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.
Omega 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.
Alpha 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.
Sun Coal is the source of Torkoal’s energy. Large amounts of coal can be found in the mountains where they live.
Moon If the fire burning within its shell goes out, it will die. Those who wish to raise one in their home must always keep something flammable at hand.

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

Type Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7
Normal Torkoal  sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Torkoal  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Torkoal  sprite from Black & White Torkoal  sprite from X & Y
Shiny Torkoal Shiny sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Torkoal Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Torkoal Shiny sprite from Black & White Torkoal Shiny sprite from X & Y

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Where to find Torkoal

Ruby
Sapphire
Fiery Path
FireRed
LeafGreen
Trade/migrate from another game
Emerald Fiery Path, Magma Hideout
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
Route 227, Stark Mountain
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Trade/migrate from another game
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
Trade/migrate from another game
X
Y
Route 18
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Fiery Path
Sun
Moon
Route 12, Blush Mountain