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Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Growlithe

Growlithe
Puppy Pokémon

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Growlithe is a Fire Type Puppy Pokémon, with a 24.8% Chance To Catch with a regular Pokeball. Growlithe can be found with Intimidate, Flash Fire and Justified as an Ability and has a Slow growth rate with a 1 Attack EV Yield. We recommend the Lonely Nature, based on 350 combined Base Stats.

Brilliant Diamond Exclusive
National Dex Pokemon

Growlithe Stats and Abilities

Based on Growlithe Base IVs we consider this pokemon E-Tier choice. Growlithe Highest IV Stat is Attack 70 and the Lowest being Defense 45.

Tier Stat Base Min Max
F
HP55220314
E
Attack70130262
F
Defense4585207
D
Special Attack70130262
F
Special Defense5094218
E
Speed60112240
E
Total350
Growlithe Detail
Best Held Items
Best Nature
Lonely
+10% Attack
-10% Defense
Caught in the Wild Held Item Chance
Like/Dislikes
Likes: Spicy
Dislikes: Sour
EV Yield1 Attack
Growth RateSlow
Catch Rate190 (24.8% with PokéBall, full HP)
Egg GroupsField
Egg Cycles20 (4,884–5,140 steps)
Abilities Description
Intimidate
Ability 1
Intimidate lower's the Attack of all opponents by one stage when the ability-bearer switches in (including the start of a battle).
Flash Fire
Ability 2
When a Pokémon with Flash Fire is hit by a Fire-type move, it does not deal damage but instead raises the power of the bearer's Fire-type moves by 50%. Subsequent hits do not raise the power even more, but the effect remains while the ability-bearer is in battle.
Justified
Hidden Ability
Justified raises the ability-bearer's Attack by one stage when hit by a damaging Dark-type move.

How To Evolve Growlithe in BDSP

Growlithe requires (use Fire Stone) to evolve into Arcanine.

Base Form Evolution Requirement First Evolution
Growlithe
use Fire Stone
Arcanine

Where To Find Growlithe in BDSP

Growlithe has 4 spawn locations in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl. You can find the Unevolved form Lv. 16-63 Growlithe, within the Sandsear Cave location using the Walking method.

Underground Pokemon Spawns
After you reach Check Points in the game progression NEW Pokemon will begin to spawn in the Grand Underground.
Start = Default spawns in the Grand Underground
Strength = After obtaining the TM96 Strength
Defog = After obtaining the TM97 Defog
7th Badge = After obtaining the Icicle Badge from Candice
Waterfall = After obtaining the TM99 Waterfall
National = After obtaining the National Pokedex.
World Pokemon Spawns
Interact = Limited to one
Common = 20% ~ 100%
Uncommon = 5% ~ 20%
Rare = 1% ~ 5%
= Morning Time
= Day Time
= Night Time
Location How To Catch Pokemon Spawns
Volcanic Cave
National
Growlithe
Lv. 16-63
Typhlo Cavern
National
Growlithe
Lv. 16-63
Spacious Cave
National
Growlithe
Lv. 16-63
Sandsear Cave
National
Growlithe
Lv. 16-63

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Growlithe Weakness

Growlithe is a Fire Type pokemon. This will cause Growlithe to take More Damage from Ground, Rock, Water Type Moves, and Less Damage from Bug, Steel, Fire, Grass, Ice, Fairy Type moves.

Damage Types
4.0x
More Damage
2.0x
More Damage
Ground
Rock
Water
0.5x
Less Damage
Bug
Steel
Fire
Grass
Ice
Fairy
0.25x
Less Damage
Immune to Damage

What pokemon is Growlithe Weak Against?

Tier Pokemon
S
Palkia
S
Kyogre
S
Groudon
S
Tyranitar
S
Garchomp

What pokemon is Growlithe Strong Against?

Tier Pokemon
S
Ho-Oh
S
Dialga
S
Celebi
S
Metagross
S
Heatran
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Best Moves Growlithe in BDSP

Best Moveset for Growlithe Lv Up Moves based on Power.

Lvl Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
56
Flare Blitz
Physical
180
100 15 User receives recoil damage. May burn opponent.
40
Flamethrower
Special
135
100 15 May burn opponent.
48
Play Rough
Physical
90
90 10 May lower opponent's Attack.
36
Take Down
Physical
90
85 20 User receives recoil damage.

Best Moveset for Growlithe TM Moves based on Power.

TM Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
TM50
Overheat
Special
195
90 5 Sharply lowers user's Special Attack.
TM38
Fire Blast
Special
165
85 5 May burn opponent.
TM23
Iron Tail
Physical
100
75 15 May lower opponent's Defense.
TM35
Flamethrower
Special
135
100 15 May burn opponent.
STAB: (Same Type Attack Bonus) When a Pokemon uses a Move Type that is the Same as the Pokemon's Type, it will receive a 50% Bonus to Power. Moves Affected by this Highlighted in
Red Text
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Growlithe Level Up Moves

List of Moves Growlithe can learn by reaching higher levels in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl.

