Wooper

Wooper is a Water/Ground type Pokémon introduced in Generation 2. It is known as the Water Fish Pokémon.

Wooper has a new Paldean Form, available in Pokémon Scarlet/Violet.

Pokédex data

National № 194
Type Water Ground
Species Water Fish Pokémon
Height 0.4 m (1′04″)
Weight 8.5 kg (18.7 lbs)
Abilities 1. Damp
2. Water Absorb
Unaware (hidden ability)
Local № 056 (Gold/Silver/Crystal)
117 (Diamond/Pearl)
117 (Platinum)
056 (HeartGold/SoulSilver)
017 (X/Y — Mountain Kalos)
100 (Sword/Shield)
117 (Brilliant Diamond/Shining Pearl)
053 (Scarlet/Violet)
058 (The Isle of Armor)

Training

EV yield 1 HP
Catch rate 255 (33.3% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 50 (normal)
Base Exp. 42
Growth Rate Medium Fast

Breeding

Egg Groups Field, Water 1
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 20 (4,884–5,140 steps)

Base stats

HP 55
220 314
Attack 45
85 207
Defense 45
85 207
Sp. Atk 25
49 163
Sp. Def 25
49 163
Speed 15
31 141
Total 210 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.

Pokédex data

National № 194
Type Poison Ground
Species Poison Fish Pokémon
Height 0.4 m (1′04″)
Weight 11.0 kg (24.3 lbs)
Abilities 1. Poison Point
2. Water Absorb
Local № 056 (Gold/Silver/Crystal)
117 (Diamond/Pearl)
117 (Platinum)
056 (HeartGold/SoulSilver)
017 (X/Y — Mountain Kalos)
100 (Sword/Shield)
117 (Brilliant Diamond/Shining Pearl)
053 (Scarlet/Violet)
058 (The Isle of Armor)

Training

EV yield 1 HP
Catch rate 255 (33.3% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 50 (normal)
Base Exp.
Growth Rate Medium Fast

Breeding

Egg Groups Field, Water 1
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles

Base stats

HP 55
220 314
Attack 45
85 207
Defense 45
85 207
Sp. Atk 25
49 163
Sp. Def 25
49 163
Speed 15
31 141
Total 210 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.

Evolution chart

(Level 20)
#194
Wooper
Paldean Wooper
Poison · Ground
(Level 20)

Wooper changes

Pokédex entries

Wooper

Gold This POKéMON lives in cold water. It will leave the water to search for food when it gets cold outside.
Silver When it walks around on the ground, it coats its body with a slimy, poisonous film.
Crystal A mucous membrane covers its body. Touching it barehanded will cause a shooting pain.
Ruby
Sapphire
WOOPER usually lives in water. However, it occasionally comes out onto land in search of food. On land, it coats its body with a gooey, toxic film.
FireRed When it walks around on the ground, it coats its body with a slimy, poisonous film.
LeafGreen This POKéMON lives in cold water. It will leave the water to search for food when it gets cold outside.
Emerald WOOPER usually live in water but come out onto land seeking food occasionally. On land, they coat their bodies with a gooey, toxic film.
Diamond It lives in cold water, half burying itself in mud at the bottom to sleep.
Pearl When the temperature cools in the evening, they emerge from water to seek food along the shore.
Platinum When walking on land, it covers its body with a poisonous film that keeps its skin from dehydrating.
HeartGold This Pokémon lives in cold water. It will leave the water to search for food when it gets cold outside.
SoulSilver When it walks around on the ground, it coats its body with a slimy, poisonous film.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
When walking on land, it covers its body with a poisonous film that keeps its skin from dehydrating.
X This Pokémon lives in cold water. It will leave the water to search for food when it gets cold outside.
Y When the temperature cools in the evening, they emerge from water to seek food along the shore.
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Wooper usually lives in water. However, it occasionally comes out onto land in search of food. On land, it coats its body with a gooey, toxic film.
Sword This Pokémon lives in cold water. It will leave the water to search for food when it gets cold outside.
Shield When walking on land, it covers its body with a poisonous film that keeps its skin from dehydrating.
Brilliant Diamond It lives in cold water, half burying itself in mud at the bottom to sleep.
Shining Pearl When the temperature cools in the evening, they emerge from water to seek food along the shore.

