Seel

Seel is a Water type Pokémon introduced in Generation 1. It is known as the Sea Lion Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 086
Type Water
Species Sea Lion Pokémon
Height 3′07″ (1.1 m)
Weight 198.4 lbs (90.0 kg)
Abilities 1. Thick Fat
2. Hydration
Ice Body (hidden ability)
Local № 086 (Red/Blue/Yellow)
176 (Gold/Silver/Crystal)
086 (FireRed/LeafGreen)
178 (HeartGold/SoulSilver)
265 (Black 2/White 2)
115 (U.Sun/U.Moon — Alola dex)

Training

EV yield 1 Special Defense
Catch rate 190 (24.8% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 70 (normal)
Base Exp. 65
Growth Rate Medium Fast

Breeding

Egg Groups Field, Water 1
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 20 (base 5,120 steps)

Base stats

HP 65
240 334
Attack 45
85 207
Defense 55
103 229
Sp. Atk 45
85 207
Sp. Def 70
130 262
Speed 45
85 207
Total 325 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 34)

Seel changes

Pokédex entries

Red
Blue
The protruding horn on its head is very hard. It is used for bashing through thick ice.
Yellow Loves freezing cold conditions. Relishes swimming in a frigid climate of around 14F degrees.
Gold Although it can't walk well on land, it is a graceful swimmer. It especially loves being in frigid seas.
Silver In daytime, it is often found asleep on the seabed in shallow waters. Its nostrils close while it swims.
Crystal The light blue fur that covers it keeps it protected against the cold. It loves iceberg-filled oceans.
Ruby
Sapphire
SEEL hunts for prey in the frigid sea underneath sheets of ice. When it needs to breathe, it punches a hole through the ice with the sharply protruding section of its head.
FireRed Covered with light blue fur, its hide is thick and tough. It is active in bitter cold of minus 40 degrees Fahrenheit.
LeafGreen The protruding horn on its head is very hard. It is used for bashing through thick icebergs.
Emerald SEEL hunt for prey in frigid, ice-covered seas. When it needs to breathe, it punches a hole through the ice with the sharply protruding section of its head.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
A Pokémon that lives on icebergs. It swims in the sea using the point on its head to break up ice.
HeartGold Although it can’t walk well on land, it is a graceful swimmer. It especially loves being in frigid seas.
SoulSilver In daytime, it is often found asleep on the seabed in shallow waters. Its nostrils close while it swims.
Black
White
A Pokémon that lives on icebergs. It swims in the sea using the point on its head to break up ice.
Black 2
White 2
The colder it gets, the better it feels. It joyfully swims around oceans so cold that they are filled with floating ice.
X A Pokémon that lives on icebergs. It swims in the sea using the point on its head to break up ice.
Y Covered with light blue fur, its hide is thick and tough. It is active in bitter cold of -40 degrees Fahrenheit.
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Seel hunts for prey in the frigid sea underneath sheets of ice. When it needs to breathe, it punches a hole through the ice with the sharply protruding section of its head.
Ultra Sun It has always been supposed that Seel live only in cold seas. Their having shown up in Alola is a mystery.
Ultra Moon Thanks to its thick fat, cold seas don’t bother it at all, but it gets tired pretty easily in warm waters.

Moves learned by Seel

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1HeadbuttNormal 70 100
3GrowlNormal 100
7Water SportWater
11Icy WindIce 55 95
13EncoreNormal 100
17Ice ShardIce 40 100
21RestPsychic
23Aqua RingWater
27Aurora BeamIce 65 100
31Aqua JetWater 40 100
33BrineWater 65 100
37Take DownNormal 90 85
41DiveWater 80 100
43Aqua TailWater 90 90
47Ice BeamIce 90 100
51SafeguardNormal
53HailIce

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
BelchPoison 120 90
DisableNormal 100
EncoreNormal 100
EntrainmentNormal 100
Fake OutNormal 40 100
Horn DrillNormal
Icicle SpearIce 25 100
Iron TailSteel 100 75
LickGhost 30 100
Perish SongNormal
Signal BeamBug 75 100
SlamNormal 80 75
Sleep TalkNormal
Spit UpNormal 100
StockpileNormal
SwallowNormal
Water PulseWater 60 100

