Growlithe

Growlithe is a Fire type Pokémon introduced in Generation 1. It is known as the Puppy Pokémon.

Pokédex entries

Red
Blue
Very protective of its territory. It will bark and bite to repel intruders from its space.
Yellow A POKéMON with a friendly nature. However, it will bark fiercely at anything invading its territory.
Gold It has a brave and trustworthy nature. It fearlessly stands up to bigger and stronger foes.
Silver Extremely loyal, it will fearlessly bark at any opponent to protect its own trainer from harm.
Crystal It controls a big territory. If it detects an unknown smell, it roars loudly to force out the intruder.
Ruby
Sapphire
GROWLITHE has a superb sense of smell. Once it smells anything, this POKéMON won’t forget the scent, no matter what. It uses its advanced olfactory sense to determine the emotions of other living things.
FireRed Very friendly and faithful to people. It will try to repel enemies by barking and biting.
LeafGreen It is very protective of its territory. It will bark and bite to repel intruders from its space.
Emerald Its superb sense of smell ensures that this POKéMON won’t forget any scent, no matter what. It uses its sense of smell to detect the emotions of others.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
A Pokémon with a loyal nature. It will remain motionless until it is given an order by its Trainer.
HeartGold It has a brave and trustworthy nature. It fearlessly stands up to bigger and stronger foes.
SoulSilver Extremely loyal, it will fearlessly bark at any opponent to protect its own Trainer from harm.
Black
White
A Pokémon with a loyal nature. It will remain motionless until it is given an order by its Trainer.
Black 2
White 2
Extremely loyal to its Trainer, it will bark at those who approach the Trainer unexpectedly and run them out of town.
X Very friendly and faithful to people. It will try to repel enemies by barking and biting.
Y It has a brave and trustworthy nature. It fearlessly stands up to bigger and stronger foes.

Evolution chart

Growlithe
#058
Growlithe
Fire

(use Fire Stone)
Arcanine
#059
Arcanine
Fire

Name origin

growl
gruff noise made by dogs
lithe
gracefully slender

Moves learned by Growlithe

Growlithe sprites

Normal
Black/White
Shiny
Black/White
Normal
HG/SS
Shiny
HG/SS
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Where to find Growlithe

Red
Blue
Route 7, 8
Gold
Silver
Route 7, 8, 36, 37
Crystal Route 8, 35, 36, 37
FireRed
LeafGreen
Route 7, 8
Diamond
Pearl
Route 201, 202
Platinum Route 201, 202
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Route 7, 8, 36, 37, 48
Black 2
White 2
Virbank Complex