Wartortle (Pokémon)

For Pokémon GO information on this species, see the game's section.
Squirtle #007: Squirtle
Pokémon
#009: Blastoise Blastoise
This article is about the species. For a specific instance of this species, see Wartortle (disambiguation).
Wartortle
Turtle Pokémon
カメール
Kameil
#008
Wartortle



Images on the Bulbagarden Archives
Type
Water Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Unknown Unknown
Abilities
Torrent Cacophony
Cacophony
Rain Dish
Hidden Ability
Cacophony
Hidden Ability
Cacophony
Cacophony
Gender ratio
Unknown
87.5% male, 12.5% female
Catch rate
45 (11.9%)
Breeding
Egg Groups
Monster and Water 1
Hatch time
5140 - 5396 steps
Height
3'03" 1.0 m
Wartortle
0'0" 0 m
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0'0" 0 m
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0'0" 0 m
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Weight
49.6 lbs. 22.5 kg
Wartortle
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Mega Stone
[[|]] [[|]]
Base experience yield
143
Gen. I-IV
Unknown
IV
142
V+
Leveling rate
Medium Slow
EV yield
Total: 2
Wartortle
0
HP
0
Atk
1
Def
0
Sp.Atk
1
Sp.Def
0
Speed
0
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
0
HP
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Atk
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Def
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Sp.Atk
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Sp.Def
0
Speed
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HP
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Atk
0
Def
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Sp.Atk
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Sp.Def
0
Speed
Shape
Body06.png
Footprint
F008.png None.png
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Pokédex color
Blue
Base friendship
70
External Links

Wartortle (Japanese: カメール Kameil) is a Water-type Pokémon introduced in Generation I.

It evolves from Squirtle starting at level 16 and evolves into Blastoise starting at level 36.

Biology

Wartortle is a bipedal, indigo Pokémon similar to a turtle. It has brown eyes, a dark blue streak on each cheek, and two sharp teeth protruding from its upper jaw. It has three clawed fingers and pointed toes. On each side of its head are feather-like ears covered in pale blue fur. A brown shell with a pale yellow underside encases its body. A thick, white rim separates the upper and lower halves of the shell. An older Wartortle may have scars and algae growing on its shell. Poking out of the bottom of the shell is a thick, wavy tail that also has light blue fur and cannot be fully withdrawn into its shell. Its tail fur will darken with age. Its tail is a popular symbol of longevity and good luck, making this Pokémon popular with the elderly.

Because they are larger than Squirtle and have a larger shell, Wartortle have a more difficult time walking on land and keeping their balance in the water. To maintain balance while swimming at high speeds, Wartortle moves its furry ears and tail as both rudders and balancing rods. Air can be stored in its fur for extended underwater diving. It hides in water when hunting and emerges to surprise its prey. The anime has shown that Wartortle can be found living in colonies on islands, but its preferred habitat seems to be freshwater ponds and lakes. In the past, Skull Bash was its signature move.

In the anime

Main series

 
Wartortle in the anime

Major appearances

Team Wartortle

A group of Wartortle was part of a firefighting squad led by Captain Aidan. Team Wartortle works alongside Team Squirtle and Team Blastoise depending on which evolutionary form is best for the situation. Ash's Squirtle temporarily joined Team Wartortle to prove its strength in The Pokémon Water War. The team later went up against the Squirtle Squad — led by Ash's Squirtle — in a firefighting competition in The Fire-ring Squad.

May's Wartortle

May's Squirtle was revealed to have evolved into a Wartortle in Staging a Heroes' Welcome!, where it was used in the Performance Stage of the Wallace Cup.

Tierno's Wartortle

Tierno's Wartortle appeared in Good Friends, Great Training!, having evolved from Squirtle. He was revealed to have evolved into Blastoise by Tag Team Battle Inspiration!.

Other

Multiple wild Wartortle debuted in Beach Blank-Out Blastoise, where they and a group of Squirtle were troubled by their leader, a Blastoise, not waking up.

A Wartortle appeared in Judgment Day, under the ownership of Jimmy. It eventually evolved into a Blastoise in order to free itself and Jimmy's Ivysaur and Charmeleon from Team Rocket.

