Wartortle

Wartortle
カメール
8Wartortle.png
Squirtle < Wartortle > Blastoise
Category
Type
Turtle Pokémon
Water.gif
Number
Ability
#8
Height
Weight
3'3" (1m)
49.6 lbs. (22.5 kg)
Gender Ratio
Male: 87.5%
Female: 12.5%
Evolves From
Evolves Into
Egg Group
Catch Rate
45
Tier
EV Yield
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Wartortle (カメール) is the eighth Pokémon in the Pokédex. It is a Water Type, and it is known as the Turtle Pokemon.

Wartortle has the Torrent Ability, which powers up its Water-type moves when its HP falls below a third of its Maximum. Its Hidden Ability is Rain Dish, which allows it to recover HP when it's raining in battle.

Squirtle evolves into Wartortle at level 16, and can evolve a second time into Blastoise starting at level 36.

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

Contents

Biology

Physiology

Wartortle takes on the appearance of a blue aquatic sea turtle with a relatively long tail and wings on its ears.

Gender Differences

Wartortle doesn't have any distinguished features that make it appear male or female.

Game Information

Original Games

In most of its game appearances, the only way to obtain Wartortle is to evolve a Squirtle. In Pokémon X and Y, however, it can be caught in the Friend Safari.

Spin-Off Games

Wartortle appears at Endless Levels 56 & 65, Forever Level 6 and Mr. Who's Den in Pokémon Trozei!.

Wartortle appears at NorthWind Field 27F-29F in the first round of Mystery Dungeon games. Wartortle appears at End Lake at random from B1 to B24 in Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness and Explorers of Sky. Wartortle is exclusive to Stormy Adventure Squad in Mystery Dungeon 3, appearing on Storm Island 11F-20F and Final Island 21F-25F.

Wartortle appears at Lila Forest in Pokémon Ranger, but the Field Assist Break x2 is required to find it. Wartortle appears at Vien Forest in Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia, but doesn't appear in Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs.

Wartortle appears at Everspring Valley Lake 4-2 in Pokémon Rumble Blast.

Trading Card Game

Wartortle appears in a total of 10 sets, the Southern Islands Collection, Battle Strength Deck Blastoise + Kyurem EX, and the Black/White Promo set. Wartortle is listed as an Uncommon Card in the Base, Team Rocket, Expedition, EX FireRed and Leaf Green, EX Crystal Guardians (2), Secret Wonders, Platinum, Unleashed and Boundaries Crossed sets.

Anime/Manga Information

Anime

May's Squirtle evolved into a Wartortle prior to its appearance in the episode Staging A Heroes Welcome.

Movies

While Wartortle hasn't appeared in any of the films, a Wild Wartortle appeared in the Pikachu Short Pikachu's Vacation.

Manga

Prior to Green's confrontation with Red at Celadon City in Chapter 15, her Squirtle had evolved into a Wartortle. This Wartortle, to whom she nicknamed "Turtley" would also appear in Chapters 16 & 17.

A Wartortle also appeared as a Rental Pokémon in Chapters 306, 315, 325, 32 & 329.

Pokémon Information

Competitive Battling

Wartortle finds itself in the Never-Utilized Tier of Competitive Battling thanks to its access to the combination of Foresight and Rapid Spin, which allows it to remove entry hazards against Ghost-Type Pokémon with the exception of Shedinja. While Wartortle is limited to this one niche due to low offensive Statistics, it can still perform this role effectively, but must be wary of powerful Grass and Electric-Type Pokémon, who can still get a One-Hit KO against a Wartortle that's holding an Eviolite.

Area Locations

Game Rarity Location
Red/Blue/Yellow None Evolve Squirtle
Gold/Silver/Crystal None Trade
Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald None Trade
FireRed/LeafGreen None Evolve Squirtle
Diamond/Pearl/Platinum None Trade
HeartGold/SoulSilver None Evolve Squirtle
Black/White None PokéTransfer, Dream World or Trade
Black 2/White 2 None PokéTransfer, Dream World or Trade
X/Y -- Friend Safari
Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire None Transfer or Trade
Sun/Moon None Transfer or Trade
Ultra Sun/Ultra Moon None Evolve Squirtle
Let's Go, Pikachu!/Let's Go, Eevee! None Evolve Squirtle

