Samurott

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

Samurott has a new Hisuian form, available in Pokémon Legends: Arceus.

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)
009 (Legends: Arceus)

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.

Pokédex data

National № 503
Type Water Dark
Species Formidable Pokémon
Height 1.5 m (4′11″)
Weight 58.2 kg (128.3 lbs)
Abilities 1. Torrent
Sharpness (hidden ability)
Local № 009 (Black/White)
009 (Black 2/White 2)
009 (Legends: Arceus)

Training

EV yield 3 Attack
Catch rate 45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 50 (normal)
Base Exp. 264
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 90
290 384
Attack 108
198 346
Defense 80
148 284
Sp. Atk 100
184 328
Sp. Def 65
121 251
Speed 85
157 295
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)
(Level 36, in Legends: Arceus)
#503
Samurott
Hisuian Samurott
Water · Dark

Samurott changes

Pokédex entries

Samurott

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.

Hisuian Samurott

Legends: Arceus Hard of heart and deft of blade, this rare form of Samurott is a product of the Pokémon’s evolution in the region of Hisui. Its turbulent blows crash into foes like ceaseless pounding waves.

Moves learned by Samurott

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1MegahornBugPhysical 120 85
1SoakWaterStatus 100
1TackleNormalPhysical 40 100
1Tail WhipNormalStatus 100
1Water GunWaterSpecial 40 100
13Focus EnergyNormalStatus
18Razor ShellWaterPhysical 75 95
21Fury CutterBugPhysical 40 95
25Water PulseWaterSpecial 60 100
29Aerial AceFlyingPhysical 60
34Aqua JetWaterPhysical 40 100
39EncoreNormalStatus 100
46Aqua TailWaterPhysical 90 90
51RetaliateNormalPhysical 70 100
58Swords DanceNormalStatus
63Hydro PumpWaterSpecial 110 80
Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1MegahornBugPhysical 120 85
1SlashNormalPhysical 70 100
1Sucker PunchDarkPhysical 70 100
1TackleNormalPhysical 40 100
1Tail WhipNormalStatus 100
1Water GunWaterSpecial 40 100
13Focus EnergyNormalStatus
18Razor ShellWaterPhysical 75 95
21Fury CutterBugPhysical 40 95
25Water PulseWaterSpecial 60 100
29Aerial AceFlyingPhysical 60
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 Scarlet & Violet (regardless of level).

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
SlashNormalPhysical 70 100
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Ceaseless EdgeDarkPhysical 65 90

Egg moves

Samurott learns the following moves via breeding or picnics in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Samurott 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

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

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
?Night SlashDarkPhysical 70 100
1TackleNormalPhysical 40 100
6Aqua JetWaterPhysical 40 100
11Swords DanceNormalStatus
18Water PulseWaterSpecial 60 100
21Ceaseless EdgeDarkPhysical 65 90
25SlashNormalPhysical 70 100
34Aqua TailWaterPhysical 90 90
40Dark PulseDarkSpecial 80 100
43Hydro PumpWaterSpecial 110 80

Move Tutor moves

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

Samurott sprites

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

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
Legends: Arceus Space-Time Distortion
Scarlet
Violet
Trade/migrate from another 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