Frillish • Generation VIII Pokédex

Frillish
Pokédex Page for Frillish

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

Frillish

Frillish
Sprite of Frillish in Pokémon HOME

Frillish's Type

WATER
GHOST

Frillish's Pokédex #s

National #
592
Galar #
305
Armor #
192
Crown #
--

Frillish's Base Stats

HP:
55
Attack:
40
Defense:
50
Sp. Atk:
65
Sp. Def:
85
Speed:
40
Total:
335

Misc. Info

Height:
3'11" (1.2m)
Weight:
72.8 lbs. (33 kg)
Gender Ratio:
Egg Groups:
Amorphous
EXP At Lv. 100:
1,000,000
EV Yield:
1 Sp. Def
Base EXP:
67
Catch Rate:
190
Base Happiness:
70

Frillish's Abilities

Here are what abilities Frillish can possibly have, along with their effects.
Water Absorb
Water-type moves targeting Frillish do no damage, lose their effect, and heal Frillish by 25% of its max HP instead.
Cursed Body
30% chance of disabling the attacking move whenever it hits Frillish.
Damp
Prevents all effects of Self-Destruct, Explosion, and Aftermath while Frillish is on the field.

Weaknesses & Resistances

Below is a list of what Frillish's weakness and resistance is to various types.
ELECTRIC
GRASS
GHOST
DARK
½
FIRE
WATER
ICE
POISON
BUG
STEEL
immune
NORMAL
FIGHTING

Frillish's Evolution Line

Below you'll find a list of all Pokémon Frillish evolves from or into, along with its evolution method.
Frillish
Frillish
starting form
Jellicent
Jellicent
at level 40

Frillish's Alternate Forms

Gender Differences

Male ♂
Frillish (Male)
Female ♀
Frillish (Female)

Frillish's Moves in Sword & Shield

Below is a list of all of the moves that Frillish 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 Frillish 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
Absorb
Heals Frillish by half the damage dealt.
GRASS
SPECIAL
20 100% 25 One Target
1
Water Gun
Damages the target.
WATER
SPECIAL
40 100% 25 One Target
4
Poison Sting
Has a 30% chance to poison the target.
POISON
PHYSICAL
15 100% 35 One Target
8
Night Shade
Does exact damage equal to Frillish's level.
GHOST
SPECIAL
varies 100% 15 One Target
12
Water Pulse
Has a 20% chance of confusing the target.
WATER
SPECIAL
60 100% 20 One Target
16
Rain Dance
Changes the weather to rainy for 5 turns.
WATER
STATUS
-- -- 5 Entire Field
20
Hex
Deals double damage if the target is affected by a major status condition.
GHOST
SPECIAL
65 100% 10 One Target
24
Brine
Does double damage if the target's HP is 50% or less.
WATER
SPECIAL
65 100% 10 One Target
28
Recover
Restores half of Frillish's HP.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
32
Shadow Ball
20% chance of lowering the target's Sp. Def by one stage.
GHOST
SPECIAL
80 100% 15 One Target
36
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
41
Hydro Pump
Damages the target.
WATER
SPECIAL
110 80% 5 One Target
44
Destiny Bond
If Frillish is knocked out before its next action, the attacking Pokémon is knocked out.
GHOST
STATUS
-- -- 5 User
48
Water Spout
Does weaker damage based on how low Frillish's HP is compared to its max.
WATER
SPECIAL
150 100% 5 Nearby Enemies

TM Moves

Here are all of the moves that Frillish 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
TM19
Safeguard
Protects your team from status conditions for the next 5 turns.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 25 User's Field
TM21
Rest
Frillish 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 Frillish 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
TM28
Giga Drain
Heals Frillish by half the damage dealt.
GRASS
SPECIAL
75 100% 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
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
TM38
Will-O-Wisp
Burns the target.
FIRE
STATUS
-- 85% 15 One Target
TM39
Facade
Does double damage if Frillish is poisoned, burned, or paralyzed.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
70 100% 20 One Target
TM44
Imprison
Frillish can't use any moves Frillish knows.
PSYCHIC
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TM45
Dive
Can't be hit on the first turn, attacks on the second turn.
WATER
PHYSICAL
80 100% 10 One Target
TM55
Brine
Does double damage if the target's HP is 50% or less.
WATER
SPECIAL
65 100% 10 One Target
TM70
Trick Room
For the next 5 turns, turn order is reversed, so slower Pokémon go first. (Priority still functions as usual.)
PSYCHIC
STATUS
-- -- 5 Entire Field
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
TM77
Hex
Deals double damage if the target is affected by a major status condition.
GHOST
SPECIAL
65 100% 10 One Target

TR Moves

Here are all of the moves that Frillish 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
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
TR11
Psychic
10% chance of lowering the target's Sp. Def by one stage.
PSYCHIC
SPECIAL
90 100% 10 One Target
TR16
Waterfall
Has a 20% chance of causing the target to flinch.
WATER
PHYSICAL
80 100% 15 One Target
TR20
Substitute
Costs 25% of Frillish'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 Frillish's moves at random.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TR33
Shadow Ball
20% chance of lowering the target's Sp. Def by one stage.
GHOST
SPECIAL
80 100% 15 One Target
TR37
Taunt
Prevents the target from using Status moves for the next few turns.
DARK
STATUS
-- 100% 20 One Target
TR38
Trick
Switches Frillish's held item with the target's.
PSYCHIC
STATUS
-- 100% 10 One Target
TR58
Dark Pulse
Has a 20% chance of causing the target to flinch.
DARK
SPECIAL
80 100% 15 One Target
TR65
Energy Ball
10% chance of lowering the target's Sp. Def by one stage.
GRASS
SPECIAL
90 100% 10 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
TR92
Dazzling Gleam
Damages all nearby enemies.
FAIRY
SPECIAL
80 100% 10 Nearby Enemies

