Palpitoad (ガマガル Gamagaru) is a Water/Ground-type Pokémon introduced in Generation V.

Biology

Physiology

Palpitoad are blue, ovoid Pokémon resembling living loudspeakers. They have a Tan oval with a black outline on their front, and have small tails that lack a fin. Its feet are small and stubby with just 3 toes. Their outline has 5 bumps, with 2 small bumps easily mistaken for hands and 3 big ones near the top.

Natural Abilities

Palpitoad can vibrate their bumps to create mini earthquakes or waves. Since it is a toad, it is amphibious. Their tongue is sticky and is used to ensnare prey and cause paralysis.

Evolution

Palpitoad is the evolved form of Tympole. It is the pre-evolved form of Seismitoad.

Game Info

Game Locations

Locations
Version(s) Area(s) Rarity
Black and White Route 8, Icirrus City, Moor of Icirrus Common
Black 2 and White 2 Pinwheel Forest, Route 8, Icirrus City, Moor of Icirrus Common


Pokédex Entries

  • Black

    When they vibrate the bumps on their heads, they can make waves in water or earthquake-like vibrations on land.

  • White

    It lives in the water and on land. It uses its long, sticky tongue to capture prey.

  • Black 2

    It lives in the water and on land. It uses its long, sticky tongue to immobilize its opponents.

  • White 2

    It lives in the water and on land. It uses its long, sticky tongue to immobilize its opponents.

  • X

    When they vibrate the bumps on their heads, they can make waves in water or earthquake-like vibrations on land.

  • Y

    It lives in the water and on land. It uses its long, sticky tongue to immobilize its opponents.

  • Omega Ruby

    When they vibrate the bumps on their heads, they can make waves in water or earthquake-like vibrations on land.

  • Alpha Sapphire

    It lives in the water and on land. It uses its long, sticky tongue to immobilize its opponents.

  • Sword

    It weakens its prey with sound waves intense enough to cause headaches, then entangles them with its sticky tongue.

  • Shield

    On occasion, their cries are sublimely pleasing to the ear. Palpitoad with larger lumps on their bodies can sing with a wider range of sounds.


Stats

Palpitoad's Stats
HP
75
Attack
65
Defense
55
Sp. Atk
65
Sp. Def
55
Speed
69
Total
384

Learnset

Leveling

LevelingGeneration VII
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category
1 Bubble 40 100% 30 Water Special
1 Growl 100% 40 Normal Status
1 Supersonic 55% 20 Normal Status
1 Round 60 100% 15 Normal Special
5 Supersonic 55% 20 Normal Status
9 Round 60 100% 15 Normal Special
12 Bubble Beam 65 100% 20 Water Special
16 Mud Shot 55 95% 15 Ground Special
20 Aqua Ring —% 20 Water Status
23 Uproar 90 100% 10 Normal Special
28 Muddy Water 90 85% 10 Water Special
33 Rain Dance —% 5 Water Status
37 Flail 100% 15 Normal Physical
42 Echoed Voice 40 100% 15 Normal Special
47 Hydro Pump 110 80% 5 Water Special
51 Hyper Voice 90 100% 10 Normal Special
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 Bubble 40 100% 30 Water Special Cute 4 0 ♥
1 Growl 100% 40 Normal Status Cute 2 0 ♥
1 Supersonic 55% 20 Normal Status Clever 3 0 ♥
1 Round 60 100% 15 Normal Special Beautiful 2 0 ♥
5 Supersonic 55% 20 Normal Status Clever 3 0 ♥
9 Round 60 100% 15 Normal Special Beautiful 2 0 ♥
12 Bubble Beam 65 100% 20 Water Special Beautiful 2 3 ♥
16 Mud Shot 55 95% 15 Ground Special Tough 4 0 ♥
20 Aqua Ring —% 20 Water Status Beautiful 1 0 ♥
23 Uproar 90 100% 10 Normal Special Cute 2 1 ♥
28 Muddy Water 90 85% 10 Water Special Tough 2 2 ♥
33 Rain Dance —% 5 Water Status Beautiful 1 0 ♥
37 Flail 100% 15 Normal Physical Cute 1 0 ♥
42 Echoed Voice 40 100% 15 Normal Special Beautiful 3 0 ♥
47 Hydro Pump 110 80% 5 Water Special Beautiful 1 0 ♥
51 Hyper Voice 90 100% 10 Normal Special Cool 2 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 V
Level Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category
1 Bubble 20 100% 30 Water Special
1 Growl 100% 40 Normal Status
1 Supersonic 55% 20 Normal Status
1 Round 60 100% 15 Normal Special
5 Supersonic 55% 20 Normal Status
9 Round 60 100% 15 Normal Special
12 BubbleBeam 65 100% 20 Water Special
16 Mud Shot 55 95% 15 Ground Special
20 Aqua Ring —% 20 Water Status
23 Uproar 90 100% 10 Normal Special
28 Muddy Water 95 85% 10 Water Special
33 Rain Dance —% 5 Water Status
37 Flail 100% 15 Normal Physical
42 Echoed Voice 40 100% 15 Normal Special
47 Hydro Pump 120 80% 5 Water Special
51 Hyper Voice 90 100% 10 Normal Special
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
TM07 Hail —% 10 Ice Status
TM10 Hidden Power 60 100% 15 Normal Special
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal Status
TM18 Rain Dance —% 5 Water Status
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal Status
TM34 Sludge Wave 95 100% 10 Poison Special
TM36 Sludge Bomb 90 100% 10 Poison Special
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
TM49 Echoed Voice 40 100% 15 Normal Special
TM55 Scald 80 100% 15 Water Special
TM78 Bulldoze 60 100% 20 Ground Physical
TM83 Infestation 20 100% 20 Bug Special
TM87 Swagger 85% 15 Normal Status
TM88 Sleep Talk —% 10 Normal Status
TM90 Substitute —% 10 Normal Status
TM94 Surf 90 100% 15 Water 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 Clever 3 0 ♥
TM07 Hail —% 10 Ice Status Beautiful 2 1 ♥
TM10 Hidden Power 60 100% 15 Normal Special Clever 3 0 ♥
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal Status Cute 2 0 ♥
TM18 Rain Dance —% 5 Water Status Beautiful 1 0 ♥
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal Physical Cute 2 3 ♥
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal Physical Cute 4 0 ♥
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal Status Cool 1 0 ♥
TM34 Sludge Wave 95 100% 10 Poison Special Tough 3 0 ♥
TM36 Sludge Bomb 90 100% 10 Poison Special Tough 2 1 ♥
TM42 Facade 70 100% 20 Normal Physical Cute 2 0 ♥
TM44 Rest —% 10 Psychic Status Cute 1 0 ♥
TM45 Attract 100% 15 Normal Status Cute 2 0 ♥
TM48 Round 60 100% 15 Normal Special Beautiful 2 0 ♥
TM49 Echoed Voice 40 100% 15 Normal Special Beautiful 3 0 ♥
TM55 Scald 80 100% 15 Water Special Tough 2 0 ♥
TM78 Bulldoze 60 100% 20 Ground Physical Tough 2 2 ♥
TM83 Infestation 20 100% 20 Bug Special Cute 3 0 ♥
TM87 Swagger 90% 15 Normal Status Cute 3 0 ♥
TM88 Sleep Talk —% 10 Normal Status Cute 1 0 ♥
TM90 Substitute —% 10 Normal Status Cute 2 0 ♥
TM94 Rock SmashXY 40 100% 15 Fighting Physical Tough 4 0 ♥
TM94 Secret PowerORAS 70 100% 20 Normal Physical Clever 1 0 ♥
TM100 Confide —% 20 Normal Status Cute 3 0 ♥
HM03 Surf 90 100% 15 Water Special Beautiful 2 2 ♥
HM06 Rock SmashORAS 40 100% 15 Fighting Physical 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
TM07 Hail —% 10 Ice Status
TM10 Hidden Power 100% 15 Normal Special
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal Status
TM18 Rain Dance —% 5 Water Status
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal Physical
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal Status
TM34 Sludge Wave 95 100% 10 Poison Special
TM36 Sludge Bomb 90 100% 10 Poison Special
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
TM49 Echoed Voice 40 100% 15 Normal Special
TM55 Scald 80 100% 15 Water Special
TM78 Bulldoze 60 100% 20 Ground Physical
TM87 Swagger 90% 15 Normal Status
TM90 Substitute —% 10 Normal Status
TM94 Rock Smash 40 100% 15 Fighting Physical
HM03 Surf 95 100% 15 Water Special
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 Palpitoad can learn, refer to Tympole.


