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 0.5 m (1′08″)
Weight 1.7 kg (3.7 lbs)
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 50 (normal)
Base Exp. 54
Growth Rate Medium Fast

Breeding

Egg Groups Bug, Water 1
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 15 (3,599–3,855 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

#283
Surskit
Bug · Water
(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.
1BubbleWaterSpecial 40 100
6Quick AttackNormalPhysical 40 100
9Sweet ScentNormalStatus 100
14Water SportWaterStatus
17Bubble BeamWaterSpecial 65 100
22AgilityPsychicStatus
25HazeIceStatus
25MistIceStatus
30Aqua JetWaterPhysical 40 100
35Baton PassNormalStatus
38Sticky WebBugStatus

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 JetWaterPhysical 40 100
Bug BiteBugPhysical 60 100
EndureNormalStatus
Fell StingerBugPhysical 50 100
ForesightNormalStatus
Hydro PumpWaterSpecial 110 80
LungeBugPhysical 80 100
Mind ReaderNormalStatus
Mud ShotGroundSpecial 55 95
Power SplitPsychicStatus
PsybeamPsychicSpecial 65 100
Signal BeamBugSpecial 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 BiteBugPhysical 60 100
Giga DrainGrassSpecial 75 100
Icy WindIceSpecial 55 95
LiquidationWaterPhysical 85 100
Signal BeamBugSpecial 75 100
SnoreNormalSpecial 50 100
Water PulseWaterSpecial 60 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

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-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor
CaptivateNormalStatus 100 Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormalPhysical 100 Generation 4 — TM
Mud-SlapGroundSpecial 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
String ShotBugStatus 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
SwiftNormalSpecial 60 Generation 4 — Move tutor
FlashNormalStatus 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
Struggle BugBugSpecial 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.
1BubbleWaterSpecial 40 100
6Quick AttackNormalPhysical 40 100
9Sweet ScentNormalStatus 100
14Water SportWaterStatus
17Bubble BeamWaterSpecial 65 100
22AgilityPsychicStatus
25HazeIceStatus
25MistIceStatus
30Aqua JetWaterPhysical 40 100
35Baton PassNormalStatus
38Sticky WebBugStatus

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 JetWaterPhysical 40 100
Bug BiteBugPhysical 60 100
EndureNormalStatus
Fell StingerBugPhysical 50 100
ForesightNormalStatus
Hydro PumpWaterSpecial 110 80
LungeBugPhysical 80 100
Mind ReaderNormalStatus
Mud ShotGroundSpecial 55 95
Power SplitPsychicStatus
PsybeamPsychicSpecial 65 100
Signal BeamBugSpecial 75 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

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-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor
CaptivateNormalStatus 100 Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormalPhysical 100 Generation 4 — TM
Mud-SlapGroundSpecial 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
String ShotBugStatus 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
SwiftNormalSpecial 60 Generation 4 — Move tutor
FlashNormalStatus 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
Struggle BugBugSpecial 50 100 Generation 6 — TM

Surskit sprites

Type Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8
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
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Not available in this game
Sword
Shield
Not available in this game

Other languages

English, Spanish, Italian 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)