Larvitar • Generation VIII Pokédex

Larvitar
Pokédex Page for Larvitar

This is the Marriland Pokédex page for Larvitar, showing its information and moves in Pokémon Sword & Shield as well as Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl.

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Larvitar

Larvitar
Sprite of Larvitar in Pokémon HOME

Larvitar's Type

ROCK
GROUND

Larvitar's Pokédex #s

National #
246
Galar #
383
Armor #
--
Crown #
139

Larvitar's Base Stats

HP:
50
Attack:
64
Defense:
50
Sp. Atk:
45
Sp. Def:
50
Speed:
41
Total:
300

Misc. Info

Height:
2'0" (0.6m)
Weight:
158.7 lbs. (72 kg)
Gender Ratio:
Egg Groups:
Monster
EXP At Lv. 100:
1,250,000
EV Yield:
1 Attack
Base EXP:
60
Catch Rate:
45
Base Happiness:
35

Larvitar's Abilities

Here are what abilities Larvitar can possibly have, along with their effects.
Guts
Raises Larvitar's Attack by 50% while it is asleep, burned, paralyzed, or poisoned, and ignores the Attack reduction of burn.
Sand Veil
Raises Larvitar's base evasion by 25% in a sandstorm. Prevents sandstorm damage to Larvitar.

Weaknesses & Resistances

Below is a list of what Larvitar's weakness and resistance is to various types.
WATER
GRASS
ICE
FIGHTING
GROUND
STEEL
½
NORMAL
FIRE
FLYING
ROCK
¼
POISON
immune
ELECTRIC

Larvitar's Evolution Line

Below you'll find a list of all Pokémon Larvitar evolves from or into, along with its evolution method.
Larvitar
Larvitar
starting form
Pupitar
Pupitar
at level 30
Tyranitar
Tyranitar
at level 55

Larvitar's Moves in Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl

Below is a list of all of the moves that Larvitar can learn, along with what level it learns the move, the TM or TR 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 Larvitar 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
Leer
Lowers all nearby enemies' Defense by one stage.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- 100% 30 Nearby Enemies
3
Rock Throw
Damages the target.
ROCK
PHYSICAL
50 90% 15 One Target
6
Payback
Does double damage if Larvitar attacks after the target.
DARK
PHYSICAL
50 100% 10 One Target
9
Bite
Has a 30% chance of causing the target to flinch.
DARK
PHYSICAL
60 100% 25 One Target
12
Scary Face
Lowers the target's Speed by two stages.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- 100% 10 One Target
15
Rock Slide
Has a 30% chance of causing all nearby enemies to flinch.
ROCK
PHYSICAL
75 90% 10 Nearby Enemies
18
Stomping Tantrum
Power is doubled if Larvitar missed the target last turn.
GROUND
PHYSICAL
75 100% 10 One Target
21
Screech
Lowers the target's Defense by two stages.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- 85% 40 One Target
24
Dark Pulse
Has a 20% chance of causing the target to flinch.
DARK
SPECIAL
80 100% 15 One Target
27
Crunch
20% chance of lowering the target's Defense by one stage.
DARK
PHYSICAL
80 100% 15 One Target
31
Earthquake
Does double damage against targets using Dig.
GROUND
PHYSICAL
100 100% 10 All But Self
33
Stone Edge
Has a higher critical hit rate. (+1 stage.)
ROCK
PHYSICAL
100 80% 5 One Target
36
Thrash
Confuses Larvitar after 2–3 turns.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
120 100% 10 Random Enemy
39
Sandstorm
Changes the weather to a sandstorm for 5 turns.
ROCK
STATUS
-- -- 10 Entire Field
42
Hyper Beam
Requires a turn to recharge (unless it misses).
NORMAL
SPECIAL
150 90% 5 One Target

