Wooper

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

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)
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.

Evolution chart

(Level 20)

Wooper changes

Pokédex entries

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.

Moves learned by Wooper

Moves learnt by level up

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

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

Moves learnt by TM

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

Moves learnt by TR

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

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Tail WhipNormalStatus 100
1Water GunWaterSpecial 40 100
5Mud SportGroundStatus
9Mud ShotGroundSpecial 55 95
15SlamNormalPhysical 80 75
19Mud BombGroundSpecial 65 85
23AmnesiaPsychicStatus
29YawnNormalStatus
33EarthquakeGroundPhysical 100 100
37Rain DanceWaterStatus
43HazeIceStatus
43MistIceStatus
47Muddy WaterWaterSpecial 90 85

Egg moves

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

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
After YouNormalStatus
Aqua TailWaterPhysical 90 90
Earth PowerGroundSpecial 90 100
Ice PunchIcePhysical 75 100
Icy WindIceSpecial 55 95
Iron TailSteelPhysical 100 75
SnoreNormalSpecial 50 100
Stomping TantrumGroundPhysical 75 100
Water PulseWaterSpecial 60 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

Transfer-only moves

Wooper 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.
Note: Generation 1 and 2 refer to the 3DS Virtual Console titles, not the physical cartridges.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
Defense CurlNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Dynamic PunchFightingPhysical 100 50 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor
CaptivateNormalStatus 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormalStatus Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormalPhysical 100 Generation 4 — TM
WhirlpoolWaterSpecial 35 85 Generation 4 — HM
HeadbuttNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGroundSpecial 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
RolloutRockPhysical 30 90 Generation 4 — Move tutor
DigGroundPhysical 80 100 Generation 6 — TM
FlashNormalStatus 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFightingPhysical 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
DiveWaterPhysical 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Wooper sprites

Type Generation 2 Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8
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

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