Wishiwashi is a common Pokémon that has lower than average stats. However, it has some good moves which can be useful in many situations. In this guide, we will include all the details on where to find Wishiwashi, its stats, moves and much more in Pokémon Sword and Shield.
Pokémon Sword and Shield Wishiwashi
Wishiwashi is a Water Type Pokémon that can be found in Non-Overworld areas only. Following are all the locations:
- It can be found in East Lake Axewell during fishing. There is a 5% chance that it will spawn during Level 8-12.
- You can find it in Route 9 by fishing. There is a 30% chance that it will spawn during Level 28-43.
- It can also be found during fishing in West Lake Axewell. There is a 5% chance that it will spawn during Level 7-11.
- It can also be found in Axew’s Eye while fishing. There is a 20% chance that it will spawn during Level 35-40.
It has a lot of moves along with TM and TR moves. Here is a list of the most important and powerful ones:
Beat Up – This move makes every Pokemon in your party perform an attack. It has 100 Acc and is unlocked at level 8.
Brine – If the opponent is at >50% HP, this move increases the user’s Power by 2x. It has 100 Acc and 65 Pow, and is unlocked at level 12.
Uproar – This move makes the user attack for 3 turn, and stops sleep. It has 100 Acc and 80 Pow, and is unlocked at level 20.
Double Edge – This move gives the much greater attack power, at the cost of recoil damage. It has 100 Acc and 120 Pow, and is unlocked at level 48.
Whirlpool (TM36) – This move confines the opponent, and damages them for 4-5 turns. It has 85 Acc and 35 Pow.
Façade (TM39) – If the user is paralyzed, poisoned, or burned, this move increases Power by 2x. It has 100 Acc and 70 Pow.
Bulldoze (TM81) – This move decreases the opponent’s Speed. It has 100 Acc and 60 Pow.
Surf (TR04) – This move hits all Pokemon next to the target. It has 100 Acc and 90 Pow.
Iron Tail (TR31) – This move decreases the opponent’s Defense. It has 75 Acc and 100 Pow.
Muddy Water (TR45) – This move decreases the opponent’s Accuracy.
Liquidation (TR98) – This move makes the user smash into the target by using a powerful blast of water; and it also decreases the opponent’s Defense. It has 100 Acc and 85 Pow.
Stats and Evolution
Wishiwashi has 45 HP, 20 Attack and 25 Special Attack. It has 20 Defense, 25 Special Defense and Speed is 40. Wishiwashi doesn’t have any evolution forms and is the only form in its evolutionary chain. The way how Wishiwashi is unique is that once you level it up to Level 20 it can change its shape to “School” form when it’s hit points are above 25%. It becomes more powerful than it was in its original form as it’s Attack and Defense increase. Once it goes below it will return to it’s “Solo” form.
Wishiwashi is strong against Water Type Pokémon. It is weak against Grass and Electric Type Pokemons.
That is all for our Pokémon Sword and Shield Wishiwashi Guide. If you are interested in learning about other rare Pokemon in the game and how you can get them and evolve them then you can check out our guides on Indeedee, Wooloo and Skwovet.