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==Biography==
 
==Biography==
   
It was first caught as a Turtwig after battling Ash and his Pikachu. Turtwig has battled many opponents before: [[Ash's Infernape|Paul's Chimchar]], [[Roark's Rampardos]], [[Gardenia's Turtwig]], and [[Crasher Wake's Quagsire]]. While battling Paul's Honchkrow in DP100, it evolved into Grotle, but lost due to its lowered Speed. But after learning how to cope with its defense from [[Paul's Torterra]] when it fought Gliscor, Ash managed to make Grotle stronger and learned [[Rock Climb]]. Since evolution, Grotle managed to defeat foes like [[Candice's Sneasel]].
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Torterra was first caught as a Turtwig after battling Ash and his Pikachu.
   
After being used in a gym battle against [[Volkner]], which got postponed, Ash's Grotle evolved during a battle with [[Team Rocket]]. With its new size and strengths, it now knows more powerful moves such as [[Leaf Storm]] in addition to the moves [[Energy Ball]], [[Rock Climb]] and [[Synthesis]]. Despite its size and power, it has been defeated in several battles against Pokémon it should have an advantage over: [[Volkner's Electivire]], [[Bertha's Hippowdon]] and [[Paul's Drapion]] (however although Torterra was part Ground type he did not know any Ground type moves and his Grass type charactiristics made him more vulnerable to Drapion than most Ground types, not to mention its new size made him a easy target for more speedy foes with moves he is vulnerable against). Ash decided to leave Torterra at [[Professor Oak's Lab]] when he made a fresh start for Unova. It currently resides at Professor Oak's Lab.
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Turtwig has battled many opponents before: [[Ash's Infernape|Paul's Chimchar]], [[Roark's Rampardos]], [[Gardenia's Turtwig]], and [[Crasher Wake's Quagsire]].
   
It will reappear along with all of Ash's Pokemon in an upcoming episode of Best Wishes Season 2.
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While battling Paul's Honchkrow in DP100, Turtwig evolved into Grotle, but lost due to its lowered Speed. But after learning how to cope with its defense from [[Paul's Torterra]] when it fought Gliscor, Ash managed to make Grotle stronger and Grotle learned [[Rock Climb]]. Since evolution, Grotle managed to defeat foes like [[Candice's Sneasel]].
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After being used in a gym battle against [[Volkner]], which got postponed, Grotle evolved into Torterra during a battle with [[Team Rocket]].
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With its new size and strengths, Torterra now knows more powerful moves such as [[Leaf Storm]] in addition to the moves [[Energy Ball]], [[Rock Climb]] and [[Synthesis]]. Despite its size and power, it has been defeated in several battles against Pokémon it should have an advantage over: [[Volkner's Electivire]], [[Bertha's Hippowdon]] and [[Paul's Drapion]].
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Ash decided to leave Torterra at [[Professor Oak's Lab]] when he made a fresh start for Unova. It currently resides at Professor Oak's Lab.
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Torterra will reappear along with all of Ash's Pokemon in an upcoming episode of Best Wishes Season 2.
   
 
==Known Moves==
 
==Known Moves==
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==Gallery==
 
==Gallery==
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Ash_Turtwig.png|As a [[Turtwig]]
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Ash_Turtwig.png|Torterra as a [[Turtwig]]
 
Ash_and_Turtwig.png|As a [[Turtwig]] with [[Ash]] in Oak's Lecture
 
Ash_and_Turtwig.png|As a [[Turtwig]] with [[Ash]] in Oak's Lecture
 
EP552_Turtwig_de_Ash.png|Turtwig sent out
 
EP552_Turtwig_de_Ash.png|Turtwig sent out
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==Trivia==
 
==Trivia==
* When it was a Turtwig, it had it's own way of showing affection by biting on someone's head.
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* When it was a Turtwig, Torterra's way of showing affection was by biting on someone's head.
 
* Torterra is the only Pokémon in Ash's Sinnoh team that has never defeated any of Paul's Pokémon.
 
