Totodile (Pokémon)

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0157MS.png #0157: Typhlosion
Pokémon
#0159: Croconaw 0159MS.png
This article is about the species. For a specific instance of this species, see Totodile (disambiguation).
Totodile
Big Jaw Pokémon
ワニノコ
Waninoko
#0158
Totodile



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
2′00″ 0.6 m
Totodile
0'0" 0 m
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0'0" 0 m
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0'0" 0 m
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Weight
20.9 lbs. 9.5 kg
Totodile
0 lbs. 0 kg
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0 lbs. 0 kg
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0 lbs. 0 kg
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Mega Stone
[[|]] [[|]]
Base experience yield
66
Gen. II-IV
Unknown
IV
63
V+
Leveling rate
Medium Slow
EV yield
Total: 1
Totodile
0
HP
1
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
0
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
Shape
Body06.png
Footprint
F0158.png F000.png
{{{form2}}}
Pokédex color
Blue
Base friendship
70
External Links

Totodile (Japanese: ワニノコ Waninoko) is a Water-type Pokémon introduced in Generation II.

It evolves into Croconaw starting at level 18, which evolves into Feraligatr starting at level 30.

Along with Chikorita and Cyndaquil, Totodile is one of the three first partner Pokémon of Johto available at the beginning of Pokémon Gold, Silver, Crystal, HeartGold, and SoulSilver.

Biology

Totodile sleeps with one eye open

Totodile is a bipedal, crocodilian Pokémon with well-developed jaws. It has red eyes with ridges above them, black markings around its eyes, and several sharp teeth. On its chest is a yellow, V-shaped marking that extends to its arms; there is a thin line through the center of the marking. Totodile has five fingers and three toes. Down its back is a row of three red spines with a small, red ridge on either side. The tip of its tail has a single red spine as well.

Totodile tends to be both playful and rough by nature and has a habit of biting anything it sees, including its Trainer. Despite its size, Totodile's jaws are capable of crushing anything, so it sometimes causes serious injuries. Turning one's back on Totodile is considered to be a bad idea as it can bite without warning. Totodile are scarce in the wild, though it can be found around bodies of water like rivers, ponds, and lakes. It has been recently seen living in the Terarium of Blueberry Academy. As shown in Pokémon Sleep, Totodile and its evolutions are known to sleep with one eye open and rest only half of its brain at a time — a practice known as unihemispheric sleep. This practice is hypothesized to be a defense mechanism against enemy attacks.

Evolution

Totodile evolves into Croconaw, which 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 

Game data

NPC appearances

Pokédex entries

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation II.
Generation II Johto
#007
Gold Its well-developed jaws are powerful and capable of crushing anything. Even its trainer must be careful.
Silver It is small but rough and tough. It won't hesitate to take a bite out of anything that moves.
Crystal This rough critter chomps at any moving object it sees. Turning your back on it is not recommended.
Stadium 2 Its well-developed jaws are powerful and capable of crushing anything. Even its Trainer must be careful.
Generation III Hoenn
#—
Kanto
#—
Ruby Despite the smallness of its body, Totodile's jaws are very powerful. While the Pokémon may think it is just playfully nipping, its bite has enough power to cause serious injury.
Sapphire
Emerald Despite its small body, Totodile's jaws are very powerful. While it may think it is just playfully nipping, its bite has enough strength to cause serious injury.
FireRed It is small but rough and tough. It won't hesitate to take a bite out of anything that moves.
LeafGreen Its well-developed jaws are powerful and capable of crushing anything. Even its Trainer must be careful.
Generation IV Sinnoh
#—
Johto
#007
Diamond It has the habit of biting anything with its developed jaws. Even its Trainer needs to be careful.
Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold Its well-developed jaws are powerful and capable of crushing anything. Even its trainer must be careful.
SoulSilver It is small but rough and tough. It won't hesitate to take a bite out of anything that moves.
Generation V Unova
#—
Black It has the habit of biting anything with its developed jaws. Even its Trainer needs to be careful.
White
Black 2 It has the habit of biting anything with its developed jaws. Even its Trainer needs to be careful.
White 2
Generation VI Kalos
#—
Hoenn
#—
X It is small but rough and tough. It won't hesitate to take a bite out of anything that moves.
Y Its powerful, well-developed jaws are capable of crushing anything. Even its Trainer must be careful.
Omega Ruby Despite the smallness of its body, Totodile's jaws are very powerful. While the Pokémon may think it is just playfully nipping, its bite has enough power to cause serious injury.
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 It has a habit of biting everything with its well-developed jaws. Even its Trainer needs to be careful.
Shining Pearl
Generation IX Paldea
#—
Kitakami
#—
Blueberry
#179
Scarlet Its powerful, well-developed jaws are capable of crushing anything. Even its Trainer must be careful.
Violet This rough critter chomps at any moving object it sees. Turning your back on it is not recommended.


