Blastoise

Blastoise is a Water type Pokémon introduced in Generation 1. It is known as the Shellfish Pokémon.

Blastoise has a Mega Evolution, available from X & Y onwards.

Pokédex data

National № 009
Type Water
Species Shellfish Pokémon
Height 1.6 m (5′03″)
Weight 85.5 kg (188.5 lbs)
Abilities 1. Torrent
Rain Dish (hidden ability)
Local № 009 (Red/Blue/Yellow)
234 (Gold/Silver/Crystal)
009 (FireRed/LeafGreen)
239 (HeartGold/SoulSilver)
088 (X/Y — Central Kalos)
009 (Let's Go Pikachu/Let's Go Eevee)

Training

EV yield 3 Special Defense
Catch rate 45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 70 (normal)
Base Exp. 239
Growth Rate Medium Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Monster, Water 1
Gender 87.5% male, 12.5% female
Egg cycles 20 (4,884–5,140 steps)

Base stats

HP 79
268 362
Attack 83
153 291
Defense 100
184 328
Sp. Atk 85
157 295
Sp. Def 105
193 339
Speed 78
144 280
Total 530 Min Max

The ranges shown on the right are for a level 100 Pokémon. Maximum values are based on a beneficial nature, 252 EVs, 31 IVs; minimum values are based on a hindering nature, 0 EVs, 0 IVs.

Type defenses

The effectiveness of each type on Blastoise.

Pokédex data

National № 009
Type Water
Species Shellfish Pokémon
Height 1.6 m (5′03″)
Weight 101.1 kg (222.9 lbs)
Abilities 1. Mega Launcher
Local № 009 (Red/Blue/Yellow)
234 (Gold/Silver/Crystal)
009 (FireRed/LeafGreen)
239 (HeartGold/SoulSilver)
088 (X/Y — Central Kalos)
009 (Let's Go Pikachu/Let's Go Eevee)

Training

EV yield 3 Special Defense
Catch rate 45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 70 (normal)
Base Exp. 284
Growth Rate Medium Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Monster, Water 1
Gender 87.5% male, 12.5% female
Egg cycles 20 (4,884–5,140 steps)

Base stats

HP 79
268 362
Attack 103
189 335
Defense 120
220 372
Sp. Atk 135
247 405
Sp. Def 115
211 361
Speed 78
144 280
Total 630 Min Max

The ranges shown on the right are for a level 100 Pokémon. Maximum values are based on a beneficial nature, 252 EVs, 31 IVs; minimum values are based on a hindering nature, 0 EVs, 0 IVs.

Type defenses

The effectiveness of each type on Blastoise.

Evolution chart

(Level 16) (Level 36)

Blastoise changes

Pokédex entries

Blastoise

Red
Blue
A brutal POKéMON with pressurized water jets on its shell. They are used for high speed tackles.
Yellow Once it takes aim at its enemy, it blasts out water with even more force than a fire hose.
Gold It deliberately makes itself heavy so it can withstand the recoil of the water jets it fires.
Silver The rocket cannons on its shell fire jets of water capable of punching holes through thick steel.
Crystal It firmly plants its feet on the ground before shooting water from the jets on its back.
Ruby
Sapphire
BLASTOISE has water spouts that protrude from its shell. The water spouts are very accurate. They can shoot bullets of water with enough accuracy to strike empty cans from a distance of over 160 feet.
FireRed It crushes its foe under its heavy body to cause fainting. In a pinch, it will withdraw inside its shell.
LeafGreen The pressurized water jets on this brutal POKéMON’s shell are used for high-speed tackles.
Emerald The waterspouts that protrude from its shell are highly accurate. Their bullets of water can precisely nail tin cans from a distance of over 160 feet.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
The jets of water it spouts from the rocket cannons on its shell can punch through thick steel.
HeartGold It deliberately makes itself heavy so it can withstand the recoil of the water jets it fires.
SoulSilver The rocket cannons on its shell fire jets of water capable of punching holes through thick steel.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
The jets of water it spouts from the rocket cannons on its shell can punch through thick steel.
X It crushes its foe under its heavy body to cause fainting. In a pinch, it will withdraw inside its shell.
Y The pressurized water jets on this brutal Pokémon’s shell are used for high-speed tackles.
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Blastoise has water spouts that protrude from its shell. The water spouts are very accurate. They can shoot bullets of water with enough accuracy to strike empty cans from a distance of over 160 feet.
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Once it takes aim at its enemy, it blasts out water with even more force than a fire hose.
Sword It crushes its foe under its heavy body to cause fainting. In a pinch, it will withdraw inside its shell.
Shield The rocket cannons on its shell fire jets of water capable of punching holes through thick steel.

