Barraskewda • Generation VIII Pokédex

Barraskewda
Pokédex Page for Barraskewda

This is the Marriland Pokédex page for Barraskewda, showing its information and moves in Pokémon Sword & Shield. Barraskewda is not available in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond or Shining Pearl and cannot be used in or sent to those versions.

Barraskewda

Barraskewda
Sprite of Barraskewda in Pokémon HOME

Barraskewda's Type

WATER

Barraskewda's Pokédex #s

National #
847
Galar #
181
Armor #
97
Crown #
--

Barraskewda's Base Stats

HP:
61
Attack:
123
Defense:
60
Sp. Atk:
60
Sp. Def:
50
Speed:
136
Total:
490

Misc. Info

Height:
4'3" (1.3m)
Weight:
66.1 lbs. (30 kg)
Gender Ratio:
Egg Groups:
Water 2
EXP At Lv. 100:
1,250,000
EV Yield:
2 Speed
Base EXP:
172
Catch Rate:
60

Barraskewda's Abilities

Here are what abilities Barraskewda can possibly have, along with their effects.
Swift Swim
Doubles Barraskewda's Speed while the weather is rainy.
Propeller Tail
Ignores effects of abilities and moves that draw in moves, such as Lightning Rod, Storm Drain, etc.

Weaknesses & Resistances

Below is a list of what Barraskewda's weakness and resistance is to various types.
ELECTRIC
GRASS
½
FIRE
WATER
ICE
STEEL

Barraskewda's Evolution Line

Below you'll find a list of all Pokémon Barraskewda evolves from or into, along with its evolution method.
Arrokuda
Arrokuda
starting form
Barraskewda
Barraskewda
at level 26

Barraskewda's Moves in Sword & Shield

Below is a list of all of the moves that Barraskewda 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 Barraskewda 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
Throat Chop
Prevents the target from using any sound-based moves for the next two turns.
DARK
PHYSICAL
80 100% 15 One Target
1
Peck
Damages the target.
FLYING
PHYSICAL
35 100% 35 One Target
1
Aqua Jet
Has higher priority.
WATER
PHYSICAL
40 100% 20 One Target
1
Fury Attack
Hits the target two to five times in a row.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
15 85% 20 One Target
1
Bite
Has a 30% chance of causing the target to flinch.
DARK
PHYSICAL
60 100% 25 One Target
18
Agility
Raises Barraskewda's Speed by two stages.
PSYCHIC
STATUS
-- -- 30 User
24
Dive
Can't be hit on the first turn, attacks on the second turn.
WATER
PHYSICAL
80 100% 10 One Target
32
Laser Focus
Barraskewda's next move will be a critical hit.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 30 User
40
Crunch
20% chance of lowering the target's Defense by one stage.
DARK
PHYSICAL
80 100% 15 One Target
48
Liquidation
20% chance of lowering the target's Defense by one stage.
WATER
PHYSICAL
85 100% 10 One Target
56
Double-Edge
Barraskewda takes 33% of Double-Edge's damage as recoil damage.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
120 100% 15 One Target

TM Moves

Here are all of the moves that Barraskewda 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
TM21
Rest
Barraskewda 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 Barraskewda from attacks for a turn. Low chance of working on consecutive turns.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TM26
Scary Face
Lowers the target's Speed by two stages.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- 100% 10 One Target
TM31
Attract
Infatuates Pokémon of the opposite gender.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- 100% 15 One Target
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
TM39
Facade
Does double damage if Barraskewda is poisoned, burned, or paralyzed.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
70 100% 20 One Target
TM40
Swift
Doesn't miss all nearby enemies.
NORMAL
SPECIAL
60 -- 20 Nearby Enemies
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
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
TM58
Assurance
Does double damage if the target was already damaged this turn.
DARK
PHYSICAL
60 100% 10 One Target
TM67
Ice Fang
Has a 10% chance to freeze the target. Has a separate 10% chance to make the target flinch.
ICE
PHYSICAL
65 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

