Treecko (Pokémon)

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Treecko
Wood Gecko Pokémon
キモリ
Kimori
#252
Treecko



Images on the Bulbagarden Archives
Type
Grass Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Abilities
Overgrow Cacophony
Cacophony
Unburden
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 Dragon
Hatch time
5140 - 5396 steps
Height
1'08" 0.5 m
Treecko
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
11.0 lbs. 5.0 kg
Treecko
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
65
Gen. III-IV
Unknown
IV
62
V+
Leveling rate
Medium Slow
EV yield
Total: 1
Treecko
0
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
1
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 BodyUnknown.png
{{{form2}}}
Footprint
F252.png None.png
{{{form2}}}
Pokédex color
Green
Base friendship
70
External Links

Treecko (Japanese: キモリ Kimori) is a Grass-type Pokémon introduced in Generation III.

It evolves into Grovyle starting at level 16, which evolves into Sceptile starting at level 36.

Along with Torchic and Mudkip, Treecko is one of three starter Pokémon of Hoenn available at the beginning of Pokémon Ruby, Sapphire, Emerald, Omega Ruby, and Alpha Sapphire.

Biology

Treecko is a small, green, bipedal reptilian Pokémon. It has yellow eyes with long, narrow pupils. Treecko's hands and feet each have three digits covered with tiny spikes. These spikes allow it to scale vertical walls with ease. Its stomach and throat are red. It also has a line across its stomach resembling a pouch. Treecko has a large, dark green tail with two separate lobes that it uses to sense humidity. This ability allows it to predict the next day's weather.

Treecko is rarely found in the wild and is more common in captivity. However, when in the wild, Treecko lives inside overgrown forests. It makes its home in tall trees and will attack anyone that comes near its nest. Because of its territorial nature, it is known to be the protector of the forest's trees. Treecko is known for its calm and collected personality. It will never panic under any circumstances, even when faced with a bigger foe.

In the anime

Main series

Treecko in the anime

Major appearances

Ash's Treecko

Ash has a Sceptile that he caught as a Treecko in Tree's a Crowd. It evolved into Grovyle in Exploud and Clear, and in Odd Pokémon Out, it reached its final form.

Sawyer's Treecko

In Battling with Elegance and a Big Smile!, Sawyer owns a Treecko. It evolved into a Grovyle in Rivals: Today and Tomorrow!, and it was later revealed to have evolved into a Sceptile before A Meeting of Two Journeys!.

Other

In Get the Show on the Road, Professor Birch showed a Treecko and the other two Hoenn starter Pokémon to May at the start of her journey. She did not choose Treecko because it "creeped her out".

In Tree's a Crowd, multiple Treecko were protecting an old tree that appeared to be dying. Ash's Treecko was a member of this group before being caught.

In Having a Wailord of a Time, a Nurse Joy had a female Treecko, a Torchic, and a Mudkip. Stephanie was going to choose between them as her first Pokémon. Stephanie ultimately chose Mudkip, and Stephanie's father, seeing how distraught Treecko was after not being selected, decided to become a Pokémon Trainer with the Treecko as his first Pokémon.

Minor appearances

In The Ribbon Cup Caper, a Treecko was at the S.S. St. Flower's Pokémon Center.

In Lucario and the Mystery of Mew, a Mew transformed into a Treecko.

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

A Treecko appeared in Mega Evolution Special III.

In Pikachu and the Pokémon Music Squad, a Treecko was living in the forest.

A Trainer's Treecko appeared in Battling Besties!.

A Treecko appeared in a fantasy alongside the other starter Pokémon in Getting More Than You Battled For!.

Pokédex entries

Episode Pokémon Source Entry
AG007 Treecko Ash's Pokédex Treecko, the Wood Gecko Pokémon. Treecko are able to climb smooth vertical walls and use their thick tail to attack opponents. Since Treecko build their nests in large trees, it is said that those trees will live a very long life.
Episode Pokémon Source Entry
XY073 Treecko Ash's Pokédex Treecko, the Wood Gecko Pokémon. Numerous tiny spikes cover the bottoms of Treecko's feet, allowing it to walk on ceilings and walls.

