Kingdra (Pokémon)

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This article is about the species. For a specific instance of this species, see Kingdra (disambiguation).
Kingdra
Dragon Pokémon
キングドラ
Kingdra
#0230
Kingdra



Images on the Bulbagarden Archives
Type
Water Dragon
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Abilities
Swift Swim or SniperGen IV+ Cacophony
Cacophony
Damp
Hidden Ability
Cacophony
Hidden Ability
Cacophony
Cacophony
Gender ratio
Unknown
50% male, 50% female
Catch rate
45 (11.9%)
Breeding
Egg Groups
Water 1 and Dragon
Hatch time
20 cycles
Height
5'11″ 1.8 m
Kingdra
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0'0" 0 m
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Weight
335.1 lbs. 152.0 kg
Kingdra
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Mega Stone
[[|]] [[|]]
Base experience yield
207
Gen. II-IV
Unknown
IV
243
V+
Leveling rate
Medium Fast
EV yield
Total: 3
Kingdra
0
HP
1
Atk
0
Def
1
Sp.Atk
1
Sp.Def
0
Speed
0
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
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Sp.Def
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Speed
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HP
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Atk
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Sp.Atk
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Sp.Def
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HP
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Atk
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Def
0
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Sp.Def
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Speed
Shape
Body05.png
Footprint
F0230.png F000.png
{{{form2}}}
Pokédex color
Blue
Base friendship
70
External Links

Kingdra (Japanese: キングドラ Kingdra) is a dual-type Water/Dragon Pokémon introduced in Generation II.

It evolves from Seadra when traded while holding a Dragon Scale. It is the final form of Horsea.

(Specifics may differ in past games. Refer to Game data→Evolution data for these details.)

Biology

Kingdra is a large, piscine Pokémon that is similar to a seahorse with a tightly curled tail. It is covered in blue scales except for its yellow, compact belly scales. There are thin spines with a single branch atop its head and thin, white fins under its cheeks. Its thin snout is powerful, allowing squirts of water jets with devastating power to be fired. Two-pronged fins extend slightly past its cheeks. On its back is a white fin supported by thin, blue spines similar to the ones on its head.

The yawn of a sleeping Kingdra is powerful enough to create undercurrents capable of destroying small ships. Should it decide to emerge from the depths of the ocean, Kingdra's strength can create large whirlpools and waterspouts on the surface. Because of its immense power, Kingdra often hibernates deep in uninhabited areas of the sea to build up its energy, usually at the bottom of the seas. When a storm arrives, Kingdra is said to awaken and wander about in search of prey. Kingdra's awakening can cause tornadoes It is known to have fierce battles with Dragonite whenever they meet. Kingdra's gleaming scales are gifted to royals.

Evolution

Kingdra evolves from Seadra and is the final form of Horsea.

(For specifics on this Pokémon's evolution in the games, refer to Game data→Evolution data.)

0116Horsea.png
Unevolved
Horsea
 Water 

0117Seadra.png
First evolution
Seadra
 Water 

0230Kingdra.png
Second evolution
Kingdra
 Water  Dragon 


In the anime

Main series

Kingdra in the anime

Major appearances

Kingdra made its debut in Spell of the Unown: Entei, where it was one of the illusory Pokémon Molly Hale created in her dream world through the Unown. It was Molly's first Pokémon during her battle against Misty, where it quickly defeated Goldeen.

Kingdra made its main series debut in Dueling Heroes, under the ownership of Christopher, who used it to compete in the Whirl Cup. It lost to Totodile in the first match after he plugged up Kingdra's snout while it used Hydro Pump, causing excess water to build up inside of it, thus sending it flying across the stadium.

In Fangs for Nothin', Clair used a Kingdra in her Gym battle against Ash. It faced off against Pikachu and Noctowl, defeating the latter. In Better Eight Than Never, Kingdra was later used in the rematch, going up against Snorlax and eventually being defeated.

In Looking Out for Number Two!, Goh caught a Kingdra as part of his second Project Mew Trial Mission.

Minor appearances

A Kingdra appeared in Snorlax Snowman.

In The Legend of Thunder!, a Kingdra was at a Pokémon Center.

In Pokémon Ranger and the Temple of the Sea, a Manaphy Egg bounced off a Kingdra's head while adrift in the ocean.

Multiple Kingdra appeared in Kalos, Where Dreams and Adventures Begin!.

