Sceptile

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Sceptile
ジュカイン
Sceptile.png

Grovyle < Sceptile > Torchic

Species Type
Forest Pokémon Grass.png
Number Ability
#254 Overgrow
Unburden
Height Weight
5'7" (1.7m) 115.1 lbs. (52.2kg)
Gender Ratio
Male: 87.5% Female: 12.5%
Evolves From Evolves Into
Grovyle None
Egg Group Catch Rate
Monster / Dragon 45
Tier EV Yield
RU
UU
OU
3 Speed Points

Sceptile (ジュカイン) is the third Pokémon in the Hoenn Pokédex. It is a Grass Type, and is known as the Forest Pokémon.

Sceptile has the ability Overgrow. With this ability, the power of Sceptile's Grass-Type attacks increases by 50% once its HP falls below one-third of its maximum. Sceptile that originate from the Dream World can have a second ability, called Unburden. This ability doubles the Pokémon's Speed stat once its held item is consumed.

Treecko can evolve into Grovyle starting at Level 16, and a second time into Sceptile starting at Level 36.

Sceptile is in the Egg Groups Dragon and Monster, and its Egg takes approximately 5,120 Steps to hatch. It takes Sceptile 1,059,860 Experience Points to reach Level 100.


On June 7, 2014 it was revealed via leaks of CoroCoro that it would be getting a Mega Evolution, in the upcoming Generation III remakes, Pokémon Alpha Sapphire and Omega Ruby, alongside the other second-stage Hoenn starter Pokémon, Swampert and Blaziken. It will be re-typed as Grass / Dragon with the ability Lightning Rod.

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[edit] Biology

[edit] Physiology

Sceptile takes the appearance of a green lizard. It has a fern-like growth on its tail, and leaf-like growths protruding from its upper arms. On its back yellow-colored seeds can be seen growing on it.

[edit] Gender Differences

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

[edit] Game Information

[edit] Original Games

Sceptile can only be obtained by evolving a Grovyle.

[edit] Spin-off Games

Sceptile appears at Endless Level 8, Pair Trozei, Forever Level 57 and Mr. Who's Den in Pokémon Trozei!.

In the original Mystery Dungeon game, Sceptile can only be obtained by evolving Grovyle. In Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness and Explorers of Sky, Sceptile appears at Mystery Jungle B1-B29.

Sceptile is exclusive to Light Adventure Squad in Mystery Dungeon 3, appearing at Mystery Meadow 11F-19F and Legendary Mountains at Floors 27, 29-31, 34-39 and 42-48.

Sceptile appears at the Jungle Ruins in Pokémon Ranger, but a Break Level 2 Field Assist is required to access it. Sceptile-unlike its two unevolved forms-did appear in Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia at the Oil Field Hideout. Sceptile also Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs at the third floor of the Oblivia Ruins right before the Altar Room on Sophian Island in the Present, and the Forest Temple Mission "Pidgeotto and the Switch Path," earned by getting an S Rank in the mission. It is the harder to get of the two Pokémon, as it is the Boss Pokémon of that stage.

Sceptile can be found at Sun-Dappled Bank Treetops 2-1 in Pokémon Rumble Blast after completing the game.

The only way to obtain a Sceptile in Pokémon Conquest is to evolve a Grovyle.

[edit] Trading Card Game

Sceptile appears in nine different sets and two Pokémon Organized Play Series sets (one and four). All of its appearances have Sceptile listed as a Rare Card: EX Ruby and Sapphire (2), EX Team Magma VS Team Aqua, EX Emerald, EX Crystal Guardians (Delta Species), Great Encounters, Stormfront, and Arceus (2).

[edit] Anime/Manga Information

[edit] Anime

Ash would obtain a Sceptile when his Grovyle evolved in the episode Odd Pokémon Out. It evolved to try and gain the interest of a female Tropius, but but was the odd Pokémon out of that love triangle. This would break Sceptile's heart, causing it to lose interest in its attacks from that episode to the episode Cutting the Ties That Bind, which was two episodes later.

The biggest victory that Ash's Sceptile earned-literally-was defeating the Darkrai of Tobias, the only time that Tobias's Darkrai would be defeated at the Sinnoh League Tournament. Sceptile would lose to Tobias's Latios.

A trainer named Tyson would use a Sceptile in the episodes surrounding the Hoenn League Tournament. This Sceptile would be involved in a double-KO with Ash's Glalie.