Pokémon Omega Ruby and Alpha Sapphire Animated Trailer

In the Pokémon Omega Ruby and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Animated Trailer, Brendan picked a Treecko as his starter Pokémon. It later battled a Youngster's Zigzagoon. Treecko eventually evolved into a Grovyle, which then evolved into a Sceptile, which in turn was capable of Mega Evolving.

Pokémon Masters Animated Trailer

Treecko (right) on Brendan's shoulder in the Pokémon Masters Animated Trailer

In the Pokémon Masters Animated Trailer, Brendan's Treecko was part of a team with its Trainer and Norman.

GOTCHA!

A Treecko briefly appeared in GOTCHA!.

In the manga

Ash & Pikachu

Main article: Ash's Treecko

Ash's Treecko appeared in Ash & Pikachu.

Pokémon Adventures

Main article: Professor Birch's Treecko

Treecko was the only starter Pokémon of Hoenn that was not recruited into a protagonist's team in Trying to Trounce Torchic, instead being passed in favor of Mudkip because he looked ugly to the beauty-obsessed Ruby. When he was finally destined to meet his partner, the huge rainstorms caused by Kyogre sent him and the final Hoenn Pokédex drifting away, and after he had finally been recovered by Wally and evolved, he was sent flying away and was lost again, even after the Pokédex was returned. Evolving again into a Sceptile, he was this time caught in the wild by Guile Hideout and stolen by his proper owner, Emerald.

Pokémon Battrio: Aim to be Battrio Master!

A Treecko appeared in ABM02.

Pokémon Chamo-Chamo ☆ Pretty ♪

Main article: Treecko (CCP)

Treecko is a Pokémon in Pokémon Chamo-Chamo ☆ Pretty ♪.

Pokémon Pocket Monsters

A Treecko appeared in Clefairy's Most Deadly Rival as one of Professor Birch's starter Pokémon.

Pokémon Ranger the Comic: Double Mission

A Treecko appeared in Pokémon Ranger the Comic: Double Mission Episode Two as one of the Pokémon that Lunick captured with his Capture Styler. It was released in Pokémon Ranger the Comic: Double Mission Episode Five.

Pokémon Ruby-Sapphire

Professor Birch is seen owning a Treecko in I Won't Let You Lead!!.

Ruby also owns a Treecko, which appears to be his starter Pokémon. In Something Happened!! Let's Go After Pikachu!!, Ruby tries to switch his Treecko for Red's Pikachu, but his plan is foiled by Clefairy.

A Treecko appeared in Clefairy's New Power!.

In the TCG

Main article: Treecko (TCG)

In the TFG

One Treecko figure has been released.

Other appearances

Super Smash Bros. Brawl

Treecko appears as a trophy.

"A Wood Gecko Pokémon. It's a calm and cool creature that is not easily upset. It's also bold enough to stare down Pokémon larger than itself. It makes its home in large trees in forests, and its habit of fiercely defending its territory has some people calling it the "protector of the forest." It uses its thick tail to attack. When it levels up, it evolves into Grovyle."

Detective Pikachu

A Treecko appeared in Detective Pikachu.

