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SurfideMini.png #186: Surfide
Pokémon
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Tidude
Surfer Pokémon
#187
TidudeFront.png
Type
Water Fighting
Unknown
Abilities
Defiant or Steadfast
Hidden Ability
Water Veil
Gender ratio
75% male, 25% female
Catch rate
45 (5.9%)
Breeding
Egg group
Human-Like
Hatch time
5355 steps
Height
1.9 m
0 m
Weight
92.8 kg
0 kg
Regional numbers
Pokédex
#187
Rikoto
Base experience yield
175
Leveling rate
Medium Fast
EV yield
Total: 2
0
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
2
Speed
0
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
Body style
Bipedal
Footprint
BodyUnknown.png
Pokédex color
Blue
Base friendship
70

Tidude is a Water/Fighting Pokémon.

It evolves from Surfide starting at level 34 when leveled up while Surfing.

Biology

Physiology

Tidude is a large surfer Pokémon. It has a large bright cyan tail with a white tip, which resembles a blue version of Miles Tails Prower's. It also has two long bright cyan arms with two orange stripes on each, two blue forearms, orange wrists and two white hands with five fingers; a white upper chest area with a blue "swimsuit" and an orange u-shaped pattern in between; two small white legs with two toe-less white feet and an orange upside down u-shaped pattern above each; a small orange shark fin on its back, and a bright cyan head with two orange "ears", two white eyes with orange irises and pinprick black pupils, and a bright cyan appendage of hair that has an orange tip and a wavy white line pattern in between. It's also holding a large tan wooden surfboard it uses when it goes Surfing.

Gender Differences

None.

Special Abilities

Because Tidude are almost always surfing, they have achieved amazing balancing skills. They compete to see who can surf on the largest waves.

Behavior

Tidude are almost always surfing, which gives them amazing balancing skills. They compete against fellow Tidude to see which one of them can surf on the largest waves.

Habitat

Tidude cannot be found in the Wild, so you must Evolve a Surfide in order to obtain one.

Shiny Coloration Differences

For Shiny Tidude, the bright cyan turns tan and the orange turns yellow. The darker blue and the surfboard stay the same colors.

Game data

Pokédex entries

Pokédex entry
Because Tidude are almost always surfing, they have achieved amazing balancing skills. They compete to see who can surf on the largest waves.

Game locations

Availability
None evolve Surfide
Common
Uncommon
Fossil
Rare
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: 60
120 - 167 230 - 324
Attack: 93
88 - 159 171 - 313
Defense: 60
58 - 123 112 - 240
Sp.Atk: 99
93 - 166 182 - 326
Sp.Def: 60
58 - 123 112 - 240
Speed: 125
117 - 194 229 - 383
Total: 497   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
Ground
Rock ½×
Bug ½×
Ghost
Steel ½×
Fire ½×
Water ½×
Grass
Electric
Psychic
Ice ½×
Dragon
Dark ½×
Fairy
None
Doubly resistant to:
Normal
Fighting
Flying
Poison
Ground
Rock ½×
Bug ½×
Ghost
Steel ½×
Fire ½×
Water ½×
Grass
Electric
Psychic
Ice ½×
Dragon
Dark ½×
Fairy
None
Resistant to:
Normal
Fighting
Flying
Poison
Ground
Rock ½×
Bug ½×
Ghost
Steel ½×
Fire ½×
Water ½×
Grass
Electric
Psychic
Ice ½×
Dragon
Dark ½×
Fairy
None
Damaged normally by:
Normal
Fighting
Flying
Poison
Ground
Rock ½×
Bug ½×
Ghost
Steel ½×
Fire ½×
Water ½×
Grass
Electric
Psychic
Ice ½×
Dragon
Dark ½×
Fairy
None
Weak to:
Normal
Fighting
Flying
Poison
Ground
Rock ½×
Bug ½×
Ghost
Steel ½×
Fire ½×
Water ½×
Grass
Electric
Psychic
Ice ½×
Dragon
Dark ½×
Fairy
None
Doubly weak to:
Normal
Fighting
Flying
Poison
Ground
Rock ½×
Bug ½×
Ghost
Steel ½×
Fire ½×
Water ½×
Grass
Electric
Psychic
Ice ½×
Dragon
Dark ½×
Fairy
None

