Grovyle is a Grass type Pokemon introduced in Generation III. It evolves from Treecko starting at level 16 and evolves into Sceptile starting at level 36. Take a look below for 23 fun and interesting facts about Grovyle.
1. Grovyle is a bipedal Pokemon similar in appearance to a theropod dinosaur.
2. It is primarily green with a red underside.
3. There is a belt-like green stripe across its belly.
4. Grovyle’s hands have two clawed fingers, and powerful legs with bird-like feet.
5. Its well-developed muscles make it an expert climber and allow it to leap quickly from branch to branch.
6. Grovyle has three long leaves on its wrists, a large leaf on top of its head, and two tails that have a leafy appearance.
7. This leafy appearance allows it to be camouflaged in the forests where it lives.
8. These leaves are also used in its former signature move, Leaf Blade.
9. Grovyle and its evolutionary relatives are the only Grass-type Pokémon that belong in the Dragon Egg Group.
10. Appearance-wise, Grovyle resembles the dinosaur known as the Dromaeosaurus. It is believed that the dinosaur had feathers much like how Grovyle has leaves on its body.
11. Its design could be based on a Protarchaeopteryx. Like the other members of its evolution line, Grovyle’s design shares some similarities with the leaf-tailed gecko, a species of lizard that blends in with plant-like appendages.
12. Grovyle is a combination of grove (a group of trees) and reptile. Vyle may also possibly refer to vine or vile.
13. Ash’s Treecko evolved into Grovyle in Exploud and Clear. In Odd Pokémon Out, Grovyle evolved into a Sceptile.
14. Grovyle appeared in Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Time & Darkness. Despite having a large role in the games, he only appeared briefly in the beginning of the episode, stealing one of the Time Gears. He has a much larger role in Pokémon Mystery Dungeon: Explorers of Sky – Beyond Time & Darkness.
15. A Grovyle appeared in Rivals: Today and Tomorrow!, under the ownership of Sawyer. It evolved from a Treecko during a battle against Ash and his Frogadier. It was later revealed to have evolved into a Sceptile before A Meeting of Two Journeys!.
16. Grovyle debuted in What You Seed is What You Get, under the ownership of Natasha, who works at a watermelon field. Natasha used her Grovyle along with her Slugma in a battle against Ash’s Corphish and Treecko. Working as a team, they were able to defeat Ash.
17. A Grovyle appeared in To Thine Own Pokémon Be True!, under the ownership of one of the participants of Pokémon Ping Pong Tournament.
18. A Grovyle appeared in the Pokémon Omega Ruby and Pokémon Alpha Sapphire Animated Trailer, under the ownership of Brendan. It evolved from Treecko, and then eventually evolved into Sceptile, which was capable of Mega Evolving.
19. Ash owns a Grovyle in Ash & Pikachu.
20. The Treecko meant to be handed to Emerald was recovered by Wally and became a Grovyle in Dreadful Dealing with Dusclops to rescue his temporary owner when a wild Dusclops threatened to suck them into its infinite cavity. After a few more weeks of training at the Sky Pillar under Norman, he was able to awaken the ancient legendary Pokémon Rayquaza, but the huge gust of wind sent him flying miles away into a distant island where he evolved again to a Sceptile and was this time caught by Guile Hideout, who smuggled him into the Battle Factory to try to drive the nosy press away. He ended up being stolen by his legitimate owner, Emerald, and became a fixed member of his team.
21. Emerald had borrowed a Grovyle during his Factory challenge in Pinsir Me, I Must Be Dreaming, it should not be confused with his Sceptile. This Grovyle, like the other Factory Pokémon, is at level 50.
22. Grovyle first appeared in BET1.
23. Alpha owns a Grovyle.