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==Behavior==
 
==Behavior==
Torterra is a Pokémon that tends to be nonviolent. Calm and collected, Torterra will tolerate many things, even Pokemon nests being built on its back.
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Torterra is a Pokémon that tends to be nonviolent. Calm and collected, Torterra will tolerate many things, even Pokémon nests being built on its back.
   
 
==Habitat==
 
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Revision as of 22:31, 17 August 2007

000 #{{{prevnum}}}: Grotle
Pokémon
#{{{nextnum}}}: Chimchar 000
Torterra
ドダイトス Dodaitose
#389
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Artwork from Diamond/Pearl
Type
Grass Ground
Category
Continent Pokémon
Ability
Overgrow
Exp. at Lv. 100
1,059,860
Regional Pokédex numbers
Johto
#—
Hoenn
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Sinnoh
#003
Regional Browser numbers
Height
7′03″
Imperial
2.2 m
Metric
Weight
683.4 lbs.
Imperial
310.0 kg
Metric
Dex color
Green
Catch rate
45 (5.9%)
Body style
BodyUnknown.png
Footprint
 F389.png 
Gender ratio
Genderless
Breeding
Monster and
Plant groups
1 cycles
(255 minimum steps)
EV yield
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
0
Base Exp.: 208 Battle Exp.: 2081*

Torterra (Japanese: ドダイトス Dodaitose) is a Grass/Ground-type Pokémon.

Torterra comes with the ability Overgrow, which increases the power of Grass-type attacks by 50% once the Pokémon has less than one-third of its maximum HP.

Torterra evolves from Grotle starting at Level 32. It is the final evolution of Turtwig.

Biology

Summary

Torterra possess a giant, flat-looking shell that resembles those of the ankylosaurs. The rim of the shell is white and above their heads is a diamond-shaped extension of the rim. Torterra carry on their shells an enormous tree with soil nearby and three mountain peaks on its back, giving the impression that one is looking at a landscape from a distance. Their bodies are bulky and seem to be too big for their shells. Their bulk no longer allows them to withdraw into their shells as easily as they could as Turtwig, though it gives a sufficient amount of protection from foes. Their main body colors are a dull green on their backs and heads with a brown underbelly and legs. Torterra have several vertical lines running across their backs, though they have fewer lines going across their bellies. They bear two large spikes that jut out of the sides of their heads, making it look somewhat like an Ankylosaurus. Torterra's eyes are intimidating, encircled by a black ring and bearing small red pupils. Their mouth is jagged and at the end of their snout is a dark brown beak, giving them the appearance of a snapping turtle. Their thick, tree trunk-like legs are massive and powerful in order to hold up their enormous, heavy bodies. They bear three toes on each of their legs and appear as if they are actually jagged stones.

Their shell is the basis of their classification as the Continent Pokémon, befitting not only for their shell's appearance, but also for the size of Torterra's actual body. Despite their great size, these Pokémon are peaceful in nature and enjoy being with others of their own kind, preferring to bask in sunlight as they do not like to fight. When immobile, they look as if they are part of the ground upon which they rest, not as though they were a sleeping Pokémon. Because of this appearance, there are occasions when small Pokémon will gather and build nests on the shell of a stationary Torterra. When Torterra do move, they often move in herds in search of water. These herds give the impression of a moving forest. Torterra is the heaviest of all the final evolved starters, and the second tallest, coming in only behind Feraligatr.

Physiology

Upon evolution, the two bushes on Grotle's back turn into a single, small, bonsai-like tree. What appears to be three miniature mountains have also grown on its back.

Gender differences

None.

Special abilities

Behavior

Torterra is a Pokémon that tends to be nonviolent. Calm and collected, Torterra will tolerate many things, even Pokémon nests being built on its back.

Habitat

Diet

Main article: Pokémon food

In the anime

File:Torterra-anime.jpg
Torterra in the anime

Torterra's first appearance was in Dialga vs. Palkia vs. Darkrai. It battled with Ash's Pikachu.

Torterra then appeared again, less than one week after the movie opened in Japan, in DP040, where it is revealed to be Paul's starter Pokémon.

In the manga

In the TCG

Two Torterra cards have been released.

