Tangrowth

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Tangrowth
モジャンボ
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Rhyperior < Tangrowth > Electivire

Species Type
Vine Pokémon Grass.png
Number Ability
#465 Chlorophyll/Leaf Guard
Regenerator
Height Weight
6′7″ (2m) 283.5 lbs. (128.6kg)
Gender Ratio
Male: 50% Female: 50%
Evolves From Evolves Into
Tangela None
Egg Group Catch Rate
Grass 30
Tier EV Yield
RU/UU/OU 2 Defense Points

Tangrowth (モジャンボ) is the 182nd Pokémon in the Sinnoh Pokédex. It is a Grass-Type, and is known as the Vine Pokémon.

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.

Tangela can evolve into Tangrowth if it Levels Up while the move Ancientpower is in its moveset.

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.

Contents

[edit] Biology

[edit] Physiology

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.

[edit] Gender Differences

The male Tangrowth has red tipped fingers while the female's fingers are completely red.

[edit] Game Information

[edit] 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.

[edit] 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.

[edit] 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.

[edit] Anime/Manga Information

[edit] Anime

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.

[edit] Movies

A trainer named Tomo would use a Tangrowth in the film Zoroark: Master of Illusions. Wild Tangrowth appears in the film The Rise of Darkrai.

[edit] Manga

Tangrowth's Manga Information is unknown as of writing.

[edit] Pokémon Information

[edit] 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.

[edit] Area Location

Game Rarity Location
Diamond/Pearl/Platinum None Evolve Tangela
HeartGold/SoulSilver None Evolve Tangela
Black/White 5% (Shaking Spots) Route 13
Giant Chasm: Outside
Black 2/White 2 5% (Shaking Spots) Route 13
Giant Chasm: Outside

[edit] Pokédex Entries

Gen Game Pokédex Entry
I Red Not in game
Blue Not in game
Yellow Not in game
II Gold Not in game
Silver Not in game
Crystal Not in game
III Ruby Not in game
Sapphire Not in game
Emerald Not in game
FireRed Not in game
LeafGreen Not in game
IV Diamond It ensnares prey by extending arms made of vines. Losing arms to predators does not trouble it.
Pearl It ensnares prey by extending arms made of vines. Losing arms to predators does not trouble it.
Platinum Its arms are made of plants that bind themselves to things. They grow back right away if cut.
HeartGold When it remains still, it appears to be a large shrub. Unsuspecting prey that wander near get ensnared by its vines.
SoulSilver Its vines grow so profusely that, in the warm season, you can't even see its eyes.
V Black Its arms are made of plants that bind themselves to things. They grow back right away if cut.
White Its arms are made of plants that bind themselves to things. They grow back right away if cut.
Black 2 Even if one of its arms is eaten, it's fine. The Pokémon regenerates quickly and will go right back to normal.
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 X It ensnares prey by extending arms mades of vines. Losing arms to predators does not trouble it.
Y Its vines grow so profusely that, in the warm season, you can't even see its eyes.
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire

[edit] Pokéthlon Statistics

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

[edit] Statistics

Base Stats Min- Min Max Max+
HP
100
. 310 404 .
Atk
100
184 205 299 328
Def
125
229 255 349 383
Sp. Atk
110
202 225 319 350
Sp. Def
50
94 105 199 218
Speed
50
94 105 199 218

[edit] Moves

[edit] Via Level-Up

[edit] Black/White

Level Up
Level Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Start Ingrain Grass.gif N/A N/A Other.png
Start Constrict Normal.gif 10 100 Physical.png
5 Sleep Powder Grass.gif N/A 75 Other.png
8 Absorb Grass.gif 20 100 Special.png
12 Growth Normal.gif N/A N/A Other.png
15 Poisonpowder Poison.gif N/A 75 Other.png
19 Vine Whip Grass.gif 35 100 Physical.png
22 Bind Normal.gif 15 85 Physical.png
26 Mega Drain Grass.gif 40 100 Special.png
29 Stun Spore Grass.gif N/A 75 Other.png
33 Knock Off Dark.gif 20 100 Physical.png
36 Ancientpower Rock.gif 60 100 Special.png
40 Natural Gift Normal.gif ?? 100 Physical.png
43 Slam Normal.gif 80 75 Physical.png
47 Tickle Normal.gif N/A 100 Other.png
50 Wring Out Normal.gif ?? 100 Special.png
54 Power Whip Grass.gif 120 85 Physical.png
57 Block Normal.gif N/A N/A Other.png

