Read this Pokemon Masters strategy guide to beat Hau & Sophocles from Alola's Rising Stars in the Very Hard Co-Op Main Story Challenge! Know their moves, weaknesses, & best sync pair to use!
Table of Contents
Hau & Sophocles - Basic Info & Overview
Pokemon Line-Up & Weakness
| Camper & Voltorb |
| Sophocles & Togedemaru |
| Camper & Voltorb|
| Youngster & Geodude|
| Hau & Alolan Raichu |
| Youngster & Geodude|
|First-Time Rewards||1★ Ground Bracelet|
|Completion Rewards||Ground Gear & Material|
Face Off With Electric Pokemon
In this challenge, you'll have to deal with the Electric-type Pokemon of Hau & Sophocles. Beware of their Paralysis status effect & bring a strong Sync Pair with Ground-type Pokemon to beat them!
Recommended Sync Pairs Vs. Hau & Sophocles
Things To Watch For & Focus On
Watch Out For Paralysis Status Effect
Since you're facing Electric-type Pokemon, most of their attacks will have a chance to inflict the Paralysis status effect. Either use buffs to bring your evasion up or lower the enemy's accuracy for them to miss.
Use Pokemon That Bring Accuracy Down
To keep yourself safe from possible Paralysis, you can bring Pokemon whose attacks can bring its target's Accuracy down. This enlarges the chance of your opponent to miss its target when dealing attacks.
Best Sync Pairs To Use Vs. Hau & Sophocles
|Hapu & Mudsdale|| Physical Ground|
・Attacks can lower target's Accuracy
・Trainer moves can drastically increase Defense & increase Attack
|Clay & Palpitoad|| Technical Ground|
・Attacks can lower target's Speed
・Trainer moves can raise Speed & Sp. Def
|Brendan & Treecko|| Physical Grass|
・Passives prevents Paralysis
・Attacks can do multiple hits or lower enemy's Sp. Atk
Hau & Sophocles - Notable Moves & Attacks
Sophocles Moves & Attacks Chart
|Nuzzle||Leaves the target paralyzed|
|The Power of Science! |
|Greatly increases Attack & Speed but lowers Defense|
Nuzzle Can Cause Paralysis
Togedemaru's Nuzzle move will leave its target paralyzed and unable to move, leaving it vulnerable to enemy attacks. It's best to use Accuracy down debuffs on Togedemaru to make this attack miss its target.
Hau Moves & Attacks Chart
|Thunder Shock||Small chance to cause Paralysis|
|Discharge||Moderate chance to cause Paralysis|
|Feel the Alolan Breeze! |
|Increases Speed & Evasion|
Has 2 Attacks That Cause Paralysis
Both of Alolan Raichu's attacks, Thunder Shock & Discharge, can cause Paralysis, leaving its target immobilized. To prevent this from happening, use moves that lower your enemy's Accuracy or Speed.
Battle Strategy & Tips Vs. Hau & Sophocles
Use Ground Pokemon To Negate Electric Damage
Ground Pokemon are the least susceptible to Electric-type damage. They also inflict the most damage on Electric Pokemon. Bring a powerful Sync Pair that has a Ground-type to gain an advantage in battle.
Lower Togedemaru & Alolan Raichu's Accuracy
It's best to debuff Togedemaru & Alolan Raichu as soon as you come into battle. Their attacks can leave your Pokemon paralyzed, immobilizing them and making them vulnerable. So strike first to prevent this from happening.All Co-Op Very Hard Challenges Here!