Deep Sea Scale

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Deep Sea Scale
しんかいのウロコ
Deep-Sea Scale
Deep Sea Scale
Deep Sea Scale
Pokémon Global Link artwork
Introduced in Generation III
Pocket
Generation III Bag Items pocket icon.png Items
Generation IV Bag Items pocket icon.png Items
Generation V Bag Items pocket icon.png Items (Held items)
Generation VI Bag Items pocket icon.png Items
Generation VII Bag Items pocket icon.png Items
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Power 30

The Deep Sea Scale (Japanese: しんかいのウロコ Deep-Sea Scale), formatted DeepSeaScale prior to Generation VI and Deepseascale in the Pokémon Mystery Dungeon series, is a type of held item introduced in Generation III. It allows Clamperl to evolve into Gorebyss, and also boosts the Special Defense of a Clamperl that holds it.

In the core series games

Price

Games Cost Sell price
RSEFRLG
DPPtHGSS
BW
N/A PokémonDollar.png100
B2W2 PokémonDollar.png2000 PokémonDollar.png100
XYORAS N/A PokémonDollar.png100
SM N/A PokémonDollar.png1,000

Effect

In battle

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If held by Clamperl, doubles its Special Defense.

Outside of battle

Causes Clamperl to evolve into Gorebyss when traded while holding it. This consumes the Deep Sea Scale.

Description

Games Description
RSE A hold item that raises the Sp. Def of Clamperl.
FRLG An item to be held by a Pokémon. A scale that shines a faint pink. It raises the Sp. Def stat.
Colo.XD A hold item that raises the Sp. Def of Clamperl.
DPPtHGSS An item to be held by Clamperl. A scale that shines a faint pink, it raises the Sp. Def stat.
BWB2W2 An item to be held by Clamperl. A scale that shines a faint pink, it raises the Sp. Def stat.
XYORAS
SM
An item to be held by Clamperl. This scale shines with a faint pink and raises the holder's Sp. Def stat.

Acquisition

Games Finite methods Repeatable methods
RSE Slateport Harbor (give Scanner to Captain Stern)
DPPt Held by wild Chinchou (5% chance), wild Lanturn (5% chance), and wild Relicanth (5% chance)
HGSS Route 20 Held by wild Chinchou (5% chance), wild Lanturn (5% chance), and wild Relicanth (5% chance)
PBR 14400 Poké Coupons
BW Route 13 Route 13 (treasure hunter); held by wild Chinchou (5% chance), wild Lanturn (5% chance), wild Gorebyss (5% chance), wild Relicanth (5% chance), and wild Basculin (Blue-Striped) (5% chance)
B2W2 Join Avenue (Antique Shop); White Forest (Store 2); held by wild Chinchou (5% chance), wild Lanturn (5% chance), wild Gorebyss (5% chance), wild Relicanth (5% chance), and wild Basculin (Blue-Striped) (5% chance)
XY Azure Bay Held by wild Chinchou (5% chance), wild Lanturn (5% chance), wild Gorebyss (5% chance), wild Relicanth (5% chance), and wild Basculin (Blue-Striped) (5% chance)
ORAS Held by wild Chinchou (5% chance), wild Lanturn (5% chance), and wild Relicanth (5% chance);
Crescent Isle; Mirage Mountains (west of Route 104, north of Lilycove City, north of Route 125, northeast of Route 125, east of Route 125, southeast of Route 129, south of Route 129, south of Route 131), Mauville Food CourtAS
PMC Balloon Popping (Lv. 1)
SM Battle Tree (32 BP), held by wild Chinchou (5% chance) and wild Relicanth (5% chance)

In spin-off games

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon series

The Deepseascale appears in Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Red Rescue Team and Blue Rescue Team and Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness, and Explorers of Sky.

Price

Games Cost Sell price
MDRB 3000Poké currency.png 1Poké currency.png
MDTDS 1000Poké currency.png 1Poké currency.png

Effect

If the player offers both a Link Cable and Deepseascale at Luminous Cave or Luminous Spring, Clamperl can be evolved into Gorebyss. This consumes the Link Cable and Deepseascale.

If thrown, it will deal 1 damage (2 if sticky). Using this item in a dungeon will consume it, with no effect.

Description

Games Description
MDRB It enables a certain kind of Pokémon to evolve. Give it to the Pokémon when it's ready to evolve.
MDTDS A pretty scale that shines faintly. It allows a certain kind of Pokémon to evolve.

Acquisition

Games Finite methods Repeatable methods
MDRB Grand Sea (15F, if the player has none), Far-off Sea (51-75F)
MDTDS Treasure boxes, Job requests (★3-★9)
Happy Outlook (Kecleon Shop: B3F, B5F, B7F, B9F, B11F, B13F, B15F, B17F, B19F), Mt. Mistral (Kecleon Shop: 3F, 5F, 7F, 9F, 11F, 13F, 15F, 17F, 19F), Shimmer Hill (Kecleon Shop: 2F, 4F, 6F, 8F, 10F, 12F, 14F, 16F), Lost Wilderness (Kecleon Shop: B3F, B5F, B7F, B9F, B11F, B13F, B15F, B17F)

Appearance

MDBag Deepseascale III Sprite.png MDBag Deepseascale Sprite.png
Sprite from
Red Rescue Team and
Blue Rescue Team
Sprite from
Explorers of Time,
Darkness
, and Sky

In the anime

A Deep Sea Scale in the anime

A Deep Sea Tooth and a Deep Sea Scale appeared in The Evolutionary War. They were used to evolve Keith and Nancy's Clamperl into a Huntail and a Gorebyss, respectively.

A Deep Sea Scale appeared in Showdown At Linoone as one of the items Tokin picked up.

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 深海鱗片 Sāmhói Lèuhnpin
Mandarin 深海鱗片 / 深海鳞片 Shēnhǎi Línpiàn *
深海之鱗 Shēnhǎi-zhī Lín *
深海之鱗片 Shēnhǎi-zhī Línpiàn *
Finland Flag.png Finnish Syvänmerensuomu
France Flag.png French Écaille Océan*
Écailleocéan*
Germany Flag.png German Abyssplatte
Italy Flag.png Italian Squamabissi
South Korea Flag.png Korean 심해의비늘 Simhae-ui Bineul
Brazil Flag.png Brazilian Portuguese Deep Sea Scale
Spain Flag.png Spanish Escama Marina

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