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


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

Mega Evolution

Pokédex Pokémon Sprite type
#260 Swampert 260M Type WaterType Ground


  • 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
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