Essentials

Growlithe

Growlithe

Fire

Abilities

Intimidate

Lowers opponents' Attack one stage upon entering battle.

Flash Fire

Protects against Fire moves. Once one has been blocked, the Pokémon's own Fire moves inflict 1.5× damage until it leaves battle.

Hidden Ability

Justified

Raises Attack one stage upon taking damage from a Dark move.

Damage Taken

  • Bug ½
  • Dark 1
  • Dragon 1
  • Electric 1
  • Fairy ½
  • Fighting 1
  • Fire ½
  • Flying 1
  • Ghost 1
  • Grass ½
  • Ground 2
  • Ice ½
  • Normal 1
  • Poison 1
  • Psychic 1
  • Rock 2
  • Steel ½
  • Water 2

Pokédex Numbers

Introduced in
Generation 1
National
58
Kanto
58 Red, Blue, Yellow, FireRed, LeafGreen
Original Johto
127 Gold, Silver, Crystal
Updated Johto
129 HeartGold, SoulSilver
Updated Unova
51 Black 2, White 2

Names

Spanish
Growlithe
Korean
가디
Chinese
卡蒂狗
French
Caninos
German
Fukano
Italian
Growlithe
Japanese
ガーディ (gaadi)
Official roomaji
Gardie

Breeding

Gender
¾ male, ¼ female Search:
Egg groups
  • Field
Hatch counter
20 Search:
Steps to hatch
5355 / 2805

Compatibility

Training

Base EXP
70 Search:
Effort points
  • 1 Attack
Capture rate
190 Search:
Base happiness
70 Search:
Growth rate
slow Search:

Wild held items

Ruby, Sapphire, Emerald 100% Rawst Berry Rawst Berry
FireRed, LeafGreen 50% Rawst Berry Rawst Berry
Colosseum, XD nothing
Generation 4 100% Rawst Berry Rawst Berry
Black, White 100% Rawst Berry Rawst Berry
Black 2, White 2 50% Rawst Berry Rawst Berry
Generation 6 nothing

Evolution

Baby Basic Stage 1 Stage 2
Growlithe Arcanine Use a Fire Stone

Stats

Pctile Min IVs Max IVs
HP
55
30.4 283 314
Attack
70
44.7 208 239
Defense
45
16.8 158 189
Special Attack
70
55.4 208 239
Special Defense
50
23.7 168 199
Speed
60
43.3 188 219
Total
350
31.3

HeartGold, SoulSilver Pokéathlon Performance

★ Minimum; ✯ Base; ☆ Maximum

Speed
★★✯☆
Power
★✯☆☆
Skill
★★✯☆
Stamina
★✯☆
Jump
★★✯☆
Total
8/13/19

Flavor

Flavor Text

Generation 5
Black, White

A Pokémon with a loyal nature. It will remain motionless until it is given an order by its Trainer.

Black 2, White 2

Extremely loyal to its Trainer, it will bark at those who approach the Trainer unexpectedly and run them out of town.

Generation 6
X

Very friendly and faithful to people. It will try to repel enemies by barking and biting.

Y

It has a brave and trustworthy nature. It fearlessly stands up to bigger and stronger foes.

Sprites

Growlithe Growlithe Growlithe Growlithe

Miscellany

Species
Puppy Search:
Color
Brown Search:
Cry
Habitat FireRed, LeafGreen
grassland Search:
Footprint
Growlithe
Shape
Mensal Search:

Height

Trainer dude

Growlithe
7

2'3.6"
0.7 m

Weight

Trainer dudette

Growlithe
190

41.9 lb
19.0 kg

Locations

Red Red
Yellow Yellow
FireRed FireRed
Diamond Diamond
Pearl Pearl
Platinum Platinum
HeartGold HeartGold
Black 2 Black 2
White 2 White 2

Pal Park

Area
Field
Score
70
Rate
20

Moves

Fire moves get STAB, and have their type highlighted in green.

Generation 1 Generation 2 Generation 3 Diamond, Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black, White Black 2, White 2 Generation 6 Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Level up: Learned when a Pokémon reaches a certain level.
Bite Dark physical 25 60 100%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.

