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{{PokémonPrevNext | prev=Psyduck| next=Mankey}}
 
 
{{PokéBox
 
{{PokéBox
|border={{Psychic}}
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|name=Golduck
|backcolor={{Water}}
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|jname=ゴルダック Gorudakku
|name='''Golduck'''
 
|jname=(ゴルダック ''Gorudakku'')
 
|image=Golduck.png
 
 
|ndex=055
 
|ndex=055
|evofrom=[[Psyduck]]
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|ndexprev=Psyduck
|evointo=None
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|ndexnext=Mankey
|gen=[[Generation I]]
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|dexkanto=055
|pronun=<math>GOAL-duck</math>
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|dexjohto={{tt|139|Gold, Silver & Crystal}}/{{tt|141|HeartGold & SoulSilver}}
|hp= 80
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|dexhoenn={{tt|159|Ruby, Sapphire & Emerald}}/{{tt|166|Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire}}
|atk=82
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|dexsinnoh=044
|def=78
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|dexunova={{tt|029|Only in Black 2 & White 2}}
|satk=95
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|dexcekalos=060
|sdef=80
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|evofrom=Psyduck
|spd=85
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|gen=Generation I
|total=500
 
 
|species=Duck Pokémon
 
|species=Duck Pokémon
|type={{Type|Water}}
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|egg1=Field
|height=<span class="explain" title="1.7 m">5'07"</span>
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|egg2=Water 1
|weight=<span class="explain" title="76.6kg">168.9 lbs.</span>
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|body=06
|ability= [[Damp]]<br>[[Cloud Nine]]<br>[[Swift Swim]] (Dream World)
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|type=Water
|color=<span style="color:blue;">'''Blue'''</span>
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|imheight=5'07"
|gender=<span class="female">50% ♀</span>/<span class="male">50% ♂</span>
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|metheight=1.7 m
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|imweight=168.9 lbs.
'''Golduck''' (Japanese: '''ゴルダック''' ''Gorudakku'') is an intelligent and fast {{Type|Water}}-[[Types|type]] [[Pokémon (species)|Pokémon]] introduced in [[Generation I]].
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|metweight=76.6 kg
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|ability=[[Damp]]<br />[[Cloud Nine]]
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|dw=Swift Swim
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|color=Blue
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|male=50
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|evo=[[File:054.png|link=Psyduck]][[File:055.png]]}}
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'''Golduck''' (Japanese: '''ゴルダック''' ''Gorudakku'') is a {{Type|Water}}-[[Types|type]] [[Pokémon (creature)|Pokémon]] introduced in [[Generation I]].
   
==Appearance==
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==Biology==
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===Physiology===
 
Golduck is a blue duck Pokémon. Its hands and feet are now webbed, which results in Golduck's superior swimming skills. Golduck has red eyes and has a red gem on its head. Its head has four spikes on top. It has a long tail and its hands and feet have three long claws.
 
Golduck is a blue duck Pokémon. Its hands and feet are now webbed, which results in Golduck's superior swimming skills. Golduck has red eyes and has a red gem on its head. Its head has four spikes on top. It has a long tail and its hands and feet have three long claws.
   
==Special abilities==
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===Special abilities===
Golduck has the ability [[Damp]]. Damp makes it impossible for any of Golduck's opponents to use a [[Selfdestruct]] move. Golduck can use psychic powers. When they are used, the gem on its head will glow.
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Golduck has the ability [[Damp]]. Damp makes it impossible for any of Golduck's opponents to use a [[Self-Destruct]] move. Golduck can use psychic powers. When they are used, the gem on its head will glow.
   
 
==Evolution==
 
==Evolution==
 
'''Golduck''' evolves from [[Psyduck]] at level 33.
 
'''Golduck''' evolves from [[Psyduck]] at level 33.
 
==Appearances==
 
===In the anime===
 
[[File:180px-Golduck anime.png|thumb|right|180px|Golduck in the Anime]]In ''[[Bye Bye Psyduck]]'', Misty saw a Golduck and she thought her [[Psyduck]] evolved, but it was just a wild Golduck that had a similar behavior to [[Brock]]. In ''[[The Perfect Match]]'', [[Trinity]] used a Golduck to battle [[Misty]] in the Whirl Cup.
 
 
===In the manga===
 
In the [[Pokémon Adventures]] manga, [[Blue (game)|Blue]] owns a Golduck and uses it to Surf and battle.
 
