Arrokuda

Arrokuda is a Water type Pokémon introduced in Generation 8. It is known as the Rush Pokémon.

Evolves into Barraskewda.

Arrokuda artwork by Ken Sugimori

Pokédex data

National № 846
Type Water
Species Rush Pokémon
Height 0.5 m (1′08″)
Weight 1.0 kg (2.2 lbs)
Abilities 1. Swift Swim
Propeller Tail (hidden ability)
Local № 180 (Sword/Shield)
096 (The Isle of Armor)

Training

EV yield 1 Speed
Catch rate 255 (33.3% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 50 (normal)
Base Exp. 56
Growth Rate Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Water 2
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 20 (4,884–5,140 steps)

Base stats

HP 41
192 286
Attack 63
117 247
Defense 40
76 196
Sp. Atk 40
76 196
Sp. Def 30
58 174
Speed 66
123 254
Total 280 Min Max

The ranges shown on the right are for a level 100 Pokémon. Maximum values are based on a beneficial nature, 252 EVs, 31 IVs; minimum values are based on a hindering nature, 0 EVs, 0 IVs.

Type defenses

The effectiveness of each type on Arrokuda.

Evolution chart

(Level 26)

Pokédex entries

Sword If it sees any movement around it, this Pokémon charges for it straightaway, leading with its sharply pointed jaw. It’s very proud of that jaw.
Shield After it’s eaten its fill, its movements become extremely sluggish. That’s when Cramorant swallows it up.

Moves learned by Arrokuda

Moves learnt by level up

Arrokuda learns the following moves in Pokémon Sword & Shield at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Aqua JetWaterPhysical 40 100
1PeckFlyingPhysical 35 100
6Fury AttackNormalPhysical 15 85
12BiteDarkPhysical 60 100
18AgilityPsychicStatus
24DiveWaterPhysical 80 100
30Laser FocusNormalStatus
36CrunchDarkPhysical 80 100
42LiquidationWaterPhysical 85 100
48Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100

Egg moves

Arrokuda learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Sword & Shield. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Arrokuda egg moves page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
AcupressureNormalStatus
Night SlashDarkPhysical 70 100
SlashNormalPhysical 70 100
ThrashNormalPhysical 120 100

Move Tutor moves

Arrokuda can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Sword & Shield from move tutors (details):

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Scale ShotDragonPhysical 25 90

Moves learnt by TM

Arrokuda is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Sword & Shield:

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
21RestPsychicStatus
24SnoreNormalSpecial 50 100
25ProtectNormalStatus
31AttractNormalStatus 100
33Rain DanceWaterStatus
36WhirlpoolWaterSpecial 35 85
39FacadeNormalPhysical 70 100
40SwiftNormalSpecial 60
43Brick BreakFightingPhysical 75 100
45DiveWaterPhysical 80 100
52BounceFlyingPhysical 85 85
58AssuranceDarkPhysical 60 100
67Ice FangIcePhysical 65 95
76RoundNormalSpecial 60 100

Moves learnt by TR

Arrokuda is compatible with these Technical Records in Pokémon Sword & Shield:

Arrokuda sprites

Type Generation 8
Normal Arrokuda  sprite from Sword & Shield
Shiny

Other languages

English, Spanish, Italian Arrokuda
Japanese サシカマス (Sashi kamasu)
German Pikuda
French Embrochet

Name origin

arrow
thin weapon
barracuda
large predatory fish