Competitive Information for Hakamo (o) [Sword/Shield]

Competitive Pokemon Sword/Shield Movesets and Strategies for Hakamo-o hakamo-o
Base Stats for Hakamo-o

Dragon / Fighting

Abilities:
SoundproofSoundproof: This Pokemon is immune to sound-based moves, including Heal Bell.
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OvercoatOvercoat: This Pokemon is immune to powder moves and damage from Sandstorm or Hail.
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BulletproofBulletproof: Makes user immune to ballistic moves (Shadow Ball, Sludge Bomb, Focus Blast, etc).


Evolutions / Family:
Jangmo-o
Hakamo-o
Kommo-o
Hakamo

Weakness Chart for Dragon/Fighting-type:
Bug
Dark
Dragon
Electric
Fairy
Fighting
Fire
Flying
Ghost
0.5x
0.5x
2x
0.5x
4x
  
0.5x
2x
  
Grass
Ground
Ice
Normal
Poison
Psychic
Rock
Steel
Water
0.5x
  
2x
  
  
2x
0.5x
  
0.5x
¼x
½x
2x
4x


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Movesets for Singles


What is a good competitive moveset for Hakamo-o? These builds have been optimized for Pokemon competing in Sword/Shield Single Battles. The movesets and EVs have been specifically calibrated to deal the most amount of damage to the largest group of potentially common opponents and typing threats for the Sword/Shield generation metagame.


Hakamo is a stupendous Dragon and Fighting-typed Pokemon. Hakamo is not a Pokemon anyone usually expects sees on the battlefield. Hakamo is weak to Dragon, Fairy, Flying, Ice, and Psychic-typed attacks.


Species: Hakamo-o
Item: Eviolite / Life Orb
Ability: Bulletproof
Nature: Adamant (+Atk, -SpA)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 Atk / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Close Combat / Drain Punch
- Outrage / Dragon Claw
- Earthquake
- X-Scissor

Physical Sweeper Hakamo-o (Bulletproof)

Hakamo is popular Physical Sweeper. It's goal is to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. Hakamo is not a Pokemon anyone usually expects sees on the battlefield but Eviolite makes it possibly stronger than it's final form. If Eviolite is held by a Pokémon that is not fully evolved, it will raises the Defense and Special Defense of that Pokemon by 50%. Focus Sash helps protect Hakamo from being one-shotted and allowing it to atleast use a crucial move when brought out. Life Orb boosts the power of Hakamo's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. With Bulletproof, makes user immune to ballistic moves (shadow ball sludge bomb focus blast etc).

Close Combat is a physical STAB-boosted 120-base power Fighting-type move (lowers your Hakamo's defense and special defense by 1 stage).
Drain Punch is a physical STAB-boosted 75-base power Fighting-type move (Hakamo recovers 50% of the damage dealt).
Outrage is a physical STAB-boosted 120-base power Dragon-type move (lasts 2-3 turns. confuses your Hakamo afterwards).
Dragon Claw is a physical STAB-boosted 80-base power Dragon-type move that deals a great amount of damage.
Earthquake is a physical 100-base power Ground-type move (hits adjacent pokemon; Note: Earthquake does double damage on Pokemon using dig).
X-Scissor is a physical 80-base power Bug-type move that deals a large amount of damage.




Species: Hakamo-o
Item: Eviolite / Life Orb
Ability: Bulletproof
Nature: Modest (+SpA, -Atk)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 SpA / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Draco Meteor / Dragon Pulse
- Round / Snore
- Protect
- Bulk Up

Special Sweeper Hakamo-o (Bulletproof)

Hakamo is a marvelous Special Sweeper. It's primary goal is to take down the opponent's team with high-damaging special attacks. Hakamo is not a Pokemon anyone usually expects sees on the battlefield until Eviolte was added to the mix. If Eviolite is held by a Pokémon that is not fully evolved, it will raises the Defense and Special Defense of that Pokemon by 50%. Focus Sash helps protect Hakamo from being one-shotted and allowing it to atleast use a crucial move when brought out. Life Orb boosts the power of Hakamo's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. With Bulletproof, makes user immune to ballistic moves (shadow ball sludge bomb focus blast etc).

