Samurott

Samurott is a Water type Pokémon introduced in Generation 5. It is known as the Formidable Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 503
Type Water
Species Formidable Pokémon
Height 1.5 m (4′11″)
Weight 94.6 kg (208.6 lbs)
Abilities 1. Torrent
Shell Armor (hidden ability)
Local № 009 (Black/White)
009 (Black 2/White 2)

Training

EV yield 3 Special Attack
Catch rate 45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 50 (normal)
Base Exp. 238
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 95
300 394
Attack 100
184 328
Defense 85
157 295
Sp. Atk 108
198 346
Sp. Def 70
130 262
Speed 70
130 262
Total 528 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 Samurott.

Evolution chart

(Level 17) (Level 36)

Samurott changes

Pokédex entries

Black One swing of the sword incorporated in its armor can fell an opponent. A simple glare from one of them quiets everybody.
White Part of the armor on its anterior legs becomes a giant sword. Its cry alone is enough to intimidate most enemies.
Black 2
White 2
In the time it takes a foe to blink, it can draw and sheathe the seamitars attached to its front legs.
X
Omega Ruby
In the time it takes a foe to blink, it can draw and sheathe the seamitars attached to its front legs.
Y
Alpha Sapphire
One swing of the sword incorporated in its armor can fell an opponent. A simple glare from one of them quiets everybody.

Moves learned by Samurott

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1MegahornBugPhysical 120 85
1SlashNormalPhysical 70 100
1TackleNormalPhysical 40 100
1Tail WhipNormalStatus 100
1Water GunWaterSpecial 40 100
1Water SportWaterStatus
5Tail WhipNormalStatus 100
7Water GunWaterSpecial 40 100
11Water SportWaterStatus
13Focus EnergyNormalStatus
18Razor ShellWaterPhysical 75 95
21Fury CutterBugPhysical 40 95
25Water PulseWaterSpecial 60 100
29RevengeFightingPhysical 60 100
34Aqua JetWaterPhysical 40 100
39EncoreNormalStatus 100
46Aqua TailWaterPhysical 90 90
51RetaliateNormalPhysical 70 100
58Swords DanceNormalStatus
63Hydro PumpWaterSpecial 110 80

Moves learnt on evolution

Samurott learns the following moves when it evolves in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon (regardless of level).

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
SlashNormalPhysical 70 100

Egg moves

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

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Aqua TailWaterPhysical 90 90
BlockNormalStatus
CovetNormalPhysical 60 100
Helping HandNormalStatus
Hydro CannonWaterSpecial 150 90
Icy WindIceSpecial 55 95
Iron TailSteelPhysical 100 75
Knock OffDarkPhysical 65 100
LiquidationWaterPhysical 85 100
SnoreNormalSpecial 50 100
SuperpowerFightingPhysical 120 100
Water PledgeWaterSpecial 80 100
Water PulseWaterSpecial 60 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

Transfer-only moves

Samurott 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
StrengthNormalPhysical 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1MegahornBugPhysical 120 85
1SlashNormalPhysical 70 100
1TackleNormalPhysical 40 100
1Tail WhipNormalStatus 100
1Water GunWaterSpecial 40 100
1Water SportWaterStatus
5Tail WhipNormalStatus 100
7Water GunWaterSpecial 40 100
11Water SportWaterStatus
13Focus EnergyNormalStatus
18Razor ShellWaterPhysical 75 95
21Fury CutterBugPhysical 40 95
25Water PulseWaterSpecial 60 100
29RevengeFightingPhysical 60 100
34Aqua JetWaterPhysical 40 100
39EncoreNormalStatus 100
46Aqua TailWaterPhysical 90 90
51RetaliateNormalPhysical 70 100
58Swords DanceNormalStatus
63Hydro PumpWaterSpecial 110 80

Moves learnt on evolution

Samurott learns the following moves when it evolves in Pokémon Sun & Moon (regardless of level).

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
SlashNormalPhysical 70 100

Egg moves

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

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Hydro CannonWaterSpecial 150 90
Water PledgeWaterSpecial 80 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

Transfer-only moves

Samurott 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
StrengthNormalPhysical 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Samurott sprites

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

Where to find Samurott

Black
White
Black 2
White 2
Evolve Oshawott/Dewott
X
Y
Trade/migrate from another game
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Evolve Oshawott/Dewott
Sun
Moon
Poni Wilds
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

Other languages

English, Spanish, Italian Samurott
Japanese ダイケンキ (Daikenki)
German Admurai
French Clamiral

Name origin

samurai
a japanese warrior
otter
aquatic weasel-like mammal