Swampert

Swampert is a Water/Ground type Pokémon introduced in Generation 3. It is known as the Mud Fish Pokémon.

Swampert has a Mega Evolution, available from Omega Ruby & Alpha Sapphire onwards.

Pokédex data

National № 260
Type Water Ground
Species Mud Fish Pokémon
Height 4′11″ (1.5 m)
Weight 180.6 lbs (81.9 kg)
Abilities 1. Torrent
Damp (hidden ability)
Local № 009 (Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald)
009 (Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire)

Training

EV yield 3 Attack
Catch rate 45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 70 (normal)
Base Exp. 241
Growth Rate Medium Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Monster, Water 1
Gender 87.5% male, 12.5% female
Egg cycles 20 (4,884–5,140 steps)

Base stats

HP 100
310 404
Attack 110
202 350
Defense 90
166 306
Sp. Atk 85
157 295
Sp. Def 90
166 306
Speed 60
112 240
Total 535 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 Swampert.

Pokédex data

National № 260
Type Water Ground
Species Mud Fish Pokémon
Height 6′03″ (1.9 m)
Weight 224.9 lbs (102.0 kg)
Abilities 1. Swift Swim
Local № 009 (Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald)
009 (Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire)

Training

EV yield 3 Attack
Catch rate 45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 70 (normal)
Base Exp. 286
Growth Rate Medium Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Monster, Water 1
Gender 87.5% male, 12.5% female
Egg cycles 20 (4,884–5,140 steps)

Base stats

HP 100
310 404
Attack 150
274 438
Defense 110
202 350
Sp. Atk 95
175 317
Sp. Def 110
202 350
Speed 70
130 262
Total 635 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 Swampert.

Evolution chart

(Level 16) (Level 36)

Swampert changes

Pokédex entries

Ruby SWAMPERT is very strong. It has enough power to easily drag a boulder weighing more than a ton. This POKéMON also has powerful vision that lets it see even in murky water.
Sapphire SWAMPERT predicts storms by sensing subtle differences in the sounds of waves and tidal winds with its fins. If a storm is approaching, it piles up boulders to protect itself.
FireRed
LeafGreen
Its arms are rock-hard. With one swing, they can batter down its foe. It makes its nest on beautiful beaches.
Emerald If it senses the approach of a storm and a tidal wave, it protects its seaside nest by piling up boulders. It swims as fast as a jet ski.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
It can swim while towing a large ship. It bashes down foes with a swing of its thick arms.
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Its arms are hard as rock. With one swing, it can break a boulder into pieces.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
It can swim while towing a large ship. It bashes down foes with a swing of its thick arms.
X Its arms are hard as rock. With one swing, it can break a boulder into pieces.
Y It can swim while towing a large ship. It bashes down foes with a swing of its thick arms.
Omega Ruby Swampert is very strong. It has enough power to easily drag a boulder weighing more than a ton. This Pokémon also has powerful vision that lets it see even in murky water.
Alpha Sapphire Swampert predicts storms by sensing subtle differences in the sounds of waves and tidal winds with its fins. If a storm is approaching, it piles up boulders to protect itself.

Moves learned by Swampert

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1GrowlNormal 100
1Hammer ArmFighting 100 90
1Mud ShotGround 55 95
1Mud-SlapGround 20 100
1TackleNormal 40 100
1Water GunWater 40 100
4Water GunWater 40 100
9Mud-SlapGround 20 100
12ForesightNormal
18BideNormal
22Mud BombGround 65 85
28Rock SlideRock 75 90
32ProtectNormal
39Muddy WaterWater 90 85
44Take DownNormal 90 85
51EarthquakeGround 100 100
56EndeavorNormal 100
63Hammer ArmFighting 100 90

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Ancient PowerRock 60 100
AvalancheIce 60 100
BarrierPsychic
BiteDark 60 100
CounterFighting 100
CurseGhost
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100
Ice BallIce 30 90
Mirror CoatPsychic 100
Mud BombGround 65 85
RefreshNormal
SludgePoison 65 100
StompNormal 65 100
UproarNormal 90 100
WhirlpoolWater 35 85
Wide GuardRock
YawnNormal

Move Tutor moves

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

Pre-evolution moves

These moves can only be learned in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon by a previous evolution of Swampert. Check the respective Pokédex for the exact details.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
Hydro PumpWater 110 80 Level up
Mud SportGround Level up
Rock ThrowRock 50 90 Level up
WhirlpoolWater 35 85 Level up
Mud ShotGround 55 95 Evolution

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Work UpNormal
5RoarNormal
6ToxicPoison 90
7HailIce
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
13Ice BeamIce 90 100
14BlizzardIce 110 70
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
21FrustrationNormal 100
26EarthquakeGround 100 100
27ReturnNormal 100
31Brick BreakFighting 75 100
32Double TeamNormal
34Sludge WavePoison 95 100
39Rock TombRock 60 95
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
49Echoed VoiceNormal 40 100
52Focus BlastFighting 120 70
55ScaldWater 80 100
56FlingDark 100
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
71Stone EdgeRock 100 80
78BulldozeGround 60 100
80Rock SlideRock 75 90
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
94SurfWater 90 100
98WaterfallWater 80 100
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Swampert 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
Body SlamNormal 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Defense CurlNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
Dynamic PunchFighting 100 50 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega KickNormal 120 75 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega PunchNormal 80 85 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
Seismic TossFighting 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
CaptivateNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormal Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
HeadbuttNormal 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
RolloutRock 30 90 Generation 4 — Move tutor
DigGround 80 100 Generation 6 — TM
Power-Up PunchFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
DiveWater 80 100 Generation 6 — HM
StrengthNormal 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Moves learnt by level up

Swampert does not learn any level up moves in Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu & Let's Go Eevee.

Moves learnt by TM

Swampert does not learn any HMs in Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu & Let's Go Eevee.

Swampert sprites

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

Where to find Swampert

Ruby
Sapphire
Evolve Mudkip/Marshtomp
FireRed
LeafGreen
Trade/migrate from another game
Emerald Evolve Mudkip/Marshtomp
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
Trade/migrate from another game
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Evolve Mudkip/Marshtomp
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
Trade/migrate from another game
X
Y
Trade/migrate from another game
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Evolve Mudkip/Marshtomp
Sun
Moon
Trade/migrate from another game
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Evolve Mudkip/Marshtomp
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Location data not yet available

Other languages

English Swampert
Japanese ラグラージ (Laglarge)
German Sumpex
French Laggron

Name origin

swamp
boggy area
expert
possessing special skill or knowledge