Project CAP OMs Megathread

kenn

Prince of the Halidom
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approved by the CAP moderator team
inspired by the Monotype OM Megathread

Previously hosted by Swiffix


art by Swiffix

Welcome to the CAP OMs Megathread, a project to support and develop resources for the various CAP OMs!

CAP OMs are unique sub-metagames that result from combining the distinct traits of CAP gameplay with those of other formats. These formats encompass an array of Other Metagames (which you will find listed below) and extend to standard tiers like CAP Little Cup and CAP Monotype. If you're looking for a fresh take on teambuilding and new battling experiences, you should definitely give CAP OMs a try.

Given their nature as subsets of established metagames, CAP OMs don't feature ladders or official rankings/resources. As a result, matches are confined to personal challenges and room-hosted tournaments, and tiering decisions are made by councils composed of experienced players.

The purpose of this Megathread is to serve as a structured hub for CAP OMs and their player base. The CAP OMs this project currently supports include:
If you're looking to contribute to the maintenance of any of the OMs above or have a desire to introduce another CAP OM to the mix, please don't hesitate to fill out this form or reach out to me. You can get in touch through Smogon DMs or Discord (kennukem).

Please note that we also have a Discord server dedicated to CAP OMs discussions!
 
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kenn

Prince of the Halidom
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art by Swiffix

What is Monotype CAP?

Although CAP was originally meant to create a new OU-based metagame, it also brings a whole new dimension of competitive battling and teambuilding to Monotype. Adding CAP Pokemon to the Monotype metagame allows you to explore a multitude of new strategies, such as Sun on Grass or Trick Room on Ground, which can seriously impact certain matchups. If you're looking for a refreshing way to play CAP or Monotype, this is the OM for you!

Challenge code:
Code:
/challenge gen9monotype @@@ +cap, -crucibellite, -cawmodore, -heatrock, -fidgit, -hemogoblin

General Rules, Mechanics, and Usage Tips
  • You must build a team of six Pokemon sharing one common type and fight against teams with the same restriction. You are allowed to use Pokemon with dual-typing on a team represented by either type, but every other Pokemon must share at least one type with the dual-typed Pokemon.
  • Using six Pokemon of the same type can lead to some interesting team archetypes, and it challenges teambuilders to make sure the common weaknesses a certain type of Pokemon share are covered as best as possible. This metagame allows for all kinds of Pokemon to be viable against top threats, so be imaginative. As you play, you'll find many unique threats that aren't common in the CAP metagame.
  • The best Monotype players build and play a wide variety of types, using teams that capitalize on the strengths of an individual type. Forcing your favorite type into an archetype that it will struggle to pull off is a good way to lose matches and get frustrated!
  • For more general information on Monotype, feel free to check out the Monotype Subforum.

Council

:venomicon:kenn
:jumbao:Sificon
:kitsunoh:TTK
:solotl:velvet
:voodoom:boomp611


Banlist

Monotype CAP currently only uses the Monotype banlist. Anything that is listed below or is a part of the ban list is also banned from the Monotype CAP metagame.

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Unbans:
None

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Bans:
Pokemon
:Cawmodore: Cawmodore
:fidgit: Fidgit

Moves
None

Items
:heat rock: Heat Rock

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Ban Watchlist:
Pokemon
:flutter-mane: Flutter Mane

Moves
None

Abilities
None

:spectrier::skeledirge::flutter-mane::revenankh::gholdengo::dragapult: Revenankh Ghost

:amoonguss::slowking-galar::toxapex::venomicon::mollux::sneasler: Mollux Poison

:jumbao::scovillain::necturna::meowscarada::caribolt::lilligant-hisui: Sun Grass

:cyclizar::baxcalibur::pajantom::goodra-hisui::miasmaw::walking-wake: Band Paj Ghost

:snaelstrom::arghonaut::toxapex::rotom-wash::naviathan::gastrodon: Fat Water

:zamazenta::voodoom::iron-hands::sneasler::iron-valiant::breloom: Voodoom FIghting

:venomicon::zapdos::landorus-therian::iron-jugulis::moltres::corviknight: Mono CCAT Flying

:naviathan::equilibra::heatran::gholdengo::kingambit::kitsunoh: Balance Steel

:arcanine-hisui::garganacl::glimmora::kleavor::crucibelle::stratagem: Sandless Rock

:snaelstrom::volcarona::kleavor::miasmaw::scizor::syclant: Choice Spam Bug

:sneasler::arghonaut::tomohawk::great-tusk::iron-valiant::zamazenta: Pads Sneasler Fighting
 
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Concept Everything

Neko no Ensekan
is a Pre-Contributor

art by Swiffix

What is LC CAP?


Challenge code:
Code:
/challenge gen9lc @@@ +cap, -crucibellite, -cawdet, -solotl, -heat rock, -light clay
General Rules, Mechanics, and Usage Tips

Council
:nohface: Concept Everything
:mumbao: Roldski32
:ababo: Sificon
:brattler: snake
:solotl: SunMYSER
:necturine: wesh papillon

Banlist

LC CAP currently only uses the LC banlist. Anything that is listed below or is a part of the ban list is also banned from the LC CAP metagame.

