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 4′11″ (1.5 m)
Weight 208.6 lbs (94.6 kg)
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 70 (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)

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.
1MegahornBug 120 85
1SlashNormal 70 100
1TackleNormal 40 100
1Tail WhipNormal 100
1Water GunWater 40 100
1Water SportWater
5Tail WhipNormal 100
7Water GunWater 40 100
11Water SportWater
13Focus EnergyNormal
18Razor ShellWater 75 95
21Fury CutterBug 40 95
25Water PulseWater 60 100
29RevengeFighting 60 100
34Aqua JetWater 40 100
39EncoreNormal 100
46Aqua TailWater 90 90
51RetaliateNormal 70 100
58Swords DanceNormal
63Hydro PumpWater 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.
SlashNormal 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 SlashFlying 75 95
AssuranceDark 60 100
BrineWater 65 100
CopycatNormal
DetectFighting
Night SlashDark 70 100
Sacred SwordFighting 90 100
ScreechNormal 85
Trump CardNormal

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 TailWater 90 90
BlockNormal
CovetNormal 60 100
Helping HandNormal
Hydro CannonWater 150 90
Icy WindIce 55 95
Iron TailSteel 100 75
Knock OffDark 65 100
LiquidationWater 85 100
SnoreNormal 50 100
SuperpowerFighting 120 100
Water PledgeWater 80 100
Water PulseWater 60 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Work UpNormal
6ToxicPoison 90
7HailIce
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
12TauntDark 100
13Ice BeamIce 90 100
14BlizzardIce 110 70
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
21FrustrationNormal 100
27ReturnNormal 100
32Double TeamNormal
40Aerial AceFlying 60
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
54False SwipeNormal 40 100
55ScaldWater 80 100
56FlingDark 100
67Smart StrikeSteel 70
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
75Swords DanceNormal
81X-ScissorBug 80 100
82Dragon TailDragon 60 90
86Grass KnotGrass 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
94SurfWater 90 100
98WaterfallWater 80 100
100ConfideNormal

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
DigGround 80 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormal 50 95 Generation 6 — HM
DiveWater 80 100 Generation 6 — HM
StrengthNormal 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Moves learnt by level up

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

Moves learnt by TM

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

Samurott sprites

Type Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7
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
Location data not yet available

Other languages

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

Name origin

samurai
a japanese warrior
otter
aquatic weasel-like mammal