Croconaw

Croconaw is a Water type Pokémon introduced in Generation 2. It is known as the Big Jaw Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 159
Type Water
Species Big Jaw Pokémon
Height 3′07″ (1.1 m)
Weight 55.1 lbs (25.0 kg)
Abilities 1. Torrent
Sheer Force (hidden ability)
Local № 008 (Gold/Silver/Crystal)
008 (HeartGold/SoulSilver)

Training

EV yield 1 Attack, 1 Defense
Catch rate 45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 70 (normal)
Base Exp. 142
Growth Rate Medium Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Monster, Water 1
Gender 87.5% male, 12.5% female
Egg cycles 20 (base 5,120 steps)

Base stats

HP 65
240 334
Attack 80
148 284
Defense 80
148 284
Sp. Atk 59
110 238
Sp. Def 63
117 247
Speed 58
108 236
Total 405 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 Croconaw.

Evolution chart

(Level 18) (Level 30)

Croconaw changes

Pokédex entries

Gold If it loses a fang, a new one grows back in its place. There are always 48 fangs lining its mouth.
Silver It opens its huge jaws wide when attacking. If it loses any fangs while biting, they grow back in.
Crystal The tips of its fangs are slanted backward. Once those fangs clamp down, the prey has no hope of escape.
Ruby
Sapphire
Once CROCONAW has clamped its jaws on its foe, it will absolutely not let go. Because the tips of its fangs are forked back like barbed fishhooks, they become impossible to remove when they have sunk in.
FireRed It opens its huge jaws wide when attacking. If it loses any fangs while biting, they grow back in.
LeafGreen If it loses a fang, a new one grows back in its place. There are always 48 fangs lining its mouth.
Emerald Once its jaws clamp down on its foe, it will absolutely not let go. Because the tips of its fangs are forked back like fishhooks, they become irremovably embedded.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
Once it bites down, it won’t let go until it loses its fangs. New fangs quickly grow into place.
HeartGold If it loses a fang, a new one grows back in its place. There are always 48 fangs lining its mouth.
SoulSilver It opens its huge jaws wide when attacking. If it loses any fangs while biting, they grow back in.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
Once it bites down, it won’t let go until it loses its fangs. New fangs quickly grow into place.
X If it loses a fang, a new one grows back in its place. There are always 48 fangs lining its mouth.
Y Once it bites down, it won’t let go until it loses its fangs. New fangs quickly grow into place.
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Once Croconaw has clamped its jaws on its foe, it will absolutely not let go. Because the tips of its fangs are forked back like barbed fishhooks, they become impossible to remove when they have sunk in.

Moves learned by Croconaw

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1LeerNormal 100
1ScratchNormal 40 100
1Water GunWater 40 100
6Water GunWater 40 100
8RageNormal 20 100
13BiteDark 60 100
15Scary FaceNormal 100
21Ice FangIce 65 95
24FlailNormal 100
30CrunchDark 80 100
33Chip AwayNormal 70 100
39SlashNormal 70 100
42ScreechNormal 85
48ThrashNormal 120 100
51Aqua TailWater 90 90
57SuperpowerFighting 120 100
60Hydro PumpWater 110 80

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Ancient PowerRock 60 100
Aqua JetWater 40 100
BlockNormal
CrunchDark 80 100
Dragon DanceDragon
Fake TearsDark 100
FlatterDark 100
Hydro PumpWater 110 80
Ice PunchIce 75 100
Metal ClawSteel 50 95
Mud SportGround
ThrashNormal 120 100
Water PulseWater 60 100
Water SportWater

