Grotle • Generation VIII Pokédex

Grotle
Pokédex Page for Grotle

This is the Marriland Pokédex page for Grotle, showing its information and moves in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl. Grotle is not available in Pokémon Sword or Shield and cannot be used in or sent to those versions.

Grotle

Grotle
Sprite of Grotle in Pokémon HOME

Grotle's Type

GRASS

Grotle's Pokédex #s

National #
388
Sinnoh #
2

Grotle's Base Stats

HP:
75
Attack:
89
Defense:
85
Sp. Atk:
55
Sp. Def:
65
Speed:
36
Total:
405

Misc. Info

Height:
3'7" (1.1m)
Weight:
213.8 lbs. (97 kg)
Gender Ratio:
Egg Groups:
Monster / Grass
EXP At Lv. 100:
1,059,680
EV Yield:
1 Attack, 1 Defense
Base EXP:
142
Catch Rate:
45
Base Happiness:
70

Grotle's Abilities

Here are what abilities Grotle can possibly have, along with their effects.
Overgrow
Increases the damage of Grotle's Grass-type moves by 50% when it is at 1/3 or less HP.
Shell Armor
Damaging moves targeting Grotle cannot inflict critical hits.

Weaknesses & Resistances

Below is a list of what Grotle's weakness and resistance is to various types.
FIRE
ICE
POISON
FLYING
BUG
½
WATER
ELECTRIC
GRASS
GROUND

Grotle's Evolution Line

Below you'll find a list of all Pokémon Grotle evolves from or into, along with its evolution method.
Turtwig
Turtwig
starting form
Grotle
Grotle
at level 18
Torterra
Torterra
at level 32

Grotle's Moves in Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl

Below is a list of all of the moves that Grotle can learn, along with what level it learns the move, the TM number, and what egg moves it can learn, if any. Hover over a move (desktop/laptop) or click the ? button next to the move (mobile/tablet) to find out more about the move.

Level Up Moves

Here are all of the moves Grotle learns via level up. Anything marked "Evo." means it learns it upon evolving. If the level is 1, it can be relearned at a Pokémon Center.
Lv. Move Type Category Power Acc.% PP Target Info
1
Tackle
Damages the target.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
40 100% 35 One Target
1
Withdraw
Raises Grotle's Defense by one stage.
WATER
STATUS
-- -- 40 User
1
Absorb
Heals Grotle by half the damage dealt.
GRASS
SPECIAL
20 100% 25 One Target
5
Withdraw
Raises Grotle's Defense by one stage.
WATER
STATUS
-- -- 40 User
6
Leafage
Damages the target.
GRASS
PHYSICAL
40 100% 40 One Target
10
Growth
Raises Grotle's Attack and Special Attack by one stage, or two stages if the weather is sunny.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 20 User
13
Razor Leaf
Has a higher critical hit rate. (+1 stage.)
GRASS
PHYSICAL
55 95% 25 Nearby Enemies
17
Curse
Raises Grotle's Attack and Defense by one stage, but lowers its Speed by one stage.
GHOST
STATUS
-- -- 10 Counter
22
Bite
Has a 30% chance of causing the target to flinch.
DARK
PHYSICAL
60 100% 25 One Target
27
Mega Drain
Heals Grotle by half the damage dealt.
GRASS
SPECIAL
40 100% 15 One Target
32
Leech Seed
Leeches the target by 1/8 its max HP each turn and heals Grotle by that much.
GRASS
STATUS
-- 90% 10 One Target
37
Synthesis
Heals 1/2 of Grotle's max HP. 1/4 in bad weather or 2/3 while sunny.
GRASS
STATUS
-- -- 5 User
42
Crunch
20% chance of lowering the target's Defense by one stage.
DARK
PHYSICAL
80 100% 15 One Target
47
Giga Drain
Heals Grotle by half the damage dealt.
GRASS
SPECIAL
75 100% 10 One Target
52
Leaf Storm
Lowers Grotle's Special Attack by two stages.
GRASS
SPECIAL
130 90% 5 One Target

