Conkeldurr < Tympole > Palpitoad

Species Type
Tadpole Pokémon Water.png
Number Ability
#535 Swift Swim/Hydration
DW: Water Absorb
Height Weight
1'8" (0.5m) 9.9 lbs (4.5kg)
Gender Ratio
Male: 50% Female: 50%
Evolves From Evolves Into
N/A Palpitoad
Egg Group Catch Rate
Water 1 255
Tier EV Yield
NFE 1 Speed Point

Tympole (オタマロ) is the 41st Pokémon in the Unova Pokédex. It is a Water Type, and it is known as the Tadpole Pokémon.

Tympole's two abilities are Swift Swim, which doubles its speed when rainy, however this won't take effect on the same turn the weather becomes rainy; and Hydration, which heals all status problems when it is raining. A third Ability is available to Tympole from the Dream World, the Water Absorb Ability, which restores up to 1/4 of it's maximum Hit Points when hit with a Water-type move.

Tympole can evolve twice. Their first opportunity to evolve comes at Level 25, when it can evolve into Palpitoad. It can evolve a second time at Level 36, when it can evolve into Seismitoad.

Tympole is in the Water 1 Egg Group, and its Egg will take approximately 5,120 Steps to hatch. It takes Tympole 1,059,860 Experience Points to reach Level 100.


[edit] Biology

[edit] Physiology

Tympole takes the appearance of a tadpole that has puffy cheeks

[edit] Gender Differences

Tympole doesn't have any distinguishable characteristics to help differentiate between male and female.

[edit] Game Information

[edit] Original Games

Tympole appears at Pinwheel Forest in Black and White. Tympole can only be obtained by breeding a Palpitoad or a Seismitoad in Black 2 and White 2.

[edit] Spin-off Games

Tympole appears on Windmill Way in the Arbor Area in PokéPark 2: Wonders Beyond. To befriend it, you need to show Tympole a photograph of a Seismitoad.

[edit] Trading Card Game

Tympole is listed as a Common Card in the Noble Victories and Dark Explorers sets.

[edit] Anime/Manga Information

[edit] Anime

Wild Tympole appears in the episodes Facing Fear With Wide Open! and Beheeyem, Duosion and the Dream Thief.

[edit] Movies

Tympole appears in both versions of the 14th Movie, it's lone appearance in the films as of writing.

[edit] Manga

N would use a Tympole to launch a surprise attack at Black at Accumula Town in Chapters 467 and 468.

[edit] Pokémon Information

[edit] Competitive Battling

Tympole is listed in the Not Fully Evolved Tier of Competitive Battling as it hasn't evolved yet.

[edit] Area Locations

Game Rarity Location
Black/White 40% Pinwheel Forest: Outside
Black 2/White 2 None Breed Palpitoad or Seismitoad

[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 N/A
IV Pokémon Pearl N/A
IV Pokémon Platinum N/A
IV Pokémon HeartGold N/A
IV Pokémon SoulSilver N/A

V Pokémon Black They warn others of danger by vibrating their cheeks to create a high-pitched sound.
V Pokémon White By vibrating its cheeks, it emits sound waves imperceptible to humans. It uses the rhythm of these sounds to talk.
V Pokémon Black 2 By vibrating its cheeks, it emits sound waves imperceptible to humans and warns others of danger.
V Pokémon White 2 By vibrating its cheeks, it emits sound waves imperceptible to humans and warns others of danger.

VI Pokémon X
VI Pokémon Y

[edit] Statistics

Base Stats
- 210 304 -
94 105 199 218
76 85 179 196
Sp. Atk
94 105 199 218
Sp. Def
76 85 179 196
119 133 227 249

[edit] Moves

[edit] Via Level-Up

Level Move Type Power Acc% Class
Start Bubble Water.png 20 100 Special
Start Growl Normal.png N/A 100 Status
5 Supersonic Normal.png N/A 55 Status
9 Round Normal.png 60 100 Special
12 Bubblebeam Water.png 65 100 Special
16 Mud Shot Ground.png 55 95 Special
20 Aqua Ring Water.png N/A N/A Status
23 Uproar Normal.png 90 100 Special
27 Muddy Water Water.png 95 85 Special
31 Rain Dance Water.png N/A N/A Status
34 Flail Normal.png ?? 100 Physical
38 Echoed Voice Normal.png 40 100 Status
42 Hydro Pump Water.png 120 80 Special
45 Hyper Voice Normal.png 90 100 Special

[edit] Via TM/HM

TM/HM No. Move Type Power Acc% Class
TM06 Toxic Poison.png -- 90 Status
TM07 Hail Ice.png -- -- Status
TM10 Hidden Power Normal.png 60 100 Special
TM17 Protect Normal.png -- -- Status
TM18 Rain Dance Water.png -- -- Status
TM21 Frustration Normal.png  ?? 100 Physical
TM27 Return Normal.png  ?? 100 Physical
TM32 Double Team Normal.png -- -- Status
TM34 Sludge Wave Poison.png 95 100 Special
TM36 Sludge Bomb Poison.png 90 100 Special
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
TM49 Echoed Voice Normal.png 40 100 Special
TM55 Scald Water.png 80 100 Special
TM87 Swagger Normal.png -- 90 Status
TM90 Substitute Normal.png -- -- Status
HM03 Surf Water.png 95 100 Special

[edit] Via Breeding

Move Type Power Acc% Class
Water Pulse Water.png 60 100% Special
Refresh Normal.png -- --% Status
Mud Sport Ground.png -- --% Status
Mud Bomb Ground.png 65 85% Special
Sleep Talk Normal.png  ?? ??% Status
Snore Normal.png 40 100% Special
Mist Ice.png -- --% Status
Earth Power Ground.png 90 100% Special

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

Move Type Power Acc% Class
Bounce Flying.png 85 85% Physical
Earth Power Ground.png 90 100% Special
Endeavor Normal.png  ?? 100% Physical
Hyper Voice Normal.png 90 100% Special
Icy Wind Ice.png 55 95% Special
Sleep Talk Normal.png  ?? ??% Status
Snore Normal.png 40 100% Special
Uproar Normal.png 90 100% Special

[edit] Evolution Line

Evolution Line
Tympole Palpitoad Seismitoad
Level 25 -- Level 36

[edit] Type Matchups

Type Attack Advantages Attack Disadvantages Defense Advantages Defense Disadvantages

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Last edited by Docile on 27 February 2014 at 11:39
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