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Swift Swim (すいすい, Swift Swim) is an ability that doubles the user's Speed stat when it is raining.

Game descriptions

Generation Description
III Raises SPEED in rain.
IV Boosts the Pokémon's Speed in rain.
V Boosts the Pokémon's Speed in rain.
VI Boosts the Pokémon's Speed stat in rain.
VII Boosts the Pokémon's Speed stat in rain.



Pokédex Pokémon Sprite type
#116 Horsea 116.png Type Water.gif
#118 Goldeen 118.png Type Water.gif
#119 Seaking 119.png Type Water.gif
#129 Magikarp 129.png Type Water.gif
#138 Omanyte 138.png Type Rock.gifType Water.gif
#139 Omastar 139.png Type Rock.gifType Water.gif
#140 Kabuto 140.png Type Rock.gifType Water.gif
#141 Kabutops 141.png Type Rock.gifType Water.gif
#211 Qwilfish 211.png Type Water.gifType Poison.gif
#226 Mantine 226.png Type Water.gifType Flying.gif
#230 Kingdra 230.png Type Water.gifType Dragon.gif
#270 Lotad 270.png Type Water.gifType Grass.gif
#271 Lombre 271.png Type Water.gifType Grass.gif
#272 Ludicolo 272.png Type Water.gifType Grass.gif
#283 Surskit 283.png Type Bug.gifType Water.gif
#349 Feebas 349.png Type Water.gif
#367 Huntail 367.png Type Water.gif
#368 Gorebyss 368.png Type Water.gif
#369 Relicanth 369.png Type Water.gifType Rock.gif
#370 Luvdisc 370.png Type Water.gif
#418 Buizel 418.png Type Water.gif
#419 Floatzel 419.png Type Water.gif
#456 Finneon 456.png Type Water.gif
#457 Lumineon 457.png Type Water.gif
#458 Mantyke 458.png Type Water.gifType Flying.gif
#535 Tympole 535.png Type Water.gif
#536 Palpitoad 536.png Type Water.gifType Ground.gif
#537 Seismitoad 537.png Type Water.gifType Ground.gif


Pokédex Pokémon Sprite type
#054 Psyduck 054.png Type Water.gif
#055 Golduck 055.png Type Water.gif
#060 Poliwag 060.png Type Water.gif
#061 Poliwhirl 061.png Type Water.gif
#062 Poliwrath 062.png Type Water.gifType Fighting.gif
#347 Anorith 347.png Type Rock.gifType Bug.gif
#348 Armaldo 348.png Type Rock.gifType Bug.gif
#564 Tirtouga 564.png Type Water.gifType Rock.gif
#565 Carracosta 565.png Type Water.gifType Rock.gif
#614 Beartic 614.png Type Ice.gif

Mega Evolution

Pokédex Pokémon Sprite type
#260 Swampert 260M.png Type Water.gifType Ground.gif


  • The three non-Water-type Pokémon to have Swift Swim as their Ability have it as a Hidden Ability.
  • In Pokémon Mystery Dungeon, when a Pokémon with this ability uses a movement and it's raining, the movement is repeated again without spending PP on repetition.


In other languages

Language Title Meaning
Mandarin Chinese 輕快 Qīng​kuài​ Swift Swim
French Glissade Swift Swim
Portuguese Nado Rápido Swift Swim
Brazilian Portuguese Agilidade na Chuva Swift Swim
Spanish Nado Rápido Swift Swim

German Wassertempo Swift Swim
Greek Γρήγορο Κολύμπι Swift Swim
Finnish Pikauinti Swift Swim
Italian Nuotovelox Swift Swim
Indonesian Meluncur Swift Swim
Korean 쓱쓱 Sseuksseuk' Swift Swim
Dutch Snelzwem Swift Swim