Essentials

Torterra

Torterra

Grass Ground

Abilities

Overgrow

Strengthens Grass moves to inflict 1.5× damage at 1/3 max HP or less.

Hidden Ability

Shell Armor

Protects against critical hits.

Damage Taken

  • Bug 2
  • Dark 1
  • Dragon 1
  • Electric 0
  • Fairy 1
  • Fighting 1
  • Fire 2
  • Flying 2
  • Ghost 1
  • Grass 1
  • Ground ½
  • Ice 4
  • Normal 1
  • Poison 1
  • Psychic 1
  • Rock ½
  • Steel 1
  • Water 1

Pokédex Numbers

Introduced in
Generation 4
National
389
Original Sinnoh
3 Diamond, Pearl
Extended Sinnoh
3 Platinum

Names

French
Torterra
Korean
토대부기
Chinese
土台龜
Spanish
Torterra
Italian
Torterra
German
Chelterrar
Japanese
ドダイトス (dodaitosu)
Official roomaji
Dodaitose

Breeding

Gender
⅞ male, ⅛ female Search:
Egg groups
  • Monster
  • Grass
Search:
Hatch counter
20 Search:
Steps to hatch
5355 / 2805

Compatibility

Training

Base EXP
236 Search:
Effort points
  • 2 Attack
  • 1 Defense
Capture rate
45 Search:
Base happiness
70 Search:
Growth rate
medium slow Search:

Wild held items

Generation 4 nothing
Generation 5 nothing
Generation 6 nothing

Evolution

Baby Basic Stage 1 Stage 2
Turtwig Grotle Level up, starting at level 18 Torterra Level up, starting at level 32

Stats

Pctile Min IVs Max IVs
HP
95
86.4 363 394
Attack
109
84.3 286 317
Defense
105
87.0 278 309
Special Attack
75
60.5 218 249
Special Defense
85
72.7 238 269
Speed
56
38.3 180 211
Total
525
81.3

HeartGold, SoulSilver Pokéathlon Performance

★ Minimum; ✯ Base; ☆ Maximum

Speed
★☆
Power
★✯✯✯✯
Skill
★✯✯
Stamina
★★★✯✯
Jump
★★
Total
8/16/17

Flavor

Flavor Text

Generation 5
Black, White, Black 2, White 2

Some Pokémon are born on a Torterra’s back and spend their entire life there.

Sprites

Torterra Torterra Torterra Torterra

Miscellany

Species
Continent Search:
Color
Green Search:
Cry
Footprint
Torterra
Shape
Mensal Search:

Height

Trainer dude

Torterra
22

7'2.6"
2.2 m

Weight

Trainer dudette

Torterra
3100

683.4 lb
310.0 kg

Locations

Pal Park

Area
Forest
Score
90
Rate
3

Moves

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

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

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.
Wood Hammer Grass physical 15 120 100%

User receives 1/3 the damage inflicted in recoil.

Tackle Normal physical 35 50 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

5 Withdraw Water status 40

Raises the user's Defense by one stage.

9 Absorb Grass special 25 20 100%

Drains half the damage inflicted to heal the user.

13 Razor Leaf Grass physical 25 55 95%

Has an increased chance for a critical hit.

5 5 5 Withdraw Water status 40

Raises the user's Defense by one stage.

9 9 9 Absorb Grass special 25 20 100%

Drains half the damage inflicted to heal the user.

13 13 13 Razor Leaf Grass physical 25 55 95%

Has an increased chance for a critical hit.

17 17 17 17 Curse Ghost status 10

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

22 22 22 22 Bite Dark physical 25 60 100%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.

27 27 27 27 Mega Drain Grass special 15 40 100%

Drains half the damage inflicted to heal the user.

32 32 32 32 Earthquake Ground physical 10 100 100%

Inflicts regular damage and can hit Dig users.

33 33 33 33 Leech Seed Grass status 10 90%

Seeds the target, stealing HP from it every turn.

39 39 39 39 Synthesis Grass status 5

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

45 45 45 45 Crunch Dark physical 15 80 100%

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

51 51 51 51 Giga Drain Grass special 10 75 100%

Drains half the damage inflicted to heal the user.

57 57 57 57 Leaf Storm Grass special 5 130 90%

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

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.
Egg, learned by Turtwig but not Torterra
• • • • Amnesia Psychic status 20

Raises the user's Special Defense by two stages.

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

Has a 30% chance to paralyze the target.

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

User receives 1/3 the damage inflicted in recoil.

• • Earth Power Ground special 10 90 100%

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

• 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.

