Grotle

Grotle
ハヤシガメ
GrotleSugimori.png

Turtwig < Grotle > Torterra

Species Type
Grove Pokémon Grass.png
Number Ability
#388 Overgrow
Shell Armor
Height Weight
3′7″ (1.1m) 213.8 lbs. (97kg)
Gender Ratio
Male: 87.5% Female: 12.5%
Evolves From Evolves Into
Turtwig Torterra
Egg Group Catch Rate
Monster/Grass 45
Tier EV Yield
NFE 1 Attack Point
1 Defense Point

Grotle (ハヤシガメ) is the second Pokémon in the Sinnoh Pokédex. It is a Grass Type, and it is known as the Grove Pokémon.

Grotle has the Overgrow Ability. This Ability increases the power of all its Grass Type attacks by 50% when its HP falls below a third [33%] of its maximum. A second Ability is available to Grotle that come from the Dream World, the Shell Armor Ability. This Ability prevents opponents from landing a Critical Hit.

Turtwig can evolve into a Grotle starting at Level 18, and gain the opportunity to evolve a second time into Torterra starting at Level 32.

Grotle is in the Egg Groups Monster and Grass, and its Egg takes approximately 5,120 Steps to hatch. It takes Grotle 1,059,860 Experience Points to reach Level 100.

Contents

[edit] Biology

[edit] Physiology

Grotle takes on the appearance of a green turtle that has a pair of bush-like plants growing on its back.

[edit] Gender Differences

Grotle doesn't have any differences to differentiate between male and female.

[edit] Game Information

[edit] Original Games

The only way to obatin a Grotle is by evolving a Turtwig.

[edit] Spin-Off Games

Like its base form Turtwig, Grotle appears at Mystifying Forest B1-B13 and Mystery Jungle B1-B29 in Explorers of Time and Explorers of Darkness. The floor ranges are the same in Explorers of Sky, but the two respective dungeons are called Mystic Forest and Mystery Jungle.

In Mystery Dungeon 3, Grotle appears at Weird Mountain, Weird Rockland and Weird Forest 10F-14F and Final Mountain, Final Island and Final Cave 21F-26F.

Grotle appears at Vien Forest in Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia. In Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs, Grotle appears in the Northwest section of Canal Ruins in the Present, and in the Thunder Temple mission Are You for Riolu in the Past by getting an S Rank in the Mission.

Grotle appears at Sunny Seashore Desert 4-3 in Pokémon Rumble Blast.

[edit] Trading Card Game

Grotle appears in four sets and a Diamond/Pearl/Platinum Promo. It is listed as an Uncommon Card in the Diamond and Pearl, Majestic Dawn, Platinum and Unleashed sets.

[edit] Anime/Manga Information

[edit] Anime

Ash's Turtwig would evolve into Grotle in the episode Aiding the Enemy, and would evolve into a Torterra in the episode The Fleeting Tower of Sunyshore!. Unfortunately, Volkner had to postpone his Gym Battle with Ash as a result of Team Rocket's attack on Sunyshore City during the events of that episode.

Prior to that, Grotle put on an impressive battle against Candice in Ash's Gym Battle at Snowpoint City, defeating her Sneasel before being beaten by her Abomasnow.

[edit] Moves

Ash's Grotle appeared in the film Giratina and the Sky Warrior and the Pikachu Short Pikachu's Great Sparking Search.

[edit] Manga

Grotle's Manga information is unknown as of writing.

[edit] Pokémon Information

[edit] Competitive Battling

Grotle is listed in the NFE, or Not Fully Evolved Tier of Competitive Battling as it hasn't reached its final evolved form.

[edit] Area Location

Game Rarity Location
Diamond/Pearl/Platinum None Evolve Turtwig
Heart Gold/Soul Silver None Trade
Black/White None PokéTransfer or Dream World
Black 2/White 2 None Trade

[edit] Pokédex Entries

Gen Game Pokédex Entry
I Red N/A
Blue N/A
Yellow N/A
II Gold N/A
Silver N/A
Crystal N/A
III Ruby N/A
Sapphire N/A
Emerald N/A
FireRed N/A
LeafGreen N/A
IV Diamond It lives along water in forests. In the daytime, it leaves the forest to sunbathe its treed shell.
Pearl The shell is hardened soil. Some Pokémon come to peck the berries growing on the trees on its back.
Platinum It knows where pure water wells up. It carries fellow Pokémon there on its back.
HeartGold A Grotle that lives in the forest is said to have its own secret springwater.
SoulSilver A Grotle that lives in the forest is said to have its own secret springwater.
V Black It knows where pure water wells up. It carries fellow Pokémon there on its back.
White It knows where pure water wells up. It carries fellow Pokémon there on its back.
Black 2 It knows where pure water wells up. It carries fellow Pokémon there on its back.
White 2 It knows where pure water wells up. It carries fellow Pokémon there on its back.
VI X It lives along water in forests. In the daytime, it leaves the forest to sunbathe its treed shell.
Y It knows where pure water wells up. It carries fellow Pokémon there on its back.
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire

