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* Basurao is the only Pokémon capable of having four different abilities.
 
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===Origin===
 
===Origin===
Basurao were most likely inspired by {{wp|Siamese fighting fish|betta fish}}. Both sexes of betta display horizontal bars of color either when frightened or setting up a pecking order. They are very violent and can even fight to the death. Its appearance may have been based on a {{wp|bass (fish)|bass}} or {{wp|pirahna}}, one of which has historically been viewed as violent.
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Basurao were most likely inspired by {{wp|Siamese fighting fish|betta fish}}. Both sexes of betta display horizontal bars of color either when frightened or setting up a pecking order. They are very violent and can even fight to the death. Its appearance may have been based on a {{wp|bass (fish)|bass}} or {{wp|piranha}}, one of which has historically been viewed as violent.
   
 
====Name origin====
 
====Name origin====

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Doredia #549: Doredia
Pokémon
#551: Meguroco Meguroco
Basurao
バスラオ Basurao
#550
160px
Art of Red Stripe Basurao from Black and White
Type
Water '
Category
Violent Pokémon
Abilities
RecklessAdaptability or Rock Head* Mold Breaker
Hidden Ability
Exp. at Lv. 100
1,000,000
Regional Pokédex numbers
Not in any regional Pokédex
Regional Browser numbers
Height
0'0"
Imperial
1.0 m
Metric
Weight
0.0 lbs.
Imperial
18.0 kg
Metric
Dex color
Green
Catch rate
25 (3.3%)
Body style
BodyUnknown.png
Footprint
 F550.png 
Gender ratio
50% male, 50% female
Breeding
Water 2 group 41 cycles
(10455 minimum steps)
EV yield
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
2
Base Exp.: 161 Battle Exp.: 1611*

(Japanese: バスラオ Basurao) is a Template:Type2 Pokémon introduced in Generation V.

Basurao have two different appearances: one has a red stripe and iris, with a round eye and spiky fins; the other has a blue stripe and iris, with a slit eye and smooth fins. The two different kinds do not get along.

Biology

Physiology

Basurao has the look of a typical fish, with its bottom part being green and its top part being black, the two parts being separated by a bright red or blue stripe, the rarity of each depending on which game it is encountered in. The red form has a round eye and spiky fins, the blue form has a thin eye and smooth fins. They both have a spiky dorsal fin and a big jaw.

Gender differences

None.

Special abilities

Behavior

Basurao are violent in nature, and they have a particular dislike for differently colored Basurao. Red and blue Basurao tend to fight each other immediately upon meeting. Occasionally, opposite colors of these Pokémon will get mixed into the other's school.

Habitat

Diet

Main article: Pokémon food

In the anime

Major appearances

Minor appearances

In the manga

In the Pokémon Master Black & White manga

In PMBW02, Cheren uses a Basurao against Monta in a triple battle.

In the TCG

Main article: Basurao (TCG)

Game data

Pokédex entries

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation V.
Generation I
Red {{{redbluedex}}}
Blue
Yellow {{{yellowdex}}}
Stadium {{{stadiumdex}}}
Generation II
Gold {{{golddex}}}
Silver {{{silverdex}}}
Crystal {{{crystaldex}}}
Stadium 2 Unknown
Generation III
Ruby {{{rubydex}}}
Sapphire {{{sapphiredex}}}
Emerald {{{emeralddex}}}
FireRed {{{firereddex}}}
LeafGreen {{{leafgreendex}}}
Generation IV
Diamond {{{diamonddex}}}
Pearl {{{pearldex}}}
Platinum {{{platinumdex}}}
HeartGold {{{heartgolddex}}}
SoulSilver {{{soulsilverdex}}}
Generation V
Black あかと あおの バスラオは すぐに けんかするほど なかが わるい。とても らんぼうな ポケモン。
White あかと あおの バスラオは なかが わるいが なぜか いろの ちがう こたいが むれに まぎれこんでいる。
Black 2 {{{black2dex}}}
White 2 {{{white2dex}}}
Generation VI
X Unknown
Y Unknown