TM Moves

Here are all of the moves that Grotle can learn via TM (Technical Machine). These moves can be taught once per use of the TM.
TM Move Type Category Power Acc.% PP Target Info
TM09
Bullet Seed
Hits the target two to five times in a row.
GRASS
PHYSICAL
25 100% 30 One Target
TM10
Work Up
Raises Grotle's Attack and Special Attack by one stage.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 30 User
TM11
Sunny Day
Changes the weather to sunny for 5 turns.
FIRE
STATUS
-- -- 5 Entire Field
TM16
Light Screen
Reduces damage from Special-based moves for 5 turns.
PSYCHIC
STATUS
-- -- 30 User's Field
TM17
Protect
Protects Grotle from attacks for a turn. Low chance of working on consecutive turns.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TM19
Giga Drain
Heals Grotle by half the damage dealt.
GRASS
SPECIAL
75 100% 10 One Target
TM20
Safeguard
Protects your team from status conditions for the next 5 turns.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 25 User's Field
TM22
Solar Beam
Charges for a turn, attacks on the second turn. No charge time in the sun; half damage in the rain.
GRASS
SPECIAL
120 100% 10 One Target
TM23
Iron Tail
30% chance of lowering the target's Defense by one stage.
STEEL
PHYSICAL
100 75% 15 One Target
TM32
Double Team
Raises Grotle's Evasion by one stage.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 15 User
TM33
Reflect
Reduces damage from Physical-based moves for 5 turns.
PSYCHIC
STATUS
-- -- 20 User's Field
TM42
Facade
Does double damage if Grotle is poisoned, burned, or paralyzed.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
70 100% 20 One Target
TM44
Rest
Grotle restores its HP to full and falls asleep for two turns.
PSYCHIC
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TM45
Attract
Infatuates Pokémon of the opposite gender.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- 100% 15 One Target
TM53
Energy Ball
10% chance of lowering the target's Sp. Def by one stage.
GRASS
SPECIAL
90 100% 10 One Target
TM58
Endure
Will survive any hit with at least 1 HP left this turn. 50% chance of working on consecutive turns.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TM70
Flash
Lowers the target's Accuracy by one stage.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- 100% 20 One Target
TM75
Swords Dance
Raises Grotle's Attack by two stages.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 20 User
TM76
Stealth Rock
Sets floating rocks on the enemy's field. Does 1/8 max HP to enemies that switch in. Weakness/resistance to Rock affects this damage.
ROCK
STATUS
-- -- 20 Enemy Field
TM82
Sleep Talk
Can only be used while asleep. Uses one of Grotle's moves at random.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TM86
Grass Knot
Does more damage depending on how heavy the target is.
GRASS
SPECIAL
varies 100% 20 One Target
TM87
Swagger
Raises the target's Attack by two stages and confuses it.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- 85% 15 One Target
TM90
Substitute
Costs 25% of Grotle's max HP. Sets up a Substitute to block effects and damage.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TM93
Cut
Damages the target.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
50 95% 30 One Target
TM96
Strength
Damages the target.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
80 100% 15 One Target
TM98
Rock Smash
50% chance of lowering the target's Defense by one stage.
FIGHTING
PHYSICAL
40 100% 15 One Target
TM100
Rock Climb
Has a 20% chance of confusing the target.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
90 85% 20 One Target

