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    Squirtle

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    Squirtle is a Water-type starter Pokémon from the original Pokémon Red/Blue. With enough experience it can evolve into a Wartortle.

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    Squirtle last edited by Marino on 11/02/21 07:26PM View full history

    Overview

    Squirtle is one of the starter Pokémon available from Professor Oak at the beginning of the Pokémon Red/Blue games. As a Water-type Pokémon, Squirtle is able to use attacks such as Water Gun and Bubble, as well as the HM ability Surf which allows players to ride on a Pokémon over sections of water. If the trainer chooses to begin their Pokémon journey with Squirtle, their rival will choose Bulbasaur. As Bulbasaur is a Grass-type, he has a elemental advantage over Squirtle. As a Water-type Pokémon, Squirtle is strong against Fire-type Pokémon such as Charmander.

    As a Water-type Pokémon, Squirtle takes double the damage from Electric and Grass-type moves. However, it only takes half the normal damage from Fire, Water, Ice, and Steel-type attacks.

    Squirtle first appears in the Anime Cartoon series in episode 12 ("Here Comes the Squirtle Squad"). A group of Squirtles that were abandoned by their trainers banded together to form a gang, and Ash Ketchum captures their leader. Squirtle first appears in Pokémon versions Red & Blue as one of the three starter Pokémon in these games.

    Evolution

    Squirtle evolves into Wartortle at level 16, and Wartortle evolves into Blastoise at level 36.

    Data

    Vitals

    Pokédex #TypeHeightWeightJapanese Name
    007Water1'08"19.8 lbsゼニガメ
    ClassificationAbility
    Tiny Turtle Pokémon

    Torrent: When HP is below 1/3, the power of Squirtle's Water-type moves increases 1.5x.

    Base HappinessCapture RateExperience GrowthGender Ratio`Safari Zone Flee Rate
    70451,059,860 pts.Male: 87.5%
    Female: 12.5%
    0

    Base Stats

    HPAttackDefenseSp. AttackSp. DefenseSpeed
    444865506443

    Pokédex Entries

    Generation I

    • Red/Blue:

      'After birth, its back swells and hardens into a shell. Powerfully sprays foam from its mouth.'

    • Yellow:

      'Shoots water at prey while in the water. Withdraws into its shell when in danger.'

    Generation II

    • Gold:

      'The shell is soft when it is born. It soon becomes so resilient, prodding fingers will bounce off it.'

    • Silver:

      'The shell, which hardens soon after it is born, is resilient. If you poke it, it will bounce back out.'

    • Crystal:

      'When it feels threatened, it draws its legs inside its shell and sprays water from its mouth.'

    Generation III

    • Ruby/Sapphire:

      'Squirtle's shell is not merely used for protection. The shell's rounded shape and the grooves on its surface help minimize resistance in water, enabling this Pokémon to swim at high speeds.'

    • Emerald:

      'Its shell is not just for protection. Its rounded shape and the grooves on its surface minimize resistance in water, enabling Squirtle to swim at high speeds.'

    • FireRed:

      'When it retracts its long neck into its shell, it squirts out water with vigorous force.'

    • LeafGreen:

      'After birth, its back swells and hardens into a shell. Powerfully sprays foam from its mouth.'

    Generation IV

    • Diamond/Pearl ( Platinum):

      'It shelters itself in its shell, then strikes back with spouts of water at every opportunity.'

    • HeartGold:

      'The shell is soft when it is born. It soon becomes so resilient, prodding fingers will bounce off it.'

    • SoulSilver:

      'The shell, which hardens after it is born, is resilient. If you pock it, it will bounce back out.'

    Generation V

    • Black/White:

      'It shelters itself in its shell, then strikes back with spouts of water at every opportunity.'

    Locations

    Generation I

    GameLocationNumber in Game
    Red/BlueReceive from Professor Oak as a starter PokémonOne
    YellowReceive from Officer Jenny in Vermilion City after receiving the Thunder Badge.One

    Generation II

    GameLocationNumber in Game
    Gold/Silver (Crystal)Time CapsuleNone

    Generation III

    GameLocationNumber in Game
    Ruby/Sapphire (Emerald)Trade (from FireRed or Leaf Green)None
    FireRed/LeafGreenReceive as starter Pokémon from Professor OakOne
    Colosseum/XDTrade (from FireRed or LeafGreen)None

    Generation IV

    GameLocationNumber in Game
    Diamond/Pearl (Platinum)Pal Park (Field) or Trade from HeartGold/SoulSilverNone
    HeartGold/SoulSilverReward from Professor Oak after defeating Red.One

    Generation V

    GameLocationNumber in Game
    Black/WhitePoké Transfer or Dream WorldNone

    Side Game Locations

    GameLocation
    Pokémon SnapValley
    Pokémon StadiumGym Leader Castle
    Pokémon ChannelUpgrade Binder
    Pokémon PinballViridian City
    Pokémon Trozei!Huge Storage 4
    Endless Level 15
    Trozei Battle
    "Mr. Who's Den"
    Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
    Red/Blue Rescue Team
    Starter Pokémon
    Waterfall Pond (8F-12F)
    Pokémon Mystery Dungeon
    Explorers of Time/Darkness
    Starter Pokémon
    Lake Afar (B1-B24)
    Pokémon RangerWaterworks
    Pokémon Ranger:
    Shadows of Almia
    Ranger School
    Marine Cave
    Pokémon RumbleBright Beach
    PokéPark Wii:
    Pikachu's Adventure
    Iceberg Zone
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