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Pokemon Sword and Shield Growlithe

Pokemon Sword and Shield Growlithe is a Fire Type Puppy Pokémon, which makes it weak against Ground, Rock, Water type moves. You can find and catch Growlithe in Dusty Bowl with a 30% chance to appear during Intense Sun weather. The Max IV Stats of Growlithe are 55 HP, 70 Attack, 70 SP Attack, 45 Defense, 50 SP Defense, and 60 Speed.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Growlithe
Growlithe Galar Pokedex ID: 70

List of Growlithe Max IV Stats in Pokemon SW SH.

Stat Amount Bar Graph
Total 350
HP 55
Attack 70
Defense 45
Special Attack 70
Special Defense 50
Speed 60

Based on this pokemon's stats we consider the best nature for Growlithe to have is Mild, this will increase it's Sp. Atk and decrease it's Defense stats.

Growlithe Abilities

Ability Type Effect
Flash FireNormal

Sword Pokedex Entry

It has a brave and trustworthy nature. It fearlessly stands up to bigger and stronger foes.

Shield Pokedex Entry

Extremely loyal, it will fearlessly bark at any opponent to protect its own Trainer from harm.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Growlithe Evolutions

How do i evolve Growlithe in Pokemon Sword and Shield?

Pokemon Sword and Shield Growlithe evolves into Arcanine with a use Fire Stone.

use Fire Stone
Pokemon CP Atk Def Sp Atk Sp Def Hp Spd

Growlithe Locations in Pokemon Sword and Shield

Where do i find and how to get Growlithe?

A popular spawn location you can find Growlithe is in the Dusty Bowl area with a 30% chance to spawn during Intense Sun weather.

Overworld Spawns (Visible in-game)

Pokemon Location Weather Spawn Lvl
Dusty Bowl
30%42 - 47
Giant's Mirror - Area 2
30%42 - 47
Lake of Outrage
25%55 - 58

Non Overworld Spawns (NOT Visible - Randomly found in tall grass)

Pokemon Location Weather Spawn Lvl
Hammerlocke Hills
40%28 - 30

Pokemon Sword and Shield Growlithe Raids

Where do i find Growlithe Raids?

You can Click/Tap the links below to view where to find Growlithe Raid Spawn Locations in Pokemon Sw and Sh.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Growlithe Weakness

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

Damage Types
Immune to Damage

What pokemon is Growlithe Weak Against?

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What pokemon is Growlithe Strong Against?

Pokemon Type 1 Type 2 CP

Pokemon SW and SH Growlithe Moves List

What moves can Growlithe learn from TMs, TRs, and Leveling?

Growlithe can learn the type move at level . This move Bolded Pow numbers are adjusted for this pokemon's Fire type +50% STAB damage.

Growlithe Level Up Moves

Lvl Move Type Class Pow Acc PP Effect
01[] Ember
01[] Leer
04[] Howl
08[] Bite
12[] Flame Wheel
16[] Helping Hand
20[] Agility
24[] Fire Fang
28[] Retaliate
32[] Crunch
36[] Take Down
40[] Flamethrower
44[] Roar
48[] Play Rough
52[] Reversal
56[] Flare Blitz

TM Moves Growlithe can learn

TM Move Type Class Pow Acc PP Effect
TM13Fire SpinSpecial52.58515Traps opponent, damaging them for 4-5 turns.
TM15DigPhysical8010010Digs underground on first turn, attacks on second. Can also escape from caves.
TM19SafeguardStatus25The user's party is protected from status conditions.
TM21RestStatus10User sleeps for 2 turns, but user is fully healed.
TM23ThiefPhysical6010025Also steals opponent's held item.
TM24SnoreSpecial5010015Can only be used if asleep. May cause flinching.
TM25ProtectStatus10Protects the user, but may fail if used consecutively.
TM31AttractStatus10015If opponent is the opposite gender, it's less likely to attack.
TM34Sunny DayStatus5Makes it sunny for 5 turns.
TM38Will-O-WispStatus8515Burns opponent.
TM39FacadePhysical7010020Power doubles if user is burned, poisoned, or paralyzed.
TM40SwiftSpecial6020Ignores Accuracy and Evasiveness.
TM41Helping HandStatus20In Double Battles, boosts the power of the partner's move.
TM68Fire FangPhysical97.59515May cause flinching and/or burn opponent.
TM76RoundSpecial6010015Power increases if teammates use it in the same turn.
TM79RetaliatePhysical701005Inflicts double damage if a teammate fainted on the last turn.
TM85SnarlSpecial559515Lowers opponent's Special Attack.

Growlithe TR Moves

TR Move Type Class Pow Acc PP Effect
TR01Body SlamPhysical8510015May paralyze opponent.
TR02FlamethrowerSpecial13510015May burn opponent.
TR12AgilityStatus30Sharply raises user's Speed.
TR15Fire BlastSpecial165855May burn opponent.
TR20SubstituteStatus10Uses HP to creates a decoy that takes hits.
TR21ReversalPhysical10015The lower the user's HP, the higher the power.
TR24OutragePhysical12010010User attacks for 2-3 turns but then becomes confused.
TR26EndureStatus10Always left with at least 1 HP, but may fail if used consecutively.
TR27Sleep TalkStatus10User performs one of its own moves while sleeping.
TR31Iron TailPhysical1007515May lower opponent's Defense.
TR32CrunchPhysical8010015May lower opponent's Defense.
TR36Heat WaveSpecial142.59010May burn opponent.
TR43OverheatSpecial195905Sharply lowers user's Special Attack.
TR53Close CombatPhysical1201005Lowers user's Defense and Special Defense.
TR55Flare BlitzPhysical18010015User receives recoil damage. May burn opponent.
TR86Wild ChargePhysical9010015User receives recoil damage.
TR90Play RoughPhysical909010May lower opponent's Attack.
TR97Psychic FangsPhysical8510010The user bites the target with its psychic capabilities. This can also destroy Light Screen and Reflect.

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