   
 
==Game info==
 
==Game info==
 
===Game locations===
 
===Game locations===
 
{{Game Locations
 
{{Game Locations
|pokemon=Golduck
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|type={{Water}}
|backcolor={{Water}}
 
 
|redblue=[[Seafoam Islands]]
 
|redblue=[[Seafoam Islands]]
 
|rbrarity=Rare
 
|rbrarity=Rare
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|crystal=[[Kanto Route 6|Route 6]], [[Johto Route 35|35]], [[Ilex Forest]], [[Mt. Silver]]
 
|crystal=[[Kanto Route 6|Route 6]], [[Johto Route 35|35]], [[Ilex Forest]], [[Mt. Silver]]
 
|crarity=Rare
 
|crarity=Rare
|rubysapphire=[[Safari Zone]]
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|rubysapphire=[[Safari Zone (Hoenn)|Safari Zone]]
 
|rsrarity=Uncommon
 
|rsrarity=Uncommon
|emerald=[[Safari Zone]]
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|emerald=[[Safari Zone (Hoenn)|Safari Zone]]
 
|erarity=Uncommon
 
|erarity=Uncommon
 
|fireredleafgreen=[[Cerulean Cave]], [[Berry Forest]], [[Cape Brink]], [[Seafoam Islands]] (FireRed only)
 
|fireredleafgreen=[[Cerulean Cave]], [[Berry Forest]], [[Cape Brink]], [[Seafoam Islands]] (FireRed only)
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|blackwhite=[[Unova Route 11|Route 11]], [[Unova Route 14|14]], [[Village Bridge]]
 
|blackwhite=[[Unova Route 11|Route 11]], [[Unova Route 14|14]], [[Village Bridge]]
 
|bwrarity=Uncommon
 
|bwrarity=Uncommon
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|xy=Evolve [[Psyduck]]
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|xyrarity=None
 
}}
 
}}
   
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{{Side Game Locations
 
{{Side Game Locations
 
|Pokemon=Golduck
 
|Pokemon=Golduck
|backcolor={{Water}}
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|type={{Water}}
 
|RSPinball=Evolve [[Psyduck]]
 
|RSPinball=Evolve [[Psyduck]]
 
|Trozei=Secret Storage 11, Trozei Battle, [[Mr. Who's Den]]
 
|Trozei=Secret Storage 11, Trozei Battle, [[Mr. Who's Den]]
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===Pokédex entries===
 
