Torkoal • Generation VIII Pokédex

Torkoal
Pokédex Page for Torkoal

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

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Torkoal

Torkoal
Sprite of Torkoal in Pokémon HOME

Torkoal's Type

FIRE

Torkoal's Pokédex #s

National #
324
Galar #
300
Armor #
173
Crown #
--

Torkoal's Base Stats

HP:
70
Attack:
85
Defense:
140
Sp. Atk:
85
Sp. Def:
70
Speed:
20
Total:
470

Misc. Info

Height:
1'8" (0.5m)
Weight:
177.3 lbs. (80.4 kg)
Gender Ratio:
Egg Groups:
Field
EXP At Lv. 100:
1,000,000
EV Yield:
2 Defense
Base EXP:
165
Catch Rate:
90
Base Happiness:
70

Torkoal's Abilities

Here are what abilities Torkoal can possibly have, along with their effects.
White Smoke
Prevents Torkoal's stats from being lowered by other Pokémon.
Drought
Changes the weather to Sunny for five turns when Torkoal is sent out in battle.
Shell Armor
Damaging moves targeting Torkoal cannot inflict critical hits.

Weaknesses & Resistances

Below is a list of what Torkoal's weakness and resistance is to various types.
WATER
GROUND
ROCK
½
FIRE
GRASS
ICE
BUG
STEEL
FAIRY

Torkoal's Evolution Line

Torkoal does not evolve into any other known or available Pokémon.

Torkoal's Moves in Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl

Below is a list of all of the moves that Torkoal 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 Torkoal 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
Smog
Has a 40% chance to poison the target.
POISON
SPECIAL
30 70% 20 One Target
1
Ember
Has a 10% chance to burn the target.
FIRE
SPECIAL
40 100% 25 One Target
4
Withdraw
Raises Torkoal's Defense by one stage.
WATER
STATUS
-- -- 40 User
8
Rapid Spin
Does damage and removes entry hazards such as Spikes, Stealth Rock, etc.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
50 100% 40 One Target
12
Smokescreen
Lowers the target's Accuracy by one stage.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- 100% 20 One Target
16
Clear Smog
Removes any stat modifiers on the target.
POISON
SPECIAL
50 -- 15 One Target
20
Flame Wheel
10% chance of burning the target. Thaws out instantly if Torkoal is frozen.
FIRE
PHYSICAL
60 100% 25 One Target
24
Protect
Protects Torkoal from attacks for a turn. Low chance of working on consecutive turns.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
28
Lava Plume
Has a 30% chance to burn all nearby Pokémon.
FIRE
SPECIAL
80 100% 15 All But Self
32
Body Slam
Has a 30% chance to paralyze the target.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
85 100% 15 One Target
36
Iron Defense
Raises Torkoal's Defense by two stages.
STEEL
STATUS
-- -- 15 User
40
Flamethrower
Has a 10% chance to burn the target.
FIRE
SPECIAL
90 100% 15 One Target
44
Curse
Raises Torkoal's Attack and Defense by one stage, but lowers its Speed by one stage.
GHOST
STATUS
-- -- 10 Counter
48
Heat Wave
Has a 10% chance to burn all nearby enemies.
FIRE
SPECIAL
95 90% 10 Nearby Enemies
52
Amnesia
Raises Torkoal's Special Defense by two stages.
PSYCHIC
STATUS
-- -- 20 User
56
Inferno
Has a 100% chance to burn the target.
FIRE
SPECIAL
100 50% 5 One Target
60
Shell Smash
Raises Torkoal's Attack, Special Attack, and Speed by two stages. Lowers Torkoal's Defense and Special Defense by one stage.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 15 User
64
Eruption
Does weaker damage based on how low Torkoal's HP is compared to its max.
FIRE
SPECIAL
150 100% 5 Nearby Enemies

TM Moves

Here are all of the moves that Torkoal 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
TM09
Giga Impact
Requires a turn to recharge (unless it misses).
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
150 90% 5 One Target
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
TM13
Fire Spin
Traps the target for 4–5 turns, preventing them from switching or fleeing and also doing 1/8 max HP after every turn.
FIRE
SPECIAL
35 85% 15 One Target
TM20
Self-Destruct
Torkoal is knocked out after using Self-Destruct.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
200 100% 5 All But Self
TM21
Rest
Torkoal 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 Torkoal from attacks for a turn. Low chance of working on consecutive turns.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TM31
Attract
Infatuates Pokémon of the opposite gender.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- 100% 15 One Target
TM34
Sunny Day
Changes the weather to sunny for 5 turns.
FIRE
STATUS
-- -- 5 Entire Field
TM38
Will-O-Wisp
Burns the target.
FIRE
STATUS
-- 85% 15 One Target
TM39
Facade
Does double damage if Torkoal 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
TM48
Rock Tomb
100% chance of lowering the target's Speed by one stage.
ROCK
PHYSICAL
60 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
TM98
Stomping Tantrum
Power is doubled if Torkoal missed the target last turn.
GROUND
PHYSICAL
75 100% 10 One Target

