Finneon (Pokémon)

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455Carnivine.png #455: Carnivine
Pokémon
#457: Lumineon 457Lumineon.png
Finneon
Wing Fish Pokémon
ケイコウオ
Keikouo
#456
Finneon



Images on the Bulbagarden Archives
Type
Water Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Abilities
Swift Swim or Storm Drain Cacophony
Cacophony
Water Veil
Hidden Ability
Cacophony
Hidden Ability
Cacophony
Cacophony
Gender ratio
Unknown
50% male, 50% female
Catch rate
190 (35.2%)
Breeding
Egg Group
Water 2
Hatch time
5140 - 5396 steps
Height
1'04" 0.4 m
Finneon
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0'0" 0 m
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0'0" 0 m
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Weight
15.4 lbs. 7.0 kg
Finneon
0 lbs. 0 kg
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Mega Stone
[[|]] [[|]]
Base experience yield
90
Gen. IV
Unknown
IV
66
V+
Leveling rate
Erratic
EV yield
Total: 1
Finneon
0
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
1
Speed
0
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
0
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
0
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
Shape
Body03.png
Footprint
F456.png None.png
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Pokédex color
Blue
Base friendship
70
External Links

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

It evolves into Lumineon starting at level 31.

Biology

Finneon is a small fishlike Pokémon with an ellipsoid 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. This stripe can store sunlight, which allows Finneon to shine vividly at night. It 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. The bottom lobes of a female Finneon's tail fin are bigger than a male's.

Because of its wing-like fins and beautiful appearance, it is known as "The Beautifly of the Sea" and "finery fish". It lives in bodies of water, and it travels in schools, sometimes with Lumineon. Finneon is popular with divers; as a result, it is found living in resorts that feed them. Wingull is a natural predator of Finneon.

In the anime

Finneon in the anime

Major appearances

Finneon made its main series debut in Staging a Heroes' Welcome!, under the ownership of Zoey, who used it during the Performance Stage of the Wallace Cup. Finneon was revealed to have evolved into Lumineon by Last Call — First Round!.

Minor appearances

Finneon debuted in The Rise of Darkrai.

A Finneon appeared in Giratina and the Sky Warrior.

In Hold the Phione!, multiple Finneon were living at Chocovine Town.

In Strategy Begins at Home!, Team Rocket was fishing for Goldeen in a lake where a Finneon lived.

In Going for the Gold!, multiple Finneon were living in the Ambrette Aquarium.

Multiple Finneon appeared in Alola to New Adventure!.

Multiple Finneon appeared in The Guardian's Challenge!.

Four Finneon appeared in Yo, Ho, Ho! Go, Popplio!, with one being wild and the other three appearing in a fantasy. Lana gave the wild one some food after capturing it by fishing. It was later captured by Team Rocket.

Multiple Finneon appeared in The Island Whisperer!.

Multiple Finneon appeared in Balloons, Brionne, and Belligerence!.

In Dewpider Ascending!, a Finneon checked out a Dewpider soon after it entered the ocean before swimming off.

In Don't Ignore the Small Stufful!, a Finneon was staying at Aether Paradise.

A Finneon appeared in Keeping Your Eyes on the Ball!.

Multiple Finneon appeared in Pikachu's Exciting Adventure!.

In The Sinnoh Iceberg Race!, a Trainer's Finneon competed in the Pokémon Iceberg Race.

Three Finneon appeared in Getting More Than You Battled For!.

Pokédex entries

Episode Pokémon Source Entry
DP077 Finneon Ash's Pokédex Finneon, the Wingfish Pokémon. Because of its twin-tail fins that flutter like wings when swimming, Finneon has been called "The Beautifly of the Sea."

In the manga

Darkrai Mission Story: Pokémon Ranger Vatonage - the Comic

A Finneon appeared in Team Dim Sun.

Pokémon Adventures

In Softening Up Kakuna, a Finneon was used by a Trainer that was challenging the Battle Factory.