Roar Normal status 20 -6

Immediately ends wild battles. Forces trainers to switch Pokémon.

18 9 7 6 6 6 6 6 Ember Fire special 25 40 100%

Has a 10% chance to burn the target.

23 18 13 9 9 9 8 8 Leer Normal status 30 100%

Lowers the target's Defense by one stage.

19 14 14 14 10 10 Odor Sleuth Normal status 40

Forces the target to have no Evade, and allows it to be hit by Normal and Fighting moves even if it's a Ghost.

17 17 17 12 12 Helping Hand Normal status 20 5

Ally's next move inflicts half more damage.

20 20 20 17 17 Flame Wheel Fire physical 25 60 100%

Has a 10% chance to burn the target. Lets frozen Pokémon thaw themselves.

25 25 25 19 19 Reversal Fighting physical 15 * 100%

Inflicts more damage when the user has less HP remaining, with a maximum of 200 power.

28 28 28 21 21 Fire Fang Fire physical 15 65 95%

Has a 10% chance to burn the target and a 10% chance to make the target flinch.

30 26 25 31 31 23 23 Take Down Normal physical 20 90 85%

User receives 1/4 the damage it inflicts in recoil.

34 31 Flame Wheel Fire physical 25 60 100%

Has a 10% chance to burn the target. Lets frozen Pokémon thaw themselves.

37 Helping Hand Normal status 20 5

Ally's next move inflicts half more damage.

31 28 28 Flame Burst Fire special 15 70 100%

Deals splash damage to Pokémon next to the target.

34 Take Down Normal physical 20 90 85%

User receives 1/4 the damage it inflicts in recoil.

39 42 43 30 30 Agility Psychic status 30

Raises the user's Speed by two stages.

32 32 Retaliate Normal physical 5 70 100%

Has double power if a friendly Pokémon fainted last turn.

50 50 49 34 34 39 34 34 Flamethrower Fire special 15 90 100%

Has a 10% chance to burn the target.

39 39 Crunch Dark physical 15 80 100%

Has a 20% chance to lower the target's Defense by one stage.

41 41 Heat Wave Fire special 10 95 90%

Has a 10% chance to burn the target.

43 43 Outrage Dragon physical 10 120 100%

Hits every turn for 2-3 turns, then confuses the user.

39 39 42 Agility Psychic status 30

Raises the user's Speed by two stages.

42 42 45 Crunch Dark physical 15 80 100%

Has a 20% chance to lower the target's Defense by one stage.

48 Retaliate Normal physical 5 70 100%

Has double power if a friendly Pokémon fainted last turn.

45 45 51 Heat Wave Fire special 10 95 90%

Has a 10% chance to burn the target.

48 48 56 45 45 Flare Blitz Fire physical 15 120 100%

User takes 1/3 the damage inflicted in recoil. Has a 10% chance to burn the target.

Generation 1 Generation 2 Generation 3 Diamond, Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black, White Black 2, White 2 Generation 6 Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Egg: Appears on a newly-hatched Pokémon, if the father had the same move.
• • • • • • • Body Slam Normal physical 15 85 100%

Has a 30% chance to paralyze the target.

• • • Close Combat Fighting physical 5 120 100%

Lowers the user's Defense and Special Defense by one stage after inflicting damage.

• • • Covet Normal physical 25 60 100%

Takes the target's item.

• • • • • • • Crunch Dark physical 15 80 100%

Has a 20% chance to lower the target's Defense by one stage.

• • • Double Kick Fighting physical 30 30 100%

Hits twice in one turn.

• • • • • Double-Edge Normal physical 15 120 100%

User receives 1/3 the damage inflicted in recoil.

• • • • • • • Fire Spin Fire special 15 35 85%

Prevents the target from fleeing and inflicts damage for 2-5 turns.

• • • • • Flare Blitz Fire physical 15 120 100%

User takes 1/3 the damage inflicted in recoil. Has a 10% chance to burn the target.

• • • • • • Heat Wave Fire special 10 95 90%

Has a 10% chance to burn the target.

• • • • • • Howl Normal status 40

Raises the user's Attack by one stage.

