Seaking

Seaking is a Water type Pokémon introduced in Generation 1. It is known as the Goldfish Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 119
Type Water
Species Goldfish Pokémon
Height 1.3 m (4′03″)
Weight 39.0 kg (86.0 lbs)
Abilities 1. Swift Swim
2. Water Veil
Lightning Rod (hidden ability)
Local № 119 (Yellow/Red/Blue)
079 (Gold/Silver/Crystal)
051 (Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald)
119 (FireRed/LeafGreen)
079 (Diamond/Pearl)
079 (Platinum)
079 (HeartGold/SoulSilver)
054 (X/Y — Central Kalos)
052 (Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire)
154 (Sun/Moon — Alola dex)
187 (U.Sun/U.Moon — Alola dex)
119 (Let's Go Pikachu/Let's Go Eevee)
147 (Sword/Shield)
079 (Brilliant Diamond/Shining Pearl)
095 (The Isle of Armor)

Training

EV yield 2 Attack
Catch rate 60 (7.8% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 50 (normal)
Base Exp. 158
Growth Rate Medium Fast

Breeding

Egg Groups Water 2
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 20 (4,884–5,140 steps)

Base stats

HP 80
270 364
Attack 92
170 311
Defense 65
121 251
Sp. Atk 65
121 251
Sp. Def 80
148 284
Speed 68
126 258
Total 450 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.

Evolution chart

(Level 33)

Seaking changes

Pokédex entries

Red
Blue
In the autumn spawning season, they can be seen swimming powerfully up rivers and creeks.
Yellow It is the male’s job to make a nest by carving out boulders in a stream using the horn on its head.
Gold During spawning season, SEAKING gather from all over, coloring the rivers a brilliant red.
Silver Using its horn, it bores holes in riverbed boulders, making nests to prevent its eggs from washing away.
Crystal When autumn comes, the males patrol the area around their nests in order to protect their offspring.
Ruby In the autumn, SEAKING males can be seen performing courtship dances in riverbeds to woo females. During this season, this POKéMON’s body coloration is at its most beautiful.
Sapphire SEAKING is very protective of its eggs. The male and female will take turns patrolling around their nest and eggs. The guarding of eggs by these POKéMON goes on for over a month.
FireRed The horn on its head is sharp like a drill. It bores a hole in a boulder to make its nest.
LeafGreen In the autumn spawning season, they can be seen swimming powerfully up rivers and creeks.
Emerald It punches holes in boulders on streambeds. This is a clever innovation that prevents its eggs from being attacked or washed away by the current.
Diamond It makes its nest by hollowing out boulders in streams with its horn. It defends its eggs with its life.
Pearl To protect its family, it will fight with its drill-sharp horn. It lives in hollowed rocks in streams.
Platinum In autumn, its body becomes more fatty in preparing to propose to a mate. It takes on beautiful colors.
HeartGold During spawning season, SEAKING gather from all over, causing rivers to appear a brilliant red.
SoulSilver Using its horn, it bores holes in riverbed boulders, making nests to prevent its eggs from washing away.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
In autumn, its body becomes more fatty in preparing to propose to a mate. It takes on beautiful colors.
X In the autumn spawning season, they can be seen swimming powerfully up rivers and creeks.
Y It makes its nest by hollowing out boulders in streams with its horn. It defends its eggs with its life.
Omega Ruby In the autumn, Seaking males can be seen performing courtship dances in riverbeds to woo females. During this season, this Pokémon’s body coloration is at its most beautiful.
Alpha Sapphire Seaking is very protective of its eggs. The male and female will take turns patrolling around their nest and eggs. The guarding of eggs by these Pokémon goes on for over a month.
Sun When the weather grows cold, its whole body flushes a deep red. This sight serves as a poetic reminder that autumn has arrived.
Moon Trainers who are crazy for Seaking are divided into horn enthusiasts and fin enthusiasts. The two groups do not get along well.
Ultra Sun Its horn spins like a drill to steadily hollow out rocks—even harder ones. The coloration of the male is more vivid.
Ultra Moon To attract females, males dance on the river’s floor. The females gather around the male that dances most gracefully.
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
It is the male’s job to make a nest by carving out boulders in a stream using the horn on its head.
Sword In autumn, its body becomes more fatty in preparing to propose to a mate. It takes on beautiful colors.
Shield Using its horn, it bores holes in riverbed boulders, making nests to prevent its eggs from washing away.
Brilliant Diamond It makes its nest by hollowing out boulders in streams with its horn. The Pokémon defends its eggs with its life.
Shining Pearl To protect its family, it will fight with its drill-sharp horn. It lives in hollowed rocks in streams.