Game data

NPC appearances

Pokédex entries

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation III.
Generation III Hoenn
#001
Kanto
#—
Ruby Treecko has small hooks on the bottom of its feet that enable it to scale vertical walls. This Pokémon attacks by slamming foes with its thick tail.
Sapphire Treecko is cool, calm, and collected - it never panics under any situation. If a bigger foe were to glare at this Pokémon, it would glare right back without conceding an inch of ground.
Emerald It makes its nest in a giant tree in the forest. It ferociously guards against anything nearing its territory. It is said to be the protector of the forest's trees.
FireRed It quickly scales even vertical walls. It senses humidity with its tail to predict the next day's weather.
LeafGreen
Generation IV Sinnoh
#—
Johto
#—
Diamond The soles of its feet are covered by countless tiny spikes, enabling it to walk on walls and ceilings.
Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold Small hooks on the bottom of its feet catch on walls and ceilings. That is how it can hang from above.
SoulSilver
Generation V Unova
#—
Black The soles of its feet are covered by countless tiny spikes, enabling it to walk on walls and ceilings.
White
Black 2 The soles of its feet are covered by countless tiny spikes, enabling it to walk on walls and ceilings.
White 2
Generation VI Kalos
#—
Hoenn
#001
X It quickly scales even vertical walls. It senses humidity with its tail to predict the next day's weather.
Y Small hooks on the bottom of its feet catch on walls and ceilings. That is how it can hang from above.
Omega Ruby Treecko has small hooks on the bottom of its feet that enable it to scale vertical walls. This Pokémon attacks by slamming foes with its thick tail.
Alpha Sapphire Treecko is cool, calm, and collected—it never panics under any situation. If a bigger foe were to glare at this Pokémon, it would glare right back without conceding an inch of ground.
Generation VII Alola
#—
Kanto
#—
This Pokémon has no Pokédex entries in Generation VII.
Generation VIII Galar
#—
This Pokémon has no Pokédex entries in Generation VIII.


Game locations

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation III.
Generation III
Ruby Sapphire
Starter Pokémon from Professor Birch on Route 101
Emerald
Starter Pokémon from Professor Birch on Route 101
FireRed LeafGreen
Trade, Event
Colosseum
Trade
XD
Trade
Generation IV
Diamond Pearl
Trade
Platinum
Trade
HeartGold SoulSilver
Received from Steven Stone in Silph Co. after defeating Red
Pal Park
Forest
Generation V
Black White
Poké Transfer, Global Link Event
Black 2 White 2
Poké Transfer
Generation VI
X Y
Trade
Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire
Starter Pokémon from Professor Birch on Route 101
Generation VII
Sun Moon
Trade
Ultra Sun Ultra Moon
Breed Grovyle or Sceptile
Let's Go Pikachu Let's Go Eevee
Unobtainable
Generation VIII
Sword Shield
TradeVersion 1.3.0+
Expansion Pass
Breed Grovyle or Sceptile


In side games

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation III.
Generation III
Channel
Springleaf Field, Camp Starlight
Pinball: R&S
Forest (Ruby Field)
Trozei!
Secret Storage 18, Endless Level 11, Trozei Battle, Mr. Who's Den
MD Red MD Blue
Starter Pokémon, Partner Pokémon, Joyous Tower (1F-4F)
Ranger
Olive Jungle
Generation IV
MD Time MD Darkness
Starter Pokémon, Partner Pokémon, Mystery Jungle (1F-29F)
MD Sky
Starter Pokémon, Partner Pokémon, Mystery Jungle (1F-29F)
PokéPark Wii
Meadow Zone
Ranger: GS
Mitonga Road, Forest Temple, Odd Temple
Generation V
Rumble Blast
Treetops: Sun-Dappled Bank
Conquest
Greenleaf
Rumble U
Verdant Plaza: Green Hide-and-Seek, Variety Battle: Get 1,000 Combos!
Generation VI
Battle Trozei
Sky-High Ruins: Stage 1
Shuffle
Night Festival: Stage 22
Marron Trail: Stage 654
Event: Special Daily Pokémon (Second release; Winking)
Rumble World
Leafy Expanse: Lookout Tree (All Areas)
Picross
Area 04: Stage 05
Generation VII
Rumble Rush
Celebi Sea, Butterfree Sea, Rayquaza Sea, Celebi SeaFinal
Masters EX
Sync Pair Scout (Brendan's)
Generation VIII
MD DX
Starter Pokémon, Partner Pokémon


In events

Games Event Language Location Level Distribution period
RSEFRLG Gather More Pokémon! First Campaign Treecko Japanese Japan 10 November 26 to December 11, 2005

Pokémon Global Link promotions

Games Event Language Location Level Distribution period
BW Global Link Treecko Japanese PGL 10 November 24, 2010 to August 31, 2011