Minor appearances

In the Japanese version of The Ultimate Test, an image of Wartortle was used in the exam.

In Pikachu's Vacation, a Wartortle was at the Pokémon Theme Park.

In Pikachu Re-Volts, a Wartortle was controlled by Cassidy and Butch at Mandarin Island North.

A Wartortle appeared in Misty's fantasy in Bye Bye Psyduck.

Multiple Wartortle appeared in The Power of One, where they were among the numerous Pokémon who sensed the disturbance caused by Lawrence III.

In Flower Power, Florando used two Wartortle in his annual Pokémon Exhibition.

A Wartortle appeared in Pokémon Double Trouble.

A Trainer's Wartortle appeared in Hook, Line, and Stinker, where it was used to aid him in the annual Seaking Catching Competition.

In Dueling Heroes, a Trainer's Wartortle competed in the Whirl Cup.

A Wartortle was part of the ship crew seen in a flashback in Hi Ho Silver... Away!.

In Pokémon Heroes: Latios & Latias, a Trainer's Wartortle competed in the Tour de Alto Mare.

In Gonna Rule The School!, the Pokémon Trainers' School lent a Wartortle to the school's underage students for use in lessons.

In Disguise Da Limit, Stefano's Wartortle battled May's Skitty during the Battle Stage of the Verdanturf Town Pokémon Contest. It was defeated with ease.

A Trainer's Wartortle appeared in I Choose You!.

In Legend? Go! Friends? Go!, a Trainer's Wartortle participated in a Raid Battle against a Lugia.

A Wartortle appeared in Eyes on the Goal!, under the ownership of the Shell Sage.

Pokédex entries

Episode Pokémon Source Entry
EP060 Wartortle Ash's Pokédex Wartortle, the Turtle Pokémon. The evolved form of Squirtle. Its long furry tail is a symbol of its age and wisdom.
Episode Pokémon Source Entry
EP106 Wartortle Ash's Pokédex Wartortle, the Turtle Pokémon. The evolved form of Squirtle. A highly sought-after Pokémon because its long fur-covered tail is said to bring good luck.
Episode Pokémon Source Entry
DP077 Wartortle Dawn's Pokédex Wartortle, the Turtle Pokémon and the evolved form of Squirtle. Its furry tail is very popular as a symbol of long life.

Pokémon Origins

In File 1: Red, a Wartortle was one of the Pokémon seen in Professor Oak's introduction.

Blue was about to send out Wartortle in File 2: Cubone, but the screen shifted away before the Pokémon could emerge from its Poké Ball. Wartortle evolved into Blastoise sometime before Red fought Blue at the Pokémon League in File 4: Charizard.

In the manga

 
Wartortle in Pokémon Adventures

Darkrai Mission Story: Pokémon Ranger Vatonage - the Comic

A Wartortle appeared in a fantasy in A Fresh Start.

Magical Pokémon Journey

Squirtle has a sister who is a Wartortle. Her name is Kamena and she appears in The Five Sisters of Squirtle.

Pokémon Adventures

Red, Green & Blue chapter

Main article: Blasty

Green had a Wartortle nicknamed Blasty during her first appearance in Wartortle Wars, which evolved from the Squirtle that she stole from Professor Oak. He has since evolved into Blastoise, and became a mainstay in her team ever since.

Emerald chapter

A Wartortle appeared as a Battle Factory Pokémon in Pinsir Me, I Must Be Dreaming.

The Battle Factory rented a Wartortle, which was stolen by Guile Hideout in Skirting Around Surskit I.

The Battle Factory rented another Wartortle, which was also stolen by Guile Hideout in Lemme at 'Em, Lapras!.

Pokédex entries

Manga Chapter Entry
Pokémon Adventures PS015 Often hides in water to stalk unwary prey. For swimming fast, it moves its ears to maintain balance. Its fur covered tail is considered a symbol of longevity.

Pokémon Gold & Silver: The Golden Boys

A Wartortle appeared in A Spectacular Battle To Save Ampharos!!.

