Pokemon
Regular
Shiny
Turtwig
Grass Type
Tiny Leaf Pokémon
Hisuian Pokedex: #130

Pokemon Legends Arceus Turtwig is a Grass Type Tiny Leaf Pokémon with a Medium Slow growth rate and a 1 Attack EV Yield. Turtwig can be found with Overgrow as an Ability; we recommend the Brave Nature, based on 318 total combined Base Stats in PLA.

Navigate this Turtwig Guide using the links below.

Turtwig Stats and Abilities

Based on Turtwig Base IVs we consider this pokemon F-Tier choice. Turtwig Highest IV Stat is Attack (68) and the Lowest being Speed (31).

Turtwig Stats
Rank Stat Value
F
HP
55
D
Attack
68
E
Defense
64
E
Special Attack
45
F
Special Defense
55
F
Speed
31
F
Total
318
Turtwig Details
Turtwig Detail
Best Nature
Brave
+10% Attack
-10% Speed
Liked Foods
Caught in the Wild Held Item Chance
Catch Rate45 (5.9% with PokéBall, full HP)
Egg Groups
Grass
Monster
Turtwig Abilities
Abilities Description
Ability 1
Overgrow
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).
Hidden Ability
Shell Armor
Shell Armor prevents the Pokémon from receiving a critical hit.

How To Evolve Turtwig in Pokemon Legends Arceus

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

Turtwig Evolutions
Base Form Evolution Requirement First Evolution Evolution Requirement Final Evolution
Turtwig
Grass Type
Level 18
Grotle
Grass Type
Level 32
Torterra
Grass TypeGround Type
Turtwig Evolution Stat Changes
Evolutions Total HP Attack Special Attack Defense Special Defense Speed
Turtwig
318
55
68
45
64
55
31
Stat Change
+87
+20
+21
+10
+21
+10
+5
Grotle
405
75
89
55
85
65
36
Stat Change
+120
+20
+20
+20
+20
+20
+20
Torterra
525
95
109
75
105
85
56

Where To Find Turtwig Locations in Pokemon Legends Arceus

List of Locations where you can find and catch Turtwig in PLA.

Turtwig is a Grass Type Pokemon, and one area that Turtwig can be found is in the Crimson Mirelands. Once you are in the Crimson Mirelands, you need to travel to the South East corner of the map, there should be a small pond there. Be warned, Turtwig can be rare to find here and might prove hard to encounter, you might need some patience. Turtwig is also required for the Request, #62 - The Pokemon In The River Photo.

Pokemon LA Turtwig Weakness

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

Turtwig Type Weakness
Damage Types
4.0x
More Damage
2.0x
More Damage
Flying
Poison
Bug
Fire
Ice
0.5x
Less Damage
Ground
Water
Grass
Electric
0.25x
Less Damage
Immune to Damage

What pokemon is Turtwig Weak Against?

Turtwig Weak Against
Tier Pokemon
S
Heatran
Fire Type
Steel Type
S
Tornadus
Flying Type
S
Enamorus
Fairy Type
Flying Type
S
Enamorus Therian
Fairy Type
Flying Type
S
Tornadus Therian
Flying Type

What pokemon is Turtwig Strong Against?

Turtwig Strong Against
Tier Pokemon
S
Palkia
Water Type
Dragon Type
S
Origin Palkia
Water Type
Dragon Type
S
Garchomp
Dragon Type
Ground Type
S
Manaphy
Water Type
S
Shaymin Land
Grass Type

How To Complete Turtwig Research Tasks in PLA

Research Task Task 1 Task 2 Task 3 Task 4 Task 5 Task 6 Task 7
Number caught124610
Number you've caught without being spotted12345
Times you have seen it use Leafage1361225
Times you've given it food12345
Number you've evolved1

Best Turtwig Moves in Pokemon Legends Arceus

Best Moveset for Turtwig Lv Up Moves based on Power.

Turtwig Best Moves
Level Best Moves Type Class Power Acc PP Effect
43
Double-Edge
Physical
120
100 15 User receives recoil damage.
34
Leaf Blade
Physical
135
100 15 High critical hit ratio.
11
Bite
Physical
60
100 25 May cause flinching.
18
Bulldoze
Physical
60
100 20 Lowers opponent's Speed.
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 Bold
Red Text
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Turtwig Level Up Moves in PLA

List of Moves Turtwig can learn by reaching higher levels in Pokemon Legends Arceus. Level Requirements within (#) are the Level you (Master) the move at; this allows you to use the move in Agile and Strong Stance.

Turtwig Level Up Moves
Level Move Description
1
(10)
Tackle
Normal Type
Power: 40
Acc: 100
PP: 35
Physical

A physical attack in which the user charges and slams into the target with its whole body.
6
(15)
Leafage
Grass Type
Power:
60
Acc: 100
PP: 40
Physical

Strikes opponent with leaves.
11
(20)
Bite
Dark Type
Power: 60
Acc: 100
PP: 25
Physical

May cause flinching.
18
(28)
Bulldoze
Ground Type
Power: 60
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

Lowers opponent's Speed.
25
(35)
Sleep Powder
Grass Type
Power: —
Acc: 75
PP: 15
Status

Puts opponent to sleep.
34
(45)
Leaf Blade
Grass Type
Power:
135
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

High critical hit ratio.
43
(54)
Double-Edge
Normal Type
Power: 120
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

User receives recoil damage.
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Turtwig Move Shop Attacks in PLA

List of Moves Turtwig can learn from the Move Shop.

Turtwig Move Shop Moves
Move Shop Description
Rock Smash
Fighting Type
Power: 40
Acc: 100
PP: 15
Physical

May lower opponent's Defense.
Bulldoze
Ground Type
Power: 60
Acc: 100
PP: 20
Physical

Lowers opponent's Speed.
Stealth Rock
Rock Type
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 20
Status

Damages opponent switching into battle.
Rest
Psychic Type
Power: —
Acc: —
PP: 10
Status

User sleeps for 2 turns, but user is fully healed.
Iron Tail
Steel Type
Power: 100
Acc: 75
PP: 15
Physical

May lower opponent's Defense.
Energy Ball
Grass Type
Power:
135
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

May lower opponent's Special Defense.
Earth Power
Ground Type
Power: 90
Acc: 100
PP: 10
Special

May lower opponent's Special Defense.
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Pokemon similar to Turtwig based on Grass Type
Similar Grass Pokemon
TIER Pokemon Type Total HP Attack Special Attack Defense Special Defense Speed
S
Shaymin Sky-Pokemon-Image
Shaymin Sky
GRASS-Type FLYING-Type 600 100 103 120 75 75 127
S
Shaymin Land-Pokemon-Image
Shaymin Land
GRASS-Type 600 100 100 100 100 100 100
A
Tangrowth-Pokemon-Image
Tangrowth
GRASS-Type 535 100 100 110 125 50 50
A
Hisuian Decidueye-Pokemon-Image
Hisuian Decidueye
GRASS-Type FIGHTING-Type 530 88 112 95 80 95 60
B
Torterra-Pokemon-Image
Torterra
GRASS-Type GROUND-Type 525 95 109 75 105 85 56
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