A Kingdra appeared in An Undersea Place to Call Home!.

Pokédex entries

Episode Pokémon Source Entry
EP216 Kingdra Ash's Pokédex Kingdra, the Dragon Pokémon. Normally rests on the ocean floor, but in periods of high activity, even a simple yawn has enough power to create whirlpools.
Episode Pokémon Source Entry
JN088 Kingdra Chrysa Kingdra, the Dragon Pokémon. A Water and Dragon type. Kingdra lives in waters so deep, other Pokémon cannot live there. It is said Kingdra's yawning can cause whirlpool-like currents. If a Dragonite were to appear, they would engage in a desperate battle.

GOTCHA!

Two Kingdra briefly appeared in GOTCHA!, with one under the ownership of Clair and the other under the ownership of Juan.

In the manga

Pocket Monsters XY: The Legend of the Pokémon Dragon King

A Kingdra appeared in LDK1.

Mori owns a Kingdra, as seen in LDK2.

Pokémon Adventures

In Ampharos Amore, Silver's Seadra evolved into a Kingdra when he traded her to Gold for Poliwhirl, which also evolved, but it was not seen until Tyranitar War. The two then traded back, so that each would have his original, though evolved, Pokémon. She was then used in his battle with Gold in the ruins of Ecruteak City, where she defeated Sudobo after being switched in. Silver also used her to climb waterfalls.

In Debonaire Dragonair, Clair owns a Kingdra, which followed her as they approached the Dragon's Den.

Juan has a Kingdra, which he used to assist Ruby and Sapphire in their training. It first appeared in With a Spoink in Your Step I.

Pokémon Gotta Catch 'Em All

A Trainer's Kingdra appeared in GDZ68.

In the TCG

Main article: Kingdra (TCG)

Game data

Pokédex entries

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation II.
Generation II Johto
#188
Gold It is said that it usually hides in underwater caves. It can create whirlpools by yawning.
Silver It sleeps deep on the ocean floor to build its energy. It is said to cause tornadoes as it wakes.
Crystal It stores energy by sleeping at underwater depths at which no other life forms can survive.
Stadium 2 It is said that it usually hides in underwater caves. It can create whirlpools by yawning.
Generation III Hoenn
#186
Kanto
#—
Ruby Kingdra lives at extreme ocean depths that are otherwise uninhabited. It has long been believed that the yawning of this Pokémon creates spiraling ocean currents.
Sapphire Kingdra sleeps on the seafloor where it is otherwise devoid of life. When a storm arrives, the Pokémon is said to awaken and wander about in search of prey.
Emerald It sleeps quietly, deep on the seafloor. When it comes up to the surface, it creates a huge whirlpool that can swallow even ships.
FireRed It sleeps deep on the ocean floor to build its energy. It is said to cause tornadoes as it wakes.
LeafGreen It is said that it usually hides in underwater caves. It can create whirlpools by yawning.
Generation IV Sinnoh
#—
Johto
#192
Diamond It lives in caves on the seafloor and creates giant whirlpools every time it moves.
Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold It is said that it usually hides in underwater caves. It can create whirlpools by yawning.
SoulSilver It sleeps deep on the ocean floor to build its energy. It is said to cause tornadoes as it wakes.
Generation V Unova
#—
Black It lives in caves on the seafloor and creates giant whirlpools every time it moves.
White
Black 2 It lives in caves on the seafloor and creates giant whirlpools every time it moves.
White 2
Generation VI Kalos
Coastal #041
Hoenn
#195
X It is said that it usually hides in underwater caves. It can create whirlpools by yawning.
Y It stores energy by sleeping at underwater depths at which no other life forms can survive.
Omega Ruby Kingdra lives at extreme ocean depths that are otherwise uninhabited. It has long been believed that the yawning of this Pokémon creates spiraling ocean currents.
Alpha Sapphire Kingdra sleeps on the seafloor where it is otherwise devoid of life. When a storm arrives, the Pokémon is said to awaken and wander about in search of prey.
Generation VII Alola
#—
Kanto
#—
This Pokémon has no Pokédex entries in Generation VII.
Generation VIII Galar
Isle of Armor #200
Sinnoh
#—
Hisui
#—
This Pokémon has no Pokédex entries in Legends: Arceus.
Sword With the arrival of a storm at sea, this Pokémon will show itself on the surface. When a Kingdra and a Dragonite meet, a fierce battle ensues.
Shield Scales shed by this Pokémon have such a splendorous gleam to them that they've been given to royalty as gifts.
Brilliant Diamond It lives in caves on the seafloor and creates giant whirlpools every time it moves.
Shining Pearl
Generation IX Paldea
#—
Kitakami
#—
Blueberry
#54
Scarlet It sleeps deep on the ocean floor to build its energy. It is said to cause tornadoes as it wakes.
Violet This Pokémon is said to sleep at the bottom of the sea—deeper than any other life-form can descend—building its energy.


