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Type(s)
Type Grass  
Species Grove Pokémon
Abilities Overgrow
Shell Armor (DW)
Pokédex
Turtwig ← 388 → Torterra
Kanto N/A Johto N/A
Hoenn N/A Sinnoh 002
Unova N/A Kalos N/A
Evolves From Turtwig
Evolves Into Torterra
Grotle
388
ハヤシガメ Hayashigame
388Grotle
Generation IV
Evolutionary Line
387388389
Gender
87.5% ♂ / 12.5 % ♀
Weight Height
213.8 lbs. 97.0 kg 3'07" 1.1 m
Pokédex Color Egg Group
Green Monster
Grass
Body Style Footprint
Body08
F388
Cry

Grotle (Japanese: ハヤシガメ Hayashigame) is the Grass-type Starter Pokémon of the Sinnoh region, evolved from Turtwig.

Biology

Physiology

Grotle has a large, yellow shell that covers the back, head and short tail. It also has two large bushes that sprout nuts and there are three brown stripes on the shell. Grotle's lower jaw is yellow and has triangle shaped on its cheeks. The feet are also yellow and they each have three claws.

Habitat

These Pokémon live in forests and are often found near sources of food.

Food

Grotle, like Turtwig, gets energy by photosynthesis but it can also eat berries.

Evolution

Grotle is the evolved form of Turtwig as of level 18. Grotle evolves into Torterra once it reaches level 32.

Game Info

Statistics

Pokédex Entries

Pokédex Entries
Diamond
It lives along water in forests. In the daytime, it leaves the forest to sunbathe its treed shell.
Pearl
The shell is hardened soil. Some Pokémon come to peck the berries growing on the trees on its back.
Platinum
It knows where pure water wells up. It carries fellow Pokémon there on its back.
HeartGold
A Grotle that lives in the forest is said to have its own secret springwater.
SoulSilver
A Grotle that lives in the forest is said to have its own secret springwater.
Black
It knows where pure water wells up. It carries fellow Pokémon there on its back.
White
It knows where pure water wells up. It carries fellow Pokémon there on its back.
Black 2
It knows where pure water wells up. It carries fellow Pokémon there on its back.
White 2
It knows where pure water wells up. It carries fellow Pokémon there on its back.
X
It lives along water in forests. In the daytime, it leaves the forest to sunbathe its treed shell.
Y
It knows where pure water wells up. It carries fellow Pokémon there on its back.

Game locations

Grotle Locations
Version(s) Location Rarity
Diamond/ Pearl Evolve Turtwig None
Platinum Evolve Turtwig None
HeartGold/SoulSilver Trade None
X/Y Transfer None


Side Game Locations

Grotle Locations
Game(s) Location
Explorers of Time & Explorers of Darkness Mystifying Forest (B1F-B13F)
Mystery Jungle (B1F-B29F)
Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia Vien Forest


Sprites

Version
Diamond Pearl Platinum HeartGold SoulSilver Back
Grotledp Platinum Hayashigame Sprite Platinum Hayashigame Sprite Grotledpb
Grotledps Grotlepts Grotlepts Grotledpbs
Black White Black 2 White 2 Back
Grotle BW Grotle Back BW
Grotle Shiny BW Grotle Back Shiny BW
X Y Back
Grotle XY Grotle Back XY
Grotle Shiny XY Grotle Back Shiny XY

Trivia

Origin

Grotle is based on a turtle or tortoise with foliage growing from its shell.

Etymology

Grotle probably got its name from "Ground" and "Turtle", or alternatively, "Grotto", and "Turtle". Or another alternative is "Grow" and "Turtle" due to plants ability to photosynthesize.

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