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Brawly's Hariyama

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Brawly's Hariyama
トウキのハリテヤマ Tōki's Hariteyama
Poké Ball
Brawly Hariyama.png
Brawly's Hariyama
Debuts in Brave the Wave
Caught at Hoenn
Evolves in Brave the Wave
Gender Male (in the games)
Ability Guts (in the games)
Thick Fat (in Pokémon Adventures)
Current location With Brawly
Makuhita Hariyama
This Pokémon spent less than 1 episode as Makuhita.
Voice actor Japanese English
As Makuhita Shin'ichirō Miki Darren Dunstan
As Hariyama Unshō Ishizuka Maddie Blaustein

Brawly's Hariyama (Japanese: トウキのハリテヤマ Tōki's Hariteyama) is Brawly's main Pokémon in all media he has appeared in; that is, in the games, anime, and the Pokémon Adventures manga. In all media it is shown to have evolved from Makuhita.

In the anime

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History

As a Makuhita

Hariyama was first seen in Brave the Wave, as a Makuhita, where it was surfing with Brawly, something they were both interested in. While they were surfing, Makuhita lost its footing and fell over but recovered quickly when they got back to shore. When Team Rocket arrived to catch Pikachu, Makuhita swam very quickly on its surfboard and caught up to Team Rocket, tackling them and rescuing Pikachu in the process.

During the Gym battle against Ash, Brawly sent it out after his Machop got defeated under the hands of Ash's Treecko. In the first part of their battle, Makuhita rolled over sideways every time it got hit by an attack, similar to what Machop did when battling Ash's Taillow. Makuhita's strength in power and skill caused it to hold off Treecko's excessive Pound attacks, gaining the upper hand. Makuhita evolved into Hariyama when Treecko got up after it was hit by Seismic Toss. Treecko was no match for Hariyama as its Pound attack was rendered useless. With the massive power boost Hariyama gained via evolution, Hariyama finished Treecko off easily with a powerful Knock Off, thus defeating Ash. After the battle, it was then surfing with Brawly. Hariyama was able to improve its footing skills when it evolved.

Brawly and Hariyama surfing

Hariyama reappeared in A Meditite Fight where it stops a falling rock caused by the big storm from crushing Brawly and Shauna. After the storm subsided, Hariyama takes on Team Rocket and single-handedly defeats them with Arm Thrust.

During Ash's rematch against Brawly in Just One of the Geysers, Brawly sends out Hariyama to handle Corphish after the latter defeated Machop. Hariyama immediately attacks with Arm Thrust. Ash has his Corphish to use Harden to take in the blows Hariyama is delivering in order for Hariyama to get tired. However, Hariyama was able to keep going despite all that. Next, Corphish dives underwater to surprise Hariyama with Crabhammer which works. In the end, Hariyama takes out Corphish with Seismic Toss, leaving Ash with Treecko. Unlike last time, Treecko uses Pound on Hariyama's legs instead of Hariyama itself since the footing is usually the weakness for Hariyama. After Hariyama gets hit by more Pound attacks on the legs, it was not able to hit Treecko with Vital Throw. With both Pokémon getting tired, Treecko was able to finish off Hariyama during the deciding match with Treecko and Hariyama using Pound and Knock Off respectively, winning Ash the Knuckle Badge.

Moves used

Brawly Hariyama Vital Throw.png
Using Vital Throw
Move First Used In
Vital Throw Brave the Wave
Arm Thrust Brave the Wave
Seismic Toss Brave the Wave
Knock Off Brave the Wave
A shows that the move was used recently, unless all moves fit this case or there are fewer than five known moves.

In the games

Makuhita—and in rematches, Hariyama—is Brawly's main Pokémon in the games. It has appeared in Pokémon Ruby, Sapphire, and Emerald, and Black 2 and White 2—all the games Brawly himself has appeared in.

Ruby and Sapphire

Makuhita is Brawly's highest leveled Pokémon in the Gym battle against him. His moveset differs between Ruby and Sapphire, and Emerald.

Spr 3r 296.png
Types:
Fighting Unknown
Ability:
Guts
Held item:
None
Makuhita Lv.18
Bulk Up
Fighting
Knock Off
Dark
Arm Thrust
Fighting
Sand-Attack
Ground

Emerald

Spr 3e 296.png
Types:
Fighting Unknown
Ability:
Guts
Held item:
Bag Sitrus Berry Sprite.png Sitrus Berry
Makuhita Lv.19
Bulk Up
Fighting
Vital Throw
Fighting
Arm Thrust
Fighting
Reversal
Fighting

Rematches

In rematches in Emerald, Makuhita is shown to have evolved into Hariyama. Throughout all rematches, his moveset and held item remains the same. In the first rematch, he is level 37, with his level increasing by five until the fourth rematch, after which he remains level 52.

