|Thorn Pod Pokémon|
|#598|| Iron Barbs|
|3'3" (1m)||242.5 lbs (110kg)|
|Male: 50%||Female: 50%|
|Evolves From||Evolves Into|
|Egg Group||Catch Rate|
| 5th Gen: OU
6th Gen: OU
|2 Defense Points|
Ferrothorn (Unova Pokédex. It is a Grass/Steel Type, and it is known as the Thorn Pod Pokémon.) is the 104th Pokémon in the
Ferroseed evolve into Ferrothorn starting at Level 40.
Ferrothorn takes the appearance of a pod that has a spiky appearance, and three vine-like tentacles, which have spikes at the end of each tentacle.
Ferrothorn has no distinguished features that make it appear male or female.
Ferrothorn appears at the Arbor Area's Verdant Courts after opening up a cave with Tepig. To befriend Ferrothorn you'll have to defeat it in battle, after which you'll be able to call it into battle.
Trading Card Game
Ferrothorn is listed as a Rare Card in the Emerging Powers (2) sets.
An Officer Jenny would use a Ferrothorn in an upcoming episode that recently aired in Japan.
Ferrothorn has yet to appear in the Movies as of writing.
Ferrothorn's Manga Information is unknown as of writing.
In Generation VI, Ferrothorn finds itself once again in the Overused (OU) tier of competitive battling as a pesky defensive support Pokémon. Ferrothorn's great mixed bulk and great Grass/Steel typing gives it numerous opportunities to wall specific Pokémon while allowing it to lay down layers of Spikes or Stealth Rock. Ferrothorn's support options do not stop there, as it can support a team with moves like Thunder Wave and Leech Seed, which give opposing Pokémon fits when trying to deal with Ferrothorn. Ferrothorn is no real slouch offensively, as its 94 base Attack gives it the ability to pressure offensive teams with Gyro Ball or Power Whip even without investment. Ferrothorn's biggest flaw is its huge x4 weakness to Fire attacks, which allows for Pokémon like Latios that would otherwise be walled by Ferrothorn to use a Hidden Power Fire to heavily damage it. Ferrothorn also has terrible Speed, which means it usually has to take a hit before being able to make its move to support or attack. Despite this, Ferrothorn is a great defensive Pokémon capable of walling omnipresent Pokémon like Azumarill and Manaphy without too much trouble.
Ferrothorn is also a great option in the Uber tier of competitive battling as a support Pokémon, capable of walling threats such as Latios, Latias, and Primal Kyogre. Ferrothorn is a great team supporter with moves like Spikes, Stealth Rock, Thunder Wave, and Leech Seed. Its decent offensive prowess for a defensive Pokémon gives it the ability to threaten Pokémon like Xerneas and Mega Gengar so that it is not easy set-up bait. However, Ferrothorn is Taunt bait, very slow, and is vulnerable to Fire attacks, which gives top tier Pokémon like Primal Groudon and Ho-oh opportunities to destroy it.
Via Move Tutor (Black 2/White 2)
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