evs:Ingame dosent matter since you wont be ev training ingame
First Set-Leech Seed,Giga Drain,Dragon Pulse,Growth
Second Set-Coil,Leaf Blade,Aqua Tail,Return
>Depending on which kind of Serperior you like better Physical or Special. With the first set pair it with Timid nature. Leech Seed provides constant damage and healing, Giga Drain is STAB and gives more healing, both are powered up by Miracle Seed. Dragon Pulse is Coverage(and it can learn Dragon Pulse through BW2 tutor dont worry I checked). Growth is the only move I could find of his that boost SAtk but I guess you could turn the set into a mix sweeper if you wanted just replace the nature. The Physical set is my favorite. Coil boost your Attack,Defense,and Accuracy. Leaf Blade is STAB,Aqua Tail and Return are coverage and all three get that boost from Coil, Aqua Tail getting the most out of it as its lowered accuracy is brought up.

all teams in game need a surfer and a flyer so why not have both in one Pokemon.

Swanna @ Leftovers
Trait: Big Pecks
Nature: Naive(+Spd, -SDef)
Evs:Dont matter
>Like I said a Surfer and a Flyer in one. Surf and Fly are not only powerful but have their ingame uses. Roost is to heal off Damage. I didnt know what to give it for its last move so just put anything you want there. Plus Swanna is just a boss all around.

With those two you have a little Ice weakness, but its easily fixed.

Mienshao @ Expert Belt
Trait: Regenerator
Nature: Jolly (+Spd, -SAtk)
EVs:im just going to assume its okay for me not to post this anymore :3
Moves-Brick Break,U-Turn,Swords Dance,Rock Slide
>Well here is your counter to Ice types. Its pretty much a counter to everything though. Swords Dance is here for obvious reasons.U-Turn is coverage and lets you switch out to activate Regenerator. Now Brick Break and Rock Slide might not be as powerful as Hi Jump Kick and Stone Edge, but this is Ingame and hitting is more important than Power. Plus Brick Break breaks the screens and Rock Slide can flinch.

Okay I have kind of doing mono-unova ill stay away from unova Pokemon for now on.
Flying types could be a problem, along some other things how about a steel type and
a electric type.

Magnezone @ Iron Ball
Trait:Analytic(if you can get a hold to a DW one if not go with Sturdy)
Nature: Relaxed (+Def, -Spd)
Moves- Thunderbolt,Gyro Ball,Thunder Wave, Protect
>I love this guy. With its DW ability Analytic if it moves last its attacks get a boost.Thunderbolt is a great STAB and Gyro Ball which already gets a boost based on the speed difference from Magnezone and its opponent its also gets that Analytic boost.Thunder Wave would ruin this guy but its only here as a way to catch legendaries easier, making all your moves weaker due to the loss of Analytic. Protect can be used as scouting in Challenge Mode if you ever decide to play that.The item also makes you slower. (It increases the AI of the NPCs making them just that much harder to beat, it also raises the Pokemon levels so good luck.)

We all know I love eevee so I have to throw a eeveelution in on this team.
plus you could use a solid way to deal with Psychic types and have a special wall 
that the same time.

Umbreon @ Leftovers
Umbreon-one of my favorite eeveelutions he gets the biggest picture.Your arguement is invalid.
Nature: Sassy(+SDef, -Spd)
Moves-Payback,Wish(if you can get it if not thats fine just use Moonlight),Confuse Ray,Screech
>Again one of my favorite eeveelutions its actually my second after eevee. Payback with the minus speed makes for a great STAB.Wish/Moonlight is recovery. Confuse Ray lets you wear down your opponent if they hit themselves. Screech since Umbreon has that not so great base 65 Attack, and since you are a great wall its perfect.

After looking through the suggestion I gave I see no real weakness you cant handle
so now you can throw in any pokmen you want. I for one will throw in a fire  type
but you can change to whatever you want.

Camerupt @ I dont know Sitrus Berry?
Trait: Solid Rock
Nature:Modest (+SAtk, -Atk)
Moves-Earth Power,Flamethrower,Yawn,Rock Polish
>Earth Power and Flamethrower are great STAB moves. Yawn puts the opponent to sleep allowing you to set up your Rock Polishes and then mini-sweep.

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ok fine ill write it up now
loving this one man, the only thing i would do is change the umbreon move set in my opinion, i love all the eeveelutions and umbreon being my favourite pokemon of all time!
i'd go:
item: leftovers/chesto berry (depends if you wanna use rest)
nature: (+spD-spA) not sure what it is
moves: curse, moonlight/rest, payback, toxic/return/last resort
- obviously curse spamming works amazingly well with umbreon because of his high D anyway, now use moonlight/rest to heal then payback for massive damage, the 4th move depends on your style, if you want huge damage after you set yourself up-last resort, consistantly good damage-return(will have high damage because you need happiness to evolve) and if you want to stall them to death while healing-toxic

overall great job ^^ that is just my moveset for him since you dont have a "tank" in that team :P
Really,magnezone without air baloon OR a berry that weakens ground type needs the naughty nature(+atk. ,-sp.def)Your serperior needs more power,he's your starter!You don't need miracle seed beacause you only have one physical move that's a grass type move.You need the power anclet.Do the PWT tournaments a lot and you'll get it.
Remember this is ingame those items are not really good
what`s your dragon coverage?
6 votes

Starter - Oshawott

Samurott @
Sassy Nature (+SDef, -Spd)
-Ice Beam
>The Starter and Surfer of your team. I made him a mixed sweeper as thats how I use my both ingame and competitively though the moves are different. Hes not the fastest in the world so taking away his speed doesnt matter much so you can be bulkier. Surf is STAB and ingame use. Megahorn and Ice Beam is coverage, while Retaliate is good for revenge killing any of your Pokemon that faint.

Arcanine @
Jolly Nature (+Spd, -SAtk)
-Flame Charge
-Thunder Fang
>Flame Charge is pretty good ingame considering its a decent STAB and raises your speed at the same time. Thunder Fang and Crunch are nice coverage and I want to try Outrage on Arcanine so thats why that is there.

Lucario @
Trait:Inner Focus
Adamant Nature (+Atk, -SAtk)
-Rock Slide
-Metal Claw
-Force Palm
-Shadow Claw
>A pure attacking lucario. Metal Claw is STAB and has a chance to raise attack which is nice, along with Force Palm being STAB and having that chance to paralyze. Shadow Claw and Rock Slide are coverage.

Crobat @ Black Sludge
Trait:Inner Focus
Jolly Nature (+Spd, -SAtk)
-Posion Fang
>Instead of walking around Unova you can Fly. Fly is STAB and you need it for flying around. Posion Fang is STAB and has a 30% chance to Badly poison your opponent which makes them lose more health every turn. U-Turn is for instead of hard switching you can cause some damage then retreat. Return is pretty much just filler since I didn't know what else to put, but since Crobat evolves off of happiness its pretty good.

