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Floatzel (Japanese: フローゼル Furoozeru) is a Water Type Pokémon introduced in Generation IV.

Biology

Physiology

Floatzel has many traits similar to a weasel, hence it being the 'Sea Weasel Pokémon'. It has a flotation sac on its back, which makes this Pokémon look a lot like a rubber floats. There are two blue fins on its arms, and it has two tails.

Gender differences

Male Floatzel have two spots on their back while females only have one. This is the same case for Buizel.

Natural abilities

It has the ability Swift Swim. Swift Swim raises its speed in rain. It is known to be a very fast swimmer, and it saves the lives of drowning people by inflating its dinghy-like collar to create a surface to rescue them.

Evolution

Floatzel is the evolved form of Buizel, which can evolve into Floatzel at level 26.

Game info

Locations

Locations
Version(s) Area(s) Rarity
Diamond/Pearl Routes 213, 218, 221, 222, 224, and 230, Fuego Ironworks, Victory Road Common
Platinum Routes 213, 218, 221, 222, 224, and 230, Fuego Ironworks, Victory Road Common
HeartGold/SoulSilver Safari Zone Unknown
Black/White Route 11, 14 Rare
X/Y Frost Cavern, Route 15, Route 16, Victory Road, Route 21, Couriway Town Common
OR/AS Trade None


Side game locations

Locations
Game(s) Area(s)
Explorers of Time & Explorers of Darkness Crystal Crossing (B1F-B7F)
Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia Vien Forest
Union Road
Crysta Cave
Pokémon Rumble Bright Beach


Pokédex entries

  • Diamond

    It floats using its well-developed flotation sac. It assists in the rescues of drowning people.

  • Pearl

    Its flotation sac developed as a result of pursuing aquatic prey. It can double as a rubber raft.

  • Platinum

    It is a common sight around fishing ports. It is known to rescue people and carry off prey.

  • HeartGold

    With its flotation sac inflated, it can carry people on its back. It deflates the sac before it dives.

  • SoulSilver

    With its flotation sac inflated, it can carry people on its back. It deflates the sac before it dives.

  • Black

    It is a common sight around fishing ports. It is known to rescue people and carry off prey.

  • White

    It is a common sight around fishing ports. It is known to rescue people and carry off prey.

  • Black 2

    It is a common sight around fishing ports. It is known to rescue people and carry off prey.

  • White 2

    It is a common sight around fishing ports. It is known to rescue people and carry off prey.

  • X

    It floats using its well-developed flotation sac. It assists in the rescues of drowning people.

  • Y

    Its flotation sac developed as a result of pursuing aquatic prey. It can double as a rubber raft.


Stats

Base Stats
HP
85
Attack
105
Defense
55
Sp. Atk
85
Sp. Def
50
Speed
115
Total
495

Learnset

Leveling

LevelingGeneration VII
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category
1 Ice Fang 65 95% 15 Ice Physical
1 Crunch 80 100% 15 Dark Physical
1 Sonic Boom 90% 20 Normal Special
1 Growl 100% 40 Normal Status
1 Water Sport —% 15 Water Status
1 Quick Attack 40 100% 30 Normal Physical
4 Growl 100% 40 Normal Status
7 Water Sport —% 15 Water Status
11 Quick Attack 40 100% 30 Normal Physical
15 Water Gun 40 100% 25 Water Special
18 Pursuit 40 100% 20 Dark Physical
21 Swift 60 —% 20 Normal Special
24 Aqua Jet 40 100% 20 Water Physical
29 Double Hit 35 90% 10 Normal Physical
35 Whirlpool 35 85% 15 Water Special
41 Razor Wind 80 100% 10 Normal Special
46 Aqua Tail 90 90% 10 Water Physical
51 Agility —% 30 Psychic Status
57 Hydro Pump 110 80% 5 Water Special
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

