Litten is a Fire-type Pokémon introduced in Generation VII. It evolves into Torracat starting at level 17, which evolves into Incineroar starting at level 34.
Along with Rowlet and Popplio, Litten is one of three starter Pokémon of Alola available at the beginning of Pokémon Sun, Moon, Ultra Sun, and Ultra Moon. Along with Rowlet and Popplio, it was the second Generation VII Pokémon to be revealed to the public on May 10, 2016. Take a look below for 21 awesome and fun facts about Litten.
1. Litten is a quadruped, feline Pokemon covered with primarily black fur.
2. It has a short muzzle with a tiny, black nose, red eyes with yellow sclerae, and short, pointed ears with pale gray insides.
3. There are two red stripes around each of its legs and two horizontal stripes with a vertical stripe across them on its forehead.
4. The lower part of Litten’s face is also red, and there is a large tuft of fur on each cheek.
5. A tuft of fur sits at the end of its long tail.
6. When it arches its back, three pointed tufts of fur with red tips appear along its spine.
7. Litten is a solitary Pokémon that does not typically display its emotions, and should not be given too much affection.
8. While grooming, it collects fur inside its stomach.
9. By setting the stored fur alight, it can spit fireballs that change based on how it coughs.
10. Litten’s fur produces flammable oils, and when it begins shedding, it burns all its fur in a blaze.
11. Its fur coat regrows twice a year.
12. Litten’s Japanese name and its romanization were revealed in a tweet of their trademark on March 27, 2016.
13. The combination of its forehead markings and its eyes appears to form one of the alchemical symbols for sulfur, commonly referred to as the “Leviathan Cross”.
14. Litten may be based on mackerel tabbies, due to the stripes on its legs and the marking on its forehead, and a black cat.
15. Mackerel tabbies are also called “tiger cats” and Litten’s coloration may be based off tigers.
16. Litten may be a combination of lit, little, and kitten.
17. A wild Litten living on Melemele Island first appeared in Alola to New Adventure!, which also marked the species’ debut. Ash would later catch it in One Journey Ends, Another Begins…. It later evolved into a Torracat in Pushing the Fiery Envelope! and then into an Incineroar in Fiery Surprises!.
18. Professor Kukui’s Incineroar appeared as a Litten in A Timeless Encounter! when Ash met him in the past. It reappeared in a flashback in Exhibition Unmasked!.
19. A Litten briefly appeared alongside a Rowlet and Popplio in I Choose You!.
20. A Trainer’s Litten appeared in a flashback in Battling the Beast Within! as a resident of what is now the Ultra Ruin.
21. Sun owns a Litten named Dollar that first appeared in The Grand Entrance and Delivery Boy Sun. Sun received him from Professor Kukui. He later evolved into a Torracat, which eventually evolved further into an Incineroar.