Stats

Base stats

Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
40
100 - 147 190 - 284
45
45 - 106 85 - 207
35
36 - 95 67 - 185
65
63 - 128 121 - 251
55
54 - 117 103 - 229
70
67 - 134 130 - 262
Total:
310
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
5/5 ★★★★★
Power
2/3 ★★
Skill
4/5 ★★★★
Stamina
2/2 ★★
Jump
2/3 ★★
Total
15/18 ★★★


Type effectiveness

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

Learnset

By leveling up

Generation VIII
Other generations:
III - IV - V - VI - VII
 Level   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP
011 Pound Normal Physical 04040 100100% 35
011 Leer Normal Status 0000 100100% 30
033 Leafage Grass Physical 04040 100100% 40
066 Quick Attack Normal Physical 04040 100100% 30
099 Mega Drain Grass Special 04040 100100% 15
1212 Detect Fighting Status 0000 00——% 5
1515 Quick Guard Fighting Status 0000 00——% 15
1818 Assurance Dark Physical 06060 100100% 10
2121 Giga Drain Grass Special 07575 100100% 10
2424 Slam Normal Physical 08080 07575% 20
2727 Double Team Normal Status 0000 00——% 15
3030 Energy Ball Grass Special 09090 100100% 10
3333 Screech Normal Status 0000 08585% 40
3636 Endeavor Normal Physical 0000 100100% 5
3939 Leaf Storm Grass Special 130130 09090% 5
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Treecko
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Treecko
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see level-up moves from other generations

By TM/TR

Generation VIII
Other generations:
III - IV - V - VI - VII
   TM   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
TM00Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM00 Mega Punch Normal Physical 08080 085}}85% 20
TM01Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM01 Mega Kick Normal Physical 120120 075}}75% 5
TM05Bag TM Electric VI Sprite.png TM05 Thunder Punch Electric Physical 07575 100}}100% 15
TM10Bag TM Grass VI Sprite.png TM10 Magical Leaf Grass Special 06060 00—}}—% 20
TM11Bag TM Grass VI Sprite.png TM11 Solar Beam Grass Special 120120 100}}100% 10
TM15Bag TM Ground VI Sprite.png TM15 Dig Ground Physical 08080 100}}100% 10
TM16Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM16 Screech Normal Status 0000 085}}85% 40
TM19Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM19 Safeguard Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 25
TM21Bag TM Psychic VI Sprite.png TM21 Rest Psychic Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TM22Bag TM Rock VI Sprite.png TM22 Rock Slide Rock Physical 07575 090}}90% 10
TM24Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM24 Snore Normal Special 05050 100}}100% 15
TM25Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM25 Protect Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TM28Bag TM Grass VI Sprite.png TM28 Giga Drain Grass Special 07575 100}}100% 10
TM31Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM31 Attract Normal Status 0000 100}}100% 15
TM34Bag TM Fire VI Sprite.png TM34 Sunny Day Fire Status 0000 00—}}—% 5
TM39Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM39 Facade Normal Physical 07070 100}}100% 20
TM40Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM40 Swift Normal Special 06060 00—}}—% 20
TM43Bag TM Fighting VI Sprite.png TM43 Brick Break Fighting Physical 07575 100}}100% 15
TM48Bag TM Rock VI Sprite.png TM48 Rock Tomb Rock Physical 06060 095}}95% 15
TM50Bag TM Grass VI Sprite.png TM50 Bullet Seed Grass Physical 02525 100}}100% 30
TM58Bag TM Dark VI Sprite.png TM58 Assurance Dark Physical 06060 100}}100% 10
TM59Bag TM Dark VI Sprite.png TM59 Fling Dark Physical 0000 100}}100% 10
TM63Bag TM Fighting VI Sprite.png TM63 Drain Punch Fighting Physical 07575 100}}100% 10
TM76Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM76 Round Normal Special 06060 100}}100% 15
TM78Bag TM Flying VI Sprite.png TM78 Acrobatics Flying Physical 05555 100}}100% 15
TM88Bag TM Grass VI Sprite.png TM88 Grassy Terrain Grass Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TR00Bag TR Normal Sprite.png TR00 Swords Dance Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 20
TR01Bag TR Normal Sprite.png TR01 Body Slam Normal Physical 08585 100}}100% 15
TR07Bag TR Fighting Sprite.png TR07 Low Kick Fighting Physical 0000 100}}100% 20
TR12Bag TR Psychic Sprite.png TR12 Agility Psychic Status 0000 00—}}—% 30
TR20Bag TR Normal Sprite.png TR20 Substitute Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TR26Bag TR Normal Sprite.png TR26 Endure Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TR27Bag TR Normal Sprite.png TR27 Sleep Talk Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TR31Bag TR Steel Sprite.png TR31 Iron Tail Steel Physical 100100 075}}75% 15
TR32Bag TR Dark Sprite.png TR32 Crunch Dark Physical 08080 100}}100% 15
TR59Bag TR Grass Sprite.png TR59 Seed Bomb Grass Physical 08080 100}}100% 15
TR65Bag TR Grass Sprite.png TR65 Energy Ball Grass Special 09090 100}}100% 10
TR71Bag TR Grass Sprite.png TR71 Leaf Storm Grass Special 130130 090}}90% 5
TR77Bag TR Grass Sprite.png TR77 Grass Knot Grass Special 0000 100}}100% 20
TR85Bag TR Normal Sprite.png TR85 Work Up Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 30
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Treecko
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Treecko
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see TM moves from other generations

