Tepig

Tepig is a Fire type Pokémon introduced in Generation 5. It is known as the Fire Pig Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 498
Type Fire
Species Fire Pig Pokémon
Height 0.5 m (1′08″)
Weight 9.9 kg (21.8 lbs)
Abilities 1. Blaze
Thick Fat (hidden ability)
Local № 004 (Black/White)
004 (Black 2/White 2)

Training

EV yield 1 HP
Catch rate 45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 50 (normal)
Base Exp. 62
Growth Rate Medium Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Field
Gender 87.5% male, 12.5% female
Egg cycles 20 (4,884–5,140 steps)

Base stats

HP 65
240 334
Attack 63
117 247
Defense 45
85 207
Sp. Atk 45
85 207
Sp. Def 45
85 207
Speed 45
85 207
Total 308 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

#498
Tepig
Fire
(Level 17) (Level 36)

Tepig changes

Pokédex entries

Black It can deftly dodge its foe’s attacks while shooting fireballs from its nose. It roasts berries before it eats them.
White It blows fire through its nose. When it catches a cold, the fire becomes pitch-black smoke instead.
Black 2
White 2
It loves to eat roasted berries, but sometimes it gets too excited and burns them to a crisp.
X
Omega Ruby
It can deftly dodge its foe’s attacks while shooting fireballs from its nose. It roasts berries before it eats them.
Y
Alpha Sapphire
It loves to eat roasted berries, but sometimes it gets too excited and burns them to a crisp.

Moves learned by Tepig

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1TackleNormalPhysical 40 100
3Tail WhipNormalStatus 100
7EmberFireSpecial 40 100
9Odor SleuthNormalStatus
13Defense CurlNormalStatus
15Flame ChargeFirePhysical 50 100
19SmogPoisonSpecial 30 70
21RolloutRockPhysical 30 90
25Take DownNormalPhysical 90 85
27Heat CrashFirePhysical 100
31AssuranceDarkPhysical 60 100
33FlamethrowerFireSpecial 90 100
37Head SmashRockPhysical 150 80
39RoarNormalStatus
43Flare BlitzFirePhysical 120 100

Egg moves

Tepig learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Tepig egg moves page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Body SlamNormalPhysical 85 100
Burn UpFireSpecial 130 100
CovetNormalPhysical 60 100
CurseGhostStatus
EndeavorNormalPhysical 100
Heavy SlamSteelPhysical 100
MagnitudeGroundPhysical 100
Sleep TalkNormalStatus
Sucker PunchDarkPhysical 70 100
SuperpowerFightingPhysical 120 100
ThrashNormalPhysical 120 100
YawnNormalStatus

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
CovetNormalPhysical 60 100
EndeavorNormalPhysical 100
Fire PledgeFireSpecial 80 100
Heat WaveFireSpecial 95 90
Helping HandNormalStatus
Iron TailSteelPhysical 100 75
SnoreNormalSpecial 50 100
Stomping TantrumGroundPhysical 75 100
SuperpowerFightingPhysical 120 100
Zen HeadbuttPsychicPhysical 80 90

Moves learnt by TM

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

Transfer-only moves

Tepig 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
IncinerateFireSpecial 60 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFightingPhysical 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
StrengthNormalPhysical 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1TackleNormalPhysical 40 100
3Tail WhipNormalStatus 100
7EmberFireSpecial 40 100
9Odor SleuthNormalStatus
13Defense CurlNormalStatus
15Flame ChargeFirePhysical 50 100
19SmogPoisonSpecial 30 70
21RolloutRockPhysical 30 90
25Take DownNormalPhysical 90 85
27Heat CrashFirePhysical 100
31AssuranceDarkPhysical 60 100
33FlamethrowerFireSpecial 90 100
37Head SmashRockPhysical 150 80
39RoarNormalStatus
43Flare BlitzFirePhysical 120 100

Egg moves

Tepig learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Sun & Moon. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Tepig egg moves page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Body SlamNormalPhysical 85 100
CovetNormalPhysical 60 100
CurseGhostStatus
EndeavorNormalPhysical 100
Heavy SlamSteelPhysical 100
MagnitudeGroundPhysical 100
Sleep TalkNormalStatus
Sucker PunchDarkPhysical 70 100
SuperpowerFightingPhysical 120 100
ThrashNormalPhysical 120 100
YawnNormalStatus

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Fire PledgeFireSpecial 80 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

Transfer-only moves

Tepig 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
IncinerateFireSpecial 60 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFightingPhysical 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
StrengthNormalPhysical 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Tepig sprites

Type Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8
Normal Tepig  sprite from Black & White Tepig  sprite from X & Y
Shiny Tepig Shiny sprite from Black & White Tepig Shiny sprite from X & Y

Where to find Tepig

Black
White
Nuvema Town
Black 2
White 2
Aspertia City
X
Y
Trade/migrate from another game
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Route 101
Sun
Moon
Breed Pignite/Emboar
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Trade/migrate from another game
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Not available in this game
Sword
Shield
Brilliant Diamond
Shining Pearl
Not available in this game

Other languages

English, Spanish, Italian Tepig
Japanese ポカブ (Pokabu)
German Floink
French Gruikui

Name origin

tepid
lukewarm
pig
farmyard animal