Its Therian Forme was officially revealed May 12, 2012. With support for Wi-fi and simulator battles, Smogon has something for everyone! While all non-Uber Pokémon can be used in OU, only those Pokémon that make up at least ~3.41% of total weighted usage in the tier are designated OU. Lele is easily on the level of the other tier 3s and above all the tier 4s. However, my bet of something that will stay for a long time is Heatran: its combination of stats, typing, and ability isn't likely to be matched by any other pokemon imo, and it has proven over and over it can last in metas dominated by ground types. Paraplegic: No. Often it got a kill every time it got in safely before being forced out by revenge killers because nothing could safely switch into 2 hits, I think even blissey was 2hkoed by a modest focus Blast though Imo timid was the much better set so youd just go for some slight chip damage. Paraplegic: No, boomer is super splashable and really good but it isnt as good of a standalone mon as the two I have pegged above it imo. The front of Landorus's body is covered in dark pink spots; most of the… Paraplegic: LOL no. The fan-like feathers of its tail are red or brown. Smogon's SM analysis also includes Tyrantrum among these checks, but the 50% proc chance and Drapion's lack of access to recovery still make this a poor answer. adding some more since this round took a while. Its definitely on the level of the other 2s imo. It's goal is to take down the opponent's team with high-damaging special attacks. # throwbackthursday Its Fighting-type moves STAB have great neutral coverage while also hitting top-tier Pokemon like Tyranitar and Blissey super effectively. Better SR HP Ice for Lando mirror match and Mega Salamence though. I *still* think this mon has some amount of potential, especially in a ghost horse meta, but tier 5 is the only thing you could really justify. Its glossy plumage is mostly brown with cream-colored underparts and flight feathers. Landorus-T is a fantastic late-game revenge killer, being able to clean through weakened teams and take on threats such as Keldeo after minor chip damage. Access to a wide array of coverage moves makes Landorus harder to defensively handle. Finally, its defensive typing is excellent with a ton of nice resistances and excellent natural bulk allowing it to survive tons of non water/ice hits and fire back, and as I said before STAB ground is an AMAZING offensive typing. ... and competitive battling discussion for Pokémon VGC and Smogon. If you're interested in the list of changes, I've put them in a hide tag below. Clarifying if Urishu-R should be tier 3 or 4? Paraplegic: No, I dont think gene is on the level of fini and mew in regards to game to game consistency. Dragon Dance allows Gyarados to perform its role as a sweeper or punch holes early on, if needed. Moves. … Paraplegic: Yes. 125 attack is also excellent and an unconventional set taking advantage of this is viable but sheer Force life Orb special attacking is what made it so strong. Definitely a tier 2 level threat imo. Smogon University. Lol that's exactly who I put on my team to fill Lando's spot now. I feel zero sympathy for Landorus mains, ever. There are a couple changes to the VR that, when I step back and think about them, seem pretty obvious to me. Pheromosa has been banned from SS OU. This meta is like a perfect storm for it to succeed in. Want to contribute? Paraplegic: My nom. Nihi is so amazingly good at breaking teams open and its total package is just so good and useful. You can't really go wrong by using these Pokemon. On which planet is a 125/115/101 offense Pokémon with a free life orb for an ability (and 0 recoil on held LO) and one of the best stabs in the game even considered OU worthy to begin with? I was one of the people who nommed this down. These users have the ultimate say on shifts in Viability Rankings tiers. Paraplegic: I was one of the people who nommed this. While it is not known to evolve into or from any Pokémon, it has a second Forme activated by using the Reveal Glass.Its original Forme, Incarnate Forme, will then become Therian Forme. Landorus's only … Temporary art by AmirAlexander, with edits by talkingtree, Level 51, and GenOne Welcome to the Doubles OU Viability Ranking project, where we rank the viability of Pokemon in DOU. Landorus-T is a versatile threat in the Battle Spot Singles metagame capable of functioning as glue for many teams. This Landorus-T is a star on bulky offense, since it's a Stealth Rock user that most Magic Bounce … Paraplegic: No. Its Intimidate ability and huge Attack stat allow it to function as an effective pivot with a Choice Scarf, while its decent bulk allows it to fill a more defensive role as a Stealth Rock setter or Assault Vest tank. On the planet that let clef have 40%+ usage