Turtwig

Turtwig
ナエトル
Turtwig.png

Deoxys < Turtwig > Grotle

Species Type
Tiny Leaf Pokémon Grass.png
Number Ability
#387 Overgrow
Shell Armor
Height Weight
1'4" (0.4m) 22.5lbs (10.2kg)
Gender Ratio
Male: 87.5% Female: 12.5%
Evolves From Evolves Into
None Grotle
Egg Group Catch Rate
Monster/Grass 45
Tier EV Yield
NFE 1 Attack Point

Turtwig (ナエトル) is the first Pokémon in the Sinnoh Pokédex. It is a Grass Type, and it is known as the Tiny Leaf Pokémon.

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 gains the opportunity to evolve into a Grotle starting at Level 18, and can evolve a second time into Torterra starting at Level 32.

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

Contents

[edit] Biology

[edit] Physiology

Turtwig takes on the appearance of a green turtle that has a leaf growing on the top of its head.

[edit] Gender Differences

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

[edit] Game Information

[edit] Original Games

Turtwig is one of the Starter Pokémon in the Generation IV games Diamond, Pearl, and Platinum, received from Professor Rowan at Lake Verity.

[edit] Spin-Off Games

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.

In Mystery Dungeon 3, Turtwig appears at Weird Mountain, Weird Rockland and Weird Forest 3F-7F and Final Mountain, Final Island and Final Cave 11F-15F.

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.

[edit] 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.

[edit] Anime/Manga Information

[edit] Anime

Ash would capture a Turtwig in the epsiode Gettin' Twiggy With It!, and would evolve into a Grotle in the episode Aiding the Enemy.

Paul picked Turtwig as his Starter and was shown with it in a flashback during the episode A Pyramiding Rage!.

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.

[edit] Moves

Ash's Turtwig appeared in the films The Rise of Darkrai and Giratina and the Sky Warrior, along with the Pikachu Shorts Pikachu's Exploration Club and Pikachu's Great Ice Adventure.

[edit] Manga

Turtwig's Manga information is unknown as of writing.

[edit] Pokémon Information

[edit] Competitive Battling

Turtwig is listed in the NFE, or Not Fully Evolved Tier of Competitive Battling as it is a First Stage Pokémon.

[edit] Area Location

Game Rarity Location
Diamond/Pearl/Platinum Only One Starter Pokémon obtained from Professor Rowan (Lake Verity)
Heart Gold/Soul Silver None Trade
Black/White None PokéTransfer or Dream World
Black 2/White 2 None Trade

[edit] 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 Made from soil, the shell on its back hardens when it drinks water. It lives along lakes.
Pearl It undertakes photosynthesis with its body, making oxygen. The leaf on its head wilts if it is thirsty.
Platinum The shell on its back is made of soil. On a very healthy Turtwig, the shell should feel moist.
HeartGold Photosynthesis occurs across its body under the sun. The shell on its back is actually hardened soil.
SoulSilver Photosynthesis occurs across its body under the sun. The shell on its back is actually hardened soil.
V Black The shell on its back is made of soil. On a very healthy Turtwig, the shell should feel moist.
White The shell on its back is made of soil. On a very healthy Turtwig, the shell should feel moist.
Black 2 The shell on its back is made of soil. On a very healthy Turtwig, the shell should feel moist.
White 2 The shell on its back is made of soil. On a very healthy Turtwig, the shell should feel moist.
VI X Photosynthesis occurs across its body under the sun. The shell on its back is actually hardened soil.
Y It undertakes photosynthesis with its body, making oxygen. The leaf on its head wilts if it is thirsty.
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire

[edit] Pokéthlon Statistics

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

[edit] Statistics

Base Stats Min- Min Max Max+
HP
55
. 220 314 .
Atk
68
126 141 235 258
Def
64
119 133 227 249
Sp. Atk
45
85 95 189 207
Sp. Def
55
103 115 209 229
Speed
31
60 67 161 177

[edit] Moves

[edit] Via Level-Up

Level Up
Level Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Start Tackle Normal.gif 50 100 Physical.png
5 Withdraw Water.gif N/A N/A Other.png
9 Absorb Grass.gif 20 100 Special.png
13 Razor Leaf Grass.gif 55 95 Physical.png
17 Curse Ghost.gif N/A N/A Other.png
21 Bite Dark.gif 60 100 Physical.png
25 Mega Drain Grass.gif 40 100 Special.png
29 Leech Seed Grass.gif N/A 90 Other.png
33 Synthesis Grass.gif N/A N/A Other.png
37 Crunch Dark.gif 80 100 Physical.png
41 Giga Drain Grass.gif 75 100 Special.png
45 Leaf Storm Grass.gif 140 90 Special.png

[edit] Via TM/HM

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
TM11 Sunny Day Fire.gif -- -- Other.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
TM27 Return Normal.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
TM32 Double Team Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM33 Reflect Psychic.gif -- -- Other.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
TM70 Flash Normal.gif -- 100 Other.png
TM75 Swords Dance Normal.gif -- -- Other.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

[edit] 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

[edit] Via Move Tutor

[edit] All Generation 5 Games

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Grass Pledge Grass.gif 50 100 Special.png

[edit] Black 2/White 2 Exclusive Moves

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Earth Power Ground.gif 90 100 Special.png
Giga Drain Grass.gif 75 100 Special.png
Iron Tail Steel.gif 100 75 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

[edit] Generation IV Exclusive Moves

[edit] By TM/HM

[edit] By Move Tutor

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

[edit] Evolution Line

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Turtwig
Rare Candy Sprite.png
Level 18
Rare Candy Sprite.png
Level 32


[edit] Type Matchups

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

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