• • • Iron Tail Steel physical 15 100 75%

Has a 30% chance to lower the target's Defense by one stage.

• • • • Morning Sun Normal status 5

Heals the user by half its max HP. Affected by weather.

• • • • Safeguard Normal status 25

Protects the user's field from major status ailments and confusion for five turns.

• • • • • • • Thrash Normal physical 10 120 100%

Hits every turn for 2-3 turns, then confuses the user.

Generation 1 Generation 2 Generation 3 Diamond, Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black, White Black 2, White 2 Generation 6 Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Tutor: Can be taught at any time by an NPC.
Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Body Slam Normal physical 15 85 100%

Has a 30% chance to paralyze the target.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Covet Normal physical 25 60 100%

Takes the target's item.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Double-Edge Normal physical 15 120 100%

User receives 1/3 the damage inflicted in recoil.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Endure Normal status 10 4

Prevents the user's HP from lowering below 1 this turn.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Flamethrower Fire special 15 90 100%

Has a 10% chance to burn the target.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Headbutt Normal physical 15 70 100%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Heat Wave Fire special 10 95 90%

Has a 10% chance to burn the target.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Helping Hand Normal status 20 5

Ally's next move inflicts half more damage.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Iron Tail Steel physical 15 100 75%

Has a 30% chance to lower the target's Defense by one stage.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Mimic Normal status 10

Copies the target's last used move.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Mud-Slap Ground special 10 20 100%

Has a 100% chance to lower the target's accuracy by one stage.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Outrage Dragon physical 10 120 100%

Hits every turn for 2-3 turns, then confuses the user.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Sleep Talk Normal status 10

Randomly uses one of the user's other three moves. Only works if the user is sleeping.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Snore Normal special 15 50 100%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch. Only works if the user is sleeping.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Substitute Normal status 10

Transfers 1/4 of the user's max HP into a doll, protecting the user from further damage or status changes until it breaks.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Swagger Normal status 15 90%

Raises the target's Attack by two stages and confuses the target.

Crystal Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Swift Normal special 20 60

Never misses.

Generation 1 Generation 2 Generation 3 Diamond, Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold, SoulSilver Black, White Black 2, White 2 Generation 6 Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Machine: Can be taught at any time by using a TM or HM.
02 Headbutt Normal physical 15 70 100%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.

03 Curse Ghost status 10

Ghosts pay half their max HP to hurt the target every turn. Others decrease Speed but raise Attack and Defense.

05 05 05 05 05 05 05 Roar Normal status 20 -6

Immediately ends wild battles. Forces trainers to switch Pokémon.

06 06 06 06 06 06 06 06 Toxic Poison status 10 90%

Badly poisons the target, inflicting more damage every turn.

08 Rock Smash Fighting physical 15 40 100%

Has a 50% chance to lower the target's Defense by one stage.

10 10 10 10 10 10 10 Hidden Power Normal special 15 60 100%

Power and type depend upon user's IVs. Power can range from 30 to 70.

11 11 11 11 11 11 11 Sunny Day Fire status 5

Changes the weather to sunny for five turns.

13 Snore Normal special 15 50 100%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch. Only works if the user is sleeping.

17 17 17 17 17 17 17 Protect Normal status 10 4

Prevents any moves from hitting the user this turn.

20 20 20 Safeguard Normal status 25

Protects the user's field from major status ailments and confusion for five turns.

20 Endure Normal status 10 4

Prevents the user's HP from lowering below 1 this turn.

21 21 21 21 21 21 21 Frustration Normal physical 20 * 100%

Power increases as happiness decreases, up to a maximum of 102.

23 23 23 23 Iron Tail Steel physical 15 100 75%

Has a 30% chance to lower the target's Defense by one stage.

24 Dragon Breath Dragon special 20 60 100%

Has a 30% chance to paralyze the target.

27 27 27 27 27 27 27 Return Normal physical 20 * 100%

Power increases with happiness, up to a maximum of 102.

08 Body Slam Normal physical 15 85 100%

Has a 30% chance to paralyze the target.

09 Take Down Normal physical 20 90 85%

User receives 1/4 the damage it inflicts in recoil.

10 Double-Edge Normal physical 15 120 100%

User receives 1/3 the damage inflicted in recoil.

