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2 years ago#1
Ninetales sucks but if you want to use a sun team you pretty much have to use it.

I usually use this fairly original set

Ninetales (M) @ Leftovers
Trait: Drought
EVs: 124 HP / 132 SDef / 252 Spd
Timid Nature (+Spd, -Atk)
- Overheat
- Will-O-Wisp
- Hidden Power [Ground]
- Power Swap

Speed to at least tie with +Speed Mence, Jirachi, and Celebi.
Ninetales has pretty awful Special attack but Overheat in the sun is still fairly powerful. Use Power Swap if you predict a special based switch in or Will o wisp if you predict physical. HP ground is for Heatran.
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2 years ago#2
DrBaus posted...
Ninetales sucks but if you want to use a sun team you pretty much have to use it.

I usually use this fairly original set

Ninetales (M) @ Leftovers
Trait: Drought
EVs: 124 HP / 132 SDef / 252 Spd
Timid Nature (+Spd, -Atk)
- Overheat
- Will-O-Wisp
- Hidden Power [Ground]
- Power Swap

Speed to at least tie with +Speed Mence, Jirachi, and Celebi.
Ninetales has pretty awful Special attack but Overheat in the sun is still fairly powerful. Use Power Swap if you predict a special based switch in or Will o wisp if you predict physical. HP ground is for Heatran.


Heatran more often than not carries Air Balloon.
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2 years ago#3
I think I use some bull like

Roar
Will-O-Wisp
Flamethrower
Solarbeam (you should substitute this for Energy Ball, only reason I have Solarbeam is because I have two trappers in my team in Dugtrio and that Goth person thing.)
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2 years ago#4
252 SDef / 252 Spd / 4 SAtk
Timid
- Substitute
- Nasty Plot
- Energy Ball
- Flamethrower

Yes Heatran walls it completely but I don't really care.
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2 years ago#5
If you go on Smogon's Ninetales page, it basically says that Ninetales is useless and sucks and the only reason you should use it is because of Drought, otherwise it is a s*** Pokemon and Garchomp, Starmie, and Scizor are the best Pokemon in the meta game and if you don't use them you are the worst trainer ever. So f*** Smogon, f*** the Smogonites, and f*** how Ninetales is one of the only Fire-type Pokemon to have access to Energy Ball, but has Drought and SolarBeam, which makes it f***ing pointless.

[rant over]
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2 years ago#6
That's nice.
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2 years ago#7
ChestoRest for me.
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2 years ago#8
From: scrappybristol | #004
252 SDef / 252 Spd / 4 SAtk
Timid
- Substitute
- Nasty Plot
- Energy Ball
- Flamethrower

Yes Heatran walls it completely but I don't really care.


I use this except I use Extransensory instead of Sub. Oh and Sp. Attack EV's instead of SP. Defense.
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2 years ago#9
From: scrappybristol | #004
252 SDef / 252 Spd / 4 SAtk
Timid
- Substitute
- Nasty Plot
- Energy Ball
- Flamethrower

Yes Heatran walls it completely but I don't really care.

About that EV spread.... I would use 32 HP / 4 SAtk / 220 SDef / 252 Spd

Makes it bulkier from both side (not by much but there's nothing wrong with being more bulkier!)
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2 years ago#10
Ninetales
252 HP/252 SpDef
Calm
-WoW
-Flamethrower
-Roar
-Pain Split

Sometimes I use Substitute over Roar.
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