Tropius

Tropius is a Grass/Flying type Pokémon introduced in Generation 3. It is known as the Fruit Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 357
Type Grass Flying
Species Fruit Pokémon
Height 2.0 m (6′07″)
Weight 100.0 kg (220.5 lbs)
Abilities 1. Chlorophyll
2. Solar Power
Harvest (hidden ability)
Local № 150 (Ruby/Sapphire/Emerald)
185 (Platinum)
288 (Black 2/White 2)
156 (Omega Ruby/Alpha Sapphire)
354 (U.Sun/U.Moon — Alola dex)

Training

EV yield 2 HP
Catch rate 200 (26.1% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 50 (normal)
Base Exp. 161
Growth Rate Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Grass, Monster
Gender 50% male, 50% female
Egg cycles 25 (6,169–6,425 steps)

Base stats

HP 99
308 402
Attack 68
126 258
Defense 83
153 291
Sp. Atk 72
134 267
Sp. Def 87
161 300
Speed 51
96 221
Total 460 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 Tropius.

Evolution chart

Tropius changes

Pokédex entries

Ruby The bunches of fruit around TROPIUS’s neck are very popular with children. This POKéMON loves fruit, and eats it continuously. Apparently, its love for fruit resulted in its own outgrowth of fruit.
Sapphire Children of the southern tropics eat as snacks the fruit that grows in bunches around the neck of TROPIUS. This POKéMON flies by flapping the leaves on its back as if they were wings.
FireRed
LeafGreen
It lives in tropical jungles. The bunch of fruit around its neck is delicious. The fruit grows twice a year.
Emerald It flies by flapping its broad leaves. The bunch of fruit that grows around its neck is deliciously sweet. In the spring, it scatters pollen from its neck.
Diamond
Pearl
Because it continually ate only its favorite fruit, the fruit started growing around its neck.
Platinum Delicious fruits grew out from around its neck because it always ate the same kind of fruit.
HeartGold
SoulSilver
The bunch of fruit around its neck ripens twice a year and is delicious. It’s a highly favored tropical snack.
Black
White
Delicious fruits grew out from around its neck because it always ate the same kind of fruit.
Black 2
White 2
It flies by flapping its broad leaves and gives the sweet, delicious fruit around its neck to children.
X It flies by flapping its broad leaves and gives the sweet, delicious fruit around its neck to children.
Y The bunch of fruit around its neck ripens twice a year and is delicious. It’s a highly favored tropical snack.
Omega Ruby The bunches of fruit around Tropius’s neck are very popular with children. This Pokémon loves fruit, and eats it continuously. Apparently, its love for fruit resulted in its own outgrowth of fruit.
Alpha Sapphire Children of the southern tropics eat as snacks the fruit that grows in bunches around the neck of Tropius. This Pokémon flies by flapping the leaves on its back as if they were wings.
Ultra Sun The bunches of fruit growing around the necks of Tropius in Alola are especially sweet compared to those in other regions.
Ultra Moon Bunches of delicious fruit grow around its neck. In warm areas, many ranches raise Tropius.
Brilliant Diamond
Shining Pearl
Because it continually ate only its favorite fruit, the fruit started growing around its neck.

Moves learned by Tropius

Moves learnt by level up

Tropius learns the following moves in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1GrowthNormalStatus
1GustFlyingSpecial 40 100
1Leaf StormGrassSpecial 130 90
1LeerNormalStatus 100
1Razor LeafGrassPhysical 55 95
6Sweet ScentNormalStatus 100
10StompNormalPhysical 65 100
16Magical LeafGrassSpecial 60
21WhirlwindNormalStatus
26Leaf TornadoGrassSpecial 65 90
30Dragon DanceDragonStatus
36Air SlashFlyingSpecial 75 95
41Body SlamNormalPhysical 85 100
46Dragon HammerDragonPhysical 90 100
50SynthesisGrassStatus
56Solar BeamGrassSpecial 120 100
61Leaf StormGrassSpecial 130 90

Egg moves

Tropius learns the following moves via breeding in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl. Details and compatible parents can be found on the Tropius egg moves page.

