Treecko < Grovyle > Sceptile

Species Type
Wood Gecko Pokémon Grass.png
Number Ability
#253 Overgrow
Height Weight
2'11" (0.9m) 47.6 lbs (21.6kg)
Gender Ratio
Male: 87.5% Female: 12.5%
Evolves From Evolves Into
Treecko Sceptile
Egg Group Catch Rate
Monster / Dragon 45
Tier EV Yield
NFE 2 Speed Points

Grovyle (ジュプトル) is the second Pokémon in the Hoenn Pokédex. It is a Grass Type, and is known as the Wood Gecko Pokémon.

Grovyle has the ability Overgrow. With this ability, the power of Grovyle's Grass-Type attacks increases by 50% once its HP falls below one-third of its maximum. Grovyle that originate from the Dream World can have a second ability, called Unburden. This ability doubles the Pokémon's Speed stat once its held item is consumed.

Treecko can evolve into Grovyle starting at Level 16, and a second time into Sceptile starting at Level 36.

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


[edit] Biology

[edit] Physiology

Grovyle takes on the appearance of a green gecko. It has leaf-like growths that protrude from its head, arms, and tail.

[edit] Gender Differences

Grovyle doesn't have any distinguishable characteristics to help differentiate between male and female

[edit] Game Information

[edit] Original Games

Grovyle can only be obtained by evolving a Treecko.

[edit] Spin-off Games

Grovyle appears at Secret Storage 9 and Mr. Who's Den in Pokémon Trozei!.

Grovyle appears at Western Cave 38F-49F in the original Mystery Dungeon game. In Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness and Explorers of Sky, Grovyle appears at Mystery Jungle B1-B29.

Grovyle is exclusive to Light Adventure Squad in Mystery Dungeon 3, appearing on the Path to Treasure Island B13-B19.

Grovyle appears at the Olive Jungle in Pokémon Ranger with the help of a Water Field Assist, Outside the Jungle Ruins and the Fiore Temple. Grovyle did not appear in Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia, but returned in Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs at the Front of the Old Mansion on Milonda Island in the Present, and the Forest Temple Mission "A Pokémon Forest in the Way," earned by capturing it, obtaining the slate, and defeating the boss Pokémon Tangrowth within the time limit; and the Fire Temple Mission "A Scorching Shower of Flames" by getting an S Rank in the mission.

Grovyle can be found at Sun-Dappled Bank Treetops 2-1 in Pokémon Rumble Blast.

Grovyle appears at Greenelaf in Pokémon Conquest.

[edit] Trading Card Game

Grovyle appears in ten different sets, the 8th Movie Halfdeck, a Nintendo Promo and Pokémon Organized Play Series 4 as an Uncommon Card.

Grovyle is listed as an Uncommon Card in the EX Ruby and Sapphire (2), EX Dragon, EX Emerald, EX Crystal Guardians, Great Encounters, Stormfront, and Arceus (2) sets. Grovyle is also listed as a Rare Card in the EX Crystal Guardians set as one of the Delta Species.

[edit] Anime/Manga Information

[edit] Anime

Ash would obtain a Grovyle when his Treecko evolved in the episode Exploud and Clear!. Grovyle would continue to be a key member of Ash's team after evolving, including learning the Leaf Blade attack. It would evolve into Sceptile to try and gain the interest of a female Tropius in the episode Odd Pokémon Out, but it was the odd Pokémon out of that love triangle.

Grovyle only appeared in four other episodes: a trainer named Natasha used a Grovyle to assist in teaching Ash's Treecko Bullet Seed in the episode What You Seed Is What You Get!, along with a Grovyle used by another trainer in the Pokémon PingPong episode. A Wild Grovyle appeared in two of the Pokémon Mystery Dungeon specials.

[edit] Movies

Grovyle was featured in two films: Destiny Deoxys and Lucario and the Mystery of Mew, along with the Pikachu Short Pikachu's Summer Festival, which did not air outside of Japan.

[edit] Manga

Grovyle's Manga information is unknown as of writing.

[edit] Pokémon Information

[edit] Competitive Battling

Grovyle is in the NFE tier as a result of being a Pokémon that has yet to reach its final evolved form.

