Growlithe

Growlithe is a Fire type Pokémon introduced in Generation 1. It is known as the Puppy Pokémon.

Growlithe has a new Hisuian form, available in Pokémon Legends: Arceus.

Pokédex data

National № 058
Type Fire
Species Puppy Pokémon
Height 0.7 m (2′04″)
Weight 19.0 kg (41.9 lbs)
Abilities 1. Intimidate
2. Flash Fire
Justified (hidden ability)
Local № 058 (Red/Blue/Yellow)
127 (Gold/Silver/Crystal)
058 (FireRed/LeafGreen)
129 (HeartGold/SoulSilver)
051 (Black 2/White 2)
052 (Sun/Moon — Alola dex)
064 (U.Sun/U.Moon — Alola dex)
058 (Let's Go Pikachu/Let's Go Eevee)
070 (Sword/Shield)
150 (Legends: Arceus)

Training

EV yield 1 Attack
Catch rate 190 (24.8% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 50 (normal)
Base Exp. 70
Growth Rate Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Field
Gender 75% male, 25% female
Egg cycles 20 (4,884–5,140 steps)

Base stats

HP 55
220 314
Attack 70
130 262
Defense 45
85 207
Sp. Atk 70
130 262
Sp. Def 50
94 218
Speed 60
112 240
Total 350 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 data

National № 058
Type Fire Rock
Species Scout Pokémon
Height 0.8 m (2′07″)
Weight 22.7 kg (50.0 lbs)
Abilities 1. Intimidate
2. Flash Fire
Justified (hidden ability)
Local № 058 (Red/Blue/Yellow)
127 (Gold/Silver/Crystal)
058 (FireRed/LeafGreen)
129 (HeartGold/SoulSilver)
051 (Black 2/White 2)
052 (Sun/Moon — Alola dex)
064 (U.Sun/U.Moon — Alola dex)
058 (Let's Go Pikachu/Let's Go Eevee)
070 (Sword/Shield)
150 (Legends: Arceus)

Training

EV yield
Catch rate
Base Friendship
Base Exp.
Growth Rate

Breeding

Egg Groups
Gender
Egg cycles

Base stats

HP 60
230 324
Attack 75
139 273
Defense 45
85 207
Sp. Atk 65
121 251
Sp. Def 50
94 218
Speed 55
103 229
Total 350 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.

Evolution chart

(use Fire Stone)
#058
Growlithe
Hisuian Growlithe
Fire · Rock
(use Fire Stone)
#059
Arcanine
Hisuian Arcanine
Fire · Rock

Growlithe changes

Pokédex entries

Growlithe

Red
Blue
Very protective of its territory. It will bark and bite to repel intruders from its space.
Yellow A POKéMON with a friendly nature. However, it will bark fiercely at anything invading its territory.
Gold It has a brave and trustworthy nature. It fearlessly stands up to bigger and stronger foes.
Silver Extremely loyal, it will fearlessly bark at any opponent to protect its own trainer from harm.
Crystal It controls a big territory. If it detects an unknown smell, it roars loudly to force out the intruder.
Ruby
Sapphire
GROWLITHE has a superb sense of smell. Once it smells anything, this POKéMON won’t forget the scent, no matter what. It uses its advanced olfactory sense to determine the emotions of other living things.
FireRed Very friendly and faithful to people. It will try to repel enemies by barking and biting.
LeafGreen It is very protective of its territory. It will bark and bite to repel intruders from its space.
Emerald Its superb sense of smell ensures that this POKéMON won’t forget any scent, no matter what. It uses its sense of smell to detect the emotions of others.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
A Pokémon with a loyal nature. It will remain motionless until it is given an order by its Trainer.
HeartGold It has a brave and trustworthy nature. It fearlessly stands up to bigger and stronger foes.
SoulSilver Extremely loyal, it will fearlessly bark at any opponent to protect its own Trainer from harm.
Black
White
A Pokémon with a loyal nature. It will remain motionless until it is given an order by its Trainer.
Black 2
White 2
Extremely loyal to its Trainer, it will bark at those who approach the Trainer unexpectedly and run them out of town.
X Very friendly and faithful to people. It will try to repel enemies by barking and biting.
Y It has a brave and trustworthy nature. It fearlessly stands up to bigger and stronger foes.
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Growlithe has a superb sense of smell. Once it smells anything, this Pokémon won’t forget the scent, no matter what. It uses its advanced olfactory sense to determine the emotions of other living things.
Sun It’s both clever and loyal, but if a stranger tries to invade its territory, it barks threateningly.
Moon It looks cute, but when you approach another Trainer’s Growlithe, it will bark at you and bite.
Ultra Sun While it’s quite friendly toward humans once it’s grown used to them, in the wild it must be quite fierce to defend its territory from Rockruff.
Ultra Moon It has lived alongside humans since ages ago. Its bones have been found in excavations of ruins from the Stone Age.
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
A Pokémon with a friendly nature. However, it will bark fiercely at anything invading its territory.
Sword It has a brave and trustworthy nature. It fearlessly stands up to bigger and stronger foes.
Shield Extremely loyal, it will fearlessly bark at any opponent to protect its own Trainer from harm.
Brilliant Diamond
Shining Pearl
It is a Pokémon with a loyal nature. It will remain motionless until it is given an order by its Trainer.