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Unbans:
None

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Bans:
Pokemon
:Cawdet: Cawdet
:solotl: Solotl

Moves
None

Items
:heat rock: Heat Rock
:light clay: Light Clay

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Ban Watchlist:
Pokemon
:Mumbao: Mumbao

Moves
None

Abilities
None

coming soon!
 
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kenn

Prince of the Halidom
is a Community Contributoris a Battle Simulator Moderator

art by Swiffix

What is STABmons CAP?


Challenge code:

Code:
/challenge gen9stabmons @@@ +cap, -crucibellite, -arghonaut, -pajantom
General Rules, Mechanics, and Usage Tips

Council
:plasmanta: kenn
:crucibelle: pannu
:saharascal: Cyril tbh

Banlist

STABmons CAP currently only uses the STABmons banlist. Anything that is listed below or is a part of the ban list is also banned from the STABmons CAP metagame.

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Unbans:
None

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Bans:
Pokemon
:arghonaut: Arghonaut
:pajantom: Pajantom

Moves
None

Items
None

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Ban Watchlist:
Pokemon
None

Moves
None

Abilities
None

coming soon!
 
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Tranquility

If I can stop one heart from breaking
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Art by Swiffix

What is CAAAP?

Almost Any Ability (AAA) is a metagame that lives up to its name. Pokemon in this meta have access to "almost every ability" with the exception of a few that the council and the community deem broken or unhealthy for this metagame. With Almost Any Ability at the disposal for CAP Pokemon, you can take them to brand new heights with powerful abilities, or maybe even discover a brand new role that they might not be able to preform regularly.

General Rules, Mechanics, and Usage Tips
  • With the exception of some banned abilities, pokemon in this metagame can use Any Ability that is allowed. This includes even some of the most powerful abilities in the game, such as Regenerator, Magic Guard, and Adaptability. Be cautious on where you use these abilities however, as you can only use a certain type of ability only once per team, so no full Regenerator Spam teams.
  • Adding a customizable Ability adds a new wrinkle to team building and preparation, as not only does one have to customize the move sets, but now also the ability and what role it functions. As there are a lot of damage amplification and immunity abilities, it challenges the player to find not only the right Pokemon to check the powerful offensive threats, while also being able to deal with the potent defensive cores that Almost Any Ability provides.
  • The better Almost Any Ability teams use a wide variety of Pokemon with abilities that play to their strength such as Regenerator + Assault Vest Pokemon or Sword of Ruin Physical Attackers, so be sure to find the ability that can maximize their capabilities!

Council

:Venomicon: Tranquility (Leader)
:jumbao: pannu
:malaconda: Concept Everything

Banlist

CAAAP currently only uses the AAA Banlist. Anything that is listed below or is a part of the ban list is also banned from the CAAAP metagame.

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Unbans:
None

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Bans:
Pokemon
None

Moves
None

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Ban Watchlist:
Pokemon
:Volkraken: Volkraken
:Voodoom: Voodoom

Moves
None

Abilities
None

coming soon!

/challenge gen9almostanyability @@@ +cap, -crucibellite
 
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Cyril tbh

formerly LordDoesOtherStuff
Mix and Mega CAP
art coming soon!

What is Mix and Mega CAP?



General Rules, Mechanics, and Usage Tips


Council

:saharascal: Cyril tbh (Leader)
:milotic: zastra
Banlist



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Unbans:
None

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Bans:
Pokemon
None

Moves
None

Items
None

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Ban Watchlist:
Pokemon
:chromera: Chromera

Moves
None

Abilities
None

Items
:Vile Vial: Vile Vial

coming soon!
 
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Swiffix

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STABmons CAP has BANNED Arghonaut and Pajantom!

Arghonaut's Technician allows it to abuse STAB Surging Strikes + Aqua Jet, which is particularly deadly in the rain and leads to some pretty ridiculous KOs.

Pajantom's Comatose paired with a SleepTalk + Dragon Tail combo bypasses Dragon Tail's negative priority, forcing most foes out before they can make a move.

Godly Gift CAP has BANNED Hemogoblin and Pyroak!

Hemogoblin in the Attack slot is an absolute powerhouse that is capable of threatening most of the metagame. STAB priority from 135 base Attack hits very hard.

Pyroak becomes a menace when slotted in Speed, being able to spam Overheat to boost its Special Attack then use its wide coverage to outspeed and KO most foes.
 
