Seismitoad (Pokémon)

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Palpitoad #536: Palpitoad
Pokémon
#538: Throh Throh
Seismitoad
Vibration Pokémon
ガマゲロゲ
Gamageroge
#537
Seismitoad



Images on the Bulbagarden Archives
Type
Water Ground
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Abilities
Swift Swim or Poison Touch Cacophony
Cacophony
Water Absorb
Hidden Ability
Cacophony
Hidden Ability
Cacophony
Cacophony
Gender ratio
Unknown
50% male, 50% female
Catch rate
45 (5.9%)
Breeding
Egg Group
Water 1
Hatch time
5140 - 5396 steps
Height
4'11" 1.5 m
Seismitoad
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Weight
136.7 lbs. 62.0 kg
Seismitoad
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Mega Stone
Regional numbers
Pokédex
#537
Kanto
#000
Johto
#000
Hoenn
#000
Sinnoh
#043/#230
Unova
#000
Kalos
#000
Alola
Not in any regional Pokédex
Browser
R-000
Fiore
R-000
Almia

Oblivia
Not in any Browser
Base experience yield
Unknown
Gen. IV
Unknown
IV
229
Leveling rate
Medium Slow
EV yield
Total: 3
Seismitoad
3
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
0
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
0
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
0
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
Body style
Body12.png BodyUnknown.png
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Footprint
F537.png None.png
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Pokédex color
Blue
Base friendship
70
External Links

Seismitoad (Japanese: ガマゲロゲ Gamageroge) is a dual-type Water/Ground Pokémon introduced in Generation V.

It evolves from Palpitoad starting at level 36. It is the final form of Tympole.

Biology

Seismitoad is a bulky, blue, bipedal toad-like Pokémon. Its underside and the speaker-like bumps found on various parts of its body are cyan with black edges around the belly. Its hands and feet have three bulbous digits. Additionally, Seismitoad have red eyes, cyan adornments on its legs, and a long tongue. The various lumps on its body have varying capabilities. The ones on its head can shoot a paralyzing liquid, while the ones on its hands can be vibrated to increase its punching power. It can also vibrate the lumps as a source of torment for its opponents

In the anime

Seismitoad in the anime

In the main series

Major appearances

Seismitoad made its TV debut in Battling the Bully!. It was a Pokémon owned by Sean's father, which he loaned to his son and Glenn to use in a battle with Mick. However, it and the Scolipede Sean's father also loaned the pair lost to Ash's Pikachu and the Sunglasses Krokorok under Mick's control.

Another Seismitoad appeared in The Clubsplosion Begins! under the ownership of Edmund.

Minor appearances

Seismitoad made its debut appearance in the "World of Pokémon" introduction scenes of White—Victini and Zekrom and Black—Victini and Reshiram.

Dino also owns a Seismitoad, which appeared in A Unova League Evolution! in the scoreboard of the full battles in his battle against Virgil.

A Seismitoad also appeared in Genesect and the Legend Awakened at Pokémon Hills.

A Seismitoad appeared in a flashback and fantasy in The Journalist from Another Region!.

Pokédex entries

Episode Pokémon Source Entry
BW065 Seismitoad Ash's Pokédex Seismitoad, the Vibration Pokémon and the evolved form of Palpitoad. By vibrating the bumps on its fists, Seismitoad increases its power, pulverizing a boulder with a single punch.
This concludes the entries from the Best Wishes series.

In Pokémon Generations

Seismitoad in Pokémon Generations

Seismitoad appeared in The Uprising under the ownership of some Team Plasma Grunts.

In the manga

Seismitoad in Pokémon Adventures

In the Pocket Monsters BW: The Heroes of Fire and Thunder manga

Togari used a Seismitoad in a battle against Shin in Dragonspiral Tower.

In the Pokémon Adventures manga

Ghetsis used a Seismitoad in the Black and White chapter.

In the TCG

Main article: Seismitoad (TCG)

Game data

Pokédex entries

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation V.
Generation V
Black They shoot paralyzing liquid from their head bumps. They use vibration to hurt their opponents.
White It increases the power of its punches by vibrating the bumps on its fists. It can turn a boulder to rubble with one punch.
Black 2 By putting power into its bumps, it creates vibrations and increases the power of its punches.
White 2
Generation VI
X It increases the power of its punches by vibrating the bumps on its fists. It can turn a boulder to rubble with one punch.
Y They shoot paralyzing liquid from their head bumps. They use vibration to hurt their opponents.
Omega Ruby It increases the power of its punches by vibrating the bumps on its fists. It can turn a boulder to rubble with one punch.
Alpha Sapphire They shoot paralyzing liquid from their head bumps. They use vibration to hurt their opponents.