• • • • Growth Normal status 20

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

• • • • Sand Tomb Ground physical 15 35 85%

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

• • • • Seed Bomb Grass physical 15 80 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

• • • Spit Up Normal special 10 * 100%

Power is 100 times the amount of energy Stockpiled.

• • • Stockpile Normal status 20

Stores energy up to three times for use with Spit Up and Swallow.

• • • • Superpower Fighting physical 5 120 100%

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

• • • Swallow Normal status 10

Recovers 1/4 HP after one Stockpile, 1/2 HP after two Stockpiles, or full HP after three Stockpiles.

• • • • Thrash Normal physical 10 120 100%

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

• • • • Tickle Normal status 20 100%

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

• • Wide Guard Rock status 10 3

Prevents any multi-target moves from hitting friendly Pokémon this turn.

• • • • Worry Seed Grass status 10 100%

Changes the target's ability to Insomnia.

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.
Diamond, Pearl Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black, White Black 2, White 2 X, Y Block Normal status 5

Prevents the target from leaving battle.

Diamond, Pearl Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black, White Black 2, White 2 X, Y Earth Power Ground special 10 90 100%

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

Diamond, Pearl Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black, White Black 2, White 2 X, Y Frenzy Plant Grass special 5 150 90%

User foregoes its next turn to recharge.

Diamond, Pearl Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black, White Black 2, White 2 X, Y Giga Drain Grass special 10 75 100%

Drains half the damage inflicted to heal the user.

Diamond, Pearl Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black, White Black 2, White 2 X, Y Grass Pledge Grass special 10 80 100%

With Fire Pledge, damages opposing Pokémon for 1/8 their max HP every turn for four turns.

Diamond, Pearl Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black, White Black 2, White 2 X, Y Headbutt Normal physical 15 70 100%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.

Diamond, Pearl Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black, White Black 2, White 2 X, Y Iron Head Steel physical 15 80 100%

Has a 30% chance to make the target flinch.

Diamond, Pearl Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black, White Black 2, White 2 X, Y Iron Tail Steel physical 15 100 75%

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

Diamond, Pearl Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black, White Black 2, White 2 X, Y Mud-Slap Ground special 10 20 100%

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

Diamond, Pearl Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black, White Black 2, White 2 X, Y Outrage Dragon physical 10 120 100%

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

Diamond, Pearl Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black, White Black 2, White 2 X, Y Seed Bomb Grass physical 15 80 100%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

Diamond, Pearl Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black, White Black 2, White 2 X, Y Sleep Talk Normal status 10

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

Diamond, Pearl Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black, White Black 2, White 2 X, Y Snore Normal special 15 50 100%

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

Diamond, Pearl Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black, White Black 2, White 2 X, Y Stealth Rock Rock status 20

Causes damage when opposing Pokémon switch in.

Diamond, Pearl Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black, White Black 2, White 2 X, Y Superpower Fighting physical 5 120 100%

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

Diamond, Pearl Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black, White Black 2, White 2 X, Y Synthesis Grass status 5

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

Diamond, Pearl Platinum HeartGold, SoulSilver Black, White Black 2, White 2 X, Y Worry Seed Grass status 10 100%

Changes the target's ability to Insomnia.

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.
05 05 05 05 Roar Normal status 20 -6

Immediately ends wild battles. Forces trainers to switch Pokémon.

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 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 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.

16 16 16 16 Light Screen Psychic status 30

Reduces damage from special attacks by 50% for five turns.

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.

20 20 20 20 Safeguard Normal status 25

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

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 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 Return Normal physical 20 * 100%

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

32 32 32 32 Double Team Normal status 15

Raises the user's evasion by one stage.

33 33 33 33 Reflect Psychic status 20

Reduces damage from physical attacks by half.

37 37 37 37 Sandstorm Rock status 10

Changes the weather to a sandstorm for five turns.

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 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 Rest Psychic status 10

User sleeps for two turns, completely healing itself.

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.

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.

58 58 Endure Normal status 10 4

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

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

User foregoes its next turn to recharge.

69 69 69 69 Rock Polish Rock status 20

Raises the user's Speed by two stages.

70 70 70 70 Flash Normal status 20 100%

Lowers the target's accuracy by one stage.

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

Has an increased chance for a critical hit.

75 75 75 75 Swords Dance Normal status 20

Raises the user's Attack by two stages.

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.

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 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.

H1 H1 H1 H1 Cut Normal physical 30 50 95%

Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.

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.

H8 H8 Rock Climb Normal physical 20 90 85%

Has a 20% chance to confuse the target.

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