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Basculin (JP) is a species of Pokémon in the series of the same name. It is a Water type Pokémon that made its first appearance in the fifth Pokémon generation in the Black and White games. It has two forms; Red-Striped and Blue-striped though, the only difference is game availability and one of the abilities.

Physiology and Behaviour

Appearances

In-game information

Pokédex entries

Title Entry
Fifth Pokémon generation
Pokémon Black Red and blue Basculin get along so poorly, they'll start fighting instantly. These Pokémon are very hostile.
Pokémon White Red and blue Basculin usually do not get along, but sometimes members of one school mingle with the other's school.
Pokémon Black 2 Red- and blue-striped Basculin are very violent and always fighting. They are also remarkably tasty.
Pokémon White 2 Red- and blue-striped Basculin are very violent and always fighting. They are also remarkably tasty.
Sixth Pokémon generation
Pokémon X Red- and blue-striped Basculin are very violent and always fighting. They are also remarkably tasty.
Pokémon Y Red and blue Basculin usually do not get along, but sometimes members of one school mingle with the other's school.
Pokémon Omega Ruby Red- and blue-striped Basculin are very violent and always fighting. They are also remarkably tasty.
Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Red and blue Basculin usually do not get along, but sometimes members of one school mingle with the other's school.

Red-Striped

Title Entry
Seventh Pokémon generation
Pokémon Ultra Sun Savage, violent Pokémon, red and blue Basculin are always fighting each other over territory.
Pokémon Ultra Moon When a school of Basculin appears in a lake, everything else disappears, except for Corphish and Crawdaunt. That's how violent Basculin are.
Eighth Pokémon generation
Pokémon Sword Anglers love the fight this Pokémon puts up on the hook. And there are always more to catch— many people release them into lakes illicitly.
Pokémon Shield In the past, it often appeared on the dinner table. The meat of red-striped Basculin is on the fatty side, and it's more popular with the youth.

Blue-Striped

Title Entry
Seventh Pokémon generation
Pokémon Ultra Sun Even Basculin, which devours everything it can with its huge jaws, is nothing more than food to organisms stronger than itself.
Pokémon Ultra Moon Some people call it “the thug of the lake.” Whether the differences in color are meaningful is not yet known.
Eighth Pokémon generation
Pokémon Sword Blue-striped Basculin used to be a common food source. They apparently have an inoffensive, light flavor.
Pokémon Shield Known for their violence, these Pokémon have the most fights with schools of red-striped Basculin.


Game locations

Title Location(s)
Fifth Pokémon generation
Pokémon Black
Routes 1, 3, 6, 11, and 14, Striaton City, Wellspring Cave, Pinwheel Forest, Dragonspiral Tower, Challenger's Cave, Victory Road, Village Bridge, Giant Chasm, Abundant Shrine, and Lostlorn Forest(Surfing or fishing)
Blue-Striped Form is available in rippling water
Pokémon White
Routes 1, 3, 6, 11, and 14, Striaton City, Wellspring Cave, Pinwheel Forest, Dragonspiral Tower, Challenger's Cave, Victory Road, Village Bridge, Giant Chasm, Abundant Shrine, and Lostlorn Forest(Surfing or fishing)
Red-Striped Form is available in Rippling Water
Pokémon Black 2
Routes 1, 3, 6, 11, 13, 14, 19, 20, 22 and 23, Aspertia City, Floccesy Ranch, Relic Passage, Clay Tunnel, Dragonspiral Tower, Striaton City, Wellspring Cave, Pinwheel Forest, Undella Town, Humilau City, Victory Road, Village Bridge, Giant Chasm, Abundant Shrine, Nature Preserve and Lostlorn Forest(Surfing or fishing)
Blue-Striped Form is available in rippling water
Pokémon White 2
Routes 1, 3, 6, 11, 13, 14, 19, 20, 22 and 23, Aspertia City, Floccesy Ranch, Relic Passage, Clay Tunnel, Dragonspiral Tower, Striaton City, Wellspring Cave, Pinwheel Forest, Undella Town, Humilau City, Victory Road, Village Bridge, Giant Chasm, Abundant Shrine, Nature Preserve and Lostlorn Forest(Surfing or fishing)
Red-Striped Form is available in rippling water
Sixth Pokémon generation
Pokémon X
Routes 15, 16 and 21, Laverre City, Frost Cavern, Couriway Town, Pokémon Village, Victory Road (Good Rod for Blue-Striped) (Super Rod for (Red-Striped)
Pokémon Y
Routes 15, 16 and 21, Laverre City, Frost Cavern, Couriway Town, Pokémon Village, Victory Road (Good Rod for Blue-Striped) (Super Rod for (Red-Striped)
Seventh Pokémon generation
Pokémon Sun
Trade
Pokémon Ultra Sun
Brooklet Hill, Malie Garden, Vast Poni Canyon (Fishing) (Red-Striped Form)
Pokémon Ultra Moon
Brooklet Hill, Malie Garden, Vast Poni Canyon (Fishing) (Blue-Striped Form)
Eighth Pokémon generation
Pokémon Sword
Bridge Field
Hulbury, North Lake Miloch, Bridge Field (Fishing) Red-Striped only
Pokémon Shield
Bridge Field
Hulbury, North Lake Miloch, Bridge Field (Fishing) Blue-Striped only


Base Stats

Base Stats
HP 70
Attack 92
Defense 65
Sp. Attack 80
Sp. Defense 55
Speed 98
Total 460

Moveset

Main article: Basculin/moveset

Gallery

Sprites

Sprites
Black White
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Sword Shield
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Sprites
Black White
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Sword Shield
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