Lotad

Lotad is a Water/Grass type Pokémon introduced in Generation 3. It is known as the Water Weed Pokémon.

Pokédex entries

Ruby LOTAD live in ponds and lakes, where they float on the surface. It grows weak if its broad leaf dies. On rare occasions, this POKéMON travels on land in search of clean water.
Sapphire LOTAD is said to have dwelled on land before. However, this POKéMON is thought to have returned to water because the leaf on its head grew large and heavy. It now lives by floating atop the water.
FireRed
LeafGreen
It searches about for clean water. If it does not drink water for too long, the leaf on its head wilts.
Emerald This POKéMON lives in ponds with clean water. It is known to ferry small POKéMON across ponds by carrying them on the broad leaf on its head.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
It looks like an aquatic plant and serves as a ferry to Pokémon that can’t swim.
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Its leaf grew too large for it to live on land. That is how it began to live floating in the water.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
It looks like an aquatic plant and serves as a ferry to Pokémon that can’t swim.
X It looks like an aquatic plant and serves as a ferry to Pokémon that can’t swim.
Y It searches about for clean water. If it does not drink water for too long, the leaf on its head wilts.
Omega Ruby Lotad live in ponds and lakes, where they float on the surface. It grows weak if its broad leaf dies. On rare occasions, this Pokémon travels on land in search of clean water.
Alpha Sapphire Lotad is said to have dwelled on land before. However, this Pokémon is thought to have returned to water because the leaf on its head grew large and heavy. It now lives by floating atop the water.

Evolution chart

Lotad
#270
Lotad
Water · Grass

(Level 14)
Lombre
#271
Lombre
Water · Grass

(use Water Stone)
Ludicolo
#272
Ludicolo
Water · Grass

Name origin

lotus
a type of flower
lily pad
large, floating leaf of a water lily

Moves learned by Lotad

Lotad sprites

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

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Where to find Lotad

Ruby Trade/migrate from another game
Sapphire Route 102, 114
FireRed
LeafGreen
Trade/migrate from another game
Emerald Route 102, 114
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
Route 203, 204, 205, 212
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Trade/migrate from another game
Black Trade/migrate from another game
White White Forest
Black 2
White 2
Trade/migrate from another game
X
Y
Breed Lombre/Ludicolo
Omega Ruby Trade/migrate from another game
Alpha Sapphire Route 102, 114
Sun
Moon
Trade/migrate from another game