|#465|| Chlorophyll/Leaf Guard|
|6′7″ (2m)||283.5 lbs. (128.6kg)|
|Male: 50%||Female: 50%|
|Evolves From||Evolves Into|
|Egg Group||Catch Rate|
|RU/UU/OU||2 Defense Points|
Tangrowth (Sinnoh Pokédex. It is a Grass-Type, and is known as the Vine Pokémon.) is the 182nd Pokémon in the
Both of Tangrowth's primary Abilities activate during periods of strong sunlight; Chlorophyll will double its Speed, while Leaf Guard protects it from becoming afflicted with a Status Condition. A third Ability is available to Tangrowth from the Dream World, the Regenerator Ability. This Ability restores up to one-third of its Maximum HP when it is switched out of battle.
Tangrowth is in the Grass Egg Group, and its Egg takes approximately 5,120 Steps to hatch. It takes Tangrowth One Million Experience Points to reach Level 100.
Tangrowth is a Pokémon that reaches up to 6-foot in height. It has blue vines that wrap around its black body, leaving a part of it's face exposed. It has small stumpy feet which are black and tipped with red. Tangrowth has a pair of blue arms with three fingers that are also tipped with red, like it's feet. These two arms actually have no bones and cannot respond to pain, so the arms can break off but Tangrowth won't be affected as they can grow back.
 Gender Differences
The male Tangrowth has red tipped fingers while the female's fingers are completely red.
 Game Information
 Original Games
Tangrowth can only be obtained by evolving a Tangela in Generation IV. Tangrowth appear in the wild in Generation V, as they can be found at Route 13 and Outside Giant Chasm in Black, White, Black 2 and White 2.
 Spin-Off Games
Tangrowth can be found at Sealed Ruins B1-B8 & IB1-B6 and Sky Stairway 1F-49F in Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness and Explorers of Sky. Tangrowth is exclusive to Stormy Adventure Squad in Mystery Dungeon 3, appearing on the Path to Treasure Mountain B15-B24 and Legendary Wetland on the following floors: 26, 30, 34-36, 39-41, 43 and 45.
Tangrowth appear in the Ranger School in Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia, but the Field Assist Break Lv. 2 is required to find it, and it is also the first Boss Pokémon of the game. In Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs, Tangrowth appears in the 3F Observation Room on the Right within the Oblivia Region Sky Fortress in the Present, and in the Forest Temple mission "A Pokémon Forest in the Way" in the past by finishing the mission with an S Rank.
Tangrowth appear at Soothing Shore Treetops 2-3 in Pokémon Rumble Blast after completing the game.
 Trading Card Game
Tangrowth is listed as an Uncommon Card in the Call of Legends set; and as a Rare Card in the Great Encounters, Stormfront, Arceus and Boundaries Crossed sets. Tangrowth is listed as an Ultra Rare Card in the Arceus set as well, but this Tangrowth is a Lv. X Card.
 Anime/Manga Information
A Wild Tangrowth appears in the episode Promoting Healthy Tangrowth, which was using an Energy-Draining move to try and restore a very large tree in that particular forest. After draining the energy of a Pokémon, it would leave a Berry for said Pokémon; smaller Pokémon would receive an Oran Berry whilst larger Pokémon would be given a Sitrus Berry.
Tangrowth's Manga Information is unknown as of writing.
 Pokémon Information
 Competitive Battling
Tangrowth is a viable option in the Rarely-Utilized, Under-Utilized and Over-Utilized Tiers of Competitive Battling. Along with a High Defense that is third amongst Grass-Types behind Leafeon and Ferrothorn, Tangrowth also has high HP, Attack and Special Attack Statistics, along with a versatile movepool that can include strategies based on a Physical Tank, Supporter or Attacker. Its Speed is a major let-down, as its Base Speed reaches 100 whilst the Chlorophyll Ability is active, and that isn't going to outrun everyone, plus its Physical Wall can be broken down with Special Attacks.
 Area Location
|Black/White||5% (Shaking Spots)||Route 13|
Giant Chasm: Outside
|Black 2/White 2||5% (Shaking Spots)||Route 13|
Giant Chasm: Outside
|I||Pokémon Red||Not in game|
|I||Pokémon Blue||Not in game|
|I||Pokémon Yellow||Not in game|
|II||Pokémon Gold||Not in game|
|II||Pokémon Silver||Not in game|
|II||Pokémon Crystal||Not in game|
|III||Pokémon Ruby||Not in game|
|III||Pokémon Sapphire||Not in game|
|III||Pokémon Emerald||Not in game|
|III||Pokémon FireRed||Not in game|
|III||Pokémon LeafGreen||Not in game|
|IV||Pokémon Diamond||It ensnares prey by extending arms made of vines. Losing arms to predators does not trouble it.|
|IV||Pokémon Pearl||It ensnares prey by extending arms made of vines. Losing arms to predators does not trouble it.|
|IV||Pokémon Platinum||Its arms are made of plants that bind themselves to things. They grow back right away if cut.|
|IV||Pokémon HeartGold||When it remains still, it appears to be a large shrub. Unsuspecting prey that wander near get ensnared by its vines.|
|IV||Pokémon SoulSilver||Its vines grow so profusely that, in the warm season, you can't even see its eyes.|
|V||Pokémon Black||Its arms are made of plants that bind themselves to things. They grow back right away if cut.|
|V||Pokémon White||Its arms are made of plants that bind themselves to things. They grow back right away if cut.|
|V||Pokémon Black 2||Even if one of its arms is eaten, it's fine. The Pokémon regenerates quickly and will go right back to normal.|
|V||Pokémon White 2||Even if one of its arms is eaten, it's fine. The Pokémon regenerates quickly and will go right back to normal.|
|VI||Pokémon X||It ensnares prey by extending arms mades of vines. Losing arms to predators does not trouble it.|
|VI||Pokémon Y||Its vines grow so profusely that, in the warm season, you can't even see its eyes.|
 Pokéthlon Statistics
 Via Level-Up
 Black 2/White 2
 Via TM/HM
 Via Breeding
 Via Move Tutor (Black 2/White 2)
 Generation III Exclusive Moves
NOTE: The only way for a Tangrowth to know any of the moves in this subsection is for a Tangela to learn these moves in the Third Generation prior to transferring it to a Fourth Generation game, then transferring it to a Fifth Generation game and evolving.
 Via Purification (Pokémon XD: Gale of Darkness)
 Via Move Tutor (Fire Red/Leaf Green)
 Generation IV Exclusive Moves
 Via TM/HM
 Via Move Tutor
 Heart Gold/Soul Silver
 Evolution Line
 Type Matchups
Related ThreadsTangrowth Idea - last post by @ Jun 26, 2007
tangrowth or blissey - last post by @ Apr 15, 2009
Tangrowth - last post by @ Feb 22, 2008
Whats with DW poliwag and tangrowth? - last post by @ Apr 27, 2011
Electevire, Shuckle, Umbreon or Tangrowth? - last post by @ Dec 11, 2010