Essentials

Torkoal

Torkoal

Fire

Abilities

White Smoke

Prevents stats from being lowered by other Pokémon.

Hidden Ability

Shell Armor

Protects against critical hits.

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 3
National
324
Hoenn
105 Ruby, Sapphire, Emerald
Mountain Kalos
96 X, Y

Names

Italian
Torkoal
German
Qurtel
Korean
코터스
Spanish
Torkoal
Chinese
煤炭龜
French
Chartor
Japanese
コータス (kootasu)
Official roomaji
Cotoise

Breeding

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

Compatibility

Training

Base EXP
165 Search:
Effort points
  • 2 Defense
Capture rate
90 Search:
Base happiness
70 Search:
Growth rate
medium Search:

Wild held items

Generation 3 nothing
Generation 4 nothing
Generation 5 nothing
Generation 6 nothing

Evolution

Baby Basic Stage 1 Stage 2
Torkoal

Stats

Pctile Min IVs Max IVs
HP
70
57.3 313 344
Attack
85
63.3 238 269
Defense
140
97.3 348 379
Special Attack
85
69.8 238 269
Special Defense
70
53.2 208 239
Speed
20
2.6 108 139
Total
470
58.0

HeartGold, SoulSilver Pokéathlon Performance

★ Minimum; ✯ Base; ☆ Maximum

Speed
★☆
Power
★✯✯✯☆
Skill
★✯☆
Stamina
★★✯✯☆
Jump
★★
Total
7/13/17

Flavor

Flavor Text

Generation 5
Black, White, Black 2, White 2

It burns coal inside its shell for energy. It blows out black soot if it is endangered.

Generation 6
X

You find abandoned coal mines full of them. They dig tirelessly in search of coal.

Y

It burns coal inside its shell for energy. It blows out black soot if it is endangered.

Sprites

Torkoal Torkoal Torkoal Torkoal

Miscellany

Species
Coal Search:
Color
Brown Search:
Cry
Habitat FireRed, LeafGreen
mountain Search:
Footprint
Torkoal
Shape
Mensal Search:

Height

Trainer dude

Torkoal
5

1'7.7"
0.5 m

Weight

Trainer dudette

Torkoal
804

177.3 lb
80.4 kg

Locations

Ruby Ruby
Sapphire Sapphire
Emerald Emerald
Diamond Diamond
Pearl Pearl
Platinum Platinum

Pal Park

Area
Mountain
Score
70
Rate
20

Moves

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

Generation 3 Diamond, Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold, SoulSilver Generation 5 Generation 6 Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Level up: Learned when a Pokémon reaches a certain level.
Inferno Fire special 5 100 50%

Has a 100% chance to burn the target.

Heat Wave Fire special 10 95 90%

Has a 10% chance to burn the target.

Protect Normal status 10 4

Prevents any moves from hitting the user this turn.

Flail Normal physical 15 * 100%

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

Shell Smash Normal status 15

Raises user's Attack, Special Attack, and Speed by two stages. Lower user's Defense and Special Defense by one stage.

Ember Fire special 25 40 100%

Has a 10% chance to burn the target.

4 4 4 4 4 Smog Poison special 20 30 70%

Has a 40% chance to poison the target.

7 7 7 7 Withdraw Water status 40

Raises the user's Defense by one stage.

7 12 12 12 12 Curse Ghost status 10

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

14 Smokescreen Normal status 20 100%

Lowers the target's accuracy by one stage.

17 17 17 17 17 Fire Spin Fire special 15 35 85%

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

20 20 20 20 Smokescreen Normal status 20 100%

Lowers the target's accuracy by one stage.

23 23 23 23 Rapid Spin Normal physical 40 20 100%

Frees the user from binding moves, removes Leech Seed, and blows away Spikes.

20 Body Slam Normal physical 15 85 100%

Has a 30% chance to paralyze the target.

27 Protect Normal status 10 4

Prevents any moves from hitting the user this turn.

30 28 28 28 28 Flamethrower Fire special 15 90 100%

Has a 10% chance to burn the target.

