Barboach #339

Evolution family

Barboach is part of a two-member family.



#339 Barboach

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#340 Whiscash




#339 Barboach

50 Barboach_candy
#340 Whiscash


  • Barboach was released at the start of Holiday 2017 on December 21st, 2017.Shiny_Pokemon_icon
  • Shiny form of Barboach was released at the start of Water Festival 2019 on August 23rd, 2019.
Method Maximum CP Details

(weather boosted)
In wild since 2017 Dec 21Increased spawns in:
Mountains of Power: 2022 Jan 7 – 13
Incense Day: Swinub: 2021 Dec 5 (Incense-only)
Pokémon Spotlight Hour: 2020 Nov 24
Incense Day: Type Shuffle: 2020 Apr 19 (Incense-only)
Water Festival 2019: Aug 23 – 30
Water Festival 2018: Jun 7 – 21
468 Increased chance/Previously in:
2-km – 2021 Sep 1 – 2022 Sep 1
2-km – Water Festival 2019: Aug 23 – 30
2-km – 2017 Dec 21 – 2018 Dec 18
2-km – Hoenn Pokémon Eggs: 2018 Jan 23 – Feb 1
Raid Battles

(weather boosted)
Tier 1 CP 2,605Visit List of Raid Bosses changes for complete appearance
Research tasks
351 Field Research:
Send 3 Gifts to friends: 2020 Jun
Earn a Candy walking with your buddy: Water Festival 2019


Best moveset for Barboach

When fighting Pokémon in Gyms, Barboach’s greatest moves are Water Gun and Aqua Tail. This moveset has the most overall DPS and is also the finest for PVP encounters.


  Water Gun 12 dps
  Aqua Tail 31.6 dps


  Mud Shot 10 dps
  Mud Bomb 28.7 dps


 All moves

Quick move Damage EPS DPS
  Mud Shot 5 11.7 10
  Water Gun 5 10 12
Main move Damage EPS DPS
  Ice Beam 90 -15.2 27.3
  Aqua Tail 50 -17.4 31.6
  Mud Bomb 55 -14.3 28.7

The green moves benefit from the Same Type Attack Bonus and deliver 20% more damage.

Barboch is a Generation 3 Pokemon that ranks 339 in the Pokedex. It is both aquatic and terrestrial and resides in the Hoenn area. Barboach develops into Pokémon Whiscash after consuming 50 sweets.


How to find and catch Pokémon Barboch?

Pokemon Barboach may be found near any body of water, including ponds, rivers, oceans, and marshes. He was seen around the city amid fountains, pools, and water parks. It may also be found on farms, in parks, and in forested slopes. It sometimes spawns in stone quarries.

Pokemon Barboach comes often on the map, and obtaining it will be simple. Sometimes encountered during raids and field investigations.

Barboach Info

Type Candy Needed to Evolve
Ground|Water 50


To use combat moves, touch the screen while in battle, and the pokemon will release their attacks as quickly as they can. Attacks that are repeated will fill the bars on their specific meter. When any or all of the bars are full, press and hold the screen for a few seconds to unleash a special move.
Possible Attack Moves
Name Type Damage
Mud Shot Ground 5
Water Gun Water 5
Possible Special Moves
Name Type Damage Number of Special Bars
Ice Beam Ice 90 2
Mud Bomb Ground 55 3
Aqua Tail Water 50 3
  • Hatches From: 5km Egg
  • Evolves Into: Whiscash



Barboach is a little serpentine Pokémon that looks like a loach. The main body is a gentle gray with a jagged black line going along the middle. It has tiny blue eyes and a round, blue nose. It features many blue barbels that serve as excellent radar in murky water and may also be utilized for flavor. When it hides in the dirt to await prey, its whiskers are left uncovered. There are two rounded, blue pectoral fins and one dorsal fin with black dots. Its tail fin is rounded and blue, although it lacks markings.

Barboach’s body is covered in a slimy layer that protects it from germs and lets it to readily avoid predators like Bird Pokémon. Barboach stays in its watery habitat to avoid drying up and becoming feeble. Barboach’s whiskers can sense the position of its prey as well as scent and taste similarities.

to a human.