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Qwilfish

Qwilfish

Qwilfish's Type

WATER
POISON

Qwilfish's Pokédex #s

Galar #
304
National #
211

Qwilfish's Base Stats

HP:
65
Attack:
95
Defense:
85
Sp. Atk:
55
Sp. Def:
55
Speed:
85
Total:
440

Misc. Info

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

Qwilfish's Abilities

Here are what abilities Qwilfish can possibly have, along with their effects.
Poison Point
30% chance of poisoning the attacker when Qwilfish is damaged by a contact move.
Swift Swim
Doubles Qwilfish's Speed while the weather is rainy.
Intimidate
When Qwilfish is sent out in battle, all opposing Pokémon have their Attack lowered by one stage.

Weaknesses & Resistances

Below is a list of what Qwilfish's weakness and resistance is to various types.
ELECTRIC
GROUND
PSYCHIC
½
FIRE
WATER
ICE
FIGHTING
POISON
BUG
STEEL
FAIRY

Qwilfish's Evolution Line

Qwilfish does not evolve into any other known or available Pokémon.

Qwilfish's Moves

Below is a list of all of the moves that Qwilfish 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 Qwilfish 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
Poison Sting
Has a 30% chance to poison the target.
POISON
PHYSICAL
15 100% 35 One Target
1
Tackle
Damages the target.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
40 100% 35 One Target
4
Harden
Raises Qwilfish's Defense by one stage.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 30 User
8
Water Gun
Damages the target.
WATER
SPECIAL
40 100% 25 One Target
12
Fell Stinger
If the target is knocked out by Fell Stinger, it raises Qwilfish's Attack by two stages.
BUG
PHYSICAL
50 100% 25 One Target
16
Minimize
Raises Qwilfish's Evasion by two stages. Stomp does double damage.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
20
Spikes
Sets a layer of spikes to do damage upon switching in. Up to three layers can be set.
GROUND
STATUS
-- -- 20 Enemy Field
24
Brine
Does double damage if the target's HP is 50% or less.
WATER
SPECIAL
65 100% 10 One Target
28
Revenge
Attacks last; if damaged this turn, hits for double damage.
FIGHTING
PHYSICAL
60 100% 10 One Target
32
Pin Missile
Hits the target two to five times in a row.
BUG
PHYSICAL
25 95% 20 One Target
36
Toxic Spikes
Sets down 1 layer of Toxic Spikes. 1 layer poisons foes when they are sent out; 2 layers badly poisons.
POISON
STATUS
-- -- 20 Enemy Field
40
Poison Jab
Has a 30% chance to poison the target.
POISON
PHYSICAL
80 100% 20 One Target
44
Stockpile
Raises Qwilfish's Defense and Special Defense by one stage and adds +1 to the Stockpile counter, up to 3.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 20 User
44
Spit Up
Hits for 100 power for each Stockpile counter. Resets Stockpile counter to 0.
NORMAL
SPECIAL
varies 100% 10 One Target
48
Take Down
Qwilfish takes 25% of Take Down's damage as recoil damage.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
90 85% 20 One Target
52
Toxic
Badly poisons the target. 100% accuracy if used by a Poison-type Pokémon.
POISON
STATUS
-- 90% 10 One Target
56
Aqua Tail
Damages the target.
WATER
PHYSICAL
90 90% 10 One Target
60
Acupressure
Raises a random stat (including Accuracy and Evasion) by two stages.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 30 User or Ally
66
Destiny Bond
If Qwilfish is knocked out before its next action, the attacking Pokémon is knocked out.
GHOST
STATUS
-- -- 5 User

