Rototiller (move)

Move data

Type Ground
Category   Status
Power
Accuracy
PP 10  (max. 16)
Makes contact? No
Introduced Generation 6

Effects

Rototiller raises the Attack and Special Attack of any Grass-type Pokémon on the field by one stage each.

Stats can be raised to a maximum of +6 stages each.

Z-Move effects

When a Pokémon is holding Groundium Z and uses its Z-Power, Rototiller turns into Z-Rototiller and raises Attack one stage, in addition to its usual effect as above.

Move target

Foe
Foe
Foe
User
Ally
Ally

Targets the entire field.

Other languages

English Rototiller
Japanese たがやす (Tagayasu)
German Pflüger
French Fertilisation
Italian Aracampo
Spanish Fertilizante

Game descriptions

X​/​Y
O.Ruby​/​A.Sapphire
Tilling the soil, the user makes it easier for plants to grow. This raises the Attack and Sp. Atk stats of Grass-type Pokémon.
Sun​/​Moon
Ultra Sun​/​Ultra Moon
Tilling the soil, the user makes it easier for plants to grow. This raises the Attack and Sp. Atk stats of Grass-type Pokémon.
Sword​/​Shield This move can’t be used. It’s recommended that this move is forgotten. Once forgotten, this move can’t be remembered.

Learnt by level up

These Pokémon learn Rototiller at the level specified. The numbers given are for Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon and may vary in other games; check the respective Pokédex pages for details.

Dugtrio
#051 / Ground
Level 1
Dugtrio
Alolan Dugtrio
#051 / Ground · Steel
Level 1
Linoone
#264 / Normal
Level 1
Bibarel
#400 / Normal · Water
Level 1
Lopunny
#428 / Normal
Level 1
Watchog
#505 / Normal
Level 1
Excadrill
#530 / Ground · Steel
Level 1
Diggersby
#660 / Normal · Ground
Level 1
Mudbray
#749 / Ground
Level 8
Mudsdale
#750 / Ground
Level 1
Mudsdale
#750 / Ground
Level 8
Tapu Bulu
#787 / Grass · Fairy
Level 38

Learnt by breeding

These Pokémon can learn Rototiller as an egg move. Their breeding groups are also shown for reference.

Paras
#046 / Bug · Grass
Bug, Grass