Sawk first in The Club Battle Hearts of Fury, Emolga Versus Sawk! where it was used to battle Iris's Emolga in the second round of the Don Battle Tornament battling. It was shown to be a skillful Pokémon with advanced martial arts using those abilities to deflect Emolga's Attract. But when Emolga's ability, Static, was activated Sawk started to paralyze and then Emolga used the move Volt Switch made Sawk unable to continue the battle.
Stephan later used his sawk in the firts battle of the clubsplosion agaisnt Edmund's Seismitoad. It proved to be a challenge at first since it was raining, and Sawk's attacks didn't land any damage due to the fact that Seimitoad has the ability Swift Swim making him fast enough to dodge and take attacks. But Sawk managed to pull the battle by using low sweep on seismitoad, which didn't do anything at first, but later hurt Seismitoad giving Sawk a chance to power up with Bulk Up, boosting its attacks and defense, and land Close Combat as the final hit defeating Seismitoad advancing to the second round.
Sawk is a skillful Pokémon with advanced martial arts. It is shown to very strong strong bettling rarely losing to opponents.