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Purpole
Slimy Pokémon
#196
PurpoleFront.png
Type
Poison
Unknown
Abilities
Poison Point or Liquid Ooze
Hidden Ability
Poison Touch
Gender ratio
50% male, 50% female
Catch rate
180 (23.5%)
Breeding
Egg group
Water 1
Hatch time
4080 steps
Height
0.3 m
0 m
Weight
3.6 kg
0 kg
Regional numbers
Pokédex
#196
Rikoto
Base experience yield
58
Leveling rate
Medium Fast
EV yield
Total: 1
0
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
1
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
0
HP
0
Atk
0
Def
0
Sp.Atk
0
Sp.Def
0
Speed
Body style
Head and arms
Footprint
BodyUnknown.png
Pokédex color
Purple
Base friendship
70

Purpole is a Poison-type Pokémon.

It evolves into Frogoo starting at level 32, which it evolves into Toxitoad starting at level 44.

Biology

Physiology

Purpole is a Pokémon based on a small tadpole. It has two tiny white fins, a small white tail, a white jawline and underbelly, two pink cheeks, and its back and the rest of its head are purple; the latter also has two light blue eyes with black pupils and the former has three pink spots.

Gender Differences

None.

Special Abilities

Purpole secretes venomous slime on its body on a regular basis. While contact with it will not cause lethal harm, it is still enough to cause severe pain.

Behavior

Purpole regularly secretes venomous slime on its body. The slime isn't deadly to the touch, but it still hurts a lot.

Habitat

Wild Purpole are found by Fishing; use the Old Rod in the Tropic Jungle and in the Tropic Cave, and use the Old Rod and/or Good Rod in the Goopool Swamp.

Shiny Coloration Differences

For Shiny Purpole, the purple turns light green, while the eyes turn yellow.

Game data

Pokédex entries

Pokédex entry
Purpole secretes venomous slime on its body on a regular basis. While contact with it will not cause lethal harm, it is still enough to cause severe pain.

Game locations

Availability
None This Pokémon cannot be obtained.
Common Goopool Swamp, Tropic Jungle, Tropic Cave (old rod), Goopool Swamp (good rod)
Uncommon
Fossil
Rare
One

Held items

Held item(s)
None This Pokémon cannot be found holding an item.
Common
Uncommon
Rare
Always

Stats

Stat Range
At Lv. 50 At Lv. 100
HP: 45
105 - 152 200 - 294
Attack: 20
22 - 79 40 - 152
Defense: 30
31 - 90 58 - 174
Sp.Atk: 50
49 - 112 94 - 218
Sp.Def: 30
31 - 90 58 - 174
Speed: 70
67 - 134 130 - 262
Total: 245   Other Pokémon with this total  
  • Minimum stats are calculated with 0 EVs, IVs of 0, and a hindering nature, if applicable.
  • Maximum stats are calculated with 252 EVs, IVs of 31, and a helpful nature, if applicable.


Type effectiveness

Under normal battle conditions, this Pokémon is:
Immune to:
Normal
Fighting ½×
Flying
Poison ½×
Ground
Rock
Bug ½×
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass ½×
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy ½×
None
Doubly resistant to:
Normal
Fighting ½×
Flying
Poison ½×
Ground
Rock
Bug ½×
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass ½×
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy ½×
None
Resistant to:
Normal
Fighting ½×
Flying
Poison ½×
Ground
Rock
Bug ½×
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass ½×
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy ½×
None
Damaged normally by:
Normal
Fighting ½×
Flying
Poison ½×
Ground
Rock
Bug ½×
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass ½×
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy ½×
None
Weak to:
Normal
Fighting ½×
Flying
Poison ½×
Ground
Rock
Bug ½×
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass ½×
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy ½×
None
Doubly weak to:
Normal
Fighting ½×
Flying
Poison ½×
Ground
Rock
Bug ½×
Ghost
Steel
Fire
Water
Grass ½×
Electric
Psychic
Ice
Dragon
Dark
Fairy ½×
None

Learnset

By leveling up

By leveling up
 Level   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
Start Growl Normal Status 100% 40
Start Sludge Poison Special 65 100% 20
3 Bubble Water Special 40 100% 30
6 Mud-Slap Ground Special 20 100% 10
9 Round Normal Special 60 100% 15
13 Gastro Acid Poison Status 100% 10
17 Venoshock Poison Special 65 100% 10
20 Echoed Voice Normal Special 40 100% 15
23 Bubble Beam Water Special 65 100% 20
27 Screech Normal Status 85% 40
31 Sludge Bomb Poison Special 90 100% 10
36 Uproar Normal Special 90 100% 10
40 Sludge Wave Poison Special 95 100% 10
43 Toxic Poison Status 90% 10
46 Swagger Normal Status 90% 15
51 Venom Drench Poison Status 100% 20
56 Belch Poison Special 120 90% 10
  • A level of "Start" indicates a move that will be known by a Purpole obtained at level 1
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Purpole
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Purpole

