Turtwig has the Overgrow Ability. This Ability increases the power of all its Grass Type attacks by 50% when its HP falls below one-third of its maximum. A second Ability is available to Turtwig that come from the Dream World, the Shell Armor Ability. This Ability protects it from taking a Critical Hit.
Turtwig takes on the appearance of a green turtle that has a leaf growing on the top of its head.
Turtwig doesn't have any differences to differentiate between male and female.
Turtwig 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.
Turtwig appears at Vien Beachside during a Quest in Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia. In Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs, Turtwig appears at Hinder Cape, but is Hidden in the Present, and in the Forest Temple mission Pidgeotto and the Switch Path in the Past by getting an A Rank in the Mission.
Turtwig appears at Sunny Seashore Desert 4-3 in Pokémon Rumble Blast.
Trading Card Game
Turtwig appears in a total of seven sets, Pokémon Organized Play Series 6, 8, and 9 as a Rare Card in each POP set, and a Diamond and Pearl Promo. It is listed as a Common Card in the Diamond and Pearl, Majestic Dawn (2), Platinum, Rising Rivals (Gym Leader Card), Supreme Victors and Unleashed sets.
Gardenia also used a Turtwig in a Turtwig vs Turtwig match in the episode The Grass Type Is Always Greener. Gardenia's Turtwig won this battle. In the Gym Battle against Ash, Gardenia's Turtwig would defeat Ash's Staravia, but would lose to Ash's Turtwig, whom would be defeated quickly by her Roserade.
Turtwig's Manga information is unknown as of writing.
Turtwig is listed in the NFE, or Not Fully Evolved Tier of Competitive Battling as it is a First Stage Pokémon.
Via Move Tutor
All Generation 5 Games
Black 2/White 2 Exclusive Moves
Generation IV Exclusive Moves
- TM09: Bullet Seed
- TM43: Secret Power
- TM58: Endure
- TM78: Captivate
- TM83: Natural Gift
- HM08: Rock Climb
By Move Tutor
Heart Gold and Soul Silver
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