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Aight gonna dump some ideas for each mon in each meta (besides banned stuff).
:arghonaut: hp, spdef, defense
:astrolotl: attack, speed, spdef
:aurumoth: speed, spdef, hp, spa
:caribolt: attack
:cawmodore: attack, hp
:chromera: spa, speed
:colossoil: attack, spdef, speed
:crucibelle: hp, defense
:cyclohm: spa, spdef
:Equilibra: spdef, hp, speed
:fidgit: defense, spdef, hp
:jumbao: hp, speed, defense, spa
:kerfluffle: spa
:kitsunoh: hp, speed
:krilowatt: spa
:malaconda: defense, speed
:miasmaw: speed, defense
:Mollux: speed, hp, defense
:naviathan: attack, speed, spdef
:necturna: hp, speed
:pajantom: speed, defense
:plasmanta: speed, hp
:revenankh: attack
:saharaja: hp, speed
:smokomodo: attack, defense
:snaelstrom: hp, spdef, attack
:stratagem: defense, spa, spdef
:Syclant: attack, spa
:tomohawk: defense, hp, spdef
:venomicon: hp, spdef
:venomicon-epilogue: attack, speed
:volkraken: speed, hp, attack
:voodoom: speed
:astrolotl: pyro ball, bitter blade, dragon dance, glaive rush
:aurumoth: quiver dance, lumina crash, psystrike
:caribolt: flower trick, grav apple, strength sap, nuzzle
:cawmodore: behemoth blade, dragon ascent, roost
:chromera: parting shot, nasty plot, revelation dance, fiery wrath
:colossoil: ceaseless edge, shore up
:crucibelle: mortal spin, salt cure, stone axe
:cyclohm: nuzzle, dragon energy, spacial rend, thunder cage
:Equilibra: spikes, shore up, scorching sands, make it rain
:fidgit: mortal spin, roost/shore up, scorching sands
:hemogoblin: pyro ball, torch song, eruption, magma storm, armor cannon
:kitsunoh: rage fist
:malaconda: ceaseless edge
:Mollux: mortal spin, magma storm, torch song
:miasmaw: glaive rush, dragon dance
:krilowatt: wave crash, volt tackle, flip turn, jet punch
:saharaja: spikes, shore up, precipice blades, headlong rush
:smokomodo: spikes, pyro ball
:kerfluffle: fleur cannon
:revenankh: rage fist
:jumbao: strength sap, fleur cannon
:venomicon-epilogue: dragon ascent
:venomicon: mortal spin, bleakwind storm
:voodoom: boomburst, fiery wrath, final gambit
:volkraken: steam eruption, eruption, water spout, flip turn, hydro steam, torch song, water shuriken
:plasmanta: electro drift, mortal spin, volt switch
:pyroak: leaf storm, armor cannon
:naviathan: flip turn, jet punch, surging strikes, behemoth blade
:necturna: poltergeist, flower trick
:Syclant: megahorn, glacial lance, quiver dance, freeze dry
:stratagem: salt cure
:tomohawk: glare, wish, heal bell
:snaelstrom: scald, quiver dance, flip turn
:kitsunoh: rage fist
:Syclant: headlong rush, knock off, triple axel, flower trick
:Revenankh: poltergeist, swords dance
:pyroak: leaf storm, armor cannon
:fidgit: will o wisp, parting shot, salt cure
:stratagem: nasty plot, electro drift, volt switch, steam eruption, focus blast, water shuriken, lumina crash, ice beam, taunt
:arghonaut: parting shot, teleport, stone axe, toxic, scald, salt cure, flip turn, heal bell
:kitsunoh: poltergeist, swords dance
:cyclohm: ceaseless edge, stone axe, will o wisp, knock off, salt cure
:colossoil: tidy up, swords dance, final gambit, ceaseless edge
:krilowatt: steam eruption, nasty plot, chloroblast, recover, torch song, psystrike, final gambit, lumina crash, water spout.
:voodoom: steam eruption, fiery wrath, make it rain, sludge wave, psystrike
:tomohawk: parting shot, spikes, knock off, defog, will o wisp
:necturna: poltergeist, diamond storm, headlong rush, pyro ball, collision course
:Mollux: volt switch, knock off, ceaseless edge, parting shot, earth power, steam eruption, salt cure
:aurumoth: inferno, precipice blades, sandsear storm
:malaconda: will o wisp, salt cure, ceaseless edge, stone axe.
:cawmodore: headlong rush, dragon ascent, gigaton hammer
:volkraken: electro drift, steam eruption, freeze dry, eruption
:plasmanta: strength sap, recover, volt switch
:naviathan: headlong rush, bitter blade, collision course, jet punch, flip turn, gigaton hammer
:crucibelle: salt cure, stone axe, ceaseless edge, mortal spin, dire claw
:kerfluffle: nasty plot, earth power, spikes, armor cannon
:pajantom: dragon tail, poltergeist, tidy up
:jumbao: torch song, armor cannon, weather ball
:caribolt: earthquake, population bomb, explosion, bitter blade, magical torque, mountain gale
:smokomodo: swords dance, jet punch, bullet seed, dual wingbeat, triple axel, surging strikes, rapid spin
:snaelstrom: fling, flip turn, scald, salt cure, knock off, whirlwind
:Equilibra: parting shot, strength sap, recover
:astrolotl: tidy up, glaive rush, precipice blades, heal bell, u turn
:miasmaw: bitter blade, pyro ball, tidy up, glaive rush, diamond storm, triple axel
:chromera: focus blast, earth power, torch song, fiery wrath, armor cannon, revelation dance
:venomicon: mortal spin, teleport, parting shot, ceaseless edge, will o wisp, salt cure, dire claw, stored power, calm mind
:venomicon-epilogue: tidy up, swords dance, dire claw, dragon ascent
:saharaja: power trip, recover, dire claw, triple arrows
:Hemogoblin: earthquake, precipice blades, rapid spin, surging strikes, steam eruption, boomburst
:astrolotl: desolate land
:arghonaut: regenerator, vessel of ruin, volt absorb, fluffy
:Hemogoblin: desolate land, sheer force, Pixilate
:krilowatt: hadron engine, primordial sea
:fidgit: earth eater, regenerator, water absorb
:smokomodo: sword of ruin, desolate land
:snaelstrom: prankster, oblivious, regenerator
:caribolt: grassy surge??? Hadron engine??? Galvanize??? Triage???
:venomicon: fluffy, volt absorb
:pajantom: sword of ruin
:necturna: queenly majesty, sword of ruin
:saharaja: regenerator, sword of ruin
:Syclant: sheer force, sword of ruin, beads of ruin, magic guard
:miasmaw: tinted lens, magic guard, sword of ruin
:stratagem: rocky payload, beads of ruin, sheer force, protean
:kitsunoh: well baked body, earth eater, regenerator
:malaconda: regenerator, prankster, well baked body.
:jumbao: well baked body
:voodoom: hadron engine, beads of ruin
:aurumoth: hadron engine, protean
:Mollux: earth eater, desolate land, hadron engine
:naviathan: primordial sea, magic guard
:tomohawk: regenerator, fluffy
:plasmanta: hadron engine
:pyroak: desolate land, magic guard
:volkraken: beads of ruin, primordial sea
:kerfluffle: beads of ruin, sheer force
:cawmodore: triage, mold breaker
:revenankh: vessel of ruin, sword of ruin
:crucibelle: regenerator? Rocky payload?
:cyclohm: hadron engine, regenerator, fluffy
:colossoil: regenerator, sword of ruin
:chromera: hadron engine, tinted lens, beads of ruin
 
