Get to Know Dewgong — #87 in the National Pokémon Pokédex

Stats, locations, and more

Dewgong

Ken Sugimori

Dewgong is the 87th Pokémon listed in the National Pokémon Pokédex. It resembles a sea lion with a small spike on the top of its head. Here's everything you need to know about the water/ice hybrid, including stats, alternate names, and more.

Alternate Names

Dewgong goes by the following names within the Pokémon series of video games:

  • English: Dewgong
  • Japanese: Jugon
  • German: Jugong
  • French: Lamantine

Position in the Various Pokédexes

Dewgong is represented by the following numbers in the various Pokédexes.

  • National: 87
  • Hoenn: 259
  • Johto: 177

Dewgong's Description in the Various Pokémon Games

Red/Blue

Stores thermal energy in its body. Swims at a steady 8 knots even in intensely cold waters.

Yellow

Its entire body is a snowy-white. Unharmed by even intense cold, it swims powerfully in icy waters.

Gold

Its streamlined body has little drag in water. The colder the temperature, the friskier it gets.

Silver

It loves frigid seas with ice floes. It uses its long tail to change swimming direction quickly.

Crystal

It sleeps under shallow ocean waters during the day, then looks for food at night when it’s cold.

Ruby/Sapphire

DEWGONG loves to snooze on bitterly cold ice. The sight of this Pokémon sleeping on a glacier was mistakenly thought to be a mermaid by a mariner long ago.

FireRed

Its body is covered with a pure white fur. The colder the weather, the more active it becomes.

LeafGreen

It stores thermal energy in the body. It swims at a steady eight knots even in intensely cold waters.

Emerald

It loves to snooze on bitterly cold ice. The sight of this Pokémon sleeping on a glacier was mistakenly thought to be a mermaid by a mariner long ago.

Diamond/Pearl/Platinum

In snow, the pure white coat covering its body obscures it from predators.

HeartGold

Its streamlined body has little drag in water. The colder the temperature, the friskier it gets.

SoulSilver

It loves frigid seas with ice floes. It uses its long tail to change swimming direction quickly.

Black/White

In snow, the pure white coat covering its body obscures it from predators.

Black 2/White 2

Its streamlined body has low resistance, and it swims around cold oceans at a speed of eight knots.

X

Its body is covered with a pure white fur. The colder the weather, the more active it becomes.

Y

Its streamlined body has little drag in water. The colder the temperature, the friskier it gets.

Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire

Dewgong loves to snooze on bitterly cold ice. The sight of this Pokémon sleeping on a glacier was mistakenly thought to be a mermaid by a mariner long ago.

Ultra Sun

It swims through the ocean at a speed of eight knots, searching for Pokémon that will become its prey. It’s especially fond of Wishiwashi.

Ultra Moon

It sunbathes on the beach after meals. The rise in its body temperature helps its digestion.

Let's Go Pikachu/Let's Go Eevee

Its entire body is a snowy white. Unharmed by even intense cold, it swims powerfully in icy waters.

Dewgong Locations

Red/Blue

Seafoam Islands

Yellow

Cinnabar Island, Seafoam Islands

Gold/Silver/Crystal

Evolve Seel

Ruby/Sapphire

Trade/migrate from another game

FireRed/LeafGreen

Icefall Cave, Seafoam Islands

Emerald

Trade/migrate from another game

Diamond

Route 226, 230

Pearl

Trade/migrate from another game

Platinum

Victory Road

HeartGold/SoulSilver

Seafoam Islands

Black/White

Giant Chasm

Black 2/White 2

Giant Chasm, Seaside Cave

X/Y

Trade/migrate from another game

Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire

Shoal Cave

Sun/Moon

Trade/migrate from another game

Ultra Sun/Ultra Moon

Evolve Seel

Let's Go Pikachu/Let's Go Eevee

Seafoam Islands

Dewgong Base Stats

  • HP = 90 (ranked 26)
  • ATTACK = 70 (ranked 41)
  • DEFENSE = 80 (ranked 31)
  • SPECIAL ATTACK = 70 (ranked 36)
  • SPECIAL DEFENSE = 95 (ranked 23)
  • SPEED = 70 (ranked 34)
  • Total Base Stats = 475

Dewgong Pokémon Type, Egg Group, Height, Weight, and Gender

  • Pokemon Type: Water / Ice
  • Egg Type: Water 1 / Ground
  • Height: 1.7 m / 5' 07"
  • Weight: 120.0 kg / 264.6 lbs.
  • Male: 50%
  • Female: 50%

Dewgong Ability: Thick Fat

Game's description

Raises resistance to Fire-and Ice-type moves.

Battle effect

Fire and Ice-type moves deal 50% damage.

Additional Info for Dewgong

Damage Taken

  • 25%: Ice
  • 50%: Water
  • 200%: Fighting, Rock, Grass, Electric

Pal Park

  • Area: Ocean
  • Points: 70
  • Encounter rate: 20

Wild Item

NONE

Miscellaneous Info

  • Species: Sea Lion Pokemon
  • Steps to hatch: 5,120
  • Color: White
  • Catch Rate: 75
  • Base Tameness: 70
  • Growth Group: Medium Fast
    • 1,000,000 exp. points to Lv100