[edit] Area Location

Game Rarity Location
Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald None Evolve Treecko
FireRed/LeafGreen None Trade
Diamond/Pearl/Platinum None Pal Park or Trade
HeartGold/SoulSilver None Pal Park, Trade or Evolve Treecko
Black/White None PokéTransfer, Dream World or Trade
Black 2/White 2 None PokéTransfer, Dream World or Trade

[edit] Pokédex Entries

Pokédex Entries

Gen Game Pokedex Entry
Pokémon Red N/A
Pokémon Blue N/A
Pokémon Yellow N/A

II Pokémon Gold N/A
II Pokémon Silver N/A
II Pokémon Crystal N/A

III Pokémon Ruby The leaves growing out of Grovyle's body are convenient for camouflaging itself from its enemies. This Pokémon is a master at climbing trees in a jungle.
III Pokémon Sapphire This Pokémon adeptly flies from branch to branch in trees. In a forest, no Pokémon can catch a fleeing Grovyle however fast they may be.
III Pokémon Emerald Leaves grow out of this Pokemon's body. They help obscure a Grovyle from the eyes its enemies while it is in a thickly overgrown forest.
III Pokémon FireRed Its highly developed thigh muscles give it astounding agility and jumping performance.
III Pokémon LeafGreen Its highly developed thigh muscles give it astounding agility and jumping performance.

IV Pokémon Diamond It lives in dense jungles. When closing in on its prey, it leaps from branch to branch.
IV Pokémon Pearl It lives in dense jungles. When closing in on its prey, it leaps from branch to branch.
IV Pokémon Platinum It lives in dense jungles. When closing in on its prey, it leaps from branch to branch.
IV Pokémon HeartGold It leaps from tree branch to tree branch quite swiftly. It shows astounding agility.
IV Pokémon SoulSilver It leaps from tree branch to tree branch quite swiftly. It shows astounding agility.

V Pokémon Black It lives in dense jungles. While closing in on its prey, it leaps from branch to branch.
V Pokémon White It lives in dense jungles. While closing in on its prey, it leaps from branch to branch.
V Pokémon Black 2 It lives in dense jungles. While closing in on its prey, it leaps from branch to branch.
V Pokémon White 2 It lives in dense jungles. While closing in on its prey, it leaps from branch to branch.

VI Pokémon X
VI Pokémon Y

[edit] Pokéathlon Statistics

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

[edit] Statistics

Base Stats
- 210 304 -
121 135 229 251
85 95 189 207
Sp. Atk
157 175 269 295
Sp. Def
121 135 229 251
175 195 289 317

[edit] Moves

[edit] Via Level-Up

Level Move Type Power Acc% Class
Start Pound Normal.png 40 100 Physical
Start Leer Normal.png N/A 100 Status
Absorb Grass.png 20 100 Special
Quick Attack Normal.png 40 100 Physical
16 Fury Cutter Bug.png 20 95 Physical
17 Pursuit Dark.png 40 100 Physical
23 Screech Normal.png N/A 85 Status
29 Leaf Blade Grass.png 90 100 Physical
35 Agility Psychic.png N/A N/A Status
41 Slam Normal.png 80 75 Physical
47 Detect Fighting.png N/A N/A Status
53 False Swipe Normal.png 40 100 Physical
59 Leaf Storm Grass.png 140 90 Special

