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Golduck (Japanese: ゴルダック Gorudakku) is a Water-type Pokémon introduced in Generation I.

Biology

Physiology

Golduck is a blue-colored duck Pokémon. Its hands and feet are now webbed, which result in Golduck's superior swimming skills. Golduck has red eyes and a red gem on its head. Its head has four spikes on top. It has a long tail and its hands and feet have three long claws.

Natural abilities

Golduck has the ability Damp. Damp makes it impossible for any of Golduck's opponents to use a Self-Destruct move. Golduck can use psychic powers. When they are used, the gem on its head will glow.

Evolution

Golduck evolves from Psyduck at level 33.

Game info

Game locations

Locations
Version(s) Area(s) Rarity
Red/Blue Seafoam Islands Rare
Yellow Route 6 Rare
Gold/Silver Route 6, 35, Ilex Forest, Mt. Silver Rare
Crystal Route 6, 35, Ilex Forest, Mt. Silver Rare
Ruby/Sapphire Safari Zone Uncommon
Emerald Safari Zone Uncommon
FireRed/LeafGreen Cerulean Cave, Berry Forest, Cape Brink, Seafoam Islands (FireRed only) Rare
Diamond/Pearl Surf anywhere Uncommon
Platinum Surf anywhere Uncommon
HeartGold/SoulSilver Route 6, 35, Mt. Silver, Seafoam Islands, Ilex Forest Rare
Black/White Route 11, 14, Village Bridge Uncommon
X/Y Evolve Psyduck None


Side game locations

Locations
Game(s) Area(s)
Pokémon Pinball Ruby & Sapphire Evolve Psyduck
Pokémon Trozei! Secret Storage 11, Trozei Battle, Mr. Who's Den
Red Rescue Team & Blue Rescue Team Evolve Psyduck
Explorers of Time & Explorers of Darkness Blizzard Island (1-20F), Crevice Cave (1-10BF), Lower Crevice Cave (1-4BF), Mt. Avalanche (1-19BF)
Pokémon Rumble Bright Beach
PokéPark Wii: Pikachu's Adventure Beach Zone


Pokédex entries

  • Red and Blue

    Often seen swimming elegantly by lakeshores. It is often mistaken for the Japanese monster Kappa.

  • Yellow

    Its slim and long limbs end in broad flippers. They are used for swimming gracefully in lakes.

  • Gold

    When it swims at full speed using its long, webbed limbs, its forehead somehow begins to glow.

  • Silver

    It appears by waterways at dusk. It may use telekinetic powers if its forehead glows mysteriously.

  • Crystal

    It swims gracefully along on the quiet, slow-moving rivers and lakes of which it is so fond.

  • Ruby

    The webbed flippers on its forelegs and hind legs and the streamlined body of Golduck give it frightening speed. This Pokémon is definitely much faster than even the most athletic swimmer.

  • Sapphire

    Golduck is the fastest swimmer among all Pokémon. It swims effortlessly, even in a rough, stormy sea. It sometimes rescues people from wrecked ships floundering in high seas.

  • FireRed

    The forelegs are webbed, helping to make it an adept swimmer. It can be seen swimming elegantly in lakes, etc.

  • LeafGreen

    Often seen swimming elegantly by lakeshores. It is often mistaken for the Japanese monster Kappa.

  • Emerald

    A Golduck is an adept swimmer. It sometimes joins competitive swimmers in training. It uses psychic powers when its forehead shimmers with light.

  • Diamond

    A Pokémon that lives in lakes. It swims faster than any human swimming champion.

  • Pearl

    The flippers of its well-developed limbs give it shocking speed. It is the best swimmer among Pokémon.

  • Platinum

    It is seen swimming dynamically and elegantly using its well-developed limbs and flippers.

  • HeartGold

    When it swims at full speed using its long, webbed limbs, its forehead somehow begins to glow.

  • SoulSilver

    It appears by waterways at dusk. It may use telekinetic powers if its forehead glows mysteriously.

