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Pokemon Black and White Pokedex - Throh

#044 Unova / #538 National
Species classification: Judo Pokemon
Guts – Boosts Attack stat by 50% when user has status ailment
Inner Focus – Prevents user from flinching
Dream World abilities: Mold Breaker – disables opponents' abilities
Location found (Black/White): Routes 10, 15, 18,PInwheel Forest (more common in White)
Wild hold items: Black Belt (rare)
Egg groups: Humanshape
Capture rate: 45
Gender ratio: Male only
Experience at lvl 100: 1,000,000
Base stats: 120 HP / 100 Atk / 85 Def / 30 SAtk / 85 SDef / 45 Spd / 465 Total
Effort values: 2 HP
Evolution family: None

Throh andSawkare theHitmonleeandHitmonchanof Black and White. More defense-oriented than its counterpart Sawk,Throh is definitely the Hitmonchan of this Fighting-type duo. He's yet another Pokemon in Black and White that appears to be wearing clothes, and closely resembles a judo master.Throh learns one of his most interesting move options at level 37 with Overhead Throw, a base power 60 physical attack that also switches your opponent's Pokemon out of battle and brings out the the next one in line. Because of his high defense, he's also good candidate for a Substitute (TM90) strategy.

Just becauseThroh is this generation's Hitmonchan though, don't expect everything about him to be the same – his stats are actually distributed quite a bit differently. Most notably, Thorh's HP is over twice as high (base 120 vs base 50), but his speed and special defense are considerably lower than Hitmonchan's.

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