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Cyril tbh

formerly LordDoesOtherStuff
Mix and Mega CAP
art coming soon!

What is Mix and Mega CAP?



General Rules, Mechanics, and Usage Tips


Council


Banlist




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Unbans:
None

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Bans:
Pokemon
None

Moves
None

Items
None

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Ban Watchlist:
Pokemon
None

Moves
None

Abilities
None

coming soon!

I don't have the page yet, but with a new CAP OM comes new bans :quagchamppogsire:


MIX AND MEGA CAP has RESTRICTED Chromera and BANNED Vile Vial!

:chromera: is a VERY potent offensive pokemon, simple as. The way that it's balanced makes it a pain in metagames where it can change its normally useless ability in color change to something absolutely insane. One stone it runs particularly well is the altarianite, which is absolutely busted on it.

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155 Spatk pixieburst with okay bulk and speed? It's nutty. Think AAA Scream tail on steroids. With great strength, Reliable Recovery, Good typing, its clearly very good



:vile_vial: is the signature item of :Venomicon:, turning it from its base form to its epilogue form. Usually, this stone turns it from a good physdef mon, into a fast physical attacker. The problem is when others hold it. The stone gives any mon into a demon, esp physical attackers like chien pao or landorus.

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Yeah no lets not :worrywhirl:
 
