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Torkoal

Sprite of Torkoal in Pokémon Sword/Shield

Torkoal's Type

FIRE

Torkoal's Pokédex #s

Galar #
300
National #
324

Torkoal's Base Stats

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

Misc. Info

Egg Groups:
Field
EXP At Lv. 100:
1,000,000
EV Yield:
2 Defense

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

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
{notghost}Raises Torkoal's Attack and Defense by one stage, but lowers its Speed by one stage.{/notghost}{ghost}Takes 50% of Torkoal's max HP to curse the last Pokémon to hit it, damaging the last Pokémon to hit it by 1/4 its max HP after each turn.{/ghost}
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 2–5 turns; does 1/16 max HP per 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.
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

Where to Find Torkoal

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.)

Torkoal in the Wild

Galar Route 6

Random Encounters
Any Weather
5% Lv. 28-30

Wild Area: 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

Wild Area: 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

Wild Area: 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

Wild Area: Giant's Cap (2)

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

Wild Area: Giant's Cap (3)

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
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