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

Game locations

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation II.
Generation II
Gold Silver
First partner Pokémon from Professor Elm in New Bark Town
Crystal
First partner Pokémon from Professor Elm in New Bark Town
Generation III
Ruby Sapphire
Trade, Event
Emerald
Received from Professor Birch at Littleroot Town after completing the Hoenn Pokédex
FireRed LeafGreen
Trade, Event
Colosseum
Trade
XD
Reward for defeating 100 Trainers in Mt. Battle
Generation IV
Diamond Pearl
Trade
Platinum
Trade
HeartGold SoulSilver
First partner Pokémon from Professor Elm in New Bark Town
Pal Park
Pond
Generation V
Black White
Poké Transfer
Black 2 White 2
Poké Transfer
Generation VI
X Y
Trade, Event
Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire
Received from Professor Birch on Route 101 after first entering the Hall of Fame
Generation VII
Sun Moon
Seaward Cave (Island Scan)Mo
Ultra Sun Ultra Moon
Trade
Let's Go Pikachu Let's Go Eevee
Unobtainable
Generation VIII
Sword Shield
Unobtainable
Brilliant Diamond Shining Pearl
Grand Underground - Fountainspring Cave, Riverbank Cave, Still-Water Cavern (after obtaining the National Pokédex)
Legends: Arceus
Unobtainable
Generation IX
Scarlet Violet
TradeVersion 3.0.0+
The Hidden Treasure of Area Zero
Savanna Biome (after boosting biodiversity in the Savanna Biome)


In side games

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation II.
Generation II
Puzzle Challenge
Available at the start
Generation III
Channel
Bus Stop
Pinball: R&S
Randomly on the Ruby Field*
Trozei!
Phobos Submarine, Endless Level 32, Trozei Battle, Mr. Who's Den
MD Red MD Blue
Hero Pokémon, Partner Pokémon, Wyvern Hill (6F-11F), Waterfall Pond (6F-10F)
Ranger
Waterworks
Generation IV
MD Time MD Darkness
Hero Pokémon, Partner Pokémon, Lake Afar (B5F-B11F)
MD Sky
Hero Pokémon, Partner Pokémon, Lake Afar (B5F-B11F)
MD Stormy
Hero Pokémon
PokéPark Wii
Beach Zone
Ranger: GS
Rand's House, Forest Temple
Generation V
Rumble Blast
Beach: Rugged Flats
Rumble U
Dream Gate: Wet and Wild Battle, Variety Battle: Get 1,000 Combos!
Generation VI
Battle Trozei
Pitch-Black Cavern: Stage 5
Rumble World
Fairy Land: Rippling Shoal (All Areas)
Picross
Area 13: Stage 06
Generation VII
Rumble Rush
Zapdos Sea, Entei Sea, Lugia Sea, Charizard Sea2020, Entei SeaFinal
Generation VIII
MD DX
Hero Pokémon, Partner Pokémon, Wyvern Hill (6F-11F), Waterfall Pond (3F-6F)
Fainted Pokémon: Silver Trench, Buried Relic, Remains Island
Generation IX
Sleep
Greengrass Isle (from Basic 2)
Cyan Beach (from Basic 1)
Cross-Generation
Shuffle
Blau Salon: Stage 433
Event: Totodile Appears (Winking)
Masters EX
Sync pair scout: Kris & Totodile


In events

Games Event Language/Region Location Level Distribution period
GSC Gotta Catch 'Em All Station! Submission Totodile English United States 5 December 28, 2001 to January 31, 2002;
January 17 to 23, 2003
GSC Pokémon Center Mystery Egg #3 Submission Totodile Japanese Japan 5 April 27 to May 12, 2002
RSEFRLG Gather More Pokémon! Second Campaign Totodile Japanese Japan 10 December 9, 2005 to January 10, 2006
XYORAS Pokémon Lab Totodile Japanese region Online 5 December 23, 2015 to May 9, 2016
July 16 to October 31, 2016

Held items

Game Held Item(s)
Gold Silver Berry (100%)
Crystal

Stats

Base stats

Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
50
110 - 157 210 - 304
65
63 - 128 121 - 251
64
62 - 127 119 - 249
44
44 - 105 83 - 205
48
47 - 110 90 - 214
43
43 - 104 81 - 203
Total:
314
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
3/4 ★★★
Power
4/5 ★★★★
Skill
2/3 ★★
Stamina
2/3 ★★
Jump
3/3 ★★★
Total
14/18 ★★


