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Seel
086
パウワウ Pauwau
086Seel
Generation I
Evolutionary line
086087
Type(s)
Type Water  
Species Sea Lion Pokémon
Abilities Thick Fat
Hydration
Ice Body (DW)
Pokédex
Dodrio ← 086 → Dewgong
Kanto 086 Johto 176/178
Hoenn N/A Sinnoh N/A
Unova 265 Kalos N/A
Alola 115
Evolves from None
Evolves into Dewgong
Gender
50% ♂ / 50 % ♀
Weight Height
198.4 lbs. 90.0 kg 3'07" 1.1 m
Pokédex color Egg group
White Water 1
Field
Shape Footprint
Shape03
F086
Cry

Seel (Japanese: パウワウ Pauwau) is a Water-type Pokémon introduced in Generation I.

Biology

Physiology

Seel is a Sea Lion Pokémon. It is covered with dense white fur to keep it warm underwater. The mouth of Seel has jowls and two fangs. Its tongue also sticks out of its mouth. Seel has a short horn upon its head.

Natural abilities

Seel can have the ability Thick Fat or the ability Hydration. Thick Fat gives Seel resistance to Fire or Ice-type attacks. Hydration allows any status conditions to be healed when it is raining. The horn atop its head can break solid ice. It can survive sub-zero temperatures. It is very playful and curious. It also enjoys resting on ice flows.

Evolution

Seel evolves into Dewgong at level 34.


Game info

Game locations

Locations
Version(s) Area(s) Rarity
Red/Blue Seafoam Islands Common
Yellow Seafoam Islands Uncommon
Gold/Silver Whirl Islands Common
Crystal Whirl Islands Common
Ruby/Sapphire Trade None
Emerald Trade None
FireRed/LeafGreen Seafoam Islands, Icefall Cave Common
Diamond/Pearl Route 226, Route 230 (Diamond only) Uncommon
Platinum Breed Dewgong None
HeartGold/SoulSilver Route 47, Whirl Islands, Seafoam Islands Common
Black/White Giant Chasm Common
X/Y Breed Dewgong None


Pokédex entries

Pokédex Entries
Red
Blue
The protruding horn on its head is very hard. It is used for bashing through thick ice.
Yellow
Loves freezing cold conditions. Relishes swimming in a frigid climate of around 14F degrees.
Gold
Although it can't walk well on land, it is a graceful swimmer. It especially loves being in frigid seas.
Silver
In daytime, it is often found asleep, on the seabed in shallow waters. Its nostrils close while it swims.
Crystal
The light blue fur that covers it keeps it protected against the cold. It loves iceberg filled oceans.
Ruby
Seel hunts for prey in the frigid sea underneath sheets of ice. When it needs to breathe, it punches a hole through the Ice with the sharply protruding section of its head.
Sapphire
Seel hunts for prey in the frigid sea underneath sheets of ice. When it needs to breathe, it punches a hole through the Ice with the sharply protruding section of its head.
Emerald
Seel hunt for prey in frigid, ice-covered seas. When it needs to breathe, it punches a hole through the ice with the sharply protruding section of its head.
FireRed
Covered with light blue fur, its hide is thick and tough. It is active in bitter cold of minus 40 degrees Fahrenheit.
LeafGreen
The protruding horn on its head is very hard. It is used for bashing through thick icebergs.
Diamond
A Pokémon that lives on icebergs. It swims in the sea using the point on its head to break up ice.
Pearl
A Pokémon that lives on icebergs. It swims in the sea using the point on its head to break up ice.
Platinum
A Pokémon that lives on icebergs. It swims in the sea using the point on its head to break up ice.
HeartGold
Although it can't walk well on land, it is a graceful swimmer. It especially loves being in frigid seas.
SoulSilver
In daytime, it is often found asleep, on the seabed in shallow waters. Its nostrils close while it swims.
Black
A Pokémon that lives on icebergs. It swims in the sea using the point on its head to break up ice.
White
A Pokémon that lives on icebergs. It swims in the sea using the point on its head to break up ice.
Black 2
A Pokémon that lives on icebergs. It swims in the sea using the point on its head to break up ice.
White 2
A Pokémon that lives on icebergs. It swims in the sea using the point on its head to break up ice.
X
A Pokémon that lives on icebergs. It swims in the sea using the point on its head to break up ice.
Y
Covered with light blue fur, its hide is thick and tough. It is active in bitter cold of -40 degrees Fahrenheit.
Omega Ruby
Seel hunts for prey in the frigid sea underneath sheets of ice. When it needs to breathe, it punches a hole through the ice with the sharply protruding section of its head.
Alpha Sapphire
Seel hunts for prey in the frigid sea underneath sheets of ice. When it needs to breathe, it punches a hole through the ice with the sharply protruding section of its head.
Sun
Moon
Ultra Sun
It has always been supposed that Seel live only in cold seas. Their having shown up in Alola is a mystery.
Ultra Moon
Thanks to its thick fat, cold seas don’t bother it at all, but it gets tired pretty easily in warm waters.


