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[ORAS] ORAS Ubers Cores

Discussion in 'Past Gens Discussion' started by Lacus Clyne, Mar 19, 2016.

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    Primal-Kyogre + Xerneas
    Both share almost the exact same checks and the intention of this core should be obvious. You pressure your opponent to the point where he has to let his checks getting weakened and finish them off with your other Pokémon.

    Kyogre @ Blue Orb
    Ability: Drizzle
    EVs: 172 HP / 252 SpA / 84 Spe
    Modest Nature
    IVs: 0 Atk
    - Origin Pulse
    - Calm Mind
    - Ice Beam
    - Thunder

    Xerneas @ Power Herb
    Ability: Fairy Aura
    EVs: 140 HP / 28 Def / 252 SpA / 48 Spe
    Modest Nature
    - Geomancy
    - Moonblast
    - Focus Blast
    - Hidden Power [Rock]


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    Primal-Groudon + Klefki + Mega-Salamence
    It's a good core with defensive and offensive capabilities. Primal-Groudon can be used as a Stealth Rocker and checks threats like Xerneas or Primal-Kyogre, while Klefki checks somehow the threats Primal-Groudon is weak to. Finally Mega-Salamence is here to get rid of the ground type weakness and provide some solid offense.

    Groudon @ Red Orb
    Ability: Drought
    EVs: 248 HP / 8 Def / 252 SpD
    Sassy Nature
    - Stealth Rock
    - Earthquake
    - Lava Plume
    - Roar

    Klefki @ Leftovers
    Ability: Prankster
    EVs: 248 HP / 8 Def / 252 SpD
    Careful Nature
    - Play Rough
    - Thunder Wave
    - Toxic
    - Spikes

    Salamence @ Salamencite
    Ability: Intimidate
    EVs: 248 HP / 136 Def / 124 Spe
    Impish Nature
    - Return
    - Dragon Dance
    - Roost
    - Refresh


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    Mega-Sableye + Arceus-Water + Lugia
    The most famous stall core in Ubers. Magic Bounce from Mega-Sableye can keep Stealth Rocks away to an extent and Lugia benefits from that by keeping Multiscale to tank a hit from every Pokémon. Lugia is the check to almost everything that is going to do damage and checks most of the time dragons like Mega-Salamence or Rayquaza. Arceus-Water is the defoger and checks Primal-Groudon and Ho-Oh.

    Sableye @ Sablenite
    Ability: Prankster
    EVs: 248 HP / 252 Def / 8 SpD
    Impish Nature
    - Fake Out
    - Will-O-Wisp
    - Recover
    - Foul Play

    Lugia @ Leftovers
    Ability: Multiscale
    EVs: 248 HP / 124 Def / 136 Spe
    Bold Nature
    IVs: 0 Atk
    - Ice Beam
    - Roost
    - Whirlwind
    - Toxic

    Arceus-Water @ Splash Plate
    Ability: Multitype
    EVs: 248 HP / 244 Def / 16 Spe
    Bold Nature
    IVs: 0 Atk
    - Judgment
    - Toxic
    - Defog
    - Recover


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    Cloyster + Mega-Diancie
    A counterlead core against standard HO. It also has a good match-up against everything else. Cloyster sets up Toxic Spikes and antileads Deoxys-S with Rapid Spin. With Shell Smash Cloyster is able to provide some offense without getting set-up baited. Mega-Diancie checks Darkrai and is a solid switch-in against Mega-Sableye.

    Cloyster @ Focus Sash
    Ability: Skill Link
    EVs: 252 Atk / 4 Def / 252 Spe
    Jolly Nature
    - Icicle Spear
    - Shell Smash
    - Rapid Spin
    - Toxic Spikes

    Diancie @ Diancite
    Ability: Clear Body
    EVs: 80 Atk / 252 SpA / 176 Spe
    Naive Nature
    - Protect
    - Diamond Storm
    - Moonblast
    - Earth Power

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    Rayquaza + Mega-Salamence
    Same scenario with Primal-Kyogre + Xerneas. Rayquaza and Mega-Salamence share the same checks and while one is doing some damage the other one is able to clean or create a path for a third party.

