Goldeen • Generation VIII Pokédex

Goldeen
Pokédex Page for Goldeen

This is the Marriland Pokédex page for Goldeen, showing its information and moves in Pokémon Sword & Shield as well as Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl.

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Goldeen

Goldeen
Sprite of Goldeen in Pokémon HOME

Goldeen's Type

WATER

Goldeen's Pokédex #s

National #
118
Galar #
146
Armor #
94
Crown #
--
Sinnoh #
78

Goldeen's Base Stats

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

Misc. Info

Height:
2'0" (0.6m)
Weight:
33.1 lbs. (15 kg)
Gender Ratio:
Egg Groups:
Water 2
EXP At Lv. 100:
1,000,000
EV Yield:
1 Attack
Base EXP:
64
Catch Rate:
225
Base Happiness:
70

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 Alternate Forms

Gender Differences

Male ♂
Goldeen (Male)
Female ♀
Goldeen (Female)

Goldeen's Moves in Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl

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 and other locations.
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. Click the word EGG to find compatible breeding Pokémon to get that Egg Move onto Goldeen.
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

Move Tutor Moves

Here are all of the moves that Goldeen 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 Goldeen 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 Goldeen's Speed by one stage and lowers Goldeen's Defense by one stage.
DRAGON
PHYSICAL
25 90% 20 One Target

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 once per use of the TM.
TM Move Type Category Power Acc.% PP Target Info
TM03
Water Pulse
Has a 20% chance of confusing the target.
WATER
SPECIAL
60 100% 20 One Target
TM07
Hail
Changes the weather to hail for 5 turns.
ICE
STATUS
-- -- 10 Entire Field
TM13
Ice Beam
Has a 10% chance to freeze the target.
ICE
SPECIAL
90 100% 10 One Target
TM14
Blizzard
Has a 10% chance to freeze all nearby enemies. 100% accuracy while it is hailing.
ICE
SPECIAL
110 70% 5 Nearby Enemies
TM17
Protect
Protects Goldeen from attacks for a turn. Low chance of working on consecutive turns.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TM18
Rain Dance
Changes the weather to rainy for 5 turns.
WATER
STATUS
-- -- 5 Entire Field
TM32
Double Team
Raises Goldeen's Evasion by one stage.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 15 User
TM42
Facade
Does double damage if Goldeen is poisoned, burned, or paralyzed.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
70 100% 20 One Target
TM44
Rest
Goldeen restores its HP to full and falls asleep for two turns.
PSYCHIC
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TM45
Attract
Infatuates Pokémon of the opposite gender.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- 100% 15 One Target
TM49
Scald
Has a 30% chance to burn the target.
WATER
SPECIAL
80 100% 15 One Target
TM58
Endure
Will survive any hit with at least 1 HP left this turn. 50% chance of working on consecutive turns.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TM75
Swords Dance
Raises Goldeen's Attack by two stages.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 20 User
TM82
Sleep Talk
Can only be used while asleep. Uses one of Goldeen's moves at random.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TM84
Poison Jab
Has a 30% chance to poison the target.
POISON
PHYSICAL
80 100% 20 One Target
TM87
Swagger
Raises the target's Attack by two stages and confuses it.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- 85% 15 One Target
TM90
Substitute
Costs 25% of Goldeen's max HP. Sets up a Substitute to block effects and damage.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TM95
Surf
Deals extra damage to targets using Dive.
WATER
SPECIAL
90 100% 15 All But Self
TM99
Waterfall
Has a 20% chance of causing the target to flinch.
WATER
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. Click the word EGG to find compatible breeding Pokémon to get that Egg Move onto Goldeen.
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
EGG
Hydro Pump
Damages the target.
WATER
SPECIAL
110 80% 5 One Target
EGG
Body Slam
Has a 30% chance to paralyze the target.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
85 100% 15 One Target
EGG
Mud Shot
100% chance of lowering the target's Speed by one stage.
GROUND
SPECIAL
55 95% 15 One Target
EGG
Skull Bash
Raises Goldeen's Defense by one stage. Charges for a turn, attacks on second turn.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
130 100% 10 One Target

Goldeen's Detailed Stats

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

By default, the stats you see in the table below show four different possibilities, all assuming Goldeen 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
200 231 263 294 45
Attack
139 170 202 233 67
Defense
125 156 188 219 60
Sp. Atk
75 106 138 169 35
Sp. Def
105 136 168 199 50
Speed
131 162 194 225 63
Total
320

Where to Find Goldeen in Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl

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 this does 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

East Lake Axewell

Fishing Rod Encounters
25% Lv. 8-12
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% 25% 15% 5% 5% -- 15% 55% 10%
Lv. 40-43 Lv. 40-43 Lv. 40-43 Lv. 40-43 Lv. 40-43 Lv. 40-43 Lv. 40-43 Lv. 40-43

