Goldeen (Japanese: トサキント Tosakinto) is a Water-type Pokémon introduced in Generation I.

Biology

Physiology

Goldeen is a fish-like Pokémon, with long, billowing fins. It is colored orange and white. Goldeen also has a horn on its forehead which it uses to attack foes.

Gender differences

The male's horn is longer than the female's.

Natural abilities

Goldeen can have the ability Swift Swim or the ability Water Veil. Swift Swim increases Goldeen's Speed when it is raining. Water Veil prevents Goldeen from getting Burned. Despite its looks, its horn is extremely powerful.

Evolution

Goldeen evolves into Seaking at level 33.

Game info

Game locations

Locations
Version(s) Area(s) Rarity
Red and Blue Pallet Town, Routes 4, 12, 13, 17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 24, 25, Cerulean City, Fuchsia City, Seafoam Islands, and Cinnabar Island Common
Yellow Routes 2 and 6, Cerulean City, Celadon City, Cerulean Cave Common
Gold and Silver Routes 4, 9 and 42 Common
Crystal Routes 4, 9 and 42 Common
Ruby and Sapphire Routes 102, 111, 114, 117, and 120, Petalburg City, Victory Road, Meteor Falls, Safari Zone Common
FireRed and LeafGreen Viridian City, Cerulean Cave, Two Island, Three Island, Four Island, Six Island, and Safari Zone Common
Emerald Routes 102, 111, 114, 117, and 120, Petalburg City, Victory Road, Meteor Falls, Safari Zone Common
Diamond and Pearl Routes 203, 204, 209, 212, 214, Lake Acuity, Lake Verity, Twinleaf Town, Lake Valor, and Sendoff Spring (Good Rod) Uncommon
Platinum Routes 203, 204, 209, 212, 214, Lake Acuity, Lake Verity, Twinleaf Town, Lake Valor, and Sendoff Spring (Good Rod) Uncommon
HeartGold and SoulSilver Routes 9, 10, 24, 25, 42, Slowpoke Well, Union Cave, Mt. Mortar, Mt. Silver, Dark Cave, Cerulean City, Cerulean Cave, Tohjo Falls, Safari Zone Common
Black and White Routes 3, 11, 14, Striaton City, Pinwheel Forest, Lostlorn Forest, Abundant Shrine (Super Rod) Common
X and Y Routes Route 3, Route 22, Parfum Palace (Good Rod) Common
Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire Routes 102, 111, 114, 117, 120, 123, Meteor Falls, Safari Zone and Victory Road Common


Side game locations

Locations
Game(s) Area(s)
Pokémon Snap Valley
Pokémon Channel Secret Cove
Pokémon Pinball Ruby & Sapphire Lake (Sapphire Field)
Pokémon Trozei! Phobos Submarine, Endless Level 13, Forever Level 13, Mr. Who's Den
Red Rescue Team & Blue Rescue Team Waterfall Pond (1F-5F)
Explorers of Time & Explorers of Darkness End Lake (B1-B24)
Pokémon Ranger Safra Sea


Pokédex entries

  • Red and Blue

    Its tail fin billows like an elegant ballroom dress, giving it the nickname of the Water Queen.

  • Yellow

    When it is time for them to lay eggs, they can be seen swimming up rivers and falls in large groups.

  • Gold

    Its dorsal, pectoral and tail fins wave elegantly in water. That is why it is known as the water dancer.

  • Silver

    A strong swimmer, it is capable of swimming nonstop up fast streams at a steady speed of five knots.

  • Crystal

    During spawning season, they swim gracefully in the water, searching for their perfect mate.

  • Ruby

    Goldeen is a very beautiful Pokémon with fins that billow elegantly in water. However, don't let your guard down around this Pokémon - it could ram you powerfully with its horn.

  • Sapphire

    Goldeen loves swimming wild and free in rivers and ponds. If one of these Pokémon is placed in an aquarium, it will shatter even the thickest glass with one ram of its horn and make its escape.

  • FireRed

    Its dorsal and pectoral fins are strongly developed like muscles. It can swim at a speed of five knots.

  • LeafGreen

    Its tail fin billows like an elegant ballroom dress, giving it the nickname of "The Water Queen".

