Growlithe

Growlithe

Official artwork by Ken Sugimori

Classification

The Puppy Pokémon

Fire

Damage Taken*

×4: N/A
×2: Ground Rock Water
×1: Dark Dragon Electric Fighting Flying Ghost Normal Poison Psychic
×0.5: Bug Fairy Fire Grass Ice Steel
×0.25: N/A
×0: N/A

Abilities

Intimidate
Lowers the opposing Pokémon’s Attack stat.
Flash Fire
Powers up the Pokémon’s Fire-type moves if it’s hit by one.
Justified hidden ability
Boosts the Attack stat when it’s hit by a Dark-type move.

Base Stats (350 total)

HP: 55
55
Attack: 70
70
Defense: 45
45
Sp. Atk: 70
70
Sp. Def: 50
50
Speed: 60
60

Size

  • Height: 2'4" / 0.7 m
  • Weight: 41.9 lbs / 19 kg

Breeding Info

Gender Ratio

75% male
25% female

75% male / 25% female

Egg Groups

Field

Tags

Basic, Not fully evolved, Is canon relative

Evolutionary Family

Growlithe
Growlithe
Base form
Arcanine
Arcanine
Use a Fire Stone

Flavor Info

Pokédex Entries

Growlithe has a superb sense of smell. Once it smells anything, this Pokémon won't forget the scent, no matter what. It uses its advanced olfactory sense to determine the emotions of other living things.


Extremely loyal to its Trainer, it will bark at those who approach the Trainer unexpectedly and run them out of town.

Misc Data

  • Catch Rate: 190
  • Base Happiness: 70

Wild Held Items

  • 50% Rawst Berry

Pokédex Categories

Color

Brown

Body Shape

Quadrupedal Quadrupedal

Locations

Level-Up Moves

Level Move Type Class Power Acc PP Summary
1 Bite Dark Physical 60 100% 25 The target is bitten with viciously sharp fangs. This may also make the target flinch.
1 Roar Normal Other —% 20 The target is scared off, and a different Pokémon is dragged out. In the wild, this ends a battle against a single Pokémon.
6 Ember Fire Special 40 100% 25 The target is attacked with small flames. This may also leave the target with a burn.
8 Leer Normal Other 100% 30 The user gives opposing Pokémon an intimidating leer that lowers the Defense stat.
10 Odor Sleuth Normal Other —% 40 Enables a Ghost-type target to be hit by Normal- and Fighting-type attacks. This also enables an evasive target to be hit.
12 Helping Hand Normal Other —% 20 The user assists an ally by boosting the power of that ally’s attack.
17 Flame Wheel Fire Physical 60 100% 25 The user cloaks itself in fire and charges at the target. This may also leave the target with a burn.
19 Reversal Fighting Physical * 100% 15 An all-out attack that becomes more powerful the less HP the user has.
21 Fire Fang Fire Physical 65 95% 15 The user bites with flame-cloaked fangs. This may also make the target flinch or leave it with a burn.
23 Take Down Normal Physical 90 85% 20 A reckless, full-body charge attack for slamming into the target. This also damages the user a little.
28 Flame Burst Fire Special 70 100% 15 The user attacks the target with a bursting flame. The bursting flame damages Pokémon next to the target as well.
30 Agility Psychic Other —% 30 The user relaxes and lightens its body to move faster. This sharply raises the Speed stat.
32 Retaliate Normal Physical 70 100% 5 The user gets revenge for a fainted ally. If an ally fainted in the previous turn, this move becomes more powerful.
34 Flamethrower Fire Special 90 100% 15 The target is scorched with an intense blast of fire. This may also leave the target with a burn.
39 Crunch Dark Physical 80 100% 15 The user crunches up the target with sharp fangs. This may also lower the target’s Defense stat.
41 Heat Wave Fire Special 95 90% 10 The user attacks by exhaling hot breath on the opposing Pokémon. This may also leave those Pokémon with a burn.
43 Outrage Dragon Physical 120 100% 10 The user rampages and attacks for two to three turns. The user then becomes confused.
45 Flare Blitz Fire Physical 120 100% 15 The user cloaks itself in fire and charges the target. This also damages the user quite a lot. This may leave the target with a burn.

