Croconaw (Pokémon)

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0158MS.png #0158: Totodile
Pokémon
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This article is about the species. For a specific instance of this species, see Croconaw (disambiguation).
Croconaw
Big Jaw Pokémon
アリゲイツ
Alligates
#0159
Croconaw



Images on the Bulbagarden Archives
Type
Water Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Abilities
Torrent Cacophony
Cacophony
Sheer Force
Hidden Ability
Cacophony
Hidden Ability
Cacophony
Cacophony
Gender ratio
Unknown
87.5% male, 12.5% female
Catch rate
45 (11.9%)
Breeding
Egg Groups
Monster and Water 1
Hatch time
20 cycles
Height
3'07" 1.1 m
Croconaw
0'0" 0 m
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0'0" 0 m
{{{form3}}}
0'0" 0 m
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Weight
55.1 lbs. 25.0 kg
Croconaw
0 lbs. 0 kg
{{{form2}}}
0 lbs. 0 kg
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0 lbs. 0 kg
{{{form4}}}
Mega Stone
[[|]] [[|]]
Base experience yield
143
Gen. II-IV
Unknown
IV
142
V+
Leveling rate
Medium Slow
EV yield
Total: 2
Croconaw
0
HP
1
Atk
1
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
0
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
0
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
0
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
Shape
Body06.png
Footprint
F0159.png F000.png
{{{form2}}}
Pokédex color
Blue
Base friendship
70
External Links

Croconaw (Japanese: アリゲイツ Alligates) is a Water-type Pokémon introduced in Generation II.

It evolves from Totodile starting at level 18 and evolves into Feraligatr starting at level 30.

Biology

Croconaw sleeps with one eye open

Croconaw is a bipedal, crocodilian Pokémon. It has well-developed, rounded jaws with two fangs visible in the corners of the lower jaw even when closed. Its eyes are red with black markings around them. There are three clusters of red spikes on its body: one with three points on top of its head, one with two points between its shoulders, and a diamond-shaped one near the tip of its tail. While most of its body is blue, its lower jaw is yellow and there is an asymmetrical, yellow-and-blue pattern around its chest that resembles a spotted animal skin.

Although Croconaw is described as always having forty-eight fangs lining its mouth, only six are discernible. The tips of its teeth are slanted backward similar to a barbed fish hook; this makes them impossible to remove once embedded in something. Once Croconaw has bitten down onto something, it will not let go until it loses its teeth; any missing teeth will quickly grow back. Croconaw can rarely be found near water. As shown in Pokémon Sleep, Croconaw and its evolutionary relatives are known to sleep with one eye open and rest only half of its brain at a time — a practice known as unihemispheric sleep. During sleep, as one half of Croconaw's brain rests, the eye on the same side opens. This allows Croconaw to watch for enemy attacks while it sleeps.

Evolution

Croconaw evolves from Totodile and evolves into Feraligatr.

(For specifics on this Pokémon's evolution in the games, refer to Game data→Evolution data.)

0158Totodile.png
Unevolved
Totodile
 Water 

0159Croconaw.png
First evolution
Croconaw
 Water 

0160Feraligatr.png
Second evolution
Feraligatr
 Water 


In the anime

Croconaw in the anime

Major appearances

Wani-Wani

Croconaw made its TV debut in The Legend of Thunder!, under the ownership of Marina and the nickname of Wani-Wani. She obtained it as a Totodile from Professor Elm. In A Stand-Up Sit-Down!, it was revealed to have evolved into a Feraligatr.

Khoury's Croconaw

In Bagged Then Tagged!, Khoury's Totodile evolved during a Tag Battle against Ash's Monferno and Dawn's Cyndaquil, where it was partnered with Lyra's Chikorita. Despite the evolution, they were defeated.

Other

Croconaw made its main series debut in Mother of All Battles, under the ownership of Ranger Mason, who uses it to help protect her reserve. It also battled the Pokémon Poacher Brothers when they targeted a Larvitar and its mother Tyranitar.