By TM/HM

By TM/HM
 TM   Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP 
TMNormal.png TM05 Roar Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 20
TMPoison.png TM06 Toxic Poison Status 0000 090}}90% 10
TMPoison.png TM09 Venoshock Poison Special 06565 100}}100% 10
TMNormal.png TM10 Hidden Power Normal Special 06060 100}}100% 15
TMDark.png TM12 Taunt Dark Status 0000 100}}100% 20
TMNormal.png TM17 Protect Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TMWater.png TM18 Rain Dance Water Status 0000 00—}}—% 5
TMNormal.png TM21 Frustration Normal Physical 0000 100}}100% 20
TMNormal.png TM27 Return Normal Physical 0000 100}}100% 20
TMGhost.png TM30 Shadow Ball Ghost Special 08080 100}}100% 15
TMNormal.png TM32 Double Team Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 15
TMPoison.png TM34 Sludge Wave Poison Special 09595 100}}100% 10
TMPoison.png TM36 Sludge Bomb Poison Special 09090 100}}100% 10
TMDark.png TM41 Torment Dark Status 0000 100}}100% 15
TMNormal.png TM42 Facade Normal Physical 07070 100}}100% 20
TMPsychic.png TM44 Rest Psychic Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TMNormal.png TM45 Attract Normal Status 0000 100}}100% 15
TMDark.png TM46 Thief Dark Physical 06060 100}}100% 25
TMNormal.png TM48 Round Normal Special 06060 100}}100% 15
TMDark.png TM56 Fling Dark Physical 0000 100}}100% 10
TMDark.png TM66 Payback Dark Physical 05050 100}}100% 10
TMNormal.png TM77 Psych Up Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TMPoison.png TM84 Poison Jab Poison Physical 08080 100}}100% 20
TMNormal.png TM87 Swagger Normal Status 0000 090}}90% 15
TMNormal.png TM88 Sleep Talk Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TMNormal.png TM90 Substitute Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 10
TMFighting.png TM94 Rock Smash Fighting Physical 04040 100}}100% 15
TMDark.png TM95 Snarl Dark Special 05555 095}}95% 15
TMNormal.png TM100 Confide Normal Status 0000 00—}}—% 20
TMNormal.png TM101 Secret Power Normal Physical 07070 100}}100% 20
TMPoison.png TM102 Fever Poison Special 06060 100}}100% 25
TMWater.png TM110 Ripple Wave Water Special 05050 090}}90% 10
TMWater.png HM03 Surf Water Special 09090 100}}100% 15
TMWater.png HM05 Waterfall Water Physical 08080 100}}100% 15
TMWater.png HM06 Dive Water Physical 08080 100}}100% 10
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Purpole
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Purpole

By breeding

By tutoring

By Move Tutor
 Move   Type   Cat.   Pwr.   Acc.   PP   Cost 
Snore Normal Special 50 100% 20 Red Shard1
Water Pulse Water Special 60 100% 20 Red Shard1
Bounce Flying Physical 85 85% 5 Red Shard5
Uproar Normal Special 90 100% 10 Blue Shard1
Zen Headbutt Psychic Physical 80 90% 15 Blue Shard2
Hyper Voice Normal Special 90 100% 10 Blue Shard4
Gunk Shot Poison Physical 120 70% 5 Blue Shard5
Gastro Acid Poison Status 100% 10 Yellow Shard1
Spite Ghost Status 100% 10 Yellow Shard1
Amnesia Psychic Status —% 20 Yellow Shard2
Acupressure Normal Status —% 10 Yellow Shard2
Snatch Dark Status —% 10 Yellow Shard2
Knock Off Dark Physical 65 100% 20 Yellow Shard4
Nasty Plot Dark Status —% 20 Yellow Shard5
Yawn Normal Status —% 10 Green Shard5
Magic Coat Psychic Status —% 15 Green Shard5
  • Bold indicates a move that gets STAB when used by Purpole
  • Italic indicates a move that gets STAB only when used by an evolution of Purpole

Evolution

PurpoleFront.png
Unevolved
Purpole
 Poison 
Rare Candy
Level 32
FrogooFront.png
First evolution
Frogoo
 Poison 
Rare Candy
Level 44
ToxitoadFront.png
Second evolution
Toxitoad
 Poison 


Sprites

Front Back
GenderM.png PurpoleFront.png PurpoleBack.png
Front shiny Back shiny
GenderM.png PurpoleFrontShiny.png PurpoleBackShiny.png

Trivia

  • This Pokémon was originally named Poipole, but this name was changed in order to avoid confusion when Pokémon Ultra Sun and Moon Versions introduced an official Pokémon with the same name.
  • In its old design, Purpole was fatter, its tail was shaped differently and has purple at the base, its eyes were different, and its cheeks seemed to have looked like teeth.

Origin

Purpole is based on a tadpole with poisonous capabilities.

Purpole's Old Sprite 5.0

Name origin

Purpole's name comes from the words Purple and tadpole. Meanwhile, its old name, Poipole, came from the words Poison and tadpole.

In other languages

Language Title Meaning
Japanese
German
Spanish
French
Italian


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