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Forretress (Japanese: フォレトス Foretosu) is a Bug/Steel-type Pokémon that was introduced in Generation II.

Evolution

Forretress evolves from a Pineco at level 31.

Game info

Game locations

Locations
Version(s) Area(s) Rarity
Gold/Silver Evolve Pineco None
Crystal Evolve Pineco None
Ruby/Sapphire Trade None
Emerald Evolve Pineco None
FireRed/LeafGreen Trade None
Diamond/Pearl Evolve Pineco None
Platinum Evolve Pineco None
HeartGold/SoulSilver Evolve Pineco None
Black/White Evolve Pineco None


Side game locations

Locations
Game(s) Area(s)
Pokémon Trozei! Endless Level 59,
Endless Level 69,
Forever Level 9,
Mr. Who's Den
Red Rescue Team & Blue Rescue Team Evolve Pineco
Explorers of Time & Explorers of Darkness Sky Stairway (1F-49F)
Pokémon Ranger: Shadows of Almia Vien Forest


Pokédex entries

  • Gold

    Its entire body is shielded by a steel-hard shell. What lurks inside the armor is a total mystery.

  • Silver

    It remains immovably rooted to its tree. It scatters pieces of its hard shell to drive its enemies away.

  • Crystal

    Usually found hanging on to a fat tree trunk. It shoots out bits of its shell when it sees action.

  • Ruby

    Forretress conceals itself inside its hardened steel shell. The shell is opened when the Pokémon is catching prey, but it does so at such a quick pace that the shell's inside cannot be seen.

  • Sapphire

    Forretress conceals itself inside its hardened steel shell. The shell is opened when the Pokémon is catching prey, but it does so at such a quick pace that the shell's inside cannot be seen.

  • FireRed

    It remains immovably rooted to its tree. It scatters pieces of its hard shell to drive its enemies away.

  • LeafGreen

    Its entire body is shielded by a steel-hard shell. What lurks inside the armor is a total mystery.

  • Emerald

    It keeps itself inside its steel shell. The shell is opened when it is catching prey, but it is so quick that the shell's inside cannot be seen.

  • Diamond

    It is encased in a steel shell. Its peering eyes are all that can be seen of its mysterious innards.

  • Pearl

    It is encased in a steel shell. Its peering eyes are all that can be seen of its mysterious innards.

  • Platinum

    It is encased in a steel shell. Its peering eyes are all that can be seen of its mysterious innards.

  • HeartGold

    Its entire body is shielded by a steel-hard shell. What lurks inside the armor is a total mystery.

  • SoulSilver

    It remains immovably rooted to its tree. It scatters pieces of its hard shell to drive its enemies away.

  • Black

    It is encased in a steel shell. Its peering eyes are all that can be seen of its mysterious innards.

  • White

    It is encased in a steel shell. Its peering eyes are all that can be seen of its mysterious innards.

  • Black 2

    It is encased in a steel shell. Its peering eyes are all that can be seen of its mysterious innards.

  • White 2

    It is encased in a steel shell. Its peering eyes are all that can be seen of its mysterious innards.

  • X

    It is encased in a steel shell. Its peering eyes are all that can be seen of its mysterious innards.

  • Y

    It remains immovably rooted to its tree. It scatters pieces of its hard shell to drive its enemies away.

  • Omega Ruby

    Forrtress conceals itself inside its hardened steel shell. The shell is opened when the Pokémon is catching prey, but it does so at such a quick pace that the shell's inside cannot be seen.

  • Alpha Sapphire

    Forrtress conceals itself inside its hardened steel shell. The shell is opened when the Pokémon is catching prey, but it does so at such a quick pace that the shell's inside cannot be seen.

  • Ultra Sun

    When something approaches it, it fires off fragments of its steel shell in attack. This is not a conscious action but a conditioned reflex.

  • Ultra Moon

    In the moment that it gulps down its prey, the inside of its shell is exposed, but to this day, no one has ever seen that sight.