A Trainer's Wartortle appeared in Let's Fight For The Future!!.

Pokémon Gotta Catch 'Em All

Shu has a Wartortle that he caught in A Mischievous Wartortle.

A Wartortle appeared in GDZ23.

A Wartortle appeared in GDZ38, under the ownership of Kameo.

Pokémon Pocket Monsters

A Wartortle appeared in Take me to the Dragon Palace!.

Pokémon Zensho

Shigeru has a Wartortle which he received it as a Squirtle from his grandfather, Professor Oak. It later evolved into a Blastoise.

In the TCG

Main article: Wartortle (TCG)

In the TFG

One Wartortle figure has been released.

Game data

Pokédex entries

Generation I Kanto
#008
Red Often hides in water to stalk unwary prey. For swimming fast, it moves its ears to maintain balance.
Blue
Yellow When tapped, this Pokémon will pull in its head, but its tail will still stick out a little bit.
Stadium The tail is covered with a rich fur. It stores air in the fur before taking extended dives underwater.
Generation II Johto
#233
Gold It is recognized as a symbol of longevity. If its shell has algae on it, that Wartortle is very old.
Silver It cleverly controls its furry ears and tail to maintain its balance while swimming.
Crystal Its long, furry tail is a symbol of longevity, making it quite popular among older people.
Stadium 2 It is recognized as a symbol of longevity. If its shell has algae on it, that Wartortle is very old.
Generation III Hoenn
#—
Kanto
#008
Ruby Its tail is large and covered with a rich, thick fur. The tail becomes increasingly deeper in color as Wartortle ages. The scratches on its shell are evidence of this Pokémon's toughness as a battler.
Sapphire
Emerald Its large tail is covered with rich, thick fur that deepens in color with age. The scratches on its shell are evidence of this Pokémon's toughness in battle.
FireRed This Pokémon is very popular as a pet. Its fur-covered tail is a symbol of its longevity.
LeafGreen It often hides in water to stalk unwary prey. For fast swimming, it moves its ears to maintain balance.
Generation IV Sinnoh
#—
Johto
#238
Diamond It is said to live 10,000 years. Its furry tail is popular as a symbol of longevity.
Pearl
Platinum
HeartGold It is recognized as a symbol of longevity. If its shell has algae on it, that Wartortle is very old.
SoulSilver It cleverly controls its furry ears and tail to maintain its balance while swimming.
Generation V Unova
#—
Black It is said to live 10,000 years. Its furry tail is popular as a symbol of longevity.
White
Black 2 It is said to live 10,000 years. Its furry tail is popular as a symbol of longevity.
White 2
Generation VI Kalos
Central #087
Hoenn
#—
X When tapped, this Pokémon will pull in its head, but its tail will still stick out a little bit.
Y It is said to live 10,000 years. Its furry tail is popular as a symbol of longevity.
Omega Ruby Its tail is large and covered with a rich, thick fur. The tail becomes increasingly deeper in color as Wartortle ages. The scratches on its shell are evidence of this Pokémon's toughness as a battler.
Alpha Sapphire
Generation VII Alola
#—
Kanto
#008
This Pokémon has no Pokédex entries in Sun, Moon, Ultra Sun, and Ultra Moon.
Let's Go Pikachu When tapped on its head, this Pokémon will pull it in, but its tail will stick out a little bit.
Let's Go Eevee
Generation VIII Galar
Isle of Armor #072
Sword It is recognized as a symbol of longevity. If its shell has algae on it, that Wartortle is very old.
Shield It cleverly controls its furry ears and tail to maintain its balance while swimming.