20 Rage Normal physical 20 20 100%

If the user is hit after using this move, its Attack rises by one stage.

23 Dragon Rage Dragon special 10 * 100%

Inflicts 40 points of damage.

28 28 28 28 28 28 28 28 Dig Ground physical 10 80 100%

User digs underground, dodging all attacks, and hits next turn.

31 Mimic Normal status 10

Copies the target's last used move.

32 32 32 32 32 32 32 32 Double Team Normal status 15

Raises the user's evasion by one stage.

35 35 35 35 35 35 Flamethrower Fire special 15 90 100%

Has a 10% chance to burn the target.

34 Swagger Normal status 15 90%

Raises the target's Attack by two stages and confuses the target.

35 Sleep Talk Normal status 10

Randomly uses one of the user's other three moves. Only works if the user is sleeping.

33 Reflect Psychic status 20

Reduces damage from physical attacks by half.

34 Bide Normal physical 10 * 1

User waits for two turns, then hits back for twice the damage it took.

38 38 38 38 38 38 38 38 Fire Blast Fire special 5 110 85%

Has a 10% chance to burn the target.

40 40 40 40 40 40 Aerial Ace Flying physical 20 60

Never misses.

42 42 42 42 42 42 Facade Normal physical 20 70 100%

Power doubles if user is burned, paralyzed, or poisoned.

43 43 43 Flame Charge Fire physical 20 50 100%

Inflicts regular damage. Raises the user's Speed by one stage.

43 43 43 Secret Power Normal physical 20 70 100%

Has a 30% chance to inflict a status effect which depends upon the terrain.

39 39 Swift Normal special 20 60

Never misses.

40 Skull Bash Normal physical 10 130 100%

Raises the user's Defense by one stage. User charges for one turn before attacking.

44 44 44 44 44 44 44 44 Rest Psychic status 10

User sleeps for two turns, completely healing itself.

45 45 45 45 45 45 45 Attract Normal status 15 100%

Target falls in love if it has the opposite gender, and has a 50% chance to refuse attacking the user.

46 46 46 46 46 46 Thief Dark physical 25 60 100%

Takes the target's item.

48 48 48 Round Normal special 15 60 100%

Has double power if it's used more than once per turn.

50 50 50 50 50 50 Overheat Fire special 5 130 90%

Lowers the user's Special Attack by two stages after inflicting damage.

59 59 59 Incinerate Fire special 15 60 100%

Destroys the target's held berry.

58 58 Endure Normal status 10 4

Prevents the user's HP from lowering below 1 this turn.

61 61 61 61 61 Will-O-Wisp Fire status 15 85%

Burns the target.

78 78 Captivate Normal status 20 100%

Lowers the target's Special Attack by two stages if it's the opposite gender.

82 82 Sleep Talk Normal status 10

Randomly uses one of the user's other three moves. Only works if the user is sleeping.

83 83 Natural Gift Normal physical 15 * 100%

Power and type depend on the held berry.

67 67 67 Retaliate Normal physical 5 70 100%

Has double power if a friendly Pokémon fainted last turn.

87 87 87 87 87 Swagger Normal status 15 90%

Raises the target's Attack by two stages and confuses the target.

88 Sleep Talk Normal status 10

Randomly uses one of the user's other three moves. Only works if the user is sleeping.

50 90 90 90 90 90 Substitute Normal status 10

Transfers 1/4 of the user's max HP into a doll, protecting the user from further damage or status changes until it breaks.

93 93 93 Wild Charge Electric physical 15 90 100%

User receives 1/4 the damage it inflicts in recoil.

94 94 94 Rock Smash Fighting physical 15 40 100%

Has a 50% chance to lower the target's Defense by one stage.

95 95 95 Snarl Dark special 15 55 95%

Has a 100% chance to lower the target's Special Attack by one stage.

100 Confide Normal status 20

Lowers the target's Special Attack by one stage.

H4 H4 H4 H4 H4 H4 Strength Normal physical 15 80 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

H6 H6 H6 Rock Smash Fighting physical 15 40 100%

Has a 50% chance to lower the target's Defense by one stage.

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