Lotad

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Lotad
ハスボー
Lotad art.png

Dustox < Lotad > Lombre

Species Type
Water Weed Pokémon Water.pngGrass.png
Number Ability
#270 Swift Swim / Rain Dish
DW: Own Tempo
Height Weight
1'8"(0.5m) 5.7 lbs (2.6kg)
Gender Ratio
Male: 50% Female: 50%
Evolves From Evolves Into
N/A Lombre
Egg Group Catch Rate
Water 1 / Grass 255
Tier EV Yield
NFE 1 Special Defense Point

Lotad (ハスボー) is the 19th Pokémon in the Hoenn Pokédex. It is a Water/Grass Type, and is classified as the Water Weed Pokémon.

Lotad can have one of three abilities, two of which involve rain: Swift Swim, which doubles its Speed when it is raining, but not on the same turn in which the weather becomes rain; or Rain Dish, which recovers 1/16 of its maximum Hit Points at the end of each turn that it is raining. Lotad's Dream World ability does not involve the rain, however. Its Dream World Ability is Own Tempo, preventing it from becoming confused from moves that confuse directly such as Confuse Ray or Teeter Dance, or as a side-effect of an attack such as Psybeam or Dizzy Punch.

Lotad gain the opportunity to evolve into Lombre once it reaches Level 14. It can then evolve into a Ludicolo when a Water Stone is used on it.

Lotad is in the Egg Groups Water 1 and Grass, and its Egg takes approximately 3,840 Steps to hatch. It takes Lotad 1,059,860 Experience Points to reach Level 100.

Contents

[edit] Biology

[edit] Physiology

Lotad takes on the appearance of an aquatic creature that has a lillypad growing on top of it.

[edit] Gender Differences

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

[edit] Game Information

[edit] Original Games

Lotad can be found on Routes 102 and 114 in Sapphire and Emerald. Lotad does not appear as a Wild Pokémon in Ruby.

Lotad appears at Routes 203, 204, the North End of Route 205 and Route 212 with Pokémon Sapphire insterted into the Game Boy Advance Slot of your Nintendo DS in Diamond and Pearl. This takes effect once you defeat the Elite Four and obtained the National Pokédex.

Under the same conditions of its Generation IV Counterparts, Lotad also appears at Route 203, Route 204, the South end of Route 212 and Eterna Forest in Platinum.

Lotad appears in the Safari Zone in Heart Gold and Soul Silver. Place 12 Water Objects in the Plains area, or 8 Water Objects in the Desert area to make it appear without any wait in terms of days.

Lotad appears at White Forest in Pokémon White, and can be obtained by breeding one of its evolved forms in Black 2 and White 2.

[edit] Spin-off Games

Lotad appears at Secret Storage 4, Huge Storage 3, Endless Level 1 and Mr. Who's Den in Pokémon Trozei!.

Lotad appears at Waterfall Pond on floors 1-3 in the first Mystery Dungeon game. In Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness and Explorers of Sky, Lotad appears at the Waterfall B1-B8 and Serenity River B1-B7. Lotad also appears at Star Cave B5-B10 in Explorers Sky. Lotad is exclusive to Light Adventure Squad in Mystery Dungeon 3, appearing at Mica Lake B1-B12.

Lotad appears at the Olive Jungle in Pokémon Ranger, but the Field Assist Gust may be required to reach it. Lotad does not appear in Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia, but makes an appearance at Silver Falls in Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs. An Electric Field Assist is necessary to draw it out of its hiding location.

Lotad can be found at the Meeting Place and Meadow Zone in PokéPark Wii: Pikachu's Adventure, and can be obtained by battling it after obtaining Buneary. In PokéPark 2: Wonders Beyond, Lotad appears at the Arcane Area's Lakeshore. Complete a Tag Race to befriend it.

Lotad can be found at Sun-Dappled Bank Lake 2-1 and Soothing Shore Lake 2-3 in Pokémon Rumble Blast.

