253 #253 Grovyle #255 Torchic 255

Sceptile Sceptile #254 - Forest Pokemon

Hear Sceptile's Cry
type Grass
gender 87.5% Male12.5% Female
height 6'7" 1.7 m
weight 115.1 lb. 52.2 kg
National: #254 | Hoenn: #003

Family Family


Egg Groups Steps to Hatch
Monster | Dragon 5,100

Moves Moves


OvergrowStrengthens Grass moves to inflict 1.5× damage at 1/3 max HP or less.

Level-up Moves

1PoundNormalPhysical4035100%Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.
1LeerNormalNone--30100%Lowers the target's Defense by one stage.
1AbsorbGrassSpecial2025100%Heals the user by half the damage inflicted.
1Quick AttackNormalPhysical4030100%Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.
6AbsorbGrassSpecial2025100%Heals the user by half the damage inflicted.
11Quick AttackNormalPhysical4030100%Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.
16Fury CutterBugPhysical202095%Power doubles every turn this move is used in succession after the first, maxing out after five turns.
17PursuitDarkPhysical4020100%If the target leaves battle this turn, user will hit the target with double power and then hit its replacement normally.
23ScreechNormalNone--4085%Lowers the target's Defense by two stages.
29Leaf BladeGrassPhysical9015100%Has an increased chance for a critical hit.
35AgilityPsychicNone--30--Raises the user's Speed by two stages.
43SlamNormalPhysical802075%Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.
51DetectFightingNone--5--Prevents any moves from hitting the user this turn.
59False SwipeNormalPhysical4040100%Cannot lower the target's HP below 1.


TM1Focus PunchFightingPhysical15020100%If the user takes damage before attacking, the attack is canceled.
TM2Dragon ClawDragonPhysical8015100%Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.
TM5RoarNormalNone--20100%Immediately ends wild battles. Forces trainers to switch Pokemon.
TM6ToxicPoisonNone--1090%Badly poisons the target, inflicting more damage every turn.
TM9Bullet SeedGrassPhysical2530100%Hits 2-5 times in one turn.
TM10Hidden PowerNormalSpecial115100%Power and type depend upon user's IVs. Power can range from 30 to 70.
TM11Sunny DayFireNone--5--Changes the weather to sunny for five turns.
TM15Hyper BeamNormalSpecial150590%User foregoes its next turn to recharge.
TM17ProtectNormalNone--10--Prevents any moves from hitting the user this turn.
TM19Giga DrainGrassSpecial7510100%Heals the user by half the damage inflicted.
TM20SafeguardNormalNone--25--Protects the user's field from major status ailments and confusion for five turns.
TM21FrustrationNormalPhysical120100%Power increases as happiness decreases, up to a maximum of 102.
TM22SolarbeamGrassSpecial12010100%Requires a turn to charge before attacking.
TM23Iron TailSteelPhysical1001575%Has a 30% chance to lower the target's Defense by one stage.
TM26EarthquakeGroundPhysical10010100%Inflicts regular damage and can hit Dig users.
TM27ReturnNormalPhysical120100%Power increases with happiness, up to a maximum of 102.
TM28DigGroundPhysical8010100%User digs underground, dodging all attacks, and hits next turn.
TM31Brick BreakFightingPhysical7515100%Destroys Reflect and Light Screen.
TM32Double TeamNormalNone--15--Raises the user's evasion by one stage.
TM39Rock TombRockPhysical501080%Has a 100% chance to lower the target's Speed by one stage.
TM40Aerial AceFlyingPhysical6020--Never misses.
TM42FacadeNormalPhysical7020100%Power doubles if user is burned, paralyzed, or poisoned.
TM43Secret PowerNormalPhysical7020100%Has a 30% chance to inflict a status effect which depends upon the terrain.
TM44RestPsychicNone--10--User sleeps for two turns, completely healing itself.
TM45AttractNormalNone--15100%Target falls in love if it has the opposite gender, and has a 50% chance to refuse attacking the user.
HM1CutNormalPhysical503095%Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.
HM4StrengthNormalPhysical8015100%Inflicts regular damage with no additional effect.
HM5FlashNormalNone--20100%Lowers the target's accuracy by one stage.
HM6Rock SmashFightingPhysical4015100%Has a 50% chance to lower the target's Defense by one stage.

Egg Moves


Stats Stats

at level 100 Base Hindering (90%) Neutral (100%) Beneficial (110%)
250 - 344250 - 344250 - 344
157 - 242175 - 269192 - 295
121 - 206135 - 229148 - 251
Sp. Attack105
193 - 278215 - 309236 - 339
Sp. Defense85
157 - 242175 - 269192 - 295
220 - 305245 - 339269 - 372

Other Stats

Base Experience Max Experience Catch Rate Happiness EV Yields
208 1,059,860 45 70 Speed: 3 points

Damage Taken

Normal 1x
Fighting 1x
Flying 2x
Poison 2x
Ground 0.5x
Rock 1x
Bug 2x
Ghost 1x
Steel 1x
Fire 2x
Water 0.5x
Grass 0.5x
Electric 0.5x
Psychic 1x
Ice 2x
Dragon 1x
Dark 1x
Fairy 1x

Images Images


Flavor Text Flavortext

Black 2The leaves that grow on its arms can slice down thick trees. It is without peer in jungle combat.
White 2
HeartGoldIt agilely leaps about the jungle and uses the sharp leaves on its arms to strike its prey.
RubyThe leaves growing on SCEPTILE's body are very sharp edged. This Pokemon is very agile - it leaps all over the branches of trees and jumps on its foe from above or behind.
SapphireSCEPTILE has seeds growing on its back. They are said to be bursting with nutrients that revitalize trees. This Pokemon raises the trees in a forest with loving care.
EmeraldIn the jungle, its power is without equal. This Pokemon carefully grows trees and plants. It regulates its body temperature by basking in sunlight.
FireRedThe leaves on its forelegs are as sharp as swords. It agilely leaps about the branches of trees to strike.

Other Other

Name Etymology Scepter + reptile
253 #253 Grovyle #255 Torchic 255