Roserade @
Trait:Natural Cure
Modest Nature (+SAtk, -Atk)
-Giga Drain
-Sludge Bomb
-Shadow Ball
-Stun Spore
>Giga Drain and Sludge Bomb are great STABs, with Giga Drain healing you and Sludge Bomb having the potential to poison. Shadow Ball is coverage, and Stun Spore is for a reliable status to catch Pokemon.

Glaceon @
Trait:Snow Cloak
Timid Nature (+Spd, -Atk)
-Frost Breath
-Shadow Ball
>The reason I have Frost Breath over Ice Beam is that it always crits, and if you get somebody in game that raises their special defense you can always bring in Glaceon and ignore the boost. Shadow Ball is coverage, Hail is to take advantage of its ability though you might not be using it, Charm lowers the opponent's attack.

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Instead of inner focus lucario get hidden ability justified
best team for competitive just take out a move with roserade add grasswhistle and take out glaceon and add Excadrill with stealth rock, rapid spin, earthquake and flash cannon make it hold air balloon
I troll with this unsportsmanlike party: Umbreon, Flareon, Vaporeon, Jolteon, Espeon, and Glaceon.
 Someone sends out a water type: Return Flareon! Go Jolteon. Decides to switch to ground type: Return jJolteon Go glaceon. I battled my friend with this party and he got so pissed off because I kept switching pokemon.
Glaceon is only  obtainable after the elite 4 so if I swich to mamoswine,he would be a one-hit KO with one flamethrower.I prefer a Weavile because it is fast and powerful but obtained late inthe game (same case goes for piloswine)after 7 badges
I love that Glaceon you got. I think it astoundingly deserves that spot. It makes great coverage for any type.
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Yes! I'm finally ready for this!
This is a team for White 2 only.

Starter: Samurott (M)

Naughty Nature

The naughty nature ups attack witch he needs beacause he's the first Pokemon in my party.It decreases sp. Defence beacause that stat is strong in every samurott. Dig can beat annoying suprise electric types or those steels. Megahorn always works,beats grass,and has a ton of power that makes almost every one a KO.Superpower or fighting types has the most type coverage and this paticular one has 100 accuracy and 140 power. Surf is it's only water move and is good for outside of battle,not to mention the beautiful STAB.


@Lum Berry
Iron Defense
Head Smash
Iorn Tail

You need at least 1 rock type on any Pokemon team and this is it.Iron Defense is to already boost the unbeleivable defense it has. I was going to do thunder to replace the fact that there is no electric type on this team, but it's special. So I went with the obvious choice, thunderpunch. Outrage I don't have to explain.It's that great.Head Smash covers fireice,bug,and flying types. Exept for skyamory, plus there's STAB,and no recoil beacause it's part of the Aggon evolution chain. Iorn Tail has a good amount of power for a 10 PP move.It's also my finisher move if I find a Pokemon Aggron's not good at beating like a poison type.


@Lum Berry
Rash Nature
Ability:Leaf Guard
Giga Drain
Sunny Day

It's nature is rash beacause it focuses on special attack.It lowers speed but a lot of strong sp.defence Pokemon in this.Sunny Day for his ability leaf guard witch means he can't be inficted with paralys,sleep,or a burn.Giga Drain is for recovery and water or rock types. Rest is for recovery.It has a lum berry so when it uses Rest it'll immediately wake up. Earthquake is my powerhouse finishing move.


@Fire Gem
Ability:Magma Armor
Sunny Day
Solar Beam
Rock Polish

Don't see much Camerupts in Pokemon teams,so here you go! Fire gem for it's Eruption, same for the modest nature.Solar Beam destroys every type disadvantage of fire types. Rock polish is for improving some of the weaknesses of camerupt's basic stat. The other one, Eruption,is just type coverage.Also,with STAB this move can really help with eruption. Eruption has unbeleavible power with 150 power+75 power(STAB)+75 power(Fire Gem)+75 (Sunny Day)=375 power. I don't have any other Pokemon with fire type moves.I also picked it beacause of it's power.Sunny day for solar beam and improving eruption's power. You should give it a PP max for Camerupt's Eruption.


@Exp. Share/Power Anclet(Exp. share before PWT,Power Anclet after PWT).
Shadow Ball
Signal Beam

Ultimate Espeon!Exp. Share beacause it won't get out much/A power anclet for the weakened espeon stat of attack. Sychronize due to it's usefulness.This covers all of the E4 too. Shadow Ball for ghost,and psychic types. Reflect for defence help.....Psychic for fighting. Signal Beam is very importaint for the coverage of it's main weakness,dark. It's also for secondary psychic type coverage.


@Lum Berry
Dragon Claw
Earth Power

FLYGONS!Love them. You need at least 1 Dragon type on your 6 Pokemon team and this is it. Dragon Claw is strong and I need it beacause of dragon coverage,not to mention STAB. Fly beacause of it's efficancy on getting you somewhere.The Earth Power is STAB, and this is the only ground move on the team, because I couldn't fit one on Aggron. Sandsotrom will usually hurt the enemy because it only doesn't effect ground,steel, and rock types, so it'll help. Think of it as a hazard, sorta.

Where everything is found:

Leftovers:Castelina Sewers.Dragon and Fire Gem:All Caves.Lum Berry:Village Bridge(Daily).
Exp.Share:Castelina City.Power Anclet:PWT Pokemon:Oshuott:Starter.Aron:Mistrlalation Cave.Tangela:Route 13.Numel:Reversal Mountain.Evee:Castelina City.Trapinch:Desert Resort
TMs and move tutors:
TM 28:Route 4.TM25:Iccirus City Pokemart.TM71:Twist Mountain.TM44:Castelina City.TM11:Mistralatin City Pokemart.TM26:Route 15.TM22:Pinwheel Forest.TM50:N's Castle.
TM69:Reversal Mountain.TM30:Reversal Mountain.TM29:Route 13.TM33:Nimbasa City Pokemart.TM90:Twis Mountain(winter)HM2:Route 5.HM3:Route 6.Move Tutor moves:Superpower:10 B shards.Outrage:10 G shards.Iorn Tail:6 B shards.Giga Drain:10 Y shards.Signal Beam:6 R Shards.Other:Megahorn:Samurott lv.1.Eruption:Camerupt lv.52.

Well,that's it. These Pokemon cover every 17 types.Hope everyone likes it!

