Pokémon Rate My Team
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I have never done competitive pokemon and I wanted to get in to it. I have watched a few videos to see kind of how to build a team and what moves might go well with what setups. I wanted to have an Arcanine so I started from there. The move sets are a bit wacky but I thought I might catch someone off guard. This is my first attempt made in pokemon showdown if you wouldn't mind telling me if this team is just bad and if I should change out. Also if I were to take it into doubles would it be viable? I know my item choices and EVs are probably bad if you could tell me where I am going wrong?

Max (Arcanine) (M) @ Choice Band
Ability: Flash Fire
EVs: 252 Atk / 4 SpA / 252 Spe
- Extreme Speed
- Flamethrower
- Close Combat
- Psychic Fangs

CuLater (Mawile) @ Life Orb
Ability: Hyper Cutter
EVs: 208 HP / 48 Atk / 252 Def
Impish Nature
- Fake Tears
- Iron Defense
- Rock Slide
- Stealth Rock

Marley (Milotic) (F) @ Leftovers
Ability: Marvel Scale
EVs: 252 HP / 4 Def / 252 SpD
Jolly Nature
- Recover
- Light Screen
- Facade
- Ice Beam

Bratz (Tsareena) @ Heavy-Duty Boots
Ability: Queenly Majesty
EVs: 48 HP / 208 Atk / 252 Spe
Jolly Nature
- Rapid Spin
- U-turn
- Giga Drain
- Sunny Day

Keanu (Decidueye) (M) @ Power Herb
Ability: Overgrow
EVs: 4 Atk / 252 SpA / 252 Spe
- Solar Beam
- Giga Drain
- Air Slash
- Steel Wing

Sneaky Snake (Salazzle) @ Choice Specs
Ability: Corrosion
EVs: 4 HP / 252 SpA / 252 Spe
Naive Nature
IVs: 0 Atk
- Toxic
- Will-O-Wisp
- Dragon Pulse
- Disable

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Did you build this team with a particular battle format in mind? If not, then make sure you do next time. You cannot adapt your strategy to the meta or to particular threats if you don't know what they are. As a new player, you need to research both teambuilding principles and what other people will be using against you.
Smogon OU or Doubles OU are good starting points if you don't know where to start. There are many resources on Smogon that can help you (e.g. viability rankings).
What kind of doubles? VGC, OU, or something else?
I'm sorry guys. I made it for OU, showdown says it's viable for OU and DOU. I'll remember to mention that in the future.

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