===Pokédex entries===
{{GenIPokédex|
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{{Pokédexentries
backcolor={{Water}}|
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|type={{Water}}
redblue=Often seen swimming elegantly by lakeshores. It is often mistaken for the Japanese monster Kappa|
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|gen=I
yellow=Its slim and long limbs end in broad flippers. They are used for swimming gracefully in lakes.|
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|redblue=Often seen swimming elegantly by lakeshores. It is often mistaken for the Japanese monster Kappa.
gold=When it swims at full speed using its long, webbed limbs, its forehead somehow begins to glow.|
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|yellow=Its slim and long limbs end in broad flippers. They are used for swimming gracefully in lakes.
silver=It appears by waterways at dusk. It may use telekinetic powers if its forehead glows mysteriously.|
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|gold=When it swims at full speed using its long, webbed limbs, its forehead somehow begins to glow.
crystal=It swims gracefully along on the quiet, slow-moving rivers and lakes of which it is so fond.|
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|silver=It appears by waterways at dusk. It may use telekinetic powers if its forehead glows mysteriously.
ruby=The webbed flippers on its forelegs and hind legs and the streamlined body of Golduck give it frightening speed. This Pokémon is definitely much faster than even the most athletic swimmer.|
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|crystal=It swims gracefully along on the quiet, slow-moving rivers and lakes of which it is so fond.
sapphire=Golduck is the fastest swimmer among all Pokémon. It swims effortlessly, even in a rough, stormy sea. It sometimes rescues people from wrecked ships floundering in high seas.|
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|ruby=The webbed flippers on its forelegs and hind legs and the streamlined body of Golduck give it frightening speed. This Pokémon is definitely much faster than even the most athletic swimmer.
emerald=A Golduck is an adept swimmer. It sometimes joins competitive swimmers in training. It uses psychic powers when its forehead shimmers with light.|
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|sapphire=Golduck is the fastest swimmer among all Pokémon. It swims effortlessly, even in a rough, stormy sea. It sometimes rescues people from wrecked ships floundering in high seas.
firered=The forelegs are webbed, helping to make it an adept swimmer. It can be seen swimming elegantly in lakes, etc.|
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|emerald=A Golduck is an adept swimmer. It sometimes joins competitive swimmers in training. It uses psychic powers when its forehead shimmers with light.
leafgreen=Often seen swimming elegantly by lakeshores. It is often mistaken for the Japanese monster Kappa.|
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|firered=The forelegs are webbed, helping to make it an adept swimmer. It can be seen swimming elegantly in lakes, etc.
diamond=A Pokémon that lives in lakes. It swims faster than any human swimming champion.|
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|leafgreen=Often seen swimming elegantly by lakeshores. It is often mistaken for the Japanese monster Kappa.
pearl=The flippers of its well-developed limbs give it shocking speed. It is the best swimmer among Pokémon.|
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|diamond=A Pokémon that lives in lakes. It swims faster than any human swimming champion.
platinum=It is seen swimming dynamically and elegantly using its well-developed limbs and flippers.|
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|pearl=The flippers of its well-developed limbs give it shocking speed. It is the best swimmer among Pokémon.
heartgold=When it swims at full speed using its long, webbed limbs, its forehead somehow begins to glow.|
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|platinum=It is seen swimming dynamically and elegantly using its well-developed limbs and flippers.
soulsilver=It appears by waterways at dusk. It may use telekinetic powers if its forehead glows mysteriously.|
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|heartgold=When it swims at full speed using its long, webbed limbs, its forehead somehow begins to glow.
black=It is seen swimming dynamically and elegantly using its well-developed limbs and flippers.|
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|soulsilver=It appears by waterways at dusk. It may use telekinetic powers if its forehead glows mysteriously.
white=It is seen swimming dynamically and elegantly using its well-developed limbs and flippers.|
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|black=It is seen swimming dynamically and elegantly using its well-developed limbs and flippers.
}}
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|white=It is seen swimming dynamically and elegantly using its well-developed limbs and flippers.
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|black 2=When its forehead shines mysteriously, Golduck can use the full extent of its power.
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|white 2=When its forehead shines mysteriously, Golduck can use the full extent of its power.
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|x=It appears by waterways at dusk. It may use telekinetic powers if its forehead glows mysteriously.
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|y=The forelegs are webbed, helping to make it an adept swimmer. It can be seen swimming elegantly in lakes, etc.
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|or=The webbed flippers on its forelegs and hind legs and the streamlined body of Golduck give it frightening speed. This Pokémon is definitely much faster than even the most athletic swimmer.
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|as=Golduck is the fastest swimmer among all Pokémon. It swims effortlessly, even in a rough, stormy sea. It sometimes rescues people from wrecked ships floundering in high seas.}}
   