In the TCG

Main article: Finneon (TCG)

Game data

Pokédex entries

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation IV.
Generation IV Sinnoh
#134
Johto
#—
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 The line running down its side can store sunlight. It shines vividly at night.
HeartGold Swimming and fluttering its two tail fins, it looks like a Beautifly. At night, the patterns on its tail fins softly shine.
SoulSilver
Generation V Unova
#—
Black The line running down its side can store sunlight. It shines vividly at night.
White
Black 2 The line running down its side can store sunlight. It shines vividly at night.
White 2
Generation VI Kalos
#—
Hoenn
#—
X The line running down its side can store sunlight. It shines vividly at night.
Y After long exposure to sunlight, the patterns on its tail fins shine vividly when darkness arrives.
Omega Ruby The line running down its side can store sunlight. It shines vividly at night.
Alpha Sapphire After long exposure to sunlight, the patterns on its tail fins shine vividly when darkness arrives.
Generation VII Alola
SM: #108
Alola
USUM: #131
Kanto
#—
This Pokémon has no Pokédex entries in Let's Go, Pikachu! and Let's Go, Eevee!‎.
Sun It absorbs sunlight with the pink areas of its skin, which then shine. This appears to be a form of camouflage.
Moon Its double tail fins propel its energetic jumps. When it breaks the surface of the sea, Wingull swoop down to grab it on the fly.
Ultra Sun When night falls, their pink patterns begin to shine. They're popular with divers, so there are resorts that feed them to keep them close.
Ultra Moon It lures in prey with its shining tail fins. It stays near the surface during the day and moves to the depths when night falls.
Generation VIII Galar
#—
Sinnoh
#134
Hisui
#172
This Pokémon has no Pokédex entries in Sword and Shield.
Brilliant Diamond After long exposure to sunlight, the patterns on its tail fins shine vividly when darkness arrives.
Shining Pearl The way its two tail fins flutter while it swims has earned it the nickname Beautifly of the Sea.
Legends: Arceus What a gorgeous sight this Pokémon is as it swims with its long, pink-painted caudal fins fluttering behind it. Finneon's beautiful appearance has led to its nickname: "finery fish."
Generation IX Paldea
#333
Scarlet The line running down its side can store sunlight. It shines vividly at night.
Violet It absorbs sunlight with the pink areas of its skin, which then shine. This appears to be a form of camouflage.


Game locations

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation IV.
Generation IV
Diamond Pearl
Routes 205, 218, 219, 220, and 221, Fuego Ironworks, Iron Island, Canalave City, Valley Windworks (Good Rod)
Platinum
Routes 205, 218, 219, 220, and 221, Fuego Ironworks, Iron Island, Canalave City, Valley Windworks (Good Rod)
HeartGold SoulSilver
Transfer from Pokéwalker
Pokéwalker
Stormy Beach
Generation V
Black White
Routes 17 and 18, P2 Laboratory (Fishing)
Black 2 White 2
Routes 4, 17, and 18, P2 Laboratory, Virbank City, Virbank Complex (Fishing)
Dream World
Sparkling Sea
Generation VI
X Y
Trade
Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire
Routes 122, 124, 125, 126, 127, 128, 129, 130, 131, 132, 133, and 134 (hidden Pokémon*)
Generation VII
Sun Moon
Routes 1, 7, 8, 14, and 15, Hau'oli City, Melemele Sea, Kala'e Bay, Brooklet Hill, Hano Beach, Secluded Shore (Surfing)
Ultra Sun Ultra Moon
Routes 1, 7, 8, 14, and 15, Hau'oli City, Melemele Sea, Kala'e Bay, Brooklet Hill, Hano Beach (Surfing)
Let's Go Pikachu Let's Go Eevee
Unobtainable
Generation VIII
Sword Shield
Unobtainable
Brilliant Diamond Shining Pearl
Routes 205, 218, 219, 220, and 221, Fuego Ironworks, Iron Island, Canalave City, Valley Windworks (Good Rod)
Legends: Arceus


