Forretress

Forretress is a Bug/Steel type Pokémon introduced in Generation 2. It is known as the Bagworm Pokémon.

Pokédex entries

Gold Its entire body is shielded by a steel-hard shell. What lurks inside the armor is a total mystery.
Silver It remains immovably rooted to its tree. It scatters pieces of its hard shell to drive its enemies away.
Crystal Usually found hanging on to a fat tree trunk. It shoots out bits of its shell when it sees action.
Ruby
Sapphire
FORRETRESS conceals itself inside its hardened steel shell. The shell is opened when the POKéMON is catching prey, but it does so at such a quick pace that the shell’s inside cannot be seen.
FireRed It remains immovably rooted to its tree. It scatters pieces of its hard shell to drive its enemies away.
LeafGreen Its entire body is shielded by a steel-hard shell. What lurks inside the armor is a total mystery.
Emerald It keeps itself inside its steel shell. The shell is opened when it is catching prey, but it is so quick that the shell’s inside cannot be seen.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
It is encased in a steel shell. Its peering eyes are all that can be seen of its mysterious innards.
HeartGold Its entire body is shielded by a steel-hard shell. What lurks inside this shell is a total mystery.
SoulSilver It remains immovably rooted to its tree. It scatters pieces of its hard shell to drive its enemies away.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
It is encased in a steel shell. Its peering eyes are all that can be seen of its mysterious innards.
X It is encased in a steel shell. Its peering eyes are all that can be seen of its mysterious innards.
Y It remains immovably rooted to its tree. It scatters pieces of its hard shell to drive its enemies away.
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Forretress conceals itself inside its hardened steel shell. The shell is opened when the Pokémon is catching prey, but it does so at such a quick pace that the shell’s inside cannot be seen.

Evolution chart

Pineco
#204
Pineco
Bug

(Level 31)
Forretress
#205
Forretress
Bug · Steel

Name origin

fortress
defensive structure, e.g. a castle
turret
castle/fortress tower, often holding weapons

Moves learned by Forretress

Forretress sprites

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

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Where to find Forretress

Gold
Silver
Crystal
Evolve Pineco
Ruby
Sapphire
FireRed
LeafGreen
Trade/migrate from another game
Emerald Evolve Pineco
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Evolve Pineco
Black
White
Evolve Pineco
Black 2
White 2
Trade/migrate from another game
X
Y
Trade/migrate from another game
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Mirage Spots
Sun
Moon
Trade/migrate from another game