  • Black

    It is seen swimming dynamically and elegantly using its well-developed limbs and flippers.

  • White

    It is seen swimming dynamically and elegantly using its well-developed limbs and flippers.

  • Black 2

    When its forehead shines mysteriously, Golduck can use the full extent of its power.

  • White 2

    When its forehead shines mysteriously, Golduck can use the full extent of its power.

  • X

    It appears by waterways at dusk. It may use telekinetic powers if its forehead glows mysteriously.

  • Y

    The forelegs are webbed, helping to make it an adept swimmer. It can be seen swimming elegantly in lakes, etc.

  • Omega Ruby

    The webbed flippers on its forelegs and hind legs and the streamlined body of Golduck give it frightening speed. This Pokémon is definitely much faster than even the most athletic swimmer.

  • Alpha Sapphire

    Golduck is the fastest swimmer among all Pokémon. It swims effortlessly, even in a rough, stormy sea. It sometimes rescues people from wrecked ships floundering in high seas.

  • Sun

    It is said that the red part of its forehead grants supernatural powers to those who possess one, so t was over-hunted in the past.

  • Moon

    It swims along the banks of lakes and catches fish Pokémon. It takes them to the shore and quietly eats them up.

  • Ultra Sun

    Even fast-swimming fish Pokémon can be disabled by Golduck. It brings them to a standstill and seizes them.

  • Ultra Moon

    A professional swimmer, it can continue swimming for two days straight by waving its long tail skillfully.

  • Let's Go Pikachu

    Its long, slim limbs end in broad flippers. They are used for swimming gracefully in lakes.

  • Let's Go Eevee

    Its long, slim limbs end in broad flippers. They are used for swimming gracefully in lakes.


Stats

Base Stats
HP
80
Attack
82
Defense
78
Sp. Atk
95
Sp. Def
80
Speed
85
Total
500

Learnset

Leveling

LevelingGeneration VII
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category
1 Me First —% 20 Normal Status
1 Aqua Jet 40 100% 20 Water Physical
1 Water Sport 90 90% 15 Water Status
1 Water Gun 40 100% 25 Water Special
1 Tail Whip 100% 30 Normal Status
1 Scratch 40 100% 35 Normal Physical
4 Tail Whip 100% 30 Normal Status
7 Water Gun 40 100% 25 Water Special
10 Confusion 50 100% 25 Psychic Special
13 Fury Swipes 18 80% 15 Normal Physical
16 Water Pulse 60 100% 20 Water Special
19 Disable 100% 20 Normal Status
22 Screech 85% 40 Normal Status
25 Zen Headbutt 80 90% 15 Psychic Physical
28 Aqua Tail 90 90% 10 Water Physical
31 Soak 100% 20 Water Status
36 Psych Up —% 10 Normal Status
41 Amnesia —% 20 Psychic Status
46 Hydro Pump 110 80% 5 Water Special
51 Wonder Room —% 10 Psychic 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.

