Qwilfish

Qwilfish is a Water/Poison type Pokémon introduced in Generation 2. It is known as the Balloon Pokémon.

Pokédex entries

Gold To fire its poison spikes, it must inflate its body by drinking over 2.6 gallons of water all at once.
Silver The small spikes covering its body developed from scales. They inject a toxin that causes fainting.
Crystal When faced with a larger opponent, it swallows as much water as it can to match the opponent's size.
Ruby
Sapphire
QWILFISH sucks in water, inflating itself. This POKéMON uses the pressure of the water it swallowed to shoot toxic quills all at once from all over its body. It finds swimming somewhat challenging.
FireRed The small spikes covering its body developed from scales. They inject a toxin that causes fainting.
LeafGreen To fire its poison spikes, it must inflate its body by drinking over 2.6 gallons of water all at once.
Emerald A QWILFISH uses the pressure of water it swallows to shoot toxic quills all at once from all over its body. It finds swimming to be somewhat challenging.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
It shoots the poison spines on its body in all directions. Its round form makes it a poor swimmer.
HeartGold To fire its poison spikes, it must inflate its body by drinking over 2.6 gallons of water all at once.
SoulSilver The small spikes covering its body developed from scales. They inject a toxin that causes fainting.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
It shoots the poison spines on its body in all directions. Its round form makes it a poor swimmer.
X To fire its poison spikes, it must inflate its body by drinking over 2.6 gallons of water all at once.
Y The small spikes covering its body developed from scales. They inject a toxin that causes fainting.
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Qwilfish sucks in water, inflating itself. This Pokémon uses the pressure of the water it swallowed to shoot toxic quills all at once from all over its body. It finds swimming somewhat challenging.

Evolution chart

  • Qwilfish does not evolve.

Name origin

quill
sharp feather used for writing with ink
fish
marine creature

Moves learned by Qwilfish

Qwilfish sprites

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

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Where to find Qwilfish

Gold
Silver
Crystal
Route 12, 13, 32
Ruby
Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
FireRed Five Isle Meadow, Green Path, Memorial Pillar, Outcast Island, Resort Gorgeous, Tanoby Ruins, Trainer Tower, Water Labyrinth, Water Path
LeafGreen
Emerald
Trade/migrate from another game
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
Iron Island
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Route 12, 13, 32
Black
White
P2 Laboratory
Black 2
White 2
Route 4, P2 Laboratory, Virbank City, Virbank Complex
X
Y
Route 8
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
Sun
Moon
Trade/migrate from another game
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
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