Game data

Pokédex entries

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation IV.
Generation I
Red {{{redbluedex}}}
Blue
Yellow {{{yellowdex}}}
Stadium {{{stadiumdex}}}
Generation II
Gold {{{golddex}}}
Silver {{{silverdex}}}
Crystal {{{crystaldex}}}
Stadium 2 Unknown
Generation III
Ruby {{{rubydex}}}
Sapphire {{{sapphiredex}}}
Emerald {{{emeralddex}}}
FireRed {{{firereddex}}}
LeafGreen {{{leafgreendex}}}
Generation 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 {{{platinumdex}}}
HeartGold {{{heartgolddex}}}
SoulSilver {{{soulsilverdex}}}
Generation V
Black {{{blackdex}}}
White {{{whitedex}}}
Black 2 {{{black2dex}}}
White 2 {{{white2dex}}}
Generation VI
X Unknown
Y Unknown

Game locations

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation IV.
Generation I
Red Blue
None Trade
Blue (Japan)
None Trade
Yellow
None Trade
Generation II
Gold Silver
None Trade
Crystal
None Trade
Generation III
Ruby Sapphire
None Trade
Emerald
None Trade
FireRed LeafGreen
None Trade
Colosseum
None Trade
XD
None Trade
Generation IV
Diamond Pearl
None Evolve Grotle
Platinum
None Trade
HeartGold SoulSilver
None Trade
Pal Park
None
Pokéwalker
None
Generation V
Black White
None Trade
Black 2 White 2
None Trade
Dream World
None
Generation VI
X Y
None Trade


In side games

Base stats

Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
95
155 - 202 300 - 394
109
102 - 177 200 - 348
105
99 - 172 193 - 339
75
72 - 139 139 - 273
85
81 - 150 157 - 295
56
54 - 118 105 - 232
Total:
525
Other Pokémon with this total
  • Minimum stats are calculated with 0 EVs, IVs of 0, and (if applicable) a hindering nature.
  • Maximum stats are calculated with 252 EVs, IVs of 31, and (if applicable) a helpful nature.

Type effectiveness

Template:DP type effectiveness

Learnset

Template:Learnset intro

By leveling up

Game Generation IV
Start Tackle
Withdraw
Absorb
Razor Leaf
Wood Hammer
5 Withdraw
9 Absorb
13 Razor Leaf
17 Curse
22 Bite
27 Mega Drain
32 Earthquake
33 Leech Seed
39 Synthesis
45 Crunch
51 Giga Drain
57 Leaf Storm

By TM/HM

Game Generation IV
TM05 Roar
TM06 Toxic
TM09 Bullet Seed
TM10 Hidden Power
TM11 Sunny Day
TM15 Hyper Beam
TM16 Light Screen
TM17 Protect
TM19 Giga Drain
TM20 Safeguard
TM21 Frustration
TM22 Solarbeam
TM23 Iron Tail
TM26 Earthquake
TM27 Return
TM32 Double Team
TM33 Reflect
TM37 Sandstorm
TM39 Rock Tomb
TM42 Facade
TM43 Secret Power
TM44 Rest
TM45 Attract
TM53 Energy Ball
TM58 Endure
TM68 Giga Impact
TM69 Rock Polish
TM70 Flash
TM71 Stone Edge
TM75 Swords Dance
TM76 Stealth Rock
TM78 Captivate
TM80 Rock Slide
TM82 Sleep Talk
TM83 Natural Gift
TM86 Grass Knot
TM87 Swagger
TM90 Substitute
HM01 Cut
HM04 Strength
HM06 Rock Smash
HM08 Rock Climb

By breeding

By tutoring

When Torterra has a high happiness rating, a Move Tutor can teach it Frenzy Plant. Venusaur, Meganium, and Sceptile are also able to learn this when happy.

Evolution

Template:EvoChart Box

Template:EvoChart Box Template:EvoChart Box

Sprites

Gen Game
I Red Blue Yellow Red (Ja) Green Back
This Pokémon did not appear during Generation I.
II Gold Silver Crystal   Back
This Pokémon did not appear during Generation II.
III Ruby Sapphire Emerald FireRed LeafGreen Back
This Pokémon did not appear during Generation III.
IV Diamond Pearl Platinum HeartGold SoulSilver Back
Spr 4d 389.png Spr 4p 389.png Spr 4h 389.png Spr b 4d 389.png
Spr 4d 389 s.png Spr 4p 389 s.png Spr 4h 389 s.png Spr b 4d 389 s.png
V Black White Black 2 White 2 Back
Spr 5b 389.png Spr 5b 389.png Spr b 5b 389.png
Spr 5b 389 s.png Spr 5b 389 s.png Spr b 5b 389 s.png
Torterra For other sprites and images, please see Torterra images on Bulbagarden Archives.

Trivia

  • On a weight basis, Torterra is the heaviest final form of a starter Pokémon weighing a whopping 683.4 pounds (310.0 kilograms).

Origin

Torterra has aspects of a snapping turtle and an ankylosaurus, a species of armored dinosaur. It may also be based upon the world turtles in various mythologies that carry worlds upon their backs.

Name origin

  • Its name comes from tortoise and terra, which is Latin for "ground".
  • Its Japanese name may come from "Do", Japanese for earth, "Dai" meaning "great", and "tortoise".

In other languages

External links

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