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Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Torkoal

Torkoal
Coal Pokémon

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Torkoal is a Fire Type Coal Pokémon, with a 11.8% Chance To Catch with a regular Pokeball. Torkoal can be found with White Smoke, Drought and Shell Armor as an Ability and has a Medium Fast growth rate with a 2 Defense EV Yield. We recommend the Relaxed Nature, based on 470 combined Base Stats.

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Torkoal Stats and Abilities

Based on Torkoal Base IVs we consider this pokemon C-Tier choice. Torkoal Highest IV Stat is Defense 140 and the Lowest being Speed 20.

Tier Stat Base Min Max
F
HP70250344
D
Attack85157295
B
Defense140256416
D
Special Attack85157295
E
Special Defense70130262
F
Speed2040152
C
Total470
Torkoal Detail
Best Held Items
Best Nature
Relaxed
+10% Defense
-10% Speed
Caught in the Wild Held Item Chance
Like/Dislikes
Likes: Sour
Dislikes: Sweet
EV Yield2 Defense
Growth RateMedium Fast
Catch Rate90 (11.8% with PokéBall, full HP)
Egg GroupsField
Egg Cycles20 (4,884–5,140 steps)
Abilities Description
White Smoke
Ability 1
Prevents other Pokémon from lowering its stats.
Drought
Ability 2
Drought creates harsh sunlight when the ability-bearer enters battle. The effect lasts 5 turns, unless it is cleared via Air Lock or Cloud Nine or replaced by another weather condition.
Shell Armor
Hidden Ability
Shell Armor prevents the Pokémon from receiving a critical hit.

How To Evolve Torkoal in BDSP

The Pokemon Torkoal does not have an evolution in the Brilliant Diamond & Shining Pearl Series.

Where To Find Torkoal in BDSP

Torkoal has 5 spawn locations in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl. You can find the Unevolved form Lv. 16-63 Torkoal, 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
Stark Mountain
20 - 5%
Torkoal
Lv. 24-56
Route 227
20 - 5%
Torkoal
Lv. 24-56
Volcanic Cave
National
Torkoal
Lv. 16-63
Typhlo Cavern
National
Torkoal
Lv. 16-63
Sandsear Cave
National
Torkoal
Lv. 16-63

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Torkoal Weakness

Torkoal is a Fire Type pokemon. This will cause Torkoal 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 Torkoal Weak Against?

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

What pokemon is Torkoal Strong Against?

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

Best Moveset for Torkoal Lv Up Moves based on Power.

Lvl Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
64
Eruption
Special
225
100 5 Stronger when the user's HP is higher.
56
Inferno
Special
150
50 5 Burns opponent.
48
Heat Wave
Special
142.5
90 10 May burn opponent.
40
Flamethrower
Special
135
100 15 May burn opponent.

Best Moveset for Torkoal TM Moves based on Power.

TM Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
TM64
Explosion
Physical
250
100 5 User faints.
TM68
Giga Impact
Physical
150
90 5 User must recharge next turn.
TM15
Hyper Beam
Special
150
90 5 User must recharge next turn.
TM50
Overheat
Special
195
90 5 Sharply lowers user's Special Attack.
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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Torkoal Level Up Moves

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

Lvl Move Desc
1
Smog
Power: 30
Acc: 70
PP: 20
Special

May poison opponent.
1
Ember
Power:
60
Acc: 100
PP: 25
Special

May burn opponent.
4
Withdraw
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 40
Status

Raises user's Defense.
8
Rapid Spin
Power: 20
Acc: 100
PP: 40
Physical

Removes effects of trap moves.
12
Smokescreen
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Status

Lowers opponent's Accuracy.
16
Clear Smog
Power: 50
Acc: —
PP: 15
Special

Removes all of the target's stat changes.
20
Flame Wheel
Power:
90
Acc: 100
PP: 25
Physical

May burn opponent.
24
Protect
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Protects the user, but may fail if used consecutively.
28
Lava Plume
Power:
120
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Special

May burn opponent.
32
Body Slam
Power: 85
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

May paralyze opponent.
36
Iron Defense
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 15
Status

Sharply raises user's Defense.
40
Flamethrower
Power:
135
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Special

May burn opponent.
44
Curse
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Ghosts lose 50% of max HP and curse the opponent; Non-Ghosts raise Attack, Defense and lower Speed.
48
Heat Wave
Power:
142.5
Acc: 90
PP: 10
Special

May burn opponent.
52
Amnesia
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

Sharply raises user's Special Defense.
56
Inferno
Power:
150
Acc: 50
PP: 5
Special

Burns opponent.
60
Shell Smash
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 15
Status

Sharply raises user's Attack, Special Attack and Speed but lowers Defense and Special Defense.
64
Eruption
Power:
225
Acc: 100
PP: 5
Special

Stronger when the user's HP is higher.
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Torkoal TM Moves

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

TM Move Desc
TM11
Sunny Day
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 5
Status

Makes it sunny for 5 turns.
TM15
Hyper Beam
Power: 150
Acc: 90
PP: 5
Special

User must recharge next turn.
TM17
Protect
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Protects the user, but may fail if used consecutively.
TM22
Solar Beam
Power: 120
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

Charges on first turn, attacks on second.
TM23
Iron Tail
Power: 100
Acc: 75
PP: 15
Physical

May lower opponent's Defense.
TM26
Earthquake
Power: 100
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

Power is doubled if opponent is underground from using Dig.
TM32
Double Team
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 15
Status

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

May burn opponent.
TM36
Sludge Bomb
Power: 90
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

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

May burn opponent.
TM39
Rock Tomb
Power: 60
Acc: 95
PP: 15
Physical

Lowers opponent's Speed.
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.
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.
TM64
Explosion
Power: 250
Acc: 100
PP: 5
Physical

User faints.
TM68
Giga Impact
Power: 150
Acc: 90
PP: 5
Physical

User must recharge next turn.
TM71
Stone Edge
Power: 100
Acc: 80
PP: 5
Physical

High critical hit ratio.
TM74
Gyro Ball
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 5
Physical

The slower the user, the stronger the attack.
TM76
Stealth Rock
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

Damages opponent switching into battle.
TM80
Rock Slide
Power: 75
Acc: 90
PP: 10
Physical

May cause flinching.
TM82
Sleep Talk
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

User performs one of its own moves while sleeping.
TM83
Bulldoze
Power: 60
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

Lowers opponent's Speed.
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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Torkoal Egg Moves

List of Egg Moves Torkoal can learn.

Egg Move Desc
Yawn
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Puts opponent to sleep in the next turn.
Fissure
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 5
Physical

One-Hit-KO, if it hits.
Skull Bash
Power: 130
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

Raises Defense on first turn, attacks on second.
Flail
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

The lower the user's HP, the higher the power.
Ancient Power
Power: 60
Acc: 100
PP: 5
Special

May raise all user's stats at once.
Eruption
Power:
225
Acc: 100
PP: 5
Special

Stronger when the user's HP is higher.
Clear Smog
Power: 50
Acc: —
PP: 15
Special

Removes all of the target's stat changes.
Superpower
Power: 120
Acc: 100
PP: 5
Physical

Lowers user's Attack and Defense.
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