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'''Basculin''' (Japanese: '''バスラオ''' ''Basslao'') is a {{type|Water}}-type Pokémon introduced in [[Generation V]]. Its classification is the Hostile Pokémon. It has two forms, a Red-Striped and a Blue-Striped.
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'''Basculin''' (Japanese: '''バスラオ''' ''Basslao'') is a {{type|Water}}-type [[Pokémon (creature)|Pokémon]] introduced in [[Generation V]].
   
 
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*Basculin was first shown within footage from the Pokémon Searcher BW tour on August 7, 2010. It was used by Cheren in the demo. It was officially revealed on the October issue of Coro Coro on September 11, 2010.
 
*Basculin was first shown within footage from the Pokémon Searcher BW tour on August 7, 2010. It was used by Cheren in the demo. It was officially revealed on the October issue of Coro Coro on September 11, 2010.
 
*While most Pokémon can have up to 3 abilities legitimately (two primary abilities and a hidden ability), Basculin can legitimately have four, as an NPC in [[Driftveil City]] in Pokémon White trades away a Blue-Striped Basculin with the ability [[Rock Head]].
 
*While most Pokémon can have up to 3 abilities legitimately (two primary abilities and a hidden ability), Basculin can legitimately have four, as an NPC in [[Driftveil City]] in Pokémon White trades away a Blue-Striped Basculin with the ability [[Rock Head]].
*Basculin & [[Zweilous]] are both Hostile Pokémon.
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*Basculin and [[Zweilous]] are both Hostile Pokémon.
*Basculin is one of the few, if only, Pokémon in the game "proven" to be consumed by humans; the PokéDex refers to them as "remarkably tasty."
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*Basculin is one of the few, if only, Pokémon in the game "proven" to be consumed by humans; the PokéDex refers to them as "remarkably tasty".
   
 
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Latest revision as of 01:01, July 9, 2014

Type
Water  
Species Hostile Pokémon
Abilities Reckless
Adaptability
Mold Breaker (DW)
Pokédex
Lilligant ← 550 → Sandile
Kanto N/A Johto N/A
Hoenn N/A Sinnoh N/A
Unova 056/104 Mountain Kalos 060
Evolves From None
Evolves Into None
Basculin
550
バスラオ Basslao
550ABasculin
Generation V
Evolutionary Line
No evolution line
Gender
50% ♂ / 50 % ♀
Weight Height
39.7 lbs. 18.0 kg 3'03" 1.0 m
Pokédex Color Egg Group
Green Water 2
Body Style Footprint
Body03
F550
Cry

Type
Water  
Species Hostile Pokémon
Abilities Rock Head
Adaptability
Mold Breaker (DW)
Pokédex
Lilligant ← 550B → Sandile
Kanto N/A Johto N/A
Hoenn N/A Sinnoh N/A
Unova 056/104 Mountain Kalos 060
Evolves From None
Evolves Into None
Basculin
550B
バスラオ Basslao
550BBasculin
Generation V
Evolutionary Line
No evolution line
Gender
50% ♂ / 50 % ♀
Weight Height
39.7 lbs. 18.0 kg 3'03" 1.0 m
Pokédex Color Egg Group
Green Water 2
Body Style Footprint
Body03
Cry

Basculin (Japanese: バスラオ Basslao) is a Water-type Pokémon introduced in Generation V.

AppearanceEdit

Basculin is a fish-like Pokémon. In its red form, two parts of its body are separated by a bright red-orange stripe and has spiky white fins. Its blue form, however, will replace the red-orange stripe with a blue one, and its fins and eyes have a sleeker design.

EvolutionEdit

Basculin does not evolve.

Game InfoEdit

Game LocationsEdit

Basculin Locations
Version(s) Location Rarity
Black/White Route 1, Route 3, Route 6, Route 11, Route 14, Striaton City, Wellspring Cave, Pinwheel Forest, Dragonspiral Tower, Victory Road, Giant Chasm, Abundant Shrine, Lostlorn Forest Common
Black 2/White 2 Route 1, Route 3, Route 6, Route 11, Route 12, Route 13, Route 19, Route 20, Route 22, Route 23, Aspertia City, Relic Passage, Striaton City, Wellspring Cave, Pinwheel Forest, Relic Passage, Lostlorn Forest, Clay Tunnel, Abundant Shrine, Village Bridge, Dragonspiral Tower, Undella Town, Humilau City, Giant Chasm, Victory Road, Nature Preserve Common


Pokédex EntriesEdit

Pokédex Entries
Black
Red and blue Basculin get along so poorly, they'll start fighting instantly. These Pokémon are very hostile.
White
Red and blue Basculin usually do not get along, but sometimes members of one school mingle with the other's school.
Black 2
Red- and blue-striped Basculin are very violent and always fighting. They are also remarkably tasty.
White 2
Red- and blue-striped Basculin are very violent and always fighting. They are also remarkably tasty.
X
Red- and blue-striped Basculin are very violent and always fighting. They are also remarkably tasty.
Y
Red and blue Basculin usually do not get along, but sometimes members of one school mingle with the other's school.


LearnsetEdit

Leveling Generation VI
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category
1 Tackle 50 100% 35 Normal [[Move#Physical Physical

]]

1 Water Gun 40 100% 25 Water [[Move#Special Special

]]

4 Uproar 90 100% 10 Normal [[Move#Special Special

]]

7 Headbutt 70 100% 15 Normal [[Move#Physical Physical

]]

10 Bite 60 100% 25 Dark [[Move#Physical Physical

]]

13 Aqua Jet 40 100% 20 Water [[Move#Physical Physical

]]

16 Chip Away 70 100% 20 Normal [[Move#Physical Physical

]]

20 Take Down 90 85% 20 Normal [[Move#Physical Physical

]]

24 Crunch 80 100% 15 Dark [[Move#Physical Physical

]]

28 Aqua Tail 90 90% 10 Water [[Move#Physical Physical

]]

32 Soak - 100% 20 Water [[Move#Status Status

]]

36 Double-Edge 120 100% 15 Normal [[Move#Physical Physical

]]

41 Scary Face - 100% 10 Normal [[Move#Status Status

]]

46 Flail - 100% 15 Normal [[Move#Physical Physical

]]

51 Final Gambit - 100% 5 Fighting [[Move#Physical Physical

]]

56 Thrash 120 100% 10 Normal [[Move#Physical Physical

]]

Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

SpritesEdit

Version
Black White Black 2 White 2 Back
X Y Back


TriviaEdit

  • Basculin appears to be based on a piranha.
  • Its name is probably a combination of Bass and Masculin.
  • Basculin was first shown within footage from the Pokémon Searcher BW tour on August 7, 2010. It was used by Cheren in the demo. It was officially revealed on the October issue of Coro Coro on September 11, 2010.
  • While most Pokémon can have up to 3 abilities legitimately (two primary abilities and a hidden ability), Basculin can legitimately have four, as an NPC in Driftveil City in Pokémon White trades away a Blue-Striped Basculin with the ability Rock Head.
  • Basculin and Zweilous are both Hostile Pokémon.
  • Basculin is one of the few, if only, Pokémon in the game "proven" to be consumed by humans; the PokéDex refers to them as "remarkably tasty".

ReferencesEdit


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