TM Moves

Here are all of the moves that Larvitar can learn via TM (Technical Machine). These moves can be taught an unlimited number of times once the TM is obtained.
TM Move Type Category Power Acc.% PP Target Info
TM08
Hyper Beam
Requires a turn to recharge (unless it misses).
NORMAL
SPECIAL
150 90% 5 One Target
TM15
Dig
Can't be hit on the first turn, attacks on the second turn.
GROUND
PHYSICAL
80 100% 10 One Target
TM16
Screech
Lowers the target's Defense by two stages.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- 85% 40 One Target
TM21
Rest
Larvitar restores its HP to full and falls asleep for two turns.
PSYCHIC
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TM22
Rock Slide
Has a 30% chance of causing all nearby enemies to flinch.
ROCK
PHYSICAL
75 90% 10 Nearby Enemies
TM24
Snore
Can only be used while asleep. 30% chance of making the target flinch.
NORMAL
SPECIAL
50 100% 15 One Target
TM25
Protect
Protects Larvitar from attacks for a turn. Low chance of working on consecutive turns.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TM26
Scary Face
Lowers the target's Speed by two stages.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- 100% 10 One Target
TM31
Attract
Infatuates Pokémon of the opposite gender.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- 100% 15 One Target
TM32
Sandstorm
Changes the weather to a sandstorm for 5 turns.
ROCK
STATUS
-- -- 10 Entire Field
TM33
Rain Dance
Changes the weather to rainy for 5 turns.
WATER
STATUS
-- -- 5 Entire Field
TM34
Sunny Day
Changes the weather to sunny for 5 turns.
FIRE
STATUS
-- -- 5 Entire Field
TM39
Facade
Does double damage if Larvitar is poisoned, burned, or paralyzed.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
70 100% 20 One Target
TM43
Brick Break
Breaks the opponent's Light Screen or Reflect.
FIGHTING
PHYSICAL
75 100% 15 One Target
TM48
Rock Tomb
100% chance of lowering the target's Speed by one stage.
ROCK
PHYSICAL
60 95% 15 One Target
TM49
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
TM57
Payback
Does double damage if Larvitar attacks after the target.
DARK
PHYSICAL
50 100% 10 One Target
TM58
Assurance
Does double damage if the target was already damaged this turn.
DARK
PHYSICAL
60 100% 10 One Target
TM76
Round
Deals double damage if Round has already been used and causes any other Pokémon using Round to use it immediately afterward.
NORMAL
SPECIAL
60 100% 15 One Target
TM79
Retaliate
Damage is doubled if one of your Pokémon fainted during the previous turn.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
70 100% 5 One Target
TM81
Bulldoze
100% chance of lowering all nearby Pokémon's Speed by one stage.
GROUND
PHYSICAL
60 100% 20 All But Self
TM85
Snarl
100% chance of lowering all nearby enemies' Sp. Atk by one stage.
DARK
SPECIAL
55 95% 15 Nearby Enemies
TM98
Stomping Tantrum
Power is doubled if Larvitar missed the target last turn.
GROUND
PHYSICAL
75 100% 10 One Target

TR Moves

Here are all of the moves that Larvitar can learn via TR (Technical Record). These moves can be taught only once per TR, but TRs can be obtained in the Wild Area and other locations.
TR Move Type Category Power Acc.% PP Target Info
TR01
Body Slam
Has a 30% chance to paralyze the target.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
85 100% 15 One Target
TR10
Earthquake
Does double damage against targets using Dig.
GROUND
PHYSICAL
100 100% 10 All But Self
TR13
Focus Energy
Raises critical hit rate by two stages.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 30 User
TR20
Substitute
Costs 25% of Larvitar's max HP. Sets up a Substitute to block effects and damage.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TR24
Outrage
Confuses Larvitar after 2–3 turns.
DRAGON
PHYSICAL
120 100% 10 Random Enemy
TR26
Endure
Will survive any hit with at least 1 HP left this turn. 50% chance of working on consecutive turns.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TR27
Sleep Talk
Can only be used while asleep. Uses one of Larvitar's moves at random.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TR31
Iron Tail
30% chance of lowering the target's Defense by one stage.
STEEL
PHYSICAL
100 75% 15 One Target
TR32
Crunch
20% chance of lowering the target's Defense by one stage.
DARK
PHYSICAL
80 100% 15 One Target
TR35
Uproar
Lose control for up to 5 turns. While the Uproar is active, no Pokémon can be asleep.
NORMAL
SPECIAL
90 100% 10 Random Enemy
TR37
Taunt
Prevents the target from using Status moves for the next few turns.
DARK
STATUS
-- 100% 20 One Target
TR39
Superpower
Lowers Larvitar's Attack and Defense by one stage.
FIGHTING
PHYSICAL
120 100% 5 One Target
TR45
Muddy Water
30% chance of lowering all nearby enemies' Accuracy by one stage.
WATER
SPECIAL
90 85% 10 Nearby Enemies
TR46
Iron Defense
Raises Larvitar's Defense by two stages.
STEEL
STATUS
-- -- 15 User
TR51
Dragon Dance
Raises Larvitar's Attack and Speed by one stage.
DRAGON
STATUS
-- -- 20 User
TR58
Dark Pulse
Has a 20% chance of causing the target to flinch.
DARK
SPECIAL
80 100% 15 One Target
TR67
Earth Power
10% chance of lowering the target's Sp. Def by one stage.
GROUND
SPECIAL
90 100% 10 One Target
TR74
Iron Head
Has a 30% chance of causing the target to flinch.
STEEL
PHYSICAL
80 100% 15 One Target
TR75
Stone Edge
Has a higher critical hit rate. (+1 stage.)
ROCK
PHYSICAL
100 80% 5 One Target
TR76
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