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

Totodile 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
066 Water Gun Water Special 04040 100100% 25
099 Bite Dark Physical 06060 100100% 25
1313 Scary Face Normal Status 0000 100100% 10
1919 Ice Fang Ice Physical 06565 09595% 15
2222 Flail Normal Physical 0000 100100% 15
2727 Crunch Dark Physical 08080 100100% 15
3030 Slash Normal Physical 07070 100100% 20
3333 Screech Normal Status 0000 08585% 40
3737 Thrash Normal Physical 120120 100100% 10
4141 Aqua Tail Water Physical 09090 09090% 10
4545 Superpower Fighting Physical 120120 100100% 5
5050 Hydro Pump Water Special 110110 08080% 5
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Totodile
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Totodile
  • 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
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
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 Totodile
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution or an alternate form of Totodile
  • 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 Totodile
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Totodile
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Totodile
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see Egg moves from other generations

TCG-only moves

Move Card
Fury Swipes Totodile (Neo Genesis 81)
Stomp Totodile (McDonald Pack 8)

Anime-only moves

Move Type Episode
Tackle  Normal  Imitation Confrontation

Side game data

Pokémon Pinball RS
PinRS158.png PinRSani158.png
Acquisition: Catch
Pokémon Trozei!
Trozeiani158.png
Rarity: Common
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Red Rescue Team and Blue Rescue Team
Body size: 1
Recruit rate: 11.4%
Friend Area: Rub-a-Dub River
Phrases
51%-100% HP Can I bite? Can I really bite?
26%-50% HP Oh, sheesh. I only have half my HP left.
1%-25% HP I'm fainting... I don't have the power to bite...
Level up I did it! I leveled up!
Partner phrases
51%-100% HP Let's give it our best shot, <name>!
26%-50% HP Ouch... I'm starting to hurt.
1%-25% HP I can't take much more... I need help, <name>...
Level up Yeah! Leveled!
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness, and Explorers of Sky
MDP E 158.png Body size: 1
Recruit rate: 8.2%
IQ group: E
Pokémon Super Mystery Dungeon
MDP 3DS 158.png

Body size: Standard (1 tile)
How to Recruit: Talk to in Baram Town
Connected to: Chikorita, Cyndaquil, Oshawott
Connection Orb Set: 1

Phrases
Normal Let's totally make a big circle, with everyone biting someone else's tail!
Low HP (< 50%) This is a bit too tough...
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.png
(Soak ×1)
Loops: 4 Min. exp.: 18 Max. exp.: 28
Browser entry R-073
Totodile powerfully spits blobs of water. It may squirt them in succession.
Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs
Group:
Water
Poké Assist:
(present)
Water Assist.png
Water
Field move:
(present)
Soak 1 field move.png
(Soak ×1)
Poké Assist:
(past)
Water Assist.png
Water
Field move:
(past)
Soak 1 field move.png
(Soak ×1)
Browser entry R-090/N-019
It shoots orbs of water to attack.
Pokémon Rumble Blast
Attack ●●
Defense ●●
Speed ●●●
Pokémon Rumble Rush
Rush158Body.png Walking Speed: 2.08 seconds Base HP: 48
Base Attack: 69 Base Defense: 50 Base Speed: 60
PokéPark Wii: Pikachu's Adventure
PPW158.png PokéPark Pad entry:
Totodile often plays in the Beach Zone. He likes Rayquaza's Balloon Panic the most!
Pokémon Battle Trozei
Water
Attack Power: ★★★★

BT158.png

Pokémon Shuffle
None Shuffle.png
Water
None Shuffle.png Attack Power: 50 - 120 Raise Max Level.png 15

#585
Shuffle158.png

Rock Break+
Sometimes destroys three breakable-rock disruptions.


Pokémon Shuffle
None Shuffle.png
Water
None Shuffle.png Attack Power: 50 - 100 Raise Max Level.png 5

#585
Shuffle158Winking.png

Swap+
Sometimes replaces three disruptions with this Pokémon.


