Palpitoad • Generation VIII Pokédex

Palpitoad
Pokédex Page for Palpitoad

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

Palpitoad

Palpitoad
Sprite of Palpitoad in Pokémon HOME

Palpitoad's Type

WATER
GROUND

Palpitoad's Pokédex #s

National #
536
Galar #
133
Armor #
--
Crown #
--

Palpitoad's Base Stats

HP:
75
Attack:
65
Defense:
55
Sp. Atk:
65
Sp. Def:
55
Speed:
69
Total:
384

Misc. Info

Height:
2'7" (0.8m)
Weight:
37.5 lbs. (17 kg)
Gender Ratio:
Egg Groups:
Water 1
EXP At Lv. 100:
1,059,680
EV Yield:
2 HP
Base EXP:
134
Catch Rate:
120
Base Happiness:
70

Palpitoad's Abilities

Here are what abilities Palpitoad can possibly have, along with their effects.
Swift Swim
Doubles Palpitoad's Speed while the weather is rainy.
Hydration
Heals all major status conditions affecting Palpitoad after each turn while the weather is rainy.
Water Absorb
Water-type moves targeting Palpitoad do no damage, lose their effect, and heal Palpitoad by 25% of its max HP instead.

Weaknesses & Resistances

Below is a list of what Palpitoad's weakness and resistance is to various types.
GRASS
½
FIRE
POISON
ROCK
STEEL
immune
ELECTRIC

Palpitoad's Evolution Line

Below you'll find a list of all Pokémon Palpitoad evolves from or into, along with its evolution method.
Tympole
Tympole
starting form
Palpitoad
Palpitoad
at level 25
Seismitoad
Seismitoad
at level 36

Palpitoad's Moves in Sword & Shield

Below is a list of all of the moves that Palpitoad 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 Palpitoad 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
Echoed Voice
Increases power by 40 each consecutive turn Echoed Voice is used, by Palpitoad or any ally.
NORMAL
SPECIAL
40 100% 15 One Target
1
Growl
Lowers all nearby enemies' Attack by one stage.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- 100% 40 Nearby Enemies
1
Acid
10% chance of lowering all nearby enemies' Sp. Def by one stage.
POISON
SPECIAL
40 100% 30 Nearby Enemies
1
Supersonic
Confuses the target.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- 55% 20 One Target
12
Mud Shot
100% chance of lowering the target's Speed by one stage.
GROUND
SPECIAL
55 95% 15 One Target
16
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
20
Bubble Beam
10% chance of lowering the target's Speed by one stage.
WATER
SPECIAL
65 100% 20 One Target
24
Flail
Does more damage when Palpitoad's HP is low.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
varies 100% 15 One Target
30
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
37
Aqua Ring
Restores 1/16 the user's max HP between turns.
WATER
STATUS
-- -- 20 User
42
Hyper Voice
Damages all nearby enemies.
NORMAL
SPECIAL
90 100% 10 Nearby Enemies
48
Muddy Water
30% chance of lowering all nearby enemies' Accuracy by one stage.
WATER
SPECIAL
90 85% 10 Nearby Enemies
54
Rain Dance
Changes the weather to rainy for 5 turns.
WATER
STATUS
-- -- 5 Entire Field
60
Hydro Pump
Damages the target.
WATER
SPECIAL
110 80% 5 One Target

TM Moves

Here are all of the moves that Palpitoad 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
TM16
Screech
Lowers the target's Defense by two stages.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- 85% 40 One Target
TM21
Rest
Palpitoad restores its HP to full and falls asleep for two turns.
PSYCHIC
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
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 Palpitoad 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
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
TM35
Hail
Changes the weather to hail for 5 turns.
ICE
STATUS
-- -- 10 Entire Field
TM39
Facade
Does double damage if Palpitoad is poisoned, burned, or paralyzed.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
70 100% 20 One Target
TM46
Weather Ball
Doubles its power and changes its type based on the weather condition.
NORMAL
SPECIAL
50 100% 10 One Target
TM52
Bounce
Can't be hit on the first turn, attacks on the second turn. Has a 30% chance of paralyzing the target.
FLYING
PHYSICAL
85 85% 5 One Target
TM53
Mud Shot
100% chance of lowering the target's Speed by one stage.
GROUND
SPECIAL
55 95% 15 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
TM81
Bulldoze
100% chance of lowering all nearby Pokémon's Speed by one stage.
GROUND
PHYSICAL
60 100% 20 All But Self

TR Moves

Here are all of the moves that Palpitoad 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
TR03
Hydro Pump
Damages the target.
WATER
SPECIAL
110 80% 5 One Target
TR04
Surf
Deals extra damage to targets using Dive.
WATER
SPECIAL
90 100% 15 All But Self
TR20
Substitute
Costs 25% of Palpitoad's max HP. Sets up a Substitute to block effects and damage.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TR22
Sludge Bomb
Has a 30% chance to poison the target.
POISON
SPECIAL
90 100% 10 One Target
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 Palpitoad'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
TR42
Hyper Voice
Damages all nearby enemies.
NORMAL
SPECIAL
90 100% 10 Nearby Enemies
TR45
Muddy Water
30% chance of lowering all nearby enemies' Accuracy by one stage.
WATER
SPECIAL
90 85% 10 Nearby Enemies
TR67
Earth Power
10% chance of lowering the target's Sp. Def by one stage.
GROUND
SPECIAL
90 100% 10 One Target
TR72
Power Whip
Damages the target.
GRASS
PHYSICAL
120 85% 10 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
TR78
Sludge Wave
Has a 10% chance to poison all nearby Pokémon.
POISON
SPECIAL
95 100% 10 All But Self
TR84
Scald
Has a 30% chance to burn the target.
WATER
SPECIAL
80 100% 15 One Target
TR91
Venom Drench
Lowers all nearby enemies' Attack, Special Attack, and Speed by one stage if it is poisoned.
POISON
STATUS
-- 100% 20 Nearby Enemies