  • Emerald

    In the springtime, schools of Goldeen can be seen swimming up falls and rivers. It metes out staggering damage with its single horn.

  • Diamond

    It swims elegantly by fluttering its tail fin as if it were a dress. It has the look of a queen.

  • Pearl

    It swims at a steady 5 knots. If it senses danger, it will strike back with its sharp horn.

  • Platinum

    Though it appears very elegant when swimming with fins unfurled, it can jab powerfully with its horn.

  • HeartGold

    Its dorsal, pectoral and tail fins wave elegantly in water. That is why it is known as the water dancer.

  • SoulSilver

    A strong swimmer, it is capable of swimming nonstop up fast streams at a steady speed of five knots per hour.

  • Black

    Though it appears very elegant when swimming with fins unfurled, it can jab powerfully with its horn.

  • White

    Though it appears very elegant when swimming with fins unfurled, it can jab powerfully with its horn.

  • Black 2

    Though it appears very elegant when swimming with fins unfurled, it can jab powerfully with its horn.

  • White 2

    Though it appears very elegant when swimming with fins unfurled, it can jab powerfully with its horn.

  • X

    It swims at a steady 5 knots. If it senses danger, it will strike back with its sharp horn.

  • Y

    Its dorsal, pectoral, and tail fins wave elegantly in water. That is why it is known as the water dancer.

  • Omega Ruby

    Goldeen is a very beautiful Pokémon with fins that billow elegantly in water. However, don't let your guard down around this Pokémon-it could ram you powerfully with its horn.

  • Alpha Sapphire

    Goldeen loves swimming wild and free in rivers and ponds. If one of these Pokémon is placed in an aquarium, it will shatter even the thickest glass with one ram of its horn and make its escape.

  • Sun

    When the weather grows warm, they form groups and swim upriver. This sight serves as a poetic reminder that spring has arrived.

  • Moon

    Spellbound by the length of its horn and the beauty of its fins, many strange Trainers raise Goldeen and nothing but Goldeen.

  • Ultra Sun

    Although known for their splendid tail fins, Goldeen apparently compete among themselves to see whose horn is thickest and sharpest.

  • Ultra Moon

    The way it swims along fluttering its dress-like fins has earned it the name “princess of the water.”

  • Let's Go, Pikachu!

    When it is time for them to lay eggs, they can be seen swimming up rivers and falls in large groups.

  • Let's Go, Eevee!

    When it is time for them to lay eggs, they can be seen swimming up rivers and falls in large groups.

  • Sword

    Its dorsal, pectoral, and tail fins wave elegantly in water. That is why it is known as the Water Dancer.

  • Shield

    Its dorsal and pectoral fins are strongly developed like muscles. It can swim at a speed of five knots.


Stats

Goldeen's Stats
HP
45
Attack
67
Defense
60
Sp. Atk
35
Sp. Def
50
Speed
63
Total
320

Learnset

Leveling

LevelingGeneration VII
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category
1 Peck 35 100% 35 Flying Physical
1 Tail Whip 100% 30 Normal Status
1 Water Sport —% 15 Water Status
5 Supersonic 55% 20 Normal Status
8 Horn Attack 65 100% 25 Normal Physical
13 Flail 100% 15 Normal Physical
16 Water Pulse 60 100% 20 Water Special
21 Aqua Ring —% 20 Water Status
24 Fury Attack 15 85% 20 Normal Physical
29 Agility —% 30 Psychic Status
32 Waterfall 80 100% 15 Water Physical
37 Horn Drill —% 5 Normal Physical
40 Soak 100% 20 Water Status
45 Megahorn 120 85% 10 Bug 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.