TR Moves

Here are all of the moves that Torkoal 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
TR02
Flamethrower
Has a 10% chance to burn the target.
FIRE
SPECIAL
90 100% 15 One Target
TR10
Earthquake
Does double damage against targets using Dig.
GROUND
PHYSICAL
100 100% 10 All But Self
TR15
Fire Blast
Has a 10% chance to burn the target.
FIRE
SPECIAL
110 85% 5 One Target
TR17
Amnesia
Raises Torkoal's Special Defense by two stages.
PSYCHIC
STATUS
-- -- 20 User
TR20
Substitute
Costs 25% of Torkoal'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 Torkoal'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
TR36
Heat Wave
Has a 10% chance to burn all nearby enemies.
FIRE
SPECIAL
95 90% 10 Nearby Enemies
TR39
Superpower
Lowers Torkoal's Attack and Defense by one stage.
FIGHTING
PHYSICAL
120 100% 5 One Target
TR43
Overheat
Lowers Torkoal's Special Attack by two stages.
FIRE
SPECIAL
130 90% 5 One Target
TR46
Iron Defense
Raises Torkoal's Defense by two stages.
STEEL
STATUS
-- -- 15 User
TR52
Gyro Ball
Does more damage based on how much lower Torkoal's Speed is compared to the target's.
STEEL
PHYSICAL
varies 100% 5 One Target
TR67
Earth Power
10% chance of lowering the target's Sp. Def by one stage.
GROUND
SPECIAL
90 100% 10 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
TR88
Heat Crash
Power ranges from 40–120 based on Torkoal's weight vs. the target's weight.
FIRE
PHYSICAL
varies 100% 10 One Target
TR99
Body Press
Does more damage based on how high Torkoal's Defense stat is.
FIGHTING
PHYSICAL
80 100% 10 One Target

Egg Moves

Here are all of the moves that Torkoal 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 Torkoal.
Move Type Category Power Acc.% PP Target Info
EGG
Yawn
Makes the target fall asleep at the end of the next turn.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 One Target
EGG
Fissure
Knocks out the target. Fails against higher-level Pokémon.
GROUND
PHYSICAL
varies 30% 5 One Target
EGG
Skull Bash
Raises Torkoal's Defense by one stage. Charges for a turn, attacks on second turn.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
130 100% 10 One Target
EGG
Flail
Does more damage when Torkoal's HP is low.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
varies 100% 15 One Target
EGG
Ancient Power
Has a 10% chance of raising Torkoal's Attack, Defense, Sp. Atk, Sp. Def, and Speed by one stage.
ROCK
SPECIAL
60 100% 5 One Target

Move Tutor Moves

Here are all of the moves that Torkoal can learn from Move Tutors. Most of these require the Expansion Pass and can be found in the Isle of Armor's Dojo, costing some Armorite Ore to teach. However, there are a few moves that can be taught aside from this.
Move Type Category Power Acc.% PP Target Info
TUTOR
Burning Jealousy
Burns all targets that had their stats raised during this turn.
FIRE
SPECIAL
70 100% 5 Nearby Enemies
TUTOR
Scorching Sands
Has a 30% chance to burn the target.
GROUND
SPECIAL
70 100% 10 One Target

Level Up Moves

Here are all of the moves Torkoal 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
Smog
Has a 40% chance to poison the target.
POISON
SPECIAL
30 70% 20 One Target
1
Ember
Has a 10% chance to burn the target.
FIRE
SPECIAL
40 100% 25 One Target
4
Withdraw
Raises Torkoal's Defense by one stage.
WATER
STATUS
-- -- 40 User
8
Rapid Spin
Does damage and removes entry hazards such as Spikes, Stealth Rock, etc.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
50 100% 40 One Target
12
Smokescreen
Lowers the target's Accuracy by one stage.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- 100% 20 One Target
16
Clear Smog
Removes any stat modifiers on the target.
POISON
SPECIAL
50 -- 15 One Target
20
Flame Wheel
10% chance of burning the target. Thaws out instantly if Torkoal is frozen.
FIRE
PHYSICAL
60 100% 25 One Target
24
Protect
Protects Torkoal from attacks for a turn. Low chance of working on consecutive turns.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
28
Lava Plume
Has a 30% chance to burn all nearby Pokémon.
FIRE
SPECIAL
80 100% 15 All But Self
32
Body Slam
Has a 30% chance to paralyze the target.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
85 100% 15 One Target
36
Iron Defense
Raises Torkoal's Defense by two stages.
STEEL
STATUS
-- -- 15 User
40
Flamethrower
Has a 10% chance to burn the target.
FIRE
SPECIAL
90 100% 15 One Target
44
Curse
Raises Torkoal's Attack and Defense by one stage, but lowers its Speed by one stage.
GHOST
STATUS
-- -- 10 Counter
48
Heat Wave
Has a 10% chance to burn all nearby enemies.
FIRE
SPECIAL
95 90% 10 Nearby Enemies
52
Amnesia
Raises Torkoal's Special Defense by two stages.
PSYCHIC
STATUS
-- -- 20 User
56
Inferno
Has a 100% chance to burn the target.
FIRE
SPECIAL
100 50% 5 One Target
60
Shell Smash
Raises Torkoal's Attack, Special Attack, and Speed by two stages. Lowers Torkoal's Defense and Special Defense by one stage.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 15 User
64
Eruption
Does weaker damage based on how low Torkoal's HP is compared to its max.
FIRE
SPECIAL
150 100% 5 Nearby Enemies

