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

Gen Game Pokédex Entry
I Red N/A
Blue N/A
Yellow N/A
II Gold It feeds on soil. After it has eaten a large mountain, it will fall asleep so it can grow.
Silver It is born deep underground. It can't emerge until it has entirely consumed the soil around it.
Crystal Born deep underground, this Pokémon becomes a pupa after eating enough dirt to make a mountain.
III 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.
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.
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.
FireRed It is born deep underground. It can't emerge until it has entirely consumed the soil around it.
LeafGreen It feeds on soil. After it has eaten a large mountain, it will fall asleep so it can grow.
IV Diamond A Pokémon that eats soil. Once it has eaten a large mountain, it goes to sleep so it can grow.
Pearl A Pokémon that eats soil. Once it has eaten a large mountain, it goes to sleep so it can grow.
Platinum A Pokémon that eats soil. Once it has eaten a large mountain, it goes to sleep so it can grow.
HeartGold It feeds on soil. After it has eaten a large mountain, it will fall asleep so it can grow.
SoulSilver It is born deep underground. It can't emerge until it has entirely consumed the soil around it.
V Black A Pokémon that eats soil. Once it has eaten a large mountain, it goes to sleep so it can grow.
White A Pokémon that eats soil. Once it has eaten a large mountain, it goes to sleep so it can grow.
Black 2 Born deep underground, it comes aboveground and becomes a pupa once it has finished eating the surrounding soil.
White 2 Born deep underground, it comes aboveground and becomes a pupa once it has finished eating the surrounding soil.
VI X It feeds on soil. After it has eaten a large mountain, it falls asleep so it can grow.
Y Born deep underground, it comes aboveground and becomes a pupa once it has finished eating the surrounding soil.
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire

[edit] Pokéthlon Statistics

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

[edit] Statistics

Base Stats Min- Min Max Max+
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
Speed
41
78 87 181 199

[edit] Moves

[edit] Via Level-Up

Level Up
Level Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Start Bite Dark.gif 60 100 Physical.png
Start Leer Normal.gif N/A 100 Other.png
5 Sandstorm Rock.gif N/A N/A Other.png
10 Screech Normal.gif N/A 85 Other.png
14 Chip Away Normal.gif 70 100 Physical.png
19 Rock Slide Rock.gif 75 90 Physical.png
23 Scary Face Normal.gif N/A 90 Other.png
28 Thrash Normal.gif 90 100 Physical.png
32 Dark Pulse Dark.gif 80 100 Special.png
37 Payback Dark.gif 50 100 Physical.png
41 Crunch Dark.gif 80 100 Physical.png
46 Earthquake Ground.gif 100 100 Physical.png
50 Stone Edge Rock.gif 100 80 Physical.png
55 Hyper Beam Normal.gif 150 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
TM12 Taunt Dark.gif -- 100 Other.png
TM15 Hyper Beam Normal.gif 150 90 Special.png
TM17 Protect Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM18 Rain Dance Water.gif -- -- Other.png
TM21 Frustration Normal.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
TM23 Smack Down Rock.gif 50 100 Physical.png
TM26 Earthquake Ground.gif 100 100 Physical.png
TM27 Return Normal.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
TM28 Dig Ground.gif 80 100 Physical.png
TM31 Brick Break Fighting.gif 75 100 Physical.png
TM32 Double Team Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM37 Sandstorm Rock.gif -- -- Other.png
TM39 Rock Tomb Rock.gif 60 95 Physical.png
TM41 Torment Dark.gif -- 100 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
TM66 Payback Dark.gif 50 100 Physical.png
TM67 Retaliate Normal.gif 70 100 Physical.png
TM69 Rock Polish Rock.gif -- -- Other.png
TM71 Stone Edge Rock.gif 100 80 Physical.png
TM78 Bulldoze Ground.gif 60 100 Physical.png
TM80 Rock Slide Rock.gif 75 90 Physical.png
TM82 Dragon Tail Dragon.gif 60 90 Physical.png
TM87 Swagger Normal.gif -- 90 Other.png
TM90 Substitute Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM94 Secret Power Normal.gif 70 100 Physical.png
TM95 Snarl Dark.gif 55 95 Special.png

[edit] Via Breeding

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

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

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

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

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Body Slam Normal.gif 85 100 Physical.png
Double-Edge Normal.gif 120 100 Physical.png
Mimic Normal.gif -- -- Other.png

[edit] Generation IV Exclusive Moves

[edit] Via TM/HM

[edit] Via Move Tutor

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

[edit] Evolution Line

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Larvitar
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Level 30
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Level 55


[edit] Type Matchups

Type Attack Advantages Attack Disadvantages Defense Advantages Defense Disadvantages
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