In The Champ Twins!, Bryan used a Croconaw in a battle against Ash and Dawn alongside his twin brother Ryan and his Quilava. The twins were initially able to defeat Ash's Turtwig and Dawn's Piplup due to the latter two having a lack of teamwork, but they were defeated in the rematch.

In The Pirates of Decolore!, a Croconaw abandoned by its Trainer had become the leader of a group of pirate Pokémon, which consisted of an Azumarill, Octillery, and Ducklett. After losing in a Double Battle between Ash, Snivy, and Pignite, Croconaw, and the other pirates stopped stealing and joined Officer Jenny's coast guard after apologizing to everybody they stole from.

Minor appearances

Croconaw debuted in Celebi: The Voice of the Forest, under the ownership of Dundee. He used it to battle Ash's Pikachu, but they lost to Pikachu's Thunder Shock.

A Croconaw appeared in the opening sequence of Destiny Deoxys.

In The Rise of Darkrai, Darkrai hit a Croconaw with a Dark Void.

A Croconaw appeared in Camping It Up!.

A Croconaw appeared in Ghoul Daze!.

In The Power of Us, a Trainer's Croconaw competed in the Pokémon Catch Race. A second Trainer's Croconaw was seen in a flashback.

A Croconaw appeared in The Pendant That Starts It All: Part One, under the ownership of a student of Indigo Academy.

Pokédex entries

Episode Pokémon Source Entry
DP029 Croconaw Dawn's Pokédex Croconaw, the Big Jaw Pokémon, and the evolved form of Totodile. It opens its mouth wide and attacks, and if it loses its teeth, they regrow quickly.
DP147 Croconaw Lyra's Pokédex Croconaw, the Big Jaw Pokémon, and the evolved form of Totodile. Once it bites down on something, it won't let go until it loses its fangs. But new fangs grow back quickly.
DP147 Croconaw's attacks Khoury's Pokédex The moves Croconaw is able to use are: Bite, Aqua Tail, Superpower, and Hydro Pump.

In the manga

Pocket Monsters HGSS Jō's Big Adventure

Main article: Jō's Croconaw

In Pocket Monsters HGSS Jō's Big Adventure, owned a Totodile that evolved into Croconaw, and then into Feraligatr.

Pokémon Adventures

Main article: Silver's Croconaw

Silver's Totodile evolved into a Croconaw in Totodile Rock, which then evolved into a Feraligatr with the other two starter Pokémon whilst fighting the powerful, angry Lugia of the Whirl Islands.

A Croconaw appeared in Out-Odding Oddish, under the ownership of a Pokéathlon participant.

Pokémon Gold & Silver: The Golden Boys

Main article: Gold's Croconaw

Gold's Totodile evolved into a Croconaw in A Huge Mysterious Tree!!.

Pokémon Ranger the Comic: Double Mission

A Croconaw was one of the Pokémon that Lunick asked for help in Pokémon Ranger the Comic: Double Mission Episode One.

In the TCG

Main article: Croconaw (TCG)