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Team has close to no synergy, and seriously, Special Aggron?..
I don't care, I like it and it's going to be my Black 2 team.
why was this downvoted? UF wanted this and i like it too
because it not very good ingame team, Umbreon with both a Dark and Ghost type move which cover the same types(Physic and Ghost) and also Dark and Physic arnt super-effective to bug its weak too it.Trying to get the IVs needed for HP fighting is too much for ingame. Umbreon shouldnt be attacking unless it has some kind of boost which his set doesnt give.Special Aggron is just a horrible idea, plus hes teaching it surf when he has two water types that could use it better.Dragon Dance is only a Egg move on Tropius, you wont be breeding in the ingame. Using Solarbeam on Darmanitan is also not good as its Attack stat over powers its Special by a ton. He has no water moves on Samurott, every pokemon needs STAB. Ice Beam over Blizzard for the accuracy, and hes using Superpower over Revenge even though Samurott will probably be going last and Revenge will do a lot of damage minus all the stat drops. As Trachy said in mine Life Orb and Choice Scarf are not good ingame. You need to win BP to get them. Another thing Trachy pointed out was that healing is not needed since you can just go to your bag. Im sorry but this is not really a good ingame team.
wow that's detailed
well, it's nice to know there are people who care
Ok,it's your opinion,but I like it and I'm going to make it.
I'll also try your improvments. But i'm kepping special aggron.
Ok,switched umbreon with espeon and has shadow ball instead of payback.Switched hidden power fighting to signal beam for dark type coverage.Espeon has a power anclet to up his attack stat. Switched aggron's surf to stone edge.Mantine got surf instead. Switched Tropius' dragon dance to double team.took blizzard out and put in ice beam,(witch is STAB).Gave darmanitan(now Camerupt) a grass gem.I just thnk superpower is better. Changed Aggron and Camerup's items.I kept leftovers on samurott for close battles.
Just saying Ice Beam isnt Ice Beam
What do you mean?
I meant Ice Beam isnt STAB on Samurott
oh. Do you have any idea that would replace one of these moves that's STAB?
you could replace dig for scald/surf
No, I need dig for the suprise electric types. maybe i'll switch Surf to Ice Beam and take Mantines' surf for ice beam?You think that's good?
sure why not
Mantine and Samurott? You don't need 2 Water Types, and why is there Earthquake on Mantine? This won't be very useful due to his abysmal attack, plus it's only accessible until the champion has been beaten. Also, you wouldn't be able to fly anywhere, because Troipus is only obtainable in after-game.
Thanks for putting up images,SpumWack
Well this team still is pretty flawed. I mean you could go with Hydreigon, but level 64.... eesh. You won't have it unless you overtrain, or after the Elite Four. And Thunder on Aggron is not very good.
Changed Hydreigon to Flygon,though I wish flygon could learn reflect.Kept Thunder on Aggron beacause there's no electric types on this team.Though I tried to get one.
I'm the only here that dislikes Flygon? Flygon cries when my Hydreigon comes to battle
You wanna go? xD
No matter how many playthroughs I do, Aggron is in each one!
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WARNING! This team is for W2

Team Overview

> For a very reliable starter, go with Emboar
Flare Blitz/Fire Punch
Flame Charge
Head Smash/Rock Slide/Earthquake
Arm Thrust/Hammer Arm/ Brick Break


This may seem like a very strange choice, but it's not. I've used Electabuzz effectively in SS, Platinum and now White 2. He may not be as good as Electivire, but he still packs a huge punch
Thunderbolt/Electro Ball
Volt Switch
Focus Blast
Signal Beam/Psychic


In my opinion, one of the best grass types that are obtainable in W2. Quiver Dance will help you greatly, and with access to Petal Dance and a Sun Stone, before the 4th gym, Liligant will be one of the best special attackers on your team.
Petal Dance
Giga Drain/Energy Ball
Quiver Dance
Grass Knot


A MUST on any in-game team.
Focus Blast
Night Daze/Dark Pulse


The flyer, plus a good physical attacker. This guy will help you take down Drayden with the help of our next team member, and also get you around Unova fast.
Rock Slide
Dragon Claw/Outrage


WARNING. This Lapras may take you a while to catch, but it's worth the wait. It can be a physical and special attacker plus your surfer.
Ice Beam
Hydro Pump
However, if you can't catch him, I suggest Vaporeon as a substitute
Acid Armour
Aqua Ring
Ice Beam

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Of course Flame Charge would be weak at the 6th gym. It's a ground gym.
Heat Crash :/
-_- Heat Crash is useless after Gym 7. The Pokemon get heavier, and why pass up an opportunity to upgrade to fixed damage?
im just saying,dont put flame charge on emboar,with 50 base power.....
One problem:Lilligant
4 votes

Well here is a good ingame team for Black 2 or White 2.(Items are of no real concern ingame)(HM slaves not included with package)

Your Starter: (Snivy)

Trait: Overgrow
Nature: Adamant/Jolly
EVs are of no concern here

Leaf Blade
Leech Seed

He is great for beating Clay and Marlon. Plus, his bulkiness allows him to last longer in early ingame battles.

First Teambuilder: (Riolu)

Trait: Inner Focus
Nature: Modest/Timid
EVs are of no concern

Aura Sphere
Dragon Pulse
Calm Mind

This is all you need to beat the first 2 gyms. The next Pokemon will be from Castelia.

Next Added: (Eevee)

Trait: Synchronize
Nature: Modest
EVs are of no concern

Morning Sun
Shadow Ball (TM 30)
Signal Beam (Move Tutor)

There is no access to Flareon yet but even though Espeon and Serperior are weak to Bug, Riolu/Lucario will be able to tackle this gym easily.

**And now lets heat this up!: (Litwick)

Trait: Flash Fire
Nature: Timid/Modest
EVs are of no concern yet

Fire Blast
Energy Ball (TM 53)
Shadow Ball (TM 30 or Level up)
Hidden Power (Water) (TM 10) or Will-o-Wisp

Now wait till Village Bridge:

Trait: Water Absorb
Nature: Modest
EVs are not important

Surf (HM 03)
Ice Beam
Ice Shard
Thunderbolt (TM 24)

Last is after Marlon: (Zweilous)

Trait: Levitate
Nature: Modest
Evs are of no concern

Surf (HM 03)
Dragon Pulse
Fire Blast (TM 38)
Dark Pulse (Move Tutor)

I know that 5/6 of these are Special Attackers but this is ingame. It wil not matter much and these are the best that this team can have. :)

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how can you get hydreigon after marlon?its only obtainable after the pokemon leaque
I like you. My favorite starter, Eeveelution, ghost type, a dragon type, 2nd favorite fighting type (my first favorite is Mienfoo/shao ) And of course, Lapras. I love grass, ice, dragon, and psychic types. I think I might try it soon, but I already tried to get Lapras once, but I only found one and it used Perish Song and couldn't find another, so I went with an Azumarill.
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Note, this team is very powerful and is not for people who want challenge in their games, so please plan accordingly!