Game locations

Generation I
Red Blue
Evolve Squirtle
Blue (Japan)
Evolve Squirtle
Yellow
Evolve Squirtle
Generation II
Gold Silver
Time Capsule, Evolve Event Squirtle
Crystal
Time Capsule, Evolve Event Squirtle
Generation III
Ruby Sapphire
Trade, Evolve Event Squirtle
Emerald
Trade, Evolve Event Squirtle
FireRed LeafGreen
Evolve Squirtle
Colosseum
Trade
XD
Trade
Generation IV
Diamond Pearl
Trade
Platinum
Trade
HeartGold SoulSilver
Evolve Squirtle
Pal Park
Pond
Generation V
Black White
Poké Transfer, Evolve Event Squirtle
Black 2 White 2
Poké Transfer, Evolve Event Squirtle
Generation VI
X Y
Friend Safari (Water)
Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire
Trade, Evolve Event Squirtle
Generation VII
Sun Moon
Trade
Ultra Sun Ultra Moon
Evolve Squirtle
Let's Go Pikachu Let's Go Eevee
Evolve Squirtle
Generation VIII
Sword Shield
Trade, Wild Area News
Expansion Pass
Max Lair (Dynamax Adventure)


In side games

Generation I
Pinball
Evolve Squirtle
Generation II
This Pokémon is unavailable in Generation II side games.
Generation III
Trozei!
Endless Level 56 and 65, Forever Level 6, Mr. Who's Den
MD Red MD Blue
Northwind Field (27F-29F)
Ranger
Lyra Forest
Generation IV
MD Time MD Darkness
Lake Afar (B9F-B16F)
MD Sky
Lake Afar (B9F-B16F)
Ranger: SoA
Vien Forest
Rumble
Bright Beach (Normal Mode C & A)
PokéPark Wii
Iceberg Zone
Generation V
Rumble Blast
Lake: Everspring Valley
PokéPark 2
Arcane Area
Rumble U
Dream Gate: Wet and Wild Battle
Generation VI
Battle Trozei
Blade-and-Shield Path: Stage 3
Shuffle
Rainbow Park: Stage 57
Blau Salon: Stage 411
Rumble World
Pearl Marsh: Pearl Lake (All Areas, Entrance Boss)
Generation VII
Rumble Rush
Tutorial, Charizard Sea2019, Gengar Sea, Mewtwo Sea, Charizard Sea2020, Bulbasaur Sea, Charizard SeaFinal, Mewtwo SeaFinal
Cross-Generation
Masters EX
Evolve Scottie/Bettie's Squirtle (Egg)


In events

Wild Area News
Games Event Gigantamax Location Level Distribution period
SwSh Wild Area News No hide 50 February 27 to March 1, 2020

Held items

Game Held Item(s)
Red* Blue* Bitter Berry (100%)
Yellow*

Stats

Base stats

Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
59
119 - 166 228 - 322
63
61 - 126 117 - 247
80
76 - 145 148 - 284
65
63 - 128 121 - 251
80
76 - 145 148 - 284
58
56 - 121 108 - 236
Total:
405
Other Pokémon with this total
  • Minimum stats are calculated with 0 EVs, IVs of 0, and (if applicable) a hindering nature.
  • Maximum stats are calculated with 252 EVs, IVs of 31, and (if applicable) a helpful nature.
  • This Pokémon's Special base stat in Generation I was 65.


Pokéathlon stats

Speed
2/4 ★★☆☆
Power
2/3 ★★
Skill
4/5 ★★★★
Stamina
3/4 ★★★
Jump
3/3 ★★★
Total
14/19 ★★


Type effectiveness

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

Learnset

By leveling up

Generation VIII
Other generations:
I - II - III - IV - V - VI - VII
 Level   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP
011 Tackle Normal Physical 04040 100100% 35
011 Tail Whip Normal Status 0000 100100% 30
011 Water Gun Water Special 04040 100100% 25
011 Withdraw Water Status 0000 00——% 40
099 Rapid Spin Normal Physical 05050 100100% 40
1212 Bite Dark Physical 06060 100100% 25
1515 Water Pulse Water Special 06060 100100% 20
2020 Protect Normal Status 0000 00——% 10
2525 Rain Dance Water Status 0000 00——% 5
3030 Aqua Tail Water Physical 09090 09090% 10
3535 Shell Smash Normal Status 0000 00——% 15
4040 Iron Defense Steel Status 0000 00——% 15
4545 Hydro Pump Water Special 110110 08080% 5
5050 Skull Bash Normal Physical 130130 100100% 10
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Wartortle
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Wartortle
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see level-up moves from other generations

