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Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Croconaw

Croconaw
Big Jaw Pokémon

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Croconaw is a Water Type Big Jaw Pokémon, with a 5.9% Chance To Catch with a regular Pokeball. Croconaw can be found with Torrent as an Ability and has a Medium Slow growth rate with a 1 Attack, 1 Defense EV Yield. We recommend the Brave Nature, based on 405 combined Base Stats.

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Croconaw Stats and Abilities

Based on Croconaw Base IVs we consider this pokemon D-Tier choice. Croconaw Highest IV Stat is Attack 80 and the Lowest being Speed 58.

Tier Stat Base Min Max
F
HP65240334
D
Attack80148284
E
Defense80148284
E
Special Attack59110238
F
Special Defense63117247
F
Speed58108236
D
Total405
Croconaw Detail
Best Held Items
Best Nature
Brave
+10% Attack
-10% Speed
Caught in the Wild Held Item Chance
Like/Dislikes
Likes: Spicy
Dislikes: Sweet
EV Yield1 Attack, 1 Defense
Growth RateMedium Slow
Catch Rate45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Egg GroupsMonster, Water 1
Egg Cycles20 (4,884–5,140 steps)
Abilities Description
Torrent
Ability 1
Torrent increases the power of Water-type moves by 50% (1.5x) when the ability-bearer's HP falls below a third of its maximum (known in-game as in a pinch).
Sheer Force
Hidden Ability
Sheer Force increases the power of moves that have beneficial secondary effects by 30%, but removes those additional effects.

How To Evolve Croconaw in BDSP

Totodile requires (Level 18) to evolve into Croconaw and then (Level 30) to evolve into Feraligatr.

Base Form Evolution Requirement First Evolution Evolution Requirement Final Evolution
Totodile
Level 18
Croconaw
Level 30
Feraligatr

Where To Find Croconaw in BDSP

Croconaw has 3 spawn locations in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl. You can find the Unevolved form Lv. 16-63 Totodile, within the Fountainspring Cave location using the Walking method.

Underground Pokemon Spawns
After you reach Check Points in the game progression NEW Pokemon will begin to spawn in the Grand Underground.
Start = Default spawns in the Grand Underground
Strength = After obtaining the TM96 Strength
Defog = After obtaining the TM97 Defog
7th Badge = After obtaining the Icicle Badge from Candice
Waterfall = After obtaining the TM99 Waterfall
National = After obtaining the National Pokedex.
World Pokemon Spawns
Interact = Limited to one
Common = 20% ~ 100%
Uncommon = 5% ~ 20%
Rare = 1% ~ 5%
= Morning Time
= Day Time
= Night Time
Location How To Catch Pokemon Spawns
Still-Water Cavern
National
Totodile
Lv. 16-63
Riverbank Cave
National
Totodile
Lv. 16-63
Fountainspring Cave
National
Totodile
Lv. 16-63

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Croconaw Weakness

Croconaw is a Water Type pokemon. This will cause Croconaw to take More Damage from Grass, Electric Type Moves, and Less Damage from Steel, Fire, Water, Ice Type moves.

Damage Types
4.0x
More Damage
2.0x
More Damage
Grass
Electric
0.5x
Less Damage
Steel
Fire
Water
Ice
0.25x
Less Damage
Immune to Damage

What pokemon is Croconaw Weak Against?

Tier Pokemon
S
Celebi
S
Zapdos
S
Raikou
A
Electivire
A
Tangrowth

What pokemon is Croconaw Strong Against?

Tier Pokemon
S
Ho-Oh
S
Dialga
S
Palkia
S
Kyogre
S
Metagross
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Best Moves Croconaw in BDSP

Best Moveset for Croconaw Lv Up Moves based on Power.

Lvl Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
57
Superpower
Physical
120
100 5 Lowers user's Attack and Defense.
48
Thrash
Physical
120
100 10 User attacks for 2-3 turns but then becomes confused.
60
Hydro Pump
Special
165
80 5 The target is blasted by a huge volume of water launched under great pressure.
51
Aqua Tail
Physical
135
90 10 The user attacks by swinging its tail as if it were a vicious wave in a raging storm.

Best Moveset for Croconaw TM Moves based on Power.

TM Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
TM01
Focus Punch
Physical
150
100 20 If the user is hit before attacking, it flinches instead.
TM14
Blizzard
Special
110
70 5 May freeze opponent.
TM23
Iron Tail
Physical
100
75 15 May lower opponent's Defense.
TM13
Ice Beam
Special
90
100 10 May freeze opponent.
STAB: (Same Type Attack Bonus) When a Pokemon uses a Move Type that is the Same as the Pokemon's Type, it will receive a 50% Bonus to Power. Moves Affected by this Highlighted in
Red Text
.