[edit] Black 2/White 2

Level Up
Level Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Start Ingrain Grass.gif N/A N/A Other.png
Start Constrict Normal.gif 10 100 Physical.png
4 Sleep Powder Grass.gif N/A 75 Other.png
7 Vine Whip Grass.gif 35 100 Physical.png
10 Absorb Grass.gif 20 100 Special.png
14 Poisonpowder Poison.gif N/A 75 Other.png
17 Bind Normal.gif 15 85 Physical.png
20 Growth Normal.gif N/A N/A Other.png
23 Mega Drain Grass.gif 40 100 Special.png
27 Knock Off Dark.gif 20 100 Physical.png
30 Stun Spore Grass.gif N/A 75 Other.png
33 Natural Gift Normal.gif ?? 100 Physical.png
36 Giga Drain Grass.gif 75 100 Special.png
40 Ancientpower Rock.gif 60 100 Special.png
43 Slam Normal.gif 80 75 Physical.png
46 Tickle Normal.gif N/A 100 Other.png
49 Wring Out Normal.gif ?? 100 Special.png
53 Power Whip Grass.gif 120 85 Physical.png
56 Block Normal.gif N/A N/A Other.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
TM15 Hyper Beam Normal.gif 150 90 Special.png
TM17 Protect Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM21 Frustration Normal.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
TM22 Solarbeam Grass.gif 120 100 Special.png
TM26 Earthquake Ground.gif 100 100 Physical.png
TM27 Return Normal.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
TM31 Brick Break Fighting.gif 75 100 Physical.png
TM32 Double Team Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM33 Reflect Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
TM36 Sludge Bomb Poison.gif 90 100 Special.png
TM39 Rock Tomb Rock.gif 60 95 Physical.png
TM40 Aerial Ace Flying.gif 60 -- Physical.png
TM42 Facade Normal.gif 70 100 Physical.png
TM44 Rest Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
TM45 Attract Normal.gif -- 100 Other.png
TM46 Thief Dark.gif 40 100 Physical.png
TM48 Round Normal.gif 60 100 Special.png
TM52 Focus Blast Fighting.gif 120 70 Special.png
TM53 Energy Ball Grass.gif 90 100 Special.png
TM56 Fling Dark.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
TM66 Payback Dark.gif 50 100 Physical.png
TM68 Giga Impact Normal.gif 150 90 Physical.png
TM70 Flash Normal.gif -- 100 Other.png
TM75 Swords Dance Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM77 Psych Up Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM78 Bulldoze Ground.gif 60 100 Physical.png
TM80 Rock Slide Rock.gif 75 90 Physical.png
TM84 Poison Jab Poison.gif 80 100 Physical.png
TM86 Grass Knot Grass.gif  ?? 100 Special.png
TM87 Swagger Normal.gif -- 90 Other.png
TM90 Substitute Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM94 Secret Power Normal.gif 70 100 Physical.png
HM01 Cut Normal.gif 50 95 Physical.png
HM04 Strength Normal.gif 80 100 Physical.png

[edit] Via Breeding

Via Breeding
Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Flail Normal.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
Confusion Psychic.gif 50 100 Special.png
Mega Drain Grass.gif 40 100 Special.png
Amnesia Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
Leech Seed Grass.gif -- 90 Other.png
Nature Power Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Endeavor Normal.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
Leaf Storm Grass.gif 140 90 Special.png
Power Swap Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
Giga Drain Grass.gif 75 100 Special.png
Rage Powder Bug.gif -- -- Other.png
Natural Gift Normal.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png

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

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Bind Normal.gif 15 85 Physical.png
Block Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Endeavor Normal.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
Giga Drain Grass.gif 75 100 Special.png
Knock Off Dark.gif 20 100 Physical.png
Pain Split Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Seed Bomb Grass.gif 80 100 Physical.png
Sleep Talk Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Snore Normal.gif 40 100 Special.png
Synthesis Grass.gif -- -- Other.png
Worry Seed Grass.gif -- 100 Other.png

[edit] 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.

[edit] Via Purification (Pokémon XD: Gale of Darkness)

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Morning Sun Normal.gif -- -- Other.png

[edit] Via Move Tutor (Fire Red/Leaf Green)

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Body Slam Normal.gif 85 100 Physical.png
Double-Edge Normal.gif 100 100 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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Level up
+ Knows Ancient Power
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Tangrowth


[edit] Type Matchups

Type Attack Advantages Attack Disadvantages Defense Advantages Defense Disadvantages
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