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Oshawott (Pokémon)

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Enbuoh #500: Enbuoh
Pokémon
#502: Futachimaru Futachimaru
This article is about the species. For a specific instance of this species, see Oshawott (disambiguation).
Oshawott
ミジュマル Mijumaru
#501
501Oshawott.png
Art by Ken Sugimori from Black and White
Type
Water '
Category
Sea Otter Pokémon
Abilities
Torrent Shell Armor
Hidden Ability
Exp. at Lv. 100
1,059,860
Regional Pokédex numbers
Unova
#007
Regional Browser numbers
Height
1'08"
Imperial
0.5 m
Metric
Weight
13 lbs.
Imperial
5.9 kg
Metric
Dex color
Blue
Catch rate
45 (5.9%)
Body style
BodyUnknown.png
Footprint
 F501.png 
Gender ratio
87.5% male, 12.5% female
Breeding
Ground group 21 cycles
(5355 minimum steps)
EV yield
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
1
Sp.Def
0
Speed
0
Base Exp.: 28 Battle Exp.: 281*

Oshawott (Japanese: ミジュマル Mijumaru) is a Template:Type2 Pokémon.

It evolves into Futachimaru starting at level 17, which evolves into Daikenki starting at level 36.

Along with Snivy and Tepig, Oshawott is one of the starter Pokémon of the Unova region, able to be chosen at the beginning of Pokémon Black and White.

Biology

Physiology

Oshawott is a bipedal sea otter-like Pokémon, primarily light blue, dark blue, and white in coloration. Oshawott has a rounded, spherical white head, with small, triangular dark-blue ears to the sides. Oshawott's eyes are large, dark, and ovoid in shape; its dark-orange nose is shaped like an oval on its side. Oshawott also possesses speckles to the sides of its face, most likely meant to be a stylistic implication of short whiskers in the common manner of cartoon canines, and light blue bubble-esque features composing a "collar" around its neck. Oshawott's torso is light blue, and decorated with a pale yellow seashell feature in the center. Made out of keratin, this appendage can be removed and used in various ways; mainly, as a weapon. Its small, digit-less and somewhat rounded arms are white in coloration, with its feet—having, unlike its forearms, discernible digits—colored dark blue. Oshawott also possesses a slightly plank-shaped dark blue tail and a pair of fangs unseen until it opens its mouth.

Gender differences

None.

Special abilities

It can fight skillfully by detaching the seashell-shaped appendage on its belly. This shell can be used for a variety of different things, such as a acting like a weapon, shield, and boomerang.

Behavior

If Oshawott is attacked, it will fight back using its shell attachment without any hesitation.

Habitat

Oshawott mainly live in water but may come to land.

Diet

Main article: Pokémon food

In the anime

Oshawott in the anime

Major appearances

Ash's Oshawott

Main article: Ash's Oshawott

Ash's Oshawott first appears in BW001, under the ownership of Professor Araragi. He begins to admire Ash and decides to leave the lab and follow him wherever he goes. He then saves Ash and Iris from Team Rocket in BW002 and reappears again in BW003 where he officially joins Ash's party.

Minor appearances

Pokédex entries

Episode Pokémon Source Entry
BW003 Oshawott Ash's Pokédex Oshawott, the Otter Pokémon. The sea shell-like shallop can be removed from its stomach and used for attacking and defending.
This concludes the entries from the Best Wishes series.

In the manga

The Unova Starters

In the Pokémon Adventures manga

Oshawott, along with Tepig and Snivy appear when Black accidentally drops his box containing the Pokémon. When Poka and Snivy begin fighting, Oshawott attempts to break them up, only to get hurt in the process. After getting annoyed, it attacks them and sends Poka running off.

In the Pokémon Master Black & White manga

Oshawott is Bel's starter Pokémon in the Pokémon Master Black & White manga series.

In the TCG

Main article: Oshawott (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 あなかの ホタチで たたかう。 こうげきを うけとめてから すかさず きりつけて はんげきするのだ。
White おなかの ホタチは ツメと おなじ せいぶんで できている。おなかから はずして こがたなとして つかう。
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
One Starter Pokémon from Professor Araragi
Black 2 White 2
None Trade
Dream World
None
Generation VI
X Y
None Trade