for 9 months and did nothing. Landorus is a legendary Special Sweeper. This is the overall usage stats from DWCOP and Invitationals compiled together. I dont see it at a tier 4 level threat. Ghost horse is EASILY one of the scariest mons in the tier and a sure in for 2 imo. Landorus-T backs up their subpar Defense in return. Amoonguss aids the team with its redirection and capability of putting foes to sleep while also serving as a check to Trick Room, while Rotom-W is able to pivot into attacks from many of the metagame's most powerful Pokemon, such as Landorus-T and Mega Salamence, and threaten them with either a … Paraplegic: No. Smogon is the largest competitive Pokemon community on the internet. Drop it here on Stunfisk! We encourage original content and questions for all official battle formats. Paraplegic: 5. Pidgeot is an avian Pokémon with large wings, sharp talons, and a short, hooked beak. Want to contribute? Special Landorus-T with Life Orb. But what made landorus-I so, strong this gen. As I can remeber lando-T was used so much last gen that Lando-I was almost nowhere to be seen . Paraplegic: No. I realize Smogon has a similar set on their Landorus-T analysis page, but I didn't use Smogon … It doesnt see the usage to justify 3 currently but I think its a way better mon than all the trash we have down in 5 lol. Landorus Pokémon Serebii.net Pokédex providing all details on moves, stats, abilities, evolution data and locations for Pokémon Sword & Shield Easily a top two tier 2 tho. Paraplegic: No. With Life Orb- and Sheer Force-boosted attacks, it is capable of easily OHKOing bulky foes, such as Primal Groudon, offensive Necrozma-DM, Ho-Oh, and Toxapex. The floor will always be open to discussion, and after a period of time (roughly every month), the viability rankings council will vote on any of the Pokemon being discussed and post the results and reasoning here. Tyranitar (Gens 3-7 OU) - Tyranitar gets the first mention because it is the only Choice Band user that has been relevant since Generation 3. Landorus-T is also a great partner, as it provides another Electric immunity and Stealth Rock support. Welcome to the Doubles OU Viability Ranking project, where we rank the viability of Pokemon in DOU. They are either quite powerful or offer great team support, and can fit on almost any team. A Pokemon moving from UR to Ranked must receive both a majority and at least 3 votes of "yes" in order to be Ranked. Kart is super duper scary and all it takes is a free turn to take over games sometimes. Landorus is a phenomenal Ground and Flying-typed Pokemon. 115 spatk with a free double life Orb boost without recoil hits like a truck without wearing it down, 101 speed being excellent this gen as 100 is a huge benchmark to outspeed this gen (was bigger pre dlc but still a major speed tier after) it may only have a few moves to abuse, but sludge wave, STAB earth Power (very important), focus Blast, and possibly psychic are so oppressive that there were few defensive answers. Paraplegic: Absolutely not, this is imo the hands down best mon in the tier and it deserves tier 1 above everything else easily. HP Fire on Magnezone to beat Ferrothorn, HP Ice on Landorus-T to beat, well, Landorus-T. ... contact the mods about potentially plugging in the r/Stunfisk Discord or subreddit similar to those who run VGC or Smogon Meta tournaments. Landorus has a white protrusion shaped like a short log on top of its head, a jagged white mustache and two pointed orange ears on either side of its head. it also was a great offensive stealth Rock setter forcing tons of switches to get em up, and could viably run gravity which allowed it to blow past the few immunities that werent destroyed by coverage, calm mind or rock polish for sweeping sets, or u turn to gain even more momentum off of the many, many switches it forced to safely bring in hard counters to the very very few mons that walled it. Press question mark to learn the rest of the keyboard shortcuts. This is why having a Rapid Spin user or a Pokemon with Magic Bounce on its team can be very favorable. The nom says lele struggles with the terrain nerf and rilla being so common, but imo lele should be seen as a utility mon first and foremost this gen rather than an offensive piece, and I actually find it pretty useful in combating rilla teams if you position well due to the disruption that psychic terrain can cause to fake out heavy compositions. Paraplegic: No, I think mew is, after fini, easily the best mon in the tier. I think this mon has a niche but its usually quite hard to justify this over kyube on most compositions. Bro, if you keep removing electric immune moms, Eleki gonna get banned too, and I couldn't handle the Regikid being taken away from me. This tier contains either Pokemon that have broad applications on