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[[File:Type Fighting.gif|link=Fighting type]]  
Species Judo Pokémon
Abilities Guts
Inner Focus
Mold Breaker (Dream World)
None ← 538 → None
Kanto N/A Johto N/A
Hoenn N/A Sinnoh N/A
Unova N/A Kalos N/A
Evolves from None
Evolves into None
(ナゲキ Nageki)
[[Generation V]]
Evolutionary line
No evolution line
Weight Height
Pokédex color Egg group
<font color=Red>Red</font>
Shape Footprint

Throh (Japanese: ナゲキ Nageki) is a Pokémon that was first introduced in the fifth generation games Pokémon Black and White. It, along with Sawk, seem to be another fighting type pair similar to Hitmonlee and Hitmonchan.


Throh is obviously dressed in a gi, a traditional training and contest uniform among many martial arts. It's head is red and has very large eyebrows. It is shorter than Sawk, and has 3 toes that make a triangle shape.

Throh is a Fighting-type Pokémon with a bulky body, red, rocky skin, and seemingly wearing a white and black martial arts outfit. Its head is round, with a “Y”-shaped black feature over its eyes and nose. The collar of its outfit is rimmed in black, and the sleeves sport a crisscrossed pattern. Throh’s hands are red with three bulbous, gecko-like fingers. It has a black, martial-arts style belt, and its white “pants” have black patches on the knees. Its feet have three digits.Its power increases when its belt is tied. Wild ones can create their own belts. Throh have a tendency to throw around larger opponents. They live in herds of around five Pokémon. It creates its own belt by weaving vines.


Throh does not evolve.

Game Info

Game Locations

Version(s) Area(s) Rarity
Black/White Route 10, Route 16, Route 18, Pinwheel Forest Rare

Pokédex Entries

Pokédex Entries
When it tightens its belt, it becomes stronger. Wild Throh use vines to weave their own belts.
When they encounter foes bigger than themselves, they try to throw them. They always travel in packs of five.
Black 2
White 2
Omega Ruby
Alpha Sapphire


Leveling Generation VI
Level Move Power Acc. PP Type Cat. Contest Cat. Appeal Jam
1 Bind 15 85% 20 [[Normal type|Normal]] [[Move#Physical Physical


1 Leer 100% 30 [[Normal type|Normal]] [[Move#Status Status


5 Bide - -% 10 [[Normal type|Normal]] [[Move#Physical Physical


9 Focus Energy - -% 30 [[Normal type|Normal]] [[Move#Status Status


13 Seismic Toss - 100% 20 [[Fighting type|Fighting]] [[Move#Physical Physical


17 Vital Throw 70 -% 10 [[Fighting type|Fighting]] [[Move#Physical Physical


21 Revenge 60 100% 10 [[Fighting type|Fighting]] [[Move#Physical Physical


25 Storm Throw 40 100% 10 [[Fighting type|Fighting]] [[Move#Physical Physical


29 Body Slam 85 100% 10 [[Normal type|Normal]] [[Move#Physical Physical


33 Bulk Up - -% 20 [[Fighting type|Fighting]] [[Move#Status Status


37 Circle Throw 60 90% 10 [[Fighting type|Fighting]] [[Move#Physical Physical


41 Endure - -% 10 [[Normal type|Normal]] [[Move#Status Status


45 Wide Guard - -% 10 [[Rock type|Rock]] [[Move#Status Status


49 Superpower 120 100% 5 [[Fighting type|Fighting]] [[Move#Physical Physical


53 Reversal - 100% 15 [[Fighting type|Fighting]] [[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


  • Throh is based on a Judoka and Sumo Wrestler.
  • Throh was revealed on September 17 when sprites of all the Generation V Pokémon were revealed.
  • Throh and Sawk can be viewed as the "Hitmonlee and Hitmonchan" of the Unova Region.
  • Throh's name is a reverse effect of two names: throw, and horht, which is Sanskrit for "combat"
  • This Pokémon has a remarkable resemblance to the Sesame Street character "Ernie". Its cry sounds like a Sheep and a Machine gun.
  • Throh's English name was originally going to be 'Rawkem', but was changed late in the process of English localization as a result of possible copyright infringement. Throh's counterpart (Sawk) was to have the English name 'Sawkem' (which, when read in Pokédex order, would read 'Rawkem Sawkem'). This is a play on the famous 80's toy franchise Rock 'Em Sock 'Em Robots. Even more of a coincidence, are the matching red and blue colors shared between the Pokémon and the game's characters.
  • Being one of the few all-male Pokémon species, Throh is unable to breed without the assistance of a Ditto.


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