It secretes flexible bubbles from its chest and back. The bubbles reduce the damage it would otherwise take when attacked.
– Pokémon X Pokédex
Froakie is the Water starter for Gen VI. Not sure what it’ll evolve into, or what type for that matter. Would it be Water/Fighting like Poliwrath? Or Water/Ground like Seismitoad? Or just pure Water? Only time will tell.
I like how the white circles on its nose look like tiny glasses. Adding the white clump of “hair” on its back, it looks like a genius scientist sort.