Hisuian Growlithe

Legends: Arceus These Pokémon live in packs in the snowy mountains and defend themselves with icy breath. I suspect this species changed its form to adapt to the frigid climate.

Moves learned by Growlithe

Moves learnt by level up

Growlithe learns the following moves in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1EmberFireSpecial 40 100
1LeerNormalStatus 100
4HowlNormalStatus
8BiteDarkPhysical 60 100
12Flame WheelFirePhysical 60 100
16Helping HandNormalStatus
20AgilityPsychicStatus
24Fire FangFirePhysical 65 95
28RetaliateNormalPhysical 70 100
32CrunchDarkPhysical 80 100
36Take DownNormalPhysical 90 85
40FlamethrowerFireSpecial 90 100
44RoarNormalStatus
48Play RoughFairyPhysical 90 90
52ReversalFightingPhysical 100
56Flare BlitzFirePhysical 120 100

Egg moves

Growlithe learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Growlithe egg moves page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Body SlamNormalPhysical 85 100
Burn UpFireSpecial 130 100
Close CombatFightingPhysical 120 100
CovetNormalPhysical 60 100
CrunchDarkPhysical 80 100
Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100
Double KickFightingPhysical 30 100
Fire SpinFireSpecial 35 85
Flare BlitzFirePhysical 120 100
Heat WaveFireSpecial 95 90
HowlNormalStatus
Morning SunNormalStatus
ThrashNormalPhysical 120 100

Moves learnt by TM

Growlithe is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl:

Moves learnt by level up

Growlithe learns the following moves in Pokémon Legends: Arceus at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1TackleNormalPhysical 40 100
5EmberFireSpecial 40 100
9BiteDarkPhysical 60 100
15Fire FangFirePhysical 65 95
21Rock SlideRockPhysical 75 90
29CrunchDarkPhysical 80 100
37Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100
47Flare BlitzFirePhysical 120 100

Move Tutor moves

Growlithe can be taught these attacks in Pokémon Legends: Arceus from move tutors:

Growlithe sprites

Type Generation 1 Generation 2 Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8
Normal Growlithe  sprite from Red & Blue Growlithe  sprite from Silver Growlithe  sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Growlithe  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Growlithe  sprite from Black & White Growlithe  sprite from X & Y Growlithe  sprite from Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon Growlithe  sprite from Sword & Shield
Shiny Growlithe Shiny sprite from Silver Growlithe Shiny sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Growlithe Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Growlithe Shiny sprite from Black & White Growlithe Shiny sprite from X & Y Growlithe Shiny sprite from Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon

Where to find Growlithe

Red Route 7, 8, Pokémon Mansion
Blue Trade/migrate from another game
Yellow Pokémon Mansion
Gold Route 7, 8, 36, 37
Silver Trade/migrate from another game
Crystal Route 8, 35, 36, 37
Ruby
Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
FireRed Route 7, 8, Pokémon Mansion
LeafGreen
Emerald
Trade/migrate from another game
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
Route 201, 202
HeartGold Route 7, 8, 36, 37, 48
SoulSilver Trade/migrate from another game
Black
White
Trade/migrate from another game
Black 2
White 2
Virbank Complex
X
Y
Trade/migrate from another game
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Mt. Pyre
Sun
Moon
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Route 2
Let's Go Pikachu Route 5, 6, 7, 8
Let's Go Eevee Trade/migrate from another game
Sword Dusty Bowl, Hammerlocke Hills
Shield Route 3, Rolling Fields, South Lake Miloch, East Lake Axewell, Axew's Eye, Dappled Grove, West Lake Axewell, Giant's Seat, North Lake Miloch, Watchtower Ruins
Brilliant Diamond Spacious Cave, Volcanic Cave, Sandsear Cave, Typhlo Cavern
Shining Pearl Trade/migrate from another game
Legends: Arceus Veilstone Cape, Windbreak Stand

Other languages

English, Spanish, Italian Growlithe
Japanese ガーディ (Gardie)
German Fukano
French Caninos

Name origin

growl
gruff noise made by dogs
lithe
gracefully slender