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    Battle Term guide

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    Post by Gamer2020 on Fri Dec 05, 2008 5:50 am

    This guide is to show you guys how the pros play. Keep in mind that these terms and the information here are always changing in the community. I don't think I can edit it here so ill also post this in my blog and ill edit it there.

    Clauses

    Clauses are basically, a way to stop someone abusing an aspect of battle.

    Evasion clause
    This means no Double Team or any items/moves that influence your evasion (An exception for snowcloak etc...)

    Item clause

    No duplicates of any items. EX: two leftovers

    Explosion/Destiny bond clause

    If its a 1v1 battle (One pokemon left aside) DONT explode / Destiny bond , it draws the match

    chance item clause or hax item clause

    No Quick Claw, BrightPowder, or Focus Band. (Possibly others)
    Basically ups the likely hood of *insert item description* happening (An exception to focus sash and a few others)

    Sleep clause

    Only one pokémon at a time on your opponents team may be asleep. (An exception for Natural Cure)

    Species clause

    No two pokemon of the same species on a team. EX: Two Weaviles

    Hack clause

    NO Hacked pokemon.

    OHKO clause

    No one hit kill moves. EX: Sheer Cold
    Uber Clause
    Don't use ubers. (Explanation some where below.)
    Tiers
    These are the classifications for certain pokemon. They are based on how strong the pokemon is.

    Ubers - Pokémon too powerful for OU. They are some of the strongest in the game.

    Arceus
    Darkrai
    Deoxys (except speed)
    Dialga
    Giratina
    Groudon
    Ho-oh
    Kyogre
    Latias
    Latios
    Lugia
    Manaphy
    Mew
    Mewtwo
    Palkia
    Rayquaza
    Wobbuffet
    Garchomp


    OU – over used
    Well cause there really strong but they aren't ubers. Trainers should try to get some of these on their team.

    Abomasnow
    Azelf
    Blissey
    Breloom
    Bronzong
    Celebi
    Cresselia
    Deoxys (Speed)
    Donphan
    Dragonite
    Dugtrio
    Dusknoir
    Electivire
    Forretress
    Gengar
    Gliscor
    Gyarados
    Heatran
    Heracross
    Hippowdon
    Infernape
    Jirachi
    Jolteon
    Lucario
    Machamp
    Magnezone
    Mamoswine
    Metagross
    Milotic
    Ninjask
    Porygon-Z
    Roserade
    Salamence
    Scizor
    Skarmory
    Snorlax
    Spiritomb
    Starmie
    Suicune
    Swampert
    Tentacruel
    Togekiss
    Tyranitar
    Umbreon
    Vaporeon
    Weavile
    Weezing
    Yanmega
    Zapdos

    BL - Borderline
    This is the Tier for Pokemon that aren't weak enough for UU but not used enough for OU.
    Aerodactyl
    Alakazam
    Ambipom
    Arcanine
    Articuno
    Azumarill (Huge Power)
    Blaziken
    Charizard
    Crobat
    Empoleon
    Entei
    Espeon
    Exeggutor
    Feraligatr
    Floatzel
    Flygon
    Gallade
    Gardevoir
    Hariyama
    Honchkrow
    Houndoom
    Kingdra
    Lickilicky
    Ludicolo
    Magmortar
    Marowak
    Medicham
    Mesprit
    Miltank
    Mismagius
    Moltres
    Pinsir
    Porygon-2
    Raikou
    Rampardos
    Regice
    Regigigas
    Regirock
    Registeel
    Rhyperior
    Sceptile
    Shaymin
    Shedinja
    Slaking
    Slowbro
    Slowking
    Smeargle
    Staraptor
    Tangrowth
    Tauros
    Torterra
    Typhlosion
    Ursaring
    Uxie
    Venusaur
    Zangoose

    UU – Used Usually
    Pokemon that aren't that good but people still use them.
    Absol
    Aggron
    Altaria
    Ampharos
    Arbok
    Ariados
    Armaldo
    Banette
    Bastiodon
    Beautifly
    Beedrill
    Bellossom
    Bibarel
    Blastoise
    Butterfree
    Cacturne
    Camerupt
    Carnivine
    Castform
    Chatot
    Cherrim
    Chimecho
    Claydol
    Clefable
    Cloyster
    Corsola
    Cradily
    Crawdaunt
    Delcatty
    Delibird
    Dewgong
    Ditto
    Dodrio
    Dorapion
    Drifblim
    Dunsparce
    Dustox
    Electrode
    Exploud
    Farfech'd
    Fearow
    Flareon
    Frosslass
    Furret
    Gastrodon
    Girafarig
    Glaceon
    Glalie
    Golduck
    Golem
    Gorebyss
    Granbull
    Grumpig
    Hitmonchan
    Hitmonlee
    Hitmontop
    Huntail
    Hypno
    Jynx
    Kabutops
    Kangaskhan
    Kecleon
    Kingler
    Kricketune
    Lanturn
    Lapras
    Ladian
    Leafeon
    Linoone
    Lopunny
    Lumineon
    Lunatone
    Luvdisc
    Luxray
    Magcargo
    Manectric
    Mantine
    Masquerain
    Mawile
    Meganium
    Mightyena
    Minun
    Mothim
    Mr. Mime
    Muk
    Nidoking
    Nidoqueen
    Noctowl
    Octillery
    Omastar
    Pachirisu
    Parasect
    Pelliper
    Persian
    Phione
    Pidgeot
    Pikachu
    Plusle
    Politoed
    Poliwrath
    Primeape
    Probopass
    Purugly
    Quagsire
    Quilfish
    Raichu
    Rapidash
    Raticate
    Relicanth
    Rotom
    Sableye
    Sandslash
    Scyther
    Seviper
    Sharpedo
    Shiftry
    Shuckle
    Skuntank
    Solrock
    Spinda
    Stantler
    Steelix
    Sudowoodo
    Sunflora
    Swalot
    Swellow
    Torkoal
    Toxicroak
    Tropius
    Unown
    Venomoth
    Vespiquen
    Victreebel
    Vigoroth
    Vileplume
    Volbeat
    Wailord
    Walrein
    Whiscash
    Wormadam [All]
    Xatu


    Competitive battling terms

    Visit this link for a good explanation of these. It's so good I feel I cant do a better job.
    http://www.psypokes.com/dex/roles.php

    Conclusion

    I wrote this a few months ago on myspace and may not be perfect but it will give you an idea.

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