Golduck

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Golduck
ゴルダック
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Psyduck < Golduck > Mankey

Species Type
Duck Pokémon Water.png
Number Ability
#55 Damp/Cloud Nine
Swift Swim
Height Weight
5′7″ (1.7m) 168.9 lbs. (76.6kg)
Gender Ratio
Male: 50% Female: 50%
Evolves From Evolves Into
Psyduck None
Egg Group Catch Rate
Water 1/Field 75
Tier EV Yield
NU/RU 2 Special Attack Points

Golduck (ゴルダック) is the 55th Pokémon in the Pokédex. It is a Water-Type, and it is known as the Duck Pokémon.

Golduck can have one of two Abilities: Damp, which prevents other Pokémon from self-destructing with moves such as Explosion or Selfdestruct while it is on the field; or Cloud Nine, which negates the effects of weather while it is in battle. A third Ability is available to Golduck from the Dream World, the Swift Swim Ability. This Ability doubles its Speed while it is raining.

Psyduck can evolve into Golduck at Level 33.

Golduck is in the Egg Groups Water 1 and Field, and its Egg takes approximately, 5,120 Steps to hatch. It takes Golduck One Million Experience Points to reach Level 100.

Contents

[edit] Biology

[edit] Physiology

Golduck has a more obvious platypus features than it's pre-evolution, Psyduck. Golduck's colouration is blue, it has flour limbs, with webbed feet and hands. Its tail extended somewhat - It has four crest like features, which are pointed. A red crystal-like sphere place on their foreheads. Many psychic Pokémon have this kind of feature, such as Espeon, Persian has one also, though it isn't a psychic type. Golduck has red irises and a light-cream coloured bill.

[edit] Gender Differences

Golduck doesn't have any differences to differentiate between male and female.

[edit] Game Information

[edit] Original Games

Golduck appears at Seafoam Island in Red and Blue. In Yellow, Gold, Silver and Crystal, Golduck can be found on Route 6 while Surfing. Golduck also appears on Route 35 and the Ilex Forest by Surfing, and within the Cave at Mt. Silver in Gold, Silver, and Crystal.

Golduck appears at the Safari Zone when Surfing in Ruby, Sapphire and Emerald. In FireRed, Golduck appears within Cerulean Cave 1F & B1 and the Berry Forest while Surfing, and at Seafoam Islands B1-B4 & Cape Brink.

Golduck appears at a variety of different areas while Surfing in Diamond, Pearl and Platinum. In Heart Gold and Soul Silver, Golduck appears on Routes 6 & 35, the Ilex Forest, Seafoam Islands, Mt. Silver, and Cerulean Cave. Golduck also appears at the Safari Zone's Wetland and Wasteland areas, with different Block types required in both areas.

Golduck appears at Routes 11 & 14 and at Village Bridge in Black and White. In Black 2 and White 2, Golduck can be found at Routes 11, 14, 22 & 23, along with Abundant Shrine, Seaside Cave, Village Bridge, a Hidden Grotto on Route 23 and the Nature Preserve.

[edit] Spin-Off Games

Golduck is a Shadow Pokémon obtainable in Pokémon XD: Gale of Darkness. It is one of the Shadow Pokémon that can be snagged from Navigator Abson at Citadark Isle.

Golduck appears at Secret Storage 11, Trozei Battle and Mr. Who's Den in Pokémon Trozei!.

In the first round of Mystery Dungeon games, the only way to obtain a Golduck is to evolve a Psyduck. Golduck can be found at Blizzard Island 1F-20F, Crevice Cave B1-B10 & DPB1-B4 and Mt. Avalanche B1-B19 in Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness and Explorers of Sky. Golduck is exclusive to Light Adventure Squad in Mystery Dungeon 3, appearing at Light Summit 19F-27F and at Legendary Mountains on the following floors: 27-29, 34 & 35, 37, 43, and 45-47.

Golduck appears at Everspring Valley Lake 4-2 in Pokémon Rumble Blast.

