Find out everything there is to know about Foretress in our Pokémon Scarlet and Violet Pokédex. You'll find its evolutions, stats, EVs, attacks, talents and more.

Foretress

Forretress (eng)
Regional: #259 National: # 205

Catch rate

75

Given EVs

2 Def

Hatching

not

Talents

Sturdy

Protects against one-shot knockout abilities.
The Pokémon cannot be knocked out by a single hit as long as its HP is full. One-hit KO moves will also fail to knock it out.

Overcoat (Hidden)

Neutralizes weather damage.
The Pokémon takes no damage from sandstorms. It is also protected from the effects of powders and spores.

capture locations

Encounter Rate: 40%
Minimum Level: 45
Maximum Level: 56
Biome: Forest (20%)
Area: Casseroya Lake
Location: None
Time: Morning, Noon, Evening, Night
Version: Scarlet, Violet
Item: None

developments

Foretress does not evolve and is not the evolution of any pokemon.

Attacks learned by levelling up

GradeLast NameTypeCategoryPowerAccuracyPPEffects
Heavy SlamHeavy Slam Steel Physics110010The user slams into the target with its heavy body. The more the user outweighs the target, the greater the move's power.
EvolutionMagnet Rise Elektrik Status010110The user levitates using electrically generated magnetism for five turns.
Lv. 1Toxic Spikes Poison Status010120The user lays a trap of poison spikes at the feet of the opposing team. The spikes will poison opposing Pokémon that switch into battle.
Lv. 1Bug Bite Insect Physics6010020The user attacks by biting the target. If the target is holding a Berry, the user eats it and gains its effect.
Lv. 1Protect Normal Status010110This move enables the user to protect itself from all attacks. Its chance of failing rises if it is used in succession.
Lv. 1Zap Cannon Elektrik Special120505The user attacks by firing an electric blast like a cannon. This also leaves the target with paralysis.
Lv. 1, Self-DestructSelf-Destruct Normal Physics2001005The user attacks everything around it by causing an explosion. The user faints upon using this move.
Lv. 1Tackle Normal Physics4010035A physical attack in which the user charges and slams into the target with its whole body.
Lv. 1Take Down Normal Physics908520A reckless full-body charge attack for slamming into the target. This also damages the user a little.
Lev. 12Rapid Spin Normal Physics5010040The user performs a spin attack that can also eliminate the effects of such moves as Bind, Wrap, and Leech Seed. This also boosts the user's Speed stat.
Lev. 17Rollout Roche Physics309020The user continually rolls into the target over five turns. This attack becomes more powerful each time it hits.
Lev. 20Curse Spectre Status010110A move that has different effects depending on whether the user is a Ghost type or not.
Lev. 23Spikes Soil Status010120The user lays a trap of spikes at the feet of the opposing team. The spikes will damage opposing Pokémon that switch into battle.
Lev. 28Payback Darkness Physics5010010The user stores power, then attacks. This move's power is doubled if the user moves after the target.
Lev. 32Explosion Normal Physics2501005The user attacks everything around it by causing a tremendous explosion. The user faints upon using this move.
Lev. 36Iron Defense Steel Status010115The user hardens its body's surface like iron, sharply boosting its Defense stat.
Lev. 42Gyro Ball Steel Physics11005The user tackles the target with a high-speed spin. The slower the user is than the target, the greater the move's power.
Lv. 46, Double-EdgeDouble-Edge Normal Physics12010015A reckless life-risking tackle in which the user rushes the target. This also damages the user quite a lot.