LevelingGeneration VI
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category Contest Category Appeal Jam
1 Peck 35 100% 35 Flying Physical Cool 4 0 ♥
1 Tail Whip 100% 30 Normal Status Cute 2 0 ♥
1 Water Sport —% 15 Water Status Cute 2 0 ♥
7XY
5ORAS
Supersonic 55% 20 Normal Status Clever 3 0 ♥
11XY
8ORAS
Horn Attack 65 100% 25 Normal Physical Cool 4 0 ♥
21XY
13ORAS
Flail 100% 15 Normal Physical Cute 1 0 ♥
17XY
16ORAS
Water Pulse 60 100% 20 Water Special Beautiful 3 0 ♥
27XY
21ORAS
Aqua Ring —% 20 Water Status Beautiful 1 0 ♥
31XY
24ORAS
Fury Attack 15 85% 20 Normal Physical Cool 1 0 ♥
47XY
29ORAS
Agility —% 30 Psychic Status Cool 3 0 ♥
37XY
32ORAS
Waterfall 80 100% 15 Water Physical Tough 4 0 ♥
41XY
37ORAS
Horn Drill —% 5 Normal Physical Cool 2 1 ♥
50XY
40ORAS
Soak 100% 20 Water Status Cute 2 1 ♥
57XY
45ORAS
Megahorn 120 85% 10 Bug Physical Cool 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.

LevelingGeneration V
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category
1 Peck 35 100% 35 Flying Physical
1 Tail Whip 100% 30 Normal Status
1 Water Sport —% 15 Water Status
7 Supersonic 55% 20 Normal Status
11 Horn Attack 65 100% 25 Normal Physical
17 Water Pulse 60 100% 20 Water Special
21 Flail 100% 15 Normal Physical
27 Aqua Ring —% 20 Water Status
31 Fury Attack 15 85% 20 Normal Physical
37 Waterfall 80 100% 15 Water Physical
41 Horn Drill —% 5 Normal Physical
47 Agility —% 30 Psychic Status
51 Soak 100% 20 Water Status
57 Megahorn 120 85% 10 Bug 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.

LevelingGeneration IV
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category Contest Category Appeal
1 Peck 35 100% 35 Flying Physical Cool 3
1 Tail Whip 100% 30 Normal Status Cute 2
1 Water Sport —% 15 Water Status Cute 2
7 Supersonic 55% 20 Normal Status Smart 2
11 Horn Attack 65 100% 25 Normal Physical Cool 3
17 Water Pulse 60 100% 20 Water Special Beauty 2
21 Flail 100% 15 Normal Physical Cute 2
27 Aqua Ring —% 20 Water Status Beauty 0
31 Fury Attack 15 85% 20 Normal Physical Cool 2
37 Waterfall 80 100% 15 Water Physical Tough 3
41 Horn Drill —% 5 Normal Physical Cool 0
47 Agility —% 30 Psychic Status Cool 2
51 Megahorn 120 85% 10 Bug Physical 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.

