Feraligatr: Best Moveset, Weaknesses & Counters, Stats, and Evolution

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The world of Pokémon has been a growing phenomenon since 1996, when the first pair of video games came out in stores. Today, there are almost 900 individual Pokémon identified by the PokéDex and in this article, we are going to tell you everything you need to know about one of them – Feraligatr.

Feraligatr is a Water-type Pokémon first introduced in Generation II of the core video games. It is the second and final evolution form of Totodile, one of the Generation’s Starters. Totodile first evolves into Croconaw, which, in turn, evolves into Feraligatr. It is weak only to Grass-, and Electric-type moves, and is super effective against Fire-, Ground- and Rock-type Pokémon. It is not immune to any moves.

In this article, we are going to tell you all the information you’ll need if you want to breed a Feraligatr in any of the games. You’ll find out about its type, its powers, its strengths and weaknesses, its evolutions, and its moves. We’re going to focus on both the core games, as well as other popular video games based on the Pokémon franchise.

Best moveset

In the Pokémon GO videogame, the best moves for your Feraligatr are Water Gun and Hydro Cannon if you’re battling Pokémon in Gyms. Namely, this moveset gives you the highest total DPS and is, likewise, the best moveset for PVP battles. The official description for Water Gun reveals the following: “The target is blasted with a forceful shot of water”; as for Hydro Canon, the attack is described as follows: “The target is hit with a watery blast. The user can’t move on the next turn.”

Weaknesses and Counters

As a pure Water-type Pokémon, Feraligatr is weak against Electric- and Grass-type moves, and is super effective against Ground-, Rock-, and Fire-type Pokémon. It is not immune to any specific type. It receives normal damage from Normal-, Fighting-, Flying-, Poison-, Ground-, Rock-, Bug-, Ghost-, Psychic-, Dragon-, Dark-, Fairy-type moves.

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Stats

Feraligatr’s Stats, based on the most recent available data, are:

StatsBase StatsMin-MinMaxMax+Min-MinMaxMax+
HP85160 192 311 374 
Attack105112125157172221246309339
Defense100108120152167212236299328
Special Attack798999131144174194257282
Special Defense8393103135148181202265291
Speed788898130143172192255280

In Pokémon GO, Feraligatr has a Base Stamina of 198, a Base Attack of 205, and a Base Defense of 188.

As for its abilities, they are:

  • Torrent: Powers up Water-type moves when the Pokémon’s HP is low.
  • Sheer Force: Removes additional effects to increase the power of moves when attacking. (Hidden Ability)

Evolutions

Feraligatr was first introduced in Generation II as the second and final evolution of Totodile. Totodile first evolved into Croconaw, starting at Level 18, and then into Feraligatr starting at Level 30. Feraligatr has no regional variants nor additional forms, so this is the only form you can obtain.

In Pokémon GO, Feraligat is also obtained by first evolving Totodile into Croconaw, for which you need 25 Totodile Candy, and after that, Croconaw to Feraligat, for which you need 100 Totodile Candy.

Moves

As of Generation VIII, the movies that Feraligatr can learn are:

  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Feraligatr
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Feraligatr
  • × indicates a move that cannot be used in Generation VIII

By leveling up

Level  Move  Type  Cat.  Pwr.  Acc.  PP
1AgilityPsychicStatus—%30
1ScratchNormalPhysical40100%35
1LeerNormalStatus100%30
1Water GunWaterSpecial40100%25
1Mud-SlapGroundSpecial20100%10
6Water GunWaterSpecial40100%25
8Mud-SlapGroundSpecial20100%10
13BiteDarkPhysical60100%25
15Scary FaceNormalStatus100%10
21Ice FangIcePhysical6595%15
24FlailNormalPhysical100%15
32CrunchDarkPhysical80100%15
37Low KickFightingPhysical100%20
45SlashNormalPhysical70100%20
50ScreechNormalStatus85%40
58ThrashNormalPhysical120100%10
63Aqua TailWaterPhysical9090%10
71SuperpowerFightingPhysical120100%5
76Hydro PumpWaterSpecial11080%5

By TM

TM Move  Type  Cat. Pwr.Acc.PP
TM01Focus PunchFightingPhysical150100%20
TM02Dragon ClawDragonPhysical80100%15
TM03Water PulseWaterSpecial60100%20
TM05RoarNormalStatus—%20
TM07HailIceStatus—%10
TM10Work UpNormalStatus—%30
TM13Ice BeamIceSpecial90100%10
TM14BlizzardIceSpecial11070%5
TM15Hyper BeamNormalSpecial15090%5
TM17ProtectNormalStatus—%10
TM18Rain DanceWaterStatus—%5
TM23Iron TailSteelPhysical10075%15
TM26EarthquakeGroundPhysical100100%10
TM28DigGroundPhysical80100%10
TM31Brick BreakFightingPhysical75100%15
TM32Double TeamNormalStatus—%15
TM39Rock TombRockPhysical6095%15
TM40Aerial AceFlyingPhysical60—%20
TM42FacadeNormalPhysical70100%20
TM44RestPsychicStatus—%10
TM45AttractNormalStatus100%15
TM49ScaldWaterSpecial80100%15
TM52Focus BlastFightingSpecial12070%5
TM56FlingDarkPhysical100%10
TM58EndureNormalStatus—%10
TM59Dragon PulseDragonSpecial85100%10
TM65Shadow ClawGhostPhysical70100%15
TM68Giga ImpactNormalPhysical15090%5
TM72AvalancheIcePhysical60100%10
TM75Swords DanceNormalStatus—%20
TM80Rock SlideRockPhysical7590%10
TM82Sleep TalkNormalStatus—%10
TM83BulldozeGroundPhysical60100%20
TM87SwaggerNormalStatus85%15
TM90SubstituteNormalStatus—%10
TM93CutNormalPhysical5095%30
TM95SurfWaterSpecial90100%15
TM96StrengthNormalPhysical80100%15
TM98Rock SmashFightingPhysical40100%15
TM99WaterfallWaterPhysical80100%15
TM100Rock ClimbNormalPhysical9085%20

In Pokémon GO, Feraligatr can learn Waterfall, Bite, Ice Fang, and Water Gun as Fast Attacks, and Crunch, Hydro Pump, Ice Beam, and Hydro Cannon as Charged Attacks. Some of these attacks depend on when you caught and evolved your Feraligatr, as they are event-only attacks. The best moveset you can have for your Feraligatr as of March 2022 is Water Gun and Hydro Cannon.

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