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Larvitar (Pokémon)

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In the manga
===Major appearances===
====[[Ash's Larvitar|Larvitar]]====
InLarvitar made its main series debut in ''[[EP258|Hatch Me If You Can]]''. In the episode, {{Ash}} had a Larvitar that he hatched from an {{pkmn|Egg}} given to him by [[Professor Elm]], intended to be delivered to its mother living on [[Mt. Silver]]. Despite [[Anime move errors|not being able to learn]] {{m|Harden}} in the games, it constantly used it when approached by anyone other than {{Ash}} or {{AP|Pikachu}} prior to ''[[EP264|Mother of All Battles]]''.
 
====Other====
Larvitar debuted in ''[[PK10|Pikachu's PikaBoo]]''. {{AP|Pikachu}} and its friends invited Larvitar and its own friends to a game of {{wp|hide-and-seek}}, though Larvitar refused. Later, it felt left out and viciously kicked a rock at a lawnmower, which went ridiculously haywire, afterwardsthough the situation was eventually resolved.
 
InA Larvitar appeared in ''[[AG188|Pinch Healing]]'', awhere {{DL|Matt (AG188)|Larvitar}}it was being babysat by a Poké-Sitter named {{OBP|Matt|AG188}}. Ash and {{ashfr}} decided to help him with his job. The Larvitar was particularly shy, and usedwould use {{m|Sandstorm}} when confronted. By the end of the episode, however, it warmed up to the group, particularly {{an|May}}.
 
A {{DL|Chris (BW088)|Larvitar}} appeared in ''[[BW088|The Mystery of the Missing Cubchoo!]]'', where it befriended {{OBP|Chris|BW088}}'s {{DL|Chris (BW088)p|Cubchoo}}. It later joined Chris's team at the end of the episode.
 
===Minor appearances===
A {{pkmn|Trainer}}'s Larvitar appeared in ''[[AG159|Off the Unbeaten Path]]'', where it was participating in the [[Pokémon Orienteering]] competition.
 
A Larvitar appeared in ''[[DP038|One Big Happiny Family!Jessie]]''s fantasy in ''[[JessieAG168|Three Jynx and a Baby!]]'s fantasy'.
 
A Larvitar appeared in ''[[DP141DP010|ChallengingNot aon ToweringMY FigureWatch Ya Don't!]]'', where it battled against a [[Dawn's Piplup]] during the {{DL|Twinleaf Festival|Festival Battle Challenge}}.
 
A Larvitar appeared in Jessie's fantasy ''[[DP038|One Big Happiny Family!]]''.
 
A Trainer's Larvitar appeared in ''[[DP141|Challenging a Towering Figure!]]'', where it battled [[Dawn's Piplup]] during the [[Festival Battle Challenge]].
 
A Larvitar appeared in ''[[PK24|Meloetta's Moonlight Serenade]]''.
 
A {{pkmn|Trainer}}'sMultiple Larvitar appeared in a picture in ''[[XY043M21|OriginsThe Power of Mega Evolution!Us]]'', with three under the ownership of different Trainers and the rest appearing during a flashback.
 
===Pokédex entries===
[[File:Ash Larvitar Egg AP.png|thumb|120px|left|A Larvitar {{pkmn|Egg}} in [[Ash & Pikachu]]]]
[[File:Crystal Larvitar Adventures.png|thumb|120px|Larvitar in [[Pokémon Adventures]]]]
===In the Ash & Pikachu manga===
{{main|Ash's Larvitar}}
{{Ash}}'s Larvitar appeared at the end of ''[[SP15|A Mysterious Egg!!]]'' after it hatched from its {{pkmn|Egg}}.
 
===In the Pokémon Adventures manga===
{{adv|Crystal}}'s [[Archy]] was attacked by a Larvitar and injured five years prior to ''[[PS117|Slugging It Out With Slugma]]'', causing him to go on a rampage until Crystal calmed him down. The same Larvitar returned in ''[[PS135|Lively Larvitar]]'', when Crystal returned to [[Mt. Mortar]], tormenting Crystal and Arcanine until her newly evolved [[Megaree]] defeated it, allowing her to capture it and regain her shattered confidence from failing to catch {{p|Suicune}} earlier.
 
InA Larvitar appeared in the [[Trick Master]]'s flashback in ''[[PS442PS332|Out-OddingThe OddishFinal Battle V]]'', awhere Larvitarit appearedwas inone of the [[Pokéathlon]]Pokémon calmed down by the homeland soil.
 
A Larvitar appeared in ''[[PS442|Out-Odding Oddish]]'', under the ownership of a [[Pokéathlon]] participant.
 