LevelingGeneration III
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type Contest Category Appeal Jam
1 Peck 35 100% 35 Flying Cool 4 0 ♥
1 Tail Whip 100% 30 Normal Cute 2 0 ♥
1 Water Sport —% 15 Water Cute 4 0 ♥
10 Supersonic 55% 20 Normal Smart 3 0 ♥
15 Horn Attack 65 100% 25 Normal Cool 4 0 ♥
24 Flail 100% 15 Normal Cute 1 0 ♥
29 Fury Attack 15 85% 20 Normal Cool 2 1 ♥
38 Waterfall 80 100% 15 Water Tough 2 0 ♥
43 Horn Drill —% 5 Normal Cool 2 1 ♥
52 Agility —% 30 Psychic Cool 3 0 ♥
57FRLG Megahorn 120 85% 10 Bug Cool 2 0 ♥
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LevelingGeneration II
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type
1 Peck 35 100% 35 Flying
1 Tail Whip 100% 30 Normal
10 Supersonic 55% 20 Normal
15 Horn Attack 65 100% 25 Normal
24 Flail 100% 15 Normal
29 Fury Attack 15 85% 20 Normal
38 Waterfall 80 100% 15 Water
43 Horn Drill —% 5 Normal
52 Agility —% 30 Psychic
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 I
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type
1 Peck 35 100% 35 Flying
1 Tail Whip 100% 30 Normal
19 Supersonic 55% 20 Normal
24 Horn Attack 65 100% 25 Normal
30 Fury Attack 15 85% 20 Normal
37 Waterfall 80 100% 15 Water
45 Horn Drill 30% 5 Normal
54 Agility —% 30 Psychic
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.
TM06 Toxic 90% 10 Poison Status
TM07 Hail —% 10 Ice Status
TM10 Hidden Power 60 100% 15 Normal Special
TM13 Ice Beam 90 100% 10 Ice Special
TM14 Blizzard 110 70% 5 Ice Special
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal Status
TM18 Rain Dance —% 5 Water Status
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal 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
TM55 Scald 80 100% 15 Water Special
TM67 Smart Strike 70 —% 10 Steel Physical
TM84 Poison Jab 80 100% 20 Poison 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
TM06 Toxic 90% 10 Poison Status Clever 3 0 ♥
TM07 Hail —% 10 Ice Status Beautiful 2 1 ♥
TM10 Hidden Power 60 100% 15 Normal Special Clever 3 0 ♥
TM13 Ice Beam 90 100% 10 Ice Special Beautiful 1 4 ♥
TM14 Blizzard 110 70% 5 Ice Special Beautiful 1 3 ♥
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal Status Cute 2 0 ♥
TM18 Rain Dance —% 5 Water Status Beautiful 1 0 ♥
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal Physical Cute 2 3 ♥
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal Physical Cute 4 0 ♥
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal Status Cool 1 0 ♥
TM42 Facade 70 100% 20 Normal Physical Cute 2 0 ♥
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic Status Cute 1 0 ♥
TM45 Attract 100% 15 Normal Status Cute 2 0 ♥
TM48 Round 60 100% 15 Normal Special Beautiful 2 0 ♥
TM55 Scald 80 100% 15 Water Special Tough 2 0 ♥
TM84 Poison Jab 80 100% 20 Poison Physical Tough 4 0 ♥
TM87 Swagger 90% 15 Normal Status Cute 3 0 ♥
TM88 Sleep Talk —% 10 Normal Status Cute 1 0 ♥
TM90 Substitute —% 10 Normal Status Cute 2 0 ♥
TM94 Secret PowerORAS 70 100% 20 Normal Physical Clever 1 0 ♥
TM100 Confide —% 20 Normal Status Cute 3 0 ♥
HM03 Surf 90 100% 15 Water Special Beautiful 2 2 ♥
HM05 Waterfall 80 100% 15 Water Physical Tough 4 0 ♥
HM07 DiveORAS 80 100% 10 Water Physical 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.
TM06 Toxic 90% 10 Poison Status
TM07 Hail —% 10 Ice Status
TM10 Hidden Power 100% 15 Normal Special
TM13 Ice Beam 95 100% 10 Ice Special
TM14 Blizzard 120 70% 5 Ice Special
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal Status
TM18 Rain Dance —% 5 Water Status
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal 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
TM55 Scald 80 100% 15 Water Special
TM84 Poison Jab 80 100% 20 Poison Physical
TM87 Swagger 90% 15 Normal Status
TM90 Substitute —% 10 Normal Status
HM03 Surf 95 100% 15 Water Special
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
TM03 Water Pulse 60 100% 20 Water Special Beauty 2
TM06 Toxic 85% 10 Poison Status Smart 2
TM07 Hail —% 10 Ice Status Beauty 2
TM10 Hidden Power 100% 15 Normal Special Smart 1
TM13 Ice Beam 95 100% 10 Ice Special Beauty 2
TM14 Blizzard 120 70% 5 Ice Special Beauty 2
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal Status Cute 0
TM18 Rain Dance —% 5 Water Status Tough 2
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal Physical Cute 2
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal Physical Cute 2
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal Status Cool 2
TM42 Facade 70 100% 20 Normal Physical Cute 2
TM43 Secret Power 70 100% 20 Normal Physical Smart 2
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic Status Cute 0
TM45 Attract 100% 15 Normal Status Cute 2
TM58 Endure —% 10 Normal Status Tough 2
TM78 Captivate 100% 20 Normal Status Beauty 2
TM83 Natural Gift 100% 15 Normal Physical Cool 2
TM84 Poison Jab 80 100% 20 Poison Physical Smart 2
TM87 Swagger 90% 15 Normal Status Cute 2
TM90 Substitute —% 10 Normal Status Smart 1
HM03 Surf 95 100% 15 Water Special Beauty 2
HM05HGSS Whirlpool 15 70% 15 Water Special Beauty 0
HM07 Waterfall 80 100% 15 Water Physical 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.