    Rayquaza @ Choice Band
    Ability: Air Lock
    EVs: 252 Atk / 4 Def / 252 Spe
    Jolly Nature
    - Dragon Ascent
    - Extreme Speed
    - V-create
    - Aqua Tail

    Salamence @ Salamencite
    Ability: Intimidate
    EVs: 80 HP / 252 Atk / 176 Spe
    Adamant Nature
    - Double-Edge
    - Dragon Dance
    - Earthquake
    - Roost

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    Rayquaza + Arceus-Ground
    Ok so the idea behind this is basically breaking Arceus-Ground checks with Rayquaza early/mid game so that SD Arceus-Ground can attempt a sweep later on or immediately after if the scenario is favorable this covers Primal-Groudon pretty well for an offensive build which is a massive lagniappe+Banded Rayquaza gives moderately powerful priority.

    Rayquaza @ Choice Band
    Ability: Air Lock
    EVs: 252 Atk / 4 Def / 252 Spe
    Jolly Nature
    - Dragon Ascent
    - Extreme Speed
    - V-create
    - Aqua Tail

    Arceus-Ground @ Earth Plate
    Ability: Multitype
    EVs: 252 Atk / 4 Def / 252 Spe
    Jolly Nature
    - Swords Dance
    - Earthquake
    - Stone Edge
    - Recover

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    Arceus Dragon + Bronzong
    Arceus Dragon + Bronzong is a great core widely used in balanced teams. The first one is a solid defogger, Pdon check, sala/ray check , status spammer, and a safe-ish Ho Oh switch in. It is weak to fairy type obviously, and this is why it is paired with Bronzong, one of the most solid xern counters, which provides an amazing coverage for the core.

    Arceus-Dragon @ Draco Plate
    Ability: Multitype
    EVs: 252 HP / 200 Def / 56 Spe
    Bold Nature
    - Judgment
    - Toxic
    - Defog
    - Recover

    Bronzong @ Leftovers
    Ability: Levitate
    EVs: 248 HP / 8 Atk / 252 SpD
    Sassy Nature
    IVs: 0 Spe
    - Gyro Ball
    - Toxic
    - Stealth Rock
    - Protect

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    Ho-Oh + Giratina-Origin
    That's a great core for Bulky Offensive teams, Ho-Oh is a great counter to the threats Giratina is weak to (Xerneas, Clefable, Arceus-Fairy, Darkrai, Dialga etc). Giratina can always remove hazards and enter on Stone Edges with the great defense.

    Giratina-O @ Griseous Orb
    Trait: Levitate
    EVs: 252 Atk / 244 Def / 12 Spd
    Adamant Nature (+Atk, -SAtk)
    - Shadow Sneak
    - Earthquake
    - Defog
    - Dragon Tail

    Ho-Oh @ Choice Band
    Trait: Regenerator
    EVs: 248 HP / 204 Atk / 52 SDef / 4 Spd
    Adamant Nature (+Atk, -SAtk)
    - Sacred Fire
    - Brave Bird
    - Sleep Talk
    - Earthquake

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    Ho-Oh + Mega-Gengar
    This is a solid offensive duo which could be dubbed as a core.
    It's a no brainer pretty much Mega-Gengar traps Ho-Oh checks and Ho-Oh ravages the rest of the team.
    Teams using Arceus-Rock are especially vulnerable to this core because the rest of the team is generally incredibly Ho-Oh weak and Mega-Gengar is usually used to take out support Arceus on teams so Ho-Oh has a field day or at least a much easier time picking apart the rest of the build.