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boomp

Never Give Up
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Hey guys, I know Mono CAP can be wild to new players, and also existing players on what the CAP mons can do. Which is why I thought it would be a good idea to have a Set Compendium for people who don't seem to know the Mons. So a huge shoutout to mada for making it. I added more to it in the process so hope this is a good resource for my fellow CAPPERS. :D
Bug: :Aurumoth: Aurumoth: Great stats overall, amazing coverage with No Guard + broken BoltBeam. Can run Weak Armor + WPolicy Too. Also have access to Tail Glow now. :Syclant: Syclant: Helfpul Ability, can't give much if not strong and fast Ice Stabs. Can be both special and physical with SD + Shard sets. Has access to Tail Glow now to hit hard. Can also opt in for Choice Band for immediate Wall Breaking potential. :Snaelstrom: Snaelstrom: Poison Heal Water-Bug Pivot + Hazards. Can use SD sets too. :Miasmaw: Miasmaw: Nice Breaker with Neutralizing Gas. Has Scale Shot + SD and can run Band with First Impression. Can opt in for Scarf as well for speed control
https://pokepast.es/6c185f9d9989f3b2
Dark: :Colossoil: Colossoil: Krooko with Guts and Hazard Control, U-turn, Toxic :Voodoom: Voodoom:: Specs 110spe 130Spatk with STAB Vacuum + Elec Immunity :Malaconda: Malaconda: Sun Setter and Pivot/Wall 115hp+130SpDef with Glare, Synthesis, Parting Shot and Grav Apple + Koff :Chromera: Chromera: Stab Boomburst + BoltBeam, funny ability https://pokepast.es/5fd5cb770dfbe95e
Dragon: :Astrolotl: Astrolotl: Fire-Dragon Regen Pivot with WoW, Fire Lash and Hazard Control. :Cyclohm: Cyclohm: Dragon-Elec Zapdos with BoltBeam coverage :Miasmaw: Miasmaw: Nice Breaker with Neutralizing Gas. Has Scale Shot + SD and can run Band with First Impression. Can also opt in for Scarf for Speed Control :Pajantom: Pajantom: Physical Ghost-Dragon with Ghost Spirit Shackle
https://pokepast.es/d4e09e88244ed487
Electric: :Plasmanta: Plasmanta: Cool mon with Decent Speed+Spa and Huge Defense. Great Coverage, can run Magnet Rise so it has 1 weakness, 8 resistances and 2 immunities. Body Press can be very nice for Dark. :Caribolt: Caribolt: Fast Grass-Elec with Galvanize and amazing stabs to abuse. Has SD + Rapid Spin and Quick Attack too, Hyper Drill and Horn Leech. :Cyclohm: Cyclohm: Dragon-Elec Zapdos with BoltBeam coverage :Krilowatt: Krilowatt: Magic Guard Life Orb boltbeam
https://pokepast.es/9f3c528c2cb9dd9c
Fairy :Jumbao: Jumbao: Drought Grass Mon with HWish. :Kerfluffle: Kerfluffle: Fairy-Fighting mon with 115Spa 119 Spe and Parting Shot. :Cresceidon: Cresceidon Fast Wall with Multiscale, Recovery and Utility in T Wave https://pokepast.es/ecbe2aaf32ab53a0
Fighting: :Revenankh: Revenankh: Triage Fight-Ghost mon with BU + Drain Punch. :Arghonaunt: Arghonaut: Unaware + Phaze + Koff + Hazards :Tomohawk: Tomohawk: Physdef Bird with Intimidate and Prankster + Rocks with okay attacks. Can also run Lead Sets with Memento / HWish. :Voodoom: Voodoom: Specs 110spe 130Spatk with STAB Vacuum + Elec Immunity :Kerfluffle: Kerfluffle: Fairy-Fighting mon with 115Spa 119 Spe and Parting Shot.
https://pokepast.es/8fe5590bb028f168
Fire: :Mollux: Mollux: Poison-Fire with Hazard Control, Status Moves and very nice SpDef bulk with Dry Skin. Also great SpA. :Pyroak: Pyroak: Grass-Fire with Contrary+Overheat. Very slow, decent bulk and great coverage. :Smokomodo: Smokomodo: Meh mon with Technician and some cool prios, Bone Rush, Flame Charge :Volkraken: Volkraken: Faster SpecialVolcanion with Analytic and U-turn :Astrolotl: Astrolotl: Fire-Dragon Regen Pivot with WoW, Fire Lash and Hazard Control.
https://pokepast.es/c9f7ccc9c92cc05a
Flying: :Tomohawk: Tomohawk: Physdef Bird with Intimidate and Prankster + Rocks with okay attacks. Can also run Lead Sets with Memento / HWish. :Venomicon: Venomicon: Amazing mon with great bulk with Stamina ability. Has access to Utility moves like Stealth Rock, T-Wave and Knock Off. :Venomicon-Epilogue: Venomicon-Epilogue: The physical Book with access to coil and Tinted Lens.
https://pokepast.es/da0eef4f1daac467
Grass: :Caribolt: Caribolt: Fast Grass-Elec with Galvanize and amazing stabs to abuse. Has SD + Rapid Spin and Quick Attack too, Hyper Drill and Horn Leech. :Pyroak: Pyroak: Grass-Fire with Contrary+Overheat. Very slow, decent bulk and great coverage. :Necturna: Necturna: Shell Smash Mon, can run both physical or special With Pwhip+Sclaw and Sball+Eball-Giga. :Jumbao: Jumbao: Drought Grass Mon with HWish. :Malaconda: Malaconda: Sun Setter and Pivot/Wall 115hp+130SpDef with Glare, Synthesis, Parting Shot and Grav Apple + Koff https://pokepast.es/db077ad67e8cd1f7
Ghost: :Kitsunoh: Kitsunoh: Ghost-Steel with mediocre bulk but Koff, Wow, U-turn and Strength Sap. Shadow Strike + Meteor Mash as attacks. Frisk ability. :Pajantom: Pajantom: Physical Ghost-Dragon with Ghost Spirit Shackle :Revenankh: Revenankh: Triage Fight-Ghost mon with BU + Drain Punch. :Necturna: Necturna: Shell Smash Mon, can run both physical or special With Pwhip+Sclaw and Sball+Eball-Giga.
https://pokepast.es/f9c93a3f8197058a
Ground: :Colossoil: Colossoil: Basically CAP Krookodile with Guts and has access to Rapid Spin, U-Turn and Status move like Toxic.:Equilibra: Equilibra: Bulky Excadrill with Levitate and has access to Future Sight. :Saharaja: Saharaja: Good spinner with decent bulk, access to Diamond Storm and Water Absorb for an ability.
:Smokomodo: Smokomodo: Decent Fire Ground CAP Mon with Technician as an ability its main niche is to Bulk UP, Flame Charge and has nice priorities moves in Bullet Punch and Mach Punch.
https://pokepast.es/d919d7a638c37b87
Ice: Look at Bug for Syclant