Egg Moves

Here are all of the moves that Larvitar 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 Larvitar.
Move Type Category Power Acc.% PP Target Info
EGG
Stomp
30% chance of making the target flinch. Does double damage against targets that used Minimize.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
65 100% 20 One Target
EGG
Ancient Power
Has a 10% chance of raising Larvitar's Attack, Defense, Sp. Atk, Sp. Def, and Speed by one stage.
ROCK
SPECIAL
60 100% 5 One Target
EGG
Curse
Raises Larvitar's Attack and Defense by one stage, but lowers its Speed by one stage.
GHOST
STATUS
-- -- 10 Counter

Level Up Moves

Here are all of the moves Larvitar 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
Leer
Lowers all nearby enemies' Defense by one stage.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- 100% 30 Nearby Enemies
3
Rock Throw
Damages the target.
ROCK
PHYSICAL
50 90% 15 One Target
6
Payback
Does double damage if Larvitar attacks after the target.
DARK
PHYSICAL
50 100% 10 One Target
9
Bite
Has a 30% chance of causing the target to flinch.
DARK
PHYSICAL
60 100% 25 One Target
12
Scary Face
Lowers the target's Speed by two stages.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- 100% 10 One Target
15
Rock Slide
Has a 30% chance of causing all nearby enemies to flinch.
ROCK
PHYSICAL
75 90% 10 Nearby Enemies
18
Stomping Tantrum
Power is doubled if Larvitar missed the target last turn.
GROUND
PHYSICAL
75 100% 10 One Target
21
Screech
Lowers the target's Defense by two stages.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- 85% 40 One Target
24
Dark Pulse
Has a 20% chance of causing the target to flinch.
DARK
SPECIAL
80 100% 15 One Target
27
Crunch
20% chance of lowering the target's Defense by one stage.
DARK
PHYSICAL
80 100% 15 One Target
31
Earthquake
Does double damage against targets using Dig.
GROUND
PHYSICAL
100 100% 10 All But Self
33
Stone Edge
Has a higher critical hit rate. (+1 stage.)
ROCK
PHYSICAL
100 80% 5 One Target
36
Thrash
Confuses Larvitar after 2–3 turns.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
120 100% 10 Random Enemy
39
Sandstorm
Changes the weather to a sandstorm for 5 turns.
ROCK
STATUS
-- -- 10 Entire Field
42
Hyper Beam
Requires a turn to recharge (unless it misses).
NORMAL
SPECIAL
150 90% 5 One Target

