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 5′03″ (1.6 m)
Weight 188.5 lbs (85.5 kg)
Abilities 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)
Japanese Kamekkusu

Training

EV yield 3 Special Defense
Catch rate 45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Happiness 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 (base 5,120 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 5′03″ (1.6 m)
Weight 222.9 lbs (101.1 kg)
Abilities Mega Launcher
Local № 009 (Red/Blue/Yellow)
234 (Gold/Silver/Crystal)
009 (FireRed/LeafGreen)
239 (HeartGold/SoulSilver)
088 (X/Y — Central Kalos)
Japanese Kamekkusu

Training

EV yield 3 Special Defense
Catch rate 45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Happiness 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 (base 5,120 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)

Name origin

blast
an explosion
tortoise
large reptile with a protective shell

Blastoise changes

Pokédex entries

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.

Moves learned by Blastoise

Moves learnt by level up

Blastoise learns the following moves in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon 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
4Tail WhipNormal 100
7Water GunWater 40 100
10WithdrawWater
13BubbleWater 40 100
17BiteDark 60 100
21Rapid SpinNormal 20 100
25ProtectNormal
29Water PulseWater 60 100
33Aqua TailWater 90 90
40Skull BashNormal 130 100
47Iron DefenseSteel
54Rain DanceWater
60Hydro PumpWater 110 80

Egg moves

Blastoise learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Blastoise egg moves page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Aqua JetWater 40 100
Aqua RingWater
Aura SphereFighting 80
BrineWater 65 100
Dragon PulseDragon 85 100
Fake OutNormal 40 100
FlailNormal 100
ForesightNormal
HazeIce
Mirror CoatPsychic 100
MistIce
Mud SportGround
Muddy WaterWater 90 85
RefreshNormal
Water SpoutWater 150 100
YawnNormal

Move Tutor moves

Blastoise can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon from move tutors (details):

Moves learnt by TM

Blastoise is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon:

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Work UpNormal
5RoarNormal
6ToxicPoison 90
7HailIce
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
13Ice BeamIce 90 100
14BlizzardIce 110 70
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
21FrustrationNormal 100
23Smack DownRock 50 100
26EarthquakeGround 100 100
27ReturnNormal 100
31Brick BreakFighting 75 100
32Double TeamNormal
39Rock TombRock 60 95
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
52Focus BlastFighting 120 70
55ScaldWater 80 100
56FlingDark 100
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
74Gyro BallSteel 100
78BulldozeGround 60 100
80Rock SlideRock 75 90
82Dragon TailDragon 60 90
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
91Flash CannonSteel 80 100
94SurfWater 90 100
97Dark PulseDark 80 100
98WaterfallWater 80 100
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Blastoise can only learn these moves in previous generations. It must be taught the moves in the appropriate game and then transferred to Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon.
Note: Generation 1 and 2 refer to the 3DS Virtual Console titles, not the physical cartridges.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
BideNormal Generation 1 — TM
Bubble BeamWater 65 100 Generation 1 — TM
FissureGround Generation 1 — TM
RageNormal 20 100 Generation 1 — TM
ReflectPsychic Generation 1 — TM
SubmissionFighting 80 80 Generation 1 — TM
Take DownNormal 90 85 Generation 1 — TM
CurseGhost Generation 2 — TM
ConfusionPsychic 50 100 Generation 2 — Breeding
Body SlamNormal 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
CounterFighting 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Defense CurlNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Dynamic PunchFighting 100 50 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega KickNormal 120 75 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega PunchNormal 80 85 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
Seismic TossFighting 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
AvalancheIce 60 100 Generation 4 — TM
CaptivateNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormal Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
WhirlpoolWater 35 85 Generation 4 — HM
HeadbuttNormal 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGround 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
RolloutRock 30 90 Generation 4 — Move tutor
DigGround 80 100 Generation 6 — TM
Power-Up PunchFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
DiveWater 80 100 Generation 6 — HM
StrengthNormal 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Moves learnt by level up

Blastoise learns the following moves in Pokémon Sun & Moon 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
4Tail WhipNormal 100
7Water GunWater 40 100
10WithdrawWater
13BubbleWater 40 100
17BiteDark 60 100
21Rapid SpinNormal 20 100
25ProtectNormal
29Water PulseWater 60 100
33Aqua TailWater 90 90
40Skull BashNormal 130 100
47Iron DefenseSteel
54Rain DanceWater
60Hydro PumpWater 110 80

Egg moves

Blastoise learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Sun & Moon. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Blastoise egg moves page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Aqua JetWater 40 100
Aqua RingWater
Aura SphereFighting 80
BrineWater 65 100
Dragon PulseDragon 85 100
Fake OutNormal 40 100
FlailNormal 100
ForesightNormal
HazeIce
Mirror CoatPsychic 100
MistIce
Mud SportGround
Muddy WaterWater 90 85
RefreshNormal
Water SpoutWater 150 100
YawnNormal

Move Tutor moves

Blastoise can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Sun & Moon from move tutors (details):

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Hydro CannonWater 150 90
Water PledgeWater 80 100

Moves learnt by TM

Blastoise is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Sun & Moon:

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Work UpNormal
5RoarNormal
6ToxicPoison 90
7HailIce
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
13Ice BeamIce 90 100
14BlizzardIce 110 70
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
21FrustrationNormal 100
23Smack DownRock 50 100
26EarthquakeGround 100 100
27ReturnNormal 100
31Brick BreakFighting 75 100
32Double TeamNormal
39Rock TombRock 60 95
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
52Focus BlastFighting 120 70
55ScaldWater 80 100
56FlingDark 100
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
74Gyro BallSteel 100
78BulldozeGround 60 100
80Rock SlideRock 75 90
82Dragon TailDragon 60 90
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
91Flash CannonSteel 80 100
94SurfWater 90 100
97Dark PulseDark 80 100
98WaterfallWater 80 100
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Blastoise can only learn these moves in previous generations. It must be taught the moves in the appropriate game and then transferred to Pokémon Sun & Moon.
Note: Generation 1 and 2 refer to the 3DS Virtual Console titles, not the physical cartridges.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
BideNormal Generation 1 — TM
Bubble BeamWater 65 100 Generation 1 — TM
FissureGround Generation 1 — TM
RageNormal 20 100 Generation 1 — TM
ReflectPsychic Generation 1 — TM
SubmissionFighting 80 80 Generation 1 — TM
Take DownNormal 90 85 Generation 1 — TM
CurseGhost Generation 2 — TM
ConfusionPsychic 50 100 Generation 2 — Breeding
Body SlamNormal 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
CounterFighting 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Defense CurlNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormal 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Dynamic PunchFighting 100 50 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega KickNormal 120 75 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega PunchNormal 80 85 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
Seismic TossFighting 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
AvalancheIce 60 100 Generation 4 — TM
CaptivateNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormal Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
WhirlpoolWater 35 85 Generation 4 — HM
HeadbuttNormal 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGround 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
RolloutRock 30 90 Generation 4 — Move tutor
DigGround 80 100 Generation 6 — TM
Power-Up PunchFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
DiveWater 80 100 Generation 6 — HM
StrengthNormal 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

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
Evolve Squirtle/Wartortle