By breeding

Generation VIII
Other generations:
III - IV - V - VI - VII
 Parent   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
GoomySliggooGoodraNoibatNoivern Absorb Grass Special 20 100% 25
NidoranMNidorinoNidoking Double Kick Fighting Physical 30 100% 30
CharmanderCharmeleonCharizardHorseaSeadraKingdra
VibravaFlygonSwabluAltariaBagonShelgon
SalamenceGibleGabiteGarchompDeinoZweilous
HydreigonGoomySliggooGoodraDrampaFlapple
Dragapult
Dragon Breath Dragon Special 60 100% 20
BulbasaurIvysaurVenusaurFlappleAppletun Leech Seed Grass Status 90% 10
Duraludon Night Slash* Dark Physical 70 100% 15
CharmanderCharmeleonCharizardGibleGabiteGarchomp
AxewFraxureHaxorusDruddigon
Slash Normal Physical 70 100% 20
BulbasaurIvysaurVenusaur Synthesis Grass Status —% 5
BulbasaurIvysaurVenusaur Worry Seed Grass Status 100% 10
  • Moves marked with an asterisk (*) must be chain bred onto Treecko in Generation VIII
  • Moves marked with a double dagger (‡) can only be bred from a Pokémon who learned the move in an earlier generation.
  • Moves marked with a superscript game abbreviation can only be bred onto Treecko in that game.
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Treecko
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Treecko
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see Egg moves from other generations

By tutoring

Generation VIII
Other generations:
III - IV - V - VI - VII
 Game   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
Sw Sh EP Grass Pledge Grass Special 80 100% 10
Sw Sh EP Grassy Glide Grass Physical 70 100% 20
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Treecko
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Treecko
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see Move Tutor moves from other generations