Stats

Base Stats
HP
75
Attack
90
Defense
140
Sp. Atk
60
Sp. Def
60
Speed
40
Total
465

Learnset

Leveling

LevelingGeneration VII
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category
1 Mirror Shot 65 85% 10 Steel Special
1 Autotomize —% 15 Steel Status
1 Heavy Slam 100% 10 Steel Physical
1 Zap Cannon 120 50% 5 Electric Special
1 Magnet Rise —% 10 Electric Status
1 Toxic Spikes —% 20 Poison Status
1 Tackle 40 100% 35 Normal Physical
1 Protect —% 10 Normal Status
1 Self-Destruct 200 100% 5 Normal Physical
1 Bug Bite 60 100% 20 Bug Physical
Evo Mirror Shot 65 85% 10 Steel Special
Evo Autotomize —% 15 Steel Status
6 Self-Destruct 200 100% 5 Normal Physical
9 Bug Bite 60 100% 20 Bug Physical
12 Take Down 90 85% 20 Normal Physical
17 Rapid Spin 20 100% 40 Normal Physical
20 Bide —% 10 Normal Physical
23 Natural Gift 100% 15 Normal Physical
28 Spikes —% 20 Ground Status
32 Payback 50 100% 10 Dark Physical
36 Explosion 250 100% 5 Normal Physical
42 Iron Defense —% 15 Steel Status
46 Gyro Ball 100% 5 Steel Physical
50 Double-Edge 120 100% 15 Normal Physical
56 Magnet Rise —% 10 Electric Status
60 Zap Cannon 120 50% 5 Electric Special
64 Heavy Slam 100% 10 Steel Physical
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

LevelingGeneration VI
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category Contest Category Appeal Jam
1 Heavy Slam 100% 10 Steel Physical Type Tough 3 0 ♥
1 Zap Cannon 120 50% 5 Electric Special Type Cool 2 1 ♥
1 Magnet Rise —% 10 Electric Status Type Clever 2 0 ♥
1 Toxic Spikes —% 20 Poison Status Type Clever 2 0 ♥
1 Tackle 50 100% 35 Normal Physical Type Tough 4 0 ♥
1 Protect —% 10 Normal Status Type Cute 2 0 ♥
1 Self-Destruct 200 100% 5 Normal Physical Type Beautiful 8 0 ♥
1 Bug Bite 60 100% 20 Bug Physical Type Cute 3 0 ♥
12 Take Down 90 85% 20 Normal Physical Type Tough 6 0 ♥
17 Rapid Spin 20 100% 40 Normal Physical Type Cool 1 0 ♥
20 Bide —% 10 Normal Physical Type Tough 3 0 ♥
23 Natural Gift 100% 15 Normal Physical Type Clever 1 0 ♥
28 Spikes —% 20 Ground Status Type Clever 2 0 ♥
31 Mirror Shot 65 85% 10 Steel Special Type Beautiful 2 3 ♥
32 Autotomize —% 15 Steel Status Type Beautiful 1 0 ♥
36 Payback 50 100% 10 Dark Physical Type Tough 2 0 ♥
42 Explosion 250 100% 5 Normal Physical Type Beautiful 8 0 ♥
46 Iron Defense —% 15 Steel Status Type Tough 1 0 ♥
50 Gyro Ball 100% 5 Steel Physical Type Cool 1 0 ♥
56 Double-Edge 120 100% 15 Normal Physical Type Tough 6 0 ♥
60 Magnet Rise —% 10 Electric Status Type Clever 2 0 ♥
64 Zap Cannon 120 50% 5 Electric Special Type Cool 2 1 ♥
70 Heavy Slam 100% 10 Steel Physical Type Tough 3 0 ♥
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

LevelingGeneration V
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category
1 Toxic Spikes —% 20 Poison Status
1 Tackle 50 100% 35 Normal Physical
1 Protect —% 10 Normal Status
1 Selfdestruct 200 100% 5 Normal Physical
1 Bug Bite 60 100% 20 Bug Physical
6 Selfdestruct 200 100% 5 Normal Physical
9 Bug Bite 60 100% 20 Bug Physical
12 Take Down 90 85% 20 Normal Physical
17 Rapid Spin 20 100% 40 Normal Physical
20 Bide —% 10 Normal Physical
23 Natural Gift 100% 15 Normal Physical
28 Spikes —% 20 Ground Status
31 Mirror Shot 65 85% 10 Steel Special
32 Autotomize —% 15 Steel Status
36 Payback 50 100% 10 Dark Physical
42 Explosion 250 100% 5 Normal Physical
46 Iron Defense —% 15 Steel Status
50 Gyro Ball 100% 5 Steel Physical
56 Double-Edge 120 100% 15 Normal Physical
60 Magnet Rise —% 10 Electric Status
64 Zap Cannon 120 50% 5 Electric Special
70 Heavy Slam 100% 10 Steel Physical
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