TM Moves

Here are all of the moves that Torkoal 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
TM15
Hyper Beam
Requires a turn to recharge (unless it misses).
NORMAL
SPECIAL
150 90% 5 One Target
TM17
Protect
Protects Torkoal from attacks for a turn. Low chance of working on consecutive turns.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
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
TM26
Earthquake
Does double damage against targets using Dig.
GROUND
PHYSICAL
100 100% 10 All But Self
TM32
Double Team
Raises Torkoal's Evasion by one stage.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 15 User
TM35
Flamethrower
Has a 10% chance to burn the target.
FIRE
SPECIAL
90 100% 15 One Target
TM36
Sludge Bomb
Has a 30% chance to poison the target.
POISON
SPECIAL
90 100% 10 One Target
TM38
Fire Blast
Has a 10% chance to burn the target.
FIRE
SPECIAL
110 85% 5 One Target
TM39
Rock Tomb
100% chance of lowering the target's Speed by one stage.
ROCK
PHYSICAL
60 95% 15 One Target
TM42
Facade
Does double damage if Torkoal is poisoned, burned, or paralyzed.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
70 100% 20 One Target
TM44
Rest
Torkoal 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
TM50
Overheat
Lowers Torkoal's Special Attack by two stages.
FIRE
SPECIAL
130 90% 5 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
TM61
Will-O-Wisp
Burns the target.
FIRE
STATUS
-- 85% 15 One Target
TM64
Explosion
Torkoal is knocked out after using Explosion.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
250 100% 5 All But Self
TM68
Giga Impact
Requires a turn to recharge (unless it misses).
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
150 90% 5 One Target
TM71
Stone Edge
Has a higher critical hit rate. (+1 stage.)
ROCK
PHYSICAL
100 80% 5 One Target
TM74
Gyro Ball
Does more damage based on how much lower Torkoal's Speed is compared to the target's.
STEEL
PHYSICAL
varies 100% 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
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 Torkoal'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 Torkoal's max HP. Sets up a Substitute to block effects and damage.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
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

Egg Moves

Here are all of the moves that Torkoal 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 Torkoal.
Move Type Category Power Acc.% PP Target Info
EGG
Yawn
Makes the target fall asleep at the end of the next turn.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 One Target
EGG
Fissure
Knocks out the target. Fails against higher-level Pokémon.
GROUND
PHYSICAL
varies 30% 5 One Target
EGG
Skull Bash
Raises Torkoal's Defense by one stage. Charges for a turn, attacks on second turn.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
130 100% 10 One Target
EGG
Flail
Does more damage when Torkoal's HP is low.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
varies 100% 15 One Target
EGG
Ancient Power
Has a 10% chance of raising Torkoal's Attack, Defense, Sp. Atk, Sp. Def, and Speed by one stage.
ROCK
SPECIAL
60 100% 5 One Target
EGG
Eruption
Does weaker damage based on how low Torkoal's HP is compared to its max.
FIRE
SPECIAL
150 100% 5 Nearby Enemies
EGG
Clear Smog
Removes any stat modifiers on the target.
POISON
SPECIAL
50 -- 15 One Target
EGG
Superpower
Lowers Torkoal's Attack and Defense by one stage.
FIGHTING
PHYSICAL
120 100% 5 One Target

Torkoal's Detailed Stats

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

By default, the stats you see in the table below show four different possibilities, all assuming Torkoal 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
250 281 313 344 70
Attack
175 206 238 269 85
Defense
285 316 348 379 140
Sp. Atk
175 206 238 269 85
Sp. Def
145 176 208 239 70
Speed
45 76 108 139 20
Total
470