    Ho-Oh @ Choice Band
    Ability: Regenerator
    EVs: 248 HP / 208 Atk / 52 SpD
    Adamant Nature
    - Brave Bird
    - Sacred Fire
    - Earthquake
    - Sleep Talk

    Gengar @ Gengarite
    EVs: 4 HP / 252 SpA / 252 Spe
    Timid Nature
    - Taunt
    - Destiny Bond
    - Sludge Wave
    - Shadow Ball / Focus Blast

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    Darkrai + Mega Gengar
    This is an incredibly threatening offensive duo just because Darkrai has so few actually viable checks and the fact that Mega-Gengar can legit take out all of them (Scarf Xerneas/Klefki/Tyranitar/E-Killer(¿)/other random fairy Pokémon) is just ridiculous.
    This core threatens to fuck over Ho-Oh balance which is arguably the most consistent archetype in ORAS Ubers while not having a bad matchup versus anything in particular except Rock Polish Primal-Groudon I guess? Because you can't run Mega-Salamence as your mega now and Darkrai is only really viable on HO.
    But yeah this is a really solid offensive duo that can tear apart loads of common builds.
    Would appreciate some hazards up i guess.

    Darkrai @ Life Orb
    Ability: Bad Dreams
    EVs: 4 Def / 252 SpA / 252 Spe
    Timid Nature
    - Dark Void
    - Dark Pulse
    - Nasty Plot
    - Thunder

    Gengar @ Gengarite
    EVs: 4 HP / 252 SpA / 252 Spe
    Timid Nature
    - Taunt
    - Destiny Bond
    - Sludge Wave
    - Shadow Ball / Focus Blast

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    Primal-Kyogre + Ho-Oh + Klefki
    Primal-Kyogre + Ho-Oh are really good at pressuring loads of bulky teams by dint of their sheer power
    this could be paired with a wincon and a certain degree of defensive synergy 2 further fuck up balance and stall.
    Klefki basically acts as glue and spikes are actually a big deal because of the massive number of switches Primal-Kyogre and Ho-Oh force which ends up really enervating the common builds used in the current meta and this is as good as it gets to checking darkrai well on balance.

    Kyogre @ Blue Orb
    Ability: Drizzle
    EVs: 172 HP / 252 SpA / 84 Spe
    Modest Nature
    IVs: 0 Atk
    - Origin Pulse
    - Calm Mind
    - Ice Beam
    - Thunder

    Ho-Oh @ Choice Band
    Ability: Regenerator
    EVs: 252 Atk / 252 Spe / 4 SpD
    Jolly Nature
    - Brave Bird
    - Sacred Fire
    - Earthquake
    - Sleep Talk

    Klefki @ Leftovers
    Ability: Prankster
    EVs: 248 HP / 8 Def / 252 SpD
    Careful Nature
    - Play Rough
    - Thunder Wave
    - Toxic
    - Spikes
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    Giratina-O + Klefki

    So this is one common and really solid core. They cover each other weaknesses perfectly: Giratina checks Ground types, and most of the physical threats that annoy klefki (Ekiller,sd don etc) , while klefki covers the Dark/Dragon & Fairy weakness of Giratina. They both have access to status spamming or priority moves, while they also are a great pair of hazard controlling, since they have access to Spikes/Defog. The sets can vary depending on the team's playstyle. I have two sets for Tina, and the classic for the Klefki.

    Giratina-O @ Griseous Orb
    Trait: Levitate
    EVs: 248 Atk / 248 Def / 12 Spd
    Adamant Nature
    - Earthquake / Shadow Force
    - Dragon Tail
    - Shadow Sneak
    - Defog

    Klefki @ Leftovers
    Ability: Prankster
    Shiny: Yes
    EVs: 248 HP / 8 Atk / 252 SpD
    Careful Nature
    - Play Rough
    - Spikes
    - Toxic
    - Thunder Wave

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    Xerneas + Mega-Salamence
    This core has near perfect offensive synergy (Steel Pokemon + Primal Groudon being a common answer), while also improving defensive capabilities of a team. The duo can effectively break a team's backbone, opening holes for things like Ekiller to clean up. Flexible on Offense, Balanced, and Bulky Offense.

