Turtwig • Generation VIII Pokédex

Turtwig
Pokédex Page for Turtwig

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

Turtwig

Turtwig
Sprite of Turtwig in Pokémon HOME

Turtwig's Type

GRASS

Turtwig's Pokédex #s

National #
387
Sinnoh #
1

Turtwig's Base Stats

HP:
55
Attack:
68
Defense:
64
Sp. Atk:
45
Sp. Def:
55
Speed:
31
Total:
318

Misc. Info

Height:
1'4" (0.4m)
Weight:
22.5 lbs. (10.2 kg)
Gender Ratio:
Egg Groups:
Monster / Grass
EXP At Lv. 100:
1,059,680
EV Yield:
1 Attack
Base EXP:
64
Catch Rate:
45
Base Happiness:
70

Turtwig's Abilities

Here are what abilities Turtwig can possibly have, along with their effects.
Overgrow
Increases the damage of Turtwig's Grass-type moves by 50% when it is at 1/3 or less HP.
Shell Armor
Damaging moves targeting Turtwig cannot inflict critical hits.

Weaknesses & Resistances

Below is a list of what Turtwig's weakness and resistance is to various types.
FIRE
ICE
POISON
FLYING
BUG
½
WATER
ELECTRIC
GRASS
GROUND

Turtwig's Evolution Line

Below you'll find a list of all Pokémon Turtwig evolves from or into, along with its evolution method.
Turtwig
Turtwig
starting form
Grotle
Grotle
at level 18
Torterra
Torterra
at level 32

Turtwig's Moves in Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl

Below is a list of all of the moves that Turtwig can learn, along with what level it learns the move, the TM 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 Turtwig 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
5
Withdraw
Raises Turtwig's Defense by one stage.
WATER
STATUS
-- -- 40 User
6
Leafage
Damages the target.
GRASS
PHYSICAL
40 100% 40 One Target
10
Growth
Raises Turtwig's Attack and Special Attack by one stage, or two stages if the weather is sunny.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 20 User
13
Razor Leaf
Has a higher critical hit rate. (+1 stage.)
GRASS
PHYSICAL
55 95% 25 Nearby Enemies
17
Curse
Raises Turtwig's Attack and Defense by one stage, but lowers its Speed by one stage.
GHOST
STATUS
-- -- 10 Counter
21
Bite
Has a 30% chance of causing the target to flinch.
DARK
PHYSICAL
60 100% 25 One Target
25
Mega Drain
Heals Turtwig by half the damage dealt.
GRASS
SPECIAL
40 100% 15 One Target
29
Leech Seed
Leeches the target by 1/8 its max HP each turn and heals Turtwig by that much.
GRASS
STATUS
-- 90% 10 One Target
33
Synthesis
Heals 1/2 of Turtwig's max HP. 1/4 in bad weather or 2/3 while sunny.
GRASS
STATUS
-- -- 5 User
37
Crunch
20% chance of lowering the target's Defense by one stage.
DARK
PHYSICAL
80 100% 15 One Target
41
Giga Drain
Heals Turtwig by half the damage dealt.
GRASS
SPECIAL
75 100% 10 One Target
45
Leaf Storm
Lowers Turtwig's Special Attack by two stages.
GRASS
SPECIAL
130 90% 5 One Target

TM Moves

Here are all of the moves that Turtwig 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
TM09
Bullet Seed
Hits the target two to five times in a row.
GRASS
PHYSICAL
25 100% 30 One Target
TM10
Work Up
Raises Turtwig's Attack and Special Attack by one stage.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 30 User
TM11
Sunny Day
Changes the weather to sunny for 5 turns.
FIRE
STATUS
-- -- 5 Entire Field
TM16
Light Screen
Reduces damage from Special-based moves for 5 turns.
PSYCHIC
STATUS
-- -- 30 User's Field
TM17
Protect
Protects Turtwig from attacks for a turn. Low chance of working on consecutive turns.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TM19
Giga Drain
Heals Turtwig by half the damage dealt.
GRASS
SPECIAL
75 100% 10 One Target
TM20
Safeguard
Protects your team from status conditions for the next 5 turns.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 25 User's Field
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
TM32
Double Team
Raises Turtwig's Evasion by one stage.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 15 User
TM33
Reflect
Reduces damage from Physical-based moves for 5 turns.
PSYCHIC
STATUS
-- -- 20 User's Field
TM42
Facade
Does double damage if Turtwig is poisoned, burned, or paralyzed.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
70 100% 20 One Target
TM44
Rest
Turtwig 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
TM53
Energy Ball
10% chance of lowering the target's Sp. Def by one stage.
GRASS
SPECIAL
90 100% 10 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
TM70
Flash
Lowers the target's Accuracy by one stage.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- 100% 20 One Target
TM75
Swords Dance
Raises Turtwig's Attack by two stages.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 20 User
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
TM82
Sleep Talk
Can only be used while asleep. Uses one of Turtwig's moves at random.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TM86
Grass Knot
Does more damage depending on how heavy the target is.
GRASS
SPECIAL
varies 100% 20 One Target
TM87
Swagger
Raises the target's Attack by two stages and confuses it.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- 85% 15 One Target
TM90
Substitute
Costs 25% of Turtwig's max HP. Sets up a Substitute to block effects and damage.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
TM93
Cut
Damages the target.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
50 95% 30 One Target
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
TM100
Rock Climb
Has a 20% chance of confusing the target.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
90 85% 20 One Target