Where to Find Torkoal in Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl

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

Special Ways to Get Torkoal

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

Torkoal in the Wild

Galar Route 6

Random Encounters
Any Weather
5% Lv. 28-30

Motostoke Riverbank

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

Giant's Mirror

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

Giant's Cap

Overworld Encounters
Normal Weather
Norm.
Overcast
Over.
Raining
Rain
Thunderstorm
Strm.
Intense Sun
Sun
Snowing
Snow
Blizzard
Bliz.
Sandstorm
Sand.
Heavy Fog
Fog
-- -- -- -- 10% -- -- -- --
Lv. 28-30

Giant's Cap (Northwest Grass)

Overworld Encounters
Normal Weather
Norm.
Overcast
Over.
Raining
Rain
Thunderstorm
Strm.
Intense Sun
Sun
Snowing
Snow
Blizzard
Bliz.
Sandstorm
Sand.
Heavy Fog
Fog
-- -- -- -- 10% -- -- -- --
Lv. 28-30

Giant's Cap (Atop Cliffs)

Overworld Encounters
Normal Weather
Norm.
Overcast
Over.
Raining
Rain
Thunderstorm
Strm.
Intense Sun
Sun
Snowing
Snow
Blizzard
Bliz.
Sandstorm
Sand.
Heavy Fog
Fog
-- -- -- -- 10% -- -- -- --
Lv. 29-32

Warm-up Tunnel

Overworld Encounters
Normal Weather
Norm.
Overcast
Over.
Raining
Rain
Thunderstorm
Strm.
Intense Sun
Sun
Snowing
Snow
Blizzard
Bliz.
Sandstorm
Sand.
Heavy Fog
Fog
5% 5% 5% 5% 5% 5% 5% 5% 5%
Lv. 16-21 Lv. 16-21 Lv. 16-21 Lv. 16-21 Lv. 16-21 Lv. 16-21 Lv. 16-21 Lv. 16-21 Lv. 16-21

Potbottom Desert

Overworld Encounters
Normal Weather
Norm.
Overcast
Over.
Raining
Rain
Thunderstorm
Strm.
Intense Sun
Sun
Snowing
Snow
Blizzard
Bliz.
Sandstorm
Sand.
Heavy Fog
Fog
5% 5% 5% 5% 5% 5% 5% 5% 5%
Lv. 19-24 Lv. 19-24 Lv. 19-24 Lv. 19-24 Lv. 19-24 Lv. 19-24 Lv. 19-24 Lv. 19-24 Lv. 19-24
Location information on where to find Torkoal 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 Torkoal

Generation 8 Pokédex Entries

Sword
It burns coal inside its shell for energy. It blows out black soot if it is endangered.
Shield
You find abandoned coal mines full of them. They dig tirelessly in search of coal.

Generation 7 Pokédex Entries

Sun
Coal is the source of Torkoal's energy. Large amounts of coal can be found in the mountains where they live.
Moon
If the fire burning within its shell goes out, it will die. Those who wish to raise one in their home must always keep something flammable at hand.
Ultra Sun
You can tell how it's feeling by the smoke spouting from its shell. Tremendous velocity is a sign of good health.
Ultra Moon
It burns coal to produce energy. When it has burned through all of its coal, it becomes unable to move.

Generation 6 Pokédex Entries

X
You find abandoned coal mines full of them. They dig tirelessly in search of coal.
Y
It burns coal inside its shell for energy. It blows out black soot if it is endangered.
Omega Ruby
Torkoal digs through mountains in search of coal. If it finds some, it fills hollow spaces on its shell with the coal and burns it. If it is attacked, this Pokémon spouts thick black smoke to beat a retreat.
Alpha Sapphire
Torkoal generates energy by burning coal. It grows weaker as the fire dies down. When it is preparing for battle, this Pokémon burns more coal.

Generation 5 Pokédex Entries

Black White Black 2 White 2
It burns coal inside its shell for energy. It blows out black soot if it is endangered.

Generation 4 Pokédex Entries

Diamond Pearl Platinum
It burns coal inside its shell for energy. It blows out black soot if it is endangered.
HeartGold SoulSilver
You find abandoned coal mines full of them. They dig tirelessly in search of coal.

Generation 3 Pokédex Entries

Ruby
TORKOAL digs through mountains in search of coal. If it finds some, it fills hollow spaces on its shell with the coal and burns it. If it is attacked, this POKéMON spouts thick black smoke to beat a retreat.
Sapphire
TORKOAL generates energy by burning coal. It grows weaker as the fire dies down. When it is preparing for battle, this POKéMON burns more coal.
Emerald
It battles using energy it gets from burning coal. When loosing smoke from its nostrils, it lets off a sound that is similar to a locomotive's horn.
FireRed LeafGreen
It burns coal inside its shell. If it is attacked, it belches thick, black smoke and flees.
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