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

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

[edit] Statistics

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

[edit] Via 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
TM13 Ice Beam Ice.gif 90 100 Special.png
TM14 Blizzard Ice.gif 110 70 Special.png
TM17 Protect Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM18 Rain Dance Water.gif -- -- Other.png
TM21 Frustration Normal.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
TM23 Smack Down Rock.gif 50 100 Physical.png
TM26 Earthquake Ground.gif 100 100 Physical.png
TM27 Return Normal.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
TM28 Dig Ground.gif 80 100 Physical.png
TM32 Double Team Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM37 Sandstorm Rock.gif -- -- Other.png
TM39 Rock Tomb Rock.gif 60 95 Physical.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
TM55 Scald Water.gif 80 100 Special.png
TM69 Rock Polish Rock.gif -- -- Other.png
TM71 Stone Edge Rock.gif 100 80 Physical.png
TM78 Bulldoze Ground.gif 60 100 Physical.png
TM80 Rock Slide Rock.gif 75 90 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
HM04 Strength Normal.gif 80 100 Physical.png
HM05 Waterfall Water.gif 80 100 Physical.png
HM06 Rock Smash Fighting.gif 40 100 Physical.png

[edit] Via Breeding

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

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

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

[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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