Pokédex Image Kingdra SV Blueberry.png
Kingdra in the Blueberry Pokédex

Game locations

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation II.
Generation II
Gold Silver
Evolve Seadra
Crystal
Evolve Seadra
Generation III
Ruby Sapphire
Evolve Seadra
Emerald
Evolve Seadra
FireRed LeafGreen
Evolve Seadra
Colosseum
Trade
XD
Trade
Generation IV
Diamond Pearl
Evolve Seadra
Platinum
Evolve Seadra
HeartGold SoulSilver
Evolve Seadra
Pal Park
Sea
Generation V
Black White
Routes 17 and 18, P2 Laboratory (Fishing in rippling water)
Black 2 White 2
Routes 17 and 18, P2 Laboratory (Fishing in rippling water)
Generation VI
X Y
Evolve Seadra
Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire
Evolve Seadra
Generation VII
Sun Moon
Evolve Seadra
Ultra Sun Ultra Moon
Evolve Seadra
Let's Go Pikachu Let's Go Eevee
Unobtainable
Generation VIII
Sword Shield
TradeVersion 1.2.0+
Expansion Pass
Honeycalm Sea (Wanderer)
Loop Lagoon (Max Raid Battle)
Brilliant Diamond Shining Pearl
Evolve Seadra
Legends: Arceus
Unobtainable
Generation IX
Scarlet Violet
TradeVersion 3.0.0+
The Hidden Treasure of Area Zero
Tera Raid Battles (5★, 6★)


In side games

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation II.
Generation II
This Pokémon is unavailable in Generation II side games.
Generation III
Pinball: R&S
Evolve Seadra
Trozei!
Secret Storage 13, Trozei Battle, Mr. Who's Den
MD Red MD Blue
Evolve Seadra
Ranger
Safra Sea
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
Sea of Wailord
Ranger: GS
Coral Sea, Eastern Sea
Generation V
Rumble Blast
Beach: Sunny Seashore (Post-ending)
Rumble U
Vehicle Gallery: Spike Ball Alert!, Entranceway: Battle Royale - Cage Match
Generation VI
Battle Trozei
Dragon Hill: Stage 2
Rumble World
Silver Isles: Windy Sea (Back Boss)
Generation VII
Rumble Rush
Dragonite Sea, Jirachi Sea, Mewtwo Sea, Charizard Sea2020, Jirachi SeaFinal, Mewtwo SeaFinal
Generation VIII
MD DX
Silver Trench (70F-79F), Far-Off Sea (70F-74F)
Mystery House: Silver Trench
Cross-Generation
Shuffle
Event: Kingdra Appears
Masters EX
PML Arc (Chapter 13: Cold Confidence): Clair & Kingdra


In events

Games Event Language Location Level Distribution period
RS Pokémon Center New York Campaign 4 Kingdra English United States 35 August 7 to 13, 2004
BWB2W2 Yamamoto's Tournament Kingdra Japanese Japan 50 September 29 to October 6, 2013

Held items

In Pokémon Emerald, Kingdra can only be found in the Battle Frontier.

Games Held items
Emerald
Black White
Black 2 White 2
Sword Shield

Stats

Base stats

Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
75
135 - 182 260 - 354
95
90 - 161 175 - 317
95
90 - 161 175 - 317
95
90 - 161 175 - 317
95
90 - 161 175 - 317
85
81 - 150 157 - 295
Total:
540
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
2/5 ★★☆☆☆
Power
4/4 ★★★★
Skill
3/3 ★★★
Stamina
4/5 ★★★★
Jump
2/2 ★★
Total
15/19 ★★★


Type effectiveness

Under normal battle conditions in Generation IX, this Pokémon is:
Damaged
normally by:
Normal
Fighting
Flying
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel ½×
Fire ¼×
Water ¼×
Grass
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy
None
Weak to:
Normal
Fighting
Flying
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel ½×
Fire ¼×
Water ¼×
Grass
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy
None
Immune to:
Normal
Fighting
Flying
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel ½×
Fire ¼×
Water ¼×
Grass
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy
None
Resistant to:
Normal
Fighting
Flying
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel ½×
Fire ¼×
Water ¼×
Grass
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy
None

Learnset

Kingdra is available in Scarlet and Violet Version 3.0.0+.

