What does LC mean in Pokemon?

LC (Little Cup) is a format where players may only use Pokémon that have not yet evolved, are capable of evolution, and are obtainable at level 5 in-game.

Why is scyther banned from LC?

Scyther. Scyther has stayed banned for the entirety of Little Cup. Simply put, its base stats are far too good for the rest of the metagame. If allowed into Little Cup, it would have the second highest Attack, highest Speed, and yet still be roughly as bulky as the bulkiest Pokémon currently allowed in Little Cup.

Why is vulpix banned from LC?

The main issue Salandit has is a lack of Sleep Immunity and enough damage to 1HKO Vulpix with Life Orb Sludge Bomb without Rocks on the field. -Tentacool; Good SpD bulk, speed tier and some coverage to irritate the sun setter and abuser.

What is the best LC Pokemon?

Pokemon GO: Best Little Cup Pokemon

  • Bronzor. The Pokemon GO community has quickly identified Bronzor as a powerhouse for the little cup league.
  • Deino. This Dragon and Dark type Pokemon isn’t quite as OP as Bronzor looks to be, but still a very solid choice.
  • Wynaut.
  • Shadow Stunky.

Why is swagger banned?

This was done because Swagger is used as a luck-based move in singles, so there is no real competitive reason to use it. The reason for the ban was largely to stop the strategy known as SwagPlay. This is where a Pokemon, especially a prankster user like Klefki or Liepard, used Swagger, Thunder Wave, and Foul Play.

Is Kubfu a LC?

Why is kubfu an NFE rather than a LC viable pokemon? It’s the base form for the Urshifu line, so why wouldn’t it count? To be useable in LC, the Pokemon must be obtainable at level 5. For Kubfu, it is only available at level 10.

Is scyther an LC?

Also, have you played LC on PO? Scyther has already been banned.

How long is the little cup?

Based on the schedule provided by Niantic Labs on their blog, the Little Cup will run from November 9 until November 16 at 1:00 p.m. PST only, followed by the Kanto Cup from November 16 to November 23, and finally the Catch Cup from November 23 to November 30. Each of these cups has its own limits and requirements.

What Pokemon should I use for little cup?

Ducklett. Ducklett is a viable option in the Little Cup because of its stamina and typing. As we know stamina (and defense) go a long way, giving the Pokemon in question the bulk to survive Charged attacks. The Water Bird Pokemon’s dual flying and water typing also gives it favorable matchups.

Can you use any Pokemon in Ubers Smogon?

Ubers is the most inclusive of Smogon’s tiers, allowing the use of any Pokémon species. Only abilities and tactics that have been proven to be uncompetitive or excessively strong even among their peers are banned from use. Ubers is not influenced by Pokémon usage in OU, UU, RU, NU, or PU and the usage of Pokémon in Ubers has no influence on the

What are the viability rankings for Ubers Pokemon?

The Ubers Viability Rankings shows how well every Ubers-viable Pokémon fares in the Ubers tier. The Sample Teams thread offers builds to newcomers and veterans alike that wish to start out with proven teams or see a perspective of the current metagame.

What does OU, NU, UU, LC and Uber mean?

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Where to ask simple questions about Ubers metagame?

The Ubers Simple Questions, Simple Answers thread is a great place to ask any simple questions you might have relating to the Ubers metagame. Do not make new threads for questions that could be answered here. The Ubers Analyses forum is the place to go for writing analyses.