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This article is about the item named Fishing Rod. For other fishing rods, see Old Rod, Good Rod, and Super Rod.

Fishing Rod
つりざお
Fishing Rod
Fishing RodFishing Rod Galar
Fishing Rod
Obtain sprite from the Generation VII games
Introduced in Generation VII
Pocket
Generation VII Bag Key items pocket icon.png Key items
Generation VIII Bag Key items pocket icon.png Key items

The Fishing Rod (Japanese: つりざお Fishing Rod) is a Key Item introduced in Generation VII. It allows the player to fish.

Contents

In the core series games

Price

Games Cost Sell price
SMUSUM
SwSh
N/A N/A

Effect

Generation VII

Allows the player to fish in piles of rocks at the bottom of water. When fishing, the player may find a Pokémon, and item, or nothing. The player can fish while standing on land or while riding Lapras Surf; they cannot fish from Sharpedo Jet.

In each area that has fishing spots, at least one of the rock piles has bubbles seeping from it to the surface; if the player fishes at this spot while bubbles are emerging from it, they are more likely to encounter Pokémon that are normally rare to find in fishing spots in that area. As soon as the player reels in their line after they find any Pokémon or item from a bubbling spot, the bubbles will disappear until the player re-enters the area. The bubbles also disappear if the player moves too quickly near the spot, if they move over it, or if they reel in their rod too early. If the bubbles are not present, the fishing spot functions the same as all other fishing spots in the area.

In the Alola region, there are fishing spots at Seaward Cave, Kala'e Bay, Melemele Sea, Paniola Town, Brooklet Hill, Akala Outskirts, Malie Garden, Secluded ShoreSM, Seafolk Village, Poni WildsSM, Poni Breaker Coast, Vast Poni Canyon, Poni Meadow, Poni Gauntlet, and Routes 7, 8, 9, 13, 14 and 15.

Generation VIII

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Allows the player to fish at shadows in the water.

Description

Games Description
SM A Fishing Rod made by Captain Lana. Cast a line over piles of underwater rocks to fish for wild aquatic Pokémon.
USUM A fishing rod made by Captain Lana. Cast a line over piles of underwater rocks to fish for wild aquatic Pokémon.
SwSh Use it by the water to fish up various kinds of Pokémon.*
A fishing rod made by Captain Lana. Cast a line over piles of underwater rocks to fish for wild aquatic Pokémon.*

Acquisition

Games Method
SMUSUM Brooklet Hill (from Lana for completing the trial)
SwSh Postwick (in the Bag when obtained)

Appearance

Fishing Rod SMUSUM.png
Model from
Sun, Moon, Ultra Sun, and Ultra Moon

In other languages

Language Title
Chinese Cantonese 釣竿 Diugōn
Mandarin 釣竿 / 钓竿 Diàogān
France Flag.png French Canne à Pêche
Germany Flag.png German Angel
Italy Flag.png Italian Amo
South Korea Flag.png Korean 낚싯대 Naksitdae
Brazil Flag.png Brazilian Portuguese Vara de Pescar
Vara de Pesca (SM005)
Spain Flag.png Spanish Caña

See also


Fishing rods


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