TM/HM Moves

# Move Type Class Power Acc PP Summary
005 Roar Normal Other —% 20 The target is scared off, and a different Pokémon is dragged out. In the wild, this ends a battle against a single Pokémon.
006 Toxic Poison Other 90% 10 A move that leaves the target badly poisoned. Its poison damage worsens every turn.
010 Hidden Power Normal Special 60 100% 15 A unique attack that varies in type depending on the Pokémon using it.
011 Sunny Day Fire Other —% 5 The user intensifies the sun for five turns, powering up Fire-type moves.
017 Protect Normal Other —% 10 Enables the user to evade all attacks. Its chance of failing rises if it is used in succession.
020 Safeguard Normal Other —% 25 The user creates a protective field that prevents status conditions for five turns.
021 Frustration Normal Physical * 100% 20 A full-power attack that grows more powerful the less the user likes its Trainer.
027 Return Normal Physical * 100% 20 A full-power attack that grows more powerful the more the user likes its Trainer.
028 Dig Ground Physical 80 100% 10 The user burrows, then attacks on the next turn. It can also be used to exit dungeons.
032 Double Team Normal Other —% 15 By moving rapidly, the user makes illusory copies of itself to raise its evasiveness.
035 Flamethrower Fire Special 90 100% 15 The target is scorched with an intense blast of fire. This may also leave the target with a burn.
038 Fire Blast Fire Special 110 85% 5 The target is attacked with an intense blast of all-consuming fire. This may also leave the target with a burn.
040 Aerial Ace Flying Physical 60 —% 20 The user confounds the target with speed, then slashes. This attack never misses.
042 Facade Normal Physical 70 100% 20 An attack move that doubles its power if the user is poisoned, burned, or has paralysis.
043 Flame Charge Fire Physical 50 100% 20 Cloaking itself in flame, the user attacks. Then, building up more power, the user raises its Speed stat.
044 Rest Psychic Other —% 10 The user goes to sleep for two turns. This fully restores the user’s HP and heals any status conditions.
045 Attract Normal Other 100% 15 If it is the opposite gender of the user, the target becomes infatuated and less likely to attack.
046 Thief Dark Physical 60 100% 25 The user attacks and steals the target’s held item simultaneously. The user can’t steal anything if it already holds an item.
048 Round Normal Special 60 100% 15 The user attacks the target with a song. Others can join in the Round and make the attack do greater damage.
050 Overheat Fire Special 130 90% 5 The user attacks the target at full power. The attack’s recoil harshly lowers the user’s Sp. Atk stat.
059 Incinerate Fire Special 60 100% 15 The user attacks opposing Pokémon with fire. If a Pokémon is holding a certain item, such as a Berry, the item becomes burned up and unusable.
061 Will-O-Wisp Fire Other 85% 15 The user shoots a sinister, bluish-white flame at the target to inflict a burn.
067 Retaliate Normal Physical 70 100% 5 The user gets revenge for a fainted ally. If an ally fainted in the previous turn, this move becomes more powerful.
087 Swagger Normal Other 85% 15 The user enrages and confuses the target. However, this also sharply raises the target’s Attack stat.
088 Sleep Talk Normal Other —% 10 While it is asleep, the user randomly uses one of the moves it knows.
090 Substitute Normal Other —% 10 The user makes a copy of itself using some of its HP. The copy serves as the user’s decoy.
093 Wild Charge Electric Physical 90 100% 15 The user shrouds itself in electricity and smashes into its target. This also damages the user a little.
094 Rock Smash Fighting Physical 40 100% 15 The user attacks with a punch. This may also lower the target’s Defense stat. This move can also shatter rocks in the field.
095 Snarl Dark Special 55 95% 15 The user yells as if it’s ranting about something, which lowers the Sp. Atk stat of opposing Pokémon.
100 Confide Normal Other —% 20 The user tells the target a secret, and the target loses its ability to concentrate. This lowers the target’s Sp. Atk stat.
H04 Strength Normal Physical 80 100% 15 The target is slugged with a punch thrown at maximum power. This can also be used to move heavy boulders.
ZC02 Bravado Normal Other 100% 20 The user boasts about its own abilities and demoralizes the target, raising the user's Attack but lowering the target's Defense.
ZC08 Daring Dash Normal Physical 95 85% 15 The user makes a brave charge at the target that fills it with courage. It may raise the user's Attack and Speed.
ZC19 Phoenix Fire Fire Special * 100% 10 The user breathes a stream of mystic flames fueled by its fallen friends. The more party Pokémon that have fainted or are ailing, the greater the damage.
ZC29 Burning Strike Fire Physical 60 95% 10 A two-turn attack. The user builds up excess heat, then strikes on the second turn. This also burns the target.
ZC41 Burn Away Fire Other —% 10 A fire scorches the battlefield, destroying any modifications or constructs that have been set up.
ZC50 Hero Rally Fighting Other —% 10 The user's strength is boosted by its fallen friends. Each fainted or ailing ally raises the user's Attack stat.
ZC52 Berry Share Normal Other —% 10 The user shares its held Berry with the target. The target is placated by the gift and may be easier to catch.
ZC53 Hidden Gift Normal Other —% 10 A unique attack that varies in effect depending on the Pokémon using it.
ZC54 Clear Sky Normal Other —% 5 The user clears the skies and calms the wind, returning the weather to normal.