Game locations

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation V.
Generation I
Red Blue
None Trade
Blue (Japan)
None Trade
Yellow
None Trade
Generation II
Gold Silver
None Trade
Crystal
None Trade
Generation III
Ruby Sapphire
None Trade
Emerald
None Trade
FireRed LeafGreen
None Trade
Colosseum
None Trade
XD
None Trade
Generation IV
Diamond Pearl
None Trade
Platinum
None Trade
HeartGold SoulSilver
None Trade
Pal Park
None
Pokéwalker
None
Generation V
Black White
Unknown Anywhere with water by surfing or fishing
Black 2 White 2
None Trade
Dream World
None
Generation VI
X Y
None Trade


In side games

Held items

Game Held Item(s)
Black White DeepSeaTooth DeepSeaTooth (5%) DeepSeaScale DeepSeaScale (5%)

Stats

Base stats

Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
HP: 70
130 - 177 250 - 344
Attack: 92
87 - 158 170 - 311
Defense: 65
63 - 128 121 - 251
Sp.Atk: 80
76 - 145 148 - 284
Sp.Def: 55
54 - 117 103 - 229
Speed: 98
92 - 165 180 - 324
Total: 460   Other Pokémon with this total  
  • Minimum stats are calculated with 0 EVs, IVs of 0, and a hindering nature, if applicable.
  • Maximum stats are calculated with 252 EVs, IVs of 31, and a helpful nature, if applicable.


Type effectiveness

Under normal battle conditions in Generation V, this Pokémon is:
Damaged
normally by:
Normal
Fighting
Flying
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel ½×
Fire ½×
Water ½×
Grass
Electric
Psychic
Ice ½×
Dragon
Dark
None
Weak to:
Normal
Fighting
Flying
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel ½×
Fire ½×
Water ½×
Grass
Electric
Psychic
Ice ½×
Dragon
Dark
None
Immune to:
Normal
Fighting
Flying
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel ½×
Fire ½×
Water ½×
Grass
Electric
Psychic
Ice ½×
Dragon
Dark
None
Resistant to:
Normal
Fighting
Flying
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel ½×
Fire ½×
Water ½×
Grass
Electric
Psychic
Ice ½×
Dragon
Dark
None

Learnset

By leveling up

Generation V
Other generations:
VI
 Level   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
00Start Tackle Normal Physical 05050 100100% 35
00Start Water Gun Water Special 04040 100100% 25
044 Uproar Normal Special 09090 100100% 10
077 Headbutt Normal Physical 07070 100100% 15
1010 Bite Dark Physical 06060 100100% 25
1313 Aqua Jet Water Physical 04040 100100% 20
1616 Little by Little Normal Physical 07070 100100% 20
2020 Take Down Normal Physical 09090 08585% 20
2424 Crunch Dark Physical 08080 100100% 15
2828 Aqua Tail Water Physical 09090 09090% 10
3232 Waterlog Water Status 0000 100100% 20
3636 Double-Edge Normal Physical 120120 100100% 15
4141 Scary Face Normal Status 0000 100100% 10
4646 Flail Normal Physical 0000 100100% 15
5151 Extreme Risk Fighting Special 0000 100100% 5
5656 Thrash Normal Physical 120120 100100% 10
  • A level of "Start" indicates a move that will be known by a Basurao obtained at level 1 in Generation V
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Basurao
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Basurao
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see level-up moves from other generations

