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Cramorant (ウッウ U'u) is a Flying/Water-type Pokémon introduced in Generation VIII.

Biology

Physiology

Cramorant is a tall avian Pokémon covered in mostly blue feathers. It has green eyes, a long beak, and black webbed feet. It also has a gray feathery tuft around its long neck in a form of a bib.

Behavior

Cramorant will sometimes swallow anything which can fit in its mouth whether its food or not, only to spit it out in a hurry when it realizes its error. It is also forgetful, but will never forget a trainer it grows to trust, though trainers must never try to take any of its food or else they will be attacked.

Natural Abilities

Cramorant is supposedly so strong that it can defeat foes in 1 hit. Apparently, even a little shock is supposed to activate its signature Gulp Missile Ability, which does extra damage on contact when Cramorant is hit with a contact move while in its gorging or gulping forms, the latter having a chance of paralysis.

Game info

Game location

Locations
Version(s) Area(s) Rarity
Sword and Shield Route 9, Axew's Eye, Bridge Field, Lake of Outrage, Stony Wilderness

Max Raid Battle: Giant's Cap, Hammerlocke Hills

Common


Pokédex entries

  • Sword

    It's so strong that it can knock out some opponents in a single hit, but it also may forget what it's battling midfight.
    Gulping Form: Cramorant's gluttony led it to try to swallow an Arrokuda whole, which in turn led to Cramorant getting an Arrokuda stuck in its throat.
    Gorging Form: This Cramorant has accidentally gotten a Pikachu lodged in its gullet. Cramorant is choking a little, but it isn't really bothered.

  • Shield

    This hungry Pokémon swallows Arrokuda whole. Occasionally, it makes a mistake and tries to swallow a Pokémon other than its preferred prey.
    Gulping Form: The slightest shock is sometimes enough to get this Pokémon to spit out the Arrokuda lodged in its throat.
    Gorging Form: The half-swallowed Pikachu is so startled that it isn't struggling yet, but it's still looking for a chance to strike back.


Stats

Base Stats
HP
70
Atk
85
Def
55
Sp. Atk
85
Sp. Def
95
Speed
85
Total
475


Learnset

By leveling up

Generation VIII
Level Move Type Category Power Accuracy PP
1 Belch Type Poison Special 120 90% 10
1 Peck Type Flying Physical 35 100% 35
1 Stockpile Type Normal Status 100% 20
1 Swallow Type Normal Status 100% 10
1 Spit Up Type Normal Special ? 100% 10
7 Water Gun Type Water Special 40 100% 25
14 Fury Attack Type Normal Physical 15 85% 20
21 Pluck Type Flying Physical 60 100% 20
28 Dive Type Water Physical 80 100% 10
35 Drill Peck Type Flying Physical 80 100% 20
42 Amnesia Type Psychic Status 100% 20
49 Thrash Type Normal Physical 120 100% 10
56 Hydro Pump Type Water Special 110 80% 5
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
TM06 Fly Type Flying Physical 90 95% 15
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
TM23 Thief Type Dark Physical 60 100% 25
TM24 Snore Type Normal Special 50 100% 15
TM25 Protect Type Normal Status 100% 10
TM27 Icy Wind Type Ice Special 55 95% 15
TM30 Steel Wing Type Steel Physical 70 90% 25
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
TM45 Dive Type Water Physical 80 100% 10
TM46 Weather Ball Type Normal Special 50 100% 10
TM58 Assurance Type Dark Physical 60 100% 10
TM76 Round Type Normal Special 60 100% 15
TM95 Air Slash Type Flying Special 75 95% 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
TR05 Ice Beam Type Ice Special 90 100% 10
TR06 Blizzard Type Ice Special 110 70% 5
TR12 Agility Type Psychic Status 100% 30
TR17 Amnesia Type Psychic Status 100% 20
TR20 Substitute Type Normal Status 100% 10
TR21 Reversal Type Fighting Physical ? 100% 15
TR26 Endure Type Normal Status 100% 10
TR27 Sleep Talk Type Normal Status 100% 10
TR35 Uproar Type Normal Special 90 100% 10
TR39 Superpower Type Fighting Physical 120 100% 5
TR66 Brave Bird Type Flying Physical 120 100% 15
TR84 Scald Type Water Special 80 100% 15
TR89 Hurricane Type Flying Special 110 70% 10
TR95 Throat Chop Type Dark Physical 80 100% 15
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

Generation VIII
Move Type Category Power Accuracy PP
Defog Type Flying Status —% 15
Parent Candidates:
Aerial Ace Type Flying Physical 60 —% 20
Parent Candidates:
Feather Dance Type Flying Status 100% 15
Parent Candidates:
Aqua Ring Type Water Special —% 20
Parent Candidates:
Roost Type Flying Status —% 10
Parent Candidates:
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.
* indicates this move requires chain breeding.
◊ indicates the father must learn this move in a previous generation.
♈ indicates the father must learn this move via TM.


By tutoring

Cramorant learns no moves via tutoring.


Sprites


Trivia

  • Cramorant's Japanese name is pronounced similarly to Wooloo's Japanese name (Uuruu).
  • Although Cramorant is said to be able to defeat foes in one hit, it cannot learn one-hit knockout moves.

Origin

Cramorant is based on the Cormorant and the Fulmar, two common seabirds in the British Isles. The Cormorant part may be based on Cormorant Fishing, a technique that uses trained Cormorants to fish. The Fulmar part may give inspiration to its ability Gulp Missile. Fulmar's are known to vomit defensively in order to scare away foes. The plumage on its chest also resembles a dinner bib. Its Shiny coloration is possibly a parody of an incident in which a seagull covered in curry was mistaken for a rare sea bird, as the spillage had turned its feathers a vibrant orange.

Etymology

Cramorant is a combination of the word cram (which reflects its gluttonous nature) and cormorant.

Its Japanese name, U'u, comes from u~ (the sound of gasping, choking, or eating) and u (cormorant)

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