Because he's the Golduck Gotham deserves, but not the one it needs right now.

Basculin

The Hostile Pokémon

Height: 3'3" (1m) Weight: 39.6lbs (18kg)

#550

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  • N: #550
  • U: #104
  • K(Mntn): #060
  • Basculin's Damage Multipliers

  • Basculin's Base Stats

    • HP
      70
      54.7%
      C+
    • Attack
      92
      73.1%
      B+
    • Defense
      65
      45.5%
      C
    • Sp. Attack
      80
      65.3%
      B
    • Sp. Defense
      55
      30.4%
      D
    • Speed
      98
      85.2%
      A-
    • Total:
      460
      57.7%
      B-
  • Basculin Evolution Chart

    Basculin does not evolve.
  • Basculin's Abilities

    • Gen V
    • Gen VI
    Reckless Powers up moves that have recoil damage.
    Adaptability Powers up moves of the same type.
    Hidden Mold Breaker Moves can be used regardless of Abilities.
    Reckless Powers up moves that have recoil damage.
    Adaptability Powers up moves of the same type.
    Hidden Mold Breaker Moves can be used regardless of Abilities.
  • Basculin Level Up Move List

    • Gen V
    • Gen VI
    bw Name Type PP Pwr. Acc. Class Definition
    51 Final Gambit fig 5 - 100% Special Attack, damage based on Sp.Atk and Sp.Def The user risks everything to attack its target. The user faints but does damage equal to the user's HP.
    36 Double-Edge nor 15 120 100% Physical Attack, damage based on Atk and Def A life-risking tackle that also hurts the user.
    7 Headbutt nor 15 70 100% Physical Attack, damage based on Atk and Def The user attacks with its head. It may make the foe flinch. To find Pokémon, hit trees.
    10 Bite dar 25 60 100% Physical Attack, damage based on Atk and Def An attack that may cause flinching.
    4 Uproar nor 10 90 100% Special Attack, damage based on Sp.Atk and Sp.Def The user attacks in an uproar for two to five turns. Over that time, no one can fall asleep.
    - Water Gun wat 25 40 100% Special Attack, damage based on Sp.Atk and Sp.Def Squirts water to attack the foe.
    16 Chip Away nor 20 70 100% Physical Attack, damage based on Atk and Def Looking for an opening, the user strikes continually. The target's stat changes don't affect this attack's damage.
    - Tackle nor 35 50 100% Physical Attack, damage based on Atk and Def A full-body charge attack.
    24 Crunch dar 15 80 100% Physical Attack, damage based on Atk and Def Crunches with sharp fangs. May lower SP. DEF.
    41 Scary Face nor 10 - 100% No Damage. The user frightens the foe with a scary face to sharply reduce its Speed stat.
    20 Take Down nor 20 90 85% Physical Attack, damage based on Atk and Def A reckless, full-body charge attack for slamming into the foe. It also damages the user a little.
    28 Aqua Tail wat 10 90 90% Physical Attack, damage based on Atk and Def The user attacks by swinging its tail as if it were a vicious wave in a raging storm.
    46 Flail nor 15 - 100% Physical Attack, damage based on Atk and Def Inflicts more damage when the user's HP is down.
    13 Aqua Jet wat 20 40 100% Physical Attack, damage based on Atk and Def The user lunges at the target at a speed that makes it almost invisible. It is sure to strike first.
    32 Soak wat 20 - 100% No Damage. The user shoots a torrent of water at the target and changes the target's type to Water.
    56 Thrash nor 10 120 100% Physical Attack, damage based on Atk and Def A rampage of 2 to 3 turns that confuses the user.
    b2w2 Name Type PP Pwr. Acc. Class Definition
    51 Final Gambit fig 5 - 100% Special Attack, damage based on Sp.Atk and Sp.Def The user risks everything to attack its target. The user faints but does damage equal to the user's HP.
    36 Double-Edge nor 15 120 100% Physical Attack, damage based on Atk and Def A life-risking tackle that also hurts the user.
    7 Headbutt nor 15 70 100% Physical Attack, damage based on Atk and Def The user attacks with its head. It may make the foe flinch. To find Pokémon, hit trees.
    10 Bite dar 25 60 100% Physical Attack, damage based on Atk and Def An attack that may cause flinching.
    4 Uproar nor 10 90 100% Special Attack, damage based on Sp.Atk and Sp.Def The user attacks in an uproar for two to five turns. Over that time, no one can fall asleep.