In side games

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation IV.
Generation IV
MD Time MD Darkness
Surrounded Sea (B1F-B19F), Miracle Sea (B1F-B18F, Deep Miracle Sea B1F-B3F), Bottomless Sea (B1F-B49F)
MD Sky
Surrounded Sea (B1F-B19F), Miracle Sea (B1F-B18F, Deep Miracle Sea B1F-B3F), Bottomless Sea (B1F-B49F)
Ranger: SoA
Puel Sea
Ranch
Hayley's trades
Rumble
Bright Beach
Ranger: GS
Canal Ruins
Generation V
Rumble Blast
Beach: Challenger's Ground, Echo Valley
Rumble U
Variety Battle: Empoleon the Great
Generation VI
Battle Trozei
Renegade Meadow: Stage 2
Shuffle
Desert Umbra: Stage 326
Rumble World
Fairy Land: Rippling Shoal (All Areas)
Generation VII
Rumble Rush
Jirachi Sea, Garchomp Sea, Arceus Sea, Jirachi SeaFinal, Garchomp SeaFinal
Generation VIII
New Snap
Blushing Beach, Maricopia Reef Day, Lental Seafloor, Maricopia Islands Illumina SpotLevel 2


Held Items

Game Held Item(s)
Diamond Pearl Rindo Berry Rindo Berry (5%)
Platinum
Ranch Wacan Berry Wacan Berry (100%)
Black White Rindo Berry Rindo Berry (5%)
Black 2 White 2 Rindo Berry Rindo Berry (5%)

Stats

Base stats

Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
49
109 - 156 208 - 302
49
48 - 111 92 - 216
56
54 - 118 105 - 232
49
48 - 111 92 - 216
61
59 - 124 114 - 243
66
63 - 129 123 - 254
Total:
330
Other Pokémon with this total
  • Minimum stats are calculated with 0 EVs, IVs of 0, and (if applicable) a hindering nature.
  • Maximum stats are calculated with 252 EVs, IVs of 31, and (if applicable) a helpful nature.

Pokéathlon stats

Speed
4/5 ★★★★
Power
1/2
Skill
2/4 ★★☆☆
Stamina
2/4 ★★☆☆
Jump
3/4 ★★★
Total
12/19 ★★


Type effectiveness

Under normal battle conditions in Generation VIII, 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
Fairy
None
Weak to:
Normal
Fighting
Flying
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel ½×
Fire ½×
Water ½×
Grass
Electric
Psychic
Ice ½×
Dragon
Dark
Fairy
None
Immune to:
Normal
Fighting
Flying
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel ½×
Fire ½×
Water ½×
Grass
Electric
Psychic
Ice ½×
Dragon
Dark
Fairy
None
Resistant to:
Normal
Fighting
Flying
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel ½×
Fire ½×
Water ½×
Grass
Electric
Psychic
Ice ½×
Dragon
Dark
Fairy
None
Notes:

Learnset

By leveling up

Generation IX
Other generations:
IV - V - VI - VII - VIII
 Level   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP
011 Pound Normal Physical 04040 100100% 35
066 Water Gun Water Special 04040 100100% 25
1313 Rain Dance Water Status 0000 00——% 5
1717 Gust Flying Special 04040 100100% 35
2222 Water Pulse Water Special 06060 100100% 20
2626 Attract Normal Status 0000 100100% 15
2929 Safeguard Normal Status 0000 00——% 25
3333 Aqua Ring Water Status 0000 00——% 20
3838 Whirlpool Water Special 03535 08585% 15
4242 U-turn Bug Physical 07070 100100% 20
4545 Bounce Flying Physical 08585 08585% 5
4949 Tailwind Flying Status 0000 00——% 15
5454 Soak Water Status 0000 100100% 20
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Finneon
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Finneon
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see level-up moves from other generations