TM Moves

Here are all of the moves that Larvitar 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
TM11
Sunny Day
Changes the weather to sunny for 5 turns.
FIRE
STATUS
-- -- 5 Entire Field
TM12
Taunt
Prevents the target from using Status moves for the next few turns.
DARK
STATUS
-- 100% 20 One Target
TM15
Hyper Beam
Requires a turn to recharge (unless it misses).
NORMAL
SPECIAL
150 90% 5 One Target
TM17
Protect
Protects Larvitar from attacks for a turn. Low chance of working on consecutive turns.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TM18
Rain Dance
Changes the weather to rainy for 5 turns.
WATER
STATUS
-- -- 5 Entire Field
TM23
Iron Tail
30% chance of lowering the target's Defense by one stage.
STEEL
PHYSICAL
100 75% 15 One Target
TM26
Earthquake
Does double damage against targets using Dig.
GROUND
PHYSICAL
100 100% 10 All But Self
TM28
Dig
Can't be hit on the first turn, attacks on the second turn.
GROUND
PHYSICAL
80 100% 10 One Target
TM31
Brick Break
Breaks the opponent's Light Screen or Reflect.
FIGHTING
PHYSICAL
75 100% 15 One Target
TM32
Double Team
Raises Larvitar's Evasion by one stage.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 15 User
TM37
Sandstorm
Changes the weather to a sandstorm for 5 turns.
ROCK
STATUS
-- -- 10 Entire Field
TM39
Rock Tomb
100% chance of lowering the target's Speed by one stage.
ROCK
PHYSICAL
60 95% 15 One Target
TM41
Torment
Prevents the target from using the same move twice in a row.
DARK
STATUS
-- 100% 15 One Target
TM42
Facade
Does double damage if Larvitar is poisoned, burned, or paralyzed.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
70 100% 20 One Target
TM44
Rest
Larvitar 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
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
TM66
Payback
Does double damage if Larvitar attacks after the target.
DARK
PHYSICAL
50 100% 10 One Target
TM69
Rock Polish
Raises Larvitar's Speed by two stages.
ROCK
STATUS
-- -- 20 User
TM71
Stone Edge
Has a higher critical hit rate. (+1 stage.)
ROCK
PHYSICAL
100 80% 5 One Target
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
TM78
Snarl
100% chance of lowering all nearby enemies' Sp. Atk by one stage.
DARK
SPECIAL
55 95% 15 Nearby Enemies
TM79
Dark Pulse
Has a 20% chance of causing the target to flinch.
DARK
SPECIAL
80 100% 15 One Target
TM80
Rock Slide
Has a 30% chance of causing all nearby enemies to flinch.
ROCK
PHYSICAL
75 90% 10 Nearby Enemies
TM82
Sleep Talk
Can only be used while asleep. Uses one of Larvitar's moves at random.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TM83
Bulldoze
100% chance of lowering all nearby Pokémon's Speed by one stage.
GROUND
PHYSICAL
60 100% 20 All But Self
TM87
Swagger
Raises the target's Attack by two stages and confuses it.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- 85% 15 One Target
TM90
Substitute
Costs 25% of Larvitar's max HP. Sets up a Substitute to block effects and damage.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TM98
Rock Smash
50% chance of lowering the target's Defense by one stage.
FIGHTING
PHYSICAL
40 100% 15 One Target

Egg Moves

Here are all of the moves that Larvitar 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 Larvitar.
Move Type Category Power Acc.% PP Target Info
EGG
Stomp
30% chance of making the target flinch. Does double damage against targets that used Minimize.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
65 100% 20 One Target
EGG
Ancient Power
Has a 10% chance of raising Larvitar's Attack, Defense, Sp. Atk, Sp. Def, and Speed by one stage.
ROCK
SPECIAL
60 100% 5 One Target
EGG
Curse
Raises Larvitar's Attack and Defense by one stage, but lowers its Speed by one stage.
GHOST
STATUS
-- -- 10 Counter
EGG
Outrage
Confuses Larvitar after 2–3 turns.
DRAGON
PHYSICAL
120 100% 10 Random Enemy
EGG
Focus Energy
Raises critical hit rate by two stages.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 30 User
EGG
Dragon Dance
Raises Larvitar's Attack and Speed by one stage.
DRAGON
STATUS
-- -- 20 User
EGG
Iron Defense
Raises Larvitar's Defense by two stages.
STEEL
STATUS
-- -- 15 User
EGG
Assurance
Does double damage if the target was already damaged this turn.
DARK
PHYSICAL
60 100% 10 One Target
EGG
Iron Head
Has a 30% chance of causing the target to flinch.
STEEL
PHYSICAL
80 100% 15 One Target

Larvitar's Detailed Stats

Below you'll find a more detailed table containing Larvitar'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 Larvitar's Nature.

