Essentials

Tangrowth

Tangrowth

Grass

Abilities

Chlorophyll

Doubles Speed during strong sunlight.

Leaf Guard

Protects against major status ailments during strong sunlight.

Hidden Ability

Regenerator

Heals for 1/3 max HP upon switching out.

Damage Taken

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

Pokédex Numbers

Introduced in
Generation 4
National
465
Extended Sinnoh
182 Platinum
Updated Johto
183 HeartGold, SoulSilver
Updated Unova
218 Black 2, White 2

Names

Italian
Tangrowth
French
Bouldeneu
Chinese
巨蔓藤
Spanish
Tangrowth
German
Tangoloss
Korean
덩쿠림보
Japanese
モジャンボ (mojanbo)
Official roomaji
Mojumbo

Breeding

Gender
½ male, ½ female Search:
Egg groups
  • Grass
Hatch counter
20 Search:
Steps to hatch
5355 / 2805

Compatibility

Training

Base EXP
187 Search:
Effort points
  • 2 Defense
Capture rate
30 Search:
Base happiness
70 Search:
Growth rate
medium Search:

Wild held items

Generation 4 nothing
Generation 5 nothing
Generation 6 nothing

Evolution

Baby Basic Stage 1 Stage 2
Tangela Tangrowth Level up, knowing Ancient Power

Stats

Pctile Min IVs Max IVs
HP
100
89.8 373 404
Attack
100
78.2 268 299
Defense
125
94.8 318 349
Special Attack
110
88.3 288 319
Special Defense
50
23.7 168 199
Speed
50
30.2 168 199
Total
535
85.2

HeartGold, SoulSilver Pokéathlon Performance

★ Minimum; ✯ Base; ☆ Maximum

Speed
★☆
Power
★✯✯☆☆
Skill
★★★✯☆
Stamina
★✯✯✯✯
Jump
★★
Total
8/15/19

Flavor

Flavor Text

Generation 5
Black, White

Its arms are made of plants that bind themselves to things. They grow back right away if cut.

Black 2, White 2

Even if one of its arms is eaten, it’s fine. The Pokémon regenerates quickly and will go right back to normal.

Generation 6
Y

Its vines grow so profusely that, in the warm season, you can’t even see its eyes.

Sprites

Tangrowth Tangrowth Tangrowth Tangrowth
Tangrowth Tangrowth Tangrowth Tangrowth

Miscellany

Species
Vine Search:
Color
Blue Search:
Cry
Footprint
Tangrowth
Shape
Anthropomorphic Search:

Height

Trainer dude

Tangrowth
20

6'6.7"
2.0 m

Weight

Trainer dudette

Tangrowth
1286

283.5 lb
128.6 kg

Locations

Black Black
White White
Black 2 Black 2
White 2 White 2

Pal Park

Area
Forest
Score
80
Rate
10

Moves

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

Special moves better suit Tangrowth's higher Special Attack, and have their class highlighted in green.

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.
Block Normal status 5

Prevents the target from leaving battle.

Ingrain Grass status 20

Prevents the user from leaving battle. User regains 1/16 of its max HP every turn.

Constrict Normal physical 35 10 100%

Has a 10% chance to lower the target's Speed by one stage.

5 5 5 4 4 Sleep Powder Grass status 15 75%

Puts the target to sleep.

7 7 Vine Whip Grass physical 25 45 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

8 8 8 10 10 Absorb Grass special 25 20 100%

Drains half the damage inflicted to heal the user.

12 12 12 Growth Normal status 20

Raises the user's Attack and Special Attack by one stage.

15 15 15 14 14 Poison Powder Poison status 35 75%

Poisons the target.

19 19 19 Vine Whip Grass physical 25 45 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

22 22 22 17 17 Bind Normal physical 20 15 85%

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

20 20 Growth Normal status 20

Raises the user's Attack and Special Attack by one stage.

26 26 26 23 23 Mega Drain Grass special 15 40 100%

Drains half the damage inflicted to heal the user.

27 27 Knock Off Dark physical 25 65 100%

Target drops its held item.

29 29 29 30 30 Stun Spore Grass status 30 75%

Paralyzes the target.

33 33 Natural Gift Normal physical 15 * 100%

Power and type depend on the held berry.

36 36 Giga Drain Grass special 10 75 100%

Drains half the damage inflicted to heal the user.

33 33 40 40 Ancient Power Rock special 5 60 100%

Has a 10% chance to raise all of the user's stats by one stage.

36 36 33 Knock Off Dark physical 25 65 100%

Target drops its held item.

36 Ancient Power Rock special 5 60 100%

Has a 10% chance to raise all of the user's stats by one stage.

40 40 40 Natural Gift Normal physical 15 * 100%

Power and type depend on the held berry.

43 43 43 43 43 Slam Normal physical 20 80 75%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

47 47 47 46 46 Tickle Normal status 20 100%

Lowers the target's Attack and Defense by one stage.

50 50 50 49 49 Wring Out Normal special 5 * 100%

Power increases against targets with more HP remaining, up to a maximum of 121 power.

50 Grassy Terrain Grass status 10

For five turns, heals all Pokémon on the ground for 1/16 max HP each turn and strengthens their Grass moves to 1.5× their power.

54 54 54 53 53 Power Whip Grass physical 10 120 85%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

57 57 57 56 56 Block Normal status 5

Prevents the target from leaving battle.

