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 1.5 m (4′11″)
Weight 81.9 kg (180.6 lbs)
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 50 (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 1.9 m (6′03″)
Weight 102.0 kg (224.9 lbs)
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 50 (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 Sword & Shield at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1EarthquakeGroundPhysical 100 100
1GrowlNormalStatus 100
1Hammer ArmFightingPhysical 100 90
1Mud ShotGroundSpecial 55 95
1Rock SmashFightingPhysical 40 100
1SurfWaterSpecial 90 100
1TackleNormalPhysical 40 100
1Water GunWaterSpecial 40 100
9Rock ThrowRockPhysical 50 90
12ProtectNormalStatus
15SupersonicNormalStatus 55
20Water PulseWaterSpecial 60 100
25Rock SlideRockPhysical 75 90
30Take DownNormalPhysical 90 85
35AmnesiaPsychicStatus
42Muddy WaterWaterSpecial 90 85
49ScreechNormalStatus 85
56EndeavorNormalPhysical 100
63Hydro PumpWaterSpecial 110 80

Egg moves

Swampert does not learn any moves by breeding in Pokémon Sword & Shield.

Move Tutor moves

Swampert can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Sword & Shield from move tutors (details):

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Flip TurnWaterPhysical 60 100

Moves learnt by TM

Swampert is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Sword & Shield:

Moves learnt by TR

Swampert is compatible with these Technical Records in Pokémon Sword & Shield:

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.
1GrowlNormalStatus 100
1Hammer ArmFightingPhysical 100 90
1Mud ShotGroundSpecial 55 95
1Mud-SlapGroundSpecial 20 100
1TackleNormalPhysical 40 100
1Water GunWaterSpecial 40 100
4Water GunWaterSpecial 40 100
9Mud-SlapGroundSpecial 20 100
12ForesightNormalStatus
18BideNormalPhysical
22Mud BombGroundSpecial 65 85
28Rock SlideRockPhysical 75 90
32ProtectNormalStatus
39Muddy WaterWaterSpecial 90 85
44Take DownNormalPhysical 90 85
51EarthquakeGroundPhysical 100 100
56EndeavorNormalPhysical 100
63Hammer ArmFightingPhysical 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 PowerRockSpecial 60 100
AvalancheIcePhysical 60 100
BarrierPsychicStatus
BiteDarkPhysical 60 100
CounterFightingPhysical 100
CurseGhostStatus
Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100
Ice BallIcePhysical 30 90
Mirror CoatPsychicSpecial 100
Mud BombGroundSpecial 65 85
RefreshNormalStatus
SludgePoisonSpecial 65 100
StompNormalPhysical 65 100
UproarNormalSpecial 90 100
WhirlpoolWaterSpecial 35 85
Wide GuardRockStatus
YawnNormalStatus

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 PumpWaterSpecial 110 80 Level up
Mud SportGroundStatus Level up
Rock ThrowRockPhysical 50 90 Level up
WhirlpoolWaterSpecial 35 85 Level up
Mud ShotGroundSpecial 55 95 Evolution

Moves learnt by TM

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

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 SlamNormalPhysical 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Defense CurlNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor
Dynamic PunchFightingPhysical 100 50 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega KickNormalPhysical 120 75 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega PunchNormalPhysical 80 85 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor
Seismic TossFightingPhysical 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
CaptivateNormalStatus 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormalStatus Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormalPhysical 100 Generation 4 — TM
HeadbuttNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
RolloutRockPhysical 30 90 Generation 4 — Move tutor
DigGroundPhysical 80 100 Generation 6 — TM
Power-Up PunchFightingPhysical 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFightingPhysical 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
DiveWaterPhysical 80 100 Generation 6 — HM
StrengthNormalPhysical 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Swampert sprites

Type Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8
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
Not available in this game
Sword
Shield
Location data not yet available

Other languages

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

Name origin

swamp
boggy area
expert
possessing special skill or knowledge