Stats

Base Stats
HP
65
Attack
45
Defense
55
Sp. Atk
45
Sp. Def
70
Speed
45
Total
325

Learnset

Leveling

Leveling Generation VII
Level Move Power Acc. PP Type Cat.
Headbutt 70 100% 15 Normal Physical
3 Growl 100% 40 Normal Status
7 Water Sport —% 15 Water Status
11 Icy Wind 55 95% 15 Ice Special
13 Encore 100% 5 Normal Status
17 Ice Shard 40 100% 30 Ice Physical
21 Rest —% 10 Psychic Status
23 Aqua Ring —% 20 Water Status
27 Aurora Beam 65 100% 20 Ice Special
31 Aqua Jet 40 100% 20 Water Physical
33 Brine 65 100% 10 Water Special
37 Take Down 90 85% 20 Normal Physical
41 Dive 80 100% 10 Water Physical
43 Aqua Tail 90 90% 10 Water Physical
47 Ice Beam 90 100% 10 Ice Special
51 Safeguard —% 25 Normal Status
53 Hail —% 10 Ice 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 VI
Level Move Power Acc. PP Type Cat. Contest Cat. Appeal Jam
Headbutt 70 100% 15 Normal Physical Type Tough ♥♥♥♥ 0
3 Growl 100% 40 Normal Status Type Cute ♥♥ 0
7 Water Sport –% 15 Water Status Type Cute ♥♥ 0
11 Icy Wind 55 95% 15 Ice Special Type Beauty ♥♥♥♥ 0
13 Encore 100% 5 Normal Status Type Cute ♥♥ 0
17 Ice Shard 40 100% 30 Ice Physical Type Beauty ♥♥♥ 0
21 Rest –% 10 Psychic Status Type Cute 0
23 Aqua Ring –% 20 Water Status Type Beauty 0
27 Aurora Beam 65 100% 20 Ice Special Type Beauty ♥♥ 0
31 Aqua Jet 40 100% 20 Water Physical Type Cool ♥♥♥ 0
33 Brine 65 100% 10 Water Special Type Tough ♥♥♥ 0
37 Take Down 90 85% 20 Normal Physical Type Tough ♥♥♥
♥♥♥
0
41 Dive 80 100% 10 Water Physical Type Beauty ♥♥ 0
43 Aqua Tail 90 90% 10 Water Physical Type Beauty ♥♥♥♥ 0
47 Ice Beam 90 100% 10 Ice Special Type Beauty ♥♥♥♥
51 Safeguard –% 25 Normal Status Type Beauty ♥♥ 0
53 Hail –% 10 Ice Status 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 V
Level Move Power Acc. PP Type Cat.
Headbutt 70 100% 15 Normal Physical
3 Growl 100% 40 Normal Status
7 Water Sport –% 15 Water Status
11 Icy Wind 55 95% 15 Ice Special
13 Encore 100% 5 Normal Status
17 Ice Shard 40 100% 30 Ice Physical
21 Rest –% 10 Psychic Status
23 Aqua Ring –% 20 Water Status
27 Aurora Beam 65 100% 20 Ice Special
31 Aqua Jet 40 100% 20 Water Physical
33 Brine 65 100% 10 Water Special
37 Take Down 90 85% 20 Normal Physical
41 Dive 80 100% 10 Water Physical
43 Aqua Tail 90 90% 10 Water Physical
47 Ice Beam 95 100% 10 Ice Special
51 Safeguard –% 25 Normal Status
53 Hail –% 10 Ice 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
Headbutt 70 100% 15 Normal Physical Type Tough ♥♥
3 Growl 100% 40 Normal Status Type Cute ♥♥
7 Water Sport –% 15 Water Status Type Cute ♥♥
11 Icy Wind 55 95% 15 Ice Special Type Beauty ♥♥
13 Encore 100% 5 Normal Status Type Cute
17 Ice Shard 40 100% 30 Ice Physical Type Beauty ♥♥
21 Rest –% 10 Psychic Status Type Cute 0
23 Aqua Ring –% 20 Water Status Type Beauty 0
27 Aurora Beam 65 100% 20 Ice Special Type Beauty ♥♥
31 Aqua Jet 40 100% 20 Water Physical Type Beauty ♥♥
33 Brine 65 100% 10 Water Special Type Smart ♥♥
37 Take Down 90 85% 20 Normal Physical Type Tough ♥♥♥
41 Dive 80 100% 10 Water Physical Type Beauty
43 Aqua Tail 90 90% 10 Water Physical Type Cute ♥♥♥
47 Ice Beam 95 100% 10 Ice Special Type Beauty ♥♥
51 Safeguard –% 25 Normal Status 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
Headbutt 70 100% 15 Normal Type Tough ♥♥ ♥♥♥
9 Growl 100% 40 Normal Type Cute ♥♥ 0
17 Icy Wind 55 95% 15 Ice Type Beauty ♥♥♥
21 Aurora Beam 65 100% 20 Ice Type Beauty ♥♥
29 Rest –% 10 Psychic Type Cute ♥♥ 0
37 Take Down 90 85% 20 Normal Type Tough ♥♥♥
♥♥♥
0
41 Ice Beam 95 100% 10 Ice Type Beauty ♥♥
49 Safeguard –% 25 Normal 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
Headbutt 70 100% 15 Normal
6 Growl 100% 40 Normal
16 Aurora Beam 65 100% 20 Ice
21 Rest –% 10 Psychic
32 Take Down 90 85% 20 Normal
37 Ice Beam 95 100% 10 Ice
48 Safeguard –% 25 Normal
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
Headbutt 70 100% 15 Normal
30 Growl 100% 40 Normal
35 Aurora Beam 65 100% 20 Ice
40 Rest –% 10 Psychic
45 Take Down 90 85% 20 Normal
50 Ice Beam 95 100% 10 Ice
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

