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Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Goldeen

Goldeen
Goldfish Pokémon

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Goldeen is a Water Type Goldfish Pokémon, with a 29.4% Chance To Catch with a regular Pokeball. Goldeen can be found with Swift Swim, Water Veil and Lightning Rod as an Ability and has a Medium Fast growth rate with a 1 Attack EV Yield. We recommend the Adamant Nature, based on 320 combined Base Stats.

Goldeen Stats and Abilities

Based on Goldeen Base IVs we consider this pokemon F-Tier choice. Goldeen Highest IV Stat is Attack 67 and the Lowest being Special Attack 35.

Tier Stat Base Min Max
F
HP45200294
E
Attack67125256
F
Defense60112240
F
Special Attack3567185
F
Special Defense5094218
E
Speed63117247
F
Total320
Goldeen Detail
Best Held Items
Best Nature
Adamant
+10% Attack
-10% Special Attack
Caught in the Wild Held Item Chance
Like/Dislikes
Likes: Spicy
Dislikes: Dry
EV Yield1 Attack
Growth RateMedium Fast
Catch Rate225 (29.4% with PokéBall, full HP)
Egg GroupsWater 2
Egg Cycles20 (4,884–5,140 steps)
Abilities Description
Swift Swim
Ability 1
Swift Swim doubles the ability-bearer's Speed during rain.
Water Veil
Ability 2
Prevents the Pokémon from getting a burn.
Lightning Rod
Hidden Ability
Lightning Rod forces all single-target Electric-type moves - used by any other Pokémon on the field - to target this Pokémon, and with 100% accuracy. This includes the status move Thunder Wave. The ability is most useful in double/triple battles.

How To Evolve Goldeen in BDSP

Goldeen requires (Level 33) to evolve into Seaking.

Base Form Evolution Requirement First Evolution
Goldeen
Level 33
Seaking

Where To Find Goldeen in BDSP

Goldeen has 11 spawn locations in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl. You can find the Unevolved form Lv. 20-50 Seaking, within the Lake Acuity location using the Super Rod method.

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
Twinleaf Town
5 - 1%
Goldeen
Lv. 10-25
Twinleaf Town
5 - 1%
Seaking
Lv. 20-50
Sendoff Spring
5 - 1%
Goldeen
Lv. 10-25
Sendoff Spring
5 - 1%
Seaking
Lv. 20-50
Route 214
5 - 1%
Goldeen
Lv. 10-25
Route 214
5 - 1%
Seaking
Lv. 20-50
Route 212
5 - 1%
Goldeen
Lv. 10-25
Route 212
5 - 1%
Seaking
Lv. 20-50
Route 209
5 - 1%
Goldeen
Lv. 10-25
Route 209
5 - 1%
Seaking
Lv. 20-50
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Route 204
5 - 1%
Goldeen
Lv. 10-25
Route 204
5 - 1%
Seaking
Lv. 20-50
Route 203
5 - 1%
Goldeen
Lv. 10-25
Route 203
5 - 1%
Seaking
Lv. 20-50
Resort Area
5 - 1%
Goldeen
Lv. 10-25
Resort Area
5 - 1%
Seaking
Lv. 20-50
Lake Verity
5 - 1%
Goldeen
Lv. 10-25
Lake Verity
5 - 1%
Seaking
Lv. 20-50
Lake Valor
5 - 1%
Goldeen
Lv. 10-25
Lake Valor
5 - 1%
Seaking
Lv. 20-50
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Lake Acuity
5 - 1%
Goldeen
Lv. 10-25
Lake Acuity
5 - 1%
Seaking
Lv. 20-50

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Goldeen Weakness

Goldeen is a Water Type pokemon. This will cause Goldeen 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 Goldeen Weak Against?

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

What pokemon is Goldeen Strong Against?

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

Best Moveset for Goldeen Lv Up Moves based on Power.

Lvl Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
45
Megahorn
Physical
120
85 10 Using its tough and impressive horn, the user rams into the target to inflict damage.
35
Waterfall
Physical
120
100 15 May cause flinching.
15
Horn Attack
Physical
65
100 25
10
Water Pulse
Special
90
100 20 May confuse opponent.

Best Moveset for Goldeen TM Moves based on Power.

TM Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
TM14
Blizzard
Special
110
70 5 May freeze opponent.
TM13
Ice Beam
Special
90
100 10 May freeze opponent.
TM95
Surf
Special
135
100 15 Hits all adjacent Pokémon.
TM84
Poison Jab
Physical
80
100 20 May poison the 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
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Goldeen Level Up Moves

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

Lvl Move Desc
1
Peck
Power: 35
Acc: 100
PP: 35
Physical

1
Tail Whip
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 30
Status

Lowers opponent's Defense.
5
Supersonic
Power: —
Acc: 55
PP: 20
Status

Confuses opponent.
10
Water Pulse
Power:
90
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Special

May confuse opponent.
15
Horn Attack
Power: 65
Acc: 100
PP: 25
Physical

20
Agility
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 30
Status

Sharply raises user's Speed.
25
Aqua Ring
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

Restores a little HP each turn.
30
Flail
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

The lower the user's HP, the higher the power.
35
Waterfall
Power:
120
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

May cause flinching.
40
Soak
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Status

Changes the target's type to water.
45
Megahorn
Power: 120
Acc: 85
PP: 10
Physical

Using its tough and impressive horn, the user rams into the target to inflict damage.
50
Horn Drill
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 5
Physical

One-Hit-KO, if it hits.
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Goldeen TM Moves

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

TM Move Desc
TM03
Water Pulse
Power:
90
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Special

May confuse opponent.
TM07
Hail
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Non-Ice types are damaged for 5 turns.
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.
TM32
Double Team
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 15
Status

Raises user's 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.
TM58
Endure
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Always left with at least 1 HP, but may fail if used consecutively.
TM75
Swords Dance
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

Sharply raises user's Attack.
TM82
Sleep Talk
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

User performs one of its own moves while sleeping.
TM84
Poison Jab
Power: 80
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

May poison the opponent.
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.
TM95
Surf
Power:
135
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Special

Hits all adjacent Pokémon.
TM99
Waterfall
Power:
120
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

May cause flinching.
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Goldeen Egg Moves

List of Egg Moves Goldeen can learn.

Egg Move Desc
Psybeam
Power: 65
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Special

May confuse opponent.
Haze
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 30
Status

Resets all stat changes.
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.
Acupressure
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 30
Status

Sharply raises a random stat.
Mud-Slap
Power: 20
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

Lowers opponent's Accuracy.
Hydro Pump
Power:
165
Acc: 80
PP: 5
Special

The target is blasted by a huge volume of water launched under great pressure.
Body Slam
Power: 85
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

May paralyze opponent.
Mud Shot
Power: 55
Acc: 95
PP: 15
Special

Lowers opponent's Speed.
Skull Bash
Power: 130
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

Raises Defense on first turn, attacks on second.
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