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#339 Barboach

official Barboach artwork by Ken Sugimori

Quick facts

Name Barboach
Type ElectricGround
Species Whiskers Pokémon
Height 0.4 m (1' 4")
Weight 1.9 kg (4.2 lbs)
Catch rate 190

Barboach's description

Barboach is a Electric- / Ground-type Pokémon introduced in Gen 3 and has the National Dex number #339. The Pokédex classifies it as the Whiskers Pokémon.

Barboach's name in

Chinese (T / S) French German Japanese Korean
미꾸리 (Mikkuri) Barloche Schmerbe ドジョッチ (Dojoach) 泥泥鰍 / 泥泥鳅 (Níníqiū)

Barboach's resistances & weaknesses

WaterGrassIcePoisonGroundFylingRockSteel
x 2x 2x 2x ½x 2x ½x ½x ½

Barboach's rearing

Training

Experience Growth Medium Fast
Base Happiness 50
EV yield 1 HP

Breeding

Gender ratio 50%50%
Egg Group(s) Water 2
Egg Cycles 20 (approx. 5120 steps)

Barboach's abilities

1st Ability 2nd Ability Hidden Ability
Oblivious Anticipation Hydration

Barboach's base stats

Stats Lv. 50 Lv. 100
Min Max Min Max
HP 50
110 210 157 304
Attack 48
47 90 110 214
Defense 43
43 81 104 203
Sp. Atk 46
45 87 107 210
Sp. Def 41
41 78 102 199
Speed 60
58 112 123 240
Total 288

Minimum stats are calculated with 0 EVs, 0 IVs, and (if applicable) a hindering nature. Maximum stats are calculated with 252 EVs, 31 IVs, and (if applicable) a helpful nature.

Barboach's evolutions

Barboach's Pokédex entries

Gen Game Description
3RubyBarboach's sensitive whiskers serve as a superb radar system. This Pokémon hides in mud, leaving only its two whiskers exposed while it waits for prey to come along.
3SapphireBarboach's body is covered with a slimy film. If a foe grabs it, this Pokémon just slips out of the enemy's grip. This Pokémon grows weak if the slimy coating dries up.
3EmeraldIts body is covered with a slimy film. The film acts as a barrier to prevent germs in muddy water from entering the Barboach's body.
3FireRed, LeafGreenIt probes muddy riverbeds with its two long whiskers. A slimy film protects its body.
4DiamondIt coats its entire body with a slimy fluid so it can squirm and slip away if grabbed.
4PearlIts whiskers make a superb radar. They are used to locate prey, even in the murkiest of water.
4PlatinumIts slimy body is hard to grasp. In one region, it is said to have been born from hardened mud.
4HeartGold, SoulSilverBarboach uses its whiskers to taste things just as a person uses his or her tongue to taste things.
5Black, White, Black 2, White 2Its slimy body is hard to grasp. In one region, it is said to have been born from hardened mud.
6XIt coats its entire body with a slimy fluid so it can squirm and slip away if grabbed.
6YIts whiskers make a superb radar. They are used to locate prey, even in the murkiest of water.
6Omega RubyBarboach's sensitive whiskers serve as a superb radar system. This Pokémon hides in mud, leaving only its two whiskers exposed while it waits for prey to come along.
6Alpha SapphireBarboach's body is covered with a slimy film. If a foe grabs it, this Pokémon just slips out of the enemy's grip. This Pokémon grows weak if the slimy coating dries up.
7SunIts two whiskers provide a sensitive radar. Even in muddy waters, it can detect its prey's location.
7MoonIts slippery body is hard to grasp, so much so that there are festivals where people compete to see how many they can catch barehanded.
7Ultra SunIts entire body is gooey. When pecked at by bird Pokémon, it slips and slides its way to freedom.
7Ultra MoonIts whiskers are filled with nerves. They can sense smells and flavors just as a person's nose or tongue would.
8SwordIts slimy body is hard to grasp. In one region, it is said to have been born from hardened mud.
8ShieldIt probes muddy riverbeds with its two long whiskers. A slimy film protects its body.