Game data

Pokédex entries

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation II.
Generation II Johto
#008
Gold If it loses a fang, a new one grows back in its place. There are always 48 fangs lining its mouth.
Silver It opens its huge jaws wide when attacking. If it loses any fangs while biting, they grow back in.
Crystal The tips of its fangs are slanted backward. Once those fangs clamp down, the prey has no hope of escape.
Stadium 2 If it loses a fang, a new one grows back in its place. There are always 48 fangs lining its mouth.
Generation III Hoenn
#—
Kanto
#—
Ruby Once Croconaw has clamped its jaws on its foe, it will absolutely not let go. Because the tips of its fangs are forked back like barbed fishhooks, they become impossible to remove when they have sunk in.
Sapphire
Emerald Once its jaws clamp down on its foe, it will absolutely not let go. Because the tips of its fangs are forked back like fishhooks, they become irremovably embedded.
FireRed It opens its huge jaws wide when attacking. If it loses any fangs while biting, they grow back in.
LeafGreen If it loses a fang, a new one grows back in its place. There are always 48 fangs lining its mouth.
Generation IV Sinnoh
#—
Johto
#008
Diamond Once it bites down, it won't let go until it loses its fangs. New fangs quickly grow into place.
Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold If it loses a fang, a new one grows back in its place. There are always 48 fangs lining its mouth.
SoulSilver It opens its huge jaws wide when attacking. If it loses any fangs while biting, they grow back in.
Generation V Unova
#—
Black Once it bites down, it won't let go until it loses its fangs. New fangs quickly grow into place.
White
Black 2 Once it bites down, it won't let go until it loses its fangs. New fangs quickly grow into place.
White 2
Generation VI Kalos
#—
Hoenn
#—
X If it loses a fang, a new one grows back in its place. There are always 48 fangs lining its mouth.
Y Once it bites down, it won't let go until it loses its fangs. New fangs quickly grow into place.
Omega Ruby Once Croconaw has clamped its jaws on its foe, it will absolutely not let go. Because the tips of its fangs are forked back like barbed fishhooks, they become impossible to remove when they have sunk in.
Alpha Sapphire
Generation VII Alola
#—
Kanto
#—
This Pokémon has no Pokédex entries in Generation VII.
Generation VIII Galar
#—
Sinnoh
#—
Hisui
#—
This Pokémon has no Pokédex entries in Sword, Shield, and Legends: Arceus.
Brilliant Diamond Once it bites down, it won't let go until it loses its fangs. New fangs quickly grow into place.
Shining Pearl
Generation IX Paldea
#—
Kitakami
#—
Blueberry
#180
Scarlet The tips of its fangs are slanted backward. Once those fangs clamp down, the prey has no hope of escape.
Violet It opens its huge jaws wide to attack. If it loses fangs while biting, they’ll just keep on growing back, one after another.


Pokédex Image Croconaw SV Blueberry.png
Croconaw in the Blueberry Pokédex

Game locations

In Pokémon Colosseum, only one Croconaw can be obtained per game without trading, regardless of location.

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation II.
Generation II
Gold Silver
Evolve Totodile
Crystal
Evolve Totodile
Generation III
Ruby Sapphire
Trade
Emerald
Evolve Totodile
FireRed LeafGreen
Trade
Colosseum
Phenac City (Shadow)
Realgam Tower (if not snagged in Phenac City)
Snagem Hideout (if Rosso was battled in Phenac City)
Shadow PKMN Lab (if Verde was battled in Phenac City)
XD
Evolve Totodile
Generation IV
Diamond Pearl
Trade
Platinum
Trade
HeartGold SoulSilver
Evolve Totodile
Pal Park
Pond
Generation V
Black White
Poké Transfer
Black 2 White 2
Poké Transfer
Generation VI
X Y
Trade
Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire
Evolve Totodile
Generation VII
Sun Moon
Evolve Totodile
Ultra Sun Ultra Moon
Trade
Let's Go Pikachu Let's Go Eevee
Unobtainable
Generation VIII
Sword Shield
Unobtainable
Brilliant Diamond Shining Pearl
Evolve Totodile
Legends: Arceus
Unobtainable
Generation IX
Scarlet Violet
TradeVersion 3.0.0+
The Hidden Treasure of Area Zero
Evolve Totodile


In side games

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation II.
Generation II
This Pokémon is unavailable in Generation II side games.
Generation III
Trozei!
Huge Storage 2, Mr. Who's Den
MD Red MD Blue
Northwind Field (27F-29F), Mt. Faraway (30F-39F)
Ranger
Waterworks
Generation IV
MD Time MD Darkness
Lake Afar (B1F-B15F)
MD Sky
Lake Afar (B1F-B15F)
MD Stormy
Evolve Totodile
Ranger: GS
Sophian Road, Dark Temple
Generation V
Rumble Blast
Beach: Rugged Flats
Rumble U
Dream Gate: Wet and Wild Battle
Generation VI
Battle Trozei
Pitch-Black Cavern: Stage 5
Rumble World
Fairy Land: Rippling Shoal (All Areas, Entrance Boss)
Generation VII
Rumble Rush
Zapdos Sea, Entei Sea, Lugia Sea, Charizard Sea2020, Entei SeaFinal
Generation VIII
MD DX
Northwind Field (23F-29F)
Generation IX
Sleep
Cyan Beach (from Great 1)
Cross-Generation
Shuffle
Blau Salon: Stage 437
Masters EX
Evolution: Kris & Totodile


