Wailord

Wailord is a Water type Pokémon introduced in Generation 3. It is known as the Float Whale Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 321
Type Water
Species Float Whale Pokémon
Height 47′07″ (14.5 m)
Weight 877.4 lbs (398.0 kg)
Abilities 1. Water Veil
2. Oblivious
Pressure (hidden ability)
Local № 100 (Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald)
241 (Black 2/White 2)
028 (X/Y — Coastal Kalos)
105 (Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire)
267 (Sun/Moon — Alola dex)
352 (U.Sun/U.Moon — Alola dex)

Training

EV yield 2 HP
Catch rate 60 (7.8% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 70 (normal)
Base Exp. 175
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 170
450 544
Attack 90
166 306
Defense 45
85 207
Sp. Atk 90
166 306
Sp. Def 45
85 207
Speed 60
112 240
Total 500 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 Wailord.

Evolution chart

(Level 40)

Wailord changes

Pokédex entries

Ruby WAILORD is the largest of all identified POKéMON up to now. This giant POKéMON swims languorously in the vast open sea, eating massive amounts of food at once with its enormous mouth.
Sapphire When chasing prey, WAILORD herds them by leaping out of the water and making a humongous splash. It is breathtaking to see this POKéMON leaping out of the sea with others in its pod.
FireRed
LeafGreen
It is among the largest of all POKéMON. It herds prey in a pack then swallows the massed prey in one gulp.
Emerald It breathes through nostrils that it raises above the sea. By inhaling to its maximum capacity, a WAILORD can dive close to 10,000 feet beneath the waves.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
The biggest of all Pokémon. It can dive to a depth of almost 10,000 feet on only one breath.
HeartGold
SoulSilver
It is the largest of all identified Pokémon. They jump as a pack to herd their prey.
Black
White
The biggest of all Pokémon. It can dive to a depth of almost 10,000 feet on only one breath.
Black 2
White 2
It can sometimes knock out opponents with the shock created by breaching and crashing its big body onto the water.
X It can sometimes knock out opponents with the shock created by breaching and crashing its big body onto the water.
Y The biggest of all Pokémon. It can dive to a depth of almost 10,000 feet on only one breath.
Omega Ruby Wailord is the largest of all identified Pokémon up to now. This giant Pokémon swims languorously in the vast open sea, eating massive amounts of food at once with its enormous mouth.
Alpha Sapphire When chasing prey, Wailord herds them by leaping out of the water and making a humongous splash. It is breathtaking to see this Pokémon leaping out of the sea with others in its pod.
Sun Wailord pursue their prey in pods. With their large mouths, they can swallow entire schools of Wishiwashi whole.
Moon Its immense size is the reason for its popularity. Wailord watching is a favorite sightseeing activity in various parts of the world.
Ultra Sun They eat so many fish Pokémon that when Wailord become too numerous, fishermen have to chase them off.
Ultra Moon When a small Wailmer is attacked by Sharpedo or Dhelmise, its whole pod works together to protect it.

Moves learned by Wailord

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1GrowlNormal 100
1Heavy SlamSteel 100
1Noble RoarNormal 100
1RolloutRock 30 90
1SoakWater 100
1SplashNormal
1Water GunWater 40 100
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
44DiveWater 80 100
51BounceFlying 85 85
58Hydro PumpWater 110 80
65Heavy SlamSteel 100

Egg moves

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

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
BlockNormal
BounceFlying 85 85
Hyper VoiceNormal 90 100
Icy WindIce 55 95
Iron HeadSteel 80 100
LiquidationWater 85 100
SnoreNormal 50 100
Water PulseWater 60 100
Zen HeadbuttPsychic 80 90

Moves learnt by TM

Wailord 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
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
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
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
78BulldozeGround 60 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
94SurfWater 90 100
98WaterfallWater 80 100
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Wailord 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

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

Moves learnt by TM

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

Wailord sprites

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

Where to find Wailord

Ruby
Sapphire
Route 129
FireRed
LeafGreen
Trade/migrate from another game
Emerald Route 129
Diamond
Pearl
Route 223, 230
Platinum Route 230
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Trade/migrate from another game
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
Undella Bay
X
Y
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Evolve Wailmer
Sun
Moon
Poni Wilds, Poni Breaker Coast, Seafolk Village
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Ancient Poni Path, Poni Breaker Coast, Seafolk Village
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Location data not yet available

Other languages

English Wailord
Japanese ホエルオー (Whaloh)
German Wailord
French Wailord

Name origin

whale
large aquatic mammal
lord
master, sire