Torterra

Torterra
ドダイトス
Torterra.png
Grotle < Torterra > Chimchar
Species Type
Continent Pokémon Grass.gif Ground.gif
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
NU 2 Attack Points
1 Defense Point
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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.

Contents

Biology

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.

Gender Differences

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

Game Information

Original Games

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

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.

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.

Anime/Manga Information

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!.

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.

Manga

Torterra's Manga information is unknown as of writing.

Pokémon Information

Competitive Battling

Torterra is in the Neverused (NU) tier of competitive battling. It has great offensive prowess and high powered STAB attacks in Wood Hammer and Earthquake. It has solid overall bulk and a decent defensive typing that grants it a nice set of resistances, allowing for it to take on common Pokémon like Lanturn, Garbodor, Rhydon, and Steelix. Torterra is relatively versatile, being able to act as a late-game sweeper or a tank. Torterra's best set is a Rock Polish set that boosts Torterra's poor Speed stat to respectable levels while Torterra has solid enough coverage to wallbreak or sweep. Torterra can also run a tank set with dual STABs, Stealth Rock, and Synthesis, which allows for it to provide team support while being able to consistently check certain threats. Lastly, Torterra can use its solid Attack stat to full use with a Choice Band set that serves as a powerful wallbreaker thanks to its strong STAB attacks. However, Torterra suffers from having some common weaknesses to Flying, Fire, and Ice, which are problematic when matched up against threats like Archeops, Pyroar, and Jynx. It has a lackluster Speed which makes it susceptible to being taken out by revenge killers and cannot pressure Xatu, which is problematic as a Stealth Rock setter.

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

Pokédex Entries

Gen Game Pokédex Entry
I Red N/A
Blue N/A
Yellow N/A
II Gold N/A
Silver N/A
Crystal N/A
III Ruby N/A
Sapphire N/A
Emerald N/A
FireRed N/A
LeafGreen N/A
IV Diamond Small Pokémon occasionally gather on its unmoving back to begin building their nests.
Pearl Groups of this Pokémon migrating in search of water have been mistaken for "moving forests."
Platinum Some Pokémon are born on a Torterra's back and spend their entire life there.
HeartGold Ancient people imagined that beneath the ground, a gigantic Torterra dwelled.
SoulSilver Ancient people imagined that beneath the ground, a gigantic Torterra dwelled.
V Black Some Pokémon are born on a Torterra's back and spend their entire life there.
White Some Pokémon are born on a Torterra's back and spend their entire life there.
Black 2 Some Pokémon are born on a Torterra's back and spend their entire life there.
White 2 Some Pokémon are born on a Torterra's back and spend their entire life there.
VI X Ancient people imagined that beneath the ground, a gigantic Torterra dwelled.
Y Small Pokémon occasionally gather on its unmoving back to begin building their nests.
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire

Pokéthlon Statistics

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

Statistics

Base Stats Min- Min Max Max+
HP
95
. 300 394 .
Atk
109
200 223 317 348
Def
105
193 215 309 339
Sp. Atk
75
139 155 249 273
Sp. Def
85
157 175 269 295
Speed
56
105 117 211 232

Moves

Via Level-Up

Level Up
Level Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Start Wood Hammer Grass.gif 120 100 Physical.png
Start Tackle Normal.gif 50 100 Physical.png
Start
5
Withdraw Water.gif N/A N/A Other.png
Start
9
Absorb Grass.gif 20 100 Special.png
Start
13
Razor Leaf Grass.gif 55 95 Physical.png
17 Curse Ghost.gif N/A N/A Other.png
22 Bite Dark.gif 60 100 Physical.png
27 Mega Drain Grass.gif 40 100 Special.png
32 Earthquake Ground.gif 100 100 Physical.png
33 Leech Seed Grass.gif N/A 90 Other.png
39 Synthesis Grass.gif N/A N/A Other.png
45 Crunch Dark.gif 80 100 Physical.png
51 Giga Drain Grass.gif 75 100 Special.png
57 Leaf Storm Grass.gif 140 90 Special.png

Via TM/HM

TM/HM
TM/HM No. Move Type Power Accuracy Class
TM05 Roar Normal.gif -- 100 Other.png
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
TM16 Light Screen Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
TM17 Protect Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM20 Safeguard 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
TM32 Double Team Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM33 Reflect Psychic.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
TM53 Energy Ball Grass.gif 90 100 Special.png
TM68 Giga Impact Normal.gif 150 90 Physical.png
TM69 Rock Polish Rock.gif -- -- Other.png
TM70 Flash Normal.gif -- 100 Other.png
TM71 Stone Edge Rock.gif 100 80 Physical.png
TM75 Swords Dance Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM78 Bulldoze Ground.gif 60 100 Physical.png
TM80 Rock Slide Rock.gif 75 90 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

Via Breeding

Via Breeding
Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Worry Seed Grass.gif -- 100 Other.png
Growth Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Tickle Normal.gif -- 100 Other.png
Body Slam Normal.gif 85 100 Physical.png
Double-Edge Normal.gif 120 100 Physical.png
Sand Tomb Ground.gif 35 85 Physical.png
Seed Bomb Grass.gif 80 100 Physical.png
Thrash Normal.gif 120 100 Physical.png
Amnesia Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
Superpower Fighting.gif 120 100 Physical.png
Stockpile Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Swallow Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Spit Up Normal.gif  ?? 100 Special.png
Earth Power Ground.gif 90 100 Special.png
Wide Guard Rock.gif -- -- Other.png

Via Move Tutor

All Generation 5 Games

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Frenzy Plant Grass.gif 150 90 Special.png
Grass Pledge Grass.gif 50 100 Special.png

Black 2/White 2 Exclusive Moves

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Block Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Earth Power Ground.gif 90 100 Special.png
Giga Drain Grass.gif 75 100 Special.png
Iron Head Steel.gif 80 100 Physical.png
Iron Tail Steel.gif 100 75 Physical.png
Outrage Dragon.gif 120 100 Physical.png
Seed Bomb Grass.gif 80 100 Physical.png
Sleep Talk Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Snore Normal.gif 40 100 Special.png
Stealth Rock Rock.gif -- -- Other.png
Superpower Fighting.gif 120 100 Physical.png
Synthesis Grass.gif -- -- Other.png
Worry Seed Grass.gif -- 100 Other.png

Generation IV Exclusive Moves

By TM/HM

By Move Tutor

Platinum, Heart Gold and Soul Silver
Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Mud-Slap Ground.gif 20 100 Special.png
Heart Gold and Soul Silver
Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Headbutt Normal.gif 70 100 Physical.png

Evolution Line

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Level 18
Rare Candy Sprite.png
Level 32
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Torterra


Type Matchups

Type Attack Advantages Attack Disadvantages Defense Advantages Defense Disadvantages
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Fire.gif
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Rock.gif
Steel.gif
Water.gif
Bug.gif
Dragon.gif
Flying.gif
Grass.gif
Electric.gif
Ground.gif
Rock.gif
Bug.gif
Fire.gif
Flying.gif
Ice.gif

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