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#550 Basculin

official Basculin (Red-Striped Form) artwork by Ken Sugimori

Quick facts

Name Basculin
Supplimentary Name Red-Striped Form
Type Water
Species Hostile Pokémon
Height 1 m (3' 3")
Weight 18 kg (39.7 lbs)
Catch rate 25

Basculin's description

Basculin (Red-Striped Form) is a Water-type Pokémon introduced in Gen 5 and has the National Dex number #550. The Pokédex classifies it as the Hostile Pokémon.

Basculin's name in

Chinese (T / S) French German Japanese Korean
배쓰나이 (Baesseunai) Bargantua Barschuft バスラオ (Bassrao) 野蠻鱸魚 / 野蛮鲈鱼 (Yěmánlúyú)

Basculin's resistances & weaknesses

FireWaterElectricGrassIceSteel
0.50.52.02.00.50.5

Basculin's rearing

Training

Experience Growth Medium Fast
Base Happiness 50
EV yield 2 Speed

Breeding

Gender ratio 50%50%
Egg Group(s) Water 2
Egg Cycles 40 (approx. 10240 steps)

Basculin's abilities

1st Ability 2nd Ability Hidden Ability
Adaptability Reckless Mold Breaker

Basculin's base stats

Stats Lv. 50 Lv. 100
Min Max Min Max
HP 70
130 250 177 344
Attack 92
87 170 158 311
Defense 65
63 121 128 251
Sp. Atk 80
76 148 145 284
Sp. Def 55
54 103 117 229
Speed 98
92 180 165 324
Total 460

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.

Basculin's evolutions

Basculin has no evolutions.

Basculin artwork by Ken Sugimori #550
Basculin
(Red-Striped Form)
Water

Basculin's Pokédex entries

Gen Game Description
5BlackRed and blue Basculin get along so poorly, they'll start fighting instantly. These Pokémon are very hostile.
5WhiteRed and blue Basculin usually do not get along, but sometimes members of one school mingle with the other's school.
5Black 2, White 2Red- and blue-striped Basculin are very violent and always fighting. They are also remarkably tasty.
6XRed- and blue-striped Basculin are very violent and always fighting. They are also remarkably tasty.
6YRed and blue Basculin usually do not get along, but sometimes members of one school mingle with the other's school.
6Omega RubyRed- and blue-striped Basculin are very violent and always fighting. They are also remarkably tasty.
6Alpha SapphireRed and blue Basculin usually do not get along, but sometimes members of one school mingle with the other's school.
7Ultra SunSavage, violent Pokémon, red and blue Basculin are always fighting each other over territory.
7Ultra MoonWhen a school of Basculin appears in a lake, everything else disappears, except for Corphish and Crawdaunt. That’s how violent Basculin are.
8SwordAnglers love the fight this Pokémon puts up on the hook. And there are always more to catch— many people release them into lakes illicitly.
8ShieldIn the past, it often appeared on the dinner table. The meat of red-striped Basculin is on the fatty side, and it’s more popular with the youth.

Basculin's variants

Basculin (Blue-Striped Form)

official Basculin (Blue-Striped Form) artwork by Ken Sugimori

Quick facts

Name Basculin
Supplimentary Name Blue-Striped Form
Type Water
Species Hostile Pokémon
Height 1 m (3' 3")
Weight 18 kg (39.7 lbs)
Catch rate25

Basculin's description

Basculin (Blue-Striped Form) is a Water-type Pokémon introduced in Gen 5. The Pokédex classifies it as the Hostile Pokémon.

Basculin's resistances & weaknesses

FireWaterElectricGrassIceSteel
x ½x ½x 2x 2x ½x ½

Basculin's rearing

Training
Experience Growth Medium Fast
Base Happiness 70
EV yield 2 Speed
Breeding
Gender ratio 50%50%
Egg Group(s) Water 2
Egg Cycles 40 (approx. 10240 steps)

Basculin's abilities

1st Ability 2nd Ability Hidden Ability
Rock Head Adaptability Mold Breaker

Basculin's base stats

Stats Lv. 50 Lv. 100
Min Max Min Max
HP 70
130 250 177 344
Attack 92
87 170 158 311
Defense 65
63 121 128 251
Sp. Atk 80
76 148 145 284
Sp. Def 55
54 103 117 229
Speed 98
92 180 165 324
Total 460

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.

Basculin's Pokédex entries

Game Pokédex entry
Ultra SunEven Basculin, which devours everything it can with its huge jaws, is nothing more than food to organisms stronger than itself.
Ultra MoonSome people call it “the thug of the lake.” Whether the differences in color are meaningful is not yet known.
SwordBlue-striped Basculin used to be a common food source. They apparently have an inoffensive, light flavor.
ShieldKnown for their violence, these Pokémon have the most fights with schools of red-striped Basculin.