Normal: Look at Dark for Chromera
Poison: :Crucibelle: Crucibelle: Rock-Poison Type with Regenerator, having access to Knock Off and U-Turn. :Mollux: Mollux: Fire-Poison mon with good SpD Bulk with Dry Skin as an ability. Has access to Recovery, Rapid Spin and Stealth Rocks. :Plasmanta: Plasmanta: Cool mon with Decent Speed+Spa and Huge Defense. Great Coverage, can run Magnet Rise so it has 1 weakness, 8 resistances and 2 immunities. Body Press can be very nice for Dark. :Venomicon: Venomicon: Incredibly annoying Poison special wall with Stamina + Body Press and Knock Off. Also learn TWave. :Venomicon-Epilogue: Venomicon-E: T inted Lens breaker with Coil and 120 STABs
https://pokepast.es/9f3c528c2cb9dd9c
Rock: :Crucibelle: Crucibelle: Rock-Poison Type with Regenerator, having access to Knock Off and U-Turn. :Stratagem: Stratagem: Amazing fast and strong special attacker with Levitate for an ability with a colorful moveset like Flamethrower, Earth Power and Dazzling Gleam. Can also be a Setup sweeper with Calm Mind + Life Orb.
https://pokepast.es/7e655fb765501aa0
Steel: :Equilibra: Equilibra: Bulkier Special Excadrill with Levitate. :Naviathan: Naviathan: DD Guts Empoleon with great STABs or Slack Off :Kitsunoh: Kitsunoh: Ghost-Steel with mediocre bulk but Koff, Wow, U-turn and Strength Sap. Shadow Strike + Meteor Mash as attacks. Frisk ability.
https://pokepast.es/1236ced97c7f3d63
Water: :Arghonaut: Arghonaut: Unaware + Phaze + Koff + Hazards :Krilowatt: Krilowatt: MGLO boltbeam + VS Demon :Snaelstrom: Snaelstrom: Poison Heal Water-Bug Pivot + Hazards :Naviathan: Naviathan: DD Guts Empoleon with great STABs or Slack Off :Volkraken: Volkraken: Faster SpecialVolcanion with Analytic and U-turn :Cresceidon: Cresceidon: Fast Wall with Multiscale https://pokepast.es/8e8b56c35c70bc01

Same post in the Mono OM thread just felt like it should be here as well yayy :D
 

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Shout out for Roxie for the original post in the Monotype OM Thread! Brought it over here so its more accessible for my fellow CAPPERS <3 added in some things that I saw missing as well :D

Welcome to the official SV CAP Monotype Viability Rankings! In Monotype, Pokemon are ranked based upon how viable they are relative to the other Pokemon you have available on a particular type. The Pokemon in A rank are more viable than those in B rank, but that does not mean B rank Pokemon aren't useful or have a valuable niche. Anything that is ranked must be usable and have some value that prevents it from being outclassed. Most Pokemon are placed into one of five different rankings: S, A, B, C, and D. Some Pokemon aren’t listed either because they are either completely outclassed or haven't been ranked yet. Pokemon are ranked separately for each type. Pokemon are ranked separately for each type. For example, Water teams (stall specifically) love having access to Lanturn's Volt Absorb to provide an extra Electric immunity, but Electric teams have limited interest in Lanturn because there are no needs/superior options for its niche; therefore Lanturn would be ranked separately for each type.