By TM/TR

Generation VIII
Other generations:
I - II - III - IV - V - VI - VII
   TM   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
TM00  TM00 Mega Punch Normal Physical 08080 085}}85% 20
TM01  TM01 Mega Kick Normal Physical 120120 075}}75% 5
TM04  TM04 Ice Punch Ice Physical 07575 100}}100% 15
TM15  TM15 Dig Ground Physical 08080 100}}100% 10
TM21  TM21 Rest Psychic Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TM24  TM24 Snore Normal Special 05050 100}}100% 15
TM25  TM25 Protect Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TM27  TM27 Icy Wind Ice Special 05555 095}}95% 15
TM31  TM31 Attract Normal Status 0000 100}}100% 15
TM33  TM33 Rain Dance Water Status 0000 00—}}—% 5
TM35  TM35 Hail Ice Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TM36  TM36 Whirlpool Water Special 03535 085}}85% 15
TM39  TM39 Facade Normal Physical 07070 100}}100% 20
TM41  TM41 Helping Hand Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 20
TM43  TM43 Brick Break Fighting Physical 07575 100}}100% 15
TM45  TM45 Dive Water Physical 08080 100}}100% 10
TM46  TM46 Weather Ball Normal Special 05050 100}}100% 10
TM48  TM48 Rock Tomb Rock Physical 06060 095}}95% 15
TM55  TM55 Brine Water Special 06565 100}}100% 10
TM59  TM59 Fling Dark Physical 0000 100}}100% 10
TM76  TM76 Round Normal Special 06060 100}}100% 15
TM94  TM94 False Swipe Normal Physical 04040 100}}100% 40
TR01  TR01 Body Slam Normal Physical 08585 100}}100% 15
TR03  TR03 Hydro Pump Water Special 110110 080}}80% 5
TR04  TR04 Surf Water Special 09090 100}}100% 15
TR05  TR05 Ice Beam Ice Special 09090 100}}100% 10
TR06  TR06 Blizzard Ice Special 110110 070}}70% 5
TR16  TR16 Waterfall Water Physical 08080 100}}100% 15
TR20  TR20 Substitute Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TR26  TR26 Endure Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TR27  TR27 Sleep Talk Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TR31  TR31 Iron Tail Steel Physical 100100 075}}75% 15
TR45  TR45 Muddy Water Water Special 09090 085}}85% 10
TR46  TR46 Iron Defense Steel Status 0000 00—}}—% 15
TR52  TR52 Gyro Ball Steel Physical 0000 100}}100% 5
TR56  TR56 Aura Sphere Fighting Special 08080 00—}}—% 20
TR62  TR62 Dragon Pulse Dragon Special 08585 100}}100% 10
TR69  TR69 Zen Headbutt Psychic Physical 08080 090}}90% 15
TR84  TR84 Scald Water Special 08080 100}}100% 15
TR85  TR85 Work Up Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 30
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Wartortle
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Wartortle
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see TM moves from other generations

By breeding

Generation VIII
Other generations:
II - III - IV - V - VI - VII
 Parent   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
      
    
Aqua Jet Water Physical 40 100% 20
      
    
Aqua Ring Water Status —% 20
   Fake Out Normal Physical 40 100% 10
      
      
   
Flail Normal Physical 100% 15
   Haze Ice Status —% 30
    Life Dew Water Status —% 10
      Mirror Coat Psychic Special 100% 20
      
      
 
Mist Ice Status —% 30
   Water Spout* Water Special 150 100% 5
      
     
Yawn Normal Status —% 10
  • Moves marked with an asterisk (*) must be chain bred onto Wartortle in Generation VIII
  • 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 Wartortle in that game.
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Wartortle
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Wartortle
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see Egg moves from other generations

By tutoring

Generation VIII
Other generations:
II - III - IV - V - VI - VII
 Game   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
Sw Sh EP Flip Turn Water Physical 60 100% 20
Sw Sh EP Water Pledge Water Special 80 100% 10
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Wartortle
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Wartortle
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see Move Tutor moves from other generations