LevelingGeneration IV
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category Contest Category Appeal
1DP
1HGSSPt
Toxic Spikes —% 20 Poison Status Type Smart 2
1DP
1HGSSPt
Tackle 35 95% 35 Normal Physical Type Tough 3
1DP
1HGSSPt
Protect —% 10 Normal Status Type Cute 0
1DP
1HGSSPt
Selfdestruct 200 100% 5 Normal Physical Type Beauty 0
1DP
N/AHGSSPt
Take Down 90 85% 20 Normal Physical Type Tough 3
N/ADP
1HGSSPt
Bug Bite 60 100% 20 Bug Physical Type Tough 0
6DP
6HGSSPt
Selfdestruct 200 100% 5 Normal Physical Type Beauty 0
9DP
12HGSSPt
Take Down 90 85% 20 Normal Physical Type Tough 3
N/ADP
9HGSSPt
Bug Bite 60 100% 20 Bug Physical Type Tough 0
12DP
17HGSSPt
Rapid Spin 20 100% 40 Normal Physical Type Cool 2
17DP
20HGSSPt
Bide —% 10 Normal Physical Type Tough 2
20DP
23HGSSPt
Natural Gift 100% 15 Normal Physical Type Cool 2
23DP
28HGSSPt
Spikes —% 20 Ground Status Type Smart 2
28DP
33HGSSPt
Payback 50 100% 10 Dark Physical Type Cool 1
31DP
31HGSSPt
Mirror Shot 65 85% 10 Steel Special Type Cute 2
33DP
38HGSSPt
Explosion 250 100% 5 Normal Physical Type Beauty 0
38DP
45HGSSPt
Iron Defense —% 15 Steel Status Type Tough 2
45DP
50HGSSPt
Gyro Ball 100% 5 Steel Physical Type Beauty 2
50DP
55HGSSPt
Double-Edge 120 100% 15 Normal Physical Type Tough 0
57DP
62HGSSPt
Magnet Rise —% 10 Electric Status Type Cute 2
62DP
67HGSSPt
Zap Cannon 120 50% 5 Electric Special Type Cool 2
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

LevelingGeneration III
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type Contest Category Appeal Jam
1 Tackle 35 95% 35 Normal Type Tough 4 0 ♥
1 Protect —% 10 Normal Type Cute 1 0 ♥
1 Selfdestruct 200 100% 5 Normal Type Beauty 8 0 ♥
8 Selfdestruct 200 100% 5 Normal Type Beauty 8 0 ♥
15 Take Down 90 85% 20 Normal Type Tough 6 0 ♥
22 Rapid Spin 20 100% 40 Normal Type Cool 2 0 ♥
29 Bide 100% 10 Normal Type Tough 1 0 ♥
31FRLG Zap Cannon 100 50% 5 Electric Type Cool 4 0 ♥
39 Explosion 250 100% 5 Normal Type Beauty 8 0 ♥
49 Spikes —% 20 Ground Type Smart 2 0 ♥
59 Double-Edge 120 100% 15 Normal Type Tough 6 0 ♥
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

LevelingGeneration II
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type
1 Tackle 35 95% 35 Normal
1 Protect —% 10 Normal
1 Selfdestruct 200 100% 5 Normal
8 Selfdestruct 200 100% 5 Normal
15 Take Down 90 85% 20 Normal
22 Rapid Spin 20 100% 40 Normal
29 Bide 100% 10 Normal
39 Explosion 250 100% 5 Normal
49 Spikes —% 20 Ground
59 Double-Edge 120 100% 15 Normal
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

