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Barboach

Barboach

Barboach's Type

WATER
GROUND

Barboach's Pokédex #s

Galar #
228
National #
339

Barboach's Base Stats

HP:
50
Attack:
48
Defense:
43
Sp. Atk:
46
Sp. Def:
41
Speed:
60
Total:
288

Misc. Info

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

Barboach's Abilities

Here are what abilities Barboach can possibly have, along with their effects.
Oblivious
Barboach cannot become infatuated and is not affected by Captivate or Taunt.
Anticipation
Barboach shudders when sent out if any Pokémon has a super-effective, OHKO, or exploding move.
Hydration
Heals all major status conditions affecting Barboach after each turn while the weather is rainy.

Weaknesses & Resistances

Below is a list of what Barboach's weakness and resistance is to various types.
GRASS
½
FIRE
POISON
ROCK
STEEL
immune
ELECTRIC

Barboach's Evolution Line

Below you'll find a list of all Pokémon Barboach evolves from or into, along with its evolution method.
Barboach
Barboach
starting form
Whiscash
Whiscash
at level 30

Barboach's Moves

Below is a list of all of the moves that Barboach 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 Barboach 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
Mud-Slap
100% chance of lowering the target's Accuracy by one stage.
GROUND
SPECIAL
20 100% 10 One Target
1
Water Gun
Damages the target.
WATER
SPECIAL
40 100% 25 One Target
6
Rest
Barboach restores its HP to full and falls asleep for two turns.
PSYCHIC
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
6
Snore
Can only be used while asleep. 30% chance of making the target flinch.
NORMAL
SPECIAL
50 100% 15 One Target
12
Water Pulse
Has a 20% chance of confusing the target.
WATER
SPECIAL
60 100% 20 One Target
18
Amnesia
Raises Barboach's Special Defense by two stages.
PSYCHIC
STATUS
-- -- 20 User
24
Aqua Tail
Damages the target.
WATER
PHYSICAL
90 90% 10 One Target
31
Muddy Water
30% chance of lowering all nearby enemies' Accuracy by one stage.
WATER
SPECIAL
90 85% 10 Nearby Enemies
36
Earthquake
Does double damage against targets using Dig.
GROUND
PHYSICAL
100 100% 10 All But Self
42
Future Sight
Does its damage after two more turns have passed.
PSYCHIC
SPECIAL
120 100% 10 One Target
48
Fissure
Knocks out the target. Fails against higher-level Pokémon.
GROUND
PHYSICAL
varies 30% 5 One Target

TM Moves

Here are all of the moves that Barboach 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
TM21
Rest
Barboach restores its HP to full and falls asleep for two turns.
PSYCHIC
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
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 Barboach 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
TM35
Hail
Changes the weather to hail for 5 turns.
ICE
STATUS
-- -- 10 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
TM39
Facade
Does double damage if Barboach is poisoned, burned, or paralyzed.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
70 100% 20 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
TM52
Bounce
Can't be hit on the first turn, attacks on the second turn. Has a 30% chance of paralyzing the target.
FLYING
PHYSICAL
85 85% 5 One Target
TM53
Mud Shot
100% chance of lowering the target's Speed by one stage.
GROUND
SPECIAL
55 95% 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

TR Moves

Here are all of the moves that Barboach 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
TR03
Hydro Pump
Damages the target.
WATER
SPECIAL
110 80% 5 One Target
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
TR10
Earthquake
Does double damage against targets using Dig.
GROUND
PHYSICAL
100 100% 10 All But Self
TR16
Waterfall
Has a 20% chance of causing the target to flinch.
WATER
PHYSICAL
80 100% 15 One Target
TR17
Amnesia
Raises Barboach's Special Defense by two stages.
PSYCHIC
STATUS
-- -- 20 User
TR20
Substitute
Costs 25% of Barboach's max HP. Sets up a Substitute to block effects and damage.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
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 Barboach's moves at random.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TR34
Future Sight
Does its damage after two more turns have passed.
PSYCHIC
SPECIAL
120 100% 10 One Target
TR45
Muddy Water
30% chance of lowering all nearby enemies' Accuracy by one stage.
WATER
SPECIAL
90 85% 10 Nearby Enemies
TR51
Dragon Dance
Raises Barboach's Attack and Speed by one stage.
DRAGON
STATUS
-- -- 20 User
TR67
Earth Power
10% chance of lowering the target's Sp. Def by one stage.
GROUND
SPECIAL
90 100% 10 One Target
TR84
Scald
Has a 30% chance to burn the target.
WATER
SPECIAL
80 100% 15 One Target

Egg Moves

Here are all of the moves that Barboach 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
Thrash
Confuses Barboach after 2–3 turns.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
120 100% 10 Random Enemy
EGG
Spark
Has a 30% chance to paralyze the target.
ELECTRIC
PHYSICAL
65 100% 20 One Target
EGG
Flail
Does more damage when Barboach's HP is low.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
varies 100% 15 One Target
EGG
Take Down
Barboach takes 25% of Take Down's damage as recoil damage.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
90 85% 20 One Target

Where to Find Barboach

If you're looking for where to find Barboach, 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 Barboach in Pokémon Sword & Shield. (Currently the encounters do not show most "strong" static encounters or Max Raid Battles.)

Barboach in the Wild

Wild Area: North Lake Miloch

Fishing Rod Encounters
40% Lv. 14-16

Wild Area: South Lake Miloch

Fishing Rod Encounters
9% Lv. 11-13

Wild Area: Stony Wilderness

Random Encounters
Normal Weather
Norm.
Overcast
Over.
Raining
Rain
Thunderstorm
Strm.
Intense Sun
Sun
Snowing
Snow
Blizzard
Bliz.
Sandstorm
Sand.
Heavy Fog
Fog
-- -- 40% -- -- -- -- -- --
Lv. 26-28

Motostoke

Fishing Rod Encounters
10% Lv. 7-11

Galar Mine No. 2

Fishing Rod Encounters
55% Lv. 20-24

Slumbering Weald

Fishing Rod Encounters
20% Lv. 45-47
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