TR Moves

Here are all of the moves that Barraskewda can learn via TR (Technical Record). These moves can be taught only once per TR, but TRs can be obtained in the Wild Area and other locations.
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
TR12
Agility
Raises Barraskewda's Speed by two stages.
PSYCHIC
STATUS
-- -- 30 User
TR13
Focus Energy
Raises critical hit rate by two stages.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 30 User
TR16
Waterfall
Has a 20% chance of causing the target to flinch.
WATER
PHYSICAL
80 100% 15 One Target
TR20
Substitute
Costs 25% of Barraskewda'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 Barraskewda's moves at random.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TR32
Crunch
20% chance of lowering the target's Defense by one stage.
DARK
PHYSICAL
80 100% 15 One Target
TR53
Close Combat
Lowers Barraskewda's Defense and Special Defense by one stage.
FIGHTING
PHYSICAL
120 100% 5 One Target
TR57
Poison Jab
Has a 30% chance to poison the target.
POISON
PHYSICAL
80 100% 20 One Target
TR84
Scald
Has a 30% chance to burn the target.
WATER
SPECIAL
80 100% 15 One Target
TR87
Drill Run
Has a higher critical hit rate. (+1 stage.)
GROUND
PHYSICAL
80 95% 10 One Target
TR95
Throat Chop
Prevents the target from using any sound-based moves for the next two turns.
DARK
PHYSICAL
80 100% 15 One Target
TR97
Psychic Fangs
Breaks the opponent's Light Screen or Reflect.
PSYCHIC
PHYSICAL
85 100% 10 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 Barraskewda can learn as Egg Moves. In the case of evolved Pokémon, it shows what Egg Moves it can learn in its lowest evolutionary stage. Click the word EGG to find compatible breeding Pokémon to get that Egg Move onto Barraskewda.
Move Type Category Power Acc.% PP Target Info
EGG
Thrash
Confuses Barraskewda after 2–3 turns.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
120 100% 10 Random Enemy
EGG
Acupressure
Raises a random stat (including Accuracy and Evasion) by two stages.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 30 User or Ally
EGG
Slash
Has a higher critical hit rate. (+1 stage.)
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
70 100% 20 One Target
EGG
Night Slash
Has a higher critical hit rate. (+1 stage.)
DARK
PHYSICAL
70 100% 15 One Target

Move Tutor Moves

Here are all of the moves that Barraskewda can learn from Move Tutors. Most of these require the Expansion Pass and can be found in the Isle of Armor's Dojo, costing some Armorite Ore to teach. However, there are a few moves that can be taught aside from this.
Move Type Category Power Acc.% PP Target Info
TUTOR
Flip Turn
Forces Barraskewda to switch out after dealing damage.
WATER
PHYSICAL
60 100% 20 One Target
TUTOR
Scale Shot
Hits the target two to five times in a row. If Scale Shot hits at least once, raises Barraskewda's Speed by one stage and lowers Barraskewda's Defense by one stage.
DRAGON
PHYSICAL
25 90% 20 One Target

Barraskewda's Detailed Stats

Below you'll find a more detailed table containing Barraskewda's calculated stats, which are the stats that you actually see displayed in game. These are affected by a variety of things, such as level, Effort Values (EVs), Individual Values (IVs), and Barraskewda's Nature.

By default, the stats you see in the table below show four different possibilities, all assuming Barraskewda is level 100: its stats with 0 EVs, 252+ (max) EVs, 0 IVs, and 31 (max) IVs. Nature is not shown by default, so its maximum is 10% higher than shown here, and minium 10% lower.
Stats at
level 100
0 EVs 252+ EVs Base Stat
Min Max Min Max
HP
232 263 295 326 61
Attack
251 282 314 345 123
Defense
125 156 188 219 60
Sp. Atk
125 156 188 219 60
Sp. Def
105 136 168 199 50
Speed
277 308 340 371 136
Total
490

Where to Find Barraskewda in Sword & Shield

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

Special Ways to Get Barraskewda

Catchable during Dynamax Adventures in Crown Tundra (DLC), level 65.

Barraskewda in the Wild

Galar Route 2

Surfing (w/ Rotom Bike)
Any Weather
28% Lv. 38-40

Motostoke Riverbank

Fishing Rod Encounters
10% Lv. 26-28

Dusty Bowl

Fishing Rod Encounters
50% Lv. 40-45

Lake of Outrage

Fishing Rod Encounters
50% Lv. 50-52
Surfing (w/ Rotom Bike)
Normal Weather
Norm.
Overcast
Over.
Raining
Rain
Thunderstorm
Strm.
Intense Sun
Sun
Snowing
Snow
Blizzard
Bliz.
Sandstorm
Sand.
Heavy Fog
Fog
5% 5% 5% 5% 5% 5% 5% 5% 5%
Lv. 40-43 Lv. 40-43 Lv. 40-43 Lv. 40-43 Lv. 40-43 Lv. 40-43 Lv. 40-43 Lv. 40-43 Lv. 40-43

Getting Barraskewda By Evolution

Evolves from Arrokuda at level 26.

Pokédex Entries for Barraskewda

Generation 8 Pokédex Entries

Sword
This Pokémon has a jaw that's as sharp as a spear and as strong as steel. Apparently Barraskewda's flesh is surprisingly tasty, too.
Shield
It spins its tail fins to propel itself, surging forward at speeds of over 100 knots before ramming prey and spearing into them.
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