Lvl Move Desc
1
Ember
Power:
60
Acc: 100
PP: 25
Special

May burn opponent.
1
Leer
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 30
Status

Lowers opponent's Defense.
4
Howl
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 40
Status

Raises user's Attack.
8
Bite
Power: 60
Acc: 100
PP: 25
Physical

May cause flinching.
12
Flame Wheel
Power:
90
Acc: 100
PP: 25
Physical

May burn opponent.
16
Helping Hand
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

In Double Battles, boosts the power of the partner's move.
20
Agility
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 30
Status

Sharply raises user's Speed.
24
Fire Fang
Power:
97.5
Acc: 95
PP: 15
Physical

May cause flinching and/or burn opponent.
28
Retaliate
Power: 70
Acc: 100
PP: 5
Physical

Inflicts double damage if a teammate fainted on the last turn.
32
Crunch
Power: 80
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

May lower opponent's Defense.
36
Take Down
Power: 90
Acc: 85
PP: 20
Physical

User receives recoil damage.
40
Flamethrower
Power:
135
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Special

May burn opponent.
44
Roar
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

In battles, the opponent switches. In the wild, the Pokémon runs.
48
Play Rough
Power: 90
Acc: 90
PP: 10
Physical

May lower opponent's Attack.
52
Reversal
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

The lower the user's HP, the higher the power.
56
Flare Blitz
Power:
180
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

User receives recoil damage. May burn opponent.
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Growlithe TM Moves

List of Moves Growlithe can learn using (TMs) Technical Machine Items.

TM Move Desc
TM05
Roar
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

In battles, the opponent switches. In the wild, the Pokémon runs.
TM11
Sunny Day
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 5
Status

Makes it sunny for 5 turns.
TM17
Protect
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Protects the user, but may fail if used consecutively.
TM20
Safeguard
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 25
Status

The user's party is protected from status conditions.
TM23
Iron Tail
Power: 100
Acc: 75
PP: 15
Physical

May lower opponent's Defense.
TM28
Dig
Power: 80
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

Digs underground on first turn, attacks on second. Can also escape from caves.
TM32
Double Team
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 15
Status

Raises user's Evasiveness.
TM35
Flamethrower
Power:
135
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Special

May burn opponent.
TM38
Fire Blast
Power:
165
Acc: 85
PP: 5
Special

May burn opponent.
TM40
Aerial Ace
Power: 60
Acc: —
PP: 20
Physical

Ignores Accuracy and Evasiveness.
TM42
Facade
Power: 70
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

Power doubles if user is burned, poisoned, or paralyzed.
TM44
Rest
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

User sleeps for 2 turns, but user is fully healed.
TM45
Attract
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Status

If opponent is the opposite gender, it's less likely to attack.
TM46
Thief
Power: 60
Acc: 100
PP: 25
Physical

Also steals opponent's held item.
TM50
Overheat
Power:
195
Acc: 90
PP: 5
Special

Sharply lowers user's Special Attack.
TM58
Endure
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Always left with at least 1 HP, but may fail if used consecutively.
TM61
Will-O-Wisp
Power: —
Acc: 85
PP: 15
Status

Burns opponent.
TM78
Snarl
Power: 55
Acc: 95
PP: 15
Special

Lowers opponent's Special Attack.
TM82
Sleep Talk
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

User performs one of its own moves while sleeping.
TM87
Swagger
Power: —
Acc: 85
PP: 15
Status

Opponent becomes confused, but its Attack is sharply raised.
TM90
Substitute
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Uses HP to creates a decoy that takes hits.
TM96
Strength
Power: 80
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

TM98
Rock Smash
Power: 40
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

May lower opponent's Defense.
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Growlithe Egg Moves

List of Egg Moves Growlithe can learn.

Egg Move Desc
Thrash
Power: 120
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

User attacks for 2-3 turns but then becomes confused.
Double-Edge
Power: 120
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

User receives recoil damage.
Morning Sun
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 5
Status

User recovers HP. Amount varies with the weather.
Covet
Power: 60
Acc: 100
PP: 25
Physical

Opponent's item is stolen by the user.
Double Kick
Power: 30
Acc: 100
PP: 30
Physical

Hits twice in one turn.
Body Slam
Power: 85
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

May paralyze opponent.
Crunch
Power: 80
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

May lower opponent's Defense.
Fire Spin
Power:
52.5
Acc: 85
PP: 15
Special

Traps opponent, damaging them for 4-5 turns.
Howl
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 40
Status

Raises user's Attack.
Heat Wave
Power:
142.5
Acc: 90
PP: 10
Special

May burn opponent.
Flare Blitz
Power:
180
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

User receives recoil damage. May burn opponent.
Close Combat
Power: 120
Acc: 100
PP: 5
Physical

Lowers user's Defense and Special Defense.
Burn Up
Power:
195
Acc: 100
PP: 5
Special

To inflict massive damage, the user burns itself out. After using this move, the user will no longer be Fire type.
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