Regular
Shiny
Golduck
Water Type
Duck Pokémon
National Pokedex: #055

Pokemon Scarlet & Violet Golduck is a Water Type Duck Pokémon with a Medium Fast growth rate and a 2 Special Attack EV Yield. Golduck can be found with Damp, Cloud Nine and Swift Swim as an Ability; we recommend the Mild Nature, based on 500 total combined Base Stats in Pokemon SV.

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Golduck Stats and Abilities

Based on Golduck Base IVs we consider this pokemon B-Tier choice. Golduck Highest IV Stat is Special Attack (95) and the Lowest being Defense (78).

Golduck Stats
Rank Stat Value
E
HP
80
C
Attack
82
E
Defense
78
B
Special Attack
95
D
Special Defense
80
D
Speed
85
B
Total
500
Golduck Details
Golduck Detail
Best Nature
Mild
+10% Special Attack
-10% Defense
Nature Like/Dislikes
Likes: Dry
Dislikes: Sour
Liked Foods
Catch Rate75 (9.8% with PokéBall, full HP)
Egg Groups
Field
Water 1
EV Yield2 Special Attack
Growth RateMedium Fast
Egg Cycles20 (4,884–5,140 steps)
Golduck Abilities
Abilities Description
Ability 1
Damp
Damp prevents all Pokémon on the field from using the moves Selfdestruct and Explosion. It also prevents damage (to the Damp Pokémon only) from the ability Aftermath.
Ability 2
Cloud Nine
Cloud Nine suppresses all effects brought on by weather, including move power increases, end-of-turn damage, accuracy changes, relevant abilities and so on.
Hidden Ability
Swift Swim
Swift Swim doubles the ability-bearer's Speed during rain.

How To Evolve Golduck in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet

Psyduck requires (Level 33) to evolve into Golduck.

Golduck Evolutions
Base Form Evolution Requirement First Evolution
Psyduck
Water Type
Level 33
Golduck
Water Type
Golduck Evolution Stat Changes
Evolutions Total HP Attack Special Attack Defense Special Defense Speed
Psyduck
320
50
52
65
48
50
55
Stat Change
+180
+30
+30
+30
+30
+30
+30
Golduck
500
80
82
95
78
80
85

Where To Find Golduck Locations in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet

List of Locations where you can find and catch Golduck in Pokemon SV.

Pokemon SV Golduck Weakness

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

Golduck Type Weakness
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 Golduck Weak Against?

Golduck Weak Against
Tier Pokemon
B
Tsareena
Grass Type

What pokemon is Golduck Strong Against?

Golduck Strong Against
Tier Pokemon
B
Lucario
Fighting Type
Steel Type
B
Golduck
Water Type
B
Clawitzer
Water Type

Best Golduck Moves in Pokemon Scarlet & Violet

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 Bold
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Pokemon similar to Golduck based on Water Type
Similar Water Pokemon
TIER Pokemon Type Total HP Attack Special Attack Defense Special Defense Speed
B
Golduck-Pokemon-Image
Golduck
WATER-Type 500 80 82 95 78 80 85
B
Clawitzer-Pokemon-Image
Clawitzer
WATER-Type 500 71 73 120 88 89 59
D
Pelipper-Pokemon-Image
Pelipper
WATER-Type FLYING-Type 440 60 50 95 100 70 65
F
Clauncher-Pokemon-Image
Clauncher
WATER-Type 330 50 53 58 62 63 44
F
Psyduck-Pokemon-Image
Psyduck
WATER-Type 320 50 52 65 48 50 55
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