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Basculin (Red Striped) is a Water Pokémon. It is vulnerable to Grass and Electric moves. Basculin's strongest moveset is Water Gun & Aqua Tail and it has a Max CP of 2,090.
"When a school of Basculin appears in a lake, everything else disappears, except for Corphish and Crawdaunt. That's how violent Basculin are."
Water Gun is a good all-round move that benefits from STAB and is easy to use with a fast animation. Tackle has no use.
Aqua Tail is the main charge move, and probably the only one needed, given Basculin's lack of coverage options. Aqua Jet is a terrible move and inferior in damage, energy, and DPE. Muddy Water deals pathetic damage, and only has a 30% chance to debuff the opponent, making this move unreliable.
Basculin is basically just worse than Vaporeon or Qwilfish, with the same Water Gun + Aqua Tail combo but a complete lack of any viable secondary charge move. Its poor bulk also makes it very fragile.
Basculin lacks stats for PvP outside of Great League.
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