Hydreigon uses the Levitate Ability. With this Ability, Ground-Type moves that deal damage will not affect this Pokémon, it cannot be trapped by the ability Arena Trap, and it won't take any damage from Spikes upon switching in.
Hydreigon is in the Dragon Egg Group, and its Egg takes approximately 10,240 Steps to hatch. It takes Hydreigon 1,250,000 Experience Points to reach Level 100.
As its name implies, Hydreigon is a three-headed dragon. One head sits at the end of each of its arms. These heads are smaller than the head that's at the center of it.
The second syllable of this Pokémon's name is drei, which means "three" in the German language, hence the three heads.
Hydreigon doesn't have any differences to differentiate between male and female.
Hydreigon appears on the second floor tower at World Axle Underground in Pokémon Rumble Blast.
The only way to obtain a Hydreigon in Pokémon Conquest is to evolve Zweilous.
Trading Card Game
Hydreigon is listed as a Rare Card in the Noble Victories set, and as an Ultra Rare Card in the Next Destinies set.
Hydreigon has not made an appearance in the Anime as of writing.
A trainer named Carlita uses a Hydreigon in both versions of Pokémon Movie 14.
Hydreigon's Manga Information is unknown as of writing.
Hydreigon is a part of the Underused (UU) tier of competitive battling. As one of the tier's most prominent threats, Hydreigon's high base Special Attack allows it to stand out as a threat in the tier, while its typing gives it good neutral STAB coverage against the majority of the tier excluding Fairy-types. Hydreigon's typing also allows it to have numerous switch-in opportunities, and when considering Levitate, it has two immunities and some great resistances. It has a great overall movepool that consists of coverage moves like Fire Blast, Superpower, and U-turn to complement Hydreigon's great STAB attacks in Dark Pulse and Draco Meteor. Its best sets are a wallbreaker Life Orb set that can heavily damage defensive and offensive teams alike, while a Choice Scarf set allows for Hydreigon to be a great pivot and revenge killer, and a stallbreaker set with Taunt and Roost to wear down at certain specially defensive Pokémon like Blissey and Umbreon. Hydreigon's biggest flaws are its common weaknesses to Fighting and Bug attacks alongside its base 98 Speed, which while far from terrible, is not fast enough to outpace many threats in the tier, which can cause Hydreigon to have some trouble against more offensively inclined teams.
Hydreigon is also a viable option in the Overused (OU) tier of competitive battling. With a great Special Attack stat, good STAB combination, and nice coverage moves, Hydreigon makes for a decent wallbreaker in OU. Its typing and bulk allows it to switch into numerous defensive Pokémon like Slowbro, Mega Venusaur, and Rotom-W, which makes it a hard Pokémon to deal with when using a balanced team. Levitate is a great ability that prevents Hydreigon from taking too much damage from entry hazards while granting it an immunity to Ground-type attacks. Hydreigon's best set is a Choice Specs that acts as a brutal hard hitter with STAB Draco Meteor and Dark Pulse while having great coverage options in Flash Cannon and Flamethrower to hit Pokémon that can take its STAB attacks. It can also be used as a Life Orb wallbreaker set that can become very difficult to wall with great overall coverage to hammer down at defensive cores, while a Choice Scarf set is also viable as a pivot with U-turn and decent revenge killing prowess. Despite all these great traits, Hydreigon is in a Speed tier that leaves it outsped by many threats like Weavile, Keldeo, and Mega Diancie. It also struggles to get past certain Fairy-types like Azumarill and Clefable which can lead to it becoming set-up bait at times.
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