By leveling up

Generation IX
Other generations:
II - III - IV - V - VI - VII - VIII
 Level   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP
011 Whirlpool Water Special 03535 08585% 15
011 Yawn Normal Status 0000 00——% 10
011 Water Gun Water Special 04040 100100% 25
011 Leer Normal Status 0000 100100% 30
011 Smokescreen Normal Status 0000 100100% 20
011 Twister Dragon Special 04040 100100% 20
1515 Focus Energy Normal Status 0000 00——% 30
2020 Dragon Breath Dragon Special 06060 100100% 20
2525 Bubble Beam Water Special 06565 100100% 20
3030 Agility Psychic Status 0000 00——% 30
3737 Water Pulse Water Special 06060 100100% 20
4444 Dragon Pulse Dragon Special 08585 100100% 10
5151 Hydro Pump Water Special 110110 08080% 5
5858 Dragon Dance Dragon Status 0000 00——% 20
6565 Rain Dance Water Status 0000 00——% 5
7272 Wave Crash Water Physical 120120 100100% 10
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Kingdra
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Kingdra
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see level-up moves from other generations

By TM

Generation IX
Other generations:
II - III - 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
TM004Bag TM Psychic SV Sprite.png TM004 Agility Psychic Status 0000 00—}}—% 30
TM006Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM006 Scary Face Normal Status 0000 100}}100% 10
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
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
TM052Bag TM Ice SV Sprite.png TM052 Snowscape Ice Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TM066Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM066 Body Slam Normal Physical 08585 100}}100% 15
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
TM085Bag TM Psychic SV Sprite.png TM085 Rest Psychic Status 0000 00—}}—% 5
TM093Bag TM Steel SV Sprite.png TM093 Flash Cannon Steel Special 08080 100}}100% 10
TM099Bag TM Steel SV Sprite.png TM099 Iron Head Steel Physical 08080 100}}100% 15
TM100Bag TM Dragon SV Sprite.png TM100 Dragon Dance Dragon Status 0000 00—}}—% 20
TM103Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM103 Substitute Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TM110Bag TM Water SV Sprite.png TM110 Liquidation Water Physical 08585 100}}100% 10
TM115Bag TM Dragon SV Sprite.png TM115 Dragon Pulse Dragon Special 08585 100}}100% 10
TM123Bag TM Water SV Sprite.png TM123 Surf Water Special 09090 100}}100% 15
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
TM152Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM152 Giga Impact Normal Physical 150150 090}}90% 5
TM156Bag TM Dragon SV Sprite.png TM156 Outrage Dragon Physical 120120 100}}100% 10
TM160Bag TM Flying SV Sprite.png TM160 Hurricane Flying Special 110110 070}}70% 10
TM163Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM163 Hyper Beam Normal Special 150150 090}}90% 5
TM169Bag TM Dragon SV Sprite.png TM169 Draco Meteor Dragon Special 130130 090}}90% 5
TM171Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM171 Tera Blast Normal Special 08080 100}}100% 10
TM188Bag TM Water SV Sprite.png TM188 Scald Water Special 08080 100}}100% 15
TM193Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM193 Weather Ball Normal Special 05050 100}}100% 10
TM196Bag TM Water SV Sprite.png TM196 Flip Turn Water Physical 06060 100}}100% 20
TM200Bag TM Dragon SV Sprite.png TM200 Scale Shot Dragon Physical 02525 090}}90% 20
TM204Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM204 Double-Edge Normal Physical 120120 100}}100% 15
TM208Bag TM Water SV Sprite.png TM208 Whirlpool Water Special 03535 085}}85% 15
TM209Bag TM Water SV Sprite.png TM209 Muddy Water Water Special 09090 085}}85% 10
TM222Bag TM Dragon SV Sprite.png TM222 Breaking Swipe Dragon Physical 06060 100}}100% 15
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Kingdra
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution or an alternate form of Kingdra
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see TM moves from other generations