Paldean Wooper

Scarlet After losing a territorial struggle, Wooper began living on land. The Pokémon changed over time, developing a poisonous film to protect its body.
Violet It’s dangerous for Wooper to travel alone. They line up in groups of three or four and help each other as they walk around the wetlands.

Moves learned by Wooper

Moves learnt by level up

Wooper learns the following moves in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Tail WhipNormalStatus 100
1Water GunWaterSpecial 40 100
4Rain DanceWaterStatus
8Mud ShotGroundSpecial 55 95
12HazeIceStatus
12MistIceStatus
16SlamNormalPhysical 80 75
21YawnNormalStatus
24Aqua TailWaterPhysical 90 90
28Muddy WaterWaterSpecial 90 85
32AmnesiaPsychicStatus
36ToxicPoisonStatus 90
40EarthquakeGroundPhysical 100 100

Egg moves

Wooper learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Wooper gen 9 learnset page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Acid SprayPoisonSpecial 40 100
After YouNormalStatus
Ancient PowerRockSpecial 60 100
CounterFightingPhysical 100
CurseGhostStatus
Double KickFightingPhysical 30 100
RecoverNormalStatus
Spit UpNormalSpecial 100
StockpileNormalStatus
SwallowNormalStatus

Moves learnt by TM

Wooper is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Scarlet & Violet:

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Tail WhipNormalStatus 100
1Water GunWaterSpecial 40 100
4Rain DanceWaterStatus
8Mud ShotGroundSpecial 55 95
12HazeIceStatus
12MistIceStatus
16SlamNormalPhysical 80 75
21YawnNormalStatus
24Aqua TailWaterPhysical 90 90
28Muddy WaterWaterSpecial 90 85
32AmnesiaPsychicStatus
36ToxicPoisonStatus 90
40EarthquakeGroundPhysical 100 100

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Acid SprayPoisonSpecial 40 100
After YouNormalStatus
Ancient PowerRockSpecial 60 100
Body SlamNormalPhysical 85 100
CounterFightingPhysical 100
CurseGhostStatus
Double KickFightingPhysical 30 100
Eerie ImpulseElectricStatus 100
EncoreNormalStatus 100
Guard SwapPsychicStatus
Power-Up PunchFightingPhysical 40 100
RecoverNormalStatus
Spit UpNormalSpecial 100
StockpileNormalStatus
SwallowNormalStatus

Moves learnt by TM

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

Wooper sprites

Type Generation 2 Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8 Generation 9
Normal Wooper  sprite from Silver Wooper  sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Wooper  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Wooper  sprite from Black & White Wooper  sprite from X & Y Wooper  sprite from Sword & Shield
Shiny Wooper Shiny sprite from Silver Wooper Shiny sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Wooper Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Wooper Shiny sprite from Black & White Wooper Shiny sprite from X & Y

Where to find Wooper

Gold
Silver
Crystal
Route 32, Ruins of Alph, Union Cave
Ruby
Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
FireRed Four Island, Ruin Valley
LeafGreen Trade/migrate from another game
Emerald Safari Zone
Diamond
Pearl
Route 212, Great Marsh
Platinum Great Marsh
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Route 32, Cliff Cave, Cliff Edge Gate, Ruins of Alph, Union Cave
Black Trade/migrate from another game
White White Forest
Black 2
White 2
Trade/migrate from another game
X
Y
Breed Quagsire
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
Sun
Moon
Trade/migrate from another game
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Breed Quagsire
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Not available in this game
Sword
Shield
South Lake Miloch, West Lake Axewell, Giant's Cap, Giant's Seat, Soothing Wetlands
Brilliant Diamond
Shining Pearl
Route 212, Great Marsh, Fountainspring Cave, Swampy Cave, Bogsunk Cavern
Legends: Arceus Not available in this game
Scarlet
Violet
North Province (Area One), North Province (Area Two), East Province (Area Three), South Province (Area One), South Province (Area Four), South Province (Area Five), South Province (Area Six), West Province (Area Three), Casseroya Lake, Glaseado Mountain, Tagtree Thicket

Other languages

English, Spanish, Italian Wooper
Japanese ウパー (Upah)
German Felino
French Axoloto

Name origin

Wooper Looper
Japanese name for a pet salamander/axolotl