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カメール Kameiru
Turtle Pokémon
Ability Gender
Rain Dish (Dream World)
12.5% ♀
87.5% ♂
Pokédex color Egg groups
Blue Monster
Water 1
Weight Height
49.6 lbs. 22.5 kg 3'03" 1.0 m
Body style Footprint
Body06.png F008.png
Azurilland Pokédex
HP Attack Defense
59 63 80
Sp. Attack Sp. Defense Speed
65 80 58

Wartortle (pronunciation: WAWR-tor-tl) is a Water-type Starter Pokémon of the Kanto region. It is the evolved form of Squirtle.


Wartortle are small, bipedal, turtle-like Pokémon with a similar appearance to that of their pre-evolved form, Squirtle. Some differences are that Wartortle have developed sharper and larger claws and teeth. Their tails are larger and fluffier than Squirtle's and Wartortle have developed large furry ears.


Wartortle evolves from Squirtle as of level 16 and evolves into a Blastoise at level 36.

In the anime

Wartortle first appeared in the anime series in the episode Beach Blank-Out Blastoise. During this episode, a large number of Squirtle and Wartortle, along with their leader, a Blastoise, had fallen asleep on an island and could not wake up.

May owned a Squirtle, which evolved into a Wartortle at some time while she is in the Johto region. It is seen as a Wartortle in Staging a Heroes' Welcome! and Pruning a Passel of Pals!.

Game info

Wartortle are a Generation I Pokémon, first appearing in the original Pokémon games. They are the evolved form of the starter Pokémon Squirtle and at level 36 they can evolve into Blastoise.

Wartortle along with its other forms cannot be obtained in the wild and can only be obtained in the wild in games where it cannot be received in a certain event.


Version(s) Location
Red/Blue Evolve Squirtle
Yellow Evolve Squirtle
Gold/Silver Trade
Crystal Trade
Ruby/ Sapphire Trade
Emerald Trade
FireRed/ LeafGreen Evolve Squirtle
Diamond/ Pearl Pal Park
Platinum Pal Park
HeartGold/SoulSilver Evolve Squirtle
Black/White Poké Transfer
Black 2/White 2 Poké Transfer
X/Y Water-type Friend Safari

Pokédex entries

Red Often hides in water to stalk unwary prey. For swimming fast, it moves its ears to maintain balance. 
Yellow When tapped, this Pokémon will pull in its head, but its tail will still stick out a little bit. 
Stadium The tail is covered with a rich fur. It stores air in the fur before taking extended dives underwater
Gold It is recognized as a symbol of longevity. If its shell has algae on it, that Wartortle is very old. 
Stadium 2 
Silver It cleverly controls its furry ears and tail to maintain its balance while swimming. 
Crystal Its long, furry tail is a symbol of longevity, making it quite popular among older people.
Ruby Its tail is large and covered with a rich, thick fur. The tail becomes increasingly deeper in color as Wartortle ages. The scratches on its shell are evidence of this Pokémon's toughness as a battler. 
Emerald Its large tail is covered with rich, thick fur that deepens in color with age. The scratches on its shell are evidence of this Pokémon's toughness in battle.
FireRed This Pokémon is very popular as a pet. Its fur-covered tail is a symbol of its longevity.
LeafGreen It often hides in water to stalk unwary prey. For fast swimming, it moves its ears to maintain balance.
Diamond It is said to live 10,000 years. Its furry tail is popular as a symbol of longevity. 
Black 2 
White 2 

Spin-off game data

Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia
No. Pokémon Group Field Move Poké Assist
R-012 PR Wartortle Sprite.png Wartortle Water SOA Soak 2.png Soak 2 SOA Water.png Water
Capture Points* On Sight**
187 Chases player.
Browser Entry
It attacks by squirting water from its mouth.
* - This is the amount of points required to capture the Pokémon.
** - This is the reaction of the Pokémon when players approach it.


Generation I

Main article: Wartortle/Learnset Generation I

Generation II

Main article: Wartortle/Learnset Generation II

Generation III

Main article: Wartortle/Learnset Generation III

Generation IV

Main article: Wartortle/Learnset Generation IV

Generation V

Main article: Wartortle/Learnset Generation V


I Red Blue Yellow Red (JP) Green (JP) Back
RB 008 front.png Wartortle Y.png GR 008 front.png Wartortle Back I.png
II Gold Silver Crystal Back
Wartortle G.png Wartortle S.png Wartortle C.gif Wartortle Back II.png
Wartortle Shiny G.png Wartortle Shiny S.png Wartortle Shiny C.gif Wartortle Back Shiny II.png
III Ruby Sapphire Emerald FireRed LeafGreen Back
Wartortle RS.png Wartortle E.gif Wartortle(FRLG)Sprite.png Wartortle Back III.png
Wartortle Shiny RS.png Wartortle Shiny E.gif Wartortle Shiny FRLG.png Wartortle Shiny Back III.png
IV Diamond Pearl Platinum HeartGold SoulSilver Back
Wartortle(DPP)Sprite.png Wartortle(DPP)Sprite.png Wartortle HGSS.png Wartortle Back IV.png
Wartortle Shiny DPPt.png Wartortle Shiny DPPt.png Wartortle Shiny HGSS.png Wartortle Shiny Back IV.png
V Black White Black 2 White 2 Back
Wartortle BW.gif Wartortle BW Back.gif
Shiny Wartortle BW.gif Shiny Wartortle BW Back.gif


  • English: Wartortle's English name comes from combining the words "war", "tortoise", and "turtle".
  • Japanese': Kameil (Kamēru in Romaji), probably came from Kame (亀) which means turtle and "veil"
  • French: "Carabaffe" comes from the combination of the words "carapace" (shell) and "baffe" (slap).