TM/HM

TMs and HMs Generation VII
TM/HM Move Power Acc. PP Type Cat.
TM06 Toxic 90% 10 Poison Status
TM07 Hail —% 10 Ice Status
TM10 Hidden Power 60 100% 15 Normal Special
TM13 Ice Beam 90 100% 10 Ice Special
TM14 Blizzard 110 70% 5 Ice Special
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal Status
TM18 Rain Dance —% 5 Water Status
TM20 Safeguard —% 25 Normal Status
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal Status
TM42 Facade 70 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic Status
TM45 Attract 100% 15 Normal Status
TM46 Thief 60 100% 25 Dark Physical
TM48 Round 60 100% 15 Normal Special
TM49 Echoed Voice 40 100% 15 Normal Special
TM56 Fling 100% 10 Dark Physical
TM67 Smart Strike 70 —% 10 Steel Physical
TM87 Swagger 85% 15 Normal Status
TM88 Sleep Talk —% 10 Normal Status
TM90 Substitute —% 10 Normal Status
TM94 Surf 90 100% 15 Water Special
TM98 Waterfall 80 100% 15 Water Physical
TM100 Confide —% 20 Normal 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.

TMs and HMs Generation VI
TM/HM Move Power Acc. PP Type Cat. Contest Cat. Appeal Jam
TM06 Toxic 90% 10 Poison Status Type Clever ♥♥♥ 0
TM07 Hail —% 10 Ice Status Type Beautiful ♥♥
TM10 Hidden Power 60 100% 15 Normal Special Type Clever ♥♥♥ 0
TM13 Ice Beam 90 100% 10 Ice Special Type Beautiful ♥♥♥♥
TM14 Blizzard 110 70% 5 Ice Special Type Beautiful ♥♥♥
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal Status Type Cute ♥♥ 0
TM18 Rain Dance —% 5 Water Status Type Beautiful 0
TM20 Safeguard —% 25 Normal Status Type Beautiful ♥♥ 0
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Cute ♥♥ ♥♥♥
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Cute ♥♥♥♥ 0
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal Status Type Cool 0
TM42 Facade 70 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Cute ♥♥ 0
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic Status Type Cute 0
TM45 Attract 100% 15 Normal Status Type Cute ♥♥ 0
TM46 Thief 60 100% 25 Dark Physical Type Tough 0
TM48 Round 60 100% 15 Normal Special Type Beautiful ♥♥ 0
TM49 Echoed Voice 40 100% 15 Normal Special Type Beautiful ♥♥♥ 0
TM56 Fling 100% 10 Dark Physical Type Cute ♥♥♥ 0
TM87 Swagger 90% 15 Normal Status Type Cute ♥♥♥ 0
TM88 Sleep Talk —% 10 Normal Status Type Cute 0
TM90 Substitute —% 10 Normal Status Type Cute ♥♥ 0
TM94 Secret Power 70 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Clever 0
TM100 Confide —% 20 Normal Status Type Cute ♥♥♥ 0
HM03 Surf 90 100% 15 Water Special Type Beautiful ♥♥ ♥♥
HM05 Waterfall 80 100% 15 Water Physical Type Tough ♥♥♥♥ 0
HM07 Dive 80 100% 10 Water Physical Type Beautiful ♥♥ 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.

