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Wanted to get this one in early. Methinks Hydreigon will be very popular.

Hydreigon learnset

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i run tri attack, dragon pulse, flamethrower, and dark pulse
STAB on dragon pulse and dark pulse, flamethrower for coverage, and tri attack is amazing
Just noticed none of these sets ( I think ) have coverage for fairy.... ^(•~•)^-----?
How about Flash Cannon or Iron Tail, Fairy and Ice coverage
And Fly and Acrobatics, for Bug and Fighting Coverage + A Dragon Move to Cover Other Dragons + Any other move (Dark possibly for STAB) = A decent Hydreigon moveset

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imageMy Hydreigon sweeper <3

Name: Everett
Level: 100
Personality: Modest
IVs: 31 in Speed, Special Attack, and HP
Evs: 252 in Speed and Special Attack


Dragon Pulse- 2x dragon (plus tyoe bonus)
Dark Pulse- 2x psychic and ghost (plus type bonus)
Flamethrower- 2x grass, ice, bug, and steel
Earth power- x2 electric, steel, poison, fire, and rock,

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i think u forgot FAIRY which is x4 against you so...
He posted this before X and Y came out. Think again, please.
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I think Hydreigon best chance is:

Item: Draco Plate.

nature: brave (+Atk -Spd)

Fire blast : Covers ice and bug weakness and is strong.

Zen headbutt : Covers fighting weakness and has a chance of flinching.

Draco meteor :Good STAB and high a damage . With Draco Plate damage is very high.

Dark pulse : STAB

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I'd run Crunch>Dark Pulse if going mixed.
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Ghidorah (Hydreigon)(M)@Leftovers
Ability: Levitate
EVs: 3 Sp.Atk
Bold Nature (+Def, -Atk)

  • Dragon Rush: Great Atk, Good Acc, Chance to Flinch, STAB, Coverage vs Dragon
  • Toxic/Fire Blast: T: Good Acc, Poison worsens each turn, coverage vs Fairy, FB: Great Atk, Good Acc, Chance to burn, coverage vs Bug and Ice
  • Surf: HM, Good Atk, Great Acc
  • Dark Pulse: STAB, Chance to flinch, Good Atk, Great Acc
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If lowering attack with bold, run Dragon Pulse over Dragon Rush. Rush is unreliable anyway.
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White Herb
EV 252 Sp.Attack / 252 Speed / 4 HP
Draco Meteor(STAB)
Dark Pulse(STAB)
Flash Cannon(coverage)
Hidden Power-Flying(coverage)

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Hydreigon @Leftovers/Choice Scarf/Life Orb
Trait: Levitate
Nature: Timid (preferable, you want speed for this move set ) / Modest (if you want extra power)
EVs: 252 SAtk / 252 Spd / 4HP
Dragon Pulse - STAB, coverage, powerful etc.
Dark Pulse - Once again, STAB coverage powerful etc.
Flamethrower - destroys Bug and Ice, some of your weakensess, also a powerful move
Flash Cannon - FAIRY TYPES!!! This move is essential, being extremely powerful, but more importantly, it takes out your greatest weakness. This move must be included in this Pokemon's move set

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this is amazing
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[email protected]/Choice Band

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Ability: Hustle
Role:Trick Room Sweeper
EVs: 252 Atk, 252 Hp, 4 Sp.D
IVs: 0 Spd
Nature: Brave

Hustle makes this thing hit like a truck. with Choice Band and Hustle, it effectivly gets doubled attack, making base 590, or the most powerful Outrage User, even better than Mega-Rayquaza. if, however, you want to survive better, Eviolite makes up for when it misses. the rest are extremely powerful coverage moves (walled only by Steel/Fairy).

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Alright, let's see what we can do with this...
[email protected] Glasses/Dragon Fang
Ability: Levitate
Nature: Modest or Timid
-Dragon Pulse, for STAB, epic power w. Dragon Fang and anti-Dragon coverage
-Dark Pulse, for STAB, epic power w. Black Glasses and anti- Psychic and Ghost coverage(not that he needs it...)
-Flash Cannon, for screwing Fairies and Ices up and for Rock-type coverage
-Flamethrower/Focus Blast for taking down Steel/Ice-types and Flamethrower for anti-Bug types
Note: You can sub Flamethrower/F-Blast for Hyper Beam for raw power instead XD
Note #2: This set covers all of his weaknesses BUT Fighting. Switch out if Dragon Pulse/ Flamethrower doen't take them out...

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[email protected]/Roseli Berry

252Atk 252SpA

Flash Cannon: for fairy types

Flamethrower: coverage

Dragon Pulse/Dragon Claw: STAB

Tri-Attack/Dark Pulse: tri for status conditions/ dark pulse for stab

I use this set personally. This thing is a beast!

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I usually go with this set:

@Life orb
Naughty nature (+Atk -Sp Def)
252 Atk 252 Hp 4 Spd
Stone Edge
Outrage/Draco Meteor
Iron tail/Crunch

Hydreigon is an extremely useful and versatile Pokemon but this is a general sweeping set with or without boosts. Earthquake and Stone Edge form the destructive EdgeQuake combo and are both great coverage moves overall. Iron tail is for dealing with fairies or Crunch has the chance of lowering defence and is a really strong STAB move. Outrage is just to absolutely destroy other dragons and OHKO a lot of Pokemon. Draco meteor is the only Special move and could surprise opponents who send out physical walls like Donphan or Ferrothorn. You could lead with it to trick your opponent into thinking your a Special attacker and bringing out pokes such as Snorlax etc. Although if you do run Draco meteor you might want to lower your Hp EVs (Which are there to max lifespan with life orb and all) to 151 and put the extra 101 into Sp Atk.

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This is what I'm running on mine

Hydreigon (M) @ Assault Vest
Ability: Levitate
Level: 50
EVs: 56 HP / 252 SpA / 200 Spe
Timid Nature
IVs: 0 Atk
- Flash Cannon
- Dark Pulse
- Charge Beam
- Dragon Pulse

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Hydreigon Will probably be OU or maybe even Uber's But who knows? here is my Special Moveset hope this helps!
[email protected] Specs
EVs: 252 Sp.Atk/252 Spd/4 HP
Nature:Modest (+Sp.Atk -Atk)/Timid (+Spd -Atk)
Dark Pulse STAB
Draco Meteor/Dragon Pulse (Dragon Pulse if you Don't want annoying Sp.Atk drops)
Earth Power Coverage
Flash Cannon Coverage

So we have two STAB moves (Why Not?) Earth Power covers Posion,Steel,Fire,Rock,And Electric types. And Flash Cannon Covers Fairy Types that are a critical weakness

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With that all outta of the way let me talk about my set for Hydreigon, when I first seen Hydreigon, I was like: "I want need so bad!". so I got it Now it's been my Favorite since Black/White. MMM Since the Fairy showed up. Hydreigon is gonna get rekt by a single draining kiss Sad Face Anyway lets start the setup

Hydreigon @ Any Choice Item
Ability: Levitate (Of course)
EVs: 252 SpA / 252 Atk / 4 Spd
Nature: Mild/Adamant

-Dragon Rush/Earthquake/Crunch

-Flash cannon/Flamethrower/Focus Blast

-Earth Power


Note: This my personal Hydreigon set if ya like or dislike let me know. Give this set a try if ya like, you can also put up a Trick room if you want a slow Hydreigon. also you can setup some Light Screen and Reflect etc.

Have fun in your Battles :)

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