Sylveon < Hawlucha > Dedenne
Species Type
Wrestling Pokémon Fighting.gif Flying.gif
Number Ability
#701 Limber/Unburden
Mold Breaker
Height Weight
2'7" (0.8m) 47.4 lbs. (21.5kg)
Gender Ratio
Male: 50% Female: 50%
Evolves From Evolves Into
None None
Egg Group Catch Rate
Human-Like 100
Tier EV Yield
BL 2 Attack Points

Hawlucha (ルチャブル) is the 89th Pokémon in the Kalos Coastal Pokédex. It is a Fighting/Flying-Type, and is known as the Wrestling Pokémon.

Hawlucha can use one of two Abilities: Limber, an Ability that gives it an immunity to Paralysis; or Unburden, which doubles its Speed once it consumes its Hold Item. Hawlucha's Hidden Ability is Mold Breaker, which allows its moves to work as they normally would regardless of the Abilities of the Targeted Pokémon.

Hawlucha doesn't evolve and doesn't have a pre-evolved form.

Hawlucha is in the Human-Like Egg Group. It takes Hawlucha One Million Experience Points to reach Level 100.




Hawlucha takes on the appearance of a performer of Lucha Libre, a form of professional wrestling, complete with a mask-like face.

Gender Differences

Hawlucha doesn't have any visible differences to differentiate between male and female.

Game Information

Original Games

Hawlucha can be found at Route 10 and Friend Safari in Pokémon X and Pokémon Y.

Spin-Off Games

Hawlucha has yet to appear in a Spin-Off Game as of writing.

Trading Card Game

No Trading Card Game Information as of yet; will be updated once featured in an upcoming TCG Set.

Anime/Manga Information


Hawlucha has yet to appear in the Anime as of writing.


Hawlucha has yet to appear in any of the films as of writing.


Hawlucha has yet to appear in the Manga as of writing.

Pokémon Information

Competitive Battling

Hawlucha is a part of the Borderline (BL) tier of competitive battling, meaning that it is banned from the Underused (UU) tier but not used enough to be a part of the Overused (OU) tier. In OU, Hawlucha can be a fearsome sweeper thanks to its high Speed that can be boosted even further with Unburden. This allows for Hawlucha to outspeed the entire metagame after losing or consuming its item. A great Fighting/Flying typing and Swords Dance to boost Hawlucha's relatively mediocre Attack stat can make Hawlucha an instant threat to the majority of the tier due to great neutral coverage and strong base attacks. Its most common set is a Substitute + Swords Dance set where it gets into range where it can consume its Sitrus Berry and wreak havoc with Acrobatics and High Jump Kick. Despite these positive traits, Hawlucha suffers from being relatively weak before boosting, which is problematic considering Hawlucha is frail and can find a hard time actually setting up a Swords Dance. Those flaws also force Hawlucha into a strict role of late-game cleaner after many of the opposing Pokémon have been weakened.

Area Locations

Game Rarity Location
X/Y Uncommon Route 10 (Grass)
X/Y Rare Route 10 (Yellow Flowers)

Pokédex Entries

Gen Game Pokédex Entry
VI X Although its body is small, its proficient fighting skills enable it to keep up with big bruisers like Machamp and Hariyama.
Y With its wings, it controls its position in the air. It likes to attack from above, a maneuver that is difficult to defend against.
Omega Ruby Although its body is small, its proficient fighting skills enable it to keep up with big bruisers like Machamp and Hariyama.
Alpha Sapphire With its wings, it controls its position in the air. It likes to attack from above, a maneuver that is difficult to defend against.


