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Pokémon Video Game Team Analysis

Do you have what it takes to be the very best when it comes to Pokémon battles on the Nintendo DS series? Well, a select few triumphed at the Pokémon World Championship this past summer, and here is a list of all the Pokémon they used!

Ray Rizzo – Champion – Masters

  • Tyranitar: Rock Slide, Low Kick, Fire Punch, Protect
  • Garchomp: Dragon Claw, Earthquake, Substitute, Protect
  • Cresselia: Ice Beam, Psyshock, Swagger, Trick Room
  • Hydreigon: Draco Meteor, Dark Pulse, Flamethrower, Protect
  • Rotom: Thunderbolt, Hydro Pump, Hidden Power, Thunder
  • Metagross: Meteor Mash, Earthquake, Zen Headbutt, Protect

Wolfe Glick – Second Place - Masters

  • Hitmontop: Close Combat, Fake Out, Stone Edge, Rest
  • Cresselia: Icy Wind, Psyshock, Skill Swap, Sunny Day
  • Thundurus: Thunderbolt, Taunt, Hidden Power, Thunder Wave
  • Terrakion: Rock Slide, Close Combat, Quick Attack, X-Scissor
  • Heatran: Heat Wave, Protect, Substitute, Earth Power
  • Exeggutor: Leaf Storm, Psyschock, Power Swap, Protect

Toler Webb – 1st Place – Seniors

  • Garchomp: Dragon Claw, Swords Dance, Protect, Earthquake
  • Ludicolo: Scald, Giga Drain, Ice Beam, Sunny Day
  • Cresselia: Trick Room, Ice Beam, Psyshock, Helping Hand
  • Hydregion: Flamethrower, Dragon Pulse, Dark Pulse, Protect
  • Rotom: Protect, Thunderbolt, Hidden Power, Overheat
  • Metagross: Meteor Mash, Zen Headbutt, Protect, Bullet Punch

Jamie Martinez Alonzo – 2nd Place – Seniors

  • Thundurus: Thunderbolt, Hidden Power, Thunder Wave, Swagger
  • Tyranitar: Crunch, Low Kick, Rock Slide, Protect
  • Metagross: Meteor Mash, Zen Headbutt, Earthquake, Protect
  • Hitmontop: Fake Out, Sucker Punch, Wide Guard, Close Combat
  • Latios: Draco Meteor, Protect, Psyshock, Hidden Power
  • Swampert: Ice Punch, Waterfall, Protect, Earthquake

Abram Burrows – 1st Place – Juniors

  • Cloyster: Icicle Spear, Rock Blast, Hidden Power, Razor Shell
  • Thundurus: Thunder Wave, Thunderbolt, Taunt, Hidden Power
  • Volcarona: Heat Wave, Quiver Dance, Bug Buzz
  • Landorus: Rock Slide, Earthquake, U-turn, Protect
  • Tyranitar: Rock Slide, Crunch, Low Kick, Protect
  • Hitmontop: Close Combat, Sucker Punch, Fake Out, Wide Guard

Brian Hough – 2nd Place – Juniors

  • Sableye: Trick, Fake-out, Will-o-wisp, Recover
  • Tyranitar: Protect, Stone Edge, Crunch, Ice Punch
  • Hydregion: Dark Pulse, Dragon Pulse, Protect, Flamethrower
  • Metagross: Bullet Punch, Meteor Mash, Protect, Zen Headbutt
  • Hitmontop: Detect, Feint, Close Combat, Sucker Punch
  • Rotom: Thunderbolt, Hydro Pump, Trick, Hidden Power

I Choose You!

Each Pokémon is selected for a specific purpose. For example, Hitmontop’s ability “intimidate” lowers the defending Pokémon’s attack, which when it comes to a battle at the World level, is very powerful because every last HP counts. Furthermore, Tyranitar whips up a sandstorm when it comes into play, damaging all Pokémon that doesn’t have resistance to that effect. The sandstorm chip away at the opponent’s HP and can be a difference maker!

Have Your Say!

Now that you know which Pokémon the Champions selected for their teams, it’s time to share your own teams! Which Pokémon do you rely on to help you win battles? Post below to let us know!

 

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imjustgoingmyownway
im stupid. this is yu-gi-oh! not pokemon -face palm-
commented: Tue Nov 19, 2013

imjustgoingmyownway
pikachu :D
commented: Tue Nov 19, 2013

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