LevelingGeneration VI
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category Contest Category Appeal Jam
1 Aqua Jet 40 100% 20 Water Physical Type Cool 3 0 ♥
1 Water Sport 90 90% 15 Water Status Type Cute 2 0 ♥
1 Water Gun 40 100% 25 Water Special Type Cute 4 0 ♥
1 Tail Whip 100% 30 Normal Status Type Cute 2 0 ♥
1 Scratch 40 100% 35 Normal Physical Type Tough 4 0 ♥
4 Tail Whip 100% 30 Normal Status Type Cute 2 0 ♥
8 Water Gun 40 100% 25 Water Special Type Cute 4 0 ♥
11 Disable 100% 20 Normal Status Type Clever 2 0 ♥
15 Confusion 50 100% 25 Psychic Special Type Smart 4 0 ♥
18 Water Pulse 60 100% 20 Water Special Type Beauty 4 0 ♥
22 Fury Swipes 18 80% 15 Normal Physical Type Tough 1 0 ♥
25 Screech 85% 40 Normal Status Type Smart 3 0 ♥
29 Zen Headbutt 80 90% 15 Psychic Physical Type Smart 4 0 ♥
32 Aqua Tail 90 90% 10 Water Physical Type Beauty 4 0 ♥
38 Soak 100% 20 Water Status Type Cute 2 1 ♥
43 Psych Up —% 10 Normal Status Type Smart 2 1 ♥
49 Amnesia —% 20 Psychic Status Type Cute 1 0 ♥
54 Hydro Pump 110 80% 5 Water Special Type Beauty 1 0 ♥
60 Wonder Room —% 10 Psychic Status Type Smart 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 Aqua Jet 40 100% 20 Water Physical
1 Water Sport 90 90% 15 Water Status
1 Tail Whip 100% 30 Normal Status
1 Scratch 40 100% 35 Normal Physical
1 Water Gun 40 100% 25 Water Special
5 Tail Whip 100% 30 Normal Status
9 Water Gun 40 100% 25 Water Special
14 Disable 100% 20 Normal Status
18 Confusion 50 100% 25 Psychic Special
22 Water Pulse 60 100% 20 Water Special
27 Fury Swipes 18 80% 15 Normal Physical
31 Screech 85% 40 Normal Status
37 Soak 100% 20 Water Status
44 Psych Up —% 10 Normal Status
50 Zen Headbutt 80 90% 15 Psychic Physical
56 Amnesia —% 20 Psychic Status
63 Hydro Pump 120 80% 5 Water Special
69 Wonder Room —% 10 Psychic 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.

LevelingGeneration IV
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category Contest Category Appeal
1 Water Sport 90 90% 15 Water Status Type Cute 2
1 Scratch 40 100% 35 Normal Physical Type Tough 3
5 Tail Whip 100% 30 Normal Status Type Cute 2
9 Water Gun 40 100% 25 Water Special Type Cute 3
14 Disable 100% 20 Normal Status Type Smart 2
18 Confusion 50 100% 25 Psychic Special Type Smart 3
22 Water Pulse 60 100% 20 Water Special Type Beauty 2
27 Fury Swipes 18 80% 15 Normal Physical Type Tough 2
31 Screech 85% 40 Normal Status Type Smart 2
37 Psych Up —% 10 Normal Status Type Smart 0
44 Zen Headbutt 80 90% 15 Psychic Physical Type Beauty 2
50 Amnesia —% 20 Psychic Status Type Cute 0
56 Hydro Pump 120 80% 5 Water Special Type Beauty 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 Water Sport 90 90% 15 Water Type Cute 4 0 ♥
1 Scratch 40 100% 35 Normal Type Tough 4 0 ♥
1 Tail Whip 100% 30 Normal Type Cute 2 0 ♥
1 Disable 100% 20 Normal Type Smart 2 0 ♥
16 Confusion 50 100% 25 Psychic Type Smart 2 3 ♥
23 Screech 85% 40 Normal Type Smart 1 3 ♥
31 Psych Up —% 10 Normal Type Smart 2 0 ♥
44 Fury Swipes 18 80% 15 Normal Type Tough 2 1 ♥
58 Hydro Pump 120 80% 5 Water Type Beauty 4 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 II
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type
1 Scratch 40 100% 35 Normal
1 Tail Whip 100% 30 Normal
1 Disable 100% 20 Normal
16 Confusion 50 100% 25 Psychic
23 Screech 85% 40 Normal
31 Psych Up —% 10 Normal
44 Fury Swipes 18 80% 15 Normal
58 Hydro Pump 120 80% 5 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.

LevelingGeneration I
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type
1 Scratch 40 100% 35 Normal
28 Tail Whip 100% 30 Normal
31 Disable 100% 20 Normal
39 Confusion 50 100% 25 Psychic
48 Fury Swipes 18 80% 15 Normal
59 Hydro Pump 120 80% 5 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.

