Welcome, Trainers! We are moving on from Whimsicott and Lilligant, and returning to Unova's waters to find Basculin. This piranha-like Pokémon has two different variants, although the difference between them is purely aesthetic. What will this fish Pokémon be like in battles in Pokémon GO? Let's find out!
CATEGORY: Hostile Pokémon
HEIGHT: 3' 03"
WEIGHT: 39.7 lbs.
MAX CP: 2090
PLACE IN THE META: We'll keep this one short. Basculin is just a weak fish and most likely won't be useful in Pokémon GO.
LIKELY MOVEPOOL: Out of the Fast Moves we currently have in Pokémon GO, the following are the ones that seem most likely to be given to Basculin:
Out of the Charged Moves we currently have in Pokémon GO, the following are the ones that seem most likely to be given to Basculin:
Should Niantic add any new moves, the following are good candidates for Basculin's movepool:
LOOKING AHEAD: Looking beyond Generation 5, Basculin gains no evolution, exclusive Z-Move, or Mega Evolution that is known of at this time.
Thanks for reading, Trainers! Sandile, Krokorok, and Krookodile are us next.
SOURCE: Pokémon Deluxe Essential Handbook, The Official National Pokédex: Pokémon Ultra Sun & Pokémon Ultra Moon Edition, Stats Calculated by Serebii | IMAGE CREDIT: The Pokémon Company
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