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 1.3 m (4′03″)
Weight 96.0 kg (211.6 lbs)
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:

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:

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
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Location data not yet available

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