|Rock Skin Pokémon|
|2′ (0.6m)||158.7 lbs. (72kg)|
|Male: 50%||Female: 50%|
|Evolves From||Evolves Into|
|Egg Group||Catch Rate|
|NFE||1 Attack Point|
Larvitar (Johto Pokédex. It is a Rock/Ground-Type, and is known as the Rock Skin Pokémon.) is the 249th Pokémon in the
Larvitar uses the Guts Ability, which increases its Attack by 50% if it becomes afflicted by a Status Condition. A second Ability is available to Larvitar from the Dream World, the Sand Veil Ability, which increases its Evasion by one stage during a Sandstorm.
Larvitar is in the Monster Egg Group, and its Egg takes approximately 10,240 Steps to hatch. It takes Larvitar 1,250,000 Experience Points to reach Level 100.
Larvitar is a small dark green reptile Pokémon with rocky skin. They have a hard spine on top of their heads, acute black streak markings below and on the upper corners of each eyes. Their eyes have red irises, they also have several holes on the sides of their bodies. They also have a scaled red rhombus-shaped belly with two lines streaking across. Larvitar have fingerless arms and legs with a single nailed toe. Its tail wither resembles a pine cone or a peacock tail in appearance.
 Gender Differences
Larvitar doesn't have any distinguishable characteristics to differentiate between male and female.
 Game Information
 Original Games
Larvitar can be found at Route 207 by using Poké Radar in Diamond, and Route 206 during a Swarm in Platinum. In Heart Gold and Soul Silver, Larvitar can be found throughout Mt. Silver, the Safari Zone's Mountain area in the Morning & Day, and in the same area at any time of day after placing 5 Peak Objects in the area.
 Spin-off Games
Larvitar makes appearances in Secret Storage 3 & 15, Endless Level 10 and Mr. Who's Den in Pokémon Trozei!.
Larvitar can be found at Southern Cavern 16F-26F in the first set of Mystery Dungeon games. In Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness and Explorers of Sky, Larvitar can be found at Northern Desert 1F-8F. Larvitar is exclusive to Blazing Adventure Squad in Mystery Dungeon 3, appearing at Cheerful Meadow 1F-5F.
Larvitar can be found at Sekra Mountain Range in Pokémon Ranger, and Peril Cliff in Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia. In Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs, Larvitar can be found at the Interior of Faldera Volcano in the Present; and in the Fire Temple Mission "Graveler's Terrible Rocks" in the Past by completing the mission with an A Rank.
Larvitar can be found at Desolated Ruins Cave 3-1 in Pokémon Rumble Blast.
Larvitar can be found at Terrera and Cragspur in Pokémon Conquest.
 Trading Card Game
Larvitar is listed in 13 Sets, Pokémon Organized Play Series 1 as a Common Card, the McDonalds Promo set and P Promos set. Larvitar is listed as a Common Card in the Neo Discovery, Neo Destiny, Expedition, Aquapolis, EX Team Rocket Returns (2), EX Emerald, EX Unseen Forces, EX Delta Species (Delta Species Card), EX Dragon Frontiers (2; 1 Delta Species Card), Mysterious Treasures, Stormfront and Unleashed (2) sets.
 Anime/Manga Information
Ash would hatch a Larvitar from a Pokémon Egg in Hatch Me If You Can!. This Larvitar would be nervous around everyone except Ash--as revealed in Address Unown!--due to Pokémon poachers that tried to attack its mother, a Tyranitar. Ash would reunite parent and child in Mother Of All Battles!, which also ended with the arrest of the criminals responsible for attacking Tyranitar in the first place.
Ash's Larvitar makes an appearance in Meloetta's Moonlight Serenade. Wild Larvitar also make an appearance alongside Ash's in Meloetta's Moonlight Serenade and the Pikachu Short "Pikachu's Pikaboo."
Five years prior to the plot of the volume, Crystal's Arcanine was attacked by a Larvitar and injured. This caused Arcanine to go on a rampage until Crystal calmed it down.
The same Larvitar returned when Crystal returned to Mt. Mortar. Larvitar tormented Crystal and Arcanine until her newly evolved Bayleef defeated it, allowing her to capture it and regain her shattered confidence from failing to catch Suicune.
