Torkoal

Torkoal is a Fire type Pokémon introduced in Generation 3. It is known as the Coal Pokémon.

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.
FireRed
LeafGreen
It burns coal inside its shell. If it is attacked, it belches thick, black smoke and flees.
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.
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.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
It burns coal inside its shell for energy. It blows out black soot if it is endangered.
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.

Evolution chart

  • Torkoal does not evolve.

Name origin

tortoise
large reptile with a protective shell
coal
black substance used as fuel

Moves learned by Torkoal

Torkoal sprites

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

Ruby
Sapphire
Fiery Path
Emerald Fiery Path, Magma Hideout
Diamond
Pearl
Route 227, Stark Mountain
Platinum Route 227, Stark Mountain
X
Y
Route 18 (Vallée Étroite Way)
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Fiery Path