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#728 Popplio

official Popplio artwork by Ken Sugimori

Quick facts

Name Popplio
Type Water
Species Sea Lion Pokémon
Height 0.4 m (1' 4")
Weight 7.5 kg (16.5 lbs)
Catch rate 45

Popplio's description

Popplio is a Water-type Pokémon introduced in Gen 7 and has the National Dex number #728. The Pokédex classifies it as the Sea Lion Pokémon.

Popplio's name in

Chinese (T / S) French German Japanese Korean
누리공 (Nurigong) Otaquin Robball アシマリ (Ashimari) 球球海獅 / 球球海狮 (Qiúqiúhǎishī)

Popplio's resistances & weaknesses


Popplio's rearing


Experience Growth Medium Slow
Base Happiness 50
EV yield 1 Sp. Atk


Gender ratio 87.5%12.5%
Egg Group(s) Field, Water 1
Egg Cycles 15 (approx. 3840 steps)

Popplio's abilities

1st Ability 2nd Ability Hidden Ability
Torrent - Liquid Voice

Popplio's base stats

Stats Lv. 50 Lv. 100
Min Max Min Max
HP 50
110 210 157 304
Attack 54
53 101 116 227
Defense 54
53 101 116 227
Sp. Atk 66
63 123 129 254
Sp. Def 56
54 105 118 232
Speed 40
40 76 101 196
Total 320

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.

Popplio's evolutions

Level 17

Level 34

Popplio's Pokédex entries

Gen Game Description
7SunThis Pokémon snorts body fluids from its nose, blowing balloons to smash into its foes. It's famous for being a hard worker.
7MoonThis Pokémon can control water bubbles. It practices diligently so it can learn to make big bubbles.
7Ultra SunThe balloons it inflates with its nose grow larger and larger as it practices day by day.
7Ultra MoonPopplio gets on top of its bouncy water balloons to jump higher. It's quite the acrobatic fighter!
8SwordIt creates special bouncy balloons to send at its opponents. When the balloons pop, the sheer force of their bursting is what deals damage.
8ShieldIf Popplio want to create big, powerful balloons, they must be persistent. It takes daily practice for these Pokémon to develop their skills.