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Barraskewda (カマスジョー Kamasujoo) is a water-type introduced in Generation VIII.

It evolves from Arrokuda at level 28.

Biology

Physiology

Barrasweda is a fish like sandy brown Pokémon with a thin body. A fish spine like design runs down both sides of its body. A brown layer covers the top part of its body, as well as its tail and head. The head has a sharp end resembling a spear and 2 deep triangular eye sockets. Its jaw resembling a stereotypical French moustache with 1 big and small fang. The end of its head which connects to its body resembles Golduck, while it has 1 small brown fin and a bigger dorsal fin with orange scales, which are the same as the fins on the underside. Its tail is 4 orange sail like appendages attached to a white piece which spins like a propeller.

Behavior

Barraskewda attacks by spinning its propeller tail and using the force to charge ahead and ram at its prey, skewering them. Their jaws are very strong, as strong as Steel itself,evidenced by its variety of biting attacks in its movepool.

Game info

Game locations

Locations
Version(s) Area(s) Rarity
Sword and Shield Route 2, Dusty Bowl, Lake of Outrage, Motostoke Riverbank

Max Raid Battle: Bridge Field, Lake of Outrage, North Lake Miloch, South Lake Miloch,Evolve from Arrokuda

Common


Pokédex entries

  • Sword

    This Pokémon has a jaw that's as sharp as a spear and as strong as steel. Apparently Barraskewda's flesh is surprisingly tasty, too.

  • Shield

    It spins its tail fins to propel itself, surging forward at speeds of over 100 knots before ramming prey and spearing into them.


Stats

Base Stats
HP
61
Atk
123
Def
60
Sp. Atk
60
Sp. Def
50
Speed
136
Total
490


Learnset

By leveling up

Generation VIII
Level Move Type Category Power Accuracy PP
1 Throat Chop Type Dark Physical 80 100% 15
1 Peck Type Flying Physical 35 100% 35
1 Aqua Jet Type Water Physical 40 100% 20
1 Fury Attack Type Normal Physical 15 85% 20
1 Bite Type Dark Physical 60 100% 25
18 Agility Type Psychic Status 100% 30
24 Dive Type Water Physical 80 100% 10
32 Laser Focus Type Normal Status 100% 30
40 Crunch Type Dark Physical 80 100% 15
48 Liquidation Type Water Physical 85 100% 10
56 Double-Edge Type Normal Physical 120 100% 15
Bold indicates that this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates that an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.


By TM

Generation VIII
Machine Move Type Category Power Accuracy PP
TM08 Hyper Beam Type Normal Special 150 90% 5
TM09 Giga Impact Type Normal Physical 150 90% 5
TM21 Rest Type Psychic Status 100% 10
TM24 Snore Type Normal Special 50 100% 15
TM25 Protect Type Normal Status 100% 10
TM26 Scary Face Type Normal Status 100% 10
TM31 Attract Type Normal Status 100% 15
TM33 Rain Dance Type Water Status 100% 5
TM36 Whirlpool Type Water Special 35 85% 15
TM39 Facade Type Normal Physical 70 100% 20
TM40 Swift Type Normal Special 60 100% 20
TM43 Brick Break Type Fighting Physical 75 100% 15
TM45 Dive Type Water Physical 80 100% 10
TM52 Bounce Type Flying Physical 85 85% 5
TM58 Assurance Type Dark Physical 60 100% 10
TM67 Ice Fang Type Ice Physical 65 95% 15
TM76 Round Type Normal Special 60 100% 15
Bold indicates that this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates that an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.


By TR

Generation VIII
Machine Move Type Category Power Accuracy PP
TR03 Hydro Pump Type Water Special 110 80% 5
TR04 Surf Type Water Special 90 100% 15
TR12 Agility Type Psychic Status 100% 30
TR13 Focus Energy Type Normal Status 100% 30
TR16 Waterfall Type Water Physical 80 100% 15
TR20 Substitute Type Normal Status 100% 10
TR26 Endure Type Normal Status 100% 10
TR27 Sleep Talk Type Normal Status 100% 10
TR32 Crunch Type Dark Physical 80 100% 15
TR53 Close Combat Type Fighting Physical 120 100% 5
TR57 Poison Jab Type Poison Physical 80 100% 20
TR84 Scald Type Water Special 80 100% 15
TR87 Drill Run Type Ground Physical 80 95% 10
TR95 Throat Chop Type Dark Physical 80 100% 15
TR97 Psychic Fangs Type Psychic Physical 85 100% 10
TR98 Liquidation Type Water Physical 85 100% 10
Bold indicates that this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates that an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.


By breeding

To see the Egg Moves that Barraskewda can learn, refer to Arrokuda.


By tutoring

Barraskewda learns no moves via tutoring.


Sprites

Trivia

  • Barraskewda has the highest base Speed stat of all water-type Pokémon.
  • Barraskewda is the second fish Pokémon confirmed to be edible, the first being Basculin.

Origin

Barraskewda resembles a barracuda, specifically the great barracuda. It may also be based on different weapons such as spears, arrows, and torpedoes and may take inspiration from spear-fishing. The tail at its rear resembles a propeller or rudder, a device which allows ships to move.

Etymology

Barraskewda comes from the words barracuda and skewer or askew.

Kamasujō comes from 梭子魚 (kamasu, barracuda) and "jaw."

Gallery

← Arrokuda | Barraskewda | Toxel →
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