Golduck (Japanese: ゴルダック Gorudakku) is an intelligent and fast - Water type Pokémon introduced in Generation I.
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 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.
In the anime
Golduck in the Anime
Bye Bye Psyduck
, Misty saw a Golduck and she thought her
evolved, but it was just a wild Golduck that had a similar behavior to
The Perfect Match
used a Golduck to battle
in the Whirl Cup.
In the manga
Pokémon Adventures manga, Blue owns a Golduck and uses it to Surf and battle.
Golduck evolves from Psyduck at level 33.
/ Red Blue Seafoam Islands
Yellow Route 6
/ Gold Silver Route 6, 35, Ilex Forest, Mt. Silver
Crystal Route 6, 35, Ilex Forest, Mt. Silver
/ Ruby Sapphire Safari Zone
Emerald Safari Zone
/ FireRed LeafGreen Cerulean Cave, Berry Forest, Cape Brink, Seafoam Islands (FireRed only)
/ Diamond Pearl Surf anywhere
Platinum Surf anywhere
/ HeartGold SoulSilver Route 6, 35, Mt. Silver, Seafoam Islands, Ilex Forest
/ Black White Route 11, 14, Village Bridge
Side game locations
Golduck appears to be based off a
duck or platypus whilst its name comes from gold and duck.
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 -type.
Psychic 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.
Golduck's English and Japanese names are the same.