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
1Water GunWaterSpecial4025100%Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.
1TackleNormalPhysical5035100%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

Damage Taken

Normal 1x
Fighting 1x
Flying 1x
Poison 1x
Ground 1x
Rock 1x
Bug 1x
Ghost 1x
Steel 0.5x
Fire 0.5x
Water 0.5x
Grass 2x
Electric 2x
Psychic 1x
Ice 0.5x
Dragon 1x
Dark 1x
Fairy 1x

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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