TM/HM

TMs and HMs Generation VII
TM/HM Move Power Accuracy PP Type Cat.
TM03 Psyshock 80 100% 10 Psychic Special
TM04 Calm Mind —% 20 Psychic Status
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
TM15 Hyper Beam 150 90% 5 Normal Special
TM16 Light Screen —% 30 Psychic Status
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal Status
TM18 Rain Dance —% 5 Water Status
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM29 Psychic 90 100% 10 Psychic Special
TM31 Brick Break 75 100% 15 Fighting Physical
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal Status
TM40 Aerial Ace 60 —% 20 Flying Physical
TM42 Facade 70 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic Status
TM45 Attract 100% 15 Normal Status
TM47 Low Sweep 65 100% 20 Fighting Physical
TM48 Round 60 100% 15 Normal Special
TM52 Focus Blast 120 70% 5 Fighting Special
TM55 Scald 80 100% 15 Water Special
TM56 Fling 100% 10 Dark Physical
TM65 Shadow Claw 70 100% 15 Ghost Physical
TM68 Giga Impact 150 90% 5 Normal Physical
TM77 Psych Up —% 10 Normal Status
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
TM01 Hone Claws —% 15 Dark Status Type Cute 1 0 ♥
TM03 Psyshock 80 100% 10 Psychic Special Type Beautiful 1 4 ♥
TM04 Calm Mind —% 20 Psychic Status Type Clever 1 0 ♥
TM06 Toxic 90% 10 Poison Status Type Clever 3 0 ♥
TM07 Hail —% 10 Ice Status Type Beautiful 2 1 ♥
TM10 Hidden Power 60 100% 15 Normal Special Type Clever 3 0 ♥
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 ♥
TM16 Light Screen —% 30 Psychic Status Type Beautiful 2 0 ♥
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 ♥
TM29 Psychic 90 100% 10 Psychic Special Type Clever 4 0 ♥
TM31 Brick Break 75 100% 15 Fighting Physical Type Cool 4 0 ♥
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal Status Type Cool 1 0 ♥
TM40 Aerial Ace 60 —% 20 Flying Physical Type Cool 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 ♥
TM47 Low Sweep 65 100% 20 Fighting Physical Type Clever 2 3 ♥
TM48 Round 60 100% 15 Normal Special Type Beautiful 2 0 ♥
TM52 Focus Blast 120 70% 5 Fighting Special Type Cool 4 0 ♥
TM55 Scald 80 100% 15 Water Special Type Tough 2 0 ♥
TM56 Fling 100% 10 Dark Physical Type Cute 3 0 ♥
TM65 Shadow Claw 70 100% 15 Ghost Physical Type Cool 4 0 ♥
TM68 Giga Impact 150 90% 5 Normal Physical Type Tough 4 4 ♥
TM70 Flash 100% 20 Normal Status Type Beautiful 3 0 ♥
TM77 Psych Up —% 10 Normal Status Type Clever 2 0 ♥
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.
TM01 Hone Claws —% 15 Dark Status
TM03 Psyshock 80 100% 10 Psychic Special
TM04 Calm Mind —% 20 Psychic Status
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
TM15 Hyper Beam 150 90% 5 Normal Special
TM16 Light Screen —% 30 Psychic Status
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal Status
TM18 Rain Dance —% 5 Water Status
TM19 Telekinesis —% 15 Psychic Status
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM28 Dig 80 100% 10 Ground Physical
TM29 Psychic 90 100% 10 Psychic Special
TM31 Brick Break 75 100% 15 Fighting Physical
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal Status
TM40 Aerial Ace 60 —% 20 Flying Physical
TM42 Facade 70 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic Status
TM45 Attract 100% 15 Normal Status
TM47 Low Sweep 60 100% 20 Fighting Physical
TM48 Round 60 100% 15 Normal Special
TM52 Focus Blast 120 70% 5 Fighting Special
TM55 Scald 80 100% 15 Water Special
TM56 Fling 100% 10 Dark Physical
TM65 Shadow Claw 70 100% 15 Ghost Physical
TM68 Giga Impact 150 90% 5 Normal Physical
TM70 Flash 100% 20 Normal Status
TM77 Psych Up —% 10 Normal Status
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
TM04 Calm Mind —% 20 Psychic Status Type Smart 0
TM06 Toxic 85% 10 Poison Status Type Smart 2
TM07 Hail —% 10 Ice Status Type Beauty 2
TM10 Hidden Power 100% 15 Normal Special Type Smart 1
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
TM29 Psychic 90 100% 10 Psychic Special Type Smart 2
TM31 Brick Break 75 100% 15 Fighting Physical Type Cool 3
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal Status Type Cool 2
TM40 Aerial Ace 60 —% 20 Flying Physical Type Cool 2
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
TM56 Fling 100% 10 Dark Physical Type Tough 1
TM58 Endure —% 10 Normal Status Type Tough 2
TM65 Shadow Claw 70 100% 15 Ghost Physical Type Cute 2
TM68 Giga Impact 150 90% 5 Normal Physical Type Beauty 2
TM70 Flash 100% 20 Normal Status Type Beauty 2
TM77 Psych Up —% 10 Normal Status Type Smart 0
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
HM08 Rock Climb 90 85% 20 Normal Physical 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.

