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[Resource] SM LC Teambuilding Compendium

Discussion in 'Gen 7 LC' started by E.T., Jan 24, 2017.

  1. E.T.

    E.T. Proud Member Super Moderator Server Administrator Articles Leader Super Moderator Server Administrator Articles Leader

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    SM LC Teambuilding Compendium
    Hello and welcome to the teambuilding compendium for SM LC. The goal of this visual guide is to convey which Pokémon fill which roles in the metagame in order to aid with building teams. For each subcategory, the Pokémon are ordered based on their rank in the Viability Rankings. While this guide is fairly thorough, it does not cover everything, so if there is anything that you think should be added, feel free to post below!

    Hazards:
    Setters:
    Stealth Rock:
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    Spikes:
    [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    Toxic Spikes:
    [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    Sticky Web:
    [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    Magic Bounce:
    [​IMG]
    Removers:
    Defog:
    [​IMG][​IMG] [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    Rapid Spin:
    [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    Anti-Hazard Removers:
    [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG](Super)[​IMG][​IMG](Small) [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    Dedicated Leads:
    [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    Choice Users:
    Choice Scarf:
    [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG] [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    Choice Specs:
    [​IMG][​IMG]
    Choice Band:
    [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    Setup Sweepers:
    Agility/Autonomize/Rock Polish:
    [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    Belly Drum:
    [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    Bulk Up:
    [​IMG][​IMG]
    Calm Mind:
    [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    Contrary:
    [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    Curse:
    [​IMG][​IMG]
    Dragon Dance:
    [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    Flame Charge:
    [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    Moxie:
    [​IMG][​IMG]
    Nasty Plot:
    [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    Other:
    [​IMG](Stamina)[​IMG](Z-Splash)[​IMG](Quick Feet)[​IMG](Coil)
    Shell Smash:
    [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    Simple:
    [​IMG](Flame Charge, Growth)[​IMG](Curse)[​IMG](Calm Mind)
    Speed Boost:
    [​IMG][​IMG]
    Swords Dance:
    [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]

    Priority:
    [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG](XL)[​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG](Small)[​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    VoltTurn:
    [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG] [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    Wall Breakers:
    Physical:
    [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    Special:
    [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    Stall Breakers:
    [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    Walls:
    Mixed: (Can be physical, special, or a combination of both.)
    [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    Physical:
    [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG](XL)[​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    Special:
    [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    Cleric Support:
    Wish:
    [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    Status Removal:
    [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    Healing Wish:
    [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    Pivots:
    [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    Trappers:
    [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    Weather:
    Rain:
    [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    Sun:
    [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    Sand:
    [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    Hail:
    [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    Trick Room:
    Setters:
    [​IMG](Super)[​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    Abusers:
    [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    Berry Juicers:
    [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    Knock Off:
    Users:
    [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    Absorbers:
    [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    Memento:
    [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    Reflect, Light Screen, Aurora Veil:
    [​IMG][​IMG][​IMG]
    Z-Moves:
    [​IMG](Mirror Move)[​IMG](Rain Dance)[​IMG](Sunny Day)[​IMG](Memento)[​IMG](Small) (Trick-Or-Treat)[​IMG](Splash)
     
    Last edited: Oct 7, 2017
  2. Joyverse

    Joyverse Toki wo tomare!

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    Suggestions, suggestions!!

    [​IMG]----> SD and Z-Mirror Move. Both are sub-par imo, however both have sweeping chances (which are situational af but needs a mention)

    [​IMG]------> Z-Happy Hour (BATON PASS)

    Also mildly confused on Fletchling staying, as I have personally never faced it or used it this gen all due to the gale wings nerf.
     
  3. E.T.

    E.T. Proud Member Super Moderator Server Administrator Articles Leader Super Moderator Server Administrator Articles Leader

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    Since Pikipek maxes out at 17 Speed, I don't think it is fast enough to be a Swords Dance / Z-Mirror Move sweeper. It can use Flame Charge effectively, but it doesn't really have the means of running both effectively, especially since its primary attacking move is Brave Bird. I guess it could be a decent wallbreaker though, so I've added it to the list of physical wallbreakers.

    Eevee cannot learn Happy Hour. It seems that it can be selected in PO's teambuilder, but that is a bug that needs fixing / may require the next update.
     
  4. Joyverse

    Joyverse Toki wo tomare!

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    My bad, It wasn't Happy Hour but Celebrate.
     
  5. E.T.

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    Eevee can learn Celebrate, but it cannot use it in LC because that event Eevee is at Level 10 when obtained. Like Happy Hour, the PO teambuilder incorrectly lets you use it. I'm going to report both of these.
     
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  6. Annoying Orange

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    shouldnt buneary be put under z move users?
     
  7. E.T.

    E.T. Proud Member Super Moderator Server Administrator Articles Leader Super Moderator Server Administrator Articles Leader

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    Yes. I also added it to setup sweepers and physical wallbreakers.