Tauros

Tauros is a Normal type Pokémon introduced in Generation 1. It is known as the Wild Bull Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 128
Type Normal
Species Wild Bull Pokémon
Height 4′07″ (1.4 m)
Weight 194.9 lbs (88.4 kg)
Abilities 1. Intimidate
2. Anger Point
Sheer Force (hidden ability)
Local № 128 (Red/Blue/Yellow)
148 (Gold/Silver/Crystal)
128 (FireRed/LeafGreen)
150 (HeartGold/SoulSilver)
125 (X/Y — Coastal Kalos)
137 (Sun/Moon — Alola dex)
170 (U.Sun/U.Moon — Alola dex)

Training

EV yield 1 Attack, 1 Speed
Catch rate 45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 70 (normal)
Base Exp. 172
Growth Rate Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Field
Gender 100% male, 0% female
Egg cycles 20 (base 5,120 steps)

Base stats

HP 75
260 354
Attack 100
184 328
Defense 95
175 317
Sp. Atk 40
76 196
Sp. Def 70
130 262
Speed 110
202 350
Total 490 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 Tauros.

Evolution chart

Tauros changes

Pokédex entries

Red
Blue
When it targets an enemy, it charges furiously while whipping its body with its long tails.
Yellow A rowdy POKéMON with a lot of stamina. Once running, it won't stop until it hits something.
Gold They fight each other by locking horns. The herd's protector takes pride in its battle-scarred horns.
Silver After heightening its will to fight by whipping itself with its three tails, it charges at full speed.
Crystal These violent POKéMON fight with other members of their herd in order to prove their strength.
Ruby
Sapphire
This POKéMON is not satisfied unless it is rampaging at all times. If there is no opponent for TAUROS to battle, it will charge at thick trees and knock them down to calm itself.
FireRed When it is about to TACKLE, it whips its body repeatedly with its three long tails.
LeafGreen When it targets an enemy, it charges furiously while whipping its body with its long tails.
Emerald It is not satisfied unless it is rampaging at all times. If there is no opponent for TAUROS to battle, it will charge at thick trees and knock them down to calm itself.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
Once it takes aim at its foe, it makes a headlong charge. It is famous for its violent nature.
HeartGold They fight each other by locking horns. The herd’s protector takes pride in its battle-scarred horns.
SoulSilver After heightening its will to fight by whipping itself with its three tails, it charges at full speed.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
Once it takes aim at its foe, it makes a headlong charge. It is famous for its violent nature.
X After heightening its will to fight by whipping itself with its three tails, it charges at full speed.
Y When it is about to tackle, it whips its body repeatedly with its three long tails.
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
This Pokémon is not satisfied unless it is rampaging at all times. If there is no opponent for Tauros to battle, it will charge at thick trees and knock them down to calm itself.
Sun Historically, people in areas all over the world have ridden Tauros, but the practice is said to have started in Alola.
Moon Although it’s known to be a fierce Pokémon, Tauros in the Alola region are said to possess a measure of calmness.
Ultra Sun They live in groups. The one with the longest, thickest, and most-scarred horns is the boss of the herd.
Ultra Moon The climate seems to be related to the reason Tauros in Alola are a little calmer than those in other regions.

Moves learned by Tauros

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1TackleNormal 40 100
3Tail WhipNormal 100
5RageNormal 20 100
8Horn AttackNormal 65 100
11Scary FaceNormal 100
15PursuitDark 40 100
19RestPsychic
24PaybackDark 50 100
29Work UpNormal
35Take DownNormal 90 85
41Zen HeadbuttPsychic 80 90
48SwaggerNormal 85
55ThrashNormal 120 100
63Double-EdgeNormal 120 100
71Giga ImpactNormal 150 90

Egg moves

Tauros does not learn any moves by breeding in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon.

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
EndeavorNormal 100
Helping HandNormal
Icy WindIce 55 95
Iron HeadSteel 80 100
Iron TailSteel 100 75
OutrageDragon 120 100
Role PlayPsychic
Shock WaveElectric 60
SnoreNormal 50 100
SpiteGhost 100
Stomping TantrumGround 75 100
UproarNormal 90 100
Water PulseWater 60 100
Zen HeadbuttPsychic 80 90

