Psyduck

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Psyduck
コダック
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Persian < Psyduck > Golduck

Species Type
Duck Pokémon Water.png
Number Ability
#54 Damp/Cloud Nine
Swift Swim
Height Weight
2′7″ (0.8m) 43.2 lbs. (19.6kg)
Gender Ratio
Male: 50% Female: 50%
Evolves From Evolves Into
None Golduck
Egg Group Catch Rate
Water 1/Field 190
Tier EV Yield
NFE 2 Special Attack Points

Psyduck (コダック) is the 54th Pokémon in the Pokédex. It is a Water Type, and it is known as the Duck Pokémon.

Psyduck can use one of two Abilities: Damp, which prevents other Pokémon from using Selfdestruct and Explosion while it is in battle, or Cloud Nine, which negates any and all weather effects while it is involved in battle. A third Ability is available to Psyduck from the Dream World, the Swift Swim Ability. This Ability doubles its Speed while it is raining.

Psyduck gain the opportunity to evolve into Golduck starting at Level 33.

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

Contents

[edit] Biology

[edit] Physiology

Psyduck takes on the appearance of a duck, with some traits of a platypus. It has yellow plumage, it has short arms with three claws at the end. Psyduck is usually seen holding its head. It has three black tuffs on the top of its head and has a large cream-coloured bill. Its webbed feet are also the same colouration as the bill. Psyduck has a stubby tail.

[edit] Gender Differences

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

[edit] Game Information

[edit] Original Games

Psyduck can be found at Route 24, Route 25, and the Safari Zone by fishing with the Super Rod, and at Seafoam Island in Red and Blue. Psyduck appears at Route 6 while Surfing in Yellow.

Psyduck appears on Route 6, Route 35 and Ilex Forest by Surfing in Gold, Silver and Crystal. Psyduck can also be found at the National Park at Night in Crystal.

Psyduck appears at the Safari Zone while Surfing in Ruby, Sapphire and Emerald. In Fire Red, Diamond, Pearl and Platinum, Psyduck appears at many of the watery locations in which Surfing or Fishing is possible. In Heart Gold and Soul Silver, Psyduck appears at Route 6, Route 35, Ilex Forest, Cerulean Cave, Seafoam Islands and the Safari Zone's Wetland on land at night and Surfing at any time of day. Psyduck also appears on the Beautiful Beach and Stormy Beach Pokéwalker courses.

Psyduck appears in the Dream World at Pleasant Forest after surpassing 7,500 Dream Points. The only other way to obtain a Psyduck in Black and White is to breed a Golduck. Wild Psyduck can be found at Floccesy Ranch in Black 2 and White 2.

[edit] Spin-Off Games

Psyduck appears at Huge Storage 4 and Mr. Who's Den in Pokémon Trozei!.

In the first round of Mystery Dungeon games, Psyduck is a Starter Pokémon, but also appears at Joyous Tower 9F-12F. Psyduck appears at Waterfall B1-B8 in Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness and Explorers of Sky. Psyduck also appears at Star Cave B8-B15 in Explorers of Sky. Psyduck is exclusive to Light Adventure Squad in Mystery Dungeon 3, appearing at Light Summit 4F-13F.

Psyduck appears at Saffra Sea during the Sea Capture Challenge in Pokémon Ranger, the only appearance for Psyduck in the Pokémon Ranger games as of writing.

Psyduck appears at the Arbor Area's Verdant Courts in PokéPark 2: Wonders Beyond after retrieving it from Wish Park. To befriend Psyduck you'll need to show it a picture of Emolga.

Psyduck can be found at Sun-Dappled Bank Lake 2-1 and Everspring Valley Lake 4-2 in Pokémon Rumble Blast.

[edit] Trading Card Game

Psyduck is listed in the Wizards Promos set, and as a Common Card in the Fossil, Team Rocket, Gym Challenge (Misty's), Neo Destiny, Aquapolis, EX Sandstorm, EX Team Magma VS Team Aqua, EX Team Rocket Returns, EX Holon Phantoms (Delta Species Card), Secret Wonders, Platinum, Triumphant and Boundaries Crossed (2) sets. Psyduck's lone listing as an Uncommon Card is in the Gym Heroes (Misty's) set.

[edit] Anime/Manga Information

[edit] Anime

Misty would inadvertently capture a Psyduck during the episode Hypno's Naptime. Psyduck does cause her some headaches, especially whenever it lets itself out of its Poké Ball at an inopportune time.

A group of Wild Psyduck blocked the road that Ash and company were travelling on in the episode The Psyduck Stops Here.

[edit] Movies

Misty's Psyduck would get cloned by Mewtwo in the film Mewtwo Strikes Back and would reprise its appearance in Mewtwo Returns. Misty's Psyduck also appears in the film The Power of One and each of the first five Pikachu Shorts. Wild Psyduck appear in the film The Rise of Darkrai.

[edit] Manga

Earl has a Psyduck that he keeps with him at the Pokémon Academy, which makes appearances in Chapters 117, 119 and 180.

An Oreburgh Mines worker has a Psyduck that is nicknamed "Yellow". This Psyduck accidentally set a bulldozer out of control, and makes appearances in Chapters 341, 342 and 374.

[edit] Pokémon Information

[edit] Competitive Battling

Psyduck is in the Not Fully Evolved Tier of Competitive Battling as it is an unevolved Pokémon.