By breeding

Generation IX
Other generations:
II - III - IV - V - VI - VII - VIII
 Parent   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
SeelDewgong
Aurora Beam Ice Special 65 100% 20
Mirror Herb*
Clear Smog Poison Special 50 —% 15
PsyduckGolduckSlowpokeSlowpokeSlowbroSlowbroSlowkingSlowking
Disable Normal Status 100% 20
MagikarpGyaradosTotodileCroconawFeraligatrLotadLombreLudicoloFeebasMiloticClauncherClawitzerGoomySliggooSliggooGoodraGoodraTadbulbBellibolt
Flail Normal Physical 100% 15
MagikarpGyaradosFeebasMiloticClauncherClawitzer
Splash Normal Status —% 40
  • Moves marked with an asterisk (*) must be chain bred onto Kingdra
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Kingdra
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Kingdra
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see Egg moves from other generations

By a prior evolution

Generation IX
Other generations:
II - III - IV - V - VI - VII - VIII
 Stage   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
This Pokémon has no moves exclusive to prior evolutions.
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Kingdra
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Kingdra
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see moves from other generations

Side game data

Pokémon Pinball RS
PinRS230.png
Acquisition: Evolve
Pokémon Trozei!
Trozeiani230.png
Rarity: Rare
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Red Rescue Team and Blue Rescue Team
Body size: 1
Recruit rate: Evolve
Friend Area: Treasure Sea
Phrases
51%-100% HP When I awaken, tornadoes form!
26%-50% HP Watch out. My HP is down by half already.
1%-25% HP I'm ruined... Conjuring up a tornado is a dream within a dream...
Level up Leveled up! My tornadoes gained in power as well!
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness, and Explorers of Sky
MDP E 230.png Body size: 1
Recruit rate: -12%
IQ group: C
Pokémon Super Mystery Dungeon
MDP 3DS 230.png

Body size: Standard (1 tile)
How to Recruit: Rescue
Connected to: Shellder, Cloyster, Wailmer, Clamperl, Tynamo, Skrelp, Clauncher
Connection Orb Set: 13

Phrases
Normal They say that spiraling currents appear everywhere I go… I wonder if it's true.
Low HP (< 50%) I'm ready to collapse…
Pokémon Ranger
Group:
Water
Poké Assist: Water PA.png
Water
Field move: Soak fm.pngSoak fm.pngSoak fm.png
(Soak ×3)
Loops: 6 Min. exp.: 0 Max. exp.: 0
Browser entry R-109
Kingdra will attack with strong jets of water when it appears above the surface.
Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia
Group:
Water
Poké Assist: Dragon PA.png
Dragon
Field move: Crush 4 field move.png
(Crush ×4)
Browser entry R-231
It blows bubbles from its mouth and lets loose widening rings of water to attack.
Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs
Group:
Water
Poké Assist:
(present)
Water Assist.png
Water
Field move:
(present)
Crush 4 field move.png
(Crush ×4)
Not available in the past.
Browser entry R-070
It attacks by spitting bubbles that make Pokémon Slowed.
Pokémon Rumble Blast
Attack ●●●
Defense ●●●●
Speed ●●●
Pokémon Rumble Rush
Rush230Body.png Walking Speed: 1.57 seconds Base HP: 54
Base Attack: 80 Base Defense: 58 Base Speed: 60
Pokémon Battle Trozei
Water
Attack Power: ★★★★★

BT230.png

Pokémon Shuffle
None Shuffle.png
Water
None Shuffle.png Attack Power: 70 - 110 Raise Max Level.png 5

#549
Shuffle230.png

Whirlpool
Delays your opponent's disruptions.
Skill Swapper.png Swappable Skill(s): Cross Attack+


Pokémon GO
GO230.png Base HP: 181 Base Attack: 194 Base Defense: 194
Egg Distance: N/A Buddy Distance: 3 km Evolution Requirement: N/A
Fast Attacks: Waterfall*, Dragon Breath, Water Gun
Charged Attacks: Hydro Pump, Blizzard, Outrage, Octazooka*, FrustrationAs Shadow Pokémon, ReturnAs Purified Pokémon

Evolution data

Kingdra evolves from Seadra when traded while holding a Dragon Scale. Seadra cannot evolve into Kingdra in Pokémon FireRed and LeafGreen before the player obtains the National Pokédex, as its evolution will be interrupted.

