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Tirtouga
564
プロトーガ Purotooga
564Tirtouga
Generation V
Evolutionary line
564565
Type(s)
Type Water  Type Rock
Species Prototurtle Pokémon
Abilities Solid Rock
Sturdy
Swift Swim (DW)
Pokédex
Cofagrigus ← 564 → Carracosta
Kanto N/A Johto N/A
Hoenn N/A Sinnoh N/A
Unova 070/126 Kalos N/A
Alola 194/241
Evolves from None
Evolves into Carracosta
Gender
87.5% ♂ / 12.5 % ♀
Weight Height
36.4 lbs. 16.5 kg 2'04" 0.7 m
Pokédex color Egg group
Blue Water 1
Water 3
Shape Footprint
Shape08
F564
Cry

Tirtouga (Japanese: プロトーガ Purotooga) is a Generation V Water/Rock-type Fossil Pokémon. Tirtouga can be revived from the Cover Fossil.

Biology

Physiology

Tirtouga is a reptilian Pokémon that resembles a sea turtle. Its body is mainly deep blue, and it bears a black/blue shell on its back. Its skin is lighter blue, with its face covered in a marking that is the same color as its shell. It has more of these markings in the middle of its fins.

Evolution

Tirtouga evolves into Carracosta at level 37.

Game Info

Game Locations

Locations
Version(s) Area(s) Rarity
Black/White Revive fossil received in Relic Castle None


Pokédex Entries

Pokédex Entries
Black
Restored from a fossil, this Pokémon can dive to depths beyond half a mile.
White
About 100 million years ago, these Pokémon swam in oceans. It is thought they also went on land to attack prey.
Black 2
This Pokémon was restored from a fossil. It swam skillfully and dove to depths beyond half a mile.
White 2
This Pokémon was restored from a fossil. It swam skillfully and dove to depths beyond half a mile.
X
About 100 million years ago, these Pokémon swam in oceans. It is thought they also went on land to attack prey.
Y
Restored from a fossil, this Pokémon can dive to depths beyond half a mile.
Omega Ruby
About 100 million years ago, these Pokémon swam in oceans. It is thought they also went on land to attack prey.
Alpha Sapphire
Restored from a fossil, this Pokémon can dive to depths beyond half a mile.
Sun
Based on studies of its skeletal structure, it can apparently dive to ocean depths of over half a mile.
Moon
reputed to be the ancestor of most turtle Pokémon, it lived in warm seas approximately a hundred million years ago.
Ultra Sun
It was restored from an ancient fossil. Tirtouga lived in the sea but came up onto the land to search for prey.
Ultra Moon
Its hunting grounds encompassed a broad area, from the land to more than half a mile deep in the ocean.
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Stats

Base Stats
HP
54
Attack
78
Defense
103
Sp. Atk
53
Sp. Def
45
Speed
22
Total
355

Learnset

Leveling

Leveling Generation VII
Level Move Power Acc. PP Type Cat.
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Leveling Generation VI
Level Move Power Acc. PP Type Cat. Contest Cat. Appeal Jam
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Leveling Generation V
Level Move Power Acc. PP Type Cat.
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

TM/HM

TMs and HMs Generation VII
TM/HM Move Power Acc. PP Type Cat.
TM06 Toxic 90% 10 Poison Status
TM10 Hidden Power 60 100% 15 Normal Special
TM13 Ice Beam 90 100% 10 Ice Special
TM14 Blizzard 110 70% 5 Ice Special
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal Status
TM18 Rain Dance —% 5 Water Status
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM23 Smack Down 50 100% 15 Rock Physical
TM26 Earthquake 100 100% 10 Ground Physical
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal Status
TM37 Sandstorm —% 10 Rock Status
TM39 Rock Tomb 60 95% 15 Rock Physical
TM42 Facade 70 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic Status
TM45 Attract 100% 15 Normal Status
TM48 Round 60 100% 15 Normal Special
TM55 Scald 80 100% 15 Water Special
TM69 Rock Polish —% 20 Rock Status
TM71 Stone Edge 100 80% 5 Rock Physical
TM78 Bulldoze 60 100% 20 Ground Physical
TM80 Rock Slide 75 90% 10 Rock Physical
TM87 Swagger 85% 15 Normal Status
TM88 Sleep Talk —% 10 Normal Status
TM90 Substitute —% 10 Normal Status
TM94 Surf 90 100% 15 Water Special
TM98 Waterfall 80 100% 15 Water Physical
TM100 Confide —% 20 Normal Status
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

TMs and HMs Generation VI
TM/HM Move Power Acc. PP Type Cat. Contest Cat. Appeal Jam
TM06 Toxic 90% 10 Poison Status Type Clever ♥♥♥ 0
TM10 Hidden Power 60 100% 15 Normal Special Type Clever ♥♥♥ 0
TM13 Ice Beam 90 100% 10 Ice Special Type Beautiful ♥♥♥♥
TM14 Blizzard 110 70% 5 Ice Special Type Beautiful ♥♥♥
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal Status Type Cute ♥♥ 0
TM18 Rain Dance —% 5 Water Status Type Beautiful 0
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Cute ♥♥ ♥♥♥
TM23 Smack Down 50 100% 15 Rock Physical Type Tough ♥♥
TM26 Earthquake 100 100% 10 Ground Physical Type Tough ♥♥
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Cute ♥♥♥♥ 0
TM28 Dig 80 100% 10 Ground Physical Type Tough ♥♥ 0
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal Status Type Cool 0
TM37 Sandstorm —% 10 Rock Status Type Tough ♥♥
TM39 Rock Tomb 60 95% 15 Rock Physical Type Clever ♥♥♥ 0
TM42 Facade 70 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Cute ♥♥ 0
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic Status Type Cute 0
TM45 Attract 100% 15 Normal Status Type Cute ♥♥ 0
TM48 Round 60 100% 15 Normal Special Type Beautiful ♥♥ 0
TM55 Scald 80 100% 15 Water Special Type Tough ♥♥ 0
TM69 Rock Polish —% 20 Rock Status Type Tough ♥♥♥ 0
TM71 Stone Edge 100 80% 5 Rock Physical Type Tough ♥♥♥ 0
TM78 Bulldoze 60 100% 20 Ground Physical Type Tough ♥♥ ♥♥
TM80 Rock Slide 75 90% 10 Rock Physical Type Tough ♥♥ ♥♥
TM87 Swagger 90% 15 Normal Status Type Cute ♥♥♥ 0
TM88 Sleep Talk —% 10 Normal Status Type Cute 0
TM90 Substitute —% 10 Normal Status Type Cute ♥♥ 0
TM94 Rock SmashXY 40 100% 15 Fighting Physical Type Tough ♥♥♥♥ 0
TM94 Secret PowerORAS 70 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Clever 0
TM100 Confide —% 20 Normal Status Type Cute ♥♥♥ 0
HM03 Surf 90 100% 15 Water Special Type Beautiful ♥♥ ♥♥
HM04 Strength 80 100% 15 Normal Physical Type Tough ♥♥♥♥ 0
HM05 Waterfall 80 100% 15 Water Physical Type Tough ♥♥♥♥ 0
HM06 Rock SmashORAS 40 100% 15 Fighting Physical Type Tough ♥♥♥♥ 0
HM07 DiveORAS 80 100% 10 Water Physical Type Beautiful ♥♥ 0
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

TMs and HMs Generation V
TM/HM Move Power Acc. PP Type Cat.
TM06 Toxic 90% 10 Poison Status
TM10 Hidden Power 100% 15 Normal Special
TM13 Ice Beam 95 100% 10 Ice Special
TM14 Blizzard 120 70% 5 Ice Special
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal Status
TM18 Rain Dance —% 5 Water Status
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM23 Smack Down 50 100% 15 Rock Physical
TM26 Earthquake 100 100% 10 Ground Physical
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM28 Dig 80 100% 10 Ground Physical
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal Status
TM37 Sandstorm —% 10 Rock Status
TM39 Rock Tomb 50 80% 10 Rock Physical
TM42 Facade 70 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic Status
TM45 Attract 100% 15 Normal Status
TM48 Round 60 100% 15 Normal Special
TM55 Scald 80 100% 15 Water Special
TM69 Rock Polish —% 20 Rock Status
TM71 Stone Edge 100 80% 5 Rock Physical
TM78 Bulldoze 60 100% 20 Ground Physical
TM80 Rock Slide 75 90% 10 Rock Physical
TM87 Swagger 90% 15 Normal Status
TM90 Substitute —% 10 Normal Status
TM94 Rock Smash 40 100% 15 Fighting Physical
HM03 Surf 95 100% 15 Water Special
HM04 Strength 80 100% 15 Normal Physical
HM05 Waterfall 80 100% 15 Water Physical
HM06 Dive 80 100% 10 Water 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.

Sprites

Version
Black White Black 2 White 2 Back
Tirtouga BW Tirtouga BW Tirtouga BW Back
Shiny Tirtouga BW Shiny Tirtouga BW Shiny Tirtouga BW Back
X Y Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire Back
Tirtouga XY Tirtouga XY TirtougaBackXY
TirtougaShinyXY TirtougaShinyXY TirtougaBackShinyXY
Sun Moon Ultra Sun Ultra Moon Back

Appearances

Anime

Tirtouga, alongside Carracosta appear in "A Restoration Confrontation! Part 1" and "A Restoration Confrontation! Part 2".

Trivia

Origin

Tirtouga is based on a young sea turtle.

Etymology

The name "Tirtouga" may be based on the words "tortuga" meaning "turtle" in Spanish, and possibly "dirt" due to its partial Rock typing. Also there is a chance its name comes from "Tartaruga" which is Italian for turtle.

Gallery

See also