Egg Moves

Here are all of the moves that Frillish 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 Frillish.
Move Type Category Power Acc.% PP Target Info
EGG
Acid Armor
Raises Frillish's Defense by two stages.
POISON
STATUS
-- -- 20 User
EGG
Confuse Ray
Confuses the target.
GHOST
STATUS
-- 100% 10 One Target
EGG
Pain Split
Does damage or heals Frillish and the target until they have the same HP amount.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 20 One Target
EGG
Mist
Prevents stats from being lowered for 5 turns.
ICE
STATUS
-- -- 30 User's Field
EGG
Bubble Beam
10% chance of lowering the target's Speed by one stage.
WATER
SPECIAL
65 100% 20 One Target
EGG
Strength Sap
Heals Frillish equal to the target's Attack stat, then lowers the target's Attack by one stage.
GRASS
STATUS
-- 100% 10 One Target

Move Tutor Moves

Here are all of the moves that Frillish 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
Poltergeist
Fails if the target is not holding an item.
GHOST
PHYSICAL
110 90% 5 One Target

Frillish's Detailed Stats

Below you'll find a more detailed table containing Frillish'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 Frillish's Nature.

By default, the stats you see in the table below show four different possibilities, all assuming Frillish 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
220 251 283 314 55
Attack
85 116 148 179 40
Defense
105 136 168 199 50
Sp. Atk
135 166 198 229 65
Sp. Def
175 206 238 269 85
Speed
85 116 148 179 40
Total
335

Where to Find Frillish in Sword & Shield

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

Frillish in the Wild

East Lake Axewell

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
25% 55% 35% -- 15% 30% -- 10% 60%
Lv. 40-43 Lv. 40-43 Lv. 40-43 Lv. 40-43 Lv. 40-43 Lv. 40-43 Lv. 40-43

West Lake Axewell

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
60% 5% 60% -- 25% 5% 10% 5% 10%
Lv. 38-40 Lv. 38-40 Lv. 38-40 Lv. 38-40 Lv. 38-40 Lv. 38-40 Lv. 38-40 Lv. 38-40

North Lake Miloch

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
60% 25% 2% 10% 10% 25% 10% 10% 60%
Lv. 42-45 Lv. 42-45 Lv. 42-45 Lv. 42-45 Lv. 42-45 Lv. 42-45 Lv. 42-45 Lv. 42-45 Lv. 42-45

Bridge Field

Overworld Encounters
Normal Weather
Norm.
Overcast
Over.
Raining
Rain
Thunderstorm
Strm.
Intense Sun
Sun
Snowing
Snow
Blizzard
Bliz.
Sandstorm
Sand.
Heavy Fog
Fog
-- -- -- 10% -- -- -- -- --
Lv. 27-29

Dusty Bowl

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
35% 50% 45% 35% 30% -- 15% 40% 50%
Lv. 41-45 Lv. 41-45 Lv. 41-45 Lv. 41-45 Lv. 41-45 Lv. 41-42 Lv. 41-45 Lv. 41-45

Giant's Mirror

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
35% 50% 45% 35% 30% -- 15% 40% 50%
Lv. 41-45 Lv. 41-45 Lv. 41-45 Lv. 41-45 Lv. 41-45 Lv. 41-42 Lv. 41-45 Lv. 41-45

Stepping-Stone Sea

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
20% 20% 20% 16% 20% 20% 20% 20% 20%
Lv. 40-45 Lv. 40-45 Lv. 40-45 Lv. 40-45 Lv. 40-45 Lv. 40-45 Lv. 40-45 Lv. 40-45 Lv. 40-45

Pokédex Entries for Frillish

Generation 8 Pokédex Entries

Male

Sword
It envelops its prey in its veillike arms and draws it down to the deeps, five miles below the ocean's surface.
Shield
Legend has it that the residents of a sunken ancient city changed into these Pokémon.

Female

Sword
It envelops its prey in its veillike arms and draws it down to the deeps, five miles below the ocean's surface.
Shield
Its thin, veillike arms have tens of thousands of poisonous stingers. Females have slightly longer stingers.

Generation 7 Pokédex Entries

Male

Ultra Sun
It wraps its veillike arms and legs around prey swimming by and drags them down to the depths of the ocean.
Ultra Moon
Using the invisible poison spikes on its veillike arms and legs, it paralyzes its enemies and causes them to drown.

Generation 6 Pokédex Entries

Male

X Omega Ruby
They paralyze prey with poison, then drag them down to their lairs, five miles below the surface.
Y Alpha Sapphire
If its veil-like arms stun and wrap a foe, that foe will be dragged miles below the surface, never to return.

Generation 5 Pokédex Entries

Male

Black
With its thin, veil-like arms wrapped around the body of its opponent, it sinks to the ocean floor.
White
They paralyze prey with poison, then drag them down to their lairs, five miles below the surface.
Black 2 White 2
If its veil-like arms stun and wrap a foe, that foe will be dragged miles below the surface, never to return.
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