Attacks learned by CT

CTLast NameTypeCategoryPowerAccuracyPPEffects
66Body Slam Normal Physics8510015The user attacks by dropping onto the target with its full body weight. This may also leave the target with paralysis.
1Take Down Normal Physics908520A reckless full-body charge attack for slamming into the target. This also damages the user a little.
163Hyper Beam Normal Special150905The target is attacked with a powerful beam. The user can't move on the next turn.
168Solar Beam Plant Special12010010The user gathers light on the first turn, then blasts a bundled beam on the next turn.
82Thunder Wave Elektrik Status09020The user launches a weak jolt of electricity that paralyzes the target.
149Earthquake Soil Physics10010010The user sets off an earthquake that strikes every Pokémon around it.
55Dig Soil Physics8010010The user burrows into the ground on the first turn, then attacks on the next turn.
75Light Screen Psy Status010130A wondrous wall of light is put up to reduce damage from special moves for five turns.
74Reflect Psy Status010120A wondrous wall of light is put up to reduce damage from physical moves for five turns.
32Swift Normal Special6010120Star-shaped rays are shot at opposing Pokémon. This attack never misses.
85Rest Psy Status01015The user goes to sleep for two turns. This fully restores the user's HP and cures any status conditions.
86Rock Slide Roche Physics759010Large boulders are hurled at opposing Pokémon to inflict damage. This may also make the opposing Pokémon flinch.
103Substitute Normal Status010110The user creates a substitute for itself using some of its own HP. The substitute serves as the user's decoy.
134Reversal Fight Physics110015An all-out attack that becomes more powerful the less HP the user has.
7Protect Normal Status010110This move enables the user to protect itself from all attacks. Its chance of failing rises if it is used in succession.
90Spikes Soil Status010120The user lays a trap of spikes at the feet of the opposing team. The spikes will damage opposing Pokémon that switch into battle.
51Sandstorm Roche Status010110A five-turn sandstorm is summoned to damage all Pokémon except Rock, Ground, and Steel types. The sandstorm also boosts the Sp. Def stats of Rock types.
111Giga Drain Plant Special7510010A nutrient-draining attack. The user's HP is restored by up to half the damage taken by the target.
47Endure Normal Status010110The user endures any attack with at least 1 HP. This move's chance of failing rises if used in succession.
70Sleep Talk Normal Status010110The user randomly uses one of the moves it knows. This move can only be used while the user is asleep.
50Rain Dance Water Status01015The user summons a heavy rain that falls for five turns, powering up Water-type attacks. The rain also lowers the power of Fire-type attacks.
49Sunny Day Fire Status01015The user intensifies the sun for five turns, powering up Fire-type attacks. The sunlight also lowers the power of Water-type attacks.
25Facade Normal Physics7010020This move's power is doubled if the user is poisoned, burned, or paralyzed.
130Helping Hand Normal Status010120The user assists an ally by boosting the power of that ally's attack.
36Rock Tomb Roche Physics609515The user hurls boulders at the target to inflict damage. This also lowers the target's Speed stat by cutting off its movement.
104Iron Defense Steel Status010115The user hardens its body's surface like iron, sharply boosting its Defense stat.
76Rock Blast Roche Physics259010The user attacks by hurling hard rocks at the target. This move hits two to five times in a row.
91Toxic Spikes Poison Status010120The user lays a trap of poison spikes at the feet of the opposing team. The spikes will poison opposing Pokémon that switch into battle.
83Poison Jab Poison Physics8010020The target is stabbed with a tentacle, an arm, or the like steeped in poison. This may also poison the target.
71Seed Bomb Plant Physics8010015The user attacks by slamming a barrage of hard-shelled seeds down on the target from above.
162Bug Buzz Insect Special9010010The user vibrates to generate a damaging sound wave. This may also lower the target's Sp. Def stat.
133Earth Power Soil Special9010010The user makes the ground under the target erupt with power. This may also lower the target's Sp. Def stat.
152Giga Impact Normal Physics150905The user charges at the target using every bit of its power. The user can't move on the next turn.
93Flash Cannon Steel Special8010010The user gathers all its light energy and releases it at once. This may also lower the target's Sp. Def stat.
99Iron Head Steel Physics8010015The user slams the target with its steel-hard head. This may also make the target flinch.
150Stone Edge Roche Physics100805The user stabs the target with sharpened stones. This move has a heightened chance of landing a critical hit.
116Stealth Rock Roche Status010120The user lays a trap of levitating stones around the opposing team. The trap damages opposing Pokémon that switch into battle.
45Venoshock Poison Special6510010The user drenches the target in a special poisonous liquid. This move's power is doubled if the target is poisoned.
121Heavy Slam Steel Physics110010The user slams into the target with its heavy body. The more the user outweighs the target, the greater the move's power.
48Volt Switch Elektrik Special7010020After making its attack, the user rushes back to switch places with a party Pokémon in waiting.
15Struggle Bug Insect Special5010020The user attacks by struggling against opposing Pokémon. This also lowers their Sp. Atk stats.
28Bulldoze Soil Physics6010020The user strikes everything around it by stomping down on the ground. This lowers the Speed stats of those hit.
106Drill Run Soil Physics809510The user crashes into the target while rotating its body like a drill. This move has a heightened chance of landing a critical hit.
53Smart Strike Steel Physics7010110The user stabs the target with a sharp horn. This attack never misses.
89Body Press Fight Physics8010010The user attacks by slamming its body into the target. The higher the user's Defense stat, the greater the damage this move deals.
170Steel Beam Steel Special140955The user fires a beam of steel that it collected from its entire body. This also damages the user.
171Tera Blast Normal Unknown8010010If the user has Terastallized, it unleashes energy of its Tera Type. This move inflicts damage using the Attack or Sp. Atk stat-whichever is higher for the user.
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