0612 Haxorus



  • Ranking Score:
  • Main moves:
    Counter, Breaking Swipe*, Surf
  • Type
  • Level:
  • Rank:
    Lvl 15.5 0/14/13CP 1499
  • Buddy Distance:
  • Charged Move Cost:
    75,000 Stardust
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More Detail Properties Introduction

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Registeel has the following traits and playstyles:
  • + Spammy
    Reaches Charged Moves quickly.
  • + Fast Move Pressure
    Deals heavy Fast Move damage. It can pressure switches and work around shields.
  • + Shield Pressure
    Pressures opponents to shield its strong or rapid attacks.
  • - Glass Cannon
    Hits hard but struggles to take hits. Depends on shields.
Move stats include same type and Shadow attack bonuses.
Recommended Move:
*Event or Elite TM exclusive*Unobtainable via TM
No.Move TypesMoveAccuracyPowerDamageAverageFast MoveCountRemark
2FastDragon Tail35.23Multipurpose
3ChargedBreaking Swipe*50% chance -1 Atk opponent35601.715 - 5 - 5 - 5Debuff Spam/Bait
4ChargedNight Slash12.5% chance +2 Atk self35501.435 - 5 - 5 - 5Boost Spam/Bait
5ChargedSurf40651.636 - 6 - 6 - 5Coverage Spam/Bait
6ChargedDragon Claw35601.715 - 5 - 5 - 5Spam/Bait
7ChargedEarthquake651101.6910 - 9 - 9 - 10Coverage Nuke

Character Introduction


Haxorus is a Dragon Pokémon which evolves from Fraxure. It is vulnerable to Ice, Dragon and Fairy moves. Haxorus's strongest moveset is Dragon Tail & Dragon Claw and it has a Max CP of 3,593.


"Their sturdy tusks will stay sharp even if used to cut steel beams. These Pokémon are covered in hard armor."

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PVP Mode Explanatory Notes

PvP Moveset Explanation
Counter or Dragon Tail + Breaking Swipe* and Surf or Night Slash 

Counter is one of the best fast moves in the game, provides wide coverage, but lacks STAB. Dragon Tail deals high STAB damage and offers Dragon-type coverage, but sports only average energy gains. 

Breaking Swipe is an incredible Charged Attack - it Dragon Claw's STAB, decent damage and low cost, but also comes with a guaranteed Attack debuff. By extension, Dragon Claw is strictly inferior to Breaking Swipe. Night Slash falls behind in raw damage output, and isn't particularly strong, but provides Dark-type coverage and a small chance to proc a major ATK boost. Surf is a respectably efficient charge move that can be used frequently, though it doesn't always synergize well with Haxorus. Earthquake costs the most amount of energy by a large margin, and isn't recommended for this reason, though its valuable coverage and high damage threat are still appealing. 

PvP Rating Explanation
Great League: 3 / 5

Haxorus is a Dragon-type with a very high ATK stat, which results in poor bulk in this league. While its moveset is fast and can easily pressure shields, the extreme fragility is often enough for Haxorus to faint before claiming any wins. It should also be noted that with the exception of Earthquake, the ubiquitous Azumarill resists every move that Haxorus can learn. The addition of Breaking Swipe to its movepool may allow Haxorus to find place in certain rulesets.

Ultra League: 3 / 5

The significant issue with vulnerable bulk is still a major problem in Ultra League, resulting in Haxorus losing to most meta picks. Steel-types will have a hard time vs Counter, while Dragon Tail performs even worse overall, and is insufficient even against other Dragon-types. Haxorus's Community Day move, Breaking Swipe, helps offset its poor bulk, and once again allows Haxorus to find its place in some cups.

Master League: 3.5 / 5

Master League is the only way Haxorus can make use of its high offensive stat to shine, with consistent damage output from both fast and charge moves, while also pressuring shields quite easily. A max CP of 4062 is quite respectable, though the lack of defensive stats holds Haxorus back, making it difficult to win against bulkier opponents. Night Slash and Surf are also unimpressive charge moves in terms of solid damage output since they lack STAB, and overall Haxorus may struggle significantly against Fairy-types. Haxorus shines best in Master League Premier Cup, where it does not have to compete against numerous other Dragons for a spot on a team.

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