#581 Swanna

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Swanna, the White Bird Pokémon, and the evolved form of Ducklett. Because of its long, powerful neck, Swanna can deliver forceful attacks with its beak.
– Ash’s Pokedex

Swanna, like its name suggests, is based on a swan. Its Japanese name is also Swanna. It evolved from Ducklett, probably based on the story of the Ugly Duckling. The way its wings are tucked makes it look like it has its arms on its hips. It’s the Water/Flying Pokemon of Gen V (there’s at least one in every gen).

I raised a Swanna for my Battle Subway doubles team, to use on a Rain team. I paired it up with Manectric with Lightningrod in order to protect Swanna from Electric moves (its worst enemy). It has Scald and Hurricane as its main moves, because Hurricane hits with 100% accuracy in the Rain. I wished it had the Dreamworld ability of Hydration though, it would be more useful on a Rain team.

Stat-wise, it’s fast and has good Attack and Sp Attack, but poor defenses. It’s one of the few Pokemon to learn Defog by level-up.

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