Qwilfish

Qwilfish is a Water/Poison type Pokémon introduced in Generation 2. It is known as the Balloon Pokémon.

Pokédex descriptions

Gold
HeartGold
To fire its poison spikes, it must inflate its body by drinking over 2.6 gallons of water all at once.
Silver
FireRed
SoulSilver
The small spikes covering its body developed from scales. They inject a toxin that causes fainting.
Crystal When faced with a larger opponent, it swallows as much water as it can to match the opponent’s size.
Ruby
Sapphire
QWILFISH sucks in water, inflating itself. This POKéMON uses the pressure of the water it swallowed to shoot toxic quills all at once from all over its body. It finds swimming somewhat challenging.
Emerald A QWILFISH uses the pressure of water it swallows to shoot toxic quills all at once from all over its body. It finds swimming to be somewhat challenging.
LeafGreen To fire its poison spikes, it must inflate its body by drinking over 2.6 gallons of water all at once.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
It shoots the poison spines on its body in all directions. Its round form makes it a poor swimmer.

Evolution chart

  • Qwilfish does not evolve.

Name origin

quill
feather used for writing with ink
fish
marine creature

Moves learned by Qwilfish

Qwilfish sprites

Normal
Black/White
Shiny
Black/White
Normal
HG/SS
Shiny
HG/SS
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