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Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Torterra

Torterra
Continent Pokémon

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Torterra is a Grass and Ground Type Continent Pokémon, with a 5.9% Chance To Catch with a regular Pokeball. Torterra can be found with Overgrow as an Ability and has a Medium Slow growth rate with a 2 Attack, 1 Defense EV Yield. We recommend the Brave Nature, based on 525 combined Base Stats.

Torterra Stats and Abilities

Based on Torterra Base IVs we consider this pokemon B-Tier choice. Torterra Highest IV Stat is Attack 109 and the Lowest being Speed 56.

Tier Stat Base Min Max
E
HP95300394
B
Attack109200348
D
Defense105193339
D
Special Attack75139273
E
Special Defense85157295
F
Speed56105232
B
Total525
Torterra Detail
Best Held Items
Best Nature
Brave
+10% Attack
-10% Speed
Caught in the Wild Held Item Chance
Like/Dislikes
Likes: Spicy
Dislikes: Sweet
EV Yield2 Attack, 1 Defense
Growth RateMedium Slow
Catch Rate45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Egg GroupsGrass, Monster
Egg Cycles20 (4,884–5,140 steps)
Abilities Description
Overgrow
Ability 1
Overgrow increases the power of Grass-type moves by 50% (1.5x) when the ability-bearer's HP falls below a third of its maximum (known in-game as in a pinch).
Shell Armor
Hidden Ability
Shell Armor prevents the Pokémon from receiving a critical hit.

How To Evolve Torterra in BDSP

Turtwig requires (Level 18) to evolve into Grotle and then (Level 32) to evolve into Torterra.

Base Form Evolution Requirement First Evolution Evolution Requirement Final Evolution
Turtwig
Level 18
Grotle
Level 32
Torterra

Where To Find Torterra in BDSP

Torterra has 5 spawn locations in Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl. You can find the Unevolved form Lv. 5 Turtwig, within the Lake Verity location using the Gift 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
Sunlit Cavern
National
Turtwig
Lv. 16-63
Still-Water Cavern
National
Turtwig
Lv. 16-63
Riverbank Cave
National
Turtwig
Lv. 16-63
Grassland Cave
National
Turtwig
Lv. 16-63
Lake Verity
Interact
Turtwig
Lv. 5

Pokemon Brilliant Diamond and Shining Pearl Torterra Weakness

Torterra is a Grass and Ground Type pokemon. This will cause Torterra to take More Damage from Flying, Bug, Fire, Ice Type Moves, and Less Damage from Ground, Rock, Electric Type moves.

Damage Types
4.0x
More Damage
Ice
2.0x
More Damage
Flying
Bug
Fire
0.5x
Less Damage
Ground
Rock
0.25x
Less Damage
Immune to Damage
Electric

What pokemon is Torterra Weak Against?

Tier Pokemon
S
Lugia
S
Ho-Oh
S
Rayquaza
S
Dragonite
S
Salamence

What pokemon is Torterra Strong Against?

Tier Pokemon
S
Groudon
S
Tyranitar
S
Garchomp
S
Zapdos
S
Raikou
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Best Moves Torterra in BDSP

Best Moveset for Torterra Lv Up Moves based on Power.

Lvl Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
57
Leaf Storm
Special
195
90 5 Sharply lowers user's Special Attack.
1
Wood Hammer
Physical
180
100 15 User receives recoil damage.
1
Earthquake
Physical
150
100 10 Power is doubled if opponent is underground from using Dig.
45
Crunch
Physical
80
100 15 May lower opponent's Defense.

Best Moveset for Torterra TM Moves based on Power.

TM Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
TM68
Giga Impact
Physical
150
90 5 User must recharge next turn.
TM15
Hyper Beam
Special
150
90 5 User must recharge next turn.
TM22
Solar Beam
Special
180
100 10 Charges on first turn, attacks on second.
TM26
Earthquake
Physical
150
100 10 Power is doubled if opponent is underground from using Dig.
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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Torterra Level Up Moves

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

Lvl Move Desc
1
Earthquake
Power:
150
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Physical

Power is doubled if opponent is underground from using Dig.
1
Wood Hammer
Power:
180
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

User receives recoil damage.
1
Tackle
Power: 40
Acc: 100
PP: 35
Physical

A physical attack in which the user charges and slams into the target with its whole body.
5
Withdraw
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 40
Status

Raises user's Defense.
1
Absorb
Power:
30
Acc: 100
PP: 25
Special

User recovers half the HP inflicted on opponent.
13
Razor Leaf
Power:
82.5
Acc: 95
PP: 25
Physical

High critical hit ratio.
6
Leafage
Power:
60
Acc: 100
PP: 40
Physical

Strikes opponent with leaves.
10
Growth
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 40
Status

Raises user's Attack and Special Attack.
17
Curse
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Ghosts lose 50% of max HP and curse the opponent; Non-Ghosts raise Attack, Defense and lower Speed.
22
Bite
Power: 60
Acc: 100
PP: 25
Physical

May cause flinching.
27
Mega Drain
Power:
60
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Special

User recovers half the HP inflicted on opponent.
33
Leech Seed
Power: —
Acc: 90
PP: 10
Status

Drains HP from opponent each turn.
39
Synthesis
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 5
Status

User recovers HP. Amount varies with the weather.
45
Crunch
Power: 80
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

May lower opponent's Defense.
51
Giga Drain
Power:
112.5
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

User recovers half the HP inflicted on opponent.
57
Leaf Storm
Power:
195
Acc: 90
PP: 5
Special

Sharply lowers user's Special Attack.
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Torterra TM Moves

List of Moves Torterra 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.
TM09
Bullet Seed
Power:
37.5
Acc: 100
PP: 30
Physical

Hits 2-5 times in one turn.
TM10
Work Up
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 30
Status

Raises user's Attack and Special Attack.
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.
TM16
Light Screen
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 30
Status

Halves damage from Special attacks for 5 turns.
TM17
Protect
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Protects the user, but may fail if used consecutively.
TM19
Giga Drain
Power:
112.5
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

User recovers half the HP inflicted on opponent.
TM20
Safeguard
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 25
Status

The user's party is protected from status conditions.
TM22
Solar Beam
Power:
180
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:
150
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.
TM33
Reflect
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

Halves damage from Physical attacks for 5 turns.
TM37
Sandstorm
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Creates a sandstorm for 5 turns.
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.
TM53
Energy Ball
Power:
135
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

May lower opponent's Special Defense.
TM58
Endure
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

Always left with at least 1 HP, but may fail if used consecutively.
TM68
Giga Impact
Power: 150
Acc: 90
PP: 5
Physical

User must recharge next turn.
TM69
Rock Polish
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

Sharply raises user's Speed.
TM70
Flash
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Status

Lowers opponent's Accuracy.
TM71
Stone Edge
Power: 100
Acc: 80
PP: 5
Physical

High critical hit ratio.
TM75
Swords Dance
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

Sharply raises user's 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:
90
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

Lowers opponent's Speed.
TM86
Grass Knot
Power: —
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Special

The heavier the opponent, the stronger the attack.
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.
TM93
Cut
Power: 50
Acc: 95
PP: 30
Physical

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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Torterra Tutor Moves

List of Tutor Moves Torterra can learn.

Egg Move Desc
Frenzy Plant
Power:
225
Acc: 90
PP: 5
Special

User must recharge next turn.
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