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Aqua TailWater 90 90
BlockNormal
Focus PunchFighting 150 100
Ice PunchIce 75 100
Icy WindIce 55 95
Iron TailSteel 100 75
Low KickFighting 100
SnoreNormal 50 100
SpiteGhost 100
SuperpowerFighting 120 100
UproarNormal 90 100
Water PledgeWater 80 100
Water PulseWater 60 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Work UpNormal
2Dragon ClawDragon 80 100
5RoarNormal
6ToxicPoison 90
7HailIce
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
40Aerial AceFlying 60
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
55ScaldWater 80 100
56FlingDark 100
65Shadow ClawGhost 70 100
75Swords DanceNormal
80Rock SlideRock 75 90
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
94SurfWater 90 100
98WaterfallWater 80 100
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Croconaw 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.
Note: Generation 1 and 2 refer to the 3DS Virtual Console titles, not the physical cartridges.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
CurseGhost Generation 2 — TM
DetectFighting Generation 2 — TM
Razor WindNormal 80 100 Generation 2 — Breeding
Body SlamNormal 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
CounterFighting 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Dynamic PunchFighting 100 50 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega KickNormal 120 75 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega PunchNormal 80 85 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
Seismic TossFighting 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
CaptivateNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormal Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
WhirlpoolWater 35 85 Generation 4 — HM
Fury CutterBug 40 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
HeadbuttNormal 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGround 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
DigGround 80 100 Generation 6 — TM
Hone ClawsDark 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
DiveWater 80 100 Generation 6 — HM
StrengthNormal 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1LeerNormal 100
1ScratchNormal 40 100
1Water GunWater 40 100
6Water GunWater 40 100
8RageNormal 20 100
13BiteDark 60 100
15Scary FaceNormal 100
21Ice FangIce 65 95
24FlailNormal 100
30CrunchDark 80 100
33Chip AwayNormal 70 100
39SlashNormal 70 100
42ScreechNormal 85
48ThrashNormal 120 100
51Aqua TailWater 90 90
57SuperpowerFighting 120 100
60Hydro PumpWater 110 80

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Ancient PowerRock 60 100
Aqua JetWater 40 100
BlockNormal
CrunchDark 80 100
Dragon DanceDragon
Fake TearsDark 100
FlatterDark 100
Hydro PumpWater 110 80
Ice PunchIce 75 100
Metal ClawSteel 50 95
Mud SportGround
ThrashNormal 120 100
Water PulseWater 60 100
Water SportWater

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Water PledgeWater 80 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Work UpNormal
2Dragon ClawDragon 80 100
5RoarNormal
6ToxicPoison 90
7HailIce
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
40Aerial AceFlying 60
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
55ScaldWater 80 100
56FlingDark 100
65Shadow ClawGhost 70 100
75Swords DanceNormal
80Rock SlideRock 75 90
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
94SurfWater 90 100
98WaterfallWater 80 100
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Croconaw 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.
Note: Generation 1 and 2 refer to the 3DS Virtual Console titles, not the physical cartridges.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
CurseGhost Generation 2 — TM
DetectFighting Generation 2 — TM
Razor WindNormal 80 100 Generation 2 — Breeding
Body SlamNormal 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
CounterFighting 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Dynamic PunchFighting 100 50 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega KickNormal 120 75 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega PunchNormal 80 85 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
Seismic TossFighting 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
CaptivateNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormal Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
WhirlpoolWater 35 85 Generation 4 — HM
Fury CutterBug 40 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
HeadbuttNormal 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGround 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
DigGround 80 100 Generation 6 — TM
Hone ClawsDark 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
DiveWater 80 100 Generation 6 — HM
StrengthNormal 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Croconaw sprites

Type Generation 2 Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7
Normal Croconaw  sprite from Silver Croconaw  sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Croconaw  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Croconaw  sprite from Black & White Croconaw  sprite from X & Y
Shiny Croconaw Shiny sprite from Silver Croconaw Shiny sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Croconaw Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Croconaw Shiny sprite from Black & White Croconaw Shiny sprite from X & Y

Where to find Croconaw

Gold
Silver
Crystal
Evolve Totodile
Ruby
Sapphire
FireRed
LeafGreen
Trade/migrate from another game
Emerald Evolve Totodile
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
Trade/migrate from another game
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Evolve Totodile
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
Trade/migrate from another game
X
Y
Trade/migrate from another game
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Evolve Totodile
Sun
Moon
Evolve Totodile
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Trade/migrate from another game

Answers to Croconaw questions

Other languages

English Croconaw
Japanese アリゲイツ (Alligates)
German Tyracroc
French Crocrodil

Name origin

crocodile
a species of reptile
gnaw
to chew on