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Which of the starters are "worth using"?

#1Stanemac12Posted 8/15/2014 4:28:53 PM
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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#2cocomungaPosted 8/15/2014 4:31:20 PM
All Gen V starters suck
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#3SassyDianciePosted 8/15/2014 4:31:35 PM
Delphox
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#4ThornAernoughtPosted 8/15/2014 4:33:25 PM
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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#5_Chicago_Posted 8/15/2014 4:33:44 PM
Greninja
#6TalesOfXAndYPosted 8/15/2014 4:36:14 PM
Charizard
Greninja
Blaziken
Venusaur
Infernape

I'm assuming sceptile and swampert will be usable in oras.
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#7frogmaster15Posted 8/15/2014 4:36:20 PM
Infernape, Greninja, Swampert are all pretty good
#8Matthew3DSGamerPosted 8/15/2014 4:43:54 PM
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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#9KanjuroPosted 8/15/2014 6:23:58 PM
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.
#10TropiOUsPosted 8/15/2014 6:28:24 PM
Charizard
Blastoise
Swampert (when the mega is released)
Venusaur


the others are garbaje 90% of the time
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