Held items

Game Held Item(s)
Colosseum Mystic Water Mystic Water (100%)

Stats

Base stats

Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
65
125 - 172 240 - 334
80
76 - 145 148 - 284
80
76 - 145 148 - 284
59
57 - 122 110 - 238
63
61 - 126 117 - 247
58
56 - 121 108 - 236
Total:
405
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.

Pokéathlon stats

Speed
2/3 ★★
Power
4/5 ★★★★
Skill
2/3 ★★
Stamina
4/5 ★★★★
Jump
3/3 ★★★
Total
15/19 ★★★


Type effectiveness

Under normal battle conditions in Generation IX, this Pokémon is:
Damaged
normally by:
Normal
Fighting
Flying
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel ½×
Fire ½×
Water ½×
Grass
Electric
Psychic
Ice ½×
Dragon
Dark
Fairy
None
Weak to:
Normal
Fighting
Flying
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel ½×
Fire ½×
Water ½×
Grass
Electric
Psychic
Ice ½×
Dragon
Dark
Fairy
None
Immune to:
Normal
Fighting
Flying
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel ½×
Fire ½×
Water ½×
Grass
Electric
Psychic
Ice ½×
Dragon
Dark
Fairy
None
Resistant to:
Normal
Fighting
Flying
Poison
Ground
Rock
Bug
Ghost
Steel ½×
Fire ½×
Water ½×
Grass
Electric
Psychic
Ice ½×
Dragon
Dark
Fairy
None

Learnset

Croconaw is available in Scarlet and Violet Version 3.0.0+.

By leveling up

Generation IX
Other generations:
II - III - IV - V - VI - VII - VIII
 Level   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP
011 Scratch Normal Physical 04040 100100% 35
011 Leer Normal Status 0000 100100% 30
011 Water Gun Water Special 04040 100100% 25
1313 Bite Dark Physical 06060 100100% 25
1515 Scary Face Normal Status 0000 100100% 10
2121 Ice Fang Ice Physical 06565 09595% 15
2424 Flail Normal Physical 0000 100100% 15
3030 Crunch Dark Physical 08080 100100% 15
3434 Slash Normal Physical 07070 100100% 20
3737 Screech Normal Status 0000 08585% 40
4242 Thrash Normal Physical 120120 100100% 10
4747 Aqua Tail Water Physical 09090 09090% 10
5050 Superpower Fighting Physical 120120 100100% 5
5555 Hydro Pump Water Special 110110 08080% 5
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Croconaw
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Croconaw
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see level-up moves from other generations

