549 #549 Lilligant #551 Sandile 551

Basculin Basculin #550 - Hostile Pokemon

Basculin
Hear Basculin's Cry
type Water
gender 50.0% Male50.0% Female
height 3'3" 1.0 m
weight 39.7 lb. 18.0 kg
generation
National: #550 | Unova: #056

Family Family

General550
#550 - Basculin

Breeding

Egg Groups Steps to Hatch
Water 2 10,200

550 Locations

Where to catch Basculin in Pokemon Black

AreaLevelsMethodRarity
Striaton City35-55Fishing with a Super Rod40%
Striaton City5-15Surfing100%
Pinwheel Forest (Inside)35-55Fishing with a Super Rod40%
Pinwheel Forest (Inside)5-20Surfing100%
Dragonspiral Tower (Outside)35-55Fishing with a Super Rod40%
Dragonspiral Tower (Outside)15-35Surfing100%
Victory Road (Unknown Area 53)35-55Fishing with a Super Rod40%
Victory Road (Unknown Area 53)20-45Surfing100%
Victory Road (Unknown Area 58)35-55Fishing with a Super Rod40%
Victory Road (Unknown Area 58)20-45Surfing100%
Giant Chasm35-55Fishing with a Super Rod40%
Giant Chasm25-55Surfing70%
Giant Chasm (Forest Cave)35-55Fishing with a Super Rod40%
Giant Chasm (Forest Cave)25-55Surfing70%
Village Bridge35-55Fishing with a Super Rod40%
Village Bridge25-55Surfing100%
Lostlorn Forest35-55Fishing with a Super Rod40%
Challenger's Cave (B2f)35-55Fishing with a Super Rod40%
Abundant Shrine25-55Surfing70%
Abundant Shrine35-55Fishing with a Super Rod40%
Wellspring Cave35-55Fishing with a Super Rod40%
Wellspring Cave5-15Surfing100%
Challenger's Cave (B2f)25-55Surfing100%
Lostlorn Forest5-20Surfing100%
Route 15-15Surfing100%
Route 135-55Fishing with a Super Rod95%
Route 35-15Surfing100%
Route 335-55Fishing with a Super Rod40%
Route 635-55Fishing with a Super Rod40%
Route 610-25Surfing100%
Route 1135-55Fishing with a Super Rod40%
Route 1125-55Surfing70%
Route 1435-55Fishing with a Super Rod40%
Route 1425-55Surfing70%

Where to catch Basculin in Pokemon White

AreaLevelsMethodRarity
Striaton City35-60Fishing in dark spots40%
Striaton City5-20Surfing in dark spots100%
Pinwheel Forest (Inside)35-60Fishing in dark spots40%
Pinwheel Forest (Inside)5-20Surfing in dark spots100%
Dragonspiral Tower (Outside)35-60Fishing in dark spots40%
Dragonspiral Tower (Outside)15-40Surfing in dark spots100%
Victory Road (Unknown Area 53)35-60Fishing in dark spots40%
Victory Road (Unknown Area 53)20-50Surfing in dark spots100%
Victory Road (Unknown Area 58)35-60Fishing in dark spots40%
Victory Road (Unknown Area 58)20-50Surfing in dark spots100%
Giant Chasm35-60Fishing in dark spots40%
Giant Chasm25-60Surfing in dark spots30%
Giant Chasm (Forest Cave)35-60Fishing in dark spots40%
Giant Chasm (Forest Cave)25-60Surfing in dark spots30%
Village Bridge35-60Fishing in dark spots40%
Village Bridge25-70Surfing in dark spots95%
Lostlorn Forest35-60Fishing in dark spots40%
Challenger's Cave (B2f)35-60Fishing in dark spots40%
Abundant Shrine25-60Surfing in dark spots30%
Abundant Shrine35-60Fishing in dark spots40%
Wellspring Cave35-60Fishing in dark spots40%
Wellspring Cave5-20Surfing in dark spots100%
Challenger's Cave (B2f)25-70Surfing in dark spots100%
Lostlorn Forest5-20Surfing in dark spots100%
Route 15-20Surfing in dark spots100%
Route 135-70Fishing in dark spots55%
Route 35-20Surfing in dark spots100%
Route 335-60Fishing in dark spots40%
Route 635-60Fishing in dark spots40%
Route 610-30Surfing in dark spots100%
Route 1135-60Fishing in dark spots40%
Route 1125-60Surfing in dark spots30%
Route 1435-60Fishing in dark spots40%
Route 1425-60Surfing in dark spots30%

