Buizel (Sinnoh Pokédex. It is a Water-Type, and is known as the Sea Weasel Pokémon.) is the 56th Pokémon in the
Buizel uses the Swift Swim Ability. This Ability doubles its Speed whilst it is raining, but won't activate on the same turn in which it starts to rain. A second Ability is available to Buizel from the Dream World, the Water Veil Ability. This Ability protects it from getting afflicted with a Burn.
Buizel gain the opportunity to evolve into Floatzel starting at Level 26.
Buizel takes on the appearance of a sea otter with some features of a weasel. It also has an inflatable collar around its neck, which can become a flotation device once inflated simply by Buizel inhaling.
Male Buizel have two white spots on their back, while Female Buizel have just one.
Buizel appears on the land at Routes 205, 213, 224 and Valley Windworks in Diamond and Pearl. Buizel also appears at the Southern parts of Routes 205 and 212, Route 213 and Valley Windworks in Platinum. In Heart Gold and Soul Silver, Buizel will appear on several different routes that are near water when Sinnoh Sound is playing on the Pokégear's Radio. Outside of that, Buizel can also appear at the Safari Zone's Wetland after placing 18 Water Objects in the area, then waiting 40 days. Buizel can also appear on the Pokéwalker course White Lake.
Buizel appears on Routes 11 and 14 by using Surf in Black and White. In Black 2 and White 2, Surfing is also the required method of finding Buizel, as it appears on Routes 11, 14, 23, Lostlorn Forest, Victory Road and the Nature Sanctuary.
Buizel appears at The Nightmare B1-B17 and Marine Resort B1-B19 in Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness and Explorers of Sky. Buizel is exclusive to Stormy Adventure Squad in Mystery Dungeon 3, appearing at Mystery Marsh 1F-12F.
Buizel can be found inside of Vien Forest in Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia. In Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs, Buizel appears at Curl Bay on Renbow Island in the Present, and in the Ice Temple Misions "Time, Time, Time!" and "Save the Frightened Vulpix" in the Past by defeating it and obtaining its Slate.
Buizel appears at Seabreeze Trail Beach 1-2 and Sunny Seashore Beach 4-3 in Pokémon Rumble Blast.
Trading Card Game
Buizel is listed in the 9th Movie Halfdeck, the second Pokémon Card Game Promo set (twice), the Diamond/Pearl Promo set and Pokémon Organized Play Series 9 as an Uncommon Card. Buizel is listed as a Common Card in the Diamond and Pearl, Mysterious Treasures, Great Encounters, Supreme Victors, Unleashed and Dragons Exalted sets.
Dawn would capture a Buizel during the episode Buizel Your Way Out Of This!. It didn't listen to Dawn very well at first, but the two of them would soon get along just fine. Buizel would be at its happiest when battling, and with Ash's Aipom enjoying Pokémon Contests more than battling, Dawn would trade her Buizel to Ash for his Aipom during the episode Throwing A Track Switch.
After being traded to Ash, Buizel would be used in many battles, including Ash's quarterfinals victory over Paul in the Sinnoh League.
Another Buizel would assist Ash with underwater exploration in the film Pokémon Ranger and the Temple of the Sea. Buizel would appear in The Rise of Darkrai while it was still teamed with Dawn, and after being traded to Ash, appeared in the films Giratina and the Sky Warrior, Arceus and the Jewel of Life and Zoroark: Master of Illusions.
Buizel's Manga Information is unknown as of writing.
Buizel is in the Not Fully Evolved Tier of Competitive Battling as it is an unevolved Pokémon.
Black 2/White 2
Via Dream World
Via Move Tutor (Black 2/White 2)
Generation IV Exclusive Moves: Via TM/HM
- TM01: Focus Punch
- TM03: Water Pulse
- TM43: Secret Power
- TM55: Brine
- TM58: Endure
- TM78: Captivate
- TM83: Natural Gift
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