    Geomancy Xerneas
    Xerneas @ Power Herb
    Ability: Fairy Aura
    EVs: 148 HP / 28 Def / 252 SpA / 44 Spe
    Modest Nature
    - Geomancy
    - Moonblast
    - Aromatherapy
    - Hidden Power Ground
    DDD MMence
    Salamence @ Salamencite
    Ability: Intimidate
    EVs: 248 HP / 136 Def / 124 Spe
    Adamant Nature
    - Dragon Dance
    - Roost
    - Return
    - Refresh

    Standard MMence
    Salamence @ Salamencite
    Ability: Intimidate
    EVs: 80 HP / 252 Atk / 176 Spe
    Adamant Nature
    - Dragon Dance
    - Roost
    - Double-Edge
    - Facade

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    Primal Groudon + Yveltal + Waterceus

    So this is a defensive core, capable to handle most of the threats in Oras. Primal Groudon, is here is set up some rocks, and check Xerneas (an yveltal answer) and Primal Kyogre as well. Yveltal is here to give an answer to E-killer,Salamence (a P.Don answer) or Rayquaza (a P.Don answer). Waterceus is here to provide checking to common threats as Ho Oh, Primal Groudon, Rockceus (a Yveltal answer) and more, while at the same time provide Defog.

    Groudon @ Red Orb
    Ability: Drought
    EVs: 248 HP / 8 Def / 252 SpD
    Sassy Nature
    - Lava Plume / Stone Edge
    - Stealth Rock
    - Preciple Blades
    - Roar / Thunder Wave

    Yveltal @ Charti Berry/Rocky Helmet
    Ability: Dark Aura
    EVs: 248 HP / 252 Def / 8 Spe
    Impish Nature
    - Foul Play
    - Sucker Punch
    - Toxic/Taunt
    - Roost

    Arceus-Water @ Splash Plate
    Ability: Multitype
    EVs: 252 HP / 200 Def / 56 Spe
    Bold Nature
    IVs: 0 Atk
    - Defog
    - Ice Beam/Judgement
    - Toxic
    - Recover

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    Ho-Oh + Arceus

    A great offensive core seen used a lot on ladder and tours. Ho-Oh can lure out mons and u can go into Ekiller, and also luring and beating mons like Shuca berry ttar. Ho-Oh also checks ghost mons like gengar. Having both ceus and ho-oh on the same team can easily handle geomancy Xerneas majority of the time. Using sleep talk on Ho-Oh helps when facing darkrai as well. You have different options on how u want to use Ho-Oh, u can use Choice Band, LO sleep talk, lefties, etc.

    Ho-Oh @ Life Orb
    Ability: Regenerator
    EVs: 248 HP / 196 Atk / 52 SpD / 16 Spe
    Adamant Nature
    - Brave Bird
    - Earthquake
    - Sacred Fire
    - Sleep Talk

    Arceus @ Life Orb
    Ability: Multitype
    EVs: 252 Atk / 4 Def / 252 Spd
    Jolly / Adamant Nature
    - Extreme Speed
    - Earthquake
    - Stone Edge / Shadow Claw
    - Swords Dance

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    Mega-Diancie + Jirachi + Lugia

    This is a defensive core i really like as it checks a myriad of threats and also has wish support for Mega-Diancie while giving your team a nice cleric. Mega-Diancie and Lugia check Ho-Oh between them and other numerous threats like E-Killer / Dark types / Primal-Groudon/ Rayquaza / Mega-Salamence etcetera. Jirachi cockblocks Xerneas for the most part and hard checks the Lati-twins while spreading paralysis for something like Swords Dance Primal-Groudon to take advantage of. Strengthening the defensive backbone further would be recommended, although you can take a more offensive approach with 3 attacks Latios>Lugia and other E-Killer and Mega-Salamence checks.

