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 2′11″ (0.9 m)
Weight 47.6 lbs (21.6 kg)
Abilities 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 70 (normal)
Base Exp. 142
Growth Rate Medium Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Dragon, Monster
Gender 87.5% male, 12.5% female
Egg cycles 20 (base 5,120 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 Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1AbsorbGrass 20 100
1Fury CutterBug 40 95
1LeerNormal 100
1PoundNormal 40 100
1Quick AttackNormal 40 100
5AbsorbGrass 20 100
9Quick AttackNormal 40 100
13Mega DrainGrass 40 100
18PursuitDark 40 100
23Leaf BladeGrass 90 100
28AgilityPsychic
33SlamNormal 80 75
38DetectFighting
43X-ScissorBug 80 100
48False SwipeNormal 40 100
53Quick GuardFighting
58Leaf StormGrass 130 90
63ScreechNormal 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 CutterBug 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 PunchFighting 75 100
EndeavorNormal 100
Focus PunchFighting 150 100
Giga DrainGrass 75 100
Grass PledgeGrass 80 100
Iron TailSteel 100 75
Low KickFighting 100
Seed BombGrass 80 100
SnoreNormal 50 100
SynthesisGrass
Thunder PunchElectric 75 100
Worry SeedGrass 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
EndeavorNormal 100 Level up
Energy BallGrass 90 100 Level up
Giga DrainGrass 75 100 Level up

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Work UpNormal
6ToxicPoison 90
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
17ProtectNormal
20SafeguardNormal
21FrustrationNormal 100
22Solar BeamGrass 120 100
27ReturnNormal 100
31Brick BreakFighting 75 100
32Double TeamNormal
39Rock TombRock 60 95
40Aerial AceFlying 60
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
47Low SweepFighting 65 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
53Energy BallGrass 90 100
54False SwipeNormal 40 100
56FlingDark 100
62AcrobaticsFlying 55 100
75Swords DanceNormal
80Rock SlideRock 75 90
81X-ScissorBug 80 100
86Grass KnotGrass 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
96Nature PowerNormal
100ConfideNormal

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 SlamNormal 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
CounterFighting 100 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
CaptivateNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormal Generation 4 — TM
HeadbuttNormal 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGround 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
SwiftNormal 60 Generation 4 — Move tutor
DigGround 80 100 Generation 6 — TM
FlashNormal 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
CutNormal 50 95 Generation 6 — HM
StrengthNormal 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1AbsorbGrass 20 100
1Fury CutterBug 40 95
1LeerNormal 100
1PoundNormal 40 100
1Quick AttackNormal 40 100
5AbsorbGrass 20 100
9Quick AttackNormal 40 100
13Mega DrainGrass 40 100
18PursuitDark 40 100
23Leaf BladeGrass 90 100
28AgilityPsychic
33SlamNormal 80 75
38DetectFighting
43X-ScissorBug 80 100
48False SwipeNormal 40 100
53Quick GuardFighting
58Leaf StormGrass 130 90
63ScreechNormal 85

Moves learnt on evolution

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Fury CutterBug 40 95

Egg moves

Grovyle learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Sun & 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 Sun & Moon from move tutors (details):

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Grass PledgeGrass 80 100

Pre-evolution moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
EndeavorNormal 100 Level up
Energy BallGrass 90 100 Level up
Giga DrainGrass 75 100 Level up

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Work UpNormal
6ToxicPoison 90
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
17ProtectNormal
20SafeguardNormal
21FrustrationNormal 100
22Solar BeamGrass 120 100
27ReturnNormal 100
31Brick BreakFighting 75 100
32Double TeamNormal
39Rock TombRock 60 95
40Aerial AceFlying 60
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
47Low SweepFighting 65 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
53Energy BallGrass 90 100
54False SwipeNormal 40 100
56FlingDark 100
62AcrobaticsFlying 55 100
75Swords DanceNormal
80Rock SlideRock 75 90
81X-ScissorBug 80 100
86Grass KnotGrass 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
96Nature PowerNormal
100ConfideNormal

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 Sun & Moon.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
Body SlamNormal 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
CounterFighting 100 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
CaptivateNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormal Generation 4 — TM
HeadbuttNormal 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGround 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
SwiftNormal 60 Generation 4 — Move tutor
DigGround 80 100 Generation 6 — TM
FlashNormal 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
CutNormal 50 95 Generation 6 — HM
StrengthNormal 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Grovyle sprites

Type Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7
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

Other languages

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

Name origin

grove
small wood or forest
reptile
animal with scales