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Goldeen

Goldeen

Goldeen's Type

WATER

Goldeen's Pokédex #s

Galar #
146
National #
118

Goldeen's Base Stats

HP:
45
Attack:
67
Defense:
60
Sp. Atk:
35
Sp. Def:
50
Speed:
63
Total:
320

Misc. Info

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

Goldeen's Abilities

Here are what abilities Goldeen can possibly have, along with their effects.
Swift Swim
Doubles Goldeen's Speed while the weather is rainy.
Water Veil
Goldeen cannot be burned.
Lightning Rod
Draws in Electric moves to Goldeen, which prevents their damage and raises Goldeen's Special Attack by one stage.

Weaknesses & Resistances

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

Goldeen's Evolution Line

Below you'll find a list of all Pokémon Goldeen evolves from or into, along with its evolution method.
Goldeen
Goldeen
starting form
Seaking
Seaking
at level 33

Goldeen's Moves

Below is a list of all of the moves that Goldeen 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 Goldeen 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
Peck
Damages the target.
FLYING
PHYSICAL
35 100% 35 One Target
1
Tail Whip
Lowers all nearby enemies' Defense by one stage.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- 100% 30 Nearby Enemies
5
Supersonic
Confuses the target.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- 55% 20 One Target
10
Water Pulse
Has a 20% chance of confusing the target.
WATER
SPECIAL
60 100% 20 One Target
15
Horn Attack
Damages the target.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
65 100% 25 One Target
20
Agility
Raises Goldeen's Speed by two stages.
PSYCHIC
STATUS
-- -- 30 User
25
Aqua Ring
Restores 1/16 the user's max HP between turns.
WATER
STATUS
-- -- 20 User
30
Flail
Does more damage when Goldeen's HP is low.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
varies 100% 15 One Target
35
Waterfall
Has a 20% chance of causing the target to flinch.
WATER
PHYSICAL
80 100% 15 One Target
40
Soak
Changes the target's type to Water until it switches out.
WATER
STATUS
-- 100% 20 One Target
45
Megahorn
Damages the target.
BUG
PHYSICAL
120 85% 10 One Target
50
Horn Drill
Knocks out the target. Fails against higher-level Pokémon.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
varies 30% 5 One Target

TM Moves

Here are all of the moves that Goldeen 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
Goldeen 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 Goldeen 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
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 Goldeen 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
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
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
TM96
Smart Strike
Doesn't miss the target.
STEEL
PHYSICAL
70 -- 10 One Target

TR Moves

Here are all of the moves that Goldeen 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 Goldeen's Attack by two stages.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 20 User
TR01
Body Slam
Has a 30% chance to paralyze the target.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
85 100% 15 One Target
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
TR12
Agility
Raises Goldeen's Speed by two stages.
PSYCHIC
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 Goldeen'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 Goldeen's moves at random.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TR28
Megahorn
Damages the target.
BUG
PHYSICAL
120 85% 10 One Target
TR45
Muddy Water
30% chance of lowering all nearby enemies' Accuracy by one stage.
WATER
SPECIAL
90 85% 10 Nearby Enemies
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

Egg Moves

Here are all of the moves that Goldeen 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
Psybeam
Has a 10% chance of confusing the target.
PSYCHIC
SPECIAL
65 100% 20 One Target
EGG
Haze
Resets all stat, accuracy, and evasion modifiers.
ICE
STATUS
-- -- 30 Entire Field
EGG
Aqua Tail
Damages the target.
WATER
PHYSICAL
90 90% 10 One Target
EGG
Acupressure
Raises a random stat (including Accuracy and Evasion) by two stages.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 30 User or Ally
EGG
Mud-Slap
100% chance of lowering the target's Accuracy by one stage.
GROUND
SPECIAL
20 100% 10 One Target

Where to Find Goldeen

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

Goldeen in the Wild

Galar Route 4

Fishing Rod Encounters
10% Lv. 13-15

Galar Route 5

Fishing Rod Encounters
10% Lv. 16-18

Galar Route 6

Fishing Rod Encounters
10% Lv. 28-30

Wild Area: West Lake Axewell

Fishing Rod Encounters
35% Lv. 7-11

Wild Area: East Lake Axewell

Fishing Rod Encounters
25% Lv. 8-12

Wild Area: North Lake Miloch

Wild Area: South Lake Miloch

Wild Area: Bridge Field

Wild Area: Giant's Cap

Fishing Rod Encounters
50% Lv. 26-28
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