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Skeledeep
Fishbone Pokémon
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Skeledeep
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Mega Skeledeep
Type
Water Ghost
Skeledeep
Water Ghost
Mega Skeledeep
Abilities
Sturdy or Cursed Body
Hidden Ability
Strong Jaw
Mega Ability
Filter
Gender ratio
50% male, 50% female
Catch rate
90 (11.8%)
Breeding
Egg group
Water 2
Hatch time
5355 steps
Height
0.9 m
Skeledeep
0.0 m
Mega Skeledeep
Weight
24.4 kg
Skeledeep
0.0 kg
Mega Skeledeep
Regional numbers
Pokédex
#207
Rikoto
Base experience yield
162
Leveling rate
Medium Fast
EV yield
Total: 2
Skeledeep
0
HP
0
Atk
2
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
Mega Skeledeep
0
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
Body style
With fins
Footprint
BodyUnknown.png
Pokédex color
White
Base friendship
70

Skeledeep is a dual-type Water/Ghost Pokémon.

It is not known to Evolve to or from any other Pokémon.

From Version ??? onward, it will be able to Mega Evolve using a (name of Skeledeep's Mega Stone to be revealed).

Biology

Physiology

Skeledeep are made up of the bones of dead fish. They live deep in the ocean, so they are rarely seen by people. Due to this, not much is known about it.

Mega Evolution

When Skeledeep Mega Evolves, it gains a much more fearsome appearance. Its body is elongated, its tail is no longer bony, its dorsal fins are longer, it gains two additional fins near its tail, its back has more bones, the fin at the top is larger, its eyes are in an angry expression, it has four teeth, and its horn is larger and curves backwards a little bit.

Gender Differences

There are no differences between male and female Skeledeep.

Special Abilities

Skeledeep are mainly found in deep water, occasionally surfacing. As such, the few times they have been spotted, people have been mistaking them as human skeletons.

Behavior

Skeledeep are mainly found in deep water and occasionally surface. People have mistook them for human skeletons when they have been spotted.

Habitat

Skeledeep live in the deepest depths of the ocean. They are accustomed to the absolute darkness of their habitat, and use it to their advantage when a trainer manages to find one of them. Wild Skeledeep are found by Surfing in the Goopool Swamp, and by Fishing; use the Old Rod in the Subhail Icecaps and on Route 21, the Good Rod in the Goopool Swamp, in the Subhail Icecaps and on Routes 16 and 21, and the Super Rod in the same areas.

Shiny Coloration Differences

For Shiny Skeledeep, the dark bluish-gray turns a somewhat dark pinkish-purple, while the bones gain some light lavender saturation. Meanwhile, Shiny Mega Skeledeep's coloration differences are to be revealed.

Game data

Pokédex entries

Pokédex entry
Skeledeep are mainly found in deep water, occasionally surfacing. As such, the few times they have been spotted people have been mistaking them as human skeletons.

Game locations

Availability
None This Pokémon cannot be obtained.
Common Subhail Icecaps, Route 21 (old and good rod), Goopool Swamp, Subhail Icecaps, Route 21 (super rod)
Uncommon Route 16, Goopool Swamp (good rod), Route 16 (super rod)
Fossil
Rare Goopool Swamp (Surf)
One

Held items

Held item(s)
None This Pokémon cannot be found holding an item.
Common
Uncommon
Rare
Always

Stats

Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
HP: 70
130 - 177 250 - 344
Attack: 85
81 - 150 157 - 295
Defense: 125
117 - 194 229 - 383
Sp.Atk: 60
58 - 123 112 - 240
Sp.Def: 60
58 - 123 112 - 240
Speed: 95
90 - 161 175 - 317
Total: 495   Other Pokémon with this total  
  • Minimum stats are calculated with 0 EVs, IVs of 0, and a hindering nature, if applicable.
  • Maximum stats are calculated with 252 EVs, IVs of 31, and a helpful nature, if applicable.