Learnset

By leveling up

By leveling up
 Level   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
Start Aura Sphere Fighting Special 80 —% 20
Start Water Gun Water Special 40 100% 25
Start Tackle Normal Physical 50 100% 35
Start Focus Energy Normal Status —% 30
Start Endure Normal Status —% 10
4 Focus Energy Normal Status —% 30
8 Endure Normal Status —% 10
13 Water Pulse Water Special 60 100% 20
17 Quick Attack Normal Physical 40 100% 30
22 Aqua Jet Water Physical 40 100% 20
26 Chip Away Normal Physical 70 100% 20
31 Surf Water Special 90 100% 15
37 Low Sweep Fighting Physical 65 100% 20
41 Agility Psychic Status —% 30
45 Reversal Fighting Physical Varies 100% 15
49 Aqua Slam Water Physical 70 100% 15
53 Bounce Flying Physical 85 85% 5
57 Bulk Up Fighting Status —% 20
62 Final Gambit Fighting Special 100% 5
  • A level of "Start" indicates a move that will be known by a Tidude obtained at level 1
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Tidude
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Tidude

By TM/HM

By TM/HM
 TM   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
TMPoison.png TM06 Toxic Poison Status 0000 090}}90% 10
TMFighting.png TM08 Bulk Up Fighting Status 0000 00—}}—% 20
TMNormal.png TM10 Hidden Power Normal Special 06060 100}}100% 15
TMDark.png TM12 Taunt Dark Status 0000 100}}100% 20
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
TMNormal.png TM27 Return Normal Physical 0000 100}}100% 20
TMFighting.png TM31 Brick Break Fighting Physical 07575 100}}100% 15
TMNormal.png TM32 Double Team Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 15
TMFlying.png TM40 Aerial Ace Flying Physical 06060 00—}}—% 20
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
TMDark.png TM46 Thief Dark Physical 06060 100}}100% 25
TMFighting.png TM47 Low Sweep Fighting Physical 06565 100}}100% 20
TMNormal.png TM48 Round Normal Special 06060 100}}100% 15
TMFighting.png TM52 Focus Blast Fighting Special 120120 070}}70% 5
TMNormal.png TM54 False Swipe Normal Physical 04040 100}}100% 40
TMWater.png TM55 Scald Water Special 08080 100}}100% 15
TMFlying.png TM62 Acrobatics Flying Physical 05555 100}}100% 15
TMDark.png TM66 Payback Dark Physical 05050 100}}100% 10
TMFighting.png TM67 Reversal Fighting Physical 0000Varies 100}}100% 15
TMNormal.png TM68 Giga Impact Normal Physical 150150 090}}90% 5
TMNormal.png TM75 Swords Dance Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 20
TMNormal.png TM77 Psych Up Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
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
TMElectric.png TM93 Wild Charge Electric Physical 09090 100}}100% 15
TMFighting.png TM94 Rock Smash Fighting Physical 04040 100}}100% 15
TMNormal.png TM96 Nature Power Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 20
TMFighting.png TM98 Power-Up Punch Fighting Physical 04040 100}}100% 20
TMNormal.png TM100 Confide Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 20
TMNormal.png TM101 Secret Power Normal Physical 07070 100}}100% 20
TMWater.png TM110 Ripple Wave Water Special 05050 090}}90% 10
TMWater.png HM03 Surf Water Special 09090 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 Tidude
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Tidude

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
Ice Punch Ice Physical 75 100% 15 Red Shard3
Thunder Punch Electric Physical 75 100% 15 Red Shard3
Gale Rush Flying Physical 80 100% 15 Red Shard4
Bounce Flying Physical 85 85% 5 Red Shard5
Air Cannon Flying Special 40 100% 30 Blue Shard1
Vacuum Wave Fighting Special 40 100% 30 Blue Shard1
Low Kick Fighting Physical Varies 100% 20 Blue Shard3
Drain Punch Fighting Physical 75 100% 10 Blue Shard4
Superpower Fighting Physical 120 100% 5 Blue Shard5
Acupressure Normal Status —% 10 Yellow Shard2
Knock Off Dark Physical 65 100% 20 Yellow Shard4
Sucker Punch Dark Physical 70 100% 5 Yellow Shard4
Nasty Plot Dark Status —% 20 Yellow Shard5
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
Headbutt Normal Physical 70 100% 15 None
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Tidude
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Tidude

Evolution

SurfideFront.png
Unevolved
Surfide
 Water 
Rare Candy
Level 34
TidudeFront.png
First evolution
Tidude
 Water  Fighting 


Sprites

Front Back
GenderM.png TidudeFront.png TidudeBack.png
Front shiny Back shiny
GenderM.png TidudeFrontShiny.png TidudeBackShiny.png

Trivia

  • Tidude's tail seems to strongly resemble that of Miles Tails Prower's.
  • Tidude's Type combination is very rare among official Pokémon. As of Pokémon Sword and Shield's Crown Tundra Expansion Pass, the official Water/Fighting-type Pokémon include Poliwrath, both of Keldeo's Forms, and regular and Gigantamax Rapid Strike Style Urshifu.
  • Prior to Version 1.0.1, Tidude uses ???'s Cry.

Origin

Tidude is based on a surfer.

Name Origin

Tidude's name comes from Tide and dude.

In other languages

Language Title Meaning
Japanese
German
Spanish
French
Italian


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