Wartortle

Wartortle is a Water type Pokémon introduced in Generation 1. It is known as the Turtle Pokémon.

Pokédex data

National № 008
Type Water
Species Turtle Pokémon
Height 1.0 m (3′03″)
Weight 22.5 kg (49.6 lbs)
Abilities 1. Torrent
Rain Dish (hidden ability)
Local № 008 (Red/Blue/Yellow)
233 (Gold/Silver/Crystal)
008 (FireRed/LeafGreen)
238 (HeartGold/SoulSilver)
087 (X/Y — Central Kalos)
008 (Let's Go Pikachu/Let's Go Eevee)

Training

EV yield 1 Defense, 1 Special Defense
Catch rate 45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Base Friendship 70 (normal)
Base Exp. 142
Growth Rate Medium Slow

Breeding

Egg Groups Monster, Water 1
Gender 87.5% male, 12.5% female
Egg cycles 20 (4,884–5,140 steps)

Base stats

HP 59
228 322
Attack 63
117 247
Defense 80
148 284
Sp. Atk 65
121 251
Sp. Def 80
148 284
Speed 58
108 236
Total 405 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 Wartortle.

Evolution chart

(Level 16) (Level 36)

Wartortle changes

Pokédex entries

Red
Blue
Often hides in water to stalk unwary prey. For swimming fast, it moves its ears to maintain balance.
Yellow When tapped, this POKéMON will pull in its head, but its tail will still stick out a little bit.
Gold It is recognized as a symbol of longevity. If its shell has algae on it, that WARTORTLE is very old.
Silver It cleverly controls its furry ears and tail to maintain its balance while swimming.
Crystal Its long, furry tail is a symbol of longevity, making it quite popular among older people.
Ruby
Sapphire
Its tail is large and covered with a rich, thick fur. The tail becomes increasingly deeper in color as WARTORTLE ages. The scratches on its shell are evidence of this POKéMON’s toughness as a battler.
FireRed This POKéMON is very popular as a pet. Its fur-covered tail is a symbol of its longevity.
LeafGreen It often hides in water to stalk unwary prey. For fast swimming, it moves its ears to maintain balance.
Emerald Its large tail is covered with rich, thick fur that deepens in color with age. The scratches on its shell are evidence of this POKéMON’s toughness in battle.
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
It is said to live 10,000 years. Its furry tail is popular as a symbol of longevity.
HeartGold It is a well-established symbol of longevity. If its shell has algae on it, that WARTORTLE is very old.
SoulSilver It cleverly controls its furry ears and tail to maintain its balance while swimming.
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
It is said to live 10,000 years. Its furry tail is popular as a symbol of longevity.
X When tapped, this Pokémon will pull in its head, but its tail will still stick out a little bit.
Y It is said to live 10,000 years. Its furry tail is popular as a symbol of longevity.
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Its tail is large and covered with a rich, thick fur. The tail becomes increasingly deeper in color as Wartortle ages. The scratches on its shell are evidence of this Pokémon’s toughness as a battler.
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
When tapped on its head, this Pokémon will pull it in, but its tail will stick out a little bit.
Sword It is recognized as a symbol of longevity. If its shell has algae on it, that Wartortle is very old.
Shield It cleverly controls its furry ears and tail to maintain its balance while swimming.

Moves learned by Wartortle

Moves learnt by level up

Wartortle learns the following moves in Pokémon Sword & Shield at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1TackleNormal 40 100
1Tail WhipNormal 100
1Water GunWater 40 100
1WithdrawWater
9Rapid SpinNormal 20 100
12BiteDark 60 100
15Water PulseWater 60 100
20ProtectNormal
25Rain DanceWater
30Aqua TailWater 90 90
35Shell SmashNormal
40Iron DefenseSteel
45Hydro PumpWater 110 80
50Skull BashNormal 130 100

Egg moves

Wartortle does not learn any moves by breeding in Pokémon Sword & Shield.

Moves learnt by TM

Wartortle is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Sword & Shield:

Moves learnt by TR

Wartortle is compatible with these Technical Records in Pokémon Sword & Shield:

Moves learnt by level up

Wartortle learns the following moves in Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu & Let's Go Eevee at the levels specified.

Lv.
Move
Type
Cat.
Power
Acc.
1BubbleWater 40 100
1TackleNormal 40 100
1Tail WhipNormal 100
1WithdrawWater
5Tail WhipNormal 100
9BubbleWater 40 100
14WithdrawWater
20Water GunWater 40 100
27BiteDark 60 100
33Bubble BeamWater 65 100
40ProtectNormal
46HeadbuttNormal 70 100
53Hydro PumpWater 110 80
59Skull BashNormal 130 100

Moves learnt by TM

Wartortle is compatible with these Technical Machines in Pokémon Let's Go Pikachu & Let's Go Eevee:

Wartortle sprites

Type Generation 1 Generation 2 Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7 Generation 8
Normal Wartortle  sprite from Red & Blue Wartortle  sprite from Silver Wartortle  sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Wartortle  sprite from Diamond & Pearl Wartortle  sprite from Black & White Wartortle  sprite from X & Y
Shiny Wartortle Shiny sprite from Silver Wartortle Shiny sprite from Ruby & Sapphire Wartortle Shiny sprite from Diamond & Pearl Wartortle Shiny sprite from Black & White Wartortle Shiny sprite from X & Y

Where to find Wartortle

Red
Blue
Yellow
Evolve Squirtle
Gold
Silver
Crystal
Trade/migrate from another game
Ruby
Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
FireRed
LeafGreen
Evolve Squirtle
Emerald Trade/migrate from another game
Diamond
Pearl
Platinum
Trade/migrate from another game
HeartGold
SoulSilver
Evolve Squirtle
Black
White
Black 2
White 2
Trade/migrate from another game
X
Y
Evolve Squirtle
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire
Trade/migrate from another game
Sun
Moon
Trade/migrate from another game
Ultra Sun
Ultra Moon
Let's Go Pikachu
Let's Go Eevee
Evolve Squirtle
Sword
Shield
Trade/migrate from another game

Other languages

English Wartortle
Japanese カメール (Kameil)
German Schillok
French Carabaffe

Name origin

war
epic battle
tortoise
large reptile with a protective shell
turtle
water-based reptile