TMs and HMs Generation III
TM/HM Move Power Accuracy PP Type Contest Cat. Appeal Jam
TM01 Focus Punch 150 100% 20 Fighting Type Tough 3 0 ♥
TM03 Water Pulse 60 100% 20 Water Type Beauty 2 0 ♥
TM04 Calm Mind —% 20 Psychic Type Smart 2 0 ♥
TM06 Toxic 85% 10 Poison Type Smart 3 0 ♥
TM07 Hail —% 10 Ice Type Beauty 1 3 ♥
TM10 Hidden Power 100% 15 Normal Type Smart 3 0 ♥
TM13 Ice Beam 95 100% 10 Ice Type Beauty 2 1 ♥
TM14 Blizzard 120 70% 5 Ice Type Beauty 4 0 ♥
TM15 Hyper Beam 150 90% 5 Normal Type Cool 4 4 ♥
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal Type Cute 1 0 ♥
TM18 Rain Dance —% 5 Water Type Tough 1 0 ♥
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal Type Cute 1 0 ♥
TM23 Iron Tail 100 75% 15 Steel Type Cool 1 4 ♥
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal Type Cute 1 0 ♥
TM28 Dig 60 100% 10 Ground Type Smart 1 0 ♥
TM31 Brick Break 75 100% 15 Fighting Type Cool 1 4 ♥
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal Type Cool 2 0 ♥
TM40 Aerial Ace 60 —% 20 Flying Type Cool 2 0 ♥
TM42 Facade 70 100% 20 Normal Type Cute 2 0 ♥
TM43 Secret Power 70 100% 20 Normal Type Smart 1 0 ♥
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic Type Cute 2 0 ♥
TM45 Attract 100% 15 Normal Type Cute 2 0 ♥
HM03 Surf 95 100% 15 Water Type Beauty 3 0 ♥
HM04 Strength 80 100% 15 Normal Type Tough 2 1 ♥
HM05 Flash 70% 20 Normal Type Beauty 3 0 ♥
HM06 Rock Smash 20 100% 15 Fighting Type Tough 1 0 ♥
HM07 Waterfall 80 100% 15 Water Type Tough 2 0 ♥
HM08 Dive 60 100% 10 Water Type 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
TM01 DynamicPunch 100 50% 5 Fighting
TM02 Headbutt 70 100% 15 Normal
TM03 Curse —% 10 ???
TM06 Toxic 85% 10 Poison
TM08 Rock Smash 20 100% 15 Fighting
TM09 Psych Up —% 10 Normal
TM10 Hidden Power 100% 15 Normal
TM13 Snore 40 100% 15 Normal
TM14 Blizzard 120 70% 5 Ice
TM15 Hyper Beam 150 90% 5 Normal
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
TM23 Iron Tail 100 75% 15 Steel
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal
TM28 Dig 60 100% 10 Ground
TM31 Mud-Slap 20 100% 10 Ground
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal
TM33 Ice Punch 75 100% 15 Ice
TM34 Swagger 90% 15 Normal
TM35 Sleep Talk —% 10 Normal
TM39 Swift 60 —% 20 Normal
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic
TM45 Attract 100% 15 Normal
TM49 Fury Cutter 10 95% 20 Bug
HM03 Surf 95 100% 15 Water
HM04 Strength 80 100% 15 Normal
HM05 Flash 70% 20 Normal
HM06 Whirlpool 15 70% 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
TM01 Mega Punch 80 85% 20 Normal
TM05 Mega Kick 120 75% 5 Normal
TM06 Toxic 85% 10 Poison
TM08 Body Slam 85 100% 15 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
TM15 Hyper Beam 150 90% 5 Normal
TM16 Pay Day 40 100% 20 Normal
TM17 Submission 80 80% 25 Fighting
TM18 Counter 100% 20 Fighting
TM19 Seismic Toss 100% 20 Fighting
TM20 Rage 20 100% 20 Normal
TM28 Dig 100 100% 10 Ground
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
HM04 Strength 80 100% 15 Normal
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 Golduck can learn, refer to Psyduck.