    - Water Gun wat 25 40 100% Special Attack, damage based on Sp.Atk and Sp.Def Squirts water to attack the foe.
    16 Chip Away nor 20 70 100% Physical Attack, damage based on Atk and Def Looking for an opening, the user strikes continually. The target's stat changes don't affect this attack's damage.
    - Tackle nor 35 50 100% Physical Attack, damage based on Atk and Def A full-body charge attack.
    24 Crunch dar 15 80 100% Physical Attack, damage based on Atk and Def Crunches with sharp fangs. May lower SP. DEF.
    41 Scary Face nor 10 - 100% No Damage. The user frightens the foe with a scary face to sharply reduce its Speed stat.
    20 Take Down nor 20 90 85% Physical Attack, damage based on Atk and Def A reckless, full-body charge attack for slamming into the foe. It also damages the user a little.
    28 Aqua Tail wat 10 90 90% Physical Attack, damage based on Atk and Def The user attacks by swinging its tail as if it were a vicious wave in a raging storm.
    46 Flail nor 15 - 100% Physical Attack, damage based on Atk and Def Inflicts more damage when the user's HP is down.
    13 Aqua Jet wat 20 40 100% Physical Attack, damage based on Atk and Def The user lunges at the target at a speed that makes it almost invisible. It is sure to strike first.
    32 Soak wat 20 - 100% No Damage. The user shoots a torrent of water at the target and changes the target's type to Water.
    56 Thrash nor 10 120 100% Physical Attack, damage based on Atk and Def A rampage of 2 to 3 turns that confuses the user.
    xy Name Type PP Pwr. Acc. Class Definition
    28 Aqua Tail wat 10 90 90% Physical Attack, damage based on Atk and Def The user attacks by swinging its tail as if it were a vicious wave in a raging storm.
    7 Headbutt nor 15 70 100% Physical Attack, damage based on Atk and Def The user attacks with its head. It may make the foe flinch. To find Pokémon, hit trees.
    16 Chip Away nor 20 70 100% Physical Attack, damage based on Atk and Def Looking for an opening, the user strikes continually. The target's stat changes don't affect this attack's damage.
    32 Soak wat 20 - 100% No Damage. The user shoots a torrent of water at the target and changes the target's type to Water.
    24 Crunch dar 15 80 100% Physical Attack, damage based on Atk and Def Crunches with sharp fangs. May lower SP. DEF.
    20 Take Down nor 20 90 85% Physical Attack, damage based on Atk and Def A reckless, full-body charge attack for slamming into the foe. It also damages the user a little.
    10 Bite dar 25 60 100% Physical Attack, damage based on Atk and Def An attack that may cause flinching.
    - Flail nor 15 - 100% Physical Attack, damage based on Atk and Def Inflicts more damage when the user's HP is down.
    50 Final Gambit fig 5 - 100% Special Attack, damage based on Sp.Atk and Sp.Def The user risks everything to attack its target. The user faints but does damage equal to the user's HP.
    - Tackle nor 35 50 100% Physical Attack, damage based on Atk and Def A full-body charge attack.
    41 Scary Face nor 10 - 100% No Damage. The user frightens the foe with a scary face to sharply reduce its Speed stat.
    4 Uproar nor 10 90 100% Special Attack, damage based on Sp.Atk and Sp.Def The user attacks in an uproar for two to five turns. Over that time, no one can fall asleep.
    - Tail Whip nor 30 - 100% No Damage. Lowers the foe's DEFENSE.
    13 Aqua Jet wat 20 40 100% Physical Attack, damage based on Atk and Def The user lunges at the target at a speed that makes it almost invisible. It is sure to strike first.
    - Thrash nor 10 120 100% Physical Attack, damage based on Atk and Def A rampage of 2 to 3 turns that confuses the user.
    - Water Gun wat 25 40 100% Special Attack, damage based on Sp.Atk and Sp.Def Squirts water to attack the foe.
    36 Double-Edge nor 15 120 100% Physical Attack, damage based on Atk and Def A life-risking tackle that also hurts the user.
    46 Flail nor 15 - 100% Physical Attack, damage based on Atk and Def Inflicts more damage when the user's HP is down.
    56 Thrash nor 10 120 100% Physical Attack, damage based on Atk and Def A rampage of 2 to 3 turns that confuses the user.
  • Basculin TM Move List