a variety of teams, but are simply less effective than those in higher tiers, or are only particularly useful for certain team styles. Pokemon that, while they have a niche in the metagame, often struggle to find situations where they thrive, either because of the support required or their poor matchups. The center feathers of its crest are yellow, while the outer feathers are red. The meta has been developing for 2 and a half months now since DLC2 came out and maybe this will give the voters a new perspective on tiering mons for the upcoming voting slate. https://replay.pokemonshowdown.com/smogtours-gen8doublesou-534198, Resource - 2020 Doubles Invitational Teams, Replays, and Usage Stats | Smogon Forums, https://replay.pokemonshowdown.com/gen8doublesou-1252993806-a4miseio0t8jx7c0r990njw7b0pfbc4pw, https://replay.pokemonshowdown.com/gen8doublesou-1259542508, https://replay.pokemonshowdown.com/gen8doublesou-1255256994. It's pretty usual to find yourself dealing with Landorus when battling in the 8th generation meta. In ADV OU, Breloom is a huge threat thanks to its great Fighting STAB moves and its access to Spore! Landorus-T can also opt for a more defensive spread, consisting of 252 HP / 252 Def for greater durability and the ability to survive some of OU's most vicious physical attacks. Landorus-I has been banned from OU by a 75.5% supermajority. I dont think this mon is that good in this current meta, and while Im fine with it being tier 4 I couldnt in good faith vote it to move up. Thanks for your patience in waiting for this new list! JavaScript is disabled. Paraplegic: My nom. In Gens 3-5 Tyranitar was always top 3 in usage, and CB Tyranitar was one of many sets that it can run. Paraplegic: 5. Landorus-T takes the Ground- and Electric-type moves that they don't appreciate, and they take out the Water- and Ice-types that Landorus-T struggles against in return. Kit-Kat Landorus-T. After pulling the general idea of the set off of a Smogon page around 7 months ago, I have used and loved this set a lot, and it took me a while to perfect it. Its eyes are yellow with beady white irises and no visible pupils. So the only safe response was revenge killing but your whole team is getting picked off when it comes in safely which it has shown it does very consistently. Bounce works in tandem with Flyinium Z to give Gyarados access to a 160-Base Power STAB attack in Supersonic Skystrike to hit Tangrowth, Mega Venusaur, and Amoonguss, as well as doing massive damage to bulky Water-types.Waterfall hits popular physically defensive Pokemon like Landorus … With the exception of Pokémon banished to the Uber tier, every Pokémon can be used in OU, including Pokémon from UU, RU, NU, and PU. I was one of the people who nommed this. Your wrong its not a free life its a free band/specs since sheer force is x1.5 and not x1.3. Necrozma has potential but no one is using it so justifying a tier 3 rank for it is super difficult. After my experience with it in invitationals I'd like to nom. For a better experience, please enable JavaScript in your browser before proceeding. Gravity Landorus-I was one of the most ridiculous pokemon to play against. Paraplegic: God no. It certainly still needs to be respected as a threat or it can and will fuck you up, but its ceiling really isnt anywhere near as high as it was in sm and I think this ranking better reflects that. With the drastic shift from the release of Crown Tundra, the VR Council decided to entirely redo the VR. Life Orb boosts the power of Landorus's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. In Incarnate Forme, Landorus is an orange, muscular humanoid Pokémon, which resembles a genie. I kinda hated battling him since he was so commonly used but feel sorry for all you Landorus mains out there. Its head has a decorated crest that is nearly as long as its body. The latest round of voting has been completed, anything not voted on during this slate will be included in the next. Although, going Utility (or just full gimmick at this point), you could also run Bulldoze to help these matchups, too. Paraplegic: 3. Its beak and legs are pink, and there three forward-facing toes and one backward-facing toe on each foot. It is a male-only species with no female counterpart. None are truly safe, this gen's meta changes have already made OU staples like Tyranitar and Magnezone drop to UU for the first time. My nom. I don't know where to post this so I'll just do it here. Landorus-T can also be used as a lead due to its natural Speed paired with Choice Scarf and U-turn, which can be used to scout the opponent's set and pivot into a better teammate. Landorus-I has been banned from SS OU. Paraplegic: 4. Landorus (Japanese: ランドロス Landlos) is a dual-type Ground/Flying Legendary Pokémon.. Pokemon that are generally strong, but less