Where to catch Basculin in Pokemon Black 2

AreaLevelsMethodRarity
Striaton City40-60Fishing with a Super Rod40%
Striaton City45-60Surfing70%
Pinwheel Forest (Inside)40-60Fishing with a Super Rod40%
Pinwheel Forest (Inside)45-60Surfing70%
Dragonspiral Tower (Outside)40-60Fishing with a Super Rod40%
Dragonspiral Tower (Outside)45-60Surfing100%
Giant Chasm40-60Fishing with a Super Rod40%
Giant Chasm35-50Surfing70%
Village Bridge40-60Fishing with a Super Rod40%
Village Bridge25-40Surfing70%
Nature Sanctuary45-60Surfing70%
Nature Sanctuary40-60Fishing with a Super Rod40%
Clay Tunnel45-60Surfing100%
Clay Tunnel50-60Fishing with a Super Rod40%
Wellspring Cave50-60Fishing with a Super Rod40%
Wellspring Cave45-60Surfing100%
Relic Passage (Relic Castle Entrance)10-30Surfing70%
Relic Passage (Relic Castle Entrance)40-60Fishing with a Super Rod40%
Floccesy Ranch (Inner)5-15Surfing70%
Floccesy Ranch (Inner)40-60Fishing with a Super Rod40%
Floccesy Ranch (Outer)5-15Surfing70%
Floccesy Ranch (Outer)40-60Fishing with a Super Rod40%
Victory Road (Unknown Area 79)35-50Surfing70%
Abundant Shrine40-60Fishing with a Super Rod40%
Abundant Shrine25-40Surfing70%
Lostlorn Forest40-60Fishing with a Super Rod40%
Lostlorn Forest10-25Surfing70%
Undella Town30-40Surfing5%
Aspertia City40-60Fishing with a Super Rod40%
Victory Road (Unknown Area 79)40-60Fishing with a Super Rod40%
Humilau City35-45Surfing5%
Victory Road (Unknown Area 71)40-55Fishing with a Super Rod40%
Victory Road (Unknown Area 71)35-50Surfing70%
Victory Road (Unknown Area 73)40-60Fishing with a Super Rod40%
Victory Road (Unknown Area 73)35-50Surfing70%
Victory Road (Unknown Area 75)40-60Fishing with a Super Rod40%
Victory Road (Unknown Area 75)35-50Surfing70%
Victory Road (Unknown Area 78)40-60Fishing with a Super Rod40%
Victory Road (Unknown Area 78)35-50Surfing70%
Aspertia City5-15Surfing100%
Route 145-60Surfing100%
Route 140-70Fishing with a Super Rod95%
Route 345-60Surfing70%
Route 340-60Fishing with a Super Rod40%
Route 640-60Fishing with a Super Rod40%
Route 610-25Surfing70%
Route 1125-40Surfing70%
Route 1140-50Fishing with a Super Rod40%
Route 1330-40Surfing5%
Route 1415-35Surfing70%
Route 1440-60Fishing with a Super Rod40%
Route 1940-60Fishing with a Super Rod40%
Route 195-15Surfing100%
Route 2040-60Fishing with a Super Rod40%
Route 205-15Surfing70%
Route 2240-60Fishing with a Super Rod40%
Route 2215-40Surfing70%
Route 2340-60Fishing with a Super Rod40%
Route 2340-55Surfing70%