West Lake Axewell

Fishing Rod Encounters
35% Lv. 7-11
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% 60% 25% 10% 10% -- 5% 25% 25%
Lv. 38-40 Lv. 38-40 Lv. 38-40 Lv. 38-40 Lv. 38-40 Lv. 38-40 Lv. 38-40 Lv. 38-40

South 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% 5% 60% 25% 10% 25% 10% 10% 5%
Lv. 41-44 Lv. 41-44 Lv. 41-44 Lv. 41-44 Lv. 41-44 Lv. 41-44 Lv. 41-44 Lv. 41-44 Lv. 41-44

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
-- -- 28% 60% -- -- -- 25% --
Lv. 42-45 Lv. 42-45 Lv. 42-45

Bridge Field

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
55% 40% 45% 30% 25% 20% 10% 35% 40%
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

Giant's Cap

Fishing Rod Encounters
50% Lv. 26-28

Forest of Focus

Fishing Rod Encounters
40% Lv. 13-18
Location information on where to find Goldeen in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl will be coming to the Marriland Pokédex in a future update! Thank you for your patience!

Pokédex Entries for Goldeen

Generation 8 Pokédex Entries

Sword
Its dorsal, pectoral, and tail fins wave elegantly in water. That is why it is known as the Water Dancer.
Shield
Its dorsal and pectoral fins are strongly developed like muscles. It can swim at a speed of five knots.

Generation 7 Pokédex Entries

Sun
When the weather grows warm, they form groups and swim upriver. This sight serves as a poetic reminder that spring has arrived.
Moon
Spellbound by the length of its horn and the beauty of its fins, many strange Trainers raise Goldeen and nothing but Goldeen.
Ultra Sun
Although known for their splendid tail fins, Goldeen apparently compete among themselves to see whose horn is thickest and sharpest.
Ultra Moon
The way it swims along fluttering its dress-like fins has earned it the name “princess of the water.”

Generation 6 Pokédex Entries

X
It swims at a steady 5 knots. If it senses danger, it will strike back with its sharp horn.
Y
Its dorsal, pectoral, and tail fins wave elegantly in water. That is why it is known as the water dancer.
Omega Ruby
Goldeen is a very beautiful Pokémon with fins that billow elegantly in water. However, don't let your guard down around this Pokémon—it could ram you powerfully with its horn.
Alpha Sapphire
Goldeen loves swimming wild and free in rivers and ponds. If one of these Pokémon is placed in an aquarium, it will shatter even the thickest glass with one ram of its horn and make its escape.

Generation 5 Pokédex Entries

Black White Black 2 White 2
Though it appears very elegant when swimming with fins unfurled, it can jab powerfully with its horn.

Generation 4 Pokédex Entries

Diamond
It swims elegantly by flittering its tail fin as if it were a dress. It has the look of a queen.
Pearl
It swims at a steady 5 knots. If it senses danger, it will strike back with its sharp horn.
Platinum
Though it appears very elegant when swimming with fins unfurled, it can jab powerfully with its horn.
HeartGold
Its dorsal, pectoral and tail fins wave elegantly in water. That is why it is known as the water dancer.
SoulSilver
A strong swimmer, it is capable of swimming nonstop up fast streams at a steady speed of five knots per hour.

Generation 3 Pokédex Entries

Ruby
GOLDEEN is a very beautiful POKéMON with fins that billow elegantly in water. However, don't let your guard down around this POKéMON - it could ram you powerfully with its horn.
Sapphire
GOLDEEN loves swimming wild and free in rivers and ponds. If one of these POKéMON is placed in an aquarium, it will shatter even the thickest glass with one ram of its horn and make its escape.
Emerald
In the springtime, schools of GOLDEEN can be seen swimming up falls and rivers. It metes out staggering damage with its single horn.
FireRed
Its dorsal and pectoral fins are strongly developed like muscles. It can swim at a speed of five knots.
LeafGreen
Its tail fin billows like an elegant ballroom dress, giving it the nickname of “The Water Queen.”

Generation 2 Pokédex Entries

Gold
Its dorsal, pecto­ral and tail fins wave elegantly in water. That is why it is known as the water dancer.
Silver
A strong swimmer, it is capable of swimming nonstop up fast streams at a steady speed of five knots.
Crystal
During spawning season, they swim gracefully in the water, searching for their perfect mate.

Generation 1 Pokédex Entries

Red Blue
Its tail fin billows like an elegant ballroom dress, giving it the nickname of the Water Queen.
Yellow
When it is time for them to lay eggs, they can be seen swimming up rivers and falls in large groups.
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