Torkoal is a Fire type Pokemon introduced in Generation III. It is not known to evolve into or from any other Pokemon. Take a look below for 22 awesome and fascinating facts about Torkoal.
1. Torkoal is a tortoise like, quadruped Pokemon.
2. It has a large black rock-like shell with holes that glow with a red warmth.
3. Its skin is reddish brown with gray-black bands on its legs and neck.
4. It has a long neck and its eyes seem permanently closed.
5. Torkoal lives in mountains and volcanic areas, where it looks for large deposits of coal.
6. It uses the coal to fill the hollow spaces in its shell, and then burns it for energy.
7. Because coal is Torkoal’s source of energy, it becomes immobile once it runs out of coal to burn.
8. A Torkoal is healthy if the smoke spouting from its shell has tremendous velocity.
9. When it blows out smoke from its nostrils and the top of its back, it sounds like a locomotive horn.
10. It blows out black smoke before fleeing and while being attacked.
12. Torkoal shares its category with Rolycoly, Carkol and Coalossal. They are all known as the Coal Pokémon.
13. Torkoal is essentially a giant tortoise with a furnace or a kitchen stove with four openings within its shell. Its shell also appears to be a lump of burning coal.
14. Torkoal and Cotoise are a combination of tortoise and coal.
15. Ash caught a Torkoal in All Torkoal, No Play after helping it defeat a Steelix that was picking on it in the Valley of Steel.
16. Torkoal debuted in Poetry Commotion!, under the ownership of Flannery. She used it in a Gym battle against Ash, during which it defeated Pikachu and Treecko before losing to Corphish. It reappeared in flashbacks in All Torkoal, No Play and Whiscash and Ash.
17. A Torkoal appeared in a fantasy in The Keystone Pops!, during Team Rocket’s motto.
18. A Torkoal appeared in Lights! Camera! Pika!, under the ownership of Frank. It helped in the making of his movie by billow black smoke for effects.
19. Three Trainers’ Torkoal appeared in A Crowning Moment of Truth!. They were among the Pokémon attending the Wela Fire Festival.
20. A Torkoal appeared in A Recipe for Success!, where it provided heat for Mallow so she could cook food at Oranguru’s place. It reappeared in a flashback in Dreaming of the Sun and Moon!.
21. A Trainer’s Torkoal appeared in Battle Royal 151!, where it competed in the Battle Royal preliminary round of the Manalo Conference but ended up losing.
22. Torkoal appeared as a card under the ownership of Manabu Kadoo.