Grotle < Torterra > Chimchar

Species Type
Continent Pokémon Grass.pngGround.png
Number Ability
#389 Overgrow
Shell Armor
Height Weight
7′3″ (2.2m) 683.4 lbs. (310kg)
Gender Ratio
Male: 87.5% Female: 12.5%
Evolves From Evolves Into
Grotle None
Egg Group Catch Rate
Monster/Grass 45
Tier EV Yield
Generation 4: UU
Generation 5: NU/RU
2 Attack Points
1 Defense Point

Torterra (ドダイトス) is the third Pokémon in the Sinnoh Pokédex. It is a Grass/Ground Type, and it is known as the Continent Pokémon.

Torterra has the Overgrow Ability. This Ability increases the power of its Grass Type attacks by 50% when its HP falls below a third [33%] of its maximum. A second Ability is available to Torterra that come from the Dream World, the Shell Armor Ability. This Ability prevents opponents from landing a Critical Hit regardless the chances of a Critical Hit happening.

Turtwig can evolve into a Grotle starting at Level 18, and can evolve into Torterra starting at Level 32.

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


[edit] Biology

[edit] Physiology

Torterra takes on the appearance of a tortoise that has a small tree growing out of its back. Rock-like spikes are also present on the sides of its face and back as well.

[edit] Gender Differences

Torterra doesn't have any differences to differentiate between male and female.

[edit] Game Information

[edit] Original Games

The only way to obtain a Torterra is by way of evolution; evolving Grotle specifically.

[edit] Spin-Off Games

Like its pre-evolutions Turtwig and Grotle, Torterra appears at Mystifying Forest B1-B13 and Mystery Jungle B1-B29 in Explorers of Time and Explorers of Darkness. The floor ranges are the same in Explorers of Sky, but the two respective dungeons are called Mystic Forest and Mystery Jungle. Additionally, Torterra also appears at Sky Summit at PTC1-PTC4 1F-3F, PTC5-PTC8 1F-4F and PTC9 1F-5F.

In Mystery Dungeon 3, Torterra appears at Weird Mountain 15F-20F and Legendary Volcanic Island on Floors 26-28, 31 & 32, 36 & 37, 39 & 40, 44 & 45 and 47 & 48 in Dungeon Blazing Adventure Squad. Torterra appears at Weird Rockland and Weird Forest 20F-23F in the other two versions.

In Dungeon Stormy Adventure Squad Torterra appears at Legendary Wetland on Floors 26 & 27, 32-34, 36, 39-41, 44, 46, and 48 & 49. The floor range is slightly different at Legendary Mountains in Dungeon Light Adventure Squad, as Torterra appears on Floors 26, 28, 30, 33-35, 39-41, 44 and 49.

Torterra appears at Vien Forest in Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia, but the Field Assist Slam x4 is required to find it. Torterra does not appear in Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs.

Torterra can be found at Sunny Seashore Desert 4-3 in Pokémon Rumble Blast.

[edit] Trading Card Game

Torterra appears in a total of six sets and a Diamond/Pearl Promo (Lv. X Card). It is listed as a Rare Card in the Diamond and Pearl (2; 1 Lv. X Card), Majestic Dan, Stormfront, Platinum, and Unleashed sets.

[edit] Anime/Manga Information

[edit] Anime

Paul would use a Torterra in many of its Trainer's appearances, starting in the episode Top-Down Training!. Amongst its appearances, but was not used by Paul in his Sinnoh League match against Ash.

Ash's Grotle would evolve into Torterra in the episode The Fleeing Tower of Sunyshore!.

[edit] Moves

A trainer named Maury would use a Torterra in the film The Rise of Darkrai.

Ash's Torterra appeared in the film Zoroark: Master of Illusions and the Pikachu Short Pikachu's Really Mysterious Adventure.

[edit] Manga

Torterra's Manga information is unknown as of writing.

[edit] Pokémon Information

[edit] Competitive Battling

Torterra was listed in the UU, or Under-Utilized Tier of Competitive Battling in Generation IV. In Generation V it demoted to the Never-Utilized and Rarely-Utilized Tiers of Competitive Battling. Despite having the bulk to take hits and cause plenty of damage, it's low Speed and a double weakness to Ice-Type attacks leave it vulnerable to being taken out before it can attack.

