Squirtle is a Water-type Pokémon from the Kanto region. It evolves into Wartortle when fed 25 candies and its final evolution is Blastoise. Squirtle is also a Starter Pokémon.

Pokédex description

Tiny Turtle Pokémon
Squirtle's shell is not merely used for protection. The shell's rounded shape and the grooves on its surface help minimize resistance in water, enabling this Pokémon to swim at high speeds.
- Squirtle's cry

Possible attacks

Fast attacks

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12 (10)
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5 (10)

Charged attacks

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45 (17)
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50 (26)
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70 (22)

Evolution family

Squirtle is part of a three-member family.

2.
Squirtle
#007 Squirtle
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Wartortle
#008 Wartortle
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Arrow Dark.png
Blastoise
#009 Blastoise
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Blastoise
Mega Blastoise

Forms

These Squirtle forms cannot evolve.

Regular Shiny
Fall
Squirtle fall.png Squirtle fall shiny.png
Party hat
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Pikachu visor
Squirtle visor.png Squirtle visor shiny.png

Costumes

This costumed Squirtle can be evolved retaining its costume after evolution.

Regular Shiny
Sunglasses
Squirtle sunglasses.png Squirtle sunglasses shiny.png

Availability

Method Maximum CP Details
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Wild
810
878

(weather boosted)
In wild since 2016 Jul 6

Increased spawns in:
Pokémon GO Fest 2020: Jul 25 - 26 (visor)
4th Anniversary: 2020 Jul 3 - 8 (party hat)
Incense Day: Type Shuffle: 2020 Apr 19 (Incense-only)
Water Festival 2019: Aug 23 - 30
Detective Pikachu Celebration: 2019 May 7 - 17
December 2018 Community Day: Nov 30 - Dec 3
July 2018 Community Day: Jul 8
Water Festival 2018: Jun 7 - 21
Water Festival 2017: Mar 22 - 29
Holiday 2016: Dec 25 - Jan 3

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Eggs
540

Increased chance/Previously in:
5-km - 4th Anniversary: 2020 Jul 3 - 8 (party hat)
7-km - Pokémon Day 2020: Feb 25 - Mar 2 (party hat)
2-km - 2019 Feb 13 - Dec 16
2-km - December 2019 Community Day: Dec 15
2-km - Water Festival 2019: Aug 23 - 30
5-km - 2018 Dec 10 - 2019 Feb 13
2-km - Water Festival 2018: Jun 7 - 21
5-km - 2017 Dec 21 - 2018 Spring
2-km - 2016 Jul 6 - 2017 Jul 7

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Raid Battles
540
675

(weather boosted)
Tier 1 CP 3,113

Visit List of Raid Bosses changes for complete appearance
Special Raid Challenge:
2019 Dec 7[1]

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Research tasks
405 Field Research:
Win a Gym Battle: Since 2018 Apr (currently unavailable)
Power Up Pokémon 5 times: Since 2018 Apr
Power Up your Pokémon: Throwback Challenge 2020: Kanto
Evolve a Water-type Pokémon: 2018 Jul
Catch 5 Squirtle: July 2018 Community Day (sunglasses)[2]


Gallery

Trivia

  • Squirtle wearing sunglasses was featured in its community day.
  • Squirtle wearing Yamask hat was available in raid during Halloween 2019.
  • Squirtle is one of the four Starter Pokémon, the others being Bulbasaur, Charmander and Pikachu.

References

External links

  • Squirtle page, on the official Pokédex website
  • Squirtle article, on the Bulbapedia
  • Squirtle article, on the Pokémon Wiki

 

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