TM Moves

Here are all of the moves that Qwilfish 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
TM07
Pin Missile
Hits the target two to five times in a row.
BUG
PHYSICAL
25 95% 20 One Target
TM14
Thunder Wave
Paralyzes the target.
ELECTRIC
STATUS
-- 90% 20 One Target
TM20
Self-Destruct
Qwilfish is knocked out after using Self-Destruct.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
200 100% 5 All But Self
TM21
Rest
Qwilfish 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 Qwilfish 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
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 Qwilfish 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
TM42
Revenge
Attacks last; if damaged this turn, hits for double damage.
FIGHTING
PHYSICAL
60 100% 10 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
TM55
Brine
Does double damage if the target's HP is 50% or less.
WATER
SPECIAL
65 100% 10 One Target
TM57
Payback
Does double damage if Qwilfish attacks after the target.
DARK
PHYSICAL
50 100% 10 One Target
TM58
Assurance
Does double damage if the target was already damaged this turn.
DARK
PHYSICAL
60 100% 10 One Target
TM74
Venoshock
Damage is doubled if the target is already poisoned.
POISON
SPECIAL
65 100% 10 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
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 Qwilfish 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 Qwilfish's Attack by two stages.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 20 User
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
TR16
Waterfall
Has a 20% chance of causing the target to flinch.
WATER
PHYSICAL
80 100% 15 One Target
TR20
Substitute
Costs 25% of Qwilfish's max HP. Sets up a Substitute to block effects and damage.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TR21
Reversal
Does more damage when Qwilfish's HP is low.
FIGHTING
PHYSICAL
varies 100% 15 One Target
TR22
Sludge Bomb
Has a 30% chance to poison the target.
POISON
SPECIAL
90 100% 10 One Target
TR23
Spikes
Sets a layer of spikes to do damage upon switching in. Up to three layers can be set.
GROUND
STATUS
-- -- 20 Enemy Field
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 Qwilfish'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
TR52
Gyro Ball
Does more damage based on how much lower Qwilfish's Speed is compared to the target's.
STEEL
PHYSICAL
varies 100% 5 One Target
TR54
Toxic Spikes
Sets down 1 layer of Toxic Spikes. 1 layer poisons foes when they are sent out; 2 layers badly poisons.
POISON
STATUS
-- -- 20 Enemy Field
TR57
Poison Jab
Has a 30% chance to poison the target.
POISON
PHYSICAL
80 100% 20 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
TR91
Venom Drench
Lowers all nearby enemies' Attack, Special Attack, and Speed by one stage if it is poisoned.
POISON
STATUS
-- 100% 20 Nearby Enemies
TR95
Throat Chop
Prevents the target from using any sound-based moves for the next two turns.
DARK
PHYSICAL
80 100% 15 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 Qwilfish 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 Qwilfish.
Move Type Category Power Acc.% PP Target Info
EGG
Flail
Does more damage when Qwilfish's HP is low.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
varies 100% 15 One Target
EGG
Haze
Resets all stat, accuracy, and evasion modifiers.
ICE
STATUS
-- -- 30 Entire Field
EGG
Bubble Beam
10% chance of lowering the target's Speed by one stage.
WATER
SPECIAL
65 100% 20 One Target
EGG
Supersonic
Confuses the target.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- 55% 20 One Target
EGG
Astonish
Has a 30% chance of causing the target to flinch.
GHOST
PHYSICAL
30 100% 15 One Target
EGG
Aqua Jet
Has higher priority.
WATER
PHYSICAL
40 100% 20 One Target
EGG
Water Pulse
Has a 20% chance of confusing the target.
WATER
SPECIAL
60 100% 20 One Target
EGG
Acid Spray
Lowers the target's Special Defense by two stages.
POISON
SPECIAL
40 100% 20 One Target

Where to Find Qwilfish

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

Qwilfish in the Wild

Galar Route 9

Wild Area: Bridge Field

Fishing Rod Encounters
10% Lv. 26-28

Wild Area: Dusty Bowl

Fishing Rod Encounters
10% Lv. 40-45

Wild Area: Lake of Outrage

Fishing Rod Encounters
10% Lv. 50-52
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