|#58|| Intimidate/Flash Fire|
|2′4″ (0.7m)||41.9 lbs. (19kg)|
|Male: 75%||Female: 25%|
|Evolves From||Evolves Into|
|Egg Group||Catch Rate|
|NFE||1 Attack Point|
Growlithe (Pokédex. It is a Fire-Type, and it is known as the Puppy Pokémon.) is the 58th Pokémon in the
Growlithe can use one of two abilities: Intimidate, which lowers the opponent's Attack stat by one stage upon this Pokémon's entry into the battle; or Flash Fire, which increases the power of its Fire-Type attacks when it gets hit by a Fire-Type attack, also giving it an immunity to Fire moves. A third Ability is available to Growlithe from the Dream World, the Justified Ability, an Ability will cause Growlithe's Attack to increase by one stage when it gets hit by a Dark Type attack.
Growlithe is in the Field Egg Group, and its Egg takes approximately 5,120 Steps to hatch. It takes Growlithe 1,250,000 Experience Points to reach Level 100.
Growlithe resembles a puppy with bright orange fur and black stripes. The rest of its fur is cream in color.
 Gender Differences
Growlithe doesn't have any differences to differentiate between male and female.
 Game Information
 Original Games
Growlithe reprises its appearance from Pokémon Red in Fire Red, appearing on Routes 7, 8, and the Pokémon Mansion. The only way to obtain a Growlithe in the other Generation III games is by trading for one, which also applies for Pokémon Soul Silver.
With Pokémon Fire Red inserted into the Game Boy Advance slot of a Nintendo DS, Growlithe will appear on Routes 201 and 202 after the National Pokédex has been obtained in Diamond, Pearl and Platinum. This isn't required in Pokémon Heart Gold, as Growlithe appears on Routes 7, 8, 36, 37 and 48.
 Spin-off Games
Growlithe appears at Endless Levels 55 & 75, Forever Level 5 and Mr. Who's Den in Pokémon Trozei!
Growlithe appears at Mt. Thunder 9F & 10F, and Mt. Thunder Mountaintop 1F & 2F in the first round of Mystery Dungeon games. In Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness and Explorers of Sky, Growlithe appears at Giant Volcano at random on the first ten floors and 11F-19F, and at Dark Crater B1-B13. Growlithe is exclusive to Blazing Adventure Squad in Mystery Dungeon 3, appearing at Fire Mountains 6F-15F.
Growlithe can be found at Echo Valley Cave 1-3, Sunny Seashore Magma 4-3 and World Axle Magma B1 in Pokémon Rumble Blast.
 Trading Card Game
Growlithe has appeared in 17 sets and in the P Promos set. It is listed as a Common Card in the Gym Heroes, Gym Challenge, Neo Destiny, Aquapolis, Skyridge, EX Sandstorm, EX FireRed and Leaf Green, EX Legend Maker, Secret Wonders, Rising Rivals, Supreme Victors, HeartGold/SoulSilver, and Next Destinies (2) sets. Growlithe is listed as an Uncommon Card in the Base, Gym Heroes and Aquapolis sets.
 Anime/Manga Information
James of Team Rocket was revealed to have a Growlithe living with his parents in the episode Holy Matrimony!. Nicknamed "Growlie," James has known this Growlithe since childhood. Growlie would appear a second time in the episode The Treasure is All Mine!
Officer Jenny has appeared with a Growlithe in a number of different episodes in many different regions.
Wild Growlithe appear in the film Destiny Deoxys and the Pikachu Short Pikachu's Vacation.
Blaine uses a Growlithe that can use his keen sense of smell to track their whereabouts. This Growlithe makes appearances in Chapters 48, 49 & 79.
 Pokémon Information
 Competitive Battling
Growlithe is in the Not Fully Evolved Tier of Competitive Battling as it is an unevolved Pokémon.