Pokédex Entries

Gen Game Pokédex Entry
I Red Often hides in water to stalk unwary prey. For swimming fast, it moves its ears to maintain balance.
Blue Often hides in water to stalk unwary prey. For swimming fast, it moves its ears to maintain balance.
Yellow When tapped, this Pokémon will pull in its head, but its tail will still stick out a little bit.
II Gold It is recognized as a symbol of longevity. If its shell has algae on it, that Wartortle is very old.
Silver It cleverly controls its furry ears and tail to maintain its balance during swimming.
Crystal Its long, furry tail is a symbol of longevity, making it quite popular among older people.
III Ruby Its tail is large and covered with a rich, thick fur. The Tail becomes increasingly deeper in color as Wartortle ages. The scratches on its shell are evidence of this Pokémon's toughness as a battler.
Sapphire Its tail is large and covered with a rich, thick fur. The Tail becomes increasingly deeper in color as Wartortle ages. The scratches on its shell are evidence of this Pokémon's toughness as a battler.
Emerald Its large tail is covered with rich, thick fur that deepens in color with age. The scratches on its shell are evidence of this Pokémon's toughness in battle.
FireRed This Pokémon is very popular as a pet. Its fur-covered tail is a symbol of its longevity.
LeafGreen Often hides in water to stalk unwary prey. For swimming fast, it moves its ears to maintain balance.
IV Diamond It is said to live 10,000 years. Its furry tail is popular as a symbol of longevity.
Pearl It is said to live 10,000 years. Its furry tail is popular as a symbol of longevity.
Platinum It is said to live 10,000 years. Its furry tail is popular as a symbol of longevity.
HeartGold It is a well-established symbol of longevity. If its shell has algae on it, that Wartortle is very old.
SoulSilver It cleverly controls its furry ears and tail to maintain its balance while swimming.
V Black It is said to live 10,000 years. Its furry tail is popular as a symbol of longevity.
White It is said to live 10,000 years. Its furry tail is popular as a symbol of longevity.
Black 2 It is said to live 10,000 years. Its furry tail is popular as a symbol of longevity.
White 2 It is said to live 10,000 years. Its furry tail is popular as a symbol of longevity.
VI X When tapped, this Pokémon will pull in its head, but its tail will still stick out a little bit.
Y It is said to live 10,000 years. Its furry tail is popular as a symbol of longevity.
Omega Ruby Its tail is large and covered with a rich, thick fur. The tail becomes increasingly deeper in color as Wartortle ages. The scratches on its shell are evidence of this Pokémon's toughness as a battler.
Alpha Sapphire Its tail is large and covered with a rich, thick fur. The tail becomes increasingly deeper in color as Wartortle ages. The scratches on its shell are evidence of this Pokémon's toughness as a battler.
VII Sun N/A
Moon N/A
Ultra Sun N/A
Ultra Moon N/A
Let's Go, Pikachu! When tapped on its head, this Pokémon will pull it in, but its tail will still stick out a little bit.
Let's Go, Eevee! When tapped on its head, this Pokémon will pull it in, but its tail will still stick out a little bit.

Pokéthlon Statistics

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

Base Stats Min- Min Max Max+
HP
59
. 228 322 .
Atk
63
117 131 225 247
Def
80
148 165 259 284
Sp. Atk
65
121 135 229 251
Sp. Def
80
148 165 259 284
Speed
58
108 121 215 236

Moves

For learnsets from previous generations, see here

Via Level-Up

Sun/Moon/Ultra Sun/Ultra Moon

Level Up
Level Move Type Power Accuracy Class
1 Tackle Normal.gif 40 100 Physical.png
1 Tail Whip Normal.gif -- 100 Other.png
1 Water Gun Water.gif 40 100 Special.png
4 Tail Whip Normal.gif -- 100 Other.png
7 Water Gun Water.gif 40 100 Special.png
10 Withdraw Water.gif -- -- Other.png
13 Bubble Water.gif 40 100 Special.png
17 Bite Dark.gif 60 100 Physical.png
21 Rapid Spin Normal.gif 20 100 Physical.png
25 Protect Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
29 Water Pulse Water.gif 60 100 Special.png
33 Aqua Tail Water.gif 90 90 Physical.png
37 Skull Bash Normal.gif 130 100 Physical.png
41 Iron Defense Steel.gif -- -- Other.png
45 Rain Dance Water.gif -- -- Other.png
49 Hydro Pump Water.gif 110 80 Special.png

Let's Go, Pikachu!/Let's Go, Eevee!

Level Up
Level Move Type Power Accuracy Class
1 Tackle Normal.gif 40 100 Physical.png
1 Tail Whip Normal.gif -- 100 Other.png
1 Bubble Water.gif 40 100 Special.png
1 Withdraw Water.gif -- -- Other.png
5 Tail Whip Normal.gif -- 100 Other.png
9 Bubble Water.gif 40 100 Special.png
14 Withdraw Water.gif -- -- Other.png
20 Water Gun Water.gif 40 100 Special.png
27 Bite Dark.gif 60 100 Physical.png
33 Bubble Beam Water.gif 65 100 Special.png
40 Protect Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
46 Headbutt Normal.gif 70 100 Physical.png
53 Hydro Pump Water.gif 110 80 Special.png
59 Skull Bash Normal.gif 130 100 Physical.png