Spr 3e 297.png
Types:
Fighting Unknown
Ability:
Guts
Held item:
Bag Sitrus Berry Sprite.png Sitrus Berry
Hariyama Lv.37/42/42/52
Fake Out
Normal
Belly Drum
Normal
Focus Punch
Fighting
Earthquake
Ground

Pokémon Black 2 and White 2

Pokémon World Tournament

Hariyama reappears in Black 2 and White 2, appearing in both of the tournaments in which Brawly is featured.

Hoenn Leaders Tournament
Spr 5b 297.png
Type:
  Fighting  
Ability:
Thick Fat or Guts
Held item:
Bag Sitrus Berry Sprite.png Sitrus Berry
Hariyama/ Lv.50
Bulk Up
Fighting Status
Close Combat
Fighting Physical
Bullet Punch
Steel Physical
Earthquake
Ground Physical
Type Expert/World Leaders Tournament
Spr 5b 297.png
Type:
  Fighting  
Ability:
Thick Fat or Guts
Held item:
Bag Chesto Berry Sprite.png Chesto Berry
Hariyama/ Lv.50
Bulk Up
Fighting Status
Rest
Psychic Status
Revenge
Fighting Physical
Earthquake
Ground Physical

In the manga

In the Pokémon Adventures manga

Hariyama in Pokémon Adventures

Hariyama debuted as a Makuhita in VS. Crawdaunt II surfing with Brawly. The wave they were surfing on got larger and Sapphire wanted to rescue them since they would have been sucked in the wave. She claimed that the large wave was caused by her Walo's sneeze. However, the size of the wave was fine as Makuhita was being taught martial arts and was doing so by the use of surfing.

As a Makuhita

Makuhita was sent out as the second Pokémon during Sapphire's Gym battle in VS. Makuhita after Machop's defeat in the hands of Chic, Sapphire's newly-evolved Combusken. Brawly trusted Makuhita in terms of strength. Its first opponent was Rono, Sapphire's newly-evolved Lairon. Makuhita had the huge advantage with type since Rono was part Steel and Rock. In the battle, Makuhita took advantage of its surfing techniques when it absorbed Rono's Metal Claw and Iron Tail simultaneously. Afterwards, Makuhita took out Rono with Counter, dealing double the damage to the Lairon. Makuhita's next opponent was Chic. Chic launched a Flamethrower at the rotund fighter and dealt very little damage due to its Thick Fat Ability. Afterwards, it dodged Chic's attack, landing the Young Fowl Pokémon slamming to a wall. As Makuhita was avoiding and flowing with Chic's attack strength, it gained energy. All that energy caused Makuhita to evolve into Hariyama. Hariyama was about to deliver the last attack until Chic used Double Kick, by having the first kick block Hariyama's attack and the second kick for offense. This strategy took out Hariyama, earning Sapphire the Knuckle Badge.

Activating Thick Fat as a Makuhita

Hariyama reappears in VS. Kyogre & Groudon VIII, during the fight against Groudon. Brawly has Hariyama wake up Machoke after it got hit by the electricity in the air that Groudon absorbed. Hariyama battles with Mack in VS. Kyogre & Groudon IX. It had no trouble handling Mack's illusionary skills and his two illusion-producing Slugma, where one Fake Out startles them and leaves them wide open for another attack. Hariyama uses this opportunity to use Arm Thrust on them. The battle continued in the next chapter and VS. Kyogre & Groudon XII. During the twelfth part of the Kyogre and Groudon battle, Hariyama defeats the two Slugma using the tactics Brawly learned from his old friend Bruno. After the battle, Hariyama, along with its Trainer, get exhausted since they spent most of their vitality countering Mack's illusions. Mack was able to flee the Lilycove Inn.

Moves used

Brawly Hariyama Counter Adventures.png
Using Counter
Move First Used In
Counter VS Makuhita
SmellingSalt VS Kyogre & Groudon VIII
Fake Out VS Kyogre & Groudon IX
Arm Thrust VS Kyogre & Groudon IX
Knock Off VS Kyogre & Groudon X
A shows that the move was used recently, unless all moves fit this case or there are fewer than five known moves.

Related articles

For more information on this Pokémon's species, see Makuhita and Hariyama.

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