Ferrothorn

Ferrothorn is a Grass/Steel type Pokémon introduced in Generation 5. It is known as the Thorn Pod Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 598
Type Grass Steel
Species Thorn Pod Pokémon
Height 3′03″ (1.0 m)
Weight 242.5 lbs (110.0 kg)
Abilities 1. Iron Barbs
Anticipation (hidden ability)
Local № 104 (Black/White)
176 (Black 2/White 2)
070 (X/Y — Coastal Kalos)

Training

EV yield 2 Defense
Catch rate 90 (11.8% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 70 (normal)
Base Exp. 171
Growth Rate Medium Fast

Breeding

Egg Groups Grass, Mineral
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 20 (4,884–5,140 steps)

Base stats

HP 74
258 352
Attack 94
173 315
Defense 131
240 397
Sp. Atk 54
101 227
Sp. Def 116
213 364
Speed 20
40 152
Total 489 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 Ferrothorn.

Evolution chart

(Level 40)

Ferrothorn changes

Pokédex entries

Black It fights by swinging around its three spiky feelers. A hit from these steel spikes can reduce a boulder to rubble.
White They attach themselves to cave ceilings, firing steel spikes at targets passing beneath them.
Black 2
White 2
By swinging around its three spiky feelers and shooting spikes, it can obliterate an opponent.
X
Omega Ruby
By swinging around its three spiky feelers and shooting spikes, it can obliterate an opponent.
Y
Alpha Sapphire
They attach themselves to cave ceilings, firing steel spikes at targets passing beneath them.

Moves learned by Ferrothorn

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1CurseGhost
1HardenNormal
1Power WhipGrass 120 85
1Rock ClimbNormal 90 85
1RolloutRock 30 90
1TackleNormal 40 100
6RolloutRock 30 90
9CurseGhost
14Metal ClawSteel 50 95
18Pin MissileBug 25 95
21Gyro BallSteel 100
26Iron DefenseSteel
30Mirror ShotSteel 65 85
35IngrainGrass
38Self-DestructNormal 200 100
46Iron HeadSteel 80 100
53PaybackDark 50 100
61Flash CannonSteel 80 100
67ExplosionNormal 250 100

Moves learnt on evolution

Ferrothorn learns the following moves when it evolves in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon (regardless of level).

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Power WhipGrass 120 85

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Acid SprayPoison 40 100
Bullet SeedGrass 25 100
GravityPsychic
Leech SeedGrass 90
Rock ClimbNormal 90 85
Seed BombGrass 80 100
SpikesGround
Stealth RockRock
Worry SeedGrass 100

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
BlockNormal
EndeavorNormal 100
Giga DrainGrass 75 100
GravityPsychic
Iron DefenseSteel
Iron HeadSteel 80 100
Knock OffDark 65 100
Magnet RiseElectric
Seed BombGrass 80 100
SnoreNormal 50 100
Stealth RockRock
Worry SeedGrass 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
6ToxicPoison 90
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
17ProtectNormal
21FrustrationNormal 100
22Solar BeamGrass 120 100
24ThunderboltElectric 90 100
25ThunderElectric 110 70
27ReturnNormal 100
32Double TeamNormal
37SandstormRock
40Aerial AceFlying 60
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
48RoundNormal 60 100
53Energy BallGrass 90 100
64ExplosionNormal 250 100
65Shadow ClawGhost 70 100
66PaybackDark 50 100
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
69Rock PolishRock
73Thunder WaveElectric 90
74Gyro BallSteel 100
75Swords DanceNormal
78BulldozeGround 60 100
84Poison JabPoison 80 100
86Grass KnotGrass 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
91Flash CannonSteel 80 100
96Nature PowerNormal
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Ferrothorn 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
FlashNormal 100 Generation 6 — TM
Hone ClawsDark Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormal 50 95 Generation 6 — HM
StrengthNormal 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Moves learnt by level up

Ferrothorn does not learn any level up moves in Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu & Let's Go Eevee.

Moves learnt by TM

Ferrothorn does not learn any HMs in Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu & Let's Go Eevee.

Ferrothorn sprites

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

Where to find Ferrothorn

Black
White
Black 2
White 2
Evolve Ferroseed
X
Y
Evolve Ferroseed
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
Sun
Moon
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Trade/migrate from another game
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Location data not yet available

Other languages

English Ferrothorn
Japanese ナットレイ (Nutrey)
German Tentantel
French Noacier

Name origin

ferrous
of or containing iron
thorn
sharp spine on a plant