===In the Pokémon Pocket Monsters manga===
{{OBP|Red|Pocket Monsters}} caught a Larvitar prior to ''[[PM104|The Great Helper!!]]''.
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==In the TCG==
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{{Dex/Gen/1|gen=II|reg1=Johto|num1=244}}
{{Dex/Entry1|v=Gold|entry=It feeds on soil. After it has eaten a large mountain, it will fall asleep so it can grow.}}
{{Dex/Entry1|v=Silver|entry=It is born deep underground. It can't emerge until it has entirely consumed the soil around it.}}
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{{Dex/Gen/2|gen=III|reg1=Hoenn|reg2=Kanto}}
{{Dex/Entry2|v=Ruby|v2=Sapphire|t=FFF|t2=FFF|entry=Larvitar is born deep under the ground. To come up to the surface, this Pokémon must eat its way through the soil above. Until it does so, Larvitar cannot see its parent's face.}}
{{Dex/Entry1|v=Emerald|t=FFF|entry=A Larvitar is born deep under the ground. It must eat its way through the soil above and reach the surface for it to see its parents' faces.}}
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{{Dex/Gen/2|gen=IV|reg1=Sinnoh|reg2=Johto|num2=249}}
{{Dex/Entry3|v=Diamond|v2=Pearl|v3=Platinum|entry=A Pokémon that eats soil. Once it has eaten a large mountain, it goes to sleep so it can grow.}}
{{Dex/Entry1|v=HeartGold|entry=It feeds on soil. After it has eaten a large mountain, it falls asleep so it can grow.}}
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{{Dex/Gen/1|gen=V|reg1=Unova|num1=292|label1={{gameabbrev5|B2W2}}:}}
{{Dex/Entry2|v=Black|v2=White|t=FFF|entry=A Pokémon that eats soil. Once it has eaten a large mountain, it goes to sleep so it can grow.}}
{{Dex/Entry2|v=Black 2|v2=White 2|t=FFF|entry=Born deep underground, it comes aboveground and becomes a pupa once it has finished eating the surrounding soil.}}
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{{Dex/Gen/2|gen=VI|reg1=Kalos|num1=102|label1=Mountain|reg2=Hoenn}}
{{Dex/Entry1|v=X|t=FFF|entry=It feeds on soil. After it has eaten a large mountain, it falls asleep so it can grow.}}
{{Dex/Entry1|v=Y|entry=Born deep underground, it comes aboveground and becomes a pupa once it has finished eating the surrounding soil.}}
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{{Dex/Gen/2|gen=VII|reg1=Alola|num1=247|label1={{gameabbrev7|USUM}}:|reg2=Kanto}}
{{Dex/NE|[[Pokémon Sun and Moon|Sun, Moon]], [[Pokémon: Let's Go, Pikachu! and Let's Go, Eevee!|Let's Go, Pikachu! and Let's Go, Eevee!]]‎}}
{{Dex/Entry1|v=Ultra Sun|entry=Born underground, it eats its way through dirt to the surface, where its parents are. It doesn't deal well with the bright light it finds there.}}
{{Dex/Entry1|v=Ultra Moon|entry=Raised on nutrients it finds in the dirt, it eats roughly a mountain's worth of dirt before it becomes a pupa.}}
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|MaxEXP=35
|num=193
|browser=Larvitar is small, but its bite is powerful. It can easily chomp down a wooden fence.
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|field=Crush
|fieldpower=1
|num=120
|browser=It hurls rocks and stones to attack.
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|field=Crush
|fieldpower=2
|num=216
|pastnum=087
|browser=It triggers tremors and opens fissures that make Pokémon Paused.
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|raisemaxlevel=5
|skill=Risk-Taker
|skilldesc=DamageIncreases maydamage randomly be increased or decreased.
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|egg=10
|buddy=5
|candy=Larvitar
|evocandy=25
|stamina=100137
|attack=115
|defense=93
|fast={{m|Bite}}, {{m|Rock Smash}}
|special={{m|Stomp}}, {{m|Crunch}}, {{m|Ancient Power}}
:{{m|Frustration}}{{tt|*|Shadow form only}}, {{m|Return}}{{tt|*|Purified form only}}
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===Origin===
ItLarvitar appears to share similarities with {{wp|dinosaur}}s. Its penchant for eating mountains, fences, or probably anything else may also come from the legend of the {{wp|Tarasque}}.
 
Its penchant for eating mountains, fences, or probably anything else may come from the legend of the {{wp|Tarasque}}.
 
====Name origin====
 
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