General Information
Species Sea Weasel Pokémon
Type Water
Ability Swift Swim
Water Veil (Hidden Ability)
Gender Ratio 50% male, 50% female
Evolves into Floatzel (Level 26)
Breeding Information
Egg Group Water 1
Pokédex / Browser Numbers
National #418
Sinnoh #056
Unova #149 (Black 2 and White 2)
Kalos #058
Almia R-055
Oblivia R-036 (present)
N-145 (past)

Buizel is a Water-type Pokémon that evolves into Floatzel at Lv. 26.


Buizel is an orange Pokémon resembling a weasel and sea otter. The yellow collar that surrounds its neck can be inflated and used as a flotation device. It has two blue fins on its arms and a tail, which appears to be split, that resembles a fish's fin. There are parallel marks on their cheeks. Buizel has cream paw pads on its feet.

Gender DifferencesEdit

Male Buizel have two cream spots on his back, female Buizel have one.


Some Buizel act in a similar fashion to dogs, while others exhibit more intelligent, human-like behaviour. 


Buizel have been seen eating Oran Berries.


By inflating its sac, Buizel can keep its face above water to watch for prey movement.

Buizel's tail acts as a boat propeller by spinning, though it has been seen flying using its tail.

Notable BuizelEdit

Name Canon Trainer
Buizel Anime A family of travellers
Buizel Anime Dawn (formerly, traded)
Ash Ketchum
Buizel Anime Soren

Former BuizelEdit

Name Canon Trainer Note(s)
Floatzel Games Barry Evolved into a Floatzel.
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