[edit] Movies

Ash's Sceptile appeared in the film Pokémon Ranger and the Temple of the Sea. A Wild Sceptile appears in the film Zoroark: Master of Illusions.

[edit] Manga

Sceptile's Manga information is unknown as of writing.

[edit] Pokémon Information

[edit] Competitive Battling

Sceptile was placed in the UU, or Under-Utilized tier in Generation IV, and remains a staple in the UU Tier in Generation V with its high Speed and varied move pool that can either be built towards Sweeping the opponent or stalling. It is also a viable option in the Rarely-Used and Over-Utilized Tiers for the same reasons, the latter of which helped by Shaymin Sky Forme being bumped to the Uber Tier.

[edit] Area Location

Game Rarity Location
Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald None Evolve Grovyle
FireRed/LeafGreen None Trade
Diamond/Pearl/Platinum None Pal Park or Trade
HeartGold/SoulSilver None Pal Park, Trade or Evolve Grovyle
Black/White None PokéTransfer, Dream World or Trade
Black 2/White 2 None PokéTransfer, Dream World or Trade

[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 The leaves growing on Sceptile's body are very sharp edged. This Pokémon is very agile - it leaps all over the branches of trees and jumps on its foe from above or behind.
III Pokémon Sapphire Sceptile has seeds growing on its back. They are said to be bursting with nutrients that revitalize trees. This Pokémon raises the trees in a forest with loving care.
III Pokémon Emerald In the jungle, its power is without equal. This Pokémon carefully grows trees and plants. It regulates its body temperature by basking in sunlight.
III Pokémon FireRed The leaves on its forelegs are as sharp as swords. It agilely leaps about the branches of trees to strike.
III Pokémon LeafGreen The leaves on its forelegs are as sharp as swords. It agilely leaps about the branches of trees to strike.



IV Pokémon Diamond The leaves that grow on its arms can slice down thick trees. It is without peer in jungle combat.
IV Pokémon Pearl The leaves that grow on its arms can slice down thick trees. It is without peer in jungle combat.
IV Pokémon Platinum The leaves that grow on its arms can slice down thick trees. It is without peer in jungle combat.
IV Pokémon HeartGold It agilely leaps about the jungle and uses the sharp leaves on its arms to strike its prey.
IV Pokémon SoulSilver It agilely leaps about the jungle and uses the sharp leaves on its arms to strike its prey.



V Pokémon Black The leaves that grow on its arms can slice down thick trees. It is without peer in jungle combat.
V Pokémon White The leaves that grow on its arms can slice down thick trees. It is without peer in jungle combat.
V Pokémon Black 2 The leaves that grow on its arms can slice down thick trees. It is without peer in jungle combat.
V Pokémon White 2 The leaves that grow on its arms can slice down thick trees. It is without peer in jungle combat.



VI Pokémon X
VI Pokémon Y

[edit] Pokéathlon Statistics

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

[edit] Statistics

Base Stats
Min-MinMaxMax+
HP
70
- 250 344 -
Atk
85
157 175 269 295
Def
65
121 135 229 251
Sp. Atk
105
193 215 309 339
Sp. Def
85
157 175 269 295
Spd
120
220 245 339 372

[edit] Moves

[edit] Via Level-Up

Level Move Type Power Acc% Class
Start Pound Normal.png 40 100 Physical
Start Leer Normal.png N/A 100 Status
Start
6
Absorb Grass.png 20 100 Special
Start
11
Quick Attack Normal.png 40 100 Physical
16 X-Scissor Bug.png 80 100 Physical
17 Pursuit Dark.png 40 100 Physical
23 Screech Normal.png N/A 85 Status
29 Leaf Blade Grass.png 90 100 Physical
35 Agility Psychic.png N/A N/A Status
43 Slam Normal.png 80 75 Physical
51 Detect Fighting.png N/A N/A Status
59 False Swipe Normal.png 40 100 Physical
67 Leaf Storm Grass.png 140 90 Special