Draco Meteor is a special STAB-boosted 130-base power Dragon-type move (lowers your Hakamo's special attack by 2 stages).
Dragon Pulse is a special STAB-boosted 85-base power Dragon-type move that deals a hefty amount of damage.
Round is a special 60-base power Normal-type move (power doubles if others used round this turn).
Snore is a special 50-base power Normal-type move (Hakamo must be asleep. 30% chance to flinch target).
Protect is a status move (prevents moves from affecting your Hakamo this turn).
Bulk Up is a status move (raises your Hakamo's attack and defense by 1 stage).



Movesets for Doubles


What is a good doubles moveset for Hakamo-o? These builds have been optimized for Sword/Shield Double Battles. They have movesets and EVs specifically calibrated to generally work best versus multiple Pokemon at once as well as helping to support other team members and allys in the Sword/Shield generation metagame.


Species: Hakamo-o
Item: Eviolite / Life Orb
Ability: Bulletproof
Nature: Adamant (+Atk, -SpA)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 Atk / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Outrage
- Close Combat
- Earthquake
- Rock Slide

Doubles Physical Sweeper Hakamo-o (Bulletproof)

Hakamo is an interesting Physical Sweeper. It is primarily designed to take down the opponent's team with brute physical power. Hakamo is not a Pokemon anyone usually expects sees on the battlefield until it was realized Eviolite would make it quite viable. If Eviolite is held by a Pokémon that is not fully evolved, it will raises the Defense and Special Defense of that Pokemon by 50%. Focus Sash helps protect Hakamo from being one-shotted and allowing it to atleast use a crucial move when brought out. Life Orb boosts the power of Hakamo's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. With Bulletproof, makes user immune to ballistic moves (shadow ball sludge bomb focus blast etc).

Outrage is a physical STAB-boosted 120-base power Dragon-type move (lasts 2-3 turns. confuses your Hakamo afterwards).
Close Combat is a physical STAB-boosted 120-base power Fighting-type move (lowers your Hakamo's defense and special defense by 1 stage).
Earthquake is a physical 100-base power Ground-type move (hits adjacent pokemon; Note: Earthquake does double damage on Pokemon using dig).
Rock Slide is a physical 75-base power Rock-type move (30% chance to flinch the foes).




Species: Hakamo-o
Item: Eviolite / Life Orb
Ability: Bulletproof
Nature: Modest (+SpA, -Atk)
EVs: 4 Hp / 252 SpA / 252 Spe
Moveset:
- Draco Meteor / Dragon Pulse
- Round / Snore
- Protect
- Bulk Up

Doubles Special Sweeper Hakamo-o (Bulletproof)

Hakamo is pretty popular Special Sweeper. This moveset attempts to take down the opponent's team with high-damaging special attacks. Hakamo is not a Pokemon anyone usually expects sees on the battlefield but Eviolite changes that. If Eviolite is held by a Pokémon that is not fully evolved, it will raises the Defense and Special Defense of that Pokemon by 50%. Focus Sash helps protect Hakamo from being one-shotted and allowing it to atleast use a crucial move when brought out. Life Orb boosts the power of Hakamo's damaging moves by 1.3x but it then loses 1/10 its max HP immediately after the attack. With Bulletproof, makes user immune to ballistic moves (shadow ball sludge bomb focus blast etc).

Draco Meteor is a special STAB-boosted 130-base power Dragon-type move (lowers your Hakamo's special attack by 2 stages).
Dragon Pulse is a special STAB-boosted 85-base power Dragon-type move that deals a large amount of damage.
Round is a special 60-base power Normal-type move (power doubles if others used round this turn).
Snore is a special 50-base power Normal-type move (Hakamo must be asleep. 30% chance to flinch target).
Protect is a status move (prevents moves from affecting your Hakamo this turn).
Bulk Up is a status move (raises your Hakamo's attack and defense by 1 stage).



Movepool


Wondering what moves can Hakamo-o learn? Here is the list of moves this Pokemon can learn in this selected generation.
Sort and organize the learnset by move type, category, accuracy, and power. Bolded moves will gain the same-type attack bonus (STAB) if this Pokemon uses them.


