Wartortle

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

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.

Evolution chart

Squirtle
#007
Squirtle
Water

(Level 16)
Wartortle
#008
Wartortle
Water

(Level 36)
Blastoise
#009
Blastoise
Water

Name origin

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

Moves learned by Wartortle

Wartortle sprites

Type Generation 1 Generation 2 Generation 3 Generation 4 Generation 5 Generation 6 Generation 7
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

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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