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Pokemon Sword and Shield Squirtle

Pokemon Sword and Shield Squirtle is a Water Type Tiny Turtle Pokémon, which makes it weak against Grass, Electric type moves. You can find and catch Squirtle using our guide below on How To Obtain this pokemon. The Max IV Stats of Squirtle are 44 HP, 48 Attack, 50 SP Attack, 65 Defense, 64 SP Defense, and 43 Speed.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Squirtle
Squirtle Galar Pokedex ID: Foreign

List of Squirtle Max IV Stats in Pokemon SW SH.

Stat Amount Bar Graph
Total 314
HP 44
Attack 48
Defense 65
Special Attack 50
Special Defense 64
Speed 43

Based on this pokemon's stats we consider the best nature for Squirtle to have is Relaxed, this will increase it's Defense and decrease it's Speed stats.

Squirtle Abilities

Ability Type Effect
Rain DishHidden

Pokemon Sword and Shield Squirtle Evolutions

How do i get Squirtle's evolution in Pokemon Sword and Shield?

Pokemon Sword and Shield Squirtle evolves into Wartortle when you reach Level 16. Wartortle then evolves into its final evolution Blastoise when you reach Level 36.

Level 16
Level 36
Pokemon CP Atk Def Sp Atk Sp Def Hp Spd

Squirtle Locations in Pokemon Sword and Shield

Where do i find and how to get Squirtle?

Squirtle does not normally spawn in the wild, you will need to find this pokemon using a different method.


Pokemon Sword and Shield Squirtle Raids

Where do i find Squirtle Raids?

This pokemon does not spawn as a raid.

Pokemon Sword and Shield Squirtle Weakness

Squirtle is a Water Type pokemon. This will cause it to take More Damage from Grass, Electric Type Moves and will take Less Damage from Steel, Fire, Water, Ice type moves.

Damage Types
Immune to Damage

What pokemon is Squirtle Weak Against?

Pokemon Type 1 Type 2 CP

What pokemon is Squirtle Strong Against?

Pokemon Type 1 Type 2 CP

Pokemon SW and SH Squirtle Moves List

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

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

Squirtle Level Up Moves

Lvl Move Type Class Pow Acc PP Effect
01[] Tackle
01[] Tail Whip
03[] Water Gun
06[] Withdraw
09[] Rapid Spin
12[] Bite
15[] Water Pulse
18[] Protect
21[] Rain Dance
24[] Aqua Tail
27[] Shell Smash
30[] Iron Defense
33[] Hydro Pump
36[] Skull Bash

TM Moves Squirtle can learn

TM Move Type Class Pow Acc PP Effect
TM00Mega PunchPhysical808520
TM01Mega KickPhysical120755
TM04Ice PunchPhysical7510015May freeze opponent.
TM15DigPhysical8010010Digs underground on first turn, attacks on second. Can also escape from caves.
TM21RestStatus10User sleeps for 2 turns, but user is fully healed.
TM24SnoreSpecial5010015Can only be used if asleep. May cause flinching.
TM25ProtectStatus10Protects the user, but may fail if used consecutively.
TM27Icy WindSpecial559515Lowers opponent's Speed.
TM31AttractStatus10015If opponent is the opposite gender, it's less likely to attack.
TM33Rain DanceStatus5Makes it rain for 5 turns.
TM35HailStatus10Non-Ice types are damaged for 5 turns.
TM36WhirlpoolSpecial52.58515Traps opponent, damaging them for 4-5 turns.
TM39FacadePhysical7010020Power doubles if user is burned, poisoned, or paralyzed.
TM41Helping HandStatus20In Double Battles, boosts the power of the partner's move.
TM43Brick BreakPhysical7510015Breaks through Reflect and Light Screen barriers.
TM45DivePhysical12010010Dives underwater on first turn, attacks on second turn.
TM46Weather BallSpecial5010010Move's power and type changes with the weather.
TM48Rock TombPhysical609515Lowers opponent's Speed.
TM55BrineSpecial97.510010Power doubles if opponent's HP is less than 50%.
TM59FlingPhysical10010Power depends on held item.
TM76RoundSpecial6010015Power increases if teammates use it in the same turn.
TM94False SwipePhysical4010040Always leaves opponent with at least 1 HP.

Squirtle TR Moves

TR Move Type Class Pow Acc PP Effect
TR01Body SlamPhysical8510015May paralyze opponent.
TR03Hydro PumpSpecial165805
TR04SurfSpecial13510015Hits all adjacent Pokémon.
TR05Ice BeamSpecial9010010May freeze opponent.
TR06BlizzardSpecial110705May freeze opponent.
TR16WaterfallPhysical12010015May cause flinching.
TR20SubstituteStatus10Uses HP to creates a decoy that takes hits.
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.
TR45Muddy WaterSpecial1358510May lower opponent's Accuracy.
TR46Iron DefenseStatus15Sharply raises user's Defense.
TR52Gyro BallPhysical1005The slower the user, the stronger the attack.
TR56Aura SphereSpecial8020Ignores Accuracy and Evasiveness.
TR62Dragon PulseSpecial8510010
TR69Zen HeadbuttPhysical809015May cause flinching.
TR84ScaldSpecial12010015May burn opponent.
TR85Work UpStatus30Raises user's Attack and Special Attack.

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