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Lotad

Lotad

Lotad's Type

WATER
GRASS

Lotad's Pokédex #s

Galar #
36
National #
270

Lotad's Base Stats

HP:
40
Attack:
30
Defense:
30
Sp. Atk:
40
Sp. Def:
50
Speed:
30
Total:
220

Misc. Info

Egg Groups:
Water 1 / Grass
EXP At Lv. 100:
1,059,860
EV Yield:
1 Sp. Def

Lotad's Abilities

Here are what abilities Lotad can possibly have, along with their effects.
Swift Swim
Doubles Lotad's Speed while the weather is rainy.
Rain Dish
Heals 1/16 of the user's HP after each turn while the weather is rainy.
Own Tempo
Lotad cannot become confused.

Weaknesses & Resistances

Below is a list of what Lotad's weakness and resistance is to various types.
POISON
FLYING
BUG
½
GROUND
STEEL
¼
WATER

Lotad's Evolution Line

Below you'll find a list of all Pokémon Lotad evolves from or into, along with its evolution method.
Lotad
Lotad
starting form
Lombre
Lombre
at level 14
Ludicolo
Ludicolo
use Water Stone

Lotad's Moves

Below is a list of all of the moves that Lotad 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 Lotad 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
Astonish
Has a 30% chance of causing the target to flinch.
GHOST
PHYSICAL
30 100% 15 One Target
1
Growl
Lowers all nearby enemies' Attack by one stage.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- 100% 40 Nearby Enemies
3
Absorb
Heals Lotad by half the damage dealt.
GRASS
SPECIAL
20 100% 25 One Target
6
Water Gun
Damages the target.
WATER
SPECIAL
40 100% 25 One Target
9
Mist
Prevents stats from being lowered for 5 turns.
ICE
STATUS
-- -- 30 User's Field
12
Mega Drain
Heals Lotad by half the damage dealt.
GRASS
SPECIAL
40 100% 15 One Target
16
Flail
Does more damage when Lotad's HP is low.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
varies 100% 15 One Target
20
Bubble Beam
10% chance of lowering the target's Speed by one stage.
WATER
SPECIAL
65 100% 20 One Target
24
Nature Power
Changes to a different move based on the battle terrain.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 20 One Target
28
Giga Drain
Heals Lotad by half the damage dealt.
GRASS
SPECIAL
75 100% 10 One Target
33
Rain Dance
Changes the weather to rainy for 5 turns.
WATER
STATUS
-- -- 5 Entire Field
38
Zen Headbutt
Has a 20% chance of causing the target to flinch.
PSYCHIC
PHYSICAL
80 90% 15 One Target
43
Energy Ball
10% chance of lowering the target's Sp. Def by one stage.
GRASS
SPECIAL
90 100% 10 One Target

TM Moves

Here are all of the moves that Lotad 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
TM11
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
TM21
Rest
Lotad restores its HP to full and falls asleep for two turns.
PSYCHIC
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TM23
Thief
Damages the target and steals its held item.
DARK
PHYSICAL
60 100% 25 One Target
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 Lotad from attacks for a turn. Low chance of working on consecutive turns.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TM27
Icy Wind
100% chance of lowering all nearby enemies' Speed by one stage.
ICE
SPECIAL
55 95% 15 Nearby Enemies
TM28
Giga Drain
Heals Lotad by half the damage dealt.
GRASS
SPECIAL
75 100% 10 One Target
TM31
Attract
Infatuates Pokémon of the opposite gender.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- 100% 15 One Target
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
TM35
Hail
Changes the weather to hail for 5 turns.
ICE
STATUS
-- -- 10 Entire Field
TM36
Whirlpool
Traps the target for 2–5 turns; does 1/16 max HP per turn. Deals extra damage to targets using Dive.
WATER
SPECIAL
35 85% 15 One Target
TM39
Facade
Does double damage if Lotad is poisoned, burned, or paralyzed.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
70 100% 20 One Target
TM50
Bullet Seed
Hits the target two to five times in a row.
GRASS
PHYSICAL
25 100% 30 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