* Torterra is the only Pokémon in Ash's Sinnoh team that has never defeated any of Paul's Pokémon.
* As a Turtwig, it was more active and very quick, but when it evolved into a Grotle it lost it's speed and became less active.
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* As a Turtwig, Torterra was active and very quick, but when it evolved into a Grotle, Torterra lost it's speed and became less active.
* Throughout it's evolution, Torterra has relied on specific stats to battle. As a Turtwig it relied on speed, accuracy and evasiveness, as a Grotle it relied on defense, patience and precise attacks, and as a Torterra it relied on attack power, strength and healing.
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* Throughout it's evolution, Torterra has relied on specific stats to battle.
* After evolving from Grotle to Torterra, its was the first time Ash had 2 fully-evolved starter Pokemon from the same region.
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** As a Turtwig, Torterra relied on speed, accuracy and evasiveness.
* Torterra has not learn a Ground-type move, despite its evolution into a Ground-type Pokemon.
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** As a Grotle, Torterra relied on defense, patience and precise attacks.
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** As a Torterra, Torterra relied on attack power, strength and healing.
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* After evolving from Grotle to Torterra, its was the first time Ash had two fully-evolved starter Pokemon from the same region.
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* Torterra has not learnt a Ground-type move, despite being a Ground-type.
   
 
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Revision as of 16:41, March 7, 2013

Ash's Torterra
Satoshi's Dodaitose
Ash Torterra
General
Name: Ash's Torterra
Trainer: Ash
Gender: Unknown
Ability: Overgrow (Not yet activated)
Debut: Gettin' Twiggy With It!
Current location: At Professor Oak's laboratory
Details
Evolved: 95 episodes as Turtwig

66 episodes as Grotle

Evolves In: Aiding the Enemy!

The Fleeing Tower of Sunnyshore!

Ash's Torterra (Japanese: Satoshi's Dodaitose) is a Grass-type Pokémon owned by Ash Ketchum.

Biography

Torterra was first caught as a Turtwig after battling Ash and his Pikachu.

Turtwig has battled many opponents before: Paul's Chimchar, Roark's Rampardos, Gardenia's Turtwig, and Crasher Wake's Quagsire.

While battling Paul's Honchkrow in DP100, Turtwig evolved into Grotle, but lost due to its lowered Speed. But after learning how to cope with its defense from Paul's Torterra when it fought Gliscor, Ash managed to make Grotle stronger and Grotle learned Rock Climb. Since evolution, Grotle managed to defeat foes like Candice's Sneasel.

After being used in a gym battle against Volkner, which got postponed, Grotle evolved into Torterra during a battle with Team Rocket.

With its new size and strengths, Torterra now knows more powerful moves such as Leaf Storm in addition to the moves Energy Ball, Rock Climb and Synthesis. Despite its size and power, it has been defeated in several battles against Pokémon it should have an advantage over: Volkner's Electivire, Bertha's Hippowdon and Paul's Drapion.

Ash decided to leave Torterra at Professor Oak's Lab when he made a fresh start for Unova. It currently resides at Professor Oak's Lab.

Torterra will reappear along with all of Ash's Pokemon in an upcoming episode of Best Wishes Season 2.

Known Moves

        
Move Episode
Torterra Leaf Storm
Tackle Gettin' Twiggy With It!
Razor Leaf Gettin' Twiggy With It!
Bite Gettin' Twiggy With It!
Synthesis + Gettin' Twiggy With It!
Energy Ball + Tanks for the Memories!
Rock Climb + The Lonely Snover
Leaf Storm + The Fleeing Tower of Sunyshore!
+ indicates this Pokémon used this move recently.*
- indicates this Pokémon normally can't use this move.

Gallery

Trivia

  • When it was a Turtwig, Torterra's way of showing affection was by biting on someone's head.
  • Torterra is the only Pokémon in Ash's Sinnoh team that has never defeated any of Paul's Pokémon.
  • As a Turtwig, Torterra was active and very quick, but when it evolved into a Grotle, Torterra lost it's speed and became less active.
  • Throughout it's evolution, Torterra has relied on specific stats to battle.
    • As a Turtwig, Torterra relied on speed, accuracy and evasiveness.
    • As a Grotle, Torterra relied on defense, patience and precise attacks.
    • As a Torterra, Torterra relied on attack power, strength and healing.
  • After evolving from Grotle to Torterra, its was the first time Ash had two fully-evolved starter Pokemon from the same region.
  • Torterra has not learnt a Ground-type move, despite being a Ground-type.

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