 Area Locations
Pokémon Mansion 1F-3F & B1
|XD: Gale of Darkness||Only One||Cipher Key Lair (Snag from Cipher Peon Humah)|
|Diamond/Pearl/Platinum||8% (Fire Red Inserted into DS)||Route 201|
|HeartGold||5%||Route 8 (Night)|
|HeartGold||9%||Route 48 (Morning & Day)|
|HeartGold||10%||Route 36 (Morning & Night)|
Route 37 (Morning & Night)
Route 8 (Morning & Day)
|HeartGold||15% (Day)||Route 36|
|HeartGold||20%||Route 7 (Morning & Night)|
|HeartGold||25%||Route 7 (Day)|
|HeartGold||29%||Route 48 (Night)|
|Black/White||None||PokéTransfer, Dream World or Trade|
|Black 2/White 2||20%||Virbank Complex: Inside|
|Dream World||N/A||Pleasant Forest (>5000 Dream Points)|
|I||Pokémon Red||Very protective of its territory. It will bark and bite to repel intruders from its space.|
|I||Pokémon Blue||Very protective of its territory. It will bark and bite to repel intruders from its space.|
|I||Pokémon Yellow||A Pokémon with a friendly nature. However, it will bark fiercely at anything invading its territory.|
|II||Pokémon Gold||It has a brave and trustworthy nature. It fearlessly stands up to bigger and stronger foes.|
|II||Pokémon Silver||Extremely loyal, it will fearlessly bark at any opponent to protect its own Trainer from harm.|
|II||Pokémon Crystal||It controls a big territory. If it detects an unknown smell, it roars loudly to force out the intruder.|
|III||Pokémon Ruby||Growlithe has a superb sense of smell. Once it smells anything, this Pokémon won't forget the scent, no matter what. It uses its advanced olfactory sense to determine the emotions of other living things.|
|III||Pokémon Sapphire||Growlithe has a superb sense of smell. Once it smells anything, this Pokémon won't forget the scent, no matter what. It uses its advanced olfactory sense to determine the emotions of other living things.|
|III||Pokémon Emerald||Its superb sense of smell ensures that this Pokémon won't forget any scent, no matter what. It uses its sense of smell to detect the emotions of others.|
|III||Pokémon FireRed||Very friendly and faithful to people. It will try to repel enemies by barking and biting.|
|III||Pokémon LeafGreen||It is very protective of its territory. It will bark and bite to repel intruders from its space.|
|IV||Pokémon Diamond||A Pokémon with a loyal nature. It will remain motionless until it is given an order by its Trainer.|
|IV||Pokémon Pearl||A Pokémon with a loyal nature. It will remain motionless until it is given an order by its Trainer.|
|IV||Pokémon Platinum||A Pokémon with a loyal nature. It will remain motionless until it is given an order by its Trainer.|
|IV||Pokémon HeartGold||It has a brave and trustworthy nature. It fearlessly stands up to bigger and stronger foes.|
|IV||Pokémon SoulSilver||Extremely loyal, it will fearlessly bark at any opponent to protect its own Trainer from harm.|
|V||Pokémon Black||A Pokémon with a loyal nature. It will remain motionless until it is given an order by its Trainer.|
|V||Pokémon White||A Pokémon with a loyal nature. It will remain motionless until it is given an order by its Trainer.|
|V||Pokémon Black 2||Extremely loyal to its Trainer, it will bark at those who approach the Trainer unexpectedly and run them out of town.|
|V||Pokémon White 2||Extremely loyal to its Trainer, it will bark at those who approach the Trainer unexpectedly and run them out of town.|
|VI||Pokémon X||Very friendly and faithful to people. It will try to repel enemies by barking and biting.|
|VI||Pokémon Y||It has a brave and trustworthy nature. It fearlessly stands up to bigger and stronger foes.|
|VI||Pokémon Omega Ruby|
|VI||Pokémon Alpha Sapphire|
 Pokéathlon Statistics
 Via Level-Up
 Black 2/White 2
 Via TM/HM
 Via Breeding
 Via Dream World
 Via Move Tutor (Black 2/White 2)
 Generation III Exclusive Moves
 Via Move Tutor (Fire Red/Leaf Green)
 Generation IV Exclusive Moves
 Via TM/HM
 Via Move Tutor
 Platinum/Heart Gold/Soul Silver
 Heart Gold/Soul Silver
 Evolution Line
 Type Matchups
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