Grovyle

Grovyle is a Grass type Pokémon introduced in Generation 3. It is known as the Wood Gecko Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 253
Type Grass
Species Wood Gecko Pokémon
Height 0.9 m (2′11″)
Weight 21.6 kg (47.6 lbs)
Abilities 1. Overgrow
Unburden (hidden ability)
Local № 002 (Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald)
002 (Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire)

Training

EV yield 2 Speed
Catch rate 45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 50 (normal)
Base Exp. 142
Growth Rate Medium Slow

Breeding

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

Base stats

HP 50
210 304
Attack 65
121 251
Defense 45
85 207
Sp. Atk 85
157 295
Sp. Def 65
121 251
Speed 95
175 317
Total 405 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 Grovyle.

Evolution chart

(Level 16) (Level 36)

Grovyle changes

Pokédex entries

Ruby The leaves growing out of GROVYLE’s body are convenient for camouflaging it from enemies in the forest. This POKéMON is a master at climbing trees in jungles.
Sapphire This POKéMON adeptly flies from branch to branch in trees. In a forest, no POKéMON can ever hope to catch a fleeing GROVYLE however fast they may be.
FireRed
LeafGreen
Its strongly developed thigh muscles give it astounding agility and jumping performance.
Emerald Leaves grow out of this POKéMON’s body. They help obscure a GROVYLE from the eyes of its enemies while it is in a thickly overgrown forest.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
It lives in dense jungles. While closing in on its prey, it leaps from branch to branch.
HeartGold
SoulSilver
It leaps from tree branch to tree branch quite swiftly. It shows astounding agility.
Black
White
It lives in dense jungles. While closing in on its prey, it leaps from branch to branch.
Black 2
White 2
It lives in dense jungles. While closing in on its prey, it leaps from branch to branch.
X Its strongly developed thigh muscles give it astounding agility and jumping performance.
Y It lives in dense jungles. While closing in on its prey, it leaps from branch to branch.
Omega Ruby The leaves growing out of Grovyle’s body are convenient for camouflaging it from enemies in the forest. This Pokémon is a master at climbing trees in jungles.
Alpha Sapphire This Pokémon adeptly flies from branch to branch in trees. In a forest, no Pokémon can ever hope to catch a fleeing Grovyle however fast they may be.

Moves learned by Grovyle

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Energy BallGrassSpecial 90 100
1False SwipeNormalPhysical 40 100
1Fury CutterBugPhysical 40 95
1LeafageGrassPhysical 40 100
1LeerNormalStatus 100
1PoundNormalPhysical 40 100
1Quick AttackNormalPhysical 40 100
1X-ScissorBugPhysical 80 100
9Mega DrainGrassSpecial 40 100
12DetectFightingStatus
15Quick GuardFightingStatus
20AssuranceDarkPhysical 60 100
25Giga DrainGrassSpecial 75 100
30SlamNormalPhysical 80 75
35Double TeamNormalStatus
40Leaf BladeGrassPhysical 90 100
45ScreechNormalStatus 85
50EndeavorNormalPhysical 100
55Leaf StormGrassSpecial 130 90

Egg moves

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

Move Tutor moves

Grovyle can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Sword & Shield from move tutors (details):

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Grassy GlideGrassPhysical 70 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

Moves learnt by TR

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

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1AbsorbGrassSpecial 20 100
1Fury CutterBugPhysical 40 95
1LeerNormalStatus 100
1PoundNormalPhysical 40 100
1Quick AttackNormalPhysical 40 100
5AbsorbGrassSpecial 20 100
9Quick AttackNormalPhysical 40 100
13Mega DrainGrassSpecial 40 100
18PursuitDarkPhysical 40 100
23Leaf BladeGrassPhysical 90 100
28AgilityPsychicStatus
33SlamNormalPhysical 80 75
38DetectFightingStatus
43X-ScissorBugPhysical 80 100
48False SwipeNormalPhysical 40 100
53Quick GuardFightingStatus
58Leaf StormGrassSpecial 130 90
63ScreechNormalStatus 85

Moves learnt on evolution

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Fury CutterBugPhysical 40 95

Egg moves

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

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Drain PunchFightingPhysical 75 100
EndeavorNormalPhysical 100
Focus PunchFightingPhysical 150 100
Giga DrainGrassSpecial 75 100
Grass PledgeGrassSpecial 80 100
Iron TailSteelPhysical 100 75
Low KickFightingPhysical 100
Seed BombGrassPhysical 80 100
SnoreNormalSpecial 50 100
SynthesisGrassStatus
Thunder PunchElectricPhysical 75 100
Worry SeedGrassStatus 100

Pre-evolution moves

These moves can only be learned in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon by a previous evolution of Grovyle. Check the respective Pokédex for the exact details.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
EndeavorNormalPhysical 100 Level up
Energy BallGrassSpecial 90 100 Level up
Giga DrainGrassSpecial 75 100 Level up

Moves learnt by TM

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

Transfer-only moves

Grovyle 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
Body SlamNormalPhysical 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
CounterFightingPhysical 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Dynamic PunchFightingPhysical 100 50 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega KickNormalPhysical 120 75 Generation 3 — Move tutor
Mega PunchNormalPhysical 80 85 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor
Seismic TossFightingPhysical 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
CaptivateNormalStatus 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormalStatus Generation 4 — TM
HeadbuttNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGroundSpecial 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
SwiftNormalSpecial 60 Generation 4 — Move tutor
DigGroundPhysical 80 100 Generation 6 — TM
FlashNormalStatus 100 Generation 6 — TM
Power-Up PunchFightingPhysical 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFightingPhysical 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormalPhysical 50 95 Generation 6 — HM
StrengthNormalPhysical 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Grovyle sprites

Type Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8
Normal Grovyle  sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Grovyle  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Grovyle  sprite from Black & White Grovyle  sprite from X & Y
Shiny Grovyle Shiny sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Grovyle Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Grovyle Shiny sprite from Black & White Grovyle Shiny sprite from X & Y

Where to find Grovyle

Ruby
Sapphire
Evolve Treecko
FireRed
LeafGreen
Trade/migrate from another game
Emerald Evolve Treecko
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
Trade/migrate from another game
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Evolve Treecko
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
Trade/migrate from another game
X
Y
Trade/migrate from another game
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Evolve Treecko
Sun
Moon
Trade/migrate from another game
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Route 5
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Not available in this game
Sword
Shield
Location data not yet available

Answers to Grovyle questions

Other languages

English, Spanish, Italian Grovyle
Japanese ジュプトル (Juptile)
German Reptain
French Massko

Name origin

grove
small wood or forest
reptile
animal with scales