Where to catch Basculin in Pokemon White 2

AreaLevelsMethodRarity
Striaton City40-60Fishing in dark spots40%
Striaton City45-60Surfing in dark spots90%
Pinwheel Forest (Inside)35-60Fishing in dark spots40%
Pinwheel Forest (Inside)45-60Surfing in dark spots35%
Dragonspiral Tower (Outside)40-60Fishing in dark spots40%
Dragonspiral Tower (Outside)45-60Surfing in dark spots100%
Giant Chasm40-60Fishing in dark spots40%
Giant Chasm35-50Surfing in dark spots30%
Village Bridge40-60Fishing in dark spots40%
Village Bridge25-40Surfing in dark spots30%
Nature Sanctuary45-60Surfing in dark spots35%
Nature Sanctuary40-60Fishing in dark spots40%
Clay Tunnel45-60Surfing in dark spots100%
Clay Tunnel50-60Fishing in dark spots40%
Wellspring Cave50-60Fishing in dark spots40%
Wellspring Cave45-60Surfing in dark spots100%
Relic Passage (Relic Castle Entrance)10-30Surfing in dark spots35%
Relic Passage (Relic Castle Entrance)40-60Fishing in dark spots40%
Floccesy Ranch (Inner)5-15Surfing in dark spots65%
Floccesy Ranch (Inner)40-60Fishing in dark spots40%
Floccesy Ranch (Outer)5-15Surfing in dark spots65%
Floccesy Ranch (Outer)40-60Fishing in dark spots40%
Victory Road (Unknown Area 79)35-50Surfing in dark spots30%
Abundant Shrine40-60Fishing in dark spots40%
Abundant Shrine25-40Surfing in dark spots35%
Lostlorn Forest40-60Fishing in dark spots40%
Lostlorn Forest10-30Surfing in dark spots30%
Undella Town30-40Surfing in dark spots5%
Aspertia City40-60Fishing in dark spots40%
Victory Road (Unknown Area 79)40-60Fishing in dark spots40%
Humilau City35-45Surfing in dark spots5%
Victory Road (Unknown Area 71)40-60Fishing in dark spots40%
Victory Road (Unknown Area 71)35-50Surfing in dark spots35%
Victory Road (Unknown Area 73)40-60Fishing in dark spots40%
Victory Road (Unknown Area 73)35-50Surfing in dark spots30%
Victory Road (Unknown Area 75)40-60Fishing in dark spots40%
Victory Road (Unknown Area 75)35-50Surfing in dark spots35%
Victory Road (Unknown Area 78)40-60Fishing in dark spots40%
Victory Road (Unknown Area 78)35-50Surfing in dark spots35%
Aspertia City5-15Surfing in dark spots100%
Route 145-60Surfing in dark spots100%
Route 140-60Fishing in dark spots40%
Route 345-60Surfing in dark spots30%
Route 340-60Fishing in dark spots40%
Route 640-60Fishing in dark spots40%
Route 610-35Surfing in dark spots35%
Route 1125-40Surfing in dark spots30%
Route 1140-60Fishing in dark spots40%
Route 1330-40Surfing in dark spots5%
Route 1425-40Surfing in dark spots30%
Route 1440-60Fishing in dark spots40%
Route 1940-60Fishing in dark spots40%
Route 195-15Surfing in dark spots100%
Route 2040-60Fishing in dark spots40%
Route 205-15Surfing in dark spots65%
Route 2240-60Fishing in dark spots40%
Route 2215-45Surfing in dark spots35%
Route 2340-60Fishing in dark spots40%
Route 2340-55Surfing in dark spots30%

Moves Moves

Abilities

RecklessStrengthens recoil moves to 1.2× their power.
AdaptabilityIncreases the same-type attack bonus from 1.5× to 2×.

Level-up Moves

Lv.MoveTypeClassPow.PPAcc.Effect
1TackleNormalPhysical5035100%Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.
1Water GunWaterSpecial4025100%Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.
4UproarNormalSpecial9010100%Forced to use this move for several turns. Pokemon cannot fall asleep in that time.
7HeadbuttNormalPhysical7015100%Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.
10BiteDarkPhysical6025100%Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.
13Aqua JetWaterPhysical4020100%Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.
16Chip AwayNormalPhysical7020100%Ignores the target's stat modifiers.
20Take DownNormalPhysical902085%User receives 1/4 the damage it inflicts in recoil.
24CrunchDarkPhysical8015100%Has a 20% chance to lower the target's Defense by one stage.
28Aqua TailWaterPhysical901090%Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.
32SoakWaterNone--20100%Changes the target's type to Water.
36Double-edgeNormalPhysical12015100%User receives 1/3 the damage inflicted in recoil.
41Scary FaceNormalNone--10100%Lowers the target's Speed by two stages.
46FlailNormalPhysical115100%Inflicts more damage when the user has less HP remaining, with a maximum of 200 power.
51Final GambitFightingSpecial15100%Inflicts damage equal to the user's remaining HP. User faints.
56ThrashNormalPhysical12010100%Hits every turn for 2-3 turns, then confuses the user.