By TM

Generation IX
Other generations:
II - III - IV - V - VI - VII - VIII
   TM   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
TM001Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM001 Take Down Normal Physical 09090 085}}85% 20
TM003Bag TM Dark SV Sprite.png TM003 Fake Tears Dark Status 0000 100}}100% 20
TM005Bag TM Ground SV Sprite.png TM005 Mud-Slap Ground Special 02020 100}}100% 10
TM006Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM006 Scary Face Normal Status 0000 100}}100% 10
TM007Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM007 Protect Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TM010Bag TM Ice SV Sprite.png TM010 Ice Fang Ice Physical 06565 095}}95% 15
TM011Bag TM Water SV Sprite.png TM011 Water Pulse Water Special 06060 100}}100% 20
TM012Bag TM Fighting SV Sprite.png TM012 Low Kick Fighting Physical 0000 100}}100% 20
TM018Bag TM Dark SV Sprite.png TM018 Thief Dark Physical 06060 100}}100% 25
TM020Bag TM Grass SV Sprite.png TM020 Trailblaze Grass Physical 05050 100}}100% 20
TM022Bag TM Water SV Sprite.png TM022 Chilling Water Water Special 05050 100}}100% 20
TM025Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM025 Facade Normal Physical 07070 100}}100% 20
TM027Bag TM Flying SV Sprite.png TM027 Aerial Ace Flying Physical 06060 00—}}—% 20
TM031Bag TM Steel SV Sprite.png TM031 Metal Claw Steel Physical 05050 095}}95% 35
TM034Bag TM Ice SV Sprite.png TM034 Icy Wind Ice Special 05555 095}}95% 15
TM036Bag TM Rock SV Sprite.png TM036 Rock Tomb Rock Physical 06060 095}}95% 15
TM043Bag TM Dark SV Sprite.png TM043 Fling Dark Physical 0000 100}}100% 10
TM047Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM047 Endure Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TM050Bag TM Water SV Sprite.png TM050 Rain Dance Water Status 0000 00—}}—% 5
TM055Bag TM Ground SV Sprite.png TM055 Dig Ground Physical 08080 100}}100% 10
TM058Bag TM Fighting SV Sprite.png TM058 Brick Break Fighting Physical 07575 100}}100% 15
TM061Bag TM Ghost SV Sprite.png TM061 Shadow Claw Ghost Physical 07070 100}}100% 15
TM063Bag TM Psychic SV Sprite.png TM063 Psychic Fangs Psychic Physical 08585 100}}100% 10
TM069Bag TM Ice SV Sprite.png TM069 Ice Punch Ice Physical 07575 100}}100% 15
TM070Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM070 Sleep Talk Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TM077Bag TM Water SV Sprite.png TM077 Waterfall Water Physical 08080 100}}100% 15
TM078Bag TM Dragon SV Sprite.png TM078 Dragon Claw Dragon Physical 08080 100}}100% 15
TM085Bag TM Psychic SV Sprite.png TM085 Rest Psychic Status 0000 00—}}—% 5
TM086Bag TM Rock SV Sprite.png TM086 Rock Slide Rock Physical 07575 090}}90% 10
TM088Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM088 Swords Dance Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 20
TM100Bag TM Dragon SV Sprite.png TM100 Dragon Dance Dragon Status 0000 00—}}—% 20
TM103Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM103 Substitute Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TM108Bag TM Dark SV Sprite.png TM108 Crunch Dark Physical 08080 100}}100% 15
TM110Bag TM Water SV Sprite.png TM110 Liquidation Water Physical 08585 100}}100% 10
TM123Bag TM Water SV Sprite.png TM123 Surf Water Special 09090 100}}100% 15
TM135Bag TM Ice SV Sprite.png TM135 Ice Beam Ice Special 09090 100}}100% 10
TM142Bag TM Water SV Sprite.png TM142 Hydro Pump Water Special 110110 080}}80% 5
TM143Bag TM Ice SV Sprite.png TM143 Blizzard Ice Special 110110 070}}70% 5
TM145Bag TM Water SV Sprite.png TM145 Water Pledge Water Special 08080 100}}100% 10
TM171Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM171 Tera Blast Normal Special 08080 100}}100% 10
TM172Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM172 Roar Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 20
TM177Bag TM Ghost SV Sprite.png TM177 Spite Ghost Status 0000 100}}100% 10
TM191Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM191 Uproar Normal Special 09090 100}}100% 10
TM192Bag TM Fighting SV Sprite.png TM192 Focus Punch Fighting Physical 150150 100}}100% 20
TM196Bag TM Water SV Sprite.png TM196 Flip Turn Water Physical 06060 100}}100% 20
TM204Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM204 Double-Edge Normal Physical 120120 100}}100% 15
TM205Bag TM Normal SV Sprite.png TM205 Endeavor Normal Physical 0000 100}}100% 5
TM208Bag TM Water SV Sprite.png TM208 Whirlpool Water Special 03535 085}}85% 15
TM209Bag TM Water SV Sprite.png TM209 Muddy Water Water Special 09090 085}}85% 10
TM222Bag TM Dragon SV Sprite.png TM222 Breaking Swipe Dragon Physical 06060 100}}100% 15
TM224Bag TM Ghost SV Sprite.png TM224 Curse Ghost Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Croconaw
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution or an alternate form of Croconaw
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see TM moves from other generations