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Aqua TailWater 90 90
Drill RunGround 80 95
Icy WindIce 55 95
Iron TailSteel 100 75
Signal BeamBug 75 100
SnoreNormal 50 100
Water PulseWater 60 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
6ToxicPoison 90
7HailIce
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
13Ice BeamIce 90 100
14BlizzardIce 110 70
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
20SafeguardNormal
21FrustrationNormal 100
27ReturnNormal 100
32Double TeamNormal
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
46ThiefDark 60 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
49Echoed VoiceNormal 40 100
56FlingDark 100
67Smart StrikeSteel 70
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
94SurfWater 90 100
98WaterfallWater 80 100
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Seel 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.
Note: Generation 1 and 2 refer to the 3DS Virtual Console titles, not the physical cartridges.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
BideNormal Generation 1 — TM
Bubble BeamWater 65 100 Generation 1 — TM
Pay DayNormal 40 100 Generation 1 — TM
RageNormal 20 100 Generation 1 — TM
Skull BashNormal 130 100 Generation 1 — TM
Water GunWater 40 100 Generation 1 — TM
StrengthNormal 80 100 Generation 1 — HM
CurseGhost Generation 2 — TM
PeckFlying 35 100 Generation 2 — Breeding
Body SlamNormal 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
CaptivateNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormal Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
WhirlpoolWater 35 85 Generation 4 — HM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1HeadbuttNormal 70 100
3GrowlNormal 100
7Water SportWater
11Icy WindIce 55 95
13EncoreNormal 100
17Ice ShardIce 40 100
21RestPsychic
23Aqua RingWater
27Aurora BeamIce 65 100
31Aqua JetWater 40 100
33BrineWater 65 100
37Take DownNormal 90 85
41DiveWater 80 100
43Aqua TailWater 90 90
47Ice BeamIce 90 100
51SafeguardNormal
53HailIce

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
BelchPoison 120 90
DisableNormal 100
EncoreNormal 100
EntrainmentNormal 100
Fake OutNormal 40 100
Horn DrillNormal
Icicle SpearIce 25 100
Iron TailSteel 100 75
LickGhost 30 100
Perish SongNormal
Signal BeamBug 75 100
SlamNormal 80 75
Sleep TalkNormal
Spit UpNormal 100
StockpileNormal
SwallowNormal
Water PulseWater 60 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
6ToxicPoison 90
7HailIce
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
13Ice BeamIce 90 100
14BlizzardIce 110 70
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
20SafeguardNormal
21FrustrationNormal 100
27ReturnNormal 100
32Double TeamNormal
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
46ThiefDark 60 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
49Echoed VoiceNormal 40 100
56FlingDark 100
67Smart StrikeSteel 70
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
94SurfWater 90 100
98WaterfallWater 80 100
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Seel 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.
Note: Generation 1 and 2 refer to the 3DS Virtual Console titles, not the physical cartridges.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
BideNormal Generation 1 — TM
Bubble BeamWater 65 100 Generation 1 — TM
Pay DayNormal 40 100 Generation 1 — TM
RageNormal 20 100 Generation 1 — TM
Skull BashNormal 130 100 Generation 1 — TM
Water GunWater 40 100 Generation 1 — TM
StrengthNormal 80 100 Generation 1 — HM
CurseGhost Generation 2 — TM
PeckFlying 35 100 Generation 2 — Breeding
Body SlamNormal 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
CaptivateNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormal Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
WhirlpoolWater 35 85 Generation 4 — HM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM

Seel sprites

Type Generation 1 Generation 2 Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7
Normal Seel  sprite from Red & Blue Seel  sprite from Silver Seel  sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Seel  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Seel  sprite from Black & White Seel  sprite from X & Y
Shiny Seel Shiny sprite from Silver Seel Shiny sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Seel Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Seel Shiny sprite from Black & White Seel Shiny sprite from X & Y

Where to find Seel

Red
Blue
Cinnabar Island, Seafoam Islands
Yellow Seafoam Islands
Gold
Silver
Crystal
Whirl Islands
Ruby
Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
FireRed
LeafGreen
Cinnabar Island, Icefall Cave, Seafoam Islands
Emerald Trade/migrate from another game
Diamond Route 226, 230
Pearl Trade/migrate from another game
Platinum Breed Dewgong
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Route 47, Seafoam Islands, Whirl Islands
Black
White
Giant Chasm
Black 2
White 2
Giant Chasm, Seaside Cave
X
Y
Trade/migrate from another game
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Route 125
Sun
Moon
Trade/migrate from another game
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Seaward Cave, Poké Pelago

Other languages

English Seel
Japanese パウワウ (Pawou)
German Jurob
French Otaria

Name origin

seal
aquatic mammal