Spheal (Japanese: タマザラシ Tamazarashi) is an type Pokémon introduced in Generation III that appears to be a ball-shaped seal. It can be found in Shoal Cave in Hoenn. Its shiny version changes from blue to purple./ -
Spheal appears to be a round sphere shaped seal with blue skin and three bubbles on it as well. They also have two small fangs along with a beige underside.
Spheal has the abilities Thick Fat and Ice Body along with the hidden ability Oblivious. Thick Fat halves the power of and -type moves whilst Ice Body heals a little bit of Spheal's HP during hailstorms including non-Ice types who also gain the ability to not be affected by hail. Oblivious prevents Spheal from being attracted.
In the anime
Spheal first appeared in The Spheal of Approval alongside its evolved form. Both of them were at the Slateport City Oceanic Museum.
Misty owns a bag shaped like a Spheal starting with the Advanced Generation series.
Spheal made a small appearance in The Rise of Darkrai as one of the Pokémon Darkrai hit with a Dark Void.
A group of Spheal also appeared in Leading a Stray!.
|Diamond/Pearl||Route 226 and Route 230 (Pearl)|| None (Diamond)
|Platinum||Breed Sealeo or Walrein||None|
Side game locations
|Pokémon Pinball Ruby & Sapphire||Egg|
|Pokémon Trozei!||Secret Storage 8, 19, Endless Level 16, Mr. Who's Den|
|Red Rescue Team & Blue Rescue Team||Stormy Sea (15-24F), Silver Trench (10-19F), Far-off Sea (10-19F), Marvelous Sea (10-19BF), Fantasy Strait (10-19BF)|
|Explorers of Time & Explorers of Darkness||Craggy Coast (10-19BF)|
|Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia||Crysta Cave, Hiabaru Field|
|PokéPark Wii: Pikachu's Adventure||Iceberg Zone|
|Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs||Mt. Sorbet, Ice Temple|
Spheal appears to be based on a sphere shaped seal whilst its name is a mixture of Sphere and Seal.
- Spheal's evolutionary line and Dewgong have triple resistance if they have the Thick Fat ability.
- Spheal can be seen as a parallel counterpart to Aron. They are both Generation III Pokémon that evolve into their first form in the thirties and then their final forms in the forties. They are both dual-type Pokémon. Aron is exclusive to Pokémon Diamond while Spheal is exclusive to Pokémon Pearl. They can be found in the same location in Pokémon HeartGold and SoulSilver, the Safari Zone.
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