Moves learned by Seaking

Moves learnt by level up

Seaking learns the following moves in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1PeckFlyingPhysical 35 100
1SupersonicNormalStatus 55
1Tail WhipNormalStatus 100
1Water PulseWaterSpecial 60 100
15Horn AttackNormalPhysical 65 100
20AgilityPsychicStatus
25Aqua RingWaterStatus
30FlailNormalPhysical 100
37WaterfallWaterPhysical 80 100
44SoakWaterStatus 100
51MegahornBugPhysical 120 85
58Horn DrillNormalPhysical 30

Egg moves

Seaking learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Seaking egg moves page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
AcupressureNormalStatus
Aqua TailWaterPhysical 90 90
Body SlamNormalPhysical 85 100
HazeIceStatus
Hydro PumpWaterSpecial 110 80
Mud ShotGroundSpecial 55 95
Mud-SlapGroundSpecial 20 100
PsybeamPsychicSpecial 65 100
Skull BashNormalPhysical 130 100

Moves learnt by TM

Seaking is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl:

Moves learnt by TR

Seaking cannot be taught any TR moves in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl.

Moves learnt by level up

Seaking learns the following moves in Pokémon Sword & Shield at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1PeckFlyingPhysical 35 100
1SupersonicNormalStatus 55
1Tail WhipNormalStatus 100
1Water PulseWaterSpecial 60 100
15Horn AttackNormalPhysical 65 100
20AgilityPsychicStatus
25Aqua RingWaterStatus
30FlailNormalPhysical 100
37WaterfallWaterPhysical 80 100
44SoakWaterStatus 100
51MegahornBugPhysical 120 85
58Horn DrillNormalPhysical 30

Egg moves

Seaking learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Sword & Shield. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Seaking egg moves page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
AcupressureNormalStatus
Aqua TailWaterPhysical 90 90
HazeIceStatus
Mud-SlapGroundSpecial 20 100
PsybeamPsychicSpecial 65 100

Move Tutor moves

Seaking can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Sword & Shield from move tutors (details):

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Flip TurnWaterPhysical 60 100
Scale ShotDragonPhysical 25 90

Moves learnt by TM

Seaking is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Sword & Shield:

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
08Hyper BeamNormalSpecial 150 90
09Giga ImpactNormalPhysical 150 90
21RestPsychicStatus
24SnoreNormalSpecial 50 100
25ProtectNormalStatus
27Icy WindIceSpecial 55 95
31AttractNormalStatus 100
33Rain DanceWaterStatus
35HailIceStatus
36WhirlpoolWaterSpecial 35 85
39FacadeNormalPhysical 70 100
40SwiftNormalSpecial 60
45DiveWaterPhysical 80 100
52BounceFlyingPhysical 85 85
53Mud ShotGroundSpecial 55 95
76RoundNormalSpecial 60 100
96Smart StrikeSteelPhysical 70

Moves learnt by TR

Seaking is compatible with these Technical Records in Pokémon Sword & Shield:

Seaking sprites

Type Generation 1 Generation 2 Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8
Normal Seaking  sprite from Red & Blue Seaking  sprite from Silver Seaking  sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Seaking  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Seaking  sprite from Black & White Seaking  sprite from X & Y Seaking  sprite from Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon Seaking  sprite from Sword & Shield
Shiny Seaking Shiny sprite from Silver Seaking Shiny sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Seaking Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Seaking Shiny sprite from Black & White Seaking Shiny sprite from X & Y Seaking Shiny sprite from Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon

Other languages

English, Spanish, Italian Seaking
Japanese アズマオウ (Azumao)
German Golking
French Poissoroy

Name origin

sea
large body of water
king
royalty