Yeah, no. in my teams i try to keep a variety of different types. Air Slash is a decent move, offering both 3 DPT and 3 EPT with STAB bonus. Electric-type moves aimed at Skarmory, and Fighting-type moves aimed at Blissey, david stone's team was highly successful. Nah, it isn't really good in go because its CP capp is relatively low. I was just wondering what was so good about Skarmory? -Happy Battling! It had 140 defense, which was crazy for the time. It is vulnerable to Fire and Electric moves. It's a useful pokemon to pick up. skarmory is flying steel and aron is also steel so i think you shouldent get it. Skarmory was the king of gen 2 walls. Heatran is another good choice as although it doesn't trap Skarmory, Skarmory can't do anything to Tran while Heatran can Taunt and KO Skarmory at its leisure. User Info: Fatalfruit. This Pokémon flies at close to 190 mph. Thanks! Skarmory is one of the best physical walls in Pokemon competitively speaking. In summary: Skarmory is quite versatile, and does very good as an annoyer which everyone has picked up on, Swellow is decent and all but it … Is skarmory rare/good? Learns Spikes one levelup (28) after you capture it. User Info: LordVader. Can someone tell me why he is OU and clear this up for me? I think it was a skarmory as it was a fearowish shaped shadow and I don't see any other gen 2 pokemon that would match that and it definitely was not Xatu. On friday I was driving home from dinner when I saw a shadow at a pokestop that I would have had to make a detour to get and just got around to looking it up. This is helped by Skarmory's Whirlwind, Celebi's Perish Song, and in some cases, Hippowdon's Roar. Is Skarmory good in game? Fast moves. Truly, Skarmory is one of the better Pokemon out there overall. It only had two weaknesses, fire, and electric. Agility is another good move for Skarmory, but I would only recommend it if you aren't planning to use him as a Curser as well. Magnezone is the best counter to all Skarmory's other than ones that use Shed Shell. How well does he translate in game? Countering Skarmory. Skarmory is a Steel & Flying Pokémon. Skarmory's strongest moveset is Steel Wing & Brave Bird and it has a Max CP of 2,108. LordVader 6 years ago #2. Fatalfruit 6 years ago #1. Skarmory’s fast moves include Air Slash Flying and Steel Wing Steel. It's important to But because this question is too easy to answer, let me tell you about what Skarmory did, too. In fact, Skarmory was so good that many trainers brought two Skarmory to the tournament, leading to the new rule of only one Pokémon of each species on any given players team. A combination of Spikes, Toxic Spikes, Stealth Rock, and constant switching took its toll on the opponent. 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