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Wartortle Pokemon Facts



Wartortle is like the middle sibling, often overlooked and ignored in comparison to its evolutions.

With more than a thousand Pokémon, though, each one has something unique that makes them a fan-favorite.

Here, you’ll discover the many under-appreciated facts about Wartortle, ranging from its shell-tastic abilities to its major and minor appearances in Pokémon movies and series.

Wartortle evolves from Squirtle at level 16. Once Wartortle reaches level 36, though, it evolves once again and becomes a Blastoise.

Legend has it that in the Pokémon universe, a Wartortle with more scratches on its shell evolves into a stronger Blastoise.

The main differences between Wartortle and its pre-evolved form, Squirtle, are their skin color and ears. Wartortle has indigo skin and long, pointy ears, while Squirtle’s skin is cyan, and it lacks ears.

This Pokémon can live up to 10,000 years. There are two main ways to tell if they’re old, one way is to check the color of their tail, as it darkens over time. The second way is if its shell has algae on it, that Wartortle is very old.

Speaking of tails, according to Pokémon enthusiasts, Wartortle’s tail may be based on a legend from Japan, Minogame, in which a turtle grows so old its tail turns into seaweed!

As Wartortle is a water-type Pokémon, it’s weak against grass and electric-type Pokémon. It’s well-suited against steel, fire, and ice-types, though, as it naturally learns water, normal, and dark-type moves.

Wartortle’s first anime appearance was in Beach Blank-Out Blastoise (season 1, episode 60). While leaving Cinnabar Island, Ash bumps into a Wartortle that leads them on a quest to save its friends.

In the Pokémon Trading Card Game, there’s a Dark Wartortle that attacks and behaves differently than an ordinary Wartortle. It’s more hostile and uses doubleslap or mirror shell for attacking, instead of water gun or hydro pump.

Wartortle is able to swim at a fast pace thanks to its ears and tail, which it uses to keep itself balanced.

The voice actors behind May’s Wartortle in Pokémon: Diamond & Pearl are Craig Blair (for the English version) and Katsuyuki Konishi (for the Japanese version).

Wartortle’s English name is a combination of the words war, tortoise, and turtle. However, in Japanese, this Pokémon is referred to as Kameil, which comes from Kamei, the Japanese word for turtle.

In season 2, episode 50 of the Pokémon anime, a group of Wartortles called Team Wartortle arrived at a burning old warehouse on Ascorbia Island to help Ash and Misty put the fire out.

Wartortle is the 8th Pokémon in the Pokédex, a digital encyclopedia that holds information about all known Pokémon species.

It made a minor appearance in the short Pokémon movie Pikachu’s Vacation, which was released on July 18, 1998, in Japan and November 10, 1999, in the US.

Wartortle grows up to 3 feet and 3 inches (99 centimeters) tall and can weigh up to 49.6 pounds (22.5 kilograms).

A Wartortle surrounded by drops of water sparkling in the air

While Wartortle might not be the talk of the town like Pikachu or Charizard, it’s got its own thing going on.

From its cool evolution stages to its quirky features, Wartortle adds some spice to the Pokémon world.

Whether you’re battling it out in the games or seeing it on screen, Wartortles definitely have a unique charm that keeps us coming back for more.

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