Starter: (Ohawott) --> -->

By the way, you can have any suitable items on this team, there
are very good items that could be put, yet there are too many of them
to list so I have not put the items.


Trait: Torrent
Nature: Quirky/Hardy/Docile/Serious/Bashful
- Surf/Waterfall
- Ice Beam
- Slash
- X-Scissor

Samurott is good as it can provide you with Surf/Waterfall HM's provides a good mixed set and has OK defences and speed.


Trait: Sand (Force/Rush) No difference unless you have a ingame sand team.
Nature: Jolly (+Spe -SpA)
- Hone Claws
- Fissure
- Guillotine
- Iron Head

This is my awesome OHKO set. With a few Hone Claw boosts, you will power up the strength of Iron Head and also increase accuracy for the OHKO moves. I suggest you have both in case you face either a Ghost type or flying type etc.


Trait: Justified
Nature: Adamant (+Atk -SpA)
- Leaf Blade
- Sacred Sword
- Strength
- Swords Dance

This is a standard S - Dance set which also provides a HM (Strength) which can pack a punch with S - Dance.


Trait: Flame Body
Nature: Modest (+SpA -Atk)
- Flamethrower
- Quiver Dance
- Bug Buzz
- Psychic

This is a Quiver Dance set. I don't like Fiery Dance because Volcarona learns it at level 100 so yeah.


Trait: Inner Focus
Nature: Adamant (+Atk -SpA)
- Cross Poison
- Fly
- X-Scissor
- Roost

This is my nice Crobat which provides as a flyer for the team and also knows roost as it is helpful.


Trait: Motor Drive
Nature: Jolly (-SpA +Spe)
- Thunder Punch
- Earthquake
- Brick Break
- Ice Punch

Normal Electivire set...Nuff Said.

Right, so I hope you guys liked my team! Feel free to add any suggestions by commenting below!
BTW I have defeated 4 of the Champions Pokemon using Excadrill only! (:D)

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electrivire? replace it.
in pokemon sapphire i defeated the champion only using kyogre
electivire is pretty cool and gets the perfect coverage set
Excadrill learns Horn Drill, not guillotine
and why both guillotine (horn drill*) e fissure? Both does the same thing, why strenght in virizion? You could add alot of different type moves, such as wild charge for example with more power and can be very effective against flying who is double effect agains virizion.
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Surf- STAB and a great special attack
Ice Beam- coverage especially against grass with good power
Aqua Tail/Waterfall- Both are good physical STAB water type moves Aqua tail is more powerful with less accuracy and waterfall is less powerful with more accuracy and the added bonus of being a HM so that you can climb waterfalls
Swords Dance- If you want to boost the Aqua tail/Waterfall

Aura Sphere- Never misses and has great power, STAB, and how can anyone forget Lucario's signature move
Close Combat- If you want a powerful physical attack + STAB
Earthquake/Stone edge- For coverage, I personally like Earthquake cause it covers more types, more accuracy, more pp, but if you want to have stone edge that is pretty good too
Dark Pulse- Die psychics
Extremespeed- For a grand finish

Thunderbolt- great combination of power and accuracy, STAB
Thunder- If you think you need some big firepower
Signal Beam- just for coverage
Light Screen- If the opponents smart then he/she'll use a physical attack which would make use of static, if not, then you have higher special defense

Flamethrower- STAB, good power and accuracy
Extremespeed- So you can finish of the Pokemon
Thunder fang- water types are now taken care of
Flare Blitz- A powerful physical fire type move if you want

Outrage/Dragon claw- Both are powerful and STAB. Dragon claw is not as powerful as outrage but you won't have to worry about confusion and switching out mid-battle
Dragon Dance-raising his powerful attack and great speed will devastate your opponenents
Earthquake- Great power, uses mold breaker, lots of type coverage, just an awesome move
Brick Break- lots of type coverage especially on ice

Cross Poison- good power, STAB, and can poison the target
Acrobatics/Air Slash- both are STAB. Air slash can make your opponent flinch, but acrobatics has great power but sacrifices a hold item
Fly- your gonna need it to fly but it's an okay battle move
U-turn- hit hard and retreat

Bug buzz/Techno Blast- Techno blast holding the douse drive covers its only weakness, bug buzz is powerful and STAB
Flamethrower-best fire type move
Thunderbolt-best electrical attack
Ice Beam- dominant ice typer

Genesect is a great Pokemon for your team even if it's legendary. It has a great move pool. It can replace anyone on your team. Hope this helped.

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You'd have 5 pokemon before the 3rd gym... wow.
And thats why i feel it is a good team
No, that actually makes it very bad. You would have to seriously train all of your Pokemon, because the more Pokemon you have, the more underleveled you get.
And before the 3rd gym is even worse. You should have 5 Pokemon after gym 6 or 7, not before the Desert Resort.
Very true, I fell behind back in Platinum because I fell for this. I didn't have my full team until I beat Clay. Samurott, Lucario, Crobat, Flygon, Zoroark and Volcarona was what I used.
That's still a little early, but that's quite a good team :) I finally caught a Weavile to finish off my first team after Marlon.
Oh yeah its usually i train a lot sorry
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so far i'm doing a play through of B&W2 atm, and this is my endgame team
and the Pokemon I'm using are as below:

vaporeon @ leftovers
ability : hydration
nature : modest
moves: rain dance, surf, rest, shadowball/ice beam
(if you research into this, you'l see why its so powerful)
- shadow ball for coverage and ice beam to get rid of those pesky dragons. it is also your surfer and does well at it!

scrafty @ chesto berry
ability : moxie
nature : adament
moves: dragon dance, rest, crunch, crick break/closecombat
-capable of taking down anyone as a physical sweeper my personal favourite :)

chandelure @ quick claw
ability : flame body
nature : modest
moves : pain split, shadowball, energyball, minimize(use with pain split to make chandelure a hard target to hit!)
- tanky special sweeper that makes it hard to survive a long battle against

eelektross @ expert belt
ability : levitate
nature : doesnt really matter on this one, but boosted att would help alot!
moves : thunder, drain punch, facade, aqua tail
- now there is a reason that I have this moveset, if I use vaporeon before I send out this beast, thunder has stab +100% accuracy because of the rain, and aqua tail now has boosted power aswell because of the rain. drain punch is to gain hp back (which is why the att nature helps) and facade is because 9/10 times the only way to take this machine down is with poison, or burn or paralysis, this makes the status condition backfire on them bigtime ;) there is a method to my madness! but even without the rain its still a very powerful Pokemon that will rely on luck with the thunder, so worth it.