Game locations

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation V.
Generation V
Black White
Route 8, Icirrus City, Moor of Icirrus (Surfing in rippling water)
Black 2 White 2
Route 8, Icirrus City, Moor of Icirrus (Surfing in rippling water)
Pinwheel Forest (rustling grass)
Generation VI
X Y
Evolve Palpitoad
Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire
Evolve Palpitoad
Generation VII
Sun Moon
Pokémon Bank

In side games

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation V.
Generation V
Rumble Blast
Lake: Shimmering Lake, World Axle - B2F
PokéPark 2
Arbor Area
MD GTI
Ochre Quarry (1F-13F), Withered Savanna (Mapless Street), Freezing Pillar (1F-14F), Windy Shoreline (1F-11F), Silent Tundra (B1-B26), Dreamy Island (1F-25F), Moonlit Forest (Golden Chamber), Cape at the Edge (B1-B29), Strongest Trail (B1-B59), Magnagate dungeons
Rumble U
Toy Collection: The Sword for Justice
Generation VI
Battle Trozei
Safari Jungle: Stage 3We
Shuffle
Roseus Center: Stage 292
Rumble World
Black Realm: Soothing Shore (Back Boss)

Held items

Game Held Item(s)
Black White Persim Berry Persim Berry (50%)
Black 2 White 2 Pecha Berry Pecha Berry (50%)

Stats

Base stats

Generation V
Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
HP: 105
165 - 212 320 - 414
Attack: 85
81 - 150 157 - 295
Defense: 75
72 - 139 139 - 273
Sp.Atk: 85
81 - 150 157 - 295
Sp.Def: 75
72 - 139 139 - 273
Speed: 74
71 - 138 137 - 271
Total: 499   Other Pokémon with this total  
  • Minimum stats are calculated with 0 EVs, IVs of 0, and a hindering nature, if applicable.
  • Maximum stats are calculated with 252 EVs, IVs of 31, and a helpful nature, if applicable.


Generation VI
Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
HP: 105
165 - 212 320 - 414
Attack: 95
90 - 161 175 - 317
Defense: 75
72 - 139 139 - 273
Sp.Atk: 85
81 - 150 157 - 295
Sp.Def: 75
72 - 139 139 - 273
Speed: 74
71 - 138 137 - 271
Total: 509   Other Pokémon with this total  
  • Minimum stats are calculated with 0 EVs, IVs of 0, and a hindering nature, if applicable.
  • Maximum stats are calculated with 252 EVs, IVs of 31, and a helpful nature, if applicable.


Type effectiveness

Under normal battle conditions in Generation VII, this Pokémon is:
Damaged
normally by:
Normal
Fighting
Flying
Poison ½×
Ground
Rock ½×
Bug
Ghost
Steel ½×
Fire ½×
Water
Grass
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy
None
Weak to:
Normal
Fighting
Flying
Poison ½×
Ground
Rock ½×
Bug
Ghost
Steel ½×
Fire ½×
Water
Grass
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy
None
Immune to:
Normal
Fighting
Flying
Poison ½×
Ground
Rock ½×
Bug
Ghost
Steel ½×
Fire ½×
Water
Grass
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy
None
Resistant to:
Normal
Fighting
Flying
Poison ½×
Ground
Rock ½×
Bug
Ghost
Steel ½×
Fire ½×
Water
Grass
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy
None
Notes:

Learnset

By leveling up

Generation VII
Other generations:
V - VI
 Level   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP
011 Acid Poison Special 04040 100100% 30
011 Bubble Water Special 04040 100100% 30
011 Growl Normal Status 0000 100100% 40
011 Supersonic Normal Status 0000 05555% 20
011 Round Normal Special 06060 100100% 15
Evo.Evo. Acid Poison Special 04040 100100% 30
055 Supersonic Normal Status 0000 05555% 20
099 Round Normal Special 06060 100100% 15
1212 Bubble Beam Water Special 06565 100100% 20
1616 Mud Shot Ground Special 05555 09595% 15
2020 Aqua Ring Water Status 0000 —% 20
2323 Uproar Normal Special 09090 100100% 10
2828 Muddy Water Water Special 09090 08585% 10
3333 Rain Dance Water Status 0000 —% 5
3939 Flail Normal Physical 0000 100100% 15
4444 Drain Punch Fighting Physical 07575 100100% 10
4949 Echoed Voice Normal Special 04040 100100% 15
5353 Hydro Pump Water Special 110110 08080% 5
5959 Hyper Voice Normal Special 09090 100100% 10
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Seismitoad
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Seismitoad
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see level-up moves from other generations