Base Stats Min- Min Max Max+
. 266 360 .
170 189 283 311
139 155 249 273
Sp. Atk
137 153 247 271
Sp. Def
117 131 225 247
216 241 335 368


Via Level-Up

Level Up
Level Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Start Detect Fighting.gif N/A N/A Other.png
Start Tackle Normal.gif 50 100 Physical.png
Start Hone Claws Dark.gif N/A N/A Other.png
4 Karate Chop Fighting.gif 50 100 Physical.png
8 Wing Attack Flying.gif 60 100 Physical.png
12 Roost Flying.gif N/A N/A Other.png
16 Aerial Ace Flying.gif 60 N/A Physical.png
20 Encore Normal.gif N/A 100 Other.png
24 Fling Dark.gif ?? 100 Physical.png
28 Flying Press Flying.gif 80 95 Physical.png
32 Bounce Flying.gif 85 100 Physical.png
36 Endeavor Normal.gif ?? 100 Physical.png
40 Featherdance Flying.gif N/A 100 Other.png
44 Hi Jump Kick Fighting.gif 130 90 Physical.png
48 Sky Attack Flying.gif 140 90 Physical.png
55 Sky Drop Flying.gif 60 100 Physical.png
60 Swords Dance Normal.gif N/A N/A Other.png


TM/HM No. Move Type Power Accuracy Class
TM01 Hone Claws Dark.gif -- -- Other.png
TM06 Toxic Poison.gif -- 90 Other.png
TM08 Bulk Up Fighting.gif -- -- Other.png
TM10 Hidden Power Normal.gif 60 100 Special.png
TM11 Sunny Day Fire.gif -- -- Other.png
TM12 Taunt Dark.gif -- 100 Other.png
TM17 Protect Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM18 Rain Dance Water.gif -- -- Other.png
TM19 Roost Flying.gif -- -- Other.png
TM21 Frustration Normal.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
TM27 Return Normal.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
TM28 Dig Ground.gif 80 100 Physical.png
TM31 Brick Break Fighting.gif 75 100 Physical.png
TM32 Double Team Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM39 Rock Tomb Rock.gif 60 95 Physical.png
TM40 Aerial Ace Flying.gif 60 -- Physical.png
TM41 Torment Dark.gif -- 100 Other.png
TM42 Facade Normal.gif 70 100 Physical.png
TM44 Rest Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
TM45 Attract Normal.gif -- 100 Other.png
TM47 Low Sweep Fighting.gif 65 100 Physical.png
TM48 Round Normal.gif 60 100 Special.png
TM51 Steel Wing Steel.gif 70 90 Physical.png
TM52 Focus Blast Fighting.gif 120 70 Special.png
TM54 False Swipe Normal.gif 40 100 Physical.png
TM56 Fling Dark.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
TM58 Sky Drop Flying.gif 60 100 Physical.png
TM62 Acrobatics Flying.gif 55 100 Physical.png
TM66 Payback Dark.gif 50 100 Physical.png
TM67 Retaliate Normal.gif 70 100 Physical.png
TM68 Giga Impact Normal.gif 150 90 Physical.png
TM71 Stone Edge Rock.gif 100 80 Physical.png
TM75 Swords Dance Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM80 Rock Slide Rock.gif 75 90 Physical.png
TM81 X-Scissor Bug.gif 80 100 Physical.png
TM84 Poison Jab Poison.gif 80 100 Physical.png
TM86 Grass Knot Grass.gif  ?? 100 Special.png
TM87 Swagger Normal.gif -- 90 Other.png
TM88 Sleep Talk Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM89 U-turn Bug.gif 70 100 Physical.png
TM90 Substitute Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM98 Power-Up Punch Fighting.gif 40 100 Physical.png
TM100 Confide Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
HM01 Cut Normal.gif 50 95 Physical.png
HM02 Fly Flying.gif 90 95 Physical.png
HM04 Strength Normal.gif 80 100 Physical.png

Via Breeding

Via Breeding
Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Agility Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
Ally Switch Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
Baton Pass Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Entrainment Normal.gif -- 100 Other.png
Me First Normal.gif  ?? -- Other.png
Mud Sport Ground.gif -- -- Other.png
Quick Guard Fighting.gif -- -- Other.png

Evolution Line


Type Matchups

Type Attack Advantages Attack Disadvantages Defense Advantages Defense Disadvantages

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