33 33 33 33 Body Slam Normal physical 15 85 100%

Has a 30% chance to paralyze the target.

36 36 36 36 Protect Normal status 10 4

Prevents any moves from hitting the user this turn.

39 39 39 39 Lava Plume Fire special 15 80 100%

Has a 30% chance to burn the target.

33 44 44 44 44 Iron Defense Steel status 15

Raises the user's Defense by two stages.

40 49 49 49 49 Amnesia Psychic status 20

Raises the user's Special Defense by two stages.

43 52 52 52 52 Flail Normal physical 15 * 100%

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

46 55 55 55 55 Heat Wave Fire special 10 95 90%

Has a 10% chance to burn the target.

60 60 Inferno Fire special 5 100 50%

Has a 100% chance to burn the target.

65 65 Shell Smash Normal status 15

Raises user's Attack, Special Attack, and Speed by two stages. Lower user's Defense and Special Defense by one stage.

Generation 3 Diamond, Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold, SoulSilver Generation 5 Generation 6 Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Egg: Appears on a newly-hatched Pokémon, if the father had the same move.
• • Clear Smog Poison special 15 50

Removes all of the target's stat modifiers.

• • Earthquake Ground physical 10 100 100%

Inflicts regular damage and can hit Dig users.

• • • • • Endure Normal status 10 4

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

• • • • • Eruption Fire special 5 150 100%

Inflicts more damage when the user has more HP remaining, with a maximum of 150 power.

• • • • Fissure Ground physical 5 * 30%

Causes a one-hit KO.

• • Flame Burst Fire special 15 70 100%

Deals splash damage to Pokémon next to the target.

• • • Skull Bash Normal physical 10 130 100%

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

• • • • • Sleep Talk Normal status 10

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

• Superpower Fighting physical 5 120 100%

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

• • • • • Yawn Normal status 10

Target sleeps at the end of the next turn.

Generation 3 Diamond, Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold, SoulSilver Generation 5 Generation 6 Move Type Class PP Power Acc Pri Effect
Tutor: Can be taught at any time by an NPC.
Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 After You Normal status 15

Makes the target act next this turn.

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.

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.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Earth Power Ground special 10 90 100%

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

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.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Explosion Normal physical 5 250 100%

User faints.

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.

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.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Iron Defense Steel status 15

Raises the user's Defense by two stages.

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.

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

Copies the target's last used move.

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.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Rock Slide Rock physical 10 75 90%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Rollout Rock physical 20 30 90%

Power doubles every turn this move is used in succession after the first, resetting after five turns.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Self-Destruct Normal physical 5 200 100%

User faints.

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.

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.

Emerald XD FireRed, LeafGreen Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black 2, White 2 Stealth Rock Rock status 20

Causes damage when opposing Pokémon switch in.

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.

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.

Generation 3 Diamond, Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold, SoulSilver Generation 5 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.

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 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.

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 Solar Beam Grass special 10 120 100%

Requires a turn to charge before attacking.

23 23 23 Iron Tail Steel physical 15 100 75%

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

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.

32 32 32 32 32 Double Team Normal status 15

Raises the user's evasion by one stage.

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

Has a 10% chance to burn the target.

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

Has a 30% chance to poison the target.

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

Has a 10% chance to burn the target.

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

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

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

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

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.

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.

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 Overheat Fire special 5 130 90%

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

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 Will-O-Wisp Fire status 15 85%

Burns the target.

64 64 64 64 Explosion Normal physical 5 250 100%

User faints.

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

User foregoes its next turn to recharge.

71 71 71 71 Stone Edge Rock physical 5 100 80%

Has an increased chance for a critical hit.

74 74 74 74 Gyro Ball Steel physical 5 * 100%

Power raises when the user has lower Speed, up to a maximum of 150.

78 78 Bulldoze Ground physical 20 60 100%

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

76 76 Stealth Rock Rock status 20

Causes damage when opposing Pokémon switch in.

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 Rock Slide Rock physical 10 75 90%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.

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.

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 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 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.

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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