    Diancie @ Diancite
    Trait: Clear Body
    EVs: 248 HP / 160 Def / 100 Spd
    Impish Nature
    - Diamond Storm
    - Moonblast/Earth Power
    - Toxic
    - Heal Bell

    Jirachi @ Leftovers
    Trait: Serene Grace
    EVs: 252 HP / 240 SDef / 16 Spd
    Careful Nature
    - Iron Head
    - Body Slam
    - Wish
    - Protect

    Lugia @ Leftovers
    Trait: Multiscale
    EVs: 248 HP / 160 Def / 100 Spd
    Bold Nature
    - Ice Beam
    - Toxic
    - Roost
    - Whirlwind

    You are free to suggest cores you like. We will accept or decline them after looking at them.​
     
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  2. Mysterious M

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    Ah glad you made this! I will go on and submit a standard core:

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    Arceus Dragon + Bronzong

    Arceus Dragon + Bronzong is a great core widely used in balanced teams. The first one is a solid defogger, Pdon check, sala/ray check , status spammer, and a safe-ish Ho Oh switch in. It is weak to fairy type obviously, and this is why it is paired with Bronzong, one of the most solid xern counters, which provides an amazing coverage for the core.

    Arceus-Dragon @ Draco Plate
    Ability: Multitype
    EVs: 252 HP / 200 Def / 56 Spe
    Bold Nature
    - Judgment
    - Toxic
    - Defog
    - Recover

    Bronzong @ Leftovers
    Ability: Levitate
    EVs: 248 HP / 8 Atk / 252 SpD
    Sassy Nature
    IVs: 0 Spe
    - Gyro Ball
    - Toxic
    - Stealth Rock
    - Protect
     
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    Impressive post!
     
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    right ty lacus for updating
    encouraging every1 to post cores they find effective in the current metagame

    ps: try to avoid mgar+(insert sweeper)
    every1 is aware of that
    although u could def bring up stuff like mgar+ho oh
     
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    Ho-Oh + Giratina-Origin
    That's a great core for Bulky Offensive teams, Ho-Oh is a great counter to the threats Giratina is weak to (Xerneas, Clefable, Arceus-Fairy, Darkrai, Dialga etc). Giratina can always remove hazards and enter on Stone Edges with the great defense.

    Giratina-O @ Griseous Orb
    Trait: Levitate
    EVs: 252 Atk / 244 Def / 12 Spd
    Adamant Nature (+Atk, -SAtk)
    - Shadow Sneak
    - Earthquake
    - Defog
    - Dragon Tail

    Ho-Oh @ Choice Band
    Trait: Regenerator
    EVs: 248 HP / 204 Atk / 52 SDef / 4 Spd
    Adamant Nature (+Atk, -SAtk)
    - Sacred Fire
    - Brave Bird
    - Sleep Talk
    - Earthquake
     
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    this is a solid offensive duo which could be dubbed as a core
    it's a no brainer p much.mgar traps ho oh checks and ho oh ravages the rest of the team
    teams using rockceus r especially vulnerable 2 this core b/c the rest of the team is generally incredibly ho oh weak and gar is usually used 2 take out support ceus on teams so ho oh has a field day or at least a much easier time picking apart the rest of the build

    rly effective when used properly

    standard sets

    Ho-Oh @ Choice Band
    Ability: Regenerator
    EVs: 248 HP / 208 Atk / 52 SpD
    Adamant Nature
    - Brave Bird
    - Sacred Fire
    - Earthquake
    - Sleep Talk

    Gengar @ Gengarite
    EVs: 4 HP / 252 SpA / 252 Spe
    Timid Nature
    - Taunt
    - Destiny Bond
    - Sludge Wave
    - Shadow Ball / Focus Blast

    troller's core will be added
     
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    this is an incredibly threatening offensive duo just b/c darkrai has so few actually viable checks and the fact the gar can legit take out all of them(scarf xern/keys/ttar/ekiller(¿)/other random ass fairies) is just ridic
    this core is threatens to fuck over ho oh balance which is arguably the most consistent archetype in oras ubers while not having a bad matchup vs anything in particular except rp don i guess? b/c u can't run mence as ur mega now and darkrai is only rly viable on ho
    but yeah this is a rly solid offensive duo that can tear apart loads of common builds
    would appreciate some hazards up i guess
    Darkrai @ Life Orb
    Ability: Bad Dreams
    EVs: 4 Def / 252 SpA / 252 Spe
    Timid Nature
    - Dark Void
    - Dark Pulse
    - Nasty Plot
    - Thunder

