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General Information
Species Tiny Leaf Pokémon
Type Grass
Ability Overgrow
Shell Armor (Hidden Ability)
Gender Ratio 87.5% male, 12.5% female
Evolves into Grotle (Lv. 18)
Breeding Information
Egg Group Monster
Pokédex / Browser Numbers
National #387
Sinnoh #001
Almia R-052
Oblivia R-139 (present)
N-039 (past)

Turtwig is a Grass-type Pokémon that evolves into Grotle at Lv. 18, which evolves into Torterra at Lv. 32.


Turtwig is a light green, quadruped Pokémon resembling a turtle or tortoise. Its eyes, feet, and lower jaw are yellow. Its body is covered by a brown shell that is composed of earth. The shell has a thick black stripe and a black rim. A small twig with leaves grows on a brown patch on its head.

On a healthy Turtwig, the shell should feel moist.


Turtwig can be found in forests and jungles.


Turtwig's leaves will wilt if Turtwig becomes thirsty.


Turtwig usually nourishes itself through photosynthesis.

Turtwig drinks water, which hardens its soil-based shell.


Turtwig are shown to be able to run at very high speeds with training.

Turtwig are incredibly strong for their size, with one being able to bite a Rampardos's tail and throw it.

Notable Turtwig[]

Name Origin Trainer Group Note(s)
Turtwig Anime Gardenia -
Turtwig Anime Professor Rowan - Multiple.
Turtwig Games Professor Rowan (formerly)
The Player
The Partner Games None Team Poképals
The Player Games None Team Poképals

Former Turtwig[]

Name Origin Trainer Note(s)
Torterra Anime Ash Ketchum Evolved into a Grotle, then a Torterra.
Torterra Anime Paul Evolved into a Grotle, then a Torterra.
Grotle Games Dawn / Lucas Evolved into a Grotle.
Torterra Games Gardenia Evolved into a Grotle, then a Torterra.