Buizel

Buizel is a Water type Pokémon introduced in Generation 4. It is known as the Sea Weasel Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 418
Type Water
Species Sea Weasel Pokémon
Height 0.7 m (2′04″)
Weight 29.5 kg (65.0 lbs)
Abilities 1. Swift Swim
Water Veil (hidden ability)
Local № 056 (Diamond/Pearl)
056 (Platinum)
149 (Black 2/White 2)
058 (X/Y — Mountain Kalos)
056 (Brilliant Diamond/Shining Pearl)
041 (Legends: Arceus)
051 (Scarlet/Violet)

Training

EV yield 1 Speed
Catch rate 190 (24.8% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 50 (normal)
Base Exp. 66
Growth Rate Medium Fast

Breeding

Egg Groups Field, Water 1
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 20 (4,884–5,140 steps)

Base stats

HP 55
220 314
Attack 65
121 251
Defense 35
67 185
Sp. Atk 60
112 240
Sp. Def 30
58 174
Speed 85
157 295
Total 330 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 Buizel.

Evolution chart

(Level 26)

Buizel changes

Pokédex entries

Diamond It has a flotation sac that is like an inflatable collar. It floats on water with its head out.
Pearl It swims by rotating its two tails like a screw. When it dives, its flotation sac collapses.
Platinum It spins its two tails like a screw to propel itself through water. The tails also slice clinging seaweed.
HeartGold
SoulSilver
It inflates its flotation sac, keeping its face above water in order to watch for prey movement.
Black
White
It spins its two tails like a screw to propel itself through water. The tails also slice clinging seaweed.
Black 2
White 2
It inflates the flotation sac around its neck and pokes its head out of the water to see what is going on.
X
Omega Ruby
It swims by rotating its two tails like a screw. When it dives, its flotation sac collapses.
Y
Alpha Sapphire
It inflates the flotation sac around its neck and pokes its head out of the water to see what is going on.
Brilliant Diamond When air fills the flotation sac on its neck, the sac balloons like an inner tube. This Pokémon floats with its head out of the water.
Shining Pearl It swims by rotating its two tails like a screw. When it dives, its flotation sac collapses.
Legends: Arceus It moves freely in the water by spinning its forked tail for propulsion. The resemblance to the screw of a steamboat is coincidental.
Scarlet It spins its two tails like a screw to propel itself through water. The tails also slice clinging seaweed.
Violet It inflates its flotation sac, keeping its face above water in order to watch for prey movement.

Moves learned by Buizel

Moves learnt by level up

Buizel learns the following moves in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1TackleNormalPhysical 40 100
4GrowlNormalStatus 100
7SoakWaterStatus 100
11Quick AttackNormalPhysical 40 100
15Water GunWaterSpecial 40 100
18BiteDarkPhysical 60 100
21SwiftNormalSpecial 60
24Aqua JetWaterPhysical 40 100
27Double HitNormalPhysical 35 90
31WhirlpoolWaterSpecial 35 85
35LiquidationWaterPhysical 85 100
38Aqua TailWaterPhysical 90 90
41AgilityPsychicStatus
45Hydro PumpWaterSpecial 110 80
49Wave CrashWaterPhysical 120 100

Egg moves

Buizel learns the following moves via breeding or picnics in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Buizel gen 9 learnset page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Aqua RingWaterStatus
Baton PassNormalStatus
Fury CutterBugPhysical 40 95
Fury SwipesNormalPhysical 18 80
HeadbuttNormalPhysical 70 100
Helping HandNormalStatus
Mud-SlapGroundSpecial 20 100
SlashNormalPhysical 70 100

Moves learnt by TM

Buizel is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet:

Moves learnt by level up

Buizel learns the following moves in Pokémon Legends: Arceus at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Quick AttackNormalPhysical 40 100
6Aqua JetWaterPhysical 40 100
11SwiftNormalSpecial 60
18Water PulseWaterSpecial 60 100
25Double HitNormalPhysical 35 90
34Aqua TailWaterPhysical 90 90
43Hydro PumpWaterSpecial 110 80

Move Tutor moves

Buizel can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Legends: Arceus from move tutors:

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Aqua TailWaterPhysical 90 90
Bulk UpFightingStatus
Ice BeamIceSpecial 90 100
Ice PunchIcePhysical 75 100
Icy WindIceSpecial 55 95
Iron TailSteelPhysical 100 75
RestPsychicStatus
Rock SmashFightingPhysical 40 100
SwiftNormalSpecial 60
Water PulseWaterSpecial 60 100

Buizel sprites

Type Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8 Generation 9
Normal Buizel  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Buizel  sprite from Black & White Buizel  sprite from X & Y Buizel  sprite from Legends: Arceus Buizel  sprite from Scarlet & Violet
Shiny Buizel Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Buizel Shiny sprite from Black & White Buizel Shiny sprite from X & Y Buizel Shiny sprite from Legends: Arceus

Other languages

English, Spanish, Italian Buizel
Japanese ブイゼル (Buoysel)
German Bamelin
French Mustébouée

Name origin

buoy
floating marker in the sea (usually orange)
weasel
small mammal with a long body