roserade @ big root/miracle seed
ability : natural cure
nature : boosted speed or spec attack
moves : toxic, venoshock, giga drain, leechseed/grasswhistle
- this be my shredder! if I come across a Pokemon with high hp or defense, this is what I turn to. toxic to venoshock is always a powerful combo + stab makes it stronger, and then giga drain for hp and stab, alround great move, and finally leech seed/grasswhistle, leech seed+toxic= massive damage per turn plus your attack, and you get more hp back with the big root, or you can use grass whistle to save yourself from fainting and giving yourself some hp for a couple of turns. cheeky hey :P

and finally!

flygon @ lum berry
ability : levitate (dont get much choice)
nature : boosted speed or attack
moves : outrage, stone edge, fly, roost
- flygon has been a favourite since it came out in ruby saffire and emerald, outrage is rediculously strong with the lum berry (no consequence of confusion! >.<) stone edge has high crit and takes care of the other weakness ice! (4xsuper effective) fly purely because you cant have flygon without fly ;) and it gives good coverage. and stalls out a battle. and roost because who doesnt like a good heal on a Pokemon!? :P

now those that have read this may be wondering why I dont have a starter in this team?
thats because I find the starters to scale out late into the game and dont have the play style that I enjoy, although if I was to use a starter in this team, I would swap out roserade for this:

serperior @ scope lense
nature : boosted attack
moves : coil, aqua tail, iron tail, leaf blade, synthesis
- now I have fiddled around with all the starters in black and white, and found serperior to be the most successful, I have tried a special attack based one and it didnt even compare to the power of this one, aqua tail and iron tail both get benifits from coil in the accuracy department, (and take out 2 of your weaknesses fire and ice) and leaf blade for stab and with the scope lense if that thing crits, it will hurt! finally synthesis is to help out with the coil, if your D or the oppenent is hitting hard on you, and its another heal, I like heals :)

this is my personal favourite team and all of my Pokemon have great survive-ability which makes versing "glass cannon" Pokemon like mienshoa and lucario fun! very fun, and if you use marilands black and white 2 team builder, you will find that this team have great coverage ( can hit every type super effectively ) and have good defensive stats.
thanks! and I hope this helped alot to anyone reading <3

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Why does serperior have five moves?
GarchompFTW, I think it has five moves because you can choose to put either Aqua Tail or Iron Tail.
better trade aqua tail with aerial ace, aqual tail will only cover fire, and most of the times you will use another pokemon to deal with fire types, an flying move can make it more versatile and also cover against bug pokemon. With coil improving his defense and ofense, aerial ace even become stronger easy,
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This team is for all those who chose serperior like I did.
This is a team for Black 2 only.


Leaf Blade
Aqua Tail

The serperior best moveset on this post.Coil to up stats that serperior's arn't that high like defence or attack.Leaf Blade for STAB,probably be the only grass type move on the team,and it's just like flamethrower and surf beacause of power and PP.Aqua Tail beacause of Emboar and other fire types.Return beacause she'll like you beacause she's your starter,wich means she'll have max happiness,boosting this move's power.


@Lum Berry
Swords Dance
Stealth Rock
Rock Slide

Steel is a sub for a rock Pokemon, but can get all of the moves I would've wanted on a rock Pokemon.Swords Dance is for improving some of excadrill's stats that arn't that strong.Stealth Rock is to set up my only hazard and with Excadrill being 2nd in my party,this hazard will hurt a lot of the other team's Pokemon.Rock Slide I need for type coverage,and it's probabley the only rock move i'll get out of this team.Earthquake is STAB,and has a very good range of type coverage.


@Water Gem
Ability:Shell Armor
Ice Beam
Body Slam

I know it takes a while to get to Undella Bey,but until then,you can replace wailren with Vaporeon.Ice Beam is STAB and is good when you wan a move with high PP.Surf is also STAB and you need to surf outside of battle!I was thinking of putting outrage in this spot but ice beam covers dragon. Body Slam I put in here beacause it's strong and has a nice chance of paralyes.
Psychic I put here for fighting types who think they can defeat my lapras with Close Combat.Plus this is the only Psychic move on the team.


@Quick Claw
Ability:Flash Flare
Iorn Tail
Double Team

This will be my fire type on this team.Flamethrower I prefer over fire blast,lave plume,or overheat beacause of it's total PP,15 PP for a 90 power move,i'll take it any day, but you can't forget the STAB.It'll also probably be the only fire type move.Iorn Tail beacause Excadrill's moveset was filled up with other moves it didn't have space for.Superpower beacause this team does'nt have much fighting types and i'm certaintly not picking rock smash.Double Team can be very useful and belive it or not,can annoy the heck out of your opponent.


@Dark Gem

Mandibuzz with a dark gem!Powerful!This guy is mostly for the E4.Payback to cover Psychic and Ghost types,plus STAB,and an extra bonus beacause somebody probably fainted already.U-Turn for secondary Psychic coverage,and coverage of one of it's own types,dark.Fly is STAB,beats fighting types in the E4 like Minshao,and with one of Mandibuzz's types being flying,fighting is only regularly effective.Roost for the recovery.


@Light Clay
Light Screen

Galvantula.I took this guy beacause of his second type,bug.X-Scisor is STAB,and the only bug type move on this team other than Mandibuzz's U-Turn.Thunder is STAB,and I admire it for it's 10 PP on a 120 power move.Light Screen beacause of it's helpfulness in defence and with the light clay,the turn total of this lasting is 8.I use this move beacause galvantula will usually be my last hope Pokemon,meaning my last in a battle.Substitute is good for a final Pokemon and Light Screen helps make it last.

Well,that's it!Hope it's a great team!

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Sure thing Cosmic Z
Flareon is a bad option...
Flareon is the worst of the eeveelutions and mandibuzz without weak armour you have to wait until level 54 or somthing
I hate that flareon sucks.... its sooo cute! this set is meh.
Yes! Someone else uses Aqua Tail on Serperior too!!!
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This is for White 2 only!!


Ability: Torrent
Item: NevermeltIce
- Ice Beam : TM13 in Giant Chasm
- Hydro Pump : Level 62
- Megahorn : Move Reminder
- Superpower : Move Tutor in Lentimas Town for 10 Blue Shards

Your everyday mixed sweeper, which Samurott was built for. Yawn. This set has STAB, coverage, and a strong ice move (great for Iris, Cynthia and Benga).


Ability: Steadfast/Inner Focus doesn't matter
Item: Focus Sash
- Aura Sphere : Level 51
- Extreme Speed : Level 65
- Earthquake : TM26 from Route 15
- Stone Edge : TM71 from Twist Mountain

This set takes a while to get, especially Stone Edge, but it maximizes Lucario's ability as a physical sweeper. Then why do I have Aura Sphere? Because Steel types have much higher Def than SpDef, making Aura Sphere a much more helpful move especially because it never misses.


