|Thorn Seed Pokémon|
|2' (0.6m)||41.4 lbs (18.8kg)|
|Male: 50%||Female: 50%|
|Evolves From||Evolves Into|
|Egg Group||Catch Rate|
|NU/LC||1 Defense Point|
Ferroseed (Unova Pokédex. It is a Grass/Steel Type, and it is known as the Thorn Seed Pokémon.) is the 103rd Pokémon in the
Ferroseed gain the opportunity to evolve into Ferrothorn starting at Level 40.
Ferroseed takes the appearance of a seed that has a lot of thorns, and two eyes in the middle of the thorns.
Ferroseed has no distinguished features that make it appear male or female.
Ferroseed appears at the Crag Area's Rockridge Fort in PokéPark 2: Wonders Beyond after befriending Primeape. To befriend Ferroseed, you'll have to carry it from the main area up to the mountain's top.
Trading Card Game
Ferroseed is listed as a Common Card in the Emerging Powers (2) and Next Destinies sets.
Wild Ferroseed make their first appearance in the Anime in an episode that has yet to be given a title outside of Japan.
Ferroseed has yet to appear in the Movies as of writing.
Ferroseed's Manga Information is unknown as of writing.
Ferroseed is in the Neverused (NU) tier of competitive battling. With a unique defensive typing that gives it nine resistances and one immunity as well as Eviolite boosted defenses, Ferroseed is capable of walling some of the tier's biggest threats, such as Samurott, Kabutops, and Ludicolo. It is a reliable entry hazard setter due to great bulk and can set up either Spikes or Stealth Rock. Its ability Iron Barbs punishes physical attackers that use contact moves like Scyther and Barbaracle. A low Speed stat can also work in its favor somewhat as it gives it a usable STAB in Gyro Ball to hit faster foes. However, it has a crippling weakness to Fire-type attacks as well as a weakness to the common Fighting-type attacks. That makes it easy to lure as Pokémon commonly run coverage attacks to hit Ferroseed very hard. It also relies on Leech Seed to recover its health and its attacks are commonly resisted or not powerful enough for it to not be set up bait for Substitute users.
Ferroseed is a viable option in the Rarelyused (RU) tier as well. Thanks to its Eviolite boosted bulk and great typing, Ferroseed can wall some significant Pokémon in the tier, from Aerodactyl to Diancie. It has a valuable support move in Spikes which can prove to be very handy given its limited distribution in the lower tiers. Leech Seed and Thunder Wave are other supportive moves that can annoy opposing Pokémon or cripple them. Ferroseed does have its flaws, though, as it is severely weak to Fire and Fighting attacks. It needs to rely on Leech Seed or Wish support to recover its health and it will be very much crippled if it loses its Eviolite. Ferroseed also lacks great offensive prowess and can be taken advantage of by Taunt and Substitute users.
Ferroseed is also a part of the Little Cup (LC) tier of competitive battling due to being a first-stage Pokémon. With the ability to stack entry hazards and act as a reliable wall, Ferroseed is a very good support Pokémon. It only truly competes with Dwebble and Trubbish as an entry hazard support Pokémon. With a great defensive typing, it can check set up sweepers like Tirtouga. However, it has some weaknesses that leave it vulnerable to threats like Pawniard and Scraggy. It also lacks great offensive prowess and does not appreciate its Eviolite being lost due to Knock Off.
Via Move Tutor (Black 2/White 2)
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