By TM/HM

Generation VII
Other generations:
V - VI
   TM   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
TM06Bag TM Poison VI Sprite.png TM06 Toxic Poison Status 0000 090}}90% 10
TM07Bag TM Ice VI Sprite.png TM07 Hail Ice Status 0000 —}}—% 10
TM09Bag TM Poison VI Sprite.png TM09 Venoshock Poison Special 06565 100}}100% 10
TM10Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM10 Hidden Power Normal Special 06060 100}}100% 15
TM15Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM15 Hyper Beam Normal Special 150150 090}}90% 5
TM17Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM17 Protect Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 10
TM18Bag TM Water VI Sprite.png TM18 Rain Dance Water Status 0000 —}}—% 5
TM21Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM21 Frustration Normal Physical 0000 100}}100% 20
TM26Bag TM Ground VI Sprite.png TM26 Earthquake Ground Physical 100100 100}}100% 10
TM27Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM27 Return Normal Physical 0000 100}}100% 20
TM31Bag TM Fighting VI Sprite.png TM31 Brick Break Fighting Physical 07575 100}}100% 15
TM32Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM32 Double Team Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 15
TM34Bag TM Poison VI Sprite.png TM34 Sludge Wave Poison Special 09595 100}}100% 10
TM36Bag TM Poison VI Sprite.png TM36 Sludge Bomb Poison Special 09090 100}}100% 10
TM39Bag TM Rock VI Sprite.png TM39 Rock Tomb Rock Physical 06060 095}}95% 15
TM42Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM42 Facade Normal Physical 07070 100}}100% 20
TM44Bag TM Psychic VI Sprite.png TM44 Rest Psychic Status 0000 —}}—% 10
TM45Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM45 Attract Normal Status 0000 100}}100% 15
TM48Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM48 Round Normal Special 06060 100}}100% 15
TM49Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM49 Echoed Voice Normal Special 04040 100}}100% 15
TM52Bag TM Fighting VI Sprite.png TM52 Focus Blast Fighting Special 120120 070}}70% 5
TM55Bag TM Water VI Sprite.png TM55 Scald Water Special 08080 100}}100% 15
TM56Bag TM Dark VI Sprite.png TM56 Fling Dark Physical 0000 100}}100% 10
TM66Bag TM Dark VI Sprite.png TM66 Payback Dark Physical 05050 100}}100% 10
TM68Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM68 Giga Impact Normal Physical 150150 090}}90% 5
TM78Bag TM Ground VI Sprite.png TM78 Bulldoze Ground Physical 06060 100}}100% 20
TM80Bag TM Rock VI Sprite.png TM80 Rock Slide Rock Physical 07575 090}}90% 10
TM83Bag TM Bug VI Sprite.png TM83 Infestation Bug Special 02020 100}}100% 20
TM84Bag TM Poison VI Sprite.png TM84 Poison Jab Poison Physical 08080 100}}100% 20
TM86Bag TM Grass VI Sprite.png TM86 Grass Knot Grass Special 0000 100}}100% 20
TM87Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM87 Swagger Normal Status 0000 085}}85% 15
TM88Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM88 Sleep Talk Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 10
TM90Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM90 Substitute Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 10
TM94Bag TM Water VI Sprite.png TM94 Surf Water Special 09090 100}}100% 15
XTM100Bag TM Normal VI Sprite.png TM100 Confide Normal Status 0000 —}}—% 20
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Seismitoad
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Seismitoad
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see TM moves from other generations

By breeding

Generation VII
Other generations:
V - VI
 Parent   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
Wooper After You* Normal Status —% 15
Corsola Earth Power Ground Special 90 100% 10
LaprasWooperQuagsireLotadWingullPelipper
SurskitPiplupPrinplupEmpoleon
Mist Ice Status —% 30
PoliwagPoliwhirlWooperQuagsireMarshtompSwampert
ShellosGastrodonStunfisk
Mud Bomb Ground Special 65 85% 10
WooperQuagsireMudkipShellosGastrodonStunfisk
Pyukumuku
Mud Sport Ground Status —% 15
Corsola Refresh Normal Status —% 20
PsyduckSlowpokeSeelLaprasWooperSpheal
Bidoof
Sleep Talk* Normal Status —% 10
SphealSealeoWalrein Snore Normal Special 50 100% 15
SquirtleWartortleBlastoisePsyduckGolduckSlowpoke
SlowbroSlowkingLaprasRemoraidMantineWingull
PelipperMiloticHuntailGorebyssShellosGastrodon
DucklettSwannaAlomomolaFroakieFrogadierGreninja
SkrelpDragalgeClauncherClawitzer
Water Pulse Water Special 60 100% 20
  • Moves marked with an asterisk (*) must be chain bred onto Seismitoad in Generation VII
  • Moves marked with a double dagger (‡) can only be bred from a Pokémon who learned the move in an earlier generation.
  • Moves marked with a superscript game abbreviation can only be bred onto Seismitoad in that game.
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Seismitoad
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Seismitoad
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see Egg moves from other generations

