Turtwig

Turtwig is a Grass type Pokémon introduced in Generation 4. It is known as the Tiny Leaf Pokémon.

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

Evolution chart

Turtwig
#387
Turtwig
Grass

(Level 18)
Grotle
#388
Grotle
Grass

(Level 32)
Torterra
#389
Torterra
Grass · Ground

Name origin

turtle
water-based reptile
twig
a small tree branch

Moves learned by Turtwig

Turtwig sprites

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

Diamond
Pearl
Lake Verity
Platinum Route 201