Gastrodon's first on screen appearance was when Cynthia, Ash, Brock and Dawn were protecting the Lustrous Orb from Team Galactic. Using its powerful Muddy Water and Stone Edge, Gastrodon easily fended off dozens of Golbat used by the villains.
|Stone Edge||Double Team Turnover!|
|Muddy Water||Double Team Turnover!|
|+ indicates this Pokémon used this move recently.*|
- indicates this Pokémon normally can't use this move.
- Although it's never been mentioned, Gastrodon has been shown using Counter Shield by using Stone Edge to block Aaron's Beautifly's Solarbeam and Muddy Water to block Golbat's Air Cutter.