==Origins==
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===Learnset===
Golduck appears to be based off a [[:wikipedia:duck|duck]] or [[:wikipedia:platypus|platypus]] whilst its name comes from ''gold'' and ''duck''.
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====Leveling====
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<tabber>
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Generation VI=
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{{Movessettop|type=Water|gen=VI}}
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{{Movessetmid|—|'''[[Aqua Jet]]'''|40|100|20|Water|Physical|Cool|3|0}}
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{{Movessetmid|—|[[Water Sport]]|90|90|15|Water|Status|Cute|2|0}}
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{{Movessetmid|—|[[Scratch]]|40|100|35|Normal|Physical|Tough|4|0}}
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{{Movessetmid|4|[[Tail Whip]]|—|100|30|Normal|Status|Cute|2|0}}
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{{Movessetmid|8|'''[[Water Gun]]'''|40|100|25|Water|Special|Cute|4|0}}
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{{Movessetmid|11|[[Disable]]|—|100|20|Normal|Status|Clever|2|0}}
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{{Movessetmid|15|[[Confusion]]|50|100|25|Psychic|Special|Smart|4|0}}
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{{Movessetmid|18|'''[[Water Pulse]]'''|60|100|20|Water|Special|Beauty|4|0}}
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{{Movessetmid|22|[[Fury Swipes]]|18|80|15|Normal|Physical|Tough|1|0}}
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{{Movessetmid|25|[[Screech]]|—|85|40|Normal|Status|Smart|3|0}}
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{{Movessetmid|29|[[Zen Headbutt]]|80|90|15|Psychic|Physical|Smart|4|0}}
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{{Movessetmid|32|'''[[Aqua Tail]]'''|90|90|10|Water|Physical|Beauty|4|0}}
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{{Movessetmid|38|[[Soak]]|—|100|20|Water|Status|Cute|2|1}}
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{{Movessetmid|43|[[Psych Up]]|—|—|10|Normal|Status|Smart|2|1}}
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{{Movessetmid|49|[[Amnesia]]|—|—|20|Psychic|Status|Cute|1|0}}
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{{Movessetmid|54|'''[[Hydro Pump]]'''|110|80|5|Water|Special|Beauty|1|0}}
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{{Movessetmid|60|[[Wonder Room]]|—|—|10|Psychic|Status|Smart|3|0}}
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{{Movessetend|type=Water}}
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|-|
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Generation V=
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{{Movessettop|type=Water|gen=V}}
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{{Movessetmid|—|'''[[Aqua Jet]]'''|40|100|20|Water|Physical}}
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{{Movessetmid|—|[[Water Sport]]|90|90|15|Water|Status}}
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{{Movessetmid|—|[[Scratch]]|40|100|35|Normal|Physical}}
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{{Movessetmid|5|[[Tail Whip]]|—|100|30|Normal|Status}}
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{{Movessetmid|9|'''[[Water Gun]]'''|40|100|25|Water|Special}}
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{{Movessetmid|14|[[Disable]]|—|100|20|Normal|Status}}
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{{Movessetmid|18|[[Confusion]]|50|100|25|Psychic|Special}}
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{{Movessetmid|22|'''[[Water Pulse]]'''|60|100|20|Water|Special}}
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{{Movessetmid|27|[[Fury Swipes]]|18|80|15|Normal|Physical}}
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{{Movessetmid|31|[[Screech]]|—|85|40|Normal|Status}}
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{{Movessetmid|37|[[Soak]]|—|100|20|Water|Status}}
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{{Movessetmid|44|[[Psych Up]]|—|—|10|Normal|Status}}
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{{Movessetmid|50|[[Zen Headbutt]]|80|90|15|Psychic|Physical}}
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{{Movessetmid|56|[[Amnesia]]|—|—|20|Psychic|Status}}
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{{Movessetmid|63|'''[[Hydro Pump]]'''|120|80|5|Water|Special}}
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{{Movessetmid|69|[[Wonder Room]]|—|—|10|Psychic|Status}}
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{{Movessetend|type=Water}}
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|-|
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Generation IV=
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{{Movessettop|type=Water|gen=IV}}
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{{Movessetmid|—|[[Water Sport]]|90|90|15|Water|Status|Cute|2}}
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{{Movessetmid|—|[[Scratch]]|40|100|35|Normal|Physical|Tough|3}}
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{{Movessetmid|5|[[Tail Whip]]|—|100|30|Normal|Status|Cute|2}}
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{{Movessetmid|9|'''[[Water Gun]]'''|40|100|25|Water|Special|Cute|3}}
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{{Movessetmid|14|[[Disable]]|—|100|20|Normal|Status|Smart|2}}
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{{Movessetmid|18|[[Confusion]]|50|100|25|Psychic|Special|Smart|3}}
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{{Movessetmid|22|'''[[Water Pulse]]'''|60|100|20|Water|Special|Beauty|2}}
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{{Movessetmid|27|[[Fury Swipes]]|18|80|15|Normal|Physical|Tough|2}}
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{{Movessetmid|31|[[Screech]]|—|85|40|Normal|Status|Smart|2}}
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{{Movessetmid|37|[[Psych Up]]|—|—|10|Normal|Status|Smart|0}}
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{{Movessetmid|44|[[Zen Headbutt]]|80|90|15|Psychic|Physical|Beauty|2}}
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{{Movessetmid|50|[[Amnesia]]|—|—|20|Psychic|Status|Cute|0}}
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{{Movessetmid|56|'''[[Hydro Pump]]'''|120|80|5|Water|Special|Beauty|2}}
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{{Movessetend|type=Water}}
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|-|
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Generation III=
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{{Movessettop|type=Water|gen=III}}
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{{Movessetmid|—|[[Water Sport]]|90|90|15|Water||Cute|4|0}}
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{{Movessetmid|—|[[Scratch]]|40|100|35|Normal||Tough|4|0}}