By default, the stats you see in the table below show four different possibilities, all assuming Larvitar 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
210 241 273 304 50
Attack
133 164 196 227 64
Defense
105 136 168 199 50
Sp. Atk
95 126 158 189 45
Sp. Def
105 136 168 199 50
Speed
87 118 150 181 41
Total
300

Where to Find Larvitar in Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl

If you're looking for where to find Larvitar, you'll find the various methods listed down below, along with any notes or special locations. This should help you figure out how to get Larvitar in Pokémon Sword & Shield. (Currently this does not show most "strong" static encounters or Max Raid Battles.)
Exclusive to Pokémon Shield

Larvitar is exclusive to Pokémon Shield, so if you are playing Pokémon Sword, you will need to trade with someone playing Pokémon Shield in order to obtain it for your Pokédex.

Larvitar in the Wild

Lake of Outrage

Random Encounters
Normal Weather
Norm.
Overcast
Over.
Raining
Rain
Thunderstorm
Strm.
Intense Sun
Sun
Snowing
Snow
Blizzard
Bliz.
Sandstorm
Sand.
Heavy Fog
Fog
--
Shield
5%
-- --
Shield
5%
-- -- -- --
Lv. 50-52 Lv. 50-52

Roaring-Sea Caves

Overworld Encounters
Any Weather
Shield
10%
Lv. 60-65
Location information on where to find Larvitar 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 Larvitar

Generation 8 Pokédex Entries

Sword
Born deep underground, it comes aboveground and becomes a pupa once it has finished eating the surrounding soil.
Shield
It feeds on soil. After it has eaten a large mountain, it will fall asleep so it can grow.

Generation 7 Pokédex Entries

Ultra Sun
Born underground, it eats its way through dirt to the surface, where its parents are. It doesn't deal well with the bright light it finds there.
Ultra Moon
Raised on nutrients it finds in the dirt, it eats roughly a mountain's worth of dirt before it becomes a pupa.

Generation 6 Pokédex Entries

X
It feeds on soil. After it has eaten a large mountain, it falls asleep so it can grow.
Y
Born deep underground, it comes aboveground and becomes a pupa once it has finished eating the surrounding soil.
Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire
Larvitar is born deep under the ground. To come up to the surface, this Pokémon must eat its way through the soil above. Until it does so, Larvitar cannot see its parents.

Generation 5 Pokédex Entries

Black White
A Pokémon that eats soil. Once it has eaten a large mountain, it goes to sleep so it can grow.
Black 2 White 2
Born deep underground, it comes aboveground and becomes a pupa once it has finished eating the surrounding soil.

Generation 4 Pokédex Entries

Diamond Pearl Platinum
A Pokémon that eats soil. Once it has eaten a large mountain, it goes to sleep so it can grow.
HeartGold
It feeds on soil. After it has eaten a large mountain, it falls asleep so it can grow.
SoulSilver
It is born deep underground. It can't emerge until it has entirely consumed the soil around it.

Generation 3 Pokédex Entries

Ruby Sapphire
LARVITAR is born deep under the ground. To come up to the surface, this POKéMON must eat its way through the soil above. Until it does so, LARVITAR cannot see its parent's face.
Emerald
A LARVITAR is born deep under the ground. It must eat its way through the soil above and reach the surface for it to see its parents' faces.
FireRed
It is born deep underground. It can't emerge until it has entirely consumed the soil around it.
LeafGreen
It feeds on soil. After it has eaten a large mountain, it will fall asleep so it can grow.

Generation 2 Pokédex Entries

Gold
It feeds on soil. After it has eaten a large mountain, it will fall asleep so it can grow.
Silver
It is born deep underground. It can't emerge until it has entirely consumed the soil around it.
Crystal
Born deep under­ ground, this POKéMON becomes a pupa after eating enough dirt to make a mountain.
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