Kingdra

Kingdra is a Water/Dragon type Pokémon introduced in Generation 2. It is known as the Dragon Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 230
Type Water Dragon
Species Dragon Pokémon
Height 5′11″ (1.8 m)
Weight 335.1 lbs (152.0 kg)
Abilities 1. Swift Swim
2. Sniper
Damp (hidden ability)
Local № 188 (Gold/Silver/Crystal)
186 (Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald)
192 (HeartGold/SoulSilver)
041 (X/Y — Coastal Kalos)
195 (Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire)

Training

EV yield 1 Attack, 1 Special Attack, 1 Special Defense
Catch rate 45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 70 (normal)
Base Exp. 243
Growth Rate Medium Fast

Breeding

Egg Groups Dragon, Water 1
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 20 (4,884–5,140 steps)

Base stats

HP 75
260 354
Attack 95
175 317
Defense 95
175 317
Sp. Atk 95
175 317
Sp. Def 95
175 317
Speed 85
157 295
Total 540 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 Kingdra.

Evolution chart

(Level 32) (trade holding Dragon Scale)

Kingdra changes

Pokédex entries

Gold It is said that it usually hides in underwater caves. It can create whirlpools by yawning.
Silver It sleeps deep on the ocean floor to build its energy. It is said to cause tornadoes as it wakes.
Crystal It stores energy by sleeping at underwater depths at which no other life forms can survive.
Ruby KINGDRA lives at extreme ocean depths that are otherwise uninhabited. It has long been believed that the yawning of this POKéMON creates spiraling ocean currents.
Sapphire KINGDRA sleeps on the seafloor where it is otherwise devoid of life. When a storm arrives, the POKéMON is said to awaken and wander about in search of prey.
FireRed It sleeps deep on the ocean floor to build its energy. It is said to cause tornadoes as it wakes.
LeafGreen It is said that it usually hides in underwater caves. It can create whirlpools by yawning.
Emerald It sleeps quietly, deep on the seafloor. When it comes up to the surface, it creates a huge whirlpool that can swallow even ships.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
It lives in caves on the seafloor and creates giant whirlpools every time it moves.
HeartGold It is said that it usually hides in underwater caves. It can create whirlpools by yawning.
SoulSilver It sleeps deep on the ocean floor to build its energy. It is said to cause tornadoes as it wakes.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
It lives in caves on the seafloor and creates giant whirlpools every time it moves.
X It is said that it usually hides in underwater caves. It can create whirlpools by yawning.
Y It stores energy by sleeping at underwater depths at which no other life-forms can survive.
Omega Ruby Kingdra lives at extreme ocean depths that are otherwise uninhabited. It has long been believed that the yawning of this Pokémon creates spiraling ocean currents.
Alpha Sapphire Kingdra sleeps on the seafloor where it is otherwise devoid of life. When a storm arrives, the Pokémon is said to awaken and wander about in search of prey.

Moves learned by Kingdra

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1BubbleWater 40 100
1Hydro PumpWater 110 80
1LeerNormal 100
1SmokescreenNormal 100
1Water GunWater 40 100
1YawnNormal
5SmokescreenNormal 100
9LeerNormal 100
13Water GunWater 40 100
17TwisterDragon 40 100
21Bubble BeamWater 65 100
26Focus EnergyNormal
31BrineWater 65 100
38AgilityPsychic
45Dragon PulseDragon 85 100
52Dragon DanceDragon
60Hydro PumpWater 110 80

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Aurora BeamIce 65 100
Clear SmogPoison 50
DisableNormal 100
Dragon BreathDragon 60 100
Dragon RageDragon 100
FlailNormal 100
Muddy WaterWater 90 85
OctazookaWater 65 85
OutrageDragon 120 100
Razor WindNormal 80 100
Signal BeamBug 75 100
SplashNormal
Water PulseWater 60 100

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
BounceFlying 85 85
Draco MeteorDragon 130 90
Dragon PulseDragon 85 100
Icy WindIce 55 95
Iron HeadSteel 80 100
Laser FocusNormal
OutrageDragon 120 100
Signal BeamBug 75 100
SnoreNormal 50 100
Water PulseWater 60 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
6ToxicPoison 90
7HailIce
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
13Ice BeamIce 90 100
14BlizzardIce 110 70
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
21FrustrationNormal 100
27ReturnNormal 100
32Double TeamNormal
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
55ScaldWater 80 100
60QuashDark 100
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
91Flash CannonSteel 80 100
94SurfWater 90 100
98WaterfallWater 80 100
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Kingdra 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
Body SlamNormal 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal 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
HeadbuttNormal 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
SwiftNormal 60 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
DiveWater 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Moves learnt by level up

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

Moves learnt by TM

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

Kingdra sprites

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

Where to find Kingdra

Gold
Silver
Crystal
Evolve Horsea/Seadra
Ruby
Sapphire
FireRed
LeafGreen
Emerald
Evolve Horsea/Seadra
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Evolve Horsea/Seadra
Black
White
P2 Laboratory
Black 2
White 2
Route 17, 18, P2 Laboratory
X
Y
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Evolve Horsea/Seadra
Sun
Moon
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Evolve Horsea/Seadra

Other languages

English Kingdra
Japanese キングドラ (Kingdra)
German Seedraking
French Hyporoi

Name origin

king
royalty
dragon
mythical fire-breathing creature