Cofagrigus < Tirtouga > Carracosta

Species Type
Prototurtle Pokémon Water.pngRock.png
Number Ability
#564 Solid Rock/Sturdy
Swift Swim
Height Weight
2′4″ (0.7m) 36.4 lbs. (16.5kg)
Gender Ratio
Male: 87.5% Female: 12.5%
Evolves From Evolves Into
None Carracosta
Egg Group Catch Rate
Water 1/Water 3 45
Tier EV Yield
NFE 1 Defense Point

Tirtouga (プロトーガ) is the 70th Pokémon in the Unova Pokédex. It is a Water/Rock Type, and it is known as the Prototurtle Pokémon.

Tirtouga'a ability Sturdy prevents it from being KO'd by any attack if it's HP is full and protects it from OHKO moves, while its other ability Solid Rock reduces damage from Super Effective moves by 25%. Its Dream World ability is Swift Swim, which doulbes its Speed when it is raining. This does not take effect on the same turn in which is starts to rain, however.

Tirtouga gain the opportunity to evolve into Carracosta starting at level 37.

Tirtouga is in the Water 1 and Water 3 Egg Groups, and it will take approximately 7,680 Steps for its Egg to hatch. It takes Tirtouga One Million Experience Points to reach Level 100.


[edit] Biology

[edit] Physiology

Tirtouga takes on the appearance of an ancient Sea Turtle. It's most noticeable and prominent feature is its massive sturdy shell.

[edit] Gender Differences

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

[edit] Game Information

[edit] Original Games

Tirtouga can be revived from the Cover Fossil, which was received in Relic Castle, at the Nacrene City Museum in Black and White. In Black 2 and White 2, Lenora will give you the choice between either the Plume Fossil or the Cover Fossil at the Nacrene City Museum, but not until after the Elite Four has been defeated.

[edit] Spin-off Games

Tirtouga appears at Sun-Dappled Bank Lake 2-1 and World Axle Lake B2 in Pokémon Rumble Blast.

[edit] Trading Card Game

Tirtouga is listed as a Common Card in the Noble Victories set.

[edit] Anime/Manga Information

[edit] Anime

Wild Tirtouga appear during a couple of episodes that take place at Twist Mountain.

[edit] Movies

Wild Tirtouga appear in both versions of Pokémon Movie 14.

[edit] Manga

Tirtouga's Manga Information is unknown as of writing.

[edit] Pokémon Information

[edit] Competitive Battling

Tirtouga is in the NFE tier as a result of being a first stage Pokémon.

[edit] Area Location

Game Rarity Location
Black/White Only One Revive from Cover Fossil at Nacrene City Museum
Black2/White2 Only One Revive Fossil at Nacrene City Museum

[edit] Pokédex Entries

Pokédex Entries

Gen Game Pokedex Entry
Pokémon Red
Pokémon Blue
Pokémon Yellow

II Pokémon Gold
II Pokémon Silver
II Pokémon Crystal

III Pokémon Ruby
III Pokémon Sapphire
III Pokémon Emerald
III Pokémon FireRed
III Pokémon LeafGreen

IV Pokémon Diamond
IV Pokémon Pearl
IV Pokémon Platinum
IV Pokémon HeartGold
IV Pokémon SoulSilver

V Pokémon Black Restored from a fossil, this Pokémon can dive to depths beyond half a mile.
V Pokémon White About 100 million years ago, these Pokémon swam in oceans. It is thought they also went on land to attack prey.
V Pokémon Black 2 This Pokémon was restored from a fossil. It swam skillfully and dove to depths beyond half a mile.
V Pokémon White 2 This Pokémon was restored from a fossil. It swam skillfully and dove to depths beyond half a mile.

VI Pokémon X
VI Pokémon Y
VI Pokémon Omega Ruby
VI Pokémon Alpha Sapphire

[edit] Statistics

Base Stats
- 218 312 -
114 161 255 280
189 211 305 335
Sp. Atk
99 111 205 225
Sp. Def
85 95 189 207
44 49 143 157

[edit] Moves

[edit] Via Level-Up

Level Move Type Power Acc% Class
Start Bide Normal.png ?? N/A Physical
Start Withdraw Water.png N/A N/A Status
Start Water Gun Water.png 40 100 Special
5 Rollout Dark.png 30 90 Physical
8 Bite Dark.png 60 100 Physical
11 Protect Normal.png N/A N/A Status
15 Aqua Jet Water.png 40 100 Physical
18 Ancientpower Rock.png 60 100 Special
21 Crunch Dark.png 80 100 Physical
25 Wide Guard Rock.png N/A N/A Status
28 Brine Water.png 65 100 Special
31 Smack Down Rock.png 50 100 Physical
35 Curse Ghost.png N/A N/A Status
38 Shell Smash Normal.png N/A N/A Status
41 Aqua Tail Water.png 90 90 Physical
45 Rock Slide Rock.png 75 90 Physical
48 Rain Dance Water.png N/A N/A Status
51 Hydro Pump Water.png 120 80 Special

[edit] Via TM/HM

TM/HM No. Move Type Power Acc% Class
TM06 Toxic Poison.png -- 90 Status
TM10 Hidden Power Normal.png 60 100 Special
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
TM23 Smack Down Rock.png 50 100 Physical
TM26 Earthquake Ground.png 100 100 Physical
TM27 Return Normal.png  ?? 100 Physical
TM28 Dig Ground.png 80 100 Physical
TM32 Double Team Normal.png -- -- Status
TM37 Sandstorm Rock.png -- -- Status
TM39 Rock Tomb Rock.png 60 95 Physical
TM42 Facade Normal.png 70 100 Physical
TM44 Rest Psychic.png -- -- Status
TM45 Attract Normal.png -- 100 Status
TM48 Round Normal.png 60 100 Special
TM55 Scald Water.png 80 100 Special
TM69 Rock Polish Rock.png -- -- Status
TM71 Stone Edge Rock.png 100 80 Physical
TM78 Bulldoze Ground.png 60 100 Physical
TM80 Rock Slide Rock.png 75 90 Physical
TM87 Swagger Normal.png -- 90 Status
TM90 Substitute Normal.png -- -- Status
TM94 Secret Power Normal.png 70 100 Physical
HM03 Surf Water.png 95 100 Special
HM04 Strength Normal.png 80 100 Physical
HM05 Waterfall Water.png 80 100 Physical
HM06 Rock Smash Fighting.png 40 100 Physical

[edit] Via Breeding

Move Type Power Acc% Class
Water Pulse Water.png 60 100% Special
Knock Off Dark.png 20 100% Physical
Rock Throw Rock.png 50 90% Physical
Slam Normal.png 80 75% Physical
Iron Defense Steel.png -- --% Status
Flail Normal.png  ?? 100% Physical
Whirlpool Water.png 35 85% Special
Body Slam Normal.png 85 100% Physical
Bide Normal.png  ?? --% Physical

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

Move Type Power Acc% Class
Aqua Tail Water.png 90 90% Physical
Block Normal.png -- --% Status
Earth Power Ground.png 90 100% Special
Icy Wind Ice.png 55 95% Special
Iron Defense Steel.png -- --% Status
Iron Tail Steel.png 100 75% Physical
Sleep Talk Normal.png -- --% Status
Snore Normal.png 40 100% Special
Stealth Rock Rock.png -- --% Status

[edit] Evolution Line

Evolution Line
Tirtouga Carracosta
Level 37

[edit] Type Matchups

Type Attack Advantages Attack Disadvantages Defense Advantages Defense Disadvantages

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