    • Gen V
    • Gen VI
    bw Name Type PP Pwr. Acc. Class Definition
    TM045 Attract nor 15 - 100% No Damage. If it is the opposite gender of the user, the target becomes infatuated and less likely to attack.
    TM032 Double Team nor 15 - - No Damage. Creates illusory copies to raise evasiveness.
    TM042 Facade nor 20 70 100% Physical Attack, damage based on Atk and Def Boosts ATTACK when burned, paralyzed, or poisoned.
    TM021 Frustration nor 20 - 100% Physical Attack, damage based on Atk and Def An attack that is stronger if the TRAINER is disliked.
    TM007 Hail ice 10 - - No Damage. The user summons a hailstorm lasting five turns. It damages all Pokémon except the Ice type.
    TM010 Hidden Power nor 15 60 100% Special Attack, damage based on Sp.Atk and Sp.Def The effectiveness varies with the user.
    TM013 Ice Beam ice 10 90 100% Special Attack, damage based on Sp.Atk and Sp.Def Blasts the foe with an icy beam that may freeze it.
    TM017 Protect nor 10 - - No Damage. Evades attack, but may fail if used in succession.
    TM018 Rain Dance wat 5 - - No Damage. Boosts water-type moves for 5 turns.
    TM044 Rest psy 10 - - No Damage. The user sleeps for 2 turns, restoring HP and status.
    TM027 Return nor 20 - 100% Physical Attack, damage based on Atk and Def An attack that increases in power with friendship.
    TM048 Round nor 15 60 100% Special Attack, damage based on Sp.Atk and Sp.Def The user attacks the target with a song. Others can join in the Round and make the attack do greater damage.
    TM055 Scald wat 15 80 100% Special Attack, damage based on Sp.Atk and Sp.Def The user shoots boiling hot water at its target. It may also leave the target with a burn.
    TM090 Substitute nor 10 - - No Damage. The user makes a copy of itself using some of its HP. The copy serves as the user's decoy.
    TM087 Swagger nor 15 - 90% No Damage. The user enrages the foe into confusion. However, it also sharply raises the foe's Attack stat.
    TM012 Taunt dar 20 - 100% No Damage. The target is taunted into a rage that allows it to use only attack moves for three turns.
    TM006 Toxic poi 10 - 90% No Damage. Poisons the foe with an intensifying toxin.
    b2w2 Name Type PP Pwr. Acc. Class Definition
    TM045 Attract nor 15 - 100% No Damage. If it is the opposite gender of the user, the target becomes infatuated and less likely to attack.
    TM032 Double Team nor 15 - - No Damage. Creates illusory copies to raise evasiveness.
    TM042 Facade nor 20 70 100% Physical Attack, damage based on Atk and Def Boosts ATTACK when burned, paralyzed, or poisoned.
    TM021 Frustration nor 20 - 100% Physical Attack, damage based on Atk and Def An attack that is stronger if the TRAINER is disliked.
    TM007 Hail ice 10 - - No Damage. The user summons a hailstorm lasting five turns. It damages all Pokémon except the Ice type.
    TM010 Hidden Power nor 15 60 100% Special Attack, damage based on Sp.Atk and Sp.Def The effectiveness varies with the user.
    TM013 Ice Beam ice 10 90 100% Special Attack, damage based on Sp.Atk and Sp.Def Blasts the foe with an icy beam that may freeze it.
    TM017 Protect nor 10 - - No Damage. Evades attack, but may fail if used in succession.
    TM018 Rain Dance wat 5 - - No Damage. Boosts water-type moves for 5 turns.
    TM044 Rest psy 10 - - No Damage. The user sleeps for 2 turns, restoring HP and status.
    TM027 Return nor 20 - 100% Physical Attack, damage based on Atk and Def An attack that increases in power with friendship.
    TM048 Round nor 15 60 100% Special Attack, damage based on Sp.Atk and Sp.Def The user attacks the target with a song. Others can join in the Round and make the attack do greater damage.
    TM055 Scald wat 15 80 100% Special Attack, damage based on Sp.Atk and Sp.Def The user shoots boiling hot water at its target. It may also leave the target with a burn.
    TM090 Substitute nor 10 - - No Damage. The user makes a copy of itself using some of its HP. The copy serves as the user's decoy.
    TM087 Swagger nor 15 - 90% No Damage. The user enrages the foe into confusion. However, it also sharply raises the foe's Attack stat.
    TM012 Taunt dar 20 - 100% No Damage. The target is taunted into a rage that allows it to use only attack moves for three turns.
    TM006 Toxic poi 10 - 90% No Damage. Poisons the foe with an intensifying toxin.
    xy Name Type PP Pwr. Acc. Class Definition
    TM045 Attract nor 15 - 100% No Damage. If it is the opposite gender of the user, the target becomes infatuated and less likely to attack.
    TM100 Confide nor 20 - - No Damage. The user tells the target a secret, and the target loses its ability to concentrate. This lowers the target's Sp. Atk stat.
    TM032 Double Team nor 15 - - No Damage. Creates illusory copies to raise evasiveness.
    TM042 Facade nor 20 70 100% Physical Attack, damage based on Atk and Def Boosts ATTACK when burned, paralyzed, or poisoned.
    TM021 Frustration nor 20 - 100% Physical Attack, damage based on Atk and Def An attack that is stronger if the TRAINER is disliked.
    TM007 Hail ice 10 - - No Damage. The user summons a hailstorm lasting five turns. It damages all Pokémon except the Ice type.
    TM010 Hidden Power nor 15 60 100% Special Attack, damage based on Sp.Atk and Sp.Def The effectiveness varies with the user.
    TM013 Ice Beam ice 10 90 100% Special Attack, damage based on Sp.Atk and Sp.Def Blasts the foe with an icy beam that may freeze it.
    TM017 Protect nor 10 - - No Damage. Evades attack, but may fail if used in succession.
    TM018 Rain Dance wat 5 - - No Damage. Boosts water-type moves for 5 turns.
    TM044 Rest psy 10 - - No Damage. The user sleeps for 2 turns, restoring HP and status.
    TM027 Return nor 20 - 100% Physical Attack, damage based on Atk and Def An attack that increases in power with friendship.
    TM048 Round nor 15 60 100% Special Attack, damage based on Sp.Atk and Sp.Def The user attacks the target with a song. Others can join in the Round and make the attack do greater damage.
    TM055 Scald wat 15 80 100% Special Attack, damage based on Sp.Atk and Sp.Def The user shoots boiling hot water at its target. It may also leave the target with a burn.
    TM088 Sleep Talk nor 10 - - No Damage. While it is asleep, the user randomly uses one of the moves it knows.
    TM090 Substitute nor 10 - - No Damage. The user makes a copy of itself using some of its HP. The copy serves as the user's decoy.
    TM087 Swagger nor 15 - 90% No Damage. The user enrages the foe into confusion. However, it also sharply raises the foe's Attack stat.
    TM012 Taunt dar 20 - 100% No Damage. The target is taunted into a rage that allows it to use only attack moves for three turns.
    TM006 Toxic poi 10 - 90% No Damage. Poisons the foe with an intensifying toxin.
  • Basculin HM Move List