By breeding

Generation IX
Other generations:
II - III - IV - V - VI - VII - VIII
 Parent   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
CranidosRampardosShieldonBastiodonShellosGastrodon
Ancient Power Rock Special 60 100% 5
GolduckSeelDewgongEmpoleonBuizelFloatzelAlomomolaClauncherClawitzerPopplioBrionnePrimarinaQuaxlyQuaxwellQuaquaval
Aqua Jet Water Physical 40 100% 20
SnorlaxBastiodon
Block Normal Status —% 5
ChewtleDrednawQuaquaval
Counter Fighting Physical 100% 20
Mareep
Flatter* Dark Status 100% 15
  • Moves marked with an asterisk (*) must be chain bred onto Croconaw
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Croconaw
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Croconaw
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see Egg moves from other generations

By a prior evolution

Generation IX
Other generations:
II - III - IV - V - VI - VII - VIII
 Stage   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
This Pokémon has no moves exclusive to prior evolutions.
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Croconaw
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Croconaw
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see moves from other generations

TCG-only moves

Move Card
Tackle Croconaw (Neo Genesis 32)
Croconaw (Expedition 74)
Take Down Croconaw (Expedition 74)

Side game data

Pokémon Trozei!
Trozeiani159.png
Rarity: Rare
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Red Rescue Team and Blue Rescue Team
Body size: 1
Recruit rate: -19%
Friend Area: Rub-a-Dub River
Phrases
51%-100% HP It doesn't matter if I lose my fangs--they grow back in!
26%-50% HP My health is getting down to around half.
1%-25% HP I'm exhausted... I can't open my jaws...
Level up Leveled up! I can feel more fangs growing in!
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness, and Explorers of Sky
MDP E 159.png Body size: 1
Recruit rate: -10%
IQ group: E
Pokémon Super Mystery Dungeon
MDP 3DS 159.png

Body size: Standard (1 tile)
How to Recruit: Talk to in Sahra Town
Connected to: Meganium (♀), Meganium (♂), Typhlosion
Connection Orb Set: 1

Phrases
Normal Will you go on an adventure with me? Thanks! Are you in awe of my crooked smile?
Low HP (< 50%) I'm trying not to croak now, but this awful pain is gnawing at me.
Phrases if the hero
Normal (All right! I'll give it my all!)
Low HP (< 50%) (This is hard…but I need to hang in there!)
Phrases if the partner
Normal Let's give it our all!
Low HP (< 50%) I'm OK… I can take it a little more…
Pokémon Ranger
Group:
Water
Poké Assist: Water PA.png
Water
Field move: Soak fm.pngSoak fm.png
(Soak ×2)
Loops: 5 Min. exp.: 30 Max. exp.: 55
Browser entry R-074
Croconaw attacks with globs of water. Beware of puddles on the ground, too!
Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs
Group:
Water
Poké Assist:
(present)
Water Assist.png
Water
Field move:
(present)
Crush 3 field move.png
(Crush ×3)
Poké Assist:
(past)
Water Assist.png
Water
Field move:
(past)
Crush 1 field move.png
(Crush ×1)
Browser entry R-091/N-020
It shoots orbs of water to attack.
Pokémon Rumble Blast
Attack ●●
Defense ●●●
Speed ●●●
Pokémon Rumble Rush
Rush159Body.png Walking Speed: 1.58 seconds Base HP: 52
Base Attack: 74 Base Defense: 53 Base Speed: 60
Pokémon Battle Trozei
Water
Attack Power: ★★★★★

BT159.png

Pokémon Shuffle
None Shuffle.png
Water
None Shuffle.png Attack Power: 60 - 105 Raise Max Level.png 5

#586
Shuffle159.png

Cross Attack
Increases damage when making a + shaped match.


