Hakoda is a character in the Avatar: The Last Airbender series.
- Bakoda - Hakoda and Bato
It is unknown how Hakoda was introduced to Kya but they were both members of the Southern Water Tribe. They fell in love at one point and got married. Hakoda's mother Kanna passed down her betrothal necklace from a former engagement to Kya after they married. They had two children together but things changed when the Southern Raiders attacked the tribe and killed Kya. Hakoda walked into the hut and found her corpse. Things where never the same for Hakoda after the death of his wife and he eventually left the tribe to help fight in the war against the Fire Nation.
Hakoda is a somewhat popular character in the Avatar fandom. The fans were happy when they finally got to see his introduction in the series. At first, the most popular ship involving Hakoda was the canon ship involving his wife. However, following her death, some fans began to ship new ships. When it was revealed that Zuko's mother Ursa might still be alive, many fans started to ship them together until it was revealed that she got remarried to her childhood friend Ikem. Some fans who enjoy slash shipping also shipped Hakoda with his good friend Bato.