By a prior evolution

Generation VIII
Other generations:
I - II - III - IV - V - VI - VII
 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 Wartortle
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Wartortle
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see moves from other generations

By transfer from another generation

Generation VIII
Other generations:
I - II - IV - V - VI - VII 
 Gen.   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
I II III IV V VI VII Bide × Normal Physical 0000 00—}}—% 10
I II III IV V VI VII Block Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 5
I II III IV V VI VII Bubble × Water Special 04040 100}}100% 30
I II III IV V VI VII Bubble Beam Water Special 06565 100}}100% 20
I II III IV V VI VII Captivate × Normal Status 0000 100}}100% 20
I II III IV V VI VII Celebrate Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 40
I II III IV V VI VII Confide Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 20
I II III IV V VI VII Confusion Psychic Special 05050 100}}100% 25
I II III IV V VI VII Counter Fighting Physical 0000 100}}100% 20
I II III IV V VI VII Curse Ghost Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
I II III IV V VI VII Defense Curl Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 40
I II III IV V VI VII Double Team Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 15
I II III IV V VI VII Double-Edge Normal Physical 120120 100}}100% 15
I II III IV V VI VII Dynamic Punch Fighting Physical 100100 050}}50% 5
I II III IV V VI VII Focus Punch Fighting Physical 150150 100}}100% 20
I II III IV V VI VII Follow Me Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 20
I II III IV V VI VII Foresight × Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 40
I II III IV V VI VII Frustration × Normal Physical 0000 100}}100% 20
I II III IV V VI VII Headbutt Normal Physical 07070 100}}100% 15
I II III IV V VI VII Hidden Power × Normal Special 06060 100}}100% 15
I II III IV V VI VII Hydro Cannon Water Special 150150 090}}90% 5
I II III IV V VI VII Mimic Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
I II III IV V VI VII Mud Sport × Ground Status 0000 00—}}—% 15
I II III IV V VI VII Mud-Slap Ground Special 02020 100}}100% 10
I II III IV V VI VII Natural Gift × Normal Physical 0000 100}}100% 15
I II III IV V VI VII Outrage Dragon Physical 120120 100}}100% 10
I II III IV V VI VII Power-Up Punch Fighting Physical 04040 100}}100% 20
I II III IV V VI VII Rage × Normal Physical 02020 100}}100% 20
I II III IV V VI VII Reflect Psychic Status 0000 00—}}—% 20
I II III IV V VI VII Refresh × Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 20
I II III IV V VI VII Return × Normal Physical 0000 100}}100% 20
I II III IV V VI VII Rock Slide Rock Physical 07575 090}}90% 10
I II III IV V VI VII Rock Smash Fighting Physical 04040 100}}100% 15
I II III IV V VI VII Rollout Rock Physical 03030 090}}90% 20
I II III IV V VI VII Secret Power × Normal Physical 07070 100}}100% 20
I II III IV V VI VII Seismic Toss Fighting Physical 0000 100}}100% 20
I II III IV V VI VII Strength Normal Physical 08080 100}}100% 15
I II III IV V VI VII Submission Fighting Physical 08080 080}}80% 20
I II III IV V VI VII Swagger Normal Status 0000 085}}85% 15
I II III IV V VI VII Take Down Normal Physical 09090 085}}85% 20
I II III IV V VI VII Toxic Poison Status 0000 090}}90% 10
  • A striped background indicates a generation in which the move can only be obtained via event or as a special move
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Wartortle
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Wartortle
  • × indicates a move that cannot be used in Generation VIII
  • Click on the generation numbers at the top to see transfer-only moves for other generations

TCG-only moves

Move Card
Double Slap Wartortle (Expedition 92)
Dark Wartortle (Team Rocket 46)
Wartortle (Platinum 65)

Side game data

Pokémon Pinball
 
Acquisition: Evolve
Pokémon Trozei!
 
