Originally Posted by AltariaTamer
Salamence can't get hydro pump. And even if he can, it is worthless, it misses to much. you have no need for it. if u need it to take down a rock type pokemon, use iron tail, steel wing, brick break, etc. as for flamethrower, buy it in the game corner for 4000 coins in mauville city.
Sala learns Pump via breeding. And why would you want Iron Tail/SWing/BB on a SPECIAL SWEEPER? I would have to add EVs in attack then, and that'd lower the stats for the other stats I'm adding.