TM/HM

TMs and HMs Generation VII
TM/HM Move Power Accuracy PP Type Cat.
TM06 Toxic 90% 10 Poison Status
TM09 Venoshock 65 100% 10 Poison Special
TM10 Hidden Power 60 100% 15 Normal Special
TM11 Sunny Day —% 5 Fire Status
TM15 Hyper Beam 150 90% 5 Normal Special
TM16 Light Screen —% 30 Psychic Status
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal Status
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM22 Solar Beam 120 100% 10 Grass Special
TM26 Earthquake 100 100% 10 Ground Physical
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal Status
TM33 Reflect —% 20 Psychic Status
TM37 Sandstorm —% 10 Rock Status
TM39 Rock Tomb 60 95% 15 Rock Physical
TM42 Facade 70 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic Status
TM45 Attract 100% 15 Normal Status
TM48 Round 60 100% 15 Normal Special
TM64 Explosion 250 100% 5 Normal Physical
TM66 Payback 50 100% 10 Dark Physical
TM68 Giga Impact 150 90% 5 Normal Physical
TM69 Rock Polish —% 20 Rock Status
TM72 Volt Switch 70 100% 20 Electric Special
TM74 Gyro Ball 100% 5 Steel Physical
TM78 Bulldoze 60 100% 20 Ground Physical
TM80 Rock Slide 75 90% 10 Rock Physical
TM87 Swagger 85% 15 Normal Status
TM88 Sleep Talk —% 10 Normal Status
TM90 Substitute —% 10 Normal Status
TM91 Flash Cannon 80 100% 10 Steel Special
TM100 Confide —% 20 Normal Status
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

TMs and HMs Generation VI
TM/HM Move Power Accuracy PP Type Cat. Contest Cat. Appeal Jam
TM06 Toxic 90% 10 Poison Status Type Clever 3 0 ♥
TM09 Venoshock 65 100% 10 Poison Special Type Beautiful 2 0 ♥
TM10 Hidden Power 60 100% 15 Normal Special Type Clever 3 0 ♥
TM11 Sunny Day —% 5 Fire Status Type Beautiful 1 0 ♥
TM15 Hyper Beam 150 90% 5 Normal Special Type Cool 4 4 ♥
TM16 Light Screen —% 30 Psychic Status Type Beautiful 2 0 ♥
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal Status Type Cute 2 0 ♥
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Cute 2 3 ♥
TM22 Solar Beam 120 100% 10 Grass Special Type Cool 3 0 ♥
TM26 Earthquake 100 100% 10 Ground Physical Type Tough 2 1 ♥
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Cute 4 0 ♥
TM28 Dig 80 100% 10 Ground Physical Type Tough 2 0 ♥
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal Status Type Cool 1 0 ♥
TM33 Reflect —% 20 Psychic Status Type Clever 2 0 ♥
TM37 Sandstorm —% 10 Rock Status Type Tough 2 1 ♥
TM39 Rock Tomb 60 95% 15 Rock Physical Type Clever 3 0 ♥
TM42 Facade 70 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Cute 2 0 ♥
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic Status Type Cute 1 0 ♥
TM45 Attract 100% 15 Normal Status Type Cute 2 0 ♥
TM48 Round 60 100% 15 Normal Special Type Beautiful 2 0 ♥
TM64 Explosion 250 100% 5 Normal Physical Type Beautiful 8 0 ♥
TM66 Payback 50 100% 10 Dark Physical Type Tough 2 0 ♥
TM68 Giga Impact 150 90% 5 Normal Physical Type Tough 4 4 ♥
TM69 Rock Polish —% 20 Rock Status Type Tough 3 0 ♥
TM72 Volt Switch 70 100% 20 Electric Special Type Cool 4 0 ♥
TM74 Gyro Ball 100% 5 Steel Physical Type Cool 1 0 ♥
TM76 Struggle Bug 50 100% 20 Bug Special Type Cute 2 0 ♥
TM78 Bulldoze 60 100% 20 Ground Physical Type Tough 2 2 ♥
TM80 Rock Slide 75 90% 10 Rock Physical Type Tough 2 2 ♥
TM87 Swagger 90% 15 Normal Status Type Cute 3 0 ♥
TM88 Sleep Talk —% 10 Normal Status Type Cute 1 0 ♥
TM90 Substitute —% 10 Normal Status Type Cute 2 0 ♥
TM91 Flash Cannon 80 100% 10 Steel Special Type Beautiful 4 0 ♥
TM94 Rock SmashXY 40 100% 15 Fighting Physical Type Tough 4 0 ♥
TM94 Secret PowerORAS 70 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Clever 1 0 ♥
TM100 Confide —% 20 Normal Status Type Cute 3 0 ♥
HM04 Strength 80 100% 15 Normal Physical Type Tough 4 0 ♥
HM06 Rock SmashORAS 40 100% 15 Fighting Physical Type Tough 4 0 ♥
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