By transfer from another generation

Generation VIII
Other generations:
IV - V - VI - VII 
 Gen.   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
III IV V VI VII Aerial Ace Flying Physical 06060 00—}}—% 20
III IV V VI VII Captivate × Normal Status 0000 100}}100% 20
III IV V VI VII Confide Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 20
III IV V VI VII Counter Fighting Physical 0000 100}}100% 20
III IV V VI VII Crush Claw Normal Physical 07575 095}}95% 10
III IV V VI VII Cut Normal Physical 05050 095}}95% 30
III IV V VI VII Double-Edge Normal Physical 120120 100}}100% 15
III IV V VI VII Dynamic Punch Fighting Physical 100100 050}}50% 5
III IV V VI VII Flash × Normal Status 0000 100}}100% 20
III IV V VI VII Focus Punch Fighting Physical 150150 100}}100% 20
III IV V VI VII Frustration × Normal Physical 0000 100}}100% 20
III IV V VI VII Fury Cutter Bug Physical 04040 095}}95% 20
III IV V VI VII Grass Whistle × Grass Status 0000 055}}55% 15
III IV V VI VII Headbutt Normal Physical 07070 100}}100% 15
III IV V VI VII Hidden Power × Normal Special 06060 100}}100% 15
III IV V VI VII Mimic Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
III IV V VI VII Mud Sport × Ground Status 0000 00—}}—% 15
III IV V VI VII Mud-Slap Ground Special 02020 100}}100% 10
III IV V VI VII Natural Gift × Normal Physical 0000 100}}100% 15
III IV V VI VII Nature Power Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 20
III IV V VI VII Power-Up Punch Fighting Physical 04040 100}}100% 20
III IV V VI VII Pursuit × Dark Physical 04040 100}}100% 20
III IV V VI VII Razor Wind × Normal Special 08080 100}}100% 10
III IV V VI VII Return × Normal Physical 0000 100}}100% 20
III IV V VI VII Rock Smash Fighting Physical 04040 100}}100% 15
III IV V VI VII Secret Power × Normal Physical 07070 100}}100% 20
III IV V VI VII Seismic Toss Fighting Physical 0000 100}}100% 20
III IV V VI VII Strength Normal Physical 08080 100}}100% 15
III IV V VI VII Swagger Normal Status 0000 085}}85% 15
III IV V VI VII Toxic Poison Status 0000 090}}90% 10
  • A striped background indicates a generation in which the move can only be obtained via event or as a special move
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Treecko
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Treecko
  • × indicates a move that cannot be used in Generation VIII
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see transfer-only moves for other generations

TCG-only moves

Move Card
Razor Leaf Treecko (EX Ruby & Sapphire 76)
Scratch Treecko (EX Crystal Guardians 67)
Tackle Treecko ☆ (EX Team Rocket Returns 109)

Anime-only moves

Move Type Episode
Razor Leaf  Grass  Battling with Elegance and a Big Smile!

Side game data

Pokémon Pinball RS
PinRS252.png PinRSani252.png
Acquisition: Catch
Pokémon Trozei!
Trozeiani252.png
Rarity: Common
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Red Rescue Team and Blue Rescue Team
Body size: 1
Recruit rate: 11.2%
Friend Area: Overgrown Forest
Phrases
51%-100% HP The weather tomorrow? Oh, you're not interested?
26%-50% HP Watch my health. It's down to half already.
1%-25% HP I'm bushed... I can't get any power going...
Level up My level went up! Woohoo!
Partner phrases
51%-100% HP I'll do my best, <name>!
26%-50% HP The going's getting tough...
1%-25% HP I'm almost done... <name>, help, please...
Level up I did it! Level up!
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness, and Explorers of Sky
MDP RT 252.png Body size: 1
Recruit rate: 8.2%
IQ group: D
Pokémon Ranger
Group:
Grass
Poké Assist: Grass PA.png
Grass
Field move: Cut fm.png
(Cut ×1)
Loops: 4 Min. exp.: 20 Max. exp.: 30
Browser entry R-129
Treecko can cut down grass and wooden fences with chops from its thin arms.
Pokémon Ranger: Guardian Signs
Group:
Grass
Poké Assist:
(present)
Grass Assist.png
Grass
Field move:
(present)
Cut 1 field move.png
(Cut ×1)
Poké Assist:
(past)
Grass Assist.png
Grass
Field move:
(past)
Cut 1 field move.png
(Cut ×1)
Browser entry R-142/N-033
It launches leaf blades around itself.
Pokémon Rumble Blast
Attack ●●
Defense
Speed ●●●
Pokémon Rumble Rush
Rush252Body.png Walking Speed: 2.18 seconds Base HP: 45
Base Attack: 69 Base Defense: 46 Base Speed: 60
PokéPark Wii: Pikachu's Adventure
PPW252.png PokéPark Pad entry:
He works for Venusaur in the Meadow Zone. He blocked the bridge to stop anyone playing, but really he loves the Attractions to be found there!
Pokémon Conquest
PCP252.png HP: Move: Absorb
Attack: ★★ Ability 1: Overgrow
Ability 2: Mountaineer
Ability 3: Instinct
Defense:
Speed: ★★★
Evolves into Grovyle when its Speed is 58 or higher
Range: 4 Perfect Links: Murashige, Takakage, and Yatarō
Pokémon Battle Trozei
Grass
Attack Power: ★★★★