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
CurseGhostStatus
Dragon DanceDragonStatus
Dragon HammerDragonPhysical 90 100
HeadbuttNormalPhysical 70 100
Leaf BladeGrassPhysical 90 100
Leaf StormGrassSpecial 130 90
Leech SeedGrassStatus 90
Nature PowerNormalStatus
SlamNormalPhysical 80 75
SynthesisGrassStatus

Moves learnt by TM

Tropius is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl:

Moves learnt by TR

Tropius cannot be taught any TR moves in Pokémon Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl.

Moves learnt by level up

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

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1GrowthNormalStatus
1GustFlyingSpecial 40 100
1Leaf StormGrassSpecial 130 90
1LeerNormalStatus 100
1Razor LeafGrassPhysical 55 95
6Sweet ScentNormalStatus 100
10StompNormalPhysical 65 100
16Magical LeafGrassSpecial 60
21WhirlwindNormalStatus
26Leaf TornadoGrassSpecial 65 90
30Natural GiftNormalPhysical 100
36Air SlashFlyingSpecial 75 95
41Body SlamNormalPhysical 85 100
46BestowNormalStatus
50SynthesisGrassStatus
56Solar BeamGrassSpecial 120 100
61Leaf StormGrassSpecial 130 90

Egg moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
Bullet SeedGrassPhysical 25 100
CurseGhostStatus
Dragon DanceDragonStatus
Dragon HammerDragonPhysical 90 100
HeadbuttNormalPhysical 70 100
Leaf BladeGrassPhysical 90 100
Leaf StormGrassSpecial 130 90
Leech SeedGrassStatus 90
Natural GiftNormalPhysical 100
Nature PowerNormalStatus
Razor WindNormalSpecial 80 100
SlamNormalPhysical 80 75
SynthesisGrassStatus

Move Tutor moves

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

Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
DefogFlyingStatus
Dragon PulseDragonSpecial 85 100
Giga DrainGrassSpecial 75 100
OutrageDragonPhysical 120 100
Seed BombGrassPhysical 80 100
SnoreNormalSpecial 50 100
Stomping TantrumGroundPhysical 75 100
SynthesisGrassStatus
TailwindFlyingStatus
Worry SeedGrassStatus 100

Moves learnt by TM

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

Transfer-only moves

Tropius 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
Double-EdgeNormalPhysical 120 100 Generation 3 — Move tutor
MimicNormalStatus Generation 3 — Move tutor
CaptivateNormalStatus 100 Generation 4 — TM
EndureNormalStatus Generation 4 — TM
Silver WindBugSpecial 60 100 Generation 4 — TM
Air CutterFlyingSpecial 60 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Fury CutterBugPhysical 40 95 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Mud-SlapGroundSpecial 20 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
Ominous WindGhostSpecial 60 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
TwisterDragonSpecial 40 100 Generation 4 — Move tutor
FlashNormalStatus 100 Generation 6 — TM
Rock SmashFightingPhysical 40 100 Generation 6 — TM
Secret PowerNormalPhysical 70 100 Generation 6 — TM
CutNormalPhysical 50 95 Generation 6 — HM
StrengthNormalPhysical 80 100 Generation 6 — HM

Tropius sprites

Type Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8
Normal Tropius  sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Tropius  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Tropius  sprite from Black & White Tropius  sprite from X & Y Tropius  sprite from Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon
Shiny Tropius Shiny sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Tropius Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Tropius Shiny sprite from Black & White Tropius Shiny sprite from X & Y Tropius Shiny sprite from Ultra Sun & Ultra Moon

Where to find Tropius

Ruby
Sapphire
Route 119
FireRed
LeafGreen
Trade/migrate from another game
Emerald Route 119
Diamond
Pearl
Trade/migrate from another game
Platinum Great Marsh
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Trade/migrate from another game
Black
White
Route 14
Black 2
White 2
Route 18
X
Y
Trade/migrate from another game
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Route 119, 120
Sun
Moon
Trade/migrate from another game
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Exeggutor Island, Poké Pelago
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Not available in this game
Sword
Shield
Not available in this game
Brilliant Diamond
Shining Pearl
Grassland Cave, Swampy Cave, Sunlit Cavern, Bogsunk Cavern

Other languages

English, Spanish, Italian Tropius
Japanese トロピウス (Tropius)
German Tropius
French Tropius

Name origin

tropical
of or relating to the rainforest
-saurus
Greek suffix meaning ‘lizard’