TMs and HMs Generation V
TM/HM Move Power Acc. PP Type Cat.
TM06 Toxic 90% 10 Poison Status
TM07 Hail —% 10 Ice Status
TM10 Hidden Power 100% 15 Normal Special
TM13 Ice Beam 95 100% 10 Ice Special
TM14 Blizzard 120 70% 5 Ice Special
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal Status
TM18 Rain Dance —% 5 Water Status
TM20 Safeguard —% 25 Normal Status
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal Status
TM42 Facade 70 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic Status
TM45 Attract 100% 15 Normal Status
TM46 Thief 40 100% 10 Dark Physical
TM48 Round 60 100% 15 Normal Special
TM49 Echoed Voice 40 100% 15 Normal Special
TM56 Fling 100% 10 Dark Physical
TM87 Swagger 90% 15 Normal Status
TM90 Substitute —% 10 Normal Status
HM03 Surf 95 100% 15 Water Special
HM05 Waterfall 80 100% 15 Water Physical
HM06 Dive 80 100% 10 Water 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.

TMs and HMs Generation IV
TM/HM Move Power Acc. PP Type Cat. Contest Cat. Appeal
TM03 Water Pulse 60 100% 20 Water Special Type Beauty ♥♥
TM06 Toxic 85% 10 Poison Status Type Smart ♥♥
TM07 Hail —% 10 Ice Status Type Beauty ♥♥
TM10 Hidden Power 100% 15 Normal Special Type Smart
TM13 Ice Beam 95 100% 10 Ice Special Type Beauty ♥♥
TM14 Blizzard 120 70% 5 Ice Special Type Beauty ♥♥
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal Status Type Cute 0
TM18 Rain Dance —% 5 Water Status Type Tough ♥♥
TM20 Safeguard —% 25 Normal Status Type Beauty ♥♥
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Cute ♥♥
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Cute ♥♥
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal Status Type Cool ♥♥
TM42 Facade 70 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Cute ♥♥
TM43 Secret Power 70 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Smart ♥♥
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic Status Type Cute 0
TM45 Attract 100% 15 Normal Status Type Cute ♥♥
TM46 Thief 40 100% 10 Dark Physical Type Tough 0
TM55 Brine 65 100% 10 Water Special Type Smart ♥♥
TM56 Fling 100% 10 Dark Physical Type Tough
TM58 Endure —% 10 Normal Status Type Tough ♥♥
TM78 Captivate 100% 20 Normal Status Type Beauty ♥♥
TM82 Sleep Talk —% 10 Normal Status Type Cute ♥♥♥
TM83 Natural Gift 100% 15 Normal Physical Type Cool ♥♥
TM87 Swagger 90% 15 Normal Status Type Cute ♥♥
TM90 Substitute —% 10 Normal Status Type Smart
HM03 Surf 95 100% 15 Water Special Type Beauty ♥♥
HM05 Whirlpool 15 70% 15 Water Special Type Beauty 0
HM07 Waterfall 80 100% 15 Water Physical Type Tough ♥♥♥
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