TMs and HMs Generation V
TM/HM Move Power Accuracy PP Type Cat.
TM06 Toxic 90% 10 Poison Status
TM09 Venoshock 65 100% 10 Poison Special
TM10 Hidden Power 100% 15 Normal Special
TM11 Sunny Day —% 5 Fire Status
TM15 Hyper Beam 150 90% 5 Normal Special
TM16 Light Screen —% 30 Psychic Status
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal Status
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM22 SolarBeam 120 100% 10 Grass Special
TM26 Earthquake 100 100% 10 Ground Physical
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM28 Dig 80 100% 10 Ground Physical
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal Status
TM33 Reflect —% 20 Psychic Status
TM37 Sandstorm —% 10 Rock Status
TM39 Rock Tomb 50 80% 10 Rock Physical
TM42 Facade 70 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic Status
TM45 Attract 100% 15 Normal Status
TM48 Round 60 100% 15 Normal Special
TM64 Explosion 250 100% 5 Normal Physical
TM66 Payback 50 100% 10 Dark Physical
TM68 Giga Impact 150 90% 5 Normal Physical
TM69 Rock Polish —% 20 Rock Status
TM72 Volt Switch 70 100% 20 Electric Special
TM74 Gyro Ball 100% 5 Steel Physical
TM76 Struggle Bug 30 100% 20 Bug Special
TM78 Bulldoze 60 100% 20 Ground Physical
TM80 Rock Slide 75 90% 10 Rock Physical
TM87 Swagger 90% 15 Normal Status
TM90 Substitute —% 10 Normal Status
TM91 Flash Cannon 80 100% 10 Steel Special
TM94 Rock Smash 40 100% 15 Fighting Physical
HM04 Strength 80 100% 15 Normal Physical
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

TMs and HMs Generation IV
TM/HM Move Power Accuracy PP Type Cat. Contest Cat. Appeal
TM06 Toxic 85% 10 Poison Status Type Smart 2
TM10 Hidden Power 100% 15 Normal Special Type Smart 1
TM11 Sunny Day —% 5 Fire Status Type Beauty 2
TM15 Hyper Beam 150 90% 5 Normal Special Type Cool 2
TM16 Light Screen —% 30 Psychic Status Type Beauty 2
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal Status Type Cute 0
TM19 Giga Drain 60 100% 10 Grass Special Type Smart 1
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Cute 2
TM22 SolarBeam 120 100% 10 Grass Special Type Cool 1
TM26 Earthquake 100 100% 10 Ground Physical Type Tough 2
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Cute 2
TM28 Dig 80 100% 10 Ground Physical Type Smart 1
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal Status Type Cool 2
TM33 Reflect —% 20 Psychic Status Type Smart 2
TM37 Sandstorm —% 10 Rock Status Type Tough 2
TM39 Rock Tomb 50 80% 10 Rock Physical Type Smart 2
TM42 Facade 70 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Cute 2
TM43 Secret Power 70 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Smart 2
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic Status Type Cute 0
TM45 Attract 100% 15 Normal Status Type Cute 2
TM58 Endure —% 10 Normal Status Type Tough 2
TM64 Explosion 250 100% 5 Normal Physical Type Beauty 0
TM66 Payback 50 100% 10 Dark Physical Type Cool 1
TM68 Giga Impact 150 90% 5 Normal Physical Type Beauty 2
TM69 Rock Polish —% 20 Rock Status Type Tough 2
TM74 Gyro Ball 100% 5 Steel Physical Type Beauty 2
TM76 Stealth Rock —% 20 Rock Status Type Cool 2
TM78 Captivate 100% 20 Normal Status Type Beauty 2
TM80 Rock Slide 75 90% 10 Rock Physical Type Tough 3
TM82 Sleep Talk —% 10 Normal Status Type Cute 3
TM83 Natural Gift 100% 15 Normal Physical Type Cool 2
TM87 Swagger 90% 15 Normal Status Type Cute 2
TM90 Substitute —% 10 Normal Status Type Smart 1
TM91 Flash Cannon 80 100% 10 Steel Special Type Smart 2
HM04 Strength 80 100% 15 Normal Physical Type Tough 3
HM06 Rock Smash 40 100% 15 Fighting Physical Type Tough 2
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