Croconaw Level Up Moves

List of Moves Croconaw can learn by reaching higher levels in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl.

Lvl Move Desc
1
Scratch
Power: 40
Acc: 100
PP: 35
Physical

1
Leer
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 30
Status

Lowers opponent's Defense.
6
Water Gun
Power:
60
Acc: 100
PP: 25
Special

8
Mud-Slap
Power: 20
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

Lowers opponent's Accuracy.
13
Bite
Power: 60
Acc: 100
PP: 25
Physical

May cause flinching.
15
Scary Face
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Status

Sharply lowers opponent's Speed.
21
Ice Fang
Power: 65
Acc: 95
PP: 15
Physical

May cause flinching and/or freeze opponent.
24
Flail
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

The lower the user's HP, the higher the power.
30
Crunch
Power: 80
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

May lower opponent's Defense.
33
Low Kick
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

The heavier the opponent, the stronger the attack.
39
Slash
Power: 70
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

High critical hit ratio.
42
Screech
Power: —
Acc: 85
PP: 40
Status

Sharply lowers opponent's Defense.
48
Thrash
Power: 120
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

User attacks for 2-3 turns but then becomes confused.
51
Aqua Tail
Power:
135
Acc: 90
PP: 10
Physical

The user attacks by swinging its tail as if it were a vicious wave in a raging storm.
57
Superpower
Power: 120
Acc: 100
PP: 5
Physical

Lowers user's Attack and Defense.
60
Hydro Pump
Power:
165
Acc: 80
PP: 5
Special

The target is blasted by a huge volume of water launched under great pressure.
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Croconaw TM Moves

List of Moves Croconaw can learn using (TMs) Technical Machine Items.

TM Move Desc
TM01
Focus Punch
Power: 150
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

If the user is hit before attacking, it flinches instead.
TM02
Dragon Claw
Power: 80
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

The user slashes the target with huge, sharp claws. This move has a heightened chance of landing a critical hit.
TM03
Water Pulse
Power:
90
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Special

May confuse opponent.
TM05
Roar
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

In battles, the opponent switches. In the wild, the Pokémon runs.
TM07
Hail
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Non-Ice types are damaged for 5 turns.
TM10
Work Up
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 30
Status

Raises user's Attack and Special Attack.
TM13
Ice Beam
Power: 90
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

May freeze opponent.
TM14
Blizzard
Power: 110
Acc: 70
PP: 5
Special

May freeze opponent.
TM17
Protect
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Protects the user, but may fail if used consecutively.
TM18
Rain Dance
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 5
Status

Makes it rain for 5 turns.
TM23
Iron Tail
Power: 100
Acc: 75
PP: 15
Physical

May lower opponent's Defense.
TM28
Dig
Power: 80
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

Digs underground on first turn, attacks on second. Can also escape from caves.
TM31
Brick Break
Power: 75
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

Breaks through Reflect and Light Screen barriers.
TM32
Double Team
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 15
Status

Raises user's Evasiveness.
TM39
Rock Tomb
Power: 60
Acc: 95
PP: 15
Physical

Lowers opponent's Speed.
TM40
Aerial Ace
Power: 60
Acc: —
PP: 20
Physical

Ignores Accuracy and Evasiveness.
TM42
Facade
Power: 70
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

Power doubles if user is burned, poisoned, or paralyzed.
TM44
Rest
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

User sleeps for 2 turns, but user is fully healed.
TM45
Attract
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Status

If opponent is the opposite gender, it's less likely to attack.
TM49
Scald
Power:
120
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Special

May burn opponent.
TM56
Fling
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

Power depends on held item.
TM58
Endure
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Always left with at least 1 HP, but may fail if used consecutively.
TM65
Shadow Claw
Power: 70
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

High critical hit ratio.
TM75
Swords Dance
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

Sharply raises user's Attack.
TM80
Rock Slide
Power: 75
Acc: 90
PP: 10
Physical

May cause flinching.
TM82
Sleep Talk
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

User performs one of its own moves while sleeping.
TM87
Swagger
Power: —
Acc: 85
PP: 15
Status

Opponent becomes confused, but its Attack is sharply raised.
TM90
Substitute
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Uses HP to creates a decoy that takes hits.
TM93
Cut
Power: 50
Acc: 95
PP: 30
Physical

TM95
Surf
Power:
135
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Special

Hits all adjacent Pokémon.
TM96
Strength
Power: 80
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

TM98
Rock Smash
Power: 40
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

May lower opponent's Defense.
TM99
Waterfall
Power:
120
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

May cause flinching.
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