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Posted by Arcanine059 (Member # 2363) on 12-29-2001, 05:46 PM:
I know my team is full of standards but because of that, I'm afraid my team doesn't have a real "theme". So I need you guys to help me improve it and make it have a theme.

Arcanine: Male, Blackglasses

* Crunch
* Flamethrower
* Sunny Day
* Extremespeed

Tyranitar: Male, Quick Claw

* Crunch
* Flamethrower
* Earthquake
* Ancient Power

Machamp: Male, Scope Lens

* Cross Chop
* Earthquake
* Light Screen
* Rock Slide

Mew: Unknown Gender, Twistedspoon

* Psychic
* Earthquake
* Softboiled
* Thunderbolt

(Shiny!)Crobat: Male, Brightpowder

* Toxic
* Mean Look
* Confuse Ray
* Fly

Starmie: Unknown Gender, Leftovers

* Surf
* Recover
* Ice Beam
* Thunderbolt

Well, there's my team...pretty bad huh? I'd really be greatful if someone would suggest some sort of theme for team. Feel free to take off attacks and add different ones. Well any replies would be greatly appreciated!

[ 12-29-2001: Message edited by: Arcanine059 ]

Posted by [Articuno] (Member # 2454) on 12-29-2001, 08:37 PM:
You are right, there isnt really a theme to it. All are standard or standard-ish.

Roar over Sunny Day on Arcanine, Starmie is screwed over if it is bought out, and you need some sort of hazing support.

Leftovers on Tyranitar, it wont last long without it. And if it gets a AP boost, Quick Claw wont matter much.

Mew needs Leftovers or Brightpowder, It already gets STAB For Psychic, and it has a high special anyway.

Starmie needs Thunderwave over Thunderbolt. Mew has Thunderbolt already.

Posted by Pokemaniac Will (Member # 2395) on 12-29-2001, 09:01 PM:
Arcanine: Lose Crunch first off. It won't take any immediate weaknesses and won't do a lot more than a STABed Flamethrower. Sunny Day also goes, no SunnyBeam or anything and will screw over Starmie. In place use Safeguard and Roar. Roar is to Psuedohaze and Safeguard is good to start with. Attatch Miracleberry.

Tyranitar: Attatch Leftovers.

Machamp: counter over Rock Slide.

Mew: Give it a Leftovers. T-Wave over T-Bolt.

Crobat: Wing Attack or Return over Fly.

Starmie: Put Confuse Ray or T-Wave over Ice Beam.

Posted by PowerAngelic (Member # 693) on 12-30-2001, 12:15 AM:
What the hell is SunnyBeam?

Anyway, ditch Crunch for Curse or Roar. Keep Sunny Day. Attach Miracleberry or Leftovers.

On Tyranitar, T-bolt over Crunch or Earthquake. Attach Leftovers.

Machamp is fine. Standard, but fine.

Mew...hmmm...Shadow Ball, Earthquake, Swords Dance, Softboiled. Attach Leftovers or Miracleberry.

Crobat is fine, but you might want a heal beller like Blissey or Miltank.

Ditch Surf for Thunder Wave on Starmie. That way, there's no Sunny Day disadvantage and you can deal with Grass Pokemon if the need be.

EDIT: Spelling errors.

[ 12-30-2001: Message edited by: PowerAngelic ]

Posted by Arcanine059 (Member # 2363) on 12-30-2001, 01:17 AM:
Thanks for the help everybody. But what would you suggest I put on my team in place of Mew? (Besides a Heal Beller)

[ 12-30-2001: Message edited by: Arcanine059 ]

Posted by Pokemaniac Will (Member # 2395) on 12-30-2001, 04:12 PM:
In need some Electrical backup, as well as Grass, so maybe an Electric or Grass type. If you're on mIRC than an Electric type with HP-Grass. Try either one of these.

Razor Leaf, HP-Rock (If you can get it)/Sludge Bomb (if you can't), Stun Spore, Moonlight

T-Bolt, HP-Grass (Once again, if you can get it)/Fire Punch (in case you can't), T-Wave, Reflect

I chose 'common's, but you can use Raikou or Celebi if you'd like to have a Legendary, since you're replacing one.

Karpe Diem