    • Gen V
    • Gen VI
    bw Name Type PP Pwr. Acc. Class Definition
    HM01 Cut nor 30 50 95% Physical Attack, damage based on Atk and Def Cuts using claws, scythes, etc.
    HM06 Dive wat 10 80 100% Physical Attack, damage based on Atk and Def Dives underwater the first turn and strikes next turn.
    HM03 Surf wat 15 90 100% Special Attack, damage based on Sp.Atk and Sp.Def A strong water- type attack.
    HM05 Waterfall wat 15 80 100% Physical Attack, damage based on Atk and Def An aquatic charge attack.
    b2w2 Name Type PP Pwr. Acc. Class Definition
    HM01 Cut nor 30 50 95% Physical Attack, damage based on Atk and Def Cuts using claws, scythes, etc.
    HM06 Dive wat 10 80 100% Physical Attack, damage based on Atk and Def Dives underwater the first turn and strikes next turn.
    HM03 Surf wat 15 90 100% Special Attack, damage based on Sp.Atk and Sp.Def A strong water- type attack.
    HM05 Waterfall wat 15 80 100% Physical Attack, damage based on Atk and Def An aquatic charge attack.
    xy Name Type PP Pwr. Acc. Class Definition
    HM01 Cut nor 30 50 95% Physical Attack, damage based on Atk and Def Cuts using claws, scythes, etc.
    HM03 Surf wat 15 90 100% Special Attack, damage based on Sp.Atk and Sp.Def A strong water- type attack.
    HM05 Waterfall wat 15 80 100% Physical Attack, damage based on Atk and Def An aquatic charge attack.
  • Basculin Tutor Move List