TMs and HMs Generation III
TM/HM Move Power Acc. PP Type Contest Cat. Appeal Jam
TM03 Water Pulse 60 100% 20 Water Type Beauty ♥♥ 0
TM06 Toxic 85% 10 Poison Type Smart ♥♥♥ 0
TM07 Hail —% 10 Ice Type Beauty ♥♥♥
TM10 Hidden Power 100% 15 Normal Type Smart ♥♥♥ 0
TM13 Ice Beam 95 100% 10 Ice Type Beauty ♥♥
TM14 Blizzard 120 70% 5 Ice Type Beauty ♥♥♥♥ 0
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal Type Cute 0
TM18 Rain Dance —% 5 Water Type Tough 0
TM20 Safeguard —% 25 Normal Type Beauty 0
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal Type Cute 0
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal Type Cute 0
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal Type Cool ♥♥ 0
TM42 Facade 70 100% 20 Normal Type Cute ♥♥ 0
TM43 Secret Power 70 100% 20 Normal Type Smart 0
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic Type Cute ♥♥ 0
TM45 Attract 100% 15 Normal Type Cute ♥♥ 0
TM46 Thief 40 100% 10 Dark Type Tough 0
HM03 Surf 95 100% 15 Water Type Beauty ♥♥♥ 0
HM07 Waterfall 80 100% 15 Water Type Tough ♥♥ 0
HM08 Dive 60 100% 10 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.

TMs and HMs Generation II
TM/HM Move Power Acc. PP Type
TM02 Headbutt 70 100% 15 Normal
TM03 Curse —% 10 ???
TM06 Toxic 85% 10 Poison
TM10 Hidden Power 100% 15 Normal
TM13 Snore 40 100% 15 Normal
TM14 Blizzard 120 70% 5 Ice
TM16 Icy Wind 55 95% 15 Ice
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal
TM18 Rain Dance —% 5 Water
TM20 Endure —% 10 Normal
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal
TM34 Swagger 90% 15 Normal
TM35 Sleep Talk —% 10 Normal
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic
TM45 Attract 100% 15 Normal
HM03 Surf 95 100% 15 Water
HM06 Whirlpool 15 70% 15 Water
HM07 Waterfall 80 100% 15 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.

TMs and HMs Generation I
TM/HM Move Power Acc. PP Type
TM06 Toxic 85% 10 Poison
TM07 Horn Drill 30% 5 Normal
TM08 Body Slam 85 100% 15 Normal
TM09 Take Down 90 85% 20 Normal
TM10 Double-Edge 100 100% 15 Normal
TM11 BubbleBeam 65 100% 20 Water
TM12 Water Gun 40 100% 25 Water
TM13 Ice Beam 95 100% 10 Ice
TM14 Blizzard 120 90% 5 Ice
TM16 Pay Day 40 100% 20 Normal
TM20 Rage 20 100% 20 Normal
TM31 Mimic —% 10 Normal
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal
TM34 Bide —% 10 Normal
TM40 Skull Bash 100 100% 15 Normal
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic
TM50 Substitute —% 10 Normal
HM03 Surf 95 100% 15 Water
HM04 Strength 80 100% 15 Normal
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Sprites

Version
Red Blue Yellow Red (JP) Green (JP) Back
RB 086 front Y 086 front GR 086 front
Gold Silver Crystal Back
G 086 front S 086 front C 086 front
Ruby Sapphire Emerald FireRed LeafGreen Back
RS 086 front E 086 front FRLG 086 front
Diamond Pearl Platinum HeartGold SoulSilver Back
DP 086 front DP 086 front HGSS 086 front
Black White Black 2 White 2 Back
Seel BW Seel BW
X Y Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire GO Back
Seel XY Seel XY Seel-GO
Seel Shiny XY Seel Shiny XY
Sun Moon Ultra Sun Ultra Moon Back


Anime

Trivia

  • Prior to Generation IV, Seel couldn't learn any Water-type moves by leveling up.
  • Seel, Shellder, and Eevee are the only three non Ice-types to evolve into an Ice type.
  • Seel is the only non Ice-type Pokémon to have the Ice Body ability.

Origins

Its tail resembles a water spout.

Etymology

Seel's name is a misspelling of "seal".

Gallery

See also