In side games

Held items

Stats

Base stats

Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
HP: 55
115 - 162 220 - 314
Attack: 55
54 - 117 103 - 229
Defense: 45
45 - 106 85 - 207
Sp.Atk: 63
61 - 126 117 - 247
Sp.Def: 45
45 - 106 85 - 207
Speed: 45
45 - 106 85 - 207
Total: 308   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
055 Tail Whip Normal Status 0000 100100% 30
077 Water Gun Water Special 04040 100100% 25
1111 Water Sport Water Status 0000 —% 15
1313 Focus Energy Normal Status 0000 —% 30
1717 Shell Blade Water Physical 07575 09595% 10
1919 Fury Cutter Bug Physical 02020 09595% 20
2323 Water Pulse Water Special 06060 100100% 20
2525 Revenge Fighting Physical 06060 100100% 10
2929 Aqua Jet Water Physical 04040 100100% 20
3131 Encore Normal Status 0000 100100% 5
3535 Aqua Tail Water Physical 09090 09090% 10
3737 Retaliation Normal Physical 07070 100100% 5
4141 Swords Dance Normal Status 0000 —% 30
4343 Hydro Pump Water Special 120120 08080% 5
  • A level of "Start" indicates a move that will be known by a Oshawott obtained at level 1 in Generation V
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Oshawott
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Oshawott
  • 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 Ice Sprite.png TM14 Blizzard Ice Special 120120 070}}70% 5
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 Ground Sprite.png TM28 Dig Ground Physical 08080 100}}100% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM32 Double Team Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 15
Bag TM Flying Sprite.png TM40 Aerial Ace Flying Physical 06060 —}}—% 20
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 Normal Sprite.png TM54 False Swipe Normal Physical 04040 100}}100% 40
Bag TM Water Sprite.png TM55 Boiling Water Water Special 08080 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Dark Sprite.png TM56 Fling Dark Physical 0000 100}}100% 10
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM67 Retaliation Normal Physical 07070 100}}100% 5
Bag TM Normal Sprite.png TM75 Swords Dance Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 30
Bag TM Bug Sprite.png TM81 X-Scissor Bug Physical 08080 100}}100% 15
Bag TM Grass Sprite.png TM86 Grass Knot Grass Special 0000 100}}100% 20
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 TM Fighting Sprite.png TM94 Rock Smash Fighting Physical 04040 100}}100% 15
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 Oshawott
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Oshawott

By breeding

Generation V
Other generations:
VI
 Father   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
Farfetch'dKoromoriKokoromori Air Slash Flying Special 75 95% 20
RattataRaticateMeowthPersianMankeyPrimeape
UmbreonGirafarigDonphanPoochyenaMightyenaWeavile
TepigChaobooEnbuohChoronekoLepardasKoromori
KokoromoriMegurocoWaruvileWaruvial
Assurance Dark Physical 50 100% 10
SeelDewgongWailmerWailordPiplupPrinplup
EmpoleonHiyappuKumasyunTsunbear
Brine Water Special 65 100% 10
SkittySpinda Copycat Normal Status —% 20
ZangooseAbsolLucarioMinezumiMiruhogKojofu
Kojondo
Detect Fighting Status —% 5
DugtrioMeowthPersianFarfetch'dSeviperAbsol
StunkySkuntankWeavileChoronekoLepardasZoroark
Night Slash Dark Physical 70 100% 15
EkansArbokMeowthPersianPsyduckGolduck
MankeyPrimeapeAipomAmbipomUmbreonDunsparce
SneaselWeavileSeviperKecleonStunkySkuntank
Screech Normal Status 85% 40
Eevee Trump Card Normal Special —% 5
  • Moves marked with an asterisk (*) must be chain bred onto Oshawott 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 Oshawott in that game.
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Oshawott
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Oshawott

By tutoring

Generation V
Other generations:
VI
 Game   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
B W B2 W2 Water Oath Water Special 50 100% 10
  • A black abbreviation in a colored box indicates that Oshawott can be tutored the move in that game
  • A colored abbreviation in a white box indicates that Oshawott cannot be tutored the move in that game
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Oshawott
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Oshawott

Special moves

TCG-only moves

Side game data

Evolution

Oshawott
Unevolved
Oshawott
 Water 
Rare Candy
Level 17


Futachimaru
First evolution
Futachimaru
 Water 
Rare Candy
Level 36


Daikenki
Second evolution
Daikenki
 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 501.png Spr 5b2 501.png Spr b 5b 501.png
Spr 5b 501 s.png Spr 5b 501 s.png Spr b 5b 501 s.png
Oshawott For other sprites and images, please see Oshawott images on Bulbagarden Archives.

Trivia

The three silhouettes on Pokémon Sunday
  • Oshawott and its fellow Black and White starters were first revealed as silhouettes on the May 9, 2010 episode of Pokémon Sunday. They were later revealed in full in the June 2010 issue of CoroCoro.
  • Oshawott is the first Template:Type2 starter Pokémon to be based on a mammal as well as the first mammalian starter not to be Template:Type2.
  • Oshawott and its evolutions are the only Template:Type2 starter Pokémon that are not in any of the Water egg groups, being exclusive to the Ground egg group.
  • Oshawott has the lowest base stat total of all Template:Type2 starter Pokémon.
  • Oshawott is the only unevolved Water-type starter Pokémon not to have the letter 'i' in its name.
  • Ken Sugimori said that Oshawott and its evolutions were the hardest for the team to design during production, as conceptualizing its evolutions were difficult. They eventually settled on a samurai theme and making its final form a sea lion after a trip to an aquarium.

Origin

Oshawott appears to be based on a sea otter. Using its shell as a sword is a direct reference to the Samurai.

Name origin

Oshawott possibly derives from ocean, shell, water and otter; it may possibly be a corruption of "ocean water". The osha part could be a corruption of O-shaped, given that its Japanese name contains maru, meaning round. It could also make reference to George Ohsawa, a famed dietitian born into a poor samurai family during the Meiji Restoration of Japan. Its Japanese name may be derived from 水 mizu, water or 未熟 mijuku, naive or immature, and 丸 maru, round. -maru is also a common suffix in male Japanese names. The syllable mi in its name, meaning "three" or "third", may imply a lineage within the evolutionary line with Mijumaru being third in line.

In other languages

  • French: Moustillon - Derived of the familiar french moussaillon (ship's boy) and latin mustelidae (scientific family of the otter).
  • German: Ottaro


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