0116Horsea.png
Unevolved
Horsea
 Water 
Rare Candy
Level 32
0117Seadra.png
First evolution
Seadra
 Water 
Link Trade icon SV.png + Dragon Scale
Trade
holding Dragon Scale
0230Kingdra.png
Second evolution
Kingdra
 Water  Dragon 


Sprites

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation II.
Generation II
Gold Silver Crystal
Spr 2g 230.png Spr b 2g 230.png Spr 2s 230.png Spr b 2s 230.png Spr 2c 230.png Spr b 2c 230.png
Spr 2g 230 s.png Spr b 2g 230 s.png Spr 2s 230 s.png Spr b 2s 230 s.png Spr 2c 230 s.png Spr b 2c 230 s.png
Front Back Front Back Front Back
Generation III
Ruby Sapphire Emerald FireRed LeafGreen
Spr 3r 230.png Spr b 3r 230.png Spr 3e 230.png Spr b 3e 230.png Spr 3f 230.png Spr b 3f 230.png
Spr 3r 230 s.png Spr b 3r 230 s.png Spr 3e 230 s.png Spr b 3e 230 s.png Spr 3f 230 s.png Spr b 3f 230 s.png
Front Back Front Back Front Back
Generation IV
Diamond Pearl Platinum HeartGold SoulSilver
Spr 4d 230.png Spr b 4d 230.png Spr 4p 230.png Spr b 4p 230.png Spr 4h 230.png Spr b 4h 230.png
Spr 4d 230 s.png Spr b 4d 230 s.png Spr 4p 230 s.png Spr b 4p 230 s.png Spr 4h 230 s.png Spr b 4h 230 s.png
Front Back Front Back Front Back
Generation V
Black White Black 2 White 2
Spr 5b 230.png Spr b 5b 230.png Spr 5b2 230.png Spr b 5b2 230.png
Spr 5b 230 s.png Spr b 5b 230 s.png Spr 5b2 230 s.png Spr b 5b2 230 s.png
Front Back Front Back
Generation VI
X Y Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire
Spr 6x 230.png
Spr b 6x 230.png
Spr 6o 230.png
Spr b 6o 230.png
Spr 6x 230 s.png
Spr b 6x 230 s.png
Spr 6o 230 s.png
Spr b 6o 230 s.png
Front Back Front Back
Generation VII
Sun Moon Ultra Sun Ultra Moon
Spr 7s 230.png
Spr b 7s 230.png
Spr 7s 230.png
Spr b 7s 230.png
Spr 7s 230 s.png
Spr b 7s 230 s.png
Spr 7s 230 s.png
Spr b 7s 230 s.png
Front Back Front Back
Cross-Generation
HOME
HOME0230.png HOME0230 s.png
230MS.png For other sprites and images, please see Kingdra images on the Bulbagarden Archives.


Trivia

Origin

Kingdra seems to be based on a seahorse and the weedy seadragon. Its Dragon type and category may be a reference to the Japanese word for seahorse, tatsu-no-otoshigo (dragon's child), which is derived from the myth that a seahorse that lives for a century will transform into a dragon. The fact that it dwells on the seafloor while creating whirlpools may be a reference to Ryūjin, a Japanese sea deity, or Charybdis, a sea monster in Greek mythology. Its ability to shoot ink is reminiscent of a squid, and the shape of its snout and Sniper Ability are reminiscent of a water gun.

Name origin

Kingdra may be a combination of king and dragon or Hydra (a mythological sea creature).

In other languages

Language Title Meaning
Japan Flag.png Japanese キングドラ Kingdra From king, dragon, and Hydra
France Flag.png French Hyporoi From hippocampe, hypo-, and roi
Spain Flag.png Spanish Kingdra Same as English/Japanese name
Germany Flag.png German Seedraking From Seepferd, Drache, and king
Italy Flag.png Italian Kingdra Same as English/Japanese name
South Korea Flag.png Korean 킹드라 Kingdra Transcription of Japanese name
China and Taiwan Flags.png Mandarin Chinese 刺龍王 / 刺龙王 Cìlóngwáng From , 龍 / 龙 lóng, and wáng
Hong Kong Flag.png Cantonese Chinese 刺龍王 Chilùhngwòhng From chi, lùhng, and wòhng


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