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 1′08″ (0.5 m)
Weight 21.8 lbs (9.9 kg)
Abilities 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 70 (normal)
Base Exp. 62
Growth Rate Medium Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Field
Gender 87.5% male, 12.5% female
Egg cycles 20 (base 5,120 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

(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.
1TackleNormal 40 100
3Tail WhipNormal 100
7EmberFire 40 100
9Odor SleuthNormal
13Defense CurlNormal
15Flame ChargeFire 50 100
19SmogPoison 30 70
21RolloutRock 30 90
25Take DownNormal 90 85
27Heat CrashFire 100
31AssuranceDark 60 100
33FlamethrowerFire 90 100
37Head SmashRock 150 80
39RoarNormal
43Flare BlitzFire 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 SlamNormal 85 100
Burn UpFire 130 100
CovetNormal 60 100
CurseGhost
EndeavorNormal 100
Heavy SlamSteel 100
MagnitudeGround 100
Sleep TalkNormal
Sucker PunchDark 70 100
SuperpowerFighting 120 100
ThrashNormal 120 100
YawnNormal

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
CovetNormal 60 100
EndeavorNormal 100
Fire PledgeFire 80 100
Heat WaveFire 95 90
Helping HandNormal
Iron TailSteel 100 75
SnoreNormal 50 100
Stomping TantrumGround 75 100
SuperpowerFighting 120 100
Zen HeadbuttPsychic 80 90

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Work UpNormal
5RoarNormal
6ToxicPoison 90
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
12TauntDark 100
17ProtectNormal
21FrustrationNormal 100
22Solar BeamGrass 120 100
27ReturnNormal 100
32Double TeamNormal
35FlamethrowerFire 90 100
38Fire BlastFire 110 85
39Rock TombRock 60 95
42FacadeNormal 70 100
43Flame ChargeFire 50 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
49Echoed VoiceNormal 40 100
50OverheatFire 130 90
61Will-O-WispFire 85
74Gyro BallSteel 100
86Grass KnotGrass 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
93Wild ChargeElectric 90 100
100ConfideNormal

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
IncinerateFire 60 100 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

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1TackleNormal 40 100
3Tail WhipNormal 100
7EmberFire 40 100
9Odor SleuthNormal
13Defense CurlNormal
15Flame ChargeFire 50 100
19SmogPoison 30 70
21RolloutRock 30 90
25Take DownNormal 90 85
27Heat CrashFire 100
31AssuranceDark 60 100
33FlamethrowerFire 90 100
37Head SmashRock 150 80
39RoarNormal
43Flare BlitzFire 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 SlamNormal 85 100
CovetNormal 60 100
CurseGhost
EndeavorNormal 100
Heavy SlamSteel 100
MagnitudeGround 100
Sleep TalkNormal
Sucker PunchDark 70 100
SuperpowerFighting 120 100
ThrashNormal 120 100
YawnNormal

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Fire PledgeFire 80 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

TM
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1Work UpNormal
5RoarNormal
6ToxicPoison 90
10Hidden PowerNormal 60 100
11Sunny DayFire
12TauntDark 100
17ProtectNormal
21FrustrationNormal 100
22Solar BeamGrass 120 100
27ReturnNormal 100
32Double TeamNormal
35FlamethrowerFire 90 100
38Fire BlastFire 110 85
39Rock TombRock 60 95
42FacadeNormal 70 100
43Flame ChargeFire 50 100
44RestPsychic
45AttractNormal 100
48RoundNormal 60 100
49Echoed VoiceNormal 40 100
50OverheatFire 130 90
61Will-O-WispFire 85
74Gyro BallSteel 100
86Grass KnotGrass 100
87SwaggerNormal 85
88Sleep TalkNormal
90SubstituteNormal
93Wild ChargeElectric 90 100
100ConfideNormal

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
IncinerateFire 60 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFighting 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormal 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
StrengthNormal 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Tepig sprites

Type Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7
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

Other languages

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

Name origin

tepid
lukewarm
pig
farmyard animal