Pokémon GO
GO159.png Base HP: 163 Base Attack: 150 Base Defense: 142
Egg Distance: N/A Buddy Distance: 3 km Evolution Requirement: Totodile Candy 100
Fast Attacks: Water Gun, Scratch
Charged Attacks: Crunch, Ice Punch, Water Pulse, FrustrationAs Shadow Pokémon, ReturnAs Purified Pokémon

Evolution data

0158Totodile.png
Unevolved
Totodile
 Water 
Rare Candy
Level 18
0159Croconaw.png
First evolution
Croconaw
 Water 
Rare Candy
Level 30
0160Feraligatr.png
Second evolution
Feraligatr
 Water 


Sprites

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation II.
Generation II
Gold Silver Crystal
Spr 2g 159.png Spr b 2g 159.png Spr 2s 159.png Spr b 2s 159.png Spr 2c 159.png Spr b 2c 159.png
Spr 2g 159 s.png Spr b 2g 159 s.png Spr 2s 159 s.png Spr b 2s 159 s.png Spr 2c 159 s.png Spr b 2c 159 s.png
Front Back Front Back Front Back
Generation III
Ruby Sapphire Emerald FireRed LeafGreen
Spr 3r 159.png Spr b 3r 159.png Spr 3e 159.png Spr b 3e 159.png Spr 3f 159.png Spr b 3f 159.png
Spr 3r 159 s.png Spr b 3r 159 s.png Spr 3e 159 s.png Spr b 3e 159 s.png Spr 3f 159 s.png Spr b 3f 159 s.png
Front Back Front Back Front Back
Generation IV
Diamond Pearl Platinum HeartGold SoulSilver
Spr 4d 159.png Spr b 4d 159.png Spr 4p 159.png Spr b 4p 159.png Spr 4h 159.png Spr b 4h 159.png
Spr 4d 159 s.png Spr b 4d 159 s.png Spr 4p 159 s.png Spr b 4p 159 s.png Spr 4h 159 s.png Spr b 4h 159 s.png
Front Back Front Back Front Back
Generation V
Black White Black 2 White 2
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Trivia

  • Croconaw is the starter Pokémon with the shortest level gap between evolutions at 12, evolving from Totodile at level 18, and into Feraligatr at level 30.
  • Due to the censor that prevents Pokémon with offensive nicknames from being traded on the GTS, an English-language Croconaw cannot be traded on the GTS without a nickname in Pokémon Black and White.

Origin

Croconaw appears to be based on a crocodilian. In Pokémon Sleep, Croconaw and its evolutionary relatives are revealed to sleep with one eye open, just like real-life crocodiles.

It also appears to have a prehistoric theme, as its head spikes and chest patterns seems to be based on the wild hair and animal-skin cloth worn by cavemen, while its head resembles that of a theropod dinosaur. The crest on Croconaw's head is similar to the mohawk hairstyle which may allude to Croconaw's boisterous personality.

Name origin

Croconaw may be a combination of crocodile and gnaw, though it may also involve maw or jaw.

Alligates may be derived from alligator.

In other languages

Language Title Meaning
Japan Flag.png Japanese アリゲイツ Alligates From alligator
France Flag.png French Crocrodil From crocodile and croc
Spain Flag.png Spanish Croconaw Same as English name
Germany Flag.png German Tyracroc From Tyrann and Krokodil
Italy Flag.png Italian Croconaw Same as English name
South Korea Flag.png Korean 엘리게이 Elligei From alligator
China and Taiwan Flags.png Mandarin Chinese 藍鱷 / 蓝鳄 Lán'è From 藍 / 蓝 lán and 鱷魚 / 鳄魚 èyú
Hong Kong Flag.png Cantonese Chinese 藍鱷 Làahmngohk From làahm and 鱷魚 ngohkyùh


Related articles

External links

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