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Barbaracle

Barbaracle

Barbaracle's Type

ROCK
WATER

Barbaracle's Pokédex #s

Galar #
235
National #
689

Barbaracle's Base Stats

HP:
72
Attack:
105
Defense:
115
Sp. Atk:
54
Sp. Def:
86
Speed:
68
Total:
500

Misc. Info

Egg Groups:
Water 3
EXP At Lv. 100:
1,000,000
EV Yield:
2 Attack

Barbaracle's Abilities

Here are what abilities Barbaracle can possibly have, along with their effects.
Tough Claws
Raises the power of Barbaracle's contact moves by 33%.
Sniper
Barbaracle's critical hits inflict 2.25× damage instead of 1.5× damage.
Pickpocket
Whenever Barbaracle is damaged by a contact move, it takes the attacker's held item, as long as Barbaracle has none.

Weaknesses & Resistances

Below is a list of what Barbaracle's weakness and resistance is to various types.
GRASS
ELECTRIC
FIGHTING
GROUND
½
NORMAL
ICE
POISON
FLYING
¼
FIRE

Barbaracle's Evolution Line

Below you'll find a list of all Pokémon Barbaracle evolves from or into, along with its evolution method.
Binacle
Binacle
starting form
Barbaracle
Barbaracle
at level 39

Barbaracle's Moves

Below is a list of all of the moves that Barbaracle can learn, along with what level it learns the move, the TM or TR number, and what egg moves it can learn, if any. Hover over a move (desktop/laptop) or click the ? button next to the move (mobile/tablet) to find out more about the move.

Level Up Moves

Here are all of the moves Barbaracle learns via level up. Anything marked "Evo." means it learns it upon evolving. If the level is 1, it can be relearned at a Pokémon Center.
Lv. Move Type Category Power Acc.% PP Target Info
1
Skull Bash
Raises Barbaracle's Defense by one stage. Charges for a turn, attacks on second turn.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
130 100% 10 One Target
1
Mud-Slap
100% chance of lowering the target's Accuracy by one stage.
GROUND
SPECIAL
20 100% 10 One Target
1
Scratch
Damages the target.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
40 100% 35 One Target
1
Withdraw
Raises Barbaracle's Defense by one stage.
WATER
STATUS
-- -- 40 User
1
Water Gun
Damages the target.
WATER
SPECIAL
40 100% 25 One Target
12
Fury Cutter
Each consecutive hit increases Fury Cutter's power by 40.
BUG
PHYSICAL
40 95% 20 One Target
16
Fury Swipes
Hits the target two to five times in a row.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
18 80% 15 One Target
20
Ancient Power
Has a 10% chance of raising Barbaracle's Attack, Defense, Sp. Atk, Sp. Def, and Speed by one stage.
ROCK
SPECIAL
60 100% 5 One Target
24
Rock Polish
Raises Barbaracle's Speed by two stages.
ROCK
STATUS
-- -- 20 User
28
Slash
Has a higher critical hit rate. (+1 stage.)
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
70 100% 20 One Target
32
Hone Claws
Raises Barbaracle's Attack and accuracy by one stage.
DARK
STATUS
-- -- 15 User
36
Razor Shell
50% chance of lowering the target's Defense by one stage.
WATER
PHYSICAL
75 95% 10 One Target
42
Shell Smash
Raises Barbaracle's Attack, Special Attack, and Speed by two stages. Lowers Barbaracle's Defense and Special Defense by one stage.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 15 User
48
Cross Chop
Has a higher critical hit rate. (+1 stage.)
FIGHTING
PHYSICAL
100 80% 5 One Target
54
Stone Edge
Has a higher critical hit rate. (+1 stage.)
ROCK
PHYSICAL
100 80% 5 One Target