Cat
Type
Movename
Damage
Accuracy
PP
Effect
Draco Meteor
130
90%
5
Lowers the user's Sp. Atk by 2.
Dragon Breath
60
100%
20
30% chance to paralyze the target.
Dragon Pulse
85
100%
10
No additional effect.
Focus Blast
120
70%
5
10% chance to lower the target's Sp. Def by 1.
Round
60
100%
15
Power doubles if others used Round this turn.
Snore
50
100%
15
User must be asleep. 30% chance to flinch target.
Uproar
90
100%
10
Lasts 3 turns. Active Pokemon cannot fall asleep.
Brick Break
75
100%
15
Destroys screens, unless the target is immune.
Brutal Swing
60
100%
20
No additional effect. Hits adjacent Pokemon.
Bulldoze
60
100%
20
100% chance lower adjacent Pkmn Speed by 1.
Close Combat
120
100%
5
Lowers the user's Defense and Sp. Def by 1.
Counter
--
100%
20
If hit by physical attack, returns double damage.
Dragon Claw
80
100%
15
No additional effect.
Dragon Tail
60
90%
10
Forces the target to switch to a random ally.
Drain Punch
75
100%
10
User recovers 50% of the damage dealt.
Earthquake
100
100%
10
Hits adjacent Pokemon. Double damage on Dig.
Facade
70
100%
20
Power doubles if user is burn/poison/paralyzed.
False Swipe
40
100%
40
Always leaves the target with at least 1 HP.
Fling
--
100%
10
Flings the user's item at the target. Power varies.
Focus Punch
150
100%
20
Fails if the user takes damage before it hits.
Headbutt
70
100%
15
30% chance to flinch the target.
Iron Head
80
100%
15
30% chance to flinch the target.
Iron Tail
100
75%
15
30% chance to lower the target's Defense by 1.
Low Kick
--
100%
20
More power the heavier the target.
Mega Kick
120
75%
5
No additional effect.
Mega Punch
80
85%
20
No additional effect.
Outrage
120
100%
10
Lasts 2-3 turns. Confuses the user afterwards.
Payback
50
100%
10
Power doubles if the user moves after the target.
Reversal
--
100%
15
More power the less HP the user has left.
Rock Slide
75
90%
10
30% chance to flinch the foe(s).
Rock Tomb
60
95%
15
100% chance to lower the target's Speed by 1.
Shadow Claw
70
100%
15
High critical hit ratio.
Tackle
40
100%
35
No additional effect.
X-Scissor
80
100%
15
No additional effect.
Attract
--
100%
15
A target of the opposite gender gets infatuated.
Autotomize
--
--
15
Raises the user's Speed by 2; user loses 100 kg.
Bulk Up
--
--
20
Raises the user's Attack and Defense by 1.
Dragon Dance
--
--
20
Raises the user's Attack and Speed by 1.
Endure
--
--
10
User survives attacks this turn with at least 1 HP.
Iron Defense
--
--
15
Raises the user's Defense by 2.
Leer
--
100%
30
Lowers the foe(s) Defense by 1.
Noble Roar
--
100%
30
Lowers the target's Attack and Sp. Atk by 1.
Protect
--
--
10
Prevents moves from affecting the user this turn.
Rest
--
--
10
User sleeps 2 turns and restores HP and status.
Safeguard
--
--
25
For 5 turns, protects user's party from status.
Sandstorm
--
--
10
For 5 turns, a sandstorm rages.
Scary Face
--
100%
10
Lowers the target's Speed by 2.
Screech
--
85%
40
Lowers the target's Defense by 2.
Sleep Talk
--
--
10
User must be asleep. Uses another known move.
Substitute
--
--
10
User takes 1/4 its max HP to put in a substitute.
Swords Dance
--
--
20
Raises the user's Attack by 2.
Taunt
--
100%
20
Target can't use status moves its next 3 turns.
Work Up
--
--
30
Raises the user's Attack and Sp. Atk by 1.

Combo List


These are a list of several common move combinations Hakamo-o can perform in Sword/Shield. Not every combo going to be game-changing, but some can be pretty fun to play with. Sometimes these can be easily overlooked or forgotten, hence why we find and list them here. Discover what items, abilities, and moves this Pokemon can use in combination with each other to gain a strategic advantage in competitive battles.


Competitive SS Move and Ability Combos for Hakamo-o

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