TMs and HMs Generation III
TM/HM Move Power Accuracy PP Type Contest Cat. Appeal Jam
TM03 Water Pulse 60 100% 20 Water Beauty 2 0 ♥
TM06 Toxic 85% 10 Poison Smart 3 0 ♥
TM07 Hail —% 10 Ice Beauty 1 3 ♥
TM10 Hidden Power 100% 10 Normal Smart 3 0 ♥
TM13 Ice Beam 95 100% 10 Ice Beauty 2 1 ♥
TM14 Blizzard 120 70% 5 Ice Beauty 4 0 ♥
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal Cute 1 0 ♥
TM18 Rain Dance —% 5 Water Tough 1 0 ♥
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal Cute 1 0 ♥
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal Cute 1 0 ♥
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal Cool 2 0 ♥
TM42 Facade 70 100% 20 Normal Cute 2 0 ♥
TM43 Secret Power 70 100% 20 Normal Smart 1 0 ♥
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic Cute 2 0 ♥
TM45 Attract 100% 15 Normal Cute 2 0 ♥
HM03 Surf 95 100% 15 Water Beauty 3 0 ♥
HM07 Waterfall 80 100% 15 Water Tough 2 0 ♥
HM08 Dive 60 100% 10 Water Beauty 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 II
TM/HM Move Power Accuracy PP Type
TM03 Curse —% 10 ???
TM06 Toxic 85% 10 Poison
TM10 Hidden Power 100% 15 Normal
TM13 Snore 40 100% 15 Normal
TM14 Blizzard 120 70% 5 Ice
TM16 Icy Wind 55 95% 15 Ice
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal
TM18 Rain Dance —% 5 Water
TM20 Endure —% 10 Normal
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal
TM34 Swagger 90% 15 Normal
TM35 Sleep Talk —% 10 Normal
TM39 Swift 60 —% 20 Normal
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic
TM45 Attract 100% 15 Normal
HM03 Surf 95 100% 15 Water
HM07 Waterfall 80 100% 15 Water
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 I
TM/HM Move Power Accuracy PP Type
TM06 Toxic 85% 10 Poison
TM07 Horn Drill 30% 5 Normal
TM09 Take Down 90 85% 20 Normal
TM10 Double-Edge 100 100% 15 Normal
TM11 BubbleBeam 65 100% 20 Water
TM12 Water Gun 40 100% 25 Water
TM13 Ice Beam 95 100% 10 Ice
TM14 Blizzard 120 90% 5 Ice
TM20 Rage 20 100% 20 Normal
TM31 Mimic —% 10 Normal
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal
TM34 Bide —% 10 Normal
TM39 Swift 60 —% 20 Normal
TM40 Skull Bash 100 100% 15 Normal
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic
TM50 Substitute —% 10 Normal
HM03 Surf 95 100% 15 Water
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

Breeding Generation VII
Move Father Power Accuracy PP Type Category
Aqua Tail Gyarados, Qwilfish, Barboach, Whiscash, Basculin, Wishiwashi, Bruxish 90 90% 10 Water Physical
Body Slam * Wailmer 85 100% 15 Normal Physical
Haze * Qwilfish, Remoraid —% 30 Ice Status
Hydro Pump Gyarados, Chinchou, Lanturn, Qwilfish, Remoraid, Octillery, Wailmer, Wailord, Relicanth, Luvdisc, Alomomola, Wishiwashi 110 80% 5 Water Special
Mud Shot * Remoraid, Barboach, Relicanth, Basculin 55 95% 15 Ground Special
Mud-Slap Barboach, Whiscash 20 100% 10 Ground Special
Mud Sport Barboach, Whiscash, Relicanth —% 15 Ground Status
Psybeam Remoraid, Octillery, Inkay, Malamar 65 100% 20 Psychic Special
Signal Beam Chinchou, Lanturn, Remoraid, Octillery 75 100% 15 Bug Special
Skull Bash Sharpedo 130 100% 10 Normal Physical
Sleep Talk * Wailmer, Relicanth —% 10 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.
* 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 a TM.

