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11 months ago#1
I've got through WT every starter from gen 1-6 and I want to breed some to use competitively. I just want to know of all of the starters, which ones are good enough to be considered "worth breeding"? and which should I not bother with because they just aren't good enough.

I'm pretty sure its safe to say that the gen 1 starters (because of their megas) can all be somewhat viable. Torchic also speaks for itself. But aside from those I really have no idea the viability of the others. Can anyone help me out?
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11 months ago#2
All Gen V starters suck
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11 months ago#3
Delphox
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11 months ago#4
All gen 1, the gen 3 after ORAS comes out (blaziken is worth using now), some people use infernape, but I don't think its worth using, and greninja.
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11 months ago#5
Greninja
11 months ago#6
Charizard
Greninja
Blaziken
Venusaur
Infernape

I'm assuming sceptile and swampert will be usable in oras.
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11 months ago#7
Infernape, Greninja, Swampert are all pretty good
11 months ago#8
Charizard: Overrated, but the megas are really good
Blastoise: Mega is decent
Venusaur: Mega is amazing at being a defensive wall/tank
Typhlosion: Best of the Johto starters, but still not very good
Feraligatr: Basically Gyarados, but much worse
Meganium: Garbage
Blaziken: If you can get the Speed Boost ability on it, it's AMAZING. Easily the best on this list.
Sceptile: Not too bad, it'll probably get better with the Mega in OR/AS
Swampert: Same as Sceptile
Infernape: If you can't get Speed Boost on Blaziken, use this guy.
Empoleon: Never used it, but I heard it's pretty decent.
Torterra: Garbage
Emboar: You should never use this over Blaziken or Infernape.
Serperior: Not very good
Samurott: Garbage
Delphox: Has some gimmicky sets, but generally not a very good pick.
Greninja: Similar to Blaziken, it needs it's HA (Protean) to be good, but it's very good with that ability
Chesnaught: Pretty good, if you like a defensive playstyle.

Sorry for the wall of text.
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11 months ago#9
Mainly, the starters you'd want to look at are Venusaur, Charizard, Blaziken, Infernape and Greninja.

Blastoise, Swampert, Empoleon and Chesnaught aren't bad choices, either.
11 months ago#10
Charizard
Blastoise
Swampert (when the mega is released)
Venusaur


the others are garbaje 90% of the time
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