    • Gen V
    • Gen VI
    bw Name Type PP Pwr. Acc. Class Definition
    Basculin does learn any moves by tutoring.
    b2w2 Name Type PP Pwr. Acc. Class Definition
    Aqua Tail wat 10 90 90% Physical Attack, damage based on Atk and Def The user attacks by swinging its tail as if it were a vicious wave in a raging storm.
    Bounce fly 5 85 85% Physical Attack, damage based on Atk and Def The user bounces up high, then drops on the foe on the second turn. It may also paralyze the foe.
    Endeavor nor 5 - 100% Physical Attack, damage based on Atk and Def An attack move that cuts down the foe's HP to equal the user's HP.
    Icy Wind ice 15 55 95% Special Attack, damage based on Sp.Atk and Sp.Def The user attacks with a gust of chilled air. It also lowers the target's Speed stat.
    Sleep Talk nor 10 - - No Damage. While it is asleep, the user randomly uses one of the moves it knows.
    Snore nor 15 50 100% Special Attack, damage based on Sp.Atk and Sp.Def A loud attack that can be used only while asleep.
    Superpower fig 5 120 100% Physical Attack, damage based on Atk and Def -
    Uproar nor 10 90 100% Special Attack, damage based on Sp.Atk and Sp.Def The user attacks in an uproar for two to five turns. Over that time, no one can fall asleep.
    Zen Headbutt psy 15 80 90% Physical Attack, damage based on Atk and Def The user focuses its willpower to its head and rams the foe. It may also make the target flinch.
    xy Name Type PP Pwr. Acc. Class Definition
    Basculin does learn any moves by tutoring.
  • Basculin Egg Move List