Egg Moves

Here are all of the moves that Turtwig 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 Turtwig.
Move Type Category Power Acc.% PP Target Info
EGG
Worry Seed
Changes the target's ability to Insomnia until the target switches out.
GRASS
STATUS
-- 100% 10 One Target
EGG
Growth
Raises Turtwig's Attack and Special Attack by one stage, or two stages if the weather is sunny.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 20 User
EGG
Tickle
Lowers the target's Attack and Defense by one stage.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- 100% 20 One Target
EGG
Body Slam
Has a 30% chance to paralyze the target.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
85 100% 15 One Target
EGG
Double-Edge
Turtwig takes 33% of Double-Edge's damage as recoil damage.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
120 100% 15 One Target
EGG
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
EGG
Seed Bomb
Damages the target.
GRASS
PHYSICAL
80 100% 15 One Target
EGG
Thrash
Confuses Turtwig after 2–3 turns.
NORMAL
PHYSICAL
120 100% 10 Random Enemy
EGG
Amnesia
Raises Turtwig's Special Defense by two stages.
PSYCHIC
STATUS
-- -- 20 User
EGG
Superpower
Lowers Turtwig's Attack and Defense by one stage.
FIGHTING
PHYSICAL
120 100% 5 One Target
EGG
Stockpile
Raises Turtwig's Defense and Special Defense by one stage and adds +1 to the Stockpile counter, up to 3.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 20 User
EGG
Swallow
Heals HP based on the Stockpile counter, then resets it to 0.
NORMAL
STATUS
-- -- 10 User
EGG
Spit Up
Hits for 100 power for each Stockpile counter. Resets Stockpile counter to 0.
NORMAL
SPECIAL
varies 100% 10 One Target
EGG
Earth Power
10% chance of lowering the target's Sp. Def by one stage.
GROUND
SPECIAL
90 100% 10 One Target
EGG
Wide Guard
Protects your team from moves that hit multiple targets for the turn.
ROCK
STATUS
-- -- 10 User's Field
EGG
Grassy Terrain
Activates Grassy Terrain for 5 turns, which heals non-airborne Pokémon for 1/16 max HP each turn and powers up Grass-type moves by 50%.
GRASS
STATUS
-- -- 10 Entire Field
EGG
Heavy Slam
Power ranges from 40–120 based on Turtwig's weight vs. the target's weight.
STEEL
PHYSICAL
varies 100% 10 One Target

Turtwig's Detailed Stats

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

By default, the stats you see in the table below show four different possibilities, all assuming Turtwig 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
220 251 283 314 55
Attack
141 172 204 235 68
Defense
133 164 196 227 64
Sp. Atk
95 126 158 189 45
Sp. Def
115 146 178 209 55
Speed
67 98 130 161 31
Total
318

Where to Find Turtwig in Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl

Location information on where to find Turtwig 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 Turtwig

Generation 6 Pokédex Entries

X Omega Ruby
Photosynthesis occurs across its body under the sun. The shell on its back is actually hardened soil.
Y Alpha Sapphire
It undertakes photosynthesis with its body, making oxygen. The leaf on its head wilts if it is thirsty.

Generation 5 Pokédex Entries

Black White Black 2 White 2
The shell on its back is made of soil. On a very healthy Turtwig, the shell should feel moist.

Generation 4 Pokédex Entries

Diamond
Made from soil, the shell on its back hardens when it drinks water. It lives along lakes.
Pearl
It undertakes photosynthesis with its body, making oxygen. The leaf on its head wilts if it is thirsty.
Platinum
The shell on its back is made of soil. On a very healthy TURTWIG, the shell should feel moist.
HeartGold SoulSilver
Photosynthesis occurs across its body under the sun. The shell on its back is actually hardened soil.
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