TM Moves

Here are all of the moves that Barbaracle can learn via TM (Technical Machine). These moves can be taught an unlimited number of times once the TM is obtained.
TM Move Type Category Power Acc.% PP Target Info
TM08
Hyper Beam
Requires a turn to recharge (unless it misses).
NORMAL
SPECIAL
150 90% 5 One Target
TM09
Giga Impact
Requires a turn to recharge (unless it misses).
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
150 90% 5 One Target
TM15
Dig
Can't be hit on the first turn, attacks on the second turn.
GROUND
PHYSICAL
80 100% 10 One Target
TM16
Screech
Lowers the target's Defense by two stages.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- 85% 40 One Target
TM19
Safeguard
Protects your team from status conditions for the next 5 turns.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 25 User's Field
TM21
Rest
Barbaracle restores its HP to full and falls asleep for two turns.
PSYCHIC
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TM22
Rock Slide
Has a 30% chance of causing all nearby enemies to flinch.
ROCK
PHYSICAL
75 90% 10 Nearby Enemies
TM23
Thief
Damages the target and steals its held item.
DARK
PHYSICAL
60 100% 25 One Target
TM24
Snore
Can only be used while asleep. 30% chance of making the target flinch.
NORMAL
SPECIAL
50 100% 15 One Target
TM25
Protect
Protects Barbaracle from attacks for a turn. Low chance of working on consecutive turns.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TM27
Icy Wind
100% chance of lowering all nearby enemies' Speed by one stage.
ICE
SPECIAL
55 95% 15 Nearby Enemies
TM31
Attract
Infatuates Pokémon of the opposite gender.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- 100% 15 One Target
TM32
Sandstorm
Changes the weather to a sandstorm for 5 turns.
ROCK
STATUS
-- -- 10 Entire Field
TM33
Rain Dance
Changes the weather to rainy for 5 turns.
WATER
STATUS
-- -- 5 Entire Field
TM36
Whirlpool
Traps the target for 2–5 turns; does 1/16 max HP per turn. Deals extra damage to targets using Dive.
WATER
SPECIAL
35 85% 15 One Target
TM37
Beat Up
Hits once for each conscious Pokémon in the party, doing damage based on its Attack.
DARK
PHYSICAL
varies 100% 10 One Target
TM39
Facade
Does double damage if Barbaracle is poisoned, burned, or paralyzed.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
70 100% 20 One Target
TM41
Helping Hand
Increases the power of ally Pokémon's moves for the rest of the turn.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 20 Ally
TM43
Brick Break
Breaks the opponent's Light Screen or Reflect.
FIGHTING
PHYSICAL
75 100% 15 One Target
TM45
Dive
Can't be hit on the first turn, attacks on the second turn.
WATER
PHYSICAL
80 100% 10 One Target
TM48
Rock Tomb
100% chance of lowering the target's Speed by one stage.
ROCK
PHYSICAL
60 95% 15 One Target
TM53
Mud Shot
100% chance of lowering the target's Speed by one stage.
GROUND
SPECIAL
55 95% 15 One Target
TM54
Rock Blast
Hits the target two to five times in a row.
ROCK
PHYSICAL
25 90% 10 One Target
TM57
Payback
Does double damage if Barbaracle attacks after the target.
DARK
PHYSICAL
50 100% 10 One Target
TM58
Assurance
Does double damage if the target was already damaged this turn.
DARK
PHYSICAL
60 100% 10 One Target
TM59
Fling
Throws Barbaracle's held item. Type and power depend on the item.
DARK
PHYSICAL
varies 100% 10 One Target
TM65
Shadow Claw
Has a higher critical hit rate. (+1 stage.)
GHOST
PHYSICAL
70 100% 15 One Target
TM76
Round
Deals double damage if Round has already been used and causes any other Pokémon using Round to use it immediately afterward.
NORMAL
SPECIAL
60 100% 15 One Target
TM81
Bulldoze
100% chance of lowering all nearby Pokémon's Speed by one stage.
GROUND
PHYSICAL
60 100% 20 All But Self
TM83
Razor Shell
50% chance of lowering the target's Defense by one stage.
WATER
PHYSICAL
75 95% 10 One Target
TM94
False Swipe
Cannot knock out a Pokémon.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
40 100% 40 One Target
TM97
Brutal Swing
Has no effect.
DARK
PHYSICAL
60 100% 20 All But Self