LevelingGeneration VI
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category Contest Category Appeal Jam
1 Ice Fang 65 95% 15 Ice Physical Type Cool 4 0 ♥
1 Crunch 80 100% 15 Dark Physical Type Tough 1 4 ♥
1 Sonic Boom 90% 20 Normal Special Type Cool 3 0 ♥
1 Growl 100% 40 Normal Status Type Cute 2 0 ♥
1 Water Sport —% 15 Water Status Type Cute 2 0 ♥
1 Quick Attack 40 100% 30 Normal Physical Type Cool 3 0 ♥
4 Growl 100% 40 Normal Status Type Cute 2 0 ♥
7 Water Sport —% 15 Water Status Type Cute 2 0 ♥
11 Quick Attack 40 100% 30 Normal Physical Type Cool 3 0 ♥
15 Water Gun 40 100% 25 Water Special Type Cute 4 0 ♥
18 Pursuit 40 100% 20 Dark Physical Type Clever 2 1 ♥
21 Swift 60 —% 20 Normal Special Type Cool 2 0 ♥
24 Aqua Jet 40 100% 20 Water Physical Type Cool 3 0 ♥
29 Double Hit 35 90% 10 Normal Physical Type Cool 2 1 ♥
35 Whirlpool 35 85% 15 Water Special Type Beautiful 3 0 ♥
41 Razor Wind 80 100% 10 Normal Special Type Cool 3 0 ♥
46 Aqua Tail 90 90% 10 Water Physical Type Beautiful 4 0 ♥
51 Agility —% 30 Psychic Status Type Cool 3 0 ♥
57 Hydro Pump 110 80% 5 Water Special Type Beautiful 1 0 ♥
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

LevelingGeneration V
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category
1BW
1B2W2
Ice Fang 65 95% 15 Ice Physical
26BW
1B2W2
Crunch 80 100% 15 Dark Physical
1BW
1B2W2
SonicBoom 90% 20 Normal Special
1BW
1B2W2
Growl 100% 40 Normal Status
1BW
1B2W2
Water Sport —% 15 Water Status
1BW
1B2W2
Quick Attack 40 100% 30 Normal Physical
N/ABW
4B2W2
Growl 100% 40 Normal Status
N/ABW
7B2W2
Water Sport —% 15 Water Status
3BW
11B2W2
Quick Attack 40 100% 30 Normal Physical
6BW
15B2W2
Water Gun 40 100% 25 Water Special
10BW
18B2W2
Pursuit 40 100% 20 Dark Physical
15BW
21B2W2
Swift 60 —% 20 Normal Special
21BW
24B2W2
Aqua Jet 40 100% 20 Water Physical
N/ABW
29B2W2
Double Hit 35 90% 10 Normal Physical
39BW
35B2W2
Whirlpool 35 85% 15 Water Special
50BW
41B2W2
Razor Wind 80 100% 10 Normal Special
62BW
46B2W2
Aqua Tail 90 90% 10 Water Physical
29BW
51B2W2
Agility —% 30 Psychic Status
N/ABW
57B2W2
Hydro Pump 120 80% 5 Water Special
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

LevelingGeneration IV
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category Contest Category Appeal
1 Ice Fang 65 95% 15 Ice Physical Type Cool 3
1 SonicBoom 90% 20 Normal Special Type Cool 3
1 Growl 100% 40 Normal Status Type Cute 2
1 Water Sport —% 15 Water Status Type Cute 2
1 Quick Attack 40 100% 30 Normal Physical Type Cool 2
3 Quick Attack 40 100% 30 Normal Physical Type Cool 2
6 Water Gun 40 100% 25 Water Special Type Cute 3
10 Pursuit 40 100% 20 Dark Physical Type Smart 1
15 Swift 60 —% 20 Normal Special Type Cool 2
21 Aqua Jet 40 100% 30 Water Physical Type Beauty 2
26 Crunch 80 100% 15 Dark Physical Type Tough 2
29 Agility —% 30 Psychic Status Type Cool 2
39 Whirlpool 15 70% 15 Water Special Type Beauty 0
50 Razor Wind 80 100% 10 Normal Special Type Cool 1
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

