Basculin Stats

Basculin highest IV stat is Speed (98) and the lowest being Special Defense (55).

Rank Value Stat
F
70
HP
C
92
Atk
E
65
Def
C
80
Sp.Atk
F
55
Sp.Def
D
98
Speed
C
460
Total

Basculin Guide

Basculin has a 2 Speed EV Yield, which means the best nature to have with Basculin is a Naive nature due to the highest IV stat being Speed.

Basculin Detail
Wild Material Drops
Best Nature
Naive
+10% Speed
-10% Special Defense
Weak To
2x
2x
Resistance To
1/2
1/2
1/2
1/2
Catch Rate25 (3.3% with PokéBall, full HP)
EV Yield2 Speed

How To Evolve Basculin in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet

The Pokemon Basculin does NOT have an evolution in the Pokemon Scarlet & Violet Series.

    Basculin currently has no Evolutions available
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    Basculin
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Where To Find Basculin Locations in Pokemon SV

Basculin Locations

Location How To Catch Pokemon Spawns

Pokemon SV Basculin Weakness

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

Basculin Type Weakness Chart
Damage Taken Types
+400%
Damage From
+200%
Damage From
Grass
2x
Electric
2x
-50%
Less Damage From
Steel
1/2
Fire
1/2
Water
1/2
Ice
1/2
-75%
Less Damage From
Immune
to Damage From

What pokemon is Basculin Weak Against?
Increased Damage
Tier Pokemon Damage Taken Based on Move Type
S
+200%
S
+200%
S
+200%
S
+200%
S
+200%
S
+200%
A
+200%
A
+200%

What pokemon is Basculin Resistant Against?
Reduced Damage
Tier Pokemon Damage Taken Based on Move Type
S
-50%
S
-50%
S
-50%
S
-50%
S
-50%
S
-50%
S
-50%
S
-50%
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Best Moves for Basculin in Scarlet and Violet

Basculin Best Moves to use when choosing a Moveset, includes leveling moves such as Thrash and TM Moves like Hyper Beam, and Blizzard.

Unlock Move Description
Giga Impact
Normal
Tier:
B Tier
Power:
150
Acc:
90
PP:
5
Physical
Effect:
The user charges at the target using every bit of its power. The user can't move on the next turn.
Hydro Pump
Water
Tier:
B Tier
Power:
110
Acc:
80
PP:
5
Special
Effect:
The target is blasted by a huge volume of water launched under great pressure.
Hyper Beam
Normal
Tier:
B Tier
Power:
150
Acc:
90
PP:
5
Special
Effect:
The target is attacked with a powerful beam. The user can't move on the next turn.
Lv. 56
Head Smash
Rock
Tier:
B Tier
Power:
150
Acc:
80
PP:
5
Physical
Effect:
The user attacks the target with a hazardous full-power headbutt. This also damages the user terribly.
Blizzard
Ice
Tier:
C Tier
Power:
110
Acc:
70
PP:
5
Special
Effect:
A howling blizzard is summoned to strike opposing Pokemon. This may also leave the opposing Pokemon frozen.

List of Basculin Moves in

Basculin can learn 15 Moves from Leveling Up and 26 TM Moves. Moves like Thrash which, Basculin will learn by reaching level 48. You can also learn TM tutor moves such as Hyper Beam, Blizzard and Surf.

Basculin Level Up Moves

List of the 15 Moves Basculin can learn from leveling up.

Lv Move Description
Lv.1
Tail Whip
Normal
Tier:
F Tier
Power:
0
Acc:
100
PP:
30
Status
Effect:
The user wags its tail cutely, making opposing Pokemon less wary. This lowers their Defense stats.
Lv.1
Water Gun
Water
Tier:
E Tier
Power:
40
Acc:
100
PP:
25
Special
Effect:
The target is blasted with a forceful shot of water.
Lv.4
Tackle
Normal
Tier:
E Tier
Power:
40
Acc:
100
PP:
35
Physical
Effect:
A physical attack in which the user charges and slams into the target with its whole body.
Lv.8
Flail
Normal
Tier:
F Tier
Power:
1
Acc:
100
PP:
15
Physical
Effect:
The user flails about aimlessly to attack. The less HP the user has, the greater the move's power.
Lv.12
Aqua Jet
Water
Tier:
E Tier
Power:
40
Acc:
100
PP:
20
Physical
Effect:
The user lunges at the target to inflict damage, moving at blinding speed. This move always goes first.
Lv.16
Bite
Dark
Tier:
E Tier
Power:
60
Acc:
100
PP:
25
Physical
Effect:
The target is bitten with viciously sharp fangs. This may also make the target flinch.
Lv.20
Scary Face
Normal
Tier:
F Tier
Power:
0
Acc:
100
PP:
10
Status
Effect:
The user frightens the target with a scary face to harshly lower its Speed stat.
Lv.24
Headbutt
Normal
Tier:
D Tier
Power:
70
Acc:
100
PP:
15
Physical
Effect:
The user sticks out its head and attacks by charging straight into the target. This may also make the target flinch.
Lv.28
Soak
Water
Tier:
? Tier
Power:
0
Acc:
100
PP:
20
Status
Effect:
The user shoots a torrent of water that changes the target's type to Water.
Lv.32
Crunch
Dark
Tier:
D Tier
Power:
80
Acc:
100
PP:
15
Physical
Effect:
The user crunches up the target with sharp fangs. This may also lower the target's Defense stat.
Lv.36
Take Down
Normal
Tier:
D Tier
Power:
90
Acc:
85
PP:
20
Physical
Effect:
A reckless full-body charge attack for slamming into the target. This also damages the user a little.
Lv.40
Final Gambit
Fighting
Tier:
F Tier
Power:
1
Acc:
100
PP:
5
Special
Effect:
The user risks everything to attack the target. The user faints but inflicts damage equal to its own HP.
Lv.48
Thrash
Normal
Tier:
C Tier
Power:
120
Acc:
100
PP:
10
Physical
Effect:
The user rampages and attacks for two to three turns. The user then becomes confused.
Lv.52
Double-Edge
Normal
Tier:
C Tier
Power:
120
Acc:
100
PP:
15
Physical
Effect:
A reckless life-risking tackle in which the user rushes the target. This also damages the user quite a lot.
Lv.56
Head Smash
Rock
Tier:
B Tier
Power:
150
Acc:
80
PP:
5
Physical
Effect:
The user attacks the target with a hazardous full-power headbutt. This also damages the user terribly.