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[[File:Type Grass/Steel.gif|link=Grass/Steel type]]  
Species Thorn Seed Pokémon
Abilities Iron Barbs
None ← 597 → None
Kanto N/A Johto N/A
Hoenn N/A Sinnoh N/A
Unova N/A Kalos N/A
Evolves from None
Evolves into [[Ferrothorn]]
(テッシード Tesshido)
[[Generation V]]
Evolutionary line
No evolution line
Weight Height
Pokédex color Egg group
Shape Footprint

Ferroseed (Japanese: テッシード Tesshido) is a Grass/Steel-type Pokémon introduced in Generation V. It evolves into Ferrothorn at level 40.


Ferroseed is a gray sphere-like Pokémon that resembles a spiked acorn. Ferroseed have three horizontal black lines around its body. Ferroseed have green thorns around its body. Ferroseed's eyes are yellow and have a green background around them.

Game Info

Game Locations

Version(s) Area(s) Rarity
Black/White Chargestone Cave 1F Uncommon

Pokédex Entries

Pokédex Entries
When threatened, it attacks by shooting a barrage of spikes, which gives it a chance to escape by rolling away.
They stick their spikes into cave walls and absorb the minerals they find in the rock.
Black 2
It absorbs the iron that it finds in the rock while clinging to the ceiling. It shoots spikes when in danger.
White 2
It absorbs the iron that it finds in the rock while clinging to the ceiling. It shoots spikes when in danger.
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire


Leveling Generation VI
Level Move Power Acc. PP Type Cat. Contest Cat. Appeal Jam
1 Tackle 50 100% 35 [[Normal type|Normal]] [[Move#Physical Physical


1 Harden - -% 30 [[Normal type|Normal]] [[Move#Status Status


6 Rollout 30 90% 20 [[Rock type|Rock]] [[Move#Physical Physical


9 Curse - -% 10 [[Ghost type|Ghost]] [[Move#Status Status


14 Metal Claw 50 95% 30 [[Steel type|Steel]] [[Move#Physical Physical


18 Pin Missile 14 85% 20 [[Bug type|Bug]] [[Move#Physical Physical


21 Gyro Ball - 100% 5 [[Steel type|Steel]] [[Move#Physical Physical


26 Iron Defense - -% 15 [[Steel type|Steel]] [[Move#Status Status


30 Mirror Shot 65 85% 10 [[Steel type|Steel]] [[Move#Special Special


35 Ingrain - -% 20 [[Grass type|Grass]] [[Move#Status Status


38 Selfdestruct 200 100% 5 [[Normal type|Normal]] [[Move#Physical Physical


43 Iron Head 80 100% 15 [[Steel type|Steel]] [[Move#Physical Physical


47 Payback 50 100% 10 [[Dark type|Dark]] [[Move#Physical Physical


52 Flash Cannon 80 100% 10 [[Steel type|Steel]] [[Move#Special Special


55 Explosion 250 100% 5 [[Normal type|Normal]] [[Move#Physical Physical


Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.


Black White Black 2 White 2 Back
X Y Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire Back


  • Ferroseed seems to be a possible remake of Pineco, while its post-evolution, Ferrothorn, appears to be a remake of Forretress.
  • Ferroseed is one of the two Grass-type Pokémon that cannot learn Grass Knot. The other is Rotom's Mow Forme.
  • Ferroseed and its evolution Ferrothorn are the only Grass/Steel type Pokémon.
    • They are also the only Grass type Pokémon immune to Poison attacks.
  • Ferroseed also greatly resembles a pinecone.
  • Although Ferroseed is clearly a plant, the species lives in a cave.


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