Pokémon GO
GO158.png Base HP: 137 Base Attack: 117 Base Defense: 109
Egg Distance: N/A Buddy Distance: 3 km Evolution Requirement: Totodile Candy 25
Fast Attacks: Water Gun, Scratch
Charged Attacks: Crunch, Aqua Jet, 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 158.png Spr b 2g 158.png Spr 2s 158.png Spr b 2s 158.png Spr 2c 158.png Spr b 2c 158.png
Spr 2g 158 s.png Spr b 2g 158 s.png Spr 2s 158 s.png Spr b 2s 158 s.png Spr 2c 158 s.png Spr b 2c 158 s.png
Front Back Front Back Front Back
Generation III
Ruby Sapphire Emerald FireRed LeafGreen
Spr 3r 158.png Spr b 3r 158.png Spr 3e 158.png Spr b 3e 158.png Spr 3f 158.png Spr b 3f 158.png
Spr 3r 158 s.png Spr b 3r 158 s.png Spr 3e 158 s.png Spr b 3e 158 s.png Spr 3f 158 s.png Spr b 3f 158 s.png
Front Back Front Back Front Back
Generation IV
Diamond Pearl Platinum HeartGold SoulSilver
Spr 4d 158.png Spr b 4d 158.png Spr 4p 158.png Spr b 4p 158.png Spr 4h 158.png Spr b 4h 158.png
Spr 4d 158 s.png Spr b 4d 158 s.png Spr 4p 158 s.png Spr b 4p 158 s.png Spr 4h 158 s.png Spr b 4h 158 s.png
Front Back Front Back Front Back
Generation V
Black White Black 2 White 2
Spr 5b 158.png Spr b 5b 158.png Spr 5b2 158.png Spr b 5b2 158.png
Spr 5b 158 s.png Spr b 5b 158 s.png Spr 5b2 158 s.png Spr b 5b2 158 s.png
Front Back Front Back
Generation VI
X Y Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire
Spr 6x 158.png
Spr b 6x 158.png
Spr 6o 158.png
Spr b 6o 158.png
Spr 6x 158 s.png
Spr b 6x 158 s.png
Spr 6o 158 s.png
Spr b 6o 158 s.png
Front Back Front Back
Generation VII
Sun Moon Ultra Sun Ultra Moon
Spr 7s 158.png
Spr b 7s 158.png
Spr 7s 158.png
Spr b 7s 158.png
Spr 7s 158 s.png
Spr b 7s 158 s.png
Spr 7s 158 s.png
Spr b 7s 158 s.png
Front Back Front Back
Cross-Generation
HOME
HOME0158.png HOME0158 s.png
158MS.png For other sprites and images, please see Totodile images on the Bulbagarden Archives.


In the anime

Main series

Totodile in the anime

Major appearances

Ash's Totodile

In The Totodile Duel, Ash caught a Totodile after battling for ownership over him with Misty. Totodile, who had a very playful personality, remained with him throughout Ash's journey in the Johto region, before Ash left him in Professor Oak's lab while leaving for Hoenn.

Wani-Wani

Wani-Wani is Marina's first partner Pokémon that she received from Professor Elm. It evolved into a Croconaw prior to The Legend of Thunder!, and then into a Feraligatr prior to A Stand-Up Sit-Down!.

Khoury's Totodile

Khoury's Totodile appeared in An Egg Scramble!, A Rivalry to Gible On! and Bagged Then Tagged!. In the latter episode, it evolved into a Croconaw.

Other

Totodile made its debut in Don't Touch That 'dile, where it was a prospective first partner Pokémon offered by Professor Elm. It fled from his care and found Team Rocket, whereupon it chomped down on Jessie's hair. Ash and his friends eventually managed to get Totodile back to Professor Elm.

In Arceus and the Jewel of Life, a Totodile assisted Pikachu and the Spiky-eared Pichu in the distant past.

In The Power of Us, a Totodile was following Harriet around.

Minor appearances

In Up Close and Personable!, a Totodile lived in the lake near the Pokémon Summer Academy.

In Meloetta's Moonlight Serenade, a Totodile watched Meloetta's concert.

A Trainer's Totodile appeared in Battling Besties!.

A Trainer's Totodile appeared in The Cuteness Quotient!.

A Totodile appeared in a fantasy alongside the other first partner Pokémon in Getting More Than You Battled For!.

A Trainer's Totodile appeared in To Train, or Not to Train!. It reappeared in Breaking the Ice!.

In On Land, In the Sea, and to the Future!, a Trainer's Totodile competed in the Marine Athletic Race.

A Totodile appeared in The Mew from Here!, where it was seen on Faraway Island.

A Totodile appeared in The Pendant That Starts It All (Part One), under the ownership of a student of Indigo Academy. Another appeared during a flashback.