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{{Movessetmid|—|[[Tail Whip]]|—|100|30|Normal||Cute|2|0}}
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{{Movessetmid|—|[[Disable]]|—|100|20|Normal||Smart|2|0}}
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{{Movessetmid|16|[[Confusion]]|50|100|25|Psychic||Smart|2|3}}
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{{Movessetmid|23|[[Screech]]|—|85|40|Normal||Smart|1|3}}
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{{Movessetmid|31|[[Psych Up]]|—|—|10|Normal||Smart|2|0}}
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{{Movessetmid|44|[[Fury Swipes]]|18|80|15|Normal||Tough|2|1}}
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{{Movessetmid|58|'''[[Hydro Pump]]'''|120|80|5|Water||Beauty|4|0}}
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{{Movessetend|type=Water}}
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|-|
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Generation II=
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{{Movessettop|type=Water|gen=II}}
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{{Movessetmid|—|[[Scratch]]|40|100|35|Normal|}}
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{{Movessetmid|—|[[Tail Whip]]|—|100|30|Normal|}}
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{{Movessetmid|—|[[Disable]]|—|100|20|Normal|}}
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{{Movessetmid|16|[[Confusion]]|50|100|25|Psychic|}}
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{{Movessetmid|23|[[Screech]]|—|85|40|Normal|}}
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{{Movessetmid|31|[[Psych Up]]|—|—|10|Normal|}}
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{{Movessetmid|44|[[Fury Swipes]]|18|80|15|Normal|}}
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{{Movessetmid|58|'''[[Hydro Pump]]'''|120|80|5|Water|}}
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{{Movessetend|type=Water}}
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|-|
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Generation I=
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{{Movessettop|type=Water|gen=I}}
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{{Movessetmid|—|[[Scratch]]|40|100|35|Normal|}}
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{{Movessetmid|28|[[Tail Whip]]|—|100|30|Normal|}}
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{{Movessetmid|31|[[Disable]]|—|100|20|Normal|}}
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{{Movessetmid|39|[[Confusion]]|50|100|25|Psychic|}}
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{{Movessetmid|48|[[Fury Swipes]]|18|80|15|Normal|}}
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{{Movessetmid|59|'''[[Hydro Pump]]'''|120|80|5|Water|}}
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{{Movessetend|type=Water}}
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</tabber>
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===Sprites===
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{{GenIPokéSprites
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|type={{Water}}
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|border={{Water}}
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|rbspr = RB 055 front.png
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|yspr = Y 055 front.png
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|grnspr = GR 055 front.png
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|Iback =
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|gldspr = G 055 front.png
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|gldsprs =
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|slvspr = S 055 front.png
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|slvsprs =
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|cryspr = C 055 front.gif
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|crysprs =
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|IIback =
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|IIbacks =
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|rbysapspr = RS 055 front.png
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|rbysapsprs =
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|emeraldspr = E 055 front.gif
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|emeraldsprs =
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|frlgspr = FRLG 055 front.png
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|frlgsprs =
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|IIIback =
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|IIIbacks =
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|dpspr = DP 055 front.png
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|dpsprs =
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|ptspr = Pt 055 front.png
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|ptsprs =
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|hgssspr = HGSS 055 front.png
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|hgsssprs =
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|IVback =
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|IVbacks =
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|bwspr = Golduck BW.gif
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|bwsprs =
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|Vback =
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|Vbacks =
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|xyspr = Golduck XY.gif
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|xysprs =
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|VIback =
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|VIbacks = }}
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==Appearances==
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===Anime===
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[[File:180px-Golduck anime.png|thumb|right|180px|Golduck in the Anime]]
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In ''[[OI010: Bye Bye Psyduck|Bye Bye Psyduck]]'', [[Misty (anime)|Misty]] saw a Golduck and she thought [[Misty's Psyduck|her Psyduck]] evolved, but it was just a wild Golduck that had similar behaviors to [[Brock (anime)|Brock]]. In ''[[JE101: The Perfect Match!|The Perfect Match]]'', [[Trinity]] used a Golduck to battle Misty in the Whirl Cup.
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*[[Trixie's Golduck]]
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*[[Trinity's Golduck]]
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*[[Katie's Golduck]]
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===Manga===
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In the [[Pokémon Adventures]] manga, [[Blue (game)|Blue]] owns a Golduck and uses it to Surf and battle.
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*[[Blue's Golduck]]
   