TR Moves

Here are all of the moves that Barbaracle can learn via TR (Technical Record). These moves can be taught only once per TR, but TRs can be obtained in the Wild Area.
TR Move Type Category Power Acc.% PP Target Info
TR00
Swords Dance
Raises Barbaracle's Attack by two stages.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 20 User
TR04
Surf
Deals extra damage to targets using Dive.
WATER
SPECIAL
90 100% 15 All But Self
TR05
Ice Beam
Has a 10% chance to freeze the target.
ICE
SPECIAL
90 100% 10 One Target
TR06
Blizzard
Has a 10% chance to freeze all nearby enemies. 100% accuracy while it is hailing.
ICE
SPECIAL
110 70% 5 Nearby Enemies
TR07
Low Kick
Does more damage depending on how heavy the target is.
FIGHTING
PHYSICAL
varies 100% 20 One Target
TR10
Earthquake
Does double damage against targets using Dig.
GROUND
PHYSICAL
100 100% 10 All But Self
TR20
Substitute
Costs 25% of Barbaracle's max HP. Sets up a Substitute to block effects and damage.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TR22
Sludge Bomb
Has a 30% chance to poison the target.
POISON
SPECIAL
90 100% 10 One Target
TR26
Endure
Will survive any hit with at least 1 HP left this turn. 50% chance of working on consecutive turns.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TR27
Sleep Talk
Can only be used while asleep. Uses one of Barbaracle's moves at random.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TR35
Uproar
Lose control for up to 5 turns. While the Uproar is active, no Pokémon can be asleep.
NORMAL
SPECIAL
90 100% 10 Random Enemy
TR37
Taunt
Prevents the target from using Status moves for the next few turns.
DARK
STATUS
-- 100% 20 One Target
TR39
Superpower
Lowers Barbaracle's Attack and Defense by one stage.
FIGHTING
PHYSICAL
120 100% 5 One Target
TR45
Muddy Water
30% chance of lowering all nearby enemies' Accuracy by one stage.
WATER
SPECIAL
90 85% 10 Nearby Enemies
TR46
Iron Defense
Raises Barbaracle's Defense by two stages.
STEEL
STATUS
-- -- 15 User
TR47
Dragon Claw
Damages the target.
DRAGON
PHYSICAL
80 100% 15 One Target
TR48
Bulk Up
Raises Barbaracle's Attack and Defense by one stage.
FIGHTING
STATUS
-- -- 20 User
TR57
Poison Jab
Has a 30% chance to poison the target.
POISON
PHYSICAL
80 100% 20 One Target
TR60
X-Scissor
Damages the target.
BUG
PHYSICAL
80 100% 15 One Target
TR64
Focus Blast
10% chance of lowering the target's Sp. Def by one stage.
FIGHTING
SPECIAL
120 70% 5 One Target
TR67
Earth Power
10% chance of lowering the target's Sp. Def by one stage.
GROUND
SPECIAL
90 100% 10 One Target
TR75
Stone Edge
Has a higher critical hit rate. (+1 stage.)
ROCK
PHYSICAL
100 80% 5 One Target
TR76
Stealth Rock
Sets floating rocks on the enemy's field. Does 1/8 max HP to enemies that switch in. Weakness/resistance to Rock affects this damage.
ROCK
STATUS
-- -- 20 Enemy Field
TR77
Grass Knot
Does more damage depending on how heavy the target is.
GRASS
SPECIAL
varies 100% 20 One Target
TR78
Sludge Wave
Has a 10% chance to poison all nearby Pokémon.
POISON
SPECIAL
95 100% 10 All But Self
TR84
Scald
Has a 30% chance to burn the target.
WATER
SPECIAL
80 100% 15 One Target
TR98
Liquidation
20% chance of lowering the target's Defense by one stage.
WATER
PHYSICAL
85 100% 10 One Target

Egg Moves

Here are all of the moves that Barbaracle can learn as Egg Moves. In the case of evolved Pokémon, it shows what Egg Moves it can learn in its lowest evolutionary stage.
Move Type Category Power Acc.% PP Target Info
EGG
Switcheroo
Switches Barbaracle's held item with the target's.
DARK
STATUS
-- 100% 10 One Target
EGG
Night Slash
Has a higher critical hit rate. (+1 stage.)
DARK
PHYSICAL
70 100% 15 One Target
EGG
Sand Attack
Lowers the target's Accuracy by one stage.
GROUND
STATUS
-- 100% 15 One Target

Where to Find Barbaracle

If you're looking for where to find Barbaracle, you'll find the various methods listed down below, along with any notes or special locations. This should help you figure out how to get Barbaracle in Pokémon Sword & Shield. (Currently the encounters do not show most "strong" static encounters or Max Raid Battles.)

Barbaracle in the Wild

Galar Route 9: Circhester Bay

Overworld Encounters
Any Weather
Sword
10%
Shield
20%
Lv. 39-43

Wild Area: Dusty Bowl

Random Encounters
Normal Weather
Norm.
Overcast
Over.
Raining
Rain
Thunderstorm
Strm.
Intense Sun
Sun
Snowing
Snow
Blizzard
Bliz.
Sandstorm
Sand.
Heavy Fog
Fog
-- -- 30% -- -- -- -- -- --
Lv. 40-45

Wild Area: Lake of Outrage

Random Encounters
Normal Weather
Norm.
Overcast
Over.
Raining
Rain
Thunderstorm
Strm.
Intense Sun
Sun
Snowing
Snow
Blizzard
Bliz.
Sandstorm
Sand.
Heavy Fog
Fog
-- -- 2% -- -- -- -- -- --
Lv. 50-52
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