Mega Blastoise

Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
The cannon on its back is as powerful as a tank gun. Its tough legs and back enable it to withstand the recoil from firing the cannon.

Moves learned by Blastoise

Moves learnt by level up

Blastoise learns the following moves in Pokémon Sword & Shield at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Flash CannonSteel 80 100
1TackleNormal 40 100
1Tail WhipNormal 100
1Water GunWater 40 100
1WithdrawWater
9Rapid SpinNormal 20 100
12BiteDark 60 100
15Water PulseWater 60 100
20ProtectNormal
25Rain DanceWater
30Aqua TailWater 90 90
35Shell SmashNormal
42Iron DefenseSteel
49Hydro PumpWater 110 80
56Skull BashNormal 130 100

Moves learnt on evolution

Blastoise learns the following moves when it evolves in Pokémon Sword & Shield (regardless of level).

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Flash CannonSteel 80 100

Egg moves

Blastoise does not learn any moves by breeding in Pokémon Sword & Shield.

Moves learnt by TM

Blastoise is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Sword & Shield:

Moves learnt by TR

Blastoise is compatible with these Technical Records in Pokémon Sword & Shield:

Moves learnt by level up

Blastoise learns the following moves in Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu & Let's Go Eevee at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Aqua JetWater 40 100
1BubbleWater 40 100
1Fake OutNormal 40 100
1Flash CannonSteel 80 100
1TackleNormal 40 100
1Tail WhipNormal 100
1WithdrawWater
5Tail WhipNormal 100
9BubbleWater 40 100
14WithdrawWater
20Water GunWater 40 100
27BiteDark 60 100
33Bubble BeamWater 65 100
44ProtectNormal
54HeadbuttNormal 70 100
65Hydro PumpWater 110 80
75Skull BashNormal 130 100

Moves learnt by TM

Blastoise is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu & Let's Go Eevee:

Blastoise sprites

Type Generation 1 Generation 2 Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7
Normal Blastoise  sprite from Red & Blue Blastoise  sprite from Silver Blastoise  sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Blastoise  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Blastoise  sprite from Black & White Blastoise  sprite from X & Y
Shiny Blastoise Shiny sprite from Silver Blastoise Shiny sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Blastoise Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Blastoise Shiny sprite from Black & White Blastoise Shiny sprite from X & Y

Where to find Blastoise

Red
Blue
Yellow
Evolve Squirtle/Wartortle
Gold
Silver
Crystal
Trade/migrate from another game
Ruby
Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
FireRed
LeafGreen
Evolve Squirtle/Wartortle
Emerald Trade/migrate from another game
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
Trade/migrate from another game
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Evolve Squirtle/Wartortle
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
Trade/migrate from another game
X
Y
Evolve Squirtle/Wartortle
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
Sun
Moon
Trade/migrate from another game
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Evolve Squirtle/Wartortle
Sword
Shield
Location data not yet available

Other languages

English Blastoise
Japanese カメックス (Kamex)
German Turtok
French Tortank

Name origin

blast
an explosion
tortoise
large reptile with a protective shell