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.
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.
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 -type Pokémon that cannot learn Grass Grass Knot. The other is Rotom's Mow Forme.
Ferroseed and its evolution Ferrothorn are the only / Grass 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.