Rarity: Rare
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Red Rescue Team and Blue Rescue Team
Body size: 1
Recruit rate: -19%
Friend Area: Turtleshell Pond
Phrases
51%-100% HP Did you know? I live a long time.
26%-50% HP I'm down to half HP...
1%-25% HP I can't keep going...
Level up Yes! Leveled up! Let me handle things!
Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
Explorers of Time, Explorers of Darkness, and Explorers of Sky
  Body size: 1
Recruit rate: -10%
IQ group: E
Pokémon Ranger
Group:
Water
Poké Assist:  
Water
Field move:   
(Soak ×2)
Loops: 8 Min. exp.: 36 Max. exp.: 50
Browser entry R-077
Wartortle shoots globs of water. It's small but also quite powerful.
Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia
Group:
Water
Poké Assist:  
Water
Field move:  
(Soak ×2)
Browser entry R-012
It attacks by squirting water from its mouth.
Pokémon Rumble
Attack ●●
Defense ●●●
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  Walking Speed: 1.58 seconds Base HP: 50
Base Attack: 74 Base Defense: 55 Base Speed: 60
Pokémon Battle Trozei
Water
Attack Power: ★★★★★

 

Pokémon Shuffle
 
Water
  Attack Power: 50 - 100   5

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Stabilize
Sometimes erases one of the foe's disruptions on the board.


Pokémon GO
  Base Stamina: 153 Base Attack: 126 Base Defense: 155
Egg Distance: N/A Buddy Distance: 3 km Evolution Requirement:   100
Fast Attacks: Water Gun, Bite
Charged Attacks: Aqua Jet, Ice Beam, Hydro Pump, Return, Frustration


Costumes in Pokémon GO
 
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Evolution

 
Unevolved
Squirtle
 Water 
 
Level 16
 
First evolution
Wartortle
 Water 
 
Level 36
 
Second evolution
Blastoise
 Water 


Sprites

Generation I
Red Blue Yellow Red Green
           
Front Back Front Back Front Back
Generation II
Gold Silver Crystal
           
           
Front Back Front Back Front Back
Generation III
Ruby Sapphire Emerald FireRed LeafGreen
           
           
Front Back Front Back Front Back
Generation IV
Diamond Pearl Platinum HeartGold SoulSilver
           
           
Front Back Front Back Front Back
Generation V
Black White Black 2 White 2
       
       
Front Back Front Back
Generation VI
X Y Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire
       
       
Front Back Front Back
Generation VII
Sun Moon Ultra Sun Ultra Moon
       
       
Front Back Front Back
Generation VIII
Sword Shield
   
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  For other sprites and images, please see Wartortle images on the Bulbagarden Archives.


Trivia

 
Anime promotional art depicting Wartortle with the same color on its ears and its face
  • Even though Wartortle's ears are depicted lighter than its face in the official Sugimori stock art and most of its game sprites, early promotional pictures portrayed its ears the same color as its face.

Origin

Wartortle's design appears to be a stylized turtle. Its feathery tail is a reference to Japanese legends of the minogame (蓑亀), a turtle which lived for 10,000 years and grew a tail made of seaweed. The use of its tail to store oxygen seems to be a reference to certain turtles that breathe through their cloaca, placed near the tail. The tail also resembles wind waves.

Name origin

Wartortle is a combination of war or warrior, tortoise, and turtle.

Kameil may be a combination of 亀 kame (tortoise/turtle) and tail. It may also be a corruption of 噛める kameru (to be able to bite).

In other languages

Language Title Meaning
  Japanese カメール Kameil From 噛める kameru or kame and テール tēru
  French Carabaffe From carapace and baffe
  Spanish Wartortle Same as English name
  German Schillok From Schildkröte and Locke
  Italian Wartortle Same as English name
  Korean 어니부기 Eonibugi From 어금니 eogeumni or 언니 eonni and 거북이 geobugi
  Cantonese Chinese 卡咪龜 Kāmāigwāi
卡美龜 Kāméihgwāi *
Partial transliteration of its Japanese name, and gwāi
Partial transliteration of its Japanese name, contains méih, and gwāi
  Mandarin Chinese 卡咪龜 / 卡咪龟 Kǎmīguī Partial transliteration of its Japanese name, and 龜 / 龟 guī


Related articles

External links


  #007: Squirtle
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#009: Blastoise  


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