Larvitar

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Larvitar
ヨーギラス
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Suicune < Larvitar > Pupitar

Species Type
Rock Skin Pokémon Rock.pngGround.png
Number Ability
#246 Guts
Sand Veil
Height Weight
2′ (0.6m) 158.7 lbs. (72kg)
Gender Ratio
Male: 50% Female: 50%
Evolves From Evolves Into
None Pupitar
Egg Group Catch Rate
Monster 45
Tier EV Yield
NFE 1 Attack Point

Larvitar (ヨーギラス) is the 249th Pokémon in the Johto Pokédex. It is a Rock/Ground-Type, and is known as the Rock Skin Pokémon.

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 gain the opportunity to evolve into Pupitar starting at Level 30, and can evolve a second time into Tyranitar starting at Level 55.

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.

Contents

[edit] Biology

[edit] Physiology

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.

[edit] Gender Differences

Larvitar doesn't have any distinguishable characteristics to differentiate between male and female.

[edit] Game Information

[edit] Original Games

Larvitar can be found on Mt. Silver in Gold, Silver and Crystal. Larvitar can be found at Seavault Canyon in Fire Red and Leaf Green.

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.

Breeding a Pupitar or Tyranitar is the only way to obtain a Larvitar in Black, White, Black 2 and White 2.

[edit] Spin-off Games

Larvitar can be obtained by trading a Wooper with Duking for one in Pokémon XD: Gale of Darkness.

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.

[edit] 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.

[edit] Anime/Manga Information

[edit] Anime

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.

[edit] Movies

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."

[edit] Manga

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.

[edit] Pokémon Information

[edit] Competitive Battling

Larvitar is in the Not Fully Evolved Tier due to being a First-Stage Pokémon.

[edit] Area Locations

Game Rarity Location
Gold/Silver/Crystal Rare Mt. Silver
Crystal Unlimited Rocket Game Corner
Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald None Trade
FireRed/LeafGreen Rare Seavault Canyon
XD: Gale of Darkness Only One Pyrite Town: Trade with Duking (requests a Wooper)
Diamond 12% Route 207 (Poké Radar)
Pearl None Trade
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

[edit] Pokédex Entries

Pokédex Entries

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



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.

[edit] Pokéthlon Statistics

Stat
Speed
Power
Technique
Stamina
Jump

[edit] Statistics

Base Stats
Min-MinMaxMax+
HP
50
- 241 304 -
Atk
64
119 133 227 249
Def
50
94 105 199 218
Sp. Atk
45
85 95 189 207
Sp. Def
50
94 105 199 218
Spd
41
78 87 181 199

[edit] Moves

[edit] Via Level-Up

Level Move Type Power Acc% Class
Start Bite Dark.png 60 100 Physical
Start Leer Normal.png N/A 100 Status
5 Sandstorm Rock.png N/A N/A Status
10 Screech Normal.png N/A 85 Status
14 Chip Away Normal.png 70 100 Physical
19 Rock Slide Rock.png 75 90 Physical
23 Scary Face Normal.png N/A 90 Status
28 Thrash Normal.png 90 100 Physical
32 Dark Pulse Dark.png 80 100 Special
37 Payback Dark.png 50 100 Physical
41 Crunch Dark.png 80 100 Physical
46 Earthquake Ground.png 100 100 Physical
50 Stone Edge Rock.png 100 80 Physical
55 Hyper Beam Normal.png 150 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
TM12 Taunt Dark.png -- 100 Status
TM15 Hyper Beam Normal.png 150 90 Special
TM17 Protect Normal.png -- -- Status
TM18 Rain Dance Water.png -- -- Status
TM21 Frustration Normal.png  ?? 100 Physical
TM23 Smack Down Rock.png 50 100 Physical
TM26 Earthquake Ground.png 100 100 Physical
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
TM37 Sandstorm Rock.png -- -- Status
TM39 Rock Tomb Rock.png 60 95 Physical
TM41 Torment Dark.png -- 100 Status
TM42 Facade Normal.png 70 100 Physical
TM44 Rest Psychic.png -- -- Status
TM45 Attract Normal.png -- 100 Status
TM48 Round Normal.png 60 100 Special
TM66 Payback Dark.png 50 100 Physical
TM67 Retaliate Normal.png 70 100 Physical
TM69 Rock Polish Rock.png -- -- Status
TM71 Stone Edge Rock.png 100 80 Physical
TM78 Bulldoze Ground.png 60 100 Physical
TM80 Rock Slide Rock.png 75 90 Physical
TM82 Dragon Tail Dragon.png 60 90 Physical
TM87 Swagger Normal.png -- 90 Status
TM90 Substitute Normal.png -- -- Status
TM94 Rock Smash Fighting.png 40 100 Physical
TM95 Snarl Dark.png 55 95 Special


[edit] Via Breeding

Move Type Power Acc% Class
Pursuit Dark.png 40 100% Physical
Stomp Normal.png 65 100% Physical
Outrage Dragon.png 120 100% Physical
Focus Energy Normal.png -- --% Status
Ancientpower Rock.png 60 100% Special
Dragon Dance Dragon.png -- --% Status
Curse Ghost.png -- --% Status
Iron Defense Steel.png -- --% Status
Assurance Dark.png 50 100% Physical
Iron Head Steel.png 80 100% Physical
Stealth Rock Rock.png -- --% Status
Iron Tail Steel.png 100 75% Physical


[edit] Via Move Tutor (Black 2/White 2)

Move Type Power Acc% Class
Dark Pulse Dark.png 80 100% Special
Earth Power Ground.png 90 100% Special
Iron Defense Steel.png -- --% Status
Iron Head Steel.png 80 100% Physical
Iron Tail Steel.png 100 75% Physical
Outrage Dragon.png 120 100% Physical
Sleep Talk Normal.png -- --% Status
Snore Normal.png 40 100% Special
Spite Ghost.png -- 100% Status
Stealth Rock Rock.png -- --% Status
Superpower Fighting.png 120 100% Physical
Uproar Normal.png 90 100% Special

[edit] Generation III Exclusive Move Tutor Moves (Fire Red/Leaf Green)

Move Type Power Acc% Class
Body Slam Normal.png 85 100% Physical
Double-Edge Normal.png 120 100% 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
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
Larvitar Pupitar Tyranitar Mega Tyranitar
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Level 30 -- Level 55 -- Mega Stone

[edit] Type Matchups

Type Attack Advantages Attack Disadvantages Defense Advantages Defense Disadvantages
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Rock.png
Steel.png
Fighting.png
Ground.png
Grass.png
Water.png
Fire.png
Normal.png
Poison.png
Electric.png
Rock.png
Fighting.png
Grass.png
Ground.png
Steel.png
Water.png
Ice.png

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