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This is a page about the Pokemon Squirtle in the game Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Rescue Team DX for Nintendo Switch. Read on to find out about Squirtle's Base Stats, Abilities, and Moves on starting the game.

Basic Information

Type

Squirtle
Squirtle Image
Type 1 Type 2
Water -

Base Stats

HP Attack Defense Special Attack Special Defense Speed
41 13 15 11 14 11

Ability

Ability Effect
Torrent When the Pokemon's HP is low, the power of Water-type moves goes up.

Is Recruiting Squirtle Worth It?

Check out our list on Best Pokemon for the Story to find out which Pokemon are best to recruit!

Best Pokemon for the Story

Best Partner for Squirtle

Pokemon Type
Cubone ImageCubone
Type 1: GroundGround

Type 2:

With its power to draw Electric-type moves away from other Pokemon, Cubone is easily the best partner for Squirtle.

It also has access to a lot of Fire-type moves via TM, so Cubone can take care of pesky Grass-types as well.

Best Moveset

Move Type Effect
Brick Break FightingFighting It damages an enemy. It also shatters the enemy's Reflect, Light Screen, and Aurora Veil conditions.
Ice Beam IceIce It fires off a cold beam, damaging a Pokemon, even one far away. It could also make the enemy Frozen.
Rock Tomb RockRock It damages an enemy. It also lowers the enemy's Travel Speed.
Scald WaterWater It damages an enemy. It could also leave the enemy with a Burn. It will thaw a Frozen Pokemon.

Notes

  • The goal of this moveset is to provide Squirtle with coverage and range.
  • You can replace Ice Beam or any of the moves with Blizzard if you prefer a room-wide move that is good against Monster Houses.
  • Squirtle learns Hydro Pump at Lv. 40. Consider replacing Scald once unlocked.

Learned Moves

Starting Moves

Move Type Effect
Bite DarkDark It damages an enemy. It could also make the enemy Flinch.
Brick Break FightingFighting It damages an enemy. It also shatters the enemy's Reflect, Light Screen, and Aurora Veil conditions.
Tackle NormalNormal It damages an enemy.
Water Gun WaterWater It damages an enemy. It reaches up to 2 tiles away.

Moves Learned By Level Up

Lv. Move Type Effect
Base Tackle NormalNormal It damages an enemy.
4 Tail Whip NormalNormal It lowers the enemy's Defense.
7 Water Gun WaterWater It damages an enemy. It reaches up to 2 tiles away.
10 Withdraw WaterWater It boosts your Defense. The stat returns to normal when you go to the next floor or step on a Wonder Tile.
13 Bubble WaterWater It damages a Pokemon, even one far away. It could also lower the target's Travel Speed.
16 Bite DarkDark It damages an enemy. It could also make the enemy Flinch.
19 Rapid Spin NormalNormal It damages an enemy. It also frees you from being bound and from the Leech Seed status. It destroys any trap in front of you, too.
22 Protect NormalNormal You'll Protect yourself from enemies' moves. But its chance of failure rises if you use it after you've already used a move that blocks enemies' attacks.
25 Water Pulse WaterWater It damages a Pokemon, even one far away. It could also make the enemy Confused.
28 Aqua Tail WaterWater It damages an enemy.
31 Skull Bash NormalNormal You'll get the Skull Bash condition, which lets you charge power to try a powerful attack on the next turn. It also boosts your Defense. The stat returns to normal when you go to the next floor or step on a Wonder Tile.
34 Iron Defense SteelSteel It sharply boosts your Defense. The stat returns to normal when you go to the next floor or step on a Wonder Tile.
37 Rain Dance WaterWater It changes the floor's weather to Rain. The power of Fire-type moves goes down, and the power of Water-type moves goes up.
40 Hydro Pump WaterWater It fires off water with incredible force to damage even faraway Pokemon.

Moves Learned By TM

Move Type Effect
Attract NormalNormal It makes an enemy Infatuated, which makes the enemy's moves more likely to fail.
Blizzard IceIce It damages enemies in the same room. It could also make them Frozen. During Hail, the move never misses!
Brick Break FightingFighting It damages an enemy. It also shatters the enemy's Reflect, Light Screen, and Aurora Veil conditions.
Confide NormalNormal It lowers the enemy's Sp. Atk.
Double Team NormalNormal It boosts your evasiveness. The stat returns to normal when you go to the next floor or step on a Wonder Tile.
Facade NormalNormal It damages an enemy. The damage it causes goes up if you have a bad status. It also prevents your Attack from being lowered when you use this move while you have a Burn.
Fling DarkDark You throw an item in an arc, hitting another Pokemon with it. It causes the same effect as throwing an item at an enemy.
Frustration NormalNormal It damages an enemy. The less you have opened up to your team, the more powerful this move will be.
Gyro Ball SteelSteel It damages an enemy. The slower your Speed compared to your enemy's, the greater the damage caused by the move.
Hail IceIce It changes the floor's weather to Hail. During the Hail, all Pokemon except Ice types keep taking damage.
Hidden Power NormalNormal It damages an enemy. The move's type changes on each adventure.
Ice Beam IceIce It fires off a cold beam, damaging a Pokemon, even one far away. It could also make the enemy Frozen.
Protect NormalNormal You'll Protect yourself from enemies' moves. But its chance of failure rises if you use it after you've already used a move that blocks enemies' attacks.
Rain Dance WaterWater It changes the floor's weather to Rain. The power of Fire-type moves goes down, and the power of Water-type moves goes up.
Rest PsychicPsychic You'll get the Napping condition. With the Napping condition, you'll fall asleep, awakening later with all your HP restored and bad statuses healed.
Return NormalNormal It damages an enemy. The more you've opened up to your team, the more powerful this move will be.
Rock Tomb RockRock It damages an enemy. It also lowers the enemy's Travel Speed.
Round NormalNormal It damages an enemy. It causes more damage if your teammate in the same room just used the same move.
Scald WaterWater It damages an enemy. It could also leave the enemy with a Burn. It will thaw a Frozen Pokemon.
Sleep Talk NormalNormal If you're sleeping, a move you know will be used automatically on an enemy near you. But keep in mind that nothing will happen if you use this while you're wide awake.
Substitute NormalNormal You'll create a Substitute if you have more than half your max HP. Every time you use this move, your HP decreases. When you create a Substitute, you won't be targeted by enemies, but you can't use moves or items, and you can't restore your HP naturally.
Surf WaterWater It damages all Pokemon in the same room except you. It can hit a Pokemon with the Dive status.
Swagger NormalNormal It makes an enemy Confused, but it also sharply raises the enemy's Attack.
Toxic PoisonPoison It makes the enemy Badly Poisoned. It never misses if used by a Poison-type Pokemon. It will even hit a Pokemon that's used Dig, Fly, or the like.
Waterfall WaterWater It damages an enemy. It could also make the enemy Flinch.
Work Up NormalNormal It boosts your Attack and Sp. Atk. The stats return to normal when you go to the next floor or step on a Wonder Tile.

Evolution

Evolution Chain

Pokemon How to Evolve
SquirtleSquirtle -
WartortleWartortle Evolves from Squirtle at Lv. 16
BlastoiseBlastoise Evolves from Wartortle at Lv. 36

Can Squirtle Mega Evolve?

This Pokemon can not Mega Evolve.

How to Get Squirtle

Dungeons Where Squirtle is Found

This Pokemon is not found in any Dungeons.

Squirtle's Rescue Camp

Rescue Camp Price
Turtleshell Pond 6000

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