TM/HM

TMs and HMs Generation VII
TM/HM Move Power Accuracy PP Type Cat.
TM05 Roar —% 20 Normal Status
TM06 Toxic 90% 10 Poison Status
TM07 Hail —% 10 Ice Status
TM08 Bulk Up —% 20 Fighting Status
TM10 Hidden Power 60 100% 15 Normal Special
TM12 Taunt 100% 20 Dark Status
TM13 Ice Beam 90 100% 10 Ice Special
TM14 Blizzard 110 70% 5 Ice Special
TM15 Hyper Beam 150 90% 5 Normal Special
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal Status
TM18 Rain Dance —% 5 Water Status
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM31 Brick Break 75 100% 15 Fighting Physical
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal Status
TM39 Rock Tomb 60 95% 15 Rock Physical
TM41 Torment 100% 15 Dark Status
TM42 Facade 70 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic Status
TM45 Attract 100% 15 Normal Status
TM48 Round 60 100% 15 Normal Special
TM49 Echoed Voice 40 100% 15 Normal Special
TM52 Focus Blast 120 70% 5 Fighting Special
TM55 Scald 80 100% 15 Water Special
TM66 Payback 50 100% 10 Dark Physical
TM68 Giga Impact 150 90% 5 Normal Physical
TM87 Swagger 85% 15 Normal Status
TM88 Sleep Talk —% 10 Normal Status
TM90 Substitute —% 10 Normal Status
TM94 Surf 90 100% 15 Water Special
TM98 Waterfall 80 100% 15 Water Physical
TM100 Confide —% 20 Normal Status
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

TMs and HMs Generation VI
TM/HM Move Power Accuracy PP Type Cat. Contest Cat. Appeal Jam
TM05 Roar 100% 20 Normal Status Type Cool 3 0 ♥
TM06 Toxic 90% 10 Poison Status Type Clever 3 0 ♥
TM07 Hail —% 10 Ice Status Type Beautiful 2 1 ♥
TM08 Bulk Up —% 20 Fighting Status Type Cool 1 0 ♥
TM10 Hidden Power 60 100% 15 Normal Special Type Clever 3 0 ♥
TM12 Taunt 100% 20 Dark Status Type Clever 2 1 ♥
TM13 Ice Beam 90 100% 10 Ice Special Type Beautiful 1 4 ♥
TM14 Blizzard 110 70% 5 Ice Special Type Beautiful 1 3 ♥
TM15 Hyper Beam 150 90% 5 Normal Special Type Cool 4 4 ♥
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal Status Type Cute 2 0 ♥
TM18 Rain Dance —% 5 Water Status Type Beautiful 1 0 ♥
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Cute 2 3 ♥
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Cute 4 0 ♥
TM28 Dig 80 100% 10 Ground Physical Type Tough 2 0 ♥
TM31 Brick Break 75 100% 15 Fighting Physical Type Cool 4 0 ♥
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal Status Type Cool 1 0 ♥
TM39 Rock Tomb 60 95% 15 Rock Physical Type Clever 3 0 ♥
TM41 Torment 100% 15 Dark Status Type Tough 2 0 ♥
TM42 Facade 70 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Cute 2 0 ♥
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic Status Type Cute 1 0 ♥
TM45 Attract 100% 15 Normal Status Type Cute 2 0 ♥
TM48 Round 60 100% 15 Normal Special Type Beautiful 2 0 ♥
TM49 Echoed Voice 40 100% 15 Normal Special Type Beautiful 3 0 ♥
TM52 Focus Blast 120 70% 5 Fighting Special Type Cool 4 0 ♥
TM55 Scald 80 100% 15 Water Special Type Tough 2 0 ♥
TM66 Payback 50 100% 10 Dark Physical Type Tough 2 0 ♥
TM68 Giga Impact 150 90% 5 Normal Physical Type Tough 4 4 ♥
TM87 Swagger 90% 15 Normal Status Type Cute 3 0 ♥
TM88 Sleep Talk —% 10 Normal Status Type Cute 1 0 ♥
TM90 Substitute —% 10 Normal Status Type Cute 2 0 ♥
TM94 Rock SmashXY 40 100% 15 Fighting Physical Type Tough 4 0 ♥
TM94 Secret PowerORAS 70 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Clever 1 0 ♥
TM98 Power-Up Punch 40 100% 20 Fighting Physical Type Tough 1 0 ♥
TM100 Confide —% 20 Normal Status Type Cute 3 0 ♥
HM03 Surf 90 100% 15 Water Special Type Beautiful 2 2 ♥
HM04 Strength 80 100% 15 Normal Physical Type Tough 4 0 ♥
HM05 Waterfall 80 100% 15 Water Physical Type Tough 4 0 ♥
HM06 Rock SmashORAS 40 100% 15 Fighting Physical Type Tough 4 0 ♥
HM07 DiveORAS 80 100% 10 Water Physical Type Beautiful 2 0 ♥
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