[edit] Via TM/HM

TM/HM No. Move Type Power Acc% Class
TM05 Roar Normal.png -- 100 Status
TM06 Toxic Poison.png -- 90 Status
TM10 Hidden Power Normal.png 60 100 Special
TM11 Sunny Day Fire.png -- -- Status
TM15 Hyper Beam Normal.png 150 90 Special
TM17 Protect Normal.png -- -- Status
TM20 Safeguard Normal.png -- -- Status
TM21 Frustration Normal.png  ?? 100 Physical
TM22 Solarbeam Grass.png 120 100 Special
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
TM39 Rock Tomb Rock.png 60 95 Physical
TM40 Aerial Ace Flying.png 60 -- Physical
TM42 Facade Normal.png 70 100 Physical
TM44 Rest Psychic.png -- -- Status
TM45 Attract Normal.png -- 100 Status
TM47 Low Sweep Fighting.png 65 100 Physical
TM48 Round Normal.png 60 100 Special
TM52 Focus Blast Fighting.png 120 70 Special
TM53 Energy Ball Grass.png 90 100 Special
TM54 False Swipe Normal.png 40 100 Physical
TM56 Fling Dark.png  ?? 100 Physical
TM62 Acrobatics Flying.png 55 100 Physical
TM68 Giga Impact Normal.png 150 90 Physical
TM70 Flash Normal.png -- 100 Status
TM75 Swords Dance Normal.png -- -- Status
TM78 Bulldoze Ground.png 60 100 Physical
TM80 Rock Slide Rock.png 75 90 Physical
TM81 X-Scissor Bug.png 80 100 Physical
TM86 Grass Knot Grass.png  ?? 100 Special
TM87 Swagger Normal.png -- 90 Status
TM90 Substitute Normal.png -- -- Status
TM94 Rock Smash Fighting.png 40 100 Physical
HM01 Cut Normal.png 50 95 Physical
HM04 Strength Normal.png 80 100 Physical


[edit] Via Breeding

Move Type Power Acc% Class
Crunch Dark.png 80 100% Physical
Mud Sport Ground.png -- --% Status
Endeavor Normal.png  ?? --% Physical
Leech Seed Grass.png -- 90% Status
Dragonbreath Dragon.png 60 100% Special
Crush Claw Normal.png 75 95% Physical
Worry Seed Grass.png -- 100% Status
Double Kick Fighting.png 30 100% Physical
Grasswhistle Grass.png -- 55% Status
Synthesis Grass.png -- --% Status
Magical Leaf Grass.png 60 --% Special
Leaf Storm Grass.png 140 90% Special
Razor Wind Normal.png 80 100% Special
Bullet Seed Grass.png 25 100% Physical
Natural Gift Normal.png  ?? 100% Physical


[edit] Via Move Tutor

[edit] All Generation 5 Games

Move Type Power Acc% Class
Frenzy Plant Grass.png 150 90% Special
Grass Pledge Grass.png 50 100% Special

[edit] Black 2/White 2 Exclusive Moves

Move Type Power Acc% Class
Dragon Pulse Dragon.png 90 100% Special
Drain Punch Fighting.png 75 100% Physical
Endeavor Normal.png  ?? --% Physical
Giga Drain Grass.png 75 100% Special
Iron Tail Steel.png 100 75% Physical
Low Kick Fighting.png  ?? 100% Physical
Outrage Dragon.png 120 100% Physical
Seed Bomb Grass.png 80 100% Physical
Sleep Talk Normal.png -- --% Status
Snore Normal.png 40 100% Special
Synthesis Grass.png -- --% Status
Thunderpunch Electric.png 75 100% Physical
Worry Seed Grass.png -- 100% Status

[edit] Pre-Evolution Exclusive Moves

[edit] Treecko

Level Move Type Power Acc% Class
26 Mega Drain Grass.png 40 100 Special
46 Giga Drain Grass.png 75 100 Special
51 Energy Ball Grass.png 80 100 Special

[edit] Grovyle

Level Move Type Power Acc% Class
16 Fury Cutter Grass.png 20 95 Physical

[edit] Generation III Exclusive Move Tutor Moves

[edit] Emerald

Move Type Power Acc% Class
Dynamicpunch Fighting.png 100 50% Physical

[edit] Fire Red/Leaf Green

Move Type Power Acc% Class
Mega Punch Normal.png 80 85% Physical
Mega Kick Normal.png 120 75% Physical
Body Slam Normal.png 85 100% Physical
Double-Edge Normal.png 120 100% Physical
Counter Fighting.png  ?? 100% Physical
Seismic Toss Fighting.png  ?? 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
Fury Cutter Bug.png 20 95% Physical
Swift Normal.png 60 --% Special
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
Treecko Grovyle Sceptile
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Level 16 -- Level 36

[edit] Type Matchups

Type Attack Advantages Attack Disadvantages Defense Advantages Defense Disadvantages
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Fire.png
Flying.png
Grass.png
Poison.png
Steel.png
Electric.png
Grass.png
Ground.png
Water.png
Bug.png
Fire.png
Flying.png
Ice.png
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