|#363|| Thick Fat/Ice Body|
|2'7" (0.6m)||87.1 lbs. (39.5kg)|
|Male: 50%||Female: 50%|
|Evolves From||Evolves Into|
|Egg Group||Catch Rate|
|NFE||1 HP Point|
Spheal's Ability when it was introduced in Generation III is Thick Fat. This Ability cuts the amount of damage that it takes from Fire and Ice Type moves by 50%. A second Ability became available to Spheal in Generation IV, the Ice Body Ability. This Ability restores its HP while it is hailing. A third Ability is available to Spheal from the Dream World, the Oblivious Ability. This Ability prevents it from becoming infatuated as a result from the move Attract or the Cute Charm Ability.
Spheal takes on the appearance of a ball-shaped seal.
 Gender Differences
Spheal doesn't have any visible differences to differentiate between male and female.
 Game Information
 Original Games
Spheal appears at Route 226 and Route 230 while using Surf in Pearl, and can be obtained by breeding a Sealeo in Platinum. Spheal appears at the Safari Zone's Peak area in Heart Gold and Soul Silver after 18 Water Objects have been placed and 40 Days have passed.
 Spin-off Games
Spheal appears at Secret Storage 8 & 19, Endless Level 16 and Mr. Who's Den in Pokémon Trozei!.
Spheal appears at Stormy Sea 15F-24F, Silver Trench 10F-19F, Far-Off Sea 10F-19F, Marvelous Sea B10-B19 and Fantasy Strait B10-B19 in the first round of Mystery Dungeon games. In Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness & Explorers of Sky, Spheal appears at Craggy Coast B1-B9 and Small Path B1-B5. Spheal is exclusive to Light Adventure Squad in Mystery Dungeon 3, appearing at Ice Hill B1-B6.
Spheal appears at The Crysta Lake and Hia Valley in Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia, and the West side of Mt. Sorbet in Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs in the Present. In the Past, Spheal can be obtained by defeating it and obtaining its Slate in the Ice Temple Missions "Time! Time! Time!" and "Save the Frightened Vulpix."
Spheal can be found at World Axle Glacier B2 in Pokémon Rumble Blast.
Spheal makes appearances at Fontaine, Valora, Nixtorm and Dragnor in Pokémon Conquest.
 Trading Card Game
Spheal appears in a total of eight sets. It is listed as a Common Card in the EX Team Magma vs Team Aqua (2), EX Hidden Legends, EX Legend Maker, EX Power Keepers, Mysterious Treasures, Rising Rivals and Dragons Exalted sets.
 Anime/Manga Information
Other trainers have used Spheal in various episodes, featured in the episode The Spheal of Approval. A wild Spheal also assisted Ash and company in saving a lost Wailmer in the episode Leading A Stray!.
Glacia appears with a Spheal in Chapters 253 and 254. Other trainers utilize Spheal as a Rental Pokémon in Chapters 306, 315, 329 and 334.
 Pokémon Information
 Competitive Battling
Spheal is listed in the NFE, or Not Fully Evolved Tier of Competitive Battling as it is a first-stage Pokémon.
 Area Location
|XD Gale of Darkness||Only One||Cipher Lab (Snag from Cipher Peon Blusix)|
|Diamond||None||PalPark or Trade|
|Pearl||30% (Surf)||Route 226|
|Platinum||None||PalPark, Trade, or Breed Sealeo|
|Heart Gold/Soul Silver||Unknown%||Safari Zone: Peak (Place 18 Water Objects, 40 Day Wait)|
|Black/White||30%||Undella Bay (Surf: Winter)|
|Black 2/White 2||30%||Undella Bay (Surf: Winter)|
|Black 2/White 2||Unknown%||Route 13: Hidden Grotto|
 Pokédex Entries
|III||Pokémon Ruby||Spheal is much faster rolling than walking to get around. When groups of this Pokémon eat, they all clap at once to show their pleasure. Because of this, their mealtimes are noisy.|
|III||Pokémon Sapphire||Spheal always travels by rolling around on its ball-like body. When the season for ice floes arrives, this Pokémon can be seen rolling about on ice and crossing the sea.|
|III||Pokémon Emerald||It is completely covered with plushy fur. As a result, it never feels thte cold even when it is rolling about on ice foles or diving in the sea.|
|III||Pokémon FireRed||Its body is covered in fluffy fur. The fur keeps it from feeling cold while it is rolling on ice.|
|III||Pokémon LeafGreen||Its body is covered in fluffy fur. The fur keeps it from feeling cold while it is rolling on ice.|
|IV||Pokémon Diamond||It rolls across ice floes to reach shore because its body is poorly shaped for swimming.|
|IV||Pokémon Pearl||It rolls across ice floes to reach shore because its body is poorly shaped for swimming.|
|IV||Pokémon Platinum||It rolls across ice floes to reach shore because its body is poorly shaped for swimming.|
|IV||Pokémon HeartGold||It crosses the oceans by rolling itself on drifting ice. Fluffy fur keeps it warm when the temperature is below freezing.|
|IV||Pokémon SoulSilver||It crosses the oceans by rolling itself on drifting ice. Fluffy fur keeps it warm when the temperature is below freezing.|
|V||Pokémon Black||It rolls across ice floes to reach shore because its body is poorly shaped for swimming.|
|V||Pokémon White||It rolls across ice floes to reach shore because its body is poorly shaped for swimming.|
|V||Pokémon Black 2||They can't swim well yet, and they move much faster by rolling. When they're happy, they clap fins.|
|V||Pokémon White 2||They can't swim well yet, and they move much faster by rolling. When they're happy, they clap fins.|
 Pokéathlon Statistics
 Via Level-Up
 Via TM/HM
 Via Breeding
 Via Move Tutor (Black 2/White 2)
 Generation III Exclusive Moves
 Via Move Tutor (Fire Red/Leaf Green)
 Generation IV Exclusive Moves
 Via TM/HM
- TM43: Secret Power
- TM55: Brine
- TM58: Endure
- TM78: Captivate
- TM83: Natural Gift
- HM05: Whirlpool (Heart Gold/Soul Silver Only)
 Via Move Tutor
 Heart Gold/Soul Silver