 Pokémon Information
 Competitive Battling
Larvitar is in the Not Fully Evolved Tier due to being a First-Stage Pokémon.
 Area Locations
|Crystal||Unlimited||Rocket Game Corner|
|XD: Gale of Darkness||Only One||Pyrite Town: Trade with Duking (requests a Wooper)|
|Diamond||12%||Route 207 (Poké Radar)|
|Platinum||40%||Route 206 (Swarm)|
|HeartGold/SoulSilver||5%||Mt. Silver: 1F-4F|
Mt. Silver: 1F Top
Mt. Silver: Mountainside
|HeartGold/SoulSilver||10%||Mt. Silver: Top|
|HeartGold/SoulSilver||Unknown%||Safari Zone: Mountain (Morning & Day)|
Safari Zone: Mountain (Place 5 Peak Objects; No Wait)
|Black/White||None||PokéTransfer, Dream World or Breed Pupitar/Tyranitar|
|Black 2/White 2||None||PokéTransfer, Dream World or Breed Pupitar/Tyranitar|
|II||Pokémon Gold||It feeds on soil. After it has eaten a large mountain, it will fall asleep so it can grow.|
|II||Pokémon Silver||It is born deep underground. It can't emerge until it has entirely consumed the soil around it.|
|II||Pokémon Crystal||Born deep underground, this Pokémon becomes a pupa after eating enough dirt to make a mountain.|
|III||Pokémon Ruby||Larvitar is born deep under the ground. To come up to the surface, this Pokémon must eat its way through the soil above. Until it does so, Larvitar cannot see its parent's face.|
|III||Pokémon Sapphire||Larvitar is born deep under the ground. To come up to the surface, this Pokémon must eat its way through the soil above. Until it does so, Larvitar cannot see its parent's face.|
|III||Pokémon Emerald||A Larvitar is born deep under the ground. It must eat its way through the soil above and reach the surface for it to see its parents' faces.|
|III||Pokémon FireRed||It is born deep underground. It can't emerge until it has entirely consumed the soil around it.|
|III||Pokémon LeafGreen||It feeds on soil. After it has eaten a large mountain, it will fall asleep so it can grow.|
|IV||Pokémon Diamond||A Pokémon that eats soil. Once it has eaten a large mountain, it goes to sleep so it can grow.|
|IV||Pokémon Pearl||A Pokémon that eats soil. Once it has eaten a large mountain, it goes to sleep so it can grow.|
|IV||Pokémon Platinum||A Pokémon that eats soil. Once it has eaten a large mountain, it goes to sleep so it can grow.|
|IV||Pokémon HeartGold||It feeds on soil. After it has eaten a large mountain, it will fall asleep so it can grow.|
|IV||Pokémon SoulSilver||It is born deep underground. It can't emerge until it has entirely consumed the soil around it.|
|V||Pokémon Black||A Pokémon that eats soil. Once it has eaten a large mountain, it goes to sleep so it can grow.|
|V||Pokémon White||A Pokémon that eats soil. Once it has eaten a large mountain, it goes to sleep so it can grow.|
|V||Pokémon Black 2||Born deep underground, it comes aboveground and becomes a pupa once it has finished eating the surrounding soil.|
|V||Pokémon White 2||Born deep underground, it comes aboveground and becomes a pupa once it has finished eating the surrounding soil.|
|VI||Pokémon X||It feeds on soil. After it has eaten a large mountain, it falls asleep so it can grow.|
|VI||Pokémon Y||Born deep underground, it comes aboveground and becomes a pupa once it has finished eating the surrounding soil.|
 Pokéthlon Statistics
 Via Level-Up
 Via TM/HM
 Via Breeding
 Via Move Tutor (Black 2/White 2)
 Generation III Exclusive Move Tutor Moves (Fire Red/Leaf Green)
 Generation IV Exclusive Moves
 Via TM/HM
 Via Move Tutor
 Heart Gold/Soul Silver
 Evolution Line
 Type Matchups
|Type||Attack Advantages||Attack Disadvantages||Defense Advantages||Defense Disadvantages|
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