Via TM/HM

Sun/Moon/Ultra Sun/Ultra Moon

TM/HM - Gen 7
TM/HM No. Move Type Power Accuracy Class
TM01 Work Up Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM06 Toxic Poison.gif -- 90 Other.png
TM07 Hail Ice.gif -- -- Other.png
TM10 Hidden Power Normal.gif 60 100 Special.png
TM13 Ice Beam Ice.gif 90 100 Special.png
TM14 Blizzard Ice.gif 110 70 Special.png
TM17 Protect Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM18 Rain Dance Water.gif -- -- Other.png
TM21 Frustration Normal.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
TM27 Return Normal.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
TM31 Brick Break Fighting.gif 75 100 Physical.png
TM32 Double Team Normal.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
TM55 Scald Water.gif 80 100 Special.png
TM56 Fling Dark.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
TM74 Gyro Ball Steel.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
TM87 Swagger Normal.gif -- 85 Other.png
TM88 Sleep Talk Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM90 Substitute Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM94 Surf Water.gif 90 100 Special.png
TM98 Waterfall Water.gif 80 100 Physical.png
TM100 Confide Normal.gif -- -- Other.png

Let's Go, Pikachu!/Let's Go, Eevee!

TM/HM - Gen 7LG
TM/HM No. Move Type Power Accuracy Class
TM01 Headbutt Normal.gif 70 100 Physical.png
TM05 Rest Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
TM07 Protect Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM08 Substitute Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
TM09 Reflect Psychic.gif -- -- Other.png
TM10 Dig Ground.gif 80 100 Physical.png
TM12 Facade Normal.gif 70 100 Physical.png
TM13 Brick Break Fighting.gif 75 100 Physical.png
TM15 Seismic Toss Fighting.gif  ?? 100 Physical.png
TM19 Iron Tail Steel.gif 100 75 Physical.png
TM22 Rock Slide Rock.gif 75 90 Physical.png
TM25 Waterfall Water.gif 80 100 Physical.png
TM27 Toxic Poison.gif -- 90 Other.png
TM29 Scald Water.gif 80 100 Special.png
TM34 Dragon Pulse Dragon.gif 85 100 Special.png
TM35 Ice Punch Ice.gif 75 100 Physical.png
TM39 Outrage Dragon.gif 120 100 Physical.png
TM47 Surf Water.gif 90 100 Special.png
TM51 Blizzard Ice.gif 110 70 Special.png
TM55 Ice Beam Ice.gif 90 100 Special.png

Via Breeding

Via Breeding
Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Aqua Jet Water.gif 40 100 Physical.png
Aqua Ring Water.gif -- -- Other.png
Aura Sphere Fighting.gif 80 -- Special.png
Brine Water.gif 65 100 Physical.png
Dragon Pulse Dragon.gif 85 100 Special.png
Fake Out Normal.gif 40 100 Physical.png
Flail Normal.gif -- 100 Physical.png
Foresight Normal.gif -- 100 Other.png
Haze Ice.gif -- -- Other.png
Mirror Coat Psychic.gif  ?? 100 Special.png
Mist Ice.gif -- -- Other.png
Mud Sport Ground.gif -- -- Other.png
Muddy Water Water.gif 90 85 Special.png
Refresh Normal.gif -- -- Other.png
Water Spout Water.gif 150 100 Special.png
Yawn Normal.gif -- -- Other.png

Via Move Tutor

Sun/Moon

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Water Pledge Water.gif 80 100 Special.png

Ultra Sun/Ultra Moon

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Aqua Tail Water.gif 90 90 Physical.png
Dragon Pulse Dragon.gif 85 100 Special.png
Focus Punch Fighting.gif 150 100 Physical.png
Ice Punch Ice.gif 75 100 Physical.png
Icy Wind Ice.gif 55 95 Special.png
Iron Defense Steel.gif -- -- Other.png
Iron Tail Steel.gif 100 75 Physical.png
Snore Normal.gif 50 100 Special.png
Water Pledge Water.gif 50 100 Special.png
Water Pulse Water.gif 60 100 Special.png
Zen Headbutt Psychic.gif 80 90 Physical.png

Z-Moves

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Breakneck Blitz Normal.gif 195*/120* -- Physical.png Special.png
All-Out Pummeling Fighting.gif 200*/160* -- Physical.png Special.png
Continental Crush Rock.gif 120 -- Physical.png
Corkscrew Crash Steel.gif 180 -- Physical.png
Hydro Vortex Water.gif 175*/200* -- Physical.png Special.png
Shattered Psyche Psychic.gif 160*/100* -- Physical.png Special.png
Subzero Slammer Ice.gif 140*/185* -- Physical.png Special.png
Devastating Drake Dragon.gif 160 -- Special.png
Black Hole Eclipse Dark.gif 120 -- Physical.png

Transfer Only Z-Moves

Move Type Power Accuracy Class
Tectonic Rage Ground.gif 160*/100* -- Physical.png Special.png

Evolution Line

Rare Candy Sprite.png
Level 16
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Wartortle
Rare Candy Sprite.png
Level 36

Type Matchups

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

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