    Gengar @ Gengarite
    EVs: 252 SpA / 252 Spe / 4 SpD
    Timid Nature
    - Taunt
    - Destiny Bond
    - Sludge Wave
    - Shadow Ball / Focus Blast
     
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    pogre+ho oh r rly gud at pressuring loads of bulky teams by dint of their sheer power
    this could be paired w/ a wincon w/ a certain degree of defensive synergy 2 further fuck up balance and stall
    keys basically acts as glue and spikes r actually a big deal b/c of the massive number of switches pogre and ho oh force which ends up rly enervating the common builds used in the current meta and this is as gud as it gets 2 checking darkrai well on balance

    Kyogre @ Blue Orb
    Ability: Drizzle
    EVs: 172 HP / 252 SpA / 84 Spe
    Modest Nature
    IVs: 0 Atk
    - Origin Pulse
    - Calm Mind
    - Ice Beam
    - Thunder

    Ho-Oh @ Choice Band
    Ability: Regenerator
    EVs: 252 Atk / 252 Spe / 4 SpD
    Jolly Nature
    - Brave Bird
    - Sacred Fire
    - Earthquake
    - Sleep Talk

    Klefki @ Leftovers
    Ability: Prankster
    EVs: 248 HP / 8 Def / 252 SpD
    Careful Nature
    - Play Rough
    - Thunder Wave
    - Toxic
    - Spikes

    rly looking forward 2 some cool cores being posted by the community
     
  9. Mysterious M

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    Since we did not have many defensive cores, i will post one:

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    Giratina- O + Klefki

    So this is one common and really solid core. They cover each other weaknesses perfectly: Giratina checks Ground types, and most of the physical threats that annoy klefki (Ekiller,sd don etc) , while klefki covers the Dark/Dragon & Fairy weakness of Giratina. They both have access to status spamming or priority moves, while they also are a great pair of hazard controlling, since they have access to Spikes/Defog. The sets can vary depending on the team's playstyle. I have two sets for Tina, and the classic for the Klefki.

    I am giving the standard/smogon evs, not mine. Each one can use his own depending on his will.

    Balance Giratina (Special)
    Giratina-O @ Griseous Orb
    Trait: Levitate
    EVs: 252 Def / 248 SAtk / 12 Spd
    Modest Nature
    - Draco Meteor
    - Hex/Shadow Ball
    - Thunder Wave/ Will-O-Wisp
    - Defog

    Offense Giratina (Physical)
    Giratina-O @ Griseous Orb
    Trait: Levitate
    EVs: 248 Atk / 248 Def / 12 Spd
    Adamant Nature
    - Earthquake / Shadow Force
    - Dragon Tail
    - Shadow Sneak
    - Defog

    Pretty standard Klefki
    Klefki @ Leftovers
    Ability: Prankster
    Shiny: Yes
    EVs: 248 HP / 8 Atk / 252 SpD
    Careful Nature
    - Play Rough
    - Spikes
    - Toxic
    - Thunder Wave
     
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    Xerneas + Mega Salamence
    This core has near perfect offensive synergy (Steel Pokemon + Primal Groudon being a common answer), while also improving defensive capabilities of a team. The duo can effectively break a team's backbone, opening holes for things like Ekiller to clean up. Flexible on Offense, Balanced, and Bulky Offense.