[edit] Trading Card Game

Golduck is in the Battle Strength Deck Keldeo, and is listed as an Uncommon Card in the Fossil, Team Rocket, Neo Destiny, Aquapolis, EX Team Rocket Returns, EX Holon Phantoms (Delta Species Card) and Boundaries Crossed (2) sets. Golduck is listed as a Rare Card in the Gym Challenge (2; 1 Misty & 1 Sabrina), EX Sandstorm, Secret Wonders, Platinum and Triumphant sets.

[edit] Anime/Manga Information

[edit] Anime

Golduck has appeared with different trainers in the episodes Love, The Totodile Style, The Perfect Match, Tie One On!, and the episodes Shocks and Bonds and A Judgment Brawl!. Noland was also featured with a Golduck in the episode Numero Uno Articuno.

[edit] Movies

A trainer named Fergus used a Golduck in the film Mewtwo Strikes Back, which was cloned by Mewtwo. It made a recurring appearance in Mewtwo Returns. A Wild Golduck appears in the Pikachu Short "Pikachu's Vacation."

[edit] Manga

Blue would use a Golduck that, in addition to using powerful Water-Type attacks, can utilize psychic powers. He would use said psychic powers to guide Red's Pikachu "Pika" through Saffron City whilst the area was locked down.

This Golduck makes appearances in Chapters 18, 31, 53, 55, 65, 66, 70, 71, 77, 90, 273, 278, 285, 301 and 334.

[edit] Pokémon Information

[edit] Competitive Battling

Golduck finds itself in the Never-Utilized and Rarely-Utilized Tiers of Competitive Battling. Its offensive stats hold it back from being better, but despite this it has quite the movepool to work with.

[edit] Area Locations

Game Rarity Location
Red/Blue Rare Seafoam Islands
Yellow Few Route 6 (Surfing)
Gold/Silver Few Route 6, Route 35, Ilex Forest (Surfing)
Mt. Silver: Cave
Crystal Many Route 6, Route 35, Ilex Forest (Surfing)
Mt. Silver: Cave
Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald Rare Safari Zone (Surfing)
FireRed Few Cerulean Cave: 1F & B2, Berry Forest (Surf)
Seafoam Islands B1-B4, Cape Brink
LeafGreen None Trade
XD:Gale of Darkness Only One Citadark Isle: Snag from Navigator Abson
Diamond/Pearl 10% Great Marsh: Daily Binocular Pokémon
Route 226
Diamond/Pearl 20% Sendoff Spring
Diamond/Pearl 70% Route 225 (Use Surf)
Diamond/Pearl 100% Resort Area (Use Surf)
Diamond/Pearl/Platinum 5% Oreburgh Gate: B1
Ravaged Path
Diamond/Pearl/Platinum 10% (Use Surf) Route 203
Route 204
Route 205 (North)
Route 208
Route 209
Route 210 (North)
Route 212 (North)
Route 214
Twinleaf Town
Lake Verity
Eterna City
Lake Valor
Lake Acuity
Platinum 10% Route 202 (Use Surf)
Platinum 15% Lake Valor
Lake Acuity (On land at any time of day)
Platinum 90% Resort Area (Use Surf)
Platinum 100% Sendoff Spring (Use Surf
Heartgold/Soulsilver 1% (Use Surf) Route 25
Ilex Forest
Heartgold/Soulsilver 5% Mt Silver: Mountainside
Heartgold/Soulsilver 10% Mt. Silver: 1F & 1F Top
Route 6 (Use Surf)
Cerulean Cave (Use Surf)
Seafoam Islands: 1F
Heartgold/Soulsilver 14% Seafoam Islands: B1-B4
Heartgold/Soulsilver 20% Mt. Silver: 4F
Mt. Silver: Top (Night)
Heartgold/Soulsilver 30% Mt. Silver: 3F
Mt. Silver: Top (Morning & Day)
Heartgold/Soulsilver Unknown% Safari Zone: Wetland (Night; Use Surf)
Safari Zone: Wetland (Place 5 Peak Objects; 0 Day Wait)
Safari Zone: Wetland (Place 4 Water Objects; 0 Day Wait Using Surf)
Safari Zone: Wasteland (Place 3 Water Objects, 0 Day Wait)
Black/White 20% Route 11 (Regular and Double Grass)
Route 14 (Regular and Double Grass)
Black/White 25% Village Bridge (Regular and Double Grass)
Black 2/White 2 10% Abundant Shrine
Route 22
Route 23
Nature Preserve
Black 2/White 2 20% Route 11
Seaside Cave: B1
Black 2/White 2 25% Route 14
Black 2/White 2 35% Village Bridge
Seaside Cave: 1F
Black 2/White 2 Unknown% Route 23 (Hidden Grotto)

