Golduck

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Golduck
ゴルダック
Golduck.png

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

Pokédex Entries

Gen Game Pokedex Entry
Pokémon Red Often seen swimming elegantly by lakeshores. It is often mistaken for the Japanese monster Kappa.
Pokémon Blue Often seen swimming elegantly by lakeshores. It is often mistaken for the Japanese monster Kappa.
Pokémon Yellow Its slim and long limbs end in broad flippers. They are used for swimming gracefully in lakes.



II Pokémon Gold When it swims at full speed using its long, webbed limbs, its forehead somehow begins to glow.
II Pokémon Silver It appears by waterways at dusk. It may use telekinetic powers if its forehead glows mysteriously.
II Pokémon Crystal It swims gracefully along on the quiet, slow-moving rivers and lakes of which it is so fond.



III Pokémon 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.
III Pokémon 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.
III Pokémon Emerald A Golduck is an adept swimmer. It sometimes joins competitive swimmers in training. It uses psychic powers when its forehead shimmers with light.
III Pokémon FireRed The forelegs are webbed, helping to make it an adept swimmer. It can be seen swimming elegantly in lakes, etc.
III Pokémon LeafGreen Often seen swimming elegantly by lakeshores. It is often mistaken for the Japanese monster Kappa.



IV Pokémon Diamond A Pokémon that lives in lakes. It swims faster than any human swimming champion.
IV Pokémon Pearl The flippers of its well-developed limbs give it shocking speed. It is the best swimmer among Pokémon.
IV Pokémon Platinum It is seen swimming dynamically and elegantly using its well-developed limbs and flippers.
IV Pokémon HeartGold When it swims at full speed using its long, webbed limbs, its forehead somehow begins to glow.
IV Pokémon SoulSilver It appears by waterways at dusk. It may use telekinetic powers if its forehead glows mysteriously.



V Pokémon Black It is seen swimming dynamically and elegantly using its well-developed limbs and flippers.
V Pokémon White It is seen swimming dynamically and elegantly using its well-developed limbs and flippers.
V Pokémon Black 2 When its forehead shines mysteriously, Golduck can use the full extent of its power.
V Pokémon White 2 When its forehead shines mysteriously, Golduck can use the full extent of its power.



VI Pokémon X It appears by waterways at dusk. It may use telekinetic powers if its forehead glows mysteriously.
VI Pokémon Y The forelegs are webbed, helping to make it an adept swimmer. It can be seen swimming elegantly in lakes, etc.

[edit] Pokéthlon Statistics

Stat
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-MinMaxMax+
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
Spd
85
157 175 269 295

[edit] Moves

[edit] Via Level-Up

[edit] Black/White

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

[edit] Black 2/White 2

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

[edit] Via TM/HM

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


[edit] Via Breeding

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


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

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

[edit] Generation III Exclusive Moves

[edit] Via Purification

Move Type Power Acc% Class
Charm Normal.png -- 100% Status

[edit] Via Move Tutor

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

[edit] Generation IV Exclusive Moves

[edit] Via TM/HM

[edit] Via Move Tutor

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

[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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Grass.png

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