    • Gen V
    • Gen VI
    bw Name Type PP Pwr. Acc. Class Definition
    Agility psy 30 - - No Damage. The user relaxes and lightens its body to move faster. It sharply boosts the Speed stat.
    Brine wat 10 65 100% Special Attack, damage based on Sp.Atk and Sp.Def If the foe's HP is down to about half, this attack will hit with double the power.
    Bubble Beam wat 20 65 100% Special Attack, damage based on Sp.Atk and Sp.Def A spray of bubbles is forcefully ejected at the target. This may also lower its Speed stat.
    Mud Shot gro 15 55 95% Special Attack, damage based on Sp.Atk and Sp.Def The user attacks by hurling a blob of mud at the target. This may also lowers the target's Speed stat.
    Muddy Water wat 10 90 85% Special Attack, damage based on Sp.Atk and Sp.Def The user attacks by shooting muddy water at the opposing Pokémon. This may also lower their accuracy.
    Rage nor 20 20 100% Physical Attack, damage based on Atk and Def As long as this move is in use, the power of rage raises the Attack stat each time the user is hit in battle.
    Revenge fig 10 60 100% Physical Attack, damage based on Atk and Def An attack move that inflicts double the damage if the user has been hurt by the opponent in the same turn.
    Swift nor 20 60 - Special Attack, damage based on Sp.Atk and Sp.Def Star-shaped rays are shot at the foe. This attack never misses.
    Whirlpool wat 15 35 85% Special Attack, damage based on Sp.Atk and Sp.Def Traps the foe inside a whirlpool that lasts for two to five turns. The user can pass through whirlpools.
    b2w2 Name Type PP Pwr. Acc. Class Definition
    Agility psy 30 - - No Damage. The user relaxes and lightens its body to move faster. It sharply boosts the Speed stat.
    Brine wat 10 65 100% Special Attack, damage based on Sp.Atk and Sp.Def If the foe's HP is down to about half, this attack will hit with double the power.
    Bubble Beam wat 20 65 100% Special Attack, damage based on Sp.Atk and Sp.Def A spray of bubbles is forcefully ejected at the target. This may also lower its Speed stat.
    Mud Shot gro 15 55 95% Special Attack, damage based on Sp.Atk and Sp.Def The user attacks by hurling a blob of mud at the target. This may also lowers the target's Speed stat.
    Muddy Water wat 10 90 85% Special Attack, damage based on Sp.Atk and Sp.Def The user attacks by shooting muddy water at the opposing Pokémon. This may also lower their accuracy.
    Rage nor 20 20 100% Physical Attack, damage based on Atk and Def As long as this move is in use, the power of rage raises the Attack stat each time the user is hit in battle.
    Revenge fig 10 60 100% Physical Attack, damage based on Atk and Def An attack move that inflicts double the damage if the user has been hurt by the opponent in the same turn.
    Swift nor 20 60 - Special Attack, damage based on Sp.Atk and Sp.Def Star-shaped rays are shot at the foe. This attack never misses.
    Whirlpool wat 15 35 85% Special Attack, damage based on Sp.Atk and Sp.Def Traps the foe inside a whirlpool that lasts for two to five turns. The user can pass through whirlpools.
    xy Name Type PP Pwr. Acc. Class Definition
    Agility psy 30 - - No Damage. The user relaxes and lightens its body to move faster. It sharply boosts the Speed stat.
    Brine wat 10 65 100% Special Attack, damage based on Sp.Atk and Sp.Def If the foe's HP is down to about half, this attack will hit with double the power.
    Bubble Beam wat 20 65 100% Special Attack, damage based on Sp.Atk and Sp.Def A spray of bubbles is forcefully ejected at the target. This may also lower its Speed stat.
    Mud Shot gro 15 55 95% Special Attack, damage based on Sp.Atk and Sp.Def The user attacks by hurling a blob of mud at the target. This may also lowers the target's Speed stat.
    Muddy Water wat 10 90 85% Special Attack, damage based on Sp.Atk and Sp.Def The user attacks by shooting muddy water at the opposing Pokémon. This may also lower their accuracy.
    Rage nor 20 20 100% Physical Attack, damage based on Atk and Def As long as this move is in use, the power of rage raises the Attack stat each time the user is hit in battle.
    Revenge fig 10 60 100% Physical Attack, damage based on Atk and Def An attack move that inflicts double the damage if the user has been hurt by the opponent in the same turn.
    Swift nor 20 60 - Special Attack, damage based on Sp.Atk and Sp.Def Star-shaped rays are shot at the foe. This attack never misses.
    Whirlpool wat 15 35 85% Special Attack, damage based on Sp.Atk and Sp.Def Traps the foe inside a whirlpool that lasts for two to five turns. The user can pass through whirlpools.
  • Basculin's Egg Group