Tutor Moves

Move Type Class Power Acc PP Summary
Amaze Normal Physical * 100% 15 The user amazes the foe with its coolness and then attacks. It grows in power the cooler the user is.
Captivate Normal Other 100% 20 If any opposing Pokémon is the opposite gender of the user, it is charmed, which harshly lowers its Sp. Atk stat.
Confound Normal Special * 100% 15 The user confounds the foe with its cleverness and then attacks. It grows in power the cleverer the user is.
Covet Normal Physical 60 100% 25 The user endearingly approaches the target, then steals the target’s held item.
Dazzle Normal Special * 100% 15 The user dazzles the foe with its cuteness and then attacks. It grows in power the cuter the user is.
Demolish Normal Physical * 100% 15 The user frightens the foe with its toughness and then attacks. It grows in power the tougher the user is.
Endure Normal Other —% 10 The user endures any attack with at least 1 HP. Its chance of failing rises if it is used in succession.
Enthrall Normal Special * 100% 15 The user enchants the foe with its beauty and then attacks. It grows in power the more beautiful the user is.
Headbutt Normal Physical 70 100% 15 The user sticks out its head and attacks by charging straight into the target. This may also make the target flinch.
Heat Wave Fire Special 95 90% 10 The user attacks by exhaling hot breath on the opposing Pokémon. This may also leave those Pokémon with a burn.
Helping Hand Normal Other —% 20 The user assists an ally by boosting the power of that ally’s attack.
Iron Tail Steel Physical 100 75% 15 The target is slammed with a steel-hard tail. This may also lower the target’s Defense stat.
Natural Gift Normal Physical * 100% 15 The user draws power to attack by using its held Berry. The Berry determines the move’s type and power.
Outrage Dragon Physical 120 100% 10 The user rampages and attacks for two to three turns. The user then becomes confused.
Secret Power Normal Physical 70 100% 20 The user attacks the target with a secret power. Its additional effects vary depending on the user’s environment.
Snore Normal Special 50 100% 15 An attack that can be used only if the user is asleep. The harsh noise may also make the target flinch.

Egg Moves

Move Type Class Power Acc PP Summary
Body Slam Normal Physical 85 100% 15 The user drops onto the target with its full body weight. This may also leave the target with paralysis.
Burn Up Fire Special 130 100% 5 To inflict massive damage, the user burns itself out. After using this move, the user will no longer be Fire type.
Close Combat Fighting Physical 120 100% 5 The user fights the target up close without guarding itself. This also lowers the user’s Defense and Sp. Def stats.
Double-Edge Normal Physical 120 100% 15 A reckless, life-risking tackle. This also damages the user quite a lot.
Double Kick Fighting Physical 30 100% 30 The target is quickly kicked twice in succession using both feet.
Fire Spin Fire Special 35 85% 15 The target becomes trapped within a fierce vortex of fire that rages for four to five turns.
Howl Normal Other —% 40 The user howls loudly to raise its spirit, which raises its Attack stat.
Morning Sun Normal Other —% 5 The user restores its own HP. The amount of HP regained varies with the weather.
Thrash Normal Physical 120 100% 10 The user rampages and attacks for two to three turns. The user then becomes confused.