I've been away from the metagame for a while. So tell me. why is it that Excadrill is Banned?
He is not that over powered in my opinion --- R-truth Used Somersault Senton! Miz avoided the attack! R-truth kept going and crashed! R-truth fainted!
#2MetleonPosted 2/13/2012 9:14:28 AM
He outspeeds pretty much everything in Sandstorm and can OHKO a large part of the metagame at +2. Those he can't OHKO are 2HKO'd and can't do a whole lot back if it's using an Air Balloon.
Pretty much the only things that could take him out were Banded Conkeldurr's Mach Punch and Banded Azumarill's Aqua Jet. --- Pokemon Black FC: 0475 7319 5671
#3gamepimp12Posted 2/13/2012 9:14:40 AM
Dat speed he was the fastest pokemon left easy to switch in and set up and basically required a few certain pokemon to counter or revenge.
I could see him coming back down though --- we rich now but used to be slaves,we pushing whips now we used to be whipped,rockin chains when we used to be in 'em
#4HydoomPosted 2/13/2012 9:15:50 AM
One opinion does not outweigh the opinion of the many.
Excadrill became a massive threat that was difficult to stop easily and overall overcentralized the metagame to a painful degree [though not as painfully as Garchomp].
Due to Excadrill's speed and power during the everpresent Sandstorm of the metagame, he was banned. Just as Garchomp was.
#5kabigon20Posted 2/13/2012 9:34:38 AM
It was a pain in the ass when 70% of your opponents were running sand with excadrill on their team. Im glad hes banned. --- Brawl fc: 0946-1910-2716 Pokemon White fc: 0991-6288-2575 To all who call themselves bronies: http://27.media.tumblr.com/tumblr_lmtlt5Y9p31qf3uabo1_400.gif