Oshawott

Oshawott is a Water type Pokémon introduced in Generation 5. It is known as the Sea Otter Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 501
Type Water
Species Sea Otter Pokémon
Height 0.5 m (1′08″)
Weight 5.9 kg (13.0 lbs)
Abilities 1. Torrent
Shell Armor (hidden ability)
Local № 007 (Black/White)
007 (Black 2/White 2)

Training

EV yield 1 Special Attack
Catch rate 45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 50 (normal)
Base Exp. 62
Growth Rate Medium Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Field
Gender 87.5% male, 12.5% female
Egg cycles 20 (4,884–5,140 steps)

Base stats

HP 55
220 314
Attack 55
103 229
Defense 45
85 207
Sp. Atk 63
117 247
Sp. Def 45
85 207
Speed 45
85 207
Total 308 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 Oshawott.

Evolution chart

(Level 17) (Level 36)

Oshawott changes

Pokédex entries

Black It fights using the scalchop on its stomach. In response to an attack, it retaliates immediately by slashing.
White The scalchop on its stomach is made from the same elements as claws. It detaches the scalchop for use as a blade.
Black 2
White 2
The scalchop on its stomach isn’t just used for battle--it can be used to break open hard berries as well.
X The scalchop on its stomach isn’t just used for battle--it can be used to break open hard berries as well.
Y
Alpha Sapphire
It fights using the scalchop on its stomach. In response to an attack, it retaliates immediately by slashing.
Omega Ruby The scalchop on its stomach isn’t just used for battle—it can be used to break open hard berries as well.

Moves learned by Oshawott

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1TackleNormalPhysical 40 100
5Tail WhipNormalStatus 100
7Water GunWaterSpecial 40 100
11Water SportWaterStatus
13Focus EnergyNormalStatus
17Razor ShellWaterPhysical 75 95
19Fury CutterBugPhysical 40 95
23Water PulseWaterSpecial 60 100
25RevengeFightingPhysical 60 100
29Aqua JetWaterPhysical 40 100
31EncoreNormalStatus 100
35Aqua TailWaterPhysical 90 90
37RetaliateNormalPhysical 70 100
41Swords DanceNormalStatus
43Hydro PumpWaterSpecial 110 80

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Air SlashFlyingSpecial 75 95
AssuranceDarkPhysical 60 100
BrineWaterSpecial 65 100
CopycatNormalStatus
DetectFightingStatus
Night SlashDarkPhysical 70 100
Sacred SwordFightingPhysical 90 100
ScreechNormalStatus 85
Trump CardNormalSpecial

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Aqua TailWaterPhysical 90 90
CovetNormalPhysical 60 100
Helping HandNormalStatus
Icy WindIceSpecial 55 95
Iron TailSteelPhysical 100 75
SnoreNormalSpecial 50 100
Water PledgeWaterSpecial 80 100
Water PulseWaterSpecial 60 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

Transfer-only moves

Oshawott 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
DigGroundPhysical 80 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFightingPhysical 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormalPhysical 50 95 Generation 6 — HM
DiveWaterPhysical 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1TackleNormalPhysical 40 100
5Tail WhipNormalStatus 100
7Water GunWaterSpecial 40 100
11Water SportWaterStatus
13Focus EnergyNormalStatus
17Razor ShellWaterPhysical 75 95
19Fury CutterBugPhysical 40 95
23Water PulseWaterSpecial 60 100
25RevengeFightingPhysical 60 100
29Aqua JetWaterPhysical 40 100
31EncoreNormalStatus 100
35Aqua TailWaterPhysical 90 90
37RetaliateNormalPhysical 70 100
41Swords DanceNormalStatus
43Hydro PumpWaterSpecial 110 80

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Air SlashFlyingSpecial 75 95
AssuranceDarkPhysical 60 100
BrineWaterSpecial 65 100
CopycatNormalStatus
DetectFightingStatus
Night SlashDarkPhysical 70 100
ScreechNormalStatus 85
Trump CardNormalSpecial

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Water PledgeWaterSpecial 80 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

Transfer-only moves

Oshawott 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.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
DigGroundPhysical 80 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFightingPhysical 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormalPhysical 50 95 Generation 6 — HM
DiveWaterPhysical 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Oshawott sprites

Type Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8
Normal Oshawott  sprite from Black & White Oshawott  sprite from X & Y
Shiny Oshawott Shiny sprite from Black & White Oshawott Shiny sprite from X & Y

Where to find Oshawott

Black
White
Nuvema Town
Black 2
White 2
Aspertia City
X
Y
Trade/migrate from another game
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Route 101
Sun
Moon
Breed Dewott/Samurott
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Trade/migrate from another game
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Not available in this game
Sword
Shield
Not available in this game

Other languages

English, Spanish, Italian Oshawott
Japanese ミジュマル (Mijumaru)
German Ottaro
French Moustillon

Name origin

ocean
huge body of water
water
compound needed for life
otter
aquatic weasel-like mammal