    Geomancy Xerneas
    Xerneas @ Power Herb
    Ability: Fairy Aura
    EVs: 148 HP / 28 Def / 252 SpA / 44 Spe
    Modest Nature
    - Geomancy
    - Moonblast
    - Aromatherapy
    - Hidden Power Ground
    DDD MMence
    Salamence @ Salamencite
    Ability: Intimidate
    EVs: 248 HP / 136 Def / 124 Spe
    Adamant Nature
    - Dragon Dance
    - Roost
    - Return
    - Refresh

    Standard MMence
    Salamence @ Salamencite
    Ability: Intimidate
    EVs: 80 HP / 252 Atk / 176 Spe
    Adamant Nature
    - Dragon Dance
    - Roost
    - Double-Edge
    - Facade
     
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    haxed's core will be added
    we don't have many defensive cores yet so i'd urge the community 2 post some defensive cores if they found any functioning particularly well in the meta
     
  12. Mysterious M

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    Ok lets give a defensive one this time:
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    Primal Groudon + Yveltal + Waterceus

    So this is a defensive core, capable to handle most of the threats in Oras. Primal Groudon, is here is set up some rocks, and check Xerneas (an yveltal answer) and Primal Kyogre as well. Yveltal is here to give an answer to E-killer,Salamence (a P.Don answer) or Rayquaza (a P.Don answer). Waterceus is here to provide checking to common threats as Ho Oh, Primal Groudon, Rockceus (a Yveltal answer) and more, while at the same time provide Defog.

    This is a fun core, and easy to fit into a team.

    Groudon @ Red Orb
    Ability: Drought
    EVs: 248 HP / 8 Def / 252 SpD
    Sassy Nature
    - Lava Plume / Stone Edge
    - Stealth Rock
    - Preciple Blades
    - Roar / Thunder Wave

    Yveltal @ Charti Berry/Rocky Helmet
    Ability: Dark Aura
    EVs: 248 HP / 252 Def / 8 Spe
    Impish Nature
    - Foul Play
    - Sucker Punch
    - Toxic/Taunt
    - Roost

    Arceus-Water @ Splash Plate
    Ability: Multitype
    EVs: 252 HP / 200 Def / 56 Spe
    Bold Nature
    IVs: 0 Atk
    - Defog
    - Ice Beam/Judgement
    - Toxic
    - Recover
     
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    Ho-Oh + Arceus

    Surprised no one thought of these 2 mons. A great offensive core seen used a lot on ladder and tours. Ho-Oh can lure out mons and u can go into Ekiller, and also luring and beating mons like Shuca berry ttar. Ho-Oh also checks ghost mons like gengar. Having both ceus and ho-oh on the same team can easily handle geomancy Xerneas majority of the time. Using sleep talk on Ho-Oh helps when facing darkrai as well. You have different options on how u want to use Ho-Oh, u can use Choice Band, LO sleep talk, lefties, etc.

    Ho-Oh @ Life Orb
    Ability: Regenerator
    EVs: 248 HP / 196 Atk / 52 SpD / 16 Spe
    Adamant Nature
    - Brave Bird
    - Earthquake
    - Sacred Fire
    - Sleep Talk

    Arceus @ Life Orb
    Ability: Multitype
    EVs: 252 Atk / 4 Def / 252 Spd
    Jolly / Adamant Nature
    - Extreme Speed
    - Earthquake
    - Stone Edge / Shadow Claw
    - Swords Dance
     
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  14. cries in vain

    cries in vain not a prayer unsung

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    this is a defensive core i rly like as it checks a myriad of threats and also has wish support 4 diancie while giving ur team a nice cleric.diancie and lugia check ho oh b/w them and other numerous threats like ekiller/dark types/pdon/ray/mence etcetera. rachi cockblocks xern for the most part and hard checks the latis while spreading paralysis for smth like sd don(wincon ¿) to take advantage of. strengthening the defensive backbone further would be recommended although u can take a more offensive approach w/ 3 atks latios>lugia and other ekiller and mence checks

    Diancie @ Diancite
    Trait: Clear Body
    EVs: 248 HP / 160 Def / 100 Spd
    Impish Nature
    - Diamond Storm
    - Moonblast/Earth Power
    - Toxic
    - Heal Bell

    Jirachi @ Leftovers
    Trait: Serene Grace
    EVs: 252 HP / 240 SDef / 16 Spd
    Careful Nature
    - Iron Head
    - Body Slam
    - Wish
    - Protect

    Lugia @ Leftovers
    Trait: Multiscale
    EVs: 248 HP / 160 Def / 100 Spd
    Bold Nature
    - Ice Beam
    - Toxic
    - Roost
    - Whirlwind

    @Lacus Clyne pls update the op :(
     
  15. G00GLE

    G00GLE G00GLE THE SEARCH ENGINE

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    OK Now I Will Show a Core that Fits perfectly for every stall teams.Sorry I Don't Have any Sprites Right Now so I will Explain the Core that I Have For now.Then I will Post the Spoiler and Sprites later.

