Barboach < Whiscash > Corphish

Species Type
Whiskers Pokémon Water.pngGround.png
Number Ability
#340 Oblivious/Anticipation
Height Weight
2′11″ (0.9m) 52 lbs. (23.6kg)
Gender Ratio
Male: 50% Female: 50%
Evolves From Evolves Into
Barboach None
Egg Group Catch Rate
Water 2 75
Tier EV Yield
NU/RU 2 HP Points

Whiscash (ナマズン) is the 128th Pokémon in the Hoenn Pokédex. It is a Water/Ground-Type, and it is known as the Whiskers Pokémon.

Whiscash's Ability when it was introduced in Generation III is Oblivious. This Ability prevents it from becoming Infatuated with an opposing Pokémon of the opposite gender. Its second Ability was introduced in Generation IV, the Anticipation Ability, which alerts itself to when the opponent knows an attack that will be Super-Effective against it, or if the foe knows one of the four One-Hit KO moves. A third Ability is available to Whiscash from the Dream World, the Hydration Ability. This Ability heals all Status problems when it is raining.

Barboach can evolve into Whiscash once it reaches Level 30.

Whiscash is listed in the Water 2 Egg Group, and its Egg takes approximately 5,120 Steps to hatch. It takes Whiscash One Million Experience Points to reach Level 100.


[edit] Biology

[edit] Physiology

Whiscash resembles a blue catfish with lightly-colored whiskers.

[edit] Gender Differences

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

[edit] Game Information

[edit] Original Games

Whiscash can be found at Meteor Falls and Victory Road B2 in Ruby, Sapphire and Emerald by way of Fishing.

Whiscash can be found at Routes 205 (North), 208, 210 (North), 212 (South), 227 & 228, along with Oreburgh Gate B1, Ravaged Path, Eterna City, Mt Coronet's Route 207 Entrance, B1 & 4F, and throughout the Great Marsh in Diamond, Pearl, and Platinum when Fishing with the Good Rod. Whiscash appears at Violet City in Heart Gold and Soul Silver by fishing with the Super Rod during a Swarm.

In Black, White, Black 2 and White 2, Whiscash appears at Route 8, Icirrus City and the Moor of Icirrus by Fishing with the Super Rod.

[edit] Spin-off Games

Whiscash appears at Secret Storage 12 and Mr. Who's Den in Pokémon Trozei!.

Whiscash can only be obtained by evolving a Barboach in the first round of Mystery Dungeon games. In Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness & Explorers of Sky, Whiscash appears at Waterfall B5-B8. Whiscash is exclusive to Stormy Adventure Squad in Mystery Dungeon 3, appearing at Stream Forest B5 and B6.

Whiscash has yet to appear in a game in the Pokémon Ranger series as of writing.

Whiscash can be found at Soothing Shore Lake 2-3 in Pokémon Rumble Blast.

[edit] Trading Card Game

Whiscash appears in a total of five sets. It is listed as an Uncommon Card in the EX Dragon, EX Holon Phantoms and Rising Rivals (Elite Four) sets. Whiscash appears as a Rare Card in the EX Deoxys and Mysterious Treasures sets.

[edit] Anime/Manga Information

[edit] Anime

A Wild Wishcash that had grown to ginormous proportions was featured in the episode Whiscash and Ash. The Giant Whiscash tried to eat Ash's Hoenn Gym Badges, only to eat something else towards the end of the episode: the Master Ball, thrown at the Wishcash by the Master Fisherman.

Juan used a Whiscash in a Gym Battle against Ash in the Episode Eight Ain't Enough. It defeated Corphish but was defeated by Swellow.

[edit] Movies

Another Trainer used a Whiscash in the film Pokémon Ranger and the Temple of the Sea, the only appearance in the films thus far for Whiscash.

[edit] Manga

Whiscash's Manga info is unknown at this time.

[edit] Pokémon Information

[edit] Competitive Battling

Whiscash finds itself in the Never-Utilized and Rarely-Utilized Tiers of Competitive Battling. Its Hidden Ability Hydration gives it more longevity with Rain Dance support from either a teammate or itself, especially combined with Rest. Additionally, it can use Dragon Dance to boost both its Attack and Speed to dangerous levels.

Without Statistic boosts, Whiscash still has bulk to deal with, but can be dealt with relatively easily by using a Grass-Type attack, which it takes 4 times the damage from. Also, eliminating the rain with another weather condition or using a Pokémon with the Cloud Nine Ability will take its Hidden Ability out of play.

[edit] Area Location

Game Rarity Location
Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald Common (Fish with Good Rod) Meteor Falls
Victory Road B2
FireRed/Leaf Green None Trade
Diamond/Pearl 2% (Fish with Super Rod) Oreburgh Gate: B1
Diamond/Pearl 5% (Fish with Super Rod) Celestic Town
Diamond/Pearl 35% (Fish with Super Rod) Route 208
Route 212: South
Diamond/Pearl 60% (Fish with Super Rod) Great Marsh
Platinum 5%(Fish with Super Rod)
5%(Fish with Super Rod)
5% (Fish with Good Rod)
35% (Fish with Super Rod)
Great Marsh (all areas)
Mt Coronet (4F)
Route 228
Route 225
Diamond/Pearl/Platinum 35% (Fish with Super Rod) Route 205: North
Route 210: North
Route 227
Ravaged Path
Eterna City
Mt. Coronet (B1)
Mt. Coronet: Route 207 Entrance
Heart Gold/Soul Silver 100% (Fish with Super Rod) Violet City (Fish with Super Rod during Swarm)
Black/White 10% (Fish with Super Rod) at Shaking Spots Route 8
Icirrus City
Moor of Icirrus
Black 2/White 2 10% (Fish with Super Rod) at Shaking Spots Route 8
Icirrus City
Moor of Icirrus

