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 1.1 m (3′07″)
Weight 90.0 kg (198.4 lbs)
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)
086 (Let's Go Pikachu/Let's Go Eevee)

Training

EV yield 1 Special Defense
Catch rate 190 (24.8% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 50 (normal)
Base Exp. 65
Growth Rate Medium Fast

Breeding

Egg Groups Field, Water 1
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 20 (4,884–5,140 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

#086
Seel
Water
(Level 34)
#087
Dewgong
Water · Ice

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.
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Loves freezing-cold conditions. Relishes swimming in a frigid climate of around 14 degrees Fahrenheit.

Moves learned by Seel

Moves learnt by level up

Seel learns the following moves in Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu & Let's Go Eevee at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1HeadbuttNormalPhysical 70 100
4GrowlNormalStatus 100
8EncoreNormalStatus 100
12Aqua JetWaterPhysical 40 100
16Ice ShardIcePhysical 40 100
20RestPsychicStatus
26Aurora BeamIceSpecial 65 100
32WaterfallWaterPhysical 80 100
38Take DownNormalPhysical 90 85
44Ice BeamIceSpecial 90 100
50Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100

Moves learnt by TM

Seel is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu & Let's Go Eevee:

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
01HeadbuttNormalPhysical 70 100
03Helping HandNormalStatus
05RestPsychicStatus
07ProtectNormalStatus
08SubstituteNormalStatus
12FacadeNormalPhysical 70 100
19Iron TailSteelPhysical 100 75
25WaterfallWaterPhysical 80 100
27ToxicPoisonStatus 90
47SurfWaterSpecial 90 100
51BlizzardIceSpecial 110 70
55Ice BeamIceSpecial 90 100
57Pay DayNormalPhysical 40 100
58Drill RunGroundPhysical 80 95
60MegahornBugPhysical 120 85

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.
1HeadbuttNormalPhysical 70 100
3GrowlNormalStatus 100
7Water SportWaterStatus
11Icy WindIceSpecial 55 95
13EncoreNormalStatus 100
17Ice ShardIcePhysical 40 100
21RestPsychicStatus
23Aqua RingWaterStatus
27Aurora BeamIceSpecial 65 100
31Aqua JetWaterPhysical 40 100
33BrineWaterSpecial 65 100
37Take DownNormalPhysical 90 85
41DiveWaterPhysical 80 100
43Aqua TailWaterPhysical 90 90
47Ice BeamIceSpecial 90 100
51SafeguardNormalStatus
53HailIceStatus

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.
BelchPoisonSpecial 120 90
DisableNormalStatus 100
EncoreNormalStatus 100
EntrainmentNormalStatus 100
Fake OutNormalPhysical 40 100
Horn DrillNormalPhysical 30
Icicle SpearIcePhysical 25 100
Iron TailSteelPhysical 100 75
LickGhostPhysical 30 100
Perish SongNormalStatus
Signal BeamBugSpecial 75 100
SlamNormalPhysical 80 75
Sleep TalkNormalStatus
Spit UpNormalSpecial 100
StockpileNormalStatus
SwallowNormalStatus
Water PulseWaterSpecial 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 TailWaterPhysical 90 90
Drill RunGroundPhysical 80 95
Icy WindIceSpecial 55 95
Iron TailSteelPhysical 100 75
Signal BeamBugSpecial 75 100
SnoreNormalSpecial 50 100
Water PulseWaterSpecial 60 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

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
BideNormalPhysical Generation 1 — TM
Bubble BeamWaterSpecial 65 100 Generation 1 — TM
Pay DayNormalPhysical 40 100 Generation 1 — TM
RageNormalPhysical 20 100 Generation 1 — TM
Skull BashNormalPhysical 130 100 Generation 1 — TM
Water GunWaterSpecial 40 100 Generation 1 — TM
StrengthNormalPhysical 80 100 Generation 1 — HM
CurseGhostStatus Generation 2 — TM
PeckFlyingPhysical 35 100 Generation 2 — Breeding
Body SlamNormalPhysical 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor
CaptivateNormalStatus 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormalStatus Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormalPhysical 100 Generation 4 — TM
WhirlpoolWaterSpecial 35 85 Generation 4 — HM
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM

Seel sprites

Type Generation 1 Generation 2 Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8
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 Seel  sprite from Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon
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 Seel Shiny sprite from Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon

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
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Seafoam Islands
Sword
Shield
Not available in this game

Other languages

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

Name origin

seal
aquatic mammal