 
==Trivia==
 
==Trivia==
 
*Despite its name, Golduck is blue instead of gold.
 
*Despite its name, Golduck is blue instead of gold.
 
**It is rumoured that [[Psyduck]] and Golduck had their names mixed up, due to the fact that Psyduck has a golden texture and Golduck looks more like a Psychic Pokémon.
 
**It is rumoured that [[Psyduck]] and Golduck had their names mixed up, due to the fact that Psyduck has a golden texture and Golduck looks more like a Psychic Pokémon.
*Despite possessing [[telekinesis]] and Psychic powers, Golduck is not part {{Type|Psychic}}-type.
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*Despite possessing [[Telekinesis]] and Psychic powers, Golduck is not part {{Type|Psychic}}-type.
*Despite being able to use [[Psychic]] powers, Golduck and its pre-evolution, [[Psyduck]], could not learn Psychic until [[Generation IV]], despite being a [[TM]] too.
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*Despite being able to use Psychic powers, Golduck and its pre-evolution, Psyduck, could not learn [[Psychic (move)|Psychic]] until [[Generation IV]], despite being a [[TM]], too.
*Golduck's English and Japanese names are the same.
 
   
{{References|golduck|055}}
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===Origins===
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Golduck appears to be based off a [[:wikipedia:duck|duck]] or [[:wikipedia:platypus|platypus]] whilst its name comes from ''gold'' and ''duck''.
   
{{Family|[[File:054.gif|link=Psyduck|Is not evolved.]][[File:055.gif|link=Golduck|Evolves from Psyduck. Level 33.]]}}
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==Gallery==
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<gallery>
{{PokémonPrevNext | prev=Psyduck| next=Mankey}}
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055Golduck_OS_anime.png
[[Category:Water Pokémon]]
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055Golduck_AG_anime.png
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055Golduck_Dream.png
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055Golduck_Pokemon_Stadium.png
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055Golduck_Pokémon_PokéPark.jpg
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</gallery>
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{{References|golduck|055}}
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{{GenInav}}{{Family|[[File:054.png|link=Psyduck]][[File:055.png]]}}{{PokémonPrevNext|prev=Psyduck|next=Mankey}}
 
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Latest revision as of 02:34, February 20, 2015

Type(s)
Type Water  
Species Duck Pokémon
Abilities Damp
Cloud Nine
Swift Swim (DW)
Pokédex
Psyduck ← 055 → Mankey
Kanto 055 Johto 139/141
Hoenn 159/166 Sinnoh 044
Unova 029 Central Kalos 060
Evolves From Psyduck
Evolves Into None
Golduck
055
ゴルダック Gorudakku
055Golduck
Generation I
Evolutionary Line
054055
Gender
50% ♂ / 50 % ♀
Weight Height
168.9 lbs. 76.6 kg 5'07" 1.7 m
Pokédex Color Egg Group
Blue Field
Water 1
Shape Footprint
F055
Cry

Golduck (Japanese: ゴルダック Gorudakku) is a Water-type Pokémon introduced in Generation I.

BiologyEdit

PhysiologyEdit

Golduck is a blue duck Pokémon. Its hands and feet are now webbed, which results in Golduck's superior swimming skills. Golduck has red eyes and has a red gem on its head. Its head has four spikes on top. It has a long tail and its hands and feet have three long claws.

Special abilitiesEdit

Golduck has the ability Damp. Damp makes it impossible for any of Golduck's opponents to use a Self-Destruct move. Golduck can use psychic powers. When they are used, the gem on its head will glow.

EvolutionEdit

Golduck evolves from Psyduck at level 33.

Game infoEdit

Game locationsEdit

Golduck Locations
Version(s) Location Rarity
Red/Blue Seafoam Islands Rare
Yellow Route 6 Rare
Gold/Silver Route 6, 35, Ilex Forest, Mt. Silver Rare
Crystal Route 6, 35, Ilex Forest, Mt. Silver Rare
Ruby/Sapphire Safari Zone Uncommon
Emerald Safari Zone Uncommon
FireRed/LeafGreen Cerulean Cave, Berry Forest, Cape Brink, Seafoam Islands (FireRed only) Rare
Diamond/Pearl Surf anywhere Uncommon
Platinum Surf anywhere Uncommon
HeartGold/SoulSilver Route 6, 35, Mt. Silver, Seafoam Islands, Ilex Forest Rare
Black/White Route 11, 14, Village Bridge Uncommon
X/Y Evolve Psyduck None


Side game locationsEdit

Golduck Locations
Game(s) Location
Pokémon Pinball Ruby & Sapphire Evolve Psyduck
Pokémon Trozei! Secret Storage 11, Trozei Battle, Mr. Who's Den
Red Rescue Team & Blue Rescue Team Evolve Psyduck
Explorers of Time & Explorers of Darkness Blizzard Island (1-20F), Crevice Cave (1-10BF), Lower Crevice Cave (1-4BF), Mt. Avalanche (1-19BF)
Pokémon Rumble Bright Beach
PokéPark Wii: Pikachu's Adventure Beach Zone