General / Write up Rules
  • Flaming will not be tolerated. Please respectfully debate each other's nominations.
  • Post smartly, don't just be like, "I like Miasmite, so it should be in S Tier!"
  • Include the Pokemon you're rating, the type, and what rank you want it to be.
  • Provide an explanation as to why you put it in that rank and how it fares in Monotype. (Why should it be ranked lower or higher?)
  • Please only nominate rank changes for Pokemon that you have direct experience using. Do not use theory or on-paper ideas.
Viability Ranking Slate / Council: These people will have the final say if a decision by the community cannot be reached or a Pokemon is completely misplaced. If you have any questions or need help, please PM / VM these people. (Give me Dark-type sprites)

S Rank
Kleavor
Scizor
:snaelstrom: Snaelstrom
Volcarona

A Rank
:miasmaw: Miasmaw
:syclant: Syclant:
B Rank
Heracross
Lokix
Ribombee

C Rank
Araquanid
:aurumoth: Aurumoth
Frosmoth
Galvantula
Slither Wing

D Rank
Leavanny
Rabsca
Venomoth
Vikavolt
Vivillon
Yanmega
S Rank
Chien-Pao
Kingambit
Sableye

A Rank
Greninja
Mandibuzz
Meowscarada
Muk-Alola

B Rank
:chromera: Chromera
:colossoil: Colossoil
Darkrai
Hydreigon
Moltres-Galar
Overqwil
Samurott-Hisui
Ting-Lu

C Rank
Grimmsnarl
Hoopa-Unbound
Lokix
:malaconda: Malaconda
Roaring Moon
:voodoom: Vodoom

D Rank
Bombirdier
Brute Bonnet
Crawdaunt
Incineroar
Iron Jugulis
Krookodile
Malamar
Qwilfish-Hisui
Scrafty
Skuntank
Tyranitar
Umbreon
Weavile
Zarude
S Rank
Archaludon

Dragapult
Gouging Fire

A Rank
Goodra-Hisui

B Rank
:astrolotl:
Dragonite
Garchomp
Kyurem
Latias
Latios
:miasmaw: Miasmaw
Raging Bolt
Roaring Moon
Walking Wake

C Rank
Dragalge
Hydrapple
Hydreigon
Kommo-o
:pajantom: Pajantom

D Rank
Cyclizar
:cyclohm: Cyclohm
Haxorus
Regidrago
S Rank
:caribolt: Caribolt
Iron Hands
Zapdos

A Rank
:krilowatt: Krilowatt
:rotom-wash: Rotom-Wash
B Rank
:cyclohm: Cyclohm
Pawmot
Sandy Shocks

C Rank
Galvantula
Golem-Alola
Magnezone
:plasmanta: Plasmanta
Regieleki
Rotom-Mow
Thundurus
Thundurus-Therian

D Rank
Bellibolt
Eelektross
Electrode-Hisui
Iron Thorns
Kilowattrel
Morpeko
Pincurchin
Raichu-Alola
Raikou
Rotom
Rotom-Heat
Toxtricity
Vikavolt
S Rank
Flutter Mane
Iron Valiant
Klefki

A Rank
:cresceidon: Cresceidon
:enamorus: Enamorus
:hatterene: Hatterene
:jumbao: Jumbao
B Rank
Clefable
Primarina

C Rank
:kerfluffle: Kerfluffle
Mimikyu
Ninetales-Alola
Ribombee
Tinkaton
Weezing-Galar

D Rank
Comfey
Diancie
Enamorus-Therian
Fezandipiti
Gardevoir
Grimmsnarl
Scream Tail
S Rank
:arghonaut: Arghonaut
Great Tusk
Iron Valiant

A Rank
:iron_hands: Iron Hands
:revenankh: Revenankh
:zamazenta: Zamazenta
B Rank
Breloom
Keldeo
:kerfluffle: Kerfluffle
Okidogi
Urshifu-R
Zapdos-Galar

C Rank
Gallade
Kommo-o
Lilligant-Hisui
Quaquaval
Scrafty
Tauros-Paldea-Blaze

D Rank
Cobalion
Conkeldurr
Flamigo
Hawlucha
Heracross
Infernape
Lucario
Pawmot
Slither Wing
Terrakion
S Rank
Ceruledge
Gouging Fire
Ogerpon-Hearthflame

A Rank
Heatran
Ninetales
Talonflame

B Rank
Arcanine-Hisui
:astrolotl: Astrolotl
Cinderace
:mollux: Mollux
Moltres
:smokomodo: Smokomodo
Tauros-Paldea-Blaze
Torkoal
Volcarona

C Rank
Infernape
Iron Moth
Volcanion
:volkraken: Volkraken

D Rank
Incineroar
:pyroak: Pyroak
Rotom-Heat
Skeledirge
Typhlosion-Hisui
S Rank
Corviknight
Gliscor
:venomicon: Venomicon

A Rank
Dragonite
Enamorus
Skarmory

B Rank
Articuno
Gyarados
Landorus
Landorus-Therian
Mandibuzz
Moltres
Moltres-Galar
Thundurus-Therian
Tornadus-Therian
:venomicon-epilogue: Venomicon-Epilogue
Zapdos

C Rank
Flamigo
:tomohawk: Tomohawk
Zapdos-Galar

D Rank
Bombirdier
Enamorus-Therian
Minior
Pelipper
Thundurus
S Rank
Ceruledge
Dragapult
Flutter Mane
Gholdengo
:Revenankh: Revenankh

A Rank
Brambleghast
Froslass
:kitsunoh: Kitsunoh
Mimikyu
Sinistcha
Spectrier

B Rank
Gengar
Golurk
:necturna: Necturna
:pajantom: Pajantom
Pecharunt
Skeledirge
Zoroark-Hisui