[edit] Area Location

Game Rarity Location
Diamond/Pearl/Platinum None Evolve Grotle
Heart Gold/Soul Silver None Trade
Black/White None PokéTransfer or Dream World
Black 2/White 2 None 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 N/A
III Pokémon Sapphire N/A
III Pokémon Emerald N/A
III Pokémon FireRed N/A
III Pokémon LeafGreen N/A

IV Pokémon Diamond Small Pokémon occasionally gather on its unmoving back to begin building their nests.
IV Pokémon Pearl Groups of this Pokémon migrating in search of water have been mistaken for "moving forests."
IV Pokémon Platinum Some Pokémon are born on a Torterra's back and spend their entire life there.
IV Pokémon HeartGold Ancient people imagined that beneath the ground, a gigantic Torterra dwelled.
IV Pokémon SoulSilver Ancient people imagined that beneath the ground, a gigantic Torterra dwelled.

V Pokémon Black Some Pokémon are born on a Torterra's back and spend their entire life there.
V Pokémon White Some Pokémon are born on a Torterra's back and spend their entire life there.
V Pokémon Black 2 Some Pokémon are born on a Torterra's back and spend their entire life there.
V Pokémon White 2 Some Pokémon are born on a Torterra's back and spend their entire life there.

VI Pokémon X
VI Pokémon Y

[edit] Pokéathlon Statistics


[edit] Statistics

Base Stats
- 300 394 -
200 223 317 348
193 215 309 339
Sp. Atk
139 155 249 273
Sp. Def
157 175 269 295
105 117 211 232

[edit] Moves

[edit] Via Level-Up

Level Move Type Power Acc% Class
Start Wood Hammer Grass.png 120 100 Physical
Start Tackle Normal.png 50 100 Physical
Withdraw Water.png N/A N/A Status
Absorb Grass.png 20 100 Special
Razor Leaf Grass.png 55 95 Physical
17 Curse Ghost.png N/A N/A Status
22 Bite Dark.png 60 100 Physical
27 Mega Drain Grass.png 40 100 Special
32 Earthquake Ground.png 100 100 Physical
33 Leech Seed Grass.png N/A 90 Status
39 Synthesis Grass.png N/A N/A Status
45 Crunch Dark.png 80 100 Physical
51 Giga Drain Grass.png 75 100 Special
57 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
TM16 Light Screen Psychic.png -- -- Status
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
TM32 Double Team Normal.png -- -- Status
TM33 Reflect Psychic.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
TM53 Energy Ball Grass.png 90 100 Special
TM68 Giga Impact Normal.png 150 90 Physical
TM69 Rock Polish Rock.png -- -- Status
TM70 Flash Normal.png -- 100 Status
TM71 Stone Edge Rock.png 100 80 Physical
TM75 Swords Dance Normal.png -- -- Status
TM78 Bulldoze Ground.png 60 100 Physical
TM80 Rock Slide Rock.png 75 90 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
Worry Seed Grass.png -- 100% Status
Growth Normal.png -- --% Status
Tickle Normal.png -- 100% Status
Body Slam Normal.png 85 100% Physical
Double-Edge Normal.png 120 100% Physical
Sand Tomb Ground.png 35 85% Physical
Seed Bomb Grass.png 80 100% Physical
Thrash Normal.png 120 100% Physical
Amnesia Psychic.png -- --% Status
Superpower Fighting.png 120 100% Physical
Stockpile Normal.png -- --% Status
Swallow Normal.png -- --% Status
Spit Up Normal.png  ?? 100% Special
Earth Power Ground.png 90 100% Special
Wide Guard Rock.png -- --% Status

[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
Block Normal.png -- --% Status
Earth Power Ground.png 90 100% Special
Giga Drain Grass.png 75 100% Special
Iron Head Steel.png 80 100% Physical
Iron Tail Steel.png 100 75% 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
Stealth Rock Rock.png -- --% Status
Superpower Fighting.png 120 100% Physical
Synthesis Grass.png -- --% Status
Worry Seed Grass.png -- 100% Status

[edit] Generation IV Exclusive Moves

[edit] By TM/HM

[edit] By Move Tutor

[edit] Platinum, Heart Gold and Soul Silver
Move Type Power Acc% Class
Mud-Slap Ground.png 20 100% Special
[edit] Heart Gold and Soul Silver
Move Type Power Acc% Class
Headbutt Normal.png 70 100% Physical

[edit] Evolution Line

Evolution Line
Turtwig Grotle Torterra
Level 18 -- Level 32

[edit] Type Matchups

Type Attack Advantages Attack Disadvantages Defense Advantages Defense Disadvantages

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