Pokédex entries

Episode Pokémon Source Entry
EP151 Totodile Ash's Pokédex Totodile, the Big Jaw Pokémon. Its highly developed jaw is so powerful, it can crush practically anything. Trainers beware: this Pokémon loves to use its teeth.
Episode Pokémon Source Entry
DP143 Totodile Dawn's Pokédex Totodile, the Big Jaw Pokémon. Totodile has a habit of using its highly developed jaws to chomp on anything in sight, so Trainers beware.

GOTCHA!

A Totodile briefly appeared in GOTCHA!.

Pokémon Evolutions

In The Show, a Totodile briefly appeared under the ownership of a Trainer watching the Kimono Girls' performance in Ecruteak City.

In the manga

Ash & Pikachu

Main article: Ash's Totodile

Ash's Totodile appeared in The Grand Rhydon Plan.

Magical Pokémon Journey

In Magical Pokémon Journey, Pikachu and Clefairy meet a Totodile in The Happiness Clover. Totodile tricks Pikachu and Clefairy into finding him a four-leaf clover, though in the end he admits to tricking them and they become friends.

Pocket Monsters HGSS Jō's Big Adventure

Main article: Jō's Totodile

owns a Totodile as his first partner Pokémon in Pocket Monsters HGSS Jō's Big Adventure. It eventually evolved into a Croconaw and then into a Feraligatr.

Pokémon Adventures

Main article: Silver's Totodile

Silver stole a Totodile from Professor Elm's lab in Sneasel Sneak Attack, though it first appeared in Murkrow Row. He was then able to evolve into a Croconaw after destroying a built-in iron ball trap with Exbo's help, but being left in a coma after his Trainer and Gold's defeat against the Masked Man left him unable to evolve until the fight with an outraged Lugia enticed all three of the Johto first partner Pokémon to evolve. With his increased strength and Surf ability, he is the major mainstay of Silver's team.

Pokémon Gold & Silver: The Golden Boys

Main article: Gold's Totodile

Totodile is Gold's first partner Pokémon, which evolved into Croconaw in A Huge Mysterious Tree!!.

Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Blazing Exploration Team

In Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Blazing Exploration Team, the main character is a Totodile who teams up with a Chimchar named Honō to form Team Blaze.

Pokémon Pocket Monsters

Silver has a Totodile, which he received from Professor Oak in Welcome Back, Clefairy!!.

In the TCG

Main article: Totodile (TCG)

Other appearances

Super Smash Bros. Melee and Super Smash Bros. Brawl

Totodile was the only Generation II first partner Pokémon to appear only as a random trophy, not in a Poké Ball.

Melee trophy information

"Little but feisty is the best description for these Water-type Pokémon. The first thing they do when they see something move is latch onto it with their powerful jaws. Totodile was one of the three Pokémon that Professor Elm offered to Trainers in Pokémon Gold, Silver, and Crystal. They evolve into Croconaw."

Brawl trophy information

"A Big Jaw Pokémon. This alligator-like Pokémon stands on two legs. It has a small body but an impressive jaw that boasts potent bite power. It can do serious damage to someone even if it's just playing. Its tendency to chomp down on anything that moves in front of it means Trainers have to be extra cautious around it. When it levels up, it evolves into Croconaw."

POKÉMON Detective Pikachu

A Totodile appeared in POKÉMON Detective Pikachu.

Trivia

Origin

Totodile appears to be based on a baby crocodilian. The yellow marking on its chest may be a reference to the yellow stripes on young American alligators. In Pokémon Sleep, Totodile and its evolutions are revealed to sleep with one eye open, just like real-life crocodiles. The crest on Totodile's back is similar to the mohawk hairstyle which may allude to Totodile's boisterous personality.

Name origin

Totodile may be a combination of tot and crocodile.

Waninoko may be taken to mean 鰐の子 wani no ko (child of a crocodile/alligator).

In other languages

Language Title Meaning
Japan Flag.png Japanese ワニノコ Waninoko From 鰐の子 wani no ko
France Flag.png French Kaiminus From Caiman and minuscule
Spain Flag.png Spanish Totodile Same as English name
Germany Flag.png German Karnimani From Karnivore and Kaiman
Italy Flag.png Italian Totodile Same as English name
South Korea Flag.png Korean 리아코 Liako From little, 악어 (鰐魚) ageo, and 꼬마 kkoma
China and Taiwan Flags.png Mandarin Chinese 小鋸鱷 / 小锯鳄 Xiǎojù'è From xiǎo, 鋸 / 锯 , and 鱷魚 / 鳄魚 èyú
Hong Kong Flag.png Cantonese Chinese 小鋸鱷 Síugeuingohk From síu, geui, and 鱷魚 ngohkyùh


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