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 6′07″ (2.0 m)
Weight 286.6 lbs (130.0 kg)
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)

Training

EV yield 1 HP
Catch rate 125 (16.3% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 70 (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.

Moves learned by Wailmer

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.
1SplashNormal
4GrowlNormal 100
7Water GunWater 40 100
10RolloutRock 30 90
13WhirlpoolWater 35 85
16AstonishGhost 30 100
19Water PulseWater 60 100
22MistIce
25BrineWater 65 100
29RestPsychic
33Water SpoutWater 150 100
37AmnesiaPsychic
41DiveWater 80 100
45BounceFlying 85 85
49Hydro PumpWater 110 80
53Heavy SlamSteel 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 RingWater
Body SlamNormal 85 100
Clear SmogPoison 50
CurseGhost
Defense CurlNormal
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100
FissureGround
Sleep TalkNormal
SnoreNormal 50 100
SoakWater 100
ThrashNormal 120 100
TickleNormal 100
Zen HeadbuttPsychic 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.
BounceFlying 85 85
Hyper VoiceNormal 90 100
Icy WindIce 55 95
SnoreNormal 50 100
Water PulseWater 60 100
Zen HeadbuttPsychic 80 90

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
5RoarNormal
6ToxicPoison 90
7HailIce
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
13Ice BeamIce 90 100
14BlizzardIce 110 70
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
21FrustrationNormal 100
26EarthquakeGround 100 100
27ReturnNormal 100
32Double TeamNormal
39Rock TombRock 60 95
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
49Echoed VoiceNormal 40 100
55ScaldWater 80 100
78BulldozeGround 60 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
94SurfWater 90 100
98WaterfallWater 80 100
100ConfideNormal

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
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
AvalancheIce 60 100 Generation 4 — TM
CaptivateNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormal Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
HeadbuttNormal 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Rock SmashFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
StrengthNormal 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Moves learnt by level up

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

Moves learnt by TM

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

Wailmer sprites

Type Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7
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
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 Wailmer
Japanese ホエルコ (Hoeruko)
German Wailmer
French Wailmer

Name origin

whale
large aquatic mammal
mere
not more, small