Surskit is a dual type Bug and Water Pokemon introduced in Generation III. It evolves into Masquerain starting at level 22. Take a look below for 25 fun and interesting facts about Surskit.
1. Surskit is a blue insectoid Pokemon.
2. There are semicircular pink markings under its dark, circular eyes.
3. It has a round body with four long, skinny legs extending from it.
4. On top of its head is a yellow cap with a single antenna that secretes a thick, sugary syrup or a sweet scent.
5. The syrup is exuded as a defense mechanism, while the scent can attract prey.
6. This Pokémon can also secrete oil from the tips of its feet, which enables it to walk on water as though skating.
7. Surskit inhabits ponds, rivers, and similar wetlands, where it feeds on microscopic, aquatic organisms. However, it sometimes appears in puddles after a rainstorm.
8. In its natural habitat, Surskit has been known to compete with Dewpider over food.
9. Surskit can be seen as a counterpart to Dewpider. Both share the Bug and Water types and the same base stat total of 269, both evolve at the same level, and both can be found at Brooklet Hill in Pokémon Sun and Moon, taking the place of the other depending on the time, with Surskit being found during the night and Dewpider in the day.
10. Surskit is based on the water strider.
11. Surskit is a combination of surface or surf and skitter (moving in a hurried or twitchy manner).
12. Surskit debuted in Maxxed Out!. It was owned by a boy named Max, the doppelgänger of May’s little brother, who intended for it to be his starter Pokémon. This made May’s brother jealous as he did not know what his starter Pokémon would be at that time.
13. A Surskit appeared in Destiny Deoxys, under the ownership of Kathryn. It was her main Pokémon, and it helped the group rotate the blades of the windmills in LaRousse City.
14. A Surskit appeared in A Cacturne for the Worse, under the ownership of Kent. He used it in the Purika Contest, where it went up against May’s Bulbasaur. Surskit nearly defeated Bulbasaur due to Harley tricking May into thinking that Surskit was an extremely slow Pokémon.
15. A Surskit appeared in Spontaneous Combusken, under the ownership of Brianna. She used it in the Appeals Round of the Chrysanthemum Contest. Surskit’s performance allowed Brianna to advance to the Contest Battles.
16. A Surskit appeared in A Blustery Santalune Gym Battle!, under the ownership of Viola. It was used in a Gym battle against Ash, where it managed to defeat Ash’s Pikachu with Signal Beam before being defeated by Fletchling later. It reappeared in the next episode, where it was defeated by Pikachu during Ash’s rematch against Viola. It appeared again in Breaking Titles at the Chateau!, where it battled Grant’s Onix at the Battle Chateau, but was defeated.
17. A Surskit appeared in Dewpider Ascending!, where it resided near the Pokémon School. It had a battle against a Dewpider over its territory, but during the battle, it evolved into Masquerain and flew off.
18. A Surskit appeared in PK13.
19. A Surskit appeared in On Olden Pond as a resident of an old lake.
20. A Surskit appeared in Up Close and Personable!. It was among the many Pokémon that were found at the lake by the Pokémon Summer Academy.
21. A Surskit appeared in A Trainer and Child Reunion! as a resident of a forest where Aaron’s training center was located at.
22. Multiple Surskit made a brief appearance in Coming Full-Festival Circle!. They were among the Pokémon listening to Nando as he played his music.
23. Multiple Surskit appeared in Zoroark: Master of Illusions as some of the many local Pokémon living in Crown City.
24. Multiple Surskit appeared in Genesect and the Legend Awakened as residents of Pokémon Hills.
25. Two Surskit appeared in Alola to New Adventure!.