Hahakomori

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#1

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[Overview]

  • Hahakomori can Baton Pass numerous boosts
  • Its a great sweeper
  • All Steel-types wall it.
  • Grass/Bug typing is good.
[SET]
name: Sword Dance
move 1: Sword Dance
move 2: Leaf Blade
move 3: X-Scissor
move 4: Baton Pass / Shadow Claw
item: Life Orb
nature: Jolly
ability: Chlorophyll
evs: 6 HP / 252 Attack / 252 Speed

Set Comments:

  • Main Focus of set is to sweep.
  • Sword Dance allows Hakakori to reach a Attack stat of 610.
  • Jolly nature allows you to reach 310 Speed.
  • Leaf Blade and X-Scissor are the main attacks for it.
  • Baton Pass allows you to pass your Sword Dance to a different Pokemon.
Additional Comments:

  • In the sun, Hakakomri's Speed with increase to 620, making it fast and powerful.
  • If you want to just Baton Pass Sword Dance to other Pokemon, move the Attack EVs into HP and change the item to Leftovers.
Teammates & Counters:

  • Steel-types wall this specially Skarmory and Nattorei but you can Baton Pass out to a Pokemon that can take of the Steel-type Pokemon.
[SET]
name: Baton Pass Agility
move 1: Baton Pass
move 2: Agility
move 3: X-Scissor
move 4: Leaf Blade
item: Leftovers
nature: Jolly
ability: Chlorophyll
evs: 6 HP / 252 Attack / 252 Speed

Set Comments:

  • Set is used to Baton Pass Agility rather than sweep a team.
  • Leaf Blade and X-Scissor are for STAB.
Additional Comments:

  • You can move all the Attack EVs into HP to make Hahakomori more defensive.
Teammate and Counters:

  • Steel-types wall this set. Fire-types can easily deal with them.
  • Pokemon like Infernape, Heatran, and Metagross enjoy the Speed being passed to them.
  • Heatran is an especially good partner to Hahakomori since it can take Fire-, Psychic-, and Flying-type attacks aim at it.
[Team Options]

  • Magnezone can trap Steel-types that wall it.
  • Heatran loves the Speed boost and has great defensive typing with Hahakomori.
[Optional Changes]

  • Hahakomori can Baton Pass a ton of things like Claw Sharpen and Calm Mind but its best to stick to either Agility or Sword Dance.
[Counters]

  • Steel-types wall Hahakomori.
[Dream World]

  • Hahakomori gets the ability Dust-Proof in Dream World.
  • This allows it to not take damage from weather.
  • Doesn't really help Hakakomori.
 
#4
On the Agility set, Bug + Normal provides better coverage than Bug + Grass (despite STAB). Bug + Ghost is also an alternative depending on what you want to hit.
 
#5
Me First can be 'situational' good. Say you are facing a Flying type trying to Brave Bird you, your other moves are weak to it, and Me First gives it a 50% (pseudo STAB) boost. After a Swords Dance, it might be enough to knock-out the flying type.

Also works for numerous foes that have super-effective attacks they are weak to, such as a Dragon move vs a Dragon, a physical Ghost move vs a Ghost, etc.