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2 years ago#1
If yes why?
2 years ago#2
Wait...zekrom is in ubers but black kyurem is in a lower tier??
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2 years ago#3
LightningAce11 posted...
Wait...zekrom is in ubers but black kyurem is in a lower tier??


yeah people say because bad typing and weak to stealth rock but add rapid spin support and its really hard to counter specially the mixed sets.
2 years ago#4
The black kyurem is in the lower tier because of his crappy moveset.
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2 years ago#5
From: LightningAce11 | #002
Wait...zekrom is in ubers but black kyurem is in a lower tier??


Yes, because Black Kyurem sucks and Zekrom doesn't.
2 years ago#6
Kyurem-B is in borderline due to having a weakness to stealth rock the most prevalent entry hazard. Horrible movepool. No natural defense against spikes and toxic spikes. Slow.
2 years ago#7
Yes, because unlike Kyurem-B it has a 130 power STAB move with its immense attack stat and a typing that doesn't suck.
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2 years ago#8
dodgekk9 posted...
The black kyurem is in the lower tier because of his crappy moveset.


Doesn't he get a boltbeam combo?
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2 years ago#9
From: Windyligth | #008
dodgekk9 posted...
The black kyurem is in the lower tier because of his crappy moveset.


Doesn't he get a boltbeam combo?

Not unless it goes mixed. It has Fusion Bolt and Ice Beam, but no special Electric-type moves and no physical Ice-type moves that don't suck.
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2 years ago#10
Windyligth posted...
dodgekk9 posted...
The black kyurem is in the lower tier because of his crappy moveset.


Doesn't he get a boltbeam combo?


Yeah, but Kyurem-B is a Physical Attacker. BoltBeam doesn't do much unless you focus on the weaker stat. The only Physical Ice attack it gets is Freeze Shock and two-turn attacks are terrible. Granted, base 120 Sp.A. isn't terrible so mixed can still work. But, if you run a mixed Kyurem-B, you have to sacrifice some Speed, which a base 95 can't really afford to do if it's supposed to be a sweeper.
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