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Haxorus or Rampardos?

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I have 2 Rampardos and a Cranidos ready to level up to 100 but i'm not sure which one to choose one of these or my Haxorus which is already to level 100. Rampardos has amazing attack but not the best move pole (leveling up), While Haxorus has great attack too but not as much as Rampardos. It has a great move poll with Outrage, Dragon Claw, Dragon Dance, and Gulliotine. I still like Haxorus a lot better (he's my favourite Pokemon). But i'm not really sure.

asked Jul 2, 2013 by Kiovei

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I'm going to have to argue for Haxorus

Rampardos does indeed pack more powerful attacks, but it is very slow, and with relatively little bulk and a whopping 5 weaknesses, it will often die before it gets the chance to attack. Trick room or rock polish can help with this, but Rampardos will find it hard to find a chance to set up.

Haxorus on the other hand has decent base 97 speed, which can be further boosted by dragon dance, allowing it to fire off powerful attacks before its opponents. With great moves like outrage, earthquake, aqua tail and superpower it can decimate all foes, even the steel types that resist its dragon moves. It's defensive typing isn't to bad either, with only two weaknesses and four resistances. Here's a set I used ingame

Haxorus@draco plate
Ability: mold breaker
Dragon Dance
Outrage
Earthquake
Brick Break/Dragon Claw

Hope this helps

answered Jul 3, 2013 by Ludicobro
selected Jul 5, 2013 by Kiovei
That right there is a professional moveset. +1
Thanks :)
Thanks awesome answer my moveset is Dragon Dance, Outrage, Brick Bread. and Dragon Claw because i have Earthquake on 2 of my Pokemon already, Salamence and Flygon. I knew Haxorus was better.
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I would say Haxorus. It can learn Dragon Dance and it also has amazing attack. It can survive a hit with it's decent defence, and Outrage and Earthquake are great moves. It can learn Iron Defence, so that it can raise defence and use Dragon Dance for even more turns (if the opponent is a physical attacker). It can make even legendaries fall face-down on the floor with Dragon Claw, which doesnt confuse Haxorus. Haxorus can also learn Iron Tail and Superpower. Of course, a Scarfed Rampardos with Head Smash is always nice, but Haxorus can destroy Rampardos, and many other Pokemon, in battle. I hope this helps! -Jellohamster

answered Jul 3, 2013 by Jellohamster