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 14.5 m (47′07″)
Weight 398.0 kg (877.4 lbs)
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)
357 (Sword/Shield)
191 (The Isle of Armor)

Training

EV yield 2 HP
Catch rate 60 (7.8% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 50 (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.
Sword It can sometimes knock out opponents with the shock created by breaching and crashing its big body onto the water.
Shield Its immense size is the reason for its popularity. Wailord watching is a favorite sightseeing activity in various parts of the world.
Brilliant Diamond
Shining Pearl
It’s the biggest of all Pokémon. It can dive to a depth of almost 10,000 feet on only one breath.

Moves learned by Wailord

Moves learnt by level up

Wailord learns the following moves in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1AstonishGhostPhysical 30 100
1GrowlNormalStatus 100
1Noble RoarNormalStatus 100
1SoakWaterStatus 100
1SplashNormalStatus
1Water 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
44AmnesiaPsychicStatus
49Hydro PumpWaterSpecial 110 80
54Water SpoutWaterSpecial 150 100

Egg moves

Wailord learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Wailord gen 8 learnset page.

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

Moves learnt by TM

Wailord is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl:

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1AstonishGhostPhysical 30 100
1GrowlNormalStatus 100
1Noble RoarNormalStatus 100
1SoakWaterStatus 100
1SplashNormalStatus
1Water 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
44AmnesiaPsychicStatus
49Hydro PumpWaterSpecial 110 80
54Water SpoutWaterSpecial 150 100

Egg moves

Wailord learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Sword & Shield. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Wailord gen 8 learnset 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

Wailord 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

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

Moves learnt by TR

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

Wailord sprites

Type Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8
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 Wailord  sprite from Sword & Shield
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
Not available in this game
Sword
Shield
Route 9
Brilliant Diamond
Shining Pearl
Route 223, 230
Legends: Arceus Not available in this game

Other languages

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

Name origin

whale
large aquatic mammal
lord
master, sire