By TM

Generation IX
Other generations:
IV - V - VI - VII - VIII
   TM   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
TM001Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM001 Take Down Normal Physical 09090 085}}85% 20
TM002Bag TM Fairy SV Sprite.png TM002 Charm Fairy Status 0000 100}}100% 20
TM004Bag TM Psychic SV Sprite.png TM004 Agility Psychic Status 0000 00—}}—% 30
TM007Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM007 Protect Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TM011Bag TM Water SV Sprite.png TM011 Water Pulse Water Special 06060 100}}100% 20
TM014Bag TM Flying SV Sprite.png TM014 Acrobatics Flying Physical 05555 100}}100% 15
TM016Bag TM Psychic SV Sprite.png TM016 Psybeam Psychic Special 06565 100}}100% 20
TM017Bag TM Ghost SV Sprite.png TM017 Confuse Ray Ghost Status 0000 100}}100% 10
TM018Bag TM Dark SV Sprite.png TM018 Thief Dark Physical 06060 100}}100% 25
TM022Bag TM Water SV Sprite.png TM022 Chilling Water Water Special 05050 100}}100% 20
TM025Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM025 Facade Normal Physical 07070 100}}100% 20
TM032Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM032 Swift Normal Special 06060 00—}}—% 20
TM034Bag TM Ice SV Sprite.png TM034 Icy Wind Ice Special 05555 095}}95% 15
TM047Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM047 Endure Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TM050Bag TM Water SV Sprite.png TM050 Rain Dance Water Status 0000 00—}}—% 5
TM060Bag TM Bug SV Sprite.png TM060 U-turn Bug Physical 07070 100}}100% 20
TM070Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM070 Sleep Talk Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TM077Bag TM Water SV Sprite.png TM077 Waterfall Water Physical 08080 100}}100% 15
TM079Bag TM Fairy SV Sprite.png TM079 Dazzling Gleam Fairy Special 08080 100}}100% 10
TM085Bag TM Psychic SV Sprite.png TM085 Rest Psychic Status 0000 00—}}—% 5
TM103Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM103 Substitute Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TM113Bag TM Flying SV Sprite.png TM113 Tailwind Flying Status 0000 00—}}—% 15
TM123Bag TM Water SV Sprite.png TM123 Surf Water Special 09090 100}}100% 15
TM130Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM130 Helping Hand Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 20
TM135Bag TM Ice SV Sprite.png TM135 Ice Beam Ice Special 09090 100}}100% 10
TM142Bag TM Water SV Sprite.png TM142 Hydro Pump Water Special 110110 080}}80% 5
TM143Bag TM Ice SV Sprite.png TM143 Blizzard Ice Special 110110 070}}70% 5
TM171Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM171 Tera Blast Normal Special 08080 100}}100% 10
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Finneon
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Finneon
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see TM moves from other generations

By breeding

Generation IX
Other generations:
IV - V - VI - VII - VIII
 Parent   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
Agility Psychic Status —% 30
Aqua Tail Water Physical 90 90% 10
Aurora Beam Ice Special 65 100% 20
Charm Fairy Status 100% 20
Confuse Ray Ghost Status 100% 10
Flail Normal Physical 100% 15
Psybeam Psychic Special 65 100% 20
Sweet Kiss Fairy Status 75% 10
Tickle Normal Status 100% 20
  • Moves marked with an asterisk (*) must be chain bred onto Finneon in Generation IX
  • 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 Finneon in that game.
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Finneon
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Finneon
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see Egg moves from other generations

TCG-only moves

Move Card
Tackle Finneon (Mysterious Treasures 83)

Side game data

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness, and Explorers of Sky
MDP E 456.png Body size: 1
Recruit rate: 8.2%
IQ group: A
Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia
Group:
Water
Poké Assist: Water PA.png
Water
Field move: Crush 1 field move.png
(Crush ×1)
Browser entry R-086
It spits bubbles and orbs of water to attack.
Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs
Group:
Water
Poké Assist:
(present)
Water Assist.png
Water
Field move:
(present)
Cut 1 field move.png
(Cut ×1)
Not available in the past.
Browser entry R-246
It spits bubbles around itself that make Pokémon Slowed.
Pokémon Rumble
Attack
Defense ●●
Speed ●●●
Pokémon Rumble Blast
Attack
Defense ●●
Speed ●●●
Pokémon Rumble Rush
Rush456 fBody.png Walking Speed: 2.92 seconds Base HP: 48
Base Attack: 69 Base Defense: 50 Base Speed: 60
Pokémon Battle Trozei
Water
Attack Power: ★★★★