Ability: Sturdy
Item: Leftovers
- Thunderbolt : TM24 from Victory Road
- Flash Cannon : TM91 from Twist Mountain
- Hyper Beam : TM15 from Shopping Mall 9 for 90k pokedollars
- Toxic : TM06 from Seaside Cave

Lots of TMs, I know. But honestly Magnezone just doesn't learn a whole lot of great moves for late in the game. The first two are STAB, and Hyper Beam is strong neutral coverage. Toxic is a bit of a filler, Magnet Rise is another good move to use. Leftovers is to maximize his use as a special tank.


Ability: Defiant
Item: Life Orb
- Superpower : Level 51
- Brave Bird : Level 63
- Giga Impact : TM68 from Shopping Mall 9 for 90k pokedollars
- Shadow Claw : TM65 from Celestial Tower

Did someone ask for a physical sweeper? Cuz I did. With the ability Defiant, your opponents help you beat them even more quickly. It can be really, really helpful. Brave Bird and Giga Impact are STAB, while Superpower and Shadow Claw allow you to take out a wide variety of annoying opponents.


Ability: Illusion
Item: Dark Glasses/Wide Lens
- Night Daze : Level 64
- Flamethrower : TM35 from Route 23
- Dig : TM28 from Route 4
- Focus Blast : TM52 from Wellspring Cave

This guy is a baller in-game. Great Spd and SpAtk, with pretty good Att to boot, makes Zoroark the perfect play. Illusion isn't a great ability, but used correctly can work as damage control for a move or two. Night Daze is fantastic STAB, which I prefer over Foul Play both for the accuracy drop and that many Psychic/Ghost types don't have big Atk stats. Flamethrower and Focus Blast hit lots of things for lots of damage. Dig is a bit of a filler, but its always nice to have another Ground move on the squad. Also, if you didn't know, Zoroark will get boosted Exp points because you trade him from N. How great is that?


Ability: Flame Body
Item: Expert Belt
- Heat Wave : Level 60
- Bug Buzz : Level 70
- Giga Drain : Move Tutor in Humilau City for 10 Yellow Shards
- Psychic : TM29 from Route 13

The special sweeper of all special sweepers, at least in game. Not only does Volcarona boast fantastic Spd and SpAtk, but its movepool is so large and varied it can hit almost everything supereffectively (hence the expert belt). If you can get there, which I haven't yet, Volcarona learns Hurricane (Level 90) and Fiery Dance (Level 100), two OP moves that you should totally have. The set I currently run has two STABs, the ever-useful Giga Drain and Marshal's-worst-nightmare Psychic. There's honestly dozens of amazing sets you can run on Volcarona, this is just the one I chose.

Just as a warning, only use this team if you want to destroy every trainer you can find. Have fun!

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Is this team supposed to be pre-elite 4, because TM26, TM71, and TM91 are only available post-game.
A very good team
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Alright ill do a snivy based team. Pre elite four only. ill assume that the Pokemon are around level 57.

Serperior @ Miracle Seed

  • Coil
  • Leaf Blade
  • Aqua tail
  • Light Screen

Arcanine @ Charcoal

  • Flare Blitz
  • Outrage
  • Wild Charge
  • Extremespeed

Vaporeon @ Leftovers

  • Toxic
  • Protect
  • Surf
  • Ice Beam

Flygon @ Expert Belt

  • Dragon Claw
  • Bulldoze
  • Fire Punch
  • Fly

Absol @ Silk Scarf

  • Night Slash
  • Psycho cut
  • Quick Attack
  • Swords Dance

Beheeyem @ Twistedspoon

  • Calm Mind
  • Psychic
  • Shadow Ball
  • Energy Ball

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- Surf (STAB, good power & accuracy and Surf is needed to complete the game)
- Ice Beam (Coverage)
- Megahorn (For grass types AND psychic & dark elite 4's)
- Superpower (Coverage)

- Close Combat/Aura Sphere (STAB)
- Flash Cannon (more STAB)
- Rock Slide (Coverage against fire and flying types)
- ExtremeSpeed (Neutral coverage)

- Flare Blitz (Powerful STAB)
- Crunch (Coverage, always handy to have a dark type move around)
- Outrage (Powerful neutral coverage)
- Wild Charge (water types)

- Outrage (Powerful STAB)
- Earthquake (More powerful STAB)
- Fly (Needed to travel, good power)
- Fire Punch (those pesky ice types)

- Thunder (STAB, 91% accuracy with ability)
- Bug Buzz (STAB)
- Giga Drain (healing)
- Volt Switch (i know, another electric move, but it makes galvantula a good lead off Pokemon for the PWT and other mixed battles (i.e. Ghetsis or Colress))

Reniculus (White 2 only, Gothietelle is a solid alternative)
- Psychic (STAB)
- Shadow Ball (Used for other psychics and ghosts)
- Energy Ball (Coverage)
- Thunder Wave (main tool for catching Pokemon)

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(The first three Pokémon are based on attack, defense, or speed. I also did shinnies cause I got bored)

For Attack

Leavanny, Emboar, Floatzel

-X Scissor
-Leaf Blade
-Poison Jab
-Shadow Claw

Leavanny is straight down one of the best bug types. It has a high attack a good movepool

-Heat Crash
-Brick Break

Heat Crash is great for Emboar. Since he weighs at 330.7 lbs. or 150 kg, he can destroy grass, bug and ice types really quick.

-Ice Fang
-Aqua Tail
-Brick Break

Good speed and attack. 'Nough said

For Defense

Ferrothorn, Flareon, Samurott

-Aerial Ace
-Gyro Ball

This guy needs curse for gyro ball, he only has 20 speed.

-Flame Charge
-Shadow Ball
-Iron Tail

Flame Charge for speed, Dig for Rock, Poison, Electric, Fire, and Steel types. Shadow Ball for Psychic and Ghost, and Iron Tail is for Rock and Ice

-Ice Beam

He is the only starter with a somewhat good defense besides Serperior

For Speed

Serperior, Arcanine, Starmie

-Dragon Pulse
-Iron Tail
-Aqua Tail
-Leaf Blade

The tail allows the learning of both Aqua and Iron tail, Dragon Pulse is coverage.

-Dragon Pulse
-Energy Ball
-Crunch (anything physical, Thunder Fang, Dig, etc.)

This Pokémon is amazing, I know its the classic debate of Ninetales vs Arcanine, and I'm for Ninetales, but Arcanine does have better speed. Energy Ball covers all weaknesses, and Crunch is for ghost and psychic

-Ice Beam

Now this Pokémon is the Special attack version of Floatzel.