[edit] Pokédex Entries

Gen Game Pokédex Entry
I Red Often seen swimming elegantly by lakeshores. It is often mistaken for the Japanese monster Kappa.
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.
II 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.
III 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.
Emerald A Golduck is an adept swimmer. It sometimes joins competitive swimmers in training. It uses psychic powers when its forehead shimmers with light.
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.
IV 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.
V 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.
VI 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
Alpha Sapphire

[edit] Pokéthlon Statistics

Stats
Speed
Full.pngFull.pngFull.png
Power
Full.pngFull.pngFull.pngEmpty.png
Technique
Full.pngFull.pngEmpty.png
Stamina
Full.pngFull.pngFull.pngFull.png
Jump
Full.pngFull.pngFull.pngEmpty.png


[edit] Statistics

Base Stats Min- Min Max Max+
HP
80
. 270 364 .
Atk
82
152 169 263 289
Def
78
144 161 255 280
Sp. Atk
95
175 195 289 317
Sp. Def
80
148 165 259 284
Speed
85
157 175 269 295

[edit] Moves

[edit] Via Level-Up

[edit] Black/White

Level Up
Level Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Start Aqua Jet Water.gif 40 100 Physical.png
Start Water Sport Water.gif N/A N/A Other.png
Start Scratch Normal.gif 40 100 Physical.png
Start
5
Tail Whip Normal.gif N/A 100 Other.png
Start
9
Water Gun Water.gif 40 100 Special.png
14 Disable Normal.gif N/A 100 Other.png
18 Confusion Psychic.gif 50 100 Special.png
22 Water Pulse Water.gif 60 100 Special.png
27 Fury Swipes Normal.gif 18 80 Physical.png
31 Screech Normal.gif N/A 85 Other.png
37 Soak Water.gif N/A 100 Other.png
44 Psych Up Normal.gif N/A N/A Other.png
50 Zen Headbutt Psychic.gif 80 90 Physical.png
56 Amnesia Psychic.gif N/A N/A Other.png
63 Hydro Pump Water.gif 120 80 Special.png
69 Wonder Room Psychic.gif N/A N/A Other.png

[edit] Black 2/White 2

Level Up
Level Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Start Aqua Jet Water.gif 40 100 Physical.png
Start Water Sport Water.gif N/A N/A Other.png
Start Scratch Normal.gif 40 100 Physical.png
Start
4
Tail Whip Normal.gif N/A 100 Other.png
Start
8
Water Gun Water.gif 40 100 Special.png
11 Disable Normal.gif N/A 100 Other.png
15 Confusion Psychic.gif 50 100 Special.png
18 Water Pulse Water.gif 60 100 Special.png
22 Fury Swipes Normal.gif 18 80 Physical.png
25 Screech Normal.gif N/A 85 Other.png
29 Zen Headbutt Psychic.gif 80 90 Physical.png
32 Aqua Tail Water.gif 90 90 Physical.png
38 Soak Water.gif N/A 100 Other.png
43 Psych Up Normal.gif N/A N/A Other.png
49 Amnesia Psychic.gif N/A N/A Other.png
54 Hydro Pump Water.gif 120 80 Special.png
60 Wonder Room Psychic.gif N/A N/A Other.png

