Tag: Pokemon Shining Pearl

Is Purugly a Good Pokemon?

Purugly is not one of the most popular Pokemon from the Diamond and Pearl generation of games, commonly known as Generation 4. But, the Tiger Cat Pokemon does have some positive qualities that made her a fairly strong lead in the Underused (UU) tier of the Smogon competitive scene. Will these qualities hold up in […]

What is the Best Purugly Card in the Pokemon Trading Card Game?

First introduced in the fourth generation of Pokemon games – Diamond, Pearl, and Platinum – Purugly is a Pokemon that isn’t especially popular, despite actually having decent base statistics. Unfortunately, it has a rather shallow move pool, although it has been used in lower tiers of competitive play thanks to having access to some useful […]

Will Staraptor Be Competitive in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl?

As one of the Pokemon mysteriously absent from Pokemon Sword and Shield, Staraptor will return to the competitive Pokemon metagame in the Gen 4 remakes Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl. When it last appeared during Gen 7 – Sun and Moon – Staraptor was a fringe competitive option thanks to its hidden ability, Reckless, and […]

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