    The Core : Giratina-O , Primal Groudon and Clefable

    Description : The Core of Gira-O + Clef + Pdon works very Well on the Stall Teams. Gira-O Can Remove the problems of Physical Attackers especially The Pdon and Also Removes The Problems of Pdon and Clef , And also It is immunity to Ground , That's what we want now. Pdon Removes the Problem of Fairies and P Orge that Gira-O is weak to , And Removes the Prob of P Orge and Giving Coverage. While it can Setup Hazards . Clef is a Unaware poke which is a must needed thing for this team , Contains Wish and Heal Bell Support for this team , Checks Xerneas with Pdon Very well and Kills Dragon , Dark and Fighting types. While You Guys Using this core to Build a Stall Team , Use A Def Yveltal With this Core For Support against Set Up Physical Sweepers like Ekiller , Mence , SD Pdon. And I Also Request that Those Guys Using this core to build a Stall Team must Use another poke that Can handle P Orge because P Don cant handle P Orge Easily .Thank You and I Will Post Spoiler and Sprites later.
     
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    Wobuffet + Mega Salamence

    This core is actually pretty underrated which surprises me due to how broken it really is. Wobuffet is able to trap and lure physical walls that would otherwise stop Mega Salamence from sweeping such as Klefki, Defensive Arceus Formes, Lugia, Defensive Yveltal, etc... and once those threats are gone, Mega Salamence can just sweep so much more easily. Thats all really there is to it basically.

    (Ban Shadow Tag)

    Edit: just realized I forgot to post the sets, will do when I get home sorry bout that
     
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  17. G00GLE

    G00GLE G00GLE THE SEARCH ENGINE

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    Mega Diancie + Shedinja Core.

    This Works Very Well. Each Covers their Weaknesses . This Will be Fun and trolling. Shedinja is weak to Ghosts , Dark , Fire and Flying Which Mega Diancie can cover Easily. The Rest of the Types are easily Covered by Shedinja. This Can be Built Around Any Type of Team and Mega Diancie Can Bounce any Non attacks and Hazards which Shedinja is weak to. I Once tried this and Trolled Peoples on Rated Battles. So Here is the Spoiler Below.


    Shedinja @ Focus Sash
    Ability: Wonder Guard
    EVs: 252 Atk / 252 Spe
    Adamant Nature
    - Toxic
    - Will-O-Wisp
    - Shadow Sneak
    - Baton Pass


    Diancie @ Diancite
    Ability: Clear Body
    EVs: 248 HP / 164 Def / 96 Spe
    Bold Nature
    - Sleep Talk
    - Diamond Storm
    - Moonblast
    - Rest
     
  18. Mysterious M

    Mysterious M Dream /\ Bigger

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    Do not use shedinja.
     
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    Or that Diancie set lol​
     
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  20. Rabidragon

    Rabidragon Sakura's pet in Liga America

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    The main problem with that core is that the most common stealth rock user in ubers (and most common pokemon in the entire tier by the way) is primal groudon, which is going to give a lot of problems since it can destroy diancie with a precipice blades and shedinja with a fire/rock attack, so i think that a great addition to the core would be a defog-wish latias, not only it can give a check to pgroudon it can give an alternate solution to control hazzards, something that is essential in a team with shedinja, the wish support can also free diancie from depending on rest-talk for recovery and can include instead some other moves like heal bell to fully support the team, the role of shedinja is to wall certain pokemon that are problematic for both latias and diancie like mega lucario, xerneas or mewtwo, but that really depends on the coverage that they have, so adding protect to shedinja should be considered