Mega Skeledeep

Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
HP: 70
130 - 177 250 - 344
Attack: 115
108 - 183 211 - 361
Defense: 165
153 - 238 301 - 471
Sp.Atk: 40
40 - 101 76 - 196
Sp.Def: 100
94 - 167 184 - 328
Speed: 105
99 - 172 193 - 339
Total: 595   Other Pokémon with this total  
  • Minimum stats are calculated with 0 EVs, IVs of 0, and a hindering nature, if applicable.
  • Maximum stats are calculated with 252 EVs, IVs of 31, and a helpful nature, if applicable.


Type effectiveness

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

Learnset

By leveling up

By leveling up
 Level   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
Start Astonish Ghost Physical 30 100% 15
Start Endure Normal Status —% 10
7 Water Gun Water Special 40 100% 25
10 Bite Dark Physical 60 100% 25
14 Night Shade Ghost Special Varies 100% 15
18 Aqua Jet Water Physical 40 100% 20
22 Scary Face Normal Status 100% 10
27 Assurance Dark Physical 60 100% 10
31 Spite Ghost Status 100% 10
36 Megalo Fang Water Physical 80 100% 15
40 Crunch Dark Physical 80 100% 15
43 Pain Split Normal Status —% 20
47 Phantom Force Ghost Physical 90 100% 10
51 Destiny Bond Ghost Status —% 5
54 Mean Look Normal Status —% 5
  • A level of "Start" indicates a move that will be known by a Skeledeep obtained at level 1
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Skeledeep
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Skeledeep

By TM/HM

By TM/HM
 TM   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
TMNormal.png TM05 Roar Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 20
TMPoison.png TM06 Toxic Poison Status 0000 090}}90% 10
TMNormal.png TM10 Hidden Power Normal Special 06060 100}}100% 15
TMIce.png TM13 Ice Beam Ice Special 09090 100}}100% 10
TMIce.png TM14 Blizzard Ice Special 110110 070}}70% 5
TMNormal.png TM15 Hyper Beam Normal Special 150150 090}}90% 5
TMNormal.png TM17 Protect Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TMWater.png TM18 Rain Dance Water Status 0000 00—}}—% 5
TMNormal.png TM21 Frustration Normal Physical 0000 100}}100% 20
TMGround.png TM26 Earthquake Ground Physical 100100 100}}100% 10
TMNormal.png TM27 Return Normal Physical 0000 100}}100% 20
TMGhost.png TM30 Shadow Ball Ghost Special 08080 100}}100% 15
TMNormal.png TM32 Double Team Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 15
TMPsychic.png TM33 Reflect Psychic Status 0000 00—}}—% 20
TMRock.png TM39 Rock Tomb Rock Physical 06060 095}}95% 15
TMDark.png TM41 Torment Dark Status 0000 100}}100% 15
TMNormal.png TM42 Facade Normal Physical 07070 100}}100% 20
TMPsychic.png TM44 Rest Psychic Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TMNormal.png TM45 Attract Normal Status 0000 100}}100% 15
TMNormal.png TM48 Round Normal Special 06060 100}}100% 15
TMRock.png TM49 Ancient Power Rock Special 06060 100}}100% 5
TMWater.png TM55 Scald Water Special 08080 100}}100% 15
TMFire.png TM61 Will-O-Wisp Fire Status 0000 085}}85% 15
TMDark.png TM63 Embargo Dark Status 0000 100}}100% 15
TMDark.png TM66 Payback Dark Physical 05050 100}}100% 10
TMNormal.png TM68 Giga Impact Normal Physical 150150 090}}90% 5
TMRock.png TM69 Rock Polish Rock Status 0000 00—}}—% 20
TMSteel.png TM74 Gyro Ball Steel Physical 0000 100}}100% 5
TMGround.png TM78 Bulldoze Ground Physical 06060 100}}100% 20
TMRock.png TM80 Rock Slide Rock Physical 07575 090}}90% 10
TMPsychic.png TM85 Dream Eater Psychic Special 100100 100}}100% 15
TMNormal.png TM87 Swagger Normal Status 0000 090}}90% 15
TMNormal.png TM88 Sleep Talk Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TMBug.png TM89 U-Turn Bug Physical 07070 100}}100% 20
TMNormal.png TM90 Substitute Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TMDark.png TM95 Snarl Dark Special 05555 095}}95% 15
TMNormal.png TM96 Nature Power Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 20
TMNormal.png TM100 Confide Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 20
TMNormal.png TM101 Secret Power Normal Physical 07070 100}}100% 20
TMGhost.png TM103 Ominous Wind Ghost Special 06060 100}}100% 5
TMWater.png TM110 Ripple Wave Water Special 05050 090}}90% 10
TMWater.png HM03 Surf Water Special 09090 100}}100% 15
TMNormal.png HM04 Strength Normal Physical 08080 100}}100% 15
TMWater.png HM05 Waterfall Water Physical 08080 100}}100% 15
TMWater.png HM06 Dive Water Physical 08080 100}}100% 10
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Skeledeep
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Skeledeep