powerful than those in Tier 2. Good riddance Landorus-I. /r/Stunfisk is your reddit source for news, articles, analyses, and competitive battling discussion for Pokémon VGC and Smogon. Pokemon that are generally strong and can easily be placed on a variety of teams, but don't have the same level of prowess as the threats in Tier 1. You must log in or register to reply here. This mon is epic and is so good for positioning. It got noms to go to both 2 and 4 but I think heatran is pretty accurately placed in tier 3 tbh. View strategies and more for Landorus-Therian on the Smogon Strategy Pokedex. Since this is basically a preliminary list for a new meta, I'm expecting more nominations than usual to tweak this into something the community as a whole believes is more accurate. The council consists of experienced players who have different styles and perspectives to offer to the table when deciding the strength of any individual Pokemon. Tentacruel offers excellent coverage with Landorus-T for defensively oriented rain teams, while Kabutops is a good offensive rain spinner. It is because of zapdos-galar's defiant and articuno-galar's competetive or am I missing something out? Paraplegic: 4. Paraplegic: My nom. Pokemon that dominate a large portion of the metagame. Vish doesnt see much usage, and is combated quite well by some very common in this meta mons. Paraplegic: Yes. Gigalith is just garbage. It had 0 counter, every time Landorus-I come in and you have to sack something. Landorus is typically in Incarnate Forme but, if captured in Pokémon Dream Radar, it will be in the Therian Forme for Black 2 & White 2.All forms can be switched using the Reveal Glass With the ability to dismantle bulkier teams with Calm Mind, sweep through offensive teams with Rock Polish, or just run four incredibly powerful attacks with many backed up by Sheer Force, Landorus-I was a … Paraplegic: UR. 99.5k. Landorus-T also works well with Electric- and Rock-type Pokemon such as Rotom-W, Raikou, Mega Diancie, Terrakion, and Tyranitar. Trainers. This gen is easily the worst lando has ever been and I honestly have it pegged as an iffy tier 2, let alone it being tier 1. 293K likes. Dark types are good, especially ones with good spdef. On its forehead are three, sharp, pink horns arranged in a slight, upwards arch. OU (OverUsed) is Smogon's fundamental usage-based tier. Sun hasnt seen usage yet and with us having a boatload of good fire resists again I just dont see this mon being effective anymore. idk how i put the sprit but is heatran 3-->2. Paraplegic: Yes, koko isnt anywhere near as good as it was last gen. The rankings and tier descriptions have been assigned to describe each Pokemon's state within the metagame, and the Pokemon in each tier are listed in alphabetical order. Paraplegic: No, incin is obviously good but its certainly not tier 1 good in my humble opinion. Paraplegic: No, UR. Welcome to a Pokemon Showdown OU Team Building video based around Landorus-T for Smogon Sun and Moon OU. [Please excuse our look during the redesign :)]. Is landorus-I strong because of the sheer force + life orb combo? Drop it here on Stunfisk! Black: Lands visited by Landorus grant such bountiful crops that it has been hailed as “The Guardian of the Fields.” White: The energy that comes pouring from its tail increases the nutrition in the soil, making crops grow to great size. Overview. It works well in VGC2018 since it's not affected by Grassy Terrain or opponent's Intimidate, and Earth Power doesn't hit your ally like Earthquake. I think special pult is trash but dd pult is an amazing wincon on a tier 3 threat level imo. We encourage original content and questions for all official battle formats. This may be a bit to late to make it into the nominations, but better late than never. yes. ... Now this initially screwed over so many many sets. Sand also isnt a tier 5 strategy imo between tar and exca. The voting slab seemed to have three in support for 3 (SMB, Shrop, MajorBowman) and two in support for 4 (Paraplegic, Z Strats). Ferro is so passive and I dont see where Im using it over both all the steels and grasses that are better, less passive, and more splashable than it. Landorus is a powerful wallbreaker that causes problems for nearly all defensive cores in the tier. Today's sample team is for OU and was provided by Alpha Ruiners and team France member Kory2600. With Sand Force, Landorus's ground/rock/steel attacks do 1.3x in sandstorm; immunity to it. Paraplegic: Yes. It does the jobs you want it to do on a game to game basis without ever really falling flat and I think theres something to be said about that kind of consistency. Landorus-T cannot do much to Spikes users such as Skarmory, Forretress, and Ferrothorn. Press J to jump to the feed. 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