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
Ice Punch USUM 75 100% 15 Ice Physical
Icy Wind USUM 55 95% 15 Ice Special
Iron Tail USUM 100 75% 15 Steel Physical
Laser Focus USUM —% 30 Normal Status
Liquidation USUM 85 100% 10 Water Physical
Low Kick USUM 100% 20 Fighting Physical
Role Play USUM —% 10 Psychic Status
Signal Beam USUM 75 100% 15 Bug Special
Snore USUM 50 100% 15 Normal Special
Telekinesis USUM —% 15 Psychic Status
Water Pulse USUM 60 100% 20 Water Special
Wonder Room USUM —% 10 Psychic Status
Worry Seed USUM 100% 10 Grass Status
Zen Headbutt USUM 80 90% 15 Psychic 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.

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 ♥
Role Play ORAS —% 10 Psychic Status Type Cute 1 0 ♥
Signal Beam ORAS 75 100% 15 Bug Special Type Beautiful 3 0 ♥
Snore ORAS 50 100% 15 Normal Special Type Cute 4 0 ♥
Water Pulse ORAS 60 100% 20 Water Special Type Beautiful 3 0 ♥
Wonder Room ORAS —% 10 Psychic Status Type Clever 3 0 ♥
Worry Seed ORAS 100% 10 Grass Status Type Clever 2 0 ♥
Zen Headbutt ORAS 80 90% 15 Psychic Physical Type Clever 4 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
Role Play B2W2 —% 10 Psychic Status
Signal Beam B2W2 75 100% 15 Bug Special
Sleep Talk B2W2 —% 10 Normal Status
Snore B2W2 40 100% 15 Normal Special
Wonder Room B2W2 —% 10 Psychic Status
Worry Seed B2W2 100% 10 Grass Status
Zen Headbutt B2W2 80 90% 15 Psychic 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.

