Palpitoad

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Palpitoad
ガマガル
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Tympole < Palpitoad > Seismitoad

Species Type
Vibration Pokémon Water.pngGround.png
Number Ability
#536 Swift Swim/Hydration
Water Absorb
Height Weight
2'7" (0.8m) 37.5 lbs (17kg)
Gender Ratio
Male: 50% Female: 50%
Evolves From Evolves Into
Tympole Seismitoad
Egg Group Catch Rate
Water 1 120
Tier EV Yield
NFE 2 HP Points

Palpitoad (ガマガル) is the 42nd Pokémon in the Unova Pokédex. It is a Water/Ground Type, and it is known as the Vibration Pokémon.

Palpitoad's two abilities are Swift Swim, which doubles its speed when rainy, however this won't take effect on the same turn the weather becomes rainy; and Hydration, which heals all status problems when it is raining. A third Ability is available to Palpitoad from the Dream World, the Water Absorb Ability, which restores up to 1/4 of it's maximum Hit Points when hit with a Water-type move.

Palpitoad evolve from Tympole when they reach Level 25. It can evolve a second time at Level 36, when it can evolve into Seismitoad.

Palpitoad is in the Water 1 Egg Group, and it will take approximately 5,120 Steps to hatch its Egg. It takes Palpitoad 1,059,860 Experience Points to reach Level 100.

Contents

[edit] Biology

[edit] Physiology

Palpitoad takes the appearance of a tadpole that has small feet and some wart-like growth on it, similar to a toad's.

[edit] Gender Differences

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

[edit] Game Information

[edit] Original Games

Palpitoad appear at Route 8, Icirrus City and the Moor of Icirrus during the Spring, Summer, and Autumn seasons in Black and White. Palpitoad appears at the Pinwheel Forest and Route 8 regardless the season, and at Icirrus City and the Moor of Icirrus in Black 2 and White 2 during the same seasons as its prequel: Spring, Summer and Autumn.

[edit] Spin-off Games

Palpitoad appears at Sun-Dappled Bank Lake 2-1, Shimmering Lake Lake 2-4, World Axle Lake B2 in Pokémon Rumble Blast, the only Spin-Off game that Paliptoad appears in as of writing.

[edit] Trading Card Game

Palpitoad is listed as an Uncommon Card in the Noble Victories and Dark Explorers sets.

[edit] Anime/Manga Information

[edit] Anime

Ash captured a Palpitoad in the episode Facing Fear With Eyes Wide Open!, and would use it to great success in the Battle Club episodes.

Clay would also use a Palpitoad in his Gym Battle against Ash. It would defeat Oshawott before losing to Snivy.

[edit] Movies

Wild Palpitoad appear in both versions of Pokémon Movie 14.

[edit] Manga

Clay has a Palpitoad that he uses in battle against challengers at the Driftveil City Pokémon Gym.

[edit] Pokémon Information

[edit] Competitive Battling

Palpitoad is listed in the Not Fully Evolved Tier of Competitive Battling as it has yet to reach its final evolution.

[edit] Area Locations

Game Rarity Location
Black/White 40% Route 8 (Spring, Summer, and Autumn)
Icirrus City (Spring, Summer, and Autumn)
Moor of Icirrus (Spring, Summer, and Autumn)
Black2/White2 25% Pinwheel Forest: Outside
Black2/White2 30% Route 8 (Using Surf, Regular Encounter and Shaking Spots)
Black2/White2 40% Route 8 (Regular Grass; Spring, Summer and Autumn)
Icirrus City (Spring, Summer and Autumn)
Moor of Icirrus (Spring, Summer and Autumn)

