- 30% chance to heal an adjacent teammate of a status condition every turn.
- Heals status effects in rain.
- Wielder heals 1/3 of its maximum HP on switching out.
Level 100 Statistics (see level 5, 50, 100)
Thanks to an enormous base 165 HP, a decent base 80 Defense, Regenerator, and access to Wish, Alomomola is the very definition of "bulky Water-type." Many physical attackers in NU, such as Swellow, Tauros, Sawk, Pinsir, and Kangaskhan, have no hope of breaking through Alomomola's unreal physical bulk, and will fall to a combination of Toxic, Protect, and Wish. In addition, Alomomola's monstrous Wishes are the largest available in NU, passing 267 HP each time—this is often enough to heal almost the entirety of the recipient's HP. However, it isn't all just good news for Alomomola. Its pitiful offenses force it to rely heavily on Toxic to inflict damage, meaning that it is often setup bait for Substitute users, or Pokemon that have a means to ignore Toxic, such as Calm Mind Duosion. Alomomola's Special Defense is similarly horrid, allowing most special attackers to switch in with impunity and threaten to OHKO it. This shouldn't discourage you from using it, though; if you're looking for an efficient physical wall, or are in need of Wish support, look no further than Alomomola.
Alomomola makes for an excellent bulky support Pokemon in NU, thanks to its massive HP stat, access to Wish, and various other support moves. Wish is the cornerstone of this set, as it is Alomomola's most reliable form of recovery. It also allows Alomomola to heal its teammates, who will often recover more than half of their health. Protect can be utilized to scout an opponent's moveset, but its primary use is to prevent the opponent from attacking and stalling for Toxic damage. If Alomomola is in danger, Protect is especially useful as it can ensure that Wish will heal Alomomola. Waterfall works off of Alomomola's higher Attack stat and prevents it from becoming complete setup bait. Toxic is Alomomola's primary form of dealing damage, and functions well in conjunction with Wish and Protect, allowing it to wear down bulkier Pokemon, while taking little damage itself.
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Alomomola has a few other options, but many of them are not worth straying from the standard set. Rest, coupled with Hydration sounds neat, as it offers full recovery in one turn as well as status immunity, but Alomomola would then need to use another moveslot for Rain Dance, which often isn't worth it. Healing Wish is an interesting option, but it throws away Alomomola's excellent bulk for fully recovering a weakened Pokemon, which Wish can generally do on its own, thanks to Alomomola's massive HP. Refresh removes status, but Alomomola has trouble finding a moveslot for it. Pain Split is entirely inferior to Wish, as Alomomola's high HP stat means that splitting its HP with the opponent will often leave Alomomola in a worse position than it was in before. Alomomola has access to Light Screen as well as Wish, but there are Pokemon who are much better equipped for such a set. Aqua Jet is an option for priority, but it's very weak coming off of Alomomola's uninvested base 75 Attack.
Checks and Counters
Taunt completely shuts down Alomomola, as it prevents Alomomola from recovering with Wish, and forces it to rely on a pitifully weak Waterfall to deal damage. Alomomola is heavily stunted by Toxic (and to a lesser extent, burn), as it is quickly worn down by status damage and has no reliable way to remove it. Vileplume is unfazed by anything Alomomola can do, and can 2HKO with Giga Drain or Sleep Powder it, essentially making it useless. Gorebyss and other Substitute users can avoid Alomomola's Toxic, and set up on it while taking little in return. Specially based Grass- and Electric-type Pokemon, such as Rotom-S, Exeggutor, and Raichu, can wreck Alomomola by targeting its lower Special Defense with their STAB moves. Physical attackers with Substitute and a boosting move can break through Alomomola's defenses, as its attacks are often not strong enough to break the Substitutes. Sawsbuck, Leafeon, and Fraxure are some of the best options for this.