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#205 Forretress

official Forretress artwork by Ken Sugimori

Quick facts

Name Forretress
Type BugSteel
Species Bagworm Pokémon
Height 1.2 m (3' 11")
Weight 125.8 kg (277.3 lbs)
Catch rate 75

Forretress's description

Forretress is a Bug- / Steel-type Pokémon introduced in Gen 2 and has the National Dex number #205. The Pokédex classifies it as the Bagworm Pokémon.

Forretress's name in

Chinese (T / S) French German Japanese Korean
쏘콘 (Ssokon) Foretress Forstellka フォレトス (Foretos) 佛烈托斯 / 佛烈托斯 (Fóliètuōsī)

Forretress's resistances & weaknesses

NormalFireGrassIcePoisonPsychicBugDragonSteelFairy
x ½x 4​x ¼x ½x 0x ½x ½x ½x ½x ½

Forretress's rearing

Training

Experience Growth Medium Fast
Base Happiness 70
EV yield 2 Defense

Breeding

Gender ratio 50%50%
Egg Group(s) Bug
Egg Cycles 20 (approx. 5120 steps)

Forretress's abilities

1st Ability 2nd Ability Hidden Ability
Sturdy - Overcoat

Forretress's base stats

Stats Lv. 50 Lv. 100
Min Max Min Max
HP 75
135 260 182 354
Attack 90
85 166 156 306
Defense 140
130 256 211 416
Sp. Atk 60
58 112 123 240
Sp. Def 60
58 112 123 240
Speed 40
40 76 101 196
Total 465

Minimum stats are calculated with 0 EVs, 0 IVs, and (if applicable) a hindering nature. Maximum stats are calculated with 252 EVs, 31 IVs, and (if applicable) a helpful nature.

Forretress's evolutions

Pineco artwork by Ken Sugimori #204
Pineco
Bug

Level 31

Forretress's Pokédex entries

Gen Game Description
2GoldIts entire body is shielded by a steel-hard shell. What lurks inside the armor is a total mystery.
2SilverIt remains immovably rooted to its tree. It scatters pieces of its hard shell to drive its enemies away.
2CrystalUsually found hanging on to a fat tree trunk. It shoots out bits of its shell when it sees action.
2Stadium 2Its entire body is shielded by a steel-hard shell. What lurks inside the armor is a total mystery.
3Ruby, SapphireForretress conceals itself inside its hardened steel shell. The shell is opened when the Pokémon is catching prey, but it does so at such a quick pace that the shell's inside cannot be seen.
3EmeraldIt keeps itself inside its steel shell. The shell is opened when it is catching prey, but it is so quick that the shell's inside cannot be seen.
3FireRedIt remains immovably rooted to its tree. It scatters pieces of its hard shell to drive its enemies away.
3LeafGreenIts entire body is shielded by a steel-hard shell. What lurks inside the armor is a total mystery.
4Diamond, Pearl, PlatinumIt is encased in a steel shell. Its peering eyes are all that can be seen of its mysterious innards.
4HeartGoldIts entire body is shielded by a steel-hard shell. What lurks inside the armor is a total mystery.
4SoulSilverIt remains immovably rooted to its tree. It scatters pieces of its hard shell to drive its enemies away.
5Black, White, Black 2, White 2It is encased in a steel shell. Its peering eyes are all that can be seen of its mysterious innards.
6XIt is encased in a steel shell. Its peering eyes are all that can be seen of its mysterious innards.
6YIt remains immovably rooted to its tree. It scatters pieces of its hard shell to drive its enemies away.
6Omega Ruby, Alpha SapphireForretress conceals itself inside its hardened steel shell. The shell is opened when the Pokémon is catching prey, but it does so at such a quick pace that the shell's inside cannot be seen.
7Ultra SunWhen something approaches it, it fires off fragments of its steel shell in attack. This is not a conscious action but a conditioned reflex.
7Ultra MoonIn the moment that it gulps down its prey, the inside of its shell is exposed, but to this day, no one has ever seen that sight.