Keldeo

Keldeo is a Water/Fighting type Pokémon introduced in Generation 5. It is known as the Colt Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 647
Type Water Fighting
Species Colt Pokémon
Height 1.4 m (4′07″)
Weight 48.5 kg (106.9 lbs)
Abilities 1. Justified
Local № 153 (Black/White)
298 (Black 2/White 2)

Training

EV yield 3 Special Attack
Catch rate 3 (0.4% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 35 (lower than normal)
Base Exp. 261
Growth Rate Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Undiscovered
Gender Genderless
Egg cycles 80 (20,304–20,560 steps)

Base stats

HP 91
292 386
Attack 72
134 267
Defense 90
166 306
Sp. Atk 129
236 392
Sp. Def 90
166 306
Speed 108
198 346
Total 580 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 Keldeo.

Pokédex data

National № 647
Type Water Fighting
Species Colt Pokémon
Height 1.4 m (4′07″)
Weight 48.5 kg (106.9 lbs)
Abilities 1. Justified
Local № 153 (Black/White)
298 (Black 2/White 2)

Training

EV yield 3 Special Attack
Catch rate 3 (0.4% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 35 (lower than normal)
Base Exp. 261
Growth Rate Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Undiscovered
Gender Genderless
Egg cycles 80 (20,304–20,560 steps)

Base stats

HP 91
292 386
Attack 72
134 267
Defense 90
166 306
Sp. Atk 129
236 392
Sp. Def 90
166 306
Speed 108
198 346
Total 580 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 Keldeo.

Evolution chart

Pokédex entries

Keldeo

Black By blasting water from its hooves, it can glide across water. It excels at using leg moves while battling.
White It crosses the world, running over the surfaces of oceans and rivers. It appears at scenic waterfronts.
Black 2
White 2
When it is resolute, its body fills with power and it becomes swifter. Its jumps are then too fast to follow.
X
Omega Ruby
It crosses the world, running over the surfaces of oceans and rivers. It appears at scenic waterfronts.
Y
Alpha Sapphire
When it is resolute, its body fills with power and it becomes swifter. Its jumps are then too fast to follow.

Ordinary Form

Sword Cobalion, Terrakion, and Virizion taught this Pokémon how to fight. It dashes across the world, seeking more opportunities to further its training.
Shield They say that Keldeo must survive harsh battles and fully develop the horn on its forehead before this Pokémon’s true power will awaken.

Resolute Form

Sword Keldeo has strengthened its resolve for battle, filling its body with power and changing its form.
Shield The power that lay hidden in its body now covers its horn, turning it into a sword that can slice through anything.

Moves learned by Keldeo

Moves learnt by level up

Keldeo learns the following moves in Pokémon Sword & Shield at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Aqua JetWaterPhysical 40 100
1Helping HandNormalStatus
1LeerNormalStatus 100
1Secret SwordFightingSpecial 85 100
1Work UpNormalStatus
7Bubble BeamWaterSpecial 65 100
14Quick GuardFightingStatus
21Double KickFightingPhysical 30 100
28RetaliateNormalPhysical 70 100
35Aqua TailWaterPhysical 90 90
42Take DownNormalPhysical 90 85
49Sacred SwordFightingPhysical 90 100
56Swords DanceNormalStatus
63Hydro PumpWaterSpecial 110 80
70Close CombatFightingPhysical 120 100

Egg moves

Keldeo does not learn any moves by breeding in Pokémon Sword & Shield.

Move Tutor moves

Keldeo can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Sword & Shield from move tutors (details):

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
CoachingFightingStatus
Flip TurnWaterPhysical 60 100

Moves learnt by TM

Keldeo is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Sword & Shield:

Moves learnt by TR

Keldeo is compatible with these Technical Records in Pokémon Sword & Shield:

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Aqua JetWaterPhysical 40 100
1Bubble BeamWaterSpecial 65 100
1Double KickFightingPhysical 30 100
1LeerNormalStatus 100
7Double KickFightingPhysical 30 100
13Bubble BeamWaterSpecial 65 100
19Take DownNormalPhysical 90 85
25Helping HandNormalStatus
31RetaliateNormalPhysical 70 100
37Aqua TailWaterPhysical 90 90
43Sacred SwordFightingPhysical 90 100
49Swords DanceNormalStatus
55Quick GuardFightingStatus
61Work UpNormalStatus
67Hydro PumpWaterSpecial 110 80
73Close CombatFightingPhysical 120 100

Egg moves

Keldeo does not learn any moves by breeding in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon.

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Aqua TailWaterPhysical 90 90
BounceFlyingPhysical 85 85
CovetNormalPhysical 60 100
EndeavorNormalPhysical 100
Helping HandNormalStatus
Icy WindIceSpecial 55 95
Last ResortNormalPhysical 140 100
LiquidationWaterPhysical 85 100
Low KickFightingPhysical 100
Secret SwordFightingSpecial 85 100
SnoreNormalSpecial 50 100
SuperpowerFightingPhysical 120 100
Water PulseWaterSpecial 60 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

Transfer-only moves

Keldeo 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
Rock SmashFightingPhysical 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormalPhysical 50 95 Generation 6 — HM
StrengthNormalPhysical 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Keldeo sprites

Type Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8
Normal Keldeo  sprite from Black & White Keldeo  sprite from X & Y Keldeo  sprite from Sword & Shield
Shiny Keldeo Shiny sprite from Black & White Keldeo Shiny sprite from X & Y

Where to find Keldeo

Black
White
Black 2
White 2
Trade/migrate from another game
X
Y
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
Sun
Moon
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Trade/migrate from another game
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Not available in this game
Sword
Shield
Location data not yet available

Other languages

English, Spanish, Italian Keldeo
Japanese ケルディオ (Keldeo)
German Keldeo
French Keldeo

Name origin

kelpie
a supernatural water horse from Celtic folklore
rodeo
a public exhibition of cowboy skills