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 2′04″ (0.7 m)
Weight 65.0 lbs (29.5 kg)
Abilities 1. Swift Swim
Water Veil (hidden ability)
Local № 056 (Diamond/Pearl)
056 (Platinum)
149 (Black 2/White 2)
058 (X/Y — Mountain Kalos)

Training

EV yield 1 Speed
Catch rate 190 (24.8% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 70 (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.

Moves learned by Buizel

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Sonic BoomNormal 90
4GrowlNormal 100
7Water SportWater
11Quick AttackNormal 40 100
15Water GunWater 40 100
18PursuitDark 40 100
21SwiftNormal 60
24Aqua JetWater 40 100
27Double HitNormal 35 90
31WhirlpoolWater 35 85
35Razor WindNormal 80 100
38Aqua TailWater 90 90
41AgilityPsychic
45Hydro PumpWater 110 80

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Aqua RingWater
Aqua TailWater 90 90
Baton PassNormal
Double SlapNormal 15 85
Fury CutterBug 40 95
Fury SwipesNormal 18 80
HeadbuttNormal 70 100
Helping HandNormal
Me FirstNormal
Mud-SlapGround 20 100
Odor SleuthNormal
SlashNormal 70 100
SoakWater 100
SwitcherooDark 100
Tail SlapNormal 25 85

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Aqua TailWater 90 90
Focus PunchFighting 150 100
Helping HandNormal
Ice PunchIce 75 100
Icy WindIce 55 95
Iron TailSteel 100 75
SnoreNormal 50 100
Water PulseWater 60 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
6ToxicPoison 90
7HailIce
8Bulk UpFighting
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
13Ice BeamIce 90 100
14BlizzardIce 110 70
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
21FrustrationNormal 100
27ReturnNormal 100
31Brick BreakFighting 75 100
32Double TeamNormal
39Rock TombRock 60 95
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
49Echoed VoiceNormal 40 100
55ScaldWater 80 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
94SurfWater 90 100
98WaterfallWater 80 100
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Buizel 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
BrineWater 65 100 Generation 4 — TM
CaptivateNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormal Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
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
DiveWater 80 100 Generation 6 — HM
StrengthNormal 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Moves learnt by level up

Buizel does not learn any level up moves in Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu & Let's Go Eevee.

Moves learnt by TM

Buizel does not learn any HMs in Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu & Let's Go Eevee.

Buizel sprites

Type Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7
Normal Buizel  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Buizel  sprite from Black & White Buizel  sprite from X & Y
Shiny Buizel Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Buizel Shiny sprite from Black & White Buizel Shiny sprite from X & Y

Where to find Buizel

Diamond
Pearl
Route 205, 213, 224, Valley Windworks
Platinum Route 205, 212, 213, Valley Windworks
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Route 4, 6, 9, 10, 13, 21, 22, 24, 25, 26, 27, 28, 30, 31, 32, 34, 35, 42, 43, 44, 45, 47, Mt. Silver, Ruins of Alph
Black
White
Route 11, 14
Black 2
White 2
Route 11, 14, 23, Lostlorn Forest, Victory Road, Nature Sanctuary, Nature Preserve
X
Y
Breed Floatzel
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
Sun
Moon
Trade/migrate from another game
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Breed Floatzel
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Location data not yet available

Other languages

English 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