Larvitar

Larvitar is a Rock/Ground type Pokémon introduced in Generation 2. It is known as the Rock Skin Pokémon.

Pokédex entries

Gold It feeds on soil. After it has eaten a large mountain, it will fall asleep so it can grow.
Silver It is born deep underground. It can't emerge until it has entirely consumed the soil around it.
Crystal Born deep underground, this POKéMON becomes a pupa after eating enough dirt to make a mountain.
Ruby
Sapphire
LARVITAR is born deep under the ground. To come up to the surface, this POKéMON must eat its way through the soil above. Until it does so, LARVITAR cannot see its parent’s face.
FireRed It is born deep underground. It can’t emerge until it has entirely consumed the soil around it.
LeafGreen It feeds on soil. After it has eaten a large mountain, it will fall asleep so it can grow.
Emerald A LARVITAR is born deep under the ground. It must eat its way through the soil above and reach the surface for it to see its parents’ faces.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
A Pokémon that eats soil. Once it has eaten a large mountain, it goes to sleep so it can grow.
HeartGold It feeds on soil. After it has eaten a large mountain, it falls asleep so it can grow.
SoulSilver It is born deep underground. It can’t emerge until it has entirely consumed the soil around it.
Black
White
A Pokémon that eats soil. Once it has eaten a large mountain, it goes to sleep so it can grow.
Black 2
White 2
Born deep underground, it comes aboveground and becomes a pupa once it has finished eating the surrounding soil.
X It feeds on soil. After it has eaten a large mountain, it falls asleep so it can grow.
Y Born deep underground, it comes aboveground and becomes a pupa once it has finished eating the surrounding soil.
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Larvitar is born deep under the ground. To come up to the surface, this Pokémon must eat its way through the soil above. Until it does so, Larvitar cannot see its parents.

Evolution chart

Larvitar
#246
Larvitar
Rock · Ground

(Level 30)
Pupitar
#247
Pupitar
Rock · Ground

(Level 55)
Tyranitar
#248
Tyranitar
Rock · Dark

Name origin

larva
young feeding stage of an insect
tar
from Latin ‘tardus’ meaning slow

Moves learned by Larvitar

Larvitar sprites

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

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Where to find Larvitar

Gold
Silver
Mt. Silver
Crystal Celadon City
Ruby
Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
FireRed
LeafGreen
Seavault Canyon
Emerald Trade/migrate from another game
Diamond Route 207
Pearl Trade/migrate from another game
Platinum Route 206
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Mt. Silver
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
Breed Pupitar/Tyranitar
X Trade/migrate from another game
Y Terminus Cave
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
Sun
Moon
Trade/migrate from another game