By breeding

By tutoring

By Move Tutor
 Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP   Cost 
Snore Normal Special 50 100% 20 Red Shard1
Water Pulse Water Special 60 100% 20 Red Shard1
Bounce Flying Physical 85 85% 5 Red Shard5
Iron Head Steel Physical 80 100% 15 Blue Shard2
Aqua Tail Water Physical 90 90% 10 Blue Shard4
Iron Tail Steel Physical 100 75% 15 Blue Shard4
Spite Ghost Status 100% 10 Yellow Shard1
Iron Defense Steel Status —% 15 Yellow Shard2
Amnesia Psychic Status —% 20 Yellow Shard2
Acupressure Normal Status —% 10 Yellow Shard2
Knock Off Dark Physical 65 100% 20 Yellow Shard4
Pain Split Normal Status —% 20 Yellow Shard4
Freeze-Dry Ice Special 70 100% 20 Yellow Shard5
Phantom Grip Ghost Physical 80 100% 10 Yellow Shard5
Block Normal Status —% 5 Green Shard1
Super Fang Normal Physical Varies 90% 10 Green Shard1
Last Resort Normal Physical 140 100% 5 Green Shard2
Endeavor Normal Physical 100% 5 Green Shard3
Icy Wind Ice Special 55 95% 15 Green Shard3
Stealth Rock Rock Status —% 20 Green Shard4
Yawn Normal Status —% 10 Green Shard5
Headbutt Normal Physical 70 100% 15 None
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Skeledeep
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Skeledeep

Evolution

SkeledeepFront.png
Unevolved
Skeledeep
 Water  Ghost 


Sprites

Front Back
GenderM.png SkeledeepFront.png SkeledeepBack.png
Front shiny Back shiny
GenderM.png SkeledeepFrontShiny.png SkeledeepBackShiny.png

Trivia

  • Prior to Version 1.0.1, Skeledeep uses Basculin's cry.
  • Mega Skeledeep has the highest Base Defense Stat of all Water and Ghost type in Pokémon Solar Light and Lunar Dark.
  • It is also has highest Base Defense Stat of all of the Pokémon in the Rikoto Region.
  • Skeledeep is the only Water/Ghost type in Rikoto.
    • Additionally, as of the Crown Tundra Expansion Pass of Pokémon Sword and Shield, the only official Pokémon that are Water/Ghost-types are Frillish and Jellicent.

Origin

Skeledeep are based off of a skeletal fish, it may also be based off a Dunkleosteus, an extinct armored fish in prehistoric times.

Name Origin

Skeledeep's name comes from the words Skeleton and deep.

In other languages

Language Title Meaning
Japanese
German
Spanish
French
Italian


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