BT456.png

Pokémon Shuffle
None.png
Water
None.png Attack Power: 50 - 100 Raise Max Level.png 5

#430
Shuffle456.png

Quirky
Sometimes erases one extra matching Pokémon elsewhere.


Pokémon GO
GO456.png Base Stamina: 135 Base Attack: 96 Base Defense: 116
Egg Distance: N/A Buddy Distance: 3 km Evolution Requirement: Finneon Candy 50
Fast Attacks: Pound, Water Gun
Charged Attacks: Water Pulse, Ice Beam, Silver Wind
New Pokémon Snap
NPS456.png
Photodex entry #093
If you see the pink patterns on Finneon’s tail fins shining at night, that means it stored up plenty of sunlight during the day. Isn’t Finneon beautiful when it flutters its fins like a pair of delicate wings?

Evolution

456Finneon.png
Unevolved
Finneon
 Water 
Rare Candy
Level 31
457Lumineon.png
First evolution
Lumineon
 Water 


Sprites

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation IV.
Generation IV
Diamond Pearl Platinum HeartGold SoulSilver
Male Male Male Male Male Male
Female Female Female Female Female Female
Shiny Male Shiny Male Shiny Male Shiny Male Shiny Male Shiny Male
Shiny Female Shiny Female Shiny Female Shiny Female Shiny Female Shiny Female
Front Back Front Back Front Back
Generation V
Black White Black 2 White 2
Male Male Male Male
Female Female Female Female
Shiny Male Shiny Male Shiny Male Shiny Male
Shiny Female Shiny Female Shiny Female Shiny Female
Front Back Front Back
Generation VI
X Y Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire
Male Male Male Male
Female Female Female Female
Shiny Male Shiny Male Shiny Male Shiny Male
Shiny Female Shiny Female Shiny Female Shiny Female
Front Back Front Back
Generation VII
Sun Moon Ultra Sun Ultra Moon
Male Male Male Male
Female Female Female Female
Shiny Male Shiny Male Shiny Male Shiny Male
Shiny Female Shiny Female Shiny Female Shiny Female
Front Back Front Back
Generation VIII
Legends: Arceus
Male Shiny Male
Female Shiny Female
HOME
Male Shiny Male
Female Shiny Female
456MS6.png For other sprites and images, please see Finneon images on the Bulbagarden Archives.


Trivia

Origin

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 or a cardinal tetra. Its strong leaps from the water's surface is a known behaviour in flying fish - including how they are easily picked off by birds while airborne.

Name origin

Finneon may be a combination of fin and neon.

Keikouo may be a combination of 蛍光 keikō (fluorescence) and 魚 uo (fish).

In other languages

Language Title Meaning
Japan Flag.png Japanese ケイコウオ Keikouo From 蛍光 keikō and uo
France Flag.png French Écayon From écaille and rayon
Spain Flag.png Spanish Finneon Same as English name
Germany Flag.png German Finneon Same as English name
Italy Flag.png Italian Finneon Same as English name
South Korea Flag.png Korean 형광어 Hyeonggwangeo From 형광 (螢光) hyeonggwang and 어 (魚) eo
China and Taiwan Flags.png Mandarin Chinese 螢光魚 / 荧光鱼 Yíngguāngyú
萤光鱼 Yíngguāngyú*
From 螢光 / 萤光 / 荧光 yíngguāng and 魚 / 鱼
Hong Kong Flag.png Cantonese Chinese 螢光魚 Yìhnggwōngyùh From 螢光 yìhnggwōng and yùh


External links


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