TMs and HMs Generation III
TM/HM Move Power Accuracy PP Type Contest Cat. Appeal Jam
TM06 Toxic 85% 10 Poison Type Smart 3 0 ♥
TM10 Hidden Power 100% 15 Normal Type Smart 3 0 ♥
TM11 Sunny Day —% 5 Fire Type Beauty 1 0 ♥
TM15 Hyper Beam 150 90% 5 Normal Type Cool 4 4 ♥
TM16 Light Screen —% 30 Psychic Type Beauty 1 0 ♥
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal Type Cute 1 0 ♥
TM19 Giga Drain 60 100% 5 Grass Type Smart 2 1 ♥
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal Type Cute 1 0 ♥
TM22 SolarBeam 120 100% 10 Grass Type Cool 4 0 ♥
TM26 Earthquake 100 100% 10 Ground Type Tough 1 3 ♥
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal Type Cute 1 0 ♥
TM28 Dig 60 100% 10 Ground Type Smart 1 0 ♥
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal Type Cool 2 0 ♥
TM33 Reflect —% 20 Psychic Type Smart 1 0 ♥
TM37 Sandstorm —% 10 Rock Type Tough 3 0 ♥
TM42 Facade 70 100% 20 Normal Type Cute 2 0 ♥
TM43 Secret Power 70 100% 20 Normal Type Smart 1 0 ♥
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic Type Cute 2 0 ♥
TM45 Attract 100% 15 Normal Type Cute 2 0 ♥
HM04 Strength 80 100% 15 Normal Type Tough 2 1 ♥
HM06 Rock Smash 20 100% 15 Fighting Type Tough 1 0 ♥
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

TMs and HMs Generation II
TM/HM Move Power Accuracy PP Type
TM02 Headbutt 70 100% 15 Normal
TM03 Curse —% 10 ???
TM04 Rollout 30 90% 20 Rock
TM06 Toxic 85% 10 Poison
TM08 Rock Smash 20 100% 15 Fighting
TM10 Hidden Power 100% 15 Normal
TM11 Sunny Day —% 5 Fire
TM12 Sweet Scent 100% 20 Normal
TM13 Snore 40 100% 15 Normal
TM15 Hyper Beam 150 90% 5 Normal
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal
TM19 Giga Drain 60 100% 5 Grass
TM20 Endure —% 10 Normal
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal
TM22 SolarBeam 120 100% 10 Grass
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal
TM34 Swagger 90% 15 Normal
TM35 Sleep Talk —% 10 Normal
TM37 Sandstorm —% 10 Rock
TM40 Defense Curl —% 40 Normal
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic
TM45 Attract 100% 15 Normal
HM04 Strength 80 100% 15 Normal
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Breeding

To see the Egg Moves that Forretress can learn, refer to Pineco.


