Squirtle

Squirtle is a Water type Pokémon introduced in Generation 1. It is known as the Tiny Turtle Pokémon.

Pokédex entries

Red
Blue
After birth, its back swells and hardens into a shell. Powerfully sprays foam from its mouth.
Yellow Shoots water at prey while in the water. Withdraws into its shell when in danger.
Gold The shell is soft when it is born. It soon becomes so resilient, prodding fingers will bounce off it.
Silver The shell, which hardens soon after it is born, is resilient. If you poke it, it will bounce back out.
Crystal When it feels threatened, it draws its legs inside its shell and sprays water from its mouth.
Ruby
Sapphire
SQUIRTLE’s shell is not merely used for protection. The shell’s rounded shape and the grooves on its surface help minimize resistance in water, enabling this POKéMON to swim at high speeds.
FireRed When it retracts its long neck into its shell, it squirts out water with vigorous force.
LeafGreen After birth, its back swells and hardens into a shell. It powerfully sprays foam from its mouth.
Emerald Its shell is not just for protection. Its rounded shape and the grooves on its surface minimize resistance in water, enabling SQUIRTLE to swim at high speeds.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
It shelters itself in its shell, then strikes back with spouts of water at every opportunity.
HeartGold The shell is soft when it is born. It soon becomes so resilient, prodding fingers will bounce off it.
SoulSilver The shell, which hardens soon after it is born, is resilient. If you poke it, it will bounce back out.
Black
White
It shelters itself in its shell, then strikes back with spouts of water at every opportunity.
Black 2
White 2
It shelters itself in its shell then strikes back with spouts of water at every opportunity.
X It shelters itself in its shell, then strikes back with spouts of water at every opportunity.
Y Shoots water at prey while in the water. Withdraws into its shell when in danger.

Evolution chart

Squirtle
#007
Squirtle
Water

(Level 16)
Wartortle
#008
Wartortle
Water

(Level 36)
Blastoise
#009
Blastoise
Water

Name origin

squirt
to shoot water
squirrel
rodent with a bushy tail
turtle
water-based reptile

Moves learned by Squirtle

Squirtle sprites

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

Red
Blue
Pallet Town
FireRed
LeafGreen
Pallet Town
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Pallet Town
X
Y
Lumiose City