Egg Moves

Here are all of the moves that Palpitoad 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 Palpitoad.
Move Type Category Power Acc.% PP Target Info
EGG
Water Pulse
Has a 20% chance of confusing the target.
WATER
SPECIAL
60 100% 20 One Target
EGG
Mist
Prevents stats from being lowered for 5 turns.
ICE
STATUS
-- -- 30 User's Field
EGG
Toxic
Badly poisons the target. 100% accuracy if used by a Poison-type Pokémon.
POISON
STATUS
-- 90% 10 One Target
EGG
Mud-Slap
100% chance of lowering the target's Accuracy by one stage.
GROUND
SPECIAL
20 100% 10 One Target

Palpitoad's Detailed Stats

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

By default, the stats you see in the table below show four different possibilities, all assuming Palpitoad 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
135 166 198 229 65
Defense
115 146 178 209 55
Sp. Atk
135 166 198 229 65
Sp. Def
115 146 178 209 55
Speed
143 174 206 237 69
Total
384

Where to Find Palpitoad in Sword & Shield

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

Special Ways to Get Palpitoad

Catchable during Dynamax Adventures in Crown Tundra (DLC), level 65.

Palpitoad in the Wild

Giant's Seat

Overworld Encounters
Normal Weather
Norm.
Overcast
Over.
Raining
Rain
Thunderstorm
Strm.
Intense Sun
Sun
Snowing
Snow
Blizzard
Bliz.
Sandstorm
Sand.
Heavy Fog
Fog
-- -- -- 12% -- -- -- -- --
Lv. 33-38

North Lake Miloch

Overworld Encounters
Normal Weather
Norm.
Overcast
Over.
Raining
Rain
Thunderstorm
Strm.
Intense Sun
Sun
Snowing
Snow
Blizzard
Bliz.
Sandstorm
Sand.
Heavy Fog
Fog
-- -- 50% 60% -- -- -- -- --
Lv. 26-28 Lv. 26-28

Bridge Field

Random Encounters
Normal Weather
Norm.
Overcast
Over.
Raining
Rain
Thunderstorm
Strm.
Intense Sun
Sun
Snowing
Snow
Blizzard
Bliz.
Sandstorm
Sand.
Heavy Fog
Fog
10% 10% 20% 20% 10% 10% 10% 10% 10%
Lv. 26-28 Lv. 26-28 Lv. 26-28 Lv. 26-28 Lv. 26-28 Lv. 26-28 Lv. 26-28 Lv. 26-28 Lv. 26-28

Dusty Bowl

Overworld Encounters
Normal Weather
Norm.
Overcast
Over.
Raining
Rain
Thunderstorm
Strm.
Intense Sun
Sun
Snowing
Snow
Blizzard
Bliz.
Sandstorm
Sand.
Heavy Fog
Fog
-- -- 35% 15% -- -- -- -- --
Lv. 42-47 Lv. 42-47

Giant's Mirror

Overworld Encounters
Normal Weather
Norm.
Overcast
Over.
Raining
Rain
Thunderstorm
Strm.
Intense Sun
Sun
Snowing
Snow
Blizzard
Bliz.
Sandstorm
Sand.
Heavy Fog
Fog
-- -- 35% -- -- -- -- -- --
Lv. 28-30

Hammerlocke Hills

Overworld Encounters
Normal Weather
Norm.
Overcast
Over.
Raining
Rain
Thunderstorm
Strm.
Intense Sun
Sun
Snowing
Snow
Blizzard
Bliz.
Sandstorm
Sand.
Heavy Fog
Fog
-- -- 45% -- -- -- -- -- --
Lv. 29-31

Giant's Cap

Random Encounters
Normal Weather
Norm.
Overcast
Over.
Raining
Rain
Thunderstorm
Strm.
Intense Sun
Sun
Snowing
Snow
Blizzard
Bliz.
Sandstorm
Sand.
Heavy Fog
Fog
-- -- 40% -- -- -- -- -- --
Lv. 26-28

Getting Palpitoad By Evolution

Evolves from Tympole at level 25.

Pokédex Entries for Palpitoad

Generation 8 Pokédex Entries

Sword
It weakens its prey with sound waves intense enough to cause headaches, then entangles them with its sticky tongue.
Shield
On occasion, their cries are sublimely pleasing to the ear. Palpitoad with larger lumps on their bodies can sing with a wider range of sounds.

Generation 6 Pokédex Entries

X Omega Ruby
When they vibrate the bumps on their heads, they can make waves in water or earthquake-like vibrations on land.
Y Alpha Sapphire
It lives in the water and on land. It uses its long, sticky tongue to immobilize its opponents.

Generation 5 Pokédex Entries

Black
When they vibrate the bumps on their heads, they can make waves in water or earthquake-like vibrations on land.
White
It lives in the water and on land. It uses its long, sticky tongue to capture prey.
Black 2 White 2
It lives in the water and on land. It uses its long, sticky tongue to immobilize its opponents.
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