[edit] Pokédex Entries

Gen Game Pokédex Entry
I Red N/A
Blue N/A
Yellow N/A
II Gold N/A
Silver N/A
Crystal N/A
III Ruby N/A
Sapphire N/A
Emerald N/A
FireRed N/A
LeafGreen N/A
IV Diamond N/A
Pearl N/A
Platinum N/A
HeartGold N/A
SoulSilver N/A
V Black When they vibrate the bumps on their heads, they can make waves in water or earthquake-like vibrations on land.
White It lives in the water and on land. It uses its long, sticky tongue to capture prey.
Black 2 It lives in the water and on land. It uses its long, stick tongue to immobilize its opponents.
White 2 It lives in the water and on land. It uses its long, stick tongue to immobilize its opponents.
VI X When they vibrate the bumps on their heads, they can make waves in water or earthquake-like vibrations on land.
Y It lives in the water and on land. It uses its long, sticky tongue to immobilize its opponents.
Omega Ruby When they vibrate the bumps on their heads, they can make waves in water or earthquake-like vibrations on land.
Alpha Sapphire It lives in the water and on land. It uses its long, sticky tongue to immobilize its opponents.

[edit] Statistics

Base Stats Min- Min Max Max+
HP
75
. 260 354 .
Atk
65
121 135 229 251
Def
55
103 115 209 229
Sp. Atk
65
121 135 229 251
Sp. Def
55
103 115 209 229
Speed
69
128 143 237 260

[edit] Moves

[edit] Via Level-Up

Level Up
Level Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Start Bubble Water.gif 20 100 Special.png
Start Growl Normal.gif N/A 100 Other.png
Start
5
Supersonic Normal.gif N/A 55 Other.png
Start
9
Round Normal.gif 60 100 Special.png
12 Bubblebeam Water.gif 65 100 Special.png
16 Mud Shot Ground.gif 55 95 Special.png
20 Aqua Ring Water.gif N/A N/A Other.png
23 Uproar Normal.gif 90 100 Special.png
28 Muddy Water Water.gif 95 85 Special.png
33 Rain Dance Water.gif N/A N/A Other.png
37 Flail Normal.gif ?? 100 Physical.png
42 Echoed Voice Normal.gif 40 100 Other.png
47 Hydro Pump Water.gif 120 80 Special.png
51 Hyper Voice Normal.gif 90 100 Special.png

[edit] Via TM/HM

TM/HM
TM/HM No. Move Type Power Accuracy Class
TM06 Toxic Poison.gif -- 90 Other.png
TM07 Hail Ice.gif -- -- Other.png
TM10 Hidden Power Normal.gif 60 100 Special.png
TM17 Protect Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM18 Rain Dance Water.gif -- -- Other.png
TM21 Frustration Normal.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
TM27 Return Normal.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
TM32 Double Team Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM34 Sludge Wave Poison.gif 95 100 Special.png
TM36 Sludge Bomb Poison.gif 90 100 Special.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
TM49 Echoed Voice Normal.gif 40 100 Special.png
TM55 Scald Water.gif 80 100 Special.png
TM78 Bulldoze Ground.gif 60 100 Physical.png
TM87 Swagger Normal.gif -- 90 Other.png
TM90 Substitute Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM94 Secret Power Normal.gif 70 100 Physical.png
HM03 Surf Water.gif 95 100 Special.png

[edit] Via Breeding

Via Breeding
Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Water Pulse Water.gif 60 100 Special.png
Refresh Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Mud Sport Ground.gif -- -- Other.png
Mud Bomb Ground.gif 65 85 Special.png
Sleep Talk Normal.gif  ?? ?? Other.png
Snore Normal.gif 40 100 Special.png
Mist Ice.gif -- -- Other.png
Earth Power Ground.gif 90 100 Special.png

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

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Bounce Flying.gif 85 85 Physical.png
Earth Power Ground.gif 90 100 Special.png
Endeavor Normal.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
Gastro Acid Poison.gif -- 100 Other.png
Hyper Voice Normal.gif 90 100 Special.png
Icy Wind Ice.gif 55 95 Special.png
Sleep Talk Normal.gif  ?? ?? Other.png
Snore Normal.gif 40 100 Special.png
Stealth Rock Rock.gif -- -- Other.png
Uproar Normal.gif 90 100 Special.png

[edit] Evolution Line

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Level 25
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Palpitoad
Rare Candy Sprite.png
Level 36


[edit] Type Matchups

Type Attack Advantages Attack Disadvantages Defense Advantages Defense Disadvantages
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