On the topic of glitchy AI, I remember discovering this for myself back in Yellow...
Fighting Geovani. All of my Pokemon except for some weak Paris are down. All he has left is his Nidoqueen and Nidoking.
I sent it out...
Nidoqueen used Tail Whip!
Paris used Scratch!
Nidoqueen used Tail Whip!
So on, and so forth... Nidoking just used Leer instead.
I won that battle by luck...
...But never beat Garry. Even with my Level 99 Pikachu.
Well beat the Elite 4 in Pokemon Black. Now to do other things in it and get my pokemon leveled up and ready for online fighting
Wait if were to go back to the Elite 4 now would they be stronger or am I allowed to go back yet?
Well technically from my view, your posts are both blue.
do you mean non-gendered
I need sleep, I just spent forever working on this:
Alternate, Much better version, that I was going to make my avatar, but I'm not gold:
Double Team is banned.
Also, max out Nido's speed and Sp'atk, slap a choice scarf on him and use him to revenge if you're going offensive. If you're planning on being bulky, well, use Nidoqueen instead.
Also Roost and Bravebird on that Skarm and give him leftovers. Brave Bird everything. Always.
Was going for Sheer Force + Life Orb as a Special sweeper. +30% power on all the moves, and Sheer Force keeps the HP drain from kicking in.
Roost for healing, right? And why Brave Bird? I try to stay away from recoil moves.
I'm your typical "casual" player, if I were to guess. Almost all of my Pokémon that I actually use (other than HM slaves) only have pure attacking moves, I very rarely use status moves. Just powerhouse through everything. Works well enough in the story. I know it doesn't work so great in any sort of competitive area (including Battle Subway). The Ninjask is honestly the most thought out Pokémon I have for using Status moves.
Sheer Force + LO won't net you strong or fast enough attacks, and Nido is weak to enough stuff for his bulk to be wasted. In the super lines, you'll come across Pokémon from all generations, so slapping flamethrower to tag stuff like Scizor and Shedinja isn't a bad idea. Poison attacks aren't really that great, aside from the chance to, well, poison, and Nido doesn't have any good recovery moves for toxic stalling.
Skarmory is so ridiculously physically bulky that recoil isn't a matter to him. Roost, Brave Bird, (nothing is immune to it), Sneaky Stones and Spikes is the usual, but in the battle subway, you'll probably want to get rid of one of the entry hazards, and perhaps replace it with toxic, or something, for stalling.
Your Ninjask isn't too great, you only have one attack that a lot of things resist. Ninjask isn't an offensive pokémom, he's a baton passer, primarly. SubProtect a bunch, Swords Dance if you have a free sub, and get that shit out to a physical attacker for sweeping. I would either replace him, or revamp your whole team to fit around his talents. You'll also come across a lot of rock types in the Subway, in my experience.
If you want a fast, hard hitting physical Pokémon, might I suggest Weavile?
Sludge Wave sucks ass.
Thunderbolt is much better, if you want STAB power use Earth Power.
Earth Power/Ice Beam/Thunderbolt/Flamethrower
Hone Claws (stay with me)/Thunder/Blizzard/Earth Power
Fire blast thunder and blizzard become 100% accuracy in gravity, earth power hits every pokemon in the game.
My friend said I couldn't do it but I did. I beat Cynthia in Pokemon Black using Level 55-60 Pokemon.
Guess I should go fight the Stronger Elite 4 sometime soon.
My thing with getting into this is I'm more getting into it for fun, and so I can actually fight in the Battle Subway instead of getting 20-some odd battles in and getting raped by a Pokémon that I have to not have ANY strong moves against and manages to OHKO each of my Pokémon (Crustle :geno:). I want to kind of do my own thing and not use the "x moveset autowin button". It's why I have Nidoking even if he may not be a necessarily strong Pokémon - he's my favorite Pokémon.
With Ninjask, I kinda just picked him at random for his Speed. I like hitting first because I'm used to always hitting first because of the story trainers, so with not having a terribly speedy team, I figured I'd use his Speed Boost ability and pass that to my other Pokémon.
And why Thunderbolt? It would only protect him against water types (which I'd probably swap out if one came up), and having the 2x for flying is redundant with an ice move. I mean, honestly. Nidoking doesn't have amazing speed to begin with and from what I've heard/seen, a lot of Water-types in competitve stuff (even Battle Subway) have Aqua Jet, which would negate any speed I boost to him. So, to me, it's just a wasted move slot.
I've also kind of looked into a Houndoom/Lapras combo. I like my Typhlosion/Lapras combo in SoulSilver, but I'd like to have a little more type coverage, so I was looking into Houndoom. Lapras is an amazing tank, too, and the Rain Dance/Surf/Ice Beam/Thunder combo seems to work wonders for anything and everything. Especially with Water Absorb.
*near perfect. oops
Holy shit Kyurem can SPRINT.
I was wondering how long it'd be before we see anything about Pokemon Grey, or Ruby/Saphire remakes, so I looked up the dates between the first two main games of a generation, and compared it to the date that the third game/remakes came out...
They took 2 or 3 years.
It's going to be a long time...