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)
007 (Legends: Arceus)

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)
(Level 36, in Legends: Arceus)
#503
Samurott
Hisuian Samurott
Water · Dark

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.
Legends: Arceus This Pokémon from the Unova region uses the shell on its belly as a weapon to cut down its foes. Thus, I’ve conferred upon this shell the name “scalchop.”

Moves learned by Oshawott

Moves learnt by level up

Oshawott learns the following moves in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1TackleNormalPhysical 40 100
5Tail WhipNormalStatus 100
7Water GunWaterSpecial 40 100
11SoakWaterStatus 100
13Focus EnergyNormalStatus
17Razor ShellWaterPhysical 75 95
19Fury CutterBugPhysical 40 95
23Water PulseWaterSpecial 60 100
25Aerial AceFlyingPhysical 60
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 Scarlet & Violet. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Oshawott gen 9 learnset page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Air SlashFlyingSpecial 75 95
Aqua CutterWaterPhysical 70 100
CopycatNormalStatus
DetectFightingStatus
Knock OffDarkPhysical 65 100
Night SlashDarkPhysical 70 100
Sacred SwordFightingPhysical 90 100
ScreechNormalStatus 85

Moves learnt by TM

Oshawott is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet:

Moves learnt by level up

Oshawott learns the following moves in Pokémon Legends: Arceus at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1TackleNormalPhysical 40 100
6Aqua JetWaterPhysical 40 100
11Swords DanceNormalStatus
18Water PulseWaterSpecial 60 100
25SlashNormalPhysical 70 100
34Aqua TailWaterPhysical 90 90
43Hydro PumpWaterSpecial 110 80

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Aerial AceFlyingPhysical 60
Aqua TailWaterPhysical 90 90
False SwipeNormalPhysical 40 100
Focus EnergyNormalStatus
Ice BeamIceSpecial 90 100
Icy WindIceSpecial 55 95
Iron TailSteelPhysical 100 75
RestPsychicStatus
Rock SmashFightingPhysical 40 100
Water PulseWaterSpecial 60 100
X-ScissorBugPhysical 80 100

Oshawott sprites

Type Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8 Generation 9
Normal Oshawott  sprite from Black & White Oshawott  sprite from X & Y Oshawott  sprite from Legends: Arceus
Shiny Oshawott Shiny sprite from Black & White Oshawott Shiny sprite from X & Y Oshawott Shiny sprite from Legends: Arceus

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
Brilliant Diamond
Shining Pearl
Not available in this game
Legends: Arceus Jubilife Village, Space-Time Distortion
Scarlet
Violet
Location data not yet available

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