BT252.png

Pokémon Shuffle
None.png
Grass
None.png Attack Power: 50 - 115 Raise Max Level.png 10

#089
Shuffle252.png

Sleep Charm
Leaves the foe asleep.
Skill Swapper: Flash Mob
Pokémon Shuffle
None.png
Grass
None.png Attack Power: 50 - 100 Raise Max Level.png 5

#089
Shuffle252Winking.png

Power of 4+
Deals even more damage when you make a match of four.


Pokémon GO
GO252.png Base Stamina: 120 Base Attack: 124 Base Defense: 94
Egg Distance: N/A Buddy Distance: 3 km Evolution Requirement: Treecko Candy 25
Fast Attacks: Pound, Bullet Seed
Charged Attacks: Energy Ball, Aerial Ace, Grass Knot

Evolution

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Unevolved
Treecko
 Grass 
Rare Candy
Level 16
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First evolution
Grovyle
 Grass 
Rare Candy
Level 36
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Second evolution
Sceptile
 Grass 


Sprites

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation III.
Generation III
Ruby Sapphire Emerald FireRed LeafGreen
Spr 3r 252.png Spr b 3r 252.png Spr 3e 252.png Spr b 3r 252.png Spr 3r 252.png Spr b 3r 252.png
Spr 3r 252 s.png Spr b 3r 252 s.png Spr 3e 252 s.png Spr b 3r 252 s.png Spr 3r 252 s.png Spr b 3r 252 s.png
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Generation IV
Diamond Pearl Platinum HeartGold SoulSilver
Spr 4d 252.png Spr b 4d 252.png Spr 4d 252.png Spr b 4d 252.png Spr 4d 252.png Spr b 4h 252.png
Spr 4d 252 s.png Spr b 4d 252 s.png Spr 4d 252 s.png Spr b 4d 252 s.png Spr 4d 252 s.png Spr b 4d 252 s.png
Front Back Front Back Front Back
Generation V
Black White Black 2 White 2
Spr 5b 252.png Spr b 5b 252.png Spr 5b 252.png Spr b 5b 252.png
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Front Back Front Back
Generation VI
X Y Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire
Spr 6x 252.png Spr b 6x 252.png Spr 6x 252.png Spr b 6x 252.png
Spr 6x 252 s.png Spr b 6x 252 s.png Spr 6x 252 s.png Spr b 6x 252 s.png
Front Back Front Back
Generation VII
Sun Moon Ultra Sun Ultra Moon
Spr 7s 252.png Spr b 7s 252.png Spr 7s 252.png Spr b 7s 252.png
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Front Back Front Back
252MS8.png For other sprites and images, please see Treecko images on the Bulbagarden Archives.


Other sprites

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Diamond/Pearl unused back sprites

Trivia

Origin

Bulbanews

Treecko resembles a gecko or lizard. Its design specifically shares some similarities with the leaf-tailed gecko, a species of lizard that blends in with plantlike appendages and can also climb up flat surfaces.

Name origin

Treecko is a combination of tree and gecko.

Kimori is a combination of 木 ki (tree) and 森 mori (forest) or ヤモリ yamori (gecko).

In other languages

Language Title Meaning
Japan Flag.png Japanese キモリ Kimori From ki, mori and ヤモリ yamori
France Flag.png French Arcko From arbre and gecko
Spain Flag.png Spanish Treecko Same as English name
Germany Flag.png German Geckarbor From Gecko and arbor
Italy Flag.png Italian Treecko Same as English name
South Korea Flag.png Korean 나무지기 Namujigi From 나무 namu and 지기 jigi
Hong Kong Flag.png Cantonese Chinese 木守宮 Muhksáugūng Means "Wood gecko"
China and Taiwan Flags.png Mandarin Chinese 木守宮 Mùshǒugōng Means "Wood gecko"


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