[edit] Area Location

Game Rarity Location
Red/Blue Common (Fish with Super Rod) Seafoam Islands
Route 24
Route 25
Cerulean City
Safari Zone
Yellow Few Route 6 (Use Surf)
Gold/Silver Many Route 6
Route 35
Ilex Forest
Crystal Many (Use Surf) Route 6
Route 35
Ilex Forest
Crystal Many (Night) National Park
Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald Common Safari Zone (Use Surf)
Fire Red Common Almost all water areas
Leaf Green None Trade
Diamond/Pearl Common Almost all water areas, Great Marsh, Route 208, 210
Platinum Common Almost all water areas
Heart Gold/Soul Silver Common Route 6
Route 35
Ilex Forest
Seafoam Islands
Cerulean Cave
HeartGold/SoulSilver Unknown% Safari Zone: Wetland (Night; or using Surf at any time of day)
Black/White None PokéTransfer, Dream World or Breed Golduck
Black 2/White 2 10% Floccesy Ranch (Grass)

[edit] Pokédex Entries

Pokédex Entries

Gen Game Pokedex Entry
Pokémon Red While lulling its enemies with its vacant look, this wily Pokémon will use psychokinetic powers.
Pokémon Blue While lulling its enemies with its vacant look, this wily Pokémon will use psychokinetic powers.
Pokémon Yellow Always tormented by headaches. It uses psychic powers, but it is not known if it intends to do so.



II Pokémon Gold It has mystical powers but doesn't recall that it has used them. That is why it always looks puzzled.
II Pokémon Silver If its chronic headache peaks, it may exhibit odd powers. It seems unable to recall such an episode.
II Pokémon Crystal The only time it can use its psychic power is when its sleeping brain cells happen to wake.



III Pokémon Ruby Psyduck uses a mysterious power. When it does so, this Pokémon generates brain waves that are supposedly only seen in sleepers. This discovery spurred controversy among scholars.
III Pokémon Sapphire If it uses its mysterious power, Psyduck can't remember having done so. It apparently can't form a memory of such an event because it goes into an altered state that is much like deep sleep.
III Pokémon Emerald When its headache intensifies, it starts using strange powers. However, it has no recollection of its powers, so it always looks befuddled and bewildered.
III Pokémon FireRed It is constantly wracked by a headache. When the headache turns intense, it begins using mysterious powers.
III Pokémon LeafGreen While lulling its enemies with its vacant look, this wily Pokémon will use psychokinetic powers.



IV Pokémon Diamond If its usual headache worsens, it starts exhibiting odd powers. It can't remember doing so, however.
IV Pokémon Pearl It never remembers using its odd powers, so it always tilts its head in puzzlement.
IV Pokémon Platinum Overwhelmed by enigmatic abilities, it suffers a constant headache. It sometimes uses mysterious powers.
IV Pokémon HeartGold It has mystical powers but doesn't recall that it has used them. That is why it always looks puzzled.
IV Pokémon SoulSilver If its chronic headache peaks, it may exhibit odd powers. It seems unable to recall such an episode.



V Pokémon Black Overwhelmed by enigmatic abilities, it suffers a constant headache. It sometimes uses mysterious powers.
V Pokémon White Overwhelmed by enigmatic abilities, it suffers a constant headache. It sometimes uses mysterious powers.
V Pokémon Black 2 When headaches stimulate its brain cells, which are usually inactive, it can use a mysterious power.
V Pokémon White 2 When headaches stimulate its brain cells, which are usually inactive, it can use a mysterious power.



VI Pokémon X It is constantly wracked by a headache. When the headache turns intense, it begins using mysterious powers.
VI Pokémon Y It has mystical powers but doesn't recall that it has used them. That is why it always looks puzzled.

[edit] Pokéthlon Statistics

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


[edit] Statistics

Base Stats
Min-MinMaxMax+
HP
50
- 210 304 -
Atk
52
98 109 203 223
Def
48
90 101 195 214
Sp. Atk
65
121 135 229 251
Sp. Def
50
94 105 199 218
Spd
55
103 115 209 229

[edit] Moves

[edit] Via Level-Up

[edit] Black/White

Level Move Type Power Acc% Class
Start Water Sport Water.png N/A N/A Status
Start Scratch Normal.png 40 100 Physical
5 Tail Whip Normal.png N/A 100 Status
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
35 Soak Water.png N/A 100 Status
40 Psych Up Normal.png N/A N/A Status
44 Zen Headbutt Psychic.png 80 90 Physical
48 Amnesia Psychic.png N/A N/A Status
53 Hydro Pump Water.png 120 80 Special
57 Wonder Room Psychic.png N/A N/A Status

[edit] Black 2/White 2

Level Move Type Power Acc% Class
Start Water Sport Water.png N/A N/A Status
Start Scratch Normal.png 40 100 Physical
4 Tail Whip Normal.png N/A 100 Status
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
36 Soak Water.png N/A 100 Status
39 Psych Up Normal.png N/A N/A Status
43 Amnesia Psychic.png N/A N/A Status
46 Hydro Pump Water.png 120 80 Special
50 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
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
TM48 Round Normal.png 60 100 Special
TM55 Scald Water.png 80 100 Special
TM56 Fling Dark.png  ?? 100 Physical
TM65 Shadow Claw Ghost.png 70 100 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 Dream World

Move Type Power Acc% Class
Brine Water.png 65 100% 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
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 Move Tutor Moves

[edit] Emerald

Move Type Power Acc% Class
Dynamicpunch Fighting.png 100 50% Physical

[edit] Fire Red/Leaf Green

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
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

Evolution Line
Psyduck Golduck
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Level 33

[edit] Type Matchups

Type Attack Advantages Attack Disadvantages Defense Advantages Defense Disadvantages
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Electric.png
Grass.png

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