Surskit

Surskit is a Bug/Water type Pokémon introduced in Generation 3. It is known as the Pond Skater Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 283
Type Bug Water
Species Pond Skater Pokémon
Height 1′08″ (0.5 m)
Weight 3.7 lbs (1.7 kg)
Abilities 1. Swift Swim
Rain Dish (hidden ability)
Local № 032 (Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald)
047 (X/Y — Central Kalos)
033 (Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire)
139 (Sun/Moon — Alola dex)
172 (U.Sun/U.Moon — Alola dex)

Training

EV yield 1 Speed
Catch rate 200 (26.1% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 70 (normal)
Base Exp. 54
Growth Rate Medium Fast

Breeding

Egg Groups Bug, Water 1
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 15 (base 3,840 steps)

Base stats

HP 40
190 284
Attack 30
58 174
Defense 32
62 179
Sp. Atk 50
94 218
Sp. Def 52
98 223
Speed 65
121 251
Total 269 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 Surskit.

Evolution chart

(Level 22)

Surskit changes

Pokédex entries

Ruby From the tips of its feet, SURSKIT secretes an oil that enables it to walk on water as if it were skating. This POKéMON feeds on microscopic organisms in ponds and lakes.
Sapphire If SURSKIT senses danger, it secretes a thick, sugary syrup from the tip of its head. There are some POKéMON that love eating this syrup.
FireRed
LeafGreen
They usually live on ponds, but after an evening shower, they may appear on puddles in towns.
Emerald They gather on puddles after evening downpours, gliding across the surface of water as if sliding. It secretes honey with a sweet aroma from its head.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
It appears as if it is skating on water. It draws prey with a sweet scent from the tip of its head.
HeartGold
SoulSilver
It secretes a thick, sweet-scented syrup from the tip of its head. It lives on weed-choked ponds.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
It appears as if it is skating on water. It draws prey with a sweet scent from the tip of its head.
X They usually live on ponds, but after an evening shower, they may appear on puddles in towns.
Y It appears as if it is skating on water. It draws prey with a sweet scent from the tip of its head.
Omega Ruby From the tips of its feet, Surskit secretes an oil that enables it to walk on water as if it were skating. This Pokémon feeds on microscopic organisms in ponds and lakes.
Alpha Sapphire If Surskit senses danger, it secretes a thick, sugary syrup from the tip of its head. There are some Pokémon that love eating this syrup.
Sun It moves as if skating on the surface of the water. It often fights with Dewpider over food.
Moon When this Pokémon senses danger, a sweet fluid oozes from the tip of its head. The taste of it disgusts bird Pokémon.
Ultra Sun If it’s in a pinch, it will secrete a sweet liquid from the tip of its head. Syrup made from gathering that liquid is tasty on bread.
Ultra Moon It lives in ponds and marshes that feature lots of plant life. It often fights with Dewpider, whose habitat and diet are similar.

Moves learned by Surskit

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1BubbleWater 40 100
6Quick AttackNormal 40 100
9Sweet ScentNormal
14Water SportWater
17Bubble BeamWater 65 100
22AgilityPsychic
25HazeIce
25MistIce
30Aqua JetWater 40 100
35Baton PassNormal
38Sticky WebBug

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Aqua JetWater 40 100
Bug BiteBug 60 100
EndureNormal
Fell StingerBug 50 100
ForesightNormal
Hydro PumpWater 110 80
LungeBug 80 100
Mind ReaderNormal
Mud ShotGround 55 95
Power SplitPsychic
PsybeamPsychic 65 100
Signal BeamBug 75 100

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Bug BiteBug 60 100
Giga DrainGrass 75 100
Icy WindIce 55 95
LiquidationWater 85 100
Signal BeamBug 75 100
SnoreNormal 50 100
Water PulseWater 60 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
6ToxicPoison 90
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
13Ice BeamIce 90 100
14BlizzardIce 110 70
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
21FrustrationNormal 100
22Solar BeamGrass 120 100
27ReturnNormal 100
30Shadow BallGhost 80 100
32Double TeamNormal
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
46ThiefDark 60 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
55ScaldWater 80 100
77Psych UpNormal
83InfestationBug 20 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Surskit 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
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
CaptivateNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
Mud-SlapGround 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
String ShotBug 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
SwiftNormal 60 Generation 4 — Move tutor
FlashNormal 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
Struggle BugBug 50 100 Generation 6 — TM

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1BubbleWater 40 100
6Quick AttackNormal 40 100
9Sweet ScentNormal
14Water SportWater
17Bubble BeamWater 65 100
22AgilityPsychic
25HazeIce
25MistIce
30Aqua JetWater 40 100
35Baton PassNormal
38Sticky WebBug

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Aqua JetWater 40 100
Bug BiteBug 60 100
EndureNormal
Fell StingerBug 50 100
ForesightNormal
Hydro PumpWater 110 80
LungeBug 80 100
Mind ReaderNormal
Mud ShotGround 55 95
Power SplitPsychic
PsybeamPsychic 65 100
Signal BeamBug 75 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
6ToxicPoison 90
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
13Ice BeamIce 90 100
14BlizzardIce 110 70
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
21FrustrationNormal 100
22Solar BeamGrass 120 100
27ReturnNormal 100
30Shadow BallGhost 80 100
32Double TeamNormal
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
46ThiefDark 60 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
55ScaldWater 80 100
77Psych UpNormal
83InfestationBug 20 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Surskit 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.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
CaptivateNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
Mud-SlapGround 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
String ShotBug 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
SwiftNormal 60 Generation 4 — Move tutor
FlashNormal 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
Struggle BugBug 50 100 Generation 6 — TM

Surskit sprites

Type Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7
Normal Surskit  sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Surskit  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Surskit  sprite from Black & White Surskit  sprite from X & Y Surskit  sprite from Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon
Shiny Surskit Shiny sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Surskit Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Surskit Shiny sprite from Black & White Surskit Shiny sprite from X & Y Surskit Shiny sprite from Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon

Where to find Surskit

Ruby
Sapphire
Route 102, 111, 114, 117, 120
FireRed
LeafGreen
Emerald
Trade/migrate from another game
Diamond
Pearl
Lake Verity
Platinum Route 229
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Trade/migrate from another game
Black Trade/migrate from another game
White White Forest
Black 2
White 2
Trade/migrate from another game
X
Y
Breed Masquerain
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Route 102, 111, 114, 117, 120, 123, Petalburg City
Sun
Moon
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Brooklet Hill

Other languages

English Surskit
Japanese アメタマ (Ametama)
German Gehweiher
French Arakdo

Name origin

surface
outside or top of an object, e.g. a lake
skitter
to skim along a surface (esp. water)