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
Fury Cutter HGSSPt 10 95% 20 Bug Physical Type Cool 2
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
Role Play HGSS —% 10 Psychic Status Type Cute 1
Signal Beam HGSSPt 75 100% 15 Bug Special Type Beauty 2
Snore HGSSPt 40 100% 15 Normal Special Type Cute 3
Swift HGSSPt 60 —% 20 Normal Special Type Cool 2
Worry Seed HGSS 100% 10 Grass Status Type Beauty 2
Zen Headbutt HGSSPt 80 90% 15 Psychic Physical Type Beauty 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
Body Slam FRLGEXD 85 100% 15 Normal Type Tough 1 4 ♥
Counter FRLGE 100% 20 Fighting Type Tough 2 0 ♥
Double-Edge FRLGEXD 120 100% 15 Normal Type Tough 6 0 ♥
DynamicPunch E 100 50% 5 Fighting Type Cool 2 1 ♥
Endure E —% 10 Normal Type Tough 2 0 ♥
Fury Cutter E 10 95% 20 Bug Type Cool 3 0 ♥
Ice Punch E 75 100% 15 Ice Type Beauty 4 0 ♥
Icy Wind EXD 55 95% 15 Ice Type Beauty 1 3 ♥
Mega Kick FRLGE 120 75% 5 Normal Type Cool 4 0 ♥
Mega Punch FRLGE 80 85% 20 Normal Type Tough 4 0 ♥
Mimic FRLGEXD —% 10 Normal Type Cute 1 0 ♥
Mud-Slap E 20 100% 10 Ground Type Cute 2 1 ♥
Psych Up E —% 10 Normal Type Smart 2 0 ♥
Seismic Toss FRLGEXD 100% 20 Fighting Type Tough 2 1 ♥
Sleep Talk E —% 10 Normal Type Cute 3 0 ♥
Snore E 40 100% 15 Normal Type Cute 4 0 ♥
Substitute FRLGEXD —% 10 Normal Type Smart 2 0 ♥
Swagger EXD 90% 15 Normal Type Cute 2 0 ♥
Swift E 60 —% 20 Normal Type 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.

Sprites

Version
Red Blue Yellow Red (JP) Green (JP) Back
RB 055 front Y 055 front GR 055 front GolduckGenI Back
Gold Silver Crystal Back
G 055 front S 055 front C 055 front II 055 back
G 055 front S S 055 front S C 055 front S II 055 back S
Ruby Sapphire Emerald FireRed LeafGreen Back
RS 055 front E 055 front FRLG 055 front III 055 back
RS 055 front S E 055 S FRLG 055 front S III 055 back S
Diamond Pearl Platinum HeartGold SoulSilver Back
DP 055 front Pt 055 front HGSS 055 front IV 055 back
DP 055 front S Pt 055 front S HGSS 055 front S IV 055 back S
Black White Black 2 White 2 Back
Golduck BW Golduck BW
X Y Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire GO Back
Golduck XY Golduck XY
Shiny Golduck XY Shiny Golduck XY
Sun Moon Ultra Sun Ultra Moon Let's Go, Pikachu! Let's Go, Eevee! Back
Sword Shield Back

Appearances

Anime

In "Bye Bye Psyduck", Misty saw a Golduck and she thought her Psyduck evolved, but it was just a wild Golduck that had similar behaviors to Brock. In "The Perfect Match", Trinity used a Golduck to battle Misty in the Whirl Cup.

Manga

In the Pokémon Adventures manga, Blue owns a Golduck and uses it to Surf and battle.

Trivia

  • Despite its name, Golduck is blue instead of gold.
    • It is rumoured that Psyduck and Golduck had their names mixed up, due to the fact that Psyduck has a golden texture and Golduck looks more like a Psychic-type Pokémon.
    • The "gold" could also refer to the jewel on its head.
  • Despite having "duck" in its name, it is based on a platypus.
  • Despite possessing Telekinesis and Psychic powers, Golduck is not part Psychic-type.
  • Despite being able to use Psychic powers, Golduck and its pre-evolution, Psyduck, could not learn Psychic until Generation IV, despite being a TM, too.
  • Golduck and its pre-evolution Psyduck are the only Pokémon to have Cloud Nine as an ability and not have it as their hidden ability.

Origin

Golduck is based on a platypus and a kappa.

Name origin

Golduck is derived from "gold" and "duck".

Gallery

See also

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