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I am playing Pokemon Black, and I am having trou..

Dudeguy96 asks: Added Dec 26th 2011, ID #235993

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I am playing Pokemon Black, and I am having trouble deciding on a team. My current team is:


I believe that I am particularly weak to Bug-type attacks, so that obviously needs to be taken care of. I also would like a Fire-type Pokemon.

I am open to all suggestions, and will replace any Pokemon except Serperior. And yes, I am aware that you can beat the story mode with any team, However I like to amuse myself by creating ingame teams that battle flawlessly and will reflect my online team, so I would appreciate it if this question wasn't flooded with comments saying that I don't need a team.

New Team:
Mamoswine (PDW)
Flygon (PDW)

No big weaknesses here, just looking for Simipour and Musharna replacements.
Edited: Dec 28 2011

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Warrior13 answered:
Added 26th Dec 2011, ID #466678
I would recommend you get rid of Vanilluxe.

After you do that, I would recommend you add Scraggy and Tynamo. I would also recommend you evolve these two Pokemon until they're in their final forms.

Hope this helps!
Guest answered:
Added 27th Dec 2011, ID #467050
Maybe Escavalier, Volcarona, or Darmanitan. You could also do well with a dragon (Haxorus or Druddigon), or a fighing (Meinshao, Throh, or Sawk).
exploding typhoon answered:
Added 3rd Feb 2012, ID #479150
I would recommend getting rid of Simipour, Musharna, and Eelektross if you want this team to go anywhere competitively. If you want a special attacker, I'd replace Musharna with Chandlure, as he can counter the Ice types that Flygon and Serperior are weak to, and can absorb the Fire moves that Serperior and Mamswine are weak to, without even taking damage.

Instead of Eelektross, I would suggest Galvantula, as Eelektross is just too slow, and doesn't have as much coverage. Galvantula can also be used to lure your opponent into using Fire moves to boost Chandlure. But Galvantula's biggest advantage is his ability, which boosts Thunder's Accuracy to 91, instead of the usual 70.

If you're looking for a Water type to use, I would suggest Swampert, Gastrodon, or Gyarados instead of Simipour. Gyarados is a physical sweeper, which you already have in Flygon and Mamoswine, so you should probably go with either Swampert or Gastrodon. Gastrodon makes a pretty solid wall, and can absorb any Water moves directed at Chandlure with his Storm Drain ability. His weakness to Grass moves can similarly be dealt with by Chandlure or Galvantula. Gastrodon can force switches with Yawn, induce poison with Toxic, heal himself with Recover, or he can use Scald to deal damage and possibly Burn your opponent. Swampert on the other hand, can set up entry hazards with Stealth Rock, induce poison, or set up with Curse and then RestTalk his way through your opponent's team.

So there's my suggestions. Hope they help you in some way.

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