[edit] Pokédex Entries

Pokédex Entries

Gen Game Pokedex Entry
Pokémon Red N/A
Pokémon Blue N/A
Pokémon Yellow N/A

II Pokémon Gold N/A
II Pokémon Silver N/A
II Pokémon Crystal N/A

III Pokémon Ruby Whiscash is extremely territorial. Just one of these Pokémon will claim a large pond as its exclusive territory. If a foe approaches it, it thrashes about and triggers a massive earthquake.
III Pokémon Sapphire If Whiscash goes on a wild rampage, it sets off a quake-like tremor with a radius of over three miles. This Pokémon has the ability to predict real earthquakes.
III Pokémon Emerald Mysteriously, it can foretell earthquakes. In the daytime, it sleeps in mud at the bottom of a pond. When it awakens, it continually feeds throughout the night.
III Pokémon FireRed It makes its nest at the bottom of swamps. It will eat anything--if it is alive, Whiscash will eat it.
III Pokémon LeafGreen It makes its nest at the bottom of swamps. It will eat anything--if it is alive, Whiscash will eat it.

IV Pokémon Diamond It is very territorial. It repels foes by setting of tremors that extend over a three-mile radius.
IV Pokémon Pearl As a result of causing tremors by thrashing about, it developed the ability to foretell real quakes.
IV Pokémon Platinum It is extremely protective of its territory. If any foe approaches, it attacks using vicious tremors.
IV Pokémon HeartGold It claims a large swamp to itself. If a foe comes near it, it sets off tremors by thrashing about.
IV Pokémon SoulSilver It claims a large swamp to itself. If a foe comes near it, it sets off tremors by thrashing about.

V Pokémon Black It is extremely protective of its territory. If any foe approaches, it attacks using vicious tremors.
V Pokémon White It is extremely protective of its territory. If any foe approaches, it attacks using vicious tremors.
V Pokémon Black 2 It is extremely protective of its territory. If any foe approaches, it attacks using vicious tremors.
V Pokémon White 2 It is extremely protective of its territory. If any foe approaches, it attacks using vicious tremors.

VI Pokémon X
VI Pokémon Y

[edit] Pokéathlon Statistics


[edit] Statistics

Base Stats
- 330 424 -
114 161 255 280
135 151 245 269
Sp. Atk
141 157 251 276
Sp. Def
132 147 241 265
112 125 219 240

[edit] Moves

[edit] Via Level-Up

Level Move Type Power Acc% Class
Start Zen Headbutt Psychic.png 80 90 Physical
Start Tickle Normal.png N/A 100 Status
Start Mud-Slap Ground.png 20 100 Special
Mud Sport Ground.png N/A N/A Status
Water Sport Water.png N/A N/A Status
10 Water Gun Water.png 40 100 Special
14 Mud Bomb Ground.png 65 85 Special
18 Amnesia Psychic.png N/A N/A Status
22 Water Pulse Water.png 60 100 Special
26 Magnitude Ground.png ?? 100 Physical
33 Rest Psychic.png N/A N/A Status
33 Snore Normal.png 40 100 Special
39 Aqua Tail Water.png 90 90 Physical
45 Earthquake Ground.png 100 100 Physical
51 Future Sight Psychic.png 100 100 Special
57 Fissure Ground.png ?? 30 Physical

[edit] Via TM/HM

TM/HM No. Move Type Power Acc% Class
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
TM17 Protect Normal.png -- -- Status
TM18 Rain Dance Water.png -- -- Status
TM21 Frustration Normal.png  ?? 100 Physical
TM26 Earthquake Ground.png 100 100 Physical
TM27 Return Normal.png  ?? 100 Physical
TM32 Double Team Normal.png -- -- Status
TM37 Sandstorm Rock.png -- -- Status
TM39 Rock Tomb Rock.png 60 95 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
TM68 Giga Impact Normal.png 150 90 Physical
TM71 Stone Edge Rock.png 100 80 Physical
TM78 Bulldoze Ground.png 60 100 Physical
TM80 Rock Slide Rock.png 75 90 Physical
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
Thrash Normal.png 120 100% Physical
Whirlpool Water.png 35 85% Special
Spark Electric.png 65 100% Physical
Hydro Pump Water.png 120 100% Special
Flail Normal.png  ?? 100% Physical
Take Down Normal.png 90 85% Physical
Dragon Dance Dragon.png -- --% Status
Earth Power Ground.png 90 100% Special
Mud Shot Ground.png 55 95% Special
Muddy Water Water.png 95 85% Special

[edit] Via Dream World (Barboach)

Move Type Power Acc% Class
Sleep Talk Normal.png -- --% Status

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

Move Type Power Acc% Class
Aqua Tail Water.png 90 90% Physical
Bounce Flying.png 85 85% Physical
Earth Power Ground.png 90 100% Special
Icy Wind Ice.png 55 95% Special
Sleep Talk Normal.png -- --% Status
Snore Normal.png 40 100% Special
Zen Headbutt Psychic.png 80 90% Physical

[edit] Generation III Exclusive Move Tutor Moves (Fire Red/Leaf Green)

Move Type Power Acc% Class
Double-Edge Normal.png 120 100% Physical
Mimic Normal.png -- --% Status

[edit] Generation IV Exclusive Moves

[edit] Via TM/HM

[edit] Via Move Tutor (Heart Gold/Soul Silver)

Move Type Power Acc% Class
Headbutt Normal.png 70 100% Physical

[edit] Evolution Line

Evolution Line
Barboach Whiscash
Level 30

[edit] Type Matchups

Type Attack Advantages Attack Disadvantages Defense Advantages Defense Disadvantages

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