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Type(s)
[[File:Type Water/Ground.gif|link=Water/Ground type]]  
Species Whiskers Pokémon
Abilities Oblivious
Anticipation
Hydration (Dream World)
Pokédex
None ← 339 → None
Kanto N/A Johto N/A
Hoenn N/A Sinnoh N/A
Unova N/A Kalos N/A
Evolves from None
Evolves into [[Whiscash]]
Barboach
339
(ドジョッチ Dojoach)
339Barboach
[[Generation III]]
Evolutionary line
No evolution line
Gender
Genderless
Weight Height
Pokédex color Egg group
<font color=Gray>Gray</font>
Shape Footprint
F339
Cry

Barboach (Japanese: ドジョッチ Dojoach) is a Water/Ground-type Pokémon introduced in Generation III.

Biology

Appearance

Barboach is a blue and gray loach-like Pokémon with a whiskery blue face and three fins. All of its fins are uchiwa fan-shaped(the dorsal, pelvic, anal and tail fin), while only the dorsal, pelvic and anal fins have black spots on them. All across it's side there is a zigzag black line. Barboarch does not have any visible pectoral fins though. 

Evolution

Barboach evolves into Whiscash at level 30.

Game info

Game locations

Barboach Locations
Version(s) Location Rarity
Ruby/Sapphire Route 111, 114, 120, Meteor Falls, Victory Road Uncommon
Emerald Route 111, 114, 120, Meteor Falls, Victory Road Uncommon
FireRed/LeafGreen Trade None
Diamond/Pearl Fishing at many places (Good Rod) Common
Platinum Great Marsh Common
HeartGold/SoulSilver Safari Zone Common
Black/White Route 8, Icirrus City, Moor of Icirrus Common


Pokédex entries

Template:GenIIIPokédex

Sprites

Version
Ruby Sapphire Emerald FireRed LeafGreen Back
File:Barboach RS.png File:Barboach E.gif File:Barboach RS.png Barboach Back III
Barboach RS S Barboach E S Barboach RS S Barboach Shiny Back III
Diamond Pearl Platinum HeartGold SoulSilver Back
File:Barboach DP.png File:Barboach PtHGSS.png File:Barboach PtHGSS.png Barboach Back IV
Barboach DP S Barboach PtHGSS S Barboach PtHGSS S Barboach Shiny Back IV
Black White Black 2 White 2 Back
File:Barboach BW.png File:Barboach Back V.png
File:Barboach BW S.png File:Barboach Shiny Back V.png
X Y Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire Back

Trivia

  • Barboach is actually derived from the dojo loach, a type of catfish-relative fish with many characteristics with the genus such as; burying themselves to hide from view, using their whiskers to detect their surroundings, secretion of a slimy substance and the ability to encase themselves in mud.
  • Although, they make look more like the false eel called as 'bichir'. Like loaches, bichirs have barbels and relies on smell replacing its poor eyesight.

Etymolgy

Barboach is a combination of barb (referring to the barbs around its mouth) or barbel and loach.

Sources

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