Now, for the last three Pokémon

(I couldn't decide between Zoroark or Weavile, so you can choose)


Zoroark or Weavile

-Flamethrower (Zoroark)/Ice Beam (Weavile)
-Dark Pulse
-Aerial Ace
-Shadow Ball

Flamethrower will help against Colress, and Ice Beam will help with Drayden, that is why I couldn't decide


-Dragon Claw/Outrage
The only Pokémon on this team with a HM besides Samurott


-Stone Edge
-Bug Bite
-Gyro Ball

*The slowest Pokémon ever, also the one with the best defense, so send him out if you have other Pokémon in bad condition so he can take hits, while you heal the other Pokémon. Also use him against Grimsley, the Dark Type Elite Four Member

Location And How To Evolve Them

(I will go in Pokédex order because it is simpler)
Arcanine - Evolve Growlithe with Fire Stone. Growlithe is in the Virbank Complex
Flareon -Evolve Eevee with Fire Stone. Eevee can be found in the patch of grass after Castelia Sewers
Starmie -In Undella City
Shuckle -Seaside Cave
Flygon Evolve Trapinch, then Vibrava. Trapinch is Desert Resort and Reversal Mountain
Floatzel -Route 11 (Surf)
Weavile -Evolve Sneasel. Sneasel is in Giant Chasm, and evolves during night while holding Razor Claw
Serperior -Snivy as Starter.
Emboar -Tepig as Starter
Samurott -Oshawott as Starter
Leavanny -Evolve Sewaddle. Sewaddle is found in Route 20
Zoroark -Evolve Zorua. You can get N's Zorua at Driftveil City
Ferrothorn -Evolve Ferroseed, it is in Chargestone Cave

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Good job bro!I was looking for a unique answer like this.Thanks
Weavile has really Low special Attack. You should replace dark pulse, shadow ball, and ice beam to moves like ice punch and night slash.
Ninetales is actually faster than Arcanine. Arcanine-95 Ninetales-100
@Origamifox I had many reasons for this.\
1) Arcanine does have better stat total, such as Attack and Special Attack, and Defense is better slightly.
2) Arcanine has access to Agility, Flame Charge (Which is more effective for Physical Pokemon), and Extreme Speed (if you want to change it up)
3) If you include Egg, HM, TM, Pre-Evolution, Regular, and Move Tutor, Arcanine has access to one extra move.
4) Main Mandatory trainers (Gym, Elite, Champion) have 95 physical moves total, 49 special, and 26 status, and since Arcanine has a stronger defense (if you trade both at the beginning) it helps last longer (ignoring EVs, IVs, and Natures).
5) Growlithe is found in Virbank, allowing a good time to make it close to the Gym level, where as you require Waterfall to get Vulpix/Ninetales, but they will be around level 34, where Victory Road (when you get it) is around 50.
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A Snivy based team, made for Black 2 with movesets specified for the elite four.

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Ability: Overgrow

  • Leech Seed(Lv. 20)
  • Giga Drain(Lv. 44)
  • Leaf Blade(Lv. 32)
  • Dragon Pulse(Move Tutor, Lentimas Town)

Leech Seed is to stall your opponent out and get free HP. Giga Drain is special STAB and also gives free HP. Leaf Blade is powerful Physical STAB and Dragon Pulse is special coverage and great against the champion.

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Ability: Huge Power

  • Waterfall(HM08, Victory Road)
  • Ice Punch(Move Tutor, Driftveil City)
  • Superpower(Lv. 42)
  • Rain Dance(Lv. 35)

Waterfall is Physical STAB, Ice Punch is good Grass and Dragon coverage and Superpower is powerful coverage as well. Rain Dance is nice to set up and powers up Water moves.

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Ability: Intimidate

  • Flamethrower(Growlithe, Lv. 34)
  • Outrage(Growlithe, Lv. 43)
  • Crunch(Growlithe, Lv. 39)
  • Extremespeed(Heart Scale)

While this moveset is very difficult to get, it is so worth it in the end and you end up with one of the best Fire-types in the game. Flamethrower is powerful special STAB. Outrage and Crunch are both great coverage and Extremespeed is very powerful +2 priority.

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Ability: Sturdy

  • Thunderbolt(TM24, Victory Road)
  • Flash Cannon(Lv.39)
  • Reflect(TM33, Nimbasa City)
  • Thunder Wave(Lv.15)

Thunderbolt and Flash Cannon are powerful STAB. Reflect raises defense and Thunder Wave is a helpful move that really cripples the opponents.

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Ability: Inner Focus

  • Fly(HM02, Route 5)
  • Shadow Ball(TM30, Reversal Mountain)
  • Toxic(TM06, Seaside Cave)
  • Confuse Ray(Lv. 19)

Fly is physical STAB. Shadow Ball is coverage and for Psychic-types. Toxic can stall out the opponent and Confuse Ray makes him hit way less.

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Ability: Synchronize

  • Psychic(Lv.37)
  • Shadow Ball(TM30, Reversal Mountain)
  • Signal Beam(Move Tutor, Driftveil City)
  • Light Screen(TM16, Nimbasa City)

Psychic is STAB, Shadow Ball and Signal Beam both cover a weakness each. Light Screen raises Special defense for the entire team.

Another great thing about this team is that all Pokemon are catchable before the 3rd gym, so you have a complete team by then.

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Errr... Lazy... xP. I'll put all easly.

Your team: Emboar, Beartic, Zoroark, Golduck, Braviary/Mandibuzz, Lilligant

Emboar - Fire/Fighting
Ability: Blaze/Reckless(Hidden)
Moveset: [Flare Blitz/Heat Crash][Hammer Arm/Focus Blast/Brick Break][Wild Charge/Thunder Punch][Assurance/Scald]

He will be your starter. Flare Blitz is strong, but takes recoil. Heat Crash is a option if you don't like recoils. Hammer Arm is strong, but lowers the user speed. I think this will not cause much difference cause he has low speed at the start. Focus Blast if you want a little more power, but have low accuracy or Brick Break to crash the walls. I'll go with Hammer Arm. Wild Charge is to cover Water- and Flying-types weakness. Thunder Punch is a option if you don't like recoils. Assurance is to get some Psychic-types. Scald is to K.O. the Ground-types.

Beartic - Ice
Ability: Snow Cloak/Swift Swim(Hidden)
Moveset: [Icicle Crash][Brick Break][Strength][Dive]

Icicle Crash gains STAB. Brick Break takes some Rock- and Steel-types. Strength is HM. Dive is HM plus can take some Rock- and Fire-types.

Zoroark - Dark
Ability: Illusion
Moveset: [Foul Play][Night Daze][Aerial Ace][U-turn]

Foul Play and Night Daze gains STAB. Aerial Ace is for Bug- and Fighting-types. U-turn is to deal a bit of damage before changing the Pokemon. Is good put Braviary/Mandibuzz in the last slot to make a Illusion because she/he is a Flying-type so Bug- and Fighting-type maybe not very effective.

Golduck - Water
Ability: Damp/Cloudnine/Swift Swim(Hidden)
Moveset: [Surf][Waterfall][Ice Beam][Psychic/Psyshock/Zen Headbutt]

Surf and Waterfall gains STAB and is HM. Ice Beam is for Grass-types. Psychic/Psyshock/Zen Headbutt is for hitting the Water-types.