Moves learnt by TM

Tauros 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
13Ice BeamIce 90 100
14BlizzardIce 110 70
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
21FrustrationNormal 100
22Solar BeamGrass 120 100
24ThunderboltElectric 90 100
25ThunderElectric 110 70
26EarthquakeGround 100 100
27ReturnNormal 100
32Double TeamNormal
35FlamethrowerFire 90 100
37SandstormRock
38Fire BlastFire 110 85
39Rock TombRock 60 95
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
66PaybackDark 50 100
67Smart StrikeSteel 70
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
71Stone EdgeRock 100 80
78BulldozeGround 60 100
80Rock SlideRock 75 90
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
93Wild ChargeElectric 90 100
94SurfWater 90 100
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Tauros 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.
Note: Generation 1 and 2 refer to the 3DS Virtual Console titles, not the physical cartridges.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
LeerNormal 100 Generation 1 — Level up
StompNormal 65 100 Generation 1 — Level up
BideNormal Generation 1 — TM
FissureGround Generation 1 — TM
Horn DrillNormal Generation 1 — TM
Skull BashNormal 130 100 Generation 1 — TM
CurseGhost Generation 2 — TM
Zap CannonElectric 120 50 Generation 2 — TM
Body SlamNormal 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
CaptivateNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormal Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
WhirlpoolWater 35 85 Generation 4 — HM
HeadbuttNormal 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
IncinerateFire 60 100 Generation 6 — TM
RetaliateNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
StrengthNormal 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1TackleNormal 40 100
3Tail WhipNormal 100
5RageNormal 20 100
8Horn AttackNormal 65 100
11Scary FaceNormal 100
15PursuitDark 40 100
19RestPsychic
24PaybackDark 50 100
29Work UpNormal
35Zen HeadbuttPsychic 80 90
41Take DownNormal 90 85
48SwaggerNormal 85
50ThrashNormal 120 100
63Giga ImpactNormal 150 90

Egg moves

Tauros does not learn any moves by breeding in Pokémon Sun & Moon.

Moves learnt by TM

Tauros 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
13Ice BeamIce 90 100
14BlizzardIce 110 70
15Hyper BeamNormal 150 90
17ProtectNormal
18Rain DanceWater
21FrustrationNormal 100
22Solar BeamGrass 120 100
24ThunderboltElectric 90 100
25ThunderElectric 110 70
26EarthquakeGround 100 100
27ReturnNormal 100
32Double TeamNormal
35FlamethrowerFire 90 100
37SandstormRock
38Fire BlastFire 110 85
39Rock TombRock 60 95
42FacadeNormal 70 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
66PaybackDark 50 100
67Smart StrikeSteel 70
68Giga ImpactNormal 150 90
71Stone EdgeRock 100 80
78BulldozeGround 60 100
80Rock SlideRock 75 90
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
93Wild ChargeElectric 90 100
94SurfWater 90 100
100ConfideNormal

Transfer-only moves

Tauros 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.
Note: Generation 1 and 2 refer to the 3DS Virtual Console titles, not the physical cartridges.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Method
LeerNormal 100 Generation 1 — Level up
StompNormal 65 100 Generation 1 — Level up
BideNormal Generation 1 — TM
FissureGround Generation 1 — TM
Horn DrillNormal Generation 1 — TM
Skull BashNormal 130 100 Generation 1 — TM
CurseGhost Generation 2 — TM
Zap CannonElectric 120 50 Generation 2 — TM
Body SlamNormal 85 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormal Generation 3 — Move tutor
CaptivateNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormal Generation 4 — TM
Natural GiftNormal 100 Generation 4 — TM
WhirlpoolWater 35 85 Generation 4 — HM
HeadbuttNormal 70 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
IncinerateFire 60 100 Generation 6 — TM
RetaliateNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
StrengthNormal 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Tauros sprites

Type Generation 1 Generation 2 Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7
Normal Tauros  sprite from Red & Blue Tauros  sprite from Silver Tauros  sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Tauros  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Tauros  sprite from Black & White Tauros  sprite from X & Y
Shiny Tauros Shiny sprite from Silver Tauros Shiny sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Tauros Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Tauros Shiny sprite from Black & White Tauros Shiny sprite from X & Y

Where to find Tauros

Red
Blue
Yellow
Safari Zone
Gold
Silver
Crystal
Route 38, 39
Ruby
Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
FireRed
LeafGreen
Safari Zone
Emerald Trade/migrate from another game
Diamond
Pearl
Route 209, 210
Platinum Route 210
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Route 38, 39, 48
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
Trade/migrate from another game
X
Y
Route 12
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
Sun
Moon
Paniola Ranch, Poni Plains
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Paniola Ranch, Poni Plains, Poni Gauntlet

Other languages

English Tauros
Japanese ケンタロス (Kentauros)
German Tauros
French Tauros

Name origin

Taurus
mythical Greek bull & star sign