Golduck

Golduck is a Water type Pokémon introduced in Generation 1. It is known as the Duck Pokémon.

Pokédex entries

Red
Blue
Often seen swimming elegantly by lake shores. It is often mistaken for the Japanese monster, Kappa.
Yellow Its slim and long limbs end in broad flippers. They are used for swimming gracefully in lakes.
Gold When it swims at full speed using its long, webbed limbs, its forehead somehow begins to glow.
Silver It appears by waterways at dusk. It may use telekinetic powers if its forehead glows mysteriously.
Crystal It swims gracefully along on the quiet, slow-moving rivers and lakes of which it is so fond.
Ruby The webbed flippers on its forelegs and hind legs and the streamlined body of GOLDUCK give it frightening speed. This POKéMON is definitely much faster than even the most athletic swimmer.
Sapphire GOLDUCK is the fastest swimmer among all POKéMON. It swims effortlessly, even in a rough, stormy sea. It sometimes rescues people from wrecked ships floundering in high seas.
FireRed The forelegs are webbed, helping to make it an adept swimmer. It can be seen swimming elegantly in lakes, etc.
LeafGreen Often seen swimming elegantly by lakeshores. It is often mistaken for the Japanese monster Kappa.
Emerald A GOLDUCK is an adept swimmer. It sometimes joins competitive swimmers in training. It uses psychic powers when its forehead shimmers with light.
Diamond A Pokémon that lives in lakes. It swims faster than any human swimming champion.
Pearl The flippers of its well-developed limbs give it shocking speed. It is the best swimmer among Pokémon.
Platinum It is seen swimming dynamically and elegantly using its well-developed limbs and flippers.
HeartGold When it swims at full speed using its long, webbed limbs, its forehead somehow begins to glow.
SoulSilver It appears by waterways at dusk. It may use telekinetic powers if its forehead glows mysteriously.
Black
White
It is seen swimming dynamically and elegantly using its well-developed limbs and flippers.
Black 2
White 2
When its forehead shines mysteriously, Golduck can use the full extent of its power.
X It appears by waterways at dusk. It may use telekinetic powers if its forehead glows mysteriously.
Y The forelegs are webbed, helping to make it an adept swimmer. It can be seen swimming elegantly in lakes, etc.
Omega Ruby The webbed flippers on its forelegs and hind legs and the streamlined body of Golduck give it frightening speed. This Pokémon is definitely much faster than even the most athletic swimmer.
Alpha Sapphire Golduck is the fastest swimmer among all Pokémon. It swims effortlessly, even in a rough, stormy sea. It sometimes rescues people from wrecked ships floundering in high seas.
Sun It is said that the red part of its forehead grants supernatural powers to those who possess one, so it was over-hunted in the past.
Moon It swims along the banks of lakes and catches fish Pokémon. It takes them to the shore and quietly eats them up.
Ultra Sun Even fast-swimming fish Pokémon can be disabled by Golduck. It brings them to a standstill and seizes them.
Ultra Moon A professional swimmer, it can continue swimming for two days straight by waving its long tail skillfully.

Evolution chart

Psyduck
#054
Psyduck
Water

(Level 33)
Golduck
#055
Golduck
Water

Name origin

gold
a color (oddly this applies to Psyduck more)
duck
a species of bird

Moves learned by Golduck

Golduck sprites

Type Generation 1 Generation 2 Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7
Normal Golduck  sprite from Red & Blue Golduck  sprite from Silver Golduck  sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Golduck  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Golduck  sprite from Black & White Golduck  sprite from X & Y
Shiny Golduck Shiny sprite from Silver Golduck Shiny sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Golduck Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Golduck Shiny sprite from Black & White Golduck Shiny sprite from X & Y

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