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
Omega Ruby
Photosynthesis occurs across its body under the sun. The shell on its back is actually hardened soil.
Y
Alpha Sapphire
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

Type Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7
Normal Turtwig  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Turtwig  sprite from Black & White Turtwig  sprite from X & Y
Shiny Turtwig Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Turtwig Shiny sprite from Black & White Turtwig Shiny sprite from X & Y

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Where to find Turtwig

Diamond
Pearl
Lake Verity
Platinum Route 201
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Trade/migrate from another game
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
Trade/migrate from another game
X
Y
Trade/migrate from another game
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Route 101
Sun
Moon
Trade/migrate from another game