[edit] Trading Card Game

Lotad appears in eight sets. It is listed as a Common Card in the EX Sandstorm (2), EX Deoxys, EX Crystal Guardians, Secret Wonders and Platinum sets. Its lone listing as an Uncommon Card is in the EX Deoxys Set. Lotad is also a Rare Secret Holo-foil card in the Platinum set.

[edit] Anime/Manga Information

[edit] Anime

Brock would capture a Lotad in the episode The Lotad Lowdown. Brock would utilize Lotad on a number of occasions before it evolved into a Lombre in the episode Take the Lombre Home!.

[edit] Movies

Brock's Lotad appears in the film Jirachi Wishmaker and the accompanying Pikachu Short Gotta Dance.

[edit] Manga

Lotad's Manga Information is unknown as of writing.

[edit] Pokémon Information

[edit] Competitive Battling

Lotad is listed in the NFE, or Not Fully Evolved Tier of Competitive Battling as it is an unevolved Pokémon.

[edit] Area Location

Game Rarity Location
Ruby None Trade
Sapphire/Emerald Common Route 102
Route 114
FireRed/LeafGreen None Trade
Diamond/Pearl/Platinum 4%
8%
Route 212-South
Route 203
Route 204
Route 205-North
Pearl 2%
10%
Eterna Forest
Route 230
HeartGold/SoulSilver Unknown% Safari Zone-Plains (12 Water Objects, 0 Day Wait)
Safari Zone-Desert (8 Water Objects, 0 Day Wait)
Black None PokéTransfer, Dream World or Trade
White Unknown% White Forest
Black 2/White 2 None PokéTransfer, Dream World, Trade or Breed Lombre/Ludicolo

[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 Lotad live in ponds an lakes, where they float on the surface. It grows weak if its broad leaf dies. On rare occassions, this Pokémon travels on land in search of clean water.
III Pokémon Sapphire Lotad is said to have dwelled on land before. However, this Pokémon is thought to have returned to water because the leaf on its head grew large and heavy. It now lives by floating atop the water.
III Pokémon Emerald This Pokémon lives in ponds with clean water. It is known to ferry small Pokémon across ponds by carrying them on the broad leaf on its head.
III Pokémon FireRed It searches about for clean water. If it does not drink water for too long, the leaf on its head wilts.
III Pokémon LeafGreen It searches about for clean water. If it does not drink water for too long, the leaf on its head wilts.



IV Pokémon Diamond It looks like an aquatic plant and serves as a ferry to Pokémon that can't swim.
IV Pokémon Pearl It looks like an aquatic plant and serves as a ferry to Pokémon that can't swim.
IV Pokémon Platinum It looks like an aquatic plant and serves as a ferry to Pokémon that can't swim.
IV Pokémon HeartGold Its leaf grew too large for it to live on land. That is how it begane to live floating in the water.
IV Pokémon SoulSilver Its leaf grew too large for it to live on land. That is how it begane to live floating in the water.



V Pokémon Black It looks like an aquatic plant and serves as a ferry to Pokémon that can't swim.
V Pokémon White It looks like an aquatic plant and serves as a ferry to Pokémon that can't swim.
V Pokémon Black 2 It looks like an aquatic plant and serves as a ferry to Pokémon that can't swim.
V Pokémon White 2 It looks like an aquatic plant and serves as a ferry to Pokémon that can't swim.



VI Pokémon X It looks like an aquatic plant and serves as a ferry to Pokémon that can't swim.
VI Pokémon Y It searches about for clean water. If it does not drink water for too long, the leaf on its head wilts.