[edit] Pokéthlon Statistics

Stats
Speed
Full.pngFull.pngEmpty.png
Power
Full.pngFull.pngFull.pngFull.png
Technique
Full.pngFull.pngFull.png
Stamina
Full.pngFull.pngFull.pngFull.pngEmpty.png
Jump
Full.pngFull.pngEmpty.png

[edit] Statistics

Base Stats Min- Min Max Max+
HP
75
. 260 354 .
Atk
89
164 183 277 304
Def
85
157 175 269 295
Sp. Atk
55
103 115 209 229
Sp. Def
65
121 135 229 251
Speed
36
69 77 171 188

[edit] Moves

[edit] Via Level-Up

Level Up
Level Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Start Tackle Normal.gif 50 100 Physical.png
Start
5
Withdraw Water.gif N/A N/A Other.png
9 Absorb Grass.gif 20 100 Special.png
13 Razor Leaf Grass.gif 55 95 Physical.png
17 Curse Ghost.gif N/A N/A Other.png
22 Bite Dark.gif 60 100 Physical.png
27 Mega Drain Grass.gif 40 100 Special.png
32 Leech Seed Grass.gif N/A 90 Other.png
37 Synthesis Grass.gif N/A N/A Other.png
42 Crunch Dark.gif 80 100 Physical.png
47 Giga Drain Grass.gif 75 100 Special.png
52 Leaf Storm Grass.gif 140 90 Special.png

[edit] Via TM/HM

TM/HM
TM/HM No. Move Type Power Accuracy Class
TM06 Toxic Poison.gif -- 90 Other.png
TM10 Hidden Power Normal.gif 60 100 Special.png
TM11 Sunny Day Fire.gif -- -- Other.png
TM16 Light Screen Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
TM17 Protect Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM20 Safeguard Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM21 Frustration Normal.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
TM22 Solarbeam Grass.gif 120 100 Special.png
TM27 Return Normal.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
TM32 Double Team Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM33 Reflect Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
TM42 Facade Normal.gif 70 100 Physical.png
TM44 Rest Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
TM45 Attract Normal.gif -- 100 Other.png
TM48 Round Normal.gif 60 100 Special.png
TM53 Energy Ball Grass.gif 90 100 Special.png
TM70 Flash Normal.gif -- 100 Other.png
TM75 Swords Dance Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM86 Grass Knot Grass.gif  ?? 100 Special.png
TM87 Swagger Normal.gif -- 90 Other.png
TM90 Substitute Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM94 Secret Power Normal.gif 70 100 Physical.png
HM01 Cut Normal.gif 50 95 Physical.png
HM04 Strength Normal.gif 80 100 Physical.png

[edit] Via Breeding

Via Breeding
Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Worry Seed Grass.gif -- 100 Other.png
Growth Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Tickle Normal.gif -- 100 Other.png
Body Slam Normal.gif 85 100 Physical.png
Double-Edge Normal.gif 120 100 Physical.png
Sand Tomb Ground.gif 35 85 Physical.png
Seed Bomb Grass.gif 80 100 Physical.png
Thrash Normal.gif 120 100 Physical.png
Amnesia Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
Superpower Fighting.gif 120 100 Physical.png
Stockpile Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Swallow Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Spit Up Normal.gif  ?? 100 Special.png
Earth Power Ground.gif 90 100 Special.png
Wide Guard Rock.gif -- -- Other.png

[edit] Via Move Tutor

[edit] All Generation 5 Games

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Grass Pledge Grass.gif 50 100 Special.png

[edit] Black 2/White 2 Exclusive Moves

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Earth Power Ground.gif 90 100 Special.png
Giga Drain Grass.gif 75 100 Special.png
Iron Tail Steel.gif 100 75 Physical.png
Seed Bomb Grass.gif 80 100 Physical.png
Sleep Talk Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Snore Normal.gif 40 100 Special.png
Stealth Rock Rock.gif -- -- Other.png
Superpower Fighting.gif 120 100 Physical.png
Synthesis Grass.gif -- -- Other.png
Worry Seed Grass.gif -- 100 Other.png

[edit] Generation IV Exclusive Moves

[edit] By TM/HM

[edit] By Move Tutor

[edit] Platinum, Heart Gold and Soul Silver
Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Mud-Slap Ground.gif 20 100 Special.png
[edit] Heart Gold and Soul Silver
Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Headbutt Normal.gif 70 100 Physical.png

[edit] Evolution Line

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Level 18
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Grotle
Rare Candy Sprite.png
Level 32


[edit] Type Matchups

Type Attack Advantages Attack Disadvantages Defense Advantages Defense Disadvantages
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Fire.gif
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Poison.gif
Steel.gif
Electric.gif
Grass.gif
Ground.gif
Water.gif
Bug.gif
Fire.gif
Flying.gif
Ice.gif
Poison.gif

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