Braviary - Normal/Flying
Ability: Keen Eye/Sheer Force/Defiant(Hidden)
Moveset: [Fly][Return/Slash/Crush Claw][Superpower][Sky Attack]

He is avaliable in Pokemon White 2. You can catch a Braviary(not Rufflet) in Route 4(Mondays only) with Defiant as ability. Fly gains STAB and is HM. Return/Slash/Crush Claw gains STAB. Superpower is to take some Rock- and Ice-types. Sky Attack is the best Flying-type move in my opinion.

Mandibuzz - Dark/Flying
Ability: Big Pecks/Overcoat/Weak Armor(Hidden)
Moveset: [Fly][Foul Play][Bone Rush][Heat Wave]

She is avaliable in Pokemon Black 2. You can catch a Mandibuz(not a Vullaby) in Route 4(Thurdays only) with Weak Armor as ability. Fly gains STAB and is HM. Foul Play gains STAB. Bone Rush is to take some Rock- and Electric-types. Heat Wave is to kill some Ice-types.

Lilligant - Grass
Ability: Chlorophyll/Own Tempo/Leaf Guard(Hidden)
Moveset: [Cut][Quiver Dance][Petal Dance][Hidden Power(Rock/Ground/Fire/Fighting)/Leech Seed]

She is avaliable only in Pokemon White 2 but you can get it trading a Cottonee for Petilil in Black 2. Cut is HM. Quiver Dance boosts the speed and the deadly sp.atk. Petal Dance + Own Tempo = Destruction fatalic. Hidden Power: Rock to take Fire, Ice, Flying and Bug. If can't you may try to have Ground/Fire/Fighting-type Hidden Power to take out some Steel-types. If you can't get any of this Hidden Powers you may use Leech Seed.

Hope it helps ^_^

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@UltimateFlygon: If you want to talk about me behind my back, please be polite enough to do it somewhere I can't see it. That's plain rude. You should judge someone when you know them, not when they post advice on an ingame team for B/W2.
This team is still a bit... meh. You'd have like 5 Pokemon before Gym 4, which can be very problematic. And Emolga isn't very good. I don't want you to put in an electric/grass type, just a suggestion.
hey ppl... may I use vaporeon as a slave and put a Gigalith in the place of the Beartic? The moveset will be: Stone Edge, Earthquake, Hidden Power(Grass/Fly/Ice) or Solar Beam if I can't get any of this 3, Curse.
You don't need our permission.
I don't want your permission, I want your opinion
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This is for you fire type starter fans who picked Tepig in Black 2.


Hammer Arm

This will be your fire type starter for the game.The Rah nature is for upping the special attack stat by ten,and there's no chance that emboar can get great special defence. I choose flamethrower over fire blast or overheat beacause I prefer high usage and Fire Blast does'nt nessesarily have the best accuracy,and I choose a fire type move beacause I don't think there will be any others on this team and STAB.Hammer Arm gives STAB and I like it beacause of it's suprisingly strong power.ThunderPunch covers the water,and flying weaknesses.Scald covers the ground weakness and can give a nice burn once and a while to your opponent.


@Hard Stone
Stealth Rock
Rock Slide

This crustle will be your rock type and your main defensive Pokemon on your team.X-Scisor has STAB,and this will be strong.I'll take it over U-Turn beacause u-turn makes you switch out and you only need that when you encounter a wayer type,beacause water types is crustle's only weakness.Earthquake is just for the type coverage plus I need a ground type move somewhere in here,right?Stealth Rock is my only hazard,plus it'll be early in the battle beacause it's my second Pokemon. Rock Slide is once again,STAB.i like it better than Stone Edge beacause of it's low PP.


@King's Rock
Flash Cannon
Thunder Wave

This is your electric type.I also choose it beacause of it's secondary steel type.Anyways, Thunderbolt is STAB and I choose it over thunder beacause I wanted a lot of PP usage and this had the best when it comes to that and power.Flash Cannon is STAB, and now I have the final type move of the three main strong types(Steel,Ground,and Rock).Thunder Wave can really help when your catching legendaries and being a nusince to your opponent.I couldn't find anything for the last slot so I did explosion beacause of when your about to faint.


@Sea Insence
Ability:Big Pecks
Ice Beam

I needed a flyer for my team and I needed a surfer,so I took Swanna.It's got the sea insence to boost surf so it'll have great power and high PP.Everyone needs a Pokemon that knows fly!Unless you really like walking in the game or your trying to catch an egg.Plus this gives STAB to Swanna. Surf is also STAB and you need to surf to win the game,so this is how your going to "Walk on water".Ice Beam I needed there beacause of those bulky special Dragons that you can't beat with anything.Finally,Roost I use when I'm about to die,and when your friend is about to knock out your last Pokemon,Swanna,and then it uses Roost.


Ability:Shed Skin
Focus Punch
Zen Headbutt

This guy is mostly for the E4, or the dark,psychic,fighting,and ghost types.I like to think of this guy as your last hope.The Adamant nature is to boost attack to 99.I also choose this one beacause this scrafty has no special moves so there's no use in the special attack stat.Payback is STAB,is given another boost beacause somebody probably already fainted in your team, and covers ghost types like golurk and covers psychic types like gothitelle. Focus Punch is very strong and it's a guranted hit if it has it's substitute out.Plus this move gives STAB to Scrafty. Zen Headbutt was the only psychic or flying type move Scrafty could learn so I can cover Fighting types in the E4 like Minshao, this is good beacause fighting types is Scrafty's only weaknesses in the E4.Substitute can really help making Scrafty last when it's your last Pokemon and it can help guranteing that focus punch hits your opponent.


Ability:Poison Point
Petal Dance
Giga Drain
Sludge Bomb

I needed to get a grass type in here somewhere and I finally came up with this one.Petal Dance is STAB and has(for some reason)10 PP for a 120 power move.Now that's a deal!Spikes is my second hazard on my team. I thought of putting something else here but there wasn't anything else that was that great and I didn't need toxic spikes beacause of Roserade's poison point. Giga Drain is STAB. 'Nuff said. Sludge Bomb is STAB,and can cover the grass types that just get in the way.

Well,this is my suggestion for a good ingame team for Emboar lovers.zi hope this will beacome a great team!

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Swords Dance on a special Roserade. -_-
^ I just died a little
I had nothing else to put there,so why not!
Because Roserade has an abysmal 70 attack. And why not Giga Drain?
Nice idea. Ok, i'll go with Giga
2 fighting types
Why not replace scrafty for zoroark. its one of the best pokemon to have in a team. It has a good moveset, and what can you go wrong with ILLUSION. you can use that to your advantage :D