|#565|| Sturdy/Solid Rock|
|3′11″ (1.2m)||178.6 lbs. (81kg)|
|Male: 87.5%||Female: 12.5%|
|Evolves From||Evolves Into|
|Egg Group||Catch Rate|
|Water 1/Water 3||45|
|NU/RU/UU/OU||2 Defense Points|
Carrracosta (Unova Pokédex. It is a Water/Rock Type, and it is known as Prototurtle Pokémon.) is the 71st Pokémon in the
Carracosta'a ability Sturdy prevents OHKO moves and prevents it from being KO'd while it's HP is at maximum, while its other ability Solid Rock reduces damage from Super Effective moves by 25%. Its Dream World ability is Swift Swim, which doubles its Speed when it is raining. This does not take effect on the same turn in which is starts to rain, however.
Tirtouga can evolve into Carracosta at level 37.
Carracosta takes on the appearance of an ancient bipedial Sea Turtle. It's most noticeable and prominent feature is its massive sturdy shell, along with its well-developed fin-like arms.
 Gender Differences
Carracosta doesn't have any distinguishable characteristics to differentiate between male and female.
 Game Information
 Original Games
 Spin-off Games
Carracosta appears at World Axle Lake B2 in Pokémon Rumble Blast.
 Trading Card Game
Carracosta is listed as a Rare Card in the Noble Victories set.
 Anime/Manga Information
Wild Carracosta appear during two episodes that take place at Twist Mountain.
Wild Carracosta appear in both versions of Pokémon Movie 14.
Carracosta's Manga Information is unknown as of writing.
 Pokémon Information
 Competitive Battling
Carracosta is a viable option to appear in the Never-Utilized, Rarely-Utilized, Under-Utilized and Over-Utilized Tiers of Competitive Battling. Each of its Abilities has its uses depending on the team. Move-wise, Carracosta can be used as a tank, sweeper or wall-buster, depending on the move set, and in a team setting, can use its low Speed to its advantage with Trick Room support.
Regardless, there are common ways to beat it tier disregarding: Grass-Type moves and/or Pokémon with a high Special Attack, which can beat a Carracosta with relative ease.
 Area Location
 Via Level-Up
 Via TM/HM
 Via Breeding
 Via Move Tutor (Black 2/White 2)
 Evolution Line
 Type Matchups
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