Egg Moves

Here are all of the moves that Grotle can learn as Egg Moves. In the case of evolved Pokémon, it shows what Egg Moves it can learn in its lowest evolutionary stage. Click the word EGG to find compatible breeding Pokémon to get that Egg Move onto Grotle.
Move Type Category Power Acc.% PP Target Info
EGG
Worry Seed
Changes the target's ability to Insomnia until the target switches out.
GRASS
STATUS
-- 100% 10 One Target
EGG
Growth
Raises Grotle's Attack and Special Attack by one stage, or two stages if the weather is sunny.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 20 User
EGG
Tickle
Lowers the target's Attack and Defense by one stage.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- 100% 20 One Target
EGG
Body Slam
Has a 30% chance to paralyze the target.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
85 100% 15 One Target
EGG
Double-Edge
Grotle takes 33% of Double-Edge's damage as recoil damage.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
120 100% 15 One Target
EGG
Sand Tomb
Traps the target for 4–5 turns, preventing them from switching or fleeing and also doing 1/8 max HP after every turn.
GROUND
PHYSICAL
35 85% 15 One Target
EGG
Seed Bomb
Damages the target.
GRASS
PHYSICAL
80 100% 15 One Target
EGG
Thrash
Confuses Grotle after 2–3 turns.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
120 100% 10 Random Enemy
EGG
Amnesia
Raises Grotle's Special Defense by two stages.
PSYCHIC
STATUS
-- -- 20 User
EGG
Superpower
Lowers Grotle's Attack and Defense by one stage.
FIGHTING
PHYSICAL
120 100% 5 One Target
EGG
Stockpile
Raises Grotle's Defense and Special Defense by one stage and adds +1 to the Stockpile counter, up to 3.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 20 User
EGG
Swallow
Heals HP based on the Stockpile counter, then resets it to 0.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
EGG
Spit Up
Hits for 100 power for each Stockpile counter. Resets Stockpile counter to 0.
NORMAL
SPECIAL
varies 100% 10 One Target
EGG
Earth Power
10% chance of lowering the target's Sp. Def by one stage.
GROUND
SPECIAL
90 100% 10 One Target
EGG
Wide Guard
Protects your team from moves that hit multiple targets for the turn.
ROCK
STATUS
-- -- 10 User's Field
EGG
Grassy Terrain
Activates Grassy Terrain for 5 turns, which heals non-airborne Pokémon for 1/16 max HP each turn and powers up Grass-type moves by 50%.
GRASS
STATUS
-- -- 10 Entire Field
EGG
Heavy Slam
Power ranges from 40–120 based on Grotle's weight vs. the target's weight.
STEEL
PHYSICAL
varies 100% 10 One Target

Grotle's Detailed Stats

Below you'll find a more detailed table containing Grotle's calculated stats, which are the stats that you actually see displayed in game. These are affected by a variety of things, such as level, Effort Values (EVs), Individual Values (IVs), and Grotle's Nature.

By default, the stats you see in the table below show four different possibilities, all assuming Grotle is level 100: its stats with 0 EVs, 252+ (max) EVs, 0 IVs, and 31 (max) IVs. Nature is not shown by default, so its maximum is 10% higher than shown here, and minium 10% lower.
Stats at
level 100
0 EVs 252+ EVs Base Stat
Min Max Min Max
HP
260 291 323 354 75
Attack
183 214 246 277 89
Defense
175 206 238 269 85
Sp. Atk
115 146 178 209 55
Sp. Def
135 166 198 229 65
Speed
77 108 140 171 36
Total
405

Where to Find Grotle in Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl

Location information on where to find Grotle in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl will be coming to the Marriland Pokédex in a future update! Thank you for your patience!

Pokédex Entries for Grotle

Generation 6 Pokédex Entries

X Omega Ruby
It lives along water in forests. In the daytime, it leaves the forest to sunbathe its treed shell.
Y Alpha Sapphire
It knows where pure water wells up. It carries fellow Pokémon there on its back.

Generation 5 Pokédex Entries

Black White Black 2 White 2
It knows where pure water wells up. It carries fellow Pokémon there on its back.

Generation 4 Pokédex Entries

Diamond
It lives along water in forests. In the daytime, it leaves the forest to sunbathe its treed shell.
Pearl
The shell is hardened soil. Some Pokémon come to peck the berries growing on the trees on its back.
Platinum
It knows where pure water wells up. It carries fellow Pokémon there on its back.
HeartGold SoulSilver
A GROTLE that lives in the forest is said to have its own secret springwater.
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