Barbaracle

Barbaracle is a Rock/Water type Pokémon introduced in Generation 6. It is known as the Collective Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 689
Type Rock Water
Species Collective Pokémon
Height 4′03″ (1.3 m)
Weight 211.6 lbs (96.0 kg)
Abilities 1. Sniper
2. Tough Claws
Pickpocket (hidden ability)
Local № 022 (X/Y — Coastal Kalos)

Training

EV yield 2 Attack
Catch rate 45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 70 (normal)
Base Exp. 175
Growth Rate Medium Fast

Breeding

Egg Groups Water 3
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 20 (4,884–5,140 steps)

Base stats

HP 72
254 348
Attack 105
193 339
Defense 115
211 361
Sp. Atk 54
101 227
Sp. Def 86
159 298
Speed 68
126 258
Total 500 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 Barbaracle.

Evolution chart

(Level 39)

Pokédex entries

X
Omega Ruby
When they evolve, two Binacle multiply into seven. They fight with the power of seven Binacle.
Y
Alpha Sapphire
Barbaracle’s legs and hands have minds of their own, and they will move independently. But they usually follow the head’s orders.

Moves learned by Barbaracle

Moves learnt by level up

Barbaracle learns the following moves in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Sand AttackGround 100
1ScratchNormal 40 100
1Shell SmashNormal
1Skull BashNormal 130 100
1Stone EdgeRock 100 80
1Water GunWater 40 100
4Water GunWater 40 100
7WithdrawWater
10Fury SwipesNormal 18 80
13SlashNormal 70 100
18Mud-SlapGround 20 100
20ClampWater 35 85
24Rock PolishRock
28Ancient PowerRock 60 100
32Hone ClawsDark
37Fury CutterBug 40 95
44Night SlashDark 70 100
48Razor ShellWater 75 95
55Cross ChopFighting 100 80
60Stone EdgeRock 100 80
65Skull BashNormal 130 100

Egg moves

Barbaracle learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Barbaracle egg moves page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Helping HandNormal
SwitcherooDark 100
TickleNormal 100
Water SportWater

Move Tutor moves

Barbaracle can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon from move tutors (details):

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Dual ChopDragon 40 90
Earth PowerGround 90 100
EndeavorNormal 100
Helping HandNormal
Icy WindIce 55 95
Iron DefenseSteel
Laser FocusNormal
LiquidationWater 85 100
Low KickFighting 100
SnoreNormal 50 100
Stealth RockRock
SuperpowerFighting 120 100
Water PulseWater 60 100

Moves learnt by TM

Barbaracle is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon:

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
2Dragon ClawDragon 80 100
6ToxicPoison 90
8Bulk UpFighting
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
12TauntDark 100
13Ice BeamIce 90 100
14BlizzardIce 110 70
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
20SafeguardNormal
21FrustrationNormal 100
23Smack DownRock 50 100
26EarthquakeGround 100 100
27ReturnNormal 100
31Brick BreakFighting 75 100
32Double TeamNormal
34Sludge WavePoison 95 100
36Sludge BombPoison 90 100
37SandstormRock
39Rock TombRock 60 95
40Aerial AceFlying 60
41TormentDark 100
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
46ThiefDark 60 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
52Focus BlastFighting 120 70
54False SwipeNormal 40 100
55ScaldWater 80 100
56FlingDark 100
59Brutal SwingDark 60 100
63EmbargoDark 100
65Shadow ClawGhost 70 100
66PaybackDark 50 100
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
69Rock PolishRock
71Stone EdgeRock 100 80
75Swords DanceNormal
78BulldozeGround 60 100
80Rock SlideRock 75 90
81X-ScissorBug 80 100
83InfestationBug 20 100
84Poison JabPoison 80 100
86Grass KnotGrass 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
94SurfWater 90 100
96Nature PowerNormal
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Barbaracle can only learn these moves in previous generations. It must be taught the moves in the appropriate game and then transferred to Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
DigGround 80 100 Generation 6 — TM
Power-Up PunchFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormal 50 95 Generation 6 — HM
StrengthNormal 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Moves learnt by level up

Barbaracle learns the following moves in Pokémon Sun & Moon at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Sand AttackGround 100
1ScratchNormal 40 100
1Shell SmashNormal
1Skull BashNormal 130 100
1Stone EdgeRock 100 80
1Water GunWater 40 100
4Water GunWater 40 100
7WithdrawWater
10Fury SwipesNormal 18 80
13SlashNormal 70 100
18Mud-SlapGround 20 100
20ClampWater 35 85
24Rock PolishRock
28Ancient PowerRock 60 100
32Hone ClawsDark
37Fury CutterBug 40 95
44Night SlashDark 70 100
48Razor ShellWater 75 95
55Cross ChopFighting 100 80
60Stone EdgeRock 100 80
65Skull BashNormal 130 100

Egg moves

Barbaracle learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Sun & Moon. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Barbaracle egg moves page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Helping HandNormal
SwitcherooDark 100
TickleNormal 100
Water SportWater

Moves learnt by TM

Barbaracle is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Sun & Moon:

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
2Dragon ClawDragon 80 100
6ToxicPoison 90
8Bulk UpFighting
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
12TauntDark 100
13Ice BeamIce 90 100
14BlizzardIce 110 70
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
20SafeguardNormal
21FrustrationNormal 100
23Smack DownRock 50 100
26EarthquakeGround 100 100
27ReturnNormal 100
31Brick BreakFighting 75 100
32Double TeamNormal
34Sludge WavePoison 95 100
36Sludge BombPoison 90 100
37SandstormRock
39Rock TombRock 60 95
40Aerial AceFlying 60
41TormentDark 100
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
46ThiefDark 60 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
52Focus BlastFighting 120 70
54False SwipeNormal 40 100
55ScaldWater 80 100
56FlingDark 100
59Brutal SwingDark 60 100
63EmbargoDark 100
65Shadow ClawGhost 70 100
66PaybackDark 50 100
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
69Rock PolishRock
71Stone EdgeRock 100 80
75Swords DanceNormal
78BulldozeGround 60 100
80Rock SlideRock 75 90
81X-ScissorBug 80 100
83InfestationBug 20 100
84Poison JabPoison 80 100
86Grass KnotGrass 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
94SurfWater 90 100
96Nature PowerNormal
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Barbaracle can only learn these moves in previous generations. It must be taught the moves in the appropriate game and then transferred to Pokémon Sun & Moon.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
DigGround 80 100 Generation 6 — TM
Power-Up PunchFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormal 50 95 Generation 6 — HM
StrengthNormal 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Barbaracle sprites

Type Generation 6 Generation 7
Normal Barbaracle  sprite from X & Y
Shiny Barbaracle Shiny sprite from X & Y

Where to find Barbaracle

X
Y
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Evolve Binacle
Sun
Moon
Trade/migrate from another game
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Ultra Space Wilds

Other languages

English Barbaracle
Japanese ガメノデス (Gamenodes)
German Thanathora
French Golgopathe

Name origin

barbaric
uncivilized, brutish
barnacle
marine crustacean, typically attached to ship bottoms