What do you think is the best Monotype team?

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User Info: ooh_shiny

ooh_shiny
5 years ago#1
I've been meaning to try out monotype and I've having some fun using an Ice team. What scares me is the Stealth Rock weakness :<
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User Info: buszzaw101

buszzaw101
5 years ago#2
i'd say water or fighting

water:
politoed
kingdra
swampert
empoleon
kabutops
tentacruel
rotom-w
gyarados
milotic

to name a few

fighting:
conkeldurr
machamp
hitmontop
blaziken (if its non standard smogon)
infernape
mienshao
gallade
hariyama
lucario

again, to name a few


steel and bug are neat too

User Info: GalladetheGreat

GalladetheGreat
5 years ago#3
Flying? Probably Dragon as well.
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User Info: Saintpara

Saintpara
5 years ago#4
GalladetheGreat posted...
Flying? Probably Dragon as well.

Dragon spam can surprise people, but in a Chompless world... I dont know.

Salamence
Dragonite
Hydreigon
Latios
Haxorus

Then ummm... Flygon? Latias could be ok. Kyurem is meh, Kingdra isnt bad if your willing to bank on your opponents using rain a lot.

My favorite is Fighting and i've run, successfully, the following team:

No setup Mix-Nape
Spore-Sub-Seed-Punch Breloom
Priority abuse Lucario
Anti-lead Machamp
Specially defensive Scrafty
Scarfed Medicham
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User Info: Lord_Muhznit

Lord_Muhznit
5 years ago#5
Best team IMO is Normal-type but you troll your opponent with type shenanigans. A few pokemon off the top of my head:

Impostor Ditto: All EVs in HP and defenses. Use against Weather teams.
Smeargle: I DARE you to try Spore, Spider Web, Imprison, and Transform. Smashpassing is fine too.
Adaptability Porygon-Z: Offensive Conversion.
Trace Porygon2: Defensive Conversion. Not Conversion2, ordinary Conversion.
Scrappy Kangaskhan/Miltank: Ghostbusters.
Kecleon: Skill Swap Color Change + Shadow Sneak.
Sawsbuck: Hey look, a Grass-type that can use Camouflage+Nature Power to get a STAB Earthquake!
Normalize Delcatty: You've got to be pretty gutsy to use this. Toxic and Thunderwave go.
Lickylicky: Type chart victim or no, STAB Explosion is lulz.

Don't expect too many wins unless you are a GOD at prediction.
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User Info: mark_is_ownage

mark_is_ownage
5 years ago#6
steel or water
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User Info: serenade_beta

serenade_beta
5 years ago#7
Normalize Delcatty: You've got to be pretty gutsy to use this. Toxic and Thunderwave go.

Toxic?

User Info: duh1177

duh1177
5 years ago#8
serenade_beta posted...
Normalize Delcatty: You've got to be pretty gutsy to use this. Toxic and Thunderwave go.

Toxic?


Steel.
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User Info: The_Sol_Blader

The_Sol_Blader
5 years ago#9
Dark. I was also told Electric is pretty good, but I can't get a team to work yet
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User Info: serenade_beta

serenade_beta
5 years ago#10
duh1177 posted...
Steel.

Except it doesn't work... Steel itself has a resistance against being poisoned.
For instance, even if you give a steel type the Ring Target, you can hit that Pokemon with moves like Sludge Bomb, but it will never be poisoned by it.
If you want to poison a steel type, you would have to Soak it first or change its type.

Similar to how Fire Pokemon cannot be burned.
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