TMs and HMs Generation V
TM/HM Move Power Accuracy PP Type Cat.
TM05 Roar 100% 20 Normal Status
TM06 Toxic 90% 10 Poison Status
TM07 Hail —% 10 Ice Status
TM08 Bulk Up —% 20 Fighting Status
TM10 Hidden Power 100% 15 Normal Special
TM12 Taunt 100% 20 Dark Status
TM13 Ice Beam 95 100% 10 Ice Special
TM14 Blizzard 120 70% 5 Ice Special
TM15 Hyper Beam 150 90% 5 Normal Special
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal Status
TM18 Rain Dance —% 5 Water Status
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM28 Dig 80 100% 10 Ground Physical
TM31 Brick Break 75 100% 15 Fighting Physical
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal Status
TM39 Rock Tomb 50 80% 10 Rock Physical
TM41 Torment 100% 15 Dark Status
TM42 Facade 70 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic Status
TM45 Attract 100% 15 Normal Status
TM48 Round 60 100% 15 Normal Special
TM49 Echoed Voice 40 100% 15 Normal Special
TM52 Focus Blast 120 70% 5 Fighting Special
TM55 Scald 80 100% 15 Water Special
TM66 Payback 50 100% 10 Dark Physical
TM68 Giga Impact 150 90% 5 Normal Physical
TM87 Swagger 90% 15 Normal Status
TM90 Substitute —% 10 Normal Status
TM94 Rock Smash 40 100% 15 Fighting Physical
HM03 Surf 95 100% 15 Water Special
HM04 Strength 80 100% 15 Normal Physical
HM05 Waterfall 80 100% 15 Water Physical
HM06 Dive 80 100% 10 Water Physical
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

TMs and HMs Generation IV
TM/HM Move Power Accuracy PP Type Cat. Contest Cat. Appeal
TM01 Focus Punch 150 100% 20 Fighting Physical Type Tough 1
TM03 Water Pulse 60 100% 20 Water Special Type Beauty 2
TM05 Roar 100% 20 Normal Status Type Cool 2
TM06 Toxic 85% 10 Poison Status Type Smart 2
TM07 Hail —% 10 Ice Status Type Beauty 2
TM08 Bulk Up —% 20 Fighting Status Type Beauty 0
TM10 Hidden Power 100% 15 Normal Special Type Smart 1
TM12 Taunt 100% 20 Dark Status Type Smart 0
TM13 Ice Beam 95 100% 10 Ice Special Type Beauty 2
TM14 Blizzard 120 70% 5 Ice Special Type Beauty 2
TM15 Hyper Beam 150 90% 5 Normal Special Type Cool 2
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal Status Type Cute 0
TM18 Rain Dance —% 5 Water Status Type Tough 2
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Cute 2
TM23 Iron Tail 100 75% 15 Steel Physical Type Cool 2
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Cute 2
TM28 Dig 80 100% 10 Ground Physical Type Smart 1
TM31 Brick Break 75 100% 15 Fighting Physical Type Cool 3
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal Status Type Cool 2
TM39 Rock Tomb 50 80% 10 Rock Physical Type Smart 2
TM41 Torment 100% 15 Dark Status Type Tough 0
TM42 Facade 70 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Cute 2
TM43 Secret Power 70 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Smart 2
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic Status Type Cute 0
TM45 Attract 100% 15 Normal Status Type Cute 2
TM52 Focus Blast 120 70% 5 Fighting Special Type Cool 2
TM55 Brine 65 100% 10 Water Special Type Smart 2
TM58 Endure —% 10 Normal Status Type Tough 2
TM66 Payback 50 100% 10 Dark Physical Type Cool 1
TM68 Giga Impact 150 90% 5 Normal Physical Type Beauty 2
TM78 Captivate 100% 20 Normal Status Type Beauty 2
TM82 Sleep Talk —% 10 Normal Status Type Cute 3
TM83 Natural Gift 100% 15 Normal Physical Type Cool 2
TM87 Swagger 90% 15 Normal Status Type Cute 2
TM90 Substitute —% 10 Normal Status Type Smart 1
HM03 Surf 95 100% 15 Water Special Type Beauty 2
HM04 Strength 80 100% 15 Normal Physical Type Tough 3
HM05HGSS Whirlpool 15 70% 15 Water Special Type Beauty 0
HM06 Rock Smash 40 100% 15 Fighting Physical Type Tough 2
HM07 Waterfall 80 100% 15 Water Physical Type Tough 3
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Breeding

To see the Egg Moves that Floatzel can learn, refer to Buizel.