TMs/HMs

#MoveTypeClassPow.PPAcc.Effect
TM6ToxicPoisonNone--1090%Badly poisons the target, inflicting more damage every turn.
TM7HailIceNone--10--Changes the weather to a hailstorm for five turns.
TM10Hidden PowerNormalSpecial115100%Power and type depend upon user's IVs. Power can range from 30 to 70.
TM12TauntDarkNone--20100%For the next few turns, the target can only use damaging moves.
TM13Ice BeamIceSpecial9510100%Has a 10% chance to freeze the target.
TM17ProtectNormalNone--10--Prevents any moves from hitting the user this turn.
TM18Rain DanceWaterNone--5--Changes the weather to rain for five turns.
TM21FrustrationNormalPhysical120100%Power increases as happiness decreases, up to a maximum of 102.
TM27ReturnNormalPhysical120100%Power increases with happiness, up to a maximum of 102.
TM32Double TeamNormalNone--15--Raises the user's evasion by one stage.
TM42FacadeNormalPhysical7020100%Power doubles if user is burned, paralyzed, or poisoned.
TM44RestPsychicNone--10--User sleeps for two turns, completely healing itself.
TM45AttractNormalNone--15100%Target falls in love if it has the opposite gender, and has a 50% chance to refuse attacking the user.
TM48RoundNormalSpecial6015100%Has double power if it's used more than once per turn.
TM55ScaldWaterSpecial8015100%Has a 30% chance to burn the target.
TM87SwaggerNormalNone--1590%Raises the target's Attack by two stages and confuses the target.
TM90SubstituteNormalNone--10--Transfers 1/4 of the user's max HP into a doll, protecting the user from further damage or status changes until it breaks.
HM1CutNormalPhysical503095%Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.
HM3SurfWaterSpecial9515100%Inflicts regular damage and can hit Dive users.
HM5WaterfallWaterPhysical8015100%Has a 20% chance to make the target flinch.
HM6DiveWaterPhysical8010100%User dives underwater, dodging all attacks, and hits next turn.

Egg Moves

MoveTypeClassPow.PPAcc.Effect
BubblebeamWaterSpecial6520100%Has a 10% chance to lower the target's Speed by one stage.
AgilityPsychicNone--30--Raises the user's Speed by two stages.
RageNormalPhysical2020100%If the user is hit after using this move, its Attack rises by one stage.
SwiftNormalSpecial6020--Never misses.
WhirlpoolWaterSpecial351585%Prevents the target from leaving battle and inflicts 1/16 its max HP in damage for 2-5 turns.
RevengeFightingPhysical6010100%Inflicts double damage if the user takes damage before attacking this turn.
Muddy WaterWaterSpecial951085%Has a 30% chance to lower the target's accuracy by one stage.
Mud ShotGroundSpecial551595%Has a 100% chance to lower the target's Speed by one stage.
BrineWaterSpecial6510100%Has double power against Pokemon that have less than half their max HP remaining.

Stats Stats

at level 100 Base Hindering (90%) Neutral (100%) Beneficial (110%)
HP70
Statbar
250 - 344250 - 344250 - 344
Attack92
Statbar
170 - 254189 - 283207 - 311
Defense65
Statbar
121 - 206135 - 229148 - 251
Sp. Attack80
Statbar
148 - 233165 - 259181 - 284
Sp. Defense55
Statbar
103 - 188115 - 209126 - 229
Speed98
Statbar
180 - 265201 - 295221 - 324
TOTAL 460
Statbar

Other Stats

Base Experience Max Experience Catch Rate Happiness EV Yields
161 1,000,000 25 70 Speed: 2 points

Images Images

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White

Flavor Text Flavortext

Black 2Red- and blue-striped Basculin are very violent and always fighting. They are also remarkably tasty.
White 2
BlackRed and blue Basculin get along so poorly, they'll start fighting instantly. These Pokemon are very hostile.
White
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