Carracosta

Carracosta is a Water/Rock type Pokémon introduced in Generation 5. It is known as the Prototurtle Pokémon.

Carracosta artwork by Ken Sugimori

Pokédex data

National № 565
Type Water Rock
Species Prototurtle Pokémon
Height 3′11″ (1.2 m)
Weight 178.6 lbs (81.0 kg)
Abilities Solid Rock
Sturdy
Swift Swim (hidden ability)
Local № 071 (Black/White)
127 (Black 2/White 2)
195 (Sun/Moon)
242 (Ultra Sun/Ultra Moon)
143 (Ultra Sun/Ultra Moon)
Japanese Abagora

Training

EV yield 2 Defense
Catch rate 45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Happiness 70 (normal)
Base EXP 173
Growth Rate Medium Fast

Breeding

Egg Groups Water 1, Water 3
Gender 87.5% male, 12.5% female
Egg cycles 30 (base 7,680 steps)

Base stats

HP 74
258 352
Attack 108
198 346
Defense 133
243 401
Sp. Atk 83
153 291
Sp. Def 65
121 251
Speed 32
62 179
Total 495 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.

Pokédex entries

Black They can live both in the ocean and on land. A slap from one of them is enough to open a hole in the bottom of a tanker.
White Incredible jaw strength enables them to chew up steel beams and rocks along with their prey.
Black 2
White 2
It could knock out a foe with a slap from one of its developed front appendages and chew it up, shell or bones and all.
X
Omega Ruby
They can live both in the ocean and on land. A slap from one of them is enough to open a hole in the bottom of a tanker.
Y
Alpha Sapphire
It could knock out a foe with a slap from one of its developed front appendages and chew it up, shell or bones and all.
Sun It constructed its sturdy shell by crunching and swallowing the hard shells or bones of its prey.
Moon Active both on land and in the sea, this Pokémon drags its land-based prey into the water to finish it off.
Ultra Sun Its jaws are terrifyingly powerful. It could eat Omastar and Omanyte whole and not be bothered in the slightest by their shells.
Ultra Moon Carracosta eats every last bit of the prey it catches, even the shells and bones, to further strengthen its sturdy shell.

Evolution chart

(Level 37)

Name origin

carapace
a hard protective covering
costa
latin for coast

Moves learned by Carracosta

Moves learnt by level up

Carracosta learns the following moves in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1BideNormal
1RolloutRock 30 90
1Water GunWater 40 100
1WithdrawWater
5RolloutRock 30 90
8BiteDark 60 100
11ProtectNormal
15Aqua JetWater 40 100
18Ancient PowerRock 60 100
21CrunchDark 80 100
25Wide GuardRock
28BrineWater 65 100
31Smack DownRock 50 100
35CurseGhost
40Shell SmashNormal
45Aqua TailWater 90 90
51Rock SlideRock 75 90
56Rain DanceWater
61Hydro PumpWater 110 80

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
BideNormal
Body SlamNormal 85 100
FlailNormal 100
Guard SwapPsychic
Iron DefenseSteel
Knock OffDark 65 100
LiquidationWater 85 100
Rock ThrowRock 50 90
SlamNormal 80 75
Water PulseWater 60 100
WhirlpoolWater 35 85

Move Tutor moves

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

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
6ToxicPoison 90
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
32Double TeamNormal
37SandstormRock
39Rock TombRock 60 95
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
52Focus BlastFighting 120 70
55ScaldWater 80 100
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
69Rock PolishRock
71Stone EdgeRock 100 80
78BulldozeGround 60 100
80Rock SlideRock 75 90
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
94SurfWater 90 100
98WaterfallWater 80 100
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Carracosta 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.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
DigGround 80 100 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

Carracosta learns the following moves in Pokémon Sun & Moon at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1BideNormal
1RolloutRock 30 90
1Water GunWater 40 100
1WithdrawWater
5RolloutRock 30 90
8BiteDark 60 100
11ProtectNormal
15Aqua JetWater 40 100
18Ancient PowerRock 60 100
21CrunchDark 80 100
25Wide GuardRock
28BrineWater 65 100
31Smack DownRock 50 100
35CurseGhost
40Shell SmashNormal
45Aqua TailWater 90 90
51Rock SlideRock 75 90
56Rain DanceWater
61Hydro PumpWater 110 80

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
BideNormal
Body SlamNormal 85 100
FlailNormal 100
Guard SwapPsychic
Iron DefenseSteel
Knock OffDark 65 100
LiquidationWater 85 100
Rock ThrowRock 50 90
SlamNormal 80 75
Water PulseWater 60 100
WhirlpoolWater 35 85

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
6ToxicPoison 90
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
32Double TeamNormal
37SandstormRock
39Rock TombRock 60 95
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
52Focus BlastFighting 120 70
55ScaldWater 80 100
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
69Rock PolishRock
71Stone EdgeRock 100 80
78BulldozeGround 60 100
80Rock SlideRock 75 90
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
94SurfWater 90 100
98WaterfallWater 80 100
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Carracosta 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.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
DigGround 80 100 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

Carracosta sprites

Type Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7
Normal Carracosta  sprite from Black & White Carracosta  sprite from X & Y
Shiny Carracosta Shiny sprite from Black & White Carracosta Shiny sprite from X & Y

Where to find Carracosta

Black
White
Black 2
White 2
Evolve Tirtouga
X
Y
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Evolve Tirtouga
Sun
Moon
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Evolve Tirtouga