Floatzel

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

Pokédex data

National № 419
Type Water
Species Sea Weasel Pokémon
Height 1.1 m (3′07″)
Weight 33.5 kg (73.9 lbs)
Abilities 1. Swift Swim
Water Veil (hidden ability)
Local № 057 (Diamond/Pearl)
057 (Platinum)
150 (Black 2/White 2)
059 (X/Y — Mountain Kalos)
057 (Brilliant Diamond/Shining Pearl)
042 (Legends: Arceus)

Training

EV yield 2 Speed
Catch rate 75 (9.8% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 50 (normal)
Base Exp. 173
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 85
280 374
Attack 105
193 339
Defense 55
103 229
Sp. Atk 85
157 295
Sp. Def 50
94 218
Speed 115
211 361
Total 495 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 Floatzel.

Evolution chart

(Level 26)

Floatzel changes

Pokédex entries

Diamond It floats using its well-developed flotation sac. It assists in the rescues of drowning people.
Pearl Its flotation sac developed as a result of pursuing aquatic prey. It can double as a rubber raft.
Platinum It is a common sight around fishing ports. It is known to rescue people and carry off prey.
HeartGold
SoulSilver
With its flotation sac inflated, it can carry people on its back. It deflates the sac before it dives.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
It is a common sight around fishing ports. It is known to rescue people and carry off prey.
X
Omega Ruby
It floats using its well-developed flotation sac. It assists in the rescues of drowning people.
Y
Alpha Sapphire
Its flotation sac developed as a result of pursuing aquatic prey. It can double as a rubber raft.
Brilliant Diamond It floats using its well-developed flotation sac. It assists in the rescues of drowning people.
Shining Pearl Its flotation sac developed as a result of pursuing aquatic prey. Floatzel carries people as if it were a rubber raft.
Legends: Arceus Has a long, rather splendid flotation sac, which prevents Floatzel from drowning even in stormy seas. One might glimpse this species around fishing hamlets from time to time.

Moves learned by Floatzel

Moves learnt by level up

Floatzel learns the following moves in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1CrunchDarkPhysical 80 100
1GrowlNormalStatus 100
1Ice FangIcePhysical 65 95
1Quick AttackNormalPhysical 40 100
1TackleNormalPhysical 40 100
4GrowlNormalStatus 100
7Tail WhipNormalStatus 100
11Quick AttackNormalPhysical 40 100
15Water GunWaterSpecial 40 100
18BiteDarkPhysical 60 100
21SwiftNormalSpecial 60
24Aqua JetWaterPhysical 40 100
29Double HitNormalPhysical 35 90
35WhirlpoolWaterSpecial 35 85
41WaterfallWaterPhysical 80 100
46Aqua TailWaterPhysical 90 90
51AgilityPsychicStatus
57Hydro PumpWaterSpecial 110 80

Egg moves

Floatzel learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Floatzel gen 8 learnset page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Aqua RingWaterStatus
Aqua TailWaterPhysical 90 90
Baton PassNormalStatus
Fury CutterBugPhysical 40 95
Fury SwipesNormalPhysical 18 80
HeadbuttNormalPhysical 70 100
Helping HandNormalStatus
Mud-SlapGroundSpecial 20 100
SlashNormalPhysical 70 100
SoakWaterStatus 100
SwitcherooDarkStatus 100

Moves learnt by TM

Floatzel is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl:

Moves learnt by level up

Floatzel 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
30CrunchDarkPhysical 80 100
34Aqua TailWaterPhysical 90 90
43Hydro PumpWaterSpecial 110 80

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Aqua TailWaterPhysical 90 90
Bulk UpFightingStatus
Giga ImpactNormalPhysical 150 90
Hyper BeamNormalSpecial 150 90
Ice BeamIceSpecial 90 100
Ice FangIcePhysical 65 95
Ice PunchIcePhysical 75 100
Icy WindIceSpecial 55 95
Iron TailSteelPhysical 100 75
RestPsychicStatus
Rock SmashFightingPhysical 40 100
SwiftNormalSpecial 60
Water PulseWaterSpecial 60 100

Floatzel sprites

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

Where to find Floatzel

Diamond
Pearl
Route 213, 218, 221, 222, 224, 230, Fuego Ironworks, Victory Road
Platinum Route 218, 221, 222, 224, 230, Fuego Ironworks, Victory Road
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Evolve Buizel
Black
White
Route 11, 14
Black 2
White 2
Route 11, 14, 23, Lostlorn Forest, Victory Road, Nature Sanctuary, Nature Preserve
X
Y
Route 15, 16, 21, Frost Cavern, Couriway Town, Victory Road
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
Sun
Moon
Trade/migrate from another game
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Ultra Space Wilds
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Not available in this game
Sword
Shield
Not available in this game
Brilliant Diamond
Shining Pearl
Route 213, 218, 221, 222, 224, 230, Fuego Ironworks, Victory Road
Legends: Arceus Aipom Hill, Bathers' Lagoon, Worn Bridge

Other languages

English, Spanish, Italian Floatzel
Japanese フローゼル (Floazel)
German Bojelin
French Mustéflott

Name origin

float
to rest on a surface of liquid
weasel
small mammal with a long body