Oshawott can fight skillfully by detaching the scalchop on its belly. The scalchop can be used for a variety of different things, such as a acting like a sword, shield, and boomerang.
If Oshawott is attacked, it will fight back using its scalchop without any hesitation. When eating, Oshawott uses its forepaws to move food to its mouth. (rather than going down on all fours to eat it).
- Oshawott is the only Water-type starter Pokémon to be based on a mammal.
- Oshawott is the only Water-type starter Pokémon to not have an "i" in its name.
- Oshawott is the only starter Pokémon whose name begins with a vowel, discounting Eevee.