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Hariyama is severely underrated

#1DaemonscharmPosted 5/8/2013 6:57:24 PM
144 HP and 120 Atk make him an extremely versatile Physical Wall/Physcial Sweeper. Sheer Force makes him even better.

Sadly his Defenses are pretty low but his high HP stat more than make up for it.

I used to have one on my team until Scrafty and Sawk came around but I still keep mine on the reserves list when I need bulk
#2ColtCababaPosted 5/8/2013 6:58:54 PM
I agree. For some reason, it is now one of the few Pokemon to have access to SubPunch, and even gets STAB on it. But apparently, it's not good enough for Smogon! -_-
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#3Strain42Posted 5/8/2013 7:01:04 PM
When I first started playing Ruby back in 2003, Makuhita was the second Pokemon I caught (after a Wurmple that evolved into a Beautifly)

Anyway, to make a long story short, this was basically my team by the time I got to the elite 4

Hariyama level 80-something
Gulpin level 22
Grovyle level 18
Beautifly level 30 something
Tropius level...whatever level he was when I caught him
Groudon level whatever level he started at.

I was very confused as to how I had gotten to this point, so I just started over xD

But yeah, for a brief period, Hariyama was the king of my team lol
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#4Leader_ZPosted 5/8/2013 7:05:52 PM
Hariyama was my first shiny Pokemon, so I use it occasionally, especially with the Guts/Flame Orb combination.
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#5Daemonscharm(Topic Creator)Posted 5/8/2013 7:29:17 PM
I never understood why Somgon hates Hariyama
#6ReachOutToTruthPosted 5/8/2013 8:01:11 PM
Then get out there and prove Hariyama's worth. Tiers are based on usage, so prove to people that he's worth it. >_<

But ya, Hariyama is sweet. Used one on an old Sapphire playthrough, he was great.
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#7Decon082Posted 5/8/2013 8:39:25 PM
I use Hariyama on my UU team. It's there for a powerful physical attacker, and it does really well. I've had one on at least three different teams because I think it's really underrated.
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#8Daemonscharm(Topic Creator)Posted 5/9/2013 10:34:03 AM
I use it when doing UU. my Sawk is preferable. Because of hu s higher speed and atk but honestly I think Hariyama is better than Throh when it comes to bulk
#9MrFingers07Posted 5/9/2013 10:36:54 AM
Because it's out classed, Conkeldurr does the whole bulky fighting type better.

Even Conkeldurr isn't all that effective in OU.
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