Pokédex entriesEdit

Pokédex Entries
Red
Blue
Often seen swimming elegantly by lakeshores. It is often mistaken for the Japanese monster Kappa.
Yellow
Its slim and long limbs end in broad flippers. They are used for swimming gracefully in lakes.
Gold
When it swims at full speed using its long, webbed limbs, its forehead somehow begins to glow.
Silver
It appears by waterways at dusk. It may use telekinetic powers if its forehead glows mysteriously.
Crystal
It swims gracefully along on the quiet, slow-moving rivers and lakes of which it is so fond.
Ruby
The webbed flippers on its forelegs and hind legs and the streamlined body of Golduck give it frightening speed. This Pokémon is definitely much faster than even the most athletic swimmer.
Sapphire
Golduck is the fastest swimmer among all Pokémon. It swims effortlessly, even in a rough, stormy sea. It sometimes rescues people from wrecked ships floundering in high seas.
Emerald
A Golduck is an adept swimmer. It sometimes joins competitive swimmers in training. It uses psychic powers when its forehead shimmers with light.
FireRed
The forelegs are webbed, helping to make it an adept swimmer. It can be seen swimming elegantly in lakes, etc.
LeafGreen
Often seen swimming elegantly by lakeshores. It is often mistaken for the Japanese monster Kappa.
Diamond
A Pokémon that lives in lakes. It swims faster than any human swimming champion.
Pearl
The flippers of its well-developed limbs give it shocking speed. It is the best swimmer among Pokémon.
Platinum
It is seen swimming dynamically and elegantly using its well-developed limbs and flippers.
HeartGold
When it swims at full speed using its long, webbed limbs, its forehead somehow begins to glow.
SoulSilver
It appears by waterways at dusk. It may use telekinetic powers if its forehead glows mysteriously.
Black
It is seen swimming dynamically and elegantly using its well-developed limbs and flippers.
White
It is seen swimming dynamically and elegantly using its well-developed limbs and flippers.
Black 2
When its forehead shines mysteriously, Golduck can use the full extent of its power.
White 2
When its forehead shines mysteriously, Golduck can use the full extent of its power.
X
It appears by waterways at dusk. It may use telekinetic powers if its forehead glows mysteriously.
Y
The forelegs are webbed, helping to make it an adept swimmer. It can be seen swimming elegantly in lakes, etc.
Omega Ruby
The webbed flippers on its forelegs and hind legs and the streamlined body of Golduck give it frightening speed. This Pokémon is definitely much faster than even the most athletic swimmer.
Alpha Sapphire
Golduck is the fastest swimmer among all Pokémon. It swims effortlessly, even in a rough, stormy sea. It sometimes rescues people from wrecked ships floundering in high seas.


LearnsetEdit

LevelingEdit

Leveling Generation VI
Level Move Power Acc. PP Type Cat. Contest Cat. Appeal Jam
Aqua Jet 40 100% 20 Water Physical Type Cool ♥♥♥ 0
Water Sport 90 90% 15 Water Status Type Cute ♥♥ 0
Scratch 40 100% 35 Normal Physical Type Tough ♥♥♥♥ 0
4 Tail Whip 100% 30 Normal Status Type Cute ♥♥ 0
8 Water Gun 40 100% 25 Water Special Type Cute ♥♥♥♥ 0
11 Disable 100% 20 Normal Status Type Clever ♥♥ 0
15 Confusion 50 100% 25 Psychic Special Type Smart ♥♥♥♥ 0
18 Water Pulse 60 100% 20 Water Special Type Beauty ♥♥♥♥ 0
22 Fury Swipes 18 80% 15 Normal Physical Type Tough 0
25 Screech 85% 40 Normal Status Type Smart ♥♥♥ 0
29 Zen Headbutt 80 90% 15 Psychic Physical Type Smart ♥♥♥♥ 0
32 Aqua Tail 90 90% 10 Water Physical Type Beauty ♥♥♥♥ 0
38 Soak 100% 20 Water Status Type Cute ♥♥
43 Psych Up —% 10 Normal Status Type Smart ♥♥
49 Amnesia —% 20 Psychic Status Type Cute 0
54 Hydro Pump 110 80% 5 Water Special Type Beauty 0
60 Wonder Room —% 10 Psychic Status Type Smart ♥♥♥ 0

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

Leveling Generation V
Level Move Power Acc. PP Type Cat.
Aqua Jet 40 100% 20 Water Physical
Water Sport 90 90% 15 Water Status
Scratch 40 100% 35 Normal Physical
5 Tail Whip 100% 30 Normal Status
9 Water Gun 40 100% 25 Water Special
14 Disable 100% 20 Normal Status
18 Confusion 50 100% 25 Psychic Special
22 Water Pulse 60 100% 20 Water Special
27 Fury Swipes 18 80% 15 Normal Physical
31 Screech 85% 40 Normal Status
37 Soak 100% 20 Water Status
44 Psych Up —% 10 Normal Status
50 Zen Headbutt 80 90% 15 Psychic Physical
56 Amnesia —% 20 Psychic Status
63 Hydro Pump 120 80% 5 Water Special
69 Wonder Room —% 10 Psychic Status

