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

Biology

Physiology

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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/White Route 8, Icirrus City, Moor of Icirrus Common
Black 2/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.


Stats

Base 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 Type Cute 4 0 ♥
1 Growl 100% 40 Normal Status Type Cute 2 0 ♥
1 Supersonic 55% 20 Normal Status Type Clever 3 0 ♥
1 Round 60 100% 15 Normal Special Type Beautiful 2 0 ♥
5 Supersonic 55% 20 Normal Status Type Clever 3 0 ♥
9 Round 60 100% 15 Normal Special Type Beautiful 2 0 ♥
12 Bubble Beam 65 100% 20 Water Special Type Beautiful 2 3 ♥
16 Mud Shot 55 95% 15 Ground Special Type Tough 4 0 ♥
20 Aqua Ring —% 20 Water Status Type Beautiful 1 0 ♥
23 Uproar 90 100% 10 Normal Special Type Cute 2 1 ♥
28 Muddy Water 90 85% 10 Water Special Type Tough 2 2 ♥
33 Rain Dance —% 5 Water Status Type Beautiful 1 0 ♥
37 Flail 100% 15 Normal Physical Type Cute 1 0 ♥
42 Echoed Voice 40 100% 15 Normal Special Type Beautiful 3 0 ♥
47 Hydro Pump 110 80% 5 Water Special Type Beautiful 1 0 ♥
51 Hyper Voice 90 100% 10 Normal Special Type 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 Type Clever 3 0 ♥
TM07 Hail —% 10 Ice Status Type Beautiful 2 1 ♥
TM10 Hidden Power 60 100% 15 Normal Special Type Clever 3 0 ♥
TM17 Protect —% 10 Normal Status Type Cute 2 0 ♥
TM18 Rain Dance —% 5 Water Status Type Beautiful 1 0 ♥
TM21 Frustration 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Cute 2 3 ♥
TM27 Return 100% 20 Normal Physical Type Cute 4 0 ♥
TM32 Double Team —% 15 Normal Status Type Cool 1 0 ♥
TM34 Sludge Wave 95 100% 10 Poison Special Type Tough 3 0 ♥
TM36 Sludge Bomb 90 100% 10 Poison Special Type Tough 2 1 ♥
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 ♥
TM49 Echoed Voice 40 100% 15 Normal Special Type Beautiful 3 0 ♥
TM55 Scald 80 100% 15 Water Special Type Tough 2 0 ♥
TM78 Bulldoze 60 100% 20 Ground Physical Type Tough 2 2 ♥
TM83 Infestation 20 100% 20 Bug Special Type Cute 3 0 ♥
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 ♥
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 ♥
HM03 Surf 90 100% 15 Water Special Type Beautiful 2 2 ♥
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
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 Type Cute 3 0 ♥
Bounce ORAS 85 85% 5 Flying Physical Type Cute 1 0 ♥
Earth Power ORAS 90 100% 10 Ground Special Type Beautiful 4 0 ♥
Endeavor ORAS 100% 5 Normal Physical Type Tough 2 0 ♥
Focus Punch ORAS 150 100% 20 Fighting Physical Type Tough 2 0 ♥
Gastro Acid ORAS 100% 10 Poison Status Type Tough 3 0 ♥
Hyper Voice ORAS 90 100% 10 Normal Special Type Cool 2 2 ♥
Icy Wind ORAS 55 95% 15 Ice Special Type Beautiful 4 0 ♥
Snore ORAS 50 100% 15 Normal Special Type Cute 4 0 ♥
Stealth Rock ORAS —% 20 Rock Status Type Cool 2 0 ♥
Uproar ORAS 90 100% 10 Normal Special Type Cute 2 1 ♥
Water Pulse ORAS 60 100% 20 Water Special Type 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

Version
Black White Black 2 White 2 Back
Palpitoad BW Palpitoad BW Palpitoad BW Back
Shiny Palpitoad BW Shiny Palpitoad BW Shiny Palpitoad BW Back
X Y Omega Ruby Alpha Sapphire Back
Palpitoad XY Palpitoad XY PalpitoadBackXY
PalpitoadShinyXY PalpitoadShinyXY PalpitoadBackShinyXY
Sun Moon Ultra Sun Ultra Moon Let's Go, Pikachu! Let's Go, Eevee! Back
Sword Shield Back

Anime

Trainers with a 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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