TR Moves

Here are all of the moves that Lotad can learn via TR (Technical Record). These moves can be taught only once per TR, but TRs can be obtained in the Wild Area.
TR Move Type Category Power Acc.% PP Target Info
TR00
Swords Dance
Raises Lotad's Attack by two stages.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 20 User
TR01
Body Slam
Has a 30% chance to paralyze the target.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
85 100% 15 One Target
TR04
Surf
Deals extra damage to targets using Dive.
WATER
SPECIAL
90 100% 15 All But Self
TR05
Ice Beam
Has a 10% chance to freeze the target.
ICE
SPECIAL
90 100% 10 One Target
TR06
Blizzard
Has a 10% chance to freeze all nearby enemies. 100% accuracy while it is hailing.
ICE
SPECIAL
110 70% 5 Nearby Enemies
TR20
Substitute
Costs 25% of Lotad's max HP. Sets up a Substitute to block effects and damage.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
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 Lotad's moves at random.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
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
TR59
Seed Bomb
Damages the target.
GRASS
PHYSICAL
80 100% 15 One Target
TR65
Energy Ball
10% chance of lowering the target's Sp. Def by one stage.
GRASS
SPECIAL
90 100% 10 One Target
TR69
Zen Headbutt
Has a 20% chance of causing the target to flinch.
PSYCHIC
PHYSICAL
80 90% 15 One Target
TR77
Grass Knot
Does more damage depending on how heavy the target is.
GRASS
SPECIAL
varies 100% 20 One Target
TR84
Scald
Has a 30% chance to burn the target.
WATER
SPECIAL
80 100% 15 One Target

Egg Moves

Here are all of the moves that Lotad can learn as Egg Moves. In the case of evolved Pokémon, it shows what Egg Moves it can learn in its lowest evolutionary stage.
Move Type Category Power Acc.% PP Target Info
EGG
Synthesis
Heals 50% of Lotad's HP. 25% in bad weather or 100% while sunny.
GRASS
STATUS
-- -- 5 User
EGG
Razor Leaf
Has a higher critical hit rate. (+1 stage.)
GRASS
PHYSICAL
55 95% 25 Nearby Enemies
EGG
Sweet Scent
Lowers all nearby enemies' Evasion by one stage.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- 100% 20 Nearby Enemies
EGG
Leech Seed
Leeches the target by 1/8 its max HP each turn and heals Lotad by that much.
GRASS
STATUS
-- 90% 10 One Target
EGG
Tickle
Lowers the target's Attack and Defense by one stage.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- 100% 20 One Target
EGG
Counter
Counters Physical-based damage received this turn.
FIGHTING
PHYSICAL
varies 100% 20 Counter
EGG
Teeter Dance
Confuses all other Pokémon on the field.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- 100% 20 All But Self

Where to Find Lotad

If you're looking for where to find Lotad, 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 Lotad in Pokémon Sword & Shield. (Currently the encounters do not show most "strong" static encounters or Max Raid Battles.)
Exclusive to Pokémon Shield

Lotad 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.

Lotad in the Wild

Galar Route 2

Random Encounters
Any Weather
Shield
20%
Lv. 4-6

Galar Route 2: Secret Area

Random Encounters
Any Weather
Shield
20%
Lv. 37-40

Wild Area: Rolling Fields

Random Encounters
Normal Weather
Norm.
Overcast
Over.
Raining
Rain
Thunderstorm
Strm.
Intense Sun
Sun
Snowing
Snow
Blizzard
Bliz.
Sandstorm
Sand.
Heavy Fog
Fog
-- --
Shield
40%
-- -- -- -- -- --
Lv. 7-9

Wild Area: Dappled Grove

Random Encounters
Normal Weather
Norm.
Overcast
Over.
Raining
Rain
Thunderstorm
Strm.
Intense Sun
Sun
Snowing
Snow
Blizzard
Bliz.
Sandstorm
Sand.
Heavy Fog
Fog
Shield
40%
Shield
20%
Shield
20%
Shield
20%
-- -- -- --
Shield
35%
Lv. 11-15 Lv. 11-15 Lv. 11-15 Lv. 11-15 Lv. 11-15

Wild Area: West Lake Axewell

Overworld Encounters
Normal Weather
Norm.
Overcast
Over.
Raining
Rain
Thunderstorm
Strm.
Intense Sun
Sun
Snowing
Snow
Blizzard
Bliz.
Sandstorm
Sand.
Heavy Fog
Fog
--
Shield
60%
-- -- -- -- -- -- --
Lv. 8-14
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