Wailmer

Wailmer is a Water type Pokémon introduced in Generation 3. It is known as the Ball Whale Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 320
Type Water
Species Ball Whale Pokémon
Height 2.0 m (6′07″)
Weight 130.0 kg (286.6 lbs)
Abilities 1. Water Veil
2. Oblivious
Pressure (hidden ability)
Local № 099 (Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald)
240 (Black 2/White 2)
027 (X/Y — Coastal Kalos)
104 (Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire)
266 (Sun/Moon — Alola dex)
351 (U.Sun/U.Moon — Alola dex)
356 (Sword/Shield)
190 (The Isle of Armor)

Training

EV yield 1 HP
Catch rate 125 (16.3% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 50 (normal)
Base Exp. 80
Growth Rate Fluctuating

Breeding

Egg Groups Field, Water 2
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 40 (10,024–10,280 steps)

Base stats

HP 130
370 464
Attack 70
130 262
Defense 35
67 185
Sp. Atk 70
130 262
Sp. Def 35
67 185
Speed 60
112 240
Total 400 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 Wailmer.

Evolution chart

(Level 40)

Wailmer changes

Pokédex entries

Ruby WAILMER’s nostrils are located above its eyes. This playful POKéMON loves to startle people by forcefully snorting out seawater it stores inside its body out of its nostrils.
Sapphire WAILMER can store water inside its body to transform itself into a ball for bouncing around on the ground. By filling itself up with more water, this POKéMON can elevate the height of its bounces.
FireRed
LeafGreen
When it sucks in a large volume of seawater, it becomes like a big, bouncy ball. It eats a ton of food daily.
Emerald While this POKéMON usually lives in the sea, it can survive on land, although not too long. It loses vitality if its body becomes dried out.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
On sunny days, it lands on beaches to bounce like a ball and play. It spouts water from its nose.
HeartGold
SoulSilver
It bounces playfully like a ball. The more seawater it swallows, the higher it bounces.
Black
White
On sunny days, it lands on beaches to bounce like a ball and play. It spouts water from its nose.
Black 2
White 2
It eats one ton of food every day. It plays by shooting stored seawater out its blowholes with great force.
X It bounces playfully like a ball. The more seawater it swallows, the higher it bounces.
Y It eats one ton of food every day. It plays by shooting stored seawater out its blowholes with great force.
Omega Ruby Wailmer’s nostrils are located above its eyes. This playful Pokémon loves to startle people by forcefully snorting out seawater it stores inside its body out of its nostrils.
Alpha Sapphire Wailmer can store water inside its body to transform itself into a ball for bouncing around on the ground. By filling itself up with more water, this Pokémon can elevate the height of its bounces.
Sun It loves to startle people. It fills itself up with seawater and plays by bouncing around like a ball.
Moon It shows off by spraying jets of seawater from the nostrils above its eyes. It eats a solid ton of Wishiwashi every day.
Ultra Sun It swims along with its mouth open and swallows down seawater along with its food. It sprays excess water out of its nostrils.
Ultra Moon Due to their memories of when they once lived on land, pods of them will, very rarely, wash up on shore.
Sword It shows off by spraying jets of seawater from the nostrils above its eyes. It eats a solid ton of Wishiwashi every day.
Shield When it sucks in a large volume of seawater, it becomes like a big, bouncy ball. It eats a ton of food daily.

Moves learned by Wailmer

Moves learnt by level up

Wailmer learns the following moves in Pokémon Sword & Shield at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1SplashNormalStatus
3GrowlNormalStatus 100
6AstonishGhostPhysical 30 100
12Water GunWaterSpecial 40 100
15MistIceStatus
18Water PulseWaterSpecial 60 100
21Heavy SlamSteelPhysical 100
24BrineWaterSpecial 65 100
27WhirlpoolWaterSpecial 35 85
30DiveWaterPhysical 80 100
33BounceFlyingPhysical 85 85
36Body SlamNormalPhysical 85 100
39RestPsychicStatus
42AmnesiaPsychicStatus
45Hydro PumpWaterSpecial 110 80
48Water SpoutWaterSpecial 150 100

Egg moves

Wailmer learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Sword & Shield. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Wailmer egg moves page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Aqua RingWaterStatus
CurseGhostStatus
Defense CurlNormalStatus
Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100
FissureGroundPhysical 30
RolloutRockPhysical 30 90
SoakWaterStatus 100
ThrashNormalPhysical 120 100
TickleNormalStatus 100

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Steel RollerSteelPhysical 130 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
20Self-DestructNormalPhysical 200 100
21RestPsychicStatus
24SnoreNormalSpecial 50 100
25ProtectNormalStatus
27Icy WindIceSpecial 55 95
31AttractNormalStatus 100
33Rain DanceWaterStatus
35HailIceStatus
36WhirlpoolWaterSpecial 35 85
39FacadeNormalPhysical 70 100
45DiveWaterPhysical 80 100
46Weather BallNormalSpecial 50 100
48Rock TombRockPhysical 60 95
52BounceFlyingPhysical 85 85
55BrineWaterSpecial 65 100
64AvalancheIcePhysical 60 100
76RoundNormalSpecial 60 100
81BulldozeGroundPhysical 60 100

Moves learnt by TR

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

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1SplashNormalStatus
4GrowlNormalStatus 100
7Water GunWaterSpecial 40 100
10RolloutRockPhysical 30 90
13WhirlpoolWaterSpecial 35 85
16AstonishGhostPhysical 30 100
19Water PulseWaterSpecial 60 100
22MistIceStatus
25BrineWaterSpecial 65 100
29RestPsychicStatus
33Water SpoutWaterSpecial 150 100
37AmnesiaPsychicStatus
41DiveWaterPhysical 80 100
45BounceFlyingPhysical 85 85
49Hydro PumpWaterSpecial 110 80
53Heavy SlamSteelPhysical 100

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Aqua RingWaterStatus
Body SlamNormalPhysical 85 100
Clear SmogPoisonSpecial 50
CurseGhostStatus
Defense CurlNormalStatus
Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100
FissureGroundPhysical 30
Sleep TalkNormalStatus
SnoreNormalSpecial 50 100
SoakWaterStatus 100
ThrashNormalPhysical 120 100
TickleNormalStatus 100
Zen HeadbuttPsychicPhysical 80 90

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
BounceFlyingPhysical 85 85
Hyper VoiceNormalSpecial 90 100
Icy WindIceSpecial 55 95
SnoreNormalSpecial 50 100
Water PulseWaterSpecial 60 100
Zen HeadbuttPsychicPhysical 80 90

Moves learnt by TM

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

Transfer-only moves

Wailmer 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
MimicNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor
AvalancheIcePhysical 60 100 Generation 4 — TM
CaptivateNormalStatus 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormalStatus Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormalPhysical 100 Generation 4 — TM
HeadbuttNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Rock SmashFightingPhysical 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
StrengthNormalPhysical 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Wailmer sprites

Type Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8
Normal Wailmer  sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Wailmer  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Wailmer  sprite from Black & White Wailmer  sprite from X & Y Wailmer  sprite from Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon Wailmer  sprite from Sword & Shield
Shiny Wailmer Shiny sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Wailmer Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Wailmer Shiny sprite from Black & White Wailmer Shiny sprite from X & Y Wailmer Shiny sprite from Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon

Other languages

English, Spanish, Italian Wailmer
Japanese ホエルコ (Hoeruko)
German Wailmer
French Wailmer

Name origin

whale
large aquatic mammal
mere
not more, small