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Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Surskit

Surskit
Pond Skater Pokémon

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Surskit is a Bug and Water Type Pond Skater Pokémon, with a 26.1% Chance To Catch with a regular Pokeball. Surskit can be found with Swift Swim as an Ability and has a Medium Fast growth rate with a 1 Speed EV Yield. We recommend the Timid Nature, based on 269 combined Base Stats.

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Surskit Stats and Abilities

Based on Surskit Base IVs we consider this pokemon F-Tier choice. Surskit Highest IV Stat is Speed 65 and the Lowest being Attack 30.

Tier Stat Base Min Max
F
HP40190284
F
Attack3058174
F
Defense3262179
F
Special Attack5094218
F
Special Defense5298223
E
Speed65121251
F
Total269
Surskit Detail
Best Held Items
Best Nature
Timid
+10% Speed
-10% Attack
Caught in the Wild Held Item Chance
50% Honey
Like/Dislikes
Likes: Sweet
Dislikes: Spicy
EV Yield1 Speed
Growth RateMedium Fast
Catch Rate200 (26.1% with PokéBall, full HP)
Egg GroupsBug, Water 1
Egg Cycles15 (3,599–3,855 steps)
Abilities Description
Swift Swim
Ability 1
Swift Swim doubles the ability-bearer's Speed during rain.
Rain Dish
Hidden Ability
A Pokémon with Rain Dish will recover 1/16 of its maximum HP during rain, after each turn.

How To Evolve Surskit in BDSP

Surskit requires (Level 22) to evolve into Masquerain.

Base Form Evolution Requirement First Evolution
Surskit
Level 22
Masquerain

Where To Find Surskit in BDSP

Surskit has 4 spawn locations in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl. You can find the Unevolved form Lv. 2 Surskit, within the Lake Verity 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
Surskit
Lv. 16-63
Riverbank Cave
National
Surskit
Lv. 16-63
Fountainspring Cave
National
Surskit
Lv. 16-63
Lake Verity
5 - 1%
Surskit
Lv. 2

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Surskit Weakness

Surskit is a Bug and Water Type pokemon. This will cause Surskit to take More Damage from Flying, Rock, Electric Type Moves, and Less Damage from Fighting, Ground, Steel, Water, Ice Type moves.

Damage Types
4.0x
More Damage
2.0x
More Damage
Flying
Rock
Electric
0.5x
Less Damage
Fighting
Ground
Steel
Water
Ice
0.25x
Less Damage
Immune to Damage

What pokemon is Surskit Weak Against?

Tier Pokemon
S
Lugia
S
Ho-Oh
S
Rayquaza
S
Dragonite
S
Tyranitar

What pokemon is Surskit Strong Against?

Tier Pokemon
S
Dialga
S
Palkia
S
Kyogre
S
Groudon
S
Metagross
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Best Moves Surskit in BDSP

Best Moveset for Surskit Lv Up Moves based on Power.

Lvl Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
17
Bubble Beam
Special
97.5
100 20 May lower opponent's Speed.
30
Aqua Jet
Physical
60
100 20 User attacks first.
6
Quick Attack
Physical
40
100 30 User attacks first.
1
Water Gun
Special
60
100 25

Best Moveset for Surskit TM Moves based on Power.

TM Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
TM22
Solar Beam
Special
120
100 10 Charges on first turn, attacks on second.
TM14
Blizzard
Special
110
70 5 May freeze opponent.
TM13
Ice Beam
Special
90
100 10 May freeze opponent.
TM49
Scald
Special
120
100 15 May burn 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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Surskit Level Up Moves

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

Lvl Move Desc
1
Water Gun
Power:
60
Acc: 100
PP: 25
Special

6
Quick Attack
Power: 40
Acc: 100
PP: 30
Physical

User attacks first.
9
Sweet Scent
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

Lowers opponent's Evasiveness.
14
Soak
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Status

Changes the target's type to water.
17
Bubble Beam
Power:
97.5
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Special

May lower opponent's Speed.
22
Agility
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 30
Status

Sharply raises user's Speed.
25
Mist
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 30
Status

User's stats cannot be changed for a period of time.
25
Haze
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 30
Status

Resets all stat changes.
30
Aqua Jet
Power:
60
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

User attacks first.
35
Baton Pass
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 40
Status

User switches out and gives stat changes to the incoming Pokémon.
38
Sticky Web
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

Lowers opponent's Speed when switching into battle.
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Surskit TM Moves

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

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

May confuse opponent.
TM11
Sunny Day
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 5
Status

Makes it sunny 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.
TM19
Giga Drain
Power: 75
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

User recovers half the HP inflicted on opponent.
TM22
Solar Beam
Power: 120
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

Charges on first turn, attacks on second.
TM30
Shadow Ball
Power: 80
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Special

May lower opponent's Special Defense.
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.
TM46
Thief
Power: 60
Acc: 100
PP: 25
Physical

Also steals opponent's held item.
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.
TM70
Flash
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Status

Lowers opponent's Accuracy.
TM77
Psych Up
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Copies the opponent's stat changes.
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.
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Surskit Egg Moves

List of Egg Moves Surskit can learn.

Egg Move Desc
Mud Shot
Power: 55
Acc: 95
PP: 15
Special

Lowers opponent's Speed.
Psybeam
Power: 65
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Special

May confuse opponent.
Hydro Pump
Power:
165
Acc: 80
PP: 5
Special

The target is blasted by a huge volume of water launched under great pressure.
Mind Reader
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 5
Status

User's next attack is guaranteed to hit.
Bug Bite
Power:
90
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

Receives the effect from the opponent's held berry.
Aqua Jet
Power:
60
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

User attacks first.
Fell Stinger
Power:
75
Acc: 100
PP: 25
Physical

Drastically raises user's Attack if target is KO'd.
Power Split
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Averages Attack and Special Attack with the target.
Lunge
Power:
120
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

The user makes a lunge at the target, attacking with full force. This also lowers the target's Attack stat.
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