Finneon (Pokémon)

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ケイコウオ Keikouo
Artwork from D/P
Water '
Wing Fish Pokémon
Swift Swim or Storm Drain
Exp. at Lv. 100
Regional Pokédex numbers
Regional Browser numbers
0.4 m
15.4 lbs.
7.0 kg
Dex color
Catch rate
190 (24.8%)
Body style
Gender ratio
Water 2 group 1 cycles
(255 minimum steps)
EV yield
Base Exp.: 90 Battle Exp.: 901*

Finneon (Japanese: ケイコウオ Keikouo) is a Water-type Pokémon.



Finneon is a small fish Pokémon with a football-shaped body. The bottom half of its body is light-blue while the top half is black. A purple stripe runs across Finneon's horizontal length. Finneon has small blue pectoral fins, two black oval-shaped dorsal fins and purple eyes. Finneon's most notable feature is the pair of caudal fins that resemble a pair of blue butterfly wings with purple spots. It is these fins that have given this Pokémon the nickname "Beautifly Of The Sea."

Gender differences

The bottom lobes of a female's tail fin are bigger than a male's.

Special abilities

Finneon can use various Template:Type2 attacks such as Water Gun and Surf as well as Ice Beam and Blizzard. To coincide with the fact that Finneon looks as if it has a pair of butterfly wings, it can learn Silver Wind, Gust and U-turn.




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In the anime

Finneon makes a very small appearance in The Rise of Darkrai with a school of Finneon and a few Lumineon.

Finneon is going to make its second appearance, in DP077 under the ownership of Zoey. It is revealed that she is going to enter it in the Wallace Cup.

In the manga

In the TCG

Main article: Finneon (TCG)

Game data

Pokédex entries

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation IV.
Generation I
Red {{{redbluedex}}}
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 After long exposure to sunlight, the patterns on its tail fins shine vividly when darkness arrives.
Pearl The way its two tail fins flutter while it swims has earned it the nickname "Beautifly of the Sea."
Platinum {{{platinumdex}}}
HeartGold {{{heartgolddex}}}
SoulSilver {{{soulsilverdex}}}
Generation V
Black {{{blackdex}}}
White {{{whitedex}}}
Black 2 {{{black2dex}}}
White 2 {{{white2dex}}}
Generation VI
X Unknown
Y Unknown

Game locations

Game Rarity Location
Pokémon Diamond and Pearl Uncommon Fuego Ironworks, Iron Island, Canalave City, Valley Windworks and Routes 205, 218, 219 and 220 (fish with Good Rod)

In side games

Game Location
Everyone's Pokémon Ranch Random trade with Yukari *

Base stats

Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
HP: 49
109 - 156 208 - 302
Attack: 49
48 - 111 92 - 216
Defense: 56
54 - 118 105 - 232
Sp.Atk: 49
48 - 111 92 - 216
Sp.Def: 61
59 - 124 114 - 243
Speed: 66
63 - 129 123 - 254
Total: 330   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

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By leveling up

Generation IV
Lv. Move Type Cat.
Start Pound Normal Physical
6 Water Gun Water Special
10 Attract Normal Status
13 Rain Dance Water Status
17 Gust Flying Special
22 Water Pulse Water Special
26 Captivate Normal Status
29 Safeguard Normal Status
33 Aqua Ring Water Status
38 Whirlpool Water Special
42 U-turn Bug Physical
45 Bounce Flying Physical
49 Silver Wind Bug Special


# Generation IV
TM03 Water Pulse
TM06 Toxic
TM07 Hail
TM10 Hidden Power
TM13 Ice Beam
TM14 Blizzard
TM17 Protect
TM18 Rain Dance
TM20 Safeguard
TM21 Frustration
TM27 Return
TM32 Double Team
TM42 Facade
TM43 Secret Power
TM44 Rest
TM45 Attract
TM55 Brine
TM58 Endure
TM62 Silver Wind
TM66 Payback
TM70 Flash
TM78 Captivate
TM82 Sleep Talk
TM83 Natural Gift
TM87 Swagger
TM89 U-turn
TM90 Substitute
HM03 Surf
HM05 Defog
TM07 Waterfall

By breeding


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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
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Finneon For other sprites and images, please see Finneon images on Bulbagarden Archives.



Finneon's large tail fins are similar to the Freshwater butterflyfish, and they also resemble wings of actual butterflies. It also resembles a Neon tetra.

Name Origin

Finneon's name is a combination of "fin", and "neon".

The name Keikouo is a portmanteau of the words 蛍光 keikou "fluorescence", and 魚 uo, "fish".

Its French name, Ecayon, comes from écaille and rayon.

In other languages

External links

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