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

Leveling Generation IV
Level Move Power Acc. PP Type Cat. Contest Cat. Appeal
Water Sport 90 90% 15 Water Status Type Cute ♥♥
Scratch 40 100% 35 Normal Physical Type Tough ♥♥♥
5 Tail Whip 100% 30 Normal Status Type Cute ♥♥
9 Water Gun 40 100% 25 Water Special Type Cute ♥♥♥
14 Disable 100% 20 Normal Status Type Smart ♥♥
18 Confusion 50 100% 25 Psychic Special Type Smart ♥♥♥
22 Water Pulse 60 100% 20 Water Special Type Beauty ♥♥
27 Fury Swipes 18 80% 15 Normal Physical Type Tough ♥♥
31 Screech 85% 40 Normal Status Type Smart ♥♥
37 Psych Up —% 10 Normal Status Type Smart 0
44 Zen Headbutt 80 90% 15 Psychic Physical Type Beauty ♥♥
50 Amnesia —% 20 Psychic Status Type Cute 0
56 Hydro Pump 120 80% 5 Water Special Type Beauty ♥♥

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

Leveling Generation III
Level Move Power Acc. PP Type Contest Cat. Appeal Jam
Water Sport 90 90% 15 Water Type Cute ♥♥♥♥ 0
Scratch 40 100% 35 Normal Type Tough ♥♥♥♥ 0
Tail Whip 100% 30 Normal Type Cute ♥♥ 0
Disable 100% 20 Normal Type Smart ♥♥ 0
16 Confusion 50 100% 25 Psychic Type Smart ♥♥ ♥♥♥
23 Screech 85% 40 Normal Type Smart ♥♥♥
31 Psych Up —% 10 Normal Type Smart ♥♥ 0
44 Fury Swipes 18 80% 15 Normal Type Tough ♥♥
58 Hydro Pump 120 80% 5 Water Type Beauty ♥♥♥♥ 0

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

Leveling Generation II
Level Move Power Acc. PP Type
Scratch 40 100% 35 Normal
Tail Whip 100% 30 Normal
Disable 100% 20 Normal
16 Confusion 50 100% 25 Psychic
23 Screech 85% 40 Normal
31 Psych Up —% 10 Normal
44 Fury Swipes 18 80% 15 Normal
58 Hydro Pump 120 80% 5 Water

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

Leveling Generation I
Level Move Power Acc. PP Type
Scratch 40 100% 35 Normal
28 Tail Whip 100% 30 Normal
31 Disable 100% 20 Normal
39 Confusion 50 100% 25 Psychic
48 Fury Swipes 18 80% 15 Normal
59 Hydro Pump 120 80% 5 Water

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
Red Blue Yellow Red (JP) Green (JP) Back
RB 055 front Y 055 front GR 055 front
Gold Silver Crystal Back
G 055 front S 055 front C 055 front
Ruby Sapphire Emerald FireRed LeafGreen Back
RS 055 front E 055 front FRLG 055 front
Diamond Pearl Platinum HeartGold SoulSilver Back
DP 055 front Pt 055 front HGSS 055 front
Black White Black 2 White 2 Back
Golduck BW
X Y Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire Back
Golduck XY

AppearancesEdit

AnimeEdit

180px-Golduck anime

Golduck in the Anime

In Bye Bye Psyduck, Misty saw a Golduck and she thought her Psyduck evolved, but it was just a wild Golduck that had similar behaviors to Brock. In The Perfect Match, Trinity used a Golduck to battle Misty in the Whirl Cup.

MangaEdit

In the Pokémon Adventures manga, Blue owns a Golduck and uses it to Surf and battle.

TriviaEdit

  • Despite its name, Golduck is blue instead of gold.
    • It is rumoured that Psyduck and Golduck had their names mixed up, due to the fact that Psyduck has a golden texture and Golduck looks more like a Psychic Pokémon.
  • Despite possessing Telekinesis and Psychic powers, Golduck is not part Psychic-type.
  • Despite being able to use Psychic powers, Golduck and its pre-evolution, Psyduck, could not learn Psychic until Generation IV, despite being a TM, too.

OriginsEdit

Golduck appears to be based off a duck or platypus whilst its name comes from gold and duck.

GalleryEdit

SourcesEdit


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