[edit] Pokéthlon Statistics

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

[edit] Statistics

Base Stats
Min-MinMaxMax+
HP
40
- 190 284 -
Atk
30
58 65 159 174
Def
30
58 65 159 174
Sp. Atk
40
76 85 179 196
Sp. Def
50
94 105 199 218
Spd
30
58 65 159 174

[edit] Moves

[edit] Via Level-Up

Level Move Type Power Acc% Class
Start Astonish Ghost.png 30 100 Physical
3 Growl Normal.png N/A 100 Status
5 Absorb Grass.png 20 100 Special
7 Nature Power Normal.png ?? ?? Status
11 Mist Ice.png N/A N/A Status
15 Natural Gift Normal.png ?? 100 Physical
19 Mega Drain Grass.png 40 100 Special
25 Bubblebeam Water.png 65 100 Special
31 Zen Headbutt Psychic.png 80 90 Physical
37 Rain Dance Water.png N/A N/A Status
45 Energy Ball Grass.png 80 100 Special

[edit] Via TM/HM

TM/HM No. Move Type Power Acc% Class
TM06 Toxic Poison.png -- 90 Status
TM07 Hail Ice.png -- -- Status
TM10 Hidden Power Normal.png 60 100 Special
TM11 Sunny Day Fire.png -- -- Status
TM13 Ice Beam Ice.png 90 100 Special
TM14 Blizzard Ice.png 110 70 Special
TM17 Protect Normal.png -- -- Status
TM18 Rain Dance Water.png -- -- Status
TM21 Frustration Normal.png  ?? 100 Physical
TM22 Solarbeam Grass.png 120 100 Special
TM27 Return Normal.png  ?? 100 Physical
TM32 Double Team Normal.png -- -- Status
TM42 Facade Normal.png 70 100 Physical
TM44 Rest Psychic.png -- -- Status
TM45 Attract Normal.png -- 100 Status
TM46 Thief Dark.png 40 100 Physical
TM48 Round Normal.png 60 100 Special
TM49 Echoed Voice Normal.png 40 100 Special
TM53 Energy Ball Grass.png 90 100 Special
TM55 Scald Water.png 80 100 Special
TM70 Flash Normal.png -- 100 Status
TM75 Swords Dance Normal.png -- -- Status
TM86 Grass Knot Grass.png  ?? 100 Special
TM87 Swagger Normal.png -- 90 Status
TM90 Substitute Normal.png -- -- Status
HM03 Surf Water.png 95 100 Special


[edit] Via Breeding

Move Type Power Acc% Class
Synthesis Grass.png -- --% Status
Razor Leaf Grass.png 55 95% Physical
Sweet Scent Normal.png -- 100% Status
Leech Seed Grass.png -- 90% Status
Flail Normal.png  ?? 100% Physical
Water Gun Water.png 40 100% Special
Tickle Normal.png -- 100% Status
Counter Fighting.png  ?? 100% Physical
Giga Drain Grass.png 75 100% Special
Teeter Dance Normal.png -- 100% Status


[edit] Via Dream World

Move Type Power Acc% Class
Water Pulse Water.png 60 100% Special

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

Move Type Power Acc% Class
Giga Drain Grass.png 75 100% Special
Icy Wind Ice.png 55 95% Special
Seed Bomb Grass.png 80 100% Physical
Sleep Talk Normal.png -- --% PhysicaStatus
Snore Normal.png 40 100% Special
Synthesis Grass.png -- --% Status
Uproar Normal.png 90 100% Special
Zen Headbutt Psychic.png 80 90% Physical

[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 (Heart Gold/Soul Silver)

Move Type Power Acc% Class
Headbutt Normal.png 70 100% Physical

[edit] Evolution Line

Evolution Line
Lotad Lombre Ludicolo
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Level 14 -- Water Stone

[edit] Type Matchups

Type Attack Advantages Attack Disadvantages Defense Advantages Defense Disadvantages
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Fire.png
Ground.png
Rock.png
Water.png
Dragon.png
Grass.png
Bug.png
Dragon.png
Flying.png
Poison.png
Steel.png
Ground.png
Steel.png
Water.png
Bug.png
Flying.png
Poison.png

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Last edited by Docile on 3 August 2014 at 05:34
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