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.
Egg, learned by Tangela but not Tangrowth
• • • • • Amnesia Psychic status 20

Raises the user's Special Defense by two stages.

• • • • • Confusion Psychic special 25 50 100%

Has a 10% chance to confuse the target.

• • • • • Endeavor Normal physical 5 * 100%

Lowers the target's HP to equal the user's.

• • • • • Flail Normal physical 15 * 100%

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

• • • Giga Drain Grass special 10 75 100%

Drains half the damage inflicted to heal the user.

• • • • • Leaf Storm Grass special 5 130 90%

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

• • • • • Leech Seed Grass status 10 90%

Seeds the target, stealing HP from it every turn.

• • • • • Mega Drain Grass special 15 40 100%

Drains half the damage inflicted to heal the user.

• • • Natural Gift Normal physical 15 * 100%

Power and type depend on the held berry.

• • • • • Nature Power Normal status 20

Uses a move which depends upon the terrain.

• • • • Power Swap Psychic status 10

User swaps Attack and Special Attack changes with the target.

• • • Rage Powder Bug status 20 2

Redirects the target's single-target effects to the user for this turn.

• • Reflect Psychic status 20

Reduces damage from physical attacks by half.

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.
Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Ancient Power Rock special 5 60 100%

Has a 10% chance to raise all of the user's stats by one stage.

Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Bind Normal physical 20 15 85%

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

Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Block Normal status 5

Prevents the target from leaving battle.

Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Endeavor Normal physical 5 * 100%

Lowers the target's HP to equal the user's.

Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Giga Drain Grass special 10 75 100%

Drains half the damage inflicted to heal the user.

Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Headbutt Normal physical 15 70 100%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.

Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Knock Off Dark physical 25 65 100%

Target drops its held item.

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.

Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Pain Split Normal status 20

Sets the user's and targets's HP to the average of their current HP.

Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Seed Bomb Grass physical 15 80 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

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.

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.

Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Synthesis Grass status 5

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

Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Worry Seed Grass status 10 100%

Changes the target's ability to Insomnia.

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

Badly poisons the target, inflicting more damage every turn.

09 09 Bullet Seed Grass physical 30 25 100%

Hits 2-5 times in one turn.

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 Sunny Day Fire status 5

Changes the weather to sunny for five turns.

15 15 15 15 15 Hyper Beam Normal special 5 150 90%

User foregoes its next turn to recharge.

17 17 17 17 17 Protect Normal status 10 4

Prevents any moves from hitting the user this turn.

19 19 Giga Drain Grass special 10 75 100%

Drains half the damage inflicted to heal the user.

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

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

22 22 22 22 22 Solar Beam Grass special 10 120 100%

Requires a turn to charge before attacking.

26 26 26 26 26 Earthquake Ground physical 10 100 100%

Inflicts regular damage and can hit Dig users.

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

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

31 31 31 31 31 Brick Break Fighting physical 15 75 100%

Destroys Reflect and Light Screen.

32 32 32 32 32 Double Team Normal status 15

Raises the user's evasion by one stage.

33 33 33 33 33 Reflect Psychic status 20

Reduces damage from physical attacks by half.

34 34 Shock Wave Electric special 20 60

Never misses.

36 36 36 36 36 Sludge Bomb Poison special 10 90 100%

Has a 30% chance to poison the target.

39 39 39 39 39 Rock Tomb Rock physical 15 60 95%

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

40 40 40 40 40 Aerial Ace Flying physical 20 60

Never misses.

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

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

43 43 Secret Power Normal physical 20 70 100%

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

44 44 44 44 44 Rest Psychic status 10

User sleeps for two turns, completely healing itself.

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 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.

52 52 52 52 52 Focus Blast Fighting special 5 120 70%

Has a 10% chance to lower the target's Special Defense by one stage.

53 53 53 53 53 Energy Ball Grass special 10 90 100%

Has a 10% chance to lower the target's Special Defense by one stage.

56 56 56 56 56 Fling Dark physical 10 * 100%

Throws held item at the target; power depends on the item.

58 58 Endure Normal status 10 4

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

66 66 66 66 66 Payback Dark physical 10 50 100%

Power is doubled if the target has already moved this turn.

68 68 68 68 68 Giga Impact Normal physical 5 150 90%

User foregoes its next turn to recharge.

70 70 70 70 70 Flash Normal status 20 100%

Lowers the target's accuracy by one stage.

75 75 75 75 75 Swords Dance Normal status 20

Raises the user's Attack by two stages.

77 77 77 77 77 Psych Up Normal status 10

Discards the user's stat changes and copies the target's.

78 78 78 Bulldoze Ground physical 20 60 100%

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

78 78 Captivate Normal status 20 100%

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

80 80 80 80 80 Rock Slide Rock physical 10 75 90%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.

83 Infestation Bug special 20 20 100%

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

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.

84 84 84 84 84 Poison Jab Poison physical 20 80 100%

Has a 30% chance to poison the target.

86 86 86 86 86 Grass Knot Grass special 20 * 100%

Inflicts more damage to heavier targets, with a maximum of 120 power.

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.

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.

94 94 94 Rock Smash Fighting physical 15 40 100%

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

96 Nature Power Normal status 20

Uses a move which depends upon the terrain.

100 Confide Normal status 20

Lowers the target's Special Attack by one stage.

H1 H1 H1 H1 H1 Cut Normal physical 30 50 95%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

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

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

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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