Pokemon Black and White spotlight: the starters and their evolutions

Grass, water, fire - what's your pick?

Welcome to the first installment in our Pokemon spotlight series, where we take a detailed look at the new Pokemon in Black and White. We begin with the starters, of course.

Grass

Tsutaja
#001 Isshu / #495 National
Type: Grass
Species classification: Grass Snake Pokemon
Abilities: Overgrow – increases power of Grass-type moves by 1.5 if Pokemon has less than 1/3 HP remaining
Dream World abilities: Antagonist – any stat boosting move or ability causes a stat decrease instead and vice versa
Location found: Isshu starter
Egg groups: Plant, Ground
Gender ratio: Male 87.5% / Female 12.5%
Effort values: 1 Speed
Evolution: Janobi @ lvl 17, Jaroda @ lvl 36


Janobi
#002 Isshu / #496 National

Type: Grass
Species classification: Grass Snake Pokemon
Abilities: Overgrow – increases power of Grass-type moves by 1.5 if Pokemon has less than 1/3 HP remaining
Dream World abilities: Antagonist – Any stat boosting move or ability causes a stat decrease instead and vice versa
Location found: Isshu starter
Egg groups: Plant, Ground
Effort values: 2 Speed
Evolution: From Tsutaja @ lvl 17, to Jaroda @ lvl 36


Jaroda
#003 Isshu / #497 National

Type: Grass
Species classification: Royal Pokemon
Abilities: Overgrow – increases power of Grass-type moves by 1.5 if Pokemon has less than 1/3 HP remaining
Dream World abilities: Antagonist – Any stat boosting move or ability causes a stat decrease instead and vice versa
Location found: Isshu starter
Egg groups: Plant, Ground
Effort values: 3 Speed
Base stats: 75 HP / 75 Atk / 95 Def / 75 SAtk / 95 SDef / 113 Spd / 528 Total
Evolution: From Janobi @ lvl 36

Next page: Fire-type Pokabu and its evolutions

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