By TM/HM

Generation V
Other generations:
VI
 TM   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
Bag TM Poison Sprite.png TM06 Toxic Poison Status 0000 090}}90% 10
Bag TM Ice Sprite.png TM07 Hail Ice Status 0000 —}}—% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM10 Hidden Power Normal Special 0000 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Dark Sprite.png TM12 Taunt Dark Status 0000 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Ice Sprite.png TM13 Ice Beam Ice Special 09595 100}}100% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM17 Protect Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 10
Bag TM Water Sprite.png TM18 Rain Dance Water Status 0000 —}}—% 5
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM21 Frustration Normal Physical 0000 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM27 Return Normal Physical 0000 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM32 Double Team Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 15
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM42 Facade Normal Physical 07070 100}}100% 20
Bag TM Psychic Sprite.png TM44 Rest Psychic Status 0000 —}}—% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM45 Attract Normal Status 0000 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM48 Canon Normal Special 06060 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Water Sprite.png TM55 Boiling Water Water Special 08080 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM87 Swagger Normal Status 0000 090}}90% 15
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM90 Substitute Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 10
Bag HM Normal Sprite.png HM01 Cut Normal Physical 05050 095}}95% 30
Bag HM Water Sprite.png HM03 Surf Water Special 09595 100}}100% 15
Bag HM Water Sprite.png HM05 Waterfall Water Physical 08080 100}}100% 15
Bag HM Water Sprite.png HM06 Dive Water Physical 08080 100}}100% 10
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Basurao
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Basurao

By breeding

Generation V
Other generations:
VI
 Father   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
GoldeenSeakingCarvanhaSharpedoLuvdisc Agility Psychic Status —% 30
ChinchouLanturnRemoraidOctillery BubbleBeam Water Special 65 100% 20
QwilfishWailmerWailordMamanbou Brine Water Special 65 100% 10
BarboachWhiscashRelicanth Muddy Water* Water Special 95 85% 10
GoldeenSeakingRemoraidOctilleryBarboachWhiscash
Relicanth
Mud Shot* Ground Special 55 95% 15
CarvanhaSharpedo Rage Normal Physical 20 100% 20
Qwilfish Revenge Fighting Physical 60 100% 10
RemoraidOctilleryCarvanhaSharpedo Swift* Normal Special 60 —% 20
WailmerWailordFinneonLumineon Whirlpool Water Special 35 85% 15
  • Moves marked with an asterisk (*) must be chain bred onto Basurao in Generation V
  • Moves marked with a double dagger (‡) can only be bred from a Pokémon who learned the move in an earlier generation.
  • Moves marked with a superscript game abbreviation can only be bred onto Basurao in that game.
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Basurao
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Basurao

By tutoring

Generation V
Other generations:
VI
 Game   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
This Pokémon learns no moves by tutoring.
  • A black abbreviation in a colored box indicates that Basurao can be tutored the move in that game
  • A colored abbreviation in a white box indicates that Basurao cannot be tutored the move in that game
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Basurao
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Basurao

Special moves

TCG-only moves

Side game data

Evolution

Red Stripe

Red Stripe
Basurao
Does not evolve
Basurao
 Water 

Blue Stripe
Basurao
Does not evolve
Basurao
 Water 

Sprites

Gen Game
I Red Blue Yellow Red (Ja) Green Back
This Pokémon did not appear during Generation I.
II Gold Silver Crystal   Back
This Pokémon did not appear during Generation II.
III Ruby Sapphire Emerald FireRed LeafGreen Back
This Pokémon did not appear during Generation III.
IV Diamond Pearl Platinum HeartGold SoulSilver Back
This Pokémon did not appear during Generation IV.
V Black White Black 2 White 2 Back
Spr 5b 550.png Spr 5b 550.png Spr b 5b 550.png
Spr 5b 550B.png Spr 5b 550B.png Spr b 5b 550B.png
Spr 5b 550 s.png Spr 5b 550 s.png Spr b 5b 550 s.png
Spr 5b 550B s.png Spr 5b 550B s.png Spr b 5b 550B s.png
BasuraoBasurao For other sprites and images, please see Basurao images on Bulbagarden Archives.

Trivia

  • Basurao is the only Pokémon capable of having four different abilities.

Origin

Basurao were most likely inspired by betta fish. Both sexes of betta display horizontal bars of color either when frightened or setting up a pecking order. They are very violent and can even fight to the death. Its appearance may have been based on a bass or piranha, one of which has historically been viewed as violent.

Name origin

Its name is probably a combination of バス Basu, bass, and バカラオ Bakarao, bacalhau, salt cod.

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