By tutoring

Generation VII
Other generations:
V - VI
 Game   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
This Pokémon learns no moves by tutoring.
  • A black or white abbreviation in a colored box indicates that Seismitoad can be tutored the move in that game
  • A colored abbreviation in a white box indicates that Seismitoad cannot be tutored the move in that game
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Seismitoad
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Seismitoad
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see Move Tutor moves from other generations

By a prior evolution

Generation VII
Other generations:
V - VI
 Stage   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
This Pokémon has no moves exclusive to prior evolutions.
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Seismitoad
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Seismitoad
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see moves from other generations

Side game data

Pokémon Rumble Blast
Attack ●●●
Defense ●●●
Speed ●●●
PokéPark 2: Wonders Beyond
PP2537.png Strong: Snivy icon.png Weak: Pikachu icon.pngTepig icon.png
PokéPark Pad entry:
It's difficult to tell what he is thinking about. He is incredibly popular among Tympole.
Pokémon Battle Trozei
Water
Attack Power: ★★★★★

BT537.png

Pokémon Shuffle
None.png
Water
None.png Attack Power: 70 - 90 Raise Max Level.png 0

#405
Shuffle537.png

Last-Ditch Effort
Attacks do more damage when things are looking desperate.


Evolution

535Tympole.png
Unevolved
Tympole
 Water 
Rare Candy
Level 25
536Palpitoad.png
First evolution
Palpitoad
 Water  Ground 
Rare Candy
Level 36
537Seismitoad.png
Second evolution
Seismitoad
 Water  Ground 

Sprites

This Pokémon was unavailable prior to Generation V.
Generation V
Black White Black 2 White 2
Spr 5b 537.png Spr b 5b 537.png Spr 5b 537.png Spr b 5b 537.png
Spr 5b 537 s.png Spr b 5b 537 s.png Spr 5b 537 s.png Spr b 5b 537 s.png
Front Back Front Back
Generation VI
X Y Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire
Spr 6x 537.png Spr b 6x 537.png Spr 6x 537.png Spr b 6x 537.png
Spr 6x 537 s.png Spr b 6x 537 s.png Spr 6x 537 s.png Spr b 6x 537 s.png
Front Back Front Back
537MS.png For other sprites and images, please see Seismitoad images on the Bulbagarden Archives.

Trivia

Origin

Seismitoad appears to be a combination of a toad and a loudspeaker. The spherical "speakers" on its body might be inspired by the "warts" and poison glands found on most toads. Alternatively, inspiration may come from the Surinam toad, an aquatic amphibian whose backs are covered in pockets that hold its eggs. It may also be based on a goliath frog because of its massive size. Its Pokédex entry mentions the fact that it creates vibrations underwater, which is also similar to the Surinam. The two bumps on its head may be based on the bells of a traditional alarm clock.

Seismitoad's punching ability can be explained in the same way as a person being able break glass with their voice. Seismitoad's hands will vibrate with the resonant frequency of the object about to be hit, causing extra damage when hit. This can cause devastating effects on objects; for buildings it can cause them to sway or collapse entirely, also known as a resonance disaster; for living creatures it could cause internal organ damage to the extent of possibly rupturing them.

Name origin

Seismitoad may be a combination of seismic and toad.

Gamageroge may be a combination of 蟇 gama (toad) and ゲロゲロ gerogero (onomatopoeia for frog croaking).

In other languages

Language Title Meaning
Japan Flag.png Japanese ガマゲロゲ Gamageroge From gama and ゲロゲロ gerogero
France Flag.png French Crapustule From crapaud and pustule
Spain Flag.png Spanish Seismitoad Same as English name
Germany Flag.png German Branawarz From Membran, Rana, and Warze
Italy Flag.png Italian Seismitoad Same as English name
South Korea Flag.png Korean 두빅굴 Dubiggul Likely from 두꺼비 dukkeobi, big, and 개굴개굴 gaegulgaegul
Hong Kong Flag.png Cantonese Chinese
China and Taiwan Flags.png Mandarin Chinese 蟾蜍王 Chánchúwáng Literally "Toad king".


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