[edit] Via TM/HM

TM/HM
TM/HM No. Move Type Power Accuracy Class
TM01 Hone Claws Dark.gif -- -- Other.png
TM03 Psyshock Psychic.gif 80 100 Special.png
TM04 Calm Mind Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
TM06 Toxic Poison.gif -- 90 Other.png
TM07 Hail Ice.gif -- -- Other.png
TM10 Hidden Power Normal.gif 60 100 Special.png
TM13 Ice Beam Ice.gif 90 100 Special.png
TM14 Blizzard Ice.gif 110 70 Special.png
TM15 Hyper Beam Normal.gif 150 90 Special.png
TM16 Light Screen Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
TM17 Protect Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM18 Rain Dance Water.gif -- -- Other.png
TM19 Roost Flying.gif -- -- Other.png
TM21 Frustration Normal.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
TM27 Return Normal.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
TM28 Dig Ground.gif 80 100 Physical.png
TM29 Psychic Psychic.gif 90 100 Special.png
TM31 Brick Break Fighting.gif 75 100 Physical.png
TM32 Double Team Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM40 Aerial Ace Flying.gif 60 -- Physical.png
TM42 Facade Normal.gif 70 100 Physical.png
TM44 Rest Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
TM45 Attract Normal.gif -- 100 Other.png
TM47 Low Sweep Fighting.gif 65 100 Physical.png
TM48 Round Normal.gif 60 100 Special.png
TM52 Focus Blast Fighting.gif 120 70 Special.png
TM55 Scald Water.gif 80 100 Special.png
TM56 Fling Dark.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
TM65 Shadow Claw Ghost.gif 70 100 Physical.png
TM68 Giga Impact Normal.gif 150 90 Physical.png
TM70 Flash Normal.gif -- 100 Other.png
TM77 Psych Up Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM87 Swagger Normal.gif -- 90 Other.png
TM90 Substitute Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM94 Secret Power Normal.gif 70 100 Physical.png
HM03 Surf Water.gif 95 100 Special.png
HM04 Strength Normal.gif 80 100 Physical.png
HM05 Waterfall Water.gif 80 100 Physical.png
HM06 Rock Smash Fighting.gif 40 100 Physical.png

[edit] Via Breeding

Via Breeding
Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Hypnosis Psychic.gif -- 60 Other.png
Psybeam Psychic.gif 65 100 Special.png
Foresight Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Future Sight Psychic.gif 100 100 Special.png
Cross Chop Fighting.gif 100 80 Physical.png
Refresh Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Confuse Ray Ghost.gif -- 100 Other.png
Yawn Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Mud Bomb Ground.gif 65 85 Special.png
Encore Normal.gif -- 100 Other.png
Secret Power Normal.gif 70 100 Physical.png
Sleep Talk Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Synchronoise Psychic.gif 70 100 Special.png

[edit] Via Move Tutor (Black 2/White 2)

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Aqua Tail Water.gif 90 90 Physical.png
Ice Punch Ice.gif 75 100 Physical.png
Icy Wind Ice.gif 55 95 Special.png
Iron Tail Steel.gif 100 75 Physical.png
Low Kick Fighting.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
Role Play Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
Signal Beam Bug.gif 75 100 Special.png
Sleep Talk Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Snore Normal.gif 40 100 Special.png
Wonder Room Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
Worry Seed Grass.gif -- 100 Other.png
Zen Headbutt Psychic.gif 80 90 Physical.png

[edit] Generation III Exclusive Moves

[edit] Via Purification

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Charm Normal.gif -- 100 Other.png

[edit] Via Move Tutor

[edit] Emerald
Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Dynamicpunch Fighting.gif 100 50 Physical.png
[edit] FireRed/LeafGreen
Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Mega Punch Normal.gif 80 85 Physical.png
Mega Kick Normal.gif 120 75 Physical.png
Body Slam Normal.gif 85 100 Physical.png
Double-Edge Normal.gif 120 100 Physical.png
Counter Fighting.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
Seismic Toss Fighting.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
Mimic Normal.gif -- -- Other.png

[edit] Generation IV Exclusive Moves

[edit] Via TM/HM

[edit] Via Move Tutor

[edit] Platinum/Heart Gold/Soul Silver
Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Fury Cutter Bug.gif 20 95 Physical.png
Swift Normal.gif 60 -- Special.png
Mud-Slap Ground.gif 20 100 Special.png
[edit] Heart Gold/Soul Silver
Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Headbutt Normal.gif 70 100 Physical.png

[edit] Evolution Line

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Level 33
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Golduck


[edit] Type Matchups

Type Attack Advantages Attack Disadvantages Defense Advantages Defense Disadvantages
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