C Rank
Basculegion
Basculegion-F
S Rank
Meowscarada
Ogerpon-Hearthflame

A Rank
:breloom: Breloom
:caribolt: Caribolt
:jumbao: Jumbao
B Rank
Hydrapple
Lilligant-Hisui
:Malaconda: Malaconda
Ogerpon-Cornerstone
Ogerpon-Wellspring
Scovillain

C Rank
Abomasnow
Brambleghast
Iron Leaves
:Necturna: Necturna
Rillaboom
Sinistcha
Venusaur
Whimsicott

D Rank
Electrode-Hisui
:pyroak: Pyroak
Serperior
Toedscruel
Torterra
Zarude
S Rank
Clodsire
:equilibra: Equilibra
Ursaluna-Bloodmoon

A Rank
Gliscor
Great Tusk
Landorus
Mamoswine

B Rank
Excadrill
Hippowdon
Iron Treads
Landorus-Therian
:saharaja: Saharaja
:Smokomodo: Smokomodo

C Rank
:
Colossoil: Colossoil
Garchomp
Gastrodon
Quagsire
Sandy Shocks
Ting-Lu

D Rank
Torterra
Trapinch
Ursaluna
S Rank

Chien-Pao
Ninetales-Alola

A Rank
:mamoswine: Mamoswine
:syclant: Syclant

B Rank
Kyurem

C Rank
Cloyster
Froslass
Piloswine
Sandslash-Alola

D Rank
Articuno
Avalugg
Cetitan
Frosmoth
Glastrier
Weavile
S Rank
Ursaluna-Bloodmoon
Zoroark-Hisui

A Rank
Blissey
Braviary
Ditto
Porygon2

B Rank
:chromera: Chromera
Indeedee
Terapagos

C Rank
Chansey
Cinccino
Maushold
Meloetta
Smeargle
Snorlax
Ursaluna

D Rank
Ambipom
Arboliva
Cyclizar
Indeedee-F
Porygon-Z
Staraptor
S Rank
Muk-Alola

A Rank
:mollux: Mollux
:Venomicon: Venomicon
B Rank
Amoonguss
Salazzle
Slowking-Galar
:weezing-galar: Weezing-G

C Rank
:Crucibelle: Crucibelle
Gengar
Glimmora
Iron Moth
Okidogi
Overqwil
Pecharunt
:plasmanta: Plasmanta

D Rank
Fezandipiti
Munkidori
Skuntank
Toxtricity
S Rank
Hatterene
Hoopa-Unbound

A Rank
Deoxys-Speed
Iron Boulder
Jirachi
Latias
Latios
Slowbro

B Rank
:aurumoth: Aurumoth
Espathra
Indeedee
Iron Crown
Metagross
Slowking-Galar

C Rank
Armarouge
Azelf
Deoxys-Defense
Gallade
Gardevoir
Mew
Scream Tail

D Rank
Braviary-Hisui
Bronzong
Cresselia
Indeedee-F
Iron Leaves
Meloetta
Munkidori
Necrozma
Reuniclus
Slowking
S Rank
Iron Boulder
Ogerpon-Cornerstone
:stratagem: Stratagem
Tyranitar

A Rank
Arcanine-Hisui
Glimmora

B Rank
Coalossal
:crucibelle: Crucibelle
Garganacl

C Rank
Diancie
Kleavor
Minior

D Rank
Drednaw
Lycanroc
Lycanroc-Dusk
Rhyperior
Terrakion
S Rank
:equilibra: Equilibra
Gholdengo
Heatran
Kingambit
Skarmory

A Rank
:archaludon: Archaludon
:Kitsunoh: Kitsunoh
:iron treads: Iron Treads
B Rank
Empoleon
Excadrill
Goodra-Hisui
:Naviathan: Naviathan
C Rank
Iron Crown
Jirachi

D Rank
Forretress
Klefki
Magnezone
Metagross
Orthworm
Scizor
Tinkaton
S Rank
:arghonaut: Arghonaut
:cresceidon: Cresceidon
Greninja
:snaelstrom: Snaelstrom
Toxapex

A Rank
:barraskewda: Barraskewda
:ogerpon-wellspring: Ogerpon-Wellspring
:gastrodon: Gastrodon
:Krilowatt: Krilowatt
:pelipper: Pelipper
B Rank
Empoleon
Keldeo
:Naviathan: Naviathan
Primarina
Samurott-Hisui
Swampert
Urshifu-R

C Rank
Dondozo
Manaphy
Quagsire
Quaquaval
Rotom-Wash
Suicune
Walking Wake

D Rank
Alomomola
Araquanid
Azumarill
Basculegion
Basculegion-F
Cloyster
Crawdaunt
Gyarados
Kingdra
Lanturn
Politoed
Slowbro
Slowking
Tentacruel
 
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