[edit] Via TM/HM

TM/HM No. Move Type Power Acc% Class
TM06 Toxic Poison.png -- 90 Status
TM10 Hidden Power Normal.png 60 100 Special
TM11 Sunny Day Fire.png -- -- Status
TM17 Protect Normal.png -- -- Status
TM20 Safeguard Normal.png -- -- Status
TM21 Frustration Normal.png  ?? 100 Physical
TM22 Solarbeam Grass.png 120 100 Special
TM27 Return Normal.png  ?? 100 Physical
TM28 Dig Ground.png 80 100 Physical
TM31 Brick Break Fighting.png 75 100 Physical
TM32 Double Team Normal.png -- -- Status
TM39 Rock Tomb Rock.png 60 95 Physical
TM40 Aerial Ace Flying.png 60 -- Physical
TM42 Facade Normal.png 70 100 Physical
TM44 Rest Psychic.png -- -- Status
TM45 Attract Normal.png -- 100 Status
TM47 Low Sweep Fighting.png 65 100 Physical
TM48 Round Normal.png 60 100 Special
TM53 Energy Ball Grass.png 90 100 Special
TM54 False Swipe Normal.png 40 100 Physical
TM56 Fling Dark.png  ?? 100 Physical
TM62 Acrobatics Flying.png 55 100 Physical
TM70 Flash Normal.png -- 100 Status
TM75 Swords Dance Normal.png -- -- Status
TM80 Rock Slide Rock.png 75 90 Physical
TM81 X-Scissor Bug.png 80 100 Physical
TM86 Grass Knot Grass.png  ?? 100 Special
TM87 Swagger Normal.png -- 90 Status
TM90 Substitute Normal.png -- -- Status
TM94 Rock Smash Fighting.png 40 100 Physical
HM01 Cut Normal.png 50 95 Physical
HM04 Strength Normal.png 80 100 Physical

[edit] Via Breeding

Move Type Power Acc% Class
Crunch Dark.png 80 100% Physical
Mud Sport Ground.png -- --% Status
Endeavor Normal.png  ?? --% Physical
Leech Seed Grass.png -- 90% Status
Dragonbreath Dragon.png 60 100% Special
Crush Claw Normal.png 75 95% Physical
Worry Seed Grass.png -- 100% Status
Double Kick Fighting.png 30 100% Physical
Grasswhistle Grass.png -- 55% Status
Synthesis Grass.png -- --% Status
Magical Leaf Grass.png 60 --% Special
Leaf Storm Grass.png 140 90% Special
Razor Wind Normal.png 80 100% Special
Bullet Seed Grass.png 25 100% Physical
Natural Gift Normal.png  ?? 100% Physical

[edit] Via Move Tutor

[edit] All Generation 5 Games

Move Type Power Acc% Class
Grass Pledge Grass.png 50 100% Special

[edit] Black 2/White 2 Exclusive Moves

Move Type Power Acc% Class
Drain Punch Fighting.png 75 100% Physical
Endeavor Normal.png  ?? --% Physical
Giga Drain Grass.png 75 100% Special
Iron Tail Steel.png 100 75% Physical
Low Kick Fighting.png  ?? 100% Physical
Seed Bomb Grass.png 80 100% Physical
Sleep Talk Normal.png -- --% Status
Snore Normal.png 40 100% Special
Synthesis Grass.png -- --% Status
Thunderpunch Electric.png 75 100% Physical
Worry Seed Grass.png -- 100% Status

[edit] Treecko Exclusive Moves

Level Move Type Power Acc% Class
26 Mega Drain Grass.png 40 100 Special
46 Giga Drain Grass.png 75 100 Special
51 Energy Ball Grass.png 80 100 Special

[edit] Generation III Exclusive Move Tutor Moves

[edit] Emerald

Move Type Power Acc% Class
Dynamicpunch Fighting.png 100 50% Physical

[edit] Fire Red/Leaf Green

Move Type Power Acc% Class
Mega Punch Normal.png 80 85% Physical
Mega Kick Normal.png 120 75% Physical
Body Slam Normal.png 85 100% Physical
Double-Edge Normal.png 120 100% Physical
Counter Fighting.png  ?? 100% Physical
Seismic Toss Fighting.png  ?? 100% Physical
Mimic Normal.png -- --% Status

[edit] Generation IV Exclusive Moves

[edit] Via TM/HM

[edit] Via Move Tutor

[edit] Platinum/Heart Gold/Soul Silver
Move Type Power Acc% Class
Swift Normal.png 60 --% Special
Mud-Slap Ground.png 20 100% Special
[edit] Heart Gold/Soul Silver
Move Type Power Acc% Class
Headbutt Normal.png 70 100% Physical

[edit] Evolution Line

Evolution Line
Treecko Grovyle Sceptile
Level 16 -- Level 36

[edit] Type Matchups

Type Attack Advantages Attack Disadvantages Defense Advantages Defense Disadvantages

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