Pokemon Sword and Shield Arrokuda Locations, How to Catch and Evolve

In guide we will be discussing the water type Pokemon called Arrokuda. We will talk about its location, evolution chain, abilities, weaknesses, strengths and moves. If you are looking to find some other Pokemon in Sword and Shield, you should check our other guides.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Arrokuda

We will start by discussing the locations it spawns at.

Arrokuda Location

Following are Arrokuda’s spawn locations, the weather it spawns in and the chances of it spawning and how you would be able to catch it based on that:

Overworld Spawns
Arrokuda in Pokemon Sword and Shield can be found in the following Overworld locations:

Pokemon Location Weather Spawn
Arrokuda Motostoke Riverbank (Surfing) Normal Weather (Lv. 40-43) 30%
// // Overcast (Lv. 40-43) 45%
// // Raining (Lv. 40-43) 40%
// // Thunderstorm (Lv. 40-43) 65%
// // Intense Sun (Lv. 40-43) 25%
// // Snowing (Lv. 40-43) 15%
// // Snowstorm (Lv. 40-43) 20%
// // Sandstorm (Lv. 40-43) 60%
// // Heavy Fog (Lv. 40-43) 45%
// Route 2 (Surfing) All Weather (Lv. 38-40) 70%
Barraskewda Lake of Outrage (Surfing) Normal Weather (Lv. 40-43) 05%
// // Overcast (Lv. 40-43) 05%
// // Raining (Lv. 40-43) 05%
// // Thunderstorm (Lv. 40-43) 05%
// // Intense Sun (Lv. 40-43) 05%
// // Snowing (Lv. 40-43) 05%
// // Snowstorm (Lv. 40-43) 05%
// // Sandstorm (Lv. 40-43) 05%
// // Heavy Fog (Lv. 40-43) 05%
// Route 2 (Surfing) All Weather (Lv. 38-40) 28%

Non-Overworld Spawns
Arrokuda in Pokemon Sword and Shield can be found in the following Non-Overworld locations:

Pokemon Location Weather Spawn
Arrokuda Route 2 Fishing (Lv. 4-6) 05%
// Motostoke Riverbank Fishing (Lv. 26-28) 50%
// Town of Hulbury Fishing (Lv. 20-24) 50%
Barraskewda Motostoke Riverbank Fishing (Lv. 26-28) 10%
// Dusty Bowl Fishing (Lv. 40-45) 50%
// Lake of Outrage Fishing (Lv. 50-52) 50%

Arrokuda Stats

Following is the list if Max stats for this Pokemon:

Total 280
Attack 63
Special Attack 40
Defense 40
Special Defense 30
HP 41
Speed 66

Arrokuda Evolutions

Following is the evolution chain of this pokemon along with the requirement to get there:

Pokemon Stage Type Requirement Total Attack SpAtk Defense SpDef HP Speed
Arrokuda Unevolved (1) Water 280 63 40 40 30 41 66
Barraskewda First Evolution (2) Water Level 26 490 123 60 60 50 61 136

Arrokuda Weaknesses

This Pokemon is weak against the following types and then there is a list of Pokemon that have those types:

  • Grass 2x
  • Electric 2x
Pokemon Type 1 Type 2
Jolteon Electric
Leafeon Grass
Dhelmise Ghost Grass
Tsareena Grass
Vikavolt Bug Electric

Arrokuda Strengths

Following are its strengths along with their multiplyer and then there is a list of pokemon that have those types:

  • Steel 1/2
  • Fire 1/2
  • Water 1/2
  • Ice 1/2
Pokemon Type 1 Type 2
Arcanine Fire
Gyarados Water Flying
Milotic Water
Vanilluxe Ice
 Lapras Water Ice

Arrokuda Abilities

Following are the abilities of this pokemon along there type and effect:

Ability Type Effect
Swift Swim Normal Boosts the Pokémon’s Speed stat in rain.
Propeller Tail Hidden Ignores the effects of opposing Pokémon’s Abilities and moves that draw in moves.

Arrokuda Moves

In this section we will discuss this Pokemon’s level up moves, TM moves and TR moves which are as follows:

Level Up Moves

Lvl Move Type Pow Acc PP Effect
01 Peck Flying 35 100 35
01 Aqua Jet Water 40 100 20 User attacks first.
06 Fury Attack Normal 15 85 20 Hits 2-5 times in one turn.
12 Bite Dark 60 100 25 May cause flinching.
18 Agility Psychic 30 Sharply raises user’s Speed.
24 Dive Water 80 100 10 Dives underwater on first turn, attacks on second turn.
30 Laser Focus Normal 30 User’s next attack is guaranteed to result in a critical hit.
36 Crunch Dark 80 100 15 May lower opponent’s Defense.
42 Liquidation Water 85 100 10 The user slams into the target using a full-force blast of water. This may also lower the target’s Defense stat.
48 Double-Edge Normal 120 100 15 User receives recoil damage.

TM Moves

TM Move Type Pow Acc PP Effect
TM21 Rest Psychic 10 User sleeps for 2 turns, but user is fully healed.
TM24 Snore Normal 50 100 15 Can only be used if asleep. May cause flinching.
TM25 Protect Normal 10 Protects the user, but may fail if used consecutively.
TM31 Attract Normal 100 15 If opponent is the opposite gender, it’s less likely to attack.
TM33 Rain Dance Water 5 Makes it rain for 5 turns.
TM36 Whirlpool Water 35 85 15 Traps opponent, damaging them for 4-5 turns.
TM39 Facade Normal 70 100 20 Power doubles if user is burned, poisoned, or paralyzed.
TM40 Swift Normal 60 20 Ignores Accuracy and Evasiveness.
TM43 Brick Break Fighting 75 100 15 Breaks through Reflect and Light Screen barriers.
TM45 Dive Water 80 100 10 Dives underwater on first turn, attacks on second turn.
TM52 Bounce Flying 85 85 5 Springs up on first turn, attacks on second. May paralyze opponent.
TM58 Assurance Dark 60 100 10 Power doubles if opponent already took damage in the same turn.
TM67 Ice Fang Ice 65 95 15 May cause flinching and/or freeze opponent.
TM76 Round Normal 60 100 15 Power increases if teammates use it in the same turn.

TR Moves

TR Move Type Pow Acc PP Effect
TR12 Agility Psychic 30 Sharply raises user’s Speed.
TR13 Focus Energy Normal 30 Increases critical hit ratio.
TR16 Waterfall Water 80 100 15 May cause flinching.
TR20 Substitute Normal 10 Uses HP to creates a decoy that takes hits.
TR26 Endure Normal 10 Always left with at least 1 HP, but may fail if used consecutively.
TR27 Sleep Talk Normal 10 User performs one of its own moves while sleeping.
TR32 Crunch Dark 80 100 15 May lower opponent’s Defense.
TR53 Close Combat Fighting 120 100 5 Lowers user’s Defense and Special Defense.
TR57 Poison Jab Poison 80 100 20 May poison the opponent.
TR84 Scald Water 80 100 15 May burn opponent.
TR87 Drill Run Ground 80 95 10 High critical hit ratio.
TR95 Throat Chop Dark 80 100 15 Prevents use of sound moves for two turns.
TR97 Psychic Fangs Psychic 85 100 10 The user bites the target with its psychic capabilities. This can also destroy Light Screen and Reflect.
TR98 Liquidation Water 85 100 10 The user slams into the target using a full-force blast of water. This may also lower the target’s Defense stat.

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