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Quaxly (Japanese: クワッス, HepburnKuwassu) is a Water-type First partner Pokémon introduced in Generation IX. It is the First partner Pokémon for the Pokémon games, Pokémon Scarlet and Pokémon Violet.

Biology[]

Physiology[]

Quaxly appears as a small white duck with teal feet, a round yellow beak, sapphire connected eyes, and a teal beret of feathers. It has a thin secondary layer of feathers at its chest. Its feathers contain a glossy gel that protect Quaxly from water and grime.

Behavior[]

Quaxly is described to as the tidiest and earnest Duckling Pokémon. It is prone to overthinking and is very insistent on maintaining a good appearance, keeping itself clean at all times. It does not like having its coif dirtied.

Natural Abilities[]

Quaxly's legs enable it to swim even in strong currents. It can also kick foes at swift speed.

Evolution[]

Quaxly evolves into Quaxwell at level 16.

Game Info[]

Locations[]

Locations
Version(s) Area(s) Rarity

Pokédex entries[]

  • Scarlet

    This Pokémon migrated to Paldea from distant lands long ago. The gel secreted by its feathers repels water and grime.

  • Violet

    Its strong legs let it easily swim around in even fast-flowing rivers. It likes to keep things tidy and is prone to overthinking things.


Stats[]

Stats
HP
55
Attack
65
Defense
45
Sp. Atk
50
Sp. Def
45
Speed
50
Total
310

Learnset[]

Leveling[]

Generation IX
Level Move Type Category Power Accuracy PP
1 Pound Type Normal Physical 40 100% 35
1 Growl Type Normal Status - 100% 35
1 Water Gun Type Water Special 40 100% 25
7 Work Up Type Normal Status - -% 30
10 Wing Attack Type Flying Physical 60 100% 35
13 Aqua Jet Type Water Physical 40 100% 20
17 Double Hit Type Normal Physical 35 90% 10
21 Aqua Cutter Type Water Physical 70 100% 20
24 Air Slash Type Flying Special 75 95% 15
28 Focus Energy Type Normal Status - -% 30
31 Acrobatics Type Flying Physical 55 100% 15
35 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.

TM[]

Generation IX
Machine Move Type Category Power Accuracy PP
TM001 Take Down Type Normal Physical 90 85% 20
TM007 Protect Type Normal Status - -% 10
TM012 Low Kick Type Fighting Physical - 100% 20
TM014 Acrobatics Type Flying Physical 55 100% 15
TM019 Disarming Voice Type Fairy Special 40 -% 15
TM022 Chilling Water Type Water Special 50 100% 20
TM025 Facade Type Normal Physical 70 100% 20
TM027 Aerial Ace Type Flying Physical 60 -% 20
TM032 Swift Type Normal Special 60 -% 20
TM040 Air Cutter Type Flying Special 60 95% 25
TM047 Endure Type Normal Status - -% 10
TM050 Rain Dance Type Water Status - -% 5
TM065 Air Slash Type Flying Special 75 95% 15
TM085 Rest Type Psychic Status - -% 5
TM110 Liquidation Type Water Physical 85 100% 10
TM122 Encore Type Normal Status - 100% 5
TM123 Surf Type Water Special 90 100% 15
TM130 Helping Hand Type Normal Status - -% 20
TM132 Baton Pass Type Normal Status - -% 40
TM139 Misty Terrain Type Fairy Status - -% 10
TM142 Hydro Pump Type Water Special 110 80% 5
TM145 Water Pledge Type Water Special 80 100% 10
TM164 Brave Bird Type Flying Physical 120 100% 15
TM171 Tera Blast Type Normal Special 80 100% 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.

Breeding[]

Generation IX
Move Type Category Power Accuracy PP
Detect Type Fighting Status - -% 5
Parent Candidates:
Rapid Spin Type Normal Physical 50 100% 40
Parent Candidates:
Roost Type Flying Status - -% 5
Parent Candidates:
Last Resort Type Normal Physical 140 100% 5
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.

Tutoring[]

Generation IX
Games Move Type Category Power Accuracy PP
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.

Sprites[]

    Anime[]

    Dot Quaxly

    Dot/Nidothing's Quaxly.

    Trivia[]

    • Quaxly is the fourth First partner Pokémon to be based on an bird, following Torchic, Piplup and Rowlet.
      • Quaxly is also the second Water-type starter to be based on a bird, the first being Piplup who is based on a Penguin.
    • Quaxly is the First partner Pokémon that isn't native to Paldea, due to migrating to the region from faraway places and distant lands a long time ago.

    Origin[]

    Quaxly resembles a white duckling more specifically the crested duck breed, with its "hat" resembling a sailor's cap and the symbol on it resembling a wave of water. It's blue colored feet also draws to mind a Blue-footed booby.

    It’s appearance also has similarities to the popular Disney character: Donald Duck.

    Etymology[]

    Quaxly originates from "Quack", the sound a duck makes, and "wax", referring to its waxy crest.

    Gallery[]

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