Tutoring

Tutoring Generation VII
Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category
Ally Switch USUM —% 15 Psychic Status
Block USUM —% 5 Normal Status
Bug Bite USUM 60 100% 20 Bug Physical
Drill Run USUM 80 95% 10 Ground Physical
Giga Drain USUM 75 100% 10 Grass Special
Gravity USUM —% 5 Psychic Status
Iron Defense USUM —% 15 Steel Status
Laser Focus USUM —% 30 Normal Status
Magnet Rise USUM —% 10 Electric Status
Pain Split USUM —% 20 Normal Status
Signal Beam USUM 75 100% 15 Bug Special
Snore USUM 50 100% 15 Normal Special
Stealth Rock USUM —% 20 Rock Status
Telekinesis USUM —% 15 Psychic Status
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Tutoring Generation VI
Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category Contest Category Appeal Jam
Block ORAS —% 5 Normal Status Type Cute 2 0 ♥
Bug Bite ORAS 60 100% 20 Bug Physical Type Cute 3 0 ♥
Drill Run ORAS 80 95% 10 Ground Physical Type Tough 3 0 ♥
Giga Drain ORAS 75 100% 10 Grass Special Type Clever 1 4 ♥
Gravity ORAS —% 5 Psychic Status Type Clever 2 0 ♥
Iron Defense ORAS —% 15 Steel Status Type Tough 1 0 ♥
Magnet Rise ORAS —% 10 Electric Status Type Clever 2 0 ♥
Pain Split ORAS —% 20 Normal Status Type Clever 1 0 ♥
Signal Beam ORAS 75 100% 15 Bug Special Type Beautiful 3 0 ♥
Snore ORAS 50 100% 15 Normal Special Type Cute 4 0 ♥
Stealth Rock ORAS —% 20 Rock Status Type Cool 2 0 ♥
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Tutoring Generation V
Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category
Block B2W2 —% 5 Normal Status
Bug Bite B2W2 60 100% 20 Bug Physical
Drill Run B2W2 80 95% 10 Ground Physical
Giga Drain B2W2 75 100% 10 Grass Special
Gravity B2W2 —% 5 Psychic Status
Iron Defense B2W2 —% 15 Steel Status
Magnet Rise B2W2 —% 10 Electric Status
Pain Split B2W2 —% 20 Normal Status
Signal Beam B2W2 75 100% 15 Bug Special
Sleep Talk B2W2 —% 10 Normal Status
Snore B2W2 40 100% 15 Normal Special
Stealth Rock B2W2 —% 20 Rock Status
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Tutoring Generation IV
Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category Contest Category Appeal
Block HGSS —% 5 Normal Status Type Cute 2
Bug Bite HGSS 60 100% 20 Bug Physical Type Tough 0
Gravity HGSS —% 5 Psychic Status Type Beauty 2
Headbutt HGSS 70 100% 15 Normal Physical Type Tough 3
Iron Defense HGSSPt —% 15 Steel Status Type Tough 2
Magnet Rise HGSSPt —% 10 Electric Status Type Cute 2
Pain Split HGSS —% 20 Normal Status Type Smart 2
Rollout HGSSPt 30 90% 20 Rock Physical Type Tough 2
Signal Beam HGSSPt 75 100% 15 Bug Special Type Beauty 2
Snore HGSSPt 40 100% 15 Normal Special Type Cute 3
String Shot HGSS 95% 40 Bug Status Type Smart 2
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Tutoring Generation III
Move Power Accuracy PP Type Contest Category Appeal Jam
Body Slam FRLGEXD 85 100% 15 Normal Type Tough 1 4 ♥
Counter FRLGE 100% 20 Fighting Type Tough 2 0 ♥
Defense Curl E —% 40 Normal Type Cute 2 0 ♥
Double-Edge FRLGEXD 120 100% 15 Normal Type Tough 6 0 ♥
Endure E —% 10 Normal Type Tough 2 0 ♥
Selfdestruct XD 200 100% 5 Normal Type Beauty 8 0 ♥
Explosion FRLGE 250 100% 5 Normal Type Beauty 8 0 ♥
Mimic FRLGEXD —% 10 Normal Type Cute 1 0 ♥
Rock Slide FRLGE 75 90% 10 Rock Type Tough 1 3 ♥
Rollout E 30 90% 20 Rock Type Tough 3 0 ♥
Sleep Talk E —% 10 Normal Type Cute 3 0 ♥
Snore E 40 100% 15 Normal Type Cute 4 0 ♥
Substitute FRLGEXD —% 10 Normal Type Smart 2 0 ♥
Swagger EXD 90% 15 Normal Type Cute 2 0 ♥
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

This Pokémon learns no moves by Tutoring.
Tutoring Generation II
Move Power Accuracy PP Type
Bold indicates this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.
Italic indicates an evolved or alternate form of this Pokémon receives STAB from this move.

Sprites

Version
Gold Silver Crystal Back
G 205 front S 205 front C 205 front
Ruby Sapphire Emerald FireRed LeafGreen Back
RS 205 front E 205 front RS 205 front
Diamond Pearl Platinum HeartGold SoulSilver Back
DP 205 front DP 205 front HGSS 205 front
Black White Black 2 White 2 Back
Forretress BW Forretress BW
BWShinyForretress BWShinyForretress
X Y Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire GO Back
Forretress XY Forretress XY
Forretress XY Shiny Sprite Forretress XY Shiny Sprite
Sun Moon Ultra Sun Ultra Moon Let's Go, Pikachu! Let's Go, Eevee! Back
Sword Shield Back

Appearances

Anime

Brock's Forretress

Manga

Trivia

  • Strangely, in Gold and Silver, Forretress is shown with a gray shell. In Crystal, it was then changed to a light purple shell. This lasted until X and Y where its shell changed back into its gray color.

Etymology

Foretress come from forest, fortress, turret (something that shoots) and ferrous (Latin for iron).

Gallery

See also

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