282 #282 Gardevoir #284 Masquerain 284

Surskit Surskit #283 - Pond Skater Pokemon

Hear Surskit's Cry
types BugWater
gender 50.0% Male50.0% Female
height 2'8" 0.5 m
weight 3.7 lb. 1.7 kg
National: #283 | Hoenn: #032

Family Family


Egg Groups Steps to Hatch
Water 1 | Bug 3,825

283 Locations

Where to catch Surskit in Pokemon Diamond and Pearl

Lake Verity (Before Galactic Intervention)2Walking in tall grass or a cave40%
Lake Verity (After Galactic Intervention)2Walking in tall grass or a cave40%

Where to catch Surskit in Pokemon Platinum

Route 22935-45Surfing95%

Moves Moves


Swift SwimDoubles Speed during rain.

Level-up Moves

1BubbleWaterSpecial2030100%Has a 10% chance to lower the target's Speed by one stage.
7Quick AttackNormalPhysical4030100%Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.
13Sweet ScentNormalNone--20100%Lowers the target's evasion by one stage.
19Water SportWaterNone--15--All damage from Fire moves is halved until the end of the battle.
25BubblebeamWaterSpecial6520100%Has a 10% chance to lower the target's Speed by one stage.
31AgilityPsychicNone--30--Raises the user's Speed by two stages.
37MistIceNone--30--Protects the user's stats from being changed by enemy moves.
37HazeIceNone--30--Resets all Pokemon's stats, accuracy, and evasion.
43Baton PassNormalNone--40--Allows the trainer to switch out the user and pass effects along to its replacement.


TM3Water PulseWaterSpecial6020100%Has a 20% chance to confuse the target.
TM6ToxicPoisonNone--1090%Badly poisons the target, inflicting more damage every turn.
TM10Hidden PowerNormalSpecial115100%Power and type depend upon user's IVs. Power can range from 30 to 70.
TM11Sunny DayFireNone--5--Changes the weather to sunny for five turns.
TM13Ice BeamIceSpecial9510100%Has a 10% chance to freeze the target.
TM14BlizzardIceSpecial120570%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.
TM19Giga DrainGrassSpecial7510100%Heals the user by half the damage inflicted.
TM21FrustrationNormalPhysical120100%Power increases as happiness decreases, up to a maximum of 102.
TM22SolarbeamGrassSpecial12010100%Requires a turn to charge before attacking.
TM27ReturnNormalPhysical120100%Power increases with happiness, up to a maximum of 102.
TM30Shadow BallGhostSpecial8015100%Has a 20% chance to lower the target's Special Defense by one stage.
TM32Double TeamNormalNone--15--Raises the user's evasion by one stage.
TM42FacadeNormalPhysical7020100%Power doubles if user is burned, paralyzed, or poisoned.
TM43Secret PowerNormalPhysical7020100%Has a 30% chance to inflict a status effect which depends upon the terrain.
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.
TM46ThiefDarkPhysical4010100%Takes the target's item.
TM58EndureNormalNone--10--Prevents the user's HP from lowering below 1 this turn.
TM70FlashNormalNone--20100%Lowers the target's accuracy by one stage.
TM77Psych UpNormalNone--10--Discards the user's stat changes and copies the target's.
TM78CaptivateNormalNone--20100%Lowers the target's Special Attack by two stages if it's the opposite gender.
TM82Sleep TalkNormalNone--10--Randomly uses one of the user's other three moves. Only works if the user is sleeping.
TM83Natural GiftNormalPhysical115100%Power and type depend on the held berry.
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.

Egg Moves

Hydro PumpWaterSpecial120580%Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.
PsybeamPsychicSpecial6520100%Has a 10% chance to confuse the target.
Mind ReaderNormalNone--5--Ensures that the user's next move will hit the target.
ForesightNormalNone--40--Forces the target to have no Evade, and allows it to be hit by Normal and Fighting moves even if it's a Ghost.
Signal BeamBugSpecial7515100%Has a 10% chance to confuse the target.
Mud ShotGroundSpecial551595%Has a 100% chance to lower the target's Speed by one stage.
Bug BiteBugPhysical6020100%If target has a berry, inflicts double damage and uses the berry.

Stats Stats

at level 100 Base Hindering (90%) Neutral (100%) Beneficial (110%)
190 - 284190 - 284190 - 284
58 - 14365 - 15971 - 174
62 - 14669 - 16375 - 179
Sp. Attack50
94 - 179105 - 199115 - 218
Sp. Defense52
98 - 182109 - 203119 - 223
121 - 206135 - 229148 - 251

Other Stats

Base Experience Max Experience Catch Rate Happiness EV Yields
63 1,000,000 200 70 Speed: 1 point

Damage Taken

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

Images Images


Flavor Text Flavortext

Black 2It appears as if it is skating on water. It draws prey with a sweet scent from the tip of its head.
White 2
HeartGoldIt secretes a thick, sweet-scented syrup from the tip of its head. It lives on weed-choked ponds.
RubyFrom the tips of its feet, SURSKIT secretes an oil that enables it to walk on water as if it were skating. This Pokemon feeds on microscopic organisms in ponds and lakes.
SapphireIf SURSKIT senses danger, it secretes a thick, sugary syrup from the tip of its head. There are some Pokemon that love eating this syrup.
EmeraldThey gather on puddles after evening downpours, gliding across the surface of water as if sliding. It secretes honey with a sweet aroma from its head.
FireRedThey usually live on ponds, but after an evening shower, they may appear on puddles in towns.

Other Other

Name Etymology Surface + skit
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