Tutoring

Tutoring Generation VII
Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category
After You USUM —% 15 Normal Status
Bounce USUM 85 85% 5 Flying Physical
Earth Power USUM 90 100% 10 Ground Special
Endeavor USUM 100% 5 Normal Physical
Focus Punch USUM 150 100% 20 Fighting Physical
Gastro Acid USUM 100% 10 Poison Status
Hyper Voice USUM 90 100% 10 Normal Special
Icy Wind USUM 55 95% 15 Ice Special
Snore USUM 50 100% 15 Normal Special
Stealth Rock USUM —% 20 Rock Status
Uproar USUM 90 100% 10 Normal Special
Water Pulse USUM 60 100% 20 Water Special
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
After You ORAS —% 15 Normal Status Cute 3 0 ♥
Bounce ORAS 85 85% 5 Flying Physical Cute 1 0 ♥
Earth Power ORAS 90 100% 10 Ground Special Beautiful 4 0 ♥
Endeavor ORAS 100% 5 Normal Physical Tough 2 0 ♥
Focus Punch ORAS 150 100% 20 Fighting Physical Tough 2 0 ♥
Gastro Acid ORAS 100% 10 Poison Status Tough 3 0 ♥
Hyper Voice ORAS 90 100% 10 Normal Special Cool 2 2 ♥
Icy Wind ORAS 55 95% 15 Ice Special Beautiful 4 0 ♥
Snore ORAS 50 100% 15 Normal Special Cute 4 0 ♥
Stealth Rock ORAS —% 20 Rock Status Cool 2 0 ♥
Uproar ORAS 90 100% 10 Normal Special Cute 2 1 ♥
Water Pulse ORAS 60 100% 20 Water Special Beautiful 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.

Tutoring Generation V
Move Power Accuracy PP Type Category
Bounce B2W2 85 85% 5 Flying Physical
Earth Power B2W2 90 100% 10 Ground Special
Endeavor B2W2 100% 5 Normal Physical
Gastro Acid B2W2 100% 10 Poison Status
Hyper Voice B2W2 90 100% 10 Normal Special
Icy Wind B2W2 55 95% 15 Ice Special
Sleep Talk B2W2 —% 10 Normal Status
Snore B2W2 40 100% 15 Normal Special
Stealth Rock B2W2 —% 20 Rock Status
Uproar B2W2 90 100% 10 Normal Special
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

Appearances

Anime

Ash's Palpitoad

Trivia

  • It is the 100th Water Pokémon.
  • Palpitoad resembles the stage between a tadpole and a frog/toad seeing as it retains its tail and still has relatively small limbs.

Origin

  • Palpitoad is based on a toad tadpole mixed with a loudspeaker.

Etymology

  • Palpitoad's English name is a combination of the words "palpitate" or "palpitation" (a pulsation) and "toad".

Gallery

See also

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