Tutoring

Tutoring Generation VII
Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category
Aqua Tail USUM 90 90% 10 Water Physical
Focus Punch USUM 150 100% 20 Fighting Physical
Helping Hand USUM —% 20 Normal Status
Ice Punch USUM 75 100% 15 Ice Physical
Icy Wind USUM 55 95% 15 Ice Special
Iron Tail USUM 100 75% 15 Steel Physical
Liquidation USUM 85 100% 10 Water Physical
Low Kick USUM 100% 20 Fighting Physical
Snore USUM 50 100% 15 Normal Special
Water Pulse USUM 60 100% 20 Water Special
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Tutoring Generation VI
Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category Contest Category Appeal Jam
Aqua Tail ORAS 90 90% 10 Water Physical Type Beautiful 4 0 ♥
Focus Punch ORAS 150 100% 20 Fighting Physical Type Tough 2 0 ♥
Ice Punch ORAS 75 100% 15 Ice Physical Type Beautiful 4 0 ♥
Icy Wind ORAS 55 95% 15 Ice Special Type Beautiful 4 0 ♥
Iron Tail ORAS 100 75% 15 Steel Physical Type Cool 4 0 ♥
Low Kick ORAS 100% 20 Fighting Physical Type Tough 1 0 ♥
Snore ORAS 50 100% 15 Normal Special Type Cute 4 0 ♥
Water Pulse ORAS 60 100% 20 Water Special Type Beautiful 3 0 ♥
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Tutoring Generation V
Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category
Aqua Tail B2W2 90 90% 10 Water Physical
Ice Punch B2W2 75 100% 15 Ice Physical
Icy Wind B2W2 55 95% 15 Ice Special
Iron Tail B2W2 100 75% 15 Steel Physical
Low Kick B2W2 100% 20 Fighting Physical
Sleep Talk B2W2 —% 10 Normal Status
Snore B2W2 40 100% 15 Normal Special
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Tutoring Generation IV
Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category Contest Category Appeal
Aqua Tail HGSSPt 90 90% 10 Water Physical Type Cute 3
Dive HGSSPt 80 100% 10 Water Physical Type Beauty 1
Headbutt HGSS 70 100% 15 Normal Physical Type Tough 3
Ice Punch HGSSPt 75 100% 15 Ice Physical Type Beauty 2
Icy Wind HGSSPt 55 95% 15 Ice Special Type Beauty 2
Low Kick HGSS 100% 20 Fighting Physical Type Tough 3
Mud-Slap HGSSPt 20 100% 10 Ground Special Type Cute 3
Snore HGSSPt 40 100% 15 Normal Special Type Cute 3
Swift HGSSPt 60 —% 20 Normal Special Type Cool 2
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Sprites

Version
Diamond Pearl Platinum HeartGold SoulSilver Back
DP 419 front Pt 419 front Pt 419 front
Black White Black 2 White 2 Back
Floatzel BW Floatzel BW
X Y Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire Back
Floatzel XY Floatzel XY
Sun Moon Ultra Sun Ultra Moon Let's Go, Pikachu! Let's Go, Eevee! Back
Sword Shield Back

Appearances

Anime

Trivia

  • In Diamond and Pearl only, the player can encounter Floatzel at Level 22 at Route 213. Buizel does not naturally evolve until Level 26. This was fixed in Platinum.

Names in other languages

  • English, Italian, Portuguese and Spanish: Floatzel
  • French: Mustéflott
  • German: Bojelin
  • Chinese: 浮潜鼬 (Simplified) / 浮潛鼬 (Traditonal)
  • Korean: 플로젤

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See also

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