Breeding Generation VI
Move Father Power Accuracy PP Type Category Contest Category Appeal Jam
Aqua Tail Gyarados, Qwilfish, Barboach, Whiscash, Basculin 90 90% 10 Water Physical Beautiful 4 0 ♥
Body Slam * Wailmer 85 100% 15 Normal Physical Tough 1 4 ♥
Haze * Remoraid —% 30 Ice Status Beautiful 3 0 ♥
Hydro Pump Gyarados, Chinchou, Lanturn, Qwilfish, Remoraid, Octillery, Wailmer, Wailord, Relicanth, Luvdisc, Alomomola 110 80% 5 Water Special Beautiful 1 0 ♥
Mud Shot * Remoraid, Barboach, Relicanth 55 95% 15 Ground Special Tough 4 0 ♥
Mud-Slap Barboach, Whiscash 20 100% 10 Ground Special Cute 3 0 ♥
Mud Sport Barboach, Whiscash, Relicanth —% 15 Ground Status Cute 2 0 ♥
Psybeam Remoraid, Octillery, Inkay, Malamar 65 100% 20 Psychic Special Beautiful 3 0 ♥
Signal Beam Chinchou, Lanturn, Remoraid, Octillery 75 100% 15 Bug Special Beautiful 3 0 ♥
Skull Bash Sharpedo 130 100% 10 Normal Physical Tough 3 0 ♥
Sleep Talk * Wailmer —% 10 Normal Status Cute 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.
* 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 a TM.

Breeding Generation V
Move Father Power Accuracy PP Type Category
Aqua Tail Gyarados, Qwilfish, Barboach, Whiscash, Basculin 90 90% 10 Water Physical
Body Slam * Wailmer 85 100% 15 Normal Physical
Haze * Remoraid —% 30 Ice Status
Hydro Pump Gyarados, Chinchou, Lanturn, Qwilfish, Wailmer, Wailord, Relicanth, Luvdisc, Alomomola 120 80% 5 Water Special
Mud Shot * Remoraid, Relicanth 55 95% 15 Ground Special
Mud-Slap Barboach, Whiscash 20 100% 10 Ground Special
Mud Sport Barboach, Whiscash, Relicanth —% 15 Ground Status
Psybeam Remoraid, Octillery 65 100% 20 Psychic Special
Signal Beam Chinchou, Lanturn, Remoraid, Octillery 75 100% 15 Bug Special
Skull Bash Sharpedo 100 100% 15 Normal Physical
Sleep Talk * Wailmer —% 10 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.
* 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 a TM.

Breeding Generation IV
Move Father Power Accuracy PP Type Category Contest Category Appeal
Aqua Tail Gyarados, Qwilfish, Barboach, Whiscash 90 90% 10 Water Physical Cute 3
Body SlamHGSS * Wailmer, Wailord 85 100% 15 Normal Physical Tough 3
Haze * Qwilfish, Remoraid, Octillery —% 30 Ice Status Beauty 2
Hydro Pump Gyarados, Chinchou, Lanturn, Qwilfish, Wailmer, Wailord, Relicanth 120 80% 5 Water Special Beauty 2
Mud-Slap Barboach, Whiscash 20 100% 10 Ground Special Cute 3
Mud Sport Barboach, Whiscash, Relicanth —% 15 Ground Status Cute 2
Psybeam Remoraid, Octillery 65 100% 20 Psychic Special Beauty 2
Sleep Talk * Wailmer —% 10 Normal Status Cute 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.
* 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 a TM.

Breeding Generation III
Move Father Power Accuracy PP Type Contest Category Appeal Jam
Haze * Qwilfish, Remoraid, Octillery —% 30 Ice Beauty 3 0 ♥
Hydro Pump Gyarados, Qwilfish, Chinchou, Lanturn, Relicanth, Wailmer, Wailord 120 80% 5 Water Beauty 4 0 ♥
Mud Sport Relicanth, Barboach, Whiscash —% 15 Ground Cute 4 0 ♥
Sleep Talk * Relicanth, Wailmer, Wailord —% 10 Normal Cute 3 0 ♥
Psybeam Remoraid, Octillery 65 100% 20 Psychic Beauty 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.
* 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 a TM.

Breeding Generation II
Move Father Power Accuracy PP Type
Haze * Qwilfish, Remoraid, Octillery —% 30 Ice
Hydro Pump Gyarados, Qwilfish, Chinchou, Lanturn 120 80% 5 Water
Psybeam Remoraid, Octillery 65 100% 20 Psychic

Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates 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 a TM.

Tutoring

Tutoring Generation VII
Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category
Aqua Tail USUM 90 90% 10 Water Physical
Bounce USUM 85 85% 5 Flying Physical
Drill Run USUM 80 95% 10 Ground Physical
Icy Wind USUM 55 95% 15 Ice Special
Knock Off USUM 65 100% 20 Dark Physical
Signal Beam USUM 75 100% 15 Bug Special
Snore USUM 50 100% 15 Normal Special
Throat Chop USUM 80 100% 15 Dark Physical
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 Beautiful 4 0 ♥
Bounce ORAS 85 85% 5 Flying Physical Cute 1 0 ♥
Drill Run ORAS 80 95% 10 Ground Physical Tough 3 0 ♥
Icy Wind ORAS 55 95% 15 Ice Special Beautiful 4 0 ♥
Knock Off ORAS 65 100% 25 Dark Physical Clever 2 3 ♥
Signal Beam ORAS 75 100% 15 Bug Special Beautiful 3 0 ♥
Snore ORAS 50 100% 15 Normal Special Cute 4 0 ♥
Water Pulse ORAS 60 100% 20 Water Special 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
Bounce B2W2 85 85% 5 Flying Physical
Drill Run B2W2 80 95% 10 Ground Physical
Icy Wind B2W2 55 95% 15 Ice Special
Knock Off B2W2 20 100% 20 Dark Physical
Signal Beam B2W2 75 100% 15 Bug Special
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 Cute 3
Bounce HGSSPt 85 85% 5 Flying Physical Cute 1
Dive HGSSPt 80 100% 10 Water Physical Beauty 1
Fury Cutter HGSSPt 10 95% 20 Bug Physical Cool 2
Icy Wind HGSSPt 55 95% 15 Ice Special Beauty 2
Knock Off HGSSPt 20 100% 20 Dark Physical Smart 3
Mud-Slap HGSSPt 20 100% 10 Ground Special Cute 3
Snore HGSSPt 40 100% 15 Normal Special Cute 3
Swift HGSSPt 60 —% 20 Normal Special 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.

Tutoring Generation III
Move Power Accuracy PP Type Contest Category Appeal Jam
Double-Edge FRLGEXD 120 100% 15 Normal Tough 6 0 ♥
Endure E —% 10 Normal Tough 2 0 ♥
Icy Wind EXD 55 95% 15 Ice Beauty 1 3 ♥
Mimic FRLGEXD —% 10 Normal Cute 1 0 ♥
Sleep Talk E —% 10 Normal Cute 3 0 ♥
Snore E 40 100% 15 Normal Cute 4 0 ♥
Substitute FRLGEXD —% 10 Normal Smart 2 0 ♥
Swagger EXD 90% 15 Normal Cute 2 0 ♥
Swift E 60 —% 20 Normal Cool 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.

Tutoring Generation II
Move Power Accuracy PP Type
Ice Beam C 95 100% 10 Ice
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

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Appearances

Anime

Main article: Misty's Goldeen

At some point during her journey, Misty caught a Goldeen in Kanto. Goh caught a Goldeen in PJ024.

Trivia

  • Despite having a 50/50 gender ratio, Goldeen has queen in the names of both the male and female.
  • Goldeen has a similar cry to Caterpie's.
  • In the Beta release of Gold & Silver, Goldeen had a baby form known as Golppy.
  • In Super Smash Bros., Goldeen is one of the Pokémon that can be freed from Pokéballs. During this time, it uses the move Splash.
    • However, Goldeen is unable to learn Splash in any form of main game.
    • Along with this, it is one of the two Pokémon that can be freed from a Master Ball despite not being Legendary or Mythical Pokémon. It shares this trait with Zoroark.

Origin

Goldeen may be based on a koi or a goldfish. Its horn may be a reference to narwhals.

Etymology

Goldeen is a combination of golden and queen. It may also incorporate goldfish.

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See also

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