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[BW2] BW2 Tier List and useful info

Discussion in 'Past Gens Discussion' started by Professor Oak, Sep 18, 2012.

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    BW2 Ubers, OU, UU, LU, NU and LC all use the following clauses:
    Sleep Clause
    Species Clause
    Self-KO Clause
    Team Preview
    OHKO Clause - You cannot use the moves Fissure, Guillotine, Horn Drill or Sheer Cold.
    Evasion Clause - You cannot use the moves Double Team or Minimize.
    Moody Clause - You cannot use the ability Moody.

    All Pokémon listed in a tier are banned for all tiers below the one they are listed in.
    LC tiers are completely seperate from the main tier list.
    You can only use items, abilities and Pokémon that are officially released by Nintendo in our tiers

    BW2 Ubers:
    Arceus, Blaziken, Darkrai, Deoxys, Deoxys-Attack, Deoxys-Defense, Deoxys-Speed, Dialga, Excadrill, Genesect, Giratina, Giratina-Origin, Groudon, Ho-Oh, Kyogre, Kyurem-White, Landorus, Lugia, Manaphy, Mewtwo, Palkia, Rayquaza, Reshiram, Shaymin-Sky, Thundurus, Tornadus-Therian, Zekrom

    BW2 OU:
    You cannot have a Pokémon with the ability Drizzle and a Pokémon with the ability Swift Swim on the same team.

    Alakazam, Blissey, Breloom, Celebi, Cloyster, Conkeldurr, Donphan, Dragonite, Espeon, Ferrothorn, Forretress, Garchomp, Gengar, Gliscor, Gyarados, Heatran, Hippowdon, Hydreigon, Infernape, Jellicent, Jirachi, Jolteon, Keldeo, Kyurem-Black, Landorus-Therian, Latias, Latios, Lucario, Magnezone, Mamoswine, Ninetales, Politoed, Reuniclus, Rotom-Wash, Salamence, Scizor, Skarmory, Starmie, Tentacruel, Terrakion, Thundurus-Therian, Toxicroak, Tyranitar, Vaporeon, Venusaur, Volcarona

    Banned Abilities: Sand Veil, Snow Cloak
    Banned Items: Soul Dew

    BW2 UU:
    Ambipom, Amoonguss, Arcanine, Azelf, Azumarill, Blastoise, Blissey, Bronzong, Chandelure, Cobalion, Cofagrigus, Crobat, Darmanitan, Dugtrio, Empoleon, Flygon, Gligar, Golurk, Heracross, Hitmontop, Honchkrow, Kingdra, Machamp, Metagross, Mew, Mienshao, Milotic, Nidoking, Nidoqueen, Porygon-Z, Porygon2, Raikou, Registeel, Reuniclus, Rhyperior, Roserade, Rotom-Heat, Sableye, Scrafty, Sharpedo, Shaymin, Slowbro, Smeargle, Snorlax, Suicune, Swampert, Togekiss, Tornadus, Umbreon, Victini, Virizion, Weavile, Xatu, Yanmega, Zapdos

    Banned Pokémon: Chansey, Froslass, Gothitelle, Haxorus, Kyurem, Liepard, Staraptor, Vulpix, Wobbuffet
    Banned Abilities: Sand Stream, Sand Veil, Snow Cloak, Snow Warning

    BW2 LU:
    Accelgor, Aerodactyl, Aggron, Bisharp, Braviary, Cinccino, Clefable, Crustle, Cryogonal, Druddigon, Durant, Entei, Escavalier, Feraligatr, Gallade, Galvantula, Gligar, Golurk, Gothitelle, Gothorita, Hitmonchan, Hitmonlee, Kabutops, Krookodile, Lanturn, Lilligant, Magmortar, Magneton, Manectric, Medicham, Mismagius, Moltres, Omastar, Poliwrath, Qwilfish, Rotom, Rotom-Mow, Sandslash, Sceptile, Scolipede, Scyther, Sigilyph, Slowking, Spiritomb, Steelix, Tangrowth, Tornadus, Typhlosion, Uxie, Venomoth, Zoroark

    Banned Pokémon: Cresselia, Druddigon, Meloetta, Moltres
    Banned Abilities: Sand Stream, Sand Veil, Snow Cloak, Snow Warning

    BW2 NU:
    Banned Pokémon: Dusclops, Jynx

    All other Pokémon not listed in tiers above are allowed.

    Banned Abilities: Sand Stream, Sand Veil, Snow Cloak, Snow Warning

    BW2 LC:
    Only Pokémon that have not yet evolved but are capable of evolution are allowed in this tier.

    Banned Pokémon: Gligar, Meditite, Scraggy, Scyther, Sneasel, Tangela, Vulpix, Mienfoo, Murkrow
    Banned Abilities: Sand Stream, Speed Boost
    Banned Moves: Dragon Rage, Sonic Boom
    Banned Items: Berry Juice

    See also: 5th Gen Discussion forum

    OU Info:
    Cool Stuff to use in OU - http://pokemon-online.eu/threads/17732/
    Former BW2 Potential Suspects Thread - http://pokemon-online.eu/threads/14559/
    Team Building Guide - http://pokemon-online.eu/threads/6113/

    Ubers Info:
    Cool Stuff to use in Ubers - http://pokemon-online.eu/threads/16041/
    Guide to Countering SmashPass - http://pokemon-online.eu/threads/13666/
    Arceus Research Thread - http://pokemon-online.eu/threads/13452/

    UU Info:
    BW UU Review Thread - http://pokemon-online.eu/threads/22178/
    Cool Stuff to use in UU - http://pokemon-online.eu/threads/13048/
    Speed Tiers and Threat list - http://pokemon-online.eu/threads/13430/

    LU Info:
    LU Viability Rankings - http://pokemon-online.eu/threads/21962/
    BW LU Review Thread - http://pokemon-online.eu/threads/22186/
    Cool Stuff to use in LU - http://pokemon-online.eu/threads/5025/
    Cool Stuff to use in LU 2 - http://pokemon-online.eu/threads/10725/
    Good Pokemon to use in LU - http://pokemon-online.eu/threads/11939/
    The Fire/Water/Grass Core - http://pokemon-online.eu/threads/16505/

    NU Info:

    LC Info:
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