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Type
Water  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
Evolves From None
Evolves Into Carracosta
Tirtouga
564
プロトーガ Purotooga
564Tirtouga
Generation V
Evolutionary Line
564565
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
Body Style Footprint
Body08
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.

In the Anime

Tirtouga, alongside Carracosta appear in BW077: A Restoration Confrontation! (Part 1) and BW078: A Restoration Confrontation! (Part 2).

Game Info

Game Locations

Tirtouga Locations
Version(s) Location 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.


Learnset

Leveling

Leveling Generation V
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category
1 Bide - -% 10 Normal Physical
1 Withdraw - -% 40 Water Status
1 Water Gun 40 100% 25 Water Special
5 Rollout 30 90% 20 Rock Physical
8 Bite 60 100% 25 Dark Physical
11 Protect - -% 10 Normal Status
15 Aqua Jet 40 100% 20 Water Physical
18 AncientPower 60 100% 5 Rock Special
21 Crunch 80 100% 15 Dark Physical
25 Wide Guard - -% 10 Rock Status
28 Brine 65 100% 10 Water Special
31 Smack Down 50 100% 15 Rock Physical
35 Curse - -% 10 Ghost Status
38 Shell Smash - -% 15 Normal Status
41 Aqua Tail 90 90% 10 Water Physical
45 Rock Slide 75 90% 10 Rock Physical
48 Rain Dance - -% 5 Water Status
51 Hydro Pump 120 80% 5 Water Special

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 Back
Shiny Tirtouga BW Shiny Tirtouga BW Back
X Y Back
TirtougaXY TirtougaBackXY
TirtougaShinyXY TirtougaBackShinyXY


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 ground typing. Also there is a chance its name comes from "Tartaruga" which is Italian for turtle.

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