Seaking is a Water type Pokemon introduced in Generation I. It evolves from Goldeen starting at level 33. Take a look below for 26 amazing and interesting facts about Seaking.
1. Seaking is a primarily orange and white, fish like Pokemon.
2. It has round, dark eyes, prominent pink lips, two small fangs, and a cream-colored horn in the center of its forehead.
3. A female will have a smaller horn than a male.
4. Most of its body is orange with a patch of white under its mouth and along its underside.
5. There are several black markings on its body: two thick lines under each eye, a large wavy patch on its back, and several speckles near its tail.
6. It has billowing pectoral fins and a pair of tail fins shaped like butterfly wings, all of which are white specked with black. However, its dorsal fin is pure white and rigid.
7. Seaking is a very powerful swimmer that is found in rivers and streams.
8. It can swim not only against a river’s current, but up waterfalls as well.
9. In the autumn spawning season, it grows fatter and more vibrant.
10. It travels upriver where male Seaking engage in elaborate dances to court females.
11. Seaking uses its powerful horn to bore holes in riverbed boulders in order to shelter its Eggs from water currents.
12. A mated pair take turns patrolling around their new nest for roughly a month and defend it with their lives.
13. In the past, Waterfall was its signature move.
14. In the Pokémon Red and Blue beta, Seaking’s prototype name was “Neptune”, after the god of the sea in Roman mythology.
15. Seaking and Goldeen are the only Pokémon that can learn Waterfall through leveling up.
16. Seaking’s number in the Sinnoh Pokédex and the Johto Pokédex are the same: 079.
17. In Gold, Silver, and Crystal Versions, it appears that Seaking was originally set to learn Supersonic as one of its three starting moves. However, the game programmers made an error and filled the third data slot with Tail Whip, so Seaking ended up with two starting moves instead.
18. Seaking seems to be based on a variant of the Oranda goldfish known as Azuma Nishiki, bearing a similar coloration to shubunkin goldfish.
19. The horn part may be based on Matsya, an avatar that the Hindu god Vishnu assumed, which is sometimes depicted as a fish with a horn.
20. Seaking is a combination of sea and king.
21. Seaking debuted in The Misty Mermaid, under the ownership of The Sensational Sisters. It reappeared in Cerulean Blues and in a fantasy in Alola, Alola!.
22. Multiple Seaking appeared in Hook, Line, and Stinker, where they were the subjects of a local fishing competition. Ash and Misty both hooked a Seaking each during the competition.
23. A Seaking appeared in The Great Eight Fate!, under the ownership of Juan. It was used in a Gym battle against Ash, where it was able to block Pikachu‘s Electric attacks with Horn Drill and send them back at its opponent. Ash was eventually able to defeat Seaking as well as Sealeo using Pikachu and Corphish, but not before Seaking defeated Snorunt.
24. A Seaking appeared in Pikachu’s Vacation as one of the Pokémon seen at the Pokémon